Current Affairs April 2017 Quiz - 18

171Former Iranian President _______________________ has been disqualified from running in next month's presidential elections.
 A) Hassan Rouhani
 B) Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
 C) Ali Khamenei
 D) Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
172________________________, the mayor of the Italian island of Lampedusa has been awarded the Peace Prize by The United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO) for her commitment to saving the lives of migrants and refugee.
 A) Giuseppina Nicolini
 B) Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
 C) Virgilio Rosario
 D) Giacomo Savelli
173The 14th Edition of United Nations International Day of Vesak 2017 will be hosted by _____.
 A) Sri Lanka
 B) India
 C) Nepal
 D) Bangaladesh
174Justice _____________________, former Gauhati High Court judge has been appointed to head the judicial commission that will probe the alleged police firing in North Garo Hills.
 A) B D Agarwal
 B) H. J. Kania
 C) M. Patanjali Sastri
 D) Mehr Chand Mahajan
175The ________________________ has won the prestigious Golden Peacock Award 2017 in the category of Innovative Product/Service for pioneering a cashless township transformation model.
 A) Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
 B) Reliance Industries Limited
 C) Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd
 D) Coal India
176_________________has won the elections to two subsidiary bodies of a United Nations (UN) Organisations.
 A) India
 B) China
 C) Pakistan
 D) Bangaladesh
177Golfers ______________________, S.S.P Chawrasia and Ali Sher has won the second edition of the Golf Industry Association (GIA) Awards 2017.
 A) Shiv Chawrasia
 B) Jeev Milkha Singh
 C) Arjun Atwal
 D) Aditi Ashok
178Indian economy will grow at a clip of _____________________ this fiscal, up from 7.1 % in the previous year.
 A) 7.2 %
 B) 8.5 %
 C) 7.54 %
 D) 7.5 %
179______________________has reached the final of the West Rand Open Squash tournament in Roodepoort, Johannesburg.
 A) Shiv Chawrasia
 B) Velavan Senthilkumar
 C) Gaurav Ghei
 D) Sujjan Singh
180Veteran Journalist _____________________ has passed away at 64.
 A) P. G. Sethi
 B) Himmat Rai
 C) Chinnaswamy Muniyappa
 D) Nora Chopra

171Ans) Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
172Ans) Giuseppina Nicolini
173Ans) Sri Lanka
174Ans) B D Agarwal
175Ans) Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd
176Ans) India
177Ans) Aditi Ashok
178Ans) 7.5 %
179Ans) Velavan Senthilkumar
180Ans) Nora Chopra

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