Current Affairs Quiz: January 25, 2019

Current Affairs 25 January 2019 Quiz

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  1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Pravasi Teerth Darshan Yojana in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Mumbai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Pravasi Teerth Darshan Yojana under which a group of Indian diaspora will be taken on a government-sponsored tour of religious places in India twice a year.

  2. The 2nd World Integrated Medicine Forum 2019 on the Regulation of Homeopathic Medical Products held in which state?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Goa
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The 2nd World Integrated Medicine Forum 2019 on the Regulation of Homeopathic Medical Products held in Goa. AYUSH Minister Shripad Naik inaugurated the three day forum. 20 countries will participate in the event.

  3. The two-day Global Investors Summit will held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Delhi
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The two-day Global Investors Summit, being organised by TamilNadu government,is underway in Chennai.

  4. The Indian Africa Field Training Exercise(IAFTX) will be held in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    With the aim to synergise humanitarian mine action and joint peace operations, the Indian Africa Field Training Exercise (IAFTX) will be held in Pune from March 18 to 27.

  5. Which company launched a new e-commerce platform “re-weave.in”?
    A)Wipro
    B)Infosys
    C)Microsoft
    D)TCS
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Microsoft India launched a new e-commerce platform “re-weave.in” under Project ReWeave‘ to aid handloom weavers. The e-commerce platform would connect artisans to the buyers directly enabling them to expand to newer customers and markets.

  6. Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba will commission the new Naval Air Base “INS Kohassa”at which place?
    A)Lakshadweep
    B)Puducherry
    C)Andaman and Nicobar Islands
    D)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba will commission the new Naval Air Base “INS Kohassa” at Diglipur in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
  7. According to PwC survey,which country topped the list for the most attractive investment for Global CEOs?
    A)Russia
    B)India
    C)China
    D)USA
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    CEOs’ confidence in global economic growth has dropped dramatically by a record jump in pessimism but India has emerged as the “rising star” by surpassing the UK to become 4th most attractive destination,a PwC survey said.US topped the list.

  8. According to research firm eMarketer,which country to be the world’s biggest retail market in 2019?
    A)USA
    B)China
    C)India
    D)Russia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    China is set to overtake the US as the world’s biggest retail market in 2019. Research firm eMarketer in a report published predicted that China’s total retail sales will grow 7.5 percent to reach $5.636 trillion in 2019, while that of the United States will grow 3.3 percent to $5.529 trillion.

  9. All rounder Johan Botha announced his retirement.He is from which country?
    A)India
    B)England
    C)South Africa
    D)Australia
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    South Africa all rounder Johan Botha announced retirement from all forms of cricket with immediate effect.

  10. Who was appointed as new MD and CEO of YES Bank?
    A)PS Jayakumar
    B)Kartik Singh
    C)Ravneet Singh Gill
    D)Rana Kapoor
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    YES Bank has appointed Deutsche Bank’s Ravneet Singh Gill as its M and CEO, who will succeed Rana Kapoor

  11. Which BJP MP was honored with Sansad Ratna Award?
    A)Anurag Thakur
    B)Smriti Irani
    C)Arun Jaitley
    D)Rajnath Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Anurag Thakur, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and party’s chief whip in the Lok Sabha, was bestowed with Sansad Ratna Award for distinguished performance as a parliamentarian. He is the first MP from the BJP, besides being the only Member of Parliament from north India, to have been awarded the Jury Committee Special Award.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of YES Bank?
    A)Chennai
    B)Mumbai
    C)Delhi
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. Where is the HQ of research firm “eMarketer”?
    A)Russia
    B)China
    C)USA
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of Microsoft India?
    A)Pune
    B)Hyderabad
    C)Mumbai
    D)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option B

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