Daily Current Affairs Quiz – 21st January 2018

Daily Current Affairs Quiz – 21st January 2018:

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1) Which of the following states has celebrating foundation day on January 21?

  1. Tripura
  2.  Manipur
  3. Meghalaya
  4. None of these
  5. All of these

2) Which the country has began a military operation against the Kurdish militia in Syria’s Kurdish-controlled African region.

  1. Turkey
  2. Israel
  3. Iran
  4. Russia
  5. USA

3) Which of the following government launched `Balasaheb Thackeray Shaheed Sanmaan’ scheme, under which family members of martyrs would be provided jobs

  1. Madhya Pradesh
  2. Maharashtra
  3. Uttar Pradesh
  4. Andhra Pradesh
  5. None of these.

4) Which country will be the fastest growing large economy in 2018 and that country’s equity market will become the fifth largest in the world?

  1. China
  2. Japan
  3. US
  4. UK
  5. None of these

5) Who will be the new Chief Election Commissioner of India?

  1. Achal Kumar Jothi
  2. Om Prakash Rawat
  3. Ashok Lawasa
  4. Om Prakash Koli
  5. None of these.

6) Which of the following flim was named the Best Film at the 63rd edition of the Filmfare Awards.

  1. Bahubali
  2. Batmavath
  3. Hindi Medium
  4. Magical Box
  5. Aruvi.

7) Who win the Blind Cricket World Cup 2018?

  1. Pakistan
  2. Australia
  3. India
  4. Srilanka
  5. South Africa.

8) What is the name of the online portal that Facebook has launched to buy and sell used goods and services across categories such as electronics, entertainment, and housing in India.

  1. IndianMarket
  2. MarketIndia
  3. Marketplace
  4. Place to Market
  5. None of these.

9) Who won the 15th edition of Mumbai Marathon was held in Mumbai which is the richest race in India with prize money worth 4 lakh 5,000 dollars

  1. Soloman Deksisa
  2. Shumit Akalnaw
  3. Joshua Kipkorir
  4. Nitender Singh Rawat
  5. None of these

10) Who is the captain of Indian blind Cricket team?

  1. Virat Kholi
  2. MS Dhoni
  3. Ajay Kumar Reddy.
  4. Shekar Naik
  5. None of these.

Answers: 

1) Answer: E

Explanation:

The three north eastern states of Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya celebrated their 46th Foundation Day on January 21 with various programmers and events.

2) Answer: A

Explanation:

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan stated that the country began a military operation against the Kurdish militia in Syria’s Kurdish-controlled African region.

3) Answer: B

Explanation:

The Maharashtra government launched `Balasaheb Thackeray Shaheed Sanmaan’ scheme, under which family members of martyrs would be provided jobs with the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC).

4) Answer: E

Explanation:

India will overtake China to be the fastest growing large economy in 2018 and the country’s equity market will become the fifth largest in the world.

5) Answer: B

Explanation:

Election Commissioner Om Prakash Rawat will be the new Chief Election Commissioner, CEC

6) Answer: C

Explanation:

The Irrfan Khan and Saba Qamar starrer ‘Hindi Medium’ was named the Best Film at the 63rd edition of the Filmfare Awards.

7) Answer: C

Explanation:

The Indian cricket team won the blind world cup 2018 by beating arch-rivals Pakistan by 2 wickets in the final.

8) Answer: C

Explanation:

Facebook has launched its ‘Marketplace’ to buy and sell used goods and services across categories such as electronics, entertainment, and housing in India.

9) Answer: A

Explanation:

15th edition of Mumbai Marathon was held in Mumbai. The richest race in India with prize money worth 4 lakh 5,000 dollars came to a conclusion with Ethiopia’s Soloman Deksisa winning it.

10) Answer: C

Explanation:

Ajay Kumar Reddy is the captain of Indian blind Cricket team.

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