Monthly Current Affairs Quiz - January, 2018

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1. Which union minister has launched a new start-up incubation centre “Centre for Entrepreneurship Opportunities and Learning (CEOL)” in Mangaluru?

[A] Arun Jaitley
[B] Prakash Javadekar
[C] Nirmala Sitharaman
[D] Ravi Shankar Prasad

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2. Which state government has recently received the approval for purchase of electric vehicles under Central government’s FAME-India scheme?

[A] Karnataka
[B] Assam
[C] Himachal Pradesh
[D] Gujarat

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3. R Margabandu, the noted politician passed away. He hailed from which state?

[A] Gujarat
[B] Odisha
[C] Chattisgarh
[D] Tamil Nadu

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4. Who has taken charge as the Managing Director (MD) of India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd (IIFCL)?

[A] Pankaj Jain
[B] Sridhar Kumar
[C] Arun K Shah
[D] T S Joshi

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5. The Union Cabinet has recently given its approval for establishment of new AIIMS in which state under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY)?

[A] Himachal Pradesh
[B] Jammu & Kashmir
[C] Tripura
[D] Nagaland

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6. Which of the following countries has formally joined as the new non-permanent members of UNSC?

[A] Poland
[B] Japan
[C] India
[D] Egypt

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7. The 2018 Mylapore festival has started in which state?

[A] Karnataka
[B] Kerala
[C] Andhra Pradesh
[D] Tamil Nadu

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8. Which state to host the 39th National Games in 2022?

[A] Meghalaya
[B] Nagaland
[C] Mizoram
[D] Assam

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9. Who has won the 2018 men’s singles Tata Open Maharashtra Tennis tournament?

[A] Roberto Bautista Agut
[B] Benoit Paire
[C] Yuki Bhambri
[D] Gilles Simon

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

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

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