Current Affairs May 2017 Quiz - 15

141A 44-year-old Nepalese mountaineer _________________ has broken her own world record for the most Everest summits by a woman after scaling the world's tallest peak for the eighth time.
 A) Dushyant Singh
 B) Lhakpa Sherpa
 C) Bimalendra Nidhi
 D) Krishna Bahadur Mahara
  
142________________has been appointed as one of the on-field umpires for the opening match of the Champions Trophy.
 A) Kamal Thapa
 B) Ramesh Lekhak
 C) Sundaram Ravi
 D) Daljit Shrepaili
  
143_______________________, a third generation planter from the country's key coffee growing region of Chikmagalur has taken over the Charge as the Coffee Board Chairman.
 A) M S Boje Gowda
 B) Jayadev Joshi
 C) Hitraj Panday
 D) Dhaniram Paudel
  
144Indian scientist ________________________ has won the prestigious Dan David prize for his contribution in the field of astronomy.
 A) Anand Kumar
 B) Shrinivas Kulkarni
 C) Tamal Basu
 D) Ashok Kumar Prasad
  
145Two Indian activists (Sanjay Gubbi and Purnima Barman) have won the annual Whitley Awards, popularly known as the '__________________', for their works in the field of animal and bird conservation in India.
 A) Nobel Prize
 B) Green Oscars
 C) Waterman Award
 D) Vannevar Bush Award
  
146_____________________ has been named as the most valuable brand in India by the report of Brand finance.
 A) Reliance Industries
 B) Adani Group
 C) Tata Group
 D) Birla Group
  
147Indian Grandmaster __________________________has registered his first win at the Moscow FIDE Grand Prix in Moscow.
 A) Sanwar Lal Jat
 B) Pentala Harikrishna
 C) Sukhbir Singh
 D) Chand Nath
  
148__________________, Union environment minister has passed away at the age of 60.
 A) M. B. Rajesh
 B) P. K Biju
 C) Anil Madhav Dave
 D) C. N. Jayadevan
  
149Veteran actress ____________________has passed away at the age of 59.
 A) Dimple Kapadia
 B) Jaya Bhaduri
 C) Smita Patil
 D) Reema Lagoo
  
150______________________, Former FBI chief has been appointed as special counsel with sweeping powers to oversee an inquiry into Russia's alleged meddling in the election and any Trump campaign ties.
 A) Andy Murray
 B) Robert Mueller
 C) Stan Wawrinka
 D) John McEnroe

 
Answers:
141Ans) Lhakpa Sherpa
142Ans) Sundaram Ravi
143Ans) M S Boje Gowda
144Ans) Shrinivas Kulkarni
145Ans) Green Oscars
146Ans) Tata Group
147Ans) Pentala Harikrishna
148Ans) Anil Madhav Dave
149Ans) Reema Lagoo
150Ans) Robert Mueller

 
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