03 Feb

current affair

As a student preparing for a career in public sector, you are aware of the significance of current affairs in the upcoming Banking and SSC exams. Apart from it, chances are that you realize how critical it is to prepare yourself as per the pattern of questions seen in the General Awareness section. Clear understanding of what is exam relevant and what is not can greatly improve your chances of success.

Keeping that in mind, the Institute for the Best IBPS Coaching in Delhi keeps coming up with regular quizzes that contain expected exam questions. Going through these quizzes will give a tremendous boost to your GK preparation.

Latest January 2017 Current Affairs Quiz

1. Who has written the book “Story of an Escape”?
a. Prakash Singh Badal
b. Capt. Amrinder Singh
c. Navjot Singh Sidhu
d. Surjit Singh Barnala

Answer: Surjit Singh Barnala

2. Where is Mawlynnong, Asia cleanest village, located?
a. Assam
b. Tripura
c. Meghalaya
d. Mizoram

Answer: Meghalaya

3. La La Land, the famous musical comedy, has been directed by
a. Damien Chazelle
b. Barry Jenkins
c. Roman Polanski
d. Fred Berger

Answer: Damien Chazelle

4. Moonlight, 2017 Golden Globe winning film, has been directed by
a. Martin Scorsese
b. Danny Boyle
c. David Fincher
d. Barry Jenkins

Answer: Barry Jenkins

5. Which state has recently launched “Nasha Mukt” campaign?
a. Goa
b. Chhattisgarh
c. Punjab
d. Bihar

Answer: Bihar

6. Whom did Saina Nehwal recently defeat to win Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold 2017 tournament?
a. Pornpawee Chochuwong
b. P V Sindhu
c. Tai Tzu-ying
d. Sun Yu

Answer: Pornpawee Chochuwong

7. Name the first state in India to launch the e-postal ballot facility for service voters.
a. Goa
b. West Bengal
c. Uttaranchal
d. Madhya Pradesh

Answer: Goa

8. When is the national tourism day observed in India?
a. 19th January
b. 22nd January
c. 24th January
d. 25th January

Answer: 25th January

9. Which state has launched an “e-health project” aided by the World Bank?
a. Kerala
b. Bihar
c. Himachal Pradesh
d. Uttar Pradesh

Answer: Kerala

10. Name the committee that has submitted its report on the Fiscal Responsibility & Budget Management Act recently.
a. Damodaran committee
b. Viral Acharya committee
c. SS Mundra committee
d. N K Singh committee

Answer: N K Singh committee

11. Name the committee of Chief Ministers that recently submitted its report on digital payment method adoption to the Govt.
a. Shivraj Singh committee
b. Mamata Bannerjee committee
c. Vasundhara Raje committee
d. Chandrababu Naidu committee

Answer: Chandrababu Naidu committee

12. As per the Economic Survey 2017, GDP growth rate of India in 2017-18 will be
a. 6.25 to 6.75%
b. 6.5 to 7%
c. 6.6 to 7.1%
d. 6.75 to 7.5%

Answer: 6.75 to 7.5%

13. Who is the brand ambassador of the Blind T20 Cricket World Cup 2017 taking place in India?
a. Kapil Dev
b. Rahul Dravid
c. Sachin Tendulkar
d. Priyanka Chopra

Answer: Rahul Dravid

14. Who was posthumously awarded Ashok Chakra, India’s topmost peacetime military award, on the Republic Day this year?
a. Yogendra Singh
b. Hangpan Dada
c. Sanjay Kumar
d. Manoj Kumar Pandey

Answer: Hangpan Dada

15. Where did the CII Partnership Summit 2017 take place recently?
a. Jaipur
b. Bengaluru
c. Visakhapatnam
d. Chennai

Answer: Visakhapatnam

16. Where has the country’s 1st Post Office Passport Seva Kendra been launched recently?
a. Patna
b. Panaji
c. Mysuru
d. Shimla

Answer: Mysuru

17. With which of the following sports is Shekhar Naik, 2017 Padma Shri award winner, associated?
a. Football
b. Gymnastics
c. Cricket
d. Kabaddi

Answer: Cricket

18. India’s position on the Corruption Perception Index 2016, released by the Transparency International, is
a. 79th
b. 87th
c. 89th
d. 93rd

Answer: 79th

19. Who among the following has been recently appointed as the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh?
a. PB Acharya
b. ESL Narasimhan
c. Mridula Sinha
d. Najma Heptulla

Answer: PB Acharya

20. Name the Australian Open 2017 Women’s singles champion.
a. Madison Keys
b. Serena Williams
c. Petra Kvitova
d. Karolina Pliskova

Answer: Serena Williams

21. Who has recently become the Australian Open 2017 men’s singles champion?
a. Stan Wawrinka
b. Milos Raonic
c. Andy Murray
d. Roger Federer

Answer: Roger Federer

22. Which of the following pairs of Australian Open 2017 winners is correctly matched?
a. Abigail Spears & Juan Sebastian Cabal – Mixed Doubles
b. Bethanie Mattek Sands & Lucie Safarova – Women’s Doubles
c. Henri Kontinen & John Peers – Men’s Doubles
d. All of these

Answer: All of these

23. Who is the head of the Target Olympic Podium committee which has been formed by the Govt. to identify and support potential Olympic medal winners?
a. Milkha Singh
b. Rajyavardhan Singh
c. Anjali Bhagwat
d. Abhinav Bindra

Answer: Abhinav Bindra

24. With which of the following countries has India recently signed a white shipping agreement?
a. Canada
b. Britain
c. France
d. Mexico

Answer: France

25. Sparsh campaign was launched on Anti-Leprosy Day 2017. Anti-Leprosy Day is observed every year on
a. 25th January
b. 27th January
c. 28th January
d. 30th January

Answer: 30th January

26. Iris Mittenaere, Miss Universe 2016, belongs to
a. France
b. Venezuela
c. Mexico
d. Spain

Answer: France

27. Who is the head of the panel appointed by the Supreme Court to manage BCCI?
a. Jagmohan Dalmiya
b. Shashank Manohar
c. Vinod Rai
d. Ramchandra Guha

Answer: Vinod Rai

28. Who has been recently appointed Governor of Meghalaya?
a. ESL Narasimhan
b. Banwarilal Purohit
c. P Sathasivam
d. Sheila Dikshit

Answer: Banwarilal Purohit

29. As per the Corruption Perception Index 2016, which country is most corruption free?
a. Denmark
b. Sweden
c. Norway
d. Finland

Answer: Denmark

30. Name the player who was judged the Man of the series in the recently held 3 match ODI series between India and England.
a. Eoin Morgan
b. Yuvraj Singh
c. Kedar Jadhav
d. Virat Kohi

Answer: Kedar Jadhav

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