Current General Knowledge Questions – 2017

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CURRENT AFFAIR QUESTIONS OF 2017          

Ques:- Winner of Men’s single of Australian Open 2017 was

Ans:- Roger Federer (Switzerland)

Ques:- Winner of Women’s single of Australian Open 2017 was

Ans:- Serena Williams (USA)

Ques:- Winner of Men’s Single of French Open (on clay court) 2016 was

Ans:- Novak Djokovic (Serbia)

Ques:- Winner of women’s single of french open(on clay court)2016 was

Ans:- Garbine Muguruza (Spain)

Ques:- Winner of men’s single Wimbledon(on grass court) 2016 was

Ans:- Andy Murray

Ques:- Winner’s of woman’s single wimbledon (on grass court) 2016 was

Ans:- Serena williams (USA)

Ques:- Winner of men’s single us open 2016 was

Ans:- Stanislas wawrinka (Switzerland)

Ques:- Winner of woman’s single us open 2016 was

Ans:- Angelique kerber (Germany)

Ques:- Who won the Devis cup 2016 by defeating croatia ?

Ans:- Argentina

Ques:- Who became the first Indian woman wrestler to win an olympic medal by clinching the bronze in the 58 kg category at the 2016 Rio olympics ?

Ans:- Sakshi Malik

Ques:- 21st commonwealth Games 2018 will be held in

Ans:- Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Ques:- 11th ICC cricket world cup,2015 was jointly hosted by

Ans:- Australia &New Zealand

Ques:- Who scored fastest (31 balls) hundred in ODI cricket matches?

Ans:- AB de villiers (South Africa)

Ques:- International cricket council (ICC) World twenty – 20 cup, 2016 was won by……………defeating England.

Ans:- West Indies

Ques:- 32th olympic games 2020 will be held at

Ans:- Tokyo, Japan

Ques:- FIFA football world cup 2018 and 2022 will be held respectively in

Ans:- Russia & Qatar

Ques:- Who is awarded ICC ODI crickter of the year 2016 ?

Ans:- Mitchell Johnson (Australia)

Ques:- Who is the ICC test cricketer of the year 2016 ?

Ans:- Ravichandran Ashwin

Ques:- Who won ICC cricketer of the year Award( Sir Garfield Sobers’ Trophy), 2016

Ans:- Ravichandran Ashwin

Ques:- Who won ICC ODI woman cricketer of the year award, 2016 ?

Ans:- Suzie Bates (New Zealand)

Ques:- On 30 november2016 who has won Fide World Chess Championship, 2016 defeating Sergey Karjakin (Russia) ?

Ans:- Magnus Carisen (Norway)

Ques:- Azlan Shah hockey tournament, 2016 has recently been won by Australia for the ninth time defeating

Ans:- India

Ques:- Leander paes and Martina (Switzerland) won the mixed doubles title in the

Ans:- Australian open 2015, US open 2015, Wimbledon 2015

Ques:- Which of the following teams won the 70th santosh trophy football tournament 2016 by defeating Maharashtra ?

Ans:- Services

Ques:- The football player who has been conferred the FIFA world player of the year award 2016 is

Ans:- Christian Renaldo (Portugal)

Ques:- The football player who has been conferred the FIFA woman’s world footballer of the year 2016 award is

Ans:- Carli Lloyd(USA)

Ques:- International association of athletics federation (IAAF) male athlete of the year 2016 is

Ans:- Usain Bolt (Jamaica)

Ques:- International association of atheletics federation (IAAF) female athlete of the year 2016 is

Ans:- Almaz Aryana (Ethiopia)

Ques:- The winner of 128th Durand Cup, 2016 – India’s oldest football tournament was

Ans:- Army Green

Ques:- The inaugural ICC world test cricket championship will take place in 2017 in

Ans:- England and wales

Ques:- Men’s hockey world cup in 2018 will be held in

Ans:- India

Ques:- Which of the following nations won the 15th UEFO EURO CUP (held in France during 10 – june – 10 july 2016) by defeating France ?

Ans:- Portugal

Ques:- Which of the following nations won the COPA America football tournament 2016 by defeating argentina ?

Ans:- Chile

Ques:- Which team won the ICC under – 19 Men’s cricket world cup, 2016 beating India ?

Ans:- West Indies

Ques:- South Asian football federation (SAFF) championship,2015 has been clinched by…………………. by defeating Afghanistan, for the record seventh time.

Ans:- India

Ques:- Name the team that won the English premier league 2015 – 2016 football title held at london ?

Ans:- Leicester city

Ques:- Which of the following team won the Irani cup of cricket 2016 – 17 by defeating Mumbai ?

Ans:- Rest of India

Ques:- Duleep Trophy of cricket, 2016-17 has been won by

Ans:- India blue

Ques:- Which country will host the winter olympics, 2018 ?

Ans:- South Korea

Ques:- Which of the following team won the Ranji Trophy of cricket, 2016-17 by defeating Mumbai ?

Ans:- Vadarbha

Ques:- Which state is the winner of vijay hazare trophy of cricket in 2015-16 ?

Ans:- Gujarat

Ques:- FIFA-17 World cup, 2017 will be held in

Ans:- India

Ques:- Men’s hockey junior world cup, 2016 has been clinched by………..by defeating belgium.

Ans:- India

Ques:- 18th Asian games 2018 will be held at

Ans:- Jakarta and Palembembang, Indonesia

Ques:- During 10 june – 10 july 2016 15th UEFA Euro 2016 was held at

Ans:- France

Ques:- Who has won the 2017 Malaysia Masters Grand Prix gold badminton tournament ?

Ans:- Saina Nehwal

Ques:- Shreyas Mehta was recently in news, associated with which of the following sports ?

Ans:- Squash

Ques:- Which of the following team has won Asia kabaddi championship cup, 2016 by defeating India ?

Ans:- Pakistan

Ques:- Who is the prime minister of the people’s repulic of china ?

Ans:- Li Keqiang

Ques:- Rodrigo Duterte is the new president of

Ans:- Philippines

Ques:- Mamnoon Hussain (born in agra) is the new president of

Ans:- Pakistan

Ques:- Manuel valls is the prime minister of

Ans:- France

Ques:- Who is the Prime Minister of Japan ?

Ans:- Shinzo Abe

Ques:- 20th South Asian association for regional cooperation (SAARC) summit 2018 will be held at

Ans:- Bangaluru (India)

Ques:- Who is elected as the president of Egypt ?

Ans:- Adly Mansour

Ques:- Which of the following Indian – American has nominated as the US ambassador to India ?

Ans:- Richard Rahul Verma

Who is the first female president of South Korea ?

Ans:- Park Guen- hye

Ques:- Name the China’s first lunar rover which has set records for the longest stay on Moon ?

Ans:- Yutu

Ques;- Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai is the new president of

Ans:- Afghanistan

Ques:- Who was named ‘person of the year 2016 by Time magine ?

Ans:- Donald Trump

Ques:- Who has recently been named as the most powerful woman 2016 in the world by US magzine Forbes ?

Ans:- Angela Merket (Chancellor, Germany)

Ques:- ‘Himadri’ is –

Ans:- India’s first research station in Arctic

Ques:- Yoshinori Ohsumi (Japan) have won nobal prize 2016 in which of the following subjects ?

Ans:- Medicine

Ques:- Bob Dyan (USA) has won nobal prize, 2016 in which of the following subjects ?

Ans:- Literature

Ques:- Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos won nobal prize 2016 in which of the following subjects ?

Ques:- Peace

Ques:- Who is the prime minister of Nepal ?

Ans:- Khadga Prasad Sharma oli

Ques:- Who is the first woman president of Nepal ?

Ans:- Bidhya Devi Bhandari

Ques:- Which of the following sites has declared as the Cultural Capital of South Asian association of Regional cooperation (Saarc) for the year 2016 – 17 ?

Ans:- Mahasthangarth, Bangladesh

Ques:- 27th north atlantic treaty organization (NATO) summit, 2016 was held at

Ans:- Warsaw, Poland

Ques:- Miss Earth 2016 is

Ans:- Katherine Espin (Ecuador)

Ques:- Miss world 2016 is

Ans:- Stephanie Del Valle (Puerto Rico)

Ques:- Miss universe 2016 is

Ans:- Iris Mittenaere (France)

Ques:- Who is crowned Miss Tibet 2016 ?

Ans:- Tenzing Sangnyi

Ques:- Who is the Femina Miss India World 2016 ?

Ans:- Priyadarshini Chatterjee

Ques:- Which element with atomic number 113 in the periodic table has become the first ever element to be discovered by an Asian country (Japan)

Ans:- Nihonium

Ques:- 22th conference of parties (COP-22) TO The UN fram work convenion on climate change (UNFCCC) was held during 7-18 November, 2016 at

Ans:- Marrakech (Morocco)

Ques:- Who has been recently elected as the Prime minister of Austalia ?

Ans:- Malcolm Tumbull

Ques:- Which of the following automaker has emerged as the world’s biggest automaker by selling 10.5 billion vehicles in 2015 ?

Ans:- Toyota

Ques:- As per United Nations Asia – Pacific disease report 2015, which is the most disaster-prone region of the world ?

Ans:- Asia pacific

Ques:- The Youngest female in the world to reach the Mt. Everest is

Ans:- Malavath Pooma (Telangana)

Ques:- The movie which won the prestigious palm d,Or at the 69 th cannes film pooma (Telangana)

Ans:- I, Daniel Blake

Ques:- Which film won best picture oscar in 88th Academy awards, 2016 ?

Ans:- Spotlight

Ques:-28th Asia pacific economic cooperation (apec) summit’ was held in 2016 at

Ans:- Lima (Peru)

Ques:- The 8th summit of Brics (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) was held on 15- 16 october, 2016 at

Ans:- Panji (India)

Ques:- 16th Summit of SCO (Shanghai Cooperation organisation ) was held on june 23 – 24, 2016 at

Ans:- Tashkent (Uzbekistan)

Ques:- European parliament is based in

Ans:- Strasbourg (France)

Ques:- NASA’s new MARS mission ‘In Sight’ is set to be launched in

Ans:- 2018

Ques:- According to the latest report of stockholm international peace reserch institute (SIPRI) which of the following is the largest arms importer in the world ?

Ans:- India

Ques:- On september 4-5, 2016, the 11th G-20 summit was held at

Ans:- Hangzhou, China

Ques:- Which of the following nations has recently became 164 member of world trade organisation (WTO) ?

Ques:- Who has been elected as the first female president of Taiwan ?

Ans:- Tsai Ing-wen

Ques:- Which of the following Himachali film won the best short film award at the Rajasthan film festival from January 17 – 20, 2016 at Jaipur ?

Ans:- Machis Hai Kya

Ques:- Which of the following players has recently been selected to the ODI cricket team of India ?

Ans:- Rishi Dhawan

Ques:- According to the provisional figures of census 2011 the decadal (2001-2011) increase in the literacy rate in Himachal Pradesh is

Ans:- 7%

Ques:- According to the census 2011 the child(0-6 age group) sex ratio in Himachal Pradesh

Ans:- 906

Ques:- According to the final data of census 2011 which of the following districts of Himachal Pradesh has the highest child sex ratio in India ?

Ans:- Lahaul-Spiti

Ques:- According to the final data of census 2011 which of the following district of Himachal Pradesh has recorded the highest decadal population growth rate ?

Ans:- Una

Ques:- According to the final data of 2011 the percentage of rural population in Himachal Pradesh is

Ans:- 89.97%

Ques:- According to the final data of census 2011 the percentage of urban population in Himachal Pradesh is

Ans:- 10.03%

Ques:- Which of the following states in India has the highest percentage of rural population ?

Ans:- Himachal Pradesh

Ques:- Who was the president of India to address special session of H.P. Vidhan Sabha in Shimla ?

Ans:- Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

Ques:- Which of the following sectors has got the highest priority in the 12th five year plan of H.P.?

Ans:- Social Services

Ques:- On 23 January, 2016 Prime Minister Narender Modi, conferred National Bravery Award on…………………..of Sarkaghat, Mandi.

Ans:- Praful Sharma

Ques:- Who is Deputy- Speaker of Himachal Pradesh Assembly?

Ans:- Jagat Singh Negi

Ques:- When was Gandhi Ji visited Shimla for first time ?

Ans:- 1921

Ques:- According to the H.P. Economic Survey 2015 – 16 the economic growth rate for the fical year 2014 – 15 is projected at ?

Ans:- 7.7%

Ques:- According to the census 2011 which of the following is the largest village (with a population of 12,384) of Himachal Pradesh ?

Ans:- Kharahal ,Kullu

Ques:- Which of the following district headquarters has been declared as the winter capital of Himachal Pradesh ?

Ans:- Dharamshala

Ques:- Who has recently been appointed as the first woman chairperson of Indian institute of Advanced study (IIAS), Shimla ?

Ans:- Chandrakala Padia

Ques:- Which of the following countries become the second largest textile exporter after China ?

Ans:- India

Ques:- Which of the following countries has recently become the top source of foreign direct investment (FDI) INTO India replacing Mauritius.

Ans:- Singapore

Ques:- BRICS Bank (New development bank, Shanghai, China) which has recently started its operations provided its first loan to…………….on solar projects?

Ans:- India

Ques:- The world,s largest solar park has been bult by which country ?

Ans:- Brazil

Ques:- As per the largest WHO report which region of the world has recently become the world’s first region to end Malaria ?

Ans:- Europe

Ques:- Animal Mohammed, who has been named as the UN,s deputy secetary – general, is belonged to which country ?

Ans:- Nigeria

Ques:- Who has won the 2016 DSC prize for South Asian literature, for the novel sleeping on jupiter ?

Ans:- Anuradha Roy

Ques:- International day of the girl child is observed across the world on

Ans:- 11 october

Ques:- Name the Syrian journalist and right activist awarded with the UNESCO-Guillermo Cano World press freedom prize 2016 ?

Ans:- Khadija Ismayilova

Ques:- Which country recently left European Union by referendum called “Brexit” ?

Ans:- UK

Ques:- Which country has successfully launched its first-ever militry communications satellite “Kirameki – 2” into orbit ?

Ans:- Japan

Ques:- Gotthard base tunnel (GBT), the world,s longest and deepest traffic tunnel, is located in which country ?

Ans:- Switzerland

Ques:- Where is the headquarters of the Islamic military alliance to fight terrorism (IMAFT)?

Ans:- Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ques:- Who is the forbes’ richest person in the world in 2016 ?

Ans:- Bill Gates

Ques:- The 2017 varishtha pension bima yojana (VPBY) will be implement ted throught which insurance company ?

Ans:- Life Insurance Corporation of India

Ques:- Who is appointed as the permanent representative of India to the united Nations ?

Ans:- Syed Akbaruddin

Ques:- According to 2011 census which of the following is the most densly populated state in India ?

Ans:- West Bengal

Ques:- According to 2011 census what is the sex ratio in India ?

Ans:- 943

Ques:- According to 2011 cenus which Indian state has the least population density ?

Ans:- Arunachal Pradesh

Ques:- Which Indian state is the largest producer of Sugarcane ?

Ans:- Uttar Pradesh

Ques:- Who is the first Indian amputee to scale Everest ?

Ans:- Arunima Sinha

Ques:- Which of the following is the First Digital State in India ?

Ans:- Kerala

Ques:- Which high court of India has termed the practice of triple talaq (Talaq – e – bidat) among Muslims as unconstitutional ?

Ans:- Allahabad High Court

Ques:- The first indigenously developed weaponised helicopter was handed over to Indian Army on 8th February 2013 is –

Ans:- Rudra

Ques:- Under 63rd National film award 2015, the best feature film award has been won by

Ans:- Baahubali : The beginning (in Telgu)

Ques:- Under 63rd National film 2015, the best actress award has been won by

Ans:- Kangana Ranaut

Ques:- Under 63rd national film award 2015, the best actor award has been won by

Ans:- Amitabh Bachchan

Ques:- Who was the chief guest at the 68th republic day ceremony held on january 26,2017 ?

Ans:- Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed (Crown Prince, United Arab Emirates)

Ques:- Who was the chife guest at 14th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas celebrated at Bengaluru (Karnataka)

on 7-9 January, 2017.

Ans:- Dr Antonio Costa (Prime Minister, Portugal)

Ques:-As per the human development report, 2015 India has been placed at

Ans:- 130th rank

Ques:- The RBI governor reviews the annual monetary and credit policy everytime after a gap of

Ans:- Two months

Ques:- India’s first green rail corridor – Rameswaram – Manamadurai has been launched in which of the following states ?

Ans:- Tamil Nadu

Ques:- The Chandrayaan-2 , India’s second mission to the Moon, has orbiter, lander and rover configuration. It is planned to be launched during……………year.

Ans:- 2017 – 18

Ques:- ‘Playing it my way’ is the autobiography of

Ans:- Sachin Tendulkar

Ques:- India’s medium altitude and long endurance unmanned Aerial vehicle is

Ans:- Rustom-1

Ques:- On- 3-7 January, 2017, 104th National Science Congress was held at

Ans:- Triupati (Andhra Pradesh)

Ques:- What is the India’s rank in the sustainable development goal index, 2016 ?

Ans:- 110 th

Ques:- Name the committee constituted by Ministry of human resourace development (MHRD) To frame the new education policy (NEP).

Ans:- TSR Subramanian

Ques:- Recently, the high court of which state in India had given a verdict that all new vehicles registered in the state should run on compressed natural gas (CNG) ?

Ans:- Gujarat

Ques:-Mawlynnong village, which is cleanest village in Asia is located in which state ?

Ans:- Meghalaya

Ques:- Who wrote the book “The Accidental Prime Minister- The making and unmaking of Manmohan Singh” ?

Ans:- Sanjaya Baru

Ques:- Who was the first and only woman, to serve as the chief election commission of India ?

Ans:- V.S. Ramadevi

Ques:- The chemical used in indelible ink (Election ink) is……………..?

Ans:- Silver Iodide

Ques:- India’s rank in global competitiveness index 2016 – 2017 of world economic forum is

Ans:- 39th

Ques:- Apart from Kazirange National Park, which one of the following is home to one- horned rhinos in India ?

Ans:- Jaldapara National Park

Ques:- In global hunger index (GHI) made by international food policy research instituate (IFPRI) for India’s rank in 118 nations list stands at

Ans:- 97th

Ques:- As per the census 2011 date Urben population in India stands at-

Ans:- 37.7 crore

Ques:- What is the India,s rank in the world economic forum (Wef)’s inclusive development Index (IDI) for 2017 ?

Ans:- 60th

Ques:- A bus service has been started in east India which goes via Dhaka, Bangladesh, The extreme cities of the bus service are

Ans:- Agartala – Kolkata

Ques:- Who has been appointed as the CEO of the national instituate for transforming India (NITI) aayog ?

Ans:- Amitabh Kant

Ques:- Who is richest Indian as per forbes India rich list, 2016 ?

Ans:- Dilip Shanghvi

Ques:- Who is the richest Indian woman as per forbes India rich list, 2016 ?

Ans:- Savitri Jindal

Ques:- Largest supplier of crude oil to India is

Ans:- Saudi Arabia

Ques:- What is the India’s rank in the defence spending, according to the recently published 2016 IHS Jane’s Defense Budgets report ?

Ans:- 4th

Ques:- Who has recently become the oldest Indian woman to scale Mt. Everest ?

Ans:- Premlata Aggarwal

Ques:- Which film actress has been selected as UNICEF global ambassador ?

Ans:- Priyanka Chopra

Ques:- What is the India’s rank in the 2016 global terorism index (GTI) ?

Ans:- 7th

Ques:- Which of the following districts will become the India,s first carbon neutral district by 2020 ?

Ans:- Majuli

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