29th January 2021 Daily Current Affairs & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 29th January 2021 in English

 

  1. India’s permanent representative to the UN, TS Tirumurti announced that India has pledged USD 150,000 for the UN peacebuilding fund this year. In context to the same tell us which of the following is an official envoy, especially a high-ranking diplomat who represents a state to another sovereign state?

(A) Resident Minister

(B) Consul

(C) Ambassador

(D) Permanent Representative

ANSWERS: – 1(C) 

 

  1. China has surpassed the United States to become the world’s leading destination for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In context to the same tell us, the foreign direct investment includes –

(A) Intellectual Property

(B) Human Resource

(C) Tangible Good

(D) Intangible Goods

ANSWERS: – 2(C)

 

  1. The West Bengal Transport Corporation has launched the First Young Readers’ Boat Library. In context to the same tell us, which of the following river is flows in Kolkata?

(A) Hoogly

(B) Betwa

(C) Barak

(D) Dhansiri

ANSWERS: – 3(A)

  1. The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully test-fired the surface-to-air Akash-NG (New Generation) Missile off the Odisha coast. Which of the following is an anti-tank missile?

(A) Prithvi

(B) Dhanush

(C) Akash

(D) Amogha

ANSWERS: –  5(B) 

 

  1. The Department of Expenditure of Ministry of Finance has recently released Rs 12,351 crore to 18 States in order to provide grants to the Rural Local Bodies. In context to the same tell us, the Urban Local Bodies is known as –

(A) Panchayats

(B) Municipalities

(C) Parliamentary Area

(D) Assembly Area

ANSWERS: – 6(C) 

 

  1. Punjab has defeated champions Karnataka by nine wickets in the Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy recently.

Consider the following statements regarding sports –

(1) Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy is a domestic test cricket championship which is organized by BCCI.

(2) Grant Govan was the first president of BCCI.
(3) Anthony De Mello was the first secretary of BCCI.

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. The National Non-Communicable Disease Monitoring Survey (NNMS) was recently released in India by the Ministry of health.

Consider the following statements regarding NNMS –

(I) It is the largest comprehensive national Survey on risk factors and health systems preparedness of non-communicable disease (NCD).

(II) It also provides framework on the use of telemedicine for cancer, heart diseases, diabetes, and stroke.

(III) The WHO survey found that 45% of non-communicable diseases are caused due to physical inactivity.

Which of the above is/are correct?

(A) Only (1) and (3)

(B) Only (1) and (2)

(C) Only (3) and (2)

(D) All are correct

ANSWERS: -7(D) 

 

  1. The Finance Minister of India, Nirmala Sitharaman, has launched the “Union Budget Mobile App” ahead of the presentation of the Union Budget on February 1, 2021.

Consider the following statements regarding Union Budget –

(I) It is referred as the Annual Financial Statement under the Article 112 of the Constitution of India.

(II) The Government presents it on the first week of February.

(III) The government proposes to spend Rs 30,42,230 crore in 2020-21.

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: – 8(C) 

 

  1. The National Non-Communicable Disease Monitoring Survey (NMMS) was recently released in India by the Ministry of health. Match the following Ministries with their related departments –

(a) Ministry of Defence                                          1- Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare

(b) Ministry of Earth Sciences                            2- India Meteorological Department

(c) Ministry of Finance                                           3- Expanded Department of Land Resources

(d) Ministry of Rural Development                 4- Department of Revenue

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(C)

 

  1. Match the following in context to Padma awards-

Recipients                                                     Field

(a) Shri Shinzo Abe                                   1- Medicine

(b) Shri S P Balasubramaniam            2- Public Affairs

(c) Dr. Belle Monappa Hegde                3- Art

(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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