JIGYASA: Daily Current Affairs Quiz of January 17, 2016

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Daily Current Affairs Quiz

Dear Aspirants ,

Here is the  JIGYASA: Daily Current Affairs Quiz of January 17, 2016 for you!

  1. Which of the following schemes has been released by PM Narendra Modi on 17th January 2016?
  • Start Up India
  • Make in India
  • Digital India
  • None of the above

Answer: 1

  1. Name the poet, novelist and children’s writer who has won The Hindu Prize, 2015, for her novel When the River Sleeps in January, 2016.
  • Anuradha Roy
  • Easterine Kire
  • Amitav Ghosh
  • Amit Chaudhuri

Answer: 2

  1. The data from the Bengaluru Traffic Police released in January, 2016shows that for two consecutive years, 2014 and 2015, the most number of accidents were recorded on
  • Sundays
  • Mondays
  • Wednesdays
  • Saturdays

Answer:3

  1. Name one of the convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case serving a life sentence in Tamil Nadu who has sought to know the grounds for Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt’s premature release from prison in January, 2016.
  • V Sriharan
  • T Suthendraraja
  • G. Perarivalan
  • None of the above

Answer: 3

  1. Who among the following has won the DSC prize for South Asian Literature 2016 in January, 2016 for the novel Sleeping on Jupiter which deals with violence against women?
  • Asisa Roy
  • Aradhya Roy
  • Anuradha Roy
  • Arundhati Roy

Answer: 3

  1. Who among the following has won Taiwan’s presidential election in January, 2016 after the defeat of the ruling party?
  • Tsai Ing-wen
  • Tnai Ink-wen
  • Ma ying-jeou
  • Huang Kun-huei

Answer: 1

 

  1. Which of the following oil companies has/have introduced refill bookings for cooking gas with online payments in Telangana for the past two months as reported in January, 2016.
  • Indian Oil
  • Bharat Petroleum
  • Hindustan Petroleum
  • All of the above

Answer: 4

  1. Name the China-led Bank which was formally opened for business on 17th January, 2016, signalling the steady revamp of the global financial architecture, which will also soon incorporate the New Development Bank of the Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa (BRICS) grouping.
  • Bank of East Asia
  • Standard Bank Asia
  • United Overseas Bank
  • Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Answer: 4

  1. Name the Chairman and CEO of SoftBank who in January, 2016 has said that India may become the world’s largest economy in the next 25-30 years.
  • Nikesh Arora
  • Ken Miyauchi
  • Masayoshi Son
  • Ronald D. Fisher

Answer: 3

  1. President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee has condoled the passing away Pf. Shri. V. Rama Rao on 17th January, 2016. He was the former Governor of…?
  • Assam
  • Sikkim
  • Nagaland
  • Meghalaya

Answer: 2

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