Current Affairs Quiz: January 27, 2019

Current Affairs 27 January 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently,according to PM Narendra Modi,India is on the way to become which largest economy in the world?
    A)5th
    B)3rd
    C)2nd
    D)4th
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India is on the way to becoming the 5th largest economy in the world,PM Narendra Modi said recently.
  2. According to a report by G-finder,health research money in india increased to how much amount?
    A)Rs 130 cr
    B)Rs 150 cr
    C)Rs 147 cr
    D)Rs 110 cr
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Public funding in India in the field of research and development for neglected diseases has increased by Rs 135 crore since 2009, says a new report. The report conducted by G-Finder a project that tracks and reports on global investments into research and development (R&D) for neglected diseases suggested that funding from Indian Council of Medical Research increased by Rs 147 crore.
  3. How much global threats has been listed by WHO for 2019?
    A)5
    B)15
    C)11
    D)10
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The WHO has listed out 10 global health threats for 2019, adding that millions of lives will be at risk if these threats are not addressed.

  4. Which state launched “Yuva Swabhiman Yojana”?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Chhatisgarh
    C)Madhya Pradesh
    D)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    On the occasion of Republic Day, Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath announced the launch of the “Yuva Swabhiman Yojana” for youths from the economically weaker sections in urban areas.

  5. Which word was listed as Hindi word of the year 2018 by Oxford Dictionaries?
    A)Stree India
    B)Stree Shakti
    C)Yuva
    D)Nari Shakti
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Oxford Dictionaries announced that “Nari Shakti” as its Hindi word of the year for 2018 at the ongoing Jaipur Literature festival.
  6. According to eMarketer’s latest worldwide retail and ecommerce forecast,which country is poised to become the world’s top retail market in 2019?
    A)Russia
    B)USA
    C)China
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    China is poised to become the world’s top retail market in 2019, displacing the US. China’s retail sales this year will surpass that of the US by more than $100 billion, according to eMarketer’s latest worldwide retail and ecommerce forecast.

  7. Who was reappointed as MD of Lakshmi Vilas Bank?
    A)PS Jayakumar
    B)Navneet Singh
    C)Rana Kapoor
    D)Parthasarathi Mukherjee
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Private sector Lakshmi Vilas Bank has re-appointed Parthasarathi Mukherjee as its managing director when the lender is struggling to raise Rs 2000 crore from investors.

  8. Which PSU has been awarded the best miniratna PSU in strategic performance (financial category) at the Governance Now Sixth PSU awards?
    A)Container Corporation of India
    B) Numaligarh Refinery Limited
    C)BHEL
    D)NALCO
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Numaligarh Refinery Limited has been awarded the best miniratna PSU in strategic performance (financial category) at the Governance Now Sixth PSU awards.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Numaligarh Refinery Limited?
    A)Mizoram
    B)Assam
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. Where is the HQ of Lakshmi vilas bank?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Bengaluru
    D)Kochi
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of World Health Organization?
    A)Washington DC
    B)New York
    C)London
    D)Geneva
    View Answer
    Option D

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