Current Affairs January 2017 Quiz - 2

11____________________, an Indian origin British professor of chemistry and DNA Expert at Cambridge University has received a knighthood for his contribution to the field of science and medicine.
A) Nirmal Chandra Suri
B) Shankar Balasubramanian
C) Satish Kumar Sareen
D) Swaroop Kaul
12Defeating David Goffin,_______________ has won the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abudhabi.
A) Roger Federer
B) Novak Djokovic
C)  Rafael Nadal
D) Novak Djokovic
13_______________________, oldest living test cricket player has passed away in Lahore.
A)  Asif Iqbal
B) Imtiaz Ahmed
C) Asif Masood
D) Majid Khan
14_____________________ has been appointed as the Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
A) Gerald Gibbs
B) David R Syiemlieh
C)  Thomas Elmhirst
D)  Ronald Ivelaw
15According to HSBC Holding Data, India has been ranked___________among the countries offering the highest average annual salary to expatriates.
A) 1st
B) 2nd
C)  3rd
D) 4th
16To Safeguard the ___________________, a fish species, Maharashtra Government has declared to ban the use of purse seine nets for fishing across Maharashtra.
A) Raja clavata
B) Fingerlings
C) Gymnura altavela
D) Hilsa
17Commemorating the 186th birth anniversary of social reformer and poet __________________, Google has dedicated a special doodle on the day.
A) Savitribai Phule
B) Bhagwati Charan Verma
C) Devaki Nandan Khatri
D) Gopal Singh Nepali
18A major International conference is being held in the France Capital, Paris to try to kick-start peace talks between Israel and_________________.
A)  Egypt
B) Saudi Arabia
C)  Palestinians
D)  Yemen
19_____________________, Minister for Co-operation and sugar of  Karnataka has passed away at Bangalore due to cardiac arrest at the age of 58.
A) D. K Shivakumar
B) Ramanath Rai
C) H S Mahadev Prosad
D) Ramalinga Reddy
20The much-awaited bill to regulate marriages of minority ______________ in Pakistan moved closer to reality after a senate committee approved the landmark draft legislation, nearly fourth months after it was passed by the National Assembly.
A) Buddhist
B) Jainism
C) Christian
D) Hindu

11Ans) Shankar Balasubramanian
12Ans)  Rafael Nadal
13Ans) Imtiaz Ahmed
14Ans) David R Syiemlieh
15Ans) 3rd
16Ans) Fingerlings
17Ans) Savitribai Phule
18Ans)  Palestinians
19Ans) H S Mahadev Prosad
20Ans) Hindu

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