7-8th January 2018 Current Affairs Quiz Answers



Q1) The 34th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival, world’s largest ice festival has started in which country ?

(a) Canada

(b) USA

(c) Switzerland

(d) Russia

(e) China


Q2) Who has become the first man of Asian descent to win Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an actor at the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards ?

(a) Aziz Ansari

(b) Anish Tiwari

(c) Ewan McGregor

(d) James Franco

(e) Irfan Abdullah


Q3) The International Kite Festival 2018 has started in which state ?

(a) Rajasthan

(b) Gujarat

(c) Goa

(d) Uttar Pradesh

(e) Maharashtra


Q4) Who has won the WTA Auckland Open Tennis title 2018 ?

(a) Arina Rodionova

(b) Caroline Wozniacki

(c) Ashleigh Barty

(d) Julia Goerges

(e) Daria Gavrilova


Q5) Which country has banned English from being taught in primary schools across the country ?

(a) Turkey

(b) Israel

(c) Pakistan

(d) Saudi Arabia

(e) Iran


Q6) Which among the following has become the first State in India to launch High Risk Pregnancy (HRP) Portal which helps in early identification of high-risk pregnant cases ?

(a) Karnataka

(b) Punjab

(c) Haryana

(d) Telangana

(e) Maharashtra


Q7) Who has won the men’s singles Tata Open Maharashtra Tennis tournament 2018 ?

(a) Gilles Simon

(b) Kevin Anderson

(c) Roberto Bautista Agut

(d) Daniil Medvedev

(e) Stan Wawrinka


Q8) Novelist and intellectual giant Ambalavaner Sivanandan has passed recenlty. He hailed from which country ?

(a) Malaysia

(b) India

(c) Thailand

(d) Sri Lanka

(e) Nepal


Q9) Which bank along with Nabard have signed an agreement with five NGOs in Bengal for the promotion of 2,500 Joint Liability Groups (JLGs) ?

(a) SBI

(b) ICICI

(c) HDFC

(d) BOI

(e) Citi Bank


Q10) Peter Sutherland, former director general of which organization has passed away recently ?

(a) UNICEF

(b) United Nations Organization

(c) World Trade Organization 

(d) UNESCO

(e) International Monetary Fund


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