Current Affairs Interactive Quiz: 19 January – 25 January 2015

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  • 1. 
    Who on 18 January 2015 was appointed as the President of Royal Enfield?
    • A. 

      Rudratej Singh

    • B. 

      Siddhartha Lal

    • C. 

      Mayank Aggarwal

    • D. 

      Arun Shourya

  • 2. 
    Which Indian-American entrepreneur and philanthropist on 18 January 2015 was honoured with Martin Luther King Jr Award?
    • A. 

      Rakesh Khurana

    • B. 

      Anchal Joseph

    • C. 

      ‎Kalpana Pandit

    • D. 

      Frank Islam

  • 3. 
    Jimjang Deru, on 17 January 2015 created national record in weightlifting by lifting 238 kilograms under which weight category?
    • A. 

      76-kg

    • B. 

      56-kg

    • C. 

      66-kg

    • D. 

      46-kg

  • 4. 
    Who won the Men’s Single title of Sydney International Tennis Tournament held on 18 January 2015 in Sydney?
    • A. 

      Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan

    • B. 

      Malek Jaziri of Tunisia

    • C. 

      Viktor Troicki of Serbia

    • D. 

      Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic

  • 5. 
    Who on 17 January 2015 won the National Billiards Championship for the seventh time?
    • A. 

      Siddharth Parikh

    • B. 

      Dhvaj Haria

    • C. 

      Brijesh Damani

    • D. 

      Pankaj Advani

  • 6. 
    Who on 19 January 2015 was appointed as the Head of Sales of Twitter in India?
    • A. 

      Taranjeet Singh

    • B. 

      Federica Mogherini

    • C. 

      Massimiliano Latorre

    • D. 

      Ashok Pandit

  • 7. 
    All the Council of Ministers of a State resigned on 19 January 2015. Name the State.
    • A. 

      Assam

    • B. 

      Manipur

    • C. 

      Meghalaya

    • D. 

      Sikkim

  • 8. 
    Name the person who on 19 January 2015 was appointed as the Chairman of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC)
    • A. 

      Ramesh Patange

    • B. 

      Chandra Prakash Dwivedi

    • C. 

      Pahlaj Nihalani

    • D. 

      Ashok Pandit

  • 9. 
    Union Government on 19 January 2015 banned import of all kind of mobile handsets with fake or duplicate Unique Identity Numbers. Which of the following is/are true in this context?I. IMEI number is a unique 15-17 digit number which is used by CDMA network to identify validity of the devices on a cellular phone or mobileII. Electronic serial numbers (ESNs) is a unique identification number that every cellular phone has and is assigned by the specific manufacturer.III. MEID is a unique number that identifies a wireless handset. This system replaced the electronic serial number (ESN) system in 2006.
    • A. 

      Only I

    • B. 

      Only II

    • C. 

      Only III

    • D. 

      I, II and III

  • 10. 
    On 19 January 2015, which State Government implemented ten percent increase in daily wages for all categories of workers in the State?
    • A. 

      Manipur

    • B. 

      Uttar Pradesh

    • C. 

      Sikkim

    • D. 

      Goa

  • 11. 
    Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) released data on Domestic Air Traffic on 19 January 2015. As per the data released, which airline has the largest share in the aviation market of India?
    • A. 

      Jet Airways

    • B. 

      Air India

    • C. 

      Sahara Airlines

    • D. 

      IndiGo

  • 12. 
    What is AMP that was in news in the third week of January 2015?
    • A. 

      Automotive Mission Plan

    • B. 

      Automated Manufacturing Platform

    • C. 

      Advanced Missile Programme

    • D. 

      Agricultural-Manufacturing Platform

  • 13. 
    Which State hosted the Indo-Russian musical festival from 24 January to 25 January 2015?
    • A. 

      Tamil Nadu

    • B. 

      Himachal Pradesh

    • C. 

      Goa

    • D. 

      Maharashtra

  • 14. 
    Who is the author of the Hindi novel Farishta that was in news in the fourth week of January 2015?
    • A. 

      Abhijat Joshi

    • B. 

      Kapil Isapuri

    • C. 

      Sri Lal Shukla

    • D. 

      Surendra Verma

  • 15. 
    Name the Indian author of the book Geek Sublime: The Code of Beauty, the Beauty of Code who was named among the finalists of National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) Awards on 20 January 2015?
    • A. 

      Vikram Chandra

    • B. 

      Aravind Adiga

    • C. 

      Mulk Raj Anand

    • D. 

      Vikram Seth

  • 16. 
    Who headed the committee on restructuring of Food Corporation of India (FCI) that submitted its report to the Prime Minister on 21 January 2015?
    • A. 

      Piyush Goyal

    • B. 

      Shanta Kumar

    • C. 

      Suresh Prabhu

    • D. 

      C Viswanath

  • 17. 
    Name the former Foreign Minister of Pakistan who authored a book titled Neither a Hawk nor a Dove in January 2015?
    • A. 

      Khurshid Mahmood Kasuri

    • B. 

      Hina Rabbani Khar

    • C. 

      Muhammad Ali Bogra

    • D. 

      Abdul Sattar

  • 18. 
    Which turbine major of India on 21 January 2015 decided to sell 100 percent stake in its German subsidiary Senvion SE?
    • A. 

      Arani Power

    • B. 

      Triveni Turbines

    • C. 

      Suzlon Energy

    • D. 

      Kessels

  • 19. 
    Which scheme was launched by the Union Government on 21 January 2015 to preserve and rejuvenate the rich cultural heritage of the country?
    • A. 

      Scheme for Cultural Heritage Youth Leadership Programme

    • B. 

      Scheme for Safeguarding the Intangible Heritage and Diverse Cultural Traditions of India

    • C. 

      National Mission on Monuments and Antiquities

    • D. 

      National Heritage Development and Augmentation Yojana

  • 20. 
    Who was appointed as the Dean of School of Public Health at Rutgers University on 20 January 2015?
    • A. 

      Nitin Nohria

    • B. 

      Sunil Kumar

    • C. 

      Rakesh Khurana

    • D. 

      Jasjit Ahluwalia

  • 21. 
    Which national programme was launched by the Union Government on 22 January 2015 to empower the girl child and improving the child sex ratio?
    • A. 

      Ladli Scheme

    • B. 

      Dhan Lakshmi scheme

    • C. 

      Beti Bachao Beti, Padhao Programme

    • D. 

      Balri Rakshak Yojana

  • 22. 
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Programme on 22 January 2015 from which State?
    • A. 

      Punjab

    • B. 

      Haryana

    • C. 

      Bihar

    • D. 

      Uttar Pradesh

  • 23. 
    Shanta Kumar Committee on FCI restructuring submitted its report to the Prime Minister on 21 January 2015. In this context, consider the following recommendations of the Committee.I. FCI procurement should focus on eastern beltII. Grain storage should not be outsourced to private agenciesIII. Recommended cash transfer in 52 cities having 1 million or more population in two yearsWhich is/are correct?
    • A. 

      I and II

    • B. 

      II and III

    • C. 

      I and III

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    Which Indian bank won the Golden Peacock Award for the year 2014 for Corporate Social Responsibility in the third week of January 2015?
    • A. 

      ICICI Bank

    • B. 

      IDBI Bank

    • C. 

      State Bank of India

    • D. 

      Bank of Baroda

  • 25. 
    What was the rank of Indian badminton player PV Sindhu in the latest world rankings released by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) on 21 January 2015?
    • A. 

      Third

    • B. 

      Ninth

    • C. 

      Tenth

    • D. 

      Fifth

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