Current Affairs 4th January 2019: Daily Gk update
Q.1 which country successfully tested Russia’s S-400 missile air defence system worth USD 3 billion?
Q.2 Who has been appointed as new Chairman of the Railway Board?
Ans. Vinod Kumar Yadav
Q.3 Which state got a separate high court on 1st January 2019, which is the 25th high court of India?
Ans. Andhra Pradesh
Q.4 Who was appointed as the Chief Information Commissioner recently?
Ans. Sudhir Bhargava
Q.5 Which space agency has launched a new platform to engage students in space science activities?
Ans. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
Q.6 For which field, the Government of India will award “Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar award”?
Ans. Disaster management
Q.7 Who is the recipient of the 2019 National Nritya Shiromani Award?
Ans. Anindita Neogy Anaam
Q.8 Which country introduced a new “GAFA tax” named after Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon to ensure that the companies pay a fair share of taxes in Europe, on 1st January 2019?
Q.9 Who was sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Telangana High Court on 1st January 2019?
Ans. Justice Thottathil Bhaskaran Nair Radhakrishnan
Q.10 Which two nations formally withdrew from UNESCO with the close of the year 2018?
Ans. Israel, US