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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 4th January 2019

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1 Which of the following ancient Hindu religious sites has been declared as National heritage by Pakistan on 3rd January 2019?
A Panj Tirath
B Jagannath Mandir
C Hinglaj Mata Mandir
D Shri Varun Dev Mandir

Answer: Option [A]
Pakistan has declared the ancient Hindu religious site of 'Panj Tirath' in Peshawar as National heritage. Panj Tirath got its name from the five pools of water present there, also contains a temple and a lawn with date palm trees. The five pools of the heritage site now come under the Chacha Yunus Park and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
2 Which of the following Atomic Power Station set world record for longest uninterrupted operation?
A Kakrapar Atomic Power Station
B Narora Atomic Power Station
C Kaiga Atomic Power Station
D Kudankulam Atomic Power Station

Answer: Option [C]
Karnataka’s Kaiga power station created a world record for the longest uninterrupted operation for 962 days of uninterrupted operation on December 10.
3 The Chang’e-4 lunar probe of which country touched down on the far side of the moon on 3rd January 2019?
A USA
B China
C India
D Japan

Answer: Option [B]
A China's Chang’e-4 lunar probe touched down on the far side of the moon on 3rd January 2019. The probe touched down at a targeted area near the moon’s south pole in the Von Karman Crater, after entering its orbit in mid-December 2018. The tasks of the Chang’e-4 include astronomical observation, surveying the moon’s terrain, landform, mineral makeup, and measuring the neutron radiation.
4 Which of the following company attained top position after two years as the Asset Management Company (AMC) in India?
A SBI Mutual Fund
B Reliance Mutual Fund
C ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund
D HDFC Mutual Fund

Answer: Option [D]
HDFC Mutual Fund has surpassed ICICI Prudential MF to regain top position after two years as the largest asset management company (AMC). While HDFC MF looks after assets worth Rs 3.35 lakh crore, ICICI Prudential MF manages Rs 3.08 lakh crore.
5 Shri. Dibyendu Palit passed away on 3rd January 2019. He was a renowned ________.
A Scientist
B Musician
C Politician
D Writer

Answer: Option [D]
Renowned Bengali writer Dibyendu Palit passed away on 3 January 2019. He was conferred the Sahitya Akademi for his novel ‘Anubhab’ in 1998 'Chhandopatan' was his first short story and it was published in 1955. He was awarded the ‘Bankim Purashkar’ for 'Dheu' in 1990 and 'Ananda Purashkar' in 1984 for 'Sahojoddha'.
6 Who has been recently appointed as Chairman Of Ordnance Factory Board?
A Dinesh Karthik
B Dinesh Kumar
C Saurabh Kumar
D Senthil Kumar

Answer: Option [C]
Saurabh Kumar appointed as Chairman Of Ordnance Factory Board.
7 On 3rd January 2019, the Parliament passed the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill, 2018. As per the current provisions of RTE Act, no student can be detained up to class ________.
A 5th
B 6th
C 7th
D 8th

Answer: Option [D]
On 3rd January 2019, the Parliament passed the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill, 2018. The Parliament empowered states to detain weak students in the same class if they fail to pass annual exams. As per the current provisions of RTE Act, no student can be detained up to class 8th. The bill also allows the reintroduction of examinations for primary schools.
8 Which cricketer fastest to 19000 international runs, breaks Sachins record?
A Virat Kohli
B M.S. Dhoni
C Cheteshwar Pujara
D Ishant Sharma

Answer: Option [A]
Virat Kohli breaks Sachins record of fastest 19000 International runs.
9 In which city the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship hosted the third edition of the 'National Entrepreneurship' Awards on 4th January 2019.
A Delhi
B Pune
C Mumbai
D Bengaluru

Answer: Option [A]
The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship hosted the third edition of the 'National Entrepreneurship' Awards in New Delhi on 4th January 2019. The awards aim to recognize and honor outstanding young first-generation entrepreneurs and those who have contributed immensely to building the entrepreneurship ecosystem. A total of 43 awards were presented for 2019.
10 Which life insurance uses WhatsApp to deliver policy, renewal premium?
A SBI Life Insurance
B HDFC Life Insurance
C Axis Life Insurance
D Bharti AXA Life Insurance

Answer: Option [D]
Bharti AXA Life Insurance uses WhatsApp to deliver policy, renewal premium.

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