GK & Current Affairs Quiz: January 26-27, 2018

1. Who has been honoured with the India’s highest peacetime military decoration “Ashoka Chakra” at the 69th Republic Day?

[A] Khairnar Milind Kishor
[B] Nilesh Kumar Narayan
[C] Devendra Mehta
[D] Jyoti Prakash Nirala

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2. Which International organisation will launch a new Global Centre for Cybersecurity to safeguard the world from hackers?

[A] World Economic Forum
[B] International Telecommunication Union
[C] UNICEF
[D] International Maritime Organization

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3. Which state government has launched Mahatma Gandhi Sarbat Vikas Yojna (MGSVY) for distressed sections?

[A] Karnataka
[B] Punjab
[C] Meghalaya
[D] Kerala

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4. Who has taken charge as new Director of ISRO’s Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre (LPSC)?

[A] P Y Ayyar
[B] J L Reddy
[C] V Narayanan
[D] V S Smaninathan

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5. What is the India’s rank in the 2018 Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI)?

[A] 81st
[B] 98th
[C] 102nd
[D] 88th

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6. Who has become first woman chairman of Indian Banks’ Association (IBA)?

[A] Archana Bhargava
[B] Usha Ananthasubramanian
[C] Arundhati Bhattacharya
[D] Shikha Sharma

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7. Which of the following has become the first Indian Metro to get a floating market?

[A] Kolkata
[B] Mumbai
[C] Delhi
[D] Chennai

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8. Which of the following has become the India’s first indigenously developed vaccine to be pre-qualified by World Health Organisation (WHO)?

[A] Rabishield
[B] Rotavac
[C] Elovac-B
[D] Abhay-Tag

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9. The Union Government has recently allowed which scheme for Small Finance Banks and Payments Banks?

[A] Midday Meal Scheme
[B] Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana
[C] Soil Health Card Scheme
[D] Atal Pension Yojana

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10. Supriya Devi, the veteran film actress has passed away. She hailed from which state?

[A] Bihar
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] West Bengal
[D] Kerala

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13 Comments

  1. Ab Hamid

    January 27, 2018 at 9:56 pm

    Sir, is it excess to increase our day to day knowledge of current affairs? And have we stay at these 10 points only or any more?

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  2. swarah

    January 27, 2018 at 10:16 pm

    8/10, thanks for the victory, gktoday!!!!

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  3. kanav

    January 28, 2018 at 12:55 am

    Explanation of Q-5 was completely wrong. Rank of India in the Global competitive index is 81 but The index was prepared by the InSEAd Business school along with Adecco subsidiary of TATA communications. So hereby I request admin of quiz section to eradicate the error in explanation.

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    • Bharath Nayak

      February 5, 2018 at 6:33 am

      Hi, it is global talent competitive index and the information is right

      Reply
  4. M.POOJA

    January 28, 2018 at 1:42 pm

    THANKU SIR IWANT TO KNOW THE CHIEF GUESTS OF 2018 REPUBLIC

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    • Sandeep Singh

      February 1, 2018 at 10:11 am

      I am also want to chief guest of Republic 2018

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    • Udbhav Atre

      February 9, 2018 at 10:46 am

      Leaders from the 10 ASEAN nations — Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos and Brunei — were the chief guests at Republic Day 2018.

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  5. jashika

    January 28, 2018 at 4:20 pm

    New information will be gatherd. So thank you very much.

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  6. ravikiran c

    January 29, 2018 at 3:24 pm

    thanks

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  7. peketti

    January 29, 2018 at 4:38 pm

    good

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  8. Francis

    January 29, 2018 at 7:57 pm

    Very wonderful and very useful.

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  9. YASHMIT RATHEE

    January 30, 2018 at 8:57 pm

    IT IS VERY GOOD AND IS USEFUL

    Reply
  10. Sandeep Singh

    February 1, 2018 at 10:09 am

    Very Good for Urgent Knowledge.

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