GK & Current Affairs Quiz: January 12, 2018

1. The 2018 National Youth Day (NYD) is celebrated on which date in India?

[A] January 12
[B] January 11
[C] January 13
[D] January 14

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2. Which committee has been constituted by the Election Commission (EC) to suggest changes to Representation of the People Act in view of social media expansion?

[A] Umesh Sinha committee
[B] N K Singh committee
[C] Pukhraj Kukreja committee
[D] Nilesh Gupta committee

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3. Which country has granted citizenship to Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks?

[A] United Kingdom
[B] Ecuador
[C] Sweden
[D] South Korea

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4. Who has been ranked first in the latest Gallup international annual survey “Opinion of Global Leaders”?

[A] Angela Merkel
[B] Vladimir Putin
[C] Emmanuel Macron
[D] Narendra Modi

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5. Who has been appointed as the Chef De Mission for the 23rd Winter Olympic Games (WOG-2018) by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) ?

[A] Dhruv Batra
[B] Abhinav Bindra
[C] Harjinder Singh
[D] Mary Kom

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6. Who has become the first woman lawyer to be directly promoted as a judge of the Supreme Court (SC)?

[A] Roma Joseph
[B] Sudha Misra
[C] Meenakshi Arora
[D] Indu Malhotra

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7. What is the theme of the 22nd National Youth Festival (NYF-2018)?

[A] Youth for United India
[B] Sankalp Se Siddhi
[C] Lakshya ek Disha
[D] Youth for Digital India

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8. Which telecom company of India to launch its own cryptocurrency?

[A] Tata DoCoMo
[B] Airtel
[C] Reliance Jio
[D] Idea Cellular

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9. ISRO has successfully launched Cartosat 2 Series satellite into space from which launch vehicle?

[A] PSLV C-44
[B] PSLV C-42
[C] PSLV C-40
[D] PSLV C-46

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10. Where is the headquarters of the Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS)?

[A] Lucknow
[B] Bhopal
[C] Delhi
[D] Jaipur

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  • saurav yadav

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  • Prakash

    I think. ..4 questions answere Angela merkel……

    • neeraj

      Right angela merkel is right followed by emauel

    • piyush

      Macron, an investment banker turned hotshot politician, topped the list of the most influential leaders of world

  • Saikat Banerjee

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  • Santosh Thakur

    It’s Angela Markel followed by Macron…


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  • Saloni

    Correct answer of question 4 is (A) Angela Merkel