Q&A : 29 January current affairs English 2024 MCQs

29 January current affairs English 2024

1.Will become the second finance minister to present the budget six times
(a) Morarji Desai
(b)Nirmala Sitharaman
(c) Indira Gandhi
(d) None of these

Answer -(b)Nirmala Sitharaman

On February 1, 2024, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the budget for the sixth consecutive time, thus she will become the second finance minister to present the budget six consecutive times after Morarji Desai.

Morarji Desai was our Prime Minister but before that he was the Finance Minister, so while being the Finance Minister, he had presented the budget 10 times and till now the record of presenting the maximum budget is in his name and this time the budget will be an interim budget.

2. Sambhar Mahotsav 2024 was organised?
(a) Rajasthan
(b)Himachal Pradesh
(c)Uttar Pradesh
(d) none of these

Answer – (a) Rajasthan

Explain – This Sambhar Mahotsav 2024 was organized in the Sabhar Lake of Rajasthan itself, which was recently inaugurated by Rajasthan’s Deputy Chief Minister Diya Kamari.

This Sambhar Mahotsav from 26 to 28 January has been developed on the lines of Rann Mahotsav of Kutch. Chilka Lake is India’s first Ramsar site.

Sambhar Lake is a wetland that has been declared a wetland of ‘International Importance’ under the Ramsar Convention since 1990.

Major lakes of Rajasthan: Pushkar Lake, Rajsamand Lake, Pichola Lake, Fatehsagar Lake

3. Recently ‘Om’ shaped Shiva temple and ashram was completed?
(b)Madhya Pradesh
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Ujjain

Answer -(a)Rajasthan

4. When is International Holocaust Remembrance Day observed?
(a) 27 January
(b) 28 January
(c) 29 January
(d) 30 January

Answer – (a) 27 January

The history of International Holocaust Remembrance Day is that the genocide that took place during World War II in which Nazi Germans killed approximately two-thirds of the Jewish population of Europe, i.e. approximately 6 million European Jews, between 1941 and 1945, is commemorated internationally in memory of those victims. Holocaust Remembrance Day is observed

5. Recently won the women’s singles title in AO 2024?
(a)Aryana Sabaleka
(b)Melbourne, Aryana
(d)none of these

Answer -(a)Aryana Sabaleka

6.Who recently became the first woman Sabedar of the Indian Army?
(a)Preeti Rajak
(b) Madhur Hrithik
(c) palavi singh
(d)none of these

Answer -(a)Preeti Rajak

Explain – Army has given out-of-turn promotion to Havildar Preeti Rajak for her good performance in trap shooting. She has become the first woman Subedar of the Indian Service. It is a proud moment for the Indian Army. For the first time in the history of the army, Preeti Rajak of Mhow has become Subedar.

7. India’s first numberless credit card launched?
(a) SBI
(b) RBI
(c) BOB
(d)Axis Bank

Answer -(d)Axis Bank

8. India’s first wetland city will be built
(a) Udaipur
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Gujarat
(d) Madhya Pradesh

Answer -(a)Udaipur

9. Where will India’s first research IT satellite campus be established?
(a) Ujjain
(b) Mumbai
(c) Semri Hemchand
(d) Nasik

Answer -(a) Ujjain

10. Where in India is the ‘Sada Tanseeq’ joint military exercise going to take place?
(a) Gujarat
(d) Rajasthan

Answer – (d) Rajasthan

‘Sada Tanseeq’ joint military exercise was organized between India and Saudi Arabia in Jan 2024.
This exercise will be conducted from 29 Jan to 10 Feb 2024.

11. Indian tennis player created history by winning AO-2024?
(a)Rohan Bopanna
(b)Mahesh Bhupathi
(c) Mahesh Bopanna
(d) None of these

Answer -(a)Rohan Bopanna

Explain – There are 4 Grand Slams in a year, Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon Open, US Open, so the first Grand Slam of 2024 is Australian Open, in which the pair of Rohan Bopanna and Matthew Ebden have won the men’s doubles, they have reached the final. Defeated Italian pair (Simone Bobelli and Andrea Vavasori)

This is Rohan Bopanna’s second GS title, in 2017 he had won the mixed doubles in FO.

He has also got this position in his name, currently he is world no. Has become the oldest player to reach 1st place

12. Indian women’s hockey team has been eliminated from Paris Olympics 2024 by defeating Japan in the FIH hockey qualifier match by _______?
(b) 2-3
(c) 0-2
(d) 10-11

Answer (a)0-1
The Indian women’s hockey team has been eliminated from the Paris Olympics 2024 after being defeated 0-1 by Japan in the FIH hockey qualifier match.

It was organized at Jaipal Singh Hockey Stadium in Marang Gomke, Ranchi, Jharkhand. Japan finished third in the competition, securing a spot at the 2024 Paris Olympics.

13. India to export BrahMos supersonic cruise missile system to ________
(b) Japan
(c) Netherlands

Answer -(a)Philippines

Explain – DRDO Chairman Dr. Sameer V Kamat informed that India will export BrahMos supersonic cruise missile system to the Philippines.

14. Arunachal Pradesh has recently been given GI tag for ________ specific products in collaboration with NABARD Bank


The 12 specific (GI Tag) products are – Apatani, Monpa, Adi, Gallo, Tai Khamti, Nyishi textiles, Monpa handmade paper, Singpho Phalap (Singpho tea), Adi Apong, Dao (sharp weapons), Anganyat Mota, grains and marijuana. Apo etc. are included.

15. Krutrim AI, recently launched by OLA Founder and Chairman Bhavish Aggarwal, has become the first Indian Unicorn of the year ________.


Explain – Krutrim AI has achieved this feat by securing an investment of approximately $50 million at a valuation of $1 billion. It is also the first Indian AI startup to become a unicorn.

16. Aryna Sabalenka has won the Australian Open women’s singles title for 2024 by defeating ____________ of China.
(a) Kinwen. zheng
(c) Zheng Qianwen
(d)Ashley Barty

Answer -(a)Kinwen. zheng

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