Current Affairs Quiz: January 09, 2019

Current Affairs 9 January 2019 Quiz

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  1. Who is appointed as founding chairperson of law commission set up by Jammu and Kashmir administration?
    A)TK Thakur
    B)KM Joseph
    C)Madan Lokur
    D) MK Hanjura
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Jammu and Kashmir administration set up a law commission, with Justice MK Hanjura as its founding chairperson, to identity redundant and obsolete laws that can be repealed and suggest measures for quick redress of public grievances.

  2. The 2-day long Global Aviation Summit 2019 will be held in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Delhi
    C)Mumbai
    D)Chennai
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    In a first, the 2-day long Global Aviation Summit 2019 with the theme “Flying for all” will be organized by the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) in collaboration with FICCI from January 15-16, 2019 in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

  3. With which Bank, Gruh Finance Limited is set to merge?
    A)Yes Bank
    B)Bandhan Bank
    C)ICICI Bank
    D)HDFC Bank
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Gruh Finance Ltd is set to merge with Bandhan Bank Ltd. in a share-swap deal. The merger will help reduce the stake of Kolkata-based bank’s promoter entities, while giving HDFC—the largest shareholder in Gruh Finance—a 14.96 percent stake in the combined firm.

  4. Which organization set up new venture capital entity “NABVENTURES LTD”?
    A)NABARD
    B)IRDA
    C)SIDBI
    D)RBI
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    NABARD announced that it will provide early-stage capital to agriculture and rural enterprises through its venture capital entity,”NABVENTURES Ltd”. NABVENTURES Ltd has been incorporated by NABARD under the Companies Act.

  5. According to CSO,what will be India’s economy in 2018-19?
    A)7.4%
    B)7.1%
    C)7.0%
    D)7.2%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Releasing the first advance estimates of National Income for 2018-19, Central Statistics Office (CSO) stated that the growth in GDP during 2018-19 is estimated at 7.2% as compared to the growth rate of 6.7% in 2017-18, mainly due to improvement in the performance of agriculture and manufacturing sectors.

  6. According to first advance estimates of national income released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO),income earned by an average Indian doubled how much in 2018-19 in 7 year from Rs 63,642 per year in 2011-12?
    A)Rs 1 lakhs
    B)Rs 1.2 lakhs
    C)Rs 1.25 lakhs
    D)Rs 2.5 lakhs
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The income earned by an average Indian doubled in 7 years, from Rs 63,642 per year in 2011-12 to Rs 1.25 lakh in 2018-19, the first advance estimates of national income released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show.

  7. Who joined IMF as its 11th Chief economist?
    A)Gita Gopinath
    B)Indra Nooyi
    C)R Banumathi
    D)Ruma Pal
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Mysore-born Gita Gopinath has joined IMF as its chief economist becoming the first woman to occupy the top IMF post.

  8. Who was reinstated as CBI Chief by the Supreme Court?
    A)Sharad Sinha
    B)Alok Verma
    C)Ajay Singh
    D)Ranjit Sinha
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Alok Verma has been reinstated as the CBI Chief by the Supreme Court, three months after the government divested him of his powers and sent him on forced leave

  9. Former Group President Jim Yong Kim resigned recently.He was the former president of which organization?
    A)AIIB
    B)ADB
    C)IMF
    D)World Bank
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    World Bank President Jim Yong Kim unexpectedly resigned, more than three years before his term ends in 2022, amid differences with the Trump administration over climate change and the need for more development resources.

  10. King Mohammed V became first monarch to resign before his tenure.He belongs to which country?
    A)Uganda
    B)Malaysia
    C)Pakistan
    D)Ukraine
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Malaysia’s King Muhammad V abdicated after two years on the throne, the first time a monarch has stepped down before completing their five-year tenure.

  11. Who has been conferred with the lifetime achievement award by the Mantralaya and Vidhimandal Vartahar Sangh?
    A)Dinu Randive
    B)Mallikarjun Kharge
    C)Rakesh Singh
    D)Nageshwar Rao
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Veteran journalist Dinu Randive has been conferred with the lifetime achievement award by the Mantralaya and Vidhimandal Vartahar Sangh, an association of journalists covering Maharashtra legislature and secretariat.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Bandhan Bank?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Mumbai
    C)Kolkata
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of NABARD?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Kolkata
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the HQ of IMF?
    A)Paris
    B)New York
    C)London
    D)Washington DC
    View Answer
    Option D

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