CURRENT AFFAIRS AND GRNERAL KNOWLEDGE QUIZ – 10/01/2016

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1.Who has won the 2017 Qatar Open Men’s singles tennis tournament?

[A]Novak Djokovic [B]Andy Murray [C]Rafael Nadal [D]Stefan Edberg
Answer – Novak Djokovic

  1. Who has been sworn-in as the new President of Ghana?
[A]Kwesi Amissah-Arthur [B]Nana Akufo-Addo [C]Mahamudu Bawumia [D]John Mahama
Answer – Nana Akufo-Addo

  1. Which tennis pair has won the 2017 WTA Brisbane International Women’s doubles Tennis trophy? [A]Elena Vesnina and Sania Mirza [B]Elena Vesnina and Martina Hingis [C]Sania Mirza and Bethanie Mattek-Sands [D]Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis
    Answer- Sania Mirza and Bethanie Mattek-Sands
  2. The book “The Untold Vajpayee: Politician and Paradox” has been authored by whom?
[A]Arun Shourie [B]Chaudhary Devi Lal [C]Lal Krishna Advani [D]Ullekh NP
Answer – Ullekh NP

  1. Where is the headquarters of the Islamic Military Alliance to Fight Terrorism (IMAFT)?
[A]Riyadh [B]Tehran [C]Lahore [D]Ankara
Answer – Riyadh

  1. Which country will become the world’s first country to switch off FM radio?
[A]United Kingdom [B]Switzerland [C]Norway [D]Finland
Answer – Norway

  1. Who has been honoured with the Life Time Achievement (LTA) award at the 2017 Jaipur International Film Festival (JIFF)?
[A]Om Puri [B]Amitabh Bachchan [C]Nasruddin Shah [D]Ramesh Prasad
Answer – Ramesh Prasad

  1. Which insurance company has tied up with Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) for capital support to enterprises?
[A]National Insurance Company Ltd (NICL) [B]Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) [C]Oriental Insurance Company Ltd (OICL) [D]New India Assurance Company Ltd (NIACL)
Answer – Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC)

  1. The 2017 All India  Conference of Waqf Boards has started in which city?
[A]Lucknow [B]New Delhi [C]Jaipur [D]Nagpur
Answer – New Delhi

  1. The Chitwan National Park is located in which country?
[A]India [B]Nepal [C]Bangladesh [D]Myanmar
Answer – Nepal

  1. Which union ministry has launched GARV-II mobile app to monitor rural electrification data? [A]Ministry of Power [B]Ministry of Rural Development [C]Ministry of Panchayati Raj [D]Ministry of Tribal Affairs
    Answer – Ministry of Power
  2. India’s first cashless bazaar has come up in which of the following states?
[A]Rajasthan [B]Chhattisgarh [C]Uttar Pradesh [D]Madhya Pradesh
Answer – Chhattisgarh

  1. Karun Nair is associated with which sports?
[A]Hockey [B]Badminton [C]Cricket [D]Chess
Answer – Cricket

  1. Which union ministry has won gold medal in the Web Ratna category of 2016 Digital India Awards? [A]Ministry of Human Resource Development [B]Ministry of Tourism [C]Ministry of Power [D]Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
    Answer – Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
  2. Anupam Mishra, who passed away recently, was the noted personality of which field?
[A]Water conservation [B]Environment [C]Journalism [D]All of the above
Answer – All of the above

  1. ‘Saanjhi Saanjh’ the national newspaper for senior citizen has been launched by which union ministry? [A]Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation [B]Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment [C]Ministry of Human Resource Development [D]Ministry of Rural Development
    Answer – Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
  2. What is the current interest rate on Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) for FY 17?
[A]8.65% [B]8.55% [C]8.75% [D]8.45%
Answer – 8.65%

  1. Who will be the head of newly constituted high-level task force on Indus Water Treaty (IWT)? [A]Shaktikanta Das [B]Nripendra Mishra [C]Ajit Doval [D]Aditya Mehta
    Answer – Nripendra Mishra
  2. Which famous personality has become the brand ambassador of Assam tourism?
[A]Sachin Tendulkar [B]Priyanka Chopra [C]Aamir Khan [D]Lata Mangeshkar
Answer – Priyanka Chopra

  1. Saumitra Chaudhuri, who passed away recently, was the famous personality of which field?
[A]Sports [B]Film Industry [C]Economics [D]Science
Answer – Economics