Daily Current Affairs: Question Answer
Que. 01 Which of the following authority has launched the housing scheme for 2019?
1.Bihar Development Authority (BDA)wrong Image
2.Odisha Development Authority (ODA)
3.Mumbai Development Authority (MDA)
4.Delhi Development Authority (DDA)
Answer:– 4. Delhi Development Authority (DDA)
Explanation:– The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) launched the housing scheme for 2019.
Que.02 Who has resigned his position as President of Amateur International Boxing Federation (AIBA)?
Answer:– 1.Gafur Rahimov
Explanation: — The Amateur International Boxing Federation (AIBA) President Gafur Rahimov announced his resignation. He cited the reason as the political based discussions were harming the organizations progress. Rahimov will be replaced by an interim president.
Que .03 Where is INS Shivaji located?
2.Navi, Mumbai, Maharashtra
4.New Delhi, Uttar Pradesh
Answer:– 1.Lonavala, Maharashtra
Explanation: — INS Shivaji is located in Lonavala, Maharashtra, India.
Que.04 Indian Navy inaugurated NBCTF in INS Shivaji. What does NBCTF stand for?
1.Navigation and Biometric Centre for Training Facility 2.Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Training Facility
3.Naval Base Combat Training Facility
4.Naval Backup Communication Task Force
Answer:– 2. Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Training Facility
Explanation: — The Indian Navy’s Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Training Facility (NBCTF) was inaugurated at INS Shivaji by Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba in Lonavala, Maharashtra.
Que .05 How many Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas fighter did IAF order from HAL?
Answer:– 2. 40
Explanation:– The Indian Air Force (IAF) ordered 40 Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas fighter from the Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL).
Que.06 Paralympics high jumper —– named as Ambassador of Karnataka LS Elections?
Answer:– 1. Girish Gowda
Explanation:— Paralympics high jumper Girish Gowda named as Ambassador of Karnataka LS Elections.
Que .07 Which of the following defence behemoth did the Indian Air Force (IAF) order Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas fighter?
1.Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)
2.Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd.
3.Tata Advanced Systems Ltd
4.BrahMos Aerospace Pvt. Ltd
Answer:– 2. Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd
Explanation:— The Indian Air Force (IAF) ordered Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas fighter from the Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL).
Que.08 Which of the following is India’s second mission to the moon?
Answer : 3. Chandrayaan 2
Explanation:— Chandrayaan-2 will be India’s second mission to the Moon. It will include an orbiter and lander-rover module
Que.09 How much did the US Department of Defense authorize to build 92 km of US-Mexico border wall, demanded by Trump?
1.USD 3 billion
2.USD 2 billion
3.USD 4 billion
4.USD 1 billion
Answer:– 4. USD 1 billion
Explanation:— Acting US defence (Pentagon) secretary Patrick Shanahan authorised $1 billion to build part of the wall sought by President Donald Trump along the US-Mexico border. Trump had sought $5.7 billion for the wall.
Que .10 Which Indian Satellite is to carry NASA’s laser retroreflector arrays?
Answer:– 3. Chandrayaan-2
Explanation: — India’s lunar mission Chandrayaan 2 will carry NASA’s laser instruments.
Que. 11—— formally inducted four heavy-lift Chinook helicopters?
Answer:– 1. IAF
Explanation:— IAF formally inducted four heavy-lift Chinook helicopters.
Que. 12 How much did India extend to Nepal for building an educational campus in the Ramechhap district of Nepal?
1.Rs. 25.5 million
2.Rs. 35.5 million
3.Rs. 15.5 million
4.Rs. 45.5 million
Answer :– 2. .Rs. 35.5 million
Explanation: — India has extended a financial grant of 35.5 million Nepalese rupees for the construction of an educational campus in Nepal under the Development Partnership Programme. The building was constructed at Siddheshwar Education Public Campus in Ramechhap district.
Que.13 Who won the Global Teacher Prize 2019?
Answer:– 1. Peter Tabuchi
Explanation:– Peter Tabichi, a science teacher from rural Kenya, who gives away most of his salary to support poorer pupils, has won a $1m prize (£760,000) for the world’s best teacher.
Que.14 Which country topped the annual list of WEF global Energy Transition index?
Answer: — 3. Sweden
Explanation: —- Sweden remains on the top of the annual list of WEF global Energy Transition index and is followed by Switzerland and Norway in the top three.
Que .15 What is the position of India on the WEF global Energy Transition index?
Answer:– 4. 76 th
Explanation:– India has moved up two places to rank 76th on a global energy transition index, compiled by Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF).
Que.16 Which bank appointed as a five-member committee under the chairmanship of Nandan Nilekani to strengthen digital payments?
1.Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
2.State Bank of India (SBI)
Answer:– 1. Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
Explanation:– Reserve Bank of India (RBI) appointed as a five-member committee under the chairmanship of Nandan Nilekani to strengthen digital payments.
Que .17 FinTech Conclave commenced in —–?
Answer:– 1. New Delhi
Explanation:– FinTech Conclave commenced in New Delhi.
Que .18 Who became the first-ever cricketer to reach 5,000 runs in the Indian Premier League?
Answer: 1. Suresh Raina
Explanation:— Chennai Super Kings’ Suresh Raina has become the first-ever cricketer to reach 5,000 runs in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Que.19 Which of following India’s airport has now become the world’s 12th busiest airport?
1.Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad
2.Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi
3.Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai 4.Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru
Answer:– 2. Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi
Explanation: — According to the preliminary world airport traffic rankings for 2018 released by the Airports Council International (ACI), Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) has now become the world’s 12th busiest airport, moving up four places from the 16th spot in 2017.
Que .20 Who topped the Asian Rich List 2019 for the sixth successive year with ₹2.3 lakh crore wealth?
1.Mukesh Ambani family
4.Lakshmi Mittal and his son Aditya Mittal
Answer:– 3. Hinduja family
Explanation:— Leading London-based NRI industrial tycoons, the Hinduja family has topped the Asian Rich List 2019 for the sixth successive year with £25.2 billion (over ₹2.3 lakh crore) wealth.