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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ JAN 6 2017 for UPSC BANKING PSC EXAMS


.  The veteran actor Om Puri died in first week of January 2017. Which of the following is the film that he was not a part of?
a)  Maachis
b)  Agneepath
c)  Bajrangi Bhaijaan
d)  Peepli Live

2.  NASA is sending first African-American to space station in 2018. What is his/her name?
a)  Andrew Feustel
b)  Jeanette Epps
c)  Andrew Epps
d)  None of the above

3.  Which of the following companies launched the training program, named Digital Unlocked, for Indian small and medium businesses?
a)  Microsoft
b)  IBM
c)  Google
d)  Yahoo

4.  Who of the following is NOT a part of the Panel constituted by Sports Ministry for drafting National Sports Development Code?
a)  Pullela Gopichand
b)  Abhinav Bindra
c)  Prakash Padukone
d)  Anju Bobby George

5.  Researchers have recently discovered a new organ. Where is the organ located?
a)  Digestive system
b)  Endocrine system
c)  Lymphatic system
d)  Respiratory system

6.  Which Indian-American has been appointed in a key White House position by US President-Elect Donald Trump?
a)  Raj Shah
b)  Seema Verma
c)  Nikki Haley
d)  Harmeet K Dhillon

7.  Who of the following was appointed the Vice Chief of Army Staff?
a)  Lieutenant General Sarath Chand
b)  Lieutenant General Philip Campose
c)  Lieutenant General Prabkaran Nair
d)  None of the above

8.  Who of the following was appointed the Chief Financial Officer of Reliance Power?
a)  JN Singh
b)  Sarath Chand
c)  Rajiv Shah
d)  Suresh Nagarajan

9.  The ninth edition of JIFF is set to begin tomorrow. Which city will be playing the host to this film festival?
a)  Jammu
b)  Jaipur
c)  Jodhpur
d)  Jaisalmer

10.  Which country is the latest to express interest in associating itself with India's smart cities mission?
a)  Russia
b)  China
c)  Japan
d)  Australia

11.  Which state has decided to make one of its commercial hubs completely vehicle-free?
a)  Delhi
b)  Maharashtra
c)  Tamil Nadu
d)  Karnataka

12.  Tony Atkinson who died recently was an eminent British
a)  Historian
b)  Artist
c)  Cricketer
d)  Economist

13.  Union Cabinet approved to sign a MoU with this country in the field of agriculture and allied sectors.
a)  Japan
b)  South Korea
c)  Indonesia
d)  Kenya

14.  It is with this multilateral organisation Indian officials discussed issues regarding sharing of waters with Pakistan under the Indus Water Treaty.
a)  World Bank
b)  Asian Development Bank
c)  New Development Bank
d)  Asian Infrastructure and Investment Bank

15.  Consider the following statements related to the H1-B visa.
I.  The H1-B visas are issued by the German government to IT professionals.
II.  Indian IT companies are much dependent on these visas for smoother offshore operations.

Which of these statements are true?
a)  Only I
b)  Only II
c)  Both (a) and (b)
d)  None of them

ANSWER
1. (d) Umrao Jaan
2. (b) Jeanette Epps
3. (c) Google
4. (a) Pullela Gopichand
5.(a) Digestive System
6.(a) Raj Shah
7. (a) Lieutenant General Sarath Chand
8. (d) Suresh Nagarajan
9.(b) Jaipur
10.(c) Japan
11.(a) Delhi
12.(d) Economist
13.(d) Kenya
14. (a) World Bank
15.(b) Only II

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