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Current Affairs Quiz (30-Jan-2017)

Quiz (Jan-30-2017)

1. Name the farmer who was the recipient of the prestigious Padma Shri award this year?

a) Padambhai Patel
b) Rajan Singh
c) Genabhai Patel
d) Srihari Babu

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


2. Name the Indian cricketer who has been awarded the Padma Shri award this year?

a) M S Dhoni
b) Rohit Sharma
c) Yuvraj Singh
d) Virat Kohli

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 were awarded Padma Vibhushan for Public affairs in 2017?

a) Sharad Pawar
b) MM Joshi
c) P. A. Sangma
d) Sunder Lal Patwa

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


4. Who was recently sworn-in as America's ambassador to the United Nations?

a) Nikki Haley
b) Nikita Singh
c) Bin Joe
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


5. Which country recently signed with India a pact on oil storage recently which aims to establish a frame work for the storage of crude oil in India?

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

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 number of indicators which are considered for computation of the Business Expectation Index (BEI) by the Reserve Bank of India?

a) Seven
b) Eight
c) Nine
d) Ten

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 lost the 4x100 metre relay gold medal which it won from 2008 Olympic Olympics?

a) Nigeria
b) USA
c) Jamaica
d) Germany

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 state whose Governor V Shanmuganathan resigned recently?

a) Manipur
b) Meghalaya
c) Nagaland
d) Mizoram

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 famous world's building which was recently on lit up in tri-colours - saffron, white and green - to celebrate India's 68th Republic Day?

a) Twin Towers
b) Effiel Tower
c) Burj Khalifa
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 symbolic instrument designed by scientists informing the public when the Earth is facing imminent disaster?

a) Doomsday Clock
b) Future Clock
c) Time Machine
d) God's Time Clock

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