Current Affairs Quiz: January 08, 2019

Current Affairs 8 January 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently,Prime Minister Erna Solberg visited India.She is the current PM of which country?
    A)UK
    B)Denmark
    C)Australia
    D)Norway
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg has arrived in New Delhi on a three-day state visit to India. She was accompanied by senior officials from her government and a large business delegation. She will participate in the Indo-Norwegian Business Conference.

  2. Which railway zone has launched a mobile application “Rail Kumbh Seva Mobile App” to help people to navigate through Prayagraj?
    A)Western Railway
    B)Southern railway
    C)North Central Railway
    D)Northern Railway
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The North Central Railway, NCR has launched a mobile application to help people navigate through Prayagraj city during Kumbh Mela starting from January 15. The “Rail Kumbh Seva Mobile App”‘ will also provide information regarding all the ‘Mela special’ trains that will be run during the period.

  3. As per Ravi Shankar Prasad, the total value of BHIM UPI transactions crossed how much in December 2018?
    A)2 lakh crore rupees
    B)2.5 lakh crore rupees
    C)1 lakh crore rupees
    D)5 lakh crore rupees
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The total value of BHIM UPI transactions crosses 1 lakh crore rupess in December 2018.Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad informed via tweet that the app-based payments touched 1 lakh, two thousand five hundred and ninety-four crore rupees mark in December last year.

  4. Which country became the first Asian team to win a Test series in Australia?
    A)Bangladesh
    B)Sri Lanka
    C)Pakistan
    D)India
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    india scripted history after winning their first-ever Test series in Australia as the fourth Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) concluded in a draw.

  5. Who won Maharashtra Open ATP 250 Doubles Tournament title?
    A)Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan
    B)Rohan Bopanna and Leander Paes
    C)Divij Sharan and Luke Bambridge
    D)Luke Bambridge and Jonny O’Mara
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s top-ranked doubles players Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan won the Tata Open Maharashtra ATP 250 Tournament in Pune after beating a British pairing of Luke Bambridge and Jonny O’Mara in straight sets.

  6. Who became the youngest goal-scorer in the I-League?
    A)Jai Bakshi
    B)Rohit Prasad
    C)Jitendra
    D)Rohit Danu
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Rohit Danu , Indian arrows 16 year old footballer, became the youngest goal-scorer in the I-League. Danu, aged 16 years, five months and 27 days, beat the previous record of Arrows’ Jitendra, who was of 16 years, six months and 13 days when he scored against Shillong Lajong on December 26, 2017.

  7. Lady head constable Rani of 5th Indian Reserve Battalion of which state won a Gold medal in the Senior National Women’s Judo Championship at Visakhapatnam?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Odisha
    C)Himachal Pradesh
    D)Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Lady head constable Rani of 5th Indian Reserve Battalion of Himachal Pradesh Police won a Gold medal in the Senior National Women’s Judo Championship at Visakhapatnam.

  8. Who won men’s Hopman Cup 2018?
    A)Rafael Nadal
    B)Alexander Zverev
    C)Rohan Bopanna
    D)Roger Federer
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Switzerland’s Roger Federer and Belinda Bencic secured victory over Germany’s Angelique Kerber and Alexander Zverev to win the Hopman Cup for the second year in a row.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Norway?
    A)Peso
    B)Riel
    C)Krone
    D) Dinar
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of North Central Railway?
    A)Gorakhpur
    B)Kanpur
    C)Lucknow
    D)Allahabad
    View Answer
    Option D

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

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