January 2018 (Pages :3)

  • 1 155th birth anniversary of which spiritual leader was celebrated in India on 12th January?

    Ans : Swami Vivekananda
  • 2 A Super Moon, Blue Moon and a total lunar eclipse was observed on?

    Ans : 31st January 2018
  • 3 According to the World Bank what will be India's growth rate in the year 2018?

    Ans : 7.3 per cent
  • 4 Every year National Voters Day is celebrated on?

    Ans : 25th January
  • 5 Former Union minister Raghunath Jha passed away on 14th January 2018. He was a senior member of which political party?

    Ans : Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)
  • 6 Government of which state banned manufacturing, distribution, sale, purchase, display and advertisement of electronic cigarettes?

    Ans : Bihar
  • Explanation: Online purchase of e-cigarettes has been prohibited, too.
  • 7 Government of which state has announced jobs to dependants of martyred jawans?

    Ans : Uttar Pradesh
  • 8 Government of which state has launched Mahatma Gandhi Sarbat Vikas Yojana (MGSVY)?

    Ans : Punjab
  • Explanation: The objective of the scheme is to identify the poor and distressed households which have been deprived of the benefits of the various welfare schemes launched by the state government.
  • 9 Government of which state has launched Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF) project to promote organic farming among farmers of the state?

    Ans : Himachal Pradesh
  • 10 How many digits are there in Virtual ID for Aadhar?

    Ans : 16 (random) digits
  • Explanation: The Virtual ID can be generated as many time as possible and the older ID gets automatically cancelled once a fresh one is generated.
  • 11 In order to provide more choice to citizens authenticating using Aadhaar, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDA) has introduced a new authentication method along with fingerprints and iris. What is this method?

    Ans : Face Authentication
  • 12 In which state 7th edition of Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav-2018 was held from 14th to 20th January, 2018?

    Ans : Karnataka
  • 13 In which state Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated state's first oil refinery?

    Ans : Rajasthan
  • 14 India's first garbage festival Kachra Mahotsav 2018 was organised by which state?

    Ans : Chhattisgarh
  • 15 Name the creator of iconic Old Monk rum who died recently at the age of 88?

    Ans : Kapil Mohan
  • Explanation: Launched in 1954, Old Monk was for a long time the largest selling dark rum in the world.
  • 16 Name the former agricultural commissioner of India who passed away on 27th January 2018?

    Ans : Dr Gurcharan Singh Kalkat
  • Explanation: He was one of the major pioneers and veteran who powered the Green Revolution in India.
  • 17 Name the former Chief Minister of Gujarat who has been appointed as the Governor of Madhya Pradesh?

    Ans : Smt Anandiben Patel
  • 18 Name the Indian Naval Ship, the largest ship in the Navy and the country’s only aircraft carrier which was formally affiliated to The Bihar Regiment, a highly decorated and battle hardened Infantry Unit of the Indian Army and the No. 6 Squadron of the Indian Air Force that specializes in maritime strike operations and operates the Jaguar fighter aircraft?

    Ans : INS Vikramaditya
  • 19 Name the IPS officer who has taken charge as the new chief of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)?

    Ans : Abhay
  • 20 Name the Member of Parliament who was awarded the Outstanding Parliamentarian award for the year 2017?

    Ans : Bhartruhari Mahatab
  • 21 Name the new Chief Election Commissioner of India?

    Ans : Om Prakash Rawat
  • 22 Name the Oscar winning music director who was appointed by the Government of Sikkim as the brand ambassador of the State?

    Ans : AR Rahman
  • 23 Name the place in Arunachal Pradesh where World War II Memorial Museum was inaugurated by Chief Minister Pema Khandu?

    Ans : Jairampur
  • Explanation: It was built by the Union Culture Ministry at the cost of Rs 2.25 crore museum in memory of those who laid down their lives in World War II.
  • 24 Name the Singapore-based Indian-origin businessman who has been appointed as the Chairman of the Geneva-based World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)?

    Ans : Sunny Verghese
  • 25 On which date the World Hindi Day (WHD) is observed every year to mark the first anniversary of World Hindi Conference (WHC) which was held in 1975?

    Ans : 10th January
  • 26 On which day the Anti-Leprosy Day was observed in India?

    Ans : 30th January
  • 27 On which day the National Girl Child Day is observed?

    Ans : 24th January
  • 28 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanichamy was presented with which award for the cultural heritage conservation activities taken up at the iconic Ranganathaswamy temple in Srirangam (Tiruchy) without altering its original splendour?

    Ans : Unesco Award of Merit
  • 29 Teen Murti, the historical war memorial in India has been renamed as Teen Murti-Hafia. The city Hafia is in which country?

    Ans : Israel
  • 30 The 48th World Economic Forum annual meeting was held in which country?

    Ans : Switzerland

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