Daily Current Affairs : 16th January 2020 |Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 16th January 2020:

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Q.1. Name the person who inaugurated 7th Conference of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association India Region in the legislative assembly building in Lucknow on 16th January.

(a)Narendra modi

(b)Yogi Adityanath

(c)Om Birla

(d)Venkaiah Naidu

(e)Anandiben patel

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1. (c)

Exp.  Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla inaugurated 7th Conference of CPA India Region in Lucknow.

Q.2. What was the main theme of the Conference of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association India Region?

(a)ROLE OF LEGISLATORS

(b)ROLE OF PARLIAMENT

(c)ROLE OF COMMONWEALTH

(d)ROLE OF LEADERS

(e)ROLE OF DEMOCRACY

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(a)

Exp. The main theme of the conference of CPA India Region was ‘ROLE OF LEGISLATORS’.

Q.3. Which Union Territory hosted the first ever Food Processing Summit to attract investors to the region?

(a)Jammu and Kashmir

(b)Delhi

(c)Chandigarh

(d)Puducherry

(e)Ladakh

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. Union Territory Ladakh is hosting the first ever Food Processing Summit to attract investors to the region.

Q.4. Who is the present Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh?

(a)Anil Baijal

(b)Radha Krishna Mathur

(c)Dineshwar Sharma

(d)Girish Chandra Murmu

(e)Devendra Kumar Joshi

Answer & Explanation
Ans. 4.(b)

Exp. Ladakh

Formation: 31 October 2019

Capitals: Leh, Kargir

Lieutenant Governor- RK Mathur

Q.5.The fifth edition of Science Film Festival of India, SCI-FFI 2020, was started on 15th January in ___________.

(a)Visakhapatnam

(b)Panaji

(c)Kolkata

(d)Chennai

(e)Cochin

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. The fifth edition of Science Film Festival of India, SCI-FFI 2020, was started on 15th January in Goa’s capital city Panaji.

Q.6. Who inaugurated the 5th Science Film Festival of India, SCI-FFI 2020 in Goa?

(a)Satya Pal Malik

(b)Narendra Modi

(c)Venkaiah Naidu

(d)Pramod Sawant

(e)Prakash Javadekar

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. The four-day-long festival was inaugurated by Chief Minister, Dr. Paramod Sawant. The festival that will take place at the Inox Complex and Maquinez Palace in Goa.

Q.7. Which Country’s prime minister resigned recently after its president suggested constitutional amendments to boost power?

(a)Cuba

(b)Russia

(c)Mauritius

(d)Finland

(e)Canada

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(b)

Exp. President Vladimir Putin accepted the resignation of his prime minister on 15th January after proposing constitutional amendments that could herald his intention to carve out a position that would let him stay at Russia’s helm after his presidency ends.

Q.8. Name the prime minister of Russia who resigned recently after its president suggested constitutional amendments to boost power.

(a)Vladimir Putin

(b)Sanna Marin

(c)Abdelmadjid Tebboune

(d)Dmitry Medvedev

(e)Mannuel Marrero Cruz

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(d)

Exp. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, who served as a placeholder president in 2008-2012 to allow Putin to observe term limits, said in televised comments that he needed to resign in light of his mentor’s proposed changes in government.

Q.9. The Government of India & the Government of Assam signed a loan agreement of $88 million for the implementation of Assam Inland Water Transport Project with _______________.

(a)Asian Development Bank

(b)New Development Bank

(c)International Monetary fund

(d)Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

(e)World bank

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. World Bank and Government of India Signed $88 million loan agreement for the implementation of Assam Inland Water Transport Project.

Q.10. Who has won the ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year award at ICC Awards 2019?

(a)Virat Kohli

(b)Pat Cummins

(c)Rohit Sharma

(d)Ben Stokes

(e)Deepak Chahar

Answer & Explanation
Ans. 10.(c)

Exp. Indian opener Rohit Sharma won the ODI Player of the Year award.

Q.11. Who has won the ICC Test Player of the Year award at ICC Awards 2019?

(a)Virat Kohli

(b)Pat Cummins

(c)Rohit Sharma

(d)Ben Stokes

(e)Deepak Chahar

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. ODI Player of the Year- India opener Rohit Sharma

Spirit of Cricket Award-  India skipper Virat Kohli

T20I Performance of the Year – India seamer Deepak Chahar

Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for the ICC Player of the Year – England all-rounder Ben Stokes

Test Player of the Year- Australia fast bowler Pat Cummins

Emerging Cricketer of the Year – Australia’s Marnus Labuschagne

Associate Cricketer of the Year – Scotland’s Kyle Coetzer

  1. Russian Duma (Lower house) approves _____________as the new Prime Minister.

(a) Mikhail V. Mishustin

(b)Sanna Marin

(c)Abdelmadjid Tebboune

(d)Dmitry Medvedev

(e)Mannuel Marrero Cruz

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp: Russian assembly or the Duma on 16th January approved Mikhail V. Mishustin as the new Prime Minister, a little-known technocrat picked by President Vladimir Putin, a day after the Cabinet resigned as part of an unexpected Kremlin shake-up.Putin proposed major changes to the Russian Constitution that would spread political power more evenly, away from the president to the Parliament, the State Council and other government institutions.

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