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Current Affairs Quiz (04-January-2018)

Quiz (04-January-2018)


1.Which is the only state in India which is having the National Register of Citizens (NRC)?



a) Meghalaya
b) Manipur
c) Assam
d) Sikkim

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


2.What are the benefits available to holders of Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cards?

a) OCI is essentially a lifetime visa status offered by India to an Indian person who has given up his citizenship
b) OCI cards give lifetime multiple entry visa to India
c) If one remains an OCI for 5 years, he/she can attain Indian citizenship and then live in India for a period of one year including short breaks
d) Special immigration counters are provided at all international airports in India for OCI card holders

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


3.What is the name of online portal launched by the ministry of Women & Child Development?

a) STRI
b) SHAKTI
C) NARI
d) SAMRIDHI

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


4.What is the name of NASA's mission which is scheduled for launch in 2018 to explore the Sun's outer atmosphere?

a) Parker Solar Probe
b) Sun Shine Probe
c) The Globe Trot
d) The Pencil Trot

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


5.Name the state run gas transmission utility company which has commissioned the country's second-biggest rooftop solar power plant recently?

a) GAIL
b) SAIL
c) ONGC
d) Indane

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


6.Name the country/countries which have introduced value-added tax, a first for the Gulf which has long prided itself on its tax-free, cradle-to-grave welfare system?

a) Iran
b) Saudi Arabia
c) United Arab Emirates
d) Iraq

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


7.What is the name of the phenomenon when the Earth is the closet to the sun?

a) Sunhelion
b) Aphelion
c) Perihelion
d) None of the above

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


8.Who was recently appointed as the President of the Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR)?

a) Vinay Rajhans
b) Vinay Sahasrabuddhe
c) Vijay Tendulkar
d) None of the above

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


9.Which is a multi-gigabit pan-India network which facilitates the development of India's communications infrastructure, stimulates research and creates next generation applications and services?

a) CKN
b) PKN
c) NKN
d) YXN

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


10.Which country recently announced its plans to launch a lunar probe in 2018 to achieve the world's first soft landing on the far side of the moon to showcase its ambitious space programme?

a) China
b) Japan
c) USA
d) France

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