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15 January 2019: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like Army Day, Constitution (103rd Amendment) Act, 2019 and Global Aviation Summit 2019 among others.

Jan 15, 2019 17:22 IST
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15 January 2019: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like Army Day, Constitution (103rd Amendment) Act, 2019 and Global Aviation Summit 2019 among others.

1. When is the Army Day celebrated in India every year?
a) January 15
b) January 16
c) January 17
d) January 18

2. Which state decided to ban the production, sale and use of single-use plastic products in the Union Territory from March 1, 2019?
a) Goa
b) Puducherry
c) Manipur
d) Sikkim

3. The Constitution (103rd Amendment) Act, 2019 came into effect on January 14, 2019. It provides what percentage of reservation quota for the economically weaker sections in the general category?
a) 7 percent
b) 8.5 percent
c) 10 percent
d) 15 percent

4. The world's largest religious and cultural human congregation, ‘Kumbh 2019’ began in which city?
a) Ujjain
b) Nasik
c) Haridwar
d) Prayagraj

5. Global Aviation Summit 2019 began in which city?
a) Mumbai
b) New Delhi
c) Pune
d) Gurgaon

6. Which of state launched ‘One Family One Job’ scheme recently?
a) West Bengal
b) Sikkim
c) Meghalaya
d) Odisha

7. Prime Minister Modi launched several development projects worth over 1,500 crore rupees in which state on January 14, 2019?
a) Kerala
b) Uttar Pradesh
c) Odisha
d) Rajasthan

8. Which state inducted a road safety robot ‘ROADEO’ into service recently?
a) Kerala
b) Delhi
c) Andhra Pradesh
d) Tamil Nadu

ANSWERS

1. (a) January 15
71st Army Day was celebrated across India on January 15, 2019. The Day is celebrated every year to commemorate the day when General (later Field Marshal) KM Carriappa took over the command of Indian Army from General Sir FRR Bucher, the last British Commander-in-Chief in 1949 and became the first Commander-in-Chief of Indian Army.

2. (b) Puducherry
Puducherry government has decided to ban the production, sale and use of single-use plastic products in the Union Territory from March 1, 2019. The announcement was made by Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on January 13, 2019 after a cabinet meeting.

3. (c) 10 percent
The Constitution (103rd Amendment) Act, 2019, the Act providing 10 percent reservation in government jobs and educational institutions to Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) of General Category, came into effect on January 14, 2019.

4. (d) Prayagraj
The world's largest religious and cultural human congregation, ‘Kumbh 2019’ began at Prayagraj (erstwhile Allahabad), Uttar Pradesh on January 15, 2019 and will go on till March 4, 2019.

5. (a) Mumbai
The Union Minister of Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu on January 15, 2019 inaugurated the Global Aviation Summit 2019 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The Summit is a union and it will address the problems faced in the aviation sector.

6. (b) Sikkim
Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling launched the 'One Family One Job' scheme which entitles one government job for every family in the state. Sikkim has become the first state in the country to carry out such scheme for the people who would now be entitled to state government employee benefits.

7. (c) Odisha
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched and laid foundation stone of several development projects worth over 1,500 crore rupees at Balangir in Odisha. Modi dedicated to the nation electrification of Jharsuguda-Vizianagaram and Sambalpur-Angul lines spanning 813 kilometres completed at a cost of around 1,000 crores.

8. (d) Tamil Nadu
The Chennai Traffic Police inducted a road safety robot into service on January 14, 2019. The name of the robot is ‘ROADEO’. The robot will help police in traffic management and assist pedestrians in Chennai roads.

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