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1.
Union Textiles Minister Zubin Irani on 12 January 2017 announced that Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) worth _____ crore were signed in textile sector.

A.Rs.8385 crore
B.Rs.8835 crore
C.Rs.5388 crore
D.Rs.3588 crore


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Union Textiles Minister Zubin Irani on 12 January 2017 announced that Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) worth Rs 8835 crore were signed in textile sector.
2.
Who is the Former Union Minister

A.Raj Nath Singh
B.Smt. Sushma Swaraj
C.Arun Jaitley
D.Manish Tewari


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Former Union minister Manish Tewari has been appointed as a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the South Asia Center of the Atlantic Council, a leading US think-tank on policy matters.
3.
Who is the new chief executive officer of Tata Consultancy Services

A.Aarthi Subramanian
B.Rajesh Gopinathan
C.N Chandrasekaran
D.O.P.Bhatt


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
he board of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) appointed Rajesh Gopinathan as the new chief executive officer and managing director in place of N Chandrasekaran who has been appointed as the chairman of Tata Sons, effective February 21, 2017.
4.
Which Country has been introduced First underwater museum?

A.Europe's
B.America
C.Pakistan
D.South Africa


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Europe’s first underwater sculpture museum featuring over 300 life-sized figures has been inaugurated.
5.
Who is the India,s first woman boxing professional?

A.Laila Ali
B.Nicola Adams
C.Meltem Akar
D.L Sarita Devi


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Former world and Asian champion, L Sarita Devi, will mark her plunge as India’s first woman boxing professional when she takes on seasoned Hungarian Zsofia Bedo in her first bout in Imphal, Manipur on January 29, organisers announced on Thursday.
6.
Which cricketer name has been used by the JetSynthesys Company for its new game

A.Sachin Tendulkar
B.Virat kohli
C.M.S.Dhoni
D.Rohit sharma


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
etSynthesys, a digital and technology company, today announced the launch of a game on cricket, ‘Sachin Saga Warm Up’ under its gaming arm Playizzon.
7.
Who is the 47th Vice President of the United States

A.Barack Obama
B.Joe Biden
C.Thomas Jefferson
D.Aaron Burr


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
utgoing US President Barack Obama on 12 January 2017 awarded Vice President Joe Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom with Distinction, the highest civilian honour. It was a surprise tribute at the White House.The President honoured Biden with "an additional level of veneration." With this, Biden became the fourth person in US history to receive the award, alongside Pope John Paul II, Ronald Reagan and Colin Powell. About Joe Biden:Joe Biden is the 47th Vice President of the United States.
8.
Who is the CEO of TCS

A.Ishaat Hussain
B.Clayton M Christensen
C.N Chandrasekaran
D.Aarthi Subramanian


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Tata Sons on 12 January 2017 appointed Natarajan Chandrasekaran as its Executive Chairman. With this appointment, Chandrasekaran becomes the first non-Parsi person to head Tata group. He will take charge of the company on 21 February 2017.The Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Chandrasekaran, will succeed Cyrus Mistry, who was removed as group Chairman of Tata Sons in October 2016. In absence of Cyrus Mistry, Ratan Tata was looking after the company as the interim chairman.

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