Current Affairs Jan 2015 Quiz - 17

 
161Which Indian private bank launched the country-s first contactless debit and credit cards that use the near-field communication technology in Jan 2015?
A) Yes Bank
B) HDFC Bank
C) ICICI Bank
D) Kotak Mahindra Bank
162Central Government has formed a committee headed by _________ to interact with trade and industry on tax - related issues on a regular basis in Jan 2015.
A) Hari Gautam
B) Ashok Lahiri
C) Shanta Kumar
D) Sivaramakrishnan

 
163Who has been selected for the Vikram Sarabhai memorial award for the year 2015 (announced in Jan 2015)?
A) K. Kasturi Rangan
B) Satish Dhawan
C) M.Y.S. Prasad
D) G. Madhavan Nair
164Central Government has appointed whom as the new Home Secretary in Jan 2015?
A) Anil Goswami
B) Shankar Agarwal
C) Madhusudhan Prasad
D) LC Goyal
165Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of ICRA (India rating agency) in Jan 2015?
A) T Suvarna Raju
C) Dinesh K Sarraf
D) S Subrahmanyan
D) Naresh Takkar
166Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of HAL in Jan 2015?
A) T Suvarna Raju
C) Dinesh K Sarraf
D) S Subrahmanyan
D) Naresh Takkar
167Donald Ramotar was main guest of 13th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas held in Jan 2015. He is President of which country?
A) Ecuador
B) Guyana
C) Columbia
D) Venezuela
168Who won The Hindu Prize 2014 for his debut novel -Book of Common Signs' in Jan 2015?
A) Ashok Srinivasan
B) Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar
C) Deepti Kapur
D) Anita Nair
169European Union lifted ban on on the import of ______ from India in Jan 2015.
A) Prawns
B) Mango
C) Potato
D) Grapes
170Indian observed 118th birthday of __________ on 23rd Jan 2015.
A) Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose
B) Swami Vivekananda
C) Bhagat Singh
D) Jawaharlal Nehru

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
161Ans) ICICI Bank
162Ans) Ashok Lahiri
163Ans) M.Y.S. Prasad
164Ans) LC Goyal
165Ans) Naresh Takkar
166Ans) T Suvarna Raju
167Ans) Guyana
168Ans) Ashok Srinivasan
169Ans) Mango
170Ans) Netaji Subhaschandra Bose

 
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