Current Affairs (7 January 2019 to 13 January 2019) – Quiz

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The Current Affairs Quiz section of Opennaukri is designed to help the competitive exam aspirant to stay updated with all the current news. This week India faced a kind of upheaval in the name of reservation to the economically backward section in the general category in jobs and education institute. This topic will remain one of the hot topics related to current affairs in the competitive exam.

A few another stories of the week include CBI Dispute, Golden Globe awards etc. Let’s have a look at the Quiz for this week (7 January to 13 January).

Q.1  Name the Indian female boxer who was considered as the World No. 1 Boxer in 45-48 kg category by AIBA on January 10, 2019.

Q.2  Recently Union Cabinet has approved what percent of reservation quota for the economically weaker sections in the general category?

Q.3  What is the name of the film that won Golden Globe award 2019 for Best Motion Picture- Drama.

Q.4  Name the actress who won the Best Actress in Motion Picture-Drama award at the Golden Globe award 2019.

Q.5  Who won the Best Actor in Motion Picture-Drama award at the 76th Golden Globe Awards?

Q.6  Who was appointed as the Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund?

Q.7  What are the names of those two actors who got honored by the Bimal Roy Memorial and Film Society?

Q.8  Who are those two members of Indian Cricket team that received honorary membership of the Sydney Cricket Ground?

Q.9  What is the name of that programme which is launched by the central government to tackle the increasing air pollution problem across the country?

Q.10  What is the name of that CBI chief who has resigned recently after the dispute with the central government?

Q.11  RBI recently launched constituted a High-Level Committee on Deepening of Digital Payments to encourage digitization of payments. Who is the head of this committee?

Q.12  What is the name of the GAS project that falls in the Trishna Wildlife Sanctuary in the Gomati district of Tripura has got approved from the National Wildlife Board?

Q.13  The Lok Sabha has passed a bill, according to which the illegal migrants from 6 religions are eligible for citizenship. What is the name of the bill?

Q.14  Who is removed from the post of Head Coach of Indian men’s hockey team?

Q.15  What was India’s rank in the global index for the world’s most powerful passport in 2019?

Q.16  In which state one family one job scheme is initiated by the chief minister?

Q.17  On which day India celebrates National Youth Day? 

Q.18  Six states of India have signed on The Agreement for the construction of Renukaji Dam. What is the name of those six states?

Answers:  Here are the descriptive answers of the above-given questions. You can take help from these answers and make notes for you as well.

Answer 1 – Mary Com: She has got the title of Best Boxer in the category of 48kg weight by AIBA. She has also become a most successful boxer after this title.

Answer 2 – 10 Percent: The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal of introduction of a bill that seeks to extend 10 percent quota to the economically weaker sections in the general category.

Answer 3 – Bohemian Rhapsody:  The 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced on January 7, 2019, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, the United States of America. This film received the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards for the best film. Other films nominated for this category were; “A Star is Born”, “If Beale Street Could Talk”, “Black Panther”, “BlacKkKlansman”.

Answer 4 – Glenn Close: She received the Golden Globe of best actress for her movie “The Wife”.

Answer 5 – Rami Malek: Rami Malek has received the Golden Globe Award 2019 for the best actor. He received this award for his acting in the movie Bohemian Rhapsody.

Answer 6  – Gita Gopinath: She is Appointed Chief Economist at the International Monetary Fund. She is the first woman to hold the position, 

Answer 7 –Veterans Actors Farooque Shaikh and Asha Parekh are set to get honored by the Bimal Roy Memorial and Film Society.

Answer 8 – Ravi Shastri and Virat Kohli

Answer 9 – National Clean Air Programme (NACP): NACP is launched by Dr. Harsh Vardhan in New Delhi on 10 January 2019.

Answer 10  – Alok Verma.

Answer 11 – Nandan Nilekani: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has constituted a High-Level Committee on Deepening of Digital Payments to encourage digitization of payments and enhance financial inclusion. This Committee is headed by UIDAI’s former Chairman Nandan Nilekani.

Answer 12 – Trishna  Wildlife Sanctuary

Answer 13 – Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019: The Amendment in bill seeks to amend the Citizenship Act, 1955 to make illegal migrants who are Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan, eligible for citizenship.

Answer 14 – Harendra Singh: As the year 2018 was not good for Indian Hockey Team so the Indian men’s hockey coach Harendra Singh was sacked from the position and offered the task of helping the junior squad by the national federation. 

Answer 15 – 79th Position: India jumped two positions from 81st in 2018 to 79th this year with access to 61 countries.

Answer 16 – Pawan Kumar Chamling:  Pawan Kumar Chamling the CM of Sikkim has launched the ‘One Family, One Job’ scheme that envisions jobs to a member of every family which does not have a government job.

Answer 17 – 12 January:  National Youth Day is celebrated on 12 January is the birthday of Swami Vivekananda. In 1984 the Government of India declared the day as National Youth Day and since 1985 the event is celebrated in India every year.

Answer 18  – Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and NCT of Delhi.

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