Current Affairs April 2017 [3]

[21] Which is the best Indian university in the 2017 National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) released by Union Human Resource Development Ministry?

[A] Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research

[B] Banaras Hindu University

[C] Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

[D] Tamil Nadu Agricultural University



[22] In which state Kazakhstan has opened its honorary consulate in April 2017?

[A] Tamil Nadu

[B] Kerala

[C] Uttar Pradesh

[D] Maharashtra



[23] What is the position of India according to the rankings released by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute in the list of the world’s highest spenders on defence in 2016?

[A] 4th

[B] 5th

[C] 6th

[D] 7th



[24] Name the personality!

He was an American pioneer of Modern Computing and the Internet.

He was instrumental in creating the internet and the modern personal computer.

He worked with Pentagon’s Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) in 1966 and was instrumental in creating a single computer network to link ARPA-sponsored researchers at companies and institutions.

That shared network, ARPANET has evolved into the internet.

He recently died at the age of 85.

Answer options:

[A] Gary Austin

[B] John T. Knox

[C] Tobias Barry

[D] Robert Taylor



[25] When is the World Homoeopathy Day observed every year?

[A] On April 9

[B] On April 10

[C] On April 11

[D] On April 12



[26] Who was conferred with honorary rank of general of Nepal Army?

[A] Bipin Rawat

[B] Sunil Lanba

[C] Karambir Singh

[D] Sarath Chand



[27] Scientists from the University of Kerala have discovered a new species named Kani maranjandu in Western Ghats of Kerala. What is Kani maranjandu?

[A] Frog

[B] Lizard

[C] Spider

[D] Crab



[28] In which state “Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana”, has launched?

[A] Tamil Nadu

[B] Andhra Pradesh

[C] Gujarat

[D] Rajasthan



[29] Where the first electric taxi trial in the country is going to be launched on May 24, 2017?

[A] Ahmadabad

[B] Mumbai

[C] Nagpur

[D] Bengaluru



[30] Who is the winner of the 2017 Goldman Prize Winners for Asia?

[A] Ramesh Agrawal

[B] Anil Agrawal

[C] Norma Alvares

[D] Prafulla Samantara