Current Affairs & QUIZ, January 2019

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Today Current Affairs : 17th January 2019

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#1 Current Affairs

The costliest Kumbha Mela 2019: The Government of Uttar Pradesh allocated Rs. 4,200 crore for 2019 Kumbha Mela. This Kumbha Mela comes once in 12 years. In 2019 this will be organised in ‘Sangam’, Allahabad. This will be organised for around 48 days.

#2 Current Affairs

Prakash Utsav of Guru Gobind Singh: On January 13th 2019, India celebrated 352nd birth anniversary of  10th Sikh Guru.  This is also called as Prakash Parva. Patna Sabib, Bihar is the birth place of Guru Govind Singh. PM Narendra Modi has released commemorative coin of 350 rupees in New Delhi as a part of birth anniversary celebration of Guru Gobind Singh.

#3 Current Affairs

New Prime Minister of Taiwan: Su Tseng-Chang has become the new PM of Taiwan on 10th January 2019. He took the oath on 14th Jan 2019. He also served as PM of Taiwan between 2006 and 2007. Su Tseng-Chang replaced William Lai.

#4 Current Affairs

Gold medal: Deep patil

Deep and Mulik won gold medal: Shreya Mulik and Deep Patil won 43rd Bombay YMCA state level annual athletics 2019 under 18 boys and girls (100m). This was held on 14th January 2019.

#5 Current Affairs

Khelo India Youth Games 2019

Taslim Mir won under-17 badminton: Taslim Mir from Gujarat won badminton under-17  at Khelo India Youth Games on 13th Jan 2019. She is 13 years old. And she defeated Manasi Singh to won a gold medal.

#6 Current Affairs

Facebook invests in Journalism

Facebook will invest in journalism: Facebook made an announcement that it would invest $300 million dollars in journalism projects over the next 3 years. The main purpose of this is to promote local news.

#7 Current Affairs

Ajay Narayan Jha got one month extension: Ajay N Jha, Finance Secretary has got one month service extension from 31st Jan 2019. This has been approved by the Appointment Committee of the Cabinet.

#8 Current Affairs

Ashok Chawla resigned from NSE: Ashok Chawla has resigned form National Stock Exchange as a Chairman. He was the Chairman of NSE since May 2016. He also resigned as chairman of TERI. (TERI stands for- The Energy Resources Institute). TERI was established in the year 1974.

17th January 2019- Current Affairs Quiz – MCQs

Question 1.
………is the 1st state to implement 10 percent quota to general category(for economically weaker section) ??
A) Rajasthan
B) Gujarat
C) West Bengal
D) Maharashtra

Question 2.
……is the new Chairman of Ordance Factory Board?
A) Saurabh Kumar
B) Ajay Jain
C) Suharsha Dutt
D) None of the above

Question 3.
2018 World Braille Day was on………?
A) Jan 3rd
B) Jan 6th
C) Jan 4th
D) Jan 8th

Question 4.
2019 Indian Panorama Film Festival was held in ….?
A) Mumbai
B) New Delhi
C) Hyderabad
D) Pune

Question 5.
……..has become the acting Chairman of LIC recently?
A) Usha Sangwan
B) Sunita Sharma
C) Suresh Prabhu
D) None of the above

Question 6.
The new Chief Justice of Pakistan, who has appointed recently is….?
A) Nasir-ul-Mulk
B) Ahmed Ali Khan
C) Asif Saeed Khosa
D) Anwar Zaheer Jamali

Question 7.
‘Pabuk’ cyclone has occurred recently in……?
A) Japan
B) India
C) UK
D) Thailand

Question 8.
Norman Gimbel belonged to which of the following countries?
A) UK
B) US
C) Italy
D) Japan

Question 9.
Under 45kg category,…….has been ranked No.1 in the light fly by AIBA?
A) Mary Kom
B) Sarjubala Devi
C) L Sarita Devi
D) None of the above

Question 10.
…….. will launch the Artificial Intelligence 6 months course?
A) IIT Madras
B) IIT Bombay
C) IIT Kanpur
D) IIT Kharagpur

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