Activate by Confirmation sent to your E-mail !




















National Current Affairs Quiz - January 2017

Home > Current Affairs > National Current Affairs Quiz - January 2017

  1. Quiz Can Be Started by Using the Start Quiz Button in Bottom of Quiz.
  2. If you're in a Hurry and want to know answers without attempting Quiz, Use the Done..Show My Score button Directly and answers will be shown.
  3. For every Correct answer, 1 Mark will be awarded.
  4. For every wrong answer, .25 Marks will be deducted.
  5. All The Best!!




1. Election Commission issued limitation for campaign expense per candidate. In Goa and Manipur, the limit on election expenses per candidate is Rs ________ while that in Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand is Rs 28 lakh. ?

20 lakh
10 lakh
15 lakh
5 lakh
None of These


2. Harvest Festival of Pongal celebrated across _______ ?

Telangana
Kerala
Tamilnadu
Karnataka
None of These


3. ___________ Government banned use of Purse Seine Nets for fishing, aimed at curbing exploitation of fish by safeguarding fingerlings and its eggs to increase their population ?

Goa
Gujarat
Kerala
Maharashtra
None of These


4. 104th Session of Indian Science Congress held in Tirupati (___________) ?

Mizoram
Sikkim
West Bengal
Odisha
Andhra Pradesh


5. 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2017, annual global convention for Indian diaspora held in _______________.

  1. Theme of this edition is “Redefining Engagement with the Indian Diaspora”.
  2. Portugal Prime Minister, Dr. Antonio Costa is chief guest in PBD 2017. Total 30 People awarded in Pravasi Bharatiya Awards 2017.
  3. PM Narendra Modi launched Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PKVY), a skill development program targeted at Indian youth seeking overseas employment to make India the Skill Capital of the World.
Delhi
Ahmedabad
Bangalore
Jaipur
None of These


6. 20th National Conference for e-Governance held in Visakhapatnam (__________), with theme‚ Internet of Things and e-Governance ?

Andhra Pradesh
Odisha
Kerala
Karnataka
None of These


7. 24th Conference of Central and State Statistical Organisations(COCSSO) meet held at __________ (Maharashtra) ?

Pune
Nagpur
Bombay
Nashik
None of These


8. 28th Dantan Gramin Mela inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee in West Midnapore district in ____________, aimed at displaying rural handicraft skills of local people ?

West Bengal
Odisha
Jharkhand
Sikkim
None of These


9. 2nd Pakke - Paga Festival 2017 held at Seijosa in East Kameng District of _____________. Its aim is to popularise the role of community in conserving endangered species ?

Arunachal Pradesh
Sikkim
Manipur
Meghalaya
None of These


10. _______ Prakash Parv, birth anniversary of 10th Sikh Guru - Guru Gobind Singh ji will be celebrated in January 2017 in Patna (Bihar) ?

50th
150th
250th
350th
None of These


11. 3rd National conference‚ Jal Manthan III‚ held in _________ ?

Jaipur
Ahmedabad
Kolkata
New Delhi
None of These


12. 4th ___________ International Agri-Horiculture held in Guwahati ?

Manipur
Assam
Meghalaya
Nagaland
None of These


13. 58th India International Garment Fair (IIGF) began in _____________, organized by Apparel Export Promotion Council India (AEPCI) ?

Gangtok
Kolkata
Jaipur
Ahmedabad
New Delhi


14. 8th International Conference and Exhibition on Re-enforced Plastics (ICERP) organized by FRP Institute in __________ ?

Mumbai
Delhi
Pune
Nashik
None of These


15. _____________ Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit held in Gandhinagar (Gujarat). PM Modi announced that India is now sixth largest manufacturing country in the world up from earlier 9th position ?

10th
9th
7th
8th
None of These


16. Sitalpati‚ Mats (Weaved in Cooch Behar district of _______________) has been recognized as an ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage’ by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) ?

Odisha
Andhra Pradesh
West Bengal
Assam
None of These


17. According to India Meteorological Department’s (IMD), 2016 was warmest year ever on record in India since documenting began in 1901. Average Surface temparature in 2016 in India was _____________ degree Celsius above average between 1961-1990 period. Before 2016, warmest year on record was 2009 (+0.77 degree Celsius above average) ?

+1.91
+0.91
+2.91
+0.51
None of These


18. According to Status of Education Report (ASER) 2016, ____________ Students stand ahead of All Other states in terms of learning outcomes.‚ 

  1. Report found that enrolment rate of students in the age group 6 to 14 in ______________ was 99.8%. It secured first rank in achieving learning outcomes in basic reading and mathematics across the country, Followed by Kerala.
Punjab
Himachal Pradesh
Haryana
J & K
None of These


19. __________ launched‚ Fly For Sure‚ scheme under which passengers can board any other flight on the same sector on the same day on missing their booked flight. To avail this, customer has to pay extra INR 2000 while booking ticket.

GoAir
Indigo
SpiecJet
Air India
None of These


20. __________ will soon reserve six seats in front rows of its aeroplane fleet only for women passengers for their safety. Six seats will be reserved in third row in economy class of the aircraft for female passengers travelling alone ?

Air India
SpiecJet
Indigo
GoAir
None of These


21. All India Institute of Medical Sciences _____________ signed 3 MoUs with NBCC Limited, HSCC Limited and HLL Life Care Ltd ?

New Delhi
Raipur
Jodhpur
Rishikesh
None of These


22. _____________ Government announced monetary reward of Rs 100 crore to anyone from state who wins Nobel Prize ?

Arunachal Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh
Goa
Gujarat
None of These


23. __________ Government launched NTR Arogya Raksha Scheme to provide medical treatment to the people below Above Poverty Line (APL) at Rs 1200 premium per annum, covering 1044 diseases and up to 2 lakh and free treatment ?

Telangana
Odisha
Kerala
Andhra Pradesh
None of These


24. _____________ Government signed MOU with National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) to level up Milk revolution in state ?

Manipur
Mizoram
Meghalaya
Tripura
Arunachal Pradesh


25. ____________ government launched‚ Dulari Kanya‚ scheme to check infant mortality in state. Under this, state government will deposit Rs. 20,000 in the bank account of a girl child born in any government hospital ?

Tripura
Sikkim
Arunachal Pradesh
Mizoram
None of These


26. As per a recent study, __________ (widely used for spicing up food) contains a chemical called Piperlongumine (PL) which has anti-cancer properties. ?

Indian long pepper
Coriander
Ginger
Tulsi
None of These


27. ________ CM Sarbananda Sonowal announced Chief Minister’s Award of INR 50000 to be given to District that promotes digital transactions in best way ?

Mizoram
Assam
Nagaland
Meghalaya
None of These


28. __________ Government launched its indigenously-developed e-Wallet‚ Tokapoisa.in, to enable hassle-free online transactions in local language ?

Sikkim
Odisha
Assam
Maharashtra
None of These


29. BHEL commissioned 2nd unit of capacity 500 MW of Sagardighi Thermal Power Station Phase II in Murshidabad district of ___________ ?

Assam
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Manipur
West Bengal


30. Bargarh Dhanua Jatra festival started in Bargarh in __________ ?

Punjab
Manipur
Odisha
Meghalaya
None of These


31. ___________ launched mobile TV service ‘Ditto TV’ ?

Vodafone
Airtel
DISH TV
BSNL
None of These


32. ______________ government installed in Arunachal Pradesh with 33 out of 43 MLAs of the Peoples' Party of Arunachal (PPA), led by Chief Minister Prema Khandu joined BJP. ?

INC
BJP
PPA
BSP
None of These


33. ____________ government launched‚ Nasha Mukt‚ campaign to make state addidction-free. On this occasion, 11000 km long human chain was formed across state. It is claimed to be world’s largest human chain and broke previous record of 1050 km human chain formed in Bangladesh ?

Bihar
Odisha
Jharkhand
Chhattisgarh
None of These


34. BNHS (______________) has launched climate change programme to conduct study to assess the status, distribution and conservation of Pheasants and Finches in Central Himalayas. It is long-term monitoring project funded by Oracle and facilitated by CAF-India. It will focus on their conservation in the context of climate change with the help of community participation ?

Bhubaneswar Natural History Society
Bargarh Natural History Society
Bombay Neutral History Society
Bhubaneswar Neutral History Society
Bombay Natural History Society


35. Central Government cleared ________________ government’s proposal to promulgate an ordinance to hold Jallikattu, a traditional bull taming sport. Now, as per Article 213 of Constitution, State Governor can promulgate ordinance. The ordinance will denotify the bull from the list of performing animals, to ensure that provisions of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act (PCA), 1960 will not apply to bull.

Telengana
Tamil Nadu
Kerala
Karnataka
None of These


36. Central Water Commission signed MoUs with IIT Madras and IIS ______________, to help them for procurement of specified equipment and software for enhancing their capability to support‚ dam rehabilitation efforts of CWC ?

Bengaluru
Delhi
Ropar
Roorkee
None of These


37. Child sex ratio at birth (SRB) in ______________ for first time touched 900 mark in last two decades, up from 834 in 2011 to 914 in December 201 ?

J & K
Punjab
Chhattisgarh
Himachal Pradesh
Haryana


38. Commerce and Industry Minister _______________ launched an Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Enforcement Toolkit for Police, to assist them in dealing with the cases relating to Trademarks and Copyrights infringements. Toolkit is developed by Cell for IPR Promotion and Management (CIPAM) and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) ?

Nirmala Sitharaman
Rajnath Singh
V K Singh
Manohar Parrikar
None of These


39. Committee under chairmanship of Timothy Gonsalves recommended upto __________ reservation for girl students in IITs to address issue of reducing number of female students entering IITs ?

10 %
20 %
30 %
40 %
None of These


40. DEFCOM 2017 held in __________ with theme‚ Infrastructure and Skilled Human Resource for Digital Army, organised jointly by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Indian Army ?

Guwahati
Varanasi
Jaipur
Ahmedabad
Delhi


41. Dairy firm Kwality Ltd signed agreement with _____________ for providing Rs.4,000 crore loan to the farmers from whom the company procures milk. Company has a network of about 3.25 lakh Farmers across about 4,500 villages in uttar Pradesh. Haryana, Rajasthan ?

State Bank of India
Bank of Baroda
Central Bank of India
Punjab National Bank
None of These


42. ________ Government approved‚ Good Samaritan Policy‚ to encourage people to help road accident victims in emergency situation. This policy will give bystanders incentive (INR 2000) to help accident victims and more importantly provide them with legal protection?

Goa
Delhi
Gujarat
Rajasthan
None of These


43. ________ became First Public University in india to get a monumental flagpole. ?

Delhi University
Solapur University
Sikkim University
Kumaun University
None of These


44. Dr. B.Borooah Cancer Institute __________ has been made an affiliate of Tata Memorial Centre for Cancer Mumbai ?

Mumbai
Delhi
Ahmedabad
Kolkata
Guwahati


45. Election Commission (ECI) will introduce mobile based monitoring system to ensure free and fair upcoming 2017 Assembly elections in ______ ?

Goa
Punjab
Manipur
Uttar Pradesh
None of These


46. First Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) International Television Dance Festival held in Hyderabad (____________) ?

Telangana
Kerala
Karnataka
Manipur
None of These


47. First Brahmaputra Literary Festival held in _________ (Assam). ?

Silchar
Dibrugarh
Jorhat
Tinsukia
Guwahati


48. First ever Investors’ Summit for north eastern states held in Shillong (capital of _____________) with theme‚ Exploring Opportunities in North East Region. It was inaugurated by Textiles Minister Smriti Zubin Irani ?

Meghalaya
Manipur
Nagaland
Assam
None of These


49. ________ became first state to opt for electronic transmission of postal ballot to service voters in upcoming Assembly polls. This allows service voters (those in defence / para-military forces / diplomatic missions) to download postal vote, cast their vote and send it via e-mail to returning officer ?

Gujarat
Goa
Mizroam
Maharashtra
None of These


50. ___________ launched 2 initiatives -‚ My Business‚ and‚ Digital Unlocked‚ to help small and medium businesses (SMBs) in India capitalise on the digitisation wave faster ?

Facebook
Microsoft
LinkedIn
TCS
Google


51. Government announced that pension for all 50 - 55 lakh central government pensioners is increased to Rs. ___________ and the ex gratis increased from 10-15 lakh to 25-35 lakh ?

9000
7000
6000
10000
None of These


52. Government approved Establishment of Indian Agricultural Research Institute (lARI) ____________________, with estimated outlay of 200 crores on 1,000 acre land provided by Government of ______________ at Gauria Karma Village in Hazaribag District ?

Chhattisgarh
Odisha
Jharkhand
Maharashtra
None of These


53. Government approved Bill to be declared ______________________ as Institutions of National Importance which will enable them togrant degrees to their students ?

National Institutes of Technology
Indian Institutes of Information Technology
Indian Institutes of Technology
Indian Institutes of Management
None of These


54. Government approved assistance of Rs. 1782 crores for ___________ as drought relief. ?

Jammu and Kashmir
Mizoram
Meghalaya
Kerala
Karnataka


55. Government empowered Supreme Court mandated Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) to enforce __________________ (GRAP) to tackle air pollution in Delhi-NCR.

  1. As per a notification, GRAP can be implemented if the air pollution stays above the emergency level for 48-hours. In such cases, the odd-even scheme may be enforced and construction work can be halted in the national capital.
Gradual Response Action Plan
Grounded Response Action Plan
Graded Response Action Plan
Graded Rescue Action Plan
None of These


56. Government launched Rubber Soil Information System (RubSIS) online system for recommending appropriate mix of fertilizers to plantations of rubber growers depending upon their soil nature. It was launched for Kottayam (_______________________________), largest rubber growing district of India's rubber growing region ?

Kerela
Karnataka
Telangana
Gujarat
None of These


57. Government of ____________ announced INR 100 crore fund of funds to develop financial technology (Fin Tech) startup ecosystem in the State ?

Kerala
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh
None of These


58. Government will make on-road emission tests for vehicles plying on Indian roads mandatory, after Bharat Stage VI norm implement from __________ ?

2020
2019
2022
2021
None of These


59. ___________ government launched India’s first student startup and innovation policy, aimed at providing 200 crores to ideas developed by students. Policy aims to support over 1,000 innovation per year and create pre-incubation support in all universities of state ?

Gujarat
Goa
Maharashtra
Rajasthan
None of These


60. HRD Minister ______________ launched web portal‚ ShaGun‚ (ssashagun.nic.in), meant for showcase innovations and progress in Elementary Education sector of India by continuous monitoring of flagship scheme - Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA). ?

Smriti Irani
H R Khan
Rajnath Singh
Prakash Javadekar
None of These


61. ____________ will set up 'Prarambh School for Teachers Education' in Jhajjar District ?

Jharkhand
Chhattisgarh
Punjab
Haryana
None of These


62. Health Ministry will launch population based prevention, screening and control programme for five common non-communicable diseases (NCDs) on the occasion of World Cancer Day (____________). Diseases are - Hypertension, Diabetes, and Cancers of oral cavity, breast and cervix ?

14th February
4th February
10th February
15th February
None of These


63. _____________ Government declared Dharamsala as second capital of state. Henceforth, winter session of state legislature will be held in Dharamshala. ?

J & K
Haryana
Punjab
Uttar Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh


64. Home Minister Rajnath Singh laid foundation stone of new NDRF campus at Konda Pavuluru in Krishna District of ______________ ?

Andhra Pradesh
Kerala
Karnataka
Goa
None of These


65. India signed deal with __________________________ to fill half (about 6 million barrels of oil) of an underground crude oil storage facility at Mangaluru (Karnataka), through Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. (ADNOC). India has already filled the other half of Mangaluru storage in Karnataka state with six million barrels of Iranian oil.

  1. India already has filled Vizag storage site in Andhra Pradesh with 7.55 million barrels of Iraqi oil.
  2. Another 18.3 million-barrel facility at Padur in Karnataka is awaiting Bids
Iraq
Kuwait
Iran
UAE
None of These


66. India's National Youth Festival 2017 held in Rothak (______________) with theme‚ Youth for Digital India ?

Himachal Pradesh
Punjab
Haryana
J & K
None of These


67. Indian American entrepreneur Gururaj Deshpande's ‚ Deshpande Foundation will launch India’s largest startup‚ incubation centre‚ at Hubballi (______) ?

Kerala
Karnataka
Tamilnadu
Telangana
None of These


68. Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) will set up weather stations in _____________ districts of India by 2019, up from 130 districts currently. IMD has tied up with Ministry of Agriculture to use Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) as for weather forecasting observatories ?

550
660
440
330
None of These


69. India’s NAPCC (______________) to fight climate change will get three‚ new missions - health, coastal zones and waste-to-energy.

  1. Since 2012, PM’s Council on‚ Climate Change India‚ has instituted a NAPCC with eight missions - National Water Mission, Green India Mission, National Solar Mission, National Mission on Sustainable Habitat, National Mission for Sustaining Himalayan Ecosystem, National Mission on Enhanced Energy Efficiency, National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture, and National Mission on Strategic Knowledge for Climate Change.
New Action Plan on Assessment, Adaptation and Mitigation of Climate Change
Native Action Plan on Assessment, Adaptation and Mitigation of Climate Change
Neutral Action Plan on Assessment, Adaptation and Mitigation of Climate Change
National Action Plan on Assessment, Adaptation and Mitigation of Climate Change
None of These


70. India’s first Post Office Passport Seva Kendra (POPSK) inaugurated at Mysuru (_________________). POPSK will offer all passport related services on lines of PSKs (Passport Seva Kendras) ?

Karnataka
Kerala
Telangana
Andhra Pradesh
None of These


71. India’s first bus to run on human and animal waste will start in March 2017 in Kolkata (_____________) ?

West Bengal
Kerala
Odisha
Meghalaya
None of These


72. India’s first ever solar powered boat -‚ Aditya‚ launched in ____________ ?

West Bengal
Kerala
Karnataka
Telangana
None of These


73. India’s first ‘Uniform and Garment Manufacturer’s Fair’ held in Solapur (__________) ?

Chhattisgarh
Jharkhand
Bihar
Maharashtra
None of These


74. ______________ become first in world to adopt performance and benchmarking digital platform -‚ Arc, developed by Green Business Certification Inc (GBCI) and US Green Building Council (USGBC). It will be used by airport operator to measure, manage and improve performance of airport on resource consumption, quality of passenger space and carbon emissions ?

Ahmedabad Airport
Guwahati Airport
Chennai Airport
Hyderabad Airport
IGI Airport Delhi


75. _____________ will assist India in development of Chennai, Ahmedabad and Varanasi as smart cities. So far, leading countries have come forward to be associated with development of 15 smart cities in India, including -

  1. United Kingdom - Pune (Maharashtra), Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) and Indore (Madhya Pradesh)
  2. United States - Visakhapatnam, Ajmer and Allahabad
  3. France - Chandigarh, Puducherry and Nagpur
  4. Germany - Bhubaneswar, Coimbattore and‚  Kochi
Russia
USA
Japan
Spain
None of These


76. Karang Island in _____________ became first cashless island in India. Most of People on Karang island have opted for cashless transaction ?

Manipur
Assam
Mizoram
Meghalaya
None of These


77. ____________ Government allowed sale of white Kerosene in open market ?

Telangana
Kerala
Karnataka
Tripura
None of These


78. _______________ government will amend to Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act (PCA) 1960 for conducting traditional sports of‚ Kambala‚ and bull-cart race in State ?

Tamilnadu
Telangana
Kerala
Karnataka
None of These


79. _________ Governmemt inaugurated 4 lakh square feet IT building -‚ Jyothirmaya and launched e-health program‚ Jeevan Rekha‚ to create electronic health records of a population in Thiruvananthapuram, aiming to provide a centralised database of healthcare information and efficient health service delivery to people ?

Telengana
Karnataka
Tripura
Goa
Kerala


80. Kozhikode Corporation declared as first Elderly-Friendly corporation in ______________ ?

Karnataka
Telangana
Kerala
Gujarat
None of These


81. _____________ Government launched‚ Digital Dakiya‚ scheme to encourage cashless transactions. Under it Digital Dakiya (Digital Postman) will visit door to door and train households specially women and elderly people about digitized transactions. State will also enact total ban on polythene carry bags from May 2017 ?

Madhya Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh
Nagaland
Mizoram
None of These


82. ___________ launched Aanandam programme to help needy persons. Under it, government through volunteers will provide help to needy and economically sound citizens can donate items for the needy persons ?

Meghaalya
Madhya Pradesh
Goa
Gujarat
None of These


83. ____________________ Government launched India’s largest public WiFi service -‚ MumbaiWifi,‚ providing 500 Wifi hotspots across various locations across Mumbai. In second phase, state Government will provide 1200 WiFi hotspots by 1 May 2017 ?

Maharashtra
Goa
Gujarta
Rajasthan
None of These


84. Minister of Health and Family Welfare, ______________ released Indian Food Composition Tables (IFCT) as reference book for all kinds of nutritional evaluations of Food Items in Country. It will make India join elite league of nations with its own complete food composition data base. It was released during International Symposium on Food Composition in Nutrition and Health in Delhi ?

J P Nadda
Smriti Irani
Prakash Javedkar
Raghuram Rajan
None of These


85. Minister of State (IC) for Petroleum & Natural Gas, _________________ inaugurated‚ Saksham 2017‚ (Sanrakshan Kshamta Mahotsav) - aimed to create awareness amongst masses towards judicious utilization and conservation of petroleum products along with use of energy efficient appliances and switching to cleaner fuels ?

V K Singh
Smriti Irani
Prakash Javedkar
Dharmendra Pradhan
None of These


86. Minister of Textiles ____________ Launched Bunkar Mitra Helpline for Handloom Weavers toll free number 1800-208-9988. It aims to provide a point of contact to handloom weavers for addressing their queries and seek guidance ?

V K Singh
Arun Jaitley
Prakash Javedkar
Smriti Irani
None of These


87. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) released draft notification of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (___________ Breeding and Marketing Rules) 2016. ?

Cats
Dogs
Tigers
Elephants
None of These


88. Ministry of Health & Family Welfare will roll out measles - _______ vaccine in Universal Immunisation Programme (UIP) in February 2017. ?

Tuberculosis
Hapatitis - B
HIV
Malaria
Rubella


89. Ministry of Power unveiled world’s largest street light replacement programme in _________ Delhi Municipal Corporation area, under Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP) by Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL). Under SLNP, 2 lakh street light will be replaced with LED lights, resulting in annual energy savings of 2.65 crore kWh and daily reduction of 22,000 tonnes of greenhouse gases ?

South
West
East
North
None of These


90. Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) approved setting up _____________________, for Training Directorate of MSDE. It will be a Group ‘A’ service and induction to it will take place through Indian Engineering Service Examination (IES) conducted by UPSC. It will have 263 all India posts ?

Indian Status Deployment Services
Indian Status Development Services
Indian Skill Deployment Services
Indian Skill Development Services
None of These


91. Multiplex chain operator __________ launched its theatre-on-demand service‚ Vkaao‚ as online platform that enables consumers to watch any movie of their choice at a theatre of their choice. Minimum requirement for a show to be confirmed would be 50 seats ?

INOX
FUN Cinemas
PVR
Cinepolis
None of These


92. National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi has been declared free from bird flu (_________ avian influenza) after consecutive samples collected at 15 days’ intervals from last positive results tested negative ?

H1N8
H5N8
H1N1
H2N2
None of These


93. National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog demanded review of provisions of Right To Education (RTE) Act that stipulate children who do not perform well cannot be held back up to ___________ Class. RTE Act aims to provide primary education to all children aged 6 to 14 years and stipulates that no child can be held back in a grade, regardless of his performance, all the way up to _________ grade.

10th
8th
9th
6th
None of These


94. National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) signed MoU with __________ Government for takeover of 1,000 megawatt (MW) Chhabra Thermal Power Plant ?

Maharashtra
Sikkim
Goa
Rajasthan
None of These


95. North East Film Festival (NEFF) Held at National Film Archive of India (NFAI) in ____________ (Maharashtra) ?

Pune
Mumbai
Nashik
Solapur
None of These


96. Noted wax museum Madame Tussauds will open its first Branch in India In ___________ In June 2017. It will showcase Wax statue of Actor Amitabh Bachchan initially, along with several international figures ?

Delhi
Jaipur
Ahmedabad
Guwahati
None of These


97. Online travel portal __________ launched India's first social luxury travel magazine -‚ Luxury Travel Times..

Yatra
MakeMyTrip
Paytm
Ibibo
None of These


98. PM Narendra Modi inaugurated Nobel Prize Series Exhibition in Gandhinagar (___________), first conclave of Nobel laureates held in India.

  1. Nine Nobel laureates are attending it and interact with students of Indian Universities.
  2. One of 9 Nobel laureates include India-born scientist Dr Venkatraman Ramakrishnan. He won 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on ribosome structure.
  3. Other eight Nobel laureates are - H C Harmut Michel, Harold Varmus, Richard J Roberts, David J Gross, Serge Haroche, Randy Schekman, W E Moerner and Ada Yonath.
Rajasthan
Goa
Mahrashtra
Gujarat
None of These


99. Postal department released a special stamp cover featuring Olympic medalists PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik and __________, titled‚ Golden girls of India ‚œ Pride of Nation ?

Saina Nehwal
Sania Mirza
Jwala Gutta
Lalita Babar
Dipa Karmakar


100. Priya Entertainments pvt Ltd has set up an ecotourism project at Khairabera in Purulia District of ___________ ?

Odisha
Jharkhand
West Bengal
Chhattisgarh
None of These


101. __________ City Police launched‚ Beat Marshall Monitoring Mobile App‚ to map real-time locations of patrolling teams from police stations on experimental basis ?

Pune
Mumbai
Ahmedabad
Jaipur
None of These


102. Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University (RGNAU) in partnership with ___________ - India Aviation Cooperation Programme will start its first Executive Development Programme ?

UK
USA
Russia
Spain
None of These


103. ______________ Railways will assist Indian trains to travel at 200 Kmph Indian Railways, starting with a feasibility study aimed at upgrading train speeds on the 575 kilometre long Nagpur-Secunderabad route ?

French
German
Russian
British
None of These


104. Solar power producer Azure Power commissioned 150 MW solar power project in __________, largest in North India. ?

Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
Rajasthan
Punjab


105. Steel minister _________ inaugurated INR 1200 crores Universal Rail Mill at SAIL Bhilai Steel Plant. With this, SAIL commenced commercial production of world’s longest single rail of 130 meters from the new Universal Rail Mill (URM) ?

V K Singh
Smriti Irani
Birender Singh
Prakash Javedkar
None of These


106. Supreme Court asked Election Commission to implement VVPAT (_____________________) in electronic voting machines (EVMs) to ensure 100% transparency in elections.

  1. This is second time after 2014 general elections, that SC has directed Election Commission (EC) to implement of VVPAT in EVMs.
  2. VVPAT system ensures free and fair elections as when a voter presses button for a candidate of his choice, a paper ballot containing the serial number, name of the candidate and poll symbol will be printed for the voter.
Vote Verifier Paper Audit Test
Vote Verifier Paper Associated Trail
Vote Verifier Pure Audit Trail
Vote Verifier Paper Audit Trail
None of These


107. Supreme Court described‚ Endosulfan‚ as highly toxic agrochemical (pesticide). It directed _____________ government to release 500 crore compensation to over 5,000 victims in State.

  1. SC in 2011 had banned use of endosulfan. Endosulfan is a toxic pesticide having hazardous effects on humans. Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants in 2011 added it in list of banned substances and phasing it out as an agrichemical. It is banned in over 80 nations due to its ‘high toxicity.
Karnataka
Kerala
Telengana
Andhra Pradesh
None of These


108. ___________ government launched‚ Pinakin‚ mobile application to provide information of famous tourist destinations in state ?

Tamil Nadu
Telangana
Kerala
Karnataka
None of These


109. Telangana Government signed Agreement with French Aerocampus Aquitaine for creaing world class aero skills academy in _________ ?

Khammam
Mahabubnagar
Pune
Warangal
Hyderabad


110. Textiles Minister Smriti Zubin Irani inaugurated first Apparel and Garment Making Centre in _______________, near Ampati.

Mizoram
Meghalaya
Nagaland
Assam
None of These


111. ___________ Government will give legal protection to Hilsa Fish, to check its reducing population. ?

West Bengal
Assam
Meghalaya
Mizoram
None of These


112. World Bank sanctioned INR 1376 crores for complete upgradation and improvement of power system network in _________ ?

Assam
Mizoram
Meghalaya
Nagaland
Tripura


113. _______________, NITI Aayog, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and Cornell University will work to develop an India Innovation Index to provide impetus to states to drive innovative spirit. Based on WIPO’s GII (Global Innovation Index), India Innovation Index will be tailored to better reflect of India’s ground reality and include metrics well suited to Indian context for innovation ?

World Economic Forum
UN
World Bank
IMF
None of These


Score =

Correct answers:



More Quizzes For Category -
More Quizzes For Month -


Month Type