Current Affairs Daily Quiz 19th January 2017

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1. Which of the following institute has has signed three Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) worth Rs 7670 crore?
b) IIT
d) IIM

2. Name the web portal that was launched by the ministry of Human Resources Development for Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan.
a) Sarshi
b) ShaGun
c) Shikabhi
d) Gurusha

3. Which city has ranked the Most Dynamic City in the World in WEF Report
a) Ho Chi Minh
b) Silicon Valley
c) Shanghai
d) Bengaluru

4. Which state has launched the Aanandam Scheme to help poor
a) Haryana
b) Madhya Pradesh
c) Bihar
d) Odisha

5. Who was elected as the President of the European Parliament.
a) Gianni Pittella
b) Guy Verhofstadt
c) Antonio Tajani
d) Eleonora Forenza

6. The second edition of Ministry of External Affairs’ annual Raisina Dialogue was held in which city
a) Mumbai
b) Bangalore
c) Hyderabad
d) New Delhi

7. Which of the following ministry has commissioned a very high resolution (12 km) global deterministic weather prediction model for generating operational weather forecasts.
a) Ministry of Environment
b) Ministry of Earth Sciences
c) Ministry of Science and Technology
d) Ministry of External Affairs

8. Union Cabinet approves India’s membership in International Vaccine Institute. The International Vaccine Institute (IVI) is located in which city
a) Busan
b) Incheon
c) Daegu
d) Seoul

9. What is the rank of India in global Passport Index 2017?
a) 69
b) 78
c) 72
d) 76

10. Name the Astronaut Who was the last man to set foot on the Moon and died recently
a) Eugene Cernan
b) Buzz Aldrin
c) Gus Grissom
d) Pete Conrad

11. Which country became the Associate Member State of European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) recently
a) Netherlands
b) Belgium
c) India
d) Switzerland

12. The Union Cabinet has approved holding negotiations for Trade Agreement with which country
a) Qatar
b) China
c) Oman
d) Peru

13. Which country has recently gets its first baby girl born Using New ‘Three-Person’ IVF Technique
a) Netherland
b) Ukraine
c) Australia
d) Russia

14. Which of the following cricketer was inducted into Legends Club 'Hall of Fame'
a) Srikanth
b) Mohammad Kaif
c) Jawgal Sreenadh
d) Kapil Dev

15. Which state government has allowed to the sale of white kerosene in open market.
a) Telangana
b) Andhra Pradesh
c) Madhya Pradesh
d) Karnataka

16. Asia’s cleanest village Mawlynnong becomes role model for cleanliness. Mawlynnong located in which state
a) Meghalaya
b) Assam
c) Tripura
d) Manipur

17. Who is the author of book Khullam Khulla: Rishi Kapoor Uncensored
a) Natwar Singh
b) Rishi Kapoor and Meena Iyer
c) Raghav Rishi
d) Ajay Singh

18. How many children have been selected for the 2016 National Bravery Awards
a) 25
b) 32
c) 15
d) 9

19. This many number of countries expressed interest in joining the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.
a) 10 countries
b) 20 countries
c) 30 countries
d) 40 countries

20. Which island has the country’s first cashless island.
a) Majuli
b) Havelock Island
c) Interview Island
d) Karang

21. Name the Professor who did pioneering work on black holes and died recently
a) Bala Subramanian
b) Rajesh Varma
c) CV Vishveshwara
d) Ajay Singh

22. Who has been appointed as the chairman of Tata Motors
a) Guenter Butschek
b) Ravindra Pisharody
c) Subodh Bhargava
d) N Chandrasekaran