15 Jan

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With the start of 2019, Govt. job aspirants can expect pending exams such SSC (10+2) and Graduation Level to be held soon. Moreover, it is anticipated that newer vacancies are going to be advertised soon by the Govt. in good numbers. To perform well on Banking and SSC CGL / CHSL Exams, one should be able to answer Current Affairs questions well.

Being one of the Best SSC Coaching Institutes in Delhi / NCR, Vidya Guru keeps publishing quality Current GK blogs that benefit students preparing for Competitive Exams. The quiz below comprises thirty select questions that have high chance of appearing in one or the other exam. Thus, we suggest you peruse them well.

Current GK January 2019

Question 1. Sheikh Hasina, who recently became the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, belongs to which of the following political parties?
a. Bangladesh Nationalist Party
b. Awami League
c. Jatiya Party
d. Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami

Answer: Awami League

Question 2. RBI panel on digital payments is going to be headed by
a. Sam Pitroda
b. Rakesh Mohan
c. Uday Kotak
d. Nandan Nilekani

Answer: Nandan Nilekani

Question 3. The venue of the 2019 Khelo India Youth Games is
a. Pune
b. Hyderabad
c. Jaipur
d. Kochi

Answer: Pune

Question 4. Which of the following films was adjudged the Best Picture at 2019 Golden Globe awards?
a. A Star Is Born
b. At Eternity’s Gate
c. Bohemian Rhapsody
d. Black Panther

Answer: Bohemian Rhapsody

Question 5. When is the World Braille Day observed annually?
a. 2nd January
b. 3rd January
c. 4th January
d. 5th January

Answer: 4th January

Question 6. Which of the following panels has been instituted by the RBI to look into MSME Revival?
a. UK Sinha Panel
b. S Gurumurthy Panel
c. Nachiket Mor Panel
d. HR Khan Panel

Answer: UK Sinha Panel

Question 7. Indian Science Congress (ISC) 2019 was held at Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar (Punjab). What was its theme?
a. Science for the Masses
b. Pushing the Frontiers of Science
c. Science in the 21st Century
d. Future India: Science & Technology

Answer: Future India: Science & Technology

Question 8. The 2018 Champions of Change award has been given to N Biren Singh. He is the Chief Minister of
a. Manipur
b. Uttarakhand
c. Jharkhand
d. Tripura

Answer: Manipur

Question 9. The venue of the 2019 Global Aviation Summit is
a. Pune
b. Mumbai
c. Bengaluru
d. Hyderabad

Answer: Mumbai

Question 10. Name the bowler who was the highest wicket-taker in international cricket in 2018 across all formats.
a. Pat Cummins
b. Jasprit Bumrah
c. Kagiso Rabada
d. James Anderson

Answer: Jasprit Bumrah

Question 11. Who among the following was named the 2018 ICC Women Cricketer of the year?
a. Mithali Raj
b. Megan Schutt
c. Ellyse Perry
d. Smriti Mandhana

Answer: Smriti Mandhana

Question 12. Kuno wildlife sanctuary was declared a National Park recently. It is located in
a. Madhya Pradesh
b. Tripura
c. Assam
d. Arunachal Pradesh

Answer: Madhya Pradesh

Question 13. Name the organization that has recently launched the platform ‘Samwad with Students’.
b. Indian Air Force
d. Indian Army

Answer: ISRO

Question 14. Exemption limit for GST registration (for sale of goods) has been increased from an annual turnover of Rs. 20 lakh to
a. Rs. 40 Lakh
b. Rs. 50 Lakh
c. Rs. 60 Lakh
d. Rs. 70 Lakh

Answer: Rs. 40 Lakh

Question 15. Which of the following is/are true with respect to Pravasi Bhartiya Divas 2019?
a. Chief Guest: Pravind Jugnauth (Prime Minister of Mauritius)
b. Partner State: Uttar Pradesh
c. Venue: Varanasi
d. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

Question 16. Which of the following became the 1st cricket team in the world to win 1000 international matches?
a. Australia
b. West Indies
c. India
d. England

Answer: Australia

Question 17. Name the head of the expert panel on the Economic Capital Framework of RBI.
a. Usha Thorat
b. C Rangarajan
c. Bimal Jalan
d. YV Reddy

Answer: Bimal Jalan

Question 18. Which of the following pairs is/are correct with respect to the renaming of Andaman and Nicobar islands?
a. Ross Island: Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Dweep
b. Neil Island: Shaheed Dweep
c. Havelock Island: Swaraj Dweep
d. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

Question 19. Name the writer of the book ‘Changing India’.
a. Arun Jaitley
b. Manmohan Singh
c. Shashi Tharoor
d. Subramanian Swamy

Answer: Manmohan Singh

Question 20. Renukaji Dam project is going to come up on the Giri River, a tributary of the Yamuna, in
a. Himachal Pradesh
b. Uttarakhand
c. Haryana
d. Uttar Pradesh

Answer: Himachal Pradesh

Question 21. Su Tseng Chang has been recently appointed Prime Minister of
a. Hong Kong
b. Thailand
c. Taiwan
d. Singapore

Answer: Taiwan

Question 22. In which of the following states has the 25th High Court of India come up?
a. Manipur
b. Andhra Pradesh
c. Assam
d. Telangana

Answer: Andhra Pradesh

Question 23. When is the National Voters Day observed?
a. 12th January
b. 15th January
c. 22nd January
d. 25th January

Answer: 25th January

Question 24. The composition scheme limit under the GST regime has been increased to
a. Rs. 1.25 Crore
b. Rs. 1.5 Crore
c. Rs. 1.75 Crore
d. Rs. 2 Crore

Answer: Rs. 1.5 Crore

Question 25. Which of the following isn’t one of the three RRBs that were merged recently to form a single Regional Rural Bank?
a. Punjab Gramin Bank
b. Malwa Gramin Bank
c. Sutlej Gramin Bank
d. None of these

Answer: None of these

Question 26. Nicolas Maduro has been sworn in once again as the President of
a. Argentina
b. Brazil
c. Mexico
d. Venezuela

Answer: Venezuela

Question 27. Name the state government that recently approved projects to rejuvenate the mythical river Saraswati.
a. Himachal Pradesh
b. Uttar Pradesh
c. Uttarakhand
d. Haryana

Answer: Haryana

Question 28. World Hindi Day is observed annually on
a. 9th January
b. 10th January
c. 21st January
d. 23rd January

Answer: 10th January

Question 29. According to Central Statistical Organization (CSO), what will be India’s GDP growth rate in the fiscal year 2018-19?
a. 6.7%
b. 7%
c. 7.2%
d. 7.4%

Answer: 7.2%

Question 30. Lakhwar Multi-Purpose Project is being constructed on the Yamuna in
a. Uttar Pradesh
b. Himachal Pradesh
c. Uttarakhand
d. Haryana

Answer: Uttarakhand

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