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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Current Affairs -2017 April - 01 to 10 (Chapter-02)

Current Affairs -2017
April - 01 to 10
(Chapter-02)

26.The National Basketball Association has announced the setting up of its first basketball school, a network of tuition-based basketball development programmes in
Mumbai

27.Which cricket player named Wisden’s leading cricketer in the World for 2016?
Virat Kohli

28.Which state govt on April 3 imposed blanket ban on polythene below 50 microns?
Jammu and Kashmir

29.Who has been posthumously conferred the Kirti Chakra award for year 2016?
Prem Bahadur Resmi Magar

30.Name the country, which has been joined recently 7th member of SASEC?
Myanmar

31.Sai Kiran P has won the NASA ‘Moon’ prize for proposing an elevator from Earth to the Moon. Which state does he belong to?
Telangana

32.Which Pakistani cricketer has announced his retirement from international cricket matches after the test series against West Indies in May 2017?
Younis Khan

33.Which state won the most film friendly state award 2017?
Uttar Pradesh

34.What is the name of Bangladeshi cricket player who has recently announced retirement from Twenty20 Internationals?
Mashrafe Mortaza

35.Who was chosen to receive the UNESCO Freedom Prize on March 30, 2017?
Dawit Isaak

36.Which state government has imposed a 10% cow cess as surcharge on stamp duty for protection and propagation of cows?
Rajasthan

37.Name the veteran cricket player, who has been launched his own social media app called 100 MB Cricket?
Sachin Tendulkar

38. The World Health Day was observed on 7 April 2017 with the year’s theme
Depression: Let's Talk

39.From July 2017, Madhya Pradesh Govt. will start a one year diploma course for teaching Hindu priesthood. This course has been named as:
‘Purohityam’

40. Which state cabinet has gave its approval to the draft Bill on the law prohibiting attacks on journalists (Journalists Protection Act)?
Maharashtra

41. Who is appointed as India’s first ever transsexual police Sub Inspector?
Prithika Yashini

42.Which movie has won the Best Children’s Film in the 64th National Awards-2017?
Dhanak

43.Which country became the world’s first country to allow legalized production, sale and consumption of marijuana?
Uruguay

44.Which state has appointed Geetha Johri as its first woman DGP?
Gujarat

45.‘International Day of Sport for Development and Peace’ is celebrated on which date every year?
6th April

46.Who has been honored with the 2016 Turing Award, computing version of the Nobel Prize?
Tim Berners-Lee

47.Which company appointed Indian cricketer MS Dhoni as CEO for 1 day?
Gulf Oil

48.Which digital campaign has launched for 2017 International Day of Sports for Development and Peace (IDSDP)?
#WePlayTogether

49. Which state’s government is planning on setting up 6 AIIMS like institutes and 25 medical colleges in the next 5 years?
Uttar Pradesh

50.Who has become India’s first transgender police officer?

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