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Q1.
IDFC Bank Ltd. will acquire which non-bank financial firm for about $1.5 billion, as was announced on 13 January 2018?
1) Capital First Ltd. 2) Power Finance Corporation Limited
3) Muthoot Finance Limited 4) India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited
5)None of these
Answer : Capital First Ltd.
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Q2.
The UIDAI on 10 January 2018 announced introduction of Virtual ID and limited know-your-customer (KYC) for Aadhaar number holders with a view to Virtual ID and limited know-your-customer (KYC) for Aadhaar number holders. According to the announcement by UIDAI, the system based on virtual ID will be pressed into service from which date ? 
1) 1 January 2018 2) 1 February 2018
3) 1 April 2018 4) 1 June 2018
5)None of these
Answer : 1 June 2018
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Q3.
The Union Government divested how much of its stake in NMDC Limited through a 2-day offer for sale (OFS) on 9 and 10 January 2018 ? 
1) 1.5% 2) 1.8%
3) 2.4% 4) 2.8%
5)None of these
Answer : 1.5%
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Q4.
The Supreme Court (SC) on 11 January 2018 set up a three-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to supervise further probe into 186 anti-Sikh riot cases. Who is heading this SIT ?
1) Justice S.N. Dhingra 2) Justice Dipak Misra
3) Justice Ranjan Gogoi 4) Justices Jasti Chelameswar
5)None of these
Answer : Justice S.N. Dhingra
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Q5.
Who is poised to become the first woman lawyer to be directly appointed to the Supreme Court after her name was recommended for appointment by the Supreme Court collegium on 11 January 2018 ? 
1) R. Banumathi 2) Justice G Rohini
3) Manjula Chellur 4) Indu Malhotra
5)None of these
Answer : Indu Malhotra
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Q6.
SEBI on 10 January 2018 barred which international auditing firm from auditing any listed company in India for a period of two years for its alleged role in the Satyam scam ?  
1) Deloitte 2) Price Waterhouse
3) Ernst & Young 4) Smith & Williamson
5)None of these
Answer : Price Waterhouse
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Q7.
Who has been appointed next Chairman of ISRO to replace A.S. Kiran Kumar, whose term ends on 14 January 2018 ?
1) A. S. Kiran Kumar 2) G. Madhavan Nair
3) K. Sivan 4) Dr S K Shivakumar
5)None of these
Answer : K. Sivan
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Q8.
What will be the name of the photocentric cryptocurrency to be launched by Kodak, the announcement of which led to incredible frenzy and incredible appreciation in company’s share price?  
1) Kodakkoin 2) KodakCoin
3) Kodakphoto-Coin 4) Kodak photocentric Coin
5)None of these
Answer : KodakCoin
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Q9.
In an ambitious move the Union Cabinet on 10 January 2018 allowed how much stake for foreign airlines in state-owned airline company Air India ?  
1) 27% 2) 32%
3) 49% 4) 51%
5)None of these
Answer : 49%
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Q10.
Which was the most important satellite that was carried on-board PSLV-C40 rocket in ISRO’s historic 100th satellite launch on 12 January 2018, a launch that altogether carried 31 satellites ? 
1) SCATSAT-1 2) Cartosat-2C
3) Cartosat-2 4) CARTOSAT-2A
5)None of these
Answer : Cartosat-2
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