22nd January 2021 Daily Current Affairs & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 22nd January 2021 in English

 

 

  1. The Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently addressed the sixth India-Japan Samvad Conference through video conferencing. In context to the same tell us, when did the isolation of Japan end?

(A) 1868

(B) 1845

(C) 1873

(D) 1853

ANSWERS:-1(D) 

 

  1. The Kayakalp Awards are presented by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare annually to the health facilities with the highest standards of sanitation and hygiene. In context to the same tell us, in which of the following years the Padma Awards was not announced on the occasion of Republic Day due to some interruptions during the year?

(A) 1997

(B) 1998

(C) 1992

(D) 1994

ANSWERS:- 2(A) 

 

  1. A French Multinational Company “Thales” has signed an agreement with the Bharat Dynamics Limited to jointly work on STAR Streak Air Defence System. What is the maximum range of STAR Streak surface-to-air missile?

(A) 10 km

(B) 7 km

(C) 12 km

(D) 5 km

ANSWERS:-3(B) 

 

  1. The researchers from the University of California recently predicted that the future climate change will cause an uneven shifting of the tropical rain belt. In context to the same tell us, what is the tropical rain belt?

(A) The tropical rain belt is an area of active rain that is positioned mostly around the tropics.

(B) The tropical rain belt is an area of active rain that lies only in the middle of the globe.

(C) The tropical rain belt is an area of active rain area which has averaging temperature of 11 to 18 degrees Celsius.

(D) All are correct definitions.

ANSWERS:-4(A)

 

  1. WE Hub recently announced its partnership with i-Hub which operates under Government of Gujarat. The WE Hub provide an environment for the women to grow their business. In context to the same tell us, what does the term “E” stands for in the abbreviation of “WE Hub”?

(A) Enterprise

(B) Endeavour

(C) Entrepreneurs

(D) Enthusiasm

ANSWERS:-5(C) 

 

  1. The Indian Mountaineering Foundation recently approved a three-member team of mountaineers led by Arjun Vajpai for winter climbing expedition to Mount Trishul.

Consider the following statements regarding “Mount Everest” –

(1) Mount Everest is a peak in the Himalaya mountain range which is located between Nepal and India.

(2) The peak of Mount Everest was named after British surveyor George Everest in 1856.
(3) According to the studies Everest grows about 4mm (0.2”) in a year.

Which of the above is/are correct?

(A) Only (1) and (2)

(B) Only (3) and (1)

(C) Only (2) and (3)

(D) All are correct

ANSWERS:- 6(C) 

 

  1. India and France are to hold Ex-Desert Knight 21 exercise which is a bilateral air exercise to be held between Indian Air Force and French air and Space Force.

Consider the following statements –

(I) The air exercise in between French Air and Space force and the Indian Air Force is named as “Garuda”.

(II) The naval exercise in between French Naval Forces and Indian Navy is named as “Varuna”.

(III) The exercise in between the Armies of India and France is named as “Shakti”.

Which of the above is/are correct?

(A) Only (1) and (3)

(B) Only (2) and (3)

(C) Only (2) and (1)

(D) All of the above

ANSWERS:-7(D) 

 

  1. The Allahabad High Court recently ruled that couples planning to marry under Special Marriage Act shall choose not to publish thirty-day notice before registering their marriage.

Consider the following statements regarding “Special Marriage Act, 1954” –

(I) It is an act that was enacted to provide special form of marriage in certain cases.

(II) This includes validating and registering interreligious and inter caste marriages.

(III) The only main objective of Special Marriage act is to provide registration for certain special marriages.

Which of the above is/are correct?

(A) Only (2) and (1)

(B) Only (1) and (3)

(C) Only (3) and (2)

(D) None of the above

ANSWERS:- 8(A) 

 

  1. The Global Firepower Index ranks the countries based on their potential military strength.

Match the following countries with their ranking –

Country                            Ranking

(a) Russia                        1- Second

(b) South Korea            2- Ninth

(c) Brazil                          3- Sixth

(d) Egypt                          4- Thirteenth

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(D) 

 

  1. The United States scientists have developed a new rapid COVID-19 test to measure mitochondrial DNA in the blood sample of the COVID-19 patients.

Match the following –

(a) Mitochondrial DNA             1- It is known as violent death of cells.

(b) Mitochondria                        2- It converts chemical energy in food into Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP).

(c) Necrosis                                   3- It is located in the mitochondria of the body cells

(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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