Current affairs

December -2017

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Questions about Currentaffairs (updated in December 2017) including Kerala Administrative Service (KAS), Secretariat Assistant, Panchayath Secretary, BDO, Auditor, Assistant, LDC and LGS examination level questions. You need a lot of experience in taking an online exam.

1.

Indira Gandhi prize 2017 was won by

Ans:-T.M. Krishna


2.

The cash award for Indira Gandhi prize is

Ans:-10 Lakh Rupees


3.

First woman to get Indira Gandhi prize is

Ans:-Aruna Asafali


4.

Indira Gandhi prize is distributed in----------- in each year

Ans:-October 31


5.

The first person to get the Indira Gandhi Prize is

Ans:-Swami Ranganadhananda


6.

Who won the Man Booker Prize of 2017

Ans:-George Sanders


7.

Which book of George Sanders won the Man Booker Prize

Ans:-Lincoln in Bardo


8.

The highest award for literature in India is

Ans:-Jnanapeed


9.

The cash prize of Jnanapeed award is

Ans:-11 lakh rupeese


10.

Jnanapeed award for 2017 had won by

Ans:-Krishna Sobthi (Hindi)


11.

Swarala Music award of 2017 had won by

Ans:-Hariharan


12.

Swaralaya music award is given to commemorate --------

Ans:-G.Devarajan


13.

Cash prize of Swaralaya award is

Ans:- One Lakh


14.

Latha mankeshkar award is given by

Ans:-Madhyapradesh Government


15.

Cash prize of Latha mankeshkar award is

Ans:-2 lakh rupees


16.

The winners of Latha Mankeshkar award is

Ans:-Udith Narayan,Usha Khanna,Bappi Lahiri, Anu Malik and Alka Yagnik


17.

Tata Literature lifetime award is won by

Ans:-Gireesh Karnat (Novelist & Dramatist)


18.

UNESCO Asia Pacefic Award of Merit 2017 is won by

Ans:-Ranga Natha Temple of Thiruchirappilli


19.

The Highest State award of Kerala for Literature is

Ans:-Ezhuthachan Award


20.

The winner of Ezhuthachan award 2017 is

Ans:-K. Sachidanandan


21.

Sathyan National film award of Sathyan Foundation 2017 is won by

Ans:-M. Jayachandran (Music Director)


22.

The new Jappan Prime Minister

Ans:-Shinso Abbe (he was reelected)


23.

Catalonia is the part of -------

Ans:-Spain


24.

The capital of Catalonia is

Ans:-Barsalona (1992 Olympic was in it)


25.

Recently Catalonia proclaimed independence from

Ans:-Spain


26.

The Spanish senate cancelled the proclamation of independence by Catalonia on the ground of

Ans:-155 section of the costitution


27.

Spanish Prime Minister

Ans:-Mariyano Rahoyi


28.

Bandhan Express started in 2017 November connects India and -------

Ans:-Bangladesh


29.

Which state will be the first state to use EVM s with VVPAT machines on all booths during the assembly elections

Ans:-Himachal Pradesh


30.

30. Which city is hosting the 20 th International Children's Film Festival of India (ICFFI)

Ans:-Hyderabad


31.

What is called the Jewish Nobel Prize

Ans:-Genesis Prize


32.

Who has been designated as the new Finance Secretary of India

Ans:-Hasmukh Adhia


33.

The 2017 world Tsunami Awareness Day was observed on

Ans:-November 5


34.

Who has been chosen for the 53rd Jnanapeeth Award 2017

Ans:-Krishna Sobti


35.

India;s first ever conservation reserve for black buck will come up in which city

Ans:-Allahabad


36.

Which country lifted the 2017 Asia Cup Hockey

Ans:-India


37.

The venue of the final of 2017 Asia Cup Hockey

Ans:-Dhaka


38.

38. Party of Hope is an opposition party in

Ans:-Japan


39.

The ruling party of Japan

Ans:-Liberal Democratic Party


40.

The Tamil word which was recently included in the Oxford Dictionary is

Ans:-Anna


41.

The country which repealed its membership from the International Criminal Court (ICC)

Ans:-Burundi


42.

The prize money of the latest Jnanpeeth Award is

Ans:-11 Lakh


43.

The first country in the world to grant citizenship to a robot

Ans:-Saudi Arabia


44.

The first robot in the world to get citizenship

Ans:-Sofia


45.

In which language Krishna Sobti wrote her literary works

Ans:-Hindi


46.

The president of Kerala Sahithya Accademy

Ans:-Sachidanandan


47.

Who is the author of famous work Mitro Marajani

Ans:-Bhupan Hazarika


48.

Mary Com won the Asian Woman's Boxing Champianship in Light Flyweight (48kg)category. The match was held in

Ans:-Hanoi


49.

The indigenously designed and developed long range sub-sonic cruise missile that was fired from test range at Chandipur , Odisha recently

Ans:-Shaurya


50.

Which Indian won the 2017 Von Hippel Award, the highest international prize in materials research

Ans:-CNR Rao


51.

The Indian woman who is appointed as the Deputy Director General of World Health Organization

Ans:-Soumya Swaminathan


52.

Who is appointed as the vice chairman of the State Higher Education Council

Ans:-Dr. Rajan Guru


53.

Who is the chairman of the State Higher Education Council

Ans:-Minister of Education


54.

Who got Vayalar award for the book 'Sugandhi enna Andal Devanayaki'

Ans:-T.D. Ramakrishnan


55.

Who got the speedest century in International Twenty-20

Ans:-David Miller


56.

The Global Immunization Day

Ans:-November 10


57.

Legal Services Day

Ans:-November 9


58.

8. The Keralite who won the 50 lakh rupees international prize for the research in the field of gravitational waves is

Ans:-Ajith Parameswaran


59.

England defeated which country in Under 17 World Foottball Final

Ans:-Spain


60.

The British writer who got the 2017 Nobel Prize

Ans:-Kasoovo Ishigooro


61.

The venue of the World Under 17 Football Cup 2017 was

Ans:-Kolkkatha


62.

The winner of Under 17 World Cup

Ans:-England


63.

Who wrote ' The Remains Of Day'

Ans:-Kasoovo Ishigooro


64.

Who won the Padma Prabha Award of 2017

Ans:-Prabha Varma


65.

The prize money of Padma Prabha Award

Ans:-75,000 Rupees


66.

Who is India's National Security Advisor

Ans:-Ajith Dovel


67.

The central minister of External Affairs is

Ans:-Sushama Swaraj


68.

The Urdu word that recently included in the Oxford Dictionary is

Ans:-Abba (meaning Father)


69.

Who is the central minister of Housing & Urban Affairs

Ans:-Hardeep Singh Puri


70.

The prize money of Vayalar Award

Ans:-One lakh Rupees


71.

The Kerala project that got the prize for Urban Transport Development of Central Urban Development Department of India is

Ans:-Cochin Metro


72.

The name of the official Football of 2018 FIFA world cup is

Ans:-Telstar-18


73.

The venue of 2018 FIFA World Cup is

Ans:-Russia


74.

The winner of Santhosh Trophy 2017 is

Ans:-Bangal


75.

75. The winner of ICC Woman Cricket World Cup 2017 is

Ans:-England


76.

The venue of Olympics 2020

Ans:-Tokkiyo


77.

The venue of Olympics 2024

Ans:-Paris


78.

The venue of Olympics 2028

Ans:-Los Angels


79.

The acting chairperson of National Woman Commission is

Ans:-Rekha Sharma


80.

80. The free health insurance project that implements through the loabour department by Central- State Governments is

Ans:-Rashtreeya Swasthya Bheema Yojana


81.

Who won in the bye election of Vengara

Ans:-K.N.A. Khader


82.

The venue of the first international Twenty-20 Match in Kerala is

Ans:-Thiruvananthapuram


83.

Indian Cricket Team Captain

Ans:-Virat Kohli


84.

The south Indian state that announced Thelungu as the second Official Language recently is

Ans:-Thelunkana


85.

The attorney general of India who won the V.Gangadharan Award is

Ans:-K.K. Venugopal


86.

86. The Jnanapeet winner who rejected the Padmabhooshan in 2010

Ans:-Krishna Sobthi


87.

87. Who won the Nobel Prize for Economics 2017

Ans:-Richard Thailer