Current Affairs Quiz: January 13, 2019

Current Affairs 13 January 2019 Quiz

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  1. Which state launched “Ama Ghare LED” scheme?
    A)Telangana
    B)Karnataka
    C)Odisha
    D)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the “Ama Ghare LED” Scheme, under which about 95 lakh families in the state will each get four LED bulbs free of cost.

  2. Which state launched “One Family,One Job” scheme?
    A)Nagaland
    B)Mizoram
    C)Assam
    D)Sikkim
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling launched the “one family,one job” that envisions jobs to a member of every family which does not have a government job in the state.

  3. Organics and Millets 2019 International Trade Fair will be held in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Delhi
    C)Mumbai
    D)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The much sought after Organics and Millets 2019 International Trade Fair, organized by the Government of Karnataka’s Department of Agriculture, will be held from 18th to 20th January 2019 in Bengaluru’s Palace Grounds.
  4. According to Booking.com,which state topped the list with 5 out of 10 most welcoming tourist destinations in india?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Kerala
    C)Mizoram
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Booking.com, one of the world’s leading digital travel platforms, revealed that Kerala topped the list with 5 out of 10 most welcoming tourist destinations in india.
  5. In which city,ISRO is setting up a “Human Space Flight Centre”?
    A)Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Bengaluru
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) is setting up a “Human Space Flight Centre” in Bengaluru, which will support its quest of making country’s maiden manned space mission a success.

  6. What is the rank of India in the latest annual Global Democracy Index?
    A)44th
    B)36th
    C)40th
    D)42nd
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India has slipped to 42nd place on an annual Global Democracy Index amid “rise of conservative religious ideologies” and increase in vigilantism and violence against minorities as well as other dissenting voices.Norway topped the list.

  7. Who was conferred with the honorary rank of General of the Indian Army?
    A)Bimal Verma
    B)SS Sangwan
    C)Jasbir Walia
    D)Purna Chandra Thapa
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    President Ram Nath Kovind conferred the honorary rank of General of the Indian Army on Purna Chandra Thapa,the chief of the Army Staff of Nepalese Army.
  8. According to World Bank’s Global economic Prospects report,India’s economy is forecasted to grow at how much percent in 2019-20?
    A)7.8%
    B)7.5%
    C)7.1%
    D)7.3%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    According to World Bank’s Global economic Prospects report, fuelled by policy reforms and rebound in credit, India’s economy is forecast to expand by 7.5 per cent during the 2019-20 fiscal year and retain its position as the fastest growing major economy in a world of slowing growth.
  9. During it’s 32nd meeting,the GST Council relaxed the tax exemption limit to how much amount from the earlier cap of Rs 20 lakhs?
    A)Rs 35 lakhs
    B)Rs 30 lakhs
    C)Rs 40 lakhs
    D)Rs 46 lakhs
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The GST Council relaxed the tax exemption limit to Rs 40 lakh from the earlier cap of Rs 20 lakhs during its 32nd meeting. The all-powerful panel also decided to extend the composition scheme to traders from informal sector rendering services or mixed supplies with a turnover up to Rs 50 lakh.

  10. Recently,Ashok Chawla stepped down from its position.He was the former chairman of which organization?
    A)IRDA
    B)Nabard
    C)Bombay Stock Exchange
    D)National Stock Exchange
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The National Stock Exchange (NSE) Chairman Ashok Chawla stepped down from his position. Chawla, who has been the chairman of NSE since 2016, stepped down “in light of recent legal developments.”

  11. Which filmmaker was awarded with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the West Bengal Film Journalists Association (WBFJA) recently?
    A)Buddhadeb Dasgupta
    B)Vikram Updhyay
    C)Banjit Chatterjee
    D)Benisagar Dayal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    National award-winning filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta will be handed the Lifetime Achievement Award by the West Bengal Film Journalists Association (WBFJA).

  12. When is National Youth Day celebrated?
    A)10th Jan
    B)11th Jan
    C)12th Jan
    D)13th Jan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    National Youth Day is celebrated on 12 January being the birthday of Swami Vivekananda.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ Of World Bank?
    A)New York
    B)London
    C)Washington DC
    D)Paris
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of National Stock Exchange?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. What is the currency of Norway?
    A)Krone
    B)Peso
    C)Dollar
    D)Euro
    View Answer
    Option A

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