2nd January 2021 Daily Current Affairs & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 2nd January 2021 in English

 

  1. Consider the following statements regarding the Governor of the state:

 

  1. He is appointed by the President of India by warrant under his hand and seal.
  2. The Governor is the chief executive head of the state.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 only

(C) Both 1 and 2

(D) Neither 1 nor 2

ANSWERS: – 1(C) 

 

  1. USA is going to impose sanctions on turkey for buying the s-400 triumph missile.

The terms- BECA, LEMOA, COMCASA are in the news in the recent past. These are related to?

(A) India-USA defence agreements

(B) The United Nations climate change action plans

(C) China-Pakistan defence agreements

(D) India-Russia defence agreements

ANSWERS: – 2(A) 

 

  1. The Rhinos life in Assam is in danger , due to flash floods

Consider the following statements regarding the Manas National Park

  1. Manas National Park is a UNESCO Natural World Heritage site, Project tiger reserve and a biosphere reserve.
  2. It is located in Assam.
  3. It is famous for its population of the wild water buffalo.
  4. It is located on the Manas river, a major tributary of Brahmaputr(A)

Which of the statements given above are correct?

(A) 1 and 2 only

(B) 2 and 3 only

(C) 1,2,3 and 4

(D) 3 and 4 only

ANSWERS: – 3(C) 

 

  1. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has recently notified the new Wetland Conservation Rules

Consider the following statements with respect to new Wetland Conservation Rules

  1. A wetland is a land area that is saturated with water, either permanently or seasonally, and it takes on the characteristics of a distinct ecosystem.
  2. It prohibits setting up or expansion of industries and disposal of construction and demolition waste within the wetlands.

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: –  4(C) 

 

  1. Recently, NASA reported the discovery of an Earth-size planet, named ―TOI 700 the habitable zone also called the ―Goldilocks zone

Consider the following statements with respect to Goldilocks Zone

  1. It is the range of orbital distances from a star at which liquid water can exist on the surface of a planet.
  2. The location of a Goldilocks Zone around a star depends on the size and temperature of the star.

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: – 5(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

ANSWERS: – 7(B) 

 

  1. Which of the following statement PROTON THERAPY stands true?

 

  1. India’s first proton therapy centre in Delhi for the treatment of Cancer.
  2. It is a type of radiation therapy which uses protons rather than x-rays to treat cancer.
  3. It is not applicable to all type of cancers.

(A) 1 and 2 Only

(B) 2 and 3 Only

(C) 1 and 3 Only

(D) All of The Above

ANSWERS: – 7(B) 

 

  1. Which of the following are reasons for Vaccine Hesitancy?

(A) Religious propaganda that the vaccine may contain microbes, chemicals and animal-derived products which is forbidden by religious laws.

(B) Social media is used in stirring fear in people by falsely blaming vaccines for unrelated diseases is the bedrock of the Vaccine hesitancy all across the globe.

(C) Inconvenience in accessing vaccines

(D) All of The Above

ANSWERS: – 8(D) 

 

  1. The state bird of Rajasthan Blackbuck was recently in the news

match the following animals with their respective state

       LIST 1                                               LIST 2

  1. Andhra Pradesh             Blackbuck
  2. Aruachl Pradesh          Lion
  3. karnataka             Indian elephant
  4. Bihar                         Gaur

(A) 1.2

(B) 1,2,3

(C) 1,3,4

(D) All of the above

ANSWERS: –  9(B) 

 

  1. INS vikraamditya was harboured at Karwar naval port

 match the following Beaches with their state

        List1                                                  list2

  1. Tagore beach         Karnataka
  2. Vagator                         Goa
  3. Om beach               Tamil Nadu
  4. Golden beach         Odisha

(A) 1.2

(B) 1,2,4

(C) 1,3,4

(D) All of the above

ANSWERS: –  10(B)

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