Daily Current Affairs and Quiz – 24 Jan 2018

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  1.  8th National Voters Day – 25th January 2018; A one-day International Conference on the subject ‘Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in the Election Process’ in New Delhi.
  2. Beneficiary module of the Rapid Reporting System for the Scheme for Adolescent Girls – a web based on line monitoring for the Scheme for Adolescent Girls in New Delhi; Portal developed in collaboration with National Informatics Centre (NIC).
  3. Foundation stone for an Intermodal Terminal at Ghazipur in Uttar Pradesh will be laid. Constructed by the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) as part of the Jal Marg Vikas Project ( or National Waterway – 1) on river Ganga aided by World Bank
  4. The 7th Asia Steel International Conference will be held in Bhubaneswar from February 6 to 9.( held every 3 years).Last  one in 2015 at Yokohama, Japan.
  5. The Government of Japan has committed JICA Official Development Assistance loan for an amount of Yen 45 billion (Rs.2587 crore approx.) for the project. This Project will provide residents of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike (BBMP) area especially in 110 villages with safe and stable water supply and sewerage services
  6. Dilip Chenoy will be appointed as FICCI Director General.
  7. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was conferred the “Ideal Chief Minister” award by former President Pratibha Patil at Bharatiya Chhatra Sansad in Pune.
  8. “One District One Product” scheme is launched in Utter Pradesh, under which  one product indigenous to each district would be showcased in 3-day event beginning from 24 Jan (UP Diwas)
  9. India Ranked 81st (out of 119 countries) on Global Talent Competitive Index (GTCI). (92nd in 2017);( 1st is Switzerland) Index developed by INSEAD, Adeco group and Tata Communication. GTCI report titled “Diversity for Competitiveness”
  10. Launched the Phase -1 i.e. the beneficiary module of the Rapid Reporting System (RSS) for the Prodigee Finance Limited received their NBFC-ND license from the Reserve Bank of India, making it possible for the firm to provide Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SME) loans as part of their service

 

Daily Current Affairs Quiz

Question 1: National voter’s day is celebrated on which of the following date?

  1. 24th January
  2. 26th January
  3. 22nd January
  4. 25th January
  5. None of these

Question 2: The aircraft designed and developed by CSIR-National Aerospace Laboratories (CSIR-NAL) has successfully made its maiden flight is: –

  1. Boeing
  2. HAL Dhruv
  3. SARAS PT1N
  4. Chetak
  5. MIG 79

Question 3: Consider the following statements: – 1. Rapid Reporting System for the Scheme for Adolescent Girls – a web based on line monitoring for the Scheme for Adolescent Girls launched. 2. It is launched by Ministry of Women and Child Development. 3. This Portal has been developed in collaboration with National Informatics Centre (NIC). Which of the above statements are correct?

  1. Only 1 & 2
  2. Only 1 & 3
  3. Only 2 & 3
  4. 1, 2 & 3
  5. None of these

Question 4: Recently foundation stone for an Intermodal Terminal at Ghazipur in Uttar Pradesh is laid. This Terminal is being developed under which project?

  1. Golden Quadrilateral
  2. Diamond Quadrilateral
  3. National Waterways-I
  4. National Waterways-II
  5. None of Above

Question 5: Consider the following statements: – 1. The 16th International Energy Forum (IEF) Ministerial meeting will be held in New Delhi. 2. It will be hosted by Government of India in New Delhi and co-hosted by the Government of China and South Korea. 3. India had last hosted the IEF ministerial conference in 1998. Which of the above statements are correct?

  1. Only 1 & 2
  2. Only 1 & 3
  3. Only 2 & 3
  4. 1, 2 & 3
  5. None of these

Question 7: In which city, 7th Asia Steel International Conference will be held?

  1. Bernpur
  2. Jamshedpur
  3. Bhubaneshwar
  4. Kolkata
  5. Ranchi

Question 8: For which city, Government of Japan has committed JICA Official Development Assistance loan for an amount of Yen 45 billion (Rs.2587 crore approx.) for the Water Supply and Sewerage Project?

  1. Hyderabad
  2. Bengaluru
  3. Varanasi
  4. Chennai
  5. New Delhi

Question 9: Who among the following has been appointed as Director General of Industry Chamber FICCI?

  1. Dilip Chenoy
  2. Sandip Somani
  3. Sangita Reddy
  4. Pankaj R P
  5. R C Shah

Question 10: UP Divas celebrated on which date

  1. 24 February
  2. 24 January
  3. 15 January
  4. 26 January
  5. 31 March

Question 11: What is India’s rank in Global Talent Competitive Index (GTCI)

  1. 80
  2. 81
  3. 82
  4. 85
  5. 71

Question 12: Prodigee Finance Limited was given a license. This license is given for what?

  1. Bank License
  2. NBFC License
  3. Trading Licences
  4. Primary Dealer License
  5. None of the Above.