Current Affairs Quiz: January 23, 2019

Current Affairs 23 January 2019 Quiz

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  1. India’s first-ever all-women political party the National Women’s Party(NWP) was launched in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Delhi
    C)Chennai
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s first-ever all-women political party the National Women’s Party(NWP) was launched in Mumbai and it will contest half 283 of the 545 Lok Sabha seats in the 2019 elections.

  2. Recently,Nitin Gadkari inaugurated a 1210 meter span bridge over the river Ravi to link J&K and which state?
    A)Madhya Pradesh
    B)Punjab
    C)Uttrakhand
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated a 1210 meter span bridge over the river Ravi in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district to reduce the distance to Punjab’s Pathankot city by 36km.
  3. India Steel 2019 Exhibition and Conference began in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India Steel 2019 Exhibition and Conference began in Mumbai.

  4. India signed MoU with which country to provide modern infrastructural facilities to Swami Vipulananda Insititute of Aesthetic Studies of eastern University?
    A)Indonesia
    B)Sri Lanka
    C)Mauritius
    D)Nepal
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India and SriLanka signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide modern infrastructural facilities to Swami Vipulananda Insititute of Aesthetic Studies of eastern University in Batticaloa district of SriLanka.

  5. Which country launched exercise “SeaVigil”?
    A)Indonesia
    B)USA
    C)India
    D)Japan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Over a decade after the 26/11 Mumbai Terror attacks ,the Indian Navy has launched “Sea Vigil”, a first of its kind and biggest coastal two-day Defence exrercise off the 7,516-km-long Indian coastline, involving all 13 coastal states, Union Territories and maritime stakeholders including fisherfolk.

  6. Which state government has decided to reverse the Atal Seva Kendra as Rajiv Gandhi Seva Kendra?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Jharkhand
    C)Chattisgarh
    D)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot said that the state government has decided to reverse the Atal Seva Kendra(seva kendras at village panchayat and panchayat samiti level) as Rajiv Gandhi Seva Kendra, the original name.

  7. Arab Economic and Social Development Summit held in which city?
    A)Kiev
    B)NewYork
    C)Beirut
    D)Bishkek
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The leaders from the Arab World Met in Beirut,Lebanon, to discuss economic and social development. The leaders of the Arab World agreed on a 29-item economic agenda in addition to encouraging the safe return of Syrian refugees to their homeland at the conclusion.

  8. Which country’s central bank recently announced the ban of Indian currency notes with denominations above Rs 100?
    A)Indonesia
    B)Nepal
    C)Pakistan
    D) Bhutan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Nepal Central bank has announced the ban of Indian currency notes with denominations above Rs 100.
  9. Who has won the International Tennis Federation’s 25,000-dollar Women’s tournament in Singapore?
    A)Sania Mirza
    B)PV Sindhu
    C)Ankita Raina
    D)Sanya Sharma
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India’s Ankita Raina has won the International Tennis Federation’s 25,000-dollar Women’s tournament in Singapore.

  10. Who won gold in the women’s 10 m air rifle events at the ongoing Meyton Cup in Innsbruck(Austria)?
    A)Suma Shirur
    B)Apurvi Chandela
    C)Avneet Sindhu
    D)Seema Tomar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Star Indian shooter Apurvi Chandela won gold in the women’s 10 m air rifle events at the ongoing Meyton Cup in Innsbruck(Austria) Apurvi thus managed to defend the title which she had won last year.

  11. Who has became the first cricketer to win the Sir Garbfields Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year,the ICC Men’s Test Player of the year and the ICC ODI Player of the year?
    A)Virat Kohli
    B)Steve Smith
    C)KL Rahul
    D)Hardik Pandhya
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Virat Kohli has became the first cricketer to win the Sir Garbfields Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year,the ICC Men’s Test Player of the year and the ICC ODI Player of the year awards following an extraordinary 2018.

  12. Who was named the Emerging Player of the Year by ICC?
    A)Risabh Pant
    B)KL Rahul
    C)Hardik Panhya
    D)Yuzevendra Chahal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Risabh Pant was named Emerging Player of the Year by ICC.
  13. Who received the “Women’s Voice Award” at the Appejay Kolkata Litearry Festival in Kolkata?
    A)Varsha Singh
    B)Anjana Chakraborty
    C)Arundhati Roy
    D)Ranjani Murali
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    US-based Indian poet Ranjani Murali received the “Women’s Voice Award” at the Appejay Kolkata Litearry Festival in Kolkata

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is HQ of International Cricket Council?
    A)Paris
    B)Bishkek
    C)Dubai
    D)NewYork
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. What is the currency of Singapore?
    A)Euro
    B)Rupee
    C)Peso
    D)Dollar
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. Where is the HQ of Nepal Rashtra Bank?
    A)Patan
    B)Dharan
    C)Bharatpur
    D)Kathmandu
    View Answer
    Option D

  4. What is the currency of Lebanon?
    A)Euro
    B)Rupee
    C)Peso
    D)Pound
    View Answer
    Option D

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