Weekly Current Affairs Quiz 21 to 27 January 2019

weekly current affairs quiz

Recently India celebrated its 70th Republic day on 26th January 2019. The first republic day was celebrated on 26th January 1950. It was the day when the Constitution of India came into effect.  In this week on 25th January 2019, the government announced Bharat Ratna Award for Bhupen Hazarika, Pranab Mukherjee, and Nanaji Deshmukh,

Here in this quiz, we will include all the important incidents that took place in between of 21 to 27 January 2019. Read these questions and try to answer them. 

Current Affairs Quiz

Q.1   What is the of that minister who has been given the additional charge of the Ministry of Finance and Corporate Affairs?

Q.2   The annual meet of World Economic Forum (WEF) 2019 was hosted in which city?

Q.3   The UNESCO has announced which city to be the World Capital of Architecture for 2020?

Q.4   Which day is observed as National Girl Child Day?

Q.5   Raghbir Singh Bhola, a well-known sportsman, has passed away. He was associated with which game?

Q.6   Which Constitutional body has declared the marriage between a Hindu girl and a Muslim boy invalid?

Q.7   15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is celebrated in which city?

Q.8   Which cricketer was named ICC Test, ODI Player and Cricketer of the year 2018?

Q.9  Who has become the fastest Indian to claim 100 wickets in one-day Internationals?

Q.10  What is the name of the students’ satellite that was launched by ISRO on January 24, 2019?

Q.11  Who has won the men’s and women ’s title in the Tata Mumbai Marathon?

Q.12   Which IT company has launched a new e-commerce platform for handloom weavers?

Q.13   According to an analysis by research agency Itihaas, what is the rank of India in the world in terms of high-quality research publications in artificial intelligence (AI)?

Q.14  According to credit rating agency CRISIL, what would be India’s Gross Domestic Product Growth Rate in the Financial Year 2018-19?

Current Affairs Quiz Answers

Here you will find the answers to all the questions asked above. Read these detailed answers carefully and you can also make a note of them so you could revise them in future.

Ans. 1   Railway Minister Piyush Goel has got the additional charge of Ministry of Finance and Corporate Affairs.  This department of GOI belongs to Mr. Arun Jaitley but due to some health reason, Mr. Jaitley is not working for a few days so meanwhile Piyush Goel will handle the work of Ministry of Finance and Corporate Affairs.

Ans.2  The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2019, was held from 22-25 January in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. 

Ans.3  Rio de Janeiro is announced as the World Capital of Architecture for 2020.

Ans. 4   National girl child day is celebrated every year on 24th of January as a national observance day for the girl child.    

Ans.5    Raghbir Singh Bhola was associated with Hockey. He represented India in the 1956 Melbourne and 1960 Rome Olympics, winning a gold and silver medals respectively for  India.

Ans.6   Supreme Court has declared the marriage between Hindu girl and Muslim boy invalid. Court has also mentioned that the child born out of such wedlock is legitimate.  

Ans.7   15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas was celebrated in Prayagraj.

Ans. 8   Virat Kohli became the first player who won the ICC Men’s Test Player of the Year and the ICC ODI Player of the Year awards.             

Ans.9   Mohammed Shami, he got his 100th wicket in his 56th one day match. 

Ans. 10 Kalamsat-V2 is the name of the students’ satellite that was launched by ISRO on January 24, 2019. It’s the world’s lightest satellite that is devolved by students.

Ans.11  Cosmas Lagat of Kenya and Worknesh Alemu of Ethiopia won the men’s and women’s crowns respectively in the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2019.

Ans.12  Microsoft India has launched a new ecommerce platform-weave.in for handloom weavers.

Ans.13  According to an analysis by research agency Itihaasa, India has been ranked third in the world in terms of high-quality research publications in artificial intelligence (AI) after China and US.

Ans.14  According to credit rating agency CRISIL, India’s Gross Domestic Product Growth Rate in the Financial Year 2018-19 would be 7.2%.                                                                               

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