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January Current Affairs 2019 Online Test

Current Affairs - January -2019

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Question 1
Which toll-free helpline has been launched by NHRC to file complaint through CSC?
A
14433
B
14432
C
14434
D
14435
Question 2
Which country has announced 2019 as the ‘Year of Active Investment and Social Development’ in backdrop of wider business with India?
A
Kyrgyzstan
B
Tajikistan
C
Turkmenistan
D
Uzbekistan
Question 3
Norman Gimbel, the Oscar & Grammy-winning lyricist has passed away. He was from which country?
A
United States
B
France
C
Germany
D
Italy
Question 4
ESAF Small Finance Bank (SFB) has recently got RBI nod to operate as a scheduled bank. The headquarters of ESAF is located at ___?
A
Thiruvananthapuram
B
Chennai
C
Thrissur
D
Kolkata
Question 5
ISRO has launched which initiative with students to engage them on space science activities?
A
Space
B
Sansad
C
Samwad
D
Sangrah
Question 6
Which state’s women has recently formed 620-km-long ‘wall’ to uphold gender equality?
A
Tamil Nadu
B
Karnataka
C
Kerala
D
Odisha
Question 7
Who is the recipient of the 2019 National Nritya Shiromani Award?
A
Gudiseva Shyam Prasad
B
Upmaka Durga Prasad Rao
C
Talluri Sunil Chowdaryu
D
Anindita Neogy Anaam
Question 8
The Union Government has launched Ujjwala sanitary napkin initiative in which of the following states?
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
Odisha
C
Jharkhand
D
Haryana
Question 9
Who has been appointed as new Chairman of the Railway Board?
A
Satish Jain
B
Ashish Kumar
C
Vinod Kumar Yadav
D
Pooja Badola
Question 10
Which European country has recently introduced GAFA Tax on Global Internet, Technology Firm?
A
Sweden
B
France
C
Italy
D
Germany
Question 11
Recently, the Union cabinet has approved merger of the Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank with Bank of Baroda (BoB). In terms of market value, what would be rank of the combined merger bank?
A
1st
B
3rd
C
4th
D
2nd
Question 12
The Union Cabinet has approved amendment to which of the following acts to recognize trade unions?
A
Trade Unions Act of 1935
B
Trade Unions Act of 1947
C
Trade Unions Act of 1966
D
Trade Unions Act of 1926
Question 13
Who is the head of the RBI panel on MSME revival?
A
U K Sinha
B
Ram Mohan Mishra
C
Bindu Ananth
D
Abhiman Das
Question 14
Which state government has launched Krishak Bandhu scheme to address farmers distress?
A
Odisha
B
Karnataka
C
Jharkhand
D
West Bengal
Question 15
On which date, the 2018 World Braille Day (WBD) was observed recently?
A
January 3
B
January 4
C
January 2
D
January 5
Question 16
Which city is the venue of the 2019 Indian Panorama Film Festival (IPFF)?
A
Lucknow
B
Panaji
C
Pune
D
New Delhi
Question 17
CH Lokanath, who passed away recently, was the veteran stage and cine artist of which language?
A
Tamil
B
Kannada
C
Telugu
D
Odia
Question 18
Which of the following structures has/have been declared as Monuments of national importance in 2018 by Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)?
A
Neemrana Baori in Rajasthan
B
Haveli of Agha Khan in Agra
C
Old High Court Building in Nagpur
D
All of the above
Question 19
The tropical cyclone ‘Pabuk’ has recently occurred in which of the following countries?
A
Thailand
B
Indonesia
C
Japan
D
Mauritius
Question 20
The Central Government has given nod for Centre for Classical Language in which city of Kerala?
A
Aluva
B
Tirur
C
Munnar
D
Guruvayur
Question 21
Which country has recently signed Asia Reassurance Initiative Act (ARIA) Into Law?
A
Russia
B
United States
C
China
D
France
Question 22
Which Indian mountaineer has become the world’s first female Amputee to scale Antarctica’s Highest Peak?
A
Malavath Purna
B
Gurmayum Anita Devi
C
Arunima Sinha
D
Santosh Yadav
Question 23
Which of the following has become the India’s largest Asset Management Company (AMC)?
A
Aditya Birla Sun Life Mutual Fund
B
SBI Mutual Fund
C
ICICI Prudential MF
D
HDFC Mutual Fund
Question 24
Which Indian organisation has allowed custodial services in commodity market?
A
RBI
B
SEBI
C
IRDA
D
SIDBI
Question 25
Dibyendu Palit, who passed away recently, was the renowned writer of which language?
A
Bengali
B
Urdu
C
Tamil
D
Malayalam
Question 26
The Global Healthcare Summit (GHS) 2019 will be held in which of the following cities?
A
New Delhi
B
Hyderabad
C
Cuttack
D
Indore
Question 27
Which city is the venue of the 80th National Table Tennis Championship 2019?
A
New Delhi
B
Cuttack
C
Hyderabad
D
Kochi
Question 28
Which Indian organization has recently signed MoU with SAMEER for research in Communication Navigation and Surveillance (CNS)?
A
DRDO
B
ISRO
C
AAI
D
BARC
Question 29
Which country’s team has clinched the 2019 Hopman Cup title?
A
German
B
Switzerland
C
France
D
England
Question 30
Which city is the venue of the 2nd edition of Khelo India Youth Games 2019?
A
Delhi
B
Kolkata
C
Pune
D
Pune
Question 31
Which city is the venue o f the All India Radio National Poets Conference 2019?
A
Chennai
B
Kolkata
C
Delhi
D
Kochi
Question 32
Which city is the venue of the 4th Edition Of Raisina Dialogue?
A
Delhi
B
Chandigarh
C
Hyderabad
D
Dehradun
Question 33
On which date, the 2019 Non-Resident Indian Day is observed recently?
A
January 8
B
January 9
C
January 6
D
January 7
Question 34
Which Indian pavilion has won the ‘Exhibitor of the Year Award’ at 106th Indian Science Congress (ISC-2019)?
A
DRDO
B
ISRO
C
BARC
D
VSSC
Question 35
The Indian economy is expected to grow at how much percentage in FY19, as per latest estimate of Central Statistics Office (CSO)?
A
7.5%
B
7.4%
C
7.6%
D
7.2%
Question 36
Which city is the venue of the 6th Women Of India Organic Festival 2019?
A
Delhi
B
Bhopal
C
Hyderabad
D
Chandigarh
Question 37
What is the India’s GDP forecast for FY19, as per World Bank’s 2019 Global Economic Prospects report?
A
7.5%
B
7.4%
C
7.3%
D
7.2%
Question 38
Which country has been named as the host of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations?
A
Cameroon
B
Egypt
C
Morocco
D
Ivory Coast
Question 39
Gangajal Project, which is in news recently, is launched in which of the following cities?
A
Patna
B
Kanpur
C
Agra
D
Haridwar
Question 40
Which of the following states is set to become the first Indian state to roll out Universal Basic Income (UBI)?
A
Maharashtra
B
Kerala
C
Sikkim
D
Tamil Nadu
Question 41
The first-ever India-Central Asia Dialogue at the level of Foreign Ministers is scheduled to be held in which of the following countries?
A
Turkmenistan
B
Tajikistan
C
Afghanistan
D
Uzbekistan
Question 42
Which of the following railway zones has launched mobile app to help people navigate through Prayagraj city during Kumbh Mela?
A
North Eastern Railway
B
Northeast Frontier Railway
C
North Western Railway
D
North Central Railway
Question 43
Who has become the first Indian business tycoon to be named “Fugitive Economic Offender (FEO)”?
A
Mehul Choksi
B
Nirav Modi
C
Subrata Roy
D
Vijay Mallya
Question 44
Rani, who won gold in 78 kg category at Senior National Women’s Judo Championship 2019, is the Lady Head constable of which state?
A
Jharkhand
B
Manipur
C
Himachal Pradesh
D
Rajasthan
Question 45
Which state government has recently approved projects to revive mythical Saraswati river?
A
Haryana
B
Punjab
C
Jharkhand
D
Uttar Pradesh
Question 46
Who has been named as India’s Chef de Mission for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics?
A
Birendra Prasad Baishya
B
Brij Bhushan Saran Singh
C
Brij Bhushan Saran Singh
D
Sukhdev Sharma
Question 47
What is the India’s position at the 2019 Henley and Partners Passport Index?
A
81st
B
62nd
C
43rd
D
79th
Question 48
Which IIT has decided to launch 6-month Artificial Intelligence course?
A
IIT Bombay
B
IIT Kharagpur
C
IIT Bombay
D
IIT Kanpur
Question 49
Which of the following international organizations has recently released the report ‘Future of Consumption in Fast-Growth Consumer Market – India’?
A
WEF
B
IMF
C
World Bank
D
UNESCO
Question 50
Which city is the venue of the 25th edition of Partnership Summit 2019?
A
Delhi
B
Dehradun
C
Hyderabad
D
Mumbai
Question 51
Which Indian journalist has been appointed president of the Alliance for Media Freedom (AFMF)?
A
Vineet Jain
B
N Ram
C
Shaili Chopra
D
Shoma Chaudhury
Question 52
Ashutosh Aman, which is in news recently, is associated with which sports?
A
Hockey
B
Football
C
Cricket
D
Kabaddi
Question 53
In which year, the great Indian scholar Swami Vivekananda was born?
A
1859
B
1863
C
1865
D
1856
Question 54
Which of the following is/are the features of the National Youth Parliament Festival 2019?
A
To hear the voice of youth between 18-25 years
B
To encourage the youth to engage with public issues
C
To obtain opinions on Vision of New India in 2022
D
All of the above
Question 55
Which state has become the India’s 1st state to implement 10% quota to Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) of general category?
A
Punjab
B
Karnataka
C
Kerala
D
Gujarat
Question 56
Which country hold the first-ever Annual Disarmament and International Security Affairs Fellowship Programme?
A
Japan
B
India
C
Bhutan
D
South Korea
Question 57
In which year, the 10th Sikh guru Govind Singh was born?
A
1668
B
1660
C
1666
D
1659
Question 58
Who has been honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award by the West Bengal Film Journalists Association (WBFJA)?
A
Mithun Chakrabarty
B
Buddhadeb Dasgupta
C
Moushumi Chatterjee
D
Subhashish Mukherjee
Question 59
Which state government has launched ‘One Family, One Job’ scheme?
A
Sikkim
B
Odisha
C
Jharkhand
D
Punjab
Question 60
Lenin Rajendran, who passed away recently, was the renowned personality of which field?
A
Politics
B
Journalism
C
Sports
D
Film Making
Question 61
Which city is the venue of the 9th International Conference on Micro Irrigation?
A
Raipur
B
Ahmedabad
C
Jaisalmer
D
Aurangabad
Question 62
The world’s longest expressway will come up in which of the following states?
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
Madhya Pradesh
C
Arunachal Pradesh
D
Himachal Pradesh
Question 63
Which state government has recently launched a special scheme to curb infant deaths?
A
Jharkhand
B
Delhi
C
Uttar Pradesh
D
Maharashtra
Question 64
Who has become the first player-ever to win ICC Test, ODI Player And Cricketer Of The Year
A
M S Dhoni
B
Kumar Dharmasena
C
Kane Williamson
D
Virat Kohli
Question 65
Which state government has decided to introduce MSP for farmers based on MS Swaminathan report? (
A
Tamilnadu
B
Maharashtra
C
Punjab
D
Delhi
Question 66
Which city is the venue of the 2019 International Stock Taking Conference on Tiger Conservation?
A
Delhi
B
Bhopal
C
Hyderabad
D
Dehradun
Question 67
Which country is the largest producer of crude steel in the world, according to latest report of World Steel Association (WSA)? (
A
China
B
South Korea
C
Japan
D
India
Question 68
Which state government has launched Jiban Sampark project to reach vulnerable tribes?
A
Odisha
B
Assam
C
Punjab
D
West Bengal
Question 69
Which state government has declared Pakke Paga Hornbill Festival (PPHF) as the “State Festival”?
A
Manipur
B
Arunachal Pradesh
C
Nagaland
D
Meghalaya
Question 70
Which state government has decided to give 5% quota for Kapu community in 10% reservation for EWS
A
Andhra Pradesh
B
Jharkhand
C
Tamilnadu
D
Telegana
Question 71
Which city is the venue of the Indian Africa Field Training Exercise (IAFTX-2019)?
A
Kochi
B
Kolkata
C
Pune
D
Chennai
Question 72
Bhanu Prakash Singh, who passed away recently, was associated with which field?
A
Arts
B
Politics
C
Sports
D
Journalism
Question 73
Which international organisation has published its latest World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) report?
A
IMF
B
WHO
C
World Bank
D
United Nation
Question 74
The first-ever UN’s International Day of Education is celebrated on which date?
A
January 26
B
January 25
C
January 24
D
January 23
Question 75
The new Naval Air Base ‘INS Kohassa’ has commissioned at which of the states /UTs?
A
Gujarat
B
West Bengal
C
Lakshadweep
D
Andaman Nicobar Islands
Question 76
Which IIT has launched an app ‘Roshni’ to help blind identify notes?
A
IIT Kanpur
B
IIT Ropar
C
IIT Indore
D
IIT Bombay
Question 77
The world’s longest 3D-printed concrete bridge has opened in which country?
A
North Korea
B
Japan
C
China
D
South Korea
Question 78
Which railway zone has bagged No.1 position for cleanliness in India?
A
Western Railway
B
Central Railway
C
Southern Railway
D
North Western Railway
Question 79
SANH, which is in news recently, is a research programme to tackle which pollution?
A
To study nitrogen pollution
B
To study noise pollution
C
To study radioactive pollution
D
To study light pollution
Question 80
Which neighboring country of India has recently declared sugarcane juice as ‘national drink’?
A
Bangladesh
B
Bhutan
C
Pakistan
D
Nepal
Question 81
Who has won the 2018 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature?
A
Mohsin Hamid
B
Jayant Kaikini
C
Kamila Shamsie
D
Jeet Thayil
Question 82
Which country has recently stripped of the right to host the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships?
A
Malaysia
B
Israel
C
Indonesia
D
Germany
Question 83
Saina Nehwal has won the 2019 Indonesia Masters title against which player?
A
Huang Sui
B
Ratchanok Intanon
C
Wang Shixian
D
Carolina Marin
Question 84
In which year, India would participate in the International Student Assessment (PISA)?
A
2023
B
2020
C
2021
D
2022
Question 85
Which state government has decided to launch Yuva Swabhiman Yojana for urban poor youth?
A
Jharkhand
B
Madhya Pradesh
C
Rajasthan
D
Chhattisgarh
Question 86
Who has become the first Indian transgender to be honoured with Padma Shri?
A
Madurai Chinna Pillai
B
Narthaki Nataraj
C
Bangaru Adigalar
D
R V Ramani
Question 87
Who is the head of IRDAI committee to identify Systemically Important Insurers (SII)?
A
Anup Sah
B
Devarapalli Prakash Rao
C
Nagindas Sanghavi
D
Pravin Kutumbe
Question 88
Who has become the Pakistan’s first Hindu woman judge?
A
Gita Mehta
B
Smita Kolhe
C
Suman Kumari
D
Draupadi Ghimiray
Question 89
Which of the following states has been declared best state for active participation in Swasth Bharat Yatra?
A
Punjab
B
Tamil Nadu
C
Uttrakhand
D
Gujarat
Question 90
The 2019 International Holocaust Remembrance Day is observed on which of the following dates?
A
January 30
B
January 27
C
January 31
D
January 29
Question 91
Who is the head of Lokpal search panel to select members of anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal?
A
Shabbirhusein S Khandwawala
B
Ranjit Kumar
C
Ranjana Prakash Desai
D
Lalit K Panwar
Question 92
Who has become the youngest batsman to smack a half-century in international cricket?
A
Matt Renshaw
B
Prithvi Shaw
C
Rohit Paudel
D
Kagiso Rabada
Question 93
Which country bagged the Award of Excellence for ‘Best in Show’ at the New York Times Travel Show 2019?
A
China
B
Japan
C
India
D
Nepal
Question 94
What is the theme of the National Voters Day (NVD-2019)?
A
Proud to be a voter – Ready to vote
B
Accessible elections
C
No Voter to be Left Behind
D
Proud to be a voter
Question 95
Who among the following has/have been awarded Bharat Ratna posthumously in 2019?
A
Bhupen Hazarika
B
Nanaji Deshmukh
C
Madan Mohan Malaviya
D
Both a & b
Question 96
Who has been named as the new King of Malaysia?
A
Ahmad Shah
B
Abdul Rahim
C
Sultan Abdullah
D
Sirajuddin
Question 97
Russell Baker, the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author has passed away. He was from which country?
A
Italy
B
United States
C
France
D
Germany
Question 98
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) and Saab have signed a pact to explore air traffic management. Where is the headquarters of Saab located?
A
Sweden
B
Singapore
C
Seychelles
D
South Africa
Question 99
The researchers of which country have developed a system that can produce electricity and hydrogen fuel from carbon dioxide?
A
Japan
B
South Korea
C
China
D
Russia
Question 100
What is the theme of the 2019 International Customs Day (ICD)?
A
Digital Customs – Progressive Engagement
B
Smart borders, Smart Customs
C
SMART borders for seamless Trade, Travel and Transport
D
Secure & Smart business for economic development
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