1st January 2018 Current Affairs Quiz

Q1) Which among the following North East state has been declared the second to be open defecation free ?

(a) Sikkim

(b) Arunachal Pradesh

(c) Meghalaya

(d) Tripura

(e) Assam

Q2) Which country has announced a 40 percent increase to the minimum wage with effect from January 2018 ?

(a) Cuba

(b) Peru

(c) Gautamela

(d) Mexico

(e) Venezuela

Q3) Who has assumed charge as Managing Director of India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited (IIFCL) ?

(a) Sanjeev Kaushik

(b) Raghavendra Jalluri

(c) Amit Ghosh

(d) Pankaj Jain

(e) Rahul Agrawal

Q4) Which Indian golfer has won the Royal Cup Golf tournament in Thailand ?

(a) Shiv Kapur

(b) Jyothi Randhawa

(c) Arjun Atwal

(d) Rashid Khan

(e) Shiv Chawrasia

Q5) Indian largest bank, State Bank of India (SBI) has reduced its base rate by how many basis points ?

(a) 25

(b) 35

(c) 30

(d) 20

(e) 50

Q6) Which among the following countries has introduced Value Added Tax (VAT) for the first time effective 1st January 2018 ?

(a) Egypt

(b) Saudi Arabia

(c) Somalia

(d) United Arab Emirates

(e) Both (b) & (d)

Q7) Which state government has published first draft of Supreme Court monitored National Register of Citizens (NRC) ?

(a) Karnataka

(b) Assam

(c) West Bengal

(d) Andhra Pradesh

(e) Uttar Pradesh

Q8) Who was appointed new Chief Secretary of Rajasthan ?

(a) Ashok Jain

(b) Vineeth Chowdary

(c) N C Goel

(d) Om Prakash Singh

(e) Ajit Tyagi

Q9) Which country has shut down its legal government sanctioned Ivory trade ?

(a) Turkey

(b) Russia

(c) Sudan

(d) Egypt

(e) China

Q10) Who has won the World Blitz Chess Championship ?

(a) Magnus Carlsen

(b) Sergey Karjakin

(c) Vishwanathan Anad

(d) Garry Kasparov

(e) Vladimir Kramnik

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