Current Affairs 2019-01-17 - Questions (Section-1)
1India and this country signed an MoU on the safety in Mines, Testing and Research Station on Jan 16.
A. AustraliaB. Japan
C. Israel D. Germany
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2January 14 was celebrated as;
A. International Day of CommemorationB. NRI Day
C. Veterans Day D. National Voters day
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3Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath launched his government's __________ crore farm debt-waiver scheme named 'Jai Kisan Rin Mukti Yojana'.
A. Rs 50,000B. Rs 60,000
C. Rs 75,000 D. Rs 80,000
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4Ministry of External Affairs organised the First Annual Disarmament and International Security Affairs Fellowship Programme in which of the following city?
A. SuratB. Coimbatore
C. Mumbai D. New Delhi
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5Name of India's first Commonwealth Games gold medalist who has appointed as the chief coach of Women's Team.
A. Satish KumarB. Varghese Johnson
C. Amit Panghal D. Mohammed Ali Qamar
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6Name the mountaineer who became the first Indian and youngest man to climb the 7 highest peaks and volcanic summits across all continents.
A. Kuntal JoisherB. Krushnaa Patil
C. Mingma Sherpa D. Satyarup Siddhanta
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7Name the ordinance promulgated by President Ram Nath Kovind to protect the rights of married Muslim women and criminalise the practice of triple talaq or "Talaq-e-Biddat", on 12th January 2019?
A. Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Ordinance, 2019B. Muslim Marriage Ordinance, 2019
C. Marital Exploitation Prevention (Protection of Women) Ordinance, 2019 D. Women's Protection Ordinance, 2019
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8Noted mathematician Michael Atiyah was passed away recently. He belongs to the country of;
A. BrazilB. Germany
C. United Kingdom D. United States
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9Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a spiritual circuit development project in which of the following state?
A. HaryanaB. Kerala
C. Maharashtra D. Gujarat
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10Recently, Private sector lender IDFC Bank changed its name as __________.
A. IDFC Capital Bank LtdB. IDFC First Bank Ltd
C. ID First Bank Ltd D. Capital First IDFC Bank Ltd
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11Which country to buy $5 billion oil, gas from USA?
A. IndonesiaB. Iran
C. Sri Lanka D. India
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12Which of the following Indian city is the world's most dynamic city according to the 6th City Momentum Index?
A. PuneB. Hyderabad
C. Bengaluru D. Kolkata
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13Who introduced a road safety robot named ROADEO?
A. Hyderabad Traffic PoliceB. Delhi Traffic Police
C. Bengaluru Traffic Police D. Chennai Traffic Police
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14Who took oath as Member of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)?
A. Jasjeet KaurB. Dr. Ram Manohar
C. Dr. T.C.A Anant D. Sharmila Chatterjee
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15Who won the Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2018?
A. Akshaya Patra FoundationB. Shri Yohei Sasakawa
C. Ekal Abhiyan Trust D. Vivekananda Kendra
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16With which country India signed a MoU for the establishment of the Joint Task Force on Blue Economy?
A. NorwayB. Mexico
C. Japan D. Denmark
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