27th January 2021 Daily Current Affairs & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 27th January 2021 in English

 

  1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the virtual session of World Economic Forum, in context to the same tell us, at the time of establishment of WEF in 1971, it was headquartered in-

(A) Paris

(B) Rome

(C) Geneva

(D) Berlin

ANSWERS: – 1(C)

 

  1. PM Modi launched a programme of the Assam government which will distribute land allotment certificates or land Patta to over one lakh landless indigenous people of the state. In context to the same tell us, In Ancient times, Assam is also known by the name of –

(A) Koliabor

(B) Kamarupa

(C) Pragjyotishpur

(D) Charaideo

ANSWERS: –  2(B)

 

  1. The Ministry of Tribal Affairs launched the “ShramShakti” portal to collect data related to the tribal migrant workers and will also link them to the existing welfare schemes. In context to the same tell us, which of the following is the second highest constitutional position in India after the president?

(A) Vice President

(B) Prime Minister

(C) Chief Justice

(D) Army Chief

ANSWERS: –  3(A)

 

  1. The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 24 January as International Day of Education, in celebration of the role of education for peace and development. In context to the same tell us, January 25 is observed as –

(A) National Girl Child Day

(B) National Voters’ Day

(C) International Customs Day

(D) Guru Govind Singh Jayanti

ANSWERS: – 4(B)

 

  1. The Scientists from the International Space Station (ISS) have observed a bright-blue lightning bolt that is shooting upward from the thunderclouds. In context to the same which of the following countries is not involved in all operations of ISS?

(A) Russia

(B) Canada

(C) Japan

(D) France

ANSWERS: – 5(D)

 

  1. As the assembly polls are to be held in Tamil Nadu in 2021, the Pongal festival and Jallikattu, the traditional bull-taming sport, have caught the attention of the Political Parties in the country.

Consider the following statements regarding the same –

(1) In Andhra Pradesh Jallikattu is called Kambala.

(2) Except in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, the sport is banned in other states.
(3) It is celebrated in the second week of January, during the Tamil harvest festival, Pongal.

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(C)

 

  1. Recently, the researchers from the University of Oxford Wildlife Conservation Research Unit and Machine Learning Research Group have detected the elephants in South Africa using Artificial Intelligence from space.

Consider the following statements –

(I) The elephants are traced by manned aircrafts methodology.

(II) The gestation period of African elephant is 22 months.

(III) There are some 24,000 elephants in South Africa.

Which of the above is/are correct?

(A) Only (1) and (3)

(B) Only (2) and (1)

(C) Only (3) and (2)

(D) All of the above

ANSWERS: –  7(D)

 

  1. The Election Commission of India (ECI) is all set to launch the Electronic Electoral Photo Identity Card (e-EPIC) programme.

Consider the following statements regarding ECI-

(I) This body was established under the authority of Constitution as per Article 324.

(II) Elections to offices of President and Vice President is also organized by the ECI.

(III) It is an autonomous constitutional authority that administers the election processes in India at national as well as the state level.

Which of the above is/are correct?

(A) Only (1) and (3)

(B) Only (2) and (1)

(C) Only (3) and (2)

(D) All of the above

ANSWERS: –  8(D)

 

  1. The Supreme Court recently upheld the validity of Section 32 A of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code.

Match the following sections with their actions –

(a) Article IV                  1- The States

(b) Article V                    2- Amendment

(c) Article VI                  3- Debts, Supremacy, Oaths

(d) Article VII                4- Ratification

Options-

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

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

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

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

ANSWERS: – 9(C)

 

  1. The MeerKAT Radio Telescope recently discovered two giant radio galaxies. The galaxies were discovered under the MIGHTEE survey.

Match the following –

Focal Length                              Type of Lens

(a) 14mm – 35mm                      1- Wide Angle

(b) 35mm – 85mm                      2- Standard     

(c) 85mm – 135mm                    3- Short Telephoto

(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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