21st January 2021 Daily Current Affairs & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 21st January 2021 in English

 

  1. According to Lok Sabha Speaker, the budget session of the parliament will begin on January 29, 2021. In context to the same tell us which of the following is not sessions of the Lok Sabha?

(A) Budget Session

(B) Monsoon Session

(C) Summer Session

(D) Winter Session

ANSWERS: – 1(C) 

 

  1. Team India created history by beating Australia by three wickets in the fourth and final Test at The Gabba, in context to the same tell us which of the following country has hosted the ICC World Cup most times?

(A) England

(B) India

(C) Australia

(D) West Indies

ANSWERS: – 2(A) 

 

  1. The Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has written to WhatsApp Global CEO Will Cathcart to withdraw the proposed changes to the WhatsApp Privacy Policy for Indian users. Which section of the IT Act has been enacted to regulate the social media law in India?

(A) Section 67C

(B) Section 61A

(C) Section 63B

(D) Section 66A

ANSWERS: – 3(D) 

 

  1. India and Japan signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) on for a Basic Framework for Partnership for Proper Operation of the System Pertaining to Specified Skilled Worker (SSW). Who is the current Foreign Secretary of India?

(A) Subrahmanyam Jaishankar

(B) Vijay Keshav Gokhale

(C) Harsh Vardhan Shringla

(D) Raveesh Kumar

ANSWERS: – 4(C) 

 

  1. According to United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Iran and six other nations have lost their right to vote in the United Nations General Assembly. The voting procedure of the Security Council is governed by which article of the UN Charter?

(A) Article 29

(B) Article 28

(C) Article 27

(D) Article 26

ANSWERS: –  5(C) 

 

  1. India has decided to gift 2 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine – Covishield- to Bangladesh.

Consider the following statements regarding India-Bangladesh relation –

(1) India and Bangladesh shares over 4000 km them of border.

(2) It is the longest land boundary that India shares with any of its neighbours.
(3) The India-Bangladesh Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) came into force after a ratification in June 2010.

Which of the above is/are correct?

(A) Only (2) and (1)

(B) Only (3) and (2)

(C) Only (1) and (3)

(D) All are correct

ANSWERS: – 6(A)

 

  1. Recently, the 6th India-Nepal Joint Commission meeting was held where in Nepal raised the Kalapani boundary dispute with India.

Consider the following statements regarding Nepal –

(I) The term “Roti-Beti ka Rishta” is related to India-Nepal relation.

(II) Buddha’s birthplace Kaushambi located in present day Nepal.

(III) Rivers originating in Nepal feed the perennial river systems of India in terms of ecology and hydropower potential.

Which of the above is/are correct?

(A) Only (2) and (1)

(B) Only (3) and (2)

(C) Only (1) and (3)

(D) All are correct

ANSWERS: –  7(C) 

 

 

  1. The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has recently directed all Ministries/Departments of the Union government to strictly adhere to the time limits for various stages of disciplinary proceedings in vigilance cases since delays were causing undue advantage or harassment to the charged officials.

Consider the following statements –

(I) Central Vigilance Commission is the apex vigilance institution that monitoring all vigilance activity under the Central Government.

(II) The Central Vigilance Commission was set up by the Government in 1964.

(III) The Parliament enacted Central Vigilance Commission Act conferring statutory status on the Central Vigilance Commission.

Which of the above is/are correct?

(A) Only (2) and (1)

(B) Only (3) and (2)

(C) Only (1) and (3)

(D) All are correct

ANSWERS: –  8(D)

 

  1. The Indian government has decided to celebrate January 23rd as “Parakram Diwas” every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.

Match the following –

Day                                     Observed as

(a) 01-January              1- National Technology Day

(b) 04-January              2- Army Medical Corps Establishment Day

(c) 06-January               3- World Braille Day

(d) 09-January              4- Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (NRI Day)

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. Recently, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor has agreed to look at a proposal for creating a Bad Bank.

Match the following banks with their founders –

(a) State Bank of India             1- Sassoon J David

(b) Bank of Baroda                    2- British Government

(c) Bank of India                         3- Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad

(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(B)

 

 

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