Current Affairs Quiz Jan 2019

Current Affairs Quiz Jan 2019
Current Affairs Quiz Jan 2019

1. Which entity released guidelines on restructuring of advances to the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)?


2. Who was appointed as the Chief Information Commissioner recently?


3. Prime Minister Narendra Modi renamed three islands of Andaman and Nicobar after which freedom fighter?


4. Which city will host the Indian Science Congress (ISC) 2019?


5. Who was named ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year?


6. Which two nations formally withdrew from UNESCO with the close of the year 2018?


7. Which space agency has launched a new platform to engage students in space science activities?


8. The Cabinet recently approved the merger of Bank of Baroda with which two banks?


9. The Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) recently hit which mark in January 2019?


10. Which nation ceased to be a member of OPEC from January 1, 2019?


11. Which nation has closed its major immigration detention facilities?


12. The Reserve Bank of India on January 2, 2019 constituted UK Sinha led Expert Committee to revive which sector?


13. The East Siang District achieved 100 percent electrification under the Saubhagya Scheme. The District falls under which state?


14. When is the World Braille Day observed every year?


15. Which state approved the modalities for the distribution of smartphones among students of government schools, colleges and technical institutions?


16. India’s fastest Train 18 will be first launched between New Delhi and which city?


17. Pakistan has abolished visa on arrival for nationals belonging to which nation?


18. The largest cathedral of West Asia was recently inaugurated in which nation?


19. Who won the Best Actress in Motion Picture-Drama award at the 76th Golden Globe Awards?


20. Who won the Best Actor in Motion Picture-Drama award at the 76th Golden Globe Awards?


21. Which among the following singers will be honoured by the Bimal Roy Memorial and Film Society on January 8, 2018?


22. Which nation has introduced a new regulation to put an end to secret divorces?


23. The North Central Railway has launched a mobile app to help people navigate through which city?


24. According to a study, which nation’s melting ice sheet is releasing tons of methane?


25. Which nation has passed a law to have own version of Islam, make it conform to socialism?


26. Which country took over the operations of Chabahar Port in Iran in December 2018?


27. Jim Yong Kim is going to step down on February 1 as the President of which international organisation?


28. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) imposed a ban on single-use plastic items at how many of its airports?


29. Which city will host the Global Healthcare Summit 2019?


30. Who was appointed as the Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund?


31. Which city will host the Global Aviation Summit 2019?


32. The HRD Minister has approved how many additional seats for the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas?


33.  The constitution bench that will hear the Ayodhya land dispute case shall comprise how many judges?


34. India has signed an Ocean Dialogue with which nation?


35. Which country’s cricketing body was announced as the 105th member of ICC?


36. Which country has topped the global index for world’s most powerful passport for the second time in a row?


37. What was India’s rank in the global index for the world’s most powerful passport in 2019?


38. Which cricketer maintained his number 1 ranking in the latest ICC batsmen rankings?


39. Which body constituted Nandan Nilekani led Committee to boost digital payments?


40. The second edition of Khelo India Youth Games was inaugurated in which city recently?


41. Who was appointed as the President of Global Solar Council (GSC) recently?


42. ICC has offered amnesty to which nation’s cricketers to report match-fixing approaches?


43. Which nation is set to become the third-largest consumer market behind US and China by 2030, as per the World Economic Forum?


44. Who was removed as the coach of Indian national men’s hockey team?


45. India’s first rail and transportation university has started functioning in which city?


46. Two new AIIMS will soon be coming up in which among the following states?


47. Su Tseng-chang has been appointed as the Prime Minister of which state?


48. ISRO is planning to send it first manned mission to space by when?


49. FSSAI has asked the food businesses to comply with new packaging norms by which date?


50. Where was the India-Central Asia Dialogue held in January 2019?


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