21st January, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 21st January, 2019
1. Which state topped the Medal tally with 228 medals in the ​Khelo India Youth Games 2019?
[A] Rajasthan
[B] Haryana
[C] Maharashtra
[D] Uttar Pradesh
[E] Telangana
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2. In which state has Microsoft India launched a new e-commerce portal, 're-weave.in' on 19 January 2019 to empower handloom weavers?
[A] Bihar
[B] Jharkhand
[C] Telangana
[D] Kerala
[E] Tamil Nadu
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3. Atin Bandyopadhyay passed away on 19 January 2019. He was a ________.
[A] Singer
[B] Writer
[C] Journalist
[D] Classical Dancer
[E] Spiritual Leader
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4. Union minister Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate the ________ km-long 'Keediyan-Gandiyal' bridge on the Ravi river in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir on 22 January 2019.
[A] 1.0
[B] 1.2
[C] 1.6
[D] 2.0
[E] 2.4
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5. A spy satellite named 'National Reconnaissance Office satellite' was launched into orbit on 19 January 2019. The satellite belongs to which country?
[A] USA
[B] France
[C] China
[D] Spain
[E] Germany
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6.

Read the following statements carefully:



1.The annual headcount exercise of Irrawaddy dolphins inhabiting in the Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary and Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary concluded on 19 January 2019.



2.The enumerators covered the Gahirmatha marine sanctuary, Dhamara coast, estuaries in Bhitarkanika, Hukitola, Paradip and Kujang coast.



3.In 2018, the census teams had sighted 350 dolphins in the sea and deltaic zones. 



Which of the following statements is/are correct?


[A] Only 3
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
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7.

Which of the following military manufacturing units will be connected by the 'Tamil Nadu Defence Industrial Corridor' launched on 20 January 2019?



1. Chennai



2. Hosur



3. Salem


[A] Only 2
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
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8. Who has been chosen for the first 'Sheikh Saud International Prize for Materials Research' by the Centre for Advanced Materials of the United Arab Emirates?
[A] Raghunath Anant Mashelkar
[B] C N R Rao
[C] Raja Ramanna
[D] Rajendra K. Pachauri
[E] Tessy Thomas
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9. Who received the 'Woman's Voice Award' at the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival on 20 January 2019?
[A] Ranjani Murali
[B] Padma Sachdev
[C] Indira Goswami
[D] Tishani Doshi
[E] Kavitha Balakrishnan
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10. Who will head the 11-member working group set up by the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India to look into the concept of ‘Group Insolvency’?
[A] UK Sinha
[B] Rajesh Bindal
[C] Manmohan Juneja
[D] Injeti Srinivas
[E] Amitabh Chaudhry
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