JIGYASA: Daily Current Affairs Quiz of January 18, 2016

Daily Current Affairs Quiz

Dear Aspirants ,

Here is the JIGYASA: Daily Current Affairs Quiz of January 18, 2016 for you!

  1. Which of the following banks in January, 2016 has funded the seven million dollars for restoration and development as a world-class international ecological park Indira Gandhi Zoological Park in Visakhapatnam?
  • World Bank
  • Asian Development Bank
  • International Monetary Fund

Answer: 2

  1. Who among the following will participate in World Economic Forum annual summit in Davos to be held from January 20th to 23rd, 2016?
  • Oommen Chandy
  • J.JayaLalithaa
  • K Chandrasekhar Rao
  • N Chandrababu Naidu

Answer: 4

  1. The Department of Posts (DoP) plans to open …ATMs and bring all 25 thousand departmental post offices under core banking system by March, 2016.
  • One hundred
  • Five hundred
  • Six hundred
  • One thousand

Answer: 4


  1. Which of the following teams has clinched the Premier Badminton League title, 2016 in January, 2016?
  • Delhi Acers
  • Mumbai Rockets
  • Chennai Smashers
  • Hyderabad Hunters

Answer: 1

  1. Who among the following Indian runners has/ have been qualified for the Rio Olympics in January.,2 016.
  • Gopi T
  • Kheta Ram
  • Both A and B
  • None of the Above

Answer: 3

  1. Who among the following is the present Governor of Maharashtra (January, 2016)?
  • C. Jamir
  • M. Krishna
  • Kateekal Sankaranarayanan
  • Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao

Answer: 4


  1. Name the rocket was launched by SpaceX from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base with the Jason-3 ocean monitoring satellite, NASA broadcast on 17th January, 2016.
  • Falcon 6
  • Falcon 7
  • Falcon 8
  • Falcon 9

Answer: 4

  1. In Himachal Pradesh, nearly one lakh migratory birds have reached in January, 2016 in manmade Lake or Pong Dam, located in Nagrota Surian Sub Division of Kangra District. Identify the lake from the given options.
  • Suraj Tal
  • Renuka Lake
  • Manimahesh Lake
  • Maharana Pratap Sagar

Answer: 4

  1. Which of the following African countries has launched a project in January, 2016 to build a 300-megawatt (MW) solar power plant and is planning a 60 MW wind farm as part of an initiative to generate all the tiny nation’s power from renewables within five years.
  • Somalia
  • Djibouti
  • Comoros
  • Seychelles

Answer: 2



  1. In which of the following states , the prestigious state-organised theater festival, ‘Nandi Natakotsavam’ is orgainised in January, 2016?
  • Kerala
  • Telangana
  • Tamilnadu
  • Andhra Pradesh

Answer: 4

Happy learning!