January 2019, Current Affairs & QUIZ

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today current affairs- 18th January 2019

Today Current Affairs : 18th January 2019

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today current affairs- 18th January 2019

#1 Current Affairs

John Bogle Dies : He is the founder of “Vanguard”. Currently Vanguard is the biggest mutual fund firm in the world. He died on 16th January 2019, his age was 89, he was born in the year 1929. Cancer is the cause of his death. He founded Vanguard in the year 1975. Its headquarters is in US.

#2 Current Affairs

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Three Indian-Americans are nominated by Donald Trump: Donald Trump nominates 3 people for key administrative post. Those three names are- Bimal Patel (Assistant Secretary of treasury), Rita Barnwal (Assistant Secretary of energy), Aditya Bamzai (Member of privacy & civil liberties oversight board).

#3 Current Affairs

On 20th January 2019, Tamil Nadu will launch defence industrial corridor: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will launch this corridor on 20th Jan, in Tiruchirapalli. This motto of this launch of corridor is to build an indigenous defence production ecosystem.

#4 Current Affairs

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Sarfaraz Ahmed created the world record: He is the Pakistan skipper. He became the wicket keeper captain with highest number of catches. He achieved this at the match playing against South Africa in Johannesburd  (in the 3rd test).

#5 Current Affairs

PM Narendra Modi has received Philiph Kotler Presidential Award: For his works and initiatives like, Make In India, Swachch Bharat Abhiyan, Digital India, Startup India and for professional services like Finance, Accounting and IT. PM Modi received this first ever Philiph Kotler Award in New Delhi.

#6  Current Affairs

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Govt e Marketplace launched ‘Womaniya on GeM’: Womaniya on GeM will help the women entrepreneurs and also helps Women Self Help Groups to sell accessories,  crafts, handloom, home decore etc. Here Women entrepreneurs can directly sell their products to govt departments, institutions and to govt ministries.

#7 Current Affairs

The largest start-up ecosystem of India came up in Kerala: This is launched by the Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan in Kochi. This is measuring 1.8 lakh square feet. This is the part of Kerala Startup Mission-KSUM.

#8 Current Affairs

Ananth Narayan resigns from Jabong and Myntra: The CEO of Jabong & Myntra Ananth Narayan has taken decision to resign from his post. He gives the reason that he wants  to explore other external opportunities.

 #9 Current Affairs

Deepak Maheshwari became the Chief Credit Officer of Axis Bank: Deepak Maheshwari is former board member of Federal Bank and he is retired Executive of HDFC Bank. Now he is 64 years old. The new CEO of Axis Bank is Amitabh Chaudhry.


18th January 2019- Current Affairs Quiz – MCQs

Question 1.
10th Sikh Guru Gobinda Singh was born in the year…….?
A) 1678
B) 1658
C) 1647
D) None of the above

Question 2.
…….has received Sushila Devi Literature Award recently?
A) Pratibha Satpathy
B) Priyanka Chopra
C) Aditi Shukla
D) Namita Gokhale

Question 3.
…….has become the youngest gold medallist at Khelo India Youth Games?
A) Devanshi Rana
B) Abhinav Shaw
C) Pratap Singh
D) None of the above

Question 4.
For GST issues in real estate , ,……..is the head of the Group of Ministers?
A) Nitin Patel
B) Mehuli Ghosh
C) Kamran Akmal
D) Suresh Prabhu

Question 5.
“Jai Kisan Rin Mukti Yojana” is launched in which of the following states ?
A) Kerala
B) Bihar
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Odisha

Question 6.
Michael Atiyah was associated with which of the following subject?
A) Chemistry
B) Mathematics
C) Biology
D) Computer Science

Question 7.
“Ama Ghare LED Scheme” was launched in which of the following states?
A) West Bengal
B) Mizoram
C) Odisha
D) Himachal Pradesh

Question 8.
From 1st March 2019, ………will ban on single use plastic products?
A) Gujarat
B) Goa
C) Andhra Pradesh
D) Pondicherry

Question 9.
Lenin Rajendran, was associated with …..?
A) Film Industry
B) Sports
C) Politics
D) All the above

Question 10.
Where did the Global Aviation Summit 2019 held in??
A) New Delhi
B) Bengaluru
C) Mumbai
D) Pune

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