Current Affairs & QUIZ, January 2019

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current affairs today - 23rd January 2019

Today Current Affairs : 23rd January 2019

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current affairs today - 23rd January 2019

#1 Current Affairs

Lev Landau’s Google Doodle: Lev Landua is Nobel prize winning physicist of Soviet. On 22nd Jan 2019, Google celebrated his 111th birth anniversary. He got Nobel Prize in the year 1962 for Physics. In 1962 he and E.M. Lifshitz received Lenin Science Prize for Theoretical Physics course. (was born on 22nd Jan 1908).

#2 Current Affairs

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Ban of Indian currency notes above rupees 100 is announced by Nepal’s Central Bank: Now Nepali people can not carry Indian notes of Rs 200, 500 and 2000 dominations.  This will affect the Indian tourists who travel to Himalayan nation, because until now Indian currency is being used there widely.

#3 Current Affairs

Launch of UNNATI programme: K. Sivan, the Chairman of ISRO has launched this programme. In this programme India will train other 45 countries. UNNATI stands for- Unispace Nanosatellite Assembly and Training by ISRO. There will be around 30 participants from different counties like Egypt, Brazil, Bhutan etc.

#4 Current Affairs

Karnataka Govt approved BMRCL to get NICE land: The size of that land is 19,585.16 sq m. BMRCL  stands for Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited. NICE stands for Nandi Infrastructure Corridor Enterprises.

#5 Current Affairs

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Rio becomes the first city to receive the title as World Capital Architecture for 2020 by UNESCO: Rio is the Brazilian city. This is one of the oldest cities. The World Capital of Architecture is an international forum which will allow debates about global challenges and to discuss urban planning, culture, architecture etc.

#6 Current Affairs

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ITF women’s Tennis won by Ankita Raina: She defeated the Arantxa Rus from the Netherlands. Arantxa  Rus is World No.122 at Tennis. This tournament was held in Singapore. (ITF- International Tennis Federation).

#7 Current Affairs

Stefan Lofven became the Prime Minister of Sweden: This is his second term. Elected with 153 votes.  He is the leader of Swedish Social Democratic Party.

#8 Current Affairs

Aadhar Card can be used as passport to Bhutan and Nepal: This is only for under 15 age group and above 65 years age group, who travel to Bhutan and Nepal. Until  now people could use PAN, ration card and driving license. And now Indian citizens can Aadhar as Passport to visit these 2 counties.

23rd January 2019- Current Affairs Quiz – MCQs

Question 1.
‘Shourya Award for Students’ is launched in……..?
A) Haryana
B) Rajasthan
C) Bihar
D) Gujarat

Question 2.
The theme of 9th Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit 2019 is………?
A) Global investors, Global share
B) Connect with investors
C) Shaping a new India
D) None of the above

Question 3.
……..is the 1st Indian and the youngest man to climb volcanic summits and 7 highest peaks across all continents?
A) Arunima Singh
B) Satyarup Siddhanta
C) Mamta Sodha
D) None of the above

Question 4.
2nd World Orange Festival 2019 was held in…..?
A) Jaipiur
B) Nagpur
C) Kanpur
D) Jodhpur

Question 5.
Three new Naval Air Squadrons will be set up in……….?
A) Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh
B) Karnataka and Kerala
C) Gujarat and Tamil Nadu
D) West Bengal and Kerala

Question 6.
………is the new PM of Sweden?
A) Ulf Kristersson
B) Stefan Lofven
C) Robert Simon
D)None of the above

Question 7.
Diffo Bridge is located in……..?
A) Arunachal Pradesh
B) UP
C) Gujarat
D) Rajasthan

Question 8.
…….is the newly appointed president of the Alliance for Media Freedom?
A) Shoma Choudhary
B) Suresh Prabhu
C) Vineet Jain
D) N Ram

Question 9.
Su Tseng Chang is the new PM of……..?
A) Brazil
B) China
C) Taiwan
D) None of the above

Question 10.
The 1st National EMRS National Sports Meet 2019 was held in………?
A) Chennai
B) Hyderabad
C) Bengaluru
D) Kolkata

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