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January 2017 the Hindu Latest Online Current Affairs 302 Gk Questions Capsule Part-1

जनवरी-2017 करेंट अफेयर्स भाग-1

Ques. 1. The world’s tallest solar tower (250 meteres) is currently being constructed in Negev desert in which country?—Israel

Ques. 2. According to the Central Statistical Office data India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth is estimated at what per cent in 2016-17 as compared to 7.6 per cent in 2015-16?—0.071

Ques. 3. Which Tennis player won the Qatar Open title, beating Andy Murray in the final >?—Novak Djokovic

Ques. 4. Sania Mirza won her first Double’s title of 2017 the Brisbane International women’s doubles title. Whom did she pair up with ?—Bethanie Mattek-Sand

Ques. 5. Castrol has entered into three-year strategic partnership agreement for supply of Commercial Vehicle Oils to whichc ompany ?—Tata Motors

Ques. 6. RBI has decided to provide Rs 1 billion in which denomination notes to Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) ?— Rs 100

Ques. 7. SEBI has relaxed its rules for investment by angel investors to boost startup funding. What is the new lock-in period ?—1 year

Ques. 8. Nana Akufo-Addo has been sworn-in as the new president of which African country ?—Ghana

Ques. 9. The Islamic Military Alliance to Fight Terrorism (IMAFT) has been appointed whom as their new chief ?—Raheel Sharif

Ques. 10. The 9th edition of Jaipur International Film Festival (JIFF) ‘s Life Time Achievement Award was presented to which person ?—Ramesh Prasad

Ques. 11. Who has been made the general secretary of AIADMK Party ?—Shashikala

Ques. 12. Which Indian force will make their debut in republic parade in 2017 for the first time ever showcasing their anti-terror, anti-hijacking and special operations capabilities.—NSG

Ques. 13. Which country’s Army has issued a directive on grooming and appearance regulations that allows observant Sikh men and conservative Muslim women to wear religious head coverings, also permitting Sikh soldiers to maintain their beards—USA

Ques. 14. ISRO will record how many satellites at one go in February 2017 onboard of ISRO’s rocket PSLV-C37 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh in a major feat for India as so far no country has attempted it.—103

Ques. 15. Which country has become the first country in the world to switch off its FM radio network is its parliament has approved a proposal to shift to Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) ?—Norway

Ques. 16. According to scientists, How mich big giant-iceberg is poised to break away from Antarctica that is expected to be among the largest ever recorded and it is not driven by climate change. It will break because of expansion of rift that was slowly developing across the Larsen C ice shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula in recent years.—5,000-square-kilometre

Ques. 17. The Union Cabinet has given an ‘in-principal’ approval for strategic disinvestment of 26% equity shares in which company out of government’s shareholding of 54.03% becoming the first major PSU to be sold through strategic disinvestment.—BEML

Ques. 18. EPFO has made what mandatory for its pensioners to remain beneficiary of its social security schemes and will not transfer the subsidy, equivalent to 1.16% of the employee’s salary upto Rs.6,500 towards the Employment Pension Scheme (EPS) till the Aadhaar number is shared with the authorities—Aadhar

Ques. 19. Indian citizens who are not residing in the country (NRI) have been allowed to exchange their old 500 and 1,000 rupees notes at Reserve Bank of India (RBI) offices till which date ?—42916

Ques. 20. Which telecom operator has announced a SuperHour scheme, under which it will offer unlimited 3G or 4G data for one hour at a starting price of Rs. 16 for pre-paid customers and will also offer unlimited local voice calls within its network for Rs. 7—Vodafone

Ques. 21. Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) Limited is launching which ticketing app that will be based on next generation e-ticketing system to facilitate booking of train tickets in a faster and easier way ?—IRCTC Rail Connect

Ques. 22. Chinese mobile brands have taken control of what % of India’s $10-billion smartphone market in 2016 ?—0.5

Ques. 23. The world’s second largest zinc producer Hindustan Zinc Ltd (HZL) of Vedanta Group has received environment clearance for its Rs. 1,200 crore Zawar Mines expansion project, it will be built in which state ?—Rajasthan

Ques. 24. Which state government has announced a monetary reward of Rs 100 crore to anyone from the state government who wins Nobel Prize aimed at boosting innovation—Andhra Pardesh

Ques. 25. Who was named captain of Indian ODI, T20I teams following the stepping down of MS Dhoni ?—Virat Kohli

Ques. 26. US First Lady Michelle Obama picked which 16 year old Indian-American to serve in the inaugural Student Advisory Board’s ‘Better Make Room’ education campaign?—Swetha Prabakaran

Ques. 27. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is sending which AfricanAmerican astronaut to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2018 thereby making her the first African-American to go into space station—Jeanette Epps

Ques. 28. Who has been appointed as the new chairman of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) ?—David Syiemlieh

Ques. 29. Who became the first batsman to score Test hundreds in 11 countries of the world ?—Yunus Khan

Ques. 30. Which Indian tennis player announced his retirement from professional tennis due to a shoulder injury ?—Somdev Kishore Devvarman

Ques. 31. Which Indian American has US President-elect Donald Trump appointed as his deputy assistant and research director on the White House staff as an expert on strategic communications and political research—Raj Shah

Ques. 32. Which company has been awarded a patent for setting up an “Airborne Fulfillment Center” (AFC)  floating at an high altitude that would acts as a launch pad for drones to deliver items within minutes ?—Amazon

Ques. 33. Scientists in University of Limerick have discovered a brand new organ named Mesentery, inside the digestive system which was not known till date. Which country has this university ?—Ireland

Ques. 34. Who beat Magnus Carlsen in a tie-breaker to win Gold in the World Blitz Chess Championship title in Doha, Qatar—Sergey Karjakin

Ques. 35. Gangmumei Kabui passed away recently, what was he faous as ?—Politician

Ques. 36. Which country’s Women Football Team won their fourth consecutive (South Asian Football Federation) SAFF Women’s Championship title in the finals at the Kanchenjunga Stadium in Siliguri ?—India

Ques. 37. Mahendra Singh Dhoni stepped down as the captain of the Indian team in limited over formats. He captained a total of how many test matches, ODI’s and T20 matches respectively ?—60 , 199, 72

Ques. 38. The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has appointed whom as brand ambassadors for its Swachh NDMC initiative ?—Deepa Malik and Arunima Sinha

Ques. 39. Who has been conferred the ‘Power & Energy Persona’s Award for Individual Excellence’

at the 10th ENERTIA Awards 2016 –India and South Asia’s awards for excellence in sustainable energy and power ?—K M Singh

Ques. 40. The world-famous Bargarh Dhanua Jatra festival has started in which state, also considered to be the world’s largest open-air theatrical festival—Odisha

Ques. 41. Which Indian-origin Saudi-based entrepreneur has been appointed Major General of Kyrgyzstan by Ali Mirza, Defence Minister of Kyrgyzstan—Shaikh Rafik Mohammad

Ques. 42. Which country announced a plan to ban all ivory trade and processing activities by the end of 2017, to prevent the mass killing and threat of extinction of African elephants ?—China

Ques. 43. Who launched an Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Enforcement Toolkit for Police along with an IPR Awareness Campaign for School Children ?—Nirmala Sitharaman

Ques. 44. Robert Marchand a 105 year old man has made a record by cycling 22.547km (14 miles) in 1 hour at Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, Paris. He is from which country ?—France

Ques. 45. Abdul Halim Jaffer died recently, he was a very famous musician who played which instrument ?—Sitar

Ques. 46. The book titled, ‘The People’s President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’ was released recently by the Vice President, Shri M. Hamid Ansari, it has been written by  whom?—S.M. Khan

Ques. 47. Which legendary Disney artist recently passed away in United States,best known for his sketches for the Walt Disney animated feature “Bambi” ?—Tyrus Wong

Ques. 48. The US designated the Pakistan-based terror group's student wing Al-Muhammadia Students a terrorist organisation and slapped sanctions against its two top leaders. It is the students’ wing of which terror organisation—Lashkar-e-Taiba

Ques. 49. Which Public sector lender has announced a partnership with CNX Corporation (CNX) to provide collateral management services towards the loans against warehouse receipt sanctioned to the farmers  ?—Bank of Baroda

Ques. 50. What is the name of the missile for which India successfully conducted the test firing  from the Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha—Agni IV

Ques. 51. What is the name of the app that the Maritime Union of India, representing Indian Merchant Navy Officers since 1939, has launched  recently ?—MUI

Ques. 52. Which court that no politician can seek votes in the name of caste, language or religion and seeking votes in this manner would be considered as a corrupt practice and not permissible ?—The Supreme Court

Ques. 53. Which country delivered 4 Sukhoi Su-35 Fighter Jets to China ?—Russia

Ques. 54. Who has been awarded ‘Scroll of Honor’ by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for encouraging cashless transactions in the district ?—Gaurav Goyal

Ques. 55. Who is the Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs (Independent Charge) who launched Haj Committee of India Mobile App at Haj House in Mumbai to encourage online applications to ensure fair opportunity for 2017 Haj pilgrimage—Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Ques. 56. Who was appointed to take over as Vice Chief of the Air Staff (VCAS) at the Air Headquarters (Vayu Bhawan) ?—SB Deo

Ques. 57. China’s Grand Slam Champion Li Xiaoxia announced her retirement recently, she was a grand slam winner and olympic gold medalist in which sport ?—Table Tennis

Ques. 58. India recently held ministerial level talks between Indian Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare of India Radha Mohan Singh and Minister for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development of which country to discuss the fishermen issue ?—Sri Lanka

Ques. 59. In which state was the 104th Indian Science Congress held that was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi ?—Andhra Pradesh

Ques. 60. William Christopher passed away recently, he was related to which field ?—Cinema

Ques. 61. Who has been appointed as the as 25th Chief Justice of Pakistan and given the oath by Pakistan’s President Mamnoon Hussain ?—Mian Saqib Nisar

Ques. 62. Which state/UT government has recently approved ‘Good Samaritan Policy’ under which monetary incentive of Rs 2,000 and appreciation certificate will be given to people who help road accident victims in the national capital ?—Delhi

Ques. 63. Who has been appointed as the Britain’s ambassador to the European Union(EU) after Sir Ivan Rogers resigned from the post ?—Tim Barrow

Ques. 64.  India ranks at which position among the countries offering the highest average annual salary to expatriates according to HSBC Expat survey 2016?—3rd

Ques. 65. The Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Mr Vijay Goel constituted a committee on to suggest improvements in the National Sports Development Code functioning of sports federations. Who will preside over the committee ?—Injeti Srinivas

Ques. 66. India’s atomic power plant operator NPCIL is building four 700 MW Pressurized Heavy Water Reactor (PHWR), two each in which two states ?—Gujarat and Rajasthan

Ques. 67. Gangmumei Kamei was a renowned historian, litterateur and scholar, who recently passed away . Which state did he hail from ?—Manipur

Ques. 68. With which country India exchanged the list of nuclear installations and facilities covered as a part of the Agreement on the Prohibition of Attack against Nuclear Installations ?—Pakistan

Ques. 69. CM Akhilesh Yadav removed Shivpal Singh Yadav as Samajwadi Party’s Chief and appointed whom in his place ?—Naresh Uttam

Ques. 70. Which legendary Australian player joined Australia’s coaching staff as an assistant to coach the team for next month’s home Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka ?—Ricky Ponting

Ques. 71. K V Pusa passed away recently, he was a Former Minister of which state ?—Nagaland

Ques. 72. Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain honoured Which person with Nishan-e-Imtiaz to recognize his valuable services to the nation?—Qamar Javed Bajwa

Ques. 73. Which state’s Power Corporation was awarded with “Best Performing Power Distribution Utility in Power Sector” by Central Board of Irrigation & Power (CBIP) ?—Punjab

Ques. 74. The Supreme Court removed which BCCI President as per the recommendations of the Lodha Committee ?—Anurag Thakur

Ques. 75. Tata Sons appointed whom as the Chairman of Tata Power Co Ltd with immediate effect, in place of Cyrus Mistry ?—S Padmanabhan

Ques. 76. Which country’s Senate Functional Committee on Human Rights approved the Hindu Marriages  Bill that will enable the Hindu community members to get their marriages registered and to appeal in courts of law in cases of separation—Pakistan

Ques. 77. Which app became the most popular Android app in the country and topped the charts on Google’s Play Store in ?—BHIM

Ques. 78. Former French Olympic Gold Medallist, Jean Vuarnet died recently, he was a gold medalist in which sport ?—Skiing

Ques. 79. Which organisation directed that Service charges billed by restaurants are optional and it is up to the customers to pay it ?—Department of Consumer Affairs

Ques. 80. Which state is hosting the 30th International Kite Festival from January 8 to 13, 2017 ?—Gujarat

Ques. 81. In which city Shri Shripad Yesso Naik inaugurated the 3-day International Conference on “Yoga for Diabetes”  ?—Delhi

Ques. 82. Which bank has tied up with Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) to give a boost to the venture capital ecosystem for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises—SIDBI

Ques. 83. Which state Government has declared to ban the use of Purse Seine Nets for fishing across the state to safeguard the Fingerlings, a fish species ?—Maharashtra

Ques. 84. How many extra seconds were added to the Indian clock at 5:29.59 hours at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) on January 1, 2017 as the atomic clock was struck at 23:59:59 the previous night ?—1 second

Ques. 85. H S Mahadev Prasad died recently, what was he famous as ?—Politician

Ques. 86. The Union Cabinet has inked an agreement for cooperation in the field of Agriculture and allied sectors with which country ?—Kenya and Portugal

Ques. 87. Which government has decided to introduce a new 12-sided one-unit coin at end of March 2017 and scrap the 30 year old one unit coin by October 2017 ?—Britain

Ques. 88. A Laser walls and smart sensors will be soon installed at the International Border of India with which country to keep a tight vigil to check infiltration and terrorism?—Bangladesh

Ques. 89. John Berger died recently, what was he famous as ?—Novelist

Ques. 90. Which two states signed a pact with the ministry of power to join the UDAY scheme to improve the performance of state run power distribution companies (DISCOM) ?—Assam and Telangana

Ques. 91. Coca-Cola India has partnered with which bank to enable over 2.6 million retailers and 5000 distributors in conducting business transactions digitally ?—SBI

Ques. 92. With which country has India signed an agreement for cooperation and mutual assistance in Customs Matters, to make available relevant information for the prevention and investigation of Customs offences and ensure efficient clearance of goods traded between the countries ?—Uruguay

Ques. 93. Swachh Survekshan 2017  will be carried out in how many cities with over 1 lakh population   across the country by Quality Council of India?—500

Ques. 94. Which country has become the first country in the world to give some basic income to unemployed citizens  to ensure a universal income giving them enhanced social and financial security ?—Finland

Ques. 95. Which city wil have India’s first bus to run on human and animal waste (Biogas/Organic waste) in March, 2017 ?—Kolkata

Ques. 96. In which country the 13th edition of Chitwan Elephant Festival was held to encourage wildlife protection and conservation and to promote tourism ?—Nepal

Ques. 97. Who has been appointed as the new President of Rockefeller Foundation replacing Judith Rodin, becoming the youngest person and the first Indian-American to lead the group ?—Rajiv Shah

Ques. 98. Which is the only Indian state in the list of 12 tourist hotspots brought out in ABTA's 'Travel Trends Report 2017’ by the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) ?—Kerala

Ques. 99. Which IT consultancy firm along with Bombay Natural History Society have developed an Internet of Things-based Birds platform that identifies bird species found in India ?—Accenture

Ques. 100. What is the theme for the 44th edition of the New Delhi World Book Fair that began at Pragati Maidan in national capital ?—Manushi– Books Written on and by Women

Ques. 101. Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis unveiled the portrait of which social reformer in the general assembly hall of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) ?— Prabodhankar Thackrey

Ques. 102. Which country has launched its first freight train to London that will travel for about 18 days and more than 12,000 km before reaching its destination in Britain ?—China

Ques. 103. CEC Dr Nasim Zaidi announced the schedule of upcoming Assembly elections in five states, Which of the following is not one of them ?—Delhi

Ques. 104. Who recently launched “Digital Unlocked” a training program for Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) and startups to go digital in India in partnership with Ministry of Information and Technology and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) ?—Sundar Pichai

Ques. 105. When do we observe World Braille Day Every year across the globe to commemorate the birthday of Louis Braille ?—4th January

Ques. 106. Which company launched two new initiatives named My Business and Digital Unlocked for the small and medium businesses in India  ?—Google

Ques. 107. The 13th edition of National Ice Skating Championship 2017 is being organised in which city by the Ice Skating Association of India (ISAI) ?—Gurugram

Ques. 108. Directorate General of Anti-Dumping and Allied Duties (DGAD) imposed an anti-dumping duty on imports of which product from Bangladesh and Nepal for five years ?—Jute

Ques. 109. Reserve Bank of India(RBI) has appointed whom as its Executive Director (ED) replacing S Paliwal ?—Surekha Marandi

Ques. 110. Google dedicated its google-doodle to which renowened social reformer on her 186th birth anniversary on January 3, 2017 ?—Savitribai Phule

Ques. 111. Which organisation has recognized the year 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development ?—UN

Ques. 112. Who won the 2016 Mubadala World Tennis Championship title held at the Abu Dhabi International Tennis Complex at the Zayed Sports City ?—Rafael Nadal

Ques. 113. Bharatiya Jnanpith has conferred which Hindi writer with the 2016 Bharatiya Jnanpith Navlekhan Award  ?—Ghyansham Kumar Devansh and Shraddha

Ques. 114. Solar power producer Azure Power has commissioned 150 MW solar power project in which state , which is also its largest in North India ?—Punjab

Ques. 115. Which company received the final approval from the Reserve Bank of India to launch Paytm Payment Bank ?—Paytm

Ques. 116. India’s largest LNG importer Petronet has signed an MoU with Petrobangla  to set up liquefied natural gas import project of 7.5 million tonnes a year in Bangladesh. What is the cost of the project ?—$950 million

Ques. 117. Jovenel Moise has been elected as the President of which country winning 55.6% of the total votes casted beating Jude Celestin ?—Haiti

Ques. 118. Which state has launched a new health scheme called Arogya Raksha Scheme on January 1, 2017  to provide the medical treatment to the people of the Above Poverty Line at Rs. 1200 premium per annum ?—Andhra Pradesh

Ques. 119. Which Australian cricketer was inducted into the International Cricket Council’s Hall of Fame  becoming the 82nd player to be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame—Arthur Morris

Ques. 120. The District Administration of which city has developed a mobile application named “ECI360” to help bring transparency and accountability regarding the elections and voting ?—Ludhiana

Ques. 121. Forbes’ list of super achievers 2017 under the age of 30 has featured how many Indian-Origin Innovators, Entrepreneurs and Leaders who made outstanding contribution towards transforming the world ?—30

Ques. 122. Which bollywood actor has been named for the 4th Yash Chopra Memorial Award ?—Shah Rukh Khan

Ques. 123. The 16th edition of the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) meeting was recently held in which city to discuss issues faced by the economy ?—New Delhi

Ques. 124. Under the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana, PM Modi has declared that in rural areas the number of houses being built would be increased by what per cent ?—0.33

Ques. 125. The North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) dedicated a stretch of road between Block A and Block B at Sector 15 in Rohini in New Delhi tp honour which Sikh Guru ?—Guru Gobind Singh Ji

Ques. 126. Which state Governmeng announced a new scheme to provide financial assistance of Rs. 1000 per month to poor single women in the state ?—Telangana

Ques. 127. The 2017 10-Day Event Island Tourism Festival began in which city and was inaugurated by the Governor Jagdish Mukhi ?—Andaman and Nicobar

Ques. 128. The 14th edition of Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD) was held in which city from January 7 to 9, 2017 on theme “Redefining Engagement with the Indian Diaspora” with Indian-origin Portugal Prime Minister, Dr. Antonio Costa as the chief guest—Bengaluru

Ques. 129. The Fourth Assam International 4-Day AgriHorticulture Show took place in which district in which farmers were trained on doubling their income, more crops per drop and agri-preneurship development ?—Guwahati

Ques. 130. Japan is building which of these Indian cities as , smart cities as announced by Ministry of Urban Development ?—Chennai, Ahmedabad and Varanasi

Ques. 131. India signed a Protocol to amend the existing Double Taxation Avoidance Convention (DTAC) with which country ?—Kazakhstan

Ques. 132. How much money would be deposited in the account of pregnant and lactating women in above 650 rural districts to meet medical expenses ?—Rs 6000

Ques. 133. Which Veteran actor passed away recently and had received an Order of the British Empire (OBE) as well as Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award of India.—Om Puri

Ques. 134. When we do observe Swami Vivekananda’s birth anniversary as ‘National Youth Day’ in January ?—42747

Ques. 135. The Prime Minister has approved for senior citizens to get a monthly fixed interest of 8% on their deposits of up to how much amount for 10 years—7.5 lakhs

Ques. 136. China launched its longest bullet train that runs 2,760-km trip between Kunming, capital of southwest China’s Yunnan Province and Beijing. what is the name of the train ?—Shangri-la of the World

Ques. 137. PM Modi has announced to convert how many Kisan credit card into RuPay card in the next 3 months ?—3 crore

Ques. 138. The 350th Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti was celebrated across the world on which day ?—42740

Ques. 139. With which country did India recently sign six agreements in defence cooperation?—Portugal

Ques. 140. Who is known as the father of the Portugal’s modern-day democracy?—Mario Soares

Ques. 141. According to growth projection released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), at what rate is India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth expected to grow in 2016-2017?—0.071

Ques. 142. Which colonial practice has been scrapped from the budget Session of Parliament which will to begin from 31 January 2017?—Separate Railway Budget

Ques. 143. Which bank has recently launched Suvidha prepaid card?—UCO Bank

Ques. 144. Which of the following has not been removed from the list of endangered species by US wildlife conservation agency?—Kirtland's Warbler

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