Here is the Current affairs quiz January 16th 2020 for RBI/NABARD in the quiz series. This quiz series is also useful for IBPS/SBI PO, Railway recruitment, LIC AAO and clerical exams. The questions covers current affairs, static financial knowledge and other important topics which can be asked in competitive exams. Answers are given at the end of the quiz.
Q1. The Indian High Commission has organized the “Art Exhibition” in ____ to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi?
The “Art Exhibition” has been organized to commemorate the 150thbirth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The Indian High Commission has organized the “Art Exhibition” in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Q2. Which has become the first Ayurveda institute to be granted the approval making the status of Institution of National Importance?
- Gujarat Ayurved University
- National Institute Of Ayurveda
- Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Rajasthan Ayurved U
- Uttarakhand Ayurved University
The union cabinet granted the approval making the status of Institution of National Importance to a cluster of Ayurvedic institutions at Gujarat Ayurved University in Jamnagar. With the (INI) status, Jamnagar Ayurveda University will become the first Ayurveda institute to join the ranks of the IIT’s and AIIMS
Q3. The Union Government has approved the amount of _____for 1656 Km long Indradhanush Natural Gas Pipeline Grid project.
- Rs 9256 crore
- Rs 7896 crore
- Rs 6754 crore
- Rs 5559 crore
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved a Capital Grant as the Viability Gap Funding to Indradhanush Gas Grid Ltd for setting up the North East Natural Gas Pipeline Grid. A total of Rs 5,559 crore has been earmarked as VGF. As per the plan, a 1,656-km gas pipeline grid would connect the eight states of the North-Eastern region, namely, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura
Q4. Which country has designated US Armed Forces & Pentagon as ‘Terrorist Entities’?
The Iranian parliament approved bill that designates United States military forces as terrorists
Q5. Zoran Milanovic has won presidential election of _____?
Zoran Milanović won the second round with 52.66% of the vote and was thus elected the 5th President of Croatia since its independence in 1991
Q6. Which country’s aircraft “Boeing 737” crashed in Tehran, Iran?
A Ukrainian airliner with 176 passengers and crew on board has crashed near Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport
Q7. Which bank has announced ‘residential builder finance with buyer guarantee’ (RBBG) scheme?
- Punjab National Bank
- State Bank of India
- ICICI Bank
- Axis Bank
State Bank of India has announced a ‘residential builder finance with buyer guarantee’ (RBBG) scheme. It aims at giving a push to residential sales and improve homebuyers’ confidence.
Q8. Who has won the UK based Costa Children’s Award 2019?
- John Lanchester
- Diane Setterfield
- Gerard Murnane
- Jasbinder Bilan
Debut children’s writer Jasbinder Bilan, wins the Costa Children’s Book Award for Asha & the Spirit Bird. Rich in drama
Q9. Which city hosted the 5th edition of the Asia Pacific Drosophila Research Conference (APDRC5)?
- New Delhi
The 5th edition of the Asia Pacific Drosophila Research Conference (APDRC5) has been organised at Pune, Maharashtra, from 06-10 January
Q10. Deutsche Bank has projected that Indian economy will reach ____by 2030.
- $5 trillion
- $6 trillion
- $7 trillion
- $8 trillion
India’s economy is likely to grow two and half times to $7 trillion by 2030, from about $3 trillion now, making India the world’s third largest economy. This implies that nominal GDP growth is likely to average just over 10% through the next decade, Deutsche Bank said in a research report, Imagine 2030
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