Monthly Current Affairs Quiz - January, 2020

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1. Which river, which was recently in news for failed rejuvenation efforts, is known as Mexico’s most polluted waterway by the UN?

[A] Santiago river
[B] Rio Grande
[C] River Lerma
[D] Colorado river

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2. Which state was the first to pass the anti-CAA resolution?

[A] Karnataka
[B] Tamil Nadu
[C] Andhra Pradesh
[D] Kerala

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3. According to the recent data from the Ministry of Forest Environment and Climate Change (MoEFCC), what is the total number of tiger deaths occurred in India during 2019?

[A] 95
[B] 100
[C] 105
[D] 110

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4. Which Indian city is to play host to the ‘Khelo India Youth games 2020’?

[A] Guwahati
[B] Bhubaneswar
[C] New Delhi
[D] Cuttack

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5. World’s second tallest statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was recently unveiled in which Indian state?

[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Uttarakhand
[C] Gujarat
[D] Himachal Pradesh

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6. The Transport Department of which state recently launched a helpline for women called ‘Damini’?

[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Uttarakhand
[C] Maharashtra
[D] Rajasthan

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7. Which is the first country to ban sun screens, that are toxic to coral reefs and sea life?

[A] Palau
[B] Philippines
[C] Taiwan
[D] Papua New Guinea

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8. Which Union Ministry recently set up a new division called the ‘New, emerging and strategic technologies (NEST) division’?

[A] Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
[B] Ministry of Communication
[C] Ministry of External Affairs
[D] Ministry of Defence

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9. Who is the Director General of Aeronautical Systems in DRDO and is also known as Missile Woman of India?

[A] Dr.Tessy Thomas
[B] Ritu Karidhal
[C] Muthiah Vanitha
[D] Anuradha T K

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10. ArogyaSri Scheme, which is an initiative to provide free medical treatment to the poor, is the flagship scheme of which state?

[A] Telengana
[B] Andhra Pradesh
[C] Kerala
[D] Tamil Nadu

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