Current Affairs Quiz : May 1 & 2

Q.1) Which of the following person had inaugurated the State’s first automatic weather station at Dongargaon in Vidarbha region to help farmers plan and manage the sowing process better?

a) Devendra Fadnavis

b) Vidhya Sekhar Rao

c) S.C Jamir

d) Narendra Modi

e) Pranab Mukherjee

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Q.2) Name the Minister of State (I/C) for Labour and Employment who launched two schemes “One IP – Two Dispensaries” and “Aadhaar based Online Claim Submission” on the occasion of International Labour Day?

a) Anil Madhav Dave

b) Piyush Goyal

c) Bandaru Dattatreya

d) Rajiv Pratap Rudy

e) Vijay Goel

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Q.3) Prakash Javadekar launched Vidya – Veerta Abhiyan in New Delhi to encourage the students from Universities and educational institutions across the country to display portraits of Param Veer Chakra-decorated soldiers. He is a_______.

a) Minister of Human Resource Development

b) Minister of Textiles

c) Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment

d) Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare

e) Minister of Statistics & Programme Implementation

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Q.4) Dubai has teamed up with which company to become the world’s first city to have a font named after the gleaming metropolis?

a) Google

b) Wipro

c) Oracle

d) Microsoft

e) Accenture

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Q.5) Who has been appointed as the New Controller General of Accounts (CGA) in New Delhi, recently?

a) Vimal Roorkee

b) Stephen Lianz

c) Antony Villa

d) George Lianzuala

e) Anthony Lianzuala

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Q.6) Who has been appointed as the first women president of industry body – Confederation of Indian Industry?

a) Hemana Karthika

b) Karthika Kamayakra

c) Shobana Kamineni

d) Shobana Kamalini

e) Karthika Kumar

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Q.7) Which of the following Chief Minister has been selected for the ‘Transformative Chief Minister Award’ in recognition for his role in advancing the US-India partnership at the state level?

a) Chandrababu Naidu

b) Chandrasekhar Rao

c) Naveen Patnaik

d) Pawan Chamling

e) Pema Khandu

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Q.8) Who has been chosen for the prestigious Indian National Science Academy (INSA) medal for the Young Scientist Award for the year 2017?

a) Veer Parikar

b) Shahul Ahmeed

c) Manohar Prathin

d) Sanjay Pratihar

e) Prem Pratihar

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Q.9) Who became the first Indian to clinch the Asian Squash title with a thrilling win over compatriot Dipika Pallikal Karthik in the women’s final in Chennai?

a) Joshna Chinappa

b) Laura Massaro

c) Michelle Martin

d) Vicki Cardwell

e) Sarah Fitz- Jerald

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Q.10) Which of the following team won the I-League Championship held in Jawaharlal Nehru stadium, recently?

a) Mohun Bagan

b) Bengaluru FC

c) Aizawl FC

d) Churchill Brothers

e) DSK Shivajians

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Q.11) International Labour Day is observed on ______.

a) April 30th

b) May 1st

c) May 3rd

d) April 3rd

e) Feb 25th

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Q.12) East Bengal great Shanto Mitra, died at the age of 75, was suffering from cancer. He is related to which field?

a) Actor

b) Politician

c) Journalist

d) Music

e) Sports

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Q.13) Pratap Singh Baghel died at the age of 70 in Jobat area. He was a former minister of which state?

a) Manipur

b) Assam

c) Odissa

d) Madhya Pradesh

e) Maharashtra

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Q.14) Tata Institute of Fundamental Research is located in ____.

a) Ahmedabad

b) Chennai

c) Bangalore

d) Mumbai

e) Hyderabad

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Q.15) Seshachalam Hills is situated in which state of India?

a) Karnataka

b) Madhya Pradesh

c) Maharashtra

d) Telangana

e) Andhra Pradesh

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