Current Affairs Quiz: January 30, 2019

Current Affairs 30 January 2019 Quiz

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Quiz from Current Affairs 29 January 2019 of A2Z – Click Here to Read Current Affairs of January 29, 2019

  1. According to Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi. GST on Haj has been reduced from 18 percent to how much percent?
    A)10
    B)12
    C)5
    D)7
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that GST on Haj has been reduced from 18 percent to 5 percent and this will significantly lower the air fare thus saving Haj pilgrims’ 113 crore rupees this year.
  2. In which state, country’s second tulip garden will be built?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Telangana
    C)Uttrakhand
    D)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The government of Uttarakhand has obtained the permission to develop the tulip garden over 50 hectares of forest land in Pithoragarh district at a cost of Rs 50 crore. It will be the 2nd Tulip garden in the country after the one located in Srinagar of Jammu and Kashmir.

  3. India’s first Geographical Indication Store is to be opened in which state?
    A)Uttrakhand
    B)Kerala
    C)Goa
    D)Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Civil Aviation minister Suresh Prabhu inaugurated India’s first Geographical Indication Store at Goa International Airport in Dabolim.
  4. Which state CM launched “Jiban Sampark” Project in partnership with UNICEF India?
    A)Tamil Nadu
    B)Kerala
    C)Karnataka
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announced “Jiban Sampark” project in partnership with UNICEF India to generate awareness about the development and welfare initiatives of state government among the Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups of the state

  5. Who was appointed as Pakistan’s first ever Hindu female civil judge?
    A)Suman Kumari
    B)Saniya Sen
    C)Hardeep Singh Kaur
    D)Aparna Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Pakistan has appointed the country’s first ever Hindu female civil judge after she passed an examination for induction of judicial officers. Suman Kumari, who hails from Qambar-Shahdadkot in Sindh province, will serve in her native district.

  6. Which digital currency was launched by the central banks of the UAE and Saudi Arabia?
    A)Riyal
    B)Aux
    C)Aber
    D)Ayan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The central banks of the UAE and Saudi Arabia have launched a common digital currency called “Aber”, which will be used in financial settlements between the two countries through Blockchains and Distributed Ledgers technologies.

  7. According to World Steel Association, which country has replaced Japan as world’s second largest steel producing country?
    A)India
    B)China
    C)Russia
    D)USA
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India has replaced Japan as world’s second largest steel producing country, while China is the largest producer of crude steel accounting for more than 51 percent of production, according to World Steel Association.

  8. Which Indian player has been suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect after the part-timer’s action was reported during the first ODI against Australia earlier this month?
    A)KL Rahul
    B)Y Chahal
    C)Ambati Rayudu
    D)Bhuvneshwar Kumar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    india’s Ambati Rayudu has been suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect after the part-timer’s action was reported during the first ODI against Australia earlier this month.

  9. Who has won the first prize in the Republic Day Parade for its Kisan Gandhi theme?
    A)ISRO
    B)DRDO
    C)BHEL
    D)ICAR
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The ICAR tableau in the Republic Day Parade has won the first prize for its Kisan Gandhi theme.
  10. Recently, former Union Minister George Fernandes passed away. He had which portfolio?
    A)Finance Minister
    B)Defence Minister
    C)Civil Aviation Minister
    D)Corporate Affairs Minister
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Former Defence Minister George Fernandes, long-time socialist and a trade unionist, who fought the Congress all his life passed away after prolonged illness.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Indian Council of Agricultural Research?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of International Cricket Council?
    A)Paris
    B)London
    C)New York
    D)Dubai
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. What is the currency of United Arab Emirates?
    A)Riyal
    B)Peso
    C)Dirham
    D)Riel
    View Answer
    Option C

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