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AFCAT 1 2017 GK Questions  for Preparation

AFCAT 1 2017 GK Questions for Preparation

AFCAT 1 2017 GK Questions  for Preparation

 

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1. Who has been appointed as the United Nations Women’s Advocate for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in India? [A]Madhuri Dixit [B]Deepika Padukone [C]Aishwaryaa Dhanush [D]Priyanka Chopra    c
2. The Solung festival has started in which state of India? [A]Manipur [B]Tripura [C]Arunachal Pradesh [D]Nagaland         c
3. The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will launch the INSAT-3DR satellite from which of the following rocketvehicles? [A]PSLV-F05 [B]GSLV-F06 [C]PSLV-F06 [D]GSLV-F05        d
4. The book “Munnu: A Boy from Kashmir” has been authored by whom? [A]K. Srilata [B]Swati Chaturvedi [C]Mahesh Shantaram [D]Malik Sajad          D
5. Who of the following has/have been inducted as an Honorary Life Member of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC)? [A]Virender Sehwag [B]Zaheer Khan [C]Anjum Chopra [D]All of the above
D
6. Which of the following villages has become the first Wifi hotspot village in Haryana? [A]Samalkha [B]Hansi [C]Gumthala Garhu [D]Ramrai          C
7. Who has been appointed as brand ambassador for anti- liquor & anti-drug campaign by the Kerala Government? [A]PV Sindhu [B]Sachin Tendulkar [C]Sakshi Malik [D]Lalita Babar    B
8. The book “Leaping Poetry: An Idea with Poems and Translations” has been authored by whom? [A]Lakshmi Holmstrom [B]Robert Bly [C]Bhikhu Parekh [D]Amalendu Misr           B
9. The first-ever Nomad Film Festival has started in which of the following cities? [A]Mumbai [B]Jaipur [C]New Delhi [D]Jabalpur        C
10. Who will be honoured with the 2016 Sarala Award? [A]Sunita Jain [B]Padma Sachdeva [C]Hrushikesh Mallick [D]Nirmala KumaRI     C
11. Who is the newly appointed Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)? [A]Amitabh Kant [B]Anand Sinha [C]SS Mundra [D]Urjit Patel        D
12.  The Union Government has recently approved the use of chilli-based PAVA shells for crowd controlling. What does “PAVA” stands for? [A]Para aminobenzoic Acid Vanillyl Amide [B]Pantothenic Acid Vanillyl Amide [C]Palmitic Acid Vanillyl Amide [D]Pelargonic Acid Vanillyl Amide
D
13.Which high court of India has recently launch e-stamping facility? [A]Haryana [B]Uttar Pradesh [C]Rajasthan [D]Andhra Pradesh         C
14. The Kalesar National Park is located in which state of India? [A]Maharashtra [B]Kerala [C]Odisha [D]Haryana         D
15. Who has won the 2016 Heritage Heroes Award of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)? [A]J Satyanarayan [B]Bibhuti Lahkar [C]Rajesh Jain [D]Anand Sharma
B
16. Which state will become the first Indian state to link exam forms with Aadhaar card? [A]Kerala [B]Bihar [C]Odisha [D]KarnataKA       B
17. . Which film has bagged the best film award at the 2016 BRICS Film festival? [A]Thithi [B]Piku [C]Between Valleys [D]Kalushin          a
18. . Who has been appointed as the part-time chairperson of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)? [A]Nishant Patil [B]J Satyanarayana [C]Ajay Bhushan Pandey [D]Anand Deshpande
B
19. . The Sankosh river forms boundary between which of the following two states? [A]Bihar and West Bengal [B]Assam and Arunachal Pradesh [C]Assam and West Bengal [D]Bihar and Jharkhand       B
20.   The Pir Panjal range is located in which of the following states? [A]Arunachal Pradesh [B]Jammu and Kashmir [C]Punjab [D]Uttarakhand        B
21. . Which of the following Rigvedic deities represented Storm? [A]Indra [B]Maruts [C]Varun [D]ApaS       B
22. Who among the following was propounder of the Madhyamika Philosophy? [A]Bhadrabahu [B]Parshwanath [C]Sheelbhadra [D]Nagarjuna        D
23.  Which type of forests occupies the highest percentage of area in India? [A]Tropical deciduous [B]Savanna and desert vegetation [C]Equatorial evergreen [D]Tropical Rainforest           A
24. . Who among the following was the first person to scale Mount Everest without supplemental oxygen? [A]Terence Bannon [B]Duncan Chessell [C]Reinhold Messner [D]Jean Troillet     C
25. Who has won the prestigious 2015 J.C. Daniel Award? [A]Rani George [B]K G George [C]Balu Mahendra [D]V Sasi     B
26.  The Union Government has launched which pan-India helpline for power outages? [A]Urja Power Helpline [B]Urja Mitra Helpline [C]Urja Nihit Helpline [D]Urja Kendra Helpline
B
27. The world’s first driverless bus service has started in which country? [A]Japan [B]France [C]Germany [D]Singapore        B
28. The book “Imagine Me Gone” has been authored by whom? [A]Adam Haslett [B]Boris Kachka [C]Maddie Crum [D]Don Oldenburg     A
29. What is the theme of 2016 United Nations’ International Literacy Day (ILD)? [A]Literacy for the 21st Century [B]Reading the past, writing the future [C]Literacy and sustainable development [D]Literacy and sustainable societies       B
30.  India has recently signed an open skies agreement with which of the following countries? [A]South Africa [B]Brazil [C]Russia [D]Greece            D
31. “PRABAL DOSTYK-16” the bilateral military exercise has started between India and which country? [A]Kazakhstan [B]Tajikistan [C]Turkmenistan [D]Kyrgyzstan       A
32.  . Who has become the first Indian woman cricketer to get the prestigious honorary life membership of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC)? [A]Shobha Pandit [B]Anjum Chopra [C]Sravanthi Naidu [D]Mithali Raj      B
33. Which weather satellite has been successfully launched by ISRO into a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO)? [A]INSAT-3WR [B]INSAT-3MR [C]INSAT-3SR [D]INSAT-3DR
D
34. The United Nations charter has been translated into which Indian language? [A]Tamil [B]Sanskrit [C]Telugu [D]Hindi    B
35. Mariyappan Thangavelu, who won gold medal at 2016 Rio Paralympics Games, is associated with which sports? [A]Sprint [B]High jump [C]Swimming [D]Javelin Throw      B
36. The book “Six Machine” is the autobiography of which cricketer? [A]Yuvraj Singh [B]Chris Gayle [C]Virender Sehwag [D]AB de Villiers        B
37. Which state is the cleanest state in India, as per the latest National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) sanitation survey? [A]Manipur [B]Mizoram [C]Nagaland [D]Sikkim    D
38. Who has won the 2016 US Open Women’s Singles tennis tournament? [A]Serena Williams [B]Venus Williams [C]Angelique Kerber [D]Karolina Pliskova     C
39. Who has won the 2016 US Open men’s singles tournament? [A]Rafael Nadal [B]Andy Murray [C]Stanislas Wawrinka [D]Novak Djokovic      C
40. The book “The Girls” has been authored by whom? [A]J.K. Rowling [B]Emma Cline [C]Emma Healey [D]Lena Dunham      B
41. The world’s first robotic operation inside the eye has successfully performed in which country? [A]United States [B]China [C]United Kingdom [D]Germany    c
42. Which committee has recently submitted its report to prepare a road map for elimination of poverty? [A]HR Khan committee [B]Arvind Panagariya committee [C]Bibek Debroy committee [D]Vivek Debroy committee        b
43. Which toll-free number has been launched by the Union government to register postal complaints? [A]1924 [B]1926 [C]1928 [D]1927      a
44.  Who has won the 2016 Durand Cup Football Title? [A]Army Red [B]Sporting Goa [C]Army Green [D]DSK Shivajians       c
45. The book “Hot Milk” has been authored by whom? [A]Arundhati Roy [B]Nikunth Sharma [C]Aravind Adiga [D]Deborah Levy        d
46. . The world’s longest bullet train network has been established in which country? [A]China [B]Japan [C]United States [D]Germany      a
47. The book “Anything but Khamoshi” is the biography of which famous personality? [A]Rajinikanth [B]Bharathi Pradhan [C]Shatrughan Sinha [D]LK Advani      c
48. The book “His Bloody Project” has been authored by whom? [A]Paul Beatty [B]Graeme Macrae Burnet [C]Roger Brunyate [D]James Robertson           b
49.  Which Indian-origin scientist has won the 2016 Lemelson-MIT Prize? [A]Mandeep Kaur [B]Kirti Singh [C]Ramesh Raskar [D]Varsha Patil           c
50. Which team has won the 2016 Duleep Trophy Cricket tournament? [A]India Black [B]India Blue [C]India Green [D]India Red       b
51. What is the theme of the 2016 United Nations’ International Democracy Day? [A]Public participation for democracy [B]Engaging youth on democracy [C]Democracy and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development [D]Space for Civil Society         c
52. The 2016 Non Aligned Movement (NAM) will be held in which country? [A]Iran [B]Venezuela [C]Afghanistan [D]Russia       b
53. Who has been chosen for the mascot of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan? [A]Parvati Bai [B]Dhuli Bai [C]Madan Kavar [D]Kunwar Bai       d
54. Which Indian personality will be honoured with a humanitarian award by a prominent Jewish human rights organisation? [A]Baba Ramdev [B]Sri Sri Ravi Shankar [C]A R Rahman [D]Rajinikanth       b
55. Who will be India’s flag bearer at the 2016 Rio Paralympics closing ceremony? [A]Varun Singh Bhati [B]Deepa Malik [C]Thangavelu Mariyappan [D]Devendra Jhajharia      c
56. The book “Shanti ki Talaash mein Zindagi” has been authored by whom? [A]Radhika Nagrath [B]Pranav Pandya [C]Nitin Bora [D]Malini Chopra     a
57. . What is the theme of 2016 International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer? [A]Ozone: the mission to protect world [B]Preserve Ozone Layer [C]Ozone and climate: restored by a world united [D]Ozone Layer Protection: the mission goes on           c
58. Which committee has recently submitted its report to tackle the shortage of pulses? [A]TVSN Prasad committee [B]Arvind Subramanian committee [C]Madhukar Gupta committee [D]Shailesh Nagar committee      b
59. The book “One & A Half Wife” has been authored by whom? [A]Advaita Kala [B]Meghna Pant [C]Rajiv Seth [D]Madhuri Banerjee      b
60. The book “Democrats and Dissenters” has been authored by whom? [A]Upamanyu Chatterjee [B]Ramchandra Guha [C]Vikram Seth [D]Amish Tripathi       b
61. Joint Sea-2016” the joint naval exercise has been conducted between which of the following countries? [A]India and Russia [B]India and China [C]China and Russia [D]India and United States
c
62. Who has been chosen for the 2016 Mohanan Suvarna Mudra Award? [A]N S Madhavan [B]MT Vasudevan Nair [C]M Leelavathi [D]O N V Kurup     c
63. “Confluence: Festival of India” the first-ever Indian music and dance festival has started in which country? [A]Australia [B]United States [C]France [D]Russia      a
64. Who has won Formula One Singapore Grand Prix 2016? [A]Nico Rosberg [B]Daniel Ricciardo [C]Max Verstappen [D]Lewis Hamilton      a
65. The book “Rekha: The Untold Story” has been authored by whom? [A]Raju Bharatan [B]Yasser Usman [C]Neena Gopal [D]Maithili Rao       b
66. What is the theme of 2016 United Nations’ International Day of Peace? [A]Who Will You Make Peace With? [B]Partnerships for Peace – Dignity for All [C]Long live absolute world peace [D]The Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace        d
67.  “Param-Ishan” supercomputing facility has launched by Union Government in which IIT college recently? [A]IIT Indore [B]IIT Bombay [C]IIT Guwahati [D]IIT Madras      c
68. The 2016 Incredible India Tourism Investment Summit (IITIS) has started in which city of India? [A]Ahmedabad [B]Dehradun [C]New Delhi [D]Bhopal      c
69. The book “Do Not Say We Have Nothing” has been authored by whom? [A]Madeleine Thien [B]Paul Beatty [C]Deborah Levy [D]David Szalay       a
70. The world’s largest solar power plant has been installed in which state of India? [A]Andhra Pradesh [B]Rajasthan [C]Tamil Nadu [D]Haryana      c
71. Which Indian film has been selected as the official entry to Oscar Awards 2017 in the foreign language film category? [A]Visaranai [B]Court [C]Thithi [D]Anjali      a
72. Who will be honoured with the 2016 Lalit Arpan Samman? [A]Shubha Mudgal [B]Krishen Khanna [C]Raghu Rai [D]Yamini Krishnamurthy      a
73. The book “The Sellout” has been authored by whom? [A]Sam Lipsyte [B]Sarah Silverman [C]Kiese Laymon [D]Paul Beatty      d
74. The book “Citizen and Society” has been authored by whom? [A]Pranab Mukherjee [B]Mohammad Hamid Ansari [C]Sushma Swaraj [D]Manmohan Singh      b
75. Who has been bestowed with the 2016 Clinton Global Citizen Award? [A]Adi Godrej [B]Mukesh Ambani [C]Rahul Bajaj [D]Azim Premji      a
76. “Indra-2016” the joint military exercise has started between India and which country? [A]France [B]Japan [C]Russia [D]Australia      c
77. Mission Parivar Vikas” will be launched by which union ministry for improved family planning services? [A]Ministry of Rural Development [B]Ministry of Women and Child Development [C]Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation [D]Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
d
78. The book “Karachi, You’re Killing Me!” has been authored by whom? [A]Mohsin Sidiqui [B]Nudrat Kamal [C]Saba Imtiaz [D]Somak Ghoshal    c
79. The ‘Progress Panchayat’ for minorities has been launched from which state of India? [A]Haryana [B]Rajasthan [C]Madhya Pradesh [D]Uttar Pradesh       a
80. What is the theme of 2016 World Maritime Day (WMD)? [A]IMO: shipping safety & security [B]Shipping: indispensable to the world [C]IMO conventions: effective implementation [D]Maritime education and training             b
81. Which state government has signed a MoU with Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to promote education? [A]Maharashtra [B]Tamil Nadu [C]Telangana [D]Kerala       c
82. What is the theme of 2016 World Heart Day (WHD)? [A]Create heart-healthy environments [B]Light your heart, empower your life [C]Care the heart, love your life [D]One home, one world, one heart          b
83. . By which rocket vehicle ISRO has successfully launched weather satellite SCATSAT-1? [A]PSLV-C36 [B]PSLV-C34 [C]PSLV-C35 [D]PSLV-C37     c
84. “Tianyan” the world’s largest filled aperture radio telescope has built by which country? [A]United States [B]Germany [C]China [D]Australia      c
85. The 2026 Asian Games will be hosted by which country? [A]China [B]India [C]Japan [D]Indonesia    c
86. The book “Kunjamma Ode to a Nightingale: M.S. Subbulakshmi” has been authored by whom? [A]Shiva Pillai [B]Anna Mani [C]Alamelu Das [D]Lakshmi Vishwanathan     d
87. What is the theme of 2016 World Rabies Day (WRD)? [A]Rabies: Defeat this horrifying disease [B]Rabies- Educate, Vaccinate, Eliminate [C]End Rabies by campaigning [D]End Rabies Together
b
88. . Which Indian airport has become the first airport in the Asia-Pacific region to achieve carbon neutral status? [A]Veer Savarkar International Airport [B]Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport [C]Indira Gandhi International Airport [D]Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
c
89. What is the theme of 2016 International Translation Day (ITD)? [A]Translate with respect for everyone [B]Enthusiasm in translation and interpreting [C]Translation and interpreting: connecting worlds [D]Working together with joy       c
90. Who has been named for 2016 Lata Mangeshkar Award for Lifetime Achievement? [A]Vinod Tawde [B]Mohammad Safi [C]Uttam Singh [D]Prabhakar Jog      c
91. Who has become first Indian woman to cross 60m in javelian throw? [A] Seema Antil [B] Annu Rani [C] H M Jyothi [D] Sindoor Gujar     b
92. The book “All That Man Is” has been authored by whom? [A]David Szalay [B]Milind D’souza [C]Latheesh Mohan [D]P Lankesh     a

 

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