23rd January, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 23rd January, 2019
1. The Railway Protection Force (RPF) launched a dedicated RPF Women Squad named as 'Joymati Bahini' at Kamkhaya Railway Station in ________on 23 January 2019.
[A] Guwahati
[B] Gangtok
[C] Shillong
[D] Dispur
[E] Aizwal
2. Where was the two-day 'Global Investors Summit' inaugurated on 23 January 2019?
[A] Kerala
[B] Tamil Nadu
[C] West Bengal
[D] Orissa
[E] Madhya Pradesh
3. Who presented the 2nd Chhatra Vishwakarma Awards to students & their mentors and Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) Awards to institutions on 21 January 2019?
[A] M. Venkaiah Naidu
[B] Ramnath Kovind
[C] Narendra Modi
[D] Rajnath Singh
[E] Smriti Irani
4. Which Indian short film has earned a nomination in the Documentary Short Subject category for the 91st Academy Awards?
[A] I am That Change
[B] Period. End of Sentence
[C] Chutney
[D] Ladies First
[E] The School Bag

Which state has declared the 'Pakke Paga Hornbill Festival' (PPHF) as a 'state festival'?

[A] Arunachal Pradesh
[B] Meghalaya
[C] Sikkim
[D] Maharashtra
[E] Nagaland
6. Very recently, the 'Global Talent Competitive Index' 2019 was released. What position did India get in it?
[A] 65th
[B] 70th
[C] 75th
[D] 80th
[E] 50th

Read the following statements related to 'Pravasi Teerth Darshan Yojana'.

  1. Under 'Pravasi Teerth Darshan Yojana', a group of Indian diaspora will be taken on a tour of religious places in India once a year.

  2. The government will bear partial expenses including the airfare from their country of residence.

  3. All people of Indian-origin aged 45 to 65 can apply for the tour.

Which of the following statements are correct?

[A] Only 3
[B] Both 1 and 2
[C] Both 1 and 3
[D] Only 1
[E] All are correct
8. Which of these states decided to form a 'State Tiger Protection Force' (STPF) to save the tiger population?
[A] Telangana
[B] Karnataka
[C] Madhya Pradesh
[D] Gujarat
[E] None of these
9. Very recently, which country has declared a new outbreak of Lassa fever that has killed 16 people since early January 2019?
[A] Nigeria
[B] Kenya
[C] South Africa
[D] Congo
[E] Namibia
10. Which Indian cricket bowler has become the fastest Indian to claim 100 wickets in One-day Internationals?
[A] Mohammed Shami
[B] Umesh Yadav
[C] Ishant Sharma
[D] Jasprit Bumrah
[E] Bhuvneshwar Kumar