GK Quiz, 11th May 2017

By: D.K Choudhary

Question 1 Who has been appointed as the Director General of Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IRDA)?
A.  Ankit Sharma
B. BS Baswan
C. Pranav Mistry
D. Jayant Prasad
Answer: D (Jayant Prasad)

Question 2 Which company has decided to invest $150 million for the Indian Startups?
A. Qualcomm
B. Yahoo
C. Google
D. Microsoft
Answer: A (Qualcomm)

Question 3 Who has been appointed as the Sherpa of the G-20 Summit 2015?
A. Sushma Swaraj
B. Arun Jaitely
C. Rajnath Singh
D. Arvind Panagariya
Answer: D (Arvind Panagariya)

Question 4 Union Government has appointed four Brand Ambassadors for the Digital India Programme, who among the following is NOT one of them?
A.  Krati Tiwari
B. Ankit Fadia
C. Sriniv Mistry
D. Satwat Jagwani
Answer: C (Sriniv Mistry)

Question 5 What is the Theme of the International Translation Day 2015, which was celebrated on 30th September?
A. The Changing face of translation and Interpreting
B. Transformation of Translation is remarkable
C. Translation is the Heart Beat of Communication
D. Translation and Translators Integrates the Nation
Answer: A (The Changing face of translation and Interpreting)

Question 6 The highest sand dunes are found is
A. The Sahara desert
B. The Atacama desert
C. The Kalahari desert
D. The Gobi desert
Answer: A (The Sahara desert)

Question 7 IRDA is the Indian regulator for the –
A. Banking sector
B. Mutual funds
C. Rural Development
D. None of these
Answer: D (None of these)

Question 8 AIDS disease in human being is caused by?
A. Fungus
B. HIV (virus)
C. Insects
B. None of these
Answer: A (HIV (virus)

Question 9 NIRT (National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis) is located at –
A. Mumbai
B. Nagpur
C. Ahmedabad
D. Chennai
Answer: D (Chennai)

Question 10 Who is the author of the Shiva Trilogy the third book of which ‘The Oath of the Vayuputras’ was launched in February 2013?
A. Anand Neelkantan
B. Ashwin Sanghi
C. Amish Tripathi
D. Ashok Bankar
Answer: C (Amish Tripathi)

Question 11 Name the film which has been selected as India’s Official entry to the Best Foreign Language category of the 88th Academy or Oscar Awards 2016?
B. Haider
C. Court
Answer: C (Court)

Question12 The Stone Age people had the first domestic
A. Asses
B. Dogs
C. Horses
D. Sheep
Answer: D (Sheep)

Question 13 The Government invention of man in Palaeolithic Age was
A. potter’s Wheel
B. Fire
C. metal implements
D. spinning of cloth
Answer: B (Fire)

Question 14 Mukesh Ambani has declared as the India’s Richest Person for the ______ consecutive year in a row in the 2015 Forbes Magazine’s India Rich list?
A. 7th
B. 9th
C. 10th
D. 8th
Answer: B (9th)

Question 15 Which was the first metal used by man?
A. Copper
B. Silver
C. Bronze
D. Brass
Answer: A (Copper)

Question 16 Which state has decided to increase the pension given to World War Soldiers?
A. Assam
B. Gujarat
D. Haryana
D. Punjab
Answer: C (Haryana)

Question 17 What was ‘Dar-Ul-Shafa’ established by feroz Tughlaq?
A. An alms house
B. A library
C. A guest house for pilgrims
D. A free hospital
Answer: A (A free hospital)

Question 18 Name the women journalist who won the most Prestigious Science Book Prize in Britain for the first time in 28 years history?
A. Gaia Vince
B. Gloria Steinem
C. Barbara Walters
D. Chirstiane Amanpour
Answer: A (Gaia Vince)

Question 19 What is the name of the second Guided Missile Destroyer which has been commissioned into the Indian Navy recently?
A. INS Vajram
B. INS Kochi
C. INS Kolkata
D. INS Mumbai
Answer: B (INS Kochi)

Question 20 Keshari Nath Tripathi, the present Governor of _______ has got additional charge as the Governor of Tripura
A. Rajasthan
B. Manipur
C. West Bengal
D. Assam
Answer: C (West Bengal)

Question 21) Lakhwar Hydro Electricity Project is built on which of the following river?
A. Satluj
B. Yamuna
C. Krishna
D. Ganga
Answer: B (Yamuna)

Question 23) What is the name of the analysis used to detect Ebola?
A. Hexagenomic
B. Octogenomic
C. Pentagenomic
D. Metagenomic
Answer: D (Metagenomic)

Question 24) Name the Indian Shooter who won Silver Medal in the Asian Air Gun Championship 2015 which was held at New Delhi?
A. Gurpreet Singh
B. Samaresh Jung
C. Harihar Banerjee
D. Gagan Narang
Answer: A (Gurpreet Singh)

Question 25) Which city will host South Asian Games in January 2016?
A. Bhopal and Jaipur
B. Mumbai and Kolkata
C. New Delhi and Pune
D. Guwahati and Shillong

Answer: D (Guwahati and Shillong)

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