Who has been awarded the Queen’s Young Leaders Award for 2017?
[A] Aruna Roy
[B] Teesta Setalvad
[C] Binayak Sen
[D] Ankit Kawatra
Mr. Kawatra is the founder of Feeding India, an organization that aims to eradicate hunger and food wastage in India.
 Who has won the 2017 Australian Super Series?
[A] Chetan Anand
[B] Anup Sridhar
[C] Kidambi Srikant
[D] Aditya Joshi
He won 2017 Australian Super Series beating China’s Chen Long 22-20, 21-16, making a record of entering three consecutive Super Series Events Finals.
 Who has developed the first indigenously built Floating Dock (FDN-2) to repair Indian Navy ships?
[A] Larsen & Toubro
[B] Tata Group
[C] Reliance Group
[D] None of the above
[Larsen & Toubro]
Floating Dock (FDN-2) was launched at L&T’s shipyard in Kattupalli, north of Chennai.
 Who has won the Man Booker International Prize 2017?
[A] Roy Jacobsen (Norway)
[B] David Grossman (Israel)
[C] Wioletta Greg (Poland)
[D] Yan Lianke (China)
[David Grossman (Israel)]
Grossman became the first Israeli author to win the prize.
Grossman won this award for his novel “A Horse Walks Into a Bar“.
The Man Booker International Prize is an international literary award hosted in the United Kingdom.
The award was instituted in 2004.
 Who has been elected as Nepal’s Prime Minister for the fourth time?
[A] Sushil Koirala
[B] Khadga Prasad Oli
[C] Pushpa Kamal Dahal
[D] Sher Bahadur Deuba
[Sher Bahadur Deuba]
He previously served as Prime Minister from 1995 to 1997, from 2001 to 2002, and from 2004 to 2005.
 Which European country has legalized same-sex marriage in June 2017?
[A] The Netherlands
Germany is the 14th European country to legalise same-sex marriage.
The Netherlands  was the first country to pass legislation to allow same-sex couples to legally marry, divorce and adopt children.
 Who has received the 2017 United Nations Public Service Award?
[A] N. Chandrababu Naidu
[B] Sarbananda Sonowal
[C] Mehbooba Mufti
[D] Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee received the 2017 UN Public Service Award at a ceremony held in The Hague, Netherlands on behalf of her government.
She received the award for the ‘Kanyashree Prakalpa’ initiative that sought to reduce the high child marriage rates and low female education rates in the state.
The project was launched in 2011.
 Which Yoga Institute has been selected as the first recipient of the Prime Minister’s Award for outstanding contribution to promotion and development of Yoga?
[A] Indian Institute of Yogic Science & Research, Bhuvneshwar
[B] Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute, Pune
[C] Bihar School of Yoga
[D] Yoga Institute Mumbai
[Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute, Pune]
The institution of the award was announced by the Prime Minister on the occasion of the Second International Day of Yoga at Chandigarh on 21st June, 2016.
Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute is located in Pune, Maharashtra.
The institute was established in 1975 by B.K.S. Iyengar.
 Who has become the first Indian woman to be appointed as a judge at the ITLOS [International Tribunal for the Law of the Seas]?
[A] Aruna Mohanty
[B] Punam Suri
[C] Neeru Chadha
[D] Bhakti Yadav
She has won the election to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) for a nine-year term from 2017 to 2026.
She is the first Indian woman to become the chief legal adviser in the ministry of external affairs.
 Which public sector bank is going to develop as many as 100 digital villages in various States of the country as part of its initiative to promote digital banking among the rural population?
[A] Allahabad bank
[B] Bank of India
[C] Central bank of India
[D] Vijaya bank
It is the first public sector bank to take up such initiative.
The bank will provide Internet, free Wi-Fi connectivity, mobile payment facilities, ATM cards, online banking and others besides educating the villagers through door-to-door campaign.
The bank will also open bank accounts to all the eligible villagers including children and encourage them to make transactions digitally.