Friday, 29 January 2016

JAN 29th Current Affairs MCQS..................


(Q.1) Which country has overtaken Thailand as the world’s largest rice exporter in 2015?
a.                              China
b.                              India
c.                              United States
d.                              Japan
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Answer: (b)

(Q.2) Global Ayurveda Festival (GAF) 2016 was held in which Indian city?
a.                              Kozhikode, Kerala
b.                              Gangtok, Sikkim
c.                              Jaipur, Rajasthan
d.                              Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
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Answer: (a)

(Q.3) Name the American cognitive scientist in the field of artificial intelligence, who passed away in January 2016
a.                              Marvin Smith
b.                              James Smith
c.                              Marvin Minsky
d.                              Sheldon Minsky
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Answer: (c)
(Q.4) A commission of inquiry has been set up by the Delhi government to look into unheeded complaints pertaining to women’s safety since February 2013. Who is the head of this committee?
a.                              Retired District Judge Rakesh Sharma
b.                              Dr Surbhi Singh
c.                              Richa Mishra
d.                              Retired district Judge Dinesh Dayal
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Answer: (d)

(Q.5) Henry Worsley, who passed away in January 2016, was:
a.                              British Polar Explorer
b.                              British Novel Writer
c.                              British Economist
d.                              British Journalist
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Answer: (a)

(Q.6) ‘Data Privacy Day’ is observed on which date every year?
a.                              27th January
b.                              28th January
c.                              29th January
d.                              30th January
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Answer: (b)

(Q.7) Govt. has announced the names of the first 20 cities selected to be developed as smart cities. Which among the following is NOT in this list
a.                              Ahmedabad, Gujarat
b.                              Bhubaneswar, Odisha
c.                              Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
d.                              Jaipur, Rajasthan
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Answer: (c)
(Q.8) As per Railway Ministry’s new provision (to be effective from 15th February 2016), a maximum of _____ tickets can be booked online by an individual user in a month on IRCTC website
a.                              Nine
b.                              Eight
c.                              Seven
d.                              Six
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Answer: (d)

(Q.9) Government has appointed one-man judicial commission to probe the death of Hyderabad Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula. Who will be the only member of this commission?
a.                              Ashok Kumar Roopanwal
b.                              Mahesh Kumar Roopanwal
c.                              Mithilesh Nath Mishra
d.                              Akhilesh Nath Mishra
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Answer: (a)

(Q.10) In January 2016, India successfully test fired its indigenously-developed surface-to-air Akash missile. What is the strike range of Akash Missile?
a.                              20 kms
b.                              25 kms
c.                              30 kms
d.                              35 kms
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Answer: (b)