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Current Affairs Quiz: 20 January 2017

Jan 20, 2017 19:15 IST

20 January 2017: Daily Current Affairs Quizzes brought by Jagranjosh.com wants to help the aspirants’ of different competitive exams in to revising the day at an ease. These quizzes will help you in answering questions which can/may be asked in the next exam that will be faced by you. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like CBI Director, second capital of Himachal Pradesh and President of Gambia.

1. Who was appointed as the Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation in January 2017?
a) Rakesh Asthana
b) Alok Kumar Verma
c) Anil Sinha
d) None of the above

2. President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 8th Dantan Gramin Mela -2017 in
a) Punjab
b) Telangana
c) West Bengal
d) Kerala

A three-day National Conference of Central and State Ministers and Secretaries of Tourism, Culture and Sports is being organised in
a) Kutch
b) Hyderabad
c) New Delhi
d) Mumbai

4. Union Government released Rs 2207 crore to this State as special assistance for FY 2016-17.
a) Maharashtra
b) Haryana
c) Karnataka
d) Jammu and Kashmir

The Pro Wrestling League Season 2 title was won by
a) Punjab Royals
b) Haryana Hammers
c) Jaipur Ninjas
d) UP Dangal

6. As per a study published in journal ‘Science Advances,’ how much percent of primate species in the world are in danger of becoming extinct?
a) 60
b) 30
c) 45
d) 65

7. Karang, which has become first cashless island of India, is located in which of the following states?
a) Maharashtra
b) Assam
c) Gujarat
d) Manipur

8. St Petersburg recently launched an official emblem for the 2020 UEFA Euro Cup. The city is located in which of the following countries?
a) Azerbaijan
b) Belgium
c) Russia
d) Hungary

9. Who of the following was recently sworn-in as the President of The Gambia?
a) Adama Barrow
b) Yahya Jammeh
c) Yahya Bisak
d) None of the above

10. Which City was chosen as the second Capital of Himachal Pradesh recently?
a) Una
b) Hamirpur
c) Dharamsala
d) Kangra

11. Who won the prestigious The Hindu Prize 2016?
a) Kiran Doshi
b) Mahi Verma
c) Kunal Bakshi
d) Anil Mukherji

Who was appointed as CEO and MD of Bharti AXA General recently?
a) Sanjeev Srinivasan
b) Natarajan Chandrasekaran
c) Ganapathy Subramaniam
d) Rajesh Gopinathan

13. Mawlynnong village was recently declared as cleanest village in Asia. It is located in which state?
a) Arunachal Pradesh
b) Meghalaya
c) Manipur
d) Nagaland

14. It is with this country Union Cabinet approved signing of a MoU in the field of cyber security.
a) Vietnam
b) Japan
c) Germany
d) Indonesia

15. Which country recently became an associate member of European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)?
a) Pakistan
b) China
c) India
d) Bangladesh


1. (b) Alok Kumar Verma
2. (c) West Bengal
3. (a) Kutch
4. (d) Jammu and Kashmir
5. (a) Punjab Royals
6. (a) 60
7. (d) Manipur
8. (c) Russia
9. (a) Adama Barrow
10. (c) Dharamsala
11. (a) Kiran Doshi
12. (a) Sanjeev Srinivasan
13. (b) Meghalaya
14. (a) Vietnam
15. (c) India

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