14th January, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 14th January, 2019
1. Mohammed Zulfiqaruddin passed away on 13 January 2019. He was related to which sports?
[A] Football
[B] Cricket
[C] Badminton
[D] Basket Ball
[E] Tennis
2. Which Union Territory has announced a total ban on manufacture, sale, and storage of single-use plastics in territory on 13 January 2019?
[A] Chandigarh
[B] Dadra and Nagar Haveli
[C] Puducherry
[D] Lakshadweep
[E] Daman and Diu

Read the following statements carefully:

1.The National Youth Parliament Festival 2019 was launched on 12 January 2019.

2.The themes for National Youth Parliament Festival 2019 are 'Be The Voice of New India' and 'Find solutions and contribute to policy'.

3.It is organised by NITI Aayog.

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
4. Abhinav Shaw became the youngest gold medallist in the shooting at the Khelo India Youth Games in Pune on 14 January 2019. He is ________ year old.
[A] 9
[B] 10
[C] 11
[D] 12
[E] 13
5. Who won the Premier Badminton League (PBL) title on 13 January 2019?
[A] Awadhe Warriors
[B] Chennai Smashers
[C] Hyderabad HotShots
[D] ​Bengaluru Raptors
[E] Mumbai Rockets
6. Which state has become the first state to provide a 10% reservation in jobs and educational institutions to the economically weaker sections in the general category?
[A] Punjab
[B] Haryana
[C] Rajasthan
[D] Gujarat
[E] Maharashtra
7. Which bank has appointed Brahm Dutt as its Non-Executive part-time Chairman on 12 January 2019?
[A] Yes
[B] Dena
8. The GST Council had decided to set up a Group of Ministers (GoM)​ on 12 January 2019. The GoM will be headed by _________.
[A] Nitish Kumar
[B] Sushil Kumar Modi
[C] Ram Vilas Paswan
[D] Jitan Ram Manjhi
[E] Sharad Yadav
9. Who among the following took over as the 14th Corps Commander of the strategic Rising Star Corps ​on 12 January 2019?
[A] Lt Gen YVK Mohan
[B] ​Lt Gen S S Hasabnis
[C] Lt Gen JS Nain
[D] ​Lt Gen Ashwani Kumar
[E] ​Lt Gen Jaswinder Singh Sandhu
10. IDFC Bank's name has been changed to 'IDFC First Bank Ltd' with effect from 12 January 2019 after its merger with _________.
[A] India Infoline Finance Limited
[B] STCI Primary Dealer Limited
[C] Ujjivan Financial Services Limited
[D] Capital First Limited
[E] Satin Creditcare Network Limited