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Current Affairs Quiz January 2019

1.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the One District, One Product Regional Summit in __________

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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2.

An exhibition titled 'Dandi Yatra' was inaugurated in __________.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

3.

Name the Indian player who became the 1st ever player to take 20 catches in a Test series.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

4.

Which state government is going to create a spiritual department?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

5.

Delhi High Court has allowed the Transgenders to file sexual harassment case under which section?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

6.

DRDO day is observed on __________.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

7.

Who is the head of the government committee that suggested AICTE to stop setting up new engineering colleges from 2020?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

8.

Name the Indian Cricketer who became the highest international wicket-taker across formats in 2018?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

9.

Who was sworn-in as 1st Chief Justice of Telangana High Court?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

10.

Name the Arab country which has withdrawn its membership from OPEC, recently.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

11.

As per Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)'s report titled 'Growth Outlook for 2019', What is the GDP rate of India in FY19?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

12.

Who has been appointed as the new chairman of Railway Board?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

13.

Which two countries quits UNESCO, recently?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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14.

Which ministry approved UP's proposal of renaming Allahabad as Prayagraj?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

15.

Veer Savarkar International Airport has been declared as an authorized Immigration Check post for entry into/exit from India with valid travel documents for all classes of passengers. It was locate

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

16.

Who received the Kabi Samrat Upendra Bhanja National Award for Lifetime Achievement in Literature?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

17.

The cabinet has approved the merger of Vijaya Bank & Dena Bank with __________. And become the first ever three-way merger in Indian

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

18.

Who is the head of the RBI's MSME (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) panel?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

19.

Name the Indian origin student who has bagged two gold medals at the World Memory Championships in Hong-Kong.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

20.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the 106th Indian Science Congress in which of the following city?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

21.

ISRO launched an initiative for students to engage them on space science activities. It was named as;

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

22.

Which of the following become the country's largest asset management company?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

23.

Which Atomic Power Station set world record for longest uninterrupted operation?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

24.

Which state CM launched a KALIA scheme for farmers?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

25.

The World's 1st female who amputee to scale Antarctica's Highest Peak is;

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

26.

On which date, the World Braille Day is observed?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

27.

The mega international food and beverage show 'Indus Food 2019' will be held in __________.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

28.

Scientists have developed a device named WAND that works like a Pacemaker for which this part of the body?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

29.

Who beats Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar's to become the fastest batsman to score 19000 international runs on the 1st day of 4th Test Match in Sydney against Australia?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

30.

Indian Oil Corp (IOC)'s first LNG import terminal was commissioned in __________, Tamil Nadu.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

31.

The scientists from this country launched a Telescope to detect cosmic X-rays.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

32.

Name the Indian origin boy who was selected by Indian Council for Child Welfare (ICCW) for receiving National Bravery Award.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

33.

Which city is the venue of the 2019 Indian Panorama Film Festival (IPFF)?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

34.

Name the Indian batsman who has faced highest deliveries in a test series in Australia with 1258 balls, beating India's Former Captain, Rahul Dravid's record of 1203 balls.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

35.

Tropical Storm Usman hits this country with heavy rains and triggered deadly landslides, on 29th December 2018.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

36.

The 80th National Table Tennis Championship begins in which city?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

37.

Scientists from which institute have developed a simple paper kit that can test freshness of milk and tell how well it has been pasteurized?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

38.

The rate of reservation approved by Union Cabinet for 'economically backward' upper castes in government jobs.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

39.

Which railway station became the first railway station of South Central Railway (SCR) zone to hoist a huge tricolor flag on a 100-foot tall pole, on 2nd January 2019?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

40.

Who is First Tycoon to be named "Fugitive Economic Offender"?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

41.

Which country wins the first-ever cricket Test series in Australia?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

42.

When was the World Day for War Orphans observed?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

43.

Who of the following was appointed as the new Chief Information Commissioner?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

44.

Who Resigns as a President of The World Bank?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

45.

The second edition of Khelo India Youth Games will starts in __________, Maharashtra.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

46.

Name the Indian women who has joined International Monetary Fund (IMF) as its chief economist, recently.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

47.

Who has been appointed as the director general of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

48.

The first Indian state that has established a Brahmin Corporation aimed to help poor people of Brahmin families.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

49.

The Polavaram irrigation project created two Guinness world records for 'pouring the highest amount of concrete' and 'largest continuous concrete pour in 24 hours'. This belongs to the state of;

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

50.

Who becomes the 1st Indian to Head Global Solar Council?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

51.

The bill cleared by Union Cabinet to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslims from Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Pakistan is;

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

52.

Which city police launched the 'Police-E-Eye' mobile application to alert police on traffic violators?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

53.

On which date, 2019 Non-Resident Indian Day is observed?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

54.

Who is the author of the book "We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World"?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

55.

This is set to become the first Indian state to roll out Universal Basic Income (UBI)?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

56.

According to the Henley Passport Index, India ranks which position as the world's most travel-friendly passport?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

57.

Who has been ranked World's top woman boxer by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) in the 48kg category?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

58.

World Hindi Day is celebrated on which date?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

59.

Who inagurated India's Longest Single Lane Steel Cable Bridge, recently?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

60.

Which will be the 1st Island to operate seaplanes?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

61.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 'Gangajal Project' in __________.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

62.

India's 1st Manned Mission Gaganyaan will be launched by __________.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

63.

What is the GDP rate of India for the year 2018-19 as per the report of World Bank?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

64.

Who has been named as India's Chef de Mission for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

65.

ISRO aims to send human astronauts to space by the year of?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

66.

India's longest single lane steel cable suspension bridge was named __________.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

67.

This state tops in the Khelo India Youth Games with 91 medals?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

68.

Which is the first state to implement the 10% reservation for economically weaker sections of the general category?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

69.

Name of the Indian CM who launched the 'One Family One Job' scheme in the state.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

70.

The youngest Indian to win junior world title.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

71.

Which team won the first ever Premier Badminton League?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

72.

Asian Cup gold medallist Shakil Ahmed has set up a world record in which of the following sport?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

73.

On which date, Indian Army Day was observed?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

74.

Who has been appointed as the new CEO of ICC?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

75.

Who launched the 'Ama Ghare LED' scheme in the state on 11th January 2019?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

76.

India's Largest Startup Ecosystem Inaugurated in which of the following city?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

77.

The tallest bronze statue (33 ft.) of Swami Vivekananda built at a cost of Rs 17 crore was unveiled in __________ on 12th January 2019 to mark the 156th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

78.

Who was appointed the Secretary General of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

79.

Centre established defence industrial corridor in which of the following states?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

80.

Name the Indian boy who became the second youngest Grand Master (GM) in the world?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

81.

Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley and Union Minority Affairs Minister Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi inaugurated Hunar Haat exhibitions in __________.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

82.

Karnataka's swimmer Srihari Nataraj has emerged as the most prolific gold medal winner at the Khelo India Youth Games. How many gold medals he won?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

83.

Who won the Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2018?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

84.

January 14 was celebrated as;

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

85.

Name of India's first Commonwealth Games gold medalist who has appointed as the chief coach of Women's Team.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

86.

Name the mountaineer who became the first Indian and youngest man to climb the 7 highest peaks and volcanic summits across all continents.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

87.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a spiritual circuit development project in which of the following state?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

88.

Who introduced a road safety robot named ROADEO?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

89.

ISRO will launch a student satellite called 'Kalamsat' and an imaging satellite known as 'Microsat-R' on __________.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

90.

A project named SCATFORM to improve forests in the targeted catchment areas was launched in the state of;

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

91.

Libcoin and this plans to build India's 1st Lithium Ion Giga Factory.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

92.

Who inaugurated the National Museum of Indian Cinema (NMIC) in Mumbai?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

Explanation :

93.

With which company Reliance Jio Infocomm launch a new e-commerce platform in the country?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

94.

Which station name was changed to Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Station?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

95.

India's first Light combat helicopter (LCH) was developed by;

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

Explanation :

96.

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has inaugurated the Diffo Bridge recently. It was located in the state of

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

Explanation :

97.

Airports Authority of India (AAI) plan to test remote Air Traffic Control (ATC) tower system for which of the following state?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

Explanation :

Current Affairs Quiz January 2019
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