Current Affairs Quiz: January 06, 2019

Current Affairs 6 January 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently, Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) declared how many monuments as “protected and of national importance” under the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958, in 2018?
    A)4
    B)6
    C)10
    D)5
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Culture announced that Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) declared 6 monuments as “protected and of national importance” under the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958, in 2018.

  2. Who became the first tycoon to be charged under a new anti fraud law?
    A)Sanjay Bhattra
    B)Mehul Choksi
    C)Nirav Modi
    D)Vijay Mallya
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Vijay Mallya became the first tycoon to be charged under a new anti fraud law, with a court in Mumbai naming him as an offender under the Fugitive Economic Offenders Act, 2018.

  3. Recently,government has amalgamated how many RRBs into a single RRB with effect from Jan 1?
    A)2
    B)3
    C)4
    D)7
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The government has amalgamated three Regional Rural Banks — Punjab Gramin Bank, Malwa Gramin Bank and Sutlej Gramin Bank — into a single RRB with effect from January 1.

  4. Under new norms of unauthorised electronic payment transactions in Prepaid Payment Instruments (PPIs), if a fraud is reported between three and seven days, customer liability will amount to how much?
    A)Rs 20,000
    B)Rs 15,000
    C)Rs 12,000
    D)Rs 10,000
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India has decided to limit the liability of customers in case of unauthorised electronic payment transactions in Prepaid Payment Instruments (PPIs) issued by non-banks. If the fraud is reported between three and seven days, customer liability will amount to the transaction value or Rs 10,000,whichever is lower.

  5. Which state government bagged the Central Board of Irrigation and Power award?
    A)Telangana
    B)Andhra Pradesh
    C)Karnataka
    D)Kerala
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Andhra Pradesh government bagged the Central Board of Irrigation and Power award for speedy execution of Polavaram multipurpose project on the Godavari river.

  6. Three Journalists M Gunasekaran, Sandhya Ravishankar and Vijay Kumar S won Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award.They all hailed from which state?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Karnataka
    C)Kerala
    D)Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Three Journalists from Tamil Nadu win, this year, the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award that includes News18 Tamilnadu’s Chief Editor M Gunasekaran, Freelance Journalist Sandhya Ravishankar for her contribution to The Wire and Vijay Kumar S from The Hindu for his Investigative reporting on Gutka Scam.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Central Board of Irrigation and Power?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. When was RBI founded?
    A)June 1, 1960
    B)April 1, 1935
    C)May 1, 1932
    D)Jan 1, 1945
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of Archaeological Survey of India?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

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