Daily Current Affairs (04 – January – 2020)

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Daily Current Affairs For Competitive Exams (04 – January – 2020)

Welcome to the January 2020 Daily Current Affairs MCQ Question & Answers Section of PuzzlesHuB. Current Affairs Quiz will Boost Your GA Section.

Q.1 Who launched ‘Meri Dilli, Mera Sujhav’ Campaign? 

Manoj Tiwari 

Smriti Irani  

Rajnath Singh

 PM Narendra Modi 

Explanation: Union WCD Minister Smriti Irani launched ‘Meri Dilli, Mera Sujhav’ Campaign on January 3, 2020 to gather suggestions from the people of the national capital to formulate BJP’s manifesto for the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls.

Q.2 Who was appointed as the new chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast in Ireland? 

Barack Obama 

Michelle Obama 

Hillary Clinton 

 Queen Elizabeth II 

Explanation: Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been appointed the new chancellor of Queen’s University in Belfast, Ireland. Clinton has become the university’s first female chancellor. Her term will be for five years. She has been a regular visitor to Northern Ireland since the first visit of Bill Clinton as the President of United States in 1995.

Q.3 The US aviation regulator has warned American airlines from operating in the airspace of which nation? 





Explanation: The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has warned the American airlines and their pilots operating in Pakistan’s airspace, stating that there is risk involved due to high extremist or militant activity.

Q.4 Which state government has unveiled the world’s 2nd tallest statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel? 

Madhya Pradesh 




 Explanation: Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani unveiled the second tallest statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in the world at Ahmedabad on January 3, 2020. The 50 feet tall bronze statue weighs about 70000 kg. It was unveiled at the Sardardham campus near Vaishnodevi circle in Ahmedabad. India’s tallest statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai is the Statue of Unity at Kevadiya in Narmada district of Gujarat.

Q.5 Which state has launched a study campaign to turn it into an educational hub at national & international level? 



Madhya Pradesh 


Explanation: The education department of Gujarat has launched ‘Study in Gujarat’ campaign to make Gujarat State an educational hub at national and international level.

Q.6 Indian Railways has launched which helpline number for passengers? 





 Explanation: The Indian Railways has launched an integrated helpline number- 139 for quick grievance redressal and enquiries by passengers during their train journeys. The new number will replace all the existing helpline numbers.

Q.7 Which state government has launched ‘Cyber Safe Women’ initiative? 





Explanation: The Maharashtra government has launched a ‘cyber safe women’ campaign across the state to educate women and children regarding cybercrimes.

Q.8 Which city is hosting the 107th Indian Science Congress (ISC)? 





  Explanation: The 107th Indian Science Congress (ISC) will be held from January 3-7, 2020 at the University of Agricultural Sciences in Bengaluru, Karnataka. The 107th Indian Science Congress aims to bridge the gap between farmer and tech-developers.

Q.9 On January 2, 2020, Prakash Parv was celebrated as birth anniversary of which Sikh Guru? 

Guru Harkrishan Sahib 

Guru Har Rai 

Guru Gobind Singh 

 Guru Teg Bahadur 

Explanation: The birth anniversary of the tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh was celebrated across the country and many parts of the world on January 2, 2020. The birth anniversary of a Sikh Guru is also called as ‘Prakash Parv’. As per the traditional Sikh calendar (Nanakshahi) , birthday of Guru Gobind Singh falls on January 2, this year (Though he was born on 5 January 1666 by Gregorian Calendar). Guru Gobind Singh was named as the tenth Sikh guru, at the age of 9, after the ninth Guru and his father Guru Teg Bahadur was killed.

Q.10 ISRO is to set up its second launch port in Tamilnadu for SSLV. What does SSLV stand for? 

Space Satellite Launch Vehicle

 Speed Satellite Launch Vehicle 

Small Satellite Launch Vehicle  

Solar Satellite Launch Vehicle 

Explanation: The Indian Space Research Organisation is to set up its second launch port in Thoothukodi district of southern Tamilnadu. The Government of Tamilnadu will arrange nearly 2300 acres of land for the construction of the launch centre. The proposed launch port will mainly handle the Small Satellite Launch vehicle (SSLV), which is under development. SSLVs will be used to carry a payload of up to 500 kg and are expected to be deployed in the first half of 2020.Download Question and Explanation

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