CURRENT AFFAIRS-21/05/2017 QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

Ques. :
1
 
The SIMBEX is an acronym for ________-India Maritime Bilateral Exercises.
1)
Singapore
2)
Switzerland
3)
South Korea
4)
Seychelles
5)
Sri Lanka
Answer:- 1) Singapore
Ques. :
2
 
___________ has been presented with the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for the year 2014.
1)
HAL
2)
OFB
3)
ISRO
4)
DRDO
5)
L&T
Answer:- 3) ISRO
Ques. :
3
 
The World Telecommunication and Information Society Day is observed every year on
1)
05 May
2)
11 May
3)
17 May
4)
27 May
5)
31 May
Answer:- 3) 17 May
Ques. :
4
 
Which
of the following railway stations was found to be the cleanest among
the 75 busiest stations in the country in a survey conducted recently by
the Quality Council of India?
1)
Varanasi
2)
New Delhi
3)
Jammu
4)
Secunderabad
5)
Visakhapatnam
Answer:- 5) Visakhapatnam
Ques. :
5
 
__________
has become the first private airline to get a licence to fly under
UDAN, the govt scheme for subsidized regional flights.
1)
Alliance Air
2)
Turbo Megha Airways
3)
Air Deccan
4)
Spicejet
5)
Air Odisha
Answer:- 2) Turbo Megha Airways
Ques. :
6
 
What is India’s position in the revised World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) rankings for 2014 and 2015?
1)
4th
2)
14th
3)
24th
4)
34th
5)
43th
Answer:- 3) 24th
Ques. :
7
 
The Federation Cup in India is associated with which of the following games?
1)
Cricket
2)
Tennis
3)
Hockey
4)
Golf
5)
Football
Answer:- 5) Football
Ques. :
8
 
Who
among the following is the present Chief Election Commissioner of
India? He recently challenged the political parties to try and prove
that the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) can be tampered with.
1)
Nasim Ahmad Zaidi
2)
Achal Kumar Jyoti
3)
VS Sampath
4)
Harishankar Brahma
5)
SY Quraishi
Answer:- 1) Nasim Ahmad Zaidi
Ques. :
9
 
India’s
foreign exchange reserves declined by USD 443.6 mn to USD 375.27 bn in
the week ended 12 May. As per the RBI press release, the decline was
mainly due to a dip in
1)
India’s reserve position
2)
Foreign currency assets
3)
Gold reserves
4)
India’s special drawing rights with the IMF
5)
None of these
Answer:- 2) Foreign currency assets
Ques. :
10
 
Hassan Rouhani was re-elected as the 12th President of which of the following countries after the recent presidential elections?
1)
Iraq
2)
Saudi Arabia
3)
Kuwait
4)
Iran
5)
Yemen
Answer:- 4) Iran
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