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20th January 2017 General Knowledge Questions 

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Current GK Questions & Answers | 20th January 2017 General Knowledge Questions

Q.1 Which Indian City Ranked Most Dynamic City in the World in World Economic Forum (WEF) Report?

Answer: Bengaluru

Q.2 Google buys Twitter‘s mobile app tool _______?

Answer:  Fabric

Q.3  _______________ village becomes a role model for cleanliness.

Answer: Meghalaya’s Mawlynnong

Q.4 Who is New CEO, MD of Bharti AXA General?

Answer: Sanjeev Srinivasan

Q.5 _____________ Pioneer of Black Hole Discovery Dies at 78.

Answer: C.V. Vishveshwara

Q.6  Who has been appointed CBI Chief of Delhi Police commissioner?

Answer: Alok Verma

Q.7 Which web portal launched by Union HRD Minister for Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan?

Answer: ShaGun

Q.8 Which country pips the US in Google Play downloads as per recent data?

  1. China
  2. France
  3.  India
  4.  Pakistan

Answer: C

Q.9 Mawlynnong, The cleanest village in Asia is located in which state?

  1. Manipur
  2. Arunachal Pradesh.
  3. Sikkim.
  4. Meghalaya

Answer: D

Q.10 CCEA recently approves the listing of 5 PSU General insurance companies in the stock market. Will the government bring down its holdings from 100% to ­­­?

  1. 90%.
  2. 51%.
  3. 75%.
  4. 49%.

Answer: C

Q.11 Which one of the following space agency launched IRNSS -1E the fifth of the seven-satellite?

Answer: (B). Indian Space Research Organization launched IRNSS -1E the fifth of the seven-satellite Indian Regional Navigation Satellite system into space on 20 January.

Q.12 Which among the following state recently got city’s first woman driver of a garbage truck transporting segregated waste?

Answer:(B). Lakshmi’s journey with solid waste management has come full circle. She will become the Bengaluru’s first woman driver of a garbage truck transporting segregated waste.

20th January 2017 General Knowledge Questions | Latest Current Affairs GK Questions

Q.1 How much rate proposed by EPFO on retirement savings under its watch for 2015-16?

Answer: (B).The Finance and Investment Panel of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) board has proposed an 8.95 percent rate of return on retirement savings under its watch for 2015-16 as it is ‘feasible,’ according to people in the know-how.

Q.2  Who is the founder of Micromax?

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Answer: (C). Bollywood actress Asin Thottumkal got married to Micromax founder Rahul Sharma in a Christian wedding ceremony followed by Hindu rituals on January 19 in New Delhi.

Q.3  Name of the Tennis player who topped in All-India Open men’s and women’s tennis tournament 2016?

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Answer: (D). Vishnu Vardhan ranked No. 9 in the country, will be the top-ranked player among the men, followed by Mohit Mayur, Karunuday Singh and VM Ranjeet in All-India Open men’s and women’s tennis tournament 2016.

Q.4  Name of the country that made the plan to introduce new visa requirements for European travelers?

Answer: (A). The Obama administration will announce as early as January 22 its plan to introduce new visa requirements for European travelers who are dual nationals of Iran, Iraq, Sudan or Syria, or who have visited any of these countries in the last five years.

 Q.5 Recently which tennis player gave French teenager Quentin Halys a free tennis lesson?

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Answer: (D). World number one Novak Djokovic gave French teenager Quentin Halys a free tennis lesson for about an hour before the wildcard showed how much he had learned in the Serb’s 6-1 6-2 7-6(3) Australian Open second round win on 20th January.

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Q.6  Which of the following state gave offer four tmcft of water for the remaining period to Kerala?

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Answer: (D). Tamil Nadu has convinced Kerala that it can only offer four tmcft of water for the remaining period of the water year — January to June.

Q.7 Name of Australian cricketer who recently announced his retirement from International cricket?

Answer: (B). Australia offspinner Nathan Hauritz has announced his retirement from competitive cricket. He played 17 Tests, 58 ODIs and three T20s, ends a career that began 15 years ago.

Q.8  Recently on which country terror attack and 20 people killed on January 20, 2016?

Answer: (C). An attack on Bacha Khan University in Pakistan on 20 January timing their attack to a ceremony at the school to ensure maximum casualties. At least 19 people killed.

 

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