Daily Quiz Update- 12 January 2019

This set of Current Affairs Daily GK Quiz 12 January 2019 Contains 8 Multiple Choice Questions. One mark for each correct answer and no negative mark for an incorrect answer.

1. Union cabinet has approved currency swap agreement with which of the following country?

A currency swap is an agreement of foreign exchange between two parties to exchange a given amount of money for another and giving back the swapped money after a period of time.

2. How many non-attainment cities have been identified by CPCB for the newly launched National Clean Air Programme?

The National Clean Air Programme, launched by Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan covers 102 non-attainment cities, across 23 states and Union territories, which were identified by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

3. Who among the following is a member of the three-member committee set up by the Supreme Court to suggest reform for holding competitive examinations?

In response to the petition by Shantantu Kumar, that has sought cancellation of 2017 SSC examination due to alleged tampering and leaking of question papers, SC has formed a three-member committee to suggest reform in competitive examinations. Nandan Nilekani & Vijay P Bhatkar are the members of the committee and SC has asked advocate Prashant Bhusan, appearing for the petitioner to name the third member.

4. Which country has been named as the host of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations?

5. Who is the head of the RBI panel on digital payments?

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has appointed a 5-member committee headed by Nandan Nilekani to suggest ways to improve digital payments, review the existing status of digitisation of payments in the country, identify the current gaps in the ecosystem and suggest ways to bridge them

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