Current Affairs MCQ's -2nd January

⏳ Current Affairs MCQ – 02 January, 2017


  1. India’s first transgender school ‘Sahaj International’ recently started in which of the following states?
    a) Uttar Pradesh
    b) Odisha
    c) Andhra Pradesh
    d) Kerala ✅
  2. The Union Sports Ministry recently suspended Indian Olympic Association for not replying to a show-cause notice over the appointment of which two of the following as life-presidents of the organisation?
    a) Abhay Singh Chautala and N. Ramachandran
    b) N. Ramachandran and Suresh Kalmadi
    c) Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala ✅
    d) None of the above
  3. Who of the following football players were awarded the World’s Best Playmaker for the year 2016 by IFFHS?
    a) Andres Iniesta
    b) Lionel Messi ✅
    c) Tony Kroos
    d) Christiano Ronaldo
  4. Who of the following took the charge of Indian Army as its 27th Chief?
    a) Lieutenant General Bipin Rawat ✅
    b) Lieutenant General Praveen Bakshi
    c) Lieutenant General PM Hariz
    d) General Dalbir Singh Suhag
  5. According to a newly surfaced documentary, what was the real reason behind the sinking of RMS Titanic?
    a) Bad Weather
    b) Fire ✅
    c) Tsunami
    d) Ice Berg
  6. Which Chief Minister launched the Aarogya Raksha family health insurance scheme on the first day of the New Year?
    a) Pinarayi Vijayan
    b) Siddaramaiah
    c) N Chandrababu Naidu ✅
    d) K Chandrashekar Rao
  7. Russia in recent past delivered four Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets to a country after a delay of two years. Name the country to which the delivery was made.
    a) India
    b) Pakistan
    c) China ✅
    d) Maldives
  8. Name the country in which people fear that fascism will rise across the world in wake of Donald Trump’s election victory in the US, and the Brexit referendum in the UK. It was said in a study by BMG Research for ‘The Independent’ newspaper.
    a) Iraq
    b) Britain ✅
    c) U.S
    d) China
  9. UNSC unanimously passed a resolution that seeks to end violence in Syria. Name the country that drafted the resolution.
    a) Turkey
    b) Russia ✅
    c) The US
    d) France
  10. President Pranab Mukherjee gave his assent for the promulgation of the Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Ordinance, 2016. Consider the following statements in context of the Ordinance.
    I. It makes holding banned Rs 500 and Rs 1000 an offense from 1 April 2017
    II. The offence will attract a penalty of Rs 50000 or four times the cash held, whichever is higher
    III. It amends the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Act, 1934
    Which is/are correct?
    a) Only II
    b) Only I and II
    c) Only I and III ✅
    d) I, II and III
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