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Name the two new Hindi writers who have been conferred with the 2016  Bharatiya Jnanpith Navlekhan Award ?-Shraddha and Ghyansham Devansh

How much financial benefit would be provided to the pregnant women in rural areas as announced by PM Modi?-Rs. 6000

Name the new health scheme launched by Andhra Pradesh Government
for the Above Poverty Line families of the state on January 1, 2017?-
Arogya Raksha Scheme

Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of Union Public Service Commission with effect from January 4, 2017?- David R. Syiemlieh

In which state is the world’s largest 11-day Gala Festival “Bargarh Dhanua Jatra” organized?-Odisha


Sports Ministry constituted a committee on January 2, 2017 to
suggest improvements in the National Sports Development Code. Who will
be the head of the Committee?-
Injeti Srinivas

India’s first 700 MW Pressurized Heavy Water Reactor (PHWR) will have its trial run in which state?-Gujarat

Who has been appointed as the 9th UN Secretary General ?-Antonio Guterres

Which state has launched first of its kind 24 X 7 call-center facility for the forest department of the state?- Maharashtra

Suvidha Prepaid Card service has been launched by which bank?-UCO Bank

Who has been elected as the new president of Haiti?-Jovenel Moise

Which States/UT Government has recently launched Good Samaritan Policy for encouraging people to help accident victims ?-New Delhi

Which country has decided to switch off its FM radio network and completely convert to digital signals ?- Norway

Who won the winner of 2017 Qatar Open title ?- Novak Djokovic

Name the App launched by IRCTC to book tickets faster.- IRCTC Rail Connect

How much amount has been announced by the Reserve Bank of India to provide to Nepal Rastra Bank in Rs 100 denomination note ?- Rs.1 billion

Where was 350th Prakash Utsav organized to mark the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh?-Patna

Who has been nominated for the 4th Yash Chopra Memorial Award ?-Shah Rukh Khan

Which bank has tied up with Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) to boost venture capital investment in MSME Sector?-Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)

What was the theme of the 14th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD) Convention 2017?-Redefining Engagement with the Indian Diaspora

Pakistan successfully test fired its first Submarine-Launched Cruise Missile (SLCM) on January 9. Name the missile.-Babur-3

Name the newly appointed Chairman of Tata Power Co Ltd in place of Cyrus Mistry.-S Padmanabhan

Where is the World’s Largest Street Light Replacement Programme been launched by the Power Ministry? –New Delhi

Who has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of Flipkart on January 9, 2017?-Kalyan Krishnamurthy

Which state has recently launched its own e-wallet Tokapoisa.in to enable the residents perform digital transaction?-Assam

Which bank has recently introduced a humanoid robot IRA for easy service to customers?-HDFC Bank

The Ministry of Defence has planned to set up its Defence Unit in which of the following state at a cost of Rs. 1500 crore?-Madhya Pradesh

Who has been named as the new brand ambassador of Smartphone brand Gionee?-Virat Kohli

The India Post Payment Bank has started its pilot services in which of the given cities from January 30, 2017?-Raipur and Ranchi

Name the eminent personality honoured by the US Embassy for contribution towards the India-US Partnership on Tuberculosis.-Amitabh Bachchan

Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani who passed away on January 8 was the former President of which country?-Iran

Which state has recently launched India’s first Student Startup and Innovation Policy?-Gujarat

India’s largest public wi-fi service has been launched recently in which Indian state?-Maharashtra

The Indian space agency ISRO has signed a partnership pact with which country’s space agency for satellite launch technology?-CNES, France

Who has been crowned as the Miss Universe 2017?-Iris Mittenaere

The Biography “Akhada” is based on the life of which Indian Wrestler?-Mahavir Singh Phogat

Yana Kudryavtseva of Russia who recently announced her retirement was associated to which sports?-Gymnastics

Who has been sworn in as the President of Nicaragua on January 10, 2017?-Daniel Ortega

What is the revised GDP growth estimate for India by the World Bank for 2016-17 fiscal ending March 31, 2017?-7 Percent

Who is the author of the new cyber vocabulary book Cyber
Pathshala that was relased by the HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on
January 10, 2017?-
Tarun Vijay

When is the National Youth Day observed?-January 12

The Supreme Court on January 10, 2017 directed which state to
pay Rs.500 crore as compensation to 5,000 victims of Endosulfan
poisioning in the state?-
Kerala

Government Policy Think Tank NITI Aayog has estimated the GDP growth rate of India to __________ for 2016-17?- 8 percent

With which country India has signed an MoU on January 11, 2017
to provide Line of Credit for USD 100 million for agricultural
mechanism? –
Kenya

In which city was the 2017 International Conference on Disability Communication (ICDC) held?-Mumbai

Which state has introduced electoral roll printed in Urdu for
the upcoming elections in February 2017 in its constituencies for the
benefit of the Muslim community?-
Uttar Pradesh

Kerala has launched its first solar-powered boat on January 12, 2017. What is the name of that boat?-Aditya

Where is the Katasraj Hindu Temple situated?-Pakistan

Name the guided rocket system that was successfully test-fired by India on January 12, 2017 off Odisha coast?-Pinaka II

India’s first multi-sports museum, Fanatic Sports Museum (FSM), has been inaugurated in which place on January 29, 2017?-Kolkata

Who has been conferred with the highest US civilian honour,
Presidential Medal of Freedom, on January 12, 2017 by President Barak
Obama?-
Joe Biden

Which Indian boxer has become the first female boxer to enter into professional boxing?-Sarita Devi

On January 13, 2017, which country has been appointed to chair
the United Nations Group of 77 that looks after the interests of the 134
developing countries?-
Ecuador

Lohri is a famous state festival of _________- Punjab

Gujarat defeated which state to win the Ranji Trophy 2017?-Mumbai

Surjit Singh Barnala who died on January 14, 2017 at the age of 91 was the former Chief Minister of which state?-Punjab

What was the theme of the 2017 Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit?-Vibrant Gujarat: Connecting India to the World

Prime Minster Narendra Modi inaugurated India’s first
international exchange ____________ at the IFSC of GIFT City
in Gandhinagar on January 9, 2017-
India INX

Who headed the committee formed by the Ministry of Rural
Development to study the Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) data
that presented its report on January 13, 2017?-
Sumit Bose

In which city was the first ABU International Television Dance Festival (AIDF) organized on January 13, 2017?-Hyderabad

The United States has on January 13, 2017 lifted two decade economic embargo against which country?-Sudan 

Who has been conferred with The Hindu Prize 2016 at the 7th edition of the Hindu Lit for Life festival 2017?- Kiran Doshi 

Which city in Kerala has been declared as the first Elderly-Friendly City of the state on January 14, 2017?-Kozhikode 

What is the rank of India in the Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) 2017?-92 

IRDAI on January 16 2017 formed an eight member panel to review
life insurance product norms. Who will be the head of the committee?-
Amitabh Chaudhry 

Who is the winner of the 2017 Parsvnath Delhi International Chess tournament?-Farrukh Amonatov 

An ultra-light weight high-performance watch, RM 50-03, which
was inaugurated on January 16, 2017 has been developed using which
lightweight element?-
Graphene 

Which country has topped the 2017 Inclusive Development Index among advanced economies?-Norway 

Who has been signed by the Mercedes as the replacement for
recently retired Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg on January 17,
2017?-
Valtteri Bottas 

In which country, the world’s first baby was born using the new three-person IVF technology called pronuclear transfer’?-Mexico 

What is the name of the Chinese Robot Journalist who made its
debut reporting on January 18, 2017 by writing an article in a second?-
Xiao Nan 

Mawlynnong village which was named as the Cleanest Village in Asia‘ in 2003 is located in which state of India ?-Meghalaya 

Which state has launched the Entrepreneurship Development
Scheme (EDS) on January 19, 2017 under the New Economic Development
Policy (NEDP)?-
Mizoram 

Which bank has signed an MoU with India Post Payments Bank(IPPB)
on January 17, 2017 to provide technology platform for pilot launch of
IPPB?-
Punjab National Bank 

Which scheme has been launched by the Union Human Resource
Development Ministry on January 18, 2017 for monitoring the elementary
education initiative Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA)-
ShaGun 

Which technology giant has partnered with the International
Olympic Committee (IOC) to become the worldwide sponsor of the Olympic
Games through 2028?-
Alibaba 

Donald John Trump has been sworn in as the _________ President of United States of America.-45 

Which city of Himachal Pradesh has been declared as the second
capital of the state on January 19, 2017 by the Chief Minister Virbhadra
Singh? –
Dharamsala 

Who has been appointed as the new director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on January 19, 2017?-Alok Kumar Verma 

Who is the winner of the 2017 Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold women’s single title?-Saina Nehwal 

Which bank has launched a contactless credit card facility Wave N Pay on January 21, 2017?- Punjab National Bank 

Which country has launched a 10-year-plan on January 22, 2017 to reduce its dependence on India for vegetable imports? –Nepal 

A special stamp cover titled “Golden girls of India – Pride of
Nation” released by the Indian Postal Department on January 21, 2017
features which Indian sports players?-
Gymnast Dipa Karmakar, shuttler PV Sindu and wrestler Sakshi Malik.    

Which state has introduced the first of its kind initiative on
January 22, 2017 to electronically transmit postal ballot to service
voters for the assembly elections 2017?-
Goa 

The Reserve bank of India has announced the restructuring of _________ loan will not be treated as Non Performing Asset.-Education Loan 

Under the Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana 2017, approved by the
government on January 24, 2017, a guaranteed rate of return of ______
per annum would be provided for a period of ten years.-
8 Percent 

When is the National Girl Child day celebrated?-January 24 

With which country, India signed a White Shipping Agreement on
January 19, 2017 in New Delhi on sharing maritime information in Indian
Ocean Region (IOR)?-
France 

Which country issued its first Green Bonds with a record sale of USD 7.5 billion on January 24, 2017?- France 

Who has been named for the 2017 Padma Vibhushan award in the field of Art and Music?-K J Yesudas 

Who has been appointed as the new governor of Meghalaya (additional charge) on January 27, 2017?-Banwarilal Purohit 

The India Meteorological Department has planned to set up Weather Stations in how many districts by the end of 2019?-660 Districts 

Deshpande Foundations is set to launch India’s largest startup
incubation centre in which city of Karnataka by the end of September
2017?-
Hubballi 

How many Grand Slam Singles Title have been won by tennis player Serena Williams?-23 

Which country has become the first in the world to pass a bill to completely stop investment in fossil fuel?- Ireland 

Regarded as the Father of Pac-Man, which famous Japanese business tycoon passed away on January 22, 2017 at the age of 91?- Masaya Nakamura 

The General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR) has been scheduled to come into effect from ____________-April 1, 2017 
 

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