General Knowledge Quiz & Current Affairs Ques 1 to 5 May 2018

General Knowledge Quiz & Current Affairs Ques


Are you conscious enough about the latest news in India and around the world? Test your General Awareness through the quiz made up of all the recent major happenings.


Here Eduncle brings you the Top Current Affairs & GK Questions and Answers to help you out with the best practice to Competitive Exams’ General Awareness Section. Please take the Current Affairs/ GK Quiz below and find out the correct answers.



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 The GK Questions & Answers which are provided below is based on the Weekly Current Affairs & General Knowledge from 1 to 5 May 2018.


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Ques 1. Which group has signed an MoU with the Ministry of Tourism to adopt the iconic Mughal-era monument Red Fort for the next five years?


[A] GAIL India

[B] NITI Aayog

[C] Dalmia Bharat Group

[D] IBM India


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Dalmia Bharat Group




Ques 2. Which city has topped the list of 15 most polluted cities of the world?


[A] Faridabad

[B] Kanpur

[C] Varanasi

[D] Delhi


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Ques 3. Who became the longest serving Chief Minister of an Indian State?


[A] Diana Edulji

[B] Kavinder Gupta

[C] Pawan Kumar Chamling

[D] Sitanshu Ranjan Kar


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Pawan Kumar Chamling




Ques 4. Which state became first in India to issue land document online?


[A] Assam

[B] Maharashtra

[C] Karnataka

[D] Bihar


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Ques 5. Who is the 11th Barcelona Open Title Winner?


[A] Justin Langer

[B] Neeraj Goyat

[C] Lewis Hamilton

[D] Rafael Nadal


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Rafael Nadal




Ques 6. What was the purpose of International Buddhist Conference conducted in Lumbini?


[A] To publicize teachings of Gautam Buddha

[B] To Celebrate 2562nd Buddha Jayanti

[C] To spread the messages of nonviolence, brotherhood, love and peace

[D] All of them


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All of them




Ques 7. Which stations have won the first award for the beautification of Station Premises?


[A] Madhubani and Madurai Railway Station

[B] Kota and Gandhidham Station

[C] Balharshah and Chandrapur stations

[D] Secunderabad Station


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Balharshah and Chandrapur stations




Ques 8. Who has been given the Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Awards 2018 – Lifetime Achievement Award?


[A] Rakesh Roshan

[B] Farida Jalal

[C] Shatrughan Sinha

[D] Asha Bhosle


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Rakesh Roshan




Ques 9. Which Day is known as World Press Freedom Day?


[A] 4 May

[B] 3 May

[C] 1 May

[D] 5 May


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3 May




Ques 10. The famous personality Ashok Mitra, who has died recently was -


[A] Former Chief of IAF

[B] Chief Economic Advisor

[C] Author

[D] Renowned Artist


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Chief Economic Advisor




Ques 11. Who has been appointed as the new chairman of IRDAI?


[A] Ashok Lahiri

[B] Radhakrishnan Nair

[C] Anil Sardana

[D] Subhash Chandra Khuntia



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Subhash Chandra Khuntia




Ques 12. In which field the Swedish Academy has decided not to give Nobel prize this year?


[A] Physics

[B] Economics

[C] Literature

[D] Medicine


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Ques 13. Who has been given Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award 2018 for Best Actress (Lifetime)?


[A] Bhumi Pednekar

[B] Farida Jalal

[C] Sonam Kapoor

[D] Asha Bhosle


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Farida Jalal




Ques 14. Which Country has joined World’s Top 5 Defence Spenders list?


[A] China

[B] India


[D] Saudi Arabia


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Ques 15. Who has been appointed as the new Deputy CM of Jammu and Kashmir?


[A] Krishan Kumar

[B] Jagdish Mukhi

[C] Kavinder Gupta

[D] Krishan Kumar


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Kavinder Gupta




Ques 16. Which entity has signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) to develop a crop yield prediction model using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to provide real-time advisory to farmers?


[A] State Bank of India


[C] Gail India

[D] British Council


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Ques 17. Which day is recognized as World Asthma Day?


[A] 3 May

[B] 1 May

[C] 5 May

[D] 4 May


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1 May




Ques 18. Who is selected for the CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award?


[A] Sitanshu Ranjan Kar

[B] Diana Edulji

[C] Asha Bhosle

[D] Radhakrishnan Nair


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Diana Edulji




Ques 19. Who is the Union Minister of Drinking Water & Sanitation department?


[A] Suresh Prabhu

[B] Prakash Javadekar

[C] Uma Bharti

[D] Dharmendra Pradhan


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Uma Bharti




Ques 20. Where will be the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2019 held?


[A] Jammu & Kashmir

[B] Varanasi

[C] Manila

[D] Assam


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