Latest Current Affairs GK Quiz Questions 2019

Last Updated: October 23, 2019

Who has been recently appointed as the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)?

  1. Rahul Johri
  2. Ravi Shastri
  3. Sourav Ganguly
  4. J. L. Shinde
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Option C

Which of the following is currently not a sponsor of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)?

  1. Nike
  2. Pepsi
  3. Wipro
  4. Byju's
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Option C

Which of the following person/persons won Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences 2019?

  1. Abhijit Banerjee
  2. Esther Duflo
  3. Michael Kremer
  4. All of them
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Option D

On which of the following date world student's day is celebrated?

  1. 12 January
  2. 11 May
  3. 15 October
  4. 18 December
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Option C

World student's day is observed on the birthday of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, 15 October. In 2010 the United Nations has declared 15th October as world student's day to honour India's 11th President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam.

Which of the following country has established the world's 1st graduate-level, research-based AI (Artificial Intelligence) university?

  1. China
  2. United States
  3. UAE
  4. India
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Option C

Recently UAE has announces the establishment of 1st graduate-level, research-based AI university named as Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence( MBZUAI). At MBZUAI students, businesses and governments will be able to advance the artificial intelligence field.

As per the 2019 Global Hunger Index by Severity, India ranked 102 which comes within the point scale of 20.0-34.9 which is considered as-

  1. Extremely Alarming
  2. Serious
  3. Moderate
  4. Low
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Option B

The Global Hunger Index measures countries with a point scale ranges from 0-100, 0 is best performing countries and 100 is the worst.
Here is the measurement by Global Hunger Index:

  • Extremely alarming > or = 50.0
  • Alarming 35.0-49.9
  • Serious 20.0-34.9
  • Moderate 10.0-19.9
  • Low < or = to 9.9

Which of the following two persons have been jointly awarded the 2019 Booker Prize?

  1. Kevin Barry and Oyinkan Braithwaite
  2. Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo
  3. Lucy Ellmann and John Lanchester
  4. Deborah Levy and Valeria Luiselli
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The 2019 Booker prize was awarded jointly to Margaret Atwood for The Testaments and Bernardine Evaristo for Girl, Woman, Other. Atwood and Evristo become the first authors to jointly won the booker prize after 1992.

As per the new rule announced by International Cricket Council (ICC) if both team ties in the super over then-

  1. the super over will happen again.
  2. the team that hit more boundaries will be the winner.
  3. the team that hit more over boundaries will be the winner.
  4. both the team will be declared as winner.
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Who has been awarded the Nobel Peace prize 2019?

  1. Malala Yousafzai
  2. Juan Manuel Santos
  3. Denis Mukwege
  4. Abiy Ahmed Ali
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What was the theme for World Mental Health Day 2019?

  1. Women and Mental Health
  2. Suicide Prevention
  3. Living with Schizophrenia
  4. Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World
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The Nobel Prize 2019 in Physics has been awarded to which of the following person/persons?

  1. James Peebles
  2. Michel Mayor
  3. Didier Queloz
  4. All of them
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