Latest January 2017 GK by Bank PO Coaching Centre

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This set of current affairs questions has been framed by expert faculty members who have years of experience in training students for various competitive exams.


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Latest January 2017 GK by Bank PO Coaching Centre 1. Who has written the book “Story of an Escape” a. Prakash Singh Badal b. Capt. Amrinder Singh c. Navjot Singh Sidhu d. Surjit Singh Barnala Answer: Surjit Singh Barnala 2. Where is Mawlynnong Asia cleanest village located a. Assam b. Tripura c. Meghalaya d. Mizoram Answer: Meghalaya 3. La La Land the famous musical comedy has been directed by a. Damien Chazelle b. Barry Jenkins c. Roman Polanski d. Fred Berger Answer: Damien Chazelle 4. Moonlight 2017 Golden Globe winning film has been directed by a. Martin Scorsese

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b. Danny Boyle c. David Fincher d. Barry Jenkins Answer: Barry Jenkins 5. Which state has recently launched “Nasha Mukt” campaign a. Goa b. Chhattisgarh c. Punjab d. Bihar Answer: Bihar 6. Whom did Saina Nehwal recently defeat to win Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold 2017 tournament a. Pornpawee Chochuwong b. P V Sindhu c. Tai Tzu-ying d. Sun Yu Answer: Pornpawee Chochuwong 7. Name the first state in India to launch the e-postal ballot facility for service voters. a. Goa b. West Bengal c. Uttaranchal d. Madhya Pradesh Answer: Goa 8. When is the national tourism day observed in India a. 19th January b. 22nd January c. 24th January

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d. 25th January Answer: 25th January 9. Which state has launched an “e-health project” aided by the World Bank a. Kerala b. Bihar c. Himachal Pradesh d. Uttar Pradesh Answer: Kerala 10. Name the committee that has submitted its report on the Fiscal Responsibility Budget Management Act recently. a. Damodaran committee b. Viral Acharya committee c. SS Mundra committee d. N K Singh committee Answer: N K Singh committee 11. Name the committee of Chief Ministers that recently submitted its report on digital payment method adoption to the Govt. a. Shivraj Singh committee b. Mamata Bannerjee committee c. Vasundhara Raje committee d. Chandrababu Naidu committee Answer: Chandrababu Naidu committee 12. As per the Economic Survey 2017 GDP growth rate of India in 2017-18 will be a. 6.25 to 6.75 b. 6.5 to 7 c. 6.6 to 7.1 d. 6.75 to 7.5 Answer: 6.75 to 7.5

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13. Who is the brand ambassador of the Blind T20 Cricket World Cup 2017 taking place in India a. Kapil Dev b. Rahul Dravid c. Sachin Tendulkar d. Priyanka Chopra Answer: Rahul Dravid 14. Who was posthumously awarded Ashok Chakra India’s topmost peacetime military award on the Republic Day this year a. Yogendra Singh b. Hangpan Dada c. Sanjay Kumar d. Manoj Kumar Pandey Answer: Hangpan Dada 15. Where did the CII Partnership Summit 2017 take place recently a. Jaipur b. Bengaluru c. Visakhapatnam d. Chennai Answer: Visakhapatnam 16. Where has the country’s 1st Post Office Passport Seva Kendra been launched recently a. Patna b. Panaji c. Mysuru d. Shimla Answer: Mysuru 17. With which of the following sports is Shekhar Naik 2017 Padma Shri award winner associated

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a. Football b. Gymnastics c. Cricket d. Kabaddi Answer: Cricket 18. India’s position on the Corruption Perception Index 2016 released by the Transparency International is a. 79th b. 87th c. 89th d. 93rd Answer: 79th 19. Who among the following has been recently appointed as the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh a. PB Acharya b. ESL Narasimhan c. Mridula Sinha d. Najma Heptulla Answer: PB Acharya 20. Name the Australian Open 2017 Women’s singles champion. a. Madison Keys b. Serena Williams c. Petra Kvitova d. Karolina Pliskova Answer: Serena Williams 21. Who has recently become the Australian Open 2017 men’s singles champion a. Stan Wawrinka b. Milos Raonic

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c. Andy Murray d. Roger Federer Answer: Roger Federer 22. Which of the following pairs of Australian Open 2017 winners is correctly matched a. Abigail Spears Juan Sebastian Cabal - Mixed Doubles b. Bethanie Mattek Sands Lucie Safarova - Womens Doubles c. Henri Kontinen John Peers - Mens Doubles d. All of these Answer: All of these 23. Who is the head of the Target Olympic Podium committee which has been formed by the Govt. to identify and support potential Olympic medal winners a. Milkha Singh b. Rajyavardhan Singh c. Anjali Bhagwat d. Abhinav Bindra Answer: Abhinav Bindra 24. With which of the following countries has India recently signed a white shipping agreement a. Canada b. Britain c. France d. Mexico Answer: France 25. Sparsh campaign was launched on Anti-Leprosy Day 2017. Anti-Leprosy Day is observed every year on a. 25th January b. 27th January

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c. 28th January d. 30th January Answer: 30th January 26. Iris Mittenaere Miss Universe 2016 belongs to a. France b. Venezuela c. Mexico d. Spain Answer: France 27. Who is the head of the panel appointed by the Supreme Court to manage BCCI a. Jagmohan Dalmiya b. Shashank Manohar c. Vinod Rai d. Ramchandra Guha Answer: Vinod Rai 28. Who has been recently appointed Governor of Meghalaya a. ESL Narasimhan b. Banwarilal Purohit c. P Sathasivam d. Sheila Dikshit Answer: Banwarilal Purohit 29. As per the Corruption Perception Index 2016 which country is most corruption free a. Denmark b. Sweden c. Norway d. Finland Answer: Denmark

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30. Name the player who was judged the Man of the series in the recently held 3 match ODI series between India and England. a. Eoin Morgan b. Yuvraj Singh c. Kedar Jadhav d. Virat Kohi Answer: Kedar Jadhav Source:

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