22nd January, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 22nd January, 2019
1.

Read the following statements carefully:



1.Nagendra Jamatia, the tribal leader who brokered peace with insurgent outfit Tripura National Volunteers (TNV) in 1988, passed away on 21 January 2019.



2.He was the leader of the Tripura Upajati Juba Samiti, which is now known as the Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura.



3.He is known for his success in bringing TNV leader Bijoy Kumar to negotiate the peace accord with the government of India.



Which of the above 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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2. Who was named 'Men's Test Cricketer of the Year' and 'Men's ODI Cricketer of the Year' by International Cricket Council (ICC) on 22 January 2019?
[A] Kane Williamson
[B] Virat Kohli
[C] David Warner
[D] Dean Elgar
[E] Joe Root
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3. According to the rating agency Crisil's report 2019, which state has topped the list of 17 states with 11.3% expansion in terms of Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP)?
[A] Bihar
[B] Jharkhand
[C] Uttar Pradesh
[D] Punjab
[E] Rajasthan
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4.

Read the following statements carefully:



1.The government of India has constituted a standing committee to monitor the pricing of medicines and healthcare products.



2.The committee will be headed by a Niti Aayog member (Health).



3.The committee will be the recommending body to the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA).



Which of the above 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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5. Who has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of Burkina Faso on 21 January 2019?
[A] Roch Marc Christian Kabore
[B] Christophe Dabire
[C] Blaise Compaoré
[D] Michel Kafando
[E] Yacouba Isaac Zida
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6. Which institute has become the first Indian Educational Institution to launch a full-fledged BTech Program in Artificial Intelligence (AI) from the coming Academic Year (2019-2020)?
[A] ​Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
[B] ​Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad
[C] ​Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
[D] ​Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
[E] ​Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
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7.  In which country has the World Economic Forum's (WEF) 49th annual meeting begun on 22 January 2019?
[A] India
[B] Switzerland
[C] Denmark
[D] Kenya
[E] Netherlands
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8. A grand 'Jallikattu' event held in Tamil Nadu on 20 January 2019 entered the world record for releasing a maximum number of ________ bulls into the sporting arena.
[A] 1,000
[B] 1,234
[C] 1,354
[D] 1,432
[E] 1,486
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9. With which country has India signed a MoU to provide modern infrastructural facilities to Swami Vipulananda Institute of Aesthetic Studies of Eastern University on 21 January 2019?
[A] Nepal
[B] Myanmar
[C] Laos
[D] Sri Lanka
[E] Thailand
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10. Who among the following won the men's title in the Tata Mumbai Marathon in Mumbai on 20 January 2019?
[A] Patrick Makau
[B] Wilson Kipsang
[C] Cosmas Lagat
[D] Eliud Kipchoge
[E] Desiree Linden
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