Headlines : 19 January 2024 Current affairs English MCQs

On this day (19 January) Indira Gandhi became the first woman PM of India. After the death of the then Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri in 1966, Indira Gandhi became the first woman Prime Minister of India on this day (19 January).

National Disaster Response Force Raising Day is celebrated every year on 19 January in India. This year, i.e. on 19 January 2024, NDRF is going to celebrate its 19th Foundation Day.

And today we are going to give question answers from the most important current affairs of 19th January which will be useful for you.

19 january 2024 current affairs quiz

1. ________ has got the first position in the top 10 currencies of the world?
(a) Kuwaiti Dinar
(b) USA Dollar
(c) India Rupee
(d) None

Answer -(a) Kuwaiti Dinar

Kuwaiti Dinar has got the first position in the top 10 currencies of the world. Its value is Rs 267. At second place is Bahraini Dinar, value Rs 217, at third place is Omani Riyal, value Rs 214. Is. With the value of Rs 83, the US dollar is at number 10 in this list.

2. The most watched web series on OTT platform in 2023 was _________?
(a) fake
(b)The Night Manager
(c)Asura S2
(d) clap

Answer -(a)Fake

Explain – According to Ormax Media’s report ‘Streaming Originals in India: The 2023 Story’, the most watched Hindi web series on the OTT platform in 2023 was fake. Which was seen by a record 3.71 crore people. This is the first show which touched the figure of 3 crores.


3. According to WHO report, how many crore people consume tobacco in India?

Answer -(a)25.1%

There has been a decline in the number of tobacco users across the world including India. WHO gave this information. Despite this, 25.1 crore people are still consuming it in the country. Of these, 79% are men and 21% are women. It is noteworthy that while 38% Indians were consuming tobacco in 2010, this figure will reduce to 21.8% in 2025.

4. Apple became the number one handset company by selling 23.46 crore phones worldwide in 2023. Which company was at number two?
(a) Samsung
(c) Motorola

Answer -(a) Samsung

Apple became the top handset company in 2023 by selling 23.46 crore phones worldwide. For the first time since 2010, Samsung came in second place. According to International Data Corporation (IDC), while Apple’s smartphone sales increased by 3.7% annually last year, Samsung’s sales declined by 13.6% to 226.6 million.

5. Recently Kenya has started a rehabilitation campaign to save which animal?
(a) black rhinoceros
(b) black tiger
(c) white tiger
(d)black panther

Answer -(a) Black Rhinos

The number of black rhinos is decreasing worldwide. Kenya has launched its largest-ever rehabilitation campaign to save endangered black rhinos. They are being taken to safe areas to save them. Of the 1,780 rhinos found worldwide, 938 are found here.

6. The population of which country has decreased for the second year
(a) india
(b) chain
(c) Indonesia
(d) UAE

Answer – (b) chain

China’s population has declined for the second consecutive year. According to data from China’s National Bureau of Statistics, by the end of 2023, China’s total population was 140.97 crore, which is 20 lakh less than 141.18 crore in 2022. 90.02 lakh children were born in 2023, which is less than 95.6 lakh in 2022. 1.11 crore people died during the same period. Despite President Xi Jinping’s call to have more children and government efforts, the population declined.


7. Recently, scientists of which country have created a battery that can last for 50 years without charging?
(a) China
(b) India

Answer -(a) China

Explain – A Chinese company has made a battery that can last for 50 years without charging. This is the world’s first battery of small form of nuclear energy. Battery manufacturer Betavolt said that radiation from nuclear batteries will not pose any threat to the human body. It can be used in medical devices such as pacemakers

8. Who will be the Chief Secretary of Madhya Pradesh recently?
(a) Veera Rana
(b) Sukhbir Singh
(c) Malai Srivastava
(d) none of these

Answer -(a)Veera Rana

Explain – Let us tell you that the tenure of Veera Rana is till 31 March 2024. 1988 batch IAS Veera Rana will be the Chief Secretary of Madhya Pradesh. The government issued orders for his appointment to the post of Chief Secretary on Wednesday after 49 days. Till now he had the charge of Chief Secretary. Now along with the Chief Secretary, he will have the additional charge of Chairman, Board of Secondary Education.

9.Where will the tallest statue of BR Ambedkar (Statue of Social Justice) be unveiled recently?
(a) Andhra Pradesh
(d) Madhya Pradesh

Answer (a) Andhra Pradesh

The world’s tallest statue of Dr BR Ambedkar will be unveiled by Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Friday. This statue, named ‘Statue of Social Justice’ in Vijayawada, is 206 feet high from the ground. The 125 feet high statue is built on a platform of 81 feet. It will be included in the 50 tallest statues in the world.


10. Recently ‘Marg Bar Sarmachar’ operation was launched by which ?
(a) Pakistan

Answer (a) Pakistan

Explain – Pakistan shocked by missile attack. On Thursday, India retaliated against Iran. At around 6 am in the morning, Pak Air Force penetrated 40 km inside the border of Iran and dropped missiles at 7 places in Sarawar city of Sistan province, in which many terrorists of Balochistan Liberation Army and Balochistan Liberation Front were killed.

Pakistan had named the operation ‘Marg Bar Sarmachar’. In Persian, Marg Bar means to give death. Whereas in Baloch language Sarmachar means guerrilla.

11. Who has recently become the country’s number one player in chess?
(a)R Pragannanda
(b) Viswanathan Anand
(c)Magnus Carlsen
(d) none of these

Answer -(a)R Praggnananda

12. On which ______ ground of ICC T20 World Cup will the India vs Pakistan match be played?
(b) Atacama
(c) Narendra Modi Stadium
(d) none of these

Answer (a)Eisenhower

Explain – At present there is only one park at the Eisenhower ground where the India vs Pakistan match is to be played in the ICC T20 World Cup starting in June. There is no place for spectators to sit, but the picture will change in the next three months.

By about May, a big international makeshift cricket stadium will be ready here, which will have a spectator capacity of 34 thousand people.

It will be bigger than any stadium in England and almost equal to Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium.

13. Who has inaugurated recently?
‘Shri Jagannath Heritage Corridor Project
a. Prime Minister Narendra Modi
b. Naveen Patnaik
c. Damodar Rao
d. vinayak particle

Answer b. Naveen Patnaik

14. Recently, which state government has signed an agreement with INOX AIR Products for the first green ammonia plant?
a. Bihar
b. Rajasthan
c. Maharashtra
D. Madhya Pradesh

Answer c. Maharashtra

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