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Current Affairs Questions in English for NVS Exam: 24th January 2019

Current Affairs Questions in English for NVS Exam: 24th January 2019_30.1

Q1. Who has been sworn in as Madagascar President?
(a) Donald Tusk
(b) Stefan Lofven
(c) Andry Rajoelina
(d) Gaston Browne
Q2. India Steel 2019 Exhibition and Conference was hosted by_________.
(a) Pune
(b) Mumbai
(c) Delhi
(d) Goa
Q3. India and Sri Lanka signed an MoU to provide modern infrastructural facilities to Swami Vipulananda Institute of Aesthetic Studies of Eastern University in _________.
(a) The UK
(b) Norway
(c) Bhutan
(d) Sri Lanka
Q4. Which organisation, as a part of its three-city PolicyHack series, hosted an interactive hackathon, where teachers focused on their learning journey in New Delhi?
(a) Microsoft
(b) Dell
(c) Google
(d) Infosys
Q5. Who has become the first player in history to win the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year, the ICC Men’s Test Player of the Year and the ICC ODI Player of the Year awards?
(a) Virat Kohli
(b) Rohit Sharma
(c) AB de Villiers
(d) Aaron Finch
Q6. Who has been chosen for the first Sheikh Saud International Prize for Materials Research by the Centre for Advanced Materials of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)?
(a) M Nagarjuna
(b) K Sivan
(c) APJ Abdul Kalam
(d) CNR Rao
Q7. Who among the following has been awarded the “Woman’s Voice Award” at the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival (AKLF)?
(a) Rani Murari
(b) Ragini Rawat
(c) Rajani Bhatt
(d) Ranjani Murali
Q8. China’s economy grew at _____ in 2018, its slowest rate in almost 3 decades.
(a) 6.1%
(b) 6.6%
(c) 3.3%
(d) 5.5%
Q9. Which country topped the Trust Index among both the informed public and the general population segments, as per the 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer report?
(a) India
(b) The UK
(c) Canada
(d) China
Q10.   Who has been bestowed with Sansad Ratna Award for his distinguished performance as a parliamentarian under Jury Committee Special Award category?
(a) Anurag Thakur
(b) Sharad Pawar
(c) Bhagwant Mann
(d) Narendra Modi
Q11.  Which country has banned the use of Indian currency notes of Rs 2,000, Rs 500 and Rs 200 denominations?
(a) Sri Lanka
(b) Bhutan
(c) Nepal
(d) Mauritius
Q12. The 2-day Agri Vision 2019 Conference on envisioning Agro solutions for Smart and Sustainable Agriculture was held in________.
(a) Ahmedabad
(b) Pune
(c) Hyderabad
(d) Sikandrabad
Q13. ______ has launched a new e-commerce platform for handloom weavers under its Project ReWeave, part of its philanthropic initiatives.
(a) Dell
(b) Infosys
(c) Google India
(d) Microsoft India
Q14. Who is the Chief Guest of the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas Convention?
(a) Satya Nadella
(b) Baljeet Singh
(c)  Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi
(d) Pravind Jugnauth
Q15. Who is the Guest of Honor at the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas Convention?
(a) Baljeet Singh Bakshi
(b) Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi
(c) Aksay Gulati
(d) Pravind Jugnauth
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