14th January 2021 Daily Current Affairs & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 14th January 2021 in English

 

  1. Japan & India signed an agreement of 50 billion loans to support India’s economic support program for the poor and vulnerable groups affected by the pandemic. In context to the same tell us which of the following is the largest island of Japan?

(A) Honshu

(B) Kyushu

(C) Hokkaido

(D) Shikoku

ANSWERS: – 1(A) 

 

  1. India will host the three-key subsidiary bodies of the UNSC (United Nations Security Council). In context to the same tell us how many principal organs are there of United Nations?

(A) Five

(B) Four

(C) Six

(D) Seven

ANSWERS: –  2(C) 

 

  1. Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs introduces flagship Liberalised Authorised Economic Operator Package for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). Which of the following is a subsidiary of Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs?

(A) Enforcement Directorate

(B) National Investigation Agency

(C) Central Bureau of Investigation

(D) Directorate of Revenue Intelligence

ANSWERS: – 3(D) 

 

  1. Astronomers are studying black holes that could have formed in the early universe, before stars and galaxies were born. In context to the same, which of the following is a Jovian planet?

(A) Venus

(B) Uranus

(C) Mars

(D) Earth

ANSWERS: – 4(B) 

 

  1. New research explains how a “stop-start” pattern of evolution, governed by environmental change, could explain why crocodiles have changed so little since the age of the dinosaurs. In the same context, what is the scientific name of crocodile icefish?

(A) Channichthyidae

(B) Serpentes

(C) Crocodylinea

(D) Coronella

ANSWERS: – 5(A) 

 

  1. Australia’s Claire Polosak is set to become the first female match official in a men’s Test match when she takes up the fourth umpire’s role in the third Test between India and Australia.

Consider the following –

(1) Yuvraj Singh is the first Indian player to get first “Man of the Tournament” Award in the ICC Cricket World Cup.

(2) ICC cricket World Cup started in 1975.
(3) Ashes series is a one-day series played between England and Australia.

Which of the above is/are correct?

(A) Only (1) and (3)

(B) Only (2) and (1)

(C) Only (3) and (2)

(D) None of the above

ANSWERS: – 6(D)

 

  1. The Health and Family Welfare Ministry has recently formed a technical expert group to study the adverse findings from the National Family Health Survey-5.

Consider the following statement regarding National Family Health Survey –

(I) The National Family Health Survey (NFHS) is a large-scale, multi-round survey.

(II) NFHS was funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) with supplementary support

from United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

(III) The First National Family Health Survey (NFHS-1) was conducted in 1992-93.

Which of the above is/are correct?

(A) Only (2) and (3)

(B) Only (3) and (1)

(C) Only (1) and (2)

(D) All of the above

ANSWERS: – 7(D)

 

  1. Former India striker Abhishek Yadav has been appointed as the first deputy general secretary of All India Football Federation (AIFF).

Consider the following statements regarding All India Football Federation –

(I) Nagendra Prasad Sarbadhakari, known as the Father of Indian Football.

(II) The first Durand Cup was held in New Delhi.

(III) The Indian Football Association (IFA) was established in Calcutta in 1893 with no Indian memebers till 1920s.

Which of the above is/are correct?

(A) Only (3) and (2)

(B) Only (1) and (2)

(C) Only (1) and (3)

(D) None of the above

ANSWERS: -8(C) 

 

  1. Bank of Baroda (BoB) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard under which the bank would offer customised services along with a host of facilities to account holders.

Match the following Banks with their headquarters –

Banks                                Headquarters

(a) Bank of India          1- Mumbai

(b) Bandhan Bank       2- Chennai

(c) Canara Bank           3- Bangalore

(d) Indian Bank            4- Kolkata

Options-

(A) a-1, b-4, c-3, d-2

(B) a-2, b-3, c-1, d-4

(C) a-1, b-2, c-4, d-3

(D) a-1, b-3, c-2, d-4

ANSWERS: –  9(A) 

 

  1. Winter Solstice was in news recently, which is the shortest day in the Northern Hemisphere.

Match the following:

(a) Inner planets          1- Great Bear

(b) Outer planets         2- Mars

(c) Constellation          3- Saturn

(A) a-1, b-2, c-3

(B) a-2, b-3, c-1

(C) a-3, b-2, c-1

(D) a-1, b-3, c-2

ANSWERS: – 10(C)

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