Current Affairs & QUIZ, January 2019

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Today Current Affairs : 25th January 2019

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#1 Current Affairs

Rashani app for visually impaired people- question bazaar

“Roshani” app for visually impaired people: This app is developed by the Indian Institute of Technology at Ropar, Punjab. This is an android app. Was launched on 23rd Jan 2019.This app is very helpful for visually impaired people to identify the currency notes.

#2  Current Affairs

Microsoft said that ‘Bing’ (search engine) is blocked in China: This has been blocked since 2010. On 23rd Jan 2019 this has confirmed the govt to block this search engine. Cyberspace Administration of China deleted 7 million online information pieces and around nine thousand mobile apps.

#3 Current Affairs

smart card driving licence -question bazaar

Smart cards for driving licence applicants: This has been launched in Tamil Nadu. This smart card has computer chip with security features. Transport Minister M.R. Vijayabhaskar inaugurated this in Chennai, Thiruvanmiyur.  So now the owners of vehicles and driving licence users will use smart cards instead of printed documents.

#4 Current Affairs

women safety

‘Women Safety Initiative scheme’ in Maharashtra: This scheme is approved by Maharashtra State Cabinet. The cost is Rs. 252 crores. This will be implemented in several cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Lucknow. Enhancing existing CCTV  and their reach is also a part of this scheme. They will also develop “track me” mobile application which will help women.

#5 Current Affairs

For the construction of memorial of founder Bal Thackeray, Maharashtra approved 100 crore rupees: The MMRDA will fund for this then govt will refund this later onwards. At the Mayor Bungalow in Dadar this will be built.

#6 Current Affairs

Microfinance venture is launched by Svamaan Financial Services: The founder of Svamaan, Anushree Jindal has launched this venture. Initially this will be there in 2 states only they are- Karnataka and Maharashtra. It has received approval  from RBI to start its operations. To reach one lakh customers by 2021 is the aim of Svamaan Financial Services.

#7 Current Affairs

Ram Nath Kovind presented Rashtriya Bal Puraskar awards: President Ram Nath Kovind presented these awards to 26 awardees (under different categories like sports, arts and culture, innovation, social service, scholastic). National Selection Committee has  chosen the awardees.

#8 Current Affairs

National Air Pollution

South Korea researches developed a system to produce fuel from Carbon dioxide: UNIST researchers from South Korea developed this. This system can produce electricity and hydrogen fuel from CO2.

UNIST- Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology.

#9 Current Affairs

North western railway- question bazaar

Total Cleanliness Survey’ won by North Western Railway: IRCTC conducted this survey. The progress of “Swaccha Rail- Swachcha Bharat” is the main aim of this survey.

IRCTC- Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation.

25th January 2019- Current Affairs Quiz – MCQs

Question 1.
Masazo Nonaka was belonged to which of the following countries?
A) India
B) Brazil
C) Spain
D) None of the above

Question 2.
Indian-American philanthropist……..has got Rosa Parks Trailblazer award 2019?
A) Gurinder Singh Khalsa
B) Manka Dhingra
C) Suresh Srivastav
D) Sandeep Choudhary

Question 3.
The 1st private sector Howitzer gun manufacturing plant in India is built in…..?
A) Bengaluru
B) Kolkata
C) Surat
D) Pune

Question 4.
Manipur, Tripura and ………. have celebrated 47th statehood day on 21st Jan 2019?
A) Kerala
B) Tripura
C) Nagaland
D) Mizoram

Question 5.
……. build the 1st Lithium Ion Giga Factory in India?
A) GAIL
B) SEBI
C) BHEL
D) HAL

Question 6.
India’s 1st PolicyHack for teachers has been launched by……?
A) Dell
B) Infosys
C) Wipro
D) Google India

Question 7.
7th ASEAN-India Tourism Ministers 2019 was held in……?
A) Tokyo
B) London
C) Ha Long
D) None of the above

Question 8.
……..has received the 1st ever Philip Kotler Presidential award?
A) Obama
B) Narendra Modi
C) Ram Nath Kovind
D) None of the above

Question 9.
When did India celebrate 156th birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda?
A) Jan 10th
B) Jan 15th
C) Jan 18th
D) Jan 12th

Question 10.
Nicolas Maduro is the new president of……..?
A) Venezuela
B) Egypt
C) North Korea
D) South Africa

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