17th January, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 17th January, 2019
1. Where was the 25th International conference and exhibition on terrestrial and satellite broadcasting, 'BES EXPO 2019' inaugurated on 17 January 2019?
[A] New Delhi
[B] Mumbai
[C] Chennai
[D] Pune
[E] Bengaluru
2. Who was appointed as the acting Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court on 17 January 2019?
[A] Justice Lingappa Narayana Swamy
[B] ​Justice Vijay Kumar Bist
[C] ​Justice Thottathil B. Radhakrishnan
[D] ​Justice Sanjay Karol
[E] ​Justice Ramesh Ranganathan
3. The Union Health Ministry has banned ________ more fixed-dose combinations (FDC) drugs on 17 January 2019.
[A] 60
[B] 70
[C] 80
[D] 90
[E] 100
4. Which wrestler has become the first Indian to be nominated for the prestigious 'Laureus World Sports Award'?
[A] Geeta Phogat
[B] Vinesh Phogat
[C] Rahi Sarnobat
[D] Sakshi Malik
[E] Apurvi Chandela
5. The ISRO launched the 'UNNATI' programme on 17 January 2019 to commemorate the ________ anniversary of the first United Nations conference on the exploration and peaceful uses of outer space.
[A] 49th
[B] 50th
[C] 51st
[D] 52nd
[E] 53rd
6. Where will Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurate the 'National Museum of Indian Cinema' (NMIC) on 19 January 2019?
[A] New Delhi
[B] Mumbai
[C] Pune
[D] Lucknow
[E] Jodhpur

Read the following statements carefully:

1.Pradhan Mantri Rozgar Protsahan Yojana (PMRPY), the flagship scheme of the Central Government for employment generation has crossed the milestone of one crore beneficiaries as on January 14, 2019.

2.PMRPY is being implemented by the Ministry of Labour and Employment through the Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO).

3.PMRPY was announced on 7 August 2016.

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
8. Where was the Regional Conference on 'Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme' held on 17 January 2019?
[A] Mumbai
[B] Pune
[C] Hyderabad
[D] Jaipur
[E] Patna
9. Which state announced the extension of free health services under 'Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana' (BSKY) to all government medical college and hospitals from 1 February 21?
[A] Maharashtra
[B] Karnataka
[C] Odisha
[D] West Bengal
[E] Jharkhand
10. Where was the second 'World Orange Festival' inaugurated on 18 January 2019?
[A] Vijayawada
[B] Ananathapur
[C] Bhavnagar
[D] Nagpur
[E] Bijapur