17th January, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 17th January, 2019
1. A Rs ________ crore 'Sustainable Catchment Forest Management' project was launched in Tripura to improve forests in the targeted catchment areas on 16 January 2020.
[A]

250

[B]

500

[C]

750

[D]

1000

[E]

1250

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2. Who has been appointed as the Additional Solicitor Generals (ASG) of India for the Supreme Court on 15 January 2019?
[A]

Sanjay Jain

[B]

Dahvalkal Valliwhi Patil

[C]

K M Nataraj

[D]

Only 1 and 2

[E]

Only 1 and 3

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3. Where was the world’s first television channel dedicated to human rights launched on 16 January 2019?
[A]

Paris

[B] Delhi
[C]

New York

[D]

London

[E] Tokyo
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4.

Read the following statements carefully:



1.The National Selection Committee under the Women and Child Development Ministry, have finalised the names of awardees for 'Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2019'.



2.Smriti Irani is the Chairperson of the National Selection Committee.



3.The award is conferred upon children for their bravery, social service, and exceptional achievement in the fields of innovation, sports, and arts.



Which of the above statements is/are true?


[A]

Only 1

[B]

Only 1 and 2

[C]

Only 1 and 3

[D]

Only 2 and 3

[E]

All of the above

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5. The Union Cabinet approved an expenditure sanction of over ________ crore rupees for 'Integrated E-filing and Centralized Processing Centre 2.0 Project' of the Income Tax Department.
[A]

3200

[B]

4200

[C]

5200

[D]

6200

[E]

7200

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6. Where was the 'Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show' inaugurated on 17 January 2019?
[A]

Ahmedabad

[B] Gandhinagar
[C]

Surat

[D]

Vadodara

[E]

Porbandar

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7. A consortium of banks led by ________ has agreed to provide finance for Nagpur-Mumbai 'Samruddhi Corridor' expressway project.
[A] Punjab National Bank
[B] Bank of Maharashtra
[C] Life Insurance Corporation of India
[D] State Bank of India
[E] Bank of Baroda
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8. Where was the 10th edition of the India Rubber Expo - 2019 inaugurated on 17 January 2019?
[A]

New Delhi

[B] Noida
[C]

Mumbai

[D]

Pune

[E]

Chennai

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9. 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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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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