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Person On Visit / In News Current Affairs Quiz - January 2017

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1. Noted ______ Om Puri Passed away. ?

Actor
Author
Scientist
Director
None of These


2. T K Kurien, Executive Vice-Chairman of _______ announced retirement. ?

TCS
Infosys
Wipro
Tech Mahindra
None of These


3. Agriculture Minister __________ visited Sri Lanka, looking to discuss about solutions to Fishermen Issues |?

Rajnath Singh
Prakash Javedkar
V K Singh
Radha Mohan Singh
None of These


4. Agriculture and Rural Development Minister of ____________, Uri Ariel visited India ?

Jordan
Kuwait
UK
USA
Israel


5. __________ astronaut Eugene A. Cernan, last man to walk on Moon passed away. He landed on Moon in December 1972 during NASA’s Apollo 17 mission ?

Russian
French
American
German
None of These


6. Antonio Costa, Prime Minister of _________________ Visited India.

  1. He was chief of Guest of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2017, annual global convention for the Indian diaspora held in Bangalore.
  2. MoUs - Defence, Renewable Energy, Marine Research and Resources, Agriculture and Allied Sectors, Information Technology and Electronics, Establishment of an ICCR Chair of Indian Studies in University of Lisbon.
Portugal
Russia
Bolivia
AlbaniaNigeria
None of These


7. Boris Johnson, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of _________ visited India. ?

France
UK
Germany
Albania
None of These


8. Carlos Alberto Fortes Mesquita, Transport Minister of _________ Visited India. ?

Mozambique
Belarus
Canada
Belgium
None of These


9. _________ Table Tennis Olympic champion Li Xiaoxia Announced Retirement ?

Chinese
Chile
Canada
Chad
None of These


10. Emmy award winning ________ actress Mary Tyler Moore passed away ?

UK
Spain
Russia
USA
None of These


11. Former ________ President Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani passed away ?

Bangladesh
Pakistan
Iraq
Iran
None of These


12. Former ____________ Cricketer Imtiaz Ahmed passed away ?

Bangladeshi
Pakistani
Afghani
Sri Lankan
None of These


13. Former President of ____________, Roman Herzog passed away ?

France
Spain
Russia
Poland
Germany


14. Former _________ Chief Minister Surjit Singh Barnala passed away ?

Punjab
Haryana
Uttar Pradesh
Bihar
None of These


15. H S Mahadev Prasad, Minister for Cooperation and Sugar In ___________ Government has passed away ?

Andhra Pradesh
Telangana
Kerala
Karnataka
None of These


16. ________ Minister of Economy Trade and Industry, Hiroshige Seko Visited India ?

Vietnamese
Chinese
Japanese
Bangladeshi
None of These


17. Mario Soares, Former Prime Minister of ________ Passed Away ?

Russia
Portugal
France
Spain
None of These


18. _____________ former Minister and former President of Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) K V Pusa passed away. ?

West Bengal
Nagaland
Jharkhand
Sikkim
None of These


19. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will send First African - American astronaut __________ to International Space Station (ISS) in 2018. ?

James N Mattis
John F Kelly
Rex Tillerson
Jeanette Epps
None of These


20. National Award Winner Filmmaker Deepak Roy passed awasy. He won National award for his movie “Limit to Freedom” in _______ ?

1996
2000
2006
2010
None of These

 

21. Noted _______ Singer Peter Eardley Sarstedt and actor John Hurt passed away. ?

British
American
Spanish
Russian
None of These


22. Noted ____________ veconomist Tony Atkinson Passed Away. His research in income distribution influenced studies of poverty and inequality in India ?

Swiss
British
Polish
Danish
None of These


23. Noted _________ war correspondent Clare Hollingworth passed away. He is named for breaking the news that Second World War had started ?

Nigerian
Spanish
Russian
British
None of These


24. Noted ________ linguist Zhou Youguang (father of Pinyin writing system - a system for the romanization of Mandarin _______ ) passed away at age of 111 years. ?

South Korean
Vietnamese
Burmese
Japanese
Chinese


25. Noted _________ actress Emmanuelle Riva passed away ?

German
Russian
French
American
None of These


26. Noted Indian Scientist CV Vishveshwara Passed Away. He was Indian pioneer in discovery of ________ ?

Black hole
X Rays
God Particle
Ultra Violet Rays
None of These


27. Noted __________ based historian and litterateur, Gangmumei Kamei passed away ?

Nagaland
Manipur
Arunachal Pradesh
Meghalaya
None of These


28. Noted _________ Author William Peter Blatty passed away, best known for his novel “The Exorcist”. ?

Danish
Russian
American
Swiss
None of These


29. Noted __________ poet and lyricist Naqsh Lyallpuri passed away (born as Jaswant Rai Sharmaon) ?

Hindi
Punjabi
Odia
Gujrati
Urdu


30. Noted __________ Actress Gita Sen (Wife of Mrinal Sen) passed Away. ?

Odia
Bhojpuri
Bengali
Punjabi
None of These


31. Noted sociologist of _________, Zygmunt Bauman passed away ?

Spain
Russia
Switzerland
Poland
None of These


32. Ravindra Wijegunaratne, Chief of __________ Navy Visited India ?

Nepal
Sri Lankan
Bangladesh
Bhutan
None of These


33. Renowned _________ player Abdul Halim Jaffer Khan passed away. ?

Sitar
Guitar
Sarangi
Tabla
None of These


34. ___________ Ambassador to India, Alexander Kadakin passed away. ?

Romanian
Liberian
Portugese
Spanish
Russian


35.Uhuru Kenyatta, President of ____________Visited India. MOU signed for Cooperation in agriculture and allied sector Agreements and India Offered Loan for US$100 million for agricultural mechanization. ?

Nigeria
Kenya
Chad
Chile
None of These


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