Current Affairs & QUIZ, January 2019

IBPS CLERK  mains 2019 current affairs capsule – 12th  JANUARY 2019 CURRENT AFFAIRS and QUIZ

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IBPS CLERK  mains 2019 current affairs capsule – 12th  JANUARY 2019 CURRENT AFFAIRS and QUIZ

Here you will get daily Current Affairs and current affairs quiz. Useful for all competitive exams like UPSC, IBPS, SSC, SSC-CGL, SBI, RRB, LIC etc. This will boost your General Awareness.

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#1 Current Affairs

Kallakurichi will become Tamil Nadu’s new distinct. Tamil Nadu’s Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has declared that Kallakurichi will be 33rd district of Tamil Nadu. This will benefit the Kallakurichi residents, as now people  have to travel much to reach Villupuram district. ( Villampura is the 4th largest district of Tamil Nadu.)

#2 Current Affairs

NASA TESS discovered a new planet. This new planet has been named as HD 21749b. The surface is around 150 degree C. This is the coolest planet as its surface is cool. TESS had been launched by NASA in the year 2018 (April) for searching exoplanets.

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NASA- The National Aeronautics ans Space Administration.

TESS- Transiting Explanet Survey Satellite.

#3 Current Affairs

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ICC’s 105th member :USA cricket has become ICC’s 105th member. This is declared by the ICC (International Cricket Council) on 8th January 2019. David Richardson is the Chief Executive of ICC and Paraag Marathe is the USA cricket board chair.

#4 Current Affairs

Reserve Bank of India provides USD 400 million to central bank of Sri Lanka. This is under the swap deal. The purpose of this is to boost nation reserves of Island. Ranil Wickremesinghe is the current Prime Minister of Sri Lanka.

#5 Current Affairs

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Boeing is the world’s largest planemaker. In the year 2018 Boeing delivered 806 aircrafts. The Boeing company is an American based company. William Boeing is the founder. Its headquarters is in  Chicago,U.S. This company is founded in the year 1916.

#6 Current Affairs

Rajya Sabha passed 10% quota on 9th January 2019. This will help the economically weak in general category . This bill amends Article 15 of the Constitution (clauses 4 and 5).

#7  Current Affairs

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Bengaluru airport gets Women Taxi Service. This cab service will be run by women, for women. There will be GPRS facility for each taxi. The price of this service is 21.50 per kilometre in day time and 23.50 rupees per kilometre in night. The drivers of these cabs will be given self defence training.

#8  Current Affairs

Bandhan Bank Limited has merged with Gruh Finance Limited.  This deal will be beneficial for minority shareholders and the mortgage lender. Gruh Finance is promoted by HDFC Ltd.

12th January 2019- Current Affairs Quiz – MCQs

Question 1.
……….has signed Asia Reassurance Initiative Act Into Law?
A) United States
B) India
C) Germany
D) Russia

Question 2.
……..has become the largest Asset Management Company of India?
A) SBI Mutual Funds
B) HDFC Mutual Funds
C) RBI
D) None of the Above

Question 3.
Which of the following organisations has allowed custodial services in commodity market?
A) SIDBI
B) RBI
C) SEBI
D) All the above

Question 4.
Dibyendu Palit , was asscociated with which field?
A) Writer
B) Dancer
C) Singer
D) Sports

Question 5.
2019 GHS-Global Healthcare Summit will be conducted in……?
A) Indore
B) New Delhi
C) Mumbai
D) None of the above

Question 6.
80th National Table Tennis Championship 2019 was held in….?
A) Kochi
B) Bengaluru
C) Hyderabad
D) Cuttack

Question 7.
Which county won the 2019 Hopman Cup title?
A) Switzerland
B) England
C) India
D) China

Question 8.
Who has joined IMF as the first female Chief Economist?
A) Shobhana Bharati
B) Smithi Irani
C) Sushma Swaraj
D) Gita Gopinath

Question 9.
All India Radio National Poets Conference 2019 was held in…….?
A) Chennai
B) Bengaluru
C) New Delhi
D) Jaipur

Question 10.
Non-Resident Indian Day is observed on …..?
A) 6th January
B) 8th Junaury
C) 12th Junuary
D) 9th Junuary

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