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Questions:

1.
For foreigners intending to pursue internship in India, category of visa, titled ________ has been rolled out.

A.Scholar (S) Visa
B.Intern (I) Visa
C.Edu (E) Visa
D.Learner (L) Visa


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Another category of visa, titled Intern (I) Visa, has been rolled out for foreigners intending to pursue internship in India.
2.
In India, effective April 1, e-visa has been sub-divided into three categories — e-tourist visa, e-business visa and

A.e-medical visa
B.e-clinical visa
C.e-hospital visa
D.e-treatment visa


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Effective April 1, e-visa has been sub-divided into three categories — e-tourist visa, e-business visa and e-medical visa.
3.
Who was named Wisden’s Leading Cricketer in the World for 2016?

A.Misbah-ul-Haq
B.Toby Roland-Jones
C.Virat Kohli
D.Ben Duckett


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Indian captain Virat Kohli was named Wisden’s Leading Cricketer in the World for 2016.
4.
Usain Bolt successor, 12-yr-old Jamaican sprinter, who runs 200m in 23 secs, 2 secs short of world record is

A.Wilson Kipsang Kiprotich
B.Brianna Lyston
C.Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
D.Maria Trujillo


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
At the 2017 Boys and Girls Championships, Brianna Lyston (12-year-old Jamaican female athlete) left her competitors in her wake to win the 200m race in the Caribbean nation, clocking a time of 23.72 seconds - almost within two seconds of the senior world record set by Florence Griffith-Joyner at the 1988 Olympics.
5.
Bangladesh captain 'Mashrafe Mortaza' announces retirement from Twenty20 Internationals ahead of his country's first T20I match against

A.Zimbabwe
B.India
C.Sri Lanka
D.Australia


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Mortaza, who led Bangladesh in the 2016 ICC World T20, will feature in the T20I series against Sri Lanka – with the game at R Premdasa stadium, Colombo on April 6 being his last.
6.
As part of the Swachh Bharat campaign, Punjab Kings XI players inaugurate toilet at school in

A.Pune
B.Indore
C.Chennai
D.Ahmedabad


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Kings XI Punjab players visited a government school in Indore and inaugurated toilets as part of the Swachh Bharat campaign, ahead of the IPL.
7.
Recently, World Wide Web Inventor wins 2016 Turing Award, which is often referred to as the Nobel Prize for the computing industry. Who is he?

A.Ivan Sutherland
B.Mark Zuckerberg
C.Larry Page
D.Tim Berners-Lee


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Tim Berners-Lee, the man credited with inventing the world wide web, has been honored with the 2016 Turing Award.
8.
Under new regime, foreign tourists with e-visa can stay in India up to

A.Two months
B.Three months
C.Four months
D.One month


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Foreign tourists visiting India on e-visa can now stay up to two months, instead of the earlier one month, and enjoy double-entry benefits while those coming for treatment can avail triple-entry facility.
9.
Cricketer Adam King has been banned for two years after being found guilty of using performance-enhancing drugs. He belongs to which country?

A.South Africa
B.England
C.New Zealand
D.Zimbabwe


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Adam King, a cricketer from New Zealand, has been banned for two years by the Sports Tribunal of New Zealand, after being found guilty of using performance-enhancing drugs.
10.
Recently, World's 5th tallest building opened in seoul, South Korea. What is the name of that building?

A.Makkah Royal Clock Tower Hotel
B.Lotte World Tower
C.Shanghai Tower
D.Burj Khalifa


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
South Korea celebrates the opening of Lotte World Tower – the world’s fifth-highest skyscraper – a 1,819 ft seven-star hotel in Seoul.
11.
Who becomes Gujarat's first woman police chief, DGP?

A.Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya
B.Meera Borwankar
C.Damayanti Sen
D.Geetha Johri


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Geetha Johri, Gujarat's first female IPS officer has now become the state's first female DGP (Director General of Police) after the outgoing DGP-in-charge PP Pandey, an accused in the Ishrat Jahan case, decided to step down.
12.
The youngest person to address Canadian Parliament on April 12, 2017 is

A.Malala Yousafzai
B.Brittany Packnett
C.Safa al Ahmad
D.Liya Kebede


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Malala Yousafzai (19-year-old activist), the youngest Nobel Prize laureate, will on April 12 address Canada’s parliament and officially receive the honorary Canadian citizenship bestowed upon her in 2014.
13.
Indian Government sets up 'National Board for Electric Mobility' in a bid to promote electric mobility. This NBEM to be chaired by

A.Ministry of Road Transport & Highways
B.Secretary of Department of Heavy Industry
C.Secretary of Department of Economic Affairs
D.Ministry of Power


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The NBEM, to be chaired by the Secretary of Department of Heavy Industry.
14.
Who is elected as the new president of Ecuador, recently?

A.Guillermo Lasso
B.Andres Paez
C.Lenin Moreno
D.Jorge Glass


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Ecuador elected Lenin Moreno as the country's new president, according to the CNE (National Electoral Council) electoral agency.
15.
According to doping violation report published by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), India has been ranked at _____ , for 2015 with 117 athletes from the country being punished after testing positive for banned substances.

A.Fifth
B.Fourth
C.Second
D.Third


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Sporting minnows India has been ranked third for the third year in a row in a doping violation report published by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) for 2015 with 117 athletes from the country being punished after testing positive for banned substances.
16.
Who is elected as the new president of Serbia, recently ?

A.Aleksandar Vucic
B.Luka Maksimovic
C.Sasa Jankovic
D.Vuk Jeremic


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic has won a clear victory in the country's presidential election.
17.
The opening match and the final match of 2017 IPL will be played at

A.JSCA International Cricket Stadium
B.Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
C.Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium
D.M. Chinnaswamy Stadium


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The opening match and the final will be played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad.
18.
Who is the present chairman of IPL?

A.Ranjib Biswal
B.Rajeev Shukla
C.Anurag Thakur
D.S.P. Bansal


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Present IPL chairman:- Rajeev Shukla
19.
The Indian Premier League 2017 will be the _______ edition of the tournament.

A.Tenth
B.Ninth
C.Seventh
D.Eighth


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The 2017 season of the Indian Premier League, also known as IPL 10, will be the tenth season of the IPL, a professional Twenty20 cricket league established by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in 2007.
20.
How many teams will contest in 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL), which starts today?

A.9
B.6
C.8
D.7


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Eight teams will contest the season 2017 Indian Premier League

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