13th January, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 13th January, 2019
1. Muhammad V has abdicated after two years on the throne on 6 January 2019. He was the King of which country?
[A] Saudi Arabia
[B] Thailand
[C] Malaysia
[D] Egypt
[E] Monaco
2. As per the Central Statistic Office, the Indian economy is expected to grow at ________ in 2018-19 due to improvement in the performance of agriculture and manufacturing sectors.
[A] 7%
[B] 7.2%
[C] 8%
[D] 6%
[E] 8.5%
3. 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] 13%
[B] 12.5%
[C] 14%
[D] 13.6%
[E] 15%
4. The 'Global Economic Prospects' (GEP) report was released by which of the following organisation?
[A] Asian Development Bank
[B] World Economic Forum
[C] World Bank
[D] Asian Infrastructure and Investment Bank
[E] United Nations
5. Which state has launched the 'Ama Ghare LED' scheme on 11 January 2019?
[A] West Bengal
[B] Odisha
[C] Tamil Nadu
[D] Andhra Pradesh
[E] Tripura
6. Which of the following Ministries has launched an online campaign, ' #www: Web- WonderWomen' on 9 January 2019?
[A] Ministry of Child and Women Development
[B] Ministry of Home Affairs
[C] Ministry of Defence
[D] Ministry of Human Resource Development
[E] Ministry of Finance
7. Who was named 2018 Confederation of African Football's (Caf) 'Player of the Year'?
[A] Lionel Messi
[B] Benjamin Pavard
[C] Mohamed Salah
[D] Leonardo Bonucci
[E] Robert Quinn
8. Who won the 'Exhibitor of the Year Award' at 106th Indian Science Congress (ISC) held at Lovely Professional University (LPU) in Punjab?
[A] Defence Research and Development Organisation
[B] Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
[C] Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
[D] Bharat Electronics Limited
[E] Bharat Heavy Electrical Limited
9. Who was appointed as the President of Global Solar Council (GSC) from 1 January 2019?
[A] Jaideep Govind
[B] Jan Kubis
[C] Birendra Prasad Baishya
[D] Kristalina Georgieva
[E] Pranav R Mehta
10. Who has been appointed as the Director General of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)?
[A] Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar
[B] K Durga Prasad
[C] Rajesh Ranjan
[D] Kumar Rajesh Chandra
[E] Surjeet Singh Deswal