Current Affairs January 2018 Quiz - 121 to 180

121Australia skipper ________________ has been named as the Test Cricketer of the year at ICC Award ceremony.
 A) Ben Dunk
 B) Chriss Lynn
 C) Michel Clinger
 D) Steve Smith
  
122US President Donald Trump has been awarded a -Medal of Bravery- by the residents of Afganistan-s Logar province of his stance against Pakistan.
 A)
 B)
 C)
 D)
  
123The Brazilian World Cup Winner ______________ has retired from international football.
 A) Messi
 B) Ronaldinho
 C) Neimar
 D) Kaka
  
124______________ has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Ltd (SPMCIL).
 A) Hassan Rouhani
 B) S Selvakumar
 C) Ali Khamenei
 D) Mohammad Khatami
  
125_______________ has been awarded with Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Men-s Cricketer of the Year.
 A) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
 B) Suresh Raina
 C) Virat Kohli
 D) Sekhar Dhawan
  
126________________ has equaled his best Grand Slam performance by reaching the men's doubles third round at the Australian Open in Melbourne.
 A) Surendra Singh
 B) P. K. Kaul
 C) Kalyan Krishanamurthy
 D) Divij Sharan
  
127Eminent cartoonist --_________________ has passed away at the age of 86.
 A) Harsh Mankad
 B) Karan Rastogi
 C) Akhtar Ali
 D) Chandi Lahiri
  
128______________ has been nominated as the 3rd Prime minister of Romania.
 A) Viorica Dancila
 B) Sergio Agüero
 C) Claudio Ranieri
 D) Eden Hazard
  
129_____________, CEO of American Express has become the first African-American to be on the board of facebook.
 A) Kenneth Chenault
 A) Yosh Chopra
 B) Anurag Kashyap
 C) Karan Johar
  
130_________________ the President of Nepal has administered oath to Chiefs, the constitutional heads of 7 provinces at Kathmandu.
 A) Bidhya Devi Bhandari
 B) Pankaj Advani
 C) Srinath Prahlad
 D) Ankita Bhambri
  
131_________________ has been named as ICC Men-s Test Cricketer of the Year.
 A) Ben Dunk
 B) Chriss Lynn
 C) Michel Clinger
 D) Steve Smith
  
132________________ has been named as ICC Men-s Emerging Cricketer of the Year.
 A) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
 B) Suresh Raina
 C) Virat Kohli
 D) Hasan Ali
  
133________________, Australia and Pakistan have secured quarterfinal berths in the Under19 world cup.
 A) Japan
 B) India
 C) China
 D) Italy
  
134_________________, Zimbabwean opposition leader has died in a helicopter crash.
 A) Zhang Shuai
 B) Roy Bennett
 C) Li Ting
 D) Lu Xiaoxia
  
135The 13th Raising Day of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is celebrated on ______________
 A) 13th january.
 B) 12th january.
 C) 19th january.
 D) 10th january.
  
136_____________ has been appointed as the new chief of National Security Guard.
 A) Sudeep Lakhtakia
 B) Shankar Balasubramanian
 C) Satish Kumar Sareen
 D) Swaroop Kaul
  
137________________ non executive chairman of Hindustan Unilever Ltd. has been appointed as the new chairman of the Executive Board of Indian School of Business.
 A) S. Ranganathan
 B) Idris Latif
 C) Harish Manwani,
 D) Shaikh Rafik Mohammed
  
138_________________has been appointed as the bowling coach of Chennai Super Kings.
 A) Savitribai Phule
 B) Bhagwati Charan Verma
 C) Devaki Nandan Khatri
 D) Lakshmipati Balaji
  
139_____________has been appointed as the governor of Madhya Prodesh.
 A) Anandiben Patel
 B) Bhagwati Charan Verma
 C) Devaki Nandan Khatri
 D) Gopal Singh Nepali
  
140______________ has joined the Australia Group export control regime and has become the 43rd Member of that Group.
 A) Pakistan
 B) China
 C) India
 D) Bangladesh
  
141Indian Naval Ship Vikramaditya, the Indian Navy's largest ship and the sole aircraft carrier has formally affiliated to the Indian Army's highly-decorated and battle-hardened Bihar Regiment and the Indian Air Force's No 6 Squadron.
 A)
 B)
 C)
 D)
  
142The fourth edition of the India International Science Festival will be held in__________________, Uttar Pradesh.
 A) Gorakhpur
 B) Lucknow
 C) Kanpur
 D) Meerut
  
143____________ have retained the World Cup for the Blind.
 A) Pakistan
 B) China
 C) India
 D) Bangladesh
  
144Veteran Journalist ________________ has passed away at the age of 52.
 A) Anindya Sengupta
 B) Shubhendra Rao
 C) B. D. Pande
 D) N. K. Mukarji
  
145The technology giant__________ has been named as the most admirable company for 2018.
 A) Samsung
 B) Apple
 C) Nokia
 D) Lenovo
  
146The ________________ government has officially shut down for the first time in five years after lawmakers failed to agree on a spending deal.
 A) India
 B) US
 C) UK
 D) Pakistan
  
147___________________, Election Commissioner has been appointed as the next chief election commissioner (CEC) of India.
 A) Om Prakash Rawat
 B) Divij Sharan
 C) Rohan Bopanna
 D) Manika Batra
  
148_________________has been appointed as the chairman of newly formed Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection Commission.
 A) Hassan Rouhani
 B) Chandra Bhusan Paliwal
 C) Mohammad-Ali Rajai
 D) Abolhassan Banisadr
  
149The______________ Medium has been named as the best film at the 63th edition of Filmfare awards.
 A) English
 B) Bengali
 C) Hindi
 D) Urdu
  
150The name of _______________ has been nominated for the Oskar of this year.
 A) Anushka Sharma
 B) Priyanka Chopra
 C) Deepika Padukone
 D) Kareena Kapoor
  
151_______________ Jio Filmfare Awards 2018 has been celebrated at Mumbai.
 A) 63rd
 B) 64th
 C) 69th
 D) 70th
  
152______________ will host an International Conference on dam safety at Thiruvananthapuram.
 A) Pakistan
 B) China
 C) India
 D) Bangladesh
  
153_____________ has beat Pakistan by two wickets to win the Blind Cricket World Cup 2018 for the second time.
 A) Japan
 B) China
 C) India
 D) Bangladesh
  
154Young Indian shuttler_________________has secured his maiden international title, bagging the Swedish Open Junior International Series with a straight-game victory over Denmark's Mads Christophersen in the finals in Uppsala in Sweden.
 A) Sai Praneeth B.
 B) Siddharth Pratap Singh
 C) Sameer Verma
 D) Ajay Jayaram
  
155________________- has passed away at the age of 84.
 A) Hasmukh Patel
 B) Rajouri Abbu Ammaz
 C) Mohammad-Ali Rajai
 D) Abolhassan Banisadr
  
156Former International Football star ________________ has sworn in as Liberia's new President in the capital.
 A) Messi
 B) George Weah
 C) Ronaldo
 D) Neymar
  
157___________________, the capital of Malta has officially named European Capital of Culture 2018.
 A) Valletta
 B) Madrid
 C) Berlin
 D) London
  
158_______________ annual meeting of the World Economic Forum will be held in Davos, Switzerland.
 A) 45th
 B) 48th
 C) 44th
 D) 40th
  
159___________________ has won the 15th edition of Mumbai Marathon.
 A) Luis Suárez
 B) Sergio Agüero
 C) Soloman Deksisa
 D) Eden Hazard
  
160The 121st Birth anniversary of___________________ is celebrated on 23rd January.
 A) Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
 B) Swami Vivekananda
 C) Jaharlal Nehru
 D) Gmahatma Gandhi
  
161________________ has been appointed as the Director General of Industry Chamber Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI).
 A) Harsh Mankad
 B) Karan Rastogi
 C) Akhtar Ali
 D) Dilip Chenoy
  
162______________ has been appointed as the General Manager of OLX India.
 A) Isha Lakhani
 B) Pankaj Advani
 C) Srinath Prahlad
 D) Mumtaz Moussa
  
163Bollywood actor_____________ has been honoured with the 24th Crystal Award at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
 A) rittik Roshan
 B) Shah Rukh Khan
 C) Amitabh Bachhan
 D) Amir Khan
  
164Young Indian shuttler ___________ has won the Swedish Open Junior Badminton Title.
 A) Sai Praneeth B.
 B) Siddharth Pratap Singh
 C) Sameer Verma
 D) Ajay Jayaram
  
165Major ___________________, the longest living army officer has passed away at the age of 101.
 A) FKK Sircar
 B) Karan Rastogi
 C) Akhtar Ali
 D) Tiluck Keisam
  
166The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced, the 2018 edition of the Women-s World T20 will be hosted by West Indies in_____________ 2018.
 A) November
 B) December
 C) October
 D) September
  
167Trumpeter, composer and singer ________________, affectionately known as the 'father of South African jazz', has died at the age of 78.
 A) Snuffy Browne
 B) Hugh Masekela
 C) Jimmy Adams
 D) Cyril Merry
  
168National Girl Child Day is celebrated on ___________________.
 A) 23rd January
 B) 24th January.
 C) 20th January
 D) 15th January
  
169Uttar Pradesh Diwas is observed on ______________ January.
 A) 20th
 B) 21st
 C) 24th
 D) 23rd
  
170__________________, the director of Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre (LPSC) of ISRO has taken charge as the new director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC).
 A) Azim Premji
 B) Nataraja Chandrasekharan
 C) Vinita Bali
 D) S Somanath
  
171___________________, minister of Panchayat Raj, Rural Development and IT Minister has been awarded with Kalam Innovation in Governance Award 2018.
 A) Vikram Pawah
 B) Rakesh Kapoor
 C) Lakshmi Mittal
 D) N. Lokesh
  
172________________, chief minister of Tamilnadu has received the UNESCO Award of merit awarded to the iconic Srirangam Ranganathaswamy temple in Tiruchirapally.
 A) Edappadi K Pananichamy
 B) David de Gea
 C) Daniel Ortega
 D) Roberto Carlos
  
173Reliance Industries (RIL) has become the first Indian company to cross the Rs________________ crore mark in market capitalization.
 A) 5-lakh
 B) 6-lakh
 C) 3-lakh
 D) 2-lakh
  
174The 16th International Energy Forum (IEF) Ministerial meeting will be held in _________________.
 A) Maharashtra
 B) New Delhi.
 C) Kolkata
 D) Mumbai
  
175The_______________ Asia Steel International Conference will be held in Bhubaneswar, Odisha in February 2018.
 A) 7th
 B) 5th
 C) 3rd
 D) 6th
  
176Lifter ___________________ has created a new national record in clean and jerk to a gold medal in the 63kg women-s category in the 33rd Women Senior National Weightlifting Championships in Mangaluru, Karnataka.
 A) Simple Kaur
 B) Meena Kumari
 C) Rakhi Halder
 D) Geeta Rani
  
177 Veteran communist leader___________________has passed away at the age of 97.
 A) Yashwant Chavan
 B) C. P. Gurnani
 C) Rajesh Gopinathan
 D) Sunil Duggal
  
178Anthony Noto has resigned as COO of_________________.
 A) twitter
 B) Whats app
 C) Facebook
 D) Skype
  
179_______________has been appointed as the next chairman the Federal Reserve.
 A) Jerome H Powell
 B) Victor Lownes
 C) Arjen Robben
 D) Roberto Carlos
  
180The team of shape of water, American fantasy drama film has leaded the Oscar nomination table with the list of 13 nominations.
 A)
 B)
 C)
 D)

 
 
Answers:
121Ans) Steve Smith
122Ans)
123Ans) Ronaldinho
124Ans) S Selvakumar
125Ans) Virat Kohli
126Ans) Divij Sharan
127Ans) Chandi Lahiri
128Ans) Viorica Dancila
129Ans) Kenneth Chenault
130Ans) Bidhya Devi Bhandari,
131Ans) Steve Smith
132Ans) Hasan Ali
133Ans) India
134Ans) Roy Bennett
135Ans) 19th january.
136Ans) Sudeep Lakhtakia
137Ans) Harish Manwani,
138Ans) Lakshmipati Balaji
139Ans)
140Ans) India
141Ans)
142Ans) Lucknow
143Ans) India
144Ans) Anindya Sengupta
145Ans) Apple
146Ans) US
147Ans) Om Prakash Rawat
148Ans) Chandra Bhusan Paliwal
149Ans) Hindi
150Ans) Priyanka Chopra
 
151Ans) 63rd
152Ans) India
153Ans) India
154Ans) Siddharth Pratap Singh
155Ans) Hasmukh Patel
156Ans) George Weah
157Ans) Valletta
158Ans)48th
159Ans) Soloman Deksisa
160Ans) Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
161Ans) Dilip Chenoy
162Ans) Mumtaz Moussa
163Ans) Shah Rukh Khan
164Ans) Siddharth Pratap Singh
165Ans) FKK Sircar
166Ans) November
167Ans) Hugh Masekela
168Ans) 24th January.
169Ans) 24th
170Ans) S Somanath
171Ans) N. Lokesh
172Ans) Edappadi K Pananichamy
173Ans) 6-lakh
174Ans) New Delhi.
175Ans)
176Ans) Rakhi Halder
177Ans) Yashwant Chavan
178Ans) twitter
179Ans) Jerome H Powell
 
180Ans)

 
 
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