Current Affairs May 2017 [4]

[31] The Minister of State for Communications Manoj Sinha has launched three new initiatives in May 2017. Which of the following is not one of them?

[A] BSNL’s satellite phone service

[B] Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Telecom Skill Excellence Award Scheme

[C] Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Sanchar Kaushal Vikas Pratisthan Scheme

[D] Atal Bihari Vajpayee Sanchar Kaushal Vikas Pratisthan Scheme


[32] How many gold medals India have won in the 2017 South Asian Junior Table Tennis Championships?

[A] 18

[B] 14

[C] 10

[D] 6



[33] Who has been appointed as the new prime minister of France?

[A] Emmanuel Macron

[B] Gerard Larcher

[C] Francois de Rugy

[D] Edouard Philippe



[34] Who has been appointed as India’s ambassador to France?

[A] Venu Rajmony

[B] Jaideep Muzumdar

[C] Mukul Mudgal

[D] Vinay Mohan Kwatra



[35] Who has been appointed as Vice-Chairman of National Commission for Minorities?

[A] Syed Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi

[B] Shri George Kurian

[C] Ms. Sulekha Kumbhare

[D] Shri Sunil Jeevraj Singhi



[36] Who has won the international cricketer of the Year Award at the CEAT Cricket Rating (CCR) International awards 2017?

[A] Virat Kohali

[B] Ravichandran Ashwin

[C] Shikhar Dhawan

[D] Rohit Sharma



[37] Who has been elected as the President of Iran?

[A] Eshaq Jahangiri

[B] Hassan Rouhani

[C] Mahmoud Ahmadineja

[D] Ali Khamenei



[38] Which openers of Indian women’s cricket team became the first-ever pair to share a 300-run stand in a One-Day International?

[A] Deepti Sharma and Poonam Raut

[B] Vellaswamy Vanitha and Deepti Sharma

[C] Poonam Raut and Vellaswamy Vanitha

[D] Sushma Verma and Vellaswamy Vanitha



[39] On which day of the year National Technology Day is observed across India?

[A] May 10

[B] May 11

[C] May 12

[D] May 13



[40] Which of the following countries is not affected by Cyclone Mora?

[A] India

[B] Bangladesh

[C] Myanmar

[D] Nepal