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300 Best Current Affair MCQs Part 1 Jan’2020 – Free PDF Download

 

Important Days :

  • Journalist Day Observed in Maharashtra on January 6 (In the memory of late journalist Balshastri Jambhekar).
  • World Braille Day: January 4.

Obituaries :

  • Centenarian freedom fighter Bhim Chandra Jana passed away.
  • Former Tamil Nadu Assembly speaker and senior AIADMK leader Paul Hector Pandian passed
  • Former Karnataka Governor N. Chaturvedi passed away.
  • TV actor Kushal Punjabi passed away.
  • Noted Assamese Theatre Personality Ratna Ojha passed away.
  • Former NBA commissioner David Stern passed away.
  • Senior NCP Leader DP Tripathi passed away.

Q) Which state was ranked first in the Sustainable Development Goals Index 2019-20?

  1. Himachal Pradesh
  2. Kerala
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. Telangana

Kerala in News :

  • Global Ayurveda Summit 2019 –
  • Two social welfare schemes – ‘Vijayamritham’ and ‘Sahachari’.
  • India’s first elephant rehabilitation centre –
  • India’s first space tech park –
  • India’s first International Women’s Trade Centre –
  • MoU with Maldives to strengthen cancer care.

Q) Which state celebrated the 11-day long ‘Dhanu Jatra’?

  1. Karnataka
  2. Andhra Pradesh
  3. Odisha
  4. Himachal Pradesh

Odisha in News :

  • Hockey WC 2023 – Rourkela + Bhuvaneshwar.
  • e-learning mobile App Madhu.
  • Suraj award to promote organ donation.
  • Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat – Odisha + MaharashtrA.
  • Drink from tap mission with UNICEF.
  • ABADHA scheme.
  • PEETHA scheme / Kalia scheme.
  • Mascot ‘Tiki Mausi’.
  • 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championship.
  • National Tribal Craft Mela- 2019 – Bhuvaneshwar.
  • 39th World Congress of Poets – Bhuvaneshwar.

Q) Who has been given the “additional” charge to head Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)?

  1. R R Bhatnagar
  2. S S Deswal
  3. Rajesh Ranjan
  4. V K Johri

Q) Which of the following state governments has launched the Abhinandan scheme?

  1. Uttar Pradesh
  2. Rajasthan
  3. Gujarat
  4. Assam

Assam in News :

  • 1st detention center –
  • Sishu Suraksha
  • Arundhati Gold Scheme.
  • ITBP + Assam Rifles merger.
  • Assam – ‘Grassroot Olympic – Mission Talent Hunt’ programme.
  • Assam – Sanitary napkins mandatory for all the industries and factories for their women sta”.
  • Anti-Depredation Squads of Forest department to deal with human-wildlife conflicts.

Q) The Union Home Minister Amit Shah has laid the foundation stone for India’s first transit-oriented development (TOD) project in which city?

  1. Mumbai
  2. New Delhi
  3. Raipur
  4. Jaipur

Q) The Government of India has launched the “Central Equipment Identify Register” portal to trace what?

  1. Lost Mobiles
  2. Lost Vehicles
  3. Missing Children
  4. Criminals

Q) The Road Transport Corporation of which state has launched a dedicated women helpline, ‘Damini‘?

  1. Madhya Pradesh
  2. Uttar Pradesh
  3. Gujarat
  4. Rajasthan

Q) Which country has ocially announced to drop the nickname ‘Holland’ from January 2020?

  1. Norway
  2. Netherlands
  3. Denmark
  4. Belgium

Q) Abdelaziz Djerad has been appointed the new Prime Minister of which country?

  1. Turkey
  2. Tunisia
  3. Libya
  4. Algeria

Q) Gorella Pendra Marwahi district is the 28 th district of which state?

  1. Madhya Pradesh
  2. Jharkhand
  3. Bihar
  4. Chhattisgarh

Q) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has outlined plans to invest worth over ₹__________ lakh crore on infrastructure projects by 2024-25?

  1. ₹ 50 lakh crore
  2. ₹ 75 lakh crore
  3. ₹ 102 lakh crore
  4. ₹ 80 lakh crore

Q) Who has assumed the charge of Chairman of Railway Board?

  1. Purnendu Sekhar Mishra
  2. Rajesh Tiwari
  3. Vishwesh Chaube
  4. Vinod Kumar Yadav

Q) Railway Protection Force (RPF) has been renamed as ___________?

  1. Indian Railway Protection Force
  2. Indian Railway Protection Force Service
  3. Indian Railway Protection Task Force
  4. Indian Railway Protection Group

Q) Which state has decided to celebrate the first day of the month as ‘No Vehicle Day’ from 2020?

  1. Madhya Pradesh
  2. Gujarat
  3. Jharkhand
  4. Rajasthan

Q) The Ministry of Labour and Employment is set to launch which portal for rapid grievance redressal for the employers and the employees?

  1. Khushi
  2. Santusht
  3. Samridh
  4. Raahat

Q) Who is going to head the recently constituted task force for developing the National Infrastructure Pipeline?

  1. Revenue Secretary
  2. Cabinet Secretary
  3. Expenditure secretary
  4. Economic Aairs Secretary

Q) The Delhi government has decided to rename Mukarba Chowk and its flyover after which Kargil war martyr?

  1. Captain Anuj Nayyar
  2. Captain Vikram Batra
  3. Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey
  4. Capt Saurabh Kalia

Q) In which city the first Atal Kisan-Mazdoor canteen was launched in Haryana?

  1. Gurugram
  2. Faridabad
  3. Panchkula
  4. Karnal

Q) Which state has recently got its first elephant colony?

  1. Chhattisgarh
  2. Bihar
  3. Karnataka
  4. Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh in News :

  • Tansen Award 2019 – Pandit Vidyadhar Vyas.
  • Ratapani Tiger Reserve.
  • Kuno National Park – 2 nd Lion reserve in IndiA.
  • Database on bulls called ‘sire directory‘.
  • e-Cop app for women’s safety.
  • 7-Day Khajuraho International Film Festival.
  • Avantee mega Food Park – Dewas.
  • Project Shakti to alert the public about crimes.
  • 5% reservation to sportspersons in jobs.
  • Legalize the cultivation of cannabis.
  • Priyadarshan – National Kishore Kumar Samman for 2018-19.

Q) The annual Flamingo Festival is to be held in January in which state?

  1. Odisha
  2. Telangana
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. Gujarat

Q) The 36 th International Geological Congress will be held in which country?

  1. United States
  2. United Kingdom
  3. Australia
  4. India
  • India is all set to become the only Asian Country to host the event twice.
  • Last time hosted in 1964, President Dr S. Radhakrishnan inaugurated, 22nd session in New Delhi
  • Theme – “Geosciences: The Basic Science for a Sustainable Development”.

 India will host :

  • Interpol meeting – 2022.
  • G20 meeting – 2022.
  • Hockey women’s world cup – 2023.
  • Champions trophy 2021.
  • ICC Cricket World Cup – 2023.
  • No money for terror conference – 2020.
  • World Dairy Summit – 2022.
  • FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup – 2020.
  • New Delhi to host 2020 Senior Asian Wrestling Championships.

Q) The 107 th edition of the Indian Science Congress will be held in which city?

  1. Bengaluru
  2. New Delhi
  3. Pune
  4. Lucknow

Bengaluru in News :

  • World Design Organization (WDO) launched its new global programme ‘World Design Protopolis’.
  • Trac Police of Bengaluru using mannequins.
  • 5th Edition of World Coee Conference.

Q) RBI has launched which app to help visually challenged identify currency notes?

  1. BANI
  2. MANI
  3. VANI
  4. NANI

Q) Umaro Sissoco Embalo has won the Presidential election of which country?

  1. Mali
  2. Niger
  3. Guinea-Bissau
  4. Chad

Recently Elected Presidents :

  • Alberto Fernandez – New President of ArgentinA.
  • Namibia – New President of Hage GeingoB.
  • Filipe Nyusi – New President of Mozambique.
  • Abdelmadjid Tebboune – New President of AlgeriA.
  • First female President of Ethiopia – Sahle-Work Zewde.
  • Gotabaya Rajapaksa – SL new president.
  • Pritivirajsing Roopun – Mauritius.
  • President of the European Commission – Ursula Von Der Leyen.
  • Mokgweetsi Masisi – New President of BotswanA.

Q) Which state has launched the “Pauti” App to facilitate online payment of land revenue?

  1. Andhra Pradesh
  2. Rajasthan
  3. Karnataka
  4. Odisha

Q) Which two games will be included in the Khelo India Games for the first time?

  1. Lawn bowls & Cycling
  2. Netball & cricket
  3. Judo & Karate
  4. Water Polo & Climbing

Q) Sohrai and Kohbar Art, of which state, will receive the GI tags?

  1. Bihar
  2. Chhattisgarh
  3. Jharkhand
  4. Rajasthan

Q) World’s second tallest statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was unveiled in which city?

  1. Jaipur
  2. Lucknow
  3. Ahmedabad
  4. New Delhi

Q) The World Health Organization has designated the year 2020 as the _________?

  1. Year of Fighting Air Pollution
  2. Year of Doctors
  3. Year of Heart Patients
  4. Year of Nurse and Midwife

Q) Which satellite would be launched by ISRO on January 17, 2020 as the first satellite of the year 2020?

  1. GSAT-30
  2. RISAT – 3B
  3. GSAT-11
  4. EMISAT

Q) What is the name of the award which was given by Prime Minister Narenda Modi to the progressive farmers of 21 states?

  1. Krishi Srijan
  2. Krishi Uday
  3. Krishi Bhumi
  4. Krishi Karman
  • Narendra Modi electronically released 12,000 crore rupees under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana to six crore farmers in Tumakuru.

Q) Which city will host the three-day 14th Global Healthcare Summit from January 3, 2021?

  1. Visakhapatnam
  2. New Delhi
  3. Hyderabad
  4. Ranchi

Q) Who has become the first and youngest tribal woman in the world to climb six tallest mountain peaks across six continents?

  1. Susanti Rahayu
  2. Santosh Yadav
  3. Asha Jhajhria
  4. Malavath Poorna

Q) The fifth National Ice Hockey Championship 2020 is being held in which place?

  1. Manali
  2. Leh
  3. Kullu
  4. Kasauli

Q) Which state has launched an e-Gazette portal, a first-of-its-kind initiative in India, to make available the Gazette notifications from all state departments under one platform?

  1. Karnataka
  2. Rajasthan
  3. Odisha
  4. Madhya Pradesh

Q) Which of the following ministries has announced to set up the new, emerging and strategic technologies (NEST) division?

  1. Ministry of External Affairs
  2. Ministry of Home Affairs
  3. Ministry of Information Technology
  4. Ministry of Finance

Q) The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has opened its first silk processing plant in which state recently?

  1. Haryana
  2. Gujarat
  3. Rajasthan
  4. Odisha 6

Q) Which state has declared 2020 as Year of Artificial Intelligence?

  1. Andhra Pradesh
  2. Odisha
  3. Telangana
  4. Karnataka

Telangana in News :

  • Poorna Malvath – first and youngest tribal woman in the world to climb 6 tallest mountain peaks in six continents.
  • Peddapalli – #1 Swacch Sarvekshan Grameen.
  • Kamareddy – UNICEF 2019 Award for eective implementation of Swachh Bharat Mission.
  • 2020 – year of Artificial Intelligence.
  • Rythu Mitra mobile app for farmers.
  • First food park – Nizamabad.
  • UNDP’s Equator Prize 2019 won by Deccan Development Society (Based in Medak).
  • Telangana launched DEET application for employment.
  • IIIT Hyderabad – Indian Brain atlas.
  • Hyderabad – UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy.
  • Hyderabad – National Research Institute of Unani Medicine for Skin Disorders.
  • Hyderabad – Indian Railway Institute of Financial Management.

Q) Who was recently presented with the Lokmanya Tilak National Journalism Award?

  1. Arnab Goswami
  2. Rahul kanwal
  3. Ravish Kumar
  4. Sanjay Gupta

Q) Where is Krishnapatnam Port located?

  1. Tamil Nadu
  2. Kerala
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. Odisha

Q) Who has been appointed as the first chairman of National Medical Commission (NMC)?

  1. Randeep Guleria
  2. Balram Bhargava
  3. Atul Kumar
  4. Suresh Chandra Sharma

Q) India has extended a line of credit of USD 75 million (over Rs 500 crore) to which country for financing solar parks?

  1. Germany
  2. Ghana
  3. Cuba
  4. Niger

India’s loan to other Countries :

  • Sri Lanka – 400 Million USD
  • Bangladesh – 500 Million USD
  • Ghana – 30 Million USD
  • Sierra Leone – 30 Million USD
  • Benin – 100 Million USD 7

Q) In which state Turtle Rehab Centre will be opened?

  1. Jharkhand
  2. Gujarat
  3. Rajasthan
  4. Bihar

Q) ISRO has signed a pact with Indian Institute of Astrophysics to establish an optical telescope under which project?

  1. NETRA
  2. DHRUV
  3. TANISHQ
  4. TOPCHI

Q) According to the India State of Forest Report, 2019, what percent of Indian forests are prone to forest fires?

  1. 4%
  2. 6%
  3. 2%
  4. 6%

Q) Who has been appointed as the Brand Ambassador of Julahaa Sarees?

  1. Deepika Padukone
  2. Parineeti Chopra
  3. Alia Bhatt
  4. Katrina Kaif

Q) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has set up a regional academic centre in which state?

  1. Gujarat
  2. Andhra Pradesh
  3. Tamil Nadu
  4. Karnataka

Q) Which country was the largest source of FDI in India during the first half of FY 2020, as per the data released by the government?

  1. United States
  2. Netherlands
  3. Japan
  4. Singapore

Q) Who has won the men’s 10 metres air pistol gold at the 63rd National Shooting Championship in Bhopal?

  1. Saurabh Chaudhary
  2. Sarabjot Singh
  3. Abhishek Verma
  4. Vijay Kumar

Q) AI powered National Stock Exchange Knowledge Hub was recently inaugurated in which city?

  1. Jaipur
  2. Mumbai
  3. New Delhi
  4. Bengaluru

Q) The Indian Army will sign an MoU with which country to procure AK-203 assault rifles?

  1. France
  2. United States
  3. Israel
  4. Russia

Q) Which has become the fifth Railway station in the country to have Navigation facilities for visually impaired?

  1. Bhopal Railway station
  2. Pune Railway station
  3. Chandigarh Railway station
  4. Ranchi Railway station

Q) TN Chaturvedi who passed away recently was the former governor of which state?

  1. Karnataka
  2. Gujarat
  3. Bihar
  4. Jharkhand

Q) Mukhyamantri Karmachari Swasthya Bima Yojana has been launched by which state?

  1. Rajasthan
  2. Jharkhand
  3. Assam
  4. Madhya Pradesh

Q) Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has launched the I-STEM portal recently. What does “M” in I-STEM stands for?

  1. Map
  2. Management
  3. Market
  4. Money

Q) Which two government schemes of India has completed five years on January 5?

  1. UJALA
  2. SLNP
  3. PMAY
  4. A&C
  5. B&C
  6. A&B

Q) Which word has been voted word of the decade by US linguists?

  1. They
  2. Bush Fire
  3. Climate Strike
  4. Global Warming

Q) Which state government has decided to provide the holy water of Ganga Sagar through an app?

  1. Uttar Pradesh
  2. Uttarakhand
  3. West Bengal
  4. Bihar

West Bengal in News :

  • Kolkata – India’s First Underwater Metro.
  • Kolkata – World’s first museum on Chaitanya Mahaprabhu.
  • Yuvashree Arpan Scheme – Rs 1 lakh to 50,000 youths for setting up their own business.
  • Midnapore railway station – 5000 th railway station Free Wi-fi.
  • 5 th Indian International Science Festival 2019 – KolkatA.
  • India’s first National Antimicrobial Resistance Hub set up – Kolkata.
  • Krishak Bandhu Scheme.
  • Shinyuu Maitri – 2019 -West Bengal.
  • 1,000MW Turga pumped storage hydroelectric project, Purulia.
  • World Bank – USD 300 Million – Kolkata.

Q) PM Modi has launched the Braille Version of which book recently?

  1. A Mind for Numbers
  2. The Motivation Hacker
  3. Exam Warriors
  4. You Can Win

 

 

 

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