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Current Affairs Questions in English for NVS Exam: 17th January 2019 (Solutions)

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Q1. Who has set up a world record in indoor rowing by completing 1 lakh meters in above-40 years category?
(a) Shahrukh Shaikh
(b)  Shakil Ahmed
(c) Umesh Kumar
(d) Shonu Mishra
Q2. Which of the following bank inducted former SBI Managing Director B. Sriram and management consultant Rama Bijapurkar on its board as independent director?
(a) IndusInd Bank
(b) Punjab National Bank
(c) IDFC First Bank
(d) ICICI Bank
Q3. Ananth Narayanan has stepped down as CEO of Myntra and Jabong. Who has been named as new head of these two firms?
(a) M Narayanmurthy
(b) Kalyan Krishnamurthy
(c) Amar Nagaram
(d) Kalyan Nagaram
Q4. Government e Marketplace (GeM) has launched “Womaniya on GeM” initiative. GeM is a 100% government owned company set up under the aegis of ____________.
(a) Ministry of Commerce and Industry
(b) Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
(c) Ministry of Labour and Employment
(d) Ministry of Home Affairs
Q5. Sir Michael Atiyah passed away at the age of 89. He was a well-known_______.
(a) Politician
(b) Mathematician
(c) Scientist
(d) Social activist
Q6. The Parliament of Macedonia has passed the resolution to amend the constitution of the country to rename it as the Republic of Northern Macedonia. What is the capital of this country?
(a) Praia
(b) Tunis
(c) Dili
(d) Skopje
Q7. The Madras High Court has set up an expert committee to find a solution to root out invasive species of plants from the Western Ghats. The committee shall be headed by __________.
(a) UK Sinha
(b) MP Bezbaruah
(c) Shankar De
(d) Cherukuri Raghavendra Babu
Q8. Who has won the under-8 category at the Kids’ Golf World Championship organized by US kids Golf in Malaysia?
(a) Kartik Singh
(b) Mangal Singh
(c) Rohit Kapoor
(d) Abhishek Arya
Q9. The theme of the National Youth Parliament Festival 2019 is_______________.
(a) Be the Voice of Developing India
(b) New India and Finding solutions for contribution in policy making
(c) Be the Voice of New India and Find solutions and contribute to policy
(d) New India and your contribution toward its making
Q10. Indian army day is celebrated on ________.
(a) 15 January
(b) 12 January
(c) 14 January
(d) 18 January
Q11. National Youth Parliament Festival 2019 held at ________.
(a) Mumbai
(b) New Delhi
(c) Chennai
(d) Pune
Q12.In which state India got its largest startup ecosystem recently?
(a) Karnataka
(b) Tamil Nadu
(c) Goa
(d) Kerala
Q13. Macedonia has renamed it as the Republic of Northern Macedonia. Who is the Prime Minister of this country?
(a) Gjorge Ivanov
(b) Nikola Gruevski
(c) Zoran Zaev
(d) Talat Xhaferi
Q14. A 2+2 Inter-Sessional meeting between the United States and India took recently place in ___________.
(a) Washington DC
(b) Delhi
(c) New York
(d) Paris
Q15. The Department of Science and Technology (DST) along with Doordarshan (DD), Prasar Bharati today launched two science communication initiatives, __________ and _________.
(a) Science Today, Science Now
(b) DD Science, India Science
(c) Sense & Science, DD Science
(d) Science Today, Sense of Science

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