GK & Current Affairs Quiz: January 08, 2018

1. Saksham Yadav, who passed away recently, was associated with which sports?

[A] Powerlifting
[B] Badminton
[C] Chess
[D] Boxing

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2. According to Union defence ministry, the Defence Innovation Centre (DIC) will be set up in which city to assist small industries in manufacturing components for the defence sector?

[A] Kochi
[B] Coimbatore
[C] Chennai
[D] New Delhi

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3. Who has become the first African-American to win Golden Globe for best actor in a drama television series at the 75th Golden Globe Awards 2018?

[A] Aziz Ansari
[B] Ewan McGregor
[C] Sterling K Brown
[D] Alexander Skarsgard

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4. Peter Sutherland, who passed away recently, was the former director general of which organisation?

[A] United Nations Organisation
[C] International Monetary Fund
[D] World Trade Organization

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5. Which chief minister of India has been bestowed with the 1st Mufti Mohammed Sayeed Probity in Politics and Public Life Award?

[A] Nitish Kumar
[B] Pema Khandu
[C] Sarbananda Sonowal
[D] N. Chandrababu Naidu

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6. Baldev Raj, the director of the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS) passed away. Where is the headquarters of NIAS?

[A] Kochi
[B] Bengaluru
[C] New Delhi
[D] Kanpur

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7. The Indian Navy has inked a MoU with which port trust for utilizing the Port’s berthing facility at Mattancherry wharf for Naval ships?

[A] Kandla Port Trust
[B] Kolkatta Port Trust
[C] Cochin Port Trust
[D] Chennai Port Trust

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8. Which country has won the 30th edition of the Hopman Cup tournament 2018?

[A] France
[B] Germany
[C] Spain
[D] Switzerland

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9. Elina Svitolina has won the 2018 women’s singles Brisbane International tournament. She hails from which country?

[A] Switzerland
[B] Ukraine
[C] Belarus
[D] France

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10. The Indravati Dam is located in which state?

[A] Odisha
[B] Assam
[C] Jharkhand
[D] Kerala

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  • brajesh kumar rajput

    well tries sir……..

  • Priya Sharma