current affairs Quick reference Questions for  psc, upsc, ssc,IBPS and Bank exams 

  Last updated on 29/12/2018 
 
Who is the Chief Guest of 2019 Republic Day celebrations?
Answer: Cyril Ramaphosa (South African President)

Recently appointed Prime minister of Srilanka?
Answer:  Ranil Wickremesinghe(from 2018 dec)

who is the winner of Jnanpith Award 2018?
Answer:Amitav Ghosh(Bengal)

*Who is the winner of Miss Universe 2018?
Answer: catriona gray (from Philippines)

*Who is the winner of Miss world 2018?
Answer: Vanessa Ponce

Vanessa Ponce from mexico Miss world 2019


*What is the Nationality of Vanessa Ponce(Miss world 2018)?
Answer: Mexico(Miss Mexico 2018)

Who is the new Madhya pradesh Chief minister?
Answer: Kamal Nath(From 2018 Dec)

Who is the new Rajasthan Chief minister?Answer: Ashok Gelkot(From 2018 Dec)

Who is the new Chhattisgarh Chief minister?Answer: Bhupesh Baghel (From 2018 Dec)

Recently appointed Reserve bank(RBI) Governor?
Answer: Shaktikanta Das (from dec 2018)

2018 Men’s Ballon d’or winner?

Answer: Luka Modric
What is the Nationality of  Luka Modric (2018 Ballon d’or)?
Answer: Croatia
First women’s Ballon d’Or winner?
Answer: Ada Hegerberg

Where is the venue for 2018 G20 summit?
Answer:
Buenos aires, Argentina

Where is the venue for 2019 G20 summit?
Answer: Osaka, Japan

Who is the present Chief election commissioner?
Answer: Sunil arora(Appointed from 2018 dec 2)

Which country host the 2019 World Cup Cricket ?
Answer: England

Where is the venue for 2019 Fifa under 20 world cup ?
Answer: Poland

UN International year of indigenous languages?
Answer:2019

Where is the venue for 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup football?
Answer: France

Where is the venue for 2023 Cricket World Cup?
Answer: India

Where is the venue for 2019 G7 summit?
Answer: Biarritz, France

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2017 current affairs Quick reference Questions

Who is the winner of 2017 Mother Teresa Memorial award for social justice?
Answer: priyanka chopra 

Who is the miss universe 2017?

Answer:  Leigh Nel-Peters

Who is the present CAG(comptroller and auditor general of india)
Answer:Rajiv Mehrishi

Who is the winner of Miss world 2017 ?
Answer: Manushi chhillar from India

who is the winner of miss earth 2017?
Answer:  karen ibasco from Philippines

who is the winner of jnanpith award 2017?
Answer: Krishna sobti

 India government’s project for relief to rohingya refugee?
answer:  operation insaniyat

who is the winner of 2017 formula1 championship?
Answer: Lewis Hamilton

Which country recently grant citizenship to humanoid robot “Sofia”?
Answer:Saudi Arabia

Which team won Asia cup hockey 2017?
Answer: India (Runner-up: malaysia)

which country won asia cup women’s hockey 2017?
Answer: India

Who won 2017 Fifa Men’s player of the year?
Answer: Cristiano Ronaldo

Who won 2017 Fifa Women’s player of the year?
Answer: Lieke Martens

1.who is the chief guest of 2017 republic day parade?
Answer:   Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan(Abu Dhabi Crown Prince)

2. 2017 Australian open womens title winner?
Answer: Serena williams 

2.a. 2017 Wimbledon womens title winner?
Answer: Garbine Muguruza

3. 2017 Australian open mens title winner?
Answer: Roger federer

3.a. 2017 Wimbledon  mens title winner?
Answer: Roger federer


4. Who is the newly appointed secretary general of UNITED NATIONS (UN)?   
Answer: Antonio Guterres 

5. who is the winner of miss universe 2016?
Answer: Iris Mittenaere (France)

miss universe 2016

Current affairs new appointments 2017

6. Recently elected Uttar pradesh chief minister?
Answer: Yogi Adityanath 

7. Newly elected Goa Chief Minister ?
Answer: Manohar Parrikar  

8. Who is the present punjab Chief minister?
Answer:  Amarinder Singh

9.Recently elected uttarakhand chief minister?
Answer: Trivendra Singh Rawat

*10. Newly appointed Chief of Air staff 
Answer:   Birender Singh Dhanoa

*11. Recently appointed SEBI (Securities and Exchange Board of India) chairman?
Answer:  Ajay Tyagi

*12.Who is the present Supreme Court Chief Justice of India (appointed from jan-2017)    
Answer: Dipak Misra

*13. Who is the chief of  Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) ?
Answer: Anil Dhasmana

*14.Who is the chief of Intelligence Bureau (IB)?
Answer: Rajiv Jain

*15. Who is the chief of CBI?
Answer: Alok Verma

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*16. winner of indian open badminton 2017 ?
Answer: P V Sindhu

*17. India’s longest Bridge?
Dhola -sadiya bridge(Assam)





*18. First Indian who won asian squash title  ?
Answer: Joshna Chinappa

 *19. Who is the winner of “2017 World Snooker Championship” ?
Answer:  Mark Selby from England

*20. Recently elected French President?
Answer: Emmanuel Macron  

*21. winner of sultan azlan shah cup 2017?
Answer: Britain( Runner-up: Australia, Third place: India)

*22. who won 2017 phalke award ?Answer: Kasinathuni Viswanath 

*23. 2017 French open Mixed doubles winner?
 Answer: Rohan Bopanna(India) & Gabriela Dabrowski from canada

24.recently elected ireland prime minister?
Answer: Leo Varadkar 

25. Recently appointed chief election commissioner of india?
answer:  Achal Kumar Joti

26. who is the winner of 2017 man booker International prize ?
Answer: David Grossman (book: A Horse Walks Into a Bar) [translated by Jessica cohen]




  26 a. who is the winner of 2017 man booker prize(booker prize)?
   Answer: George saunders(book: lincoln in the bardo)

27. Which cricket team won 2017 champions trophy ?
Answer: Pakistan

28. 2017 womens ICC cricket worldcup winner?
Answer: England (defeated India)

29. Newly elected president of INDIA?
answer: Ram Nath Kovind 

30. Recently appointed Supreme Court Chief Justice of India?
Answer: Dipak Misra

31.where is the venue for 2024 Olympics?

Answer: Paris

31.where is the venue for 2028 Olympics?
Answer: los angeles



32.recently elected , first women president of Singapore ?
Answer: Halimah Yacob

33.winner of Denmark open 2017 badminton series, 2017 Indonesian super series badminton,2017 Australian super series badminton
 Answer: Srikanth Kidambi

34. 2017 Asia cup hockey winner?
Answer:India

 Nobel prize 2017 winners

a. 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics
Answer:Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish, Kip S. Thorne

b. 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
 Answer: Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank, Richard Henderson

c.  2017 Nobel prize in medicine?
Answer: jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash, Michael W. Young

 d. 2017  Nobel Prize in Literature
Answer:  Kazuo Ishiguro

e. 2017 Nobel Peace Prize
Answer: International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)

f. 2017 Economics Nobel prize
Answer: Richard H. Thaler

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