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Current Affairs Quiz (09-January-2018)

Quiz (09-January-2018)


1.Name the famous Indo-American whose 96th birth anniversary was celebrated on 9th January 2018 by Google with its doodle?



a) Jagdish Chandra Bose
b) Rajesh Khurana
c) Har Gobind Khorana
d) Geeta Menon

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 is the name of the supercomputer of India which was unveiled recently?

a) Daaur
b) Pratiksha
c) Speed
d) Pratyush

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


3.What is list of those countries labelled by the US State Department as the worst offenders against religious liberty?

a) NPC
b) CDC
C) CPC
d) NIP

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 the project which was recently approved by The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs for capacity augmentation of navigation on National Waterway-1 with the technical assistance and investment support of the World Bank?

a) JMVP
b) JPIT
c) JPST
d) JMDP

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 missions to be launched by U.S. space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to explore a little-understood area 60 miles (96 KM) above Earth’s surface?

a) GOLD
b) GOAL
c) ICON
d) IRON

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


6.Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple are examples of?

a) Electric Waves
b) Sound Waves
c) Cryptocurrencies
d) Islands

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


7.Which country has started collecting an environment tax to better protect the environment and cut pollutant discharge, as the country's Environmental Protection Tax Law took effect on Jan. 1, 2018?

a) Japan
b) Singapore
c) China
d) Hong Kong

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.Which day was celebrated as World Soil Day?

a) 10th December 2017
b) 5th December 2017
c) 15th December 2017
d) 20th December 2017

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 agency has been appointed as nodal agency by Indian Railways for its ambitious station redevelopment programme?

a) IRCTC
b) Rail Infra
c) IRSDC
d) ICTC

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 of the following is the projected rate of growth rate of India in as given by United Nations?

a) 7.2% in 2018
b) 7.4% in 2018
c) 7.2% in 2019
d) 7.4% in 2019

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