General Knowledge Quiz & Current Affairs Ques 8 to 14 Jan 2018

General Knowledge Quiz & Current Affairs Ques 8 to 14 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 8 to 14 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. Which Country has banned the English language to be tough in primary school in the name of the cultural invasion?

[A] Nepal

[B] South Australia

[C] Iran

[D] Saudi Arabia

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Ques 2. Who has been appointed the Brand Ambassador of the Sikkim?

[A] Shahrukh Khan

[B] A. R. Rahman

[C] Actress Kajol

[D] S.P. Balasubrahmanyam

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A. R. Rahman




Ques 3. Which railway station becomes the first All Women Railway Station in the country?

[A] Matunga Railway Station

[B] Kozhikode Railway Station

[C] Bhopal Railway Station

[D] Thane Railway Station

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Matunga Railway Station




Ques 4. Who has clinched gold in the 2018 National Women’s Boxing Championship?

[A] Sarita Devi

[B] Sonia Lather

[C] Aanchal Thakur

[D] Sarjubala Devi

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Sarjubala Devi




Ques 5. Which movie is named as the Best Motion Picture in Foreign Language category in the 75th Golden Globe Awards?

[A] Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

[B] Lady Bird

[C] In the Fade

[D] Coco

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In the Fade




Ques 6. Who has been honoured with the LV Lifetime Achievement Award?

[A] Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

[B] S.P. Balasubrahmanyam

[C] Indu Malhotra

[D] Soumitra Chattopadhyay

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S.P. Balasubrahmanyam




Ques 7. According to the data released by 4th round of National Family Health Survey, which is the poorest state of India?

[A] Assam

[B] Tamil Nadu

[C] Chhattisgarh

[D] Bihar

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Ques 8. The Late Indian sportsman Saksham Yadav was related to which sport?

[A] Cricket

[B] Powerlifting

[C] Boxing

[D] Snooker

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Ques 9. Who has been appointed the Chairman of the newly formed Finance Commission by Indian Olympic Association (IOA)?

[A] Harjinder Singh

[B] Anil Khanna

[C] Rajiv Bindal

[D] Pramod Agarwal

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Anil Khanna




Ques 10. The International Kite Festival was organized at-

[A] Haryana

[B] Gujarat

[C] Rajasthan

[D] New Delhi

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Ques 11. Which day is celebrated as World Hindi Day?

[A] 10 January

[B] 11 January

[C] 12 January

[D] 9 January

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10 January




Ques 12. Who has been taken charges as the Chairman of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development?

[A] Sivan k.

[B] Pramod Agarwal

[C] Dilip Asbe

[D] Sunny Verghese

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Sunny Verghese




Ques 13. Which bank has signed an agreement with National Scheduled Castes Finance and Development Corporation (NSFDC) to provide financial assistance for economic empowerment of persons belonging to Scheduled Caste?

[A] Punjab National Bank

[B] IDFC Bank

[C] Yes Bank

[D] World Bank

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Punjab National Bank




Ques 14. Who has been awarded as best director in 75th Golden Globe Awards?

[A] Gary Oldman

[B] Guillermo del Toro

[C] James Franco

[D] Sam Rockwell

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Guillermo del Toro




Ques 15. Peter Sutherland, who passed away recently, was former Director General of which organization?


[B] World Trade Organization



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World Trade Organization




Ques 16. India has been ranked as a top borrower by Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. Which country has been named as the second largest borrower?

[A] China


[C] Indonesia

[D] Nepal

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Ques 17. Who has been appointed as new chairman of ISRO?

[A] Dilip Asbe

[B] Sunny Verghese

[C] Sivan k.

[D] T S Tirumurti

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Sivan k.




Ques 18. Who inaugurated 4th International Conference on Dharma-Dhamma at Rajgir, Bihar?

[A] PM Narendra Modi

[B] President Shri Ram Nath Kovind

[C] CM Nitish Kumar

[D] Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

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President Shri Ram Nath Kovind




Ques 19. In which State 24×7 helpline for women, Gudiya has been announced to be setting up?

[A] Himachal Pradesh

[B] Haryana

[C] Bihar

[D] Gujarat

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Himachal Pradesh



Ques 20. Who won India’s first medal in the International Skiing Tournament?

[A] Aditya Mehta

[B] Sarjubala Devi

[C] Angelique Kerber

[D] Aanchal Thakur

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Aanchal Thakur



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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