07th January, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 07th January, 2019

Read the following statements carefully:

1.The Personal Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018 was passed in Lok Sabha on 7 January 2019.

2.It seeks to remove leprosy as a ground for divorce in five personal laws: Hindu Marriage Act, Dissolution of Muslim Marriages Act, Divorce Act (for Christians), Special Marriage Act and the Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act.

3.The Bill was introduced in Lok Sabha in August 2017.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 2
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct

Read the following statements carefully:

1. At least six people have died due to Kyasanur forest disease (KFD), also known as ‘monkey fever’, in Shivamogga district of Karnakata.

2. KFD is a re-emerging zoonotic disease endemic in Karnataka.

3. The disease can be transmitted to human via contact with a sick or recently dead monkey.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All of the above
3. Ministry of Human Resource Development has approved an increase of _________ seats at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs) across the country on 7 January 2019.
[A] 2000
[B] 3000
[C] 4000
[D] 5000
[E] 6000
4. Where will the 18th edition of the 'Swami Haridas Tansen Sangeet Nritya Mahotsav' be held from 10 January 2019?
[A] Mumbai
[B] Varanasi
[C] Jaipur
[D] New Delhi
[E] Indore
5. Which multi-purpose irrigation project has entered the Guinness Book record in terms of using the highest volume of concrete in a given day?
[A] Almatti Dam
[B] Baspa Hydro-Electric Project
[C] Bhadra Reservoir Project
[D] Polavaram multi-purpose irrigation project
[E] Chamera Hydro-Electric Project
6. With whom has Airports Authority of India signed a MoU for joint research programs in the field of Communication Navigation and Surveillance on 4 January 2019?
[A] MIN MEC R & D Laboratory
[C] ABB R & D Laboratory
[D] BSA India Product Development
[E] Milan Laboratories (INDIA) Pvt Ltd
7. The Union Cabinet approved a _________% reservation for 'economically backward' upper castes in government jobs on 7 January 2019.
[A] 4
[B] 6
[C] 8
[D] 10
[E] 12
8. Who took oath as the Prime Minister of Bangladesh on 7 January 2019?
[A] Khaleda Zia
[B] Fakhruddin Ahmed
[C] Sheikh Hasina
[D] Khawaja Nazimuddin
[E] A. K. Fazlul Huq
9. As per the Ministry of Finance, revenue from direct tax grew by ________% to Rs 7.43 lakh crore in the first nine months of the current financial year 2018-19 (April-March).
[A] 11.4
[B] 12.8
[C] 13.6
[D] 14.2
[E] 15.6
10. Odisha's Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced interest-free loans of up to Rs. ________ lakh for Women Self-Help Groups in the state on 5 January 2019.
[A] 1.5
[B] 2
[C] 2.5
[D] 3
[E] 3.5