JIGYASA: Daily Current Affairs of January 8, 2016

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Daily Current Affairs Quiz

Dear Aspirants ,

Here is the JIGYASA: Daily Current Affairs of January 8, 2016 for you!!

  1. India and France will begin their eight-day counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency joint exercise Shakti-2016 on 8th January, 2016 in…
  • Haryana
  • Rajasthan
  • Telangana
  • New Delhi

Answer: 2

  1. Centre will set up three state-of-the-art centres in three states to provide special training and support to sportsmen who are differently-abled as declared in January, 2016 by the Government. Identify the state in which state-of-the-art centre will not be set up.
  • Punjab
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Andhra Pradesh

Answer: 2

  1. Who among the following has been appointed as Technical Advisor to Odisha government?
  • Sam Pitroda
  • Arvind Acharya
  • Mohan Kumar
  • Vandana Kumari Jena

Answer: 1

  1. In a first of its kind of initiative, the Union Government on 6th January, 2016 launched a River Information System (RIS) that will facilitate safe and accurate navigation on National Waterway – 1 on….
  • River Ganga
  • Barak River
  • River Godavari
  • Brahmaputra River

Answer: 1

  1. Who among the following has been appointed as the as the Chairman and Managing Director of the state-run Madras Fertilizers for a five-year term by the Centre?
  • A B Khare
  • S. Awasthi
  • Rakesh Kapur
  • Ravindra Raju

Answer: 1

  1. The country’s largest sugar firm, Bajaj Hindusthan, on 7th January, 2016 has appointed … as nominee director of public lender PNB on its board.
  • Vipul kumar
  • Sanjit Kumar
  • Binod Kumar
  • Shirish kumar

Answer: 3

  1. The World Bank has projected a robust ….percent growth for the Indian economy in the current year, 2016.
  • 8
  • 8
  • 8
  • 8

Answer: 3

  1. FINO PayTech has partner with one of the following banks to foray into the payments bank space on 7th January, 2016. Identify it from the given options.
  • ICICI Bank
  • State Bank of India
  • Punjab National Bank
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank

Answer: 1

  1. Who among the following Actress has won the ‘Favourite Actress in a New TV series’ award at the People’s Choice Awards 2016 in Los Angeles.
  • Emma Roberts
  • Priyanka Chopra
  • Jamie Lee Curtis
  • Marcia Gay Harden

Answer: 2

  1. Which of the following bollywood actor has been appointed as the new spokesperson of the government’s famous Incredible India campaign to market the country to tourists abroad by the government of India in January, 2016.
  • Aamir Khan
  • Anupam Kher
  • Shahrukh Khan
  • Amitabh Bachchan

Answer: 4

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