Current Affairs January 2020 Part – 15 for All Upcoming Govt Exams

All about January 2020 Part – 15 Current Affairs !

1. Where has Workshop cum exhibition on “Bamboo A wonder grass ” was held ?

  1. Jammu
  2. Srinagar
  3. Both A and B
  4. None of the above

Correct Answer :- Option A

Explanation :-The Workshop on cum exhibition on “Bamboo A wonder grass ” was held at Jammu. The workshop on “Bamboo A wonder grass ”  discussed the bamboo cultivation that can revolutionize the industrial scope in the region of  Jammu and Kashmir in a cost effective manner and can has ultimately opened up new gates for the young start ups.The Union Minister of State and the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region –  Dr. Jitendra Singh has inaugurated a workshop cum exhibition on “Bamboo-A wonder grass” at Convention Centre at Jammu on 11th January 2020. The“Bamboo A wonder grass ”  workshop was held on 11th January 2020 -12th January 2020.

2. Where has the Two Indian Coast Guard Ships commissioned ?

  1. Pune
  2. Srinagar
  3. Kolkata
  4. Surat

Correct Answer :- Option C

Explanation :-The Two Indian Coast Guard Ships are commissioned at Kolkata. Defence Secretary – Ajay Kumar has commissioned 2 Indian Coast Guard Ships –ICGS  namely Amrit Kaur and Annie Besant on 12th January 2020 at Kolkata. The Two Indian Coast Guard ships are 48.9 m long and 7.5 m wide, with a displacement of 308 ton. TheTwo Indian Coast Guard ships can achieve a max speed of 34 knots. The Two Indian Coast Guard ships is powered with MTU 4000 series engines and is propelled by three 71S type III Kamewa water jets by Rolls Royce.

3 Which country’s Prime Minister is going to visit New Delhi in the month of February in year 2020 ?

  1. Sri Lanka
  2. Bhutan
  3. China
  4. Russia

Correct Answer :- Option A

Explanation :-Sri Lankan Prime Minister is going to visit New Delhi in the month of February in year 2020. Prime Minister of Sri Lanka is Mahinda Rajapaksa. Mahinda Rajapaksa will thus hold a discussion with his counterpart Mr. Narendra Modi. The dates and the delegation for of the visit are yet to be firmed up. Both leaders Mahinda Rajapaksa and Narendra Modi will discuss the While key bilateral issues including regional security and the development cooperation at the East Container Terminal in Colombo and the Trincomalee oil tank farms.

4. Where has The World Future Energy Summit began ?

  1. Oman
  2. Bhutan
  3. Abu Dhabi
  4. Russia

Correct Answer :- Option C

Explanation :-The World Future Energy Summit has began at Abu Dhabi.The World Future Energy Summit will take place at  Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre – ADNEC, Abu Dhabi on 13th January 2020. The theme of World Future Energy Summitis “ Rethinking Global Consumption, Production, and Investment”. The World Future Energy Summit event will be held from 13th January 2020 -16th January 2020 in ADNEC, Abu Dhabi. The 4 day event of World Future Energy Summit includes exhibition and forum programs that will address energy, solar, water, waste and smart cities. The World Future Energy Summit focuses on clean energy generation and water sustainability.

5 When is the 4th  Armed Forces Veterans Day  observed ?

  1. 12th January 2020
  2. 13th January 2020
  3. 14th January 2020
  4. 15th January 2020

Correct Answer :- Option C

Explanation :-The 4th  Armed Forces Veterans Day is observed on 14th January 2020. The day is celebrated on 14th January every year. The 4th  Armed Forces Veterans Day is observed as a mark of respect and recognition of the Armed services rendered by Marshal KM Cariappa OBE. The Armed Forces Veterans Day acknowledges, celebrates and honors the selfless devotion and sacrifice of the veterans in the service of our country. The Armed Forces Veterans Day will be celebrated on 14th January 2020 at  Delhi.

6. For which state project has A high level committee cleared  Rs.6,608 cr. ?

  1. Tamil Nadu
  2. Assam
  3. Telangana
  4. Kerala

Correct Answer :- Option A

Explanation :-Tamil Nadu project has A high level committee that cleared  Rs.6,608 cr.The State projects are expected to generate 6,700 jobs in the State of Tamil Nadu. This high level committee in the state is set up for investment facilitation and single window clearance and is  chaired by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami at the Secretariat had approved all the required clearances to a total of 15 projects . These 15 projects were at various stages of investment and commencement of business on 13th January 2020. These proposals have entailed an total investment worth Rs.6,608 cr.

7. Which country has topped the Annual Ranking by Nation 2019 by ISSF ?

  1. India
  2. Bhutan
  3. China
  4. Russia

Correct Answer :- Option A

Explanation :-India has topped the Annual Ranking by Nation 2019 by International Shooting Sport Federation-ISSF. India has topped the Annual Ranking by Nation Pistol, Rifle and Shotgun ISSF World Cups for the year 2019 by International Shooting Sport Federation -ISSF. The ranking is followed up by China and then by United States. India has however took the lead by the standings with 30 medals in total. The medals as won tally stood at 21 gold medals, 6 silver medals, and 3 bronze medals. China stood second with a medals as with 11 gold medals, 15 silver medals, and 18 bronze medals. The United State of America had stood third with a medal won as 6 gold medals, 6 silver medals and three bronze medals.

8. Where is India Bangladesh Information and Broadcasting Ministers Meeting going to be conducted ?

  1. Pune
  2. Srinagar
  3. Kolkata
  4. New Delhi

Correct Answer :- Option D

Explanation :-India Bangladesh Information and Broadcasting Ministers Meeting is going to be conducted at New Delhi. India – Bangladesh Information and Broadcasting Ministers’ Meet in the year 2020 will be conducted on 14th January 2020. Bangladesh Information Minister Muhammad H Mahmud will be participating in the meeting that will be conducted at New Delhi. Bangladesh official broadcaster Bangladesh Betar and All India Radio will be inaugurating the content sharing Programme .  Both India and Bangladesh are expected to conduct talks on the bilaterally planned biopic of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is the founding figure of Bangladesh.

9. When is Makar Sankranti is celebrated every year ?

  1. 12th January 2020
  2. 13th January 2020
  3. 14th January 2020
  4. 15th January 2020

Correct Answer :- Option C

Explanation :-Makar Sankranti is celebrated every year on 14th January . Makar Sankranti is basically a Hindu festival celebrated in the country. Makar Sankranti is observed every year in the second week of January month . On Makar Sankranti day, people express gratitude to the Sun God Surya and also thank the nature for its abundant resources and good produce during the winter harvest festival. The Makar Sankranti day also marks the end of the Winter season in the country and initiates the beginning of a new harvest season of the year. The festival is celebrated in different parts of the country in different ways. Makar Sankranti is known with varied names all over the country such asit is called as Lohri by north Indian Hindus and Sikhs, Maghi in Punjab, Sukarat in central India, Pongal by Tami Nadu,  Magh Bihu by Assam, Sakraat in Delhi, Pongala by Kerala, Uttarayan in Gujarat, Haryana and many other neighbouring states of India.

 

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