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15 to 20 January 2019 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for January 2019Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 15 to 20 January 2019 :
Who won the Franco-German Award for Human Rights 2018?
A. Li Zhang
B. Xi Zhou
C. Yu Wensheng
D. Chen Zi
Answer: C
Explanation: Chinese lawyer Yu Wensheng won the ‘Franco-German Human Rights’ award on 14 January 2019. Yu Wensheng is best known for suing the Beijing government over the city’s once chronic pollution.

The Union Cabinet on January 16, 2019 approved the recapitalisation of which bank?
A. Dena Bank
B. RBL Bank
C. IDBI Bank
D. EXIM Bank
Answer: D
Explanation: The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on January 16, 2019 approved the recapitalisation of the Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM Bank). The Cabinet also approved an increase in the authorized capital of EXIM Bank from Rs 10,000 crore to Rs. 20,000 crore.

Which Indian destination is listed at second place in the New York Times’ list of ‘52 Places to Go in 2019’ and is the only Indian destination to feature in the list?
A. Tajmahal, Agra
B. Hampi, Karnataka
C. Varanashi
D. Hawamahal, Jaipur
Answer: B
Explanation: The tourist town of Hampi in Karnataka was listed at the second place in the New York Times’ list of ‘52 Places to Go in 2019’. Hampi is the only Indian destination, which has managed to secure a place in the list. The top position is held by the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico, which was ravaged by Hurricane Maria in late 2017.Located in Hosapete taluk of Ballari district, there are 57 major monuments in Hampi, most of which come under the core zone of Hampi, including four villages spread across 41.8 sq. km. It is best known for several Hindu temples that have been constructed in the Dravidian style of architecture. However, Hampi’s most famous icon is the stone chariot in the Vittala Temple. Over six lakh tourists including foreigners, flock to Hampi annually.

Who was elected as the Rajasthan Assembly Speaker recently?
A. CP Joshi
B. Gulab Chand Katariya
C. Vasundhara Raje
D. Hemaram Choudhary
Answer: A
Explanation: In Rajasthan, senior leader of Congress and former Central Minister C.P Joshi was elected as Speaker of the 15th Legislative Assembly. Leader of the house, Ashok Gehlot proposed his name for the speaker which was seconded by Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot.

Which state is leading in the Medal tally of Khelo India Youth Games 2019 with 177 Medals as on January 16, 2019?
A. Maharashtra
B. Haryana
C. Delhi
D. Punjab
Answer: A
Explanation: Maharashtra is leading in Medal tally of Khelo India Youth Games with 177 Medals including 64 Gold. Delhi is on number 2 with 121 medals including 47 Gold and Haryana is on number 3 with 110 Medals including 37 Gold.......Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK


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