Current Affairs January 2018 Quiz - 181 to 240

181The _____________ annual meeting of World Economic Forum has concluded in Switzerland.
 A) 45th
 B) 48th
 C) 44th
 D) 40th
  
182The worls economic forum has announced a new Global Centre for Cyber Security.
 A)
 B)
 C)
 D)
  
183Scientists of ________________ have developed in new intelligence system that can predict the likelyhood in a government.
 A) Japan
 B) Spain
 C) Italy
 D) USA
  
184___________________, the award-winning science fiction and fantasy writer has passed away at the age of 88.
 A) Mike Pence
 B) Joe Biden
 C) Paul Ryan
 D) Ursula K. Le Guin
  
185________________, a former England football team captain has passed away at the age of 82.
 A) Jimmy Armfilld
 B) Joe Biden
 C) Paul Ryan
 D) Ursula K. Le Guin
  
1868th National Voters- Day is celebrated on -______________ January.
 A) 24th
 B) 25th
 C)23rd
 D) 29th
  
187National Tourism Day is observed on ______________ January.
 A) 24th
 B) 25th
 C)23rd
 D) 29th
  
188______________has assumed charge as Director of Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre (LPSC) of ISRO.
 A) Dr. V Narayanan
 B) Dr. Shena Aggarwal
 C) Dr. Roopa Mishra
 D) Dr. Shah Faesal
  
189_________________, former Chairman of SBI has been named as the Business Standard Banker of the year for 2016-17.
 A) Arundhati Bhattacharyya
 B) Subhasish Roy
 C) Aritri bose
 D) Arya Chatterjee
  
190_____________has become the most emerging firm in India.
 A) TCS
 B) TCL
 C) Webel
 D) Infosys
  
191____________ will clash with Rajasthan in Mushtaq Ali T20 final.
 A) Pune
 B) Mumbai
 C) Delhi
 D) Kolkata
  
192_______________ has become the first cricketer to play 400 T20 matches.
 A) Kieron Pollard
 B) Iqbal Dhaliwal
 C) Harshwardhan Zala
 D) Asutosh Jindal
  
193______________ has become the first Croatian to reach the final the men's singles in the Australian Open Tennis in Melbourne.
 A) Garo H. Armen
 B) Michel Combes
 C) Geronimo Gutierrez
 D) Marin Cilic
  
194The ______________ Republic Day is celebrated on 26th January with great enthusiasm.
 A) 70th
 B) 69th
 C) 59th
 D) 65th
  
195_________________, MD and CEO of Allahabad has been elected as the Chairman of Indian Banks- Association.
 A) Yashwant Chavan
 B) C. P. Gurnani
 C) Rajesh Gopinathan
 D) Usha Ananthasubramanian
  
196__________________, Indian Air Force Garud Commando has been awarded with Ashoke Chakra.
 A) Jyoti Prakash Nirula
 B) Sorabh Babu
 C) Kiran Doshi
 D) Bhawna Garg
  
197______________________ have won the Australian Open women's doubles title in Melbourne.
 A) Garo H. Armen
 B) Michel Combes
 C) Geronimo Gutierrez
 D) Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic
  
198Veteran actress _________________ has passed away at the age of 85.
 A) sushitra Mitra
 B) Supriya Devi
 C) Sabitri Chatterjee
 D) Chaya Devi
  
199International Custom Day is observed on _____________ January.
 A) 24th
 B) 25th
 C) 26rd
 D) 29th
  
200_________________ has decided to set up three international courts to deal with disputes related to its multi-billion dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
 A) India
 B) China
 C) Japan
 D) Pakistan
  
201_____________ has been appointed as the independent Director of Federal Bank.
 A) A P Hota
 B) Kiran Doshi
 C) Bhawna Garg
 D) Devesh Kumar
  
202The 2017 World Weightlifting Champion ____________and former Asian Games gold medallist tennis player Somdev Devvarman have been conferred with the Padma Shri Award.
 A) Saikhom Mirabai Chanu
 B) Alok Kumar Verma
 C) Srivatsa Krishna
 D) Anurag Srivastava
  
203_____________ has won maiden Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
 A) Kolkata
 B) Delhi
 C) Mumbai
 D) Pune
  
204_______________ has won the third and final Cricket test at Johannesburg against South Africa by 63 runs.
 A) India
 B) China
 C) Pakistan
 D) Bangladesh
  
205_______________, senior Congress leader and former minister of Madhya Pradesh has passed away at the age of 74.
 A) Puran Singh Bedia
 B) Prashant Kumar
 C) Sanjeev Srinivasan
 D) Amir Subhani
  
206International Holocaust Remembrance Day is observed on__________ January.
 A) 27th
 B) 26th
 C) 25th
 D) 23rd
  
207Caroline Wozniacki has lifted her first Grand Slam title by winning the Australian Open ______________.
 A) Tennis
 B) Cricket
 C) Football
 D) Golf
  
208________________and Mate Pavic have won their first Grand Slam doubles title.
 A) Oliver Marach
 A) Duvvuri Subbarao
 B) Bhaskar Balakrishnan
 C) Siddhartha Murarka
  
209National Immunization Day is observed on ________________ January.
 A) 28th
 B) 27th
 C) 26th
 D) 25th
  
210_________________ has taken over the charge as Foreign Secretary.
 A) Vijay Keshav Gokhale
 A) Dmitry Medvedev
 B) Vladimir Putin
 C) Alexander Rutskoy
  
211_____________ has won the award for the best tableau at the 69th Republic Day parade in New Delhi.
 A) Maharastra
 B) Mumbai
 C) Kolkata
 D) Delhi
  
212Legendry singer ______________ has been named with Yash Chopra Memorial Award.
 A) sandhya Mukherjee
 B) Geeta Dutt
 C) Lata Mangeskar
 D) Asha Bhosle
  
213Legendry Indian tennis Star ____________has won his 25th ATP challengers level doubles title partnered with James Cerretanni.
 A) Leander Paes
 B) Roger Federer
 C) Rrafeal Nadal
 D) Novak Djokovic
  
214__________________ a film on the life of Nobel laureate kailash Satyarthi has won the US Documentary Grand Jury Award at Sundance film festival.
 A) Kailash
 B)
 C)
 D)
  
215Western Union has opened a technology centre in _____________to work on robotics, machine learning, Predictive learning and biometrics.
 A) Delhi
 B) Kolkata
 C) Mumbai
 D) Pune
  
216Pune ________________ has overtaken Brain Lara in the all time ICC rankings for test ranking for batsman by earning 12 points in Johannesburg test.
 A) Virat Koholi
 B) Gautam Gambhir
 C) Virendra Sehwag
 D) M S Dhoni
  
217Veteran Kannada actor ________________ has passed away at the age of 63.
 A) Chandrasekhar
 B) Naveen Kumar
 C) Birendra
 D) Nilesh
 
218Data Privacy Day is observed on_____________ January.
 A) 28th
 B) 25th
 C) 23rd
 D) 22nd
  
219World Leprosy Day is observed on _______ January.
 A) 28th
 B) 25th
 C) 23rd
 D) 22nd
  
220Sandeep Lamichhane has become the first cricketer from Nepal to land a deal an IPL contract.
 A)
 B)
 C)
 D)
  
221__________has become the President of Finland.
 A) Sauli Niinisto
 A) Ryan Gosling
 B) Hugo Barra
 C) Keanu Reeves
  
222___________________ has retained his Men's Singles title at the Australian Open.
 A) Leander Paes
 B) Roger Federer
 C) Rrafeal Nadal
 D) Novak Djokovic
  
223_____________has passed away at the age of 91.
 A) Ingvar Kamprad
 A) Ryan Gosling
 B) Hugo Barra
 C) Keanu Reeves
  
224National Cleanliness Day is observed on ___________ January.
 A) 20th
 B) 30th
 C) 25th
 D) 26th
  
225________________ has been appointed as the Special Chief Secretary of Telengana.
 A) Shailendra Kumar Joshi
 B) Anil Baijal
 C) Keshav Krishna
 D) Mridula Sinha
  
226___________________ has been appointed as the Chef-de-Mission for the commonwealth games.
 A) Shailendra Kumar Joshi
 B) Anil Baijal
 C) Keshav Krishna
 D) Vikram Singh Sisodia
  
227_____________ has been appointed as the bowling coach of Delhi Daredevil.
 A) James Hopes
 B) Jack Nicholson
 C) Usain Bolt
 D) Chris Evans
  
228Lt. Gen_______________ has taken charge as the new Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) of the Indian Army.
 A) Anil Chauhan
 B) Anil Baijal
 C) Keshav Krishna
 D) Mridula Sinha
  
229Senior IAS officer________-_____ has been appointed as the new Electoral Officer of Odisha.
 A) N. N. Vohra
 B) Anil Baijal
 C) Surendra Kumar
 D) Mridula Sinha
  
230Malayalam cine star_______________and former sprint queen P T Usha have been conferred with Honorary D.Lit degrees by the Calicut University.
 A) Maganlal
 B) Dhanraj
 C) Ruplal
 D) Mohanlal
  
231Former Badminton player ______________ has been conferred with Badminton Association of India (BAI) inaugural lifetime achievement award for his contribution to the sports.
 A) Prakash Padukone
 B) Sayed Modi
 C) Chetan Anand
 D) Pullela Gopichand
  
232__________has been ranked sixth in the list of wealthiest countries with the total wealth of 8,230 billion US dollars.
 A) India
 B) Japan
 C) Italy
 D) China
  
233_____________ has overtaken the US to become the world-s third-largest steel producer.
 A) India
 B) Japan
 C) Italy
 D) China
  
234_____________has won the men singles title for the eighth time in Ranchi, Jharkhand.
 A) Sharath Kamal
 B) Anil Baijal
 C) Keshav Krishna
 D) Mridula Sinha
  
235Senior BJP MP ________________ has passed away at the age of 67.
 A) V. Shanmuganthan
 B) Banwarilal Purohit
 C) Vinod Rai
 D) Chintaman Wanaga
  
236Martyr-s Day is observed on ____________ January.
 A) 30th
 B) 31st
 C) 10th
 D) 21st
  
237Indian-American Adobe CEO ________________has been elected as the Vice Chairman of the US-India Strategic and Partnership Forum.
 A) Shantanu Narayen
 B) Banwarilal Purohit
 C) Sarbananda Sonowal
 D) Jagdish Mukhi
  
238Melbourne Cricket Ground will host the final of both the men-s and women-s World Twenty20 in _______________.
 A) 2020
 B) 2018
 C) 2019
 D) 2021
  
239The world's oldest man _________________ has passed away at the age of 113.
 A) Sylvia Hitchcock
 B) Elon Musk
 C) Gloria Diaz
 D) Francisco Nunez Olivera
  
240Renowned Sri Lankan filmmaker_____________ has passed away at the age of 74.
 A) Tissa Abeysekara
 B) Dharmasena Pathiraja
 C) Dharmasiri Bandaranayake
 D) Malaka Dewapriya

 
 
Answers:
181Ans) 48th
182Ans)
183Ans) Spain
184Ans) Ursula K. Le Guin
185Ans) Jimmy Armfilld
186Ans) 25th
187Ans) 25th
188Ans) Dr. V Narayanan
189Ans) Arundhati Bhattacharyya
190Ans) TCS
191Ans) Delhi
192Ans) Kieron Pollard
193Ans) Marin Cilic
194Ans) 69th
195Ans) Usha Ananthasubramanian
196Ans)Jyoti Prakash Nirula
197Ans) Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic
198Ans) Supriya Devi
199Ans) 26th
200Ans) China
201Ans) A P Hota
202Ans) Saikhom Mirabai Chanu
203Ans) Delhi
204Ans) India
205Ans) Puran Singh Bedia
206Ans) 27th
207Ans) Tennis
208Ans) Oliver Marach
209Ans) 28th
210Ans) Vijay Keshav Gokhale
211Ans) Maharastra
212Ans) Asha Bhosle
213Ans) Leander Paes
214Ans) Kailash,
215Ans) Pune
216Ans) Virat Koholi
217Ans) Chandrasekhar
218Ans) 28th
219Ans) 28th
220Ans)
221Ans) Sauli Niinisto
222Ans) Roger Federer
223Ans) Ingvar Kamprad
224Ans) 30th
225Ans) Shailendra Kumar Joshi
226Ans) Vikram Singh Sisodia
227Ans) James Hopes
228Ans) Anil Chauhan
229Ans) Surendra Kumar
230Ans) Mohanlal
231Ans) Prakash Padukone
232Ans) India
233Ans) India
234Ans) Sharath Kamal
235Ans) Chintaman Wanaga
236Ans) 30th
237Ans)
238Ans) 2020
239Ans) Francisco Nunez Olivera
240Ans) Dharmasena Pathiraja

 
 
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