JANUARY 27 and 28th CURRENT AFFAIRS
(Q.1) ‘International Customs Day’ is celebrated on which date every year?
a. 25th January
b. 26th January
c. 27th January
d. 28th January
(Q.2) ‘International Customs Day’ is celebrated on 26th January every year. What was the 2016 theme and slogan of International Customs Day?
a. ‘Digital Customs’ Slogan ‘Progressive Engagement’
b. ‘Customs Connects’ Slogan ‘Connecting Borders’
c. ‘Inclusive Customs’ Slogan ‘Bridging the Borders’
d. ‘Innovation Customs’ Slogan ‘Innovating for tomorrow’
(Q.3) President’s rule was imposed on which North-East Indian state in January 2016?
c. Arunachal Pradesh
Q.4) Which train has become the first blind-friendly train of Indian Railways?
a. Mysuru –
– Kanyakumari Express Varanasi
d. Mysuru –
(Q.5) Which State Tourism Department has emerged as one among the four winners in the destination category at the 36th edition of FITUR – the second largest travel and tourism fair in
d. Madhya Pradesh
(Q.6) A six-member British rowing crew named ___________ became the first all-female crew to cross the South Pacific Ocean
a. ‘Fem Voyagers’
b. ‘Coxless Crew’
c. ‘Fem Crew’
d. ‘Coxless Voyagers’
(Q.7) Which among the following is
highest peacetime gallantry award? India
a. Param Vir Chakra
b. Kirti Chakra
c. Ashok Chakra
d. Shaurya Chakra
(Q.8) Name the brave heart who was posthumously awarded Ashok Chakra on 26thJanuary 2016?
a. Subedar Rakesh Nath Goswami
b. Lance Naik Kamlesh Nath Goswami
c. Subedar Vikram Goswami
d. Lance Naik Mohan Nath Goswami
(Q.9) In January 2016, Red Panda Winter Festival was organised in which city?
a. Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
b. Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Darjeeling, West Bengal
(Q.10) Which date has been designated by United Nations (UN) as ‘International Day ofCommemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust’?
a. 26th January
b. 27th January
c. 28th January
d. 29th January
(Q.11) Name the Indian-origin physicist who has been awarded
highest civilian honour, the Companion of the Order of (AC)? Australia
a. Chennupati Jagdev
b. Chennupati Jagdish
c. Muthupati Jagdev
d. Muthupati Jagdish
(Q.12) According to SocialCops analysis, the Indian constitution is the longest constitution and one of the most amended constitutions in the world. How many articles did Indian Constitution have at the time of its commencement?
(Q.13) To make khadi an international product, the government is in the process of creating a brand out of it. The branding will be done under the name of _____________
a. Shuddh Vastra
b. Komal Vastra
c. Harit Vastra
d. Satvik Vastra
(Q.14) As per Wealth – X (a wealth tracking website), who is the wealthiest person in the world?
a. Renowned Investor Warren Buffet
b. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos
c. Investor/Trader George Soros
d. Microsoft Founder Bill Gates
(Q.15) Abe Vigoda, who passed away in January 2016, was a renowned:
a. American Actor
b. American Novel Writer
c. American Historian
d. American Journalist
(Q.16) Name the veteran Bollywood actress who was conferred with Yash Chopra Memorial Award in January 2016
a. Sharmila Tagore
c. Shaban Azmi
d. Saira Bani
(Q.17) According to Transparency International’s International Corruption Perceptions Index 2015,
at ____________ position out of 168 countries India
a. 61st position
b. 66th position
c. 71st position
d. 76th position
(Q.18) Which country has topped Transparency International’s ‘International Corruption Perceptions Index 2015’?
(Q.19) 27th January has been designated by United Nations as ‘International Day ofCommemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust’. What was the 2016 theme for this day?
a. The Holocaust and Human Dignity
b. The Holocaust and Human
c. The Holocaust Survivors Legacy
d. The Holocaust Survivors Education
(Q.20) Who has become the first Indian to qualify for Track Cycling World Championship?
a. Deborah Fernandes
b. Deborah Herold
c. Venessa Fernandes
d. Venessa Herold