Current Affairs Quiz – January 2018 – Set 1

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Current Affairs Quiz - January 2018

Current Affairs Quiz – January 2018: Dates covered – 1 to 3 January, 2018

 

  1. How much amount did Maharashtra government allocate for the farm loan waiver scheme and for repayment to farmers whose produce was purchased by the State?

(1) ₹14,240 crore

(2) ₹14,440 crore

(3) ₹12,520 crore

(4) ₹14,420 crore

(5) ₹12,440 crore

Answer

Option: 1

 

  1. Who among the following was appointed Foreign Secretary of India?

(1) Sumit Mishra

(2) Gautam Bambawale

(3) Ajay Singh

(4) Vijay Gokhale

(5) Pankaj Jain

Answer

Option: 4

 

  1. Shahzar Rizvi is associated with which sports?

(1) Archery

(2) Weight Lifting

(3) Shooting

(4) Wrestling

(5) Badminton

Answer

Option: 3

 

  1. Who won the 2017-18 Ranji Trophy?

(1) Saurashtra cricket team

(2) Baroda cricket team

(3) Vidarbha cricket team

(4) Delhi cricket team

(5) Mumbai cricket team

Answer

Option: 3

 

  1. Which of the following company recently human-like text-to-speech Artificial Intelligence, Tacotron 2?

(1) Microsoft

(2) Google

(3) Intel

(4) Apple

(5) IBM

Answer

Option: 2

 

  1. How much amount did government approve for Jal Vikas Marg Project (JVMP) for enhanced navigation on the Haldia-Varanasi stretch of National Waterway-1 (NW-1)?

(1) ₹5,369.18 crore

(2) ₹5,669.18 crore

(3) ₹5,469.18 crore

(4) ₹5,869.18 crore

(5) ₹5,396.18 crore

Answer

Option: 1

 

  1. Which of the following rural bank did recently operationalize its first desktop ATM?

(1) Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank

(2) Andhra Pragathi Grameena Bank

(3) Kashi Gomti Samyut Gramin Bank

(4) Utkal Grameen Bank

(5) Chaitanya Godavari Grameena Bank

Answer

Option: 1

 

  1. How much amount of loan assistance under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) did NABARD sanction to Odisha?

(1) ₹372.51 crore

(2) ₹362.51 crore

(3) ₹374.51 crore

(4) ₹372.51 crore

(5) ₹376.51 crore

Answer

Option: 1

 

  1. With which of the following bank did PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHD-CCI) recently sign a MoU for credit facilitation for MSMEs on chart?

(1) IDBI Bank

(2) HDFC Bank

(3) State Bank of India

(4) IDFC Bank

(5) Yes Bank

Answer

Option: 4

 

  1. Which of the following company did recently adopt 2018 as the ‘Year of Trust’?

(1) Coal India Limited

(2) Indian Oil Corporation

(3) Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited

(4) Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited

(5) Steel Authority of India Limited

Answer

Option: 2

 

  1. Which of the following state did recently announce to implement the integrated solar based micro irrigation scheme (ISBMI) in all districts of the State?

(1) Uttar Pradesh

(2) Madhya Pradesh

(3) Haryana

(4) Chhattisgarh

(5) Telangana

Answer

Option: 3

 

  1. Gas India Limited recently commissioned India’s second largest roof top solar PV power plant in ___________.

(1) Chhattisgarh

(2) Jharkhand

(3) Madhya Pradesh

(4) Uttar Pradesh

(5) Maharashtra

Answer

Option: 4

 

  1. Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has commissioned the world’s largest refinery off-gas cracker (ROGC) complex in _____________.

(1) Gujarat

(2) Andhra Pradesh

(3) Maharashtra

(4) Rajasthan

(5) Madhya Pradesh

Answer

Option: 1

 

  1. India International Coffee Festival will be held in _________________.

(1) Chennai

(2) Kochi

(3) Bengaluru

(4) Guwahati

(5) Trivandrum

Answer

Option: 3

 

  1. The famous Dhanu Jatra festival believed to be the largest open air theatre in the world, is held every year in _________.

(1) Assam

(2) Odisha

(3) Tripura

(4) West Bengal

(5) Andhra Pradesh

Answer

Option: 2

 

  1. Which of the following is the theme state of Surajkund crafts fair 2018?

(1) Madhya Pradesh

(2) Jharkhand

(3) West Bengal

(4) Uttar Pradesh

(5) Rajasthan

Answer

Option: 4

 

  1. Kookhyun Shim was appointed the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of _________.

(1) Toyota India

(2) Kia Motors India

(3) Hyundai India

(4) Honda India

(5) Suzuki Motors India

Answer

Option: 2

 

  1. Chess grandmaster Viswanathan Anand bagged a bronze in the World Blitz Chess Championship. The World Blitz Chess championship 2017 was held in ___________.

(1) Saudi Arabia

(2) Qatar

(3) Egypt

(4) Russia

(5) United Arab Emirates

Answer

Option: 1

 

  1. Government of India announced the details of electoral bonds for political funding. What is the maximum amount of electoral bonds?

(1) ₹1 lakh

(2) ₹10 lakhs

(3) ₹1 crore

(4) ₹10 crore

(5) ₹15 lakhs

Answer

Option: 3

 

  1. The newly announced electoral bonds for political funding will be available at the specified branches of which bank?

(1) Yes Bank

(2) Axis Bank

(3) State Bank of India

(4) Both 2 and 3

(5) Punjab National Bank

Answer

Option: 3

 

  1. Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will be launching a co-branded debit card with ___________.

(1) Bank of Baroda

(2) State Bank of India

(3) HDFC Bank

(4) Punjab National Bank

(5) Syndicate Bank

Answer

Option: 2

 

  1. State Bank of India has joined hands with National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (NABARD) to promote joint liability groups method of lending in which state?

(1) Assam

(2) Uttar Pradesh

(3) Tamil Nadu

(4) Andhra Pradesh

(5) West Bengal

Answer

Option: 5

 

  1. Union Minister of Women & Child Development Maneka Sanjay Gandhi on 2 January 2018 inaugurated the online portal ‘NARI’ for women empowerment. What does R stands for in NARI?

(1) Regulatory

(2) Rural

(3) Reserve

(4) Repository

(5) Reimbursement

Answer

Option: 4

 

  1. Name the first Gulf nation(s) to introduce Value Added Tax.

(1) Qatar

(2) Saudi Arabia

(3) United Arab Emirates

(4) Both 1 and 2

(5) Both 2 and 3

Answer

Option: 5

 

  1. India and Pakistan on 1 January 2018 exchanged the lists of their nuclear installations under an agreement that aims to prevent both sides from attacking such facilities. Consecutively, this is the _____ exchange between the two countries.

(1) 24

(2) 27

(3) 26

(4) 28

(5) 29

Answer

Option: 2

 

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