Daily Current Affairs 30th and 31st Jan 2021 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 30th and 31st Jan 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Who has Inaugurated “Aadi Mahotsav”, a National Tribal Festival being organized by TRIFED, Ministry of Tribal Affairs?

ट्राइफेड, जनजातीय मामलों के मंत्रालय द्वारा आयोजित एक राष्ट्रीय जनजातीय महोत्सव आदि महोत्सवका उद्घाटन किसने किया है?

(a) M Venkaiah Naidu / एम वेंकैया नायडू

(b) Rao Inderjit Singh / राव इन्द्रजीत सिंह

(c) Arjun Munda / अर्जुन मुंडा

(d) Narendra Modi / नरेंद्र मोदी

(e) Ram Nath Kovind / राम नाथ कोविंद

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(a)

Exp. The Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu will inaugurate “Aadi Mahotsav”, a National Tribal Festival being organized by TRIFED, Ministry of Tribal Affairs on 1st February, 2021 (Monday) at Dilli Haat, INA, New Delhi.

The Aadi Mahotsav – A Celebration of the Spirit of Tribal Culture, Crafts, Cuisine and Commerce – is a successful annual initiative that was commenced in 2017. The festival was an attempt to familiarise the people with the rich and diverse craft, culture of the tribal communities across the country, in one place.

Q.2. Which magazine’s 125th Anniversary has been addressed & celebrated on January 31, 2021 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi?

प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी द्वारा 31 जनवरी 2021 को किस पत्रिका की 125 वीं वर्षगांठ को मनाया और संबोधित किया गया है?

(a) Akhand Jyoti / अखंड ज्योति

(b) Prabuddha Bharat / प्रबुद्ध भारत

(c) Oriental Magazine / ओरिएंटल पत्रिका

(d) Navjivan / नवजीवन

(e) Young India / यंग इंडिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp. The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, will address the 125th anniversary celebration ‘Prabuddha Bharata’ which is scheduled to be organized on January 31, 2021.  It will be organized by the Advaita Ashrama, Mayavati.

It is a monthly magazine of the Ramakrishna Order. This magazine was founded in the year 1896 by P. Aiyasami, B. R. Rajam Iyer, G. G. Narasimhacharya, and B. V. Kamesvara Iyer under the guidance of Swami Vivekananda. Prabuddha Bharata magazine was of great significance in spreading the message of the ancient spiritual wisdom of the country.

Q.3. Which state has topped the justice delivery in India 2020, according to the second edition of the India Justice Report?

भारत न्याय रिपोर्ट के दूसरे संस्करण के अनुसार, किस राज्य ने भारत में न्याय वितरण में शीर्ष स्थान प्राप्त किया है?

(a) Gujarat / गुजरात

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Assam / असम

(d) Haryana / हरियाणा

(e) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. The second edition of the India Justice Report, India’s only ranking of states on delivery of Justice to people, announced here today, ranks Maharashtra once again at the top of the 18 Large and Mid-sized states (with population of over one crore each), followed by Tamil Nadu (2019: 3rd), Telangana (2019: 11th) Punjab (2019: 4th) and Kerala (2019: 2nd).

The list of seven Small States (population less than one crore each) was topped by Tripura (2019: 7th), followed by Sikkim (2019: 2nd) and Goa (2019: 3rd).

Q.4. In which city, Young Readers’ Boat Library has been launched recently?

हाल ही में किस शहर में यंग रीडर्स बोट लाइब्रेरी शुरू की गई है?

(a) Mumbai / मुंबई

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(c) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(d) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(e) Kolkata / कोलकाता

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(e)

Exp. The West Bengal Transport Corporation has launched the First Young Readers’ Boat Library. The library has been launched in collaboration with a heritage book store.  It has been launched on a boat making it first of its kind initiative.

Q.5. In which city, 5th Joint Meeting of the India-Japan Act East Forum was held?

भारतजापान अधिनियम ईस्ट फोरम की 5वीं संयुक्त बैठक किस शहर में आयोजित की गई थी?

(a) Shanghai / शंघाई

(b) Mumbai / मुंबई

(c) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(d) Tokyo / टोक्यो

(e) Nagoya / नागोया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. The 5th joint meeting of the India-Japan Act East Forum (AEF) was held in New Delhi. The meeting was co-chaired by Foreign Secretary Shri Harsh Vardhan Shringla, and Suzuki Satoshi, Ambassador of Japan to India.

During the 5th meeting, the AEF reviewed the progress of ongoing projects in the North Eastern Region of India in various areas including connectivity, hydropower, sustainable development, harnessing of water resources, and skill development.

Q.6. Martyrs Day or Shaheed Diwas is observed on ______________ every year.

हर साल ______________ को मार्टियर्स डे या शहीद दिवस मनाया जाता है।

(a) 27 January / 27 जनवरी

(b) 28 January / 28 जनवरी

(c) 29 January / 29 जनवरी

(d) 30 January / 30 जनवरी

(e) 31 January / 31 जनवरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. Martyr’s Day or Shaheed Diwas is observed on January 30 every year in the memory of Mahatma Gandhi. On January 30, 1948, Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the Nation was assassinated at Gandhi Smriti in the Birla House during his evening prayers.

Gandhiji or Bapu was a freedom fighter who sacrificed his life for the welfare and growth of India.

Q.7. On which day World Leprosy Day is observed every year?

हर साल विश्व लेप्रोसी दिवस किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) Last Thursday of January / जनवरी का अंतिम गुरुवार

(b) Last Friday of January / जनवरी का अंतिम शुक्रवार

(c) Last Saturday of January / जनवरी का अंतिम शनिवार

(d) Last Sunday of January / जनवरी का अंतिम रविवार

(e) Last Monday of January / जनवरी का अंतिम सोमवार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. The last Sunday of January is celebrated as the World Leprosy Day every year. The day is observed all across the world.

The day is celebrated to raise knowledge about the leprosy. It also seeks to propagate the need and importance of eradicating the disease. As per the World Health Organization (WHO), the goal of the observance of the day in year 2021 is to beat leprosy by spreading more information regarding the disease.

Q.8. Which of the following space agency has recently found the NGC 4535 which is also known as the “Lost Galaxy”?

निम्नलिखित में से किस अंतरिक्ष एजेंसी ने हाल ही में NGC 4535 पाया है जिसे लॉस्ट गैलेक्सीके नाम से भी जाना जाता है?

(a) ISRO / इसरो

(b) NASA / नासा

(c) Roscosmos / रोस्कोसमोस

(d) CNSA / सी.एन.एस.ए.

(e) JAXA / जाक्सा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. Recently, the Hubble Space Telescope of NASA captured the images of the NGC 4535 which is also known as the “Lost Galaxy”.  The image highlights that the young and hot stars that hang out are the bright blue spots. On the other hand, older and cooler stars are highlighted by the bright shades nearer to the center.

An amateur astronomer Leland S. Copeland fixed his telescope lens on a distant galaxy in the Virgo constellation first in 1950s. He then witnessed an eerie spiral that was shrouded in dust. He named the spiral as “The Lost Galaxy”.

Q.9. In which city, ISRO is going to launch Sri Shakthi Institute of Engineering and Technology’s academic satellite ‘SriShakthiSat’?

इसरो किस शहर में श्री शक्ति इंस्टीट्यूट ऑफ इंजीनियरिंग एंड टेक्नोलॉजी शैक्षणिक उपग्रह श्रीशक्ति सैटलॉन्च करने जा रहा है?

(a) Gorakhpur / गोरखपुर

(b) Madurai / मदुरै

(c) Coimbatore / कोयम्बटूर

(d) Nagpur / नागपुर

(e) Bhopal / भोपाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp. ISRO chairman K Sivan is likely to inaugurate the ‘SriShakthiSat’ ground station at Sri Shakthi Institute of Engineering and Technology in Coimbatore.

The station will help monitor the satellite developed by the institute, which is set to be launched by the ISRO. A satellite communication lab was established in the college in 2010.

Q.10. Who is the author of Soumitra Chatterjee’s “A life in cinema, theatre, poetry” authorised biography?

सौमित्र चटर्जी की अ लाइफ इन सिनेमा, थिएटर, पोएट्री अधिकृत जीवनी के लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) Arjun Sengupta / अर्जुन सेनगुप्ता

(b) Partha Mukherjee / पार्थ मुखर्जी

(c) Hari Khemka / हरि खेमका

(d) Narayana Murthy / नारायण मूर्ति

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. The authorised biography is titled ‘SOUMITRA CHATTERJEE A Life in Cinema, Theatre, Poetry & Painting’. Co-authored by Arjun Sengupta and Partha Mukherjee, the book will be published by Niyogi Books.

Soumitra Chatterjee Dadasaheb Phalke award-winning actor, a new book will be released on his birth anniversary on January 19, 2021.

Q.11. Who is the current Foreign Secretary of India?

भारत के वर्तमान विदेश सचिव कौन हैं?

(a) Rajeev Gauba / राजीव गौबा

(b) Tarun Bajaj / तरुण बजाज

(c) Ajay Kumar Bhalla / अजय कुमार भल्ला

(d) Harsh Vardhan Shringla / हर्षवर्धन श्रृंगला

(e) T.V. Somanathan / टी वी सोमनाथन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(d)

Exp. Harsh Vardhan Shringla is current Foreign Secretary of India.

Q.12. Who is the minister responsible for Ministry of Tribal Affairs?

जनजातीय मामलों के मंत्रालय के लिए जिम्मेदार मंत्री कौन है?

(a) Rao Inderjit Singh / राव इन्द्रजीत सिंह

(b) Prahlad Singh Patel / प्रह्लाद सिंह पटेल

(c) Arjun Munda / अर्जुन मुंडा

(d) Jitendra Singh / जीतेन्द्र सिंह

(e) Kiren Rijiju / किरेन रिजिजू

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(c)

Exp. Ministers responsible: Arjun Munda

Q.13. What is the currency of Japan?

जापान की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Toman / टोमन

(b) Yen / येन

(c) Riyal / रियाल

(d) Dirham / दिरहम

(e) Krone / क्रोन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(b)

Exp. Capital: Tokyo

Currency: Japanese yen

Q.14. Gugamal National Park is located in which state?

गुगामल राष्ट्रीय उद्यान किस राज्य में स्थित है?

(a) Nagaland / नागालैंड

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(d) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

(e) Manipur / मणिपुर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(c)

Exp. Gugamal National Park is located in the Amravati district of the state of Maharashtra.

 

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