18th January, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 18th January, 2019
1. The Ministry of Rural Development has completed ________ crore Rural Homes since April 2014 as on 17 January 2019.
[A] 1.12
[B] 1.23
[C] 1.37
[D] 1.49
[E] 1.51
2. The Chief Minister of which state announced 'Shaurya Award' to students on 17 January 2019?
[A] Punjab
[B] Haryana
[C] Uttarakhand
[D] Rajasthan
[E] Bihar

Read the following statements carefully:

1.‘Shehri Samridhi Utsav’, focusing on urban livelihoods is being organised by the Ministry of Finance, from 1st -15th February 2019.

2.The event aims at extending the outreach of National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM) to the poorest of the poor and the most vulnerable.

3.Job Melas will be organized by the State in all the cities having more than 5,00,000 population.

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. Where has PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the super-speciality public hospital, 'Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Medical Sciences and Research' on 17 January 2019?
[A] Ahmedabad
[B] Chennai
[C] Jaipur
[D] Vadodara
[E] Patna
5. ________ video streaming services have signed the 'Self-Regulatory Code of Best Practices' that establishes guiding principles for these platforms on 17 January 2019.
[A] 5
[B] 6
[C] 7
[D] 8
[E] 9
6. According to Fitch Group firm India Ratings and Research, the GDP of India is expected to grow at ________% in 2019-20.
[A] 7.0
[B] 7.1
[C] 7.3
[D] 7.5
[E] 7.7
7. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) imposed an Rs ________ fine on Bank of Maharashtra (BoM) on 16 January 2019.
[A] 50,000
[B] 75,000
[C] 1 crore
[D] 1.5 crore
[E] 2 crore
8. Who among the following was honoured with '2019 Japan Prize' on 16 January 2019?
[A] Dr. William A. Abdu
[B] Dr Rattan Lal
[C] Dr. Myles. B. Abbott
[D] Dr. Khalid Abbed
[E] Dr. Naresh Trehan
9. Who among the following was appointed as a member of a Congressional committee on Intelligence on 17 January 2019?
[A] Kapil Sibal
[B] Raja Krishnamoorthi
[C] Madhava Rao
[D] Suryaprakash Iyer
[E] Harish Salve
10. 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