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Monthly Current Affairs Capsule Download in PDF- January 2015
1).Which is the worst affected country by tropical storm Jangmi?
2).Who is the new chairman of Airports Authority of India?
Answer: R.K Srivastava
3).Who is the author of the book, Capital in the 21st Century?
Answer: Thomas Piketty
4).Who is Vasant Gowarikar?
5). Recently, Jharkhand has formed SDC for Development, Here SDC stands for?
Answer: State Development Council
6).Lord Meghnad Desai was seleted for Sardar Vallabhai Patel Vishwa Pratibha Award,
here who is Meghnad Desai?
7).Pravasi Bharatiys Divas was started in which year?
8).How many website has been blocked by Union government for spreading anti-India
views and ISI propaganda?
9).In NITI Aayogm, II stands for?
Answer: Institution and India
10).To provide various opportunities to people of age group from __________, Gujarat
government has announced a new Industrial Policy for 2015?
Answer: 15 to 59 years
11).What is Strings?
Answer: New Mobile Application
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12).According to RBIs new announcements KYC exercise was required to be done for
at least every ______ for high risk individuals and entities?
Answer: 2 years
13).Name the country which is planning to elaborate a national strategy to counter
14).Which Australian Airlines has announced to stop its operations after 25 years of
15).Recently government has launched new scheme for rating of it is, Here ITI stands
Answer: Industrial Training Institutes
16).Name the committee which has submitted its report on safety of North East People?
Answer: Bezbaruah Committee
17).Government has banned 32 website recently among this; four of them were
unlocked, which is NOT one among those four websites?
18).Which are the two entities for first time that an insurance firm has entered into a
strategic alliance with a bank in the gulf country?
Answer: LIC International and First Gulf Bank
19).Who are the new Governors of Uttarakhand and Mizoram respectively?
Answer: Krishnan Kant Paul and Aziz Qureshi
20).What is the theme of Indian Science Congress 2015?
Answer: Science and Technology for Human Development
21).In which state, India has decided to extend the Army Forces Act (Special Powers),
1958 for one more year?
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22).With which of the following bodies, RBI has signed a supervisory corporation and
exchange of supervisory information?
Answer: United States banking regulators
23).Who is Upendra Trivedi?
Answer: Gujarati Actor
24).Which of the following organization has forms a Tea Atlas in Assam?
25).Who is the new chairman of the Railway Board?
Answer: A K Mittal
26).Who is called as Father of Indian Mansoon Model?
Answer: Vasant Gowrikar
27).Which country peoples are called as Rohingya Muslims?
28).What is the Official Mascot of the 35th National Games?
29).Name the committee which has submitted its report on rail fare hikes?
Answer: Mittal Committee
30).Who is the Chairman of NITI Aayog?
Answer: Prime Minister
31).Indian Government has launched a programme to promote the usage of LED lights.
Here LED stands for?
Answer: Light Emitting Diode
32).Worlds smallest goanna lizard species was found at?
33).IEPFA stands for?
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Answer: Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority
34).Whose name has been recommended for Padma Bhusan by Sport Ministry after
Answer: Saina Nehwal
35).DELP stands for?
Answer: Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme
36).Who is the first Black US Senator?
Answer: Edward Brooke
37).ICICI stands for?
Answer: Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India
38).Which bank has adopted the Akodara Village in Sabarkantha District of Gujarat for
Digital Village Project?
39).Which of the following is TRUE in the case of NITI Ayog?
Answer: Chairman-PM and Vice Chairman- Arvind Panagariya
40).Central Government has ordered state officials to stock the drug Oseltamivir for
Answer: Swine Flu
41).Foreign Direct Investment Policy has been aligned with the upgraded National
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42).What is the growth rate of Indian economy for the year 2015-16 and 2016-17 as per
Answer: 5.5 % and 6.6 %
43).Global Financial Services firm Nomura is from____?
44).Which of the following Pharma Company has got USFDA approval to sell generic
drugs in US market?
Answer: Jubilant Biosys Ltd
45).RBI has allowed the FIIs to buy up to 49% paid-up capital of____?
Answer: Bajai Corp
46).In economic terms, PIS stands for?
Answer: Portfolio Investment Scheme
47).Where the Indian based Neutrino Observatory was yet to be opened?
Answer: Tamil Nadu
48).Who is the new Governor of Meghalaya?
Answer: Keshari Nath Tripathi
49).Who are the two full time members of NITI Aaog?
Answer: Bibek Debroy and VK Saraswat
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50).International Hindi Conference 2015 was hosted by which city?
Answer: New Jersey
51).Larry Page who belongs to _____ has named as the Business Person of the Year
2014 by Fortune Magazine?
52).Amitabh Bachchan has became the brand Ambassador of ______ sector in Andhra
53).Among below which is known as the replica of the world famous Eiffel Tower of
Answer: Obelisk Tower, Andhra Pradesh
54).Indian Railways has planned to runs additional trip of _________ between Kolkata
Answer: Maitree Express
55).Which of the following country has passed an Act to establish the military courts in
56).Recently, Citizenship Act____ has been amended?
57).In NEMA. E stands for?
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58).Which committee has suggested the single window clearance mechanism for green
Answer: Subramanium Committee
59).The maternity leave period of Bihar Government has increased to ______ days from
60).Which is the Chinas first Online Bank?
61).The Sale of loose Cigarettes and Tobacco was banned in which state?
62).NFC stands for?
Answers: Near Field Communication
63).India is hosting the ______ World Bridge Championships in Chennai from 26th
September 2015 to 10th October 2015?
64).What is the name of the Contactless Credit and Debit Cards respectively, which was
launched by ICICI Bank recently?
Answers: Coral Contactless and Expressions Wave
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65).Indian Diplomat Atul Khare has become the UN under Secretary-General for____-?
Answers: Field Support
66).To start e-rickshaws in Delhi, President Pranab Mukherjee have signed an
ordinance to amend the Motor Vehicle Act_______?
67).Name the committee which was formed to monitor the functions of Krishi Vigyan
Answers: Shrivastav Committee
68).What is the main theme of National Youth Festival 2014?
Answers: Youth for Clean, Green and Progressive India
69).19th National Youth Festival was hosted by which city?
70).Government has planning to launch Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan to create interest
among the students in which subjects?
Answers: Science and Mathematics
71).Vistara Airlines was formed by the joint venture of ___________?
Answers: TATA and SIA
72).Flamingo Festival is a famous festival which was celebrated in____?
Answers: Andhra Pradesh
73).Tshering Tobgay is the _____________, visited India recently?
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Answers: Prime Minister of Bhutan
74).Which of the two Indian states is under presidential rule as on January 9th 2015?
Answers: Delhi and Jammu Kashmir
75).In BAFTA Award, A stands for?