Daily Current Affairs : 15th January 2020 |Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 15 January 2020:

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Q.1. With which country India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance bilateral defence cooperation?

(a)Japan

(b)Finland

(c)Oman

(d)Sri Lanka

(e)Mauritius

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence of Finland Mr Jukka Juusti signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further defence cooperation between India and Finland.

Q.2.The India Meteorological Department (IMD) observed its _____________ foundation day on January 15, 2020  by the Ministry of Earth Sciences.

(a)112th

(b)150th

(c)145th

(d)100th

(e)123rd

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) observed its 145th foundation day on January 15, 2020. The day is celebrated by the Ministry of Earth Sciences.

Q.3. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) which comes under Ministry of Earth Sciences was founded in ____________.

(a)1969

(b)1958

(c)1897

(d)1875

(e)1975

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) observed its 145th foundation day on January 15, 2020. The day is celebrated by the Ministry of Earth Sciences.

 Five observatories of the Indian Meteorological Department have been recognized by the World Meteorological Organization, which are located at Chennai, Mumbai, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram, and Panji.

About IMD

Headquarters: New Delhi

Founded: 1875

Parent organization: Ministry of Earth Sciences

Q.4. India’s flagship global conference on geopolitics and geo-economics Raisina Dialogue 2020 began in which of the following city?

(a)Kolkata

(b)Lucknow

(c)Hyderabad

(d)Bengaluru

(e)New Delhi

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(e)

Exp. India’s flagship global conference on geopolitics and geo-economics Raisina Dialogue began in New Delhi on 15th January. Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the inaugural session.

Q.5. Name the Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (I/C), who inaugurated the ‘Digital Exhibition on History of Constitution of India’.

(a)Shripad Yesso Naik

(b)Prahlad Singh Patel

(c)Rao Inderjit Singh

(d)Jitendra Singh

(e)Kiren Rijiju

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. The Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (I/C), Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh inaugurated the ‘Digital Exhibition on History of Constitution of India’.

Q.6. Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel Shri Dharmendra Pradhan launched ______________ , an annual one-month long, people centric fuel conservation mega campaign of PCRA.

(a)Disha

(b)Saksham

(c)Nishtha

(d)Amrut

(e)Indradhanush

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(b)

Exp. ‘Saksham’, an annual one-month long, people-centric fuel conservation mega campaign of Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) has launched on 16th January by Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel Shri Dharmendra Pradhan in a function held in Delhi.

Q.7. Who among the following has been elected as the new President of Guatemala?

(a)Alejandro Giammattei

(b)Manuel Marrero Cruz

(c)Prithvirajsing Roopun

(d)Pravind Jugnauth

(e)Abdelmadjid Tebboune

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. Guatemala swore in Alejandro Giammattei, a conservative physician opposed to gay marriage and abortion, as its new president on 14th January.

Q.8. Which District received Swachhata Darpan Awards 2019 for the best performing districts on key swachhata parameters?

(a)Meruth (UP)

(b)Guna (MP)

(c)Kapurthala (Punjab)

(d)Puri (Odisha)

(e) West Champaran (Bihar)

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(d)

Exp. Odisha’s Puri District received Swachhata Darpan Awards 2019 for innovations and initiatives for Plastic Waste Management by Aamir Khan.

Q.9. Army Day is celebrated every year on ___________.

(a)12 January

(b)13 January

(c)14 January

(d)15 January

(e)16 January

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(d)

Exp.  It is celebrated every year to commemorate the day when General (later Field Marshal) K M Carriappa took over the command of Army from General Sir F R R Bucher, the last British Commander-in-Chief in 1949 and became the first Commander-in-Chief of Indian Army post Independence.

Q.10. Who became the 28th Chief of the Army Staff recently?

(a)Karambir Singh

(b)Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria

(c)Manoj Mukund Naravane

(d)A P Maheshwari

(e)S S Deswal

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. 28th Chief of the Army Staff : Manoj Mukund Naravane

Q.11. Who is the current Defence Secretary of India?

(a)Ajay Kumar

(b)Arvind Kumar

(c)Ajay Kumar Bhalla

(d)Rajiv Kumar

(e)Vijay Keshav Gokhale

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(a)

Exp. Defence Secretary: Dr. Ajay Kumar

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