9th January 2021 Daily Current Affairs & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 9th January 2021 in English

 

  1. Recently, India has provided a grant of 7.56 million USD for the “Suwa Seriya” which is a “vehicle or journey for good health” service to Sri Lanka. In context to the same tell us, when was the “Suwa Seriya” scheme was launched?

(A) 2013

(B) 2014

(C) 2015

(D) 2016

ANSWERS: – 1(D) 

 

  1. According to the USTR, the digital services taxes adopted by India, Italy and Turkey discriminate against US companies. What is the “Digital Services Taxes”?

(A) It is the adopted taxes on revenue by digital multinationals like Google, Amazon and Apple etc.

(B) It is the adopted taxes on revenue by customs

(C) It is the adopted taxes on revenue by government

(D) It is the adopted taxes on revenue by state government of a country

ANSWERS: –  2(A) 

 

  1. The Ministry of Power has proposed pushing back the deadlines for adoption of new emission norms by coal-fired power plants, in which of the following state has not any power plant?

(A) Assam

(B) Uttar Pradesh

(C) Andhra Pradesh

(D) Tamil Nadu

ANSWERS: – 3(A) 

 

  1. Justice Hima Kohli became the first woman Chief Justice of Telangana High Court, when was the Telangana High Court established?

(A) 1947

(B) 1952

(C) 1957

(D) 1960

ANSWERS: – 4(C) 

 

  1. The Indian Air Force and Commercial airlines will be providing transportation support to deliver the two COVID-19 vaccines across India. When was the IAF founded?

(A) 8 October 1930

(B) 8 October 1932

(C) 8 October 1938

(D) 8 October 1926

ANSWERS: – 5(C) 

 

  1. Recently, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced the operationalisation of the Payment Infrastructure Development Fund (PIDF) scheme.

Consider the following –

(1) PIDF has been created to encourage deployment of Point of Sale (PoS) infrastructure.

(2) The setting of PIDF is in line with the measures proposed by the vision document on payment and settlement systems in India 2019-2021.

(3) It is also in line with the RBI’s proposal to set up an Acceptance Development Fund

Which of the above is/are correct?

(A) Only I

(B) Only II and III

(C) Only I and II

(D) All are correct

ANSWERS: –  6(D)

 

  1. The Chief Minister of Karnataka has laid the foundation stone for the “New Anubhava Mantapa” in Basavakalyan, which will adopt the Kalyana Chalukya style of architecture.

Consider the following statement

(I) The Chalukyas ruled parts of Southern and Central India between the 6th century and the 12th century.

(II) There were three distinct Chalukya dynasties.

(III) These are Badami Chalukyas, Southern Chalukyas, Northern Chalukyas

Which of the above is/are correct?

(A) Only I

(B) Only II and III

(C) Only I and II

(D) All are correct

ANSWERS: –  7(C) 

 

  1. The Rastriya Kamdhenu Aayog has announced “Kamdhenu Gau-Vigyan Prachar-Prasar Exam” with an aim to “infuse curiosity” among people about the importance of cows, and to “sensitise and educate” them about the bovine species.

Consider the following objectives-

(I) Development and conservation of indigenous breeds.

(II) Undertake breed improvement program for indigenous cattle breeds.

(III) Enhance milk production and productivity.

Which of the above is/are correct regarding to Rashtriya Gokul Mission?

(A) Only I

(B) Only II and III

(C) Only I and II

(D) All are correct

ANSWERS: – 8(D) 

 

  1. The Standing Committee of National Board of Wildlife in its 60th meeting has approved the advisory for management of Human-Wildlife Conflict in the country. Match the following wild animals with their scientific names-

Wild Animals                                Scientific Names

(a) African elephant                 1- Loxodonta

(b) Fish                                            2- Vertebrata

(c) King cobra                               3- Pavo cristatus

(d) Peacock                                    4- Ophiophagus hannah

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. Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) food price index averaged 107.5 points in December 2020. Match the following –

Organization   Established Year

(a) UNESCO                     1- 1945

(b) UNICEF                      2- 1946

(c) World Bank             3- 1944

(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-2, c-3

ANSWERS: –  10(D)

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