Current Affairs Daily Quiz 21st January 2017

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Current Affairs Daily Quiz 21st January 2017

1. Who was sworn in as the third President of the Gambia in Senegal?
a) Yahya Jammeh
b) Mamma Kandeh
c) Halifa Sallah
d) Adama Barrow

2. Which of the following Organization has sanctioned Rs 1,376 crore for complete upgradation and improvement of the power system network in Tripura
a) RBI
b) World Bank
d) ADB

3. Which bank will provide technology platform for pilot launch of India Post Payments Bank (IPPB).
a) State Bank of India
b) Canara Bank
c) Punjab National Bank
d) Indian Bank

4. Lloyd's has got final regulatory approval from the Insurance Regulatory Development Authority of India (Irda) to set up branch in which country
a) Bhutan
b) Sri Lanka
c) India
d) Myanmar

5. The Entrepreneurship Development Scheme (EDS) under the New Economic Development Policy (NEDP) was held in which state
a) Haryana
b) Madhya Pradesh
c) Mizoram
d) Punjab

6. The 10th edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) was held in which city
a) Udaipur
b) Jodhpur
c) Kota
d) Jaipur

7. The 58th edition of India International Garment Fair (IIGF) was held in which city
a) New Delhi
b) Chandigarh
c) Jaipur
d) Ranchi

8. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the second edition of Raisina Dialogue in which city
a) Mumbai
b) Ranchi
c) Ahmedabad
d) New Delhi

9. Who among the following was appointed as new Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation?
a) Alok Verma
b) Mahesh Shankar
c) Vijay Chandra
d) Vikram Bhoopathi

10. The World Bank has sanctioned Rs 1,376 crore for complete upgradation and improvement of the power system network in which among the following states?
a)  Andhra Pradesh
b) Tripura
c) Madhya Pradesh
d) Meghalaya

11. The government has signed an agreement with the National Yuva Cooperative Society to set up ______ Janaushadhi Kendras across the country?
a) 750
b) 850
c) 950
d) 1000

12. Which ministry has signed MoU with Advertising Standards Council of India -ASCI today signed a MoU to co-regulate misleading advertisements?
a) NITI Ayog
c) Ministry of Corporate Affairs
d) None of these

13. Himachal Pradesh Government has declared which among the following cities as the second capital of the hill state?
a) Dalhousie
b) Manali
c) Dharamsala 
d) None of these

14. Which team have bagged the Pro Wrestling League Season 2 title?
a) Haryana Hammers
b) Punjab Royals
c) Jaipur Ninjas
d) Mumbai Maharathi

15. What is the India’s GDP growth forecast for FY 17, as per latest report of United Nations World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) 2017?
a) 7.3%
b) 6.9%
c) 7.7%
d) 7.9%