Q&A : 30 January current affairs English 2024

You will know about 30th January Current Affairs. In this, you will get questions and answers related to national and international events. If you are preparing for any competitive exam like UPSC, UP Police, Bank, Railways etc. then 30th January Affair is useful for you.

Which day is celebrated on 30 January?

30 January is celebrated as Martyr’s Day. On this day in 1948, Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in Delhi, that is why 30 January is celebrated as Martyr’s Day.

30 January current affairs English 2024

1. According to recent reports, what is the estimated growth rate of the country in the financial year?
(a) 7%
(b) 6.5%
(c) 7.3%
(d) 09

Answer – (c) 7.3%

Explain – The Central Government released a report card named ‘The Indian Economy: A Review’ on 29 January from the interim budget. In this, the country’s growth rate is estimated to be 7.3% in the current financial year and 7% in 2024-25. Also, a $7 trillion economy will be created by 2030. Modi government will present the last budget of its current term on 1 February.

2. In which state of India was the 69th Filmfare Awards 2024 held?
(a) Maharashtra
(b) Nashik
(c) Gujarat
(d) Bihar

Answer (c) Gujarat

Explain – The 69th Filmfare Awards 2024 was held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat and was started in 1954, and is presented by the Filmfare magazine. At the 69th Filmfare Awards 2024, the film 12th Fail won the Best Film Award. This film is directed by Vidu Vinod. Chopra has done

Winner 69 Filmfare Awards 2024

Best Director – Vidhu Vinod Chopra for ’12th Fail

Best Actor In A Leading Role – Ranbir Kapoor for ‘Animal’

Best Actor In A Leading Role (Female) – Alia Bhatt for ‘Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani’


3. Who is the new Chief Minister of Bihar? in 2024?
(a)Nitish Kumar
(b)Dr. Shrikrishna Singh
(c)Abdul Ghafoor
(d) Rabri Devi

Answer (a)Nitish Kumar

Explain – Nitish Kumar became the first leader of Bihar to become CM for the 9th time. 9 ministers including Nitish took oath on 28 January 2024 in a ceremony held at Raj Bhavan. For the sixth time he became CM with the support of BJP.

Nitish Kumar born 1 March 1951 is an Indian politician serving as the 22nd Chief Minister of Bihar since 22 February 2015, having previously held the post from 2005 to 2014 and for a short period in 2000.

4. Contraceptive pill ‘Saheli’ was discovered?
(a) Dr. Premannad
(b)Dr. Nityananda
(c) Dr. Ashutosh
(d) Dr. Parshuram

Answer (b)Dr. Nityananda

Explain – Dr. Nityananda (99), awarded Padmashree, died due to heart failure. He discovered the famous contraceptive pill ‘Saheli’. This is the country’s first non-hormonal and non-steroid contraceptive pill.


5. Where will the 7th edition of ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ program be held?
(a) Bhopal
(b) Rajasthan
(c) New Delhi
(d) Mumbai

Answer (c) New Delhi

Explain – The 7th edition of ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ program will be held on Monday at 11 am in Bharat Mandapam, New Delhi. This year 2.26 crore participants have registered for it. Eagerly looking forward to the most memorable gathering of exam warriors to collectively strategize on ways to overcome exam stress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a post on social media on Saturday.

6. The tripartite agreement recently signed by the CMs of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan is related to which river?
(a) Chambal
(d)None of these

Answer -(a) Chambal30 January current affairs 2024

Explain – Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan have entered into a tripartite agreement with the mediation of the Center to resolve the dispute over sharing of water of Chambal and its tributaries.

Under this, a new national river project will be prepared by connecting Rajasthan’s East Rajasthan Canal Project (ERCP) and Madhya Pradesh’s modified Parvati-Kalisindh and Chambal (PKC) link project.

A total of 22 dams and barrages will be built on Chambal’s tributaries Parvati, Kalisindh, Kshipra, Kuno, Lakhundar, Mej, Kiul, Banas rivers. Of these, 17 dams and barrages will take shape in Madhya Pradesh and 5 in Rajasthan.

This entire project will cost approximately Rs 75 thousand crores, 90 percent of which will be given by the Central Government. Both the states will have to bear only 10 percent of their respective project costs.

According to Madhya Pradesh Water Resources Minister Tulsi Silavat, 4 lakh 12 thousand hectares of agricultural land can be irrigated in Madhya Pradesh. The blueprint of this project was prepared in 2004, but a consensus could be reached between the two states after 20 years.

Under this, 5 new dams will be built on Chambal river upstream of Gandhi Sagar Dam, one dam each will be built on Kshipra and Gambhir rivers.

7. Which gas was used for hanging in America recently?
(a) Nigeria
(b) Hispanic
(c) CFC
(d) HSO²

Answer -(a) Nigeria

Explain – Nitrogen gas has been used to hang Kenneth Eugene Smith, convicted of murder, in America. Smith was inhaled nitrogen gas at Holman Prison in Alabama, which starved him of oxygen and led to his death.

This is the first example in the entire world of someone being executed by pure nitrogen.

8.Recently __________ of Supreme Court was celebrated in 2024?
(a) 100th anniversary
(b) 75th anniversary
(c) 85th anniversary
(d) 95th anniversary

Answer (b) 75th anniversary

Explain – PM Modi said at the 75th anniversary celebration of the Supreme Court, ‘A strong judicial system is part of a developed India. PM said that with the enactment of 3 new laws, the country’s legal, policing and investigation system has entered a new era. .


9. The country’s first ballistic fabric plant started in _________?
(b)Madhya Pradesh
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Odisha

Answer (a)Chhattisgarh

Explain – The country’s first ballistic fabric manufacturing plant has been established in Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh. This will reduce India’s dependence on Korea, Turkey, Israel and Netherlands. 26 year old Naman Aggarwal from Bilaspur has started a startup with the help of DRDO. Production will start in this plant from March.

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