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 Current Affairs January 2017 First Week Complete One Liner
 By: www.QuizNotes.in Team
Q−1 Petronet, India’s largest LNG importer, has signed an agreement with which country on December 30 to set up $950 million Liquefied Natural Gas import project in that country?
Ans: ✓ Bangladesh
Q−2 Which e-commerce firm has planned to launch an “Airborne Fulfillment Center” (AFC) to deploy Drones for delivering its items in minutes?
Ans: ✓ Amazon
Q−3 Who has been conferred with the ‘Power & Energy Persona’s Award for Individual Excellence’ at the 10th ENERTIA Awards 2016 –India and South Asia’s awards for excellence in sustainable energy and power on December 29, 2016?
Ans: ✓ K M Singh
Q−4 Name the two new Hindi writers who have been conferred with the 2016  Bharatiya Jnanpith Navlekhan Award on December 29, 2016?
Ans: ✓ Shraddha and Ghyansham Devansh
Q−5 Who has been appointed as the 25th Chief Justice of Pakistan?
Ans: ✓ Mian Saqib Nisar 
Q−6 Who has won the 2016 Mubadala World Tennis Championship at Abu Dhabi?
Ans: ✓ Rafael Nadal 
Q−7 Name the actor, well known for playing character Father Mulcahy in MASH, who died on January 1, 2017.
Ans: ✓ William Christopher
Q−8 Who has been sworn in as the new Major General of Kyrgyzstan?
Ans: ✓ Shaikh Rafik Mohammed
Q−9 Name the Indian Tennis Player who has announced his retirement from the professional tennis on 01 January 2017. 
Ans: ✓ Somdev Devvarman 
Q−10 Who has been honored as the World’s Best Playmaker 2016 on December 29, 2016, by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS)?
Ans: ✓ Lionel Messi 
Q−11 The Central Government has recently permitted how many Public Sector Banks to raise Rs 2,914.038 crore from market to strengthen their capital base?
Ans: ✓ 12
Q−12 Union Government has announced to provide what percent of subvention on interest for home loans of up to Rs. 2 Lakh by rural poor in 2017?
Ans: ✓ 3%
Q−13 What percent of rebate on interest would be provided for home loan up to Rs. 9 Lakh by urban poor in 2017?
Ans: ✓ 4%
Q−14 Prime Minister Modi on December 31 has announced to convert how many Kisan Credit Card into RuPay card in the next 3 months?
Ans: ✓ 3 Crore
Q−15 What percent of interest has been decided by the Centre for the Senior Citizens on their deposits of up to 7.5 lakhs for 10 years?
Ans: ✓ 8%
Q−16 What is the new Credit Guarantee limit for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises as decided by the Union Government on December 31, 2016?
Ans: ✓ 2 Crore
Q−17 How much financial benefit would be provided to the pregnant women in rural areas as announced by PM Modi?
Ans: ✓ Rs. 6000/-
Q−18 PM Modi on December 31 has announced to increase the number of houses to be built under the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana in rural areas by what percent?
Ans: ✓ 33%
Q−19 India’s first laser technology-based advanced AVMS RTO check-post has been set up in which state?
Ans: ✓ Gujrat
Q−20 Which country has announced a plan to ban all ivory trade and processing activities in the country by the end of 2017? Powered By: www.QuizNotes.in
Ans: ✓ In China
Q−21 What is the new extended deadline announced by the Reserve Bank of India for the Non Resident Indian (NRIs) citizens to exchange the demonetized notes?
Ans: ✓ 30rd June 2017
Q−22 Name the new health scheme launched by Andhra Pradesh Government for the Above Poverty Line families of the state on January 1, 2017?
Ans: ✓ Arogya Raksha Scheme
Q−23 With which country India exchanges a list of nuclear installations and facilities every year on January 1 under an agreement that prohibits the two countries to attack each other’s atomic facilities?
Ans: ✓  D.Pakistan
Q−24 In which state is the world’s largest 11-day Gala Festival “Bargarh Dhanua Jatra” organized?
Ans: ✓ A.Odisha
Q−25 Who has been honored with the Nishan-e-Imtiaz, a civil decoration organized by Pakistan to recognize valuable services for the country?
Ans: ✓ C.Qamar Javed Bajwa 
Q−26 Which state has banned the use of Purse Seine Nets for fishing across the state from January 1, 2017 to safeguard a Fingerlings fish species?
Ans: ✓ C.Maharashtra
Q−27 British Government is set to mint a new coin of which denomination by the end of March 2017?
Ans: ✓ B.1 Pound
Q−28 A Laser walls and smart sensors are soon to be launched at which of the given International borders of India to safeguard from terrorists attacks?
Ans: ✓ D.India-Bangladesh International Borders
Q−29 India’s first transgender school ‘Sahaj International’ recently started in which of the following states?
Ans: ✓ Kerala
Q−30 Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of Union Public Service Commission with effect from January 4, 2017?
Ans: ✓ B.David R. Syiemlieh
Q−31 Which bank has partnered with CNX Corporation (CNX) to provide collateral management services for the loans sanctioned to the farmers against warehouse receipt?
Ans: ✓ C.Bank of Baroda
Q−32 Which state’s Power Corporation has been awarded with “Best Performing Power Distribution Utility in Power Sector” by Central Board of Irrigation & Power (CBIP)?
Ans: ✓ A.Punjab State Power Corporation Limited
Q−33 Who has been sworn in as the Vice Chief of the Air Staff (VCAS) on January 2, 2017?
Ans: ✓ C.Shirish Baban Deo
Q−34 A Supreme Court Bench on January 1, 2017 ruled out that Seeking votes in name of cast, religion or language is ‘corrupt practice. Who was the head of the bench?
Ans: ✓ A.TS Thakur
Q−35 A leap second was added to the Indian clock on January 1, 2017 to synchronize the Indian Standard Time (IST) with the Earth’s Rotational Clock. Who is the in charge to add leap seconds to atomic clock?
Ans: ✓ C.National Physical Laboratory (NPL)
Q−36 K V Pusa, who died on January 2, 2017 at the age of 63, was the former Minister of which state?
Ans: ✓ B.Nagaland
Q−37 Which former cricketer has joined as an assistant in the Australian coaching staff to prepare the team for the coming Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka?
Ans: ✓ C.Ricky Ponting
Q−38 Who has won the World Blitz Chess Championship 2016?
Ans: ✓ D.Sergey Karjakin
Q−39 Which organization has launched an android app MUI for the Indian Merchant Navy Officers?
Ans: ✓ A.Maritime Union of India
Q−40 India successfully test fired the surface-to-surface strategic ballistic missile off Odisha coast on January 2, 2017. Name the missile.
Ans: ✓ D.Agni IV
Q−41 Name the newly appointed Chief of Samajwadi Party, replacing Shivpal Singh .
Ans: ✓ C.Naresh Uttam 
Q−42 Name the BCCI President who has been recently removed by the Supreme Court for violating its order of implementing Lodha Committee’s Recommendations.
Ans: ✓ B.Anurag Thakur 
Q−43 Which country has passed a Hindu Marriages Bill on January 2, 2017?
Ans: ✓ Pakistan
Q−44 The Maharashtra Government unveiled the portrait of which social reformer in the general assembly hall of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on January 2, 2017?
Ans: ✓ Prabodhankar Thackeray
Q−45 India’s first 700 MW Pressurized Heavy Water Reactor (PHWR) will have its trial run in which state?
Ans: ✓ In Gujarat City
Q−46 What is the theme of the 5-Day Indian Science Congress 2017?
Ans: ✓ Science and Technology for National Development (STND)
Q−47 Where is the 104th Indian Science Congress organized?
Ans: ✓ Andhra Pradesh 
Q−48 Which country has signed an agreement with India to release the fishermen in each other’s custody and find permanent solution to the fishermen issues?
Ans: ✓ Sri Lanka
Q−49 Name the Grand Slam Champion who announced her retirement from Professional Tennis on January 1, 2017.
Ans: ✓ Li Xiaoxia
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Q−50 Which country on December 25 supplied 4 Sukhoi Su-35 Fighter Jets to China after a delay of two years?
Ans: ✓ Russia
Q−51 Sports Ministry constituted a committee on January 2, 2017 to suggest improvements in the National Sports Development Code. Who will be the head of the Committee?
Ans: ✓ Injeti Srinivas
Q−52 What is the rank of India among the countries offering the highest average annual salary to expatriates on the basis of HSBC Expat survey 2016?
Ans: ✓ 3rd
Q−53 Who has been appointed as the 9th UN Secretary General?
Ans: ✓ Antonio Guterres
Q−54 Name the android app recently launched by Government of India that has topped the chart of Google Play Store to become the most famous app in the country.
Ans: ✓ BHIM APP
Q−55 The Union Government has kept interest rates on Small Savings Schemes unchanged for the fourth quarter of 2016-17. What is the interest rate on Kisan Vikas Patra?
Ans: ✓ 7.7 Percent
Q−56 H S Mahadev Prasad who died of a massive heart attack on January 3, 2017 was the Minister of which state?
Ans: ✓ Karnataka
Q−57 Which among the given Departments on January 2, 2017 directed that Consumers Can Waive Off Service Charge in Restaurants if Dissatisfied with Services?
Ans: ✓ Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA)
Q−58 Name the Booker Prize Winning Art Critic who died died on January 2, 2017 at the age of 90.
Ans: ✓ John Berger
Q−59 Many PSUs and private banks reduced their benchmark lending rate, MCLR, by up to 1.48 percent on January 3, 2017 enabling cheaper loans to publiC.What does MCLR stands for?
Ans: ✓ Marginal Cost of Funds based Lending Rate
Q−60 Name the famous French Olympic skiing Gold Medalist of 1960s who died on January 2, 2017 at the age of 83?
Ans: ✓ Jean Vuarnet
Q−61 Who has recently been appointed as the Ambassador of India to the Oriental Republic of Uruguay?
Ans: ✓ Sanjiv Ranjan
Q−62 Coca-Cola India has partnered with which bank to educate the retailers on digital transaction?
Ans: ✓ SBI (State Bank of India)
Q−63 Which bank has tied with the artificial intelligence firm Niki.ai to launch OnChat Chatbot on Facebook’s Messenger platform?
Ans: ✓ HDFC Bank
Q−64 Which country has recently launched its first freight train to London?
Ans: ✓ China
Q−65 When is the World Braille Day observed?
Ans: ✓ 4th Jan
Q−66 As per the decision of the leading Indian Oil Firms how much discount would be provided to the people who make payment online for their liquefied petroleum gas cylinders?
Ans: ✓ RS 5
Q−67 Consumer electrical goods manufacturer Bajaj Electricals has tied up with which bank to provide digitized payment to its vendor using blockchain technology?
Ans: ✓ Yes Bank
Q−68 The year 2017 will see Assembly Election polls in how many states?
Ans: ✓ 5-States
Q−69 Name the country which has announced first-of-its-kind initiative to offer some basic pay to unemployed citizens every month selected on random basis.
Ans: ✓ Finland
Q−70 Which among the given states has signed an agreement with the Power Ministry to join the UDAY Scheme on January 4, 2017? Powered By: www.QuizNotes.in
Ans: ✓ Assam
Q−71 The Union Ministry of Urban Development has started the Swachh Survekshan 2017 from January 4, 2017 to encourage competition for improving sanitation standards. How many cities would be covered under the Survey?
Ans: ✓ 500 Cities
Q−72 Government has recently approved new Ganga Cleaning Projects. As per the approval, new Sewage Treatment Plant would be set up in which cities?
Ans: ✓ Haridwar and Varanasi
Q−73 With which country Union Cabinet on January 4, 2017, approved singing an agreement for cooperation and mutual assistance in Customs Matters?
Ans: ✓ Uruguay
Q−74 On January 4, 2017, the Union Cabinet has given its approval to sign an agreement for cooperation in the field of Agriculture and allied sectors with which country?
Ans: ✓ Kenya and Uruguay
Q−75 Name the Mobile commerce and payments firm that’s has received the final approval from RBI to operate as Payment Bank.
Ans: ✓ PayTM
Q−76 Which solar power producing firm has recently commissioned 150 MW solar project in Punjab?
Ans: ✓ Azure Power
Q−77 What was the growth rate of India’s core sector for November 2016 as per the data of Commerce and Industry Ministry?
Ans: ✓ 4.9 Percent
Q−78 Name the initiative launched by technology giant Google to enable the small businesses to set up website from their smart phones.
Ans: ✓ My Business
Q−79 Who has been appointed as the new Executive Director (ED) of Reserve Bank of India replacing U S Paliwal?
Ans: ✓ Surekha Marandi
Q−80 Name the United Kingdom diplomat who has resigned as Britain’s Ambassador to EU?
Ans: ✓ Sir Ivan Rogers
Q−81 A Mobile App has been developed by the District Administration of Ludhiana to conduct fair and transparent election in the district. Name the App.
Ans: ✓ ECI360
Q−82 The United Nation has recognized the year 2017 as ___________?
Ans: ✓ International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development
Q−83 Who has been inducted as the 82nd player into the International Cricket Council’s Hall of Fame on January 3, 2017?
Ans: ✓ Arthur Morris
Q−84 On January 3, 2017, Google dedicated its Doodle to a social reformer and renowned poet to pay tribute on her 186th birth anniversary. Name the social reformer.
Ans: ✓ Savitribai Phule
Q−85 Name the Ministry that has launched a Web Portal and the Mobile App for Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) scheme on January 4, 2017.
Ans: ✓ Ministry of Power
Q−86 Who has been elected as the new president of Haiti?
Ans: ✓ Jovenel Moise
Q−87 Name the new organ discovered in the digestive system by the Ireland’s Scientists which was unknown since 100 years.
Ans: ✓ Mesentery
Q−88 Name the new UK’s ambassador to the European Union (EU) after the resignation of Sir Ivan Rogers.
Ans: ✓ Sir Tim Barrow
Q−89 Name the newly appointed Chairman of Tata Power Co Ltd in place of Cyrus Mistry.
Ans: ✓ S Padmanabhan
Q−90 Who has been nominated as the Managing Director for IBM’s India operations replacing Vanitha Narayana?
Ans: ✓ Karan Bajwa
Q−91 Who has been appointed as the Chief Human Resources Officer for the Capgemini India operation effective from January 1, 2017?
Ans: ✓ Anil Jalali
Q−92 Which bank has tied up with Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) to boost venture capital investment in MSME Sector?
Ans: ✓ Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)
Q−93 Where was the International Conference on “Yoga for Diabetes” organized on January 4, 2017?
Ans: ✓ New Delhi
Q−94 Which Ministry has recently launched an IPR Enforcement Toolkit for the Police Department of all the states to enable them better deal with IP crimes?
Ans: ✓ Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Q−95 In Partnership with which industry, the Guwahati Biotech Park organized the Assam Biotech Conclave 2017 on January 5, 2017?
Ans: ✓ Federation of Industry & Commerce of North Eastern Region (FINER)
Q−96 Where was 350th Prakash Utsav organized to mark the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh?
Ans: ✓ Patna
Q−97 Indian Cricketer MS Dhoni on January 4, 2017 stepped down as the captain of the Indian Team. How many One Day International (ODI) Matches have been captained by Dhoni?
Ans: ✓ 199
Q−98 Name the Accident Insurance Scheme launched by the Karnataka Bank for its Saving Bank (SB) Account Customers.
Ans: ✓ KBL Suraksha
Q−99 Name the book recently released on the former President APJ Abdul Kalam by the Vice President Hamid Ansari.
Ans: ✓ The People’s President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Q−100 Gangmumei Kabui  who died on January 5, 2017 at the age  of 77 was former Minister of which state?
Ans: ✓ Manipur
Q−101 The last survivor of the Sitar Trinity and the inventor of Jafferkhani Baaj music style died on January 4, 2017 at the age of 88 in Mumbai. Name that Sitar Maestro.
Ans: ✓ Abdul Halim Jaffer Khan
Q−102 Recently a 105 year old man from France made a record of cycling 14 miles in an hour at a race in Paris. Name the Cyclist.
Ans: ✓ Robert Marchand
Q−103 Which country has won the 2016 SAFF Women’s Championship?
Ans: ✓ India
Q−104 The veteran actor Om Puri died in first week of January 2017. Which of the following is the film that he was not a part of?
Ans: ✓  
Q−105 NASA is sending first African-American to space station in 2018. What is his/her name?
Ans: ✓  Jeanette Epps
Q−106 Which of the following companies launched the training program, named Digital Unlocked, for Indian small and medium businesses? 
Ans: ✓ Google
Q−107 Who of the following is NOT a part of the Panel constituted by Sports Ministry for drafting National Sports Development Code?
Ans: ✓  Pullela Gopichand
Q−108 Researchers have recently discovered a new organ. Where is the organ located?
Ans: ✓ Digestive System 
Q−109 Which Indian-American has been appointed in a key White House position by US President-Elect Donald Trump? Powered By: www.QuizNotes.in
Ans: ✓ Raj Shah
Q−110 Who of the following was appointed the Vice Chief of Army Staff?
Ans: ✓ Lieutenant General Sarath Chand
Q−111 The ninth edition of JIFF is set to begin tomorrow. Which city will be playing the host to this film festival?
Ans: ✓ Jaipur 
Q−112 Which country is the latest to express interest in associa  ting itself with India’s smart cities mission?
Ans: ✓ Japan
Q−113 Which state has decided to make one of its commercial hubs completely vehicle-free?
Ans: ✓ Delhi 
Q−114 Tony Atkinson who died recently was an eminent British
Ans: ✓ Economist
Q−115 Union Cabinet approved to sign a MoU with this country in the field of agriculture and allied sectors.
Ans: ✓ Kenya
Q−116 It is with this multilateral organisation Indian officials discussed issues regarding sharing of waters with Pakistan under the Indus Water Treaty.
Ans: ✓ World Bank

 





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