Current Affairs 2019-01-29 - Questions (Section-1)
1As per the latest report of World Steel Association, which is the world's second-largest steel producing country?
A. IndiaB. Japan
C. Turkey D. Brazil
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2Data Protection Day was observed on;
A. 31 JanuaryB. 30 January
C. 29 January D. 28 January
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3India signed the phytosanitary protocol with which country to facilitate the export of Indian tobacco?
A. ChinaB. South Africa
C. Mexico D. Japan
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4Indian politician George Mathew Fernandes was passed away on January 29, 2019. He was a former minister for which of the following department?
A. FinanceB. Defence
C. Health D. Home Affairs
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5Ministry of Textiles holds a National Conclave on Technical Textiles in __________.
A. KolkataB. Mumbai
C. Surat D. Chennai
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6Name the app developed by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Ropar to help the Visually Impaired to recognise currency notes?.
A. Digital EyeB. Rishi
C. Roshni D. RupeeCount
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7Name the mountaineer who was conferred the Padma Bhushan 2019 award?
A. Bachendri PalB. Arunima Sinha
C. Malavath Purna D. Santosh Yadav
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8Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi stated that the GST on Haj reduced from 18% to __________.
A. 8%B. 12%
C. 5% D. 15%
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9Uttarakhand's first tulip garden will be opened in which district?
A. UttarkashiB. Dehradun
C. Pithoragarh D. Chamoli
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10Which country will participate in the International Student Assessment (PISA) in 2021?
A. BrazilB. Nepal
C. India D. China
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11Which railway zone has bagged No.1 position for cleanliness in India?
A. Western RailwayB. Central Railway
C. North Western Railway D. Southern Railway
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12Who became the first woman officer to lead an all-men Army contingent in the Republic Day parade?
A. Divya Ajith KumarB. Priya Jhingan
C. Mitali Madhumita D. Lieutenant Bhavana Kasturi
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13Who became the first woman to perform bike stunts as part of daredevils, during Republic Day celebrations of India?
A. Capt Shikha SurabhiB. Capt Akanksha
C. Capt Anu Malik D. Capt Vedika Sundar
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14Who becomes 1st Top-Ranked Windies Test All-Rounder in the International Cricket Council Test Player?
A. Jason HolderB. Kemar Roach
C. Roston Chase D. Kemar Roach
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15Who had launched the 2020 Presidential bid?
A. Michael BennetB. Tom Cotton
C. Richard Shelby D. Kamala Harris
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16Who has been appointed as Regional Director for WHO SOUTH EAST Asia?
A. Dr Hiroki NakataniB. Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh
C. Dr Christopher Tufton D. Dr Itamar Grotto
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17Who has won the 2018 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature?
A. Jayant KaikiniB. Mohsin Hamid
C. Kamila Shamsie D. Jeet Thayil
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18Who inaugurated an Integrated Refinery Expansion Project Complex (IREP) in Kochi, Kerala?
A. Arun JaitleyB. Ram Nath Kovind
C. Narendra Modi D. Rajnath Singh
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19Who is the author of the novel "Nireeshwaran" which won the best novel award in the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award 2017, announced on 23rd January 2019?
A. Mariam DunstanB. VJ James
C. Sarika Devi D. Parvathy Nair
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20Who won the New South Wales men's Amateur Golf Championship in Australia?
A. Anirban LahiriB. Kartik Sharma
C. Shiv Chawrasia D. Aman Raj
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