Current Affairs|11th& 12th January 2020 |Daily GK updates quiz

Current Affairs 11th& 12th January 2020:

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Q.1.  Who dedicated the Port Anthem to Kolkata Port Trust at Netaji Indoor Stadium in Kolkata?

(a)Nitin Jairam Gadkari

(b)Narendra Modi

(c)Prahlad Singh Patel

(d)Hardeep Singh Puri

(e)Narendra Singh Tomar

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. On the 150th celebration of Kolkata Port Trust, Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the Port Anthem at Netaji Indoor Stadium in Kolkata.

Q.2. On the ________celebration of Kolkata Port Trust, Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the Port Anthem at Netaji Indoor Stadium in Kolkata.

(a)550th

(b)112th

(c)150th

(d)100th

(e)123rd

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. On the 150th celebration of Kolkata Port Trust, Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the Port Anthem at Netaji Indoor Stadium in Kolkata.

Q.3. Which of the following has set  up a 5-year plan of formulation of National Strategy for Financial Inclusion (NSFI) for the period 2019-2024 under the aegis of Financial Inclusion Advisory Committee (FIAC)?

(a)SEBI

(b)IRDAI

(c)RBI

(d)CBDT

(e)NABARD

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) under the aegis of Financial Inclusion Advisory Committee (FIAC) has set up a 5-year plan of formulation of National Strategy for Financial Inclusion (NSFI) for the period 2019-2024

Q.4. Which of the following  fintech start-up has been acquired by  digital payments gateway provider PayU in India’s largest fintech acquisition deal  at a valuation of $185 million?

(a)PayTm

(b)PaySense

(c)PayPal

(d)PayRemit

(e)PhonePe

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. In India’s largest fintech acquisition deal, digital payments gateway provider PayU has acquired a controlling stake in Nexus Venture Partners-backed fintech start-up PaySense at a valuation of $185 million

Q.5.  Which of the following athlete has been nominated for the ‘World Games Athlete of the Year’ award by the International Hockey Federation (FIH).

(a)Hima Das

(b)Dutee Chand

(c)Dipa Karmakar

(d)Rani Rampal

(e)Shafali Verma

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. Rani Rampal, the captain of the Indian women’s hockey team, has been nominated for the ‘World Games Athlete of the Year’ award by the International Hockey Federation (FIH).

Q.6. Which Country has finished the year 2019 as the No.1 shooting nation in the world ?

(a)USA

(b)China

(c)India

(d)Russia

(e)Italy

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. India finished the year as the top shooting nation in the world, leapfrogging Olympic heavyweights China and the USA.

Q.7. The BCCI is all set to appoint World Cup-winning former India player _______________as members of the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) which will pick selection committees for the next four-year cycle starting 2020.

(a)Kapil Dev

(b)Gautam Gambhir

(c)Madan Lal

(d)Sulakshana Naik

(e)b , c & d

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. The BCCI is all set to appoint World Cup-winning former India players Madan Lal , Gautam Gambhir and Sulakshana Naik as members of the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) which will pick selection committees for the next four-year cycle starting 2020

Q.8. Which of the following Day is observed as National Youth Day?

(a)10 January

(b)11 January

(c)12 January

(d)13 January

(e)14 January

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. National Youth Day is celebrated on 12 January being the birthday of Swami Vivekananda

Q.9. What was the theme for National Youth Day 2020?

(a)Channelizing Youth Power for Nation Building

(b)Awakening the Youth Power

(c)Safe spaces for Youth

(d)Youth for clean, green and Progressive India.

(e)Youth for Digital India

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. The theme for National Youth Day 2020 is the same as 2019 i.e. “Channelizing Youth Power for Nation Building”.

Q.10. Name the longest serving ruler of Oman who recently passed away.

(a)Qasem Soleimani

(b)Qaboos bin Said

(c)Esmail Ghaani

(d)Haitham bin Tariq Al Said

(e)Tamim Bin Hamad

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. The longest serving ruler of Oman Sultan Qaboos bin Said passed away. He was a charismatic and visionary leader who transformed Oman into a modern and prosperous nation. He was ruling Oman since 1970.

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