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Current Affairs> May 2017 Quiz MCQ PDF

All the important current affairs from May 2017 are listed here. To remember all the questions, we provided all the top topics as multiple choice questions with answers or Quiz format. These are very important General knowledge for you upcoming job examinations.

Q1. Recently which country has signed the OECD multilateral convention that aims to check cross-border tax evasion by multinational companies?

1) India
2) Bangladesh
3) Pakistan
4) Myanmar
5) Bhutan

Q2. What is the rank of Virat Kohli in the 2017 Forbes list of ‘The World’s highest paid athletes’?

1) 99
2) 89
3) 79
4) 69
5) 59

Q3. Who among the following has been appointed as the new FBI Director by US president Donald Trump?

1) Mike Pence
2) Jeff Sessions
3) Christopher Wray
4) Seema Verma
5) Anjali Thakaral

Q4. Ranjith Kally who died recently was a famous

1) Socialist
2) Author
3) Journalist
4) Photographer
5) Actor

Q5. Prominent telecom engineer and policy maker Sam Pitroda resigned as the technical advisor to the _____ government.

1) Tamil Nadu
2) Sikkim
3) Bihar
4) Himachal Pradesh
5) Odisha

Q6. Name the Director General of Bureau of Indian Standards?

1) Alka Panda
2) T.S.Vijayan
3) Ajay Tyagi
4) Sandeep Jajodia
5) Anil Dhasmana

Q7. The Reserve Bank of India marginally lowered the economic growth forecast for the current fiscal to-

1) 7.1 %
2) 7.2 %
3) 7.3 %
4) 7.4 %
5) 7.5 %

Q8. IPPB will offer demand deposits such as savings and current accounts up to a balance of

1) 1 Lakh
2) 5 Lakhs
3) 10 Lakhs
4) 1 Crore
5) No Limit

Q9. Axa Re, who received approval from IRDAI to open branches in India, belongs to which country?

1) Sweden
2) Turkey
3) Germany
4) France
5) Australia

Q10. Recently with whom The Union Cabinet has given its ex-post facto approval to the Agreement on Merchant Shipping?

1) Turkey
2) Germany
3) Spain
4) Russia
5) Cyprus

Q11. What is the value of MSF according to the latest RBI Monetary Policy 2017-18?

1) 6.75 %
2) 6.50 %
3) 6.25 %
4) 6.00 %
5) 5.75 %

Q12. Who has been elected as Nepal’s prime minister for the fourth time?

1) Pushpa Kamal Dahal
2) Bidya Devi Bhandari
3) Susheila Koirala
4) Prashant Tamang
5) Sher Bahadur Deuba

Q13. Which club has been named the world’s most valuable football club by Forbes magazine for the first time in five years?
1) Liverpool
2) Barcelona
3) Manchester United
4) Chelsea
5) Ajax

Q14. Who has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Government e-Marketplace (GeM), an online platform for central and state government departments for purchase of goods and services?

1) Radha Chauhan
2) Shakuntala Verma
3) Niti Sharma
4) Varsha Chaudhary
5) Akanksha Agrawal

Q15. Recently with whom India signed an agreement to offer USD 318 million as a line of credit to develop the nation’s railway sector?

1) Bangladesh
2) Nepal
3) Myanmar
4) Sri Lanka
5) Bhutan

Q16. Online food ordering and delivery firm Foodpanda has signed up which actor as its brand ambassador?

1) Amitabh Bachchan
2) Shah Rukh Khan
3) Sushant Singh Rajput
4) Salman Khan
5) Akshay Kumar

Q17. ______ Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare launched the ‘Skill for Life, Save a Life’ initiative to promote skill development in the health sector.

1) Harsh Vardhan
2) Rajiv Pratap Rudy
3) Ram Vilas Paswan
4) Uma Bharti
5) J.P.Nadda

Q18. Name the India’s first railway station to be redeveloped in a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) mode?

1) Allahabad
2) Itarsi
3) Habibganj
4) Mughalsarai
5) Saharanpur

Q19. The world’s fastest Elevator, Developed by Hitachi is going to set up in which country?

1) Japan
2) USA
3) India
4) France
5) China

Q20. Who among the following has won Kalinga Literary Awards 2017?

1) Anand Neelakantan
2) Haraprasad Das
3) Paramita Satpathy
4) All of the above
5) None of these

Q21. Recently which of the following satellite launched by ISRO via its GSLV MkIII rocket?

1) GSAT-11 2) GSAT-13
3) GSAT-15 4) GSAT-17
5) GSAT-19

Q22. With whom India has signed a USD 39.2 million (over Rs 251 crore) loan agreement for the Citizen Centric Service Delivery project in Assam?

1) Asian Development Bank
2) African Development Bank
3) World Bank
4) New Development Bank
5) International Monetary Fund

Q23. Ramkumar Ramanathan related to which sport?

1) Tennis
2) Badminton
3) Hockey
4) Table Tennis
5) Snooker

Q24. According to the 2017 Global Retail Development Index (GRDI), what is India’s rank in the ease of doing business report?

1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
5) 5

Q25. Who has been appointed brand ambassador for the Wildlife Trust of India (WTI)?

1) Deepika Padukone
2) Dia Mirza
3) Priyanka Chopra
4) Vidya Balan
5) Sonam Kapoor

Q26. Which Electronics Company has roped in Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan as its brand ambassador?

1) HCL
2) Accenture
3) iBall
4) Zebronics
5) Logitech

Q27. In context to national scheme, what does ‘L’ stands for in the abbreviation “SLNP”?

1) Learning
2) Lighting
3) Literate
4) License
5) Language

Q28. Which company announced the appointment of Satish Borwankar as the new chief operating officer (COO) of the company?

1) Yamaha Motors
2) TVS Motors
3) Bajaj Motors
4) Honda Motors
5) Tata Motors

Q29. Famous actor Roger Smith died. He hailed from which country?

1) Italy
2) France
3) America
4) Britain
5) Australia

Q30. Who has got approval for the merger of Telenor India with the company by Competition Commission of India (CCI)?

1) Bharti Airtel
2) Vodafone India
3) Reliance Jio
4) Idea
5) BSNL

Q31. What does ‘R’ stands for in the abbreviation “QR-SAM” related to Defence Technology?

1) Reusable
2) Rapid
3) Resonance
4) Repel
5) Response

Q32. What is India’s rank in the latest Competitiveness Index by IMD ratings?

1) 30
2) 35
3) 40
4) 45
5) 50

Q33. According to World Bank, what is India’s GDP forecast for the year 2017?

1) 6.8 %
2) 7.0 %
3) 7.2 %
4) 7.4 %
5) 7.6 %

Q34. What is India’s Growth rate for the current fiscal by HSBC report?

1) 7.1 %
2) 7.2 %
3) 7.3 %
4) 7.4 %
5) 7.5 %

Q35. Which country has signed an MoU with China Gezhouba Group Corporation (CGGC) for the development of the
much-touted 1,200 MW Budhigandaki Hydroelectric Project?

1) Bangladesh
2) Nepal
3) Pakistan
4) Sri Lanka
5) India

Q36. Anu Rani smashed her own national record en route to winning the gold medal on the fourth and final day of the 21st Federation Cup National Senior Athletics Championships. She is related to which sport?

1) High Jump
2) Athletics
3) Discus Throw
4) Shot Put
5) Javelin Throw

Q37. B Sai Praneeth defeated Indonesian Jonathan Christie to win the Thailand Open men’s singles title. He is related to which sport?

1) Tennis
2) Basketball
3) Snooker
4) Badminton
5) Golf

Q38. Who became the first team to retain the European Cup in the Champions League era?

1) Barcelona
2) Chelsea
3) Real Madrid
4) Liverpool
5) Manchester United

Q39. Which district has been selected for the MGNREGA annual award this year?

1) Hapur
2) Vizianagaram
3) Saharanpur
4) Balia
5) Nagpur

Q40. The World Environment Day is observed on-

1) 2 June
2) 3 June
3) 4 June
4) 5 June
5) 6 June

Q41. Who has been appointed as the CEO of Prasar Bharati based on the recommendation of the three-member committee headed by Vice President?

1) Shashi Shekhar Vempati
2) Ananya Vinay
3) Sudhir Singh
4) Nikhil Kaushik
5) Manan Singhal

Q42. Which IIT has developed a wireless technology called ‘AmbuSens‘ for remote monitoring of condition of those patients who are ferried in ambulances?

1) IIT Kanpur
2) IIT Kharagpur
3) IIT Delhi
4) IIT Roorkee
5) IIT Bombay

Q43. What is India’s rank in the
Global Peace Index 2017?
1) 103
2) 121
3) 137
4) 154
5) 181

Q44. Indian-origin Minister Leo Varadkar has been elected as the ____ youngest and first openly gay Prime Minister, at the age of 38.

1) Canada
2) Singapore
3) Nepal
4) Ireland
5) Switzerland

Q45. What is the new name of the merged entity created after the merger of Reliance and Aircel?

1) Aircom
2) RCom
3) Aircel
4) Aerocom
5) Aerocel

Q46. Who won the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee contest, held annually in the United States of America?

1) Shashi Shekhar Vempati
2) Ananya Vinay
3) Sudhir Singh
4) Nikhil Kaushik
5) Manan Singhal

Q47. Name the second Scorpene class submarine which is ready for its sea trials?

1) INS Chakra
2) INS Kalvari
3) INS Khanderi
4) INS Sindhughosh
5) INS Arihant

Q48. India’s First Automatic Coastal Warning for Disasters to come up in which state?

1) Tamil Nadu
2) Andhra Pradesh
3) Kerala
4) Odisha
5) Arunachal Pradesh

Q49. Who has been appointed as the new PM of France?

1) Edouard Philip
2) Emmanuel Macron
3) Francois Hollande
4) Bernanrd Cazenueve
5) Bill English

Q50. Who has been conferred with the first Bhairon Singh Shekhawat Lifetime Achievement Award by President Pranab Mukherjee?

1) Nitish Kumar
2) Pawan Kumar Chamling
3) K Chandrasekhar Rao
4) N Chandrababu Naidu
5) Arvind Kejriwal

Answers:

Q-1.(1) Q-2.(2) Q-3.(3) Q-4.(4) Q-5.(5) Q-6.(1) Q-7.(3) Q-8.(1) Q-9.(4) Q-10.(5)
Q-11.(2) Q-12.(5) Q-13.(3) Q-14.(1) Q-15.(4) Q-16.(2) Q-17.(5) Q-18.(3) Q-19.(5) Q-20.(4)
Q-21.(5) Q-22.(3) Q-23.(1) Q-24.(1) Q-25.(2) Q-26.(4) Q-27.(2) Q-28.(5) Q-29.(3) Q-30.(1)
Q-31.(5) Q-32.(4) Q-33.(3) Q-34.(1) Q-35.(2) Q-36.(5) Q-37.(4) Q-38.(3) Q-39.(2) Q-40.(4)
Q-41.(1) Q-42.(2) Q-43.(3) Q-44.(4) Q-45.(1) Q-46.(2) Q-47.(3) Q-48.(4) Q-49.(1) Q-50.(2)

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