• Conquer GK: Your Weekly GK Quiz (1-8 Jan, 2017)

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    Conquer GK: Your Weekly GK Quiz (1-8 Jan, 2017)1. Who among the following has appointed as the 25th Chief Justice of Pakistan?
    a) Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja
    b) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar
    c) Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali
    d) Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk
    e) Justice Abdul Rashid

    2. Which of the following country has signed the 3rd protocol for amending Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) with India in New Delhi?
    a) Singapore
    b) Japan
    c) Malaysia
    d) Russia
    e) Israel

    3. Which of the following country’s State Council has announced a ban on all ivory trade and processing activities by the end of 2017?
    a) Sri Lanka
    b) Bangladesh
    c) Nepal
    d) China
    e) Indonesia

    4. Which among the states has launched several e-learning modules developed by the State Education Department in collaboration with several agencies and organisations?
    a) Jammu and Kashmir (J&K)
    b) West Bengal
    c) Karnataka
    d) Goa
    e) Uttar Pradesh

    5. Which of the following state cabinet has declared 50 per cent reservation in all judicial services for aspirants belonging to the Extremely Backward Classes, Other Backward Classes, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes?
    a) Jharkhand
    b) Uttarakhand
    c) Punjab
    d) Bihar
    e) Delhi

    6. Which among the following states becomes India’s first fully organic state?
    a) Tamil Nadu
    b) Uttar Pradesh
    c) Maharashtra
    d) Arunachal Pradesh
    e) Sikkim

    7. World famous Gala festival, Bargarh Dhanua Jatra has been started in which of the following Indian city?
    a) Tamil Nadu
    b) Punjab
    c) Odisha
    d) Tripura
    e) Sikkim

    8. Imtiaz Ahmed, who passed away recently was the first cricket Test team member of which of the following cricket team?
    a) Australia
    b) Pakistan
    c) England
    d) Sri Lanka
    e) India

    9. Somdev Devvarman, who recently retired is related to which of the following sport?
    a) Cricket
    b) Formula One
    c) Tennis
    d) Badminton
    e) Chess

    10. Hindi writers Shraddha and Ghyansham Kumar Devansh have been chosen for which of the following Literature Award 2016?
    a) Saraswati Samman
    b) Bihari Puraskar
    c) Jnanpith Award
    d) Bharatiya Jnanpith Award
    e) Vyas Samman

    11. Who among the following has been appointed as the new chairman of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)?
    a) Alka Sirohi
    b) Deepak Gupta
    c) Rajni Razdan
    d) David R. Syiemlieh
    e) Sir Ross Barker

    12. The Government of India has launched an payments app which has become the most popular Android app in the country topping in the charts of google’s play store. What is the name of that app?
    a) Paypal
    b) BHIM
    c) ECI360
    d) Paytm
    e) m-Parivahan

    13. Who among the following has appointed as the new Executive Director of Reserve Bank of India?
    a) Dr. Urjit R. Patel
    b) Arundhati Bhattacharya
    c) Usha Subramanian
    d) Surekha Marandi
    e) Chanda Kochhar

    14. Which of the following bank has tied up with Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) for augmenting capital support to enterprises in the country?
    a) Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
    b) Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)
    c) State Bank of India (SBI)
    d) Bhartiya Mahila Bank
    e) NABARD

    15. Who among the following has released the book titled The People’s President: Dr APJ Abdul Kalam?
    a) Prime Minister of India
    b) Finance Minister of India
    c) President of India
    d) Home Minister of India
    e) Vice President of India

    16. Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar was sworn-in as the Chief Justice of India. He is the _____ Chief Justice of India.
    a) 44th
    b) 41st
    c) 42nd
    d) 40th
    e) 35th

    17. Who among the following Businessman has been officially declared as the winner of Presidential elections in Haiti?
    a) Yvon Neptune
    b) Jovenel Moise
    c) Charles Henri Baker
    d) Garaudy Laguerre
    e) Jude Celestin

    18. The World Braille Day (WBD) is observed on ______.
    a) 4th January
    b) 3rd January
    c) 7th January
    d) 1st January
    e) 2nd January

    19. Which of the following country has won the fourth consecutive SAFF (South Asian Football Federation) Women’s Football Championship title?
    a) Bangladesh
    b) Sri Lanka
    c) Pakistan
    d) India
    e) Nepal

    20. The two-day Assam Biotech Conclave has been started in which of the following city of Assam?
    a) Silchar
    b) Guwahati
    c) Dibrugarh
    d) Tinsukia
    e) Tezpur

    Answers:
    1. b) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar
    2. a) Singapore
    3. d) China
    4. a) Jammu and Kashmir (J&K)
    5. d) Bihar
    6. e) Sikkim
    7. c) Odisha
    8. b) Pakistan
    9. c) Tennis
    10. d) Bharatiya Jnanpith Award
    11. d) Prof. David R. Syiemlieh
    12. b) BHIM
    13. d) Surekha Marandi
    14. b) Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)
    15. e) Vice President Hamid Ansari
    16. a) 44th
    17. b) Jovenel Moise
    18. a) 4th January
    19. d) India
    20. b) Guwahati

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