18th January 2021 Daily Current Affairs & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 18th January 2021 in English

 

  1. Palestine is set to hold its first national elections in 2021 after a span of 14 long years. what is the capital of Palestine?

(A) Nablus

(B) Jenin

(C) Qalqilya

(D) Ramallah

ANSWERS: – 1(A) 

 

  1. According to National Statistical Office’s national income, India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is projected to witness 7.7% contraction in this fiscal 2020-21. Which of the following is the monetary value of all finished goods and services made within a country during a specific period?

(A) GDP

(B) GNP

(C) NNP

(D) All of the above

ANSWERS: –  2(A) 

 

  1. The COVID-19 vaccination drive begins from January 16, 2021 in India. Which vaccine is use in treatment of Mumps virus?

(A) Measles vaccine

(B) MMRV vaccine

(C) Polio vaccine

(D) Rabies vaccine

ANSWERS: –  3(B) 

 

  1. The Supreme Court stayed the implementation of all three farm laws until further orders. In context to the same tell us how many votes are needed to pass a bill in parliament?

(A) Two Third

(B) One Fourth

(C) To Fifth

(D) Only Prime Minister’s Vote

ANSWERS: – 4(A)

 

  1. As per the Geological Survey of India (GSI), Arunachal Pradesh is likely to become the prime Vanadium producer in India. In context to the same Vanadium is used in –

(A) Medicines

(B) Vaccines

(C) Nuclear reactors

(D) Making pots

ANSWERS: -5(C) 

 

  1. Cuba was on January 11, 2021 re-designated as the State Sponsor of Terrorism by the United States for its constant support to the acts of terrorism at global level.

Consider the following statements regarding Cuba –

(1) The main island of Cuba is the largest island in the Caribbean

(2) Cuba’s coastline stretches over 3500 miles
(3) The most popular sport in Cuba is baseball

Which of the above is/are correct?

(A) Only (1) and (2)

(B) Only (2) and (3)

(C) Only (3) and (1)

(D) All are correct

ANSWERS: – 6(D) 

 

  1. Planet Earth is losing about 1% to 2% of its insects per year, as per the insect experts.

Consider the following statements regarding Scarab beetle –

(I) Scarab beetles have broad and flat front legs with serrated edges designed for digging of the soil.

(II) Unlike forelegs, hind legs are long and thin.

(III) Most species of scarab beetles are nocturnal creatures (active during the night).

Which of the above is/are correct?

(A) Only (1) and (2)

(B) Only (2) and (3)

(C) Only (3) and (1)

(D) All are correct

ANSWERS: -7(D) 

 

 

  1. The Army Aviation Corps will induct women as pilots from 2022 onwards, as per the announcement made by Manoj Mukund Naravane, the Chief General of Indian Army.

Consider the following statements regarding Chief General of Indian Army –

(I) The general is responsible for directing and chairing the army staff of the armed forces serving as the staff’s chief executive.

(II) The Chief of the Army Staff is a military adviser to the Government of the Republic of India

(III) The Chief of the Army Staff is a military adviser also to the Ministry of Defence

Which of the above is/are correct?

(A) Only (1) and (2)

(B) Only (2) and (3)

(C) Only (3) and (1)

(D) All are correct

ANSWERS: – 9(B)

 

  1. The Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana 3.0 was launched by the Government in a total of 600 districts of the country.

Match the following Pradhan Mantri schemes with their launched year –

(a) Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana                             1- 2014

(b) Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana                                  2- 2016

(c) Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana                         3- 2015

(d) Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana       4- 2015

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(B) 

 

  1. The Ministry of External Affairs has announced that India will not have any foreign head of state as the Chief Guest for the Republic Day 2021 celebrations due to the safety reasons amid COVID-19 pandemic.

Match the following –

(a) Jair Bolsonaro                       1- 2020

(b) Barack Obama                      2- 2015

(c) François Hollande               3- 2016

(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(A)

 

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