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Current Affairs -2017 May - 21 to 31 (Chapter-01)

Current Affairs -2017
May - 21 to 31
(Chapter-01)

1. Who has become the new vice-chairperson of National Commission for Minorities (NCM)?
George Kurian

2. Prasar Bharati signed MoU with which country’s Public Broadcasting Agency to step up cooperation in the broadcasting sector?
Morocco

3. Union Ministry of Earth Sciences has announced that India is all set to launch ‘Deep Ocean Mission’by:
January 2018

4. Who will lead the toilet usage campaign “Darwaza Band” of the Union Government?
Amitabh Bachchan

5.Who was appointed as the Chairman of National Scheduled Caste Commission?
Ramshankar Katheria



6. To boost port infrastructure, Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari laid foundation stone of eight connectivity projects worth Rs 1,117.03 crore at which port?
Jawaharlala Nehru Port

7. The first-ever women television channel “Zan TV” has launched in which country?
Afghanistan

8. Which Indian state has raised the retirement age of government doctors to 62 years?
Uttar Pradesh

9. Which State Government has decided to ban buying and selling of plastic bags below 50 microns from July 2017, to tackle the garbage and litter menace in public places?
Goa

10.Which Bollywood actress will be honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award as Internationally Acclaimed Actress?
Priyanka Chopra

11. Name the country whose president in May 2017 approved a contentious new bill that regulates non-governmental organisations (NGO).
Egypt

12. Manuel Noriega, who passed away on May 29, 2017, was the former dictator of:
Panama

13. Love Raj Singh has become the first Indian to scale Mt. Everest 6 times. He hails from which state?
Uttarakhand

14. Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar launched a mobile app that aims to protect the university students from which ill-practice?
Ragging

15. Constantine Mitsotakis, who passed away on May 29, 2017, was the former Prime Minister of which European country?
Greece

16. Which state government has recently declared Dailong village as biodiversity heritage site of the state?
Manipur

17. Which country became the first Asian country to recognize same sex marriage?
Taiwan

18. As per “India Development Report”by World Bank, Indian economy is expected to grow at what rate in FY 2017-18?
7.2%

19. Which film has won the Palme d’Or at the 2017 Cannes film festival?
The Square

20. Who is the winner of the 2016–17 UEFA Europa League?
Manchester United

21. On May 28, 2017, which frigate of Indian Navy was placed in the non-operational category?
INS Ganga

22. Gregg Allaman, the renowned musician passed away. He hailed from which country?
USA

23. The Indian Navy and the Singapore Navy have concluded a week-long bilateral military exercise on 25 May 2017 in
South China Sea

24. Researchers from which country have been successful in 3D bioprinting of cartilage using a bioink?
India

25. Which country has won the 2017 Badminton Sudirman Cup?

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