JIGYASA: Daily Current Affairs Quiz of January 13, 2016

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Daily Current Affairs Quiz

Dear Aspirants,

Here is the JIGYASA: Daily Current Affairs Quiz of January 13, 2016 for you!

  1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has stressed the need for establishing the one of the following temple as a premier religious tourist destination in January, 2016. Identify it from the given options.
  • Somnath Temple
  • Kamakhya Temple
  • Omkareshwar Temple
  • Shani Dham Temple

Answer: 1

  1. Which of the following states becomes the 1st state in country to achieve 100% primary education as declared by the vice-President Hamid Ansari in January, 2016?
  • Kerala
  • Mizoram
  • TamilNadu
  • Andha Pradesh

Answer:1

  1. Which of the following state’s government has decided to impose 13.5 per cent tax on luxury items in January, 2016 to mop up additional revenue for carrying development work?
  • Bihar
  • Odisha
  • Gujarat
  • Jharkhand

Answer:1

  1. High Court has issued order staying the Bulbuli fight in January, 2016, a centuries old tradition of fight between BULBULs is organised in the Hayagriba Madhab Temple of Hajo. It belongs to which of the following states?
  • Assam
  • Odisha
  • Tripura
  • West Bengal

 

Answer: 1

  1. Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari laid foundation stones of 342 km-long seven National Highway projects worth Rs 3,000 crore in Janaury, 2016 in….
  • Jharkhand
  • Maharashtra

 

  • Chhattisgarh
  • Uttar Pradesh

Answer: 3

  1. Which of the following state government has decided in January, 2016 to bring Plus II education under the Mass Education department from existing Higher Education department from next academic year?
  • Bihar
  • Kerala
  • Assam
  • Odisha

Answer: 3

  1. Name the San Francisco-based global non-profit organisation which has launched India operations in January, 2016, for empowering women in technology and entrepreneurship, and made Hyderabad its hub.
  • Girls in Tech
  • Linux Foundation
  • Maybach Foundation
  • The Emperor’s Bridge Campaign

Answer: 1

  1. For the first time, two Indian cities have made it to the Unesco’s Creative City Network in January, 2016. Identify the cities.
  • Puri and Jaipur
  • Varanasi and Jaipur
  • Amritsar and Jammu
  • Ajmer and Varanasi

Answer: 2

  1. The government has set up a committee in January, 2016 to sort out all issues related to implementation of Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed rail project with a similar panel constituted by Japan. It will be headed by…
  • Mital
  • Navin Tandon
  • Suresh Prabhu
  • Arvind Panagariya

 

Answer: 4

 

  1. Who among the following has taken over as the Chairman of Competition Commission of India (CCI) in January, 2016?
  2. Ashok Chawla
  3. Sudhir Mital
  4. Augustine Peter
  5. Devender Kumar Sikri

Answer: 4

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