• Conquer GK: Your Weekly GK Quiz (17-24 Jan, 2017)

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    Conquer GK: Your Weekly GK Quiz (17-24 Jan, 2017)1. The new Adoption Regulations which has replaced the Adoption Guidelines-2015 to strengthen the adoption programme in the country by streamlining the process came into force from _____.
    a) 1st January 2017
    b) 15th January 2017
    c) 16th January 2017
    d) 22nd January 2017
    e) None of these

    2. Who among the following Indian film actor turned politician has bagged the 62nd Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award -2016?
    a) Vinod Khanna
    b) Shatrughan Sinha
    c) Mithun Chakraborty
    d) Amitabh Bachchan
    e) None of these

    3. National Day of Patriotism is being observed on _______.
    a) 12th January
    b) 23rd January
    c) 24th January
    d) 25th January
    e) None of these

    4. What is the present rank of India in on Global Talent Competitiveness Index?
    a) 91st
    b) 1st
    c)10th
    d) 100th
    e) 92nd

    5. Which of the following Ministry has launched a mobile app ‘SEZ India’ which provides detailed information related to special economic zones?
    a) Finance Ministry
    b) Commerce Ministry
    c) Oil and Petroleum Ministry
    d) Panchayat and Rural DevelopmentMinistry
    e) Agricultural Ministry

    6. Which of among the state government has launched mobile app ‘PINAKIN’ for Tourism?
    a) Tamil Nadu
    b) West Bengal
    c) Bihar
    d) Uttar Pradesh
    e) Kerala

    7. The “Khelo India” scheme for national level competitions has been inaugurated in which of the following Indian city?
    a) Mumbai
    b) Lucknow
    c) Kolkata
    d) New Delhi
    e) None of these

    8. Textiles Minister has inaugurated the 58th edition of India International Garment Fair (IIGF) in which of the following Indian City?
    a) New Delhi
    b) Mumbai
    c) Varanasi
    d) Chennai
    e) None of these

    9. Who among the following has been appointed as the new president of the European Parliament?
    a) Dmitry Medvedev
    b) Cesar Gaviria
    c) Antonio Tajani
    d) Jacques Chirac
    e) None of these

    10. Recently, who among the following former Indian cricketer has been inducted into Legends Club “Hall of Fame”?
    a) Virendar Sehwag
    b) Sachin Tendulkar
    c) Sourav Ganguly
    d) Kapil Dev
    e) None of these

    11. Who among the following has won the 15th edition of the Delhi International Chess tournament?
    a) Farrukh Amonatov
    b) Vladimir Kramnik
    c) Nigel Short
    d) Dzhumaev Marat
    e) None of these

    12. The union Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu will launch a post-graduate course in which of the following language for journalism at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC)?
    a) Kannada
    b) Urdu
    c) Odia
    d) Bengali
    e) None of these

    13. Which of the following committee has recently recommended quota for girl students in IITs?
    a) Naresh Chandra Committee
    b) Shah Nawaz Committee
    c) Ashok Mehta Committee
    d) Timothy Gonsalves committee
    e) None of these
    14. Which of the following State Government has approved the installation of solar energy devices at Anganwadi centers?
    a) Maharashtra
    b) West Bengal
    c) Rajasthan
    d) Haryana
    e) None of these

    15. Tarun Prasad, who passed away recently was the Former State Minister of which of the following Indian State?
    a) Kerala
    b) Chhattisgarh
    c) Tripura
    d) Sikkim
    e) None of these

    16. The Union Human Resources Development Minister Prakash Javadekar has launched a dedicated web portal “ShaGun” for which of the following Programme?
    a) Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana
    b) Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana
    c) Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan
    d) Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
    e) None of these

    17. Which of the following Indian City has been named as the first in the list of the dynamic city in the World?
    a) Hyderabad
    b) Bengaluru
    c) Mumbai
    d) New Delhi
    e) Kolkata

    18. Who among the following has been appointed as the new Chief of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director?
    a) Ramesh Sharma
    b) Alok Kumar Verma
    c) N Ramachandran
    d) Satish Chandra
    e) None of these

    19. Which of the following team have bagged the Pro Wrestling League Season 2 title in the summit clash in New Delhi?
    a) Team Jaipur
    b) Delhi Sultans
    c) CDR Punjab Royals
    d) Haryana Hammers
    e) Team UP

    20. Which of the following city has been declared as the second capital of Himachal Pradesh?
    a) Nahan
    b) Palampur
    c) Dharamshala
    d) Dalhousie
    e) Manali
    Answer:
    1. c) 16th January 2017
    2. b) Shatrughan Sinha
    3. b) 23rd January
    4. e) 92nd
    5. b) Commerce Ministry
    6. a) Tamil Nadu
    7. d) New Delhi
    8. a) New Delhi
    9. c) Antonio Tajani
    10. d) Kapil Dev
    11. a) Farrukh Amonatov
    12. b) Urdu
    13. d) Timothy Gonsalves committee
    14. d) Haryana
    15. b) Chhattisgarh
    16. c) Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan
    17. b) Bengaluru
    18. b) Alok Kumar Verma
    19. c) CDR Punjab Royals
    20. c) Dharamshala

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