Daily Current Affairs 8th Jan 2021 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 8th Jan 2021 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. PM Modi has inaugurated the world’s first double-stack container train between which stations?

पीएम मोदी ने किन स्टेशनों के बीच दुनिया की पहली डबल-स्टैक कंटेनर ट्रेन का उद्घाटन किया है?

(a) New Rewari, Haryana to New Madar, Rajasthan / न्यू रेवाड़ी, हरियाणा से न्यू मदार, राजस्थान

(b) Deolali, Nashik, Maharashtra to Danapur, Patna, Bihar / देवलाली, नासिक, महाराष्ट्र से दानापुर, पटना, बिहार

(c) New Ateli, Haryana to New Kishangarh, Rajasthan / न्यू अटेली, हरियाणा से न्यू किशनगढ़, राजस्थान

(d) Sangola, Maharashtra to Shalimar, West Bengal / सांगोला, महाराष्ट्र से शालीमार, पश्चिम बंगाल

(e) Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh to Bengaluru, Karnataka / अनंतपुर, आंध्र प्रदेश से बेंगलुरु, कर्नाटक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 7th Jan dedicated the 306-km New Rewari-New Madar section of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (WDFC) to the nation. Through video-conferencing, Modi also flagged off the world’s first double-stack long-haul 1.5-km-long container train hauled by electric traction from New Ateli-New Kishangarh.

“The ‘mahayagya’ to modernise the country’s infrastructure today gained a new momentum.” This dedicated freight corridor project is being seen as a game changer for India in the 21st century, said Modi.

Q.2. National Statistical Office (NSO) has estimated that Indian economy will grow at _____________ in 2020-21.

राष्ट्रीय सांख्यिकी कार्यालय (NSO) ने अनुमान लगाया है कि भारतीय अर्थव्यवस्था 2020-21 में _____________ पर बढ़ेगी।

(a) -2.2%

(b) -4.4%

(c) -5.5%

(d) -7.7%

(e) -8.8%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d)

Exp. The Indian economy is estimated to report its worst-ever contraction of 7.7 per cent in 2020-21, the National Statistical Office (NSO). The Indian economy had grown at 4.2 per cent in 2019-20.

Accordingly, the agriculture is projected to grow at 3.4 %, manufacture sector is to contract by 7.4%, transport, hotel and trade are projected to contract by 21.4%.

Q.3. Who has been appointed by RBI as full-time director of its College of Supervisors (CoS)?

RBI ने किसे अपने कॉलेज ऑफ़ सुपरवाइज़र (CoS) के पूर्णकालिक निदेशक के रूप में नियुक्त किया है?

(a) Suneet Sharma / सुनीत शर्मा

(b) Rabi Narayan Mishra / रबी नारायण मिश्र

(c) Umesh Sinha / उमेश सिन्हा

(d) Shantanu Dayal / शांतनु दयाल

(e) Karan Bajwa / करण बाजवा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. The Reserve Bank on 6th Jan its College of Supervisors (CoS), which was functioning in a limited way in virtual mode since May 2020, is now being fully operationalized with full-time director supported by an Academic Advisory Council (AAC). Rabi Narayan Mishra, Former Executive Director of RBI, has been appointed as the director of the CoS.

As part of the measures to further strengthen supervision over regulated entities, the Reserve Bank had set up a College of Supervisors (CoS) to augment and reinforce supervisory skills among its regulatory and supervisory staff both at entry level and on a continuous basis.

Q.4. Who has been elected as the president of the All India Chess Federation?

ऑल इंडिया चेस फेडरेशन के अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे चुना गया है?

(a) Manoj Kohli / मनोज कोहली

(b) Nripendra Mishra / नृपेन्द्र मिश्रा

(c) Sanjay Kapoor / संजय कपूर

(d) Vasdev Mohi / वासदेव मोहि

(e) PR Venketrama Raja / पीआर वेंकटराम राजा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. Sanjay Kapoor was elected president of the All India Chess Federation (AICF) while Bharat Singh Chauhan retained the secretary’s post in the polls held online on 5th Jan. Kapoor, representing Uttar Pradesh Chess Association, defeated incumbent PR Venketrama Raja in a close contest. Kapoor received 33 votes as against 31 of Raja.

Chauhan beat Ravindra Dongre 35-29. It was the first time since 2005 that the AICF elections saw a contest as the candidates were chosen unanimously in the last 15 years.

Q.5. Who has been appointed as Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court?

गौहाटी उच्च न्यायालय के मुख्य न्यायाधीश के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Harish Salve / हरीश साल्वे

(b) Abhay Manohar Sapre / अभय मनोहर सप्रे

(c) K S P Radhakrishnan / के एस पी राधाकृष्णन

(d) Sudhanshu Dhulia / सुधांशु धूलिया

(e) Sanjay Karol / संजय करोल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia appointed as Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court informed the Ministry of Law and Justice.

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind in the exercise of the power conferred by clause (1) of Article 217 of the Constitution of India, appointed Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia, Judge of the Uttarakhand High Court, as Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court.

Q.6. Who has become the world’s richest person, according to a Bloomberg report?

ब्लूमबर्ग की एक रिपोर्ट के अनुसार दुनिया का सबसे अमीर व्यक्ति कौन बन गया है?

(a) Daniel Zhang / डैनियल झांग

(b) Elon Musk / एलोन मस्क

(c) Masayoshi Son / मासायोशी सोन

(d) Jeff Bezos / जेफ बेजोस

(e) Jack Ma / जैक मा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(b)

Exp. Elon Musk has just become the richest person in the world, with a personal fortune valued at $185 billion (£136 billion) according to a Bloomberg report; the first time the Tesla CEO has topped the global rankings.

He takes the title from Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, who has been the world’s wealthiest person since 2017.

Q.7. Who among the following has unveiled the book “India’s 71-Year Test: The Journey to Triumph in Australia”?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने “इंडियाज 71 इयर टेस्ट: द जर्नी टू ट्रायम्फ इन ऑस्ट्रेलिया” पुस्तक का अनावरण किया है?

(a) Ravi Shastri / रवि शास्त्री

(b) Kapil Dev / कपिल देव

(c) Sunil Gavaskar / सुनील गावस्कर

(d) Anil Kumble / अनिल कुंबले

(e) Rahul Dravid / राहुल द्रविड़

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. India’s head coach Ravi Shastri on 6th Jan launched a book ‘India’s 71-year Test: The Journey to Triumph in Australia’ ahead of the Syndey Test.

The book reflects on India’s first 12 tours to Australia – from 1947/48, to face Don Bradman’s side, tracing the evening out of a rivalry dominated by the host nation until the turn of the Millennium.

Q.8. Who has penned the book ‘Right Under our Nose’?

“राइट अंडर आवर नोज” पुस्तक किसने लिखी है?

(a) R Giridharan / आर गिरिधरन

(b) Sitaram Yechury / सीताराम येचुरी

(c) Shashi Tharoor / शशि थरूर

(d) Bhalchandra Mungekar / भालचंद्र मुंगेकर

(e) Amish Tripathi / अमीश त्रिपाठी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(a)

Exp. A general manager at RBI, R Giridharan has authored his debut book” Right Under our Nose”.

In” Right Under Your Nose”, a murderer eliminates scientists right under the nose of the police and leaves forensics baffled.

Q.9. What is the full form of KYC?

केवाईसी का पूर्ण रूप क्या है?

(a) Know Your Current-Account

(b) Know Your Customer

(c) Know Your Company

(d) Know Your Custodian

(e) None of the above

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. Know Your Customer (KYC) refers to the process of verifying the identity of your customers, either before or during the time that they start doing business with you.

Q.10. Bichhua, one of the most popular folk dances of India, belongs to which state?

भारत के सबसे लोकप्रिय लोक नृत्यों में से एक, बिछुआ, किस राज्य से संबंधित है?

(a) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(b) Assam / असम

(c) Jammu & Kashmir / जम्मू & कश्मीर

(d) Himachal Pradesh / हिमाचल प्रदेश

(e) Odisha / ओडिशा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. Folk dances of Assam: Bihu, Bichhua, Natpuja, Maharas, Kaligopal, Bagurumba, Naga dance, Khel Gopal, Tabal Chongli, Canoe, Jhumura Hobjanai etc.

Q.11. Where is the headquarter of Reserve Bank of India?

भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Mumbai / मुंबई

(b) Delhi / दिल्ली

(c) Kolkata / कोलकाता

(d) Ahmedabad / अहमदाबाद

(e) Noida / नोएडा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(a)

Exp. Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Governor: Shaktikanta Das

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