Current Affairs Quiz: January 14, 2020

Current Affairs 14 January 2020 Quiz

Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper Quiz daily to excel in General Awareness section of upcoming Competitive Exams.

Quiz from Current Affairs 13 January 2020 of A2Z – Click Here to Read Current Affairs of January 13, 2020

  1. Which Legislative Assembly adopted a new logo, reflecting the distinct identity and culture of the state recently?
    A)Arunachal Pradesh
    B)Sikkim
    C)Assam
    D)Mizoram
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly adopted a new logo, reflecting the distinct identity and culture of the state. The new logo consists of the national emblem and foxtail orchid (Rhynchostylis Retusa), the state flower.

  2. Union Minister for Women and Child Development and Textiles, Smriti Irani launched which scheme for Women entrepreneurship in Goa?
    A)Apoorva
    B)Agni
    C)Yashaswini
    D)Akanksha
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Minister for Women and Child Development and Textiles, Smriti Irani launched Yashaswini Scheme for Women entrepreneurship in Goa.

  3. HM Amit Shah inaugurated VISWAS and Cyber Aashvast Projects in which state?
    A)Assam
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Gujarat
    D)Sikkim
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Home Minister Amit Shah digitally launched project VISHWAS and CYBER AASHVAST at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Vishwas is acronym for Video Integration and State Wide Advanced Security.

  4. The Pulses Conclave 2020 to be held in which place?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Assam
    D)Bihar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India Pulses and Grains Association (IPGA), the nodal body for the country’s pulses trade and industry on announced that the 5th edition of “The Pulses Conclave 2020”, was be held in Lonavala, Maharashtra.

  5. Wings India 2020, an international exhibition and conference on civil aviation sector,held in which city?
    A)Hyderabad
    B)Pune
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Wings India 2020, an international exhibition and conference on civil aviation sector, will be held at Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad from March 12 to 15.

  6. Recently the Central has raised authorised capital of Indian Overseas Bank from Rs 15,000 crore to how much amount?
    A)₹25000 cr
    B)₹30000 cr
    C)₹35000 cr
    D)₹45000 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Centre after consultation with the Reserve Bank of India has increased the authorised capital of Indian Overseas Bank from Rs 15,000 crore to Rs Rs 25,000 crore.

  7. Recently RBI placed restrictions on the withdrawal limit of Sri Guru Raghavendra Sahakara Bank.It is based in which city?
    A)Chennai
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    After the Punjab & Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank fiasco, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has now placed restrictions on the withdrawal limit of another bank – this time, the Bengaluru-based Sri Guru Raghavendra Sahakara Bank. According to an RBI statement, the curbs were placed on January 10 for a period of six months.

  8. Which Company acquired PaySense for $185 mn in India’s largest fintech acquisition deal?
    A)PayU
    B)Paytm
    C)PayPal
    D)Mobikwik
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In India’s largest fintech acquisition deal, digital payments gateway provider PayU has acquired a controlling stake in Nexus Venture Partners-backed fintech start-up PaySense at a valuation of $185 million. As part of the transaction, PayU will merge it with its credit business LazyPay to build a full-stack digital lending platform in the country.

  9. Who to receive best international debut honour at BCCI awards?
    A)Akanksha Khare
    B)Aniket Singh
    C)Rishabh Pant
    D)Shaifali Verma
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Youngster Shafali Verma is all set to receive the best international debut for a woman player (2018-19) at the annual BCCI awards. Verma has so far played just T20Is for the Indian side. In the nine matches, the 15-year-old has scored 222 runs with the highest score of 73.

  10. Who has been appointed the Director of the National Book Trust (NBT)?
    A)BipinRawat
    B)Sachin Singh
    C)Dilip Joshi
    D)Yuvraj Malik
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Lt Col Yuvraj Malik has been appointed the Director of the National Book Trust (NBT). He has taken over from Sahitya Akademi-awardee writer Rita Chowdhury.

  11. Lawyer Robert Abela has been sworn as PM of which country?
    A)Malta
    B)Holland
    C)Ukraine
    D)Zimbabwe
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Lawyer Robert Abela will become Malta’s new Prime Minister after securing a surprising victory in his party’s leadership contest, which was triggered by a political scandal over the assassination of an investigative journalist that brought down the country’s previous leader and several of his allies.

  12. Recently Obaid Siddiqui has passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Social Activist
    B)Actor
    C)Journalist
    D)Poet
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Veteran broadcaster, poet and academician Obaid Siddiqui has passed away due to health related problems. Siddiqui, 63, was quite unwell due to multiple ailments and was undergoing treatment.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

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

  2. Where is the HQ of PayU?
    A)China
    B)Netherlands
    C)Thailand
    D)Japan
    View Answer
    Option B

Related posts

Leave a Comment