General Knowledge - General Awareness Quiz - Questions and Answers, GK 2017

1. The 13th edition of Economic Co-operation Organisation (ECO) summit was held in which country?

2. Manu Sharma, the noted author has passed away. He hails from which state?

3. Which country is hosting the International Military Music Festival (IMMF-2017)?

4. Which mobile app has been launched by UIDAI to carry unique identification profile on mobile?

5. Who has been bestowed with the highest peace time gallantry decoration “Ashok Chakra” on the 68th Republic Day of India?

6. Which committee has in 2017 recommended quota for girl students in IITs?

7. What is the India’s GDP growth forecast for FY 18, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF)''s latest report ‘World Economic Outlook (WEO)''?

8. Who is the author of the book “When Crime Pays – Money and Muscle in Indian Politics”?

9. What is the theme of 2017 World Red Cross Red Crescent Day (WRCRCD)?

10. Who has been chosen for the 27th edition of Vyas Samman-2017?

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    Onam falls in the month of Chingam, which is the first month according to the Malayalam Calendar. The celebrations begin within a fortnight of the Malayalam New Year and go on for ten days. All over the state of Kerala, festive rituals, traditional cuisine, dance and music mark this harvest festival. The ten day Onam festival is considered to be flagged off with Atthachamayam Royal Parade on Atham Day in Thripunithara a suburb of Kochi City. The parade is colourful and depicts all the elements of Kerala culture with more than 50 floats and 100 tableaux. The main center of festival is at Vamanamoorthy Thrikkakara temple within Kochi City, believed to be the ancient capital of King Mahabali. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vamana and is directly linked to the mythological background of Onam.The ten days of Onam are celebrated with great fanfare, by Malayalees. Of all these days, most important ones are the first day, Atham, and the tenth and final day, Thiru Onam Thiruvonam. The rich cultural heritage of Kerala comes out in its best form and spirit during the festival.

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