Q1. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur has recently collaborated with the British Geological Survey to turn which city into a smart city?
Q2. Which Indian Wrestler defeated Lee Seung-chul of Korea to win the gold medal in themen’s 65 kg freestyle category at the Asian Wrestling Championship 2017?
Answer: Bajrang Punia
Q3. Which Indian state was on bottom most position in the list of recently released Public Affairs Index (PAI) 2017 in governance?
Q4. Which Indian state hosted the first outreach program of the Ministry of External Affairs ‘Videsh Sampark’ to engage the State governments in creating awareness about various programmes of the Ministry?
Q5. Who is the current governor of Kerala?
Answer: Palanisamy Sathasivam
Q6. Name the newly-elected Prime Minister of France.
Answer: Edouard Philippe
Q7. In a survey conducted during March and April 2017, FICCI predicted India’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth will be around ________ for fiscal 2017-18.
Q8. Chief Minister of which states has been conferred with the first Bhairon Singh Shekhawat Lifetime Achievement Honour in Public Service, recently?
Q9. Name the scientist who has been awarded with the prestigious Indian National Science Academy (INSA) medal in the Young Scientist category for 2017.
Answer: Aravind Kumar Rengan
Q10. What is the theme of the International Day of Families 2017?
Answer: Families, education and well-being
Q11. IIEST (Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology) has successfully created the country's first smart grid project, which will generate power from renewable sources of energy. IIEST is situated in which Indian state?
Answer: West Bengal
Q12. The USA based SpaceX has launched a communications satellite for Inmarsat, marking its first launch for the London-based mobile broadband company. SpaceX was founded in ___________.
Q13. What is the full form of UJALA?
Answer: Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All
Q14. Union Cabinet has given its approval for signing and ratifying, an agreement between India and Tajikistan on Cooperation and Mutual Assistance in Customs Matters. What is the Capital of Tajikistan?
Q15. Union Minister Anil Madhav Dave passed away recently. He was ______________.
Answer: Environment Minister