Current Affairs For AIIMS (January 2018)
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January 2018


  • World AIDS Day is organized on 1st December every year.
  • Oxford Dictionaries has chosen ‘Aadhaar’ as the Hindi word of 2017 which also becomes the the first Oxford Dictionaries Hindi Word of the Year.
  • Ilayaraja, Ghulam Mustafa Khan (Art) and Parameswaran Parameswaran (Literature & Education) were awarded with Padma Vibhushan.
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Pankaj Advani are awarded with Padma Bhushan
  • The National Youth Day is celebrated on 12 January every year. This is the day when Swami Vivekananda, one of the greatest thinkers, social reformers and philosophers of India, was born
  • India has been ranked sixth in the list of wealthiest countries with the total wealth of 8,230 billion US dollars.
  • People with autism, mental illnesses, intellectual disability & victims of acid attacks will now get quota in central govt jobs
  • A new survey showed that the richest 1% in India cornered 73% of the wealth generated in the country last year.
  • Matunga, the first all-women station in India, manned by a staff of 41 women, has entered the Limca Book of Records.
  • Om Prakash Rawat who is an Election Commissioner, was appointed as the next chief election commissioner (CEC) of India while Mr Rawat is the 22nd CEC of India.
  • The concept of 'Virtual ID' to further strengthen privacy and security of Aadhaar number holders has been introduced by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)
  • The new Rs 10 banknote has been presented by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) under the Mahatma Gandhi (New) series. The back of the note features motif of Sun Temple in Konark, 'depicting the country's cultural heritage'
  • Cartosat 2, a surveillance satellite which was part of India's 100th satellite was placed into sun-synchronous orbit according to ISRO.
  • The world's biggest cleanliness survey 'Swachh Sarvekshan Survey 2018' was launched in India. It will be held from the 4th of January to 10th of March

Aim4AIIMS Monthly Quiz

  1. Who has been appointed as New CEO of Infosys?
    a. Salil S Parekh
    b. Nathan Nelakanni
    c. Rajneesh kumar
    d. Sathiya nalanda.
  2. Which India City has recently got its first floating market?
    a. Mumbai
    b. Chennai
    c. Kolkotta
    d. Pune
    e. None of these.
  3. Who is appointed as the new chairman of ISRO
    a) A.S. Kiran Kumar
    b) Shivan.K
    c) C R Rao
    d) Rijju
    e) None of these
  4. Whose birthday is celebrated as the National Youth Day on 12th January
    a) A P J Abdul kalam
    b) Anna Hazare
    c) Swami Vivekananda
    d) Ambedkar
    e) None of these
  5. Based on which of the following our country’s inflation rate is measured
    a) WPI
    b) CPI
    c) UPI
    d) Both 2 and 3
    e) Both 1 and 3
  6. What is the name of the Technology giant which has topped Fortune magazine’s list of the ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’ for 2018.
    a) Microsoft
    b) Google
    c) Apple
    d) Reliance
    e) Infosys
  7. Who will be the new Chief Election Commissioner of India?
    a) Achal Kumar Jothi
    b) Om Prakash Rawat
    c) Ashok Lawasa
    d) Om Prakash Koli
    e) None of these
  8. The Union government deciding to declare 2018 as the
    a) National year of millets.
    b) National year of Rice.
    c) National year of Wheat.
    d) National year of Paddy.
    e) None of these.
  9. Name the city which is celebrating the Kumbh of literature festival?
    a) Mumbai.
    b) Thane.
    c) Hyderabad
    d) Jaipur.
    e) Ranchi.
  10. Which of the following persons has awarded Padma Vibusan Award?
    a) Ilayaraja.
    b) Ghulam Mustafa Khan.
    c) Parameswaran
    d) All of these.
    e) None of these.
  11. What is the headquarters of SAARC?
    a) Katmandu
    b) Jakarta
    c) New Delhi
    d) Beijing
    e) None of these.
  12. What is the rank of India as the largest steel producer?
    a) 1st
    b) 2nd
    c) 3rd
    d) 4th
    e) 5th

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