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


1. The National Sports Museum will be established in which city?


2. The tribal festival of nature worshipping “Sarhul” has started in which state?


3. Ikutaro Kakehashi, the Roland founder and digital music pioneer has passed away. He hailed from which country?


4. Which state tourism department has tied up with an online travel company “MakeMyTrip” to promote its home-stay scheme?


5. Which state has hosted the 2017’s edition of ‘The Gateway of India Geo-economic Dialogue’?



6. The Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) is located in which state?


7. Who has been appointed as the new Union Minister of Railways?


8. According to the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill 2016, the maternity leave has been extended from 12 weeks to how many weeks?


9. Who has won the 2017 Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix tournament?


10. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has sanctioned how much amount of loan facility to carry forward fiscal reforms in West Bengal?


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2. World Geography -Test-02
3. World Geography -Test-03
4. Geography of India -Test-01
5. Geography of India -Test-02
6. Geography of India -Test-03
7. Geography of India -Test-04
8. Geography of India -Test-05
9. History of India - Test - 01
10. History of India - Test - 02
11. History of India - Test - 03
12. History of India - Test - 04
13. History of India - Test - 05
14. History of India - Test - 06
15. History of India - Test - 07
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18. INM-Test-03
19. INM-Test-04
20. INM-Test-05
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