Current Affairs May 2017 Quiz - 5

41Global gold demand has declined by ___________________during the first quarter of 2017.
 A) 18 %
 B) 12 %
 C) 15 %
 D) 20 %
42The House of Representatives has passed a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare in the_________________.
 A) UK
 C) US
 D) India
43________________________has been named as Vice Chancellor (VC) of Ashoka University.
 A) Virendra Kumar Choudhary
 B) Tasleem Uddin
 C) Tariq Anwar
 D) Pratap Bhanu Mehta
44______________________, Kashmir based freelance photographer has bagged prestigious 2016 Wisden-MCC (Melbourne Cricket Council) Cricket -Photograph of the Year- for capturing a stunning image of boys playing cricket at the Nishat garden in the outskirts of Srinagar.
 A) Kirti Azad
 B) Saqib Majeed
 C) Tariq Hameed
 D) Farooq Abdullah
45_________________________ has now been awarded the prize money for winning a bronze at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
 A) Saina Nehwal
 B) PV Sindhu
 C) Srikanth Kidambi
 D) Jwala Gutta
46By the report of WWC, the standard of drinking water in __________________has improved in the last five years.
 A) Nepal
 B) India
 C) China
 D) Bangaladesh
47India's Shiva Thapa and ___________________ have reached the final of the Asian Boxing Championships in Tashkent.
 A) Ajay Jayaram
 B) Sumit Sangwan
 C) Ajay Jayaram
 D) Prakash Padukone
48Eminent jurist and the first woman chief justice of a state high court in the country Justice (retd)_________________________ has passed away at the age of 86.
 A) Fathima Beevi
 B) Leila Seth
 C) Ruma Pal
 D) Sujata Manohar
49Roskomnadzor, Russia's telecoms watchdog has blocked China's popular messaging app ____________________ for failing to fulfill the country's Internet regulations.
 A) WeChat
 B) WhatsApp
 C) Messenger
 D) Hangout
50Great Britain has won the 26th edition of the _______________________in a thrilling hockey final at Ipoh, Malaysia.
 A) Men's Champions Trophy
 B) Azlan Shah Cup
 C) Hockey Asia Cup
 D) Women's World Cup

41Ans) 18 %
42Ans) US
43Ans) Pratap Bhanu Mehta
44Ans) Saqib Majeed
45Ans) PV Sindhu
46Ans) India
47Ans) Sumit Sangwan
48Ans) Leila Seth
49Ans) WeChat
50Ans) Azlan Shah Cup

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