Current Affairs Quiz for 3rd January 2017 – Rapid Fire
(Q.1) 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas will be held from 7–9 January 2017, in:
- Ahmedabad, Gujarat
- Bengaluru, Karnataka
- Pune, Maharashtra
- Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
(Q.2) What is the theme of 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas which will be held from 7–9 January 2017, in Bengaluru?
- “Redefining Engagement with the Indian Diaspora”
- “Engaging Diaspora: Connecting Across Generations”
- “Apna Bharat, Apna Gaurav”
- “Cherishing the Accomplishments of Overseas Indians”
(Q.3) ‘Sulia Jatra’ which was held in January 2017 is an annual tribal festival celebrated in the state of:
- Madhya Pradesh
(Q.4) Which State Govt. will soon gift contraceptives and a vanity kit to newlywed as part of a programme to reduce total fertility rate?
- Uttar Pradesh
(Q.5) Hindi writer Shraddha, has been chosen for Bharatiya Jnanpith Navlekhan Award for the year 2016 for her short story titled:
- ‘Hawa Mein Phadphadati Chitthi’
- ‘Aasman Mein Udati Chitthi’
- ‘Saager ke Naam Chitthi’
- ‘Chaand Se Aayi Chitthi’
(Q.6) Who among the following has been chosen for Bharatiya Jnanpith Navlekhan Award for the year 2016 for his poem ‘Akash Mein Deh’?
- Siddharth Chaturvedi
- Ghyansham Kumar Devansh
- Sudhendu Mishra
- Raghav Kumar Vashishth
(Q.7) Which country has become the first country in Europe to pay its unemployed citizens a basic monthly income, amounting to 560 euros ($587), in a unique social experiment which is hoped to cut government red tape, reduce poverty and boost employment?
(Q.8) According to HSBC Holdings data, India has ranked __________ among the countries offering the highest average annual salary to expatriates
(Q.9) According to HSBC Holdings data, which country is offering highest average annual salary to expatriates?
- South Africa
(Q.10) On 1st January 2017, who among the following took over as the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations?
- Nicolas Sarkozy
- Antonio Guterres
- David Cameron
- Stephen Harper