JANUARY 19TH CURRENT AFFAIRS MCQS
(Q.1) President of which European country has declared ‘economic emergency’ in January 2016?
(Q.2) Tsai-Ing wen has been elected as first female President of ______________
(Q.3) Name the Delhi-based writer who has won
Europe’s Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 2015
(Asia-Pacific), for sensitive portrayal of young womens’ life facing the threat
of the diktat of khap panchayats in Haryana?
a. Ankita Narula
b. Priya Anand
c. Ankita Anand
d. Priya Narula
(Q.4) Which cricketer has equaled Yuvraj Singh’s record of scoring fastest half century (in 12 balls) in T20 cricket?
a. Hashim Amla
b. AB De Villiers
c. Martin Guptill
d. Chris Gayle
(Q.5) For which novel, did Easterine Kire from Nagaland, won The Hindu Prize 2015?
a. When the River Sleeps
b. When the Mountain Sleeps
c. When the
d. When the Pond Sleeps
Q.6) Geethapriya who passed away in January 2016, was a noted:
a. Kannad Novel Writer
b. Kannad Filmmaker
c. Kannad Human Rights Activist
d. Kannad Historian
(Q.7) Who will be the Chairperson of Delhi Government’s first State Human Rights Commission?
a. Justice (Retd.) Omkar Nath Dutt
b. Justice (Retd.) Uma Nath Dutt
c. Justice (Retd.) Uma Nath Singh
d. Justice (Retd.) Omkar Nath Singh
(Q.8) Name the Hudhud-ravaged zoo in
, that will
get $7million towards restoration from World Bank Visakhapatnam
a. Jawarharlal Nehru Zoological Park
b. Sardar Patel Zoological Park
c. Rajaji Zoological Park
d. Indira Gandhi Zoological Park
(Q.9) Which state has bagged the ‘Krishi Karman’ award instituted by the Centre for the fourth consecutive year in recognition of the growth in overall agricultural production.
a. Madhya Pradesh
c. Uttar Pradesh
(Q.10) Which Indian cricketer has created a record of scoring fastest 24 centuries and fastest 7000 runs (in 161 innings) in One Day International (ODI) Cricket?
a. Rohit Sharma
b. Virat Kohli
c. Ajinkya Rahane
Q.11) International Woolmark Prize is associated with which field?
b. Agricultural Research
c. Fashion Designing
d. Veterinary Research
(Q.12) Name the Indian designer who has won International Woolmark Prize 2015-16 in menswear category?
a. Aniket Dhir
b. Suket Arya
c. Aniket Arya
d. Suket Dhir
(Q.13) The flagship project of Income Tax Department for processing of tax returns, Centralized Processing Centre (CPC), has been awarded “ISO 9001:2008 standard for Quality Management System” Certificate by British Standards Institution (BSI). CPC is located in which city?
(Q.14) Name the Andhra Pradesh state – organised theatre festival which was held in January 2016?
a. Mandi Natakotsavam
b. Nandi Natakotsavam
c. Mandi Chalchitra Utsav
d. Nandi Chalchitra Utsav
(Q.15) World Economic Forum’s (WEF) 46th annual summit will be held in which city?