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Current Affairs Quiz: 10 May 2017

May 10, 2017 16:16 IST

10 May 2017: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh.com wants to help every aspirant of competitive exams to revise the day at an ease. These quizzes will help you in answering questions which can/may be asked in the next exam that will be faced by you. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like Discovery to launch Hindi entertainment channel, execution of Indian national in Pakistan stayed and New York Indian Film Festival among others.

1. Name the channel that will be airing a biopic series on Baba Ramdev by end of the year 2017.
a) Discovery Jeet
b) Sony
c) History
d) National Geographic

2. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) in May 2017 stayed the execution of Indian national who was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court for alleged spying. Name him.
a) Ravindra Kaushik
b) RN Kao
c) Kulbhushan Jadhav
d) Kashmir Singh

3. Discovery Communications in recent past announced that it will be rolling out a new Hindi entertainment channel across India. Name the channel.
a) Discovery Hind
b) Discovery Josh
c) Discovery Jeet
d) Discovery Gyaan

4. Who of the following was conferred with the Tholkappiyar Award for the year 2015-16?
a) R Kalaikkovan
b) Avvai Duraisamy
c) N. P. Manicham Errthandaar
d) Thiru Narayana Iyengar

5. Who of the following won the Best Actress award at New York Indian Film Festival?
a) Ratna Pathak
b) Tapsee Pannu
c) Aahana Kumra
d) Konkona Sen Sharma

6. Who of the following was recently sworn-in as the President of South Korea?
a) Park Geun-hye
b) Ahn Cheol-soo
c) Moon Jae-in
d) Hong Joon-pyo

7. What is the theme of the 2017 World Migratory Bird Day?
a) Stop the Illegal Killing, Taking and Trade of Migratory Birds
b) Their Future is our Future- A Healthy Planet for Migratory Birds and People
c) Energy-Make it Bird Friendly!
d) Destination Flyways: Migratory Birds and Tourism

8. Name the Indian all-round cricketer who recently became the highest wicket-taker in Women’s One-Day Internationals.
a) Jhulan Goswami
b) Mithali Raj
c) Deepti Sharma
d) Poonam Yadav

9. Name the FBI director who was fired by US President Donald Trump.
a) Trey Gowdy
b) James Clapper
c) Huma Abedin
d) James Comey

10.  Name the world leader in IT and networking company that will work in Andhra Pradesh to make starting a small business easy.
a) Cisco Systems
b) IBM
c) Symantec
d) AT&T

11. Buddha Purnima or "Vesak", the day of the Full Moon was observed globally on which date?
a) 10 May
b) 9 May
c) 8 May
d) 11 May

12. India has decided to replace which of its research stations in Antartica?
a) Bharati
b) Dakshin Gangotri
c) Maitri
d) None of the Above

13.
The 2017 hunting festival “Bishu Parv” was observed in which state?
a) Assam
b) Punjab
c) Jharkhand
d) West Bengal

14. Which significant Indian court has decided to go completely paperless and adopt digital management system?
a) Supreme Court
b) Delhi High Court
c) Madras High Court
d) Mumbai High Court

15.
Which country has been elected as the new President of Governing Council of UN-Habitat?
a) Germany
b) Japan
c) France
d) India

ANSWERS
1. (a)  Discovery Jeet
2. (c) Kulbhushan Jadhav
3. (c) Discovery Jeet
4. (a) R Kalaikkovan
5. (d) Konkona Sen Sharma
6. (c) Moon Jae-in
7. (b) Their Future is our Future- A Healthy Planet for Migratory Birds and People
8. (a) Jhulan Goswami
9. (d) James Comey
10. (a) Cisco Systems
11. (a) 10 May
12. (c) Maitri
13. (d) Jharkhand
14. (a) Supreme Court
15. (d) India

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