Current Affairs January 16 2020 Quiz - RRB NTPC & Group D MCQs

1.

Where was the two Indian Coast Guard Ships (ICGS), Annie Besant and Amrit Kaur commissioned recently?

   A.) Kolkata, West Bengal
   B.) Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
   C.) Chennai, Tamil Nadu
   D.) Mumbai, Maharashtra

Answer: Option 'A'

Kolkata, West Bengal

On January 12,2020 The two Indian Coast Guard Ships (ICGS) namely Annie Besant and Amrit Kaur, second and third in the series of five Fast Patrol Vessels (FPVs), were commissioned and deployed along the eastern coast by Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar at Khidderpore park, Kolkata, West Bengal.

2.

Name the deceased Kerala Cartoonist and Secretary of Kerala Cartoon Academy, who won United Nations Political Cartoon Award .

   A.) Pran Kumar Sharma
   B.) B. V. Ramamurthy
   C.) Thomas Antony
   D.) Shankar Pamarthy

Answer: Option 'C'

Thomas Antony

3.

______ edition of road safety week is being celebrated by Transport department in Maharashtra from 11th to 17th Jan 2020 .

   A.) 31st
   B.) 30th
   C.) 25th
   D.) 20th

Answer: Option 'A'

31st

4.

Who were the authors of the book titled ‘PAX SINICA:Implications for the Indian Dawn’ that was launched by Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, that describes about a comprehensive view of how President Xi Jinping’s, China will implicate the world order in the 21st century?

   A.) Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni & Akhil Deo
   B.) Samir Saran & Vikram Seth
   C.) Samir Saran & Akhil Deo
   D.) Madhuri Vijay & Vikram Seth

Answer: Option 'C'

Samir Saran & Akhil Deo

5.

Motorcycle rider Paulo Goncalves passed away recently, he belonged to which country?

   A.) France
   B.) Portugal
   C.) Italy
   D.) Spain

Answer: Option 'B'

Portugal

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