JIGYASA: Daily Current Affairs Quiz of January 3, 2016

Daily Current Affairs Quiz

Dear Asprirants,

Here is the JIGYASA: Daily Current Affairs Quiz of January 3, 2016 for you!!

  1. Which of the following universities will now integrate itself with madarsas in an attempt to support formal education among Muslims as announced in January, 2016?
  • Aligarh Muslim University
  • Jamia Hamdard University
  • Jamia Millia Islamia University
  • Maulana Azad National Urdu University

Answer: 4

  1. Who among the following amputee mountaineers set a record by conquering Mount Aconcagua in Argentina in January, 2016?
  • Arunima Sinha
  • Malavath Purna
  • Premlata Agarwal
  • P. S. Ahluwalia

Answer: 1

  1. A United Kingdom-based website, set up to chart the last days of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, has released in January, 2016 new documents to dismiss the claims that he may have been spotted in China years after his death in a plane crash. Identify the website among the given options.
  • netaji.info
  • bosefiles.info
  • netajibose.info
  • Subhasbose.info

Answer: 2

  1. The government has constituted a one-man committee to examine the wage structure and service conditions of gramin dak sevaks in January, 2016. Who among the following will constitute the committee?
  • Murthy
  • Kavery Banerjee
  • Kamlesh Chandra
  • Ashutosh Tripathi

Answer: 3

  1. Name the south Indian classical vocalists who will receive the coveted ‘Sangita Kalanidhi’ award of The Music Academy, 2015.
  • Saindhavi
  • M. Krishna
  • Sudha Ragunathan
  • Sanjay Subrahmanyan

Answer: 4

  1. Which of the following cities has topped the list of the world’s most powerful, productive and connected cities according to the study conducted by international real estate consultancy JLL in December, 2015?
  • Paris
  • Tokyo
  • London
  • New York

Answer: 2

  1. Implementing an announcement made in the Tamil Nadu Assembly in 2014 for farmers’ welfare, Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has launched one of the following schemes in January, 2016, which aimed at providing quality seeds, the state government. Identify the scheme from the given options.
  • ‘Amma Help’
  • ‘Amma Seeds’
  • ‘Amma Kishan’
  • ‘Amma Farming’

Answer: 2

  1. The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, Inagurated the 103rd Indian Science Congress at the University of Mysore on 3rd January, 2016. The theme of this year’s Congress is
  • “Science for shaping the future of India.”
  • “Science and Technology for the future of India.”
  • “Science and Technology for Indigenous Development in India.”
  • “Quality education and excellence in scientific research in Indian universities”


  1. Music maestro … has been selected for Kerala Tourism’s Nishagandhi Puraskaram 2016 for his artistic excellence and contribution to the Indian film music industry.
  • Ilaiyaraja
  • Rahman
  • Ramanathan
  • Devi Sri Prasad

Answer: 1

  1. Which of the following countries has created three new military bodies as part of reforms to modernize its military the world’s largest standing force — and improve its fighting capacity in January, 2016?
  • China
  • Japan
  • France
  • Russia

Answer: 1

Happy learning!