Current Affairs January 2018 Quiz - 61 to 120

61The Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival, the world-s largest ice festival has kicked off in_________________.
 A) China
 B) India
 C) Pakistan
 D) Afganistan
  
62_______________ has secured her first WTA title in Australia with a straight-sets victory in the Brisbane International final.
 A) Anatolii Goriachok
 B) Mykola Barannik
 C) Elina Svitolina
 D) Ulan Anuar
  
63__________________ has won final Ashes Test against England by innings and 123 runs.
 A) Australia
 B) Africa
 C) USA
 D) Europe
  
64Former World Trade Organization Director General _______________ has passed away at the age of 71 in Dublin.
 A) Peter Sutherland
 B) Imtiaz Ahmed
 C) Asif Masood
 D) Majid Khan
  
65Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is observed on_____________.
 A) 10th January
 A) 9th January
 A) 8th January
 A) 7th January
  
66_________________ has been appointed as the MD and CEO of National Payments Corporation of India.
 A) Rohan Bopanna
 B) Somdev Devvarman
 C) Dilip Asbe
 D) Mahesh Bhupathi
  
67Music Composer _____________ has become the brand ambassador of Sikim.
 A) Anu Malik
 B) Amit Trivedi
 C) Pritam
 D) A R Rahman
  
68Legendry actor _______________ has been awarded with the Legion of Honour, the highest award of France.
 A) Victor Banerjee
 B) Soumitra Chatterjee
 C) Prasenjit Chatterjee
 D) Robi Ghosh
  
69Former Indian all rounder_______________has been suspended by the Board of Control for India in cricket for five months on the grounds of a doping violation.
 A) Yusuf Pathan
 B) Rabin Uthappa
 C) Gautam Gambhir
 D) Irfan Pathan
  
70Powerlifting world champion _____________ has died of his injuries after road accident near Delhi.
 A) Maliek Derstine
 B) France Hassan El Belghitti
 C) Charles Okpoko
 D) Saksham Yadav
  
71______________has been appointed as the Chairman of the Geneva based World Business Council for Sustainable Development.
 A) Sunny Verghese
 B) Vinod Rai
 C) VN Kaul
 D) T. N. Chaturvedi
  
72_____________ has been named as the assistant coach for the Australian team for T20.
 A) Micheal Hussey
 B) Ricky Ponting
 C) Steve Smith
 D) Micheal Clarke
  
73_____________ has won the Cape Town cricket test against India by 72 runs.
 A) North America
 B) South America
 C) South Africa
 D) Austrelia
  
74World Hindi Day is observed on __________________.
 A)14th January.
 A)12th January.
 A)10th January.
 A)9th January.
  
75Senior space scientist __________________ has been appointed as the new chairman of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).
 A) Archana Nigam
 B) Vinod Rai
 C) VN Kaul
 D) Dr K. Sivan
  
76_____________, MLA from Nahan has been elected unanimously as speaker of 13 th himachal pradesh legislative assembly.
 A) Subroto Mukerjee
 B) Dr. Rajiv Bindal
 C) Hrushikesh Moolgavkar
 D) K.M Singh
  
77_____________ has been appointed as the president of J K tyre and Industries.
 A) Rohan Bopanna
 B) Rajib Prasad
 C) Yuki Bhambri
 D) Mahesh Bhupathi
  
78Lieutenant General _____________has taken over as the 13th Corps Commander of the Rising Star Corps.
 A) Manahar Raina
 B) Satish Shivalingam
 C) Prarthana Thombare
 D) Y V K Mohan
  
79The Matunga suburban station on the Central Railway of______________ division has figured in the Limca Book of Records 2018 for having an all-woman staff.
 A) Pune
 B) Kolkata
 C) Mumbai
 D) Delhi
  
80World Bank has projected India's growth rate at 7.3 % in 2018 and_________for the next two years.
 A) 7.5 %
 B) 7.6%
 C) 7.9%
 D) 7.2%
  
81Direct tax collection has increased by_____________ during April to December last year as compared to the corresponding period of 2016.
 A) 18.2 %
 B) 18.9 %
 C) 18.7 %
 D) 18.6%
  
82_________________has won the Kolkata Open 2018 International Invitation Snooker Championship.
 A) Nirmal Chandra Suri
 B) Aditya Mehta
 C) Satish Kumar Sareen
 D) Swaroop Kaul
  
83_____________, the 21-year-old Manali resident has made history as she won India's first ever international medal in skiing by clinching bronze in the coveted Alpine Ejder 3200 Cup.
 A) Savitribai Phule
 B) Bhagwati Charan Verma
 C) Aanchal Thakur
 D) Gopal Singh Nepali
  
84US President Donald Trump has been named the world-s most oppressive leader towards press freedom By New York based nonprofit organization committee to protect Journalists.
 A)
 B)
 C)
 D)
  
85________________ has increased India-s quota Haj pilgrims by 5000 in the second hike in two years.
 A) Kabul
 B) Saudi Arabia
 C) Beluchistan
 D) Abudhabi
  
86______________ has been banned for eight years after failing a drugs test.
 A) Asif Iqbal
 B) Imtiaz Ahmed
 C) Asif Masood
 D) Wang Jiali
  
87The National Youth Day is celebrated every year on _________________.
 A) 12th January.
 B) 13th January.
 C) 14th January.
 D) 15th January.
  
88_________________has been appointed as the Chef De Mission for the 23rd Winter Olympic Games to be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea in February 2018.
 A) S. Ranganathan
 B) Idris Latif
 C) Fali Homi Major
 D) Harjinder Singh
  
89_____________ has been appointed as the Chairman of Maritime Board.
 A) V J Mathew
 B) Wang Qiang
 C) Li Ting
 D) Lu Xiaoxia
  
90Three-day International Dharma-Dhamma conference has been inaugurated at ____________ in Bihar.
 A) Rajgir
 B) Palamau
 C) Latehar
 D) Giridih
  
91Former world and Asian champion _____________ (60kg) and world silver-medallist Sonia Lather (57kg) have advanced to the finals of the National Women's Boxing Championships in Rohtak.
 A)
 B) L Sarita Devi
 C)
 D)
  
92__________________, the director of the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bengaluru and a renowned administrator of nuclear power technologies of India has passed away at the age of 70.
 A) R. Roshan Baig
 B) Karan Bajwa
 C) Vinay Kulkarni
 D) Baldev Raj
  
93Singapore-based Indian-origin businessman __________________ has been appointed as the Chairman of the Geneva-based World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).
 A) Sunny Verghese
 B) Vinod Rai
 C) VN Kaul
 D) T. N. Chaturvedi
  
94______________has become Nepal-s second internet service provider, breaking India-s monopoly in providing internet access to Nepal.
 A) Japan
 B) China
 C) Korea
 D) India
  
95Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of _____________has become the richest man in the history.
 A) Flipkart
 B) Amazon
 C) Paytm
 D) Snapdeal
  
96The 70th Army Day is being celebrated on _____________ 2018.
 A)10th January
 B)15th January
 C)16th January
 D)17th January
  
97Senior sports administrator________________ has been named as the Chairman of the Finance Commission of the Indian Olympic Association.
 A) Anil Khanna
 B) M. B. Patil
 C) Premjit Lall
 D) N. Sriram Balaji
  
98Senior advocate_____________ has been named as the first woman lawyer to be directly appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of India.
 A) Indu Malhotra
 A) S S Mallikarjun
 B) S. Padmanabhan
 C) Ramalinga Reddy
  
99Veteran Director _________________has been selected for the Ammannur Madhava Chakyar award instated by the Kerala Sangeeta Academy.
 A) R. Roshan Baig
 B) Girish Karnad
 C) Vinay Kulkarni
 D) A. Manju
  
100__________________ has been conferred with the Lifetime Achievements Award by Nandi Fine Arts and KAPRI.
 A) Arunima Sinha
 B) M. B. Patil
 C) Premjit Lall
 D) S P Balasubramanium
  
101Actor___________ has been honoured with Janakavi P Sawlaram Award.
 A) R. Roshan Baig
 B) Karan Bajwa
 C) Vinay Kulkarni
 D) Sudhir Dalvi
  
102Retail inflation has been raised to _________________ in December.
 A) 5.21 percent
 B) 8.21 percent
 C) 7.21 percent
 D) 6.21 percent
  
103The Khelo India Anthem to encourage mass participation and promote excellence in sports has been unveiled.
 A)
 B)
 C)
 D)
  
104Veteran actress _____________ has passed away.
 A) Suresh Kalmadi
 B) Shashi Tharoor
 C) Charu Rohatgi
 D) Anurag Thakur
  
105 Former Union Minister ______________ has passed away at the age of 78.
 A) Zeeshan Ali
 B) Ramkumar Ramanathan
 C) Ashok Amritraj
 D) Raghunath Jha
  
106 Veteran Journalist __________________has passed away at the age of 64.
 A) Savitribai Phule
 B) Gnani Shankaran
 C) Devaki Nandan Khatri
 D) Gopal Singh Nepali
  
107The Iranian Government has lifted all the restrictions of uses of Internet including the _________________ message app.
 A) Twitter
 B) Facebook
 C) Telegram
 D) Whats App
  
108The Australian Open, the year-s first grand slam ______________tournament has begun in Melbourne.
 A) Tennis
 B) Cricket
 C) Football
 D) Golf
  
109_____________, former formula one car driver has passed away at the age of 86.
 A) Dan Gurney
 B) Ivan Rogers
 C) Oliver Wright
 D) Robin Renwick
  
110Vice______________________ has taken over as the Chief of Staff, Western Naval Command.
 A) Vilayat Khan
 B) Abdul Halim Jaffer Khan
 C) Ali Akbar Khan
 D) Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh
  
111____________ has been named as the captain of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test and One-Day International (ODI) teams of the year.
 A) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
 B) Suresh Raina
 C) Virat Kohli
 D) Sekhar Dhawan
  
112Sangeet Natak Akademi-s Fellowships (Akademi Ratna) and Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards (Akademi Puraskar) have been decleared for the year 2016.
 A)
 B)
 C)
 D)
  
113Indian captain ___________has been honoured with the prestigious World Cricket of the Year Award for 2017.
 A) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
 B) Suresh Raina
 C) Virat Kohli
 D) Sekhar Dhawan
  
114Noted Kannada film actor, director, producer______________ has passed away at the age of 67.
 A) Kashinath
 B) Naveen Kumar Gowda
 C)
 D)
  
115Veteran Actress_________________has passed away at the age of 88.
 A) Supriya Devi
 B) Sabitri Chatterjee
 C) Suchitra Sen
 D) Ava Mukherjee
  
116Former Punjab cabinet minister and honorary chief secretary of Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandak Committee (SGPC)_____________ has passed away at the age of 80.
 A) Krishna Bhatt
 B) Anil Jalali
 C) Shafaatullah Khan
 D)Manajeet Singh
  
117Renowned cinematographer ______________ has passed away.
 A) W B Rao
 B) Atul Khare
 C) Vishnu Sahay
 D) S. S. Khera
  
118Actress______________ has passed away.
 A) Suresh Kalmadi
 B) Shashi Tharoor
 C) Charu Rohatgi
 D) Anurag Thakur
  
119 Senior BJP leader and former MLC_________________Pharande has passed away at the age of 78.
 A) N. R. Pillai
 B) Swetha Pravakaran
 C) Y. N. Sukthankar
 D) Prof Narayan Sadashiv
  
120Romania-s Prime ______________Tudose has resigned from his post.
 A) Minister Mihai
 B) Milos Raonic
 C) David Rudisha
 D) Victoria Azarenka

 
 
Answers:
61Ans) China
62Ans) Elina Svitolina
63Ans) Australia
64Ans) Peter Sutherland
65Ans) 9th January
66Ans) Dilip Asbe
67Ans) A R Rahman
68Ans) Soumitra Chatterjee
69Ans) Yusuf Pathan
70Ans) Saksham Yadav
71Ans) Sunny Verghese
72Ans) Ricky Ponting
73Ans) South Africa
74Ans) 10th January.
75Ans) Dr K. Sivan
76Ans) Dr. Rajiv Bindal
77Ans) Rajib Prasad
78Ans) Y V K Mohan
79Ans) Mumbai
80 Ans) 7.5 %
81Ans) 18.2 %
82Ans) Aditya Mehta
83Ans) Aanchal Thakur
84Ans)
85Ans) Saudi Arabia
86Ans) Wang Jiali
87Ans) 12th January.
88Ans) Harjinder Singh
89Ans) V J Mathew
90Ans) Rajgir
91Ans) L Sarita Devi
92Ans) Baldev Raj
93Ans) Sunny Verghese
94Ans) China
95Ans) Amazon
96Ans) 15th January
97Ans) Anil Khanna
 
98Ans) Indu Malhotra
99Ans) Girish Karnad
100Ans) S P Balasubramanium
101Ans) Sudhir Dalvi
102Ans) 5.21 percent
103Ans)
104Ans) Charu Rohatgi
105Ans) Raghunath Jha
106Ans) Gnani Shankaran
107Ans) Telegram
108Ans) Tennis
109Ans) Dan Gurney
110Ans) Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh
111Ans)Virat Kohli
112Ans)
113Ans) Virat Kohli
114Ans) Kashinath
115Ans) Ava Mukherjee
116Ans) Manajeet Singh
117Ans) W B Rao
118Ans) Charu Rohatg
119Ans) Prof Narayan Sadashiv
120Ans) Minister Mihai

 
 
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