Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Punjab Current Affairs 2017 Latest Punjab State News, Updates, GK Trivia


Punjab Current Affairs

Punjab Current Affairs 2017: Have you applied for any competitive exam? If yes then you must aware about Latest Punjab Current Affairs.
Candidates, who’re going to appear in any recruitment exam of any sector like banking, police or railway etc, may get most recent news or updates about state from here. In below section, we’re also providing you some Punjab GK Questions and Answers which is very helpful to boost your GK Trivia.

Applicants, you must have a look below to prepare well in any competitive exam. Our web portal of is providing you to entire information related to Punjab Current Affairs with all the possible descriptions about the state’s past and present (Latest Current Affairs) and some question related to this as shown below. So you must scroll down this page and prepare well. 

Punjab Current Affairs

Punjab Current Affairs Highlights:
  • Election Commission announces dates for assembly elections in five states
  • Punjab Government launches India’s first amphibious bus project
  • 6th Heart of Asia conference held in Amritsar, Punjab
  • Punjab Law Terminating Sutlej-Yamuna Link Agreement unconstitutional: SC
  • PM launches National SC/ST hub and Zero Defect – Zero Effect scheme
  • VP Singh Badnore sworn in as Punjab Governor
  • Najma Heptulla appointed Manipur Governor
  • Punjab Government launches Rapid Rural Police Response System
  • Punjab Government launches Mukh Mantri Punjab Hepatitis C Relief Fund
  • World’s largest Single Rooftop Solar Power Plant inaugurated in Amritsar
  • Indian Railways ink MoU with Haryana and Punjab to plant trees alongside Railway Track
  • Punjab Assembly passes Agriculture Indebtedness Bill, 2016
  • Punjab Government notifies swine flu under Epidemic Disease Act
  • 150th birth anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai
  • NGT bans age-old agricultural practice of straw burning in Northern States
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Latest GK Quiz Questions & Answers

Q. 01: Who was appointed as director of Royal Challengers Sports Private Limited following the resignation of Vijay Mallya on 17 March 2016?
  1. Siddharth Mallya
  2. Russell Adams
  3. Sara Mallya
  4. None of These
Ans:  2

Q. 02: Identify the state that classified its country liquor as Heritage Spirit of state on 17 March 2016.
  1. Kerala
  2. Assam
  3. Goa
  4. Sikkim
Ans:  3

Q. 03: Identify the Indian bank that claimed the top slot in mobile banking on 17 March 2016.
  1. Axis Bank
  2. HDFC Bank
  3. Cental Bank of India
  4. State Bank of India
Ans:  4

Q. 04: Identify the country whose lawmakers had lifted the ban on abortion for special cases on 17 March 2016?
  1. Chile
  2. Peru
  3. Brazil
  4. Venezuela
Ans:  1

Q. 05: The International Day of Happiness was observed across the world on which date?
  1. 19 March
  2. 20 March
  3. 21 March
  4. 22 March
Ans:  2

Q. 06: Who on 18 March 2016 was appointed as the Managing Director of Pfizer India?
  1. S Sridhar
  2. G Sridhar
  3. Vimal Kathuriya
  4. Jawahar Nath
Ans:   1

Q. 07: Identify the Indian IT service, consulting and business solutions company that on 17 March 2016 was named official technology partner for Virgin Money London Marathon.
  1. Infosys
  2. Wipro
  3. Tech Mahindra
  4. Tata Consultancy Services
Ans:   4

Q. 08: Maharashtra Finance Minister on 18 March 2016 presented the Annual State Budget 2016-17 in the state legislature. Who is the finance minister of the state?
  1. Diwakar Raote
  2. Subhash Desai
  3. Sudhir Mungantiwar
  4. Eknath Shinde
Ans:   3

Q. 09: Identify the actor who portrayed the character of Benny on L.A. Law, who died on 18 March 2016 in Hollywood, California.
  1. Larry Drake
  2. Paul daniels
  3. Ernestine Anderson
  4. Keith Emerson
Ans:   1

Q. 10: Which village became the first open defecation-free village in Srikakulam district in Andhra Pradesh?
  1. Kinthali
  2. Vanjangipeta
  3. Ranastalam
  4. Sangam
Ans:   2

Q. 11: Which movie was named the top LGBT film of all time, as per the poll conducted by the British Film Institute?
  1. Brokeback Mountain
  2. Un chant d'amour
  3. The Price of Salt
  4. Carol
Ans:   4

Q. 12: Name the Indian-origin student who on 17 March 2016 was awarded the inaugural Noor Inayat Khan Prize in London.
  1. Barkha Kumar
  2. Geetakshi Arora
  3. Vimal Khanna
  4. Jaydeep Singhal
Ans:   2
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Q. 13: As per the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) survey, which railway station was declared as the cleanest in India?
  1. Surat Railway Station
  2. Rajkot Railway Station
  3. Bilaspur Railway Station
  4. New Delhi Railway Station
Ans:   1

Q. 14: Name the American tourist who on 16 March 2016 was sentenced to 15 years in prison with hard labour for subversion by North Korea’s Supreme Court?
  1. Bill Lewis
  2. Otto Warmbier
  3. Josh Wiles
  4. Samantha Judd
Ans:   2

Q. 15: Name the IT firm that signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Olympic Gold Quest organization to support Indian woman athlete at Rio.
  1. TCS
  2. Wipro
  3. Genpact
  4. Accenture
Ans:   3

Q. 16: Name the film that won the best film award at the 10th Asian film awards which were presented on 17 March 2016 in Macau, China.
  1. The Inside Men
  2. Port of Call
  3. The Assassin
  4. Bajirao Mastani
Ans:   3

Q. 17: In which city the 5th edition of India Aviation was inaugurated on 16 March 2016 by the President Pranab Mukherjee?
  1. Bengaluru
  2. Mumbai
  3. Hyderabad
  4. New Delhi
Ans:   3
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Q. 18: The Department Of Health and Family Welfare of which state on 16 March 2016 notified the disease of swine flu (H1N1) under the Epidemic Disease Act?
  1. Kerala
  2. Punjab
  3. Maharashtra
  4. West Bengal
Ans:   2

Q. 19: Which magazine unveiled 30 Most Influential People on the Internet list on 16 March 2016?
  1. TIME
  2. Forbes
  3. Newyork Times
  4. None of These
Ans:   1

Q. 20: Name the famous English magician who passed away on 17 March 2016 due to brain tumour.
  1. Harry Blackstone, Jr.
  2. Tony Slydini
  3. Paul Daniels
  4. Maven
Ans:   3

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