CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ
1.Who has been sworn in as the President of Nicaragua on January 10, 2017?
D.Luis Guillermo Solís
Answer – B.Daniel Ortega
2.Who has been appointed as the new High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Seychelles on January 10, 2017?
Answer – A.Dr. Ausaf Sayeed
3.Who has been appointed the President of BMW for India Operations with effect from March 1, 2017?
Answer – D.Vikram Pawah
4.BPO firm WNS Global Services has recently acquired US-based Denali Sourcing Services for what amount?
A.USD 47 million
B.USD 33 million
C.USD 40 million
D.USD 55 million
Answer – C. USD 40 million
5.Where was the three days International Conference & Exhibition on Reinforced Plastics (ICERP) organised on January 10, 2017?
Answer – A.Mumbai
6.Which state has inked a pact with Ministry of Civil Aviation on January 11, 2017 under Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) to develop small airports and airstrips in the state?
Answer – B.Telengana
7.What is the revised GDP growth estimate for India by the World Bank for 2016-17 fiscal ending March 31, 2017?
Answer – C.7 Percent
8.Which insurance company has launched a Trade Credit Insurance Policy on January 9, 2017 to safeguard the business against payment defaults?
A.HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company
B.Bajaj Allianz General Insurance.
C.Bharti AXA General Insurance.
Answer – A.HDFC ERGO
9.Which company has received the highest record breaking 8,088 US patent in the year 2016?
Answer – D.IBM
10.European IT firm Atos and NASSCOM Foundation has collaborated on January 11, 2017 to set up a National Digital Literacy Mission (NDLM) centers in which of the given state?
Answer – B.Gujarat
11.Who has been appointed as the CEO of Ola Fleet Technologies on January 11, 2017?
Answer – A.Shalabh Seth
12.Name the American Jazz pop singer, well known for his album “The Lady Is a Tramp” who passed away on January 10, 2017 at the age of 90.
Answer – C.Buddy Greco
13.Who is the author of the new cyber vocabulary book Cyber Pathshala that was relased by the HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on January 10, 2017?
Answer – D.Tarun Vijay
14.Who has been appointed as the director of West Indies Cricket on January 10, 2017?
Answer – B.Jimmy Adams
15.Based on a study which vestigial organ in the human body has been found to have important biological role in the functioning of the immune system?
Answer – A.Human Appendix
16.The capital city of Nicaragua is ________________
Answer – A.Managua
17.When is the National Youth Day observed?
Answer – D.January 12
18.What is the theme of National Youth Festival 2017?
A.Digital You Digital India
B.Youth for Digital India
C.Digitization for Welfare
D.Youth to Digitize India
Answer – B.Youth for Digital India
19.Name the former whole time director of MRF who died at the age of 104 on January 11, 2017.
D.Charles M. Vance
Answer – A.KM Philip
20.Who has won the 3rd Kolkata Open National Invitation Snooker Championship 2017?
Answer – C.Pankaj Advani