Current Affairs Quiz: January 18, 2019

Current Affairs 18 January 2019 Quiz

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Quiz from Current Affairs 17 January 2019 of A2Z – Click Here to Read Current Affairs of January 17, 2019

  1. How much amount was allocated for integrated e-filing and centralized processing centre 2.0 Project of the Income Tax Department?
    A)Rs 4251.25 cr
    B)Rs 4200.02 cr
    C)Rs 4241.97 cr
    D)Rs 4512.56 cr
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved Rs 4241.97 crore for integrated e-filing and centralized processing centre 2.0 Project of the Income Tax Department.
  2. Which government inaugurated a round the clock Animal Health care Services in a Government Veterinary Hospital?
    A)Delhi
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Telangana
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Delhi government inaugurated a round the clock Animal Health care Services in a Government Veterinary Hospital in Tis Hajari and also a helpline number 011-23967555 for animal health care assistance.

  3. The first National Sports Meet 2019 for Tribals was organized in which city?
    A)Ahmedabad
    B)Lucknow
    C)Hyderabad
    D)Surat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The first National Sports Meet 2019 for Tribals was organised by the Ministry of Tribal Welfare in Hyderabad,Telangana.

  4. Which campaign was launched to make Kumbh child friendly festival?
    A)Mukti Caravan
    B)Mukt Prapti
    C)Dosti
    D)Mission Mukti
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation (KSCF) and the Mayor of Prayagraj jointly launched Mukti Caravan with the aim of making Kumbh a child-friendly festival.

  5. Recently,RBI relaxed ECB norms.What is “C” in ECB?
    A)Casual
    B)Competitive
    C)Common
    D)Commercial
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced a new framework for external commercial borrowings(ECB) and rupee denominated bonds ina bid to improve ease of doing business.
  6. According to sixth City Momentum Index published by JLL,which city is the world’s most dynamic city?

    A)Paris
    B)New York
    C)Mumbai
    D)Bengaluru

    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bengaluru is the world’s most dynamic city among 131 major established and emerging business hubs globally, followed by Hyderabad, according to the sixth City Momentum Index published by JLL.

  7. Who has become the world’s youngest mountaineer to climb 7 volcanic peaks?
    A)Asim Mukhopadhyay
    B)Satyarup Sidhanta
    C)Mohan Singh
    D)Love Raj Singh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Well-known mountaineer Satyarup Sidhanta, 35, conquered Antarctica’s highest point .Mount Sidley, to become the youngest man in the world to have climbed the seven highest volcanic peaks, besides other summits.

  8. Who has become the youngest grandmaster in India and second in the world?
    A)Kartik Singh
    B)Sachin Sen
    C)DK Sharma
    D)D Gukesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    12 year old Tamil Nadu boy, D Gukesh became the youngest grandmaster in India and second in the world. He achieved this feat by beating D K Sharma at 17th Delhi International Open Chess tournament in Delhi.

  9. Who was appointed as the Additional Solicitor General in the Supreme court of india?
    A)Surya Kant
    B)Rajendra Menon
    C)Govind Mathur
    D)Sanjay Jain
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    President Ram Nath Kovind appointed senior advocate Sanjay Jain as the additional Solicitor General in the Supreme Court of India.

  10. Who has won the Gandhi Peace Prize for 2015 for their contribution in rural development, education, development of natural resources?
    A)Yohei Sasakawa
    B)Vivekananda Kendra
    C)Akshaya Foundation
    D)Sulabh International
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The government announced winners of the Gandhi Peace Prize for four years beginning 2015 to 2018.Vivekananda Kendra,Kanyakumari,, gets the award for 2015 for their contribution in rural development, education, development of natural resources.For 2016, it has been jointly given to Akshaya Patra Foundation for its contribution in providing mid-day meals children and Sulabh International For its contribution in improving the condition of sanitation and emancipation of manual scavengers. Ekbal Abhiyan Trust has won the award for 2017 for their contribution in providing education for rural and tribal children in remote areas, rural empowerment, gender and social equality.Yohei Sasakawa for 2018 for his contribution in leprosy eradication.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of RBI?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Pune
    C)Chennai
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of Jones Lang LaSalle(JLL) company?
    A)London
    B)Chicago
    C)Paris
    D)Washington DC
    View Answer
    Option B

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