Weekly Current Affairs Online Quiz 23 January to 29 January 2017

1.    India
recently contributed how much amount to the United Nations for Haiti cholera
relief?

a)    USD 50k
b)    USD 98k
c)    USD 110k
d)    USD 100k

Answer  

2.    As per a
Union Cabinet’s decision, which of these institutes would be declared as
Institutions of National Importance?
a)    Indian Institutes of
Management (IIMs)
b)    Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs)
c)    National Institutes of Technology (NITs)
d)    Both IIMs and NITs

Answer  

3.  
 The Draft National Steel Policy 2017 was released to replace the
a)    National Steel Policy 2002
b)    National Steel Policy 2003
c)    National Steel Policy 2004
d)    National Steel Policy 2005

Answer  

4.    When
is the National Girl Child Day celebrated in India?

a)    22 January
b)    23 January
c)    24 January
d)    25 January

Answer  

5.  
 Which country launched the Aoba Velox-III satellite into orbit from the
International Space Station (ISS)?
a)    United States
b)    Singapore
c)    China
d)    South Korea

Answer  

6.  
 The 2017 Pakke-Paga Festival was held in which state?
a)    Arunachal Pradesh
b)    Uttar Pradesh
c)    Himachal Pradesh
d)    Andhra Pradesh

Answer  

7.  
 What is the theme of the 7th National Voters’ Day that was observed
recently?
a)    Inclusive and Qualitative
Participation
b)    Empowering Young and Future Voters
c)    Belief in the Ballot
d)    None of the above

Answer  

8.    Who of
the following was confirmed as the new Ambassador of the United States to the
United Nations?
a)    Nikki Haley
b)    Bobby Jindal
c)    Samantha Power
d)    None of them

Answer  

9.  
 What is the range of the surface-to-surface missile Ababeel, which was
recently flight tested by Pakistan’s military?
a)    3000 km
b)    2100 km
c)    2400 km
d)    2200 km

Answer  

10.  
 Kambala festival, a Buffalo Race, is celebrated annually in which of the
following states?
a)    Telangana
b)    Tamil Nadu
c)    Karnataka
d)    Kerala

Answer  

11.    This
State Government announced Rs 100 crore fund for Fin Tech start-ups.
a)    Karnataka
b)    Gujarat
c)    Maharashtra
d)    Andhra Pradesh

Answer  

12.    Who
among the following didn’t figure in the 2017 Padma Vibushan Awardees list?

a)    K J Yesudas
b)    Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev
c)    Sharad Pawar
d)    L K Advani

Answer  

13. Which country was declared
as the most corruption-free nation by the Corruption Perceptions Index 2016?

a)    Denmark
b)    Finland
c)    The Netherlands
d)    Germany

Answer  

14. The 2017 Australian Tennis
Open Women’s Singles title was won by

a)    Venus Williams
b)    Serena Williams
c)    Victoria Azarenka
d)    Maria Sharapova

Answer 

15. It is in this country the
first human-pig hybrid embryo was created in the lab.

a)    The USA
b)    The UK
c)    Germany
d)    France

Answer

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