Current Affairs May 2017 [1]

[1] Who was the last prime minister of India to visit Spain before Prime Minister Narendra Modi?

[A] Rajiv Gandhi

[B] V. P. Singh

[C] Chandra Shekhar

[D] Manmohan Singh



[2] Identify the personality!

He is credited for completely eliminating the Khalistani terrorism in Punjab.

He led the ‘Operation Black Thunder’ in May 1988 to eliminate militants hiding in the Golden Temple.

He was conferred with Padma Shri in 1989 for his work in civil services.

He died on May 26, 2017.

Answer options:

[A] Jaswant Singh Khalra

[B] KPS Gill

[C] Sumedh Singh Saini

[D] Beant Singh



[3] Who is the author of “Confessions of a dying mind: the blind faith of atheism“?

[A] Diksha Basu

[B] Haulianlal Guite

[C] Ganes Devy

[D] Akhil Sharma



[4] Which is India’s most valuable brand according to Brand Finance 2017 report?

[A] Tata Group

[B] Airtel

[C] Infosys




[5] Who has won the Spanish Grand Prix Formula One championship 2017?

[A] Sebastian Vettel

[B] Lewis Hamilton

[C] Daniel Ricciardo

[D] Sergio Perez



[6] Which Indian woman cricketer has become the leading wicket-taker in Women’s One-Day Internationals?

[A] Poonam Raut

[B] Jhulan Goswami

[C] Ekta Bisht

[D] Smriti Mandhana



[7] Which technology has been developed by the Scientists at IIT Kharagpur for manufacturing cheaper, quicker and pollution-free biodiesel?

[A] Soil-o-Water

[B] Soil-to-fertilizers

[C] soil-to-soil

[D] Water-to-Biodiesel



[8] Who has been appointed as the new secretary of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)?

[A] Anurag Tripathy

[B] Satpal Kaur

[C] Sachin Thakur

[D] Ajay Mishra



[9] Where was the 52nd Annual Meetings of the African Development bank held?

[A] Delhi

[B] Bengaluru

[C] Gandhinagar

[D] Chennai



[10] With which of the following has BSNL inked agreements to popularize the internet and its value added services among its customers?

[A] Facebook and PayPal

[B] Facebook and MobiKwik

[C] MobiKwik and PayPal

[D] PayPal and Google Wallet