Current Affairs May 2017 – Important Questions with Answers

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May 2017 Current Affairs Questions –

Q. Who launched Vidya- Veerta Abhiyan ? Mention the date as well ?

Answer – Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on 2nd of May 2017

Q. Who took over as the New Controller General of Accounts ?

Answer – Mr Anthony Lianzuala

Q. Who was the receiver of Avvaiyar Award 2017 ?

Answer – Padma Venkataraman

Q. Where will the world’s Highest Railway Bridge come up ?

Answer – Over Chenab River

Q. When was South Asia Satellite launched ?

Answer – 5th of May 2017

Q. Which medal did Shiva Thapa win at Asian Boxing Championship ?

Answer – Silver Medal

Q. Which Indian Cricketer was conferred with Fellowship Award in UK ?

Answer – Sachin Tendulkar

Q. Who was appointed to Indian Ambassador to Netherlands ?

Answer – Venu Rajamony

Q. Who launched India’s first Life Insurance Product ?

Answer – Edelweiss Tokio

Q. Who is new Pakistan’s envoy to India ?

Answer – Sohail Mahmood

Q. Whom did Twitter India appoint its Country Director ?

Answer – Taranjeet Singh

Q. Which Indian received Woodrow Wilson Award for Global Corporate Citizenship ?

Answer – Chanda Kochhar

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Q. When was e-krishi samvad launched by Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister ?

Answer – On 13th of May

Q. Which city has become First Indian City to have Electric Cabs ?

Answer – Nagpur

Q. Who has been appointed as the WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Hepatitis ?

Answer – Amitabh Bachchan

Q. On which river India’s longest bridge built ?

Answer – Bhupen Hazarika bridge Over Brahmaputra river in Assam. It’s length is 9.5 km.

Q. Which village of India won Smart Village Award 2017 ?

Answer – ISKCON’s Govardhan Eco Village

Q. Who got the first BS Shekhawat Award 2017 ?

Answer – Pawan Kumar Chamling

Q. Name the First Indian Woman to reach Mt Everest for the fourth time ?

Answer – Arunachal Pradesh’s Anshu Jamsenpa

Q. Which Indian Scientist won Prestigious Dan David Prize ?

Answer – Shrinivas Kulkarni

Q. Who won All India Open Rapid FIDE Rating Chess Meet 2017 ?

Answer – Laxman

Q. When was World Metrology Day observed ?

Answer – 20th May 2017

Q. Who received 2014 Indira Gandhi Peace Prize ?

Answer – ISRO

Q. Which team won Federation Cup 2017 ?

Answer – Bengaluru FC by beating Mohun Bagan AC

Q. On which route Tezas Express will show its first appearance ?

Answer – Mumbai-Goa Route

Q. Which service is launched for quick tracking of coal dispatch ?

Answer – SEVA App

Q. Name the new Trading Platform launched by Federal Bank ?

Answer – Selfie

Q. Which Indian Cricketer won the International Cricketer of the Year ?

Answer – R. Ashwin

Q. Who has taken over as the Defence Secretary recently ?

Answer – Sanjay Mitra

Q. When and where did G 7 Summit begin ?

Answer – On 27th May in Italy

Q. International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers ?

Answer – 29th May

Q. Receiver of Sangeet Natak Akademi Award 2016 ?

Answer – 3 Odias

Q. Who has represented India at the Little Miss Universe ?

Answer – Padmalaya Nanda

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