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Current Affairs Questions on 23, 24 January 2018:
What is the India’s GDP growth forecast for 2018, as per IMF’s latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) update?
A. 7.4%
B. 8.2%
C. 6.6%
D. 9.6%
Answer: A
Explanation: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has recently released its latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) update in Davos, Switzerland on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum. In it, India’s GDP growth forecast has projected to 7.4% in 2018 and 7.8% in 2019. According to WEO update, China is expected to grow at 6.6% and 6.4% for year 2018 and 2019, respectively..............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Which film was nominated for 13 Oscars in the nominations for 2018 that were announced on 23 January 2018?
A. Dunkirk
B. The Shape of Water
C. Logan
D. Coco
Answer: B
Explanation: The nominations for the 90th Academy Awards were announced on 23 January 2018 in which Guillermo del Toro’s fantasy romance ‘The Shape of Water’ led the field with the highest 13 nominations. The highest record for Oscars’ nominations is 14 for three films – ‘All About Eve’ (1950), ‘Titanic’ (1997) and ‘La La Land’ (2016). World War Two drama “Dunkirk” follows with eight nominations, while “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” received seven..............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Which country to host the 6th edition of ICC Women’s World Twenty20 2018?
A. India
B. England
C. Australia
D. West Indies
Answer: D
Explanation: The 2018 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 will be hosted by West Indies from 9 to 24 November 2018. The preliminary round matches will be held at the Guyana National Stadium and Daren Sammy Stadium in St Lucia, while Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua and Barbuda will stage the two semi-finals and the final. Hosts Windies will defend the title they won with an eight-wicket victory over Australia in Kolkata in 2016..............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

On 24 January 2018 which company became the second company to achieve Rs. 6 lakh crore market capitalization?
A. ONGC
B. TCS
C. Infosys
D. Coal India
Answer: B
Explanation: Tata Consultancy Services’ market valuation surged past Rs. 6 lakh crore mark on 24 January 2018 and it thus became the second company to achieve the milestone after Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL). TCS also surpassed RIL to become the country’s most valued firm in terms of market valuation. While TCS’ market capitalization stood at Rs. 6,12,696.46 crore, RIL’s figure stood at Rs. 6,11,096.56 crore..............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Which country has acquired the top spot for global investment, as per latest PwC 21st CEO Survey 2018?
A. United Kingdom
C. China
C. India
D. United States
Answer: D
Explanation: As per latest PwC 21st CEO Survey 2018, the United States has acquired the top spot for global investment, followed by China, Germany, United Kingdom (UK), India and Japan. The survey reveals surprising faith and optimism among CEOs in the economic and business environment worldwide, at least over the next 12 months As per the survey, 54% of the CEOs plan to increase their headcount in 2018 while only 18% expect to reduce their staff. The sectors having the highest demand for new recruits are health care (71%), technology (70%), business services (67%), communications (60%), hospitality and leisure (59%)..............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Uttar Pradesh Diwas is observed on which day?
A. 1st January
B. 24 January
C. 8th October
D. 14th March
Answer: B
Explanation: Uttar Pradesh Diwas is observed on 24th of January. The Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu was the chief guest of the event (named Lucknow Utsav) organized in Lucknow. A range of programmes would be organised to mark the day and people would be made aware of the state's history, culture and contribution to freedom struggle. The objectives of the Uttar Pradesh Utsav is to present and promote the rich cultural heritage, literary, artistic and craftsmanship. The United Provinces unit was renamed as Uttar Pradesh on on January 24, 1950. .............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK