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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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