Daily Current Affairs Quiz – 29th & 30th January 2018

Daily Current Affairs Quiz – 29th & 30th January 2018:

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1) Which of the following state has won the award for the best tableau at the 69th Republic Day parade in New Delhi?

  1. Madhya Pradesh
  2. Maharashtra
  3. Orissa
  4. Bihar
  5. Assam

2) To which pilgrims site Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has announced that the state government will provide free travel facility to pilgrims from Haryana

  1. Hardwar
  2. Amarnath
  3. Risikesh
  4. Kasi
  5. Amrister.

3) From which of the following year the Delhi government has prepared the building layout for the city’s first ever Haj house

  1. 2018
  2. 2019.
  3. 2020
  4. 2021
  5.  2022

4) Which of the following mobile app did Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur launched for the safety of women in the state.

  1. Safety.
  2. Shakti.
  3. Beti Safety.
  4. Safety Beti.
  5. None of these.

5) Who is the president of Finland who take charge on 28th January?

  1. Sauli Niinisto.
  2. Pekka Haavisto
  3. Sauli Nanas
  4. Pekka Havlo
  5. None of these.

6) Upto how many percent India’s GDP growth according to Economic survey ?

  1. 7.0
  2. 7.1
  3. 7.2
  4. 7.3
  5. 7.5

7) Which of the following is used for customers to get their queries.

  1. Google AI
  2. Google Help
  3. Google Assistant.
  4. Google servant
  5. None of these.

8) What is the name of Private sector which today launched the fourth edition of ‘Evolve’, an annual multi-city knowledge series for Bank’s SME customers.

  1. Axis Bank
  2. ICICI Bank
  3. YES Bank
  4. HDFC Bank
  5. Indusind Bank

9) In which of the following city Western Union had opened a technology centre to work on robotics, machine learning, predictive learning and biometrics.

  1. Mumbai
  2. Indore
  3. Bangalore
  4. Pune
  5. Chennai

10) How much amount did the Airports Authority of India has allocated for the upgradation of airports in the North East region?

  1. 3,450 crore
  2. 3,460 crore
  3. 3,440 crore
  4. 3,400 crore
  5. 3,430 crore

11) What is the new colour of the uniform for the Department of Posts personnel, including postmen and multi-tasking staff which was introduced by Communications Minister Manoj Sinha?

  1. khadi
  2. Saffron
  3. Yellow
  4. Red
  5. Orange.

12) What is the name of an LED-based wireless communication technology test jointly conducted with IIT-Madras and lighting company Philips India?

  1. Wifi
  2. Hifi
  3. Gifi
  4. Lifi
  5. Nifi

13) The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) introduced 150 Wi-Fi hotspots in Pune city on 26 January 2018 , PMC plans to make Pune an entirely digital city by

  1. 2019
  2. 2020
  3. 2022
  4. 2025
  5. None of these.

14) Which of the following homegrown taxi aggregator has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Assam government for a river taxi service in the state.

  1. UBER
  2. Fast track
  3. Ola.
  4. Red Taxi
  5. None of these.

15) The country’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) raised interest rates on bulk deposits to

  1. 120 basis points.
  2. 140 basis points
  3. 130 basis points
  4. 150 basis points
  5. 160 basis points.

16) Which of the following bank has announced the launch of its digital wealth management service?

  1. Equitas Small Finance Bank.
  2. ESAF Small Finance Bank.
  3. Suryodaya Small Finance Bank.
  4. Reliance Small Finance Bank.
  5. None of the above.

17) Which of the following car makers has apologize for the Newyork times reports revealed that it funded a 2014 study that exposed monkeys to toxic diesel fumes.

  1. Tata.
  2. Volkswagen.
  3. Rolls Royse
  4. Mahindra.
  5. None of these.

18) Which of the following Mobile payments company and Alibaba Group-owned AGTech Holdings Ltd have formed a joint venture to launch Gamepind, a gaming platform aimed at mobile users in India?

  1. Mobikwik
  2. Paytm
  3. Airtel
  4. E- Bay
  5. None of these.

19) Who has won the Outstanding Parliamentarian Awards for 2017?

  1. Bhartruhari Mahatab
  2. Hukumdev Narayan Yadav.
  3. Ghulam Nabi Azad.
  4. Dinesh Trivedi.
  5. Najma A Heptulla

20) Who were conferred with Honorary D.Lit degrees by the Calicut University?

  1. Mohanlal
  2. P T Usha
  3. P V Sindhu
  4. Both a and b
  5. Both a and c

21) What is the name of former world number one badminton player who was conferred with Badminton Association of India’s (BAI) inaugural Lifetime Achievement award for his contribution to the sport?

  1. Kadambi srikanth
  2. Prakash Padukone.
  3. Chetan Anand.
  4. Sourabh Varma.
  5. None of these.

Answers: 

1) Answer: B

Explanation:

Maharashtra won the award for the best tableau at the 69th Republic Day parade in New Delhi.

2) Answer: D

Explanation:

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has announced that the state government will provide free travel facility to pilgrims from Haryana to Uttar Pradesh’s Kashi.

3) Answer: B

Explanation:

The Delhi government has prepared the building layout for the city’s first ever Haj house which will be open to public from mid-2019.

4) Answer: B

Explanation:

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur launched the ‘Shakti’ app for the safety of women in the state.

5) Answer: A

Explanation:

Sauli Niinisto has become the President of Finland for the second consecutive term

6) Answer:E

Explanation:

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley tabled the Economic Survey 2017-18 in the Parliament, which predicts India’s GDP growth at 7-7.5% in 2018-19.

7) Answer: C

Explanation:

HDFC Bank customers can get their queries answered using Google Assistant.

8) Answer: A

Explanation:

Private sector Axis Bank today launched the fourth edition of ‘Evolve’, an annual multi-city knowledge series for Bank’s SME customers.

9) Answer: D

Explanation:

Western Union had opened a technology centre in Pune to work on robotics, machine learning, predictive learning and biometrics.

10) Answer: D

Explanation:

The Airports Authority of India has allocated nearly 3,400 crore rupees for the upgradation of airports in the North East region.

11) Answer: A

Explanation:
Communications Minister Manoj Sinha had unveiled a new khadi uniform for the Department of Posts personnel, including postmen and multi-tasking staff.

12) Answer: D

Explanation:

LED-based wireless communication technology test jointly conducted with IIT-Madras and lighting company Philips India called Lifi.

13) Answer: B
Explanation:

The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) introduced 150 Wi-Fi hotspots in Pune city on 26 January 2018 , PMC plans to make Pune an entirely digital city by 2020.

14) Answer: C

Explanation:

Homegrown taxi aggregator Ola has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Assam government for a river taxi service in the state.

15) Answer: B

Explanation:

The country’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) raised interest rates on bulk deposits to 140.

16) Answer:A

Explanation:

Chennai-headquartered Equitas Small Finance Bank (ESFBL) announced the launch of its digital wealth management service.

17) Answer:B

Explanation:

Volkswagen has apologized after the Newyork times reports revealed that it funded a 2014 study that exposed monkeys to toxic diesel fumes.

18) Answer: B

Explanation:
Mobile payments company Paytm and Alibaba Group-owned AGTech Holdings Ltd have formed a joint venture to launch Gamepind, a gaming platform aimed at mobile users in India.

19) Answer: A

Explanation:

Bhartruhari Mahatab has won the Outstanding Parliamentarian Awards for 2017.

20) Answer: D

Explanation:

Malayalam cine star Mohanlal and former sprint queen P T Usha were conferred with Honorary D.Lit degrees by – the Calicut University.

21) Answer: B

Explanation:

Former world number one badminton player Prakash Padukone was conferred with Badminton Association of India’s (BAI) inaugural Lifetime Achievement award for his contribution to the sport.

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