12th January 2021 Daily Current Affairs & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 12th January 2021 in English

 

  1. The chairman of ISRO K sivan was given an extension of 1 year who was about to retire in January, in the following context who among the following granted him the extension?

(A) Prime Minister Office

(B) Head office ISRO

(C) Union Public Service Commission

(D) Appointments Committee of Union cabinet

ANSWERS: – 1(D) 

 

  1. Ministry of Defence (MoD) has signed a deal for procurement of 10 Lynx U2 fire control systems for frontline warships of Indian Navy, In this context with which of the following companies has the contract being signed?

(A) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited

(B) Defence Innovation Organisation

(C) Bharat Electronics Limited

(D) Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited

ANSWERS: –  2(C)

 

  1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid foundation stone of Light House Projects under Global Housing Technology Challenge: India, in this context in how many states this foundation stone was laid?

(A) In Four States

(B) In Five States

(C) In Six States

(D) In Seven States

ANSWERS: – 3(C)

 

  1. Dr G Satheesh Reddy, Secretary DDR&D & Chairman DRDO met Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh and presented him a model of Akash Missile System, which is recently cleared for export. In this context when is the foundation day of DRDO celebrated –

(A) 7th January 2021

(B) 2nd January 2021

(C) 1st January 2021

(D) 31st December 2020

ANSWERS: – 4(C) 

 

  1. Recently a city of Uttar Pradesh got nod from the central government for the construction of multi-modal logistics and transport hub project, In this context in which city this is being made?

(A) Lucknow

(B) Greater Noida

(C) Kanpur

(D) Agra

ANSWERS: –  5(B) 

 

  1. Recently, the Bengaluru Police arrested student activist on charges of Sedition for allegedly raising Pakistan Zindabad slogans at a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

Consider the following statements with respect to Section 124A (Sedition) of the Indian Penal Code

  1. Sedition is a non-bailable offence.
  2. A person charged under this law is barred from a government job and they have to live without their passport.
  3. The expression ― disaffection in the IPC includes disloyalty and all feelings of enmity.

Which of the statements given above are correct?

(A) 1 and 2 only

(B) 2 and 3 only

(C) 1 and 3 only

(D) 1, 2 and 3

ANSWERS: – 6(D) 

 

  1. A country has test-launched the new Raad II missile variant.

Consider the following statements with respect to Raad II missile, which was in news recently

  1. It is a nuclear-capable, Air-Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) variant.
  2. It was successfully flight tested by North Korea.

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 2

ANSWERS: – 7(A) 

 

  1. According to a report released by the World Health Organisation(WHO), China is closer to achieving the status of eliminating measles.

Consider the following statements with respect to Measles

  1. Measles is a highly contagious disease caused by a bacterium and it is normally passed through direct contact and through the air.
  2. In India, measles vaccination is given under Universal Immunisation Programme.
  3. Under the Global Vaccine Action Plan, measles and rubella are targeted for elimination in five WHO Regions by 2020.

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

(A) 1 and 2 only

(B) 2 and 3 only

(C) 1 and 3 only

(D) 1,2 and 3 only

ANSWERS: – 8(B)

 

  1. in the recent ongoing tensions with china the Eastern air command was active , and was adequately giving the aid for the soldiers

Match the following Airforce commands with their Headquarters

LIST 1                                                              LIST 2

  1. Western Air command               Delhi
  2. South western Air command    Gandhinagar
  3. Central Air command                Allahabad
  4. Eastern Air command                 Shillong

(A) 1,2

(B) 1,2,3

(C) 1,2,3,4

(D) None of the above

ANSWERS: –  9(C)

 

  1. Recently central government issued notice to the artists living in Delhi to vacate their flats given by the government.

Match the following personalities with their expertise in their dance forms –

LIST 1                                                              LIST 2

  1. Rukmini Arundell              Bharatanatyam
  2. Mrinalini Sarabhai             kathak
  3. Pandit birju Maharaj            Kathak
  4. Mallika Sarabhai                Kuchupudi

(A) 1,2

(B) 1,3,4

(C) 1,2,3,4

(D) None of the above

ANSWERS: – 10(B)

 

 

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