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Days Current Affairs Quiz - January 2017

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1. ____________ - World Braille Day. It marks birth anniversary of Louis Braille, inventor of Braille script or Braille code ?

04 Jan
01 Jan
10 Jan
11 Jan
None of These


2. ____________ Government for first time observed Farmer’s Martyrs day on January 27, 2017 as a Tribute to martyrs of 1894 farmers’ rising at Patharughat.

  1. On 28th January 1894, 140 innocent farmers were massacred and 150 others injured by then colonial British rulers when they rose in protest against the oppressive increase in land revenue.
Manipur
Meghalaya
Assam
Nagaland
None of These


3. ____________ - World Hindi Day. It is being observed since 2006 ?

Jan 1
Jan 5
Jan 7
Jan 10
None of These


4. ___________ - National Youth Day. It is observed to mark birth anniversary of Great social reformer and philosopher Swami Vivekananda ?

Jan 15
Jan 20
Jan 2
Jan 1
Jan 12


5. _____________ - Indian Army Day. On this day in 1949, Kodandera Madappa Cariappa became first Indian Chief of Indian Army (of independent India) ?

Jan 1
Jan 5
Jan 15
Jan 10
None of These


6. _______________ - Birth Anniversary of Great Freedom Fighter Subhas Chandra Bose. He was born in 1897 ?

Jan 23
Jan 2
Jan 3
Jan 20
None of These


7. ____________ - National Girl Child Day. 2016 Theme is‚ Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao.

  1. Minister of Women & Child Development, Maneka Gandhi released National Action Plan for Children (NPAC) 2016 ‚ on this occasion.
Jan 4
Jan 24
Jan 2
Jan 20
None of These


8. ___________ - National Voters' Day. 2016 theme is Empowering Young and Future Voters. This day is marked as National Tourism Day also ?

Jan 25
Jan 5
Jan 2
Jan 20
None of These


9. Jan 26, 2017 - 68th Republic Day.

  1. Theme is‚ Skill India‚ and‚ Beti Bachao Beti Padhao.
  2. Crown Prince of _____________ - Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan is Chief Guest on this occasion. A contingent of UAE soldiers also marched down the Rajpath. Burj Khalifa tower, the world’s tallest building located in Dubai, was lit up in colors of Tricolor (Indian Flag).
    1. India and UAE MOUs -Mutual Recognition of Certificates of Competency, co-operation in Road Transport and Highways sector and Small and Medium Enterprises and Innovation, Agriculture and Allied Sectors, Maritime Transport, Defence, prevention and combating of human trafficking etc.
  3. Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas and Airborne Early Warning & Control System (AEW&C) developed by DRDO flied past for first time.
  4. For first time, contingent of‚ National Security Guard‚ (popularly known as‚ Black Cat Commandos)‚ took part in parade.
  5. National festival -‚ Bharat Parv‚ showcasing India’s diverse culture, cuisines, handicrafts and catch glimpses of a progressive India began in New Delhi.
  6. Gallantary Awards 2016 -
    1. Total 398 Gallantry and other Defence decorations to Armed Forces personnel announced - including 1 Ashok Chakra, 2 Kirti Chakras, 12 Shaurya Chakras.
    2. Ashok Chakra (country’s highest peacetime military decoration) - Havaldar Hangpan Dada (Rashtriya Rifles).
    3. Kirti Chakra - Prem Bahadur Resmi Magar and Rohit Suri
    4. Shaurya Chakra - Atul Gupta, D Vinay Reddy, Ashik MB, Hanuman Ram Sharan, Gawade Pandurang Mahadev, Rajat Chandra, Deepak Kumar Upadhyay, Ashutosh Kumar, Vijay Kumar, Abdul Qayum, Ashu Singh, Sanjewan Singh.
  7. Jeevan Raksha Padak Awards 2016 given to 36 persons, including Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak - 05, Uttam Jeevan Raksha Padak - 08 and Jeevan Raksha Padak - 23 persons
Abu Dhabi
Kuwait
Iran
Jordan
None of These


10. _____________ - Anti-Leprosy Day. It is Held on last Sunday of January. Government launched nationwide “Sparsh Leprosy Awareness Campaign (SLAC)” on this occasion ?

Jan 2
Jan 9
Jan 20
Jan 29
None of These


11. ________ - National Immunization Day. President Pranab Mukherjee launched country-wide 2017 Pulse Polio programme on This Occasion ?

Jan 2
Jan 9
Jan 20
Jan 29
None of These


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