Daily Current Affairs 19th Jan 2021 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 19th Jan 2021 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Where has been the inaugural edition of Khelo India Zanskar Winter Sport & Youth festival 2021 organized?

खीलो इंडिया ज़ांस्कर विंटर स्पोर्ट एंड यूथ फेस्टिवल 2021 का उद्घाटन संस्करण कहाँ आयोजित किया गया है?

(a) Ladakh / लद्दाख

(b) Shimla / शिमला

(c) Jammu / जम्मू

(d) Srinagar / श्रीनगर

(e) Gangtok / गंगटोक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(a)

Exp. In Ladakh, the inaugural edition of the Khelo India Zanskar Winter Sport & Youth Festival 2021 kicked off on 18th January 2021.

The 13- Day Zanskar Winter Sports Festival aims to open a new arena in Ladakh for adventure and Nature loving tourists and a boost for local Youth to hone up their skills in winter sports to represent India.

Q.2. Which country’s Climbers have set a record as the first team ever to scale K2, the world’s 2nd highest mountain, in Winter?

किस देश के पर्वतारोहियों ने सर्दी में, दुनिया की दूसरी सबसे ऊंची पर्वत K2 पर चढ़ाई करने वाली पहली टीम के रूप में एक रिकॉर्ड बनाया है?

(a) Sri Lanka / श्री लंका

(b) India / भारत

(c) Bhutan / भूटान

(d) Singapore / सिंगापुर

(e) Nepal / नेपाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. A team of 10 Nepali summiteers climbed K2, setting a record as the first team ever to climb the world’s second-highest mountain in the winter season.

The 28,251-foot summit of K2 has never been reached in winter due to weather and geographical difficulties. Climbing to the top requires technical skills.

K2 is the second-highest peak after Mount Everest.

Q.3. Who has been re-appointed as the Managing Director and CEO of RBL Bank?

आरबीएल बैंक के प्रबंध निदेशक और सीईओ के रूप में फिर से किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Vineet Agarwal / विनीत अग्रवाल

(b) Shashi Shekhar Vempati / शशि शेखर वेम्पती

(c) Sanjay Agarwal / संजय अगरवाल

(d) Vishwavir Ahuja / विश्ववीर आहूजा

(e) Sashidhar Jagdishan / सशिधर जगदीशन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. The board of directors of RBL Bank has approved the re-appointment of Vishwavir Ahuja as the Managing Director and CEO of the bank for three years. The re-appointment is with effect from June 30, 2021, to June 29, 2024.

Ahuja is a seasoned banker with over 38 years of experience and expertise in banking, economics, finance, risk management, HR and business management.

Q.4. Who among the following has chaired the 148th session of WHO Executive Board?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने WHO के कार्यकारी बोर्ड के 148 वें सत्र की अध्यक्षता की है?

(a) Shripad Yesso Naik / श्रीपद येस्सो नाइक

(b) Tedros Adhanom / टेड्रोस अदनोम

(c) Harsh Vardhan / हर्ष वर्धन

(d) Narendra Modi / नरेंद्र मोदी

(e) Audrey Azoulay / ऑड्रे अज़ोले

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare digitally chaired the 148th session of WHO Executive Board, through Video Conference.   The 148th session of the Executive Board has been organised from 18-26 January 2021.

The meeting provides a platform to bring together all member states to set the directions and agenda and continue striving for the objective of Health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. The WHO has declared the Year 2021 as the Year of Global Solidarity and Survival.

Q.5. Which year has been declared as the “Year of Global Solidarity and Survival” by the WHO?

डब्ल्यूएचओ ने किस वर्ष को वैश्विक एकजुटता और जीवन रक्षा का वर्षघोषित किया है?

(a) 2020

(b) 2021

(c) 2022

(d) 2023

(e) 2025

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare digitally chaired the 148th session of WHO Executive Board, through Video Conference.   The 148th session of the Executive Board has been organised from 18-26 January 2021.

The meeting provides a platform to bring together all member states to set the directions and agenda and continue striving for the objective of Health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. The WHO has declared the Year 2021 as the Year of Global Solidarity and Survival.

Q.6. With which of the following countries, India has inked a pact on the movement of skilled Indian workers?

निम्नलिखित में से किस देश के साथ भारत ने कुशल भारतीय श्रमिकों के संचलन पर एक समझौता किया है?

(a) Japan / जापान

(b) Russia / रूस

(c) Germany / जर्मनी

(d) France / फ्रांस

(e) USA / यू.एस.ए.

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. An agreement to promote the movement of skilled Indian workers to Japan in a total of 14 sectors was signed between the two countries on 18th Jan.

The areas under which skilled Indian workers would be eligible to seek employment in Japan include construction, shipbuilding and ship-related industry, automobile maintenance, nursing, aviation, agriculture, fisheries and food services industry among others.

Q.7. Who is the author of the book “Manohar Parrikar – Off the Record” released by Pramod Sawant?

प्रमोद सावंत द्वारा जारी पुस्तक मनोहर पर्रिकर ऑफ द रिकॉर्डके लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) R. Giridharan / आर गिरिधरन

(b) Waman Subha Prabhu / वामन सुभा प्रभु

(c) Jairam Ramesh / जयराम रमेश

(d) Madhav Bhandari / माधव भंडारी

(e) Roopa Chari / रूपा चारी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(b)

Exp. Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant released a book ‘Manohar Parrikar- Off the Record’ at a function organized at Institute Menezes Braganza hall in the city. The book has been written by senior journalist Waman Subha Prabhu.

The book ‘Manohar Parrikar- Off the Record’ is a collection of memories of Mr Prabhu who happened to be with late Parrikar during the journey of his life.

Q.8. National Road Safety Month is being held from ___________________.

राष्ट्रीय सड़क सुरक्षा माह _________________ से आयोजित किया जा रहा है।

(a) January 17 to February 16, 2021 / 17 जनवरी से 16 फरवरी, 2021 तक

(b) January 18 to February 17, 2021 / 18 जनवरी से 17 फरवरी, 2021 तक

(c) January 19 to February 18, 2021 / 19 जनवरी से 18 फरवरी, 2021 तक

(d) January 20 to February 19, 2021 / 20 जनवरी से 19 फरवरी, 2021 तक

(e) January 21 to February 20, 2021 / 21 जनवरी से 20 फरवरी, 2021 तक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. The National Road Safety Month being held from January 18 to February 17, 2021, the month-long event will focus on promoting road safety in the country.

Over 400 people are killed in road accidents every day and over 1,200 injured every single day in India.

Q.9. On which date, Government of India has decided to celebrate “PARAKRAM DIWAS” every year?

किस वर्ष भारत सरकार ने हर साल पराक्रम दिवसमनाने का निर्णय लिया है?

(a) 21 January / 11 जनवरी

(b) 22 January / 22 जनवरी

(c) 23 January / 23 जनवरी

(d) 24 January / 24 जनवरी

(e) 25 January / 25 जनवरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp. Government of India has decided to celebrate the 125th Birth Anniversary year of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in a befitting manner at national and international level, beginning from 23rd January 2021. A High-Level Committee, headed by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.

In order to honour and remember Netaji’s indomitable spirit and selfless service to the nation, Government of India has decided to celebrate his birthday on the 23rd day of January every year as “PARAKRAM DIWAS” to inspire people of the country

Q.10. Where is the Headquarter of World Health Organization (WHO)?

विश्व स्वास्थ्य संगठन (WHO) का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Paris, France / पेरिस, फ्रांस

(b) Geneva, Switzerland / जिनेवा, स्विट्जरलैंड

(c) Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur / मलेशिया, कुआलालंपुर

(d) London, United Kingdom / लंदन, यूनाइटेड किंगडम

(e) New York, United States / न्यूयॉर्क, संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland

Q.11. Where is the Headquarter of RBL Bank?

आरबीएल बैंक का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Mumbai / मुंबई

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(c) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(d) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(e) Pune / पुणे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(a)

Exp. RBL Bank

Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra

MD& CEO: Shri Vishwavir Ahuja

Tagline: Apno ka Bank

Q.12. Where Startsapuk Tso & Tso Kar lake is situated?

स्टार्टसपुक त्सो और त्सो कार झील कहाँ स्थित है?

(a) Srinagar / श्रीनगर

(b) Shimla / शिमला

(c) Jammu / जम्मू

(d) Ladakh / लद्दाख

(e) Gangtok / गंगटोक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(d)

Exp. Startsapuk Tso and Tso Kar is situated in Ladakh.

 

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