31 Jan

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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?
a. China
b. Singapore
c. Japan
d. Thailand

Answer: Japan

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
a. Kenya
b. South Africa
c. Cuba
d. Nigeria

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?
a. Gujarat
b. Madhya Pradesh
c. Rajasthan
d. Chhattisgarh

Answer: Gujarat

Question 12. Where was IMBEX (India Myanmar Bilateral Exercise) 2018-19 conducted recently?
a. Maharashtra
b. Haryana
c. Uttarakhand
d. Rajasthan

Answer: Haryana

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?
a. 2018-2023
b. 2019-2014
c. 2020-2025
d. 2022-2027

Answer: 2018-2023

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?
a. Pune
b. Bengaluru
c. Hyderabad
d. Mumbai

Answer: Mumbai

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?
a. Delhi
b. Maharashtra
c. Kerala
d. Haryana

Answer: Maharashtra

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?
a. UAE
b. Iraq
c. Kuwait
d. Yemen

Answer: Kuwait

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
a. 52nd
b. 53rd
c. 61st
d. 80th

Answer: 80th

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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This blog update comprises 30 select questions covering January 2019 Current Affairs. For further discussion or in case of any doubt, you can write to us at vidyagurudelhi@gmail.com.

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