16th January, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 16th January, 2019
1. Who has become the first Indian and youngest man to climb the seven highest peaks and volcanic summits across all continents?
[A] Satyarup Siddhanta
[B]

Harish Kapadia

[C] Narendra Dhar jayal
[D]

Kshitij Maurya

[E]

Ravi Kumar

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2. The RBI has decided to keep the minimum average maturity period at ________ years for all ECBs, irrespective of the amount of borrowing as on 16 January 2019.
[A]

2

[B]

3

[C]

4

[D]

5

[E]

6

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3. On 16 January 2019, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved tripling the capacity of the Numaligarh Refinery in ________ to 9 million metric tonnes per annum.
[A]

Arunachal Pradesh

[B] West Bengal
[C]

Assam

[D]

Odisha

[E]

Jharkhand

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4.

Which country has signed a MoU with India for implementation of a risk-based safety management system in mines, on 16 January 2019?


[A]

Australia

[B]

Russia

[C]

Bangladesh

[D]

Israel

[E]

Iran

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5. Who was appointed as the convener of Group of Ministers constituted by the GST Council for issues relating to the lottery, on 10 January 2019?
[A] Sudhir Mungantiwar
[B] Arun Jaitley
[C] Sushil Kumar Modi
[D] Shiv Pratap Shukla
[E] P. Radhakrishnan
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6.

Which phase of the web campaign ‘Sanjhi Mujh Mein Kalakar’ will be launched by Sangeet Natak Akademi in January 2019?


[A]

1st

[B]

2nd

[C]

3rd

[D]

4th

[E]

5th

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7.

Who has received the Gandhi Peace Prize for 2018, on 16 January 2019?


[A] Vivekananda Kendra
[B] Akshaya Patra Foundation
[C] EkalAbhiyan Trust
[D] Yohei Sasakawa
[E] Sulabh International
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8. The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the 'Gandhian Resurgence Summit' in ________ on 17 January 2019.‚Äč
[A]

Delhi

[B] Gujarat
[C]

Uttar Pradesh

[D]

Maharashtra

[E]

Madhya Pradesh

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9.

VAF was launched by Election Commission of India on 16 January 2019. What does 'V' stands for?


[A]

Vigilance

[B]

Voter

[C]

Vocational

[D]

Verifiable

[E]

Votes

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10.

Which of the following has organised the 'Sanrakshan Kshamata Mahotsav' (Saksham) 2019?


[A]

ONGC

[B]

Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.

[C] Petroleum Conservation Research Association
[D] Indian Institute of Petroleum
[E]

Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation

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