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Punjab Current Affairs 2017 Latest Punjab State News & Updates, MCQ’s

Punjab Current Affairs

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Punjab Current Affairs

Punjab State Current Affairs Highlights

Captain Amarinder Singh confirmed in as Chief Minister

Punjab Current Affairs: Navjot Singh Sidhu was sworn in as a Cabinet Minister.

Congress succeeded 2017 Assembly Elections

By winning 22 seats, Arvind Kejriwal’s AAP emerged as the second major party.

Former minister Gurdev Singh Badal expires

Former Agriculture Minister, Gurdev Singh Badal passed away at the Dayanand Medical College.

Minister swears in the largest tricolour on tallest flag post at Attari Border

Around Rs 3.50 crore amounts spent on its construction. It emerged as a part of a project of the Amritsar Improvement Trust Authority.

Chief Electoral Officer put together special action plan on drugs

Electoral authorities formulated special action plan.

Foundation stone for India’s foremost 2G Ethanol Bio-refinery laid in Bathinda

The approximate investment for setting up of the refinery is Rs 600 crores.

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Punjab GK Online Test

GK Updates:

Q.1 who is the current Chief Minister (CM) of this state?

Answer: Amarinder Singh (Political party- Indian National Congress)

Q.2 who is the current Governor of it as of this state?

Answer: Vijayendra Pal Singh Badnore

Q.3 who is the current Chief Justice?

Answer: Shiavax Jal Vajifdar(Acting)

Q.4 who is the current Finance Minister of it as of 2017?

Answer: Manpreet Singh Badal

Q.5 who is the Irrigation and Power Minister?

Answer: Rana Gurjeet Singh

Q.6 who is the current Technical Education Minister of this state?

Answer: Charanjit Singh Channi

Q.7 who is the current Health and Family Welfare Minister?

Answer: Brahm Mohindra

Q.8 who is the current Forest Minister of it as of 2016-2017?

Answer: Sadhu Singh Dharamsot

Q9. Who is the current Higher Education and School Education Minister?

Answer: Aruna Chaudhary

Q.10. Who is the current Parliamentary Affairs Minister?

Answer: Brahm Mohindra

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Punjab State General Knowledge Events:

GK Highlights:

  • Shootout in Ferozepur: Five gangsters arrested
  • BSF guns down Pakistani intruder in Gurdaspur sector
  • AAP harbouring criminals, militants in Punjab: BJP
  • Punjab Current Affairs: Tension prevails in Punjab’s Majitha as Congress-Akali Dal clash
  • After AAP alleges breach of EVMs in Punjab, EC to send review team
  • Amarinder Singh seeks probe into AAP’s ‘nexus’ with militants
  • Assembly Elections: Arvind Kejriwal says EVMs being moved; officials deny charge
  • Assembly polls: EC orders re-polling at 48 polling stations
  • BSF recovers 5 kg heroin
  • Head to this pet trade fair for a fun day out with your furry friends
  • Earthquake jolts
  • Mercury hovers above normal in this state and Haryana
  • Save it from drug menace: BJP leader to Rajnath Singh
  • Assembly elections: Repolling ordered in 48 stations
  • Ensuring foolproof security of EVMs, says EC
  • Ensuring foolproof security of EVMs, says EC
  • Assembly elections: Repolling ordered in 48 stations
  • Mercury hovers above normal in this state and Haryana
  • SAD asks for performance report of rank and file during polls
  • Amritsar shivers at five to seven degrees

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Punjab GK MCQ questions

Punjab GK Quiz Questions:

Q.1 This year (2017), which famous personality was given Padma Shri award?

  1. Balbir Singh Seechewal
  2. Parkash Singh Badal
  3. Manmohan Waris
  4. Sardara Singh Johal

Answer: 1

Q.2 An Ethanol Bio-Refinery is being setup near which city?

  1. Jalandhar
  2. Bathinda
  3. Ropar
  4. Patti

Answer: 2

Q.3 When was Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) established?

     1.1947

  1. 1966
  2. 1962
  3. 1969

Answer: 4

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  1. 4 How many districts are there?
  2. 17
  3. 20
  4. 22
  5. 27

Answer: 3

Q.5 who became the chief ministers in this state most number of times?

  1. Partap Singh Kairon
  2. Parkash Singh Badal
  3. Shivraj V. Patil
  4. Justice Gurnam Singh

Answer: 2

Q.6 Jalandhar city is famous for which of the following industry?

  1. Sports Goods Manufacturing
  2. Cycle Parts Industry
  3. Information Technology
  4. Electronics

Answer: 1

Q.7 After Independence, which city became the capital of Punjab?

  1. Ludhiana
  2. Amritsar
  3. Shimla
  4. Nabha

Answer: 3

Q.8 the only stock exchange of it  is located in which city?

  1. Chandigarh
  2. Ludhiana
  3. Amritsar
  4. Hoshiarpur

Answer: 2

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Q.9 which country has the largest number of Punjabi speaking people?

  1. Canada
  2. India
  3. Australia
  4. Pakistan

Answer: 4

Q.10 which of the following cities of it has an international cricket stadium?

  1. Ludhiana
  2. Mohali
  3. Patiala
  4. Bathinda

Answer: 2

Q.11 what is the literal meaning of the name Punjab?

  1. Land of five rivers
  2. Land of seven rivers
  3. Area near Mount Abu
  4. Kingdom of five Pandavs

Answer: 2

Q .12 According to the Punjabi calendar (Vikram Samvat), which is the first month of the year?

  1. Vaisakh
  2. Chet
  3. Sawan
  4. Poh

Answer: 1

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Q.13 the only stock exchange of it is located in which city?

  1. Chandigarh
  2. Ludhiana
  3. Amritsar
  4. Hoshiarpur

Answer: 2

Q.14 which country has the largest number of Punjabi speaking people?

  1. Canada
  2. India
  3. Australia
  4. Pakistan

Answer: 4

Q.15 which of the following cities of it has an international cricket stadium?

  1. Ludhiana
  2. Mohali
  3. Patiala
  4. Bathinda

Answer: 2

 Q.16 In assembly elections what was the approximate voting percentage of this state?

  1. 86%
  2. 77%
  3. 72%
  4. 68%

Answer: 2

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Q.17 In the year 2016, who won the Sahitya Akademi Award for Punjabi language?

  1. Gurdial Singh
  2. Darshan Buttar
  3. Jaswinder Singh
  4. Swaraj Bir

Answer: 4

Q.18 which town of it is known as ‘Guru Ki Kashi’?

  1. Amritsar
  2. Talwandi Sabo
  3. Kiratpur Sahib
  4. Dera Baba Nanak

Answer: 2

Q.19 When was S. Parkash Singh Badal became chief minister for the first time?

1.1970

2.1977

3.1980

4.1999

Answer: 1

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Q.20 what is the name of the memorial built by govt at Kartarpur?

  1. Jang-e-Azadi Memorial
  2. Virasat-e-Khalsa
  3. Punjab State War Heroes Memorial
  4. Vadda Ghallughara Memorial

Answer: 1

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