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JANUARY 11, CURRENT AFFAIRS
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1. Who has been named as the Chef de Mission for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics? a) Sathish Sivalingam b) Birendra Prasad Baishya c) Parminder Singh Dhindsa d) Kamakhya Prasad Singh Deo
Answer: b) Birendra Prasad Baishya On 10 January 2019, Birendra Prasad Baishya was named as Chef De Mission for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics He is the President of Indian Weightlifting Federation (WIF) It is for the first time that the sport of weightlifting was accorded with honour of Chef De Mission for the Olympics Games. He is also one of the Indian Olympic Association Vice Presidents.
2. How many states signed an agreement for Renukji Dam Multipurpose Project? a) 4 |b)6 c) 8 d) 10
Answer: b) 6 V An agreement for Renukji Dam Multipurpose Project was signed among six states on 11th January 2019. The six states are Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand Under the agreement, three storage projects are proposed to be constructed on the river Yamuna and two of its tributaries - Tons and Giri in the hilly regions of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh.
3. The Government of India launched the 'National Clean Air Programme' on 10th January 2019, with an aim to reduce particulate matter pollution by 20-30% in at least-" cities by 2024. a) 52 b) 64 c) 102 d) 146
Answer: c) 102 The Govt of India launched 'National Clean Air Programme' (NCAP) on 10th January 2019. The aim of the programme is to reduce particulate matter pollution by 20-30% in at least 102 cities by 2024. It will provide the States and Centre with a framework to combat air pollution. The NCAP will be mid-term, five year action plan with 2019 as the first year.
4. Which state will host the two-day International Dam Safety conference starting from 13th February 2019? a) Gujarat b) West Bengal c) Odisha d) Kerala
Answer: c) Odish:a v Odisha will host two-day International Dam Safety Conference starting from 13th Feb 2019 Experts will deliberate on several issues including challenges in dam safety management, global best practices in dam safety management. The conference will be organized by the Union Ministry of Water Resources in collaboration with Odisha government and the World Bank
5. Who was appointed as Prime Minister of Taiwan? a) Tsai Ing-wen b) Su Tsen-chang c) Tan Yankai d) Hau Pei-tsun
Answer: b) Su Tsen-chang Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has appointed Su Tsen-chang as Prime Minister of Taiwan on 10th January 2019. Su is a former Prime Minister appointed in 2006. The capital of Taiwan is Taipei and currency is New Taiwan Dollar.
Answer: d) France V On 10th January 2019, The Union Cabinet approved the MoU between India and France on technical bilateral cooperation in the field of new and renewable energy. V The MoU was signed on 3rd October 2018. The technical cooperation will cover joint research working groups, pilot projects, capacity building programs, study tour, case studies.
8. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas? a) Uttar Pradesh b) Sikkim c) West Bengal d) Karnataka
Answer: b) Harendra Singh Indian men's hockey coach Harendra Singh was removed from the position on 9th Jan 2019.
10. Where was the Sarva bhasha Kavi Sammelan' or National TO Symposium of Poets inaugurated? a) New Delhi b) Lucknow c) Mumbai d) Chennai
Answer: d) Chennai The 'Sarva Bhasha Kavi Sammelan" or National Symposium of Poets was inaugurated in Chennai on 10th Jan 2019 It is organized by All India Radio (AIR) Eminent poets of 22 Indian languages in the Ninth Schedule of the Indian Constitution are participating in the symposium his is the first time the event is being held in Chennai
12. Where was the Indian Paint Conference inaugurated? a) Agra b) Mathura c) Varanasi d) Lucknow
13. Who among the following has/have received the honorary membership of the Sydney Cricket Ground? a) Virat Kohli b) Ravi Shastri c) Mahendra Singh Dhoni d) Both a and b
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