29th January, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 29th January, 2019
1. Where was the 2nd edition of Pariksha Pe Charcha held in which PM Modi interacted with 2000 students, parents and teachers?
[A] New Delhi
[B] Mumbai
[C] Chennai
[D] Lucknow
[E] Mathura

Read the following statements carefully:

1.Beating the Retreat ceremony, marking the culmination of four day long Republic Day celebrations, will be held at the historic Vijay Chowk in New Delhi on 29th January.

2.As many as 27 performances at Vijay Chowk will enthrall the spectators with captivating and foot-tapping music of the bands.

3. The bands will be from the Army, the Navy, the Air Force and the State Police and Central Armed Police Force.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
3. Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) has donated Rs.________ crore to the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF) on 28 January 2019.
[A] 5
[B] 10
[C] 15
[D] 20
[E] 25
4. The University of Madras has received ₹________ crore from the Ministry of Human Resource Development for upgrading its research capabilities on 29 January 2019.
[A] 20
[B] 30
[C] 40
[D] 50
[E] 60
5. Where will Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot distribute Aids and Assistive Devices to the Divangjans and Senior Citizens on 29 January 2019?
[A] Kavaratti
[B] Port blair
[C] Daman
[D] Silvassa
[E] Pondicherry
6. Which Indian chess player moved to joint third spot after playing out an exciting draw with Ding Liren at the Tata Steel Masters chess tournament on 28 January 2019?
[A] Pentala Harikrishna
[B] Krishnan Sasikiran
[C] Viswanathan Anand
[D] Surya Shekhar Ganguly
[E] Abhijeet Gupta

Read the following statements carefully:

1.NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has begun its second orbit of the Sun and is on track for its closest approach to our star.

2.Just 161 days after its launch, the Parker probe completed its first orbit of the Sun on January 19.

3.The spacecraft has now begun the second of 24 planned orbits, on track for its second perihelion, or closest approach to the Sun, on April 4.

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
8. The CM of which state inaugurated an international indoor exhibition center, the largest facility of its kind in the Northeastern region, on 28 January 2019?
[A] Tripura
[B] Nagaland
[C] Manipur
[D] Mizoram
[E] Assam
9. Which tableau has won the first prize for its Kisan Gandhi theme in the Republic Day Parade 2019?
[A] DRDO tableau
[B] Gujarat tableau
[C] Sikkim tableau
[D] ICAR tableau
[E] ISRO tableau
10. Which country has become the world's second largest steel producer as on 29 January 2019?
[A] India
[B] China
[D] Australia
[E] Scotland