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Current Affairs Quiz (16-January-2018)

Quiz (16-January-2018)


1.The Harvest season is celebrated across India with different names. Which of the following pairs are correct for the name and the state in which these harvest festivals are celebrated?



a) Pongal: Tamil Nadu
b) Magha Bihu: Assam
c) Uttarayan: Gujarat
d) Maghi: Punjab

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


2.Name the city which recently felt the effect of a phenomenon called urban heat island?

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

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.Who is the chairperson of the 14-member committee set up by The Election Commission (EC) to suggest changes to Section 126 of the Representation of the People (RP) Act, which prohibits poll campaign in the last 48 hours leading to voting, in the wake of media expansion?

a) Rajesh Sinha
b) Sanjay Kumar
C) Umesh Sinha
d) Suresh Nair

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.Which are the states which will benefit from the completion of the balance works of North Koel reservoir project?

a) Bihar
b) Jharkhand
c) West Bengal
d) Madhya Pradesh

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


5.Name the country which recently opened its optical fibre link with Nepal?

a) China
b) Japan
c) Bangladesh
d) Pakistan

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 name of the NASA's invented new type of autonomous space navigation that could see human-made spacecraft heading into the far reaches of the Solar System?

a) SPACETENT
b) SPACETECH
c) SEXTANT
d) STARTANT

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 annual flagship event of Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) for creating focused attention on fuel conservation through people centric activities?

a) Gyanta
b) Sahayatya
c) Saksham
d) Sahyogta

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.Name the App recently launched by Ministry of Railways to help plan the traffic flows and optimize freight operations?

a) SAFARTA
b) SFOORTI
c) SAHATAYA
d) SAHYOG

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.Name the disease for the elimination of which India missed the December 2017 deadline?

a) Malaria
b) Typhoid
c) Kala Azar
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


10.Name the country whose Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited India recently?

a) Israel
b) Germany
c) France
d) USA

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