Current Affairs April 2017 [1]

[1] Bhilar, a tiny village, is going to become India’s first ‘book village’. In which state the village has situated?

[A] Maharashtra

[B] Gujarat

[C] Madhya Pradesh

[D] Uttar Pradesh



[2] Which institution has launched an application named Kaapi Soil Health Management and Monitoring (Kshemam) app to provide soil nutrient information and fertilizer recommendation for coffee plantation owners?

[A] IIITM-Kerala

[B] IIT Kanchipuram

[C] IIT Tirupati

[D] IIT Palakkad



[3] In which city the Global Exhibition on Services (GES 2017) was organized?

[A] Greater Noida

[B] Ahmadabad

[C] Pune

[D] Bengaluru



[4] Who has been designated as a UN Messenger of Peace in 2017?

[A] Lang Lang

[B] Leonardo DiCaprio

[C] Scott Kelly

[D] Malala Yousafzai



[5] An engineer, Roland founder and pioneer of digital music Ikutaro Kakehashi passed away recently at the age of 87. Which country he belongs to?

[A] China

[B] South Korea

[C] Indonesia

[D] Japan




[6] The 2017 National conference on Communicating India was held in New Delhi. What was its theme?

[A] Telling India’s story to the world.

[B] Communicating via Journalism.

[C] Dialogue with Diaspora.

[D] A, B & C



[7] Renowned Hindustani classical vocalist Kishori Amonkar passed away at the age of 84. Which Gharana she was from?

[A] Gwalior Gharana

[B] Agra Gharana

[C] Kirana Gharana

[D] Jaipur Gharana



[8] Which ministry has launched “Digi Yatra”?

[A] Ministry of Tourism

[B] Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

[C] Ministry of Railways

[D] Ministry of Civil Aviation



[9] Who is the winner of 2016 Dadasaheb Phalke Award?

[A] Jahnu Barua

[B] Kasinadhuni Viswanath

[C] Adoor Gopalakrishnan

[D] Buddhadeb Dasgupta



[10] Who has been honoured Dr. Paduru Gururaja Bhat Memorial Award 2017?

[A] H.R. Shah

[B] Krishna Ram Chaudhary

[C] T.K. Viswanathan

[D] A. V. Narasimha Murthy