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Monday, January 23, 2017

Latest Current Affairs and GK Quiz 23 January 2017

1. On 23rd Jan 2017, the Supreme Court dismissed a petition which sought the postponement of the Union Budget on the grounds of upcoming Assembly elections. When will the Union Budget 2017 be presented in Parliament?
[Category: India GK]
[A]29th January
[B]1st February
[C]28th February
[D]1st March


2. The Supreme Court, on 23rd January 2017, ordered a probe against one of the former CBI chief in the coal block allocation case. The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) office, in March 2014, accused the Government of inefficiently allocating coal blocks from 2004-2009. Advocate Prashant Bhushan, petitioning on behalf of the NGO Common Cause, handed to the court a visitor's logbook, obtained by a whistle blower, alleging that former CBI chief held meetings at his residence with those under investigation in the coal block allocation case. Can you name the former CBI chief?
[Category: India GK]
[A]Ranjit Sinha
[B]M.L. Sharma
[C]Alok Verma
[D]Anil Sinha


3. Xiaomi Inc., a privately-owned Chinese electronics company, founded by Lei Jun on 6 April 2010 designs, manufactures and sells smartphones, laptops, mobile apps, and other related consumer electronics. Name the Xiaomi's global vice-president, who announced his resignation from the company on 23rd January 2017?
[Category: India GK]
[A]Yuri Milner
[B]Tian Lee
[C]Jack Ma
[D]Hugo Barra


4. On the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on 23rd Jan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi saluted his valour, saying that it had played a major role in attaining independence for the country. By what name Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose made an army to fight british?
[Category: India GK]
[A]Azad Hind Fauj
[B]Indian Independence League
[C]Swatantra Bharat Sena
[D]Azad Bharat Sena


5. Which car company, on 22nd Jan 2017, announced the opening of a a 3S facility that caters to sales, service and spare parts in Noida, Uttar Pradesh?
[Category: India GK]
[A]Jaguar Land Rover India
[B]Maruti Suzuki India Limited
[C]Hyundai India Limited
[D]Volkswagen India Limited


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