General Knowledge Quiz & Current Affairs Ques 15 to 21 Jan 2018

General Knowledge Quiz & Current Affairs Ques 15 to 21 Jan



Are you conscious enough about the latest news in India and around the world? Test your General Awareness through the quiz made up of all the recent major happenings.


Here Eduncle brings you the Top Current Affairs & GK Questions and Answers to help you out with the best practice to Competitive Exams’ General Awareness Section. Please take the Current Affairs/ GK Quiz below and find out the correct answers.



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 The GK Questions & Answers which are provided below is based on the Weekly Current Affairs & General Knowledge from 15 to 21 January 2018.


 Before you attempt the below GK Quiz, kindly go through the Current Affairs News mentioned above for quick revision.


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So, let’s start with the Quiz and test your preparation level!




Ques 1. The 4th edition of the India International Science Festival will be held in which city?

[A] Lucknow

[B] New Delhi

[C] Mumbai

[D] Bengaluru

Show Answer





Ques 2. Who has inaugurated the International Workshop on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (IWDRI) in New Delhi?

[A] Nirmala Sitharaman

[B] Ramnath Kovind

[C] Rajnath Sing

[D] Narendra Modi

Show Answer

Rajnath Singh




Ques 3. Which city has topped the list of winning cities in 4th round under National Smart Cities Challenge?

[A] Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh

[B] Silvassa, Dadar & Nagar Haveli

[C] Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh

[D] Diu, Daman & Diu

Show Answer

Silvassa, Dadar & Nagar Haveli




Ques 4. Who has been given Afghan’s honour, ‘Medal of Bravery’ Awards?

[A] Narendra Modi

[B] Ram Nath Kovind

[C] Benjamin Netanyahu

[D] Donald Trump

Show Answer

Donald Trump




Ques 5. Which movie is named as the Best film in Film Fair Awards?

[A] Tumhari Sulu

[B] Hindi Medium

[C] Bareilly Ki Barfi

[D] Secret Superstar

Show Answer

Hindi Medium




Ques 6. Who has been honoured with Janakavi P Sawlaram Award?

[A] Irfan Khan

[B] Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari

[C] Sudhir Dalvi

[D] Girish Karnad

Show Answer

Sudhir Dalvi



Ques 7. Minister of State (I/C) for Housing & Urban Affairs has announced 9 new cities in the 4th round under National Smart Cities Challenge. Which is not one of them?

[A] Erode, Tamil Nadu

[B] Bihar Sharif, Bihar

[C] Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh

[D] Solapur, Maharashtra

Show Answer

Solapur, Maharashtra




Ques 8. The name of famous Sarod Maestro, who passed away recently?

[A] Gnani Sankaran

[B] Pt Buddhadev Dasgupta

[C] Chandi Lahiri

[D] Kashinath

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Pt Buddhadev Dasgupta




Ques 9. Who has been appointed New Director General of National Security Guard (NSG)?

[A] Sudeep Lakhtakia

[B] Om Prakash Rawat

[C] Girish Karnad

[D] Vijay Kumar

Show Answer

Sudeep Lakhtakia





Ques 10. The Indo-US joint military exercise ‘Vajra Prahar’ will be held in which country?

[A] India

[B] Japan


[D] Shree Lanka

Show Answer





Ques 11. Which day was celebrated as 70th Army Day?

[A] 21 January

[B] 15 January

[C] 16 January

[D] 18 January

Show Answer

15 January




Ques 12. Who has been taken charges as the MD and CEO of the Agri-Commodity Bourse NCDEX?

[A] Harish Manwani

[B] Vijay Kumar

[C] Om Prakash Rawat

[D] Sudeep Lakhtakia

Show Answer

Vijay Kumar




Ques 13. Which bank/finance company has signed an agreement with LIC to offer Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY)?

[A] Punjab National Bank

[B] Bank of Baroda

[C] Federal Bank

[D] AU Small Finance Bank

Show Answer

AU Small Finance Bank





Ques 14. Who has been awarded as best director in Film Fair Awards?

[A] Irfan Khan

[B] Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari

[C] James Franc Girish Karnad

[D] Sudhir Dalvi

Show Answer

Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari





Ques 15. Chandi Lahiri who passed away recently was famous as a/an

[A] Journalist

[B] Cinematographer

[C] Sarod Maestro

[D] Cartoonist

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Ques 16. India has been placed on which position on a global manufacturing index ranking?

[A] 30th

[B] 10th

[C] 32nd

[D] 9th

Show Answer






Ques 17. Who has been appointed as new Chief Election Commissioner?

[A] Harish Manwani

[B] Vijay Kumar

[C] Om Prakash Rawat

[D] Sudeep Lakhtakia

Show Answer

Om Prakash Rawat




Ques 18. Who is leading the Indian delegation to 10th Global Forum for Food & Agriculture?

[A] PM Narendra Modi

[B] Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

[C] Rajnath Sing

[D] Nirmala Sitharaman

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Gajendra Singh Shekhawat




Ques 19. PM Narendra Modi has inaugurated HPCL Rajasthan Refinery Ltd (HRRL) project commencement of oil refinery in Rajasthan. In which district it is established?

[A] Ajmer

[B] Jodhpur

[C] Jaisalmer

[D] Barmer

Show Answer





Ques 20. Who has been named ICC Test Cricketer of the Year?

[A] Yujvendra Chahal

[B] Virat Kohli

[C] Steve Smith

[D] Hasan Ali

Show Answer

Steve Smith



By Practicing the above quiz, you can easily score good marks in General Awareness section of various government exams like IBPSSSCRailways etc.


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3 thoughts on “General Knowledge Quiz & Current Affairs Ques 15 to 21 Jan 2018

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  2. Supriya Maurya

    Good practice for competition exam

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Supriya,
      Greetings from Eduncle!
      Thanks for the kind words and appreciation! We value your generous feedback. For more such updates, Kindly stay tuned with Eduncle.
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