Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Current Affairs -2017 April - 26 to 30 (Chapter-01)

Current Affairs -2017
April - 26 to 30

1. India’s first-ever transgender athletic meet was held in which state?

2. Which former Union Minister has been selectedfor this year’s Japan’s ‘Order of the Rising Sun’award for his contribution to strengthening of bilateral ties between Japan and India?
Ashwani Kumar

3. Name the Oscar-winning director of the movie The Silence of the Lambs who passed away recently.
Jonathan Demme

4. Name the Turkey’s President, who has been visited India on 30th April, 2017?

5. Under which initiative will boarding pass and security checks in airports will involve Aadhaar and cell phones?
Digi Yatra

6. Name the Union Health Minister who has launched the Test and Treaty policy for HIV.
JP Nadda

7. Which state got its first Shatabdi Express with Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain flagging off the train from Dibrugarh?

8. Which country hosted the 2017 International Basava Convention (IBC)?

9. On April 30, 2017 which country conducted first glide test of its first amphibious aircraft AG600, stated to be the largest in the world?

10. Name the Indian city that has bagged the Pierre L'Enfant Planning Excellence and Achievement Awards-2017 that was instituted by the American Planning Association (APA).

11. Name the country, which has been opened its Honorary Consulate in Chennai, recently?

12. Which 101 year old athlete on 27th April 2017 became the oldest person to sky walk around Auckland’s sky tower?
Mann Kaur

13. Which Bollywood actor becomes first Indian actor to deliver TED speech in Canada?
Shah Rukh Khan

14. Which state government has decided to set up 15 integrated solid waste management clusters to deal with solid waste in urban areas?

15. Who has become the first Indian woman to drive Formula E racing car at a race track?
Gul Panag

16. What was the theme of ‘World Immunization Week 2017’ observed from 24-30 April 2017?

17. The person was conferred by the CII President’s Award for Lifetime Achievement by the President Pranab Mukherjee. 
Rahul Bajaj

18. Name the Country which was on 26 April, 2017 signed an MoU on economic cooperation with India?
Sri Lanka

19. India has signed an agreement with which country on 26th April in science and technology?

20. Who becomes 1st Indian to take pole in FIA F3 European Championship?
Jehan Daruvala

21. Which country has decided to confer former Union Law Minister Ashwani Kumar with one of its top civilian honours for his contribution to strengthening bilateral relations with India?

22. Which international organisation has observed the 2017 World Day on Safety and Health at Work?
International Labour Organization (ILO)

23. ’International Dance Day’ is celebrated on which date every year?
April 29

24. Which country appointed Hana Khatib as first female judge in its Muslim Sharia Court system?

25. Name the person, who has been received 2016-17 Dr. B.R. Ambedkar International Foundation Kerala State Award?

Dileep K. Nair

26. Who has won gold at the 10th edition of Moscow sand art championship?
Sudarsan Pattnaik

27. Which state became the first state to install first-of-its-kind automated weather stations for farmers in the region?

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