Current Affairs Quiz for 24th January 2017
(Q.1) India observes ‘National Girl Child Day’ on which date every year?
- 23rd January
- 24th January
- 25th January
- 26th January
(Q.2) In January 2017, which State Govt. launched a ‘nasha mukt’ (addidction-free) state campaign, after formation of human chain across the state?
- Uttar Pradesh
- Madhya Pradesh
(Q.3) As per Annual Status Education Report (ASER) 2016, children of which state have the highest rating in reading and mathematics learning levels?
- Himachal Pradesh
- West Bengal
(Q.4) In January 2017, Union Minister of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Shri Kalraj Mishra inaugurated a Workshop on MSME Cooperation amongst Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Member countries in:
- New Delhi
(Q.5) Which international entity has announced a partnership with UCSB’s Marine Science Institute to improve health of world’s oceans and maritime resources?
- World Economic Forum (WEF)
- World Trade Organisation (WTO)
- World Bank
- International Monetary Fund (IMF)
(Q.6) Indian Railways has collaborated with _____________, for seeking help to increase the speed of its passenger trains up to 200 km per hour
- British Railways
- Russian Railways
- German Railways
- Japanese Railways
(Q.7) Which among the following will become the first Indian stadium to have stands named after war heroes?
- Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
- M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
- Eden Gardens, Kolkata
- Barabati Stadium, Cuttack
(Q.8) ISKCON’s Govardhan eco village in _________ district of Maharashtra has been conferred with the UNWTO Award for Innovation in the category of Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) at the annual United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism at Madrid in Spain
(Q.9) In January 2017, more than 3.5 lakh people in Gujarat’s _______ district set a new world record by singing the national anthem at an event
(Q.10) Who among the following Badminton players has won the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold Title?
- P V Sindhu
- Saina Nehwal
- Jwala Gutta
- Ashwini Ponnappa