Current Affairs Jan 2015 Quiz - 1

1The Central government has renamed the 64-year old Planning Commission as ___________in Jan 2015.
A) NITI Biniyog
B) NITI Aayog
C) NITI Assar
D) None of These
2Home Minister Rajnath Singh has launched a mobile application _________ in order to improve women safety in the national capital region in Jan 2015. The app is an initiative by Delhi Police which caters to working women who own android smart phones and travel alone.
A) Nirbhaya
B) Himmat
C) Sahas
D) None of These

3The government has appointed ________ as the new director general of civil aviation (DGCA) in Jan 2015 till 28th January 2018.
A) Prabhat Kumar
B) M Sathiyavathy
C) T.R. Prasad
D) Ajay Kumar
4India-s insurance industry regulator, Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) was renamed to___________ in Jan 2015. The amendment was done to the Insurance Regulation and Development Act, 1999.
A) Insurance Regulatory and Development of India
B) Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India
C) Insurance Regulatory and Development Company of India
D) None of These
5India-s core sector grew by _________ in November (announced in Jan 2015)
A) 5.5%
B) 3.2%
C) 6.7%
D) 2.8%
6Who was appointed as the Vice Chairman of the new Planning Commission,  NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog, in Jan 2015?
A) T. N. Srinivasan
B) Jagdish Bhagwati
C) Arvind Panagariya
D) Arvind Subramanian
7India's National Voters Day was observed on?
A) 26th Jan
B) 15th Jan
C) 25th Jan
D) 30th Jan
8Who has taken over as the Chairman and Managing Director of PSU bank Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) in Jan 2015?
A) M Narendra
B) K R Kamath
C) S. S. Mundra
D) R Koteeswaran
9Who took over as the new chairman of Airports Authority of India (AAI) in jan 2015 for next 5 years?
A) Sudheer Raheja
B) R.K Srivastava
C) T.R. Prasad
D) Ajay Kumar
10Which footballer was voted as Europe-s best football player for the second year in a row by European sports reporters for the year 2014 (Announced in Jan 2015?
A) Manuel Neuer
B) Lionel Messi
C) Cristiano Ronaldo
D) None of These

1Ans) NITI Aayog
2Ans) Himmat
3Ans) M Sathiyavathy
4Ans) Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India
5Ans) 6.7%
6Ans) Arvind Panagariya
7Ans) 25th Jan
8Ans) R Koteeswaran
9Ans) R.K Srivastava
10Ans) Cristiano Ronaldo

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