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Now days Current Affairs are going to be very vital in the government jobs and competitive exams like IAS, UPSC, SBI, SBI PO, IBPS  exams, IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, PSC, RRB, LIC, Insurance, Banking exam, Post Office, Railway, And other Educational Stuffs. In this post I am going to provide you the most important current affairs in the second week of January 2017. So friend please read or note these MCQs and practice every day for better results.

I hope these questions would be remain helpful for you. There are lots of important events happens in the past week of January, 2017. I have selected the best form the best. So lets start…..

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Q.1 > Who become the first UK male to give birth?

A: Hayden Jones
B: Hayden Cross
C: Hayden Smith
D: Hayden Williams

Answer: Hayden Cross

Expiation: A British man Hayden Cross has put his gender transition on hold to have a baby after finding a sperm donor on social media and is expected to become the first UK male to give birth.

Q.2 > Who has been appointed as the new CEO of Flipkart in January 2017?

A: Binny BAnsweral
B: Gopal Krishnamurty
C: Sachin BAnsweral
D: Kalyan Krishnamurthy

Answer: Kalyan Krishnamurthy

Information: Former Tiger Global Executive Kalyan Krishnamurthy has named the new CEO of Flipkart following managerial restructuring.

Q.3 > What is the name of India’s first solar power boat?

A: Aditya
B: Kiran
C: Surya
D: Asha

Answer: Aditya

Information: India’s first solar-powered boat ‘Aditya’ was launched at Kochi’s Vembnad lake in Kerala. The boat is a 75 seater. It has 78 rooftop solar panels and is 20 meter in length. It is 7 meter wide.

Q.4 > Which country space agency is set to launched a record of 104 satellites in one go in space in the first week of February 2017?

A: CNSA, China
B: ISRO, India
C: JAXA, Japan

Answer: ISRO, India

Information: India’s space agency ISRO will launch a record 104 satellites including a 3 foreign satellite, at on go on a single rocket in the first week of February 2017 which will be a major feat not attempted by any country. The name of the rocket which carry those satellites is PSLV-C37.

Q.5 > Babur 3 is the first Submarine-Launched Cruise Missile of which country?

A: Iran
B: Afghanistan
C: Bangladesh
D: Pakistan

Answer: Pakistan

Information: Pakistan recently successfully test-fire Submarine-launched Cruise missile on 9th January. It is capable of carrying a nuclear warhead up to 450 kilometer.

Q.6 > Who received the FIFA’s best player award for 2016?

A: Lionel Messi
B: Cristiano Ronaldo
C: Claudio Ranieri
D: Gareth Bale

Answer: Cristiano Ronaldo

Information: Cristiano Ronaldo received FIFA’s best player award for the fourth time, after Portugal and Real Madrid won both major European titles in 2016. He got 34.54 percent of total voting points in a 23 candidate ballot.

Q.7 > Railways has launched a new ticketing App to facilitate booking of train tickets in a faster and easier way. What is the name of the App?

B: IRCTC Rail Ticket
C: IRCTC Online
D: IRCTC Rail Connect

Answer: IRCTC Rail Connect

Information: Railway Launched a new ticketing App, IRCTC Rail Connect, to facilitate booking of train tickets in a faster and easier way. Equipped with latest technology, the new app also makes possible booking of tatkal ticket, ladies quota, premium tatkal quota booking and current reservation.

Q.8 > Who has been appointed as the new Tata Sons Chairman?

A: Natrajan Chandrasekaran
B: Ram Chandra Gurunath
C: Alagarsamy Muthu
D: Sundaram Krishnan

Answer: Natarajan Chandrasekaran

Q.9 > NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is creating a road map for which spacecrafts?

A: Chanqar
B: Challenger
C: Voyager
D: Cassini

Answer: Voyager

Information: NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is set to create a road-map for two Voyager spacecrafts that will travel through unexplored territories beyond the solar system, by measuring the material along the future trajectories of the probe. When Voyagers run out of power and are unable to sent back new data, Hubble will still be able to tap them to learn more about their environment.

Q.10 >International Kite Festival was held in which city of India?

A: Delhi
B: Chennai
C: Ahmadabad
D: Kolkata

Answer: Ahmadabad

Q.11 > Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis announced the largest Wi-Fi service in Mumbai called?

A: MumbaiTech
B: MumbaiWiFiTech
C: BombayWiTech
D: MumbaiWiFi

Answer: MumbaiWiFi

Information: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Jan 9 2017 announced the largest public Wi-Fi Service in Mumbai with 500 live hotspots across the city. It is the India’s largest Public Wi-Fi service and one of the largest globally too. Free with unlimited usage till Jan 31 in now available.

Q.12 > What was the 2017 Vibrant Gujarat Global investors Summit?

A: Vibrant Gujarat: Connecting Digital World
B: Vibrant Gujarat: Discovering new Gujarat
C: Transforming Gujarat to Global Business Hub
D: Vibrant Gujarat: Connecting India to the World

Answer: Vibrant Gujarat: Connecting India to the World

Q.13 > World Hindi Day Observed On which day?

A: 10 Jan
B: 11 Jan
C: 12 Jan
D: 13 Jan

Answer: Jan 10

Q.14 > What is the name of the Smartphone that rolled up around the wrist develop by US-based company?

A: flesCell
B: FlexMobile
C: FlexPhone
D: FlexCall

Answer: FlexPhone

Information: FlexPhone is 6 mm thick cam be rolled up around the wrist. To receive call, it can either be used as a speaker or a traditional phone.

Q.15 > Which airport is the first in the world to adopt digital platform Arc?

A: Sydney Kingsford-Smith Airport
B: Indira Gandhi International Airport
C: Beijing Capital International Airport
D: London Heathrow Airport

Answer: Indira Gandhi International Airport

Information: Indira Gandhi International Airport claimed to be the world’s first aerodrome to adopt Arc. Arc is a unique performance and bench-marking digital platform.

Q.16 > Which telecom company launched its first payment bank on 12th Jan 2017?

A: Airtel
B: Vodafone
C: Reliance Jio

Answer: Aritel

Information: Aritel Launched its first digital bank called “Airtel Payment Bank” in all the states of India. One can deposit withdraw, transfer the amount like an ordinary bank provided facilities.

Q.17 > Which is the world’s first air cleansing poem called ?

A: In Defense of Air
B: In Defense of Clean
C: In Praise of Air
D: In Praise of Clean Air

Answer: In Praise of Air

Q.18 > ISRO singed a partnership with which space agency on 10th Jan 2017 for satellite launched technology?


Answer: CNES

Information: ISRO and French space agency CNES signed a partnership in satellite launch tech for fifty years cornerstone.

Q.19 > Subidha Prepaid Card service has been launched by which bank?

A: UCO Bank
B: Dena Bank
C: Bank of Baroda
D: Vijaya Bank

Answer: UCO Bank

Q.20 > Which sate recently launched its first own e-wallet Tokapoisa in to enable the residents perform digital transaction?

A: Bihar
B: Manipur
C: Tripura
D Assam

Answer: Assam

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Q.21 > Who has been named as the new brand ambassador of Smartphone brand Gionee?

A: MS Dhoni
B: Kapil Dev
C: Shah Rukh Khan
D: Virat Kohli

Answer: virat Kohli

Q.22 > Which state has recently launched India’s first Student Startup and Innovation Policy?

A: Gujarat
B: Goa
C: Uttar Pradesh
D: Kerala

Answer: Gujarat

Information: This policy support student and their innovation and Ecosystem supporting project across the university.

Q.23 > The Biography “Akhada” is based on the life of which Indian Wrestler?

A: Mohammad Ali
B: Mahavir Sing Phogat
C: Hawa Sing
D: Happy Singh

Answer: Mahavir Singh Phogat

Information: Mahavir Singh Phogat is a former wrestler and ” Akhada” is written by Sourabh Duggal.

Q.24 > Which company has received the highest record-breaking 8088 patent in the year 2016?

A: Lenovo
B: Google
D: Microsoft

Answer: IBM

Q,25 > Europe’s first under water sculpture museum, Museo Atlantico, has been inaugurated off the coast which island?

A: Santorini
B: New Guinea
C: Mykonos
D: Lanzarote

Answer: Lanzarote

Q.26 > Which bank has helped the Temples in Tamil Nadu to go digital to enable the devotees pay donations digitally?

A: HDFC Bank
B: State Bank of India
C: yes Bank

Answer: HDFC Bank

Q.27 > Karasraj Hindu Temple situated in which country?

A: Bangladesh
B: Pakistan
C: Nepal
D: Indonesia

Answer: Pakistan

Q. 28 > Which Indian boxer has become the first female boxer to enter into professional boxing?

A: Sarjubala Devi
B: Pinki Rani
C: Sarita Devi
D: Kavita Goyat

Answer: Sarita Devi

Information: Sarita Devi is an India boxer from Manipur awarded by Arjun award in 2009 and won national championship.

Q. 29 > What is the FIFA ranking of Indian football team for Jan 2017?

A: 130
B: 129
C: 131
D: 128

Answer: 129

Q.30 > Gujarat defeated which state to win the Raanji Trophy 2017?

A: Mumbai
B: Kolkata
C: Chennai
D: Lucknow

Answer: Mumbai

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