Friday, 3 February 2017

Current Affairs Quiz (January 2017)

Current Affairs Quiz (January 2017)



Q1: Which city became the world’s most expensive cities for expatriates?

Q2: Which Indian state started the Aarogya Raksha family health insurance scheme on 1st January, 2017?

Q3: Name the android app which became the most popular app of India?

Q4: Supreme Court removes BCCI President for allegedly lying on oath. Name the person removed.

Q5: Union Textiles Minister Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani launched helpline for Handloom Weavers under the name of _______.

Q6: A new research paper published in Itihaas, the Hindi journal of the Indian Council of Historical Research which claimed the iconic ‘Dancing Girl’ of Mohenjodaro is a hindu goddess. Name the goddess?

Q7: Name the country that has become the world's first country to officially recognise parkour as a sport.



Q8: Which airport has become the first aerodrome in the world to adopt unique performance and benchmarking digital platform, Arc, which helps in tracking and monitoring building performance.

Q9: Which day is celebrated as Army Day in India?

Q10: Who bagged the Best Actor Award in Filmfare Awards 2017, held on January 14 at the NSCI Dome in Worli, Mumbai?

Q11: Olympic and Paralympic medals for the Tokyo 2020 Games will be made from which materials.

Q12: Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced the setting up of a task force which will help plan for the “effective participation” of Indian sportspersons in the next three Olympics — in 2020, 2024 and 2028. Name the badminton player who became the part of the task force?

Q13: Name the state declared as India’s first fully organic state?

Q14: Who was appointed as the new Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation?

Q15: Name the actor/actress who wins her 2nd People's Choice Award for her role in Hollywood TV serial?

Q16: Which movie landed a record-tying 14 nominations to the Academy Awards, for the forth coming Oscars?

Q17: Tamil Nadu Assembly passes bill replacing ordinance to revive which festival game?

Q18: Supreme Court forms SIT to probe charges against ex CBI chief in Coal scam case. Name the ex CBI chief?

Q19: United Nations World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) 2017 report, India’s economy is projected to grow by what rate in fiscal 2017?

Q20: When will the General Anti Avoidance Rule (GAAR) be effective?

Q21: After nearly 114 years, scientists from Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) have recently discovered two new species of marine flatworms in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. These newly discovered species are named as _____?

Q22: Which team has lifted the Irani Cup Cricket Trophy held on Jan 24, 2017 at Mumbai?

Q23: Name the player who won Malaysia grand prix gold for women's singles?

Q24: Name the celebrities who were selected for Padma Vibhushan award posthumously?

Q25: Who will be appointed as next US Ambassador to United Nations?



Answers:
1. Tokyo, Japan
2. Andhra Pradesh
3. BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money) downloaded in 3 million times.
4. Anurag Thakur
5. Bunkar Mitra
6. Parvati
7. United Kingdom
8. Delhi airport
9. January 15. Army day 2017 was celebrated as 69th Indian Army day in the national capital.
10. Aamir Khan for movie 'Dangal'
11. From recycled mobile phones
12. Pullela Gopichand
13. Sikkim
14. Alok Verma
15. Priyanka Chopra
16. La La Land
17. Jallikattu
18. Ranjit Sinha
19. 7.6%
20. April 1, 2018
21. Polyclads
22. Rest of India
23. Saina Nehwal
24. Instrumentalist Vishwa Mohan Bhatt and former Journalist Cho Ramaswamy
25. Nikki Haley

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