Daily Current Affairs : 28th January 2020 |Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 28th January 2020:

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Q.1. Railways minister Piyush Goyal targeted the entire network of the Indian Railways to run on electricity by which year?

(a)2022

(b)2024

(c)2025

(d)2027

(e)2030

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. Commerce and industry, and railways minister Piyush Goyal on 27th January said the entire network of the Indian Railways will run on electricity by 2024.

Q.2. Railways minister Piyush Goyal targeted the entire network of the Indian Railways to become a net-zero emission network by which year?

(a)2022

(b)2024

(c)2025

(d)2027

(e)2030

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. Commerce and industry, and railways minister Piyush Goyal on 27th January said the entire network of the Indian Railways will run on electricity by 2024 and become a net-zero emission network by 2030.

Q.3. Which country joined hands to NTPC as PMC for about 300 MW solar power projects?

(a)Benin

(b)Mali

(cNiger

(d)Senegal

(e)Togo

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. The Letter of Engagement of NTPC as PMC for development about 300 MW Solar Power Projects by Togo was handed over here on 28th January by Mr. Kondi Mani, Charge d’ Affaire, Embassy of Togo, New Delhi.

Q.4. In which city Indian Railways has commissioned country’s first governmental Waste to Energy Plant, having capacity of 500 Kg waste per day?

(a)Visakhapatnam

(b)Lucknow

(c)Varanasi

(d)Bhubaneswar

(e)Kolkata

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(d)

Exp. Indian Railways has commissioned country’s first governmental Waste to Energy Plant, having capacity of 500 Kg waste per day, in Mancheswar Carriage Repair Workshop at Bhubaneswar in East Coast Railway. This Waste to Energy Plant, a patented technology called POLYCRACK, is first-of-its-kind in Indian Railways and fourth in India.

Q.5. Who has been appointed as the First head (Ambassador) of future EU diplomatic mission to the UK after Brexit?

(a)Jair Messias Bolsonaro

(b)Joao Vale de Almeida

(c)Paulo Guedes

(d)Sergio Moro

(e)Joice Hasselmann

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. Portuguese diplomat Joao Vale de Almeida was appointed as the head of future EU diplomatic mission to the UK after Brexit.

Q.6. Who has resigned as independent director of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank?

(a)Sachin Bansal

(b)Sunil Mehta

(c)Samit Ghosh

(d)Anil Khanna

(e)Sunil Arora

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp.  Sachin Bansal has resigned as independent director of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank, a role he took up in May 2019.

Q.7. What is the tagline of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank?

(a)Joy of banking

(b)We believe in your belief

(c)A bank of smiles

(d)Likho apni kahaani

(e)Viswas se Vikas tak

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(b)

Exp. About Ujjivan Small Finance Bank

Founder: Samit Ghosh

Founded: 1 February 2017

Headquarter: Bengaluru

Tagline: We believe in your belief

Q.8. Who has been nominated Life President of Asian Tennis Federation?

(a)Nripendra Mishra

(b)Sunil Arora

(c)Anil Khanna

(d)Vasdev Mohi

(e)Manoj Kohli

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. Senior sports administrator Anil Khanna, who recently decided not to contest the President’s post of the Asian Tennis Federation, was on 27th January nominated Life President of the continental body.

Q.9.Who gave away awards and prizes related to the Republic Day 2020 at Rashtriya Rangshala Camp, Delhi Cantt. On 28th January?

(a)Narendra modi

(b)Yogi Adityanath

(c)Rajnath Singh

(d)Venkaiah Naidu

(e)Ram Nath kovind

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp. Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh gave away awards and prizes related to the Republic Day 2020 at Rashtriya Rangshala Camp, Delhi Cantt. On 28th January.

Q.10. Jameela Malik passed away recently. She was ____________.

(a)Producer

(b)Actor

(c)Singer

(d)Cricketer

(e)Hockey Player

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. Actor Jameela Malik, known for her critically acclaimed roles in a handful of movies in Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu, besides television serials, passed away.

Q.11. Vinay Sinha passed away recently. He was ____________.

(a)Producer

(b)Actor

(c)Singer

(d)Cricketer

(e)Hockey Player

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(a)

Exp. Filmmaker Vinay Sinha, best known for producing cult comedy “Andaz Apna Apna”, has passed away. He was 74.

Q.12. Sunita Chandra passed away recently. She was ____________.

(a)Producer

(b)Actor

(c)Singer

(d)Cricketer

(e)Hockey Player

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(e)

Exp. Sunita Chandra, former India women’s hockey team captain, passed away in her sleep on Monday. She was  Arjuna Award winner.

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