Current Affairs May 2017 Quiz - 1

1Aymanam ward in the _____________________has become India-s first digitalised panchayat ward.
 A) Kerala
 B) Karnataka
 C) Hyderabad
 D) Chennai
2Scientists at IIT _________________ have used Indian summer fruit Jamun to create low cost and more efficient solar cells.
 A) Kanpur
 B) Kharagpur
 C) Roorkee
 D) Delhi
3Defeating compatriot Dipika Pallikal Indian squash player ________________________has won the women's singles final to become the first Indian to clinch the Asian Squash Championship title.
 A) Cyrus Poncha
 B) Joshna Chinappa
 C) Saurav Ghosal
 D) Janet Vidhi
4_____________________ has won the Tallahassee Challenger title of the men's doubles.
 A) Sania Mirza
 B) Mahesh Bhupathi
 C) Yuki Bhambri
 D) Leander Paes
5India's top cueist ______________________ has won silver in the summit clash of Asian Snooker Championship held in Doha, Qatar.
 A) Somdev Devvarman
 B) Vijay Amritraj
 C) Pankaj Advani
 D) Saketh Myneni
6Famous Sufi singer and daughter of legendary Sitar Maestro (late) Ustad Vilayat Ali Khan, _______________________has passed away at the age of 52.
 A) Begum Yaman K. Khan
 B) Rahat Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
 C) Rabbi Shergill
 D) Ustad Ghulam Ali
7International Labour Day, also known as International Worker's Day or May Day is observed on_________________________.
 A) 1st May
 B) 2nd May
 C) 3rd May
 D) 4th May
8Syrian refugee and Olympic athlete ____________________has been appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador of The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
 A) Abida Parveen
 B) Yusra Mardini
 C) Usain Bolt
 D) Tiger Woods
9Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister of Nepal ________________________ has resigned from his post.
 A) Krishna Bahadur Mahara
 B) Kamal Thapa
 C) Bimalendra Nidhi
 D) Ramesh Lekhak
10Pop star________________________ has been honoured with 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards with the ceremony's first-ever Icon award.
 A) Paula Abdul
 B) Britney Spears
 C) Christina Aguilera
 D) AlunaGeorge

1Ans) Kerala
2Ans) Roorkee
3Ans) Joshna Chinappa
4Ans) Leander Paes
5Ans) Pankaj Advani
6Ans) Begum Yaman K. Khan
7Ans) 1st May
8Ans) Yusra Mardini
9Ans) Bimalendra Nidhi
10Ans) Britney Spears

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