Daily Current Affairs 20th Jan 2021 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 20th Jan 2021 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state has launched “Ghar Ghar Rozgar te Karobaar Mission”?

किस राज्य ने घर घर रोज़गार ते करोबार मिशनशुरू किया है?

(a) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(b) Haryana / हरियाणा

(c) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(d) Punjab / पंजाब

(e) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on 18th Jan virtually kicked off a state-wide scheme for allotment of 7,219 fair price shops (FPS) under his government’s flagship ‘Ghar Ghar Rozgar te Karobaar Mission’.

The Chief Minister said the initiative would be instrumental in improving the economic condition of people, besides further strengthening the public distribution system to ensure seamless, fair and timely distribution.

Q.2. In which state, Science City with a total expenditure of Rs. 184 crores will be built at Tepesia?

तेपेसिया में 184 करोड़ रुपये के खर्च के साथ साइंस सिटी किस राज्य में बनाई जाएगी?

(a) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(b) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(c) Assam / असम

(d) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(e) Odisha / ओडिशा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. Assam to come up with of Science City at Tepesia in the outskirts of the Guwahati with an expenditure of Rs 184 Crore.

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal laid foundation stone of Science City for popularising science and technology at the grassroots. The Science City would be built for a total expenditure of Rs. 184 crores covering an area of 250 bighas of land and roads, drainage system etc.

Q.3. Who among the following is going to launch the second edition of India Innovation Index 2020?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन भारत इनोवेशन इंडेक्स 2020 का दूसरा संस्करण लॉन्च करने जा रहा है?

(a) Planning Commission / योजना आयोग

(b) NITI Aayog / निति आयोग

(c) National Development Council / राष्ट्रीय विकास परिषद

(d) Ministry of Finance / वित्त मंत्रालय

(e) Central Vigilance Commission / केंद्रीय सतर्कता आयोग

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. NITI Aayog will release the second edition of the India Innovation Index 2020 on 20 January in a virtual event.

The index will be released by NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Dr Rajiv Kumar in the presence of NITI Aayog Member Dr VK Saraswat and CEO Amitabh Kant.

The release of the second edition of the index—the first was launched in October 2019—demonstrates the Government’s continued commitment towards transforming the country into an innovation-driven economy. The India Innovation Index 2020 seeks to rank the states and union territories based on their relative performance of supporting innovation, and to empower them to improve their innovation polices by highlighting their strengths and weaknesses.

The states and union territories have been divided into 17 ‘Major States’, 10 ‘North-East and Hill States’, and 9 ‘City States and Union Territories’, for effectively comparing their performance.

Q.4. Who has got the additional charge of AYUSH Ministry?

आयुष मंत्रालय का अतिरिक्त प्रभार किसे मिला है?

(a) Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank / रमेश पोखरियाल निशंक

(b) Kiren Rijiju / किरेन रिजिजू

(c) Arjun Munda / अर्जुन मुंडा

(d) Jitendra Singh / जीतेन्द्र सिंह

(e) Shripad Yesso Naik / श्रीपाद येसो नाइक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. The Youth Affairs and Sports Minister, Kiren Rijiju, has been temporarily assigned the charge of the Ministry of AYUSH.

The move was necessitated as Shripad Yesso Naik, the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for the Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy (AYUSH) was undergoing treatment at a hospital in Goa.

Q.5. What was the Rank of India in Global Firepower Index 2021?

ग्लोबल फायरपावर इंडेक्स 2021 में भारत का रैंक क्या था?

(a) 4

(b) 11

(c) 24

(d) 32

(e) 46

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(a)

Exp. The Global Firepower Index ranks the countries based on their potential military strength. India was ranked fourth in the index. The Global Firepower Index ranked 138 countries. The countries were evaluated based on prolonged offensive and defensive military campaigns.

The United States topped, Russia ranked second, China was ranked third and Japan was ranked fifth. Pakistan was ranked the tenth most powerful country in the Global Firepower Index.

Q.6. Which country has topped in the Global Firepower Index 2021?

ग्लोबल फायरपावर इंडेक्स 2021 में किस देश ने टॉप किया है?

(a) China / चीन

(b) Russia / रूस

(c) United States / संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका

(d) Japan / जापान

(e) UK / यूके

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. The Global Firepower Index ranks the countries based on their potential military strength. India was ranked fourth in the index. The Global Firepower Index ranked 138 countries. The countries were evaluated based on prolonged offensive and defensive military campaigns.

The United States topped, Russia ranked second, China was ranked third and Japan was ranked fifth. Pakistan was ranked the tenth most powerful country in the Global Firepower Index.

Q.7. Which organization has organized the Davos Agenda Summit 2021?

किस संगठन ने दावोस एजेंडा शिखर सम्मेलन 2021 का आयोजन किया है?

(a) Amnesty International / एमनेस्टी इंटरनेशनल

(b) Confederation of Indian Industry / भारतीय उद्योग परिसंघ

(c) World bank / विश्व बैंक

(d) International Monetary fund / अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मुद्रा कोष

(e) World Economic Forum / विश्व आर्थिक मंच

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Chinese President Xi Jing Ping are to participate in the Davos Agenda Summit. The Davos Agenda Summit is organised by the World Economic Forum. The “Great Reset Initiative” of the World Economic Forum is to be launched during the Davos Agenda Summit.

Q.8. What was the theme for Davos Agenda Summit 2021?

दावोस एजेंडा शिखर सम्मेलन 2021 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World

(b) Better capitalism

(c) The Great Reset

(d) Stakeholders for a cohesive and sustainable world

(e) Globalization 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(d)

Exp. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Chinese President Xi Jing Ping are to participate in the Davos Agenda Summit. The Davos Agenda Summit is organised by the World Economic Forum. The “Great Reset Initiative” of the World Economic Forum is to be launched during the Davos Agenda Summit.

The theme of the Davos Agenda Summit, 2021 is “Stakeholders for a cohesive and sustainable world”.

Q.9. Who among the following has been chosen for Press Club of Bangalore awards?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे प्रेस क्लब ऑफ़ बैंगलोर पुरस्कार के लिए चुना गया है?

(a) Azim Premji / अजीम प्रेमजी

(b) Devi Shetty / देवी शेट्टी

(c) Naresh Trehan / नरेश त्रेहन

(d) Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw / किरण मजूमदार-शॉ

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. The chairman of Wipro Limited Azim Premji and the founder chairman of Narayana Health Dr Devi Prasad Shetty are among those who have been selected for the annual awards given by the Press Club of Bangalore.

Premji has been chosen for ‘Press Club Person of the Year’, while Dr Shetty and actor-Director Sudeep Sanjeev have been selected for the ‘Press Club Special Award.’

Q.10. Abohar Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in which state?

अबोहर वन्यजीव अभयारण्य किस राज्य में स्थित है?

(a) Gujarat / गुजरात

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

(d) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(e) Punjab / पंजाब

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. The Abohar Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Fazilka District of Punjab.

Q.11. Who is the CEO of NITI Aayog?

NITI Aayog के सीईओ कौन हैं?

(a) Amitabh Kant / अमिताभ कान्त

(b) Rajiv Kumar / राजीव कुमार

(c) Tarun Bajaj / तरुण बजाज

(d) N. K. Singh / एन के सिंह

(e) Sunil Arora / सुनील अरोरा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(a)

Exp. Amitabh Kant (CEO of NITI Aayog)

Rajiv Kumar, (Vice Chairperson)

 

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