1st January 2021 Daily Current Affairs & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 1st January 2021 in English

 

  1. Consider the following statements with respect to Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana (PM-KMY) –

 

  1. It provides for payment of minimum pension of Rs.3000 per month to the eligible small and marginal farmers on attaining the age of 60 years.
  2. It is voluntary and contributory pension scheme, with entry age of 18 to 60 years.
  3. Central Government will contribute an equal amount in the pension scheme. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 3 only

(C) 1 and 3 only

(D) 1, 2 and 3

ANSWERS: – 1(C) 

 

  1. Consider the following statements with respect to Antarctic Treaty, 1959

 

  1. The main objective of the treaty is to allow member countries to collect both soft sediment and hard rock from the Antarctic ocean.
  2. India is one among the twelve countries which are the original Signatories to the Treaty.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only .

(B) 2 only

(C) Both 1 and 2

(D) Neither 1 nor

ANSWERS: – 2(D) 

 

  1. Consider the following with respect to Andaman and Nicobar Islands

 

  1. Swaraj Dweep
  2. Shaheed Dweep
  3. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island
  4. Little Andaman

Arrange the Islands from North to South in correct order

(A) 2-1-3-4

(B) 1-3-2-4

(C) 1-2-3-4

(D) 2-1-4-3

ANSWERS: –  3(C)

 

  1. Consider the following statements with respect to Atal Jyoti Yojana (AJAY)

 

  1. It aims at strengthening and augmentation of sub-transmission & distribution (ST&D) infrastructure in rural areas.
  2. Financial support for the scheme will be provided 75% by the Ministry of New and Renewable and the remaining 25% through World Bank.
  3. The Project is proposed to be implemented by Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) Limite(D)

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

(A) 2 only

(B) 1 and 3 only

(C) 1, 2 and 3

(D) None of these

ANSWERS: –  4(D) 

 

  1. Consider the following statements regarding BOD & COD

1.The higher the Biological Oxygen Demand, the lesser the amount of dissolved oxygen available for higher organisms.

2.Chemical oxygen Demand is slightly a better measure than Biological Oxygen Deman(D)

3.COD measures the amount of oxygen in parts per million required to oxidise only in non-biodegradable compounds in the water sample.

Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 1 and 2 only

(C) 2 and 3 only

(D) 1 and 3 only

ANSWERS: – 5(B) 

 

  1. G5 Sahel is an institutional framework established by which of the following countries?

 

  1. Mali
  2. Chad
  3. India
  4. Australia
  5. Mauritania

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

(A) 3 and 4 only

(B) 1, 2 and 5 only

(C) All except 4

(D) All of the above

ANSWERS: – 6(B)

 

  1. Which of the following is/are not the initiatives of Atal Innovation Mission (AIM)?

 

  1. ARISE
  2. AtalTinkering Labs
  3. AtalNew India Challenges
  4. Mentor India Campaign
  5. AtalPension Yojana

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

(A) 5 only

(B) 1 and 5 only

(C) 1, 4 and 5 only

(D) None

ANSWERS: –  8(B) 

 

  1. Consider the following statements

 

  1. It is also called as East Se(A)
  2. It is bounded by Japan and Sakhalin Island to the east
  3. It is bounded by Russia and Korea on the Asian mainland to the west.

Identify the sea that correctly matches with the above description:

(A) Yellow Sea

(B) Sea of Japan

(C) East China Sea

(D) None of the above

ANSWERS: – 8(B) 

 

  1. The LAC runs through the kumaon and Nepal Himalayas, Recent bone of contention between India and china is around these Himalayas –

match the following

       LIST 1                                               LIST 2

  1. Punjab Himalayas   Between Indus and satluj rivers
  2. Kumaon Himalayas   Satluj to Teesta rivers
  3. Nepal Himalayas       Kali to Teesta rivers

(A) 1,2

(B) 1,2,3

(C) 2,3

(D) 1,3

ANSWERS: –  9(D) 

 

  1. Centre is setting up IIT in Dharwad dist.

Match the following Twin cities with their states

       LIST 1                                                              LIST 2

  1. Hubli- Dharwad                             Karnataka
  2. Durg – Bhilai                              chattisgarh
  3. tirunelveli-palayamkottai        kerala

(A) 1,2

(B) 1,2,3

(C) 2,3

(D) 1,3

ANSWERS: – 10(A)

 

 

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