Daily Current Affairs 9th and 10th Jan 2021 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 9th and 10th Jan 2021 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. UJALA and SLNP schemes has completed six years. What does A stands for in UJALA?

UJALA और SLNP योजनाओं को छह साल पूरे हो गए हैं। UJALA में A का क्या अर्थ है?

(a) All

(b) Anniversary

(c) Aatmanirbhar

(d) Ambient

(e) Affordable

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(e)

Exp. Under UJALA (Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All), the EESL distributed 6.69 crores of LED bulbs. It has installed more than 1.14 crores of LED street lights. This has helped to save more than 55.33-billion-kilowatt hour of energy per year.

The EESL installed more than 1.1 crores of LED street lights under SLNP. This helped to save 7.67-billion-kilowatt hour of energy per year.

Q.2. Who has inaugurated two-day Virtual International Akhand Conference ‘EDUCON-2020’?

दो दिवसीय आभासी अंतर्राष्ट्रीय अखंड सम्मेलन EDUCON-2020″ का उद्घाटन किसने किया?

(a) Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank / रमेश पोखरियाल निशंक

(b) Kiren Rijiju / किरेन रिजिजू

(c) Arjun Munda / अर्जुन मुंडा

(d) Jitendra Singh / जीतेन्द्र सिंह

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(a)

Exp. Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ has inaugurated the two-day Virtual International Akhand Conference ‘EDUCON 2020’ through video conferencing.

This two-day International Conference is being organized by the Central University of Punjab, Bathinda (CUPB) in collaboration with the Global Educational Research Association (GERA).

The focal theme of EDUCON-2020 is Envisioning Education for Transforming Youth to Restore Global Peace.

Q.3. Which Bank has signed an agreement with the Indian Army to provide banking services to army personnel?

किस बैंक ने भारतीय सेना के साथ सेना के कर्मियों को बैंकिंग सेवाएं प्रदान करने के लिए एक समझौते पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) IndusInd Bank / इंडसइंड बैंक

(b) Bandhan Bank / बंधन बैंक

(c) DBS Bank / डीबीएस बैंक

(d) Dhanlaxmi Bank / धनलक्ष्मी बैंक

(e) Federal Bank / फेडरल बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. Private lender Bandhan Bank has signed an agreement with the Indian Army to provide banking services to the personnel of the force.

The bank got the mandate to maintain and a Bank Shaurya Salary Account of the Army personnel. Bandhan Bank Shaurya Salary Account will have a zero-balance facility. The Shaurya Salary Account also offers protection for self and assets.

Q.4. Which country is going to chair the Counter-Terrorism Committee, Libya Sanctions Committee, and Taliban Sanctions Committee of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC)?

कौन सा देश संयुक्त राष्ट्र सुरक्षा परिषद (UNSC) की आतंकवादरोधी समिति, लीबिया प्रतिबंध समिति और तालिबान प्रतिबंध समिति की अध्यक्षता करने जा रहा है?

(a) New Zealand / न्यूजीलैंड

(b) Australia / ऑस्ट्रेलिया

(c) England / इंग्लैंड

(d) India / भारत

(e) UAE / संयुक्त अरब अमीरात

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(d)

Exp. The Ambassador of India UN TS Tirumurti to the United Nations recently announced that India has been asked to chair three important committees of the Security Council. Counter-Terrorism Committee, Libya Sanctions Committee and Taliban Sanctions Committee.

Q.5. Joint session of US Congress has certified Joe Biden’s electoral victory over Trump. Joe Biden will be the 46th US president. From which party he belongs to?

अमेरिकी कांग्रेस के संयुक्त सत्र ने ट्रम्प पर जो बिडेन की चुनावी जीत को प्रमाणित किया है। जो बिडेन 46 वें अमेरिकी राष्ट्रपति होंगे। वह किस पार्टी से हैं?

(a) Republican Party / रिपब्लिकन पार्टी

(b) Democratic Party / डेमोक्रेटिक पार्टी

(c) Libertarian Party / लिबरटेरियन पार्टी

(d) Green Party / ग्रीन पार्टी

(e) Constitution Party / कौन्स्टीच्युसन पार्टी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. Joe Biden was formally recognized by Congress as the next U.S. president early Thursday, ending two months of failed challenges by his predecessor, Donald Trump, that exploded into violence at the U.S. Capitol as lawmakers met to ratify the election result.

The Democratic president-elect’s victory was sealed after House and Senate members fended off a final round of objections to the Nov. 3 election outcome raised by a handful of Republicans on Trump’s behalf

Q.6. Pravasi Bharatiya Divas or NRI Day is celebrated every year on ________________________.

प्रवासी भारतीय दिवस या एनआरआई दिवस हर साल ________________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 9 January / 9 जनवरी

(b) 10 January / 10 जनवरी

(c) 11 January / 11 जनवरी

(d) 12 January / 12 जनवरी

(e) 13 January / 13 जनवरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. Pravasi Bharatiya Divas or NRI Day is celebrated every year on January 9 to mark the contribution of the overseas Indian community in the development of India. The day is celebrated every year to mark the contribution of the overseas Indian community in the development of India.

The aim of celebrating the day is to provide a platform for NRI to express their perceptions about India and thereby involve them in Indian developmental activities.

Theme 2021: “Contributing to Aatmanirbhar Bharat”.

Q.7. What was the theme for Pravasi Bharatiya Divas or NRI Day 2020?

प्रवासी भारतीय दिवस या एनआरआई दिवस 2020 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Role of Indian Diaspora in building a New India

(b) Redefining engagement with the Indian diaspora

(c) Contributing to Aatmanirbhar Bharat

(d) Apna Bharat, Apna Gaurav

(e) Our Pravasi Bharatiya

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(c)

Exp. Pravasi Bharatiya Divas or NRI Day is celebrated every year on January 9 to mark the contribution of the overseas Indian community in the development of India. The day is celebrated every year to mark the contribution of the overseas Indian community in the development of India.

The aim of celebrating the day is to provide a platform for NRI to express their perceptions about India and thereby involve them in Indian developmental activities.

Theme 2021: “Contributing to Aatmanirbhar Bharat”.

Q.8. World Hindi Day is celebrated every year on _______________.

विश्व हिंदी दिवस हर साल _______________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 10 January / 10 जनवरी

(b) 11 January / 11 जनवरी

(c) 12 January / 12 जनवरी

(d) 13 January / 13 जनवरी

(e) 14 January / 14 जनवरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(a)

Exp. World Hindi Day is celebrated every year on January 10. Vishwa Hindi Divas commemorates the anniversary of the first World Hindi Conference held in Nagpur on January 10, 1975. The conference was inaugurated by the then prime minister Indira Gandhi in Nagpur.

World Hindi Day was first celebrated in 2006 by former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh. The aim of the conference was to promote Hindi language worldwide.

Q.9. Satya Paul passed away recently. He was a/an ____________________.

सत्या पॉल का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक __________________ थे।

(a) Astronaut / अंतरिक्ष यात्री

(b) Music composer / संगीतकार

(c) Lyricist / गीतकार

(d) Environmentalist / पर्यावरण वादी

(e) Fashion Designer / फैशन डिजाइनर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. The founder of the acclaimed Indian fashion clothing brand, Satya Paul passed away on January 6. The designer breathed his last in Coimbatore in the Isha Yoga Centre. He was 78.

Satya Paul, known for giving the Indian saree a contemporary touch.

Q.10. Where is the headquarters of Bandhan Bank?

बंधन बैंक का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Mumbai / मुंबई

(b) Bangalore / बैंगलोर

(c) Lucknow / लखनऊ

(d) Kolkata / कोलकाता

(e) Jaipur / जयपुर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. CEO: Chandra Shekhar Ghosh (9 Jul 2015–)

Headquarters: Kolkata

Q.11. Who is the India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations?

संयुक्त राष्ट्र में भारत का स्थायी प्रतिनिधि कौन है?

(a) Shiv Das Meena / शिव दास मीणा

(b) T S Tirumurti / टी एस तिरुमूर्ति

(c) Neeraj Vyas / नीरज व्यास

(d) Romesh Sobti / रोमेश सोबती

(e) Suresh N Patel / सुरेश एन पटेल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. T S Tirumurti- India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations.

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