Current Affairs Quiz: January 21, 2019

Current Affairs 21 January 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently,Danish PM Lars Lokke Rasmussen inaugurated a Danish Cultural Institute in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)New Delhi
    C)Lucknow
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    In a bid to boost people-to-people ties and cultural exchanges, Danish PM Lars Lokke Rasmussen inaugurated a Danish Cultural Institute in New Delhi.
  2. Recently,Pravind Kumar Jugnauth visited India.He is the PM of which country?
    A)Australia
    B)Scotland
    C)Indonesia
    D)Mauritius
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    PM of Mauritius Pravind Kumar Jugnauth arrived in India for a week-long official state visit. Jugnauth is scheduled to participate in the Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas 2019 in Varanasi.

  3. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the TamilNadu Defence Industrial Corridor in which district of TamilNadu?
    A)Kanyakumari
    B)Salem
    C)Tiruchirapalli
    D)Madurai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the TamilNadu Defence Industrial Corridor in the Tiruchirapalli district of TamilNadu, with various private and public sector industries announcing an investment of around Rs 3100 crores.

  4. Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit 2019 concluded in which city?
    A)Gandhinagar
    B)Ahmedabad
    C)Surat
    D)Vadodara
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit 2019 at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar concluded on 20th January. 75 member delegation of Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council participated in this Summit.

  5. Which city gets its first 24 * 7 animal health care hospital?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Lucknow
    C)New Delhi
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In a first, an exclusive and certified veterinary hospital operating 24×7 was inaugurated at Tis Hazari, New Delhi. The hospital will focus on issues such as birth control of monkeys, sterilisation of stray dogs, and cow shelter home.

  6. Which state government unveiled an official logo for the state’s tea to popularise the beverage and to promote the potentiality of tourism?
    A)Assam
    B)Tripura
    C)Nagaland
    D)Mizoram
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Tripura government has unveiled an official logo for the state’s tea to popularise the beverage and to promote the potentiality of tourism.

  7. Which state will hold Global Investor Summit 2019 in June 2019?
    A)Haryana
    B)Andhra Pradesh
    C)Himachal Pradesh
    D)Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that the state is making all-out efforts to attract investment and is holding a global investor Summit in Dharamsala on June 10 and 11.

  8. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar laid the foundation stone of “Haryana Bhawan” at the “Statue of Unity”complex in which state?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Gujarat
    C)Karnataka
    D)Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar laid the foundation stone of “Haryana Bhawan” at the “Statue of Unity”complex in Kevadiya,Gujarat.
  9. According to a report by global consultancy firm PwC,which country is likely to surpass United Kingdom in the world’s largest economy rankings in 2019?
    A)India
    B)Russia
    C)Japan
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India is likely to surpass the United Kingdom in the world’s largest economy rankings in 2019 to become world’ 5th largest economy, according to a report by global consultancy firm PwC.

  10. Who will head the 11 member working group set up to go into the concept of “Group Insolvency”and suggest a suitable framework?
    A)UK Sinha
    B)Ajay Tyagi
    C)Subhash Chandra Khuntia
    D)M Nageswara Rao
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) has set up a 11-member working group under the chairmanship of former SEBI Chief UK Sinha to go into the concept of “Group Insolvency”and suggest a suitable framework.

  11. Andry Rajoelina was recently sworn in as President of which country?
    A)Ukraine
    B)Madagascar
    C)Brazil
    D)Uganda
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Andry Rajoelina was sworn in as President of Madagascar.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Madagascar?
    A)Hryvnia
    B)Kina
    C)Lilangeni
    D)Ariary
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. What is the capital of Madagascar?
    A)Antananarivo
    B)Bander Sori
    C)Vaduz
    D)Belmopan
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the HQ of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option C

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