Current affairs May 2 2017 Questions and Answers

Current Affairs May 2 2017 Questions and Answers:

1. Which union minister has launched a nationwide “Vidya – Veerta Abhiyan” to honour war warriors?
A Narendra Modi
B Arun Jaitley
C Rajnath Singh
D Prakash Javadekar

2. Yusra Mardini has been appointed as new Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR. She hails from which country?
A Greece
B Somalia
C Syria
D Zambia

3. Who has won the 2017 Men’s Singles Barcelona Open Tennis Tournament?
A Dominic Thiem
B Kei Nishikori
C Rafael Nadal
D Pablo Andujar

4. Who has been appointed as the first woman President of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)?

A Shobana Kamineni
B Preeti Jain
C Vimala Mehta
D Nita Ambani


5. Which of the following has become the first city in the world to have its own Microsoft font?
A Dubai
B Paris
C Berlin
D New York

6. The Lovely Professional University (LPU) is located in which state of India?
A Gujarat
B Haryana
C Punjab
D Rajasthan

7. Who is appointed as the Controller General of Accounts (CGA)?
A Anthony Lianzuala
B K. Vinayak Rao
C Anil Srivastava
D Jatindra Nath Swain


8. What is the name of newly elected president of Albania?
A Bamir Topi
B Bujar Nishani
C Ilir Meta
D Rexhep Meidani


9. Prime Minister Narendra Modi released a commemorative stamp on the 1,000th birth anniversary of ___________.
A Ramanujacharya.
B Advaita Acharya
C Madhvacharya
D Raghavendra


10. What is the name of the web portal launched by the Department of Telecommunications to know the information on Mobile Tower Radiation?
A NPTEL
B EMF
C TAMRA
D Tarang Sanchar

11.Which educational alliance has China launched with partnership by universities from 15 countries?
A Asian Universities Alliance
B Asian University Alliance
C Asian Colleges Alliance
D None of the above


12.Where in Nagpur, Maharashtra has the state’s first automatic weather station been set up?
A Mangalwari
B Dongargaon
C Dhantoli
D Gandhi Baug

13.India’s eight industries grew by ___ percent in March against 1 percent in Feb 2017.
A 5
B 9
C 10
D 31


14. What is the fiscal deficit target of India for 2016-2017?
A 3.3 percent
B 3.5 percent
C 3.4 percent
D 3.2 percent

 

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