Current Affairs 2019-01-07 - Questions (Section-1)
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1For which state, National Green Tribunal imposed a fine of 100 crore rupees for its failure to curb illegal coal mining in the state?
A. JharkhandB. Meghalaya
C. Maharashtra D. West Bengal
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2Govt Allocates Rs __________ Cr for Development of 40 Satellite launch vehicles for the next 4 years.
A. 10,900B. 10,600
C. 10,400 D. 10,200
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3Name the journalist who was conferred with the lifetime achievement award for his lifelong contributions in journalism, by the Mantralaya and Vidhimandal Vartahar Sangh.
A. Vishwas WaghmodeB. Mahesh Tiwari
C. Prajakta Pol D. Dinu Randive
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4Pratap Simha demands change in IBPS recruitment pattern recently. He was the the MP of __________.
A. RajasthanB. Bihar
C. Karnataka D. Uttarkhand
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5Roger Federer and __________ won a Hopman Cup and retain a Title for Switzerland.
A. Mirka FedererB. Timea Bacsinszky
C. Patty Schnyder D. Belinda Bencic
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6The government formed a High-Level committee for implementation of Clause 6 of Assam Accord. It was headed by;
A. Pradeep Kumar SinhaB. M Manjunath Naik
C. M. P. Bezbaruah D. Vinod Kumar Pipersenia
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7The government has amalgamated how many Regional Rural Banks into a single RRB?
A. 6B. 5
C. 4 D. 3
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8The government of India issued an __________ alert for the Andaman and Nicobar Islands due Cyclonic storm 'Pabuk'.
A. RedB. Yellow
C. Orange D. None of the above
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9The rate of reservationapproved by Union Cabinet for 'economically backward' upper castes in government jobs.
A. 8%B. 10%
C. 12% D. 15%
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10When was the World Day for War Orphans observed?
A. January 7B. January 6
C. January 5 D. January 4
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11Which country successfully tested its Mother of All Bombs?
A. PakisthanB. Japan
C. China D. Nepal
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12Which country wins the first-ever cricket Test series in Australia?
A. IndiaB. West Indies
C. Bangladesh D. New Zealand
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13Which of the following amendment bill will allow individuals to offer voluntarily biometric ID for opening a bank account and getting a mobile phone connection?
A. Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2016B. Aadhaar card (Amendment) 2019
C. Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2017 D. Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018
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14Which railway station became the first railway station of South Central Railway (SCR) zone to hoist a huge tricolour flag on a 100-foot tall pole, on 2nd January 2019?
A. Kochi Railway StationB. Secunderabad Railway Station
C. Vishakhapatnam Railway Station D. Madurai Railway Station
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15Which state CM announced interest-free loans of up to Rs. 3 lakh for women self-help groups (WSHGs)?
A. OdishaB. Maharashtra
C. Andra Pradesh D. Jharkhand
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16Who is First Tycoon to be named "Fugitive Economic Offender"?
A. Nirav ModiB. Vijay Mallya
C. Anil Ambani D. Gautam Adani
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17Who of the following was appointed as the new Chief Information Commissioner?
A. Sudhir BhargavaB. Bimal Julka
C. Deepak Sandhu D. Sushma Singh Bimal Julka
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18Who pesented the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism awards recently?
A. Nitin GadkariB. Ram Nath Kovind
C. Rajnath Singh D. Sushma Swaraj
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19Who signs MoU With SAMEER for Boosting Communication?
A. NTPCB. AAI
C. DRDO D. UPSC
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20Who unveiled 6 projects worth Rs 5,300 crore in Jodhpur, recently?
A. Shri Nitin GadkariB. Shri Venkaiah Naidu
C. Smt Nirmala Sitharaman D. Shri Piyush Goyal
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