Current Affairs Quiz: January 14, 2019

Current Affairs 14 January 2019 Quiz

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  1. PM Narendra Modi released a commemorative coin of how much denomination to mark the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh recently?
    A)Rs 100
    B)Rs 250
    C)Rs 350
    D)Rs 150
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has released a commemorative coin of Rs 350 to mark the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh, the ten preachers of the Sikh religion.

  2. Who won the under-8 category Kids Golf World Championship organized by US Kids Golf in Malaysia?
    A)Anmol Dutt
    B)Kartik Singh
    C)Animesh Jha
    D)Kartik Aryan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Gurgaon’s 8 year old Kartik Singh has won the under-8 category at the Kids Golf World Championship organized by US Kids Golf in Malaysia,, which makes him the youngest Indian to win the title.

  3. Who became the first Indian batsman to smash 5 hundreds in ODI cricket in Australia?
    A)Rohit Sharma
    B)MS Dhoni
    C)Virat Kohli
    D)KL Rahul
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Team India’s Right-hand opener Rohit Sharma becomes the first Indian batsman to smash 5 hundreds in ODI cricket in Australia. Rohit, achieved this milestone while playing first ODI of the series against Australia in Sydney.

  4. Who has been appointed as Secretary General of National Human Rights Commission?

    A)Subash Khuntia
    B)Pinaki Chandra Joshi
    C)Jaideep Govind
    D)HL Dattu

    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Senior bureaucrat Jaideep Govind has been appointed as Secretary General, National Human Rights Commission.

  5. Who was appointed as the new Chief Information Officer of the CBI?
    A)Abhishek Dayal
    B)Nitin Wakankar
    C)Alok Verma
    D)M Nageshwar Rao
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Senior Indian Information Service officer Nitin Wakankar will be the new Chief Information Officer and spokesperson of the CBI, replacing Abhishek Dayal who has been transferred to the Publications Division.

  6. Recently,which former banker and Aam Aadmi Party leader passed away?
    A)Kapil Mishra
    B)Kumar Vishwas
    C)Meera Sanyal
    D)Nirmala Sukhdev
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former Banker and AAP Leader Meera Sanyal passed away after battling cancer for a brief period.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Central bureau of Investigation?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of National Human Rights Commission?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

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

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