12th January, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 12th January, 2019
1. Who has been appointed as the Deputy National Security Advisor (NSA) of USA on 11 January 2019?
[A] Bernie Sanders
[B] Charles Kupperman
[C] Nancy Pelosi
[D] Chuck Schumer
[E] Elizabeth Warren
2. Sushma Swaraj began her two-day visit to ________ on 12 January 2019 to attend the First India-Central Asia Dialogue.
[A] Kazakhstan
[B] Uzbekistan
[C] Turkmenistan
[D] Kyrgyzstan
[E] Tajikistan

Read the following statements carefully:

1.NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) released the 'Atal Tinkering Lab Handbook – Nayee Dishayen, Naye Nirman, Naya Bharat' on 11 January 2019.

2.The Handbook captures the experiences of the young innovators of the country with the Atal Tinkering Lab.

3.The AIM is the Government of India’s flagship initiative to promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in the country.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 3
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
4. How many projects have been sanctioned under Swadesh Darshan and PRASHAD schemes in the states of Meghalaya, Gujarat, and Uttar Pradesh on 11 January 2019?
[A] 2
[B] 3
[C] 4
[D] 5
[E] 6
5. The panel, under the Chairmanship ________, has submitted its report on digital media and campaigning during last 48 hours before polls to the Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora on 10 January 2019.
[A] O.P.Rawat
[B] Umesh Sinha
[C] Ashok Lavasa
[D] Achal Kumar Jyoti
[E] Nasim Zaidi
6. Which of the following has topped the ‘product’ category list launched by global airline safety and product rating agency 'Airlineratings.com' for 2018?
[A] IndiGo
[B] Spicejet
[C] ​Jet Airways 
[D] Air India
[E] Emirates
7. Industrial output growth dropped to a 17-month low of _________% in November 2018 on account of contraction in the manufacturing sector.
[A] 0.2
[B] 0.5
[C] 0.8
[D] 1.0
[E] 1.5
8. When is National Youth Day observed?
[A] 9 January
[B] 10 January
[C] 11 January
[D] 12 January
[E] 13 January
9. Who was conferred with the ICSIs Lifetime Achievement Award for 'Translating Excellence in Corporate Governance into Reality' on 10 January 2019?
[A] Sunil Bharti Mittal
[B] Adi Godrej
[C] Kumar Mangalam Birla
[D] Mukesh Ambani
[E] Azim Premji
10. Who was conferred with the honorary rank of General of the Indian Army for his military prowess and contribution to fostering Nepal’s long and friendly association with India, on 10 January 2019?
[A] General Karmendra Bikram Limbu
[B] General Purna Chandra Thapa
[C] General Chitra Bahadur Gurung
[D] General Pradip Pratap Bam Malla
[E] General Sameer Shahi