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Andhra Pradesh GK & Current Affairs 2017

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Andhra Pradesh GK & Current Affairs 2017

Andhra Pradesh GK & Current Affairs 2017

The following Andhra Pradesh General Knowledge & Current Affairs 2017 Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) question answers will be updated every month. This will helps all the candidates for preparing any AP govt. Jobs 2017 even Andhra Pradesh state basis exam, where question comes from Andhra Pradesh states only like AP TET .



Andhra Pradesh GK (General Knowledge)

Established

1 October 1953

Capital city

Hyderabad

Largest city

Largest city

Number of Districts

13

Name of Governor

E. S. L. Narasimhan

Current Chief Minister

 Nara Chandrababu Naidu (TDP)

Total Area & Rank

61,855 sq mi & 8th Rank

Population & Rank (2011)

49,386,799 & 10 Rank

External Link

Andhra_Pradesh wikipedia

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Andhra Pradesh GK Question Answers

When Hyderabad became a part of Andhra Pradesh ?

  • In 1956 during the Reorganisation of the Indian States based along linguistic lines, the Telugu-speaking region of the state of Hyderabad State was merged with Andhra State.
  • Answer : Hyderabad State was a state in Independent India. It existed from 1948 to 1956.
  • In 1956, Gulbarga and Aurangabad divisions of Hyderabad state were merged with Mysore state and Bombay state respectively. The remaining portion of Hyderabad state, (Telangana), was merged with Andhra state to form Andhra Pradesh state.

Who was the first Chief Ministers of Hyderabad State?

  • Answer : M. K. Vellodi (Mullath Kadingi Vellodi) (From 26 January 1950 to 6 March 1952)

Who was the first Chief Ministers of Andhra Pradesh?

  • Answer : Tanguturi Prakasam  (From 1 October 1953 to 15 November 1954)

Which Language is rank third by the number of native speakers in India ?

  • Answer : Telugu

On which Year Telugu Language has been declared one of  classical languages of India?

  • Answer : Telugu, along with Kannada, was declared as one of the classical languages of India in the year 2008.

Which village in AP is known for stone craf?

  • Answer : Durgi is a village in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, India. Durgi stone craft originated here in the 15th century.

Which state of India is know as Rice Bowl of India?

  • Answer : Andhra Pradesh is an exporter of many agricultural products and is also known as “Rice Bowl of India”

Andhra Pradesh Current Affairs 2017 Question Answers

In which place the maiden meeting of BRICS Working Group meeting on “Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency” was held? (July)

  • Ans: Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

What is the name of survey launched by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu to collect socio-economic data of 1.48 crore households in the state? (July)

  • Ans: SMART PULSE

In which network provider along with aircel for 4G spectrum deal to have cleared the Rs.3, 500 crore that is learnt by the Telecom ministry? (July)

  • Airtel has entered into an agreement with Aircel to acquire rights to use 4G spectrum of Aircel in eight telecom circles for Rs.3,500 crore. These eight circles include Tamil Nadu, including Chennai, Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, West Bengal, Assam, the North-East, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha.

Which state is mulling to tap non-resident Kannadigas to set up start-ups and technology units in its revised start-up policy? (July)

  • Karnataka is mulling to tap non-resident Kannadigas to set up start-ups and technology units in its revised start-up policy, reflecting the efforts by rival states Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. The state capital is India’s start-up hub, with nearly a third of new firms being set up in the city

Which state along with Andhra Pradesh, Justice Lokur is inaugurated the first e-court (paperless court) in the High Court of Judicature? (July)

  • Answer: Telangana

The Lower house passed the National Institute of Technology, Science, Education and Research (Amendment) (NITSER) Bill, 2016 to establish a National Institute of Technology in which state? (July)

  • Answer – Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister inaugurated the Mission Harita Andhra Pradesh to increase the green cover in which district? (July)

  • Answer – Krishna

Which state is working on the Telephone Service will operate on Internet Platform starting with the 797 series? (June)

  • Answer – Andhra Pradesh

Union Railway Minister and Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh flagged off the new superfast intercity express train between which cities? (June)

  • Ans: Secunderabad and Vijayawada

Which State government joined with Garwood Centre for Corporate innovation of UC Berkeley – Haas School of Business to develop the village Mori into a Smart Village? (June)

  • Ans: Andhra Pradesh

Which Postal Circle released the Information Booklet for public and stamps on yoga for Philatelists on behalf of the International Day of Yoga? (June)

  • Ans: Andhra Pradesh

Which state will become the first state in the country to cent percent of its urban regions “Open Defecation Free” by October 2? (May 2016)

  • Answer –  Andhra Pradesh

Telugu film actor ______________ has adopted a village in Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur district village Burripalem under the Smart Village-Smart Ward programme. (May 2016)

  • Answer –Mahesh Babu

Which state has inaugurated the first lift irrigation project in India?

  • Answer –Andhra Pradesh

Name the first direct container vessel between India and Bangladesh that was flagged off from Krishnapatnam of Andhra Pradesh to Chittagong on 28 March 2016.

  • MV Harbour-1 Vessel

Five health care ATM’S are opened in four states which of the following states is one of them?

  • Five Medicine ATMS will come in Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Odisha and Andhra Pradesh under a health Ministry pilot that merges telemedicine with a basic free drugs programme.

Scheme “God visiting the devotee” has been started by which of the following state under which priest of the local temple will visit families to bless them on seven special occasions?

  • Answer –Andhra Pradesh

Explanation – Andhra Pradesh government has decided to introduce a novel scheme, “Bhaktuni Chentaku Bhagvantudu” -God visiting the devotee. Under the programme, the priest of the local temple will visit families to bless them on seven special occasions related to birth and marriage.

Giriputrika Kalyana Pathakam Scheme has been launched by which of the following state govt to support the tribal women in their quest for livelihood?

  • Correct Answer – Andhra Pradesh

Microsoft India signed a Memorandum of Understanding with which Indian State, as a part of which former will provide technical knowledge to state? (December 2015)

  • Answer – Andhra Pradesh

Which Indian state is going to host the 2019 National Games? (December 2015)

  • Answer –Andhra Pradesh

Which Indian state has topped the list of National e-Transaction Count maintained by the Electronic Transaction Aggregation and Analysis Layer (Etaal)? (December 2015)

  • Answer – Andhra Pradesh

Which Indian state has decided to abolish VAT, CST on Sugar factories and permit foreign institutions to establish their campuses in the state? (December 2015)

  • Answer – Andhra Pradesh

Which of the following has become the first state of the country to join the discom betterment scheme “UDAY” ? (December 2015)

  • Answer – Andhra Pradesh

Recently which state has launched ‘She Autos’ scheme and distributed 49 CNG-fuelled autos to women drivers? (December 2015)

  • Answer –Andhra Pradesh

Which State Govt has announced to constitute Maritime Board to address issues and challenges like diversification of cargo, diversity of locations etc? (November 2015)

Answer – Andhra Pradesh

Credit deal has been inked for the Andhra Pradesh Rural Inclusive Growth Project between Centre, Andhra Pradesh and World Bank for how much amount ? (November 2015)

  • Answer – $75 million

Which state accomplished India’s first river-linking project, linking rivers Godavari and Krishna? (October 2015)

  • Answer  Andhra Pradesh

In which district of Andhra Pradesh India’s first National Investment and Manufacturing Zone (NIMZ) is going to be set up? (September 2015)

  • Answer  Prakasham

1500-MW ultra mega solar power park is sanctioned for which of the following districts of Andhra Pradesh? (August 2015)

  • Answer Kadapa

Which Power Generating and distributing company is going to set up a new solar power park in Andhra Pradesh? (August 2015)

  • Answer National Thermal Power Corporation Limited

Union Government on 4 February 2015 approved a development package and adhoc support of 850 crore rupees for which state? (January 2015)

  • Answer : Andhra Pradesh

ISRO’s PSLV C23 was launched on 30 June 2014 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh carrying five satellites belonging to four countries. Name the countries. (2014)

  • Answer  France, Germany, Canada and Singapore

Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects is proposed to be set in which all States at a cost of 200 crore rupees? (2014)

  • Answer Rajasthan-Gujarat-Andhra Pradesh-Tamil Nadu-Laddakh

How long will Hyderabad act as a joint-capital of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh?

  • Answer  10 years

Who was the elected as the first speaker of Andhra Pradesh after bifurcation on 20 June 2014?

  • Answer  Kodela Siva Prasada Rao
He has served as the first Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of New Andhra Pradesh from 2014

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