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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

GK Current Affairs - 17 January 2017

1. Supreme Court approved the a plan for New Delhi, featuring emergency measures like odd-even scheme and halting of construction activities to improve the capital's air quality. According to this plan, a fixed set of measures will be implemented when pollution reaches levels categorized as emergency, severe, very poor and moderate. This plan is also implemented by Paris and Beijing. What is the name of this plan?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A]Graded Response Action Plan
[B]Pollution Response Action Plan
[C]Pollution Curbing Plan
[D]Graded Pollution Action Plan


2. The missing passenger plane with 239 people onboard has become one of aviation’s greatest mysteries after it veered off course during a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on 8 March 2014. On 17 January, 2017, the official hunt for this plane was suspended. What was the name of the plane?
[Category: International Current Affairs]
[A]MH120
[B]MH230
[C]MH370
[D]MH410


3. India's Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), located in Mumbai, is touted to be one of the world's fastest stock exchanges. BSE has around 5500 listed companies presently trading on the exchange. BSE plans to raise at least ₹1243 crore through the IPO, which will be open from Jan 23-25, 2017. In which year the Bombay Stock Exchange was founded?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A]1991
[B]1972
[C]1919
[D]1875


4. Director Karan Johar's biography was released in Mumbai by his close friend and ace star Shah Rukh Khan on 17 January 2017. The book was released by Penguin Random House India. Can you name the book?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A]Daring Boy
[B]Unsuitable Boy
[C]Uncommon Boy
[D]Coffee with Karan


5. India's highest paid consumer product CEO is a 94-year-old Dharampal Gulati, the sprightly old man with a turban promoting masala brand MDH on television commercials and on every packs. What does MDH means?
[Category: India GK]
[A]Masala Di Hatti
[B]Masala Desi Hai
[C]Mahashian Di Hatti
[D]Masala D'Herbs


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