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Quiz (13-Jan-2017)

1. Who received the FIFA’s best player award for the fourth time recently?

a) Lionel Messi
b) Antoine Griezman
c) Cristiano Ronaldo
d) Neymar

A) a is the correct answer
B) c is the correct answer
C) b is the correct answer
D) d is correct answer


2. Which movie swept away the Golden Globe Awards 2017, which was held in Beverly Hills recently?

a) Elle
b) Manchester by the Sea
c) Nocturnal Animals
d) La La Land'

A) a is correct answer
B) d is correct answer
C) b is correct answer
D) c is correct answer


3. Which city became the first Indian city to have Wi-Fi connections in public places?

a) Chennai
b) Delhi
c) Mumbai
d) Hyderabad

A) a is correct answer
B) b is correct answer
C) c is correct answer
D) d is correct answer


4. Who was recently made the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Flipkart?

a) Kalyan Krishnamurthy
b) Binny Bansal
c) Rajan Singh
d) Sandhaya Choudharay

A) a is correct answer
B) b is correct answer
C) c is correct answer
D) None of the above


5. Name the country whose defence force marching band will join the parade on Republic Day 2017?

a) UAE
b) France
c) Germany
d) Singapore

A) d is correct answer
B) a is correct answer
C) c is correct answer
D) b is correct answer


6. How many countries will participate in FIFA World Cup from 20206 onwards?

a) 32
b) 38
c) 48
d) 50

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) d is correct answer


7. Name the IIT Kharagpur alumnus who recently won the prestigious Technical Achievement Award?

a) Tapas Majumdar
b) Tapasya Singh
c) Parag Havaldar
d) Tanvishi Bhattacharya

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) d is correct answer


8. Name the captain who has led his team in highest number of international matches (Tests, ODIs, T20Is) than any other captains of the world?

a) Archies
b) Tintin
c) Mickey
d) Harry Porter

A) d is correct answer
B) c is correct answer
C) b is correct answer
D) a is correct answer


9. Name the state which was recently declared drought hit?

a) Kerala
b) Karnataka
c) Tamil Nadu
d) Telangana

A) a is correct answer
B) b is correct answer
C) c is correct answer
D) d is correct answer


10. Name the country out of the given choices whose Prime Minister has roots in Goa?

a) Portugal
b) France
c) Columbia
d) Germany

A) a is correct answer
B) b is correct answer
C) c is correct answer
D) d is correct answer