Current Affairs - January -2019
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Which toll-free helpline has been launched by NHRC to file complaint through CSC?
Which country has announced 2019 as the ‘Year of Active Investment and Social Development’ in backdrop of wider business with India?
Norman Gimbel, the Oscar & Grammy-winning lyricist has passed away. He was from which country?
ESAF Small Finance Bank (SFB) has recently got RBI nod to operate as a scheduled bank. The headquarters of ESAF is located at ___?
ISRO has launched which initiative with students to engage them on space science activities?
Which state’s women has recently formed 620-km-long ‘wall’ to uphold gender equality?
Who is the recipient of the 2019 National Nritya Shiromani Award?
Gudiseva Shyam Prasad
Upmaka Durga Prasad Rao
Talluri Sunil Chowdaryu
Anindita Neogy Anaam
The Union Government has launched Ujjwala sanitary napkin initiative in which of the following states?
Who has been appointed as new Chairman of the Railway Board?
Vinod Kumar Yadav
Which European country has recently introduced GAFA Tax on Global Internet, Technology Firm?
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?
The Union Cabinet has approved amendment to which of the following acts to recognize trade unions?
Trade Unions Act of 1935
Trade Unions Act of 1947
Trade Unions Act of 1966
Trade Unions Act of 1926
Who is the head of the RBI panel on MSME revival?
U K Sinha
Ram Mohan Mishra
Which state government has launched Krishak Bandhu scheme to address farmers distress?
On which date, the 2018 World Braille Day (WBD) was observed recently?
Which city is the venue of the 2019 Indian Panorama Film Festival (IPFF)?
CH Lokanath, who passed away recently, was the veteran stage and cine artist of which language?
Which of the following structures has/have been declared as Monuments of national importance in 2018 by Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)?
Neemrana Baori in Rajasthan
Haveli of Agha Khan in Agra
Old High Court Building in Nagpur
All of the above
The tropical cyclone ‘Pabuk’ has recently occurred in which of the following countries?
The Central Government has given nod for Centre for Classical Language in which city of Kerala?
Which country has recently signed Asia Reassurance Initiative Act (ARIA) Into Law?
Which Indian mountaineer has become the world’s first female Amputee to scale Antarctica’s Highest Peak?
Gurmayum Anita Devi
Which of the following has become the India’s largest Asset Management Company (AMC)?
Aditya Birla Sun Life Mutual Fund
SBI Mutual Fund
ICICI Prudential MF
HDFC Mutual Fund
Which Indian organisation has allowed custodial services in commodity market?
Dibyendu Palit, who passed away recently, was the renowned writer of which language?
The Global Healthcare Summit (GHS) 2019 will be held in which of the following cities?
Which city is the venue of the 80th National Table Tennis Championship 2019?
Which Indian organization has recently signed MoU with SAMEER for research in Communication Navigation and Surveillance (CNS)?
Which country’s team has clinched the 2019 Hopman Cup title?
Which city is the venue of the 2nd edition of Khelo India Youth Games 2019?
Which city is the venue o f the All India Radio National Poets Conference 2019?
Which city is the venue of the 4th Edition Of Raisina Dialogue?
On which date, the 2019 Non-Resident Indian Day is observed recently?
Which Indian pavilion has won the ‘Exhibitor of the Year Award’ at 106th Indian Science Congress (ISC-2019)?
The Indian economy is expected to grow at how much percentage in FY19, as per latest estimate of Central Statistics Office (CSO)?
Which city is the venue of the 6th Women Of India Organic Festival 2019?
What is the India’s GDP forecast for FY19, as per World Bank’s 2019 Global Economic Prospects report?
Which country has been named as the host of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations?
Gangajal Project, which is in news recently, is launched in which of the following cities?
Which of the following states is set to become the first Indian state to roll out Universal Basic Income (UBI)?
The first-ever India-Central Asia Dialogue at the level of Foreign Ministers is scheduled to be held in which of the following countries?
Which of the following railway zones has launched mobile app to help people navigate through Prayagraj city during Kumbh Mela?
North Eastern Railway
Northeast Frontier Railway
North Western Railway
North Central Railway
Who has become the first Indian business tycoon to be named “Fugitive Economic Offender (FEO)”?
Rani, who won gold in 78 kg category at Senior National Women’s Judo Championship 2019, is the Lady Head constable of which state?
Which state government has recently approved projects to revive mythical Saraswati river?
Who has been named as India’s Chef de Mission for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics?
Birendra Prasad Baishya
Brij Bhushan Saran Singh
Brij Bhushan Saran Singh
What is the India’s position at the 2019 Henley and Partners Passport Index?
Which IIT has decided to launch 6-month Artificial Intelligence course?
Which of the following international organizations has recently released the report ‘Future of Consumption in Fast-Growth Consumer Market – India’?
Which city is the venue of the 25th edition of Partnership Summit 2019?
Which Indian journalist has been appointed president of the Alliance for Media Freedom (AFMF)?
Ashutosh Aman, which is in news recently, is associated with which sports?
In which year, the great Indian scholar Swami Vivekananda was born?
Which of the following is/are the features of the National Youth Parliament Festival 2019?
To hear the voice of youth between 18-25 years
To encourage the youth to engage with public issues
To obtain opinions on Vision of New India in 2022
All of the above
Which country hold the first-ever Annual Disarmament and International Security Affairs Fellowship Programme?
In which year, the 10th Sikh guru Govind Singh was born?
Who has been honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award by the West Bengal Film Journalists Association (WBFJA)?
Which state government has launched ‘One Family, One Job’ scheme?
Lenin Rajendran, who passed away recently, was the renowned personality of which field?
Which city is the venue of the 9th International Conference on Micro Irrigation?
The world’s longest expressway will come up in which of the following states?
Which state government has recently launched a special scheme to curb infant deaths?
Who has become the first player-ever to win ICC Test, ODI Player And Cricketer Of The Year
M S Dhoni
Which state government has decided to introduce MSP for farmers based on MS Swaminathan report? (
Which city is the venue of the 2019 International Stock Taking Conference on Tiger Conservation?
Which country is the largest producer of crude steel in the world, according to latest report of World Steel Association (WSA)? (
Which state government has launched Jiban Sampark project to reach vulnerable tribes?
Which state government has declared Pakke Paga Hornbill Festival (PPHF) as the “State Festival”?
Which state government has decided to give 5% quota for Kapu community in 10% reservation for EWS
Which city is the venue of the Indian Africa Field Training Exercise (IAFTX-2019)?
Bhanu Prakash Singh, who passed away recently, was associated with which field?
Which international organisation has published its latest World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) report?
The first-ever UN’s International Day of Education is celebrated on which date?
The new Naval Air Base ‘INS Kohassa’ has commissioned at which of the states /UTs?
Andaman Nicobar Islands
Which IIT has launched an app ‘Roshni’ to help blind identify notes?
The world’s longest 3D-printed concrete bridge has opened in which country?
Which railway zone has bagged No.1 position for cleanliness in India?
North Western Railway
SANH, which is in news recently, is a research programme to tackle which pollution?
To study nitrogen pollution
To study noise pollution
To study radioactive pollution
To study light pollution
Which neighboring country of India has recently declared sugarcane juice as ‘national drink’?
Who has won the 2018 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature?
Which country has recently stripped of the right to host the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships?
Saina Nehwal has won the 2019 Indonesia Masters title against which player?
In which year, India would participate in the International Student Assessment (PISA)?
Which state government has decided to launch Yuva Swabhiman Yojana for urban poor youth?
Who has become the first Indian transgender to be honoured with Padma Shri?
Madurai Chinna Pillai
R V Ramani
Who is the head of IRDAI committee to identify Systemically Important Insurers (SII)?
Devarapalli Prakash Rao
Who has become the Pakistan’s first Hindu woman judge?
Which of the following states has been declared best state for active participation in Swasth Bharat Yatra?
The 2019 International Holocaust Remembrance Day is observed on which of the following dates?
Who is the head of Lokpal search panel to select members of anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal?
Shabbirhusein S Khandwawala
Ranjana Prakash Desai
Lalit K Panwar
Who has become the youngest batsman to smack a half-century in international cricket?
Which country bagged the Award of Excellence for ‘Best in Show’ at the New York Times Travel Show 2019?
What is the theme of the National Voters Day (NVD-2019)?
Proud to be a voter – Ready to vote
No Voter to be Left Behind
Proud to be a voter
Who among the following has/have been awarded Bharat Ratna posthumously in 2019?
Madan Mohan Malaviya
Both a & b
Who has been named as the new King of Malaysia?
Russell Baker, the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author has passed away. He was from which country?
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) and Saab have signed a pact to explore air traffic management. Where is the headquarters of Saab located?
The researchers of which country have developed a system that can produce electricity and hydrogen fuel from carbon dioxide?
What is the theme of the 2019 International Customs Day (ICD)?
Digital Customs – Progressive Engagement
Smart borders, Smart Customs
SMART borders for seamless Trade, Travel and Transport
Secure & Smart business for economic development
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