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Current Affairs Questions in English for NVS Exam: 23rd January 2019 (Solutions)

Current Affairs Questions in English for NVS Exam: 23rd January 2019 (Solutions)_30.1

Q1. India and JICA signed the loan agreements under the Japanese Official Development Assistance Loan Program. What does C stand for in JICA?
(a) Cooperative
(b) Cooperation
(c) Cheque
(d) Commission
Q2. The Swedish Parliament approved _________ as Prime Minister for a second four-year term.
(a) Scott Morrison
(b) Gaston Browne
(c) Donald Tusk
(d) Stefan Lofven
Q3. UNESCO has named ________ as the World Capital of Architecture for 2020.
(a) London
(b) Paris
(c) Rio de Janeiro
(d) Berlin
Q4. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the 426 meters long Diffo Bridge. It is built over _______.
(a) Kali River
(b) Brahmaputra River
(c) Son River
(d) Chipu River
Q5. Which of the following city hosted the 15th edition of Pravasi Bhartiya Divas?
(a) Varanasi
(b) Jaipur
(c) Jodhpur
(d) Nagpur
Q6. What is the theme of the Pravasi Bhartiya Divas 2019?
(a) Indian Diaspora and Developing India
(b) New India and Role of Indian Diaspora
(c) Building New India
(d) Role of Indian Diaspora in building New India
Q7. Which institution has announced the launch of a full-fledged bachelor’s programme in Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology from the new academic session?
(a) IIT Delhi
(b) IIT Hyderabad
(c) IIT Mumbai
(d) IIT Roorkee
Q8. Which of the following city hosted the Arab Economic and Social Development Summit?
(a) Khobar
(b) Mecca
(c) Jeddah
(d) Beirut
Q9. Name the world’s oldest man, who has died at the age of 113.
(a) Sho Shiro
(b) Sauta Susuma
(c) Masazo Nonaka
(d) Masazu Susumo
Q10. India is likely to surpass _______ in the world’s largest economy rankings in 2019, to become the world’s fifth largest economy.
(a) The United Kingdom
(b) The USA
(c) The UAE
(d) France
Q11. Who among the following won the International Tennis Federation’s 25,000-dollar Women’s tournament in Singapore?
(a) Anita Rana
(b) Neha Chauhan
(c) Shivali Raina
(d) Ankita Raina
Q12. Which of the following city hosted the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meet?
(a) Paris
(b) Davos
(c) Dubai
(d) New York

Q13. The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) has set up an 11-member working group under the Chairmanship of____________.
(a) R S Sharma
(b) Shaktikanta Das
(c) Ajay Tyagi
(d) UK Sinha
Q14.  Who has been appointed as MD and CEO of IDFC First Bank for a period of three years?
(a) M Vishwanathan
(b) K V Thomas
(c) V Vaidyanathan
(d) Ashok Chawla
Q15. Who among the following was presented with the prestigious 2019 Rosa Park Trailblazer award?
(a) S. Chandrasekhar
(b) Narinder Singh Kapany
(c) Gurinder Singh Khalsa
(d) Vinod Khosla
S1. Ans.(a)
S2. Ans.(d)
S3. Ans.(c)
S4. Ans.(d)
S5. Ans.(a)
S6. Ans.(d)
S7. Ans.(b)
S8. Ans.(d)
S9. Ans.(c)
S10. Ans.(a)
S11. Ans.(d)
S12. Ans.(b)
S13. Ans.(d)
S14. Ans.(c)
S15. Ans.(c)