Daily Current Affairs 23rd and 24th Jan 2021 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 23rd and 24th 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. In which state India’s longest Road Arch Bridge “Wahrew Bridge” has been inaugurated?

भारत के सबसे लंबे रोड आर्क ब्रिज वाह्रेव ब्रिजका उद्घाटन किस राज्य में किया गया है?

(a) Meghalaya / मेघालय

(b) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(c) Arunachal Pradesh / अरुणाचल प्रदेश

(d) Tripura / त्रिपुरा

(e) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(a)

Exp. Meghalaya Chief Minister, Conrad K. Sangma has inaugurated India’s longest road arch bridge “Wahrew Bridge” at Sohbar in East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya on 22 January 2021.

The project was sanctioned in 2013 and, the work started in 2014. The construction of the bridge was completed in December 2018.

Q.2. Who has become the CM of Uttarakhand for one day on the occasion of National Girl Child Day?

राष्ट्रीय बालिका दिवस के अवसर पर एक दिन के लिए उत्तराखंड का सीएम कौन बना है?

(a) Bhawana Kanth / भावना कंठ

(b) Khushi Chindaliya / ख़ुशी चिंदलिया

(c) Yerry Mina / यरी मीना

(d) Vaneeza Rupani / वनिजा रुपाणी

(e) Srishti Goswami / सृष्टि गोस्वामी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. On the occasion of the National Girl Child Day, Srishti Goswami became the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand for one day on 24th Jan. Srishti, who hails from Haridwar, attended an official meeting today to review various schemes run by the state government.

India celebrates the National Girl Child Day, an initiative of the ministry of women and child development, every year on January 24.

Q.3. What is the position of India in the scientific publications, according to the Department of Science and Technology (DST)?

विज्ञान और प्रौद्योगिकी विभाग (डीएसटी) के अनुसार, वैज्ञानिक प्रकाशनों में भारत की स्थिति क्या है?

(a) 1

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) 4

(e) 5

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. India has seen an exponential increase in the number of scientific publications over the last 10 years and is in the third position globally after China and the US, according the Department of Science and Technology (DST).

Of the 13,045 patents in 2017-18, as many as 1,937 were by Indians. Out of 15,550 patents filed by Indians at Indian Patent Office during the period, 65 per cent were filed from Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Delhi,

Q.4. Who has won the Ice Hockey Association of India (IHAI) 10th National Ice Hockey Championship trophy?

आइस हॉकी एसोसिएशन ऑफ इंडिया (IHAI) 10 वीं राष्ट्रीय आइस हॉकी चैंपियनशिप ट्रॉफी किसने जीती है?

(a) National Security Guard (NSG) / राष्ट्रीय सुरक्षा गार्ड (NSG)

(b) Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) / केंद्रीय रिजर्व पुलिस बल (CRPF)

(c) Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) / भारत तिब्बत सीमा पुलिस (ITBP)

(d) Border Security Force (BSF) / सीमा सुरक्षा बल (BSF)

(e) National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) / राष्ट्रीय आपदा प्रतिक्रिया बल (NDRF)

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has won the Ice Hockey Association of India (IHAI) 10th National Ice Hockey Championship trophy after a win over Ladakh in the finals in Gulmarg.

The championship was held at an altitude of 8,694-feet and temperatures below freezing point. Top eight teams of ice hockey in India participated in the event.

Q.5. Name the Indian mathematician who has been named joint winner of Michael and Sheila Held Prize 2021.

उस भारतीय गणितज्ञ का नाम बताइए, जिसे माइकल और शीला हेल्ड पुरस्कार 2021 का संयुक्त विजेता बनाया गया है।

(a) Gopalaswamy Kasturirangan / गोपालस्वामी कस्तूरीरंगन

(b) Nikhil Srivastava / निखिल श्रीवास्तव

(c) C.S. Seshadri / सी.एस. शेषाद्रि

(d) P C Mahalanobis / पी सी महालनोबिस

(e) Akshay Venkatesh / अक्षय वेंकटेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. Nikhil Srivastava, a young Indian mathematician, has been named winner of the prestigious 2021 Michael and Sheila Held Prize along with two others for solving long-standing questions on the Kadison-Singer problem and on Ramanujan graphs.

Srivastava from the University of California, Berkeley, Adam Marcus, the Ecole polytechnique federale de Lausanne (EPFL) and Daniel Alan Spielman from Yale University will receive the 2021 Michael and Sheila Held Prize according to the National Academy of Sciences. The prize consists of a medal and USD 100,000.

Q.6. Who has been appointed as India’s next Ambassador to ASEAN Secretariat?

आसियान सचिवालय में भारत के अगले राजदूत के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Sandeep Aggarwal / संदीप अग्रवाल

(b) Vishwavir Ahuja / विश्ववीर आहूजा

(c) Jayant Khobragade / जयंत खोबरागड़े

(d) Siddhartha Mohanty / सिद्धार्थ मोहंती

(e) T S Tirumurti / टी एस तिरुमूर्ति

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. Jayant N Khobragade, an Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer of the 1995 batch, has been appointed as India’s next Ambassador to ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta on 22nd Jan.

Khobragade is currently serving as joint secretary at headquarters of the ministry in Delhi. The 10 member countries of ASEAN are Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar and Cambodia.

Q.7. By which Armed Force, Operation Sard Hawa has been launched in the western border of Rajasthan?

किस सशस्त्र बल द्वारा राजस्थान के पश्चिमी सीमा पर ऑपरेशन सरद हवा को लॉन्च किया गया है?

(a) Border Security Force (BSF) / सीमा सुरक्षा बल (BSF)

(b) Indian Coast Guard (ICG) / भारतीय तटरक्षक बल (ICG)

(c) Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) / केंद्रीय औद्योगिक सुरक्षा बल (CISF)

(d) Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) / केंद्रीय रिजर्व पुलिस बल (CRPF)

(e) Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) / सशस्त्र सीमा बल (SSB)

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. The Operation Sard Hawa was launched by the Border Security Force in the western border of Rajasthan. The main purpose of the operation is to check the instances of infiltration due to dense fog in the region. The Operation has also been launched to enhance the security ahead of Republic Day. The operation is to run till January 27, 2021.

Under the operation, the jawans will patrol with advanced weapons in the police station areas near to the border.

Q.8. Parakram Diwas has been celebrated on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s 125th birth anniversary on ___________________.

नेताजी सुभाष चंद्र बोस की 125 वीं जयंती पर ___________________ को पराक्रम दिवस मनाया गया है।

(a) 21 January / 21 जनवरी

(b) 22 January / 22 जनवरी

(c) 23 January / 23 जनवरी

(d) 24 January / 24 जनवरी

(e) 25 January / 25 जनवरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. This year, the central government has decided to rename Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti as ‘Parakram Diwas’ that will be celebrated on January 23.

Popularly known as ‘Netaji’, he was born on January 23, 1897. Like Mahatma Gandhi and many others, his aim was simple: to get India the much-needed independence. Despite his differences with him, it was the ultimate goal of freedom that did not deter him from that path.

Q.9. On which date National Girl Child Day is observed every year in India?

भारत में हर साल किस दिन राष्ट्रीय बालिका दिवस मनाया जाता है?

(a) 21 January / 21 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.(d)

Exp. India celebrates National Girl Child day each year on January 24. The day is an initiative of the ministry of women and child development and focuses on the need to address the challenges that girls face in Indian society due to gender biases.

The purpose of the day is also to change the attitude of society towards girls.

Q.10. Narendra Chanchal passed away recently. He was a/an ________________.

नरेंद्र चंचल का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक ________ था।

(a) Politician / राजनीतिज्ञ

(b) Journalist / पत्रकार

(c) Actor / अभिनेता

(d) Environmentalist / पर्यावरण वादी

(e) Singer / गायक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. Popular bhajan singer Narendra Chanchal has died. The 80-year-old singer breathed his last in Delhi on 22nd Jan.

Narendra Chachal is best known for his performances at jaagrans. He has sung popular songs such as Pyaara Saja Hai and Chalo Bulawa Aaya Hai. He has also sung songs such as Main Ni Bolna from Bobby. Last year, he went viral for his song Kitthon Aaya Corona.

Q.11. Who is the present Director General of Border Security Force (BSF)?

सीमा सुरक्षा बल (BSF) के वर्तमान महानिदेशक कौन हैं?

(a) Udayan Banerjee / उदयन बनर्जी

(b) K F Rustamji / के एफ रुस्तमजी

(c) Surjeet Singh Deswal / सुरजीत सिंह देशवाल

(d) Rakesh Asthana / राकेश अस्थाना

(e) Rajesh Ranjan / राजेश रंजन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(d)

Exp. Rakesh Asthana is the chief of the Border Security Force (BSF).

Q.12. Siju Bird Sanctuary is located in which of the following state?

सिजु पक्षी अभयारण्य निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य में स्थित है?

(a) Meghalaya / मेघालय

(b) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(c) Arunachal Pradesh / अरुणाचल प्रदेश

(d) Tripura / त्रिपुरा

(e) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. Siju Bird Sanctuary is a Bird Sanctuary in Meghalaya, India.

Q.13. Where is the headquarters of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)?

दक्षिण पूर्व एशियाई देशों के संगठन (ASEAN) का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Geneva, Switzerland / जिनेवा, स्विट्जरलैंड

(b) Jakarta, Indonesia / जकार्ता, इंडोनेशिया

(c) Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur / मलेशिया, कुआलालंपुर

(d) Mandaluyong, Philippines / मांडलुयांग, फिलीपींस

(e) Shanghai, China / शंघाई, चीन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(b)

Exp. Headquarters: Jakarta, Indonesia

Q.14. Which of the following Wildlife Sanctuary is NOT in the Uttarakhand state?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा वन्यजीव अभयारण्य उत्तराखंड राज्य में नहीं है?

(a) Nandhaur Wildlife Sanctuary / नंधौर वन्यजीव अभयारण्य

(b) Kedarnath Wild Life Sanctuary / केदारनाथ वन्यजीव अभयारण्य

(c) Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary / सोनानदी वन्यजीव अभयारण्य

(d) Ballabhpur Wildlife Sanctuary / बल्लभपुर वन्यजीव अभयारण्य

(e) Askot Musk Deer Sanctuary / अस्कॉट मस्क डियर सैंक्चुअरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(d)

Exp. Ballabhpur Wildlife Sanctuary is located near Bolpur Santiniketan in Bolpur subdivision of Birbhum District in the Indian state of West Bengal.

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