17th January 2024 Current Affairs & MCQ

Sources for current affairs on 17th January 2024 include Indian Express, Times of India (TOI), The Hindu, Hindustan Times, and Mint, PIB, All India Radio.

1. MPLADS e-SAKSHI Mobile App
– Government launched it for revised fund flow under the MPLAD Scheme.

2. Punganur Cow
– Indigenous breed from Chittoor district, Andhra Pradesh.
– Unique dwarf breed, considered the shortest humped cattle globally.

3. Prakash Utsav of Sahib-e-Kamal
– Celebrated on 17th January in honor of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji.

4. Committee on DRDO
– Chaired by Prof. Vijay Raghavan.

5. FIFA Awards 2023
– Lionel Messi (Argentina) – The Best FIFA Men’s Player.
– Aitana Bonmati (Spain) – The Best FIFA Women’s Player.

6. Sumit Nagal at Australian Open
– First Indian tennis player to defeat a seeded opponent since 1989.

7. Jagannath Temple Heritage Corridor
– ‘Srimandir Parikrama Prakalpa’ at Puri, Odisha.
– Open to the public on 17th Jan 2024.

17th January 2024 Current Affairs MCQ

1. What is the purpose of the MPLADS e-SAKSHI Mobile App?
A. Entertainment
B. Streamlining fund flow under MPLADS
C. Social networking
D. Weather updates

Answer: B. Streamlining fund flow under MPLADS

2. Where is the Punganur cow breed native to?
A. Kerala
B. Chittoor district, Andhra Pradesh
C. Rajasthan
D. Tamil Nadu

Answer: B. Chittoor district, Andhra Pradesh

3. When is the Prakash Utsav of Sahib-e-Kamal celebrated?
A. 1st January
B. 17th January
C. 15th August
D. 5th June

Answer: B. 17th January

4. Who chairs the Committee on DRDO?
A. Narendra Modi
B. Prof. Vijay Raghavan
C. Amit Shah
D. Arun Jaitley

Answer: B. Prof. Vijay Raghavan

5. Who won The Best FIFA Men’s Player for 2023?
A. Cristiano Ronaldo
B. Lionel Messi
C. Neymar
D. Kylian Mbappe

Answer: B. Lionel Messi

6. Which Indian tennis player recently defeated a seeded opponent at the Australian Open?
A. Rohan Bopanna
B. Leander Paes
C. Sumit Nagal
D. Sania Mirza

Answer: C. Sumit Nagal

7. When is the Jagannath Temple Heritage Corridor project in Puri, Odisha, set to be open to the public?
A. 1st February 2024
B. 17th January 2024
C. 1st March 2024
D. 10th April 2024

Answer: B. 17th January 2024

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