As a candidate preparing for Govt. Job exams scheduled to be conducted in 2019, you must focus on Current Affairs right from the start. With the start of the New Year, the events pertaining to the last year are no longer relevant from the exam perspective. This presents you with an opportunity to streamline your preparation for the General Awareness section.
If you earnestly follow the Current GK Quizzes published by Vidya Guru Experts renowned for offering the Best IBPS PO Coaching in Delhi and NCR, then you need not worry about reading news papers or current affairs magazines. Given below is the latest Quiz covering Jan Questions.
Current GK January 2019 Quiz
Question 1. Whom did Novak Djokovic beat in the finals to win the Australian Open 2019 men’s singles title?
a. Alexander Zverev
b. Marin Cilic
c. Roger Federer
d. Rafael Nadal
Answer: Rafael Nadal
Question 2. Who among the following is not a Bharat Ratna awardee?
a. Nanaji Deshmukh
b. Pranab Mukherjee
c. Bhupen Hazarika
d. None of these
Answer: None of these
Question 3. Which of the following teams recently won the Premier Badminton League 2018-19 (Season 4)?
a. Bengaluru Raptors
b. Chennai Smashers
c. Mumbai Rockets
d. Awadhe Warriors
Answer: Bengaluru Raptors
Question 4. Name the winner of the Indonesia Masters (Badminton) 2019 Women’s championship?
a. Nozomi Okuhara
b. Saina Nehwal
c. PV Sindhu
d. Carolina Marin
Answer: Saina Nehwal
Question 5. Where is the 2019 Indian Africa Field Training Exercise going to be conducted?
a. Chaubattia, Uttarakhand
b. Pune, Maharashtra
c. Bikaner, Rajasthan
d. Vairengte, Mizoram
Answer: Pune, Maharashtra
Question 6. Naomi Osaka, the winner of the 2019 Australian Open women’s singles championship, belongs to which of the following countries?
Question 7. The National Girl Child Day is observed annually on 24th January. What was the theme for the 2019 National Girl Child Day?
a. Protecting the Girl Child
b. Empowering Girls for a Brighter Tomorrow
c. Girl Child: A Boon for the Society
d. Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao
Answer: Empowering Girls for a Brighter Tomorrow
Question 8. Name the organization that publishes the World Economic Situation and Prospects report.
a. World Trade Organization
b. International Monetary Fund
c. World Economic Forum
d. United Nations
Answer: United Nations
Question 9. Which of the following is correct with respect to the winners of Gandhi Peace Prize?
a. 2015: Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari
b. 2016: Akshaya Patra Foundation & Sulabh International
c. 2017: Ekal Abhiyan Trust
d. All of these
Answer: All of these
Question 10. Cyril Ramaphosa, the chief guest at the 2019 Republic Day celebrations, is the President of
b. South Africa
Answer: South Africa
Question 11. Which of the following was the 1st state to implement 10% reservation for the EWS (Economically Weaker Section) within General category?
b. Madhya Pradesh
Question 12. Where was IMBEX (India Myanmar Bilateral Exercise) 2018-19 conducted recently?
Question 13. Who among the following was the recipient of the 1st ever Philip Kotler Presidential award?
a. Kamal Nath
b. N Chandrababu Naidu
c. Manohar Parrikar
d. Narendra Modi
Answer: Narendra Modi
Question 14. Name the head of the Group of Ministers formed by the Govt. to look into GST related issues in real estate.
a. Nitin Patel
b. Manohar Lal Khattar
c. Vijay Rupani
d. Naveen Patnaik
Answer: Nitin Patel
Question 15. Which of the following pairs recently won the Men’s Doubles title at the 2019 Australian Open championship?
a. Nicolas Mahut & Pierre-Hugues Herbert
b. Bruno Soares & Jamie Murray
c. John Peers & Henri Kontinen
d. Sam Querrey & Ryan Harrison
Answer: Nicolas Mahut & Pierre-Hugues Herbert
Question 16. What is the duration of the 5-Year plan drafted by the Government for addressing drug abuse in India?
Question 17. Who among the following recently won the 2018 Gandhi Peace Prize?
a. Indian Space Research Organisation
b. Yohei Sasakawa
c. Manmohan Singh
d. Centre for Science and Environment
Answer: Yohei Sasakawa
Question 18. India’s 1st private sector Howitzer gun manufacturing unit has been set up in Surat. Name the company which has set up this unit.
a. Reliance Defence
b. Larsen & Toubro
c. Adani Enterprises
d. Godrej & Boyce
Answer: Larsen & Toubro
Question 19. The National Museum of Indian Cinema was inaugurated recently by the Prime Minister. Where is it located?
Question 20. Name the winners of the Australian Open 2019 women’s doubles title.
a. Kateřina Siniaková & Barbora Krejčíková
b. Kristina Mladenovic & Tímea Babos
c. Samantha Stosur & Zhang Shuai
d. Alison Riske & Jennifer Brady
Answer: Samantha Stosur & Zhang Shuai
Question 21. Which team stood first in the recently concluded Kehlo India Youth Games?
Question 22. Which of the following awards did Virat Kohli win at the 2018 ICC Cricket awards?
a. Cricketer of the Year
b. ODI Cricketer of the Year
c. Test Cricketer of the Year
d. All of the above
Answer: All of the above
Question 23. With which of the following countries has India recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation on recruitment of domestic workers?
Question 24. Where is the COP-14 (Conference of Parties-14) of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification going to be held?
a. Davos, Switzerland
b. New Delhi, India
c. Shanghai, China
d. Doha, Qatar
Answer: New Delhi, India
Question 25. Which pair has won the 2019 Australian Open mixed doubles title?
a. Artem Sitak & Ekaterina Makarova
b. Rajeev Ram & Barbora Krejčíková
c. Bruno Soares & Nicole Melichar
d. Juan Sebastián Cabal & Abigail Spears
Answer: Rajeev Ram & Barbora Krejčíková
Question 26. India’s position on Global Talent Competitive Index 2019 is
Question 27. Name the writer of the book ‘Zindaginama’.
a. Krishna Sobti
b. Bhisham Sahni
c. Rajendra Yadav
d. Divya Prakash Dubey
Answer: Krishna Sobti
Question 28. ISRO recently launched ‘Microsat-R’ & ‘Kalamsat-V2’ satellites using PSLVC-44. ‘Microsat-R’ is a
a. Communications Satellite
b. Weather Satellite
c. Navigation Satellite
d. Military Satellite
Answer: Military Satellite
Question 29. Name the head of the Group of Ministers on GST revenue shortfall in states.
a. Sushil Modi
b. Yogi Adityanath
c. Nitish Kumar
d. Jai Ram Thakur
Answer: Sushil Modi
Question 30. The 1st UN International Day of Education was observed recently on
a. 21st January
b. 22nd January
c. 23rd January
d. 24th January
Answer: 24th January
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