1.The renowned UK’s Daily Telegraph’s correspondent known for reporting World War II news died on January 10 at the age of 105. Who was that British war correspondent?
Answer – D.Clare Hollingworth
2.The Polish military officer and renowned socialist, mostly known for coining the term Liquid Modernity, who died on January 9 at the age of 91. Who is he ?
Answer – B.Zygmunt Bauman
3.Who won the gold medal in the Thai Boxing Championship at national level ?
Answer – D.Abbu Ammaz
4.Yana Kudryavtseva of Russia who recently announced her retirement was associated to which sports?
Answer – B. A.Gymnastics
5.Who has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of Flipkart on January 9, 2017?
Answer – B.Kalyan Krishnamurthy
6.How many Indian-American scientists have been named by the US President Barach Obama for the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) on January 10, 2017?
Answer – C.Four
7.The Indian space agency ISRO has signed a partnership pact with which country’s space agency for satellite launch technology?
Answer – C.CNES, France
8.Name the winner of the 2017 Scottish Junior Open Squash championship ?
Answer – B.Shreyas Mehta
9.Recently Botanical Survey of India scientists discovered a new species of ginger named, Zingiber pseudosquarrosum, having medicinal properties. In which region was it discovered?
A.Andaman and Nicobar Islands
C.Bay of Bengal
Answer – A.Andaman and Nicobar Islands
10.Researchers predict formation of a new plate boundary on the floor of the Indian Ocean due to the largest earthquake of 2012 that hit Andaman-Sumatra region and may lead to future quakes. What was the name of that earthquake?
B.Prince William Sound
Answer – C.Slip-Strike Quake
11.Name the advanced towed artillery gun system that was successfully test-tried by the Indian Army recently in the Himalayas.
Answer – A.Dhanush
12.The Ministry of Health is soon to introduce a new vaccine in the Universal Immunisation Programme (UIP) from February 2017. Name that vaccine.
Answer – C.Measles-Rubella Vaccine
13.Name the Chinese rocket that successfully launched three satellites into space on January 9, 2017.
B.Long March 3B
C.Long March 3C
Answer – D.Kuaizhou-1A
14.When is the World Hindi day celebrated?
Answer – C.January 10
15.Which Indian air service firm has launched a ‘Fly For Sure’ scheme on January 11, 2017 to ensure confirmed travel to passengers?
Answer – C.Air India
16.Who has clinched the men’s single title in the 2017 Chennai Open Championship ?
B.Roberto Bautista Agut
Answer – B.Roberto Bautista Agut
17.The Biography “Akhada” is based on the life of which Indian Wrestler?
A.Mohammad Ali Qamar
D.Mahavir Singh Phogat
Answer – D.Mahavir Singh Phogat
18.The Bureau of Indian Standards has revised the Hallmarking of Gold on January 9, 2017 on which three grades of gold ornaments?
A.14 carat, 18 carat and 22 carat
B.9 carat, 15 carat and 22 carat
C.15 carat, 18 carat and 22 carat
D.14 carat, 22 carat and 24 carat
Answer – A.14 carat, 18 carat and 22 carat
19.Roman Herzog who died on January 10, 2017 was the former President of which country?
Answer – A.Germany
20.Which airport has adopted the world’s first performance and benchmarking digital platform ‘Arc’ on January 10, 2017?
Answer – D.Delhi Airport