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18 January 2016 Curreny GK Quiz


Ques. : 1 India’s Anuradha Roy has won the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2016 for her novel
1) She Will Build Him A City 
2) The Lives of Others
3) The Book of Gold Leaves 
4) Sleeping on Jupiter
5) Family Life 
Answer:- 4) Sleeping on Jupiter

Ques. : 2 The govt announced a ________ per year credit guarantee mechanism to support innovative start ups in the country while launching Start Up action plan recently.
1) Rs 100-cr 
2) Rs 300-cr
3) Rs 500-cr 
4) Rs 700-cr
5) Rs 900-cr 
Answer:- 3) Rs 500-cr

Ques. : 3 Tsai Ing-wen was elected as the first female president of which of the following countries recently?
1) Taiwan 
2) Thailand
3) Singapore 
4) Philippines
5) Chile 
Answer:- 1) Taiwan

Ques. : 4 The Chinese President Xi launched Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) formally on 16 Jan which with an authorised capital of USD 100 bn will finance sectors like
1) logistics 
2) urban construction
3) transportation 
4) All the above
5) None of these 
Answer:- 4) All the above

Ques. : 5 PM Narendra Modi launched the “Startup India” action plan recently. The govt announced a slew of incentives including a _________ corpus for innovation-driven enterprises.
1) Rs 5,000-cr 
2) Rs 8,000-cr
3) Rs 10,000-cr 
4) Rs 12,000-cr
5) Rs 15,000-cr 
Answer:- 3) Rs 10,000-cr

Ques. : 6 Which of the following films won the best film award at the 61st Britannia Filmfare Awards?
1) Massan 
2) Tanu Weds Manu Returns
3) Piku 
4) Bajirao Mastani
5) Bajrangi Bhaijaan 
Answer:- 4) Bajirao Mastani

Ques. : 7 Dr Jancy James was on 15 Jan selected for the Prof MV Pylee Award for the Distinguished Academician of India. She is the first woman Vice Chancellor of the state of
1) Manipur 
2) Tamil Nadu
3) Goa 
4) Kerala
5) Nagaland 
Answer:- 4) Kerala

Ques. : 8 In Burkina Faso, the Islamic State militants attacked a hotel killing at least 28 people recently in its capital city
1) Manama 
2) Nassau
3) Luanda 
4) Tirana
5) Ouagadougou 
Answer:- 5) Ouagadougou

Ques. : 9 India Meteorological Department (IMD) changed the language and redefined the terms in weather forecasting recently. The IMD is headquartered in
1) Mumbai 
2) New Delhi
3) Bengaluru 
4) Hyderabad
5) Chennai 
Answer:- 2) New Delhi

Ques. : 10 Which of the following teams became men’s senior National basketball champion after a gap of nine years recently?
1) Uttarakhand 
2) Services
3) Railways 
4) Indian Oil
5) Punjab 
Answer:- 2) Services








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