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January 2017 Current Affairs GK Competition Questions Answers

1. The Union Cabinet on Tuesday 24 January 2017 approved which scheme as a part of financial inclusion and provide social security during old age and protect elderly persons aged 60 years and above against a future fall in their interest income due to uncertain market conditions?
[Category: India GK]
[A]Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana 2017
[B]Pradhamantri Varishtha Bima Yojana 2017
[C]Pradhamantri Vriddh Bima Yojana 2017
[D]Pradhamantri Sahyog Bima Yojana 2017


2. Following the footsteps of its neighbouring state Tamilnadu on Jallikattu, Karnataka government is asking to revoke the ban on game of traditional buffalo racing known as ______________.
[Category: Current Affairs GK]
[A]Karkattu
[B]Maramadi
[C]Kambala
[D]Kalappoottu


3. National girl child day is celebrated every year on 24th of January as a national observance day for the girl child in India. When is the International Day of the Girl Child observed?
[Category: World GK]
[A]11 October
[B]11 November
[C]11 December
[D]11 January


4. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 23rd Jan 2017 presented National Bravery Awards to 25 children for 2016 and to four of them posthumously. The awards are given in five different categories. In which year National Bravery Awards were first introduced?
[Category: India GK]
[A]1947
[B]1948
[C]1951
[D]1957


5. What is the name of the initiative of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of School Education & Literacy to enhance community and private sector involvement in Government run elementary schools across the country under the overall aegis of the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan?
[Category: India GK]
[A]Shiksha Ka Adhikar
[B]Vidyanjali
[C]Vidyarjan
[D]Sarv Shikshit


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