Current Affairs Quiz: January 19, 2019

Current Affairs 19 January 2019 Quiz

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  1. The Centre has taken a decision to make all new cars meet Euro 6 standards mandatory for initial launch from which year?
    A)Aug 1,2022
    B)April 1,2020
    C)March 1,2019
    D)April 1,2022
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Centre has taken a decision to make all new cars meet Euro 6 standards mandatory for initial launch from April 1,2020, said Union Minister for Transport Nitin Gadkari addressing Symposium of International Automotive Technology 2019 in Pune.

  2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Medical and Research in which city?
    A)Surat
    B)Rajkot
    C)Ahmedabad
    D)Vadodara
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Medical and Research in Ahmedabad,Gujarat.
  3. Defence Minister Smt Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the 426.60 metre long Diffo Bridge in which state?
    A)Arunachal Pradesh
    B)Nagaland
    C)Sikkim
    D) Mizoram
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Defence Minister Smt Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the 426.60 metre long Diffo Bridge over Chipu River in Lower Dibang Valley District in Arunachal Pradesh.
  4. Which state’s government approved the proposal of renaming the Mughalsarai Tehsil as Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Haryana
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Uttrakhand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Uttar Pradesh cabinet approved the proposal of renaming the Mughalsarai Tehsil as Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay the co-founder and president of Bharatiya Jana Sangh.

  5. Which state government launched “Jai Kisan Rin Mukti Yojana”?
    A)Madhya Pradesh
    B)Chhattisgarh
    C)Rajasthan
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath launched his government’s Rs 50,000-crore farm debt-waiver scheme named”Jai Kisan Rin Mukti Yojana”.

  6. In which city,a Regional Conference on “Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme” was held?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    A Regional Conference on “Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme” was held in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

  7. In which city, BES EXPO 2019 was held?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Information and Broadcasting Secretary Amit Khare and TRAI Chairman RS Sharma inaugurated the 25th International conference and exhibition on terrestrial and satellite broadcasting, BES EXPO 2019 in NewDelhi.

  8. The second world orange festival has begun in which city?
    A)Nagpur
    B)Nashik
    C)Pune
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The second world orange festival has begun in Nagpur. The festival, while offering its famed oranges to the world, will also showcase and brand the exquisite fruit in order to boost its export.

  9. Minister of State in Department of Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh inaugurated the UNNATI(Unispace Nanosatellite Assembly and Training) Programme in which city?
    A)Chennai
    B)Mumbai
    C)Kochi
    D)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Minister of State in Department of Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh inaugurated the UNNATI(Unispace Nanosatellite Assembly and Training) Programme organized by ISRO in Bengaluru,Karnataka.
  10. Which country will be focus country at the 9th edition of the prestigious Hyerabad Literary festival?
    A)Nepal
    B)Australia
    C)China
    D)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Literature, art and culture of China will be in focus at the 9th edition of the prestigious Hyderabad Literary festival, which has invited China as the guest of honour this year.

  11. In which country,world’s first first human rights TV channel has been launched ?
    A)USA
    B)UK
    C)India
    D)Australia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The world’s first human rights TV channel has been launched by International Observatory of Human Rights.
  12. Which bank will lead the consortium “Samruddhi Corridor” expressway project for Nagpur-Mumbai?
    A)IDBI
    B)PNB
    C)BOB
    D)SBI
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    A consortium of banks led by State Bank of India has agreed to provide finance for Nagpur-Mumbai “Samruddhi Corridor”expressway project‘. SBI has agreed to lend the highest amount, 8,500 crore rupees.

  13. According to a release by Ministry of Labour and Employment, Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Protsahan Yojana(PMRPY) has crossed the milestone of how much mark as on Jan 14,2019?
    A)2 crore
    B)2.6 crore
    C)1 crore
    D)5.2 crore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Protsahan Yojana(PMRPY) has crossed the milestone of 1 crore beneficiaries as on Jan 14,2019, according to a release by Ministry of Labour and Employment.

  14. In partnership with States, the Ministry of Rural Development has completed how many Rural Homes since April 2014?
    A)1.45 cr
    B)1.32 cr
    C)1.85 cr
    D)1.37 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    In partnership with States, the Ministry of Rural Development has completed 1.37 crore Rural homes since April 2014.

  15. According to India ratings,how much percent will be India’s GDP in 2019-20?
    A)7.0%
    B)8.2%
    C)7.5%
    D)7.8%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The country’s economy is likely to grow a tad higher at 7.5 per cent in 2019-20 on account of steady improvement in major sectors — industry and services, said India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra)

  16. Who has become the first Indian athlete to receive a nomination in the prestigious Laureus World Comeback of the Year Award?
    A)Vinesh Phogat
    B)Babita Kumari
    C)Kavita Devi
    D)Sakshi Malik
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ace Indian female wrestler Vinesh Phogat has become the first Indian athlete to receive a nomination in the prestigious Laureus World Comeback of the Year Award.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of India Ratings and Research?
    A)Chennai
    B)Delhi
    C)Mumbai
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option C

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

  3. What is the currency of United Kingdom?
    A)Franc
    B)Pound Sterling
    C)Euro
    D)Dollar
    View Answer
    Option B

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