Current Affairs 2019-01-23 - Questions (Section-1)
1Arjuna Award winner Raghbir Singh Bhola passed away recently. He belongs to which of the following sport?
A. CricketB. Hockey
C. Tennis D. Basket Ball
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2How many MoU's signed between India and Afghanistan, recently?
A. 22B. 16
C. 11 D. 8
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3India ranks __________ in the global talent competitive index.
A. 80B. 72
C. 65 D. 44
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4Pakke Paga Hornbill Festival (PPHF) was as the "State Festival" of __________.
A. JharkhandB. Punjab
C. Madhya Pradesh D. Arunachal Pradesh
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5Sitanshu Yashashchandra has been awarded Saraswati Samman, 2017, for his poetry collection "Vakhar". He belongs to the state of;
A. OdishaB. Gujarat
C. Assam D. Maharashtra
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6The cabinet of this state has decided to cater 5% reservation each for Kapu community and the economically backward classes (EBCs).
A. Tamil NaduB. Andhra Pradesh
C. Rajasthan D. Gujarat
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7The government has constituted a high power committee to monitor the pricing of medicines and healthcare products. It will be headed by;
A. NITI AayogB. Ministry of Human Resource Development
C. Ministry of Home Affairs D. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
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8The only Indian port which listed amongst the top 30 container ports globally as per Lloyds Report.
A. Marmagao PortB. Kandla Port
C. Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust D. Panambur Port
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9This company has decided to invest $ 400 million dollars for over 40 % stake in BrainBees Solutions.
A. UberB. Alibaba Group
C. SoftBank D. Sony Corporation
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10Where did Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveil a statue of Dr Vikram Sarabhai, the father of Indian space programme?
A. VisakhapatnamB. Ahmedabad
C. Sriharikotta D. Kochi
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11Which company will create an independent Institute for Ethics in Artificial intelligence (AI) with an investment of $7.5 million?
A. MicrosoftB. Google
C. Facebook D. Netflix
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12Which country has taken over the Chair of the Group of 77 (G-77) for 2019?
A. EgyptB. China
C. Palestine D. Brazil
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13Which country is the biggest supporters of international aid as per the survey of the World Economic Forum?
A. RussiaB. Indonesia
C. UK D. India
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14Which state government to give 10% quota to economically weaker sections in general category?
A. AssamB. Tamil Nadu
C. Kerala D. West Bengal
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15Who conferred the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2019.
A. Shri Venkaiah NaiduB. Shri Narendra Modi
C. Shri Ram Nath Kovind D. Shri Arun Jaitley
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16Who has become the first woman IPS DIG and Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) officer to successfully complete the South Pole expedition?
A. Susheela DasB. Aniksha Gupta
C. Aparna Kumar D. Roopali Seth
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17Who is the head of the committee which is formed by Madras High Court to weed out invasive plant species from Western Ghats?
A. Cherukuri Raghavendra BabuB. M M Sundaresh
C. N Sathish D. Dhananjaya Yeshwant Chandrachud
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18Who was named as ICC's Emerging Player Of The Year?
A. Ross TaylorB. Mustafizur Rahman
C. Rohit Sharma D. Rishabh Pant
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19With which Institute Omega Healthcare Management Services has signed an MoU for advanced use of the latest technology in providing healthcare solutions?
A. IIIT BangaloreB. IIIT Bhubaneswar
C. IIIT Allahabad D. IIIT Hyderabad
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20World's oldest man who died due to natural causes in Japan at the age of 113.
A. Jiroemon KimuraB. Nami Nagamatzu
C. Hizui Sherza D. Masazo Nonaka
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