Current Affairs Quiz: January 28, 2018

Current Affairs 28 January 2018 Quiz

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  1. Who is the author of the newly launched book titled, Dilli Meri Dilli: Before and After 1998?
    A) Sushma Swaraj
    B) Sheila Dikshit
    C) Chaudhary Brahm Prakash
    D) Madan Lal Khurana
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Book titled “Dilli Meri Dilli: Before and After 1998”, written by Sheila Dikshit, who was Chief Minister of Delhi for an uninterrupted 15 years, the book, with the help of rare and carefully curated photographs, offers an engrossing narrative about the journey of India’s capital city and its evolution over the centuries.
  2. Yesteryear ace _______actor Chandrashekhar passed away recently.
    A) Kannada
    B) Marathi
    C) Bengali
    D) Hindi
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Noted Kannada actor Chandrashekhar popularly known as ‘Edakallu Guddada Mele’ Chandrashekhar, 63, has passed away.
  3. In an effort to showcase the long-term friendly bilateral relationships between India and Vietnam, the two nations has released first ever ___________
    A) Commemorative Coins
    B) Special Logo
    C) Commemorative Postage Stamps
    D) Special Magazine
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    India and Vietnam released first ever set of commemorative postage stamps to mark the long-term friendly bilateral relationships between the two countries.]The stamp was released by AN Nanda, Secretary, Department of Posts. The two set of stamps released carry picture of Sanchi Stupa and Thien Mu Pagoda.
  4. Name the winner of the women’s single title at the Australian Open 2018
    A) Simona Halep
    B) Flavia Pennetta
    C) Jana Novotna
    D) Caroline Wozniacki
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Caroline Wozniacki lifted her first Grand Slam title as she beat Simona Halep 7-6, 3-6, 6-4 to win the Australian Open Tennis women’s singles title.
  5. Which among the following state government has launched the Shakti App recently in a bid to ensure the safety of women population of the state?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Punjab
    D) Gujarat
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      Option A
    Explanation: 
    Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur launched the ‘Shakti’ app, which comes with a panic button, for women’s safety here. The app was developed by the National Informatics Centre (NIC) of the Himachal Pradesh government. Once triggered, the app would automatically send a message to the nearest police control room and start recording audio and video after 20 seconds.
  6. Which among the following teams has won the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2018?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Haryana
    D) Delhi
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Delhi won their maiden Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy after beating Rajasthan by 41 runs in the final at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
  7. Which country has announced to host an informal WTO Ministerial Meet in March 2018?
    A) Australia
    B) India
    C) Japan
    D) Switzerland
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      Option B
    Explanation: 
    Trade ministers from various countries including Australia, Japan and Switzerland met for an informal WTO ministerial gathering in Davos to discuss the way forward for the global trade organisation.In this context, India announced that it will host an informal WTO Ministerial gathering in March. The meeting would be held in New Delhi on March 19-20.
  8. Rating agency CRISIL has revised the rating outlook for 18 public sector banks (PSBs) to _____from ‘negative’ following bank-wise capital infusion and reform plans by government
    A) Moderate
    B) Positive
    C) Stable
    D) Default
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    Rating agency Crisil revised upwards the outlook on 18 state-run banks to ‘stable’ from ‘negative’ and also reaffirmed their ratings following the Rs 88,139-crore capital infusion by government. The agency said the move will strengthen the balance sheets of these banks apart from improving their core capital. It also expects an improvement in the overall performance of these lenders with the uptick in credit demand.
  9. The 21st edition of India International Seafood Show (IISS) 2018 has been organised in which state of India?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) West Bengal
    C) Goa
    D) Andhra Pradesh
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    India’s best marine products will be showcased for buyers from around the world at the 21st edition of India International Seafood Show (IISS) in Goa from January 27-29, while industry leaders and experts will deliberate on policies, market trends, technology and roadmaps to achieving an export target of US$10 billion by 2022.
  10. Name the insurance firm which has launched the health insurance app named IL TakeCare in partnership with healthtech startup Practo to meet the primary healthcare needs of the customers
    A) ICICI Lombard General Insurance
    B) Bharti AXA General Insurance
    C) Apollo Munich Health Insurance
    D) HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation: 
    ICICI Lombard General Insurance has launched a health insurance app – ‘IL TakeCare’ in collaboration with Practo, the leading healthcare platform. This one-of-its-kind solutions covers Outpatient expenses of all its customers.The ‘IL TakeCare’ application works in sync with Practo’s Trinity technology to allow customers to make cashless visits with doctors including those who operate stand alone clinics. 
  11. Name the India’s first indigenously developed vaccine which has received the “pre-qualified” tag by the World Health Organisation
    A) Rubevac Vaccine
    B) Norovac Vaccine
    C) Pneumovac Vaccine
    D) Rotavac Vaccine
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation: 
    For the first time, a vaccine conceived and developed from scratch in India has been “pre-qualified” by the World Health Organisation. The Rotavac vaccine, developed by the Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech Limited last year, was included in India’s national immunisation programme. To be “pre-qualified” means that the vaccine can be sold internationally to several countries in Africa and South America.

Static GK Based on Current Affairs

  1. What is the currency of Vietnam?
    A) Vietnamese Riel
    B) Vietnamese Dong
    C) Vietnamese Kip
    D) Vietnamese Renminbi
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    Capital-Hanoi
  2. Who is the Director General of the World Health Organization?
    A) Tedros Adhanom
    B) Audrey Azoulay
    C) Roberto Azevedo
    D) Anthony Kirsopp Lake
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    Headquarter-Geneva, Switzerland
  3. Where is the headquarter of the rating agency CRISIL located?
    A) Bengaluru
    B) New Delhi
    C) Mumbai
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
      Option C
  4. The Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy is given for which sports?
    A) Golf
    B) Football
    C) Hockey
    D) Cricket
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    The Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy is a Twenty20 cricket domestic championship in India, organized by Board of Control for Cricket in India, among the teams from Ranji Trophy

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2 Thoughts to “Current Affairs Quiz: January 28, 2018”

  1. virender

    Thank you so much….mam..

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