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Hello Friends, We have already posted January 2017 Current Affairs in MCQs forms, And Now in this post we are sharing one liner questions and answers of January 2017 2nd week means 8th January to 14th January 2017 complete One Liner GK Capsule available here.

Current Affairs One Liner Questions and Answers of January 2017 2nd Week
Sr Questions / Answers
Q−1 Justice C. G. Weeramantry who died on January 5 at 90 was an eminent lawyer serving which country?
Ans: ✓ Sri Lanka
Q−2 Who has been named as the international event ambassador for the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2017?
Ans: ✓ David Rudisha
Q−3 Saral Deb who passed away recently at the age of 82 was the former minister of which Indian state?
Ans: ✓ West Bengal
Q−4 Name the winner of the Under-19 British Junior Open 2017 ?
Ans: ✓ Velavan Senthilkumar
Q−5 Which High Court has approved the merger of two subsidiaries of PVR Ltd- PVR Leisure and Lettuce effective from April 1, 2015?
Ans: ✓ Delhi High Court
Q−6 Who has been appointed as the head of the Islamic Military Alliance to Fight Terrorism (IMAFT)?
Ans: ✓ General Raheel Sharif
Q−7 Mario Soares who died on January 7 at the age of 92 had served as the Prime Minister as well as the President of which country?
Ans: ✓ Portugal
Q−8 The Aurobindo Pharma has signed a deal to acquire the Portugal’s Generis for what amount?
Ans: ✓ 135 million euros
Q−9 Who has been appointed as the brand ambassador for Asian Paints Ultima Protek on January 7, 2017?
Ans: ✓ Ranbir Kapoor
Q−10 Suvidha Prepaid Card service has been launched by which bank?
Ans: ✓ UCO Bank
Q−11 China is to set up world’s highest altitude telescopes in which of the given region?
Ans: ✓ Tibet.
Q−12 Which state has launched first of its kind 24 X 7 call-center facility for the forest department of the state?
Ans: ✓ Maharashtra
Q−13 The 7-day International Kite Festival has been organized in which Indian state from January 8, 2017?
Ans: ✓ Gujarat
Q−14 Where was the All India Conference of Waqf Boards organized?
Ans: ✓ New Delhi
Q−15 The deadline for the conversion of the Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) card into OCI (Overseas citizen of India) Cards has been extended from December 31, 2016 to  _________ .
Ans: ✓ 30-Jun-17
Q−16 Which scheme was launched by PM Modi on 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas for the for the Indian Youths seeking employment Overseas?
Ans: ✓ Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PKVY)
Q−17 Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani who passed away on January 8 was the former President of which country?
Ans: ✓ Iran
Q−18 Name the winners of the Men’s Double title at the 2017 Chennai Open.
Ans: ✓ Rohan Bopanna & Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan
Q−19 Name the eminent personality honoured by the US Embassy for contribution towards the India-US Partnership on Tuberculosis.
Ans: ✓ Amitabh Bachchan
Q−20 Who has been named as the new brand ambassador of Smartphone brand Gionee?
Ans: ✓ Virat Kohli
Q−21 Who has been appointed as the Managing Director and Chief Executive of the SBI Pension Funds Pvt Ltd?
Ans: ✓ Kumar Sharadindu
Q−22 Name the movie that won record breaking each category award it was nominated for at the 74th Golden Globes Award.
Ans: ✓ La La Land
Q−23 Who has been conferred with the 2017 Scientific & Technical Awards for the facial-performance-capture technology at Sony Pictures Imageworks by the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences?
Ans: ✓ Parag Havaldar
Q−24 The General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR) has been scheduled to come into effect from ____________
Ans: ✓ 1-Apr-17
Q−25 The Rajasthan Government has collaborated with which firm to develop Jaipur as the next start-up destination after Bengaluru?
Ans: ✓ Cisco
Q−26 Pakistan successfully test fired its first Submarine-Launched Cruise Missile (SLCM) on January 9. Name the missile.
Ans: ✓ Babur-3
Q−27 Which bank has recently waived off the Merchant Discount Rate (MDR) for one year on debit card transaction for small merchants with annual turnover of Rs. 20 lakh?
Ans: ✓ State Bank of India
Q−28 Which bank has recently introduced a humanoid robot IRA for easy service to customers?
Ans: ✓ HDFC Bank
Q−29 Which state has recently launched its own e-wallet Tokapoisa.in to enable the residents perform digital transaction?
Ans: ✓ Assam
Q−30 In which district of Andhra Pradesh is the new campus for the National Disaster Response Force’s (NDRFs) 10th Battalion being built?
Ans: ✓ Krishna
Q−31 In which city of Andhra Pradesh was the first Digi Dham Mela of the state organized?
Ans: ✓ Vijaywada
Q−32 Who has been named for the Life Time Achievement award at the 9th Jaipur International Film Festival?
Ans: ✓ Ramesh Prasad
Q−33 Where is the World’s Largest Street Light Replacement Programme been launched by the Power Ministry?
Ans: ✓ New Delhi
Q−34 What was the theme of the 14th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD) Convention 2017?
Ans: ✓ Redefining Engagement with the Indian Diaspora
Q−35 The Polish military officer and renowned socialist, mostly known for coining the term Liquid Modernity, who died on January 9 at the age of 91. Who is he ?
Ans: ✓ Zygmunt Bauman
Q−36 When is the World Hindi day celebrated?
Ans: ✓ 10-Jan
Q−37 The Biography “Akhada” is based on the life of which Indian Wrestler?
Ans: ✓ Mahavir Singh Phogat
Q−38 Roman Herzog who died on January 10, 2017 was the former President of which country?
Ans: ✓ Germany
Q−39 Name the winner of the 2017 Scottish Junior Open Squash championship ?
Ans: ✓ Shreyas Mehta
Q−40 Who won the gold medal in the Thai Boxing Championship at national level ?
Ans: ✓ Abbu Ammaz
Q−41 Who has clinched the men’s single title in the 2017 Chennai Open Championship ?
Ans: ✓ Roberto Bautista Agut
Q−42 Recently Botanical Survey of India scientists discovered a new species of ginger named, Zingiber pseudosquarrosum, having medicinal properties. In which region was it discovered?
Ans: ✓ Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Q−43 The Ministry of Health is soon to introduce a new vaccine in the Universal Immunisation Programme (UIP) from February 2017. Name that vaccine.
Ans: ✓ Measles-Rubella Vaccine
Q−44 Name the Chinese rocket that successfully launched three satellites into space on January 9, 2017.
Ans: ✓ Kuaizhou-1A
Q−45 The Indian space agency ISRO has signed a partnership pact with which country’s space agency for satellite launch technology?
Ans: ✓ CNES, France
Q−46 Name the advanced towed artillery gun system that was successfully test-tried by the Indian Army recently in the Himalayas.
Ans: ✓ Dhanush
Q−47 Who has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of Flipkart on January 9, 2017?
Ans: ✓ Kalyan Krishnamurthy
Q−48 How many Indian-American scientists have been named by the US President Barach Obama for the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) on January 10, 2017?
Ans: ✓ Four
Q−49 Who has won the FIFA World’s Best Player of the Year 2016 on January 9, 2017 in Zurich, Switzerland ?
Ans: ✓ Cristiano Ronaldo
Q−50 Recently Axis Bank introduced the block chain service and became the third bank to do so. Which bank used the block chain technology for the first time? www.QuizNotes.in
Ans: ✓ ICICI Bank
Q−51 In which state is the first edition of the Nobel Prize Series Exhibition organized on January 9, 2017 ?
Ans: ✓ Gujarat
Q−52 Where was the 20th National Conference on e-Governance organized from January 9-10, 2017 ?
Ans: ✓ Andhra Pradesh
Q−53 India’s largest public wi-fi service has been launched recently in which Indian state?
Ans: ✓ Maharashtra
Q−54 Which state has recently launched India’s first Student Startup and Innovation Policy?
Ans: ✓ Gujarat
Q−55 The capital city of  Nicaragua is ________________
Ans: ✓ Managua
Q−56 Based on a study which vestigial organ in the human body has been found to have important biological role in the functioning of the immune system?
Ans: ✓ Human Appendix
Q−57 Who has been appointed as the director of West Indies Cricket on January 10, 2017?
Ans: ✓ Jimmy Adams
Q−58 Who is the author of the new cyber vocabulary book Cyber Pathshala that was relased by the HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on January 10, 2017?
Ans: ✓ Tarun Vijay
Q−59 Name the American Jazz pop singer, well known for his album “The Lady Is a Tramp” who passed away on January 10, 2017 at the age of 90.
Ans: ✓ Buddy Greco
Q−60 Who has been appointed as the CEO of Ola Fleet Technologies on January 11, 2017?
Ans: ✓ Shalabh Seth
Q−61 European IT firm Atos and NASSCOM Foundation has collaborated on January 11, 2017 to set up a National Digital Literacy Mission (NDLM) centers in which of the given state?
Ans: ✓ Gujarat
Q−62 Which company has received the highest record breaking 8,088 US patent in the year 2016?
Ans: ✓ IBM
Q−63 Which insurance company has launched a Trade Credit Insurance Policy on January 9, 2017 to safeguard the business against payment defaults?
Ans: ✓ HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company
Q−64 What is the revised GDP growth estimate for India by the World Bank for 2016-17 fiscal ending March 31, 2017?
Ans: ✓ 7 Percent
Q−65 Which state has inked a pact with Ministry of Civil Aviation on January 11, 2017 under Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) to develop small airports and airstrips in the state?
Ans: ✓ Telangana
Q−66 Where was the three days International Conference & Exhibition on Reinforced Plastics (ICERP) organised on January 10, 2017?
Ans: ✓ Mumbai
Q−67 BPO firm WNS Global Services has recently acquired US-based Denali Sourcing Services for what amount?
Ans: ✓ USD 40 million
Q−68 Who has been appointed the President of BMW for India Operations with effect from March 1, 2017?
Ans: ✓ Vikram Pawah
Q−69 Who has been appointed as the new High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Seychelles on January 10, 2017?
Ans: ✓ Ausaf Sayeed
Q−70 Who has been sworn in as the President of Nicaragua on January 10, 2017?
Ans: ✓ Daniel Ortega
Q−71 Researchers predict formation of a new plate boundary on the floor of the Indian Ocean due to the largest earthquake of 2012 that hit Andaman-Sumatra region and may lead to future quakes. What was the name of that earthquake?
Ans: ✓ Slip-Strike Quake
Q−72 Yana Kudryavtseva of Russia who recently announced her retirement was associated to which sports?
Ans: ✓ Tennis
Q−73 The renowned UK’s Daily Telegraph’s correspondent known for reporting World War II news died on January 10 at the age of 105. Who was that British war correspondent?
Ans: ✓ Clare Hollingworth
Q−74 Which Indian air service firm has launched a ‘Fly For Sure’ scheme on January 11, 2017 to ensure confirmed travel to passengers?
Ans: ✓ Air India
Q−75 The Bureau of Indian Standards has revised the Hallmarking of Gold on January 9, 2017 on which three grades of gold ornaments?
Ans: ✓ 14 carat, 18 carat and 22 carat
Q−76 Which airport has adopted the world’s first performance and benchmarking digital platform ‘Arc’ on January 10, 2017?
Ans: ✓ Delhi Airport
Q−77 Which countries space agency is set to launch a record of 103 satellites in one go in space in the first week of February 2017?
Ans: ✓ ISRO, India
Q−78 Which organization has recently directed Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) to test the use of microbeads used in cosmetics products?
Ans: ✓ National Green Tribunal
Q−79 Which Indian Political leader has been appointed as the senior fellow of US-based think tank Atlantic Council on January 10, 2017?
Ans: ✓ Manish Tewari
Q−80 Who has been appointed as the new Chief Investment Officer of Snapdeal effective from January 16, 2017?
Ans: ✓ Jason Kothari
Q−81 Government Policy Think Tank NITI Aayog has estimated the GDP growth rate of India to __________ for 2016-17?
Ans: ✓ 8 percent
Q−82 Which bank has launched a Voice Biometrics Authentication System on January 10, 2017 for the phone banking customers of the bank?
Ans: ✓ Citibank
Q−83 Which bank has helped the Temples in Tamil Nadu to go digital to enable the devotees pay donations digitally? www.QuizNotes.in
Ans: ✓ HDFC Bank
Q−84 Europe’s first under water sculpture museum, Museo Atlantico, has been inaugurated off the coast which island?
Ans: ✓ Lanzarote
Q−85 On January 11, 2017, Saudi Arabia has increased the annual Haj quota of which country by 34,500?
Ans: ✓ India
Q−86 The National Dairy Development Board has signed an MoU with which state on January 10 , 2017 to promote diary sector in the state?
Ans: ✓ Arunachal Pradesh
Q−87 Which state has presented a Power Budget on January 12, 2017 with focus on reforms in the sector?
Ans: ✓ Jammu and Kashmir
Q−88 In which Indian state will be the world’s first Gender Literature Festival scheduled to be held in April 2017?
Ans: ✓ Bihar
Q−89 Which ministry has drafted Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Dog Breeding and Marketing Rules, 2017) rule to regulate do breeding centres in India?
Ans: ✓ Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change
Q−90 The Supreme Court on January 10, 2017 directed which state to pay Rs.500 crore as compensation to 5,000 victims of Endosulfan poisioning in the state?
Ans: ✓ Kerala
Q−91 Name the second submarine of Scorpene-class that was launched on January 12, 2017 at the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited by Indian Navy.
Ans: ✓ INS Khanderi
Q−92 A new species of gibbons have recently been discovered by the scientists in which country?
Ans: ✓ China
Q−93 Which among the following players has been inducted into the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Athletes’ Committee on January 11, 2017?
Ans: ✓ PR Sreejesh
Q−94 Who has won the 3rd Kolkata Open National Invitation Snooker Championship 2017?
Ans: ✓ Pankaj Advani
Q−95 Name the former whole time director of MRF who died at the age of 104 on January 11, 2017.
Ans: ✓ KM Philip
Q−96 What is the theme of National Youth Festival 2017?
Ans: ✓ Youth for Digital India
Q−97 When is the National Youth Day observed?
Ans: ✓ 10-Jan
Q−98 Hope Island which has become graveyard for Olive Ridleys turtles after 54 carcasses of this species were spotted on the shores of island is located in which state?
Ans: ✓ Andhra Pradesh
Q−99 Which Indian boxer has become the first female boxer to enter into professional boxing?
Ans: ✓ Sarita Devi
Q−100 Which city has been declared free from Bird Flu by the state government on January 13, 2017?
Ans: ✓ New Delhi
Q−101 Who has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on January 12, 2017?
Ans: ✓ Rajesh Gopinathan
Q−102 Who has been conferred with the highest US civilian honour, Presidential Medal of Freedom, on January 12, 2017 by President Barak Obama?
Ans: ✓ Joe Biden
Q−103 Which Power Sector Enterprise has signed a Memorandum of Understanding on January 12, 2017 to acquire Rajasthan based Chhabra Thermal Power Plant?
Ans: ✓ NTPC
Q−104 According to data released by the Central Statistics Office on January 12, 2017, the Industrial production in November 2016 grew by ______ compared 3.4 per cent in November 2015.
Ans: ✓ 5.7 percent
Q−105 Name the guided rocket system that was successfully test-fired by India on January 12, 2017 off Odisha coast?
Ans: ✓ Pinaka II
Q−106 Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of Tata Sons on January 12, 2017?
Ans: ✓ Natarajan Chandrasekaran
Q−107 According to the 2017 World Employment and Social Outlook report of International Labor Organisation released on January 12, 2017, the global unemployment in India is expected to increase by ____________ for the year 2017.
Ans: ✓ 3.4 million
Q−108 Which country is set to ban the sale of cigarette to people born after 2015 in an effort to completely phase out tobacco from the country?
Ans: ✓ Russia
Q−109 Where is the Katasraj Hindu Temple situated?
Ans: ✓ Pakistan
Q−110 With which country Japan has signed an agreement on January 13, 2017 to provide an aid package of 1 Trillion Yen for the next five years to strengthen the bilateral relation?
Ans: ✓ Philippines
Q−111 Who is the Union Minister of Minority Affairs?
Ans: ✓ Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
Q−112 Kerala has launched its first solar-powered boat on January 12, 2017. What is the name of that boat? www.QuizNotes.in
Ans: ✓ Aditya
Q−113 The Union Government on January 12, 2017 has announced to increase the minimum pension for the central government employees to Rs.________ per person.
Ans: ✓ Rs. 9000
Q−114 Which state has introduced electoral roll printed in Urdu for the upcoming elections in February 2017 in its constituencies for the benefit of the Muslim community?
Ans: ✓ Uttar Pradesh
Q−115 In which city was the 2017 International Conference on Disability Communication (ICDC) held?
Ans: ✓ Mumbai
Q−116 With which country India has signed an MoU on January 11, 2017 to provide Line of Credit for USD 100 million for agricultural mechanism?
Ans: ✓ Kenya
Q−117 Russia has recently amended its law to allow long-term agreements for spares and support for military equipment supply to which country? 
Ans: ✓ India
Q−118 How many MoUs were signed between India and Portugal on January 7, 2017 during the seven day visit of Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa?
Ans: ✓ Seven
Q−119 Bhogali Bihu is a harvest festival celebrated in which state of India ?
Ans: ✓ Assam
Q−120 What is the currency of Eucador?
Ans: ✓ Dollar
Q−121 Chandrakant Chhajed who passed away on January 13, 2017 at the age of 67 served as the former minister of state for tourism of which state?
Ans: ✓ Maharashtra
Q−122 How much amount of line of credit has been announced by India on January 10, 2017 at the Gujarat Global Investors Summit 2017 for the development of Export Targeted Irrigated Agriculture Project in Rwanda?
Ans: ✓ USD 120 million
Q−123 Prime Minster Narendra Modi inaugurated India’s first international exchange ____________ at the IFSC of GIFT City in Gandhinagar on January 9, 2017.
Ans: ✓ India INX
Q−124 What was the theme of the 2017 Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit?
Ans: ✓ Vibrant Gujarat: Connecting India to the World
Q−125 Recently which Japanese scientist has been conferred with the 2017 Crafoord Prize for the discovery of regulatory T cells and to describe their role in the immune system?
Ans: ✓ Shimon Sakaguchi
Q−126 Surjit Singh Barnala who died on January 14, 2017 at the age of 91 was the former Chief Minister of which state?
Ans: ✓ Punjab
Q−127 Name the President of the Himachal Pradesh political party All India Tribes and Minorities Front who died on January 10 2017.
Ans: ✓ Mangal Singh Negi
Q−128 Gujarat defeated which state to win the Ranji Trophy 2017?
Ans: ✓ Mumbai
Q−129 What is the FIFA ranking of Indian football team for January 2017?
Ans: ✓ 129
Q−130 The government on January 11, 2017 decided to sell its ________ stake in Pawan Hans Ltd to a strategic buyer and transfer the management control of the helicopter service operator. 
Ans: ✓ 51 Percent
Q−131 What is the capital city of Oman?
Ans: ✓ Muscat
Q−132 Who has been appointed as the President of the Maharashtra Cricket Association?
Ans: ✓ Ashish Shelar
Q−133 Lohri is a famous state festival of _________
Ans: ✓ Punjab
Q−134 Who has been conferred with the Young Travel Photographer of the year (TPOTY) 2017 in the Places and Experiences category?
Ans: ✓ Darpan Basak and Ankit Kumar
Q−135 Which Indian airline firm has signed pact with US aircraft manufacturer Boeing on January 13, 2017 for the purchase of about 205 aircraft?
Ans: ✓ Spice Jet
Q−136 Which Indian bank has signed a pact with the State General Reserve Fund of Oman (SGRF) to fund $50 million in Oman’s private equity fund, Oman India Joint Investment Fund (OIJIF)?
Ans: ✓ State Bank of India
Q−137 The Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe on January 14, 2017 signed an upgraded defence agreement with which country to boost cooperation between their militaries?
Ans: ✓ Australia
Q−138 India has signed an MoU with which country on January 13, 2017 for the construction of 3000 rain water harvesting systems?
Ans: ✓ Sri Lanka
Q−139 On January 13, 2017, which country has been appointed to chair the United Nations Group of 77 that looks after the interests of the 134 developing countries?
Ans: ✓ Ecuador
Q−140 With which country India has signed an MoU on January 13, 2017 for collaboration in the fields of developmental activities and assisting the third world countries?
Ans: ✓ US
Q−141 In which city is the 3-day International Kite Festival 2017 organised on January 14, 2017?
Ans: ✓ New Delhi
Q−142 Which Government institution has seeked a review of the provisions of the Right To Education (RTE) Act that stipulates that children cannot be held back up to class VIII regardless of his performance?
Ans: ✓ NITI Aayog



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