Current Affairs Quiz: January 29, 2019

Current Affairs 29 January 2019 Quiz

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  1. Which application was launched by the Defence Ministry on the occasion of 70th Republic Day?
    A)Bharat Vande 2019
    B)Parade 2019
    C)India 2019
    D)RDP India 2019
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    People can watch the highlights of this year’s Republic Day parade at the Rajpath on a mobile application which has been launched by the Defence Ministry.The “RDP India 2019”app was launched on the occasion of the 70th Republic Day.

  2. In which state,a dedicated RPF Women Squad named as “JOYMATI BAHINI”was launched ?
    A)Assam
    B)Mizoram
    C)Nagaland
    D)Meghalaya
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    A dedicated RPF Women Squad named as “JOYMATI BAHINI”, comprising women sub-inspector and constables of the Railway Protection Force was formally launched today at Kamakhya Railway Station in Guwahati.

  3. Which application was developed by IIT Ropar that would help the Visually Impaired to recognize currency notes?
    A)Pehchan
    B)Jagmag
    C)Roshni
    D)Sitara
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The IIT-Ropar,has developed an app Roshni that would help the Visually Impaired to recognize currency notes.

  4. In which state,cable stayed 5.1 km “Atal Setu” was inaugurated?
    A)Mizoram
    B)Goa
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    A 5.1 km long cable stayed “Atal Setu” on the Mandovi river in Goa, a third such bridge to connect the state capital with North Goa, was opened to public by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari.

  5. As per the Financial Times Global MBA Rankings 2019,which institute Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) has been ranked 24 worldwide?
    A)Symbiosis University
    B)SP Jain Institute of Management
    C)IIM Ahmedabad
    D)Indian School Of Business
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) of the Indian School of Business has been ranked at 24 worldwide in the Financial Times Global MBA Rankings 2019.

  6. Who won Australian Open 2019(women’s)?
    A)Simona Halep
    B)Petra Kvitova
    C)Naomi Osaka
    D)Caroline Wozniacki
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Japan’s Naomi Osaka beat Czech Petra Kvitova in a thrilling Australian Open final to win back-to-back Grand Slams and become the new world number one.

  7. Who won Australian Open 2019(Men’s)?
    A)Novak Djokovic
    B)Leander Paes
    C)Rafael Nadal
    D)Roger Federer
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

  8. Who won the New South Wales men’s Amateur Golf Championship in Australia?
    A)Aryan Sharma
    B)Kartik Sharma
    C)Scott Johnson
    D)Nathan Barberie
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India’s Kartik Sharma won the New South Wales men’s Amateur Golf Championship in Australia.
  9. Who has been appointed Regional Director for WHO South East Asia , for a second five-year term?
    A)Ajay Singh
    B)Christiane Ligarde
    C)Ajay Neelam
    D)Poonam Khetrapal Singh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Poonam Khetrapal Singh has been appointed Regional Director for WHO South East Asia , for a second five-year term

  10. The 2019 Screen Actors Guild Awards was held in which country?
    A)Canada
    B)Russia
    C)USA
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    “Black Panther”,”Rami Malek” and “Glenn Close” were some of the biggest winners at the 2019 Screen Actors Guild Awards.
  11. Which state government has conferred the Republic Day Journalism Award 2019 to veteran journalist and former editor Dhirendra Nath Chakraborty?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)West Bengal
    C)Assam
    D)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Assam Government has conferred the Republic Day Journalism Award 2019 to veteran journalist and former editor Dhirendra Nath Chakraborty.

  12. Which translation of the book “La vie d’un homme inconnu” was awarded the 2nd Romain Rolland Prize for literary translation in Jaipur at the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival?
    A)Tamil
    B)English
    C)Hindi
    D)Urdu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Tamil translation of Andrei Makine’s “La vie d’un homme inconnu”(The Life of an Unknown Man) was awarded the 2nd Romain Rolland Prize for literary translation in Jaipur at the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival.
  13. What is the theme of this year’s International Holocaust Remembrance Day ?
    A) Holocaust Remembrance:Demand and Defend Your Human Rights
    B)Holocaust Remembrance and Education
    C)Victims of the Holocaust
    D)Holocaust Education as a platform for building
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    International Holocaust Remembrance Day is an international memorial day on 27th January commemorating the tragedy of the Holocaust that occurred during the Second World War.the theme is “Holocaust Remembrance:Demand and Defend Your Human Rights”.

  14. When is Data Privacy day observed?
    A)27th Jan
    B)26th Jan
    C)28th Jan
    D)30th Jan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Data Privacy Day(known in Europe as Data Protection Day) is an international holiday that occurs every 28 January.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Australia?
    A)Canberra
    B)London
    C)Vienna
    D)Sydney
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of WHO?
    A)London
    B)Geneva
    C)Vienna
    D)New York
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. When was WHO founded?
    A)1945
    B)1947
    C)1948
    D)1949
    View Answer
    Option C

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