1.Who of the following have won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017?
[A] Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Fraser Stoddart and Ben Feringa
[B] Tomas Lindahl and Paul L. Modrich
[C] Brian K. Kobilka and Robert J. Lefkowitz
[D] Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson
Correct Answer: D [Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson]
2.For the first time, India and which neighboring state will conduct joint tiger census using a globally-recognised method?
[B] Sri Lanka
Correct Answer: C [Nepal ]
3.Which union minister has launched SECURE Himalaya project in association with UNDP?
[A] Narendra Modi
[B] Harsh Vardhan
[C] Rajnath Singh
[D] Nitin Gadkari
Correct Answer: B [Harsh Vardhan]
4.Which state government has launched ‘Mathru Poorna’ scheme for pregnant women?
[B] Tamil Nadu
[D] Andhra Pradesh
Correct Answer: A [Karnataka ]
5.Who has become the first Indian to hold deputy director general post at World Health Organisation (WHO)?
[A] Ritu Karidhal
[B] Soumya Swaminathan
[C] Minal Sampath
[D] Anuradha TK
Correct Answer: B [Soumya Swaminathan]