Current Affairs May 1 2017 Questions and Answers

Current Affairs May 1 2017 Questions and Answers:

1) Who has been awarded the 2017 INSA Young Scientist award for research in cancer treatment?
A. Aravind Kumar Rengan
B. Sidharth Deshmukh
C. Aasok Tmange
D. Trivedi


2) Which company recently announced Renu Satti as the CEO of the payments bank?
A. mRupee
B. Paytm
C. Freecharge
D. MobiKwik

3) Who is the founder of Wikipedia?
A. Jack Dorsey
B. Sergei Brin
c. Mark Zuckerberg
D. Jimmy Wales



4) Which former CM was also Home Ministry in DMK-CPI coalition from 1969 to 1973 in TN?
A. Subrahmanyan Chinnaswammy
B. Subrahmanyan Rajgopalan
C. Subrahmanyan Ramaswamy
D. None of the above

5) Which country has an expanded PTA with India w.e.f 16th May 2017?
A. Chile
B. Paraguay
C. Italy
D. Spain

6. Which state government has constituted “Maa committee” to check mid day meal quality in schools?
A. Assam
B. Uttar Pradesh
C. Himachal Pradesh
D. Tamil Nadu



7.Which bank tie-up with Catholic Syrian Bank to distribute its individual life insurance products to the private lender’s customers?
C.ICICI Bank
A.Yes Bank
D.Axis Bank
B.HDFC Bank


8. PM Modi has launched which river conservation project on 15th May 2017, in MP?
A. Mahanadi Seva Mission
B. Ganga Seva Mission
C. Godavari Seva Mission
D. None of the above

9. Who will lead the Indian delegation to the 2017 G20 Labour & Employment Ministers’ Meet?
A. Arun Jaitley
B. Rajit Punhani
C. Sushma Swaraj
D. Bandaru Dattatraya

10.Who has become the first Indian woman to scale Mount Everest for the fourth time?
A. Lhakpa Sherpa
B. Anshu Jamsenpa
C. Malavath Purna
D.Premlata Agarwal


11. On which date the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day is celebrated?
A.May 19th
B.May 16th
C.May 17th
D.May 18th

12.What will the percent of 60 years and above be in 2050, according to PFRDA-CRISIL report?
A. 16.9%
B. 12.4%
C. 8.9%
D. None of the above

13.Which sector’s revenue from exports touched an all time high of INR 2282 crore this fiscal?
A. Rubber
B. Coir
C. Jute
D. Cotton



14.Which IIT institute has collaborated with the British Geological Survey (BGS) to turn Varanasi into a smart city?
A.IIT Varanasi
B.IIT Kharagpur
C.IIT Gandhinagar
D.IIT Kanpur

15. Javier Valdez, the renowned journalist has passed away. He hailed from which country?
A. Nauru
B. Mexico
C Trinidad and Tobago
D Bolivia

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