Current Affairs 2019

1. Which Asian country has recently submitted its 6th National Report (NR6) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
Ans : India

2. The 6th IRRI South Asia Regional Center (ISARC) has recently inaugurated in which of the following cities ?
Ans : Varanasi

3. Which Asian country has recently launched its first messaging app 'BizBarde'?
Ans : Turkmenistan

4. The Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) has been banned under which section of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) of 1967 ?
Ans : Section 35

5. Which neighboring country of India has recently approved the issuance of 'Panda bond'?
Ans : Pakistan

6. The 3rd edition of women's national boxing championships has started in which of the following cities ?
Ans : Vijayanagar

7. Which of the following state police has become the first police force in India to digitize all malkhanas ?
Ans : Delhi Police

8. Which city is the venue of the 42nd India Social Science Congress (ISSC)?
Ans : Bhubaneswar

9. Norman Gimbel, the Oscar & Grammy-winning lyricist has passed away. He was from which country ?
Ans : United States

10. Who has become the first India wiicket-keeper to claim 20 catches in Test series ?
Ans : Rishabh Pant

11. Transgenders can file sexual harassment case under which section of IPC ?
Ans : Section 354A

12. Which country has announced 2019 as the 'Year of Active Investment and Social Development' in backdrop of wider business with India ?
Ans : Uzbekistan

13. Who is the head of the government committee that suggested AICTE to stop setting up new engineering colleges from 2020?
Ans : BVR Mohan Reddy

14. ISRO has launched which initiative with students to engage them on space science activities ?
Ans : Samwad

15. Which state's women has recently formed 620-km-long 'wall' to uphold gender equality ?
Ans : Kerala

16. Who has been sworn-in as new president of Brazil ?
Ans : Jair Bolsonaro

17. The Union Government has launched Ujjwala sanitary napkin initiative in which of the following states ?
Ans : Odisha

18. Which India bowler has become the highest International Wicket-Taker in 2018?
Ans : Jasprit Bumrah

19. Who has been honoured with the Kabi Samrat Upendra Bhanja National Award for Lifetime Achievement in Literature ?
Ans : Manoj Das

20. The 3rd edition of the National Entrepreneurship Awards (NEA) hosted by which Union ministry ?
Ans : Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

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