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Current Affairs Quiz: 23rd May 2017

May 23, 2017 16:16 IST

23 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 Interpol has issued an arrest notice for fugitive former President Ricardo Martinelli, the 52nd Annual Meeting of African Development Bank (AfDB), and Start up India Summit among others.

1. The 70th World Health Assembly recently commenced at which of the following places?
a) Interlaken
b) Bern
c) Zurich
d) Geneva

2. Who of the following won the women's title at the Asian Continental Blitz Chess Championship in Chengdu, China?
a) Tan Zhongyi
b) Harika Dronavalli
c) R Vaishali
d) Elina Danielian

3.
India recently became the second largest steel producer in the world. Which country is the largest steel producer in the world?
a) Japan
b) China
c) Mexico
d) United States

4. Who of the following won the 2017 WWF International President’s Award?
a) Rohan Chakravarty
b) Sunita Narain
c) Chnadi Prasad Bhatt
d) Anadish Pal

5. Which state’s government has ordered an indefinite ban on sand mining in Narmada River?
a) Madhya Pradesh
b) Maharashtra
c) Gujarat
d) Rajasthan

6. The two-day ‘Start up India Summit’ was convened in which country?
a) United Kingdom
b) United Arab Emirates
c) Japan
d) Germany

7. The United States has issued a travel advisory, cautioning its citizens from travelling to which Muslim nation?
a) Iran
b) Yemen
c) Pakistan
d) Israel

8. The UN has released the first draft of its nuclear ban treaty that would legally prohibit the possession of nuclear weapons. Which among the following non-nuclear states has opposed the draft plan?
a) Austria
b) Australia
c) Brazil
d) South Africa

9. Which state signed an MoU with IIT Kharagpur to devise Happiness Index?
a) Madhya Pradesh
b) Chhattisgarh
c) West Bengal
d) Kerala

10. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu flagged off India’s first high-speed and feature rich train ‘Tejas Express’ that will run between which places?
a) Mumbai and New Delhi
b) Mumbai and Goa
c) New Delhi and Varanasi
d) New Delhi and Chennai

11. Who was recently elected as Mayor of the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC)?
a) Bipin Bihari Singh
b) Neema Bhagat
c) Seema Kapoor
d) Sushil Pandey

12. Which online payment app recently announced to offer 4% interest on savings?
a) Freecharge
b) Mobikwik
c) Paytm
d) PayPal

13. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 52nd Annual Meeting of African Development Bank (AfDB). The meeting is being held in this city of India.
a) Ahmadabad
b) Gandhinagar
c) Hyderabad
d) New Delhi

14. Dharmendra Pradhan, the Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, in May 2017 co-chaired the 2nd India-OPEC Institutional Dialogue at the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) that was held in
a) Vienna, Austria
b) New Delhi, India
c) Dubai, UAE
d)Beijing, China

15. Interpol has issued an arrest notice for fugitive Ricardo Martinelli, a former President of a nation, to face charges he engaged in political espionage during his 2009-2014 term. Martinelli is the former President of which country?
a) Mexico
b) Colombia
c) Costa Rica
d) Panama

ANSWER
1. (d) Geneva
2. (c) R Vaishali
3. (b) China
4. (a) Rohan Chakravarty
5. (a) Madhya Pradesh
6. (b) The United Arab Emirates
7. (c) Pakistan
8. (b) Australia
9. (a) Madhya Pradesh
10. (b) Mumbai and Goa
11. (b) Neema Bhagat
12. (c) Paytm
13. (b) Gandhinagar
14. (a) Vienna, Austria
15. (d) Panama


23 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 Interpol has issued an arrest notice for fugitive former President Ricardo Martinelli, the 52nd Annual Meeting of African Development Bank (AfDB), and Start up India Summit among others.

1. The 70th World Health Assembly recently commenced at which of the following places?
a) Interlaken
b) Bern
c) Zurich
d) Geneva

2. Who of the following won the women's title at the Asian Continental Blitz Chess Championship in Chengdu, China?
a) Tan Zhongyi
b) Harika Dronavalli
c) R Vaishali
d) Elina Danielian

3. India recently became the second largest steel producer in the world. Which country is the largest steel producer in the world?
a) Japan
b) China
c) Mexico
d) United States

4. Who of the following won the 2017 WWF International President’s Award?
a) Rohan Chakravarty
b) Sunita Narain
c) Chnadi Prasad Bhatt
d) Anadish Pal

5. Which state’s government has ordered an indefinite ban on sand mining in Narmada River?
a) Madhya Pradesh
b) Maharashtra
c) Gujarat
d) Rajasthan

6. The two-day ‘Start up India Summit’ was convened in which country?
a) United Kingdom
b) United Arab Emirates
c) Japan
d) Germany

7. The United States has issued a travel advisory, cautioning its citizens from travelling to which Muslim nation?
a) Iran
b) Yemen
c) Pakistan
d) Israel

8. The UN has released the first draft of its nuclear ban treaty that would legally prohibit the possession of nuclear weapons. Which among the following non-nuclear states has opposed the draft plan?
a) Austria
b) Australia
c) Brazil
d) South Africa

9. Which state signed an MoU with IIT Kharagpur to devise Happiness Index?
a) Madhya Pradesh
b) Chhattisgarh
c) West Bengal
d) Kerala

10. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu flagged off India’s first high-speed and feature rich train ‘Tejas Express’ that will run between which places?
a) Mumbai and New Delhi
b) Mumbai and Goa
c) New Delhi and Varanasi
d) New Delhi and Chennai

11. Who was recently elected as Mayor of the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC)?
a) Bipin Bihari Singh
b) Neema Bhagat
c) Seema Kapoor
d) Sushil Pandey

12. Which online payment app recently announced to offer 4% interest on savings?
a) Freecharge
b) Mobikwik
c) Paytm
d) PayPal

13. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 52nd Annual Meeting of African Development Bank (AfDB). The meeting is being held in this city of India.
a) Ahmadabad
b) Gandhinagar
c) Hyderabad
d) New Delhi

14. Dharmendra Pradhan, the Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, in May 2017 co-chaired the 2nd India-OPEC Institutional Dialogue at the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) that was held in
a) Vienna, Austria
b) New Delhi, India
c) Dubai, UAE
d)Beijing, China

15. Interpol has issued an arrest notice for fugitive Ricardo Martinelli, a former President of a nation, to face charges he engaged in political espionage during his 2009-2014 term. Martinelli is the former President of which country?
a) Mexico
b) Colombia
c) Costa Rica
d) Panama

ANSWER
1. (d) Geneva
2. (c) R Vaishali
3. (b) China
4. (a) Rohan Chakravarty
5. (a) Madhya Pradesh
6. (b) The United Arab Emirates
7. (c) Pakistan
8. (b) Australia
9. (a) Madhya Pradesh
10. (b) Mumbai and Goa
11. (b) Neema Bhagat
12. (c) Paytm
13. (b) Gandhinagar
14. (a) Vienna, Austria
15. (d) Panama

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