25 Jan

With the release of SBI Clerk 2018 recruitment notification, it becomes crucial for Banking Exam aspirants to keep updating their General Awareness. Current Affairs Questions related to the events of the last 6 months find a place in almost all Competitive Exams. Therefore, it is a must for a candidate to memorize facts and figures related to significant global and domestic events.

Keeping this in mind, Vidya Guru, one of the Best SSC Coaching Institutes in Delhi, keeps publishing quality GK quizzes for Govt. Job seekers. The latest quiz comprising January 2018 questions has been provided below.

GK January 2018 Quiz

Question 1. Which of the following teams did India defeat in the final to win the 2018 Blind Cricket World Cup?
a. Australia
b. Sri Lanka
c. Pakistan
d. United Arab Emirates

Answer: Pakistan

Question 2. Anandiben Patel has been recently appointed as Governor of
a. Gujarat
b. Madhya Pradesh
c. Rajasthan
d. Jharkhand

Answer: Madhya Pradesh

Question 3. Name the Indian cricketer whose autobiography ‘Imperfect’ was launched recently.
a. Sanjay Manjrekar
b. Zaheer Khan
c. Ravi Shastri
d. Mohammad Azharuddin

Answer: Sanjay Manjrekar

Question 4. Who among the following was recently appointed advocacy ambassador for Swachh Aadat Swachh Bharat initiative?
a. Ajay Devgn
b. Kangana Ranaut
c. Sushant Singh Rajput
d. Kajol

Answer: Kajol

Question 5. Name the country that has recently granted citizenship to Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks.
a. Russia
b. Turkey
c. Ecuador
d. Ethiopia

Answer: Ecuador

Question 6. In which of the following states is GAIL going to set up India’s first coal to synthetic gas conversion plant?
a. Odisha
b. Andhra Pradesh
c. Bengaluru
d. Gujarat

Answer: Odisha

Question 7. Who among the following was recently named ICC Cricketer of the Year & ODI Cricketer of the Year 2017?
a. Steve Smith
b. Hashim Amla
c. Virat Kohli
d. AB de Villiers

Answer: Virat Kohli

Question 8. Steve Smith, ICC Test Cricketer of the Year 2017, belongs to which of the following nations?
a. New Zealand
b. Australia
c. England
d. South Africa

Answer: Australia

Question 9. The National Youth Festival 2018 was held recently at Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. The theme of this festival was
a. Sabka Sath Sabka Vikas
b. Sankalp Se Siddhi
c. Yuva Shakti Se Jagriti
d. Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat

Answer: Sankalp Se Siddhi

Question 10. UIDAI is going to launch a ‘Virtual ID’ which a user can use in place of his/her Aadhar number. The ‘Virtual ID’ will be a random
a. 12 Digit Number
b. 14 Digit Number
c. 16 Digit Number
d. 18 Digit Number

Answer: 16 Digit Number

Question 11. Which of the following mechanisms is being launched by UIDAI to provide restricted or need-based details of users to an authorized agency providing an Aadhaar-enabled service?
a. Saral Aadhar
b. Limited KYC
c. Mini Aadhar
d. Aadhar OTP

Answer: Limited KYC

Question 12. Which of the following teams did Hyderabad Hunters defeat in the final to win the Premier Badminton League recently?
a. Mumbai Rockets
b. Delhi Dashers
c. Bengaluru Blasters
d. Chennai Smashers

Answer: Bengaluru Blasters

Question 13. The 4th International Dharma-Dhamma Conference was held recently at
a. Rajgir, Bihar
b. Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh
c. Bikaner, Rajasthan
d. Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh

Answer: Rajgir, Bihar

Question 14. The 2018 India International Science Festival is going to be held in
a. Pune
b. Chennai
c. Bengaluru
d. Lucknow

Answer: Lucknow

Question 15. With which of the following banks did Capital First (NBFC) get merged recently?
a. IDFC Bank
b. IDBI Bank
c. Yes Bank
d. IndusInd Bank

Answer: IDFC Bank

Question 16. Who among the following was recently appointed as the next Chief Election Commissioner of India?
a. Ranjit Kumar
b. Rajinder Khanna
c. Om Prakash Rawat
d. KV Chowdary

Answer: Om Prakash Rawat

Question 17. Where is the Women’s T-20 Cricket World Cup 2018 going to be held?
a. West Indies
b. Australia
c. England
d. Pakistan

Answer: West Indies

Question 18. Which of the following was adjudged the best film at Filmfare awards 2018?
a. Tumhari Sulu
b. Hindi Medium
c. Secret Superstar
d. Bareilly Ki Barfi

Answer: Hindi Medium

Question 19. Who was recently named the best actor at the 2018 Filmfare awards?
a. Irfan Khan
b. Akshay Kumar
c. Ranbir Kapoor
d. Rajkummar Rao

Answer: Irfan Khan

Question 20. Who was recently named the best actress at the 2018 Filmfare awards?
a. Kangana Ranaut
b. Priyanka Chopra
c. Vidya Balan
d. Deepika Padukone

Answer: Vidya Balan

Question 21. Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari was recently adjudged the best director at Filmfare awards 2018 for her work in the film
a. Secret Superstar
b. Toilet: Ek Prem Katha
c. Newton
d. Bareilly Ki Barfi

Answer: Bareilly Ki Barfi

Question 22. What was India’s position on the 2018 Inclusive Development Index published recently by the World Economic Forum?
a. 29th
b. 60th
c. 62nd
d. 74th

Answer: 62nd

Question 23. Who among the following was recently named the richest man in the world by Forbes magazine?
a. Jeff Bezos
b. Carlos Slim
c. Warren Buffet
d. Bill Gates

Answer: Jeff Bezos

Question 24. In which of the following cities was Ramayana Festival of ASEAN Countries hosted recently?
a. Bengaluru
b. Bhopal
c. New Delhi
d. Jaipur

Answer: New Delhi

Question 25. As per the World Bank, India’s GDP growth rate for 2018-19 is expected to be
a. 6.7%
b. 7.3%
c. 7.5%
d. 7.6%

Answer: 7.3%

Question 26. Global risks report 2018 was published recently by which of the following organizations?
a. World Economic Forum
b. World Bank
c. International Monetary Fund
d. World Trade Organization

Answer: World Economic Forum

Question 27. PM Modi recently inaugurated the commencement of work at HPCL’s Barmer refinery. In which of the following states is this refinery located?
a. Haryana
b. Madhya Pradesh
c. Bihar
d. Rajasthan

Answer: Rajasthan

Question 28. The Central Govt. has declared 2018 as the National year of
a. Forests
b. Millets
c. Vegetables
d. Fruits

Answer: Millets

Question 29. Name the event being organized by the Ministry of Tourism as a part of the 2018 Republic Day celebrations.
a. Shreshtha Bharat
b. Hind Mahan
c. Bharat Parv
d. Incredible India

Answer: Bharat Parv

Question 30. Which of the following has become India’s 1st company to cross Rs. 6 Lakh Crore Market Capitalization mark?
a. HDFC Bank Limited
b. Tata Consultancy Services
c. ITC Limited
d. Reliance Industries Limited

Answer: Reliance Industries Limited

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This GK blog update has been published for helping out Govt. Job aspirants crack the upcoming exams this year. In case of any doubt or for seeking guidance from our experts, you can write an e-mail to vidyagurudelhi@gmail.com.

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