Current Affairs May 2017 Quiz - 16

151___________________, host of the longest-running of late-night TV shows in the United States has been awarded with the Mark Twain Prize 2017 for American humour.
 A) Gerald Gibbs
 B) David Letterman
 C) Thomas Elmhirst
 D) Ronald Ivelaw
  
152A 14-year-old Indian-American student__________________ has won the prestigious 50,000 US Dollar National Geographic Bee competition.
 A) Rajiv Kapoor
 B) Pranay Varada
 C) Hashim Khan
 D) Tushar Arothe
  
153The USA based SpaceX has launched a communications satellite for ______________, the London-based mobile broadband company.
 A) Virgin Media
 B) Inmarsat
 C) Tesco Mobile
 D) Sky Mobile
  
154National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will launch the world-s smallest satellite named 'KalamSat' developed by _____________, an 18-year-old boy of India.
 A) Deepak Bohara
 B) Jayadev Joshi
 C) Rifath Sharook
 D) Ajaya Shankar
  
155_________________ has denied a wild card for the French Open and retired with injury in her second-round match in Italian Open at Rome.
 A) Maria Sharapova
 B) Steffi Graf
 C) Lleyton Hewitt
 D) Caroline Wozniacki
  
156__________________________, long-time executive and vice president of Paytm will be the CEO of Paytm payments bank.
 A) Renu Satti
 B) Satyajit Mohanty
 C) Santosh Kumar
 D) Binoy Kumar Behera
  
157___________________, Union Science and Technology Minister has been taken the additional charge of the Environment Ministry.
 A) Sushma Swaraj
 B) Harsh Vardhan
 C) Arun Jaitley
 D) Venkaiah Naidu
  
158______________________, 14-year-old Indian-American student has won the prestigious National Geographic Bee competition 2017.
 A) Pranay Varada
 B) Akrit Jaswal
 C) Kautilya Pandit
 D) Sushma Verma
  
159____________________has won the silver medal in the 2017 Thailand Junior and Cadet Open in Bangkok.
 A) Chavvi Kohli
 B) Mohit Ashwani
 C) Manav Thakkar
 D) Priyanshi Somani
  
160Grand Master _____________________ of Integral Coach Factory has won the All India Open Rapid FIDE Rating Chess Tournament at the Kshudiram Anushilan Kendra, Kolkata, West Bengal.
 A) Ramesh Prasad Singh
 B) Kunwar Brajesh Singh
 C) R.P.Sharma
 D) R R Laxman

 
Answers:
151Ans) David Letterman
152Ans) Pranay Varada
153Ans) Inmarsat
154Ans) Rifath Sharook
155Ans) Maria Sharapova
156Ans) Renu Satti
157Ans) Harsh Vardhan
158Ans) Pranay Varada
159Ans) Manav Thakkar
160Ans) R R Laxman

 
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