8th January 2021 Daily Current Affairs & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 8th January 2021 in English



  1. Avian flu has been reported at 12 epicentres in four States — Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Kerala. In context to the same tell us, which of the following is not a symptom of Bird flu?

(A) cough

(B) diarrhea

(C) dermatosis

(D) fever



  1. Recently, New Zealand grabbed the number one position in the ICC Test rankings for the first time in history, in this context tell us which of the following cups is not related to cricket?

(A) Duleep Trophy

(B) Vijay Hazare Trophy

(C) Deodhar Trophy

(D) Aga Khan Trophy

ANSWERS: –  2(D)


  1. Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Frances Tiafoe were among the winners of the ATP’s top awards for 2020, in context to the same tell us India Tennis Association (AITA) established in which year?

(A) 1920

(B) 1931

(C) 1954

(D) 1935

ANSWERS: –  3(A)


  1. The SEBI has floated a discussion paper on review of ownership and governance norms to facilitate new entrants to set up stock exchanges and depositories, otherwise called as MIIs. Which of the following is market infrastructure institutions?

(A) Stock Exchanges

(B) Clearing Corporations

(C) Depositories

(D) All of the above

ANSWERS: – 4(D) 


  1. A total of 10,000 State government offices and public sector undertakings in Kerala will be declared “green” on January 26, the Republic Day. When the state of Kerala established?

(A) 1954

(B) 1965

(C) 1957

(D) 1958

ANSWERS: –  5(C) 


  1. According to Ministry of Home Affairs, A committee would be constituted under Minister of State for Home G. Kishan Reddy to find an appropriate solution to the issues related to language, culture and conservation of land in the Union Territory of Ladakh. Consider the following statements with respect to Home Ministry of India?

(1) It is the cadre controlling authority for the Indian Police Service (IPS), DANIPS and DANICS.

(2) It is mainly responsible for the maintenance of internal security and domestic policy.

Which of the above is/are correct?

(A) Only I

(B) Only II

(C) Both (A) and (B)

(D) None of these

ANSWERS: –  6(C) 


  1. According to a recent news, Airborne COVID-19 infection is definitely possible under certain conditions. Consider the following statements in context to the same –

(i) The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research abbreviated as CSIR was established in 1942.

(ii) As of 2013, it runs 38 laboratories/institutes, 39 outreach centres, 3 Innovation Centres and 5 units throughout the nation.

Which of the above is/are correct?

(A) Only I

(B) Only II

(C) Both (A) and (B)

(D) None of these




  1. India and France will hold their annual Strategic Dialogue in January 2020, consider the following statements in context to National Security Forces-

(i) Ministry of Home Affairs is the founder of CISF.

(ii) The Border Security Force is India’s Primary border guarding organisation on its border with Pakistan and Bangladesh.

(iii) The PM of India is the ceremonial commander-in-chief of the armed forces of the country.

Which of the above is/are correct?

(A) Only (i)

(B) Only (ii)

(C) Both Only (i) and (iii)

(D) Only (iii) and (ii)

ANSWERS: –  8(B) 


  1. According to the officials, “Around 400 terrorists in launch pads across LoC waiting to infiltrate”

Match the following countries with their borders-

Border Lines                                 Countries

(a) Macmahon Line                    1- India and China

(b) Radcliffe Line                        2- France and Germany

(c) Order-neisse Line                3- Poland and Germany

(d) Marginal Line                       4- India and Pakistan


(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-2

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

ANSWERS: –  9(A) 


  1. India is gearing up for two major long-pending military aircraft deals, along with 83 indigenous Tejas fighter plane this year.

Match the following countries with their neighboring countries-

Country                          Neighboring Country

(a) Poland                       1- Burma

(b) Russia                        2- Ukraine

(c) Indonesia                3- Germany

(A) a-1, b-4, 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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