27th January, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 27th January, 2019
1. President Ram Nath Kovind conferred the Padma Awards to ________ people from various disciplines ​on 25 January 2019.
[A] 100
[B] 112
[C] 120
[D] 132
[E] 138

Read the following statements carefully:

1.Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) in collaboration with Indian Air Force, research organisations and the industry brought out a new standard for Aviation Turbine Fuels.

2.These specifications will align Indian standards with current international standards.

3.An Indian Standard 'IS 17081:2019' Aviation Turbine Fuel (Kerosene Type, Jet A-1) containing Synthesised Hydrocarbons has been formulated.

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
3. As per Grant Thornton’s Dealtracker, India has entered the $ ________ billion club in the Merger and Acquisition (M&A) space as on 25 January 2019.
[A] 75
[B] 100
[C] 120
[D] 130
[E] 150
4. Which South Africa cricketer has announced his immediate retirement from all forms of cricket on 24 January 2019?
[A] Faf du Plessis
[B] Kagiso Rabada
[C] Johan Botha
[D] Morne Morkel
[E] Dale Steyn
5. Who among the following translated and edited a new anthology of poems titled 'New Brazilian Poems' launched on 24 January 2019?
[A] Abhay Kumar
[B] Jayanta Mahapatra
[C] Sukrita Paul Kumar
[D] Prakash Chandra Lohani
[E] Abhi Subedi
6. NASA's Opportunity rover has completed ________ years of its touchdown on the surface of Mars as on 25 January 2019.
[A] 12
[B] 13
[C] 14
[D] 15
[E] 16
7. The government of India has decided to renovate and develop around ________ abandoned airstrips across the country to strengthen air-connectivity on 25 January 2019.
[A] 250
[B] 300
[C] 350
[D] 400
[E] 450
8. Who is the Managing Director of Lakshmi Vilas Bank?
[A] Chandra Shekhar Ghosh
[B] Usha Ananthasubramanian
[C] Parthasarathi Mukherjee
[D] ​Arundhati Bhattacharya
[E] Sandeep Bakhshi
9. With which country did India hold the disaster control, search and rescue exercises on 23 January 2019?
[B] Japan
[C] France
[D] Germany
[E] Sri Lanka
10. ________ was awarded the best Strategic Performance (Financial Category) at the sixth edition of 'Governance Now PSU' Awards on 25 January 2019.
[A] Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited
[B] ​Numaligarh Refinery Limited
[C] Indian Oil Corporation
[D] Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers
[E] Bharat Oman Refinery Limited