Daily Current Affairs Quiz – 18th January 2018

Daily Current Affairs Quiz – 18th January 2018:

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1) In which of the following place going to host The Defence Expo 2018.

  1. Hyderabad.
  2. Mahabalipuram.
  3. Bangalore
  4. New Delhi
  5. None of these.

2)  The government is planning to set up a Rs.2,200-crore fund to finance solar projects to achieve its target of having 175 GW in renewable energy before

  1. 2020
  2. 2021
  3. 2022
  4. 2023
  5. 2024

3) Which of the following city has been ranked as Asia’s fifth most expensive rental city?

  1. Chennai
  2. Bangalore
  3. Mumbai
  4. Delhi
  5. Kolkotta.

4) What is the deadline for the mandatory installation of Global Positioning System (GPS) devices and panic buttons in all passenger transport vehicles, including taxis and buses?

  1. January 1, 2018
  2. January 1, 2019
  3. April 1, 2018
  4. March 1, 2018
  5. March 1, 2019

5) Union HRD minister ordered all Colleges and technical institutes across the country may soon offer free Wi-Fi to students and staff, Who is the Union Human Resource Development Minister?

  1. Jagat Prakash Nadda
  2. Prakash Javadekar
  3. Dharmendra Pradhan
  4. Ravi Shankar Prasath
  5. None of these.

6) What is the name of rescue exercise that conducted by India Japan Coastguards.

  1. Slinex
  2. SAREX
  3. Equivirine
  4. Nomadic elephant
  5. Red Flag

7) All of the Norway’s short-haul airliners should be entirely electric by

  1. 2020
  2. 2030
  3. 2040
  4. 2045
  5. 2035

8)  Which of the following countries has to start factory production of hydrogen-powered bicycles for use in corporate or municipal fleets?

  1. USA
  2. UK
  3. UAE
  4. France
  5. Germany

9) Which of the following state tieup with Adani Group for Rs 750 crore to double the capacity of the company’s edible oil refinery?

  1. West Bengal
  2. Kerala
  3. Orissa
  4. Assam
  5. Punjab.

10) What is the name of Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm has acquired Bengaluru-based payments startup iKaaz to strengthen its payments platform.

  1. E bay
  2. Bpay
  3. Mpay
  4. Grab
  5. None of these.

11) The Private sector lender which has became the first Indian bank to cross Rs.5 trillion (about $78 billion) market capitalisation.

  1. ICICI
  2. AXIS
  3. HDFC
  4. CUB
  5. Yes.

Answers:

1) Answer: B

Explanation:

Defence Expo to be held in Mahabalipuram near Chennai.

2)  Answer: C

Explanation:

 The government is planning to set up a ₹2,200-crore fund to finance solar projects to achieve its target of having 175 GW in renewable energy by 2022 .

3) Answer: C

Explanation:

Mumbai has been ranked as Asia’s fifth most expensive rental city.

4) Answer: C

Explanation:

April 1, 2018 the deadline for the mandatory installation of Global Positioning System (GPS) devices and panic buttons in all passenger transport vehicles, including taxis and buses.

5) Answer: B

Explanation:

 Prakash Javadekar is the is the Union Human Resource Development Minister.

6) Answer: B

Explanation:

SAREX is the rescue exercise that conducted by India Japan Coastguards.

7) Answer: C

Explanation:

All of Norway’s short-haul airliners should be entirely electric by 2040.

8)  Answer: D

Explanation:

A French start-up has become the first company to start factory production of hydrogen-powered bicycles for use in corporate or municipal fleets.

9) Answer: A

Explanation:

Adani Group would invest Rs 750 crore to double the capacity of the company’s edible oil refinery at Haldia in West Bengal.

10) Answer: D

Explanation:

Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab has acquired Bengaluru-based payments startup iKaaz to strengthen its payments platform.

11) Answer:C

Explanation:

Private sector lender HDFC Bank became the first Indian bank to cross Rs.5 trillion (about $78 billion) market capitalisation.

 

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