Daily Current Affairs 29th Jan 2021 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 29th Jan 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state’s tableau has won the 1st prize on Republic Day 2021 parade?

किस राज्य की झांकी ने गणतंत्र दिवस 2021 की परेड में प्रथम पुरस्कार जीता है?

(a) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(b) Tripura / त्रिपुरा

(c) Assam / असम

(d) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(e) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(a)

Exp. The Ram Temple tableau of Uttar Pradesh that was on display during the Republic Day 2021 has bagged the first prize among all tableaux. The theme of Uttar Pradesh’s tableau was ‘Ayodhya: Cultural Heritage of Uttar Pradesh’.

The Tripura tableau won the second prize for the Republic Day parade. Uttarakhand’s tableau on the theme ‘Dev Bhoomi — The Land of the Gods’ was adjudged third among the states and union territories. The tableau of Central Public Works Department (CPWD), with the theme ‘Amar Jawan’, bagged a special prize for paying tribute to the fallen heroes of the armed forces.

Q.2. Name the initiative launched by India under which it will gift COVID-19 vaccines to neighbouring countries.

भारत द्वारा शुरू की गई उस पहल का नाम बताइए जिसके तहत वह पड़ोसी देशों को COVID-19 टीके गिफ्ट करेगी।

(a) Vaccine Sankalp

(b) Vaccine Nischay

(c) #iCommit

(d) Vaccine Maitri

(e) Mitra Desh

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d)

Exp. India’s launched “Vaccine Maitri”. India to gift COVID-19 vaccines to neighbouring countries. Recently, Sri Lanka and Bahrain have received the COVID-19 vaccines from India under the initiative. The Vaccine Maitri initiative was launched by India on January 20 to gift COVID-19 vaccines to neighbouring countries.

Under Scheme India Airlifted COVID vaccines to 9 countries, will gradually supply to WHO’s COVAX facility.

Q.3. Which General Insurance Company has launched the ‘Krishi Sakha’ App for farmers?

किस जनरल इंश्योरेंस कंपनी ने किसानों के लिए कृषि सखाऐप लॉन्च किया है?

(a) SBI General Insurance Company / SBI जनरल इंश्योरेंस कंपनी

(b) Oriental Insurance Company / ओरिएंटल इंश्योरेंस कंपनी

(c) Religare Insurance Company / रेलिगेयर इंश्योरेंस कंपनी

(d) Bharti AXA General Insurance / भारती एक्सा जनरल इंश्योरेंस

(e) Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company / बजाज आलियांज जनरल इंश्योरेंस कंपनी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. Bharti AXA General Insurance has launched its new app ‘Krishi Sakha’ to cater to the specific needs of the farmers in the country and guide them in adopting best farming practices and enhancing productivity.

Bharti AXA ‘Krishi Sakha’ aims at helping Indian farmers make informed decisions through customized information related to their farming requirements. It shares relevant information about the scientific way of farming, crop cultivation, sowing, or harvesting of a major crops.

Q.4. Who among the following has been appointed as Managing Director (MD) of SBI in Jan 2021?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे जनवरी 2021 में SBI के प्रबंध निदेशक (एमडी) के रूप में नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Swaminathan Janakiraman / स्वामीनाथन जानकीरमन

(b) Aswini Kumar Tewari / अश्विनी कुमार तिवारी

(c) C.S. Setty / सी एस सेट्टी

(d) Ashwani Bhatia / अश्वनी भाटिया

(e) Both a & b / ए और बी दोनों

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(e)

Exp. The appointments committee (ACC) of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Swaminathan Janakiraman and Ashwini Kumar Tewari as new Managing Directors (MDs) of State Bank of India (SBI) for a period of three years.

The other two MDs of the bank are C.S. Setty and Ashwani Bhatia. The two posts were vacant since October 2020.

Q.5. Who has been appointed as the new vice-chief of Army Staff of India?

भारत के नए उप सेना प्रमुख के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) P K Purwar / पीके पुरवार

(b) C P Mohanty / सी पी मोहंती

(c) Vineet Arora / विनीत अरोड़ा

(d) R Madhavan / आर माधवन

(e) Ajay Mahajan / अजय महाजन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. Lieutenant General Chandi Prasad Mohanty on February 1, 2021, will take over as the next vice-chief of Army Staff. Currently, he is the Southern Army Commander and will be succeeding Lt General SK Saini.

Lt General CP Mohanty is an alumnus of Rashtriya Indian Military College, Dehradun, and National Defence Academy. He is a June 1982 batch Infantry Officer from the Rajput Regiment.

Q.6. What is the rank of India in the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) 2020 released by Transparency International?

ट्रांसपेरेंसी इंटरनेशनल द्वारा जारी भ्रष्टाचार धारणा सूचकांक (CPI) 2020 में भारत का रैंक क्या है?

(a) 12th / 12 वाँ

(b) 35th / 35 वाँ

(c) 49th / 49 वाँ

(d) 63rd / 63 वाँ

(e) 86th / 86 वाँ

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(e)

Exp. India slipped six places to 86th among 180 countries in the corruption perception index (CPI) list in 2020.

Transparency International, which released the list for 2020 on 28th Jan, ranks countries as per public sector corruption as perceived by experts and business people. “India was ranked 80th out of 180 countries in 2019. The CPI score for India is same as the previous year.

New Zealand and Denmark were ranked joint first, while Somalia and South Sudan brought up the rear at 179th position.

Q.7. Which country has topped in the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) 2020 released by Transparency International?

ट्रांसपेरेंसी इंटरनेशनल द्वारा जारी भ्रष्टाचार धारणा सूचकांक (CPI) 2020 में किस देश ने शीर्ष स्थान प्राप्त किया है?

(a) New Zealand / न्यूजीलैंड

(b) Denmark / डेनमार्क

(c) Somalia / सोमालिया

(d) South Sudan / दक्षिण सूडान

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. India slipped six places to 86th among 180 countries in the corruption perception index (CPI) list in 2020.

Transparency International, which released the list for 2020 on 28th Jan, ranks countries as per public sector corruption as perceived by experts and business people. “India was ranked 80th out of 180 countries in 2019. The CPI score for India is same as the previous year.

New Zealand and Denmark were ranked joint first, while Somalia and South Sudan brought up the rear at 179th position.

Q.8. What is the rank of India in the COVID-19 “performance index” released by the Lowy Institute?

लोवी संस्थान द्वारा जारी COVID-19 “प्रदर्शन सूचकांकमें भारत का रैंक क्या है?

(a) 48th / 48 वाँ

(b) 63rd / 63 वाँ

(c) 86th / 86 वाँ

(d) 117th / 117 वाँ

(e) 116th / 116 वाँ

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. New Zealand and Vietnam were ranked the best performing countries in their response to the pandemic according to a COVID-19 “performance index” put together by the Lowy Institute, an Australian think-tank, which sought to assess the impact of geography, political systems and economic development in assessing outcomes. India ranked 86 out of 98 countries.

Q.9. Which country was ranked the best performing country in the COVID-19 “performance index” released by the Lowy Institute?

लोवी संस्थान द्वारा जारी COVID-19 “प्रदर्शन सूचकांकमें सबसे अच्छा प्रदर्शन करने वाला देश कौन सा देश था?

(a) New Zealand / न्यूजीलैंड

(b) Vietnam / वियतनाम

(c) South Africa / दक्षिण अफ्रीका

(d) Denmark / डेनमार्क

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. New Zealand and Vietnam were ranked the best performing countries in their response to the pandemic according to a COVID-19 “performance index” put together by the Lowy Institute, an Australian think-tank, which sought to assess the impact of geography, political systems and economic development in assessing outcomes. India ranked 86 out of 98 countries.

Q.10. Cloris Leachman passed away recently. She was a/an _________________.

क्लॉरिस लीचमैन का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक _________ थी।

(a) Costume Designer / कॉस्टयूम डिज़ाइनर

(b) Actress / अभिनेत्री

(c) Radio astronomer / रेडियो खगोलशास्त्री

(d) Lawyer / वकील

(e) Cricketer / क्रिकेटर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. Cloris Leachman, an American actress whose career spanned more than seven decades, died on January 27, 2021 at the age of 94.

She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in ‘The Last Picture Show’ in 1971.

Q.11. What is the capital of Denmark?

डेनमार्क की राजधानी क्या है?

(a) Madrid / मैड्रिड

(b) Glasgow / ग्लासगो

(c) Geneva / जिनेवा

(d) Copenhagen / कोपेनहेगन

(e) Rome / रोम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(d)

Exp. Capital: Copenhagen

Currency: Danish krone

Q.12. What is the currency of Vietnam?

वियतनाम की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Rupiah / रूपया

(b) Dong / डोंग

(c) Baht / बाट

(d) Peso / पेसो

(e) Riel / रीएल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(b)

Exp. Capital: Hanoi

Currency: Vietnamese dong

Q.13. Who is the present Chairman of State Bank of India (SBI)?

भारतीय स्टेट बैंक (SBI) के वर्तमान अध्यक्ष कौन हैं?

(a) Prakash Chandra Kandpal / प्रकाश चंद्र कांडपाल

(b) Vinay Tonse / विनय तोंसे

(c) Charanjit Singh Attra / चरणजीत सिंह अत्रा

(d) Dinesh Kumar Khara / दिनेश कुमार खरा

(e) Aswini Kumar Tewari / अश्विनी कुमार तिवारी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(d)

Exp. Chairman: Dinesh Kumar Khara

CFO: Charanjit Singh Attra

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