Current Affairs Quiz - January, 2019

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1. Which country has announced 2019 as the ‘Year of Active Investment and Social Development’ in backdrop of wider business with India?

[A] Kyrgyzstan
[B] Tajikistan
[C] Turkmenistan
[D] Uzbekistan

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2. Who is the head of the government committee that suggested AICTE to stop setting up new engineering colleges from 2020?

[A] Bhaskar Ramamurthy
[B] B V R Mohan Reddy
[C] Devang Vipin Khakhar
[D] Partha Pratim Chakraborty

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3. ISRO has launched which initiative with students to engage them on space science activities?

[A] Space
[B] Sansad
[C] Samwad
[D] Sangrah

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4. Which of the following countries have officially quit UNESCO?

[A] Russia and Qatar
[B] Japan and UK
[C] United States and Israel
[D] Iran and Qatar

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5. Who is the recipient of the 2019 National Nritya Shiromani Award?

[A] Gudiseva Shyam Prasad
[B] Upmaka Durga Prasad Rao
[C] Talluri Sunil Chowdaryu
[D] Anindita Neogy Anaam

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6. The Union Government has launched Ujjwala sanitary napkin initiative in which of the following states?

[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Odisha
[C] Jharkhand
[D] Haryana

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7. Which European country has recently introduced GAFA Tax on Global Internet, Technology Firm?

[A] Sweden
[B] France
[C] Italy
[D] Germany

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8. Who has been honoured with the Kabi Samrat Upendra Bhanja National Award for Lifetime Achievement in Literature?

[A] Nabaghana Parida
[B] Suresh Chandra
[C] Yashwardhan Sinha
[D] Manoj Das

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9. Who has been appointed as Chairman of Ordnance Factory Board (OFB)?

[A] Ajay Jain
[B] Kuldeep Saxena
[C] Hemant Bhargava
[D] Saurabh Kumar

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10. Who has been conferred with ISRS National Geospatial Award for Excellence-2017 (LTA Award)?

[A] Jayanta Kumar Ghosh
[B] Manorhar Reddy
[C] Hardeep Singh Puri
[D] Pon Radhakrishnan

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