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Monthly Current Affair Quiz:January 2020

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Question 1

Which organization has released the second edition of Sustainable Development Goals India Index 2019?

Question 2

According to the second edition of Sustainable Development Goals India Index 2019, which state is at the top?

Question 3

India's second spaceport for launching small satellites will be established in which state of India?

Question 4

Which City has topped in the Swachh Survekshan League 2020 for first and second Quarters conducted by Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs?

Question 5

Who is appointed as the Chairman of Railway Board?

Question 6

RBI launched ___________ Application for visually challenged people to Identify currency denomination?

Question 7

According to the Ministry of Agriculture 2019 the sowing area of rabi crops has increased by _______ hectares?

Question 8

Which state government has planned to deliver sand at doorsteps?

Question 9

Which country has become the first country in the world to ban sunscreen that is harmful to corals and sea life?

Question 10

Who has won the presidential election 2020 in Guinea-Bissau?

Question 11

27th National children’s science congress 2019 held in which city of India?

Question 12

11-day long ‘Dhanu Jatra’ is celebrated in which state of India?

Question 13

Which two new games are included in the 3rd edition of the ‘Khelo India Games 2020’?

Question 14

Who has been appointed as the first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) in India?

Question 15

Who has been appointed as the 28th Chief of Army Staff?

Question 16

The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has set up a single standing committee on economic statistics (SCES) to deliberate and develop methodologies for surveys on industry, services and employment. Who is the head of the committee?

Question 17

Finance Minister has launched which app for online auction of assets attached by banks?

Question 18

Who is awarded with Global Child Prodigy Award 2020?

Question 19

Who won gold in men's 10 m air pistol at 63rd National Shooting Championship?

Question 20

KVIC has opened its first silk processing plant in which state?

Question 21

Which Paramilitary Force of India has decided to observe 2020 as the “Year of Mobility” for the welfare of the troops?

Question 22

On 3rd January 2020, General Qasem Soleimani was killed by a U.S drone’s airstrike ordered by U.S president Donald Trump. He was commander in chief of Iran’s elite ___.

Question 23

The WHO has designated which year as the International Year of the 'Nurse and Midwife'?

Question 24

Who is known as the Missile Woman of India?

Question 25

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will establish a Massive Human Space Flight Center at which place of India?

Question 26

Which film won the ‘Best Motion picture- drama’ award in the Golden Globe awards 2020?

Question 27

Which state launched MyGov portal and CM app to communicate their views, suggestions, feedback as well as discontentment if any?

Question 28

Who among the following conferred with Polly Umrigar Award (2018-19) for being the best international cricketer at the BCCI Annual Awards?

Question 29

World Trade Organization (WTO) has set up a panel to examine complaints against India filled by which country for hiking customs duties on its Goods?

Question 30

Mohd Haitham bin Tariq al-Said took over as Sultan of which country?

Question 31

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will now allow consumers to give an e-mandate for recurring payments made through Unified Payments Interface (UPI). The limit on such recurring transactions has been set at _______.

Question 32

The Government of India has launched the first Cyber Crime Prevention Unit of India “AASHVAST” in _____.

Question 33

In which city of India, the Union Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has launched 'Mission Purvodaya' aims at accelerated development of eastern India through integrated steel hub?

Question 34

Which scheme has been launched by the Union Minister for Women and Child Development and Textiles, Smriti Irani on January 11, 2020, for Women entrepreneurship?

Question 35

Union Culture and Tourism Minister, Prahlad Singh Patel launched an exhibition titled “Indian Heritage in Digital Space” at National Museum in which city of India?

Question 36

According to International Cricket Council (ICC) who is awarded with the best cricketer of the year 2019?

Question 37

According to International Cricket Council (ICC) who is awarded with the ODI Cricketer of the Year of the year 2019?

Question 38

According to International Cricket Council (ICC) who is awarded with the T20I Performance of the Year 2019?

Question 39

According to International Cricket Council (ICC) who is awarded with the ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year 2019?

Question 40

Which Union Ministry of India has started “Saksham” campaign?

Question 41

The 7th Conference of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) India Region will start in __________.

Question 42

Which city has been awarded with the Swachhata Darpan Awards 2019?

Question 43

Which city hosted the 23rd National Youth Festival 2020?

Question 44

As per the Greenpeace India report which is the most polluted city of India?

Question 45

Which state government has made it compulsory to recite the Preamble to the Constitution in all schools starting January 26?

Question 46

Who has become the first South Asian country to launch the e-passport facility?

Question 47

The 12th National Tribal youth programme was inaugurated in which state/UTs to ensure the development and empowerment of the tribal youths?

Question 48

In which of the following African countries, India opened its first Mahatma Gandhi Convention Centre?

Question 49

Which state government has launched ‘Mukhyamantri Krishak Durghatna Kalyan Yojana’

Question 50

Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju flagged off the ‘Fit India Cyclothon’ from which city of India?

Question 51

Who among the following has been conferred with the 26th Annual Crystal Award for the year 2020 by the World Economic Forum (WEF)?

Question 52

Name the Integrated Check-Post (ICP) at India-Nepal border that was inaugurated by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Nepalese Prime Minister K.P.Sharma Oli on January 21st, 2020.

Question 53

Which state has been ranked the best for parameters on efficiency targets in the review of state and Central government water departments by the ministry of Jal Shakti?

Question 54

Which of the following personalities has been honoured with Australia’s Highest Civilian Honour “The Order of Australia”?

Question 55

Who will be the chairman of the Committee formed by the Supreme Court of India to firm up draft legislation to give legal sanctity to disputes settled through mediation?

Question 56

Who among the following was conferred with ‘Champions of Change Award-2019’ for social welfare by Former President Pranab Mukherjee at a function in New Delhi?

Question 57

What is the rank of India in WEF’s 1st Social Mobility Index?

Question 58

Who will become the first woman to officiate as the third umpire in a men’s international?

Question 59

Name the person who conferred with the prestigious “Global Citizen Prize: Cisco Youth Leadership Award for 2019”?
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