Current Affairs 2019-01-15 - Questions (Section-1)
12+2 Inter-Sessional meeting between the United States and India was held in which of the following city?
A. New DelhiB. San Francisco
C. Mumbai D. New York
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26th annual 'Women of India Organic Festival' was held in __________.
A. HyderabadB. Chandigarh
C. Chennai D. Kolkata
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3Asian Cup gold medallist Shakil Ahmed has set up a world record in which of the following sport?
A. SurfingB. Rowing
C. Canoeing D. Gymnastics
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4For how many states, Ministry of Home Affairs Rs 637.98 crore for development of areas along international borders?
A. 8B. 12
C. 15 D. 17
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5India's Largest Startup Ecosystem Inaugurated in which of the following city?
A. KeralaB. Rajasthan
C. Tamil Nadu D. Haryana
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6Name Nepal's Chief of the Army Staff who was awarded the Honorary Rank of General of the Indian Army by President of India Ram Nath Kovind.
A. General Purna Chandra ThapaB. General Narinder Simha
C. General Ram Prathap D. General Surya Kishan
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7On which date, Indian Army Day was observed?
A. 15 JanuaryB. 13 January
C. 9 January D. 6 January
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8The Madras High Court has set up an expert committee to find a solution to root out invasive species of plants from the Western Ghats. It was headed by;
A. N SathishB. M M Sundaresh
C. Cherukuri Raghavendra Babu D. Atulananda Das
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9The tallest bronze statue (33 ft.) of Swami Vivekananda built at a cost of Rs 17 crore was unveiled in __________ on 12th January 2019 to mark the 156th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.
A. Agra, Uttar PradeshB. Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
C. Ranchi, Jharkhand D. Udaipur, Rajasthan
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10This program was launched to enable women entrepreneurs and women self-help groups (WSHGs) to sell handicrafts and handloom, accessories and many other products.
A. Udyogini SchemeB. SKishor
C. TREAD scheme D. Womaniya on GeM
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11Where was the 1st National Level Sports Meet for the students of Eklavya Model Residential Schools held?
A. BengaluruB. Mumbai
C. Delhi D. Hyderabad
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12Which bank appoints B Sriram and Rama Bijapurkar on its board as independent director?
A. ICICI BankB. Punjab National Bank
C. Kotak Mahindra Bank D. HDFC Bank
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13Who has been appointed as the new CEO of ICC?
A. Belinda ClarkB. Manu Sawhney
C. Ranjan Madugalle D. Kyle Coetzer
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14Who launched the 'Ama Ghare LED' scheme in the state on 11th January 2019?
A. Arvind KejriwalB. Nitish Kumar
C. Naveen Patnaik D. Mamata Banerjee
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15Who was elected the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo?
A. Joseph KabilaB. Felix Tshisekedi
C. Emmanuel Shadary D. Martin Fayulu
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