Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 20 January 2019

Daily Current Affairs Quiz

Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 20 January 2019

1. Which of the following firms has become the first private sector firm to cross Rs 10,000-cr quarterly profit? Its net profit was Rs 10,251 cr on consolidated basis in Dec quarter.
1) TCS
2) Infosys
3) Wipro
4) RIL
5) Tata Motors
2. After the acquisition of 51 per cent share in IDBI Bank, LIC of India has approved the continuation of the Managing Director and CEO of the bank
1) GM Yadwadkar
2) KP Nair
3) Rakesh Sharma
4) Mahesh Kumar Jain
5) Jai Kumar Garg
3. Manipur, Meghalaya and which state celebrated their statehood day on 21 Jan? On this day in 1972, all the three states became full-fledged states under the North Eastern Region (Reorganisation) Act, 1971.
1) Tripura
2) Mizoram
3) Nagaland
4) Arunachal Pradesh
5) Sikkim
4. ______ won the International Tennis Federation’s Women’s tournament in Singapore recently defeating Arantxa Rus.
1) Sania Mirza
2) Ana Ivanovic
3) Elena Vesnina
4) Angelique Kerber
5) Ankita Raina
5. Which firm has launched a new e-commerce platform re-weave.in for handloom weavers in India?
1) Google India
2) Microsoft India
3) Facebook
4) Xiaomi
5) IBM
6. The Gandhi Peace Prize for 2016 has been given jointly to Akshaya Patra foundation and
1) Ekal Abhiyan Trust
2) Sulabh International
3) Bachpan Bachao Andolan
4) Vivekananda Kendra
5) ISRO
7. Satyarup Siddhanta has become the world’s youngest person to climb the seven highest peaks and the seven highest volcanic summits in seven continents in seven years. Mt Denali, which he has climbed, is situated in
1) Australia
2) Canada
3) France
4) US
5) Spain
8. Sanjeev Singla has been appointed as India’s new ambassador to which country?
1) Sweden
2) Saudi Arabia
3) Bahrain
4) Iran
5) Israel
9. The govt has approved a capital infusion of what amount in state-owned Exim Bank to expand its business?
1) Rs 4,500 cr
2) Rs 5,000 cr
3) Rs 5,500 cr
4) Rs 6,000 cr
5) Rs 6,500 cr
10. The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has announced which of the following cities to be the World Capital of Architecture for 2020?
1) Rio de Janeiro
2) Sydney
3) Shanghai
4) Jakarta
5) Bengaluru
Answers:
  1. 4
  2. 3
  3. 1
  4. 5
  5. 2
  6. 2
  7. 4
  8. 5
  9. 4
  10. 1
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