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Current Affairs Quiz (12-January-2018)

Quiz (12-January-2018)


1.What is the period up to which the implementation of Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) has been extended?



a) 31st March 2018
b) 31st March 2019
c) 31st March 2020
d) 31st March 2021

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.Name the youth icon of India whose birth anniversary is celebrated as National Youth Festival every year on 12th January?

a) Jawaharlal Nehru
b) Indira Gandhi
c) Rajiv Gandhi
d) Swami Vivekananda

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.Name the bank against which The Reserve Bank of India has initiated 'prompt corrective action' (PCA) over its high bad loans?

a) Punjab National Bank
b) Syndicate Bank
C) Allahabad Bank
d) Bank of India

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.Name the state which will host the National Games in 2022?

a) Meghalaya
b) Mizoram
c) Kerala
d) Karnataka

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


5.What is the projected growth rate of Indian Economy in 2017-18, according to the new data of the government's Central Statistics Office (CSO)?

a) 6.5%
b) 6.6%
c) 6.7%
d) 6.8%

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.What is the percentage by which there has been an increase in India's Gross Enrolment Ratio in Higher Education in 2016-17?

a) 0.5%
b) 0.6%
c) 0.7%
d) 0.8%

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.Name the country which was excluded by India from the list of SAARC member countries with which it will be connecting its state-of-the-art National Knowledge Network (NKN) for sharing scientific databases and remote access to advanced research facilities?

a) Bhutan
b) Nepal
c) Pakistan
d) Sri Lanka

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.What is the period of The world's biggest cleanliness survey 'Swachh Sarvekshan Survey 2018'?

a) 10th January -15th March 2018
b) 4th January -10th March 2018
c) 14th January -10th March 2018
d) 14th January -20th March 2018

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.India successfully launched its …… satellite 'Cartosat-2 Series' from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Andhra Pradesh's Sriharikota Island on 12th January 2018. Fill in the blanks with the right option?

a) 50th
b) 75th
c) 100th
d) 105th

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.Name the first woman lawyer to be directly appointed as a judge of the apex court in India?

a) Indu Malhotra
b) Vidya Malhotra
c) Indumati Singh
d) Vidya Singh

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