Current affairs for Upcoming competitive exam: Jan’2021 with PDF

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Current affairs for Upcoming competitive exam:

How many teams will play playing in IPL from 2022?
A. 10
B. 8
C. 9
D. 12
Ans : A
Important Notes:

BCCI announced this during a general meeting.
Founded- 1928
BCCI HQ – Mumbai. You Can Also Read: Top 100+ IMPORTANT Full Form In COMPUTER With PDF
President – Sourav Ganguly
Vice President- Rajeev Shukla
Secretary – Jay Shah

Which Indian Minister has been nominated by GAVI (Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation) as a board of member?
A. Nirmala Sitharaman
B. Dr. Harshvardhan
C. Piyush Goyal
D. Giriraj Singh
Ans : B
Important Notes:

Minister of Finance, Minister of Corporate Affairs – Nirmala Sitharaman
Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Minister of Science and Technology, Minister of Earth Sciences – Dr. Harshvardhan. You Can Also Read: RRB NTPC Question & Answer Paper -2021 With PDF
Minister of Railways, Minister of Commerce and Industry,Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution- Piyush Goyal
Minister of husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries – Giriraj Singh

International Folklore Festival has been organised in ___ university?
A. Delhi University
B. Chandigarh University
C. Pune University
D. Hyderabad University
Ans : B
Important Notes:
The 4th Int. Folklore Festival held at Chandigarh University (CU), which inaugurated by Kazakhstan’s ambassador to India Alimbayev Yerlan, Punjabi singer and actor Dr Satinder Sartaj and Dr Baljit Singh Sekhon, joint secretary of the Association of Indian Universities.

Who has become the Youngest Mayor of India?
A. Arya Rajendra
B. Karmuk Desilva
C. Anni George
D. Lata Kesarwani
Ans : A
Important Notes:

Arya Rajendran defeated the UDF candidate Sreekala by 2872 votes. She broke record of Sabitha Beegum who was Kollam Mayor at 23.Devendra Fadnavis, the opposition leader in Maharashtra legislature by being the youngest mayor in India at the age of 27. You Can Also Read: UPDATED List Of UNESCO World Heritage Site Of India With PDF

India’s first bullet train project has been sanctioned by the Japanese Embassy to finish by which year?
A. 2022
B. 2023
C. 2024
D. 2025
Ans : B
Important Notes:

Japan PM- Yoshihide Suga
Mumbai-Ahmedabad construction: The project of 508-kilometer length is sanctioned with a target of completion by 2023. The visuals of the ES5 Series Shinkasen or the bullet train which will run between Mumbai and Ahmedabad released by the Japanese embassy. You Can Also Read: Important TIME & WORK Questions & Answers Part-I With PDF 

GoI has launched Global _____ portal and mobile application will help connect the 31.2 million Indian diasporas over worldwide.
A. Pravasi Rishta
B. Jeevan Amar
C. Atoot Bandhan
D. connect with Web
Ans : A
Important Notes:

Launched by Minister of State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan
Global Pravasi Rishta portal and mobile App, will connect with Indian Diaspora within the world.

Which state govt. has started “Raag- Bhopali” exhibition?
A. Odisha
B. Uttar Pradesh
C. Uttarakhand
D. Madhya Pradesh
Ans : D
Important Notes:

Odisha- CM- Naveen Patnaik, Governor- Ganeshi Lal
Uttar Pradesh- CM- Yogi Adityanath, Governor- Anandiben Patel
Uttarakhand- CM- Tirath Singh Rawat, Governor- Baby Rani Maurya
Madhya Pradesh- CM-Shivraj Singh Chauhan, Governor- Anandiben Patel

PM Modi is to lay foundation stone of light House Projects in how many states?
A. 5
B. 6
C. 8
D. 9
Ans : B
Important Notes:

Related to House Construction, the foundation stone of light House Projects under the global Housing Technology Challenge-India (GHTC-India) was laid by PM Modi at 6 places across six states. You Can Also Read: Details List Of MAJOR CYCLONE In Bay of Bengal With PDF
Rajkot in Gujarat, Lucknow-Uttar Pradesh, Indore-Madhya Pradesh, Ranchi-Jharkhand, Chennai-Tamil Nadu, and Agartala- Tripura

‘SAHAYAK-NG’ India’s first indigenously designed and developed ___ has been successfully launched.
A. Air Dropped Container
B. Explosive Detector
C. COVID Vaccine
D. Cancer Therepy
Ans : A
Important Notes:

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Navy conducted the successful maiden test trial of ‘SAHAYAK-NG’ India’s first designed and developed indigenously. Air Dropped Container from IL 38SD aircraft (Indian Navy) off the coast of Goa. You Can Also Read: Important NATIONAL PARK In INDIA, State Wise Data With PDF

GoI has decided to export which Missile System?
A. Prithvi
B. Akash
C. Agni
D. Naag
Ans : B
Important Notes:

Akash: surface to air missile.
Nag: anti-tank missile
Helina: air-launched anti-tank missile
Prithvi-surface-to-surface ballistic missile.
Agni:-surface-to-surface medium-range ballistic missile.

On the crack of doom of 2020, PM Narendra Modi has inaugurated AIIMS in ___ city?
A. Patna
B. Raipur
C. Ludhiana
D. Rajkot
Ans : D
Important Notes:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Gujarat’s Rajkot through a video conferencing. “Swasthya hi sampada hai’, in 2020 it had been a lesson for all people. You Can Also Read: Chief Minister & Governor Of All State And UTs List With PDF

Which Indian scientist has won ”Scientist of the Year Award” 2020 of DRDO?
A. Hemant Kr. Pandey
B. Dilras Negi
C. Vipin Sahani
D. N. M. Menon
Ans : A
Important Notes:

DRDO-Founded in 1958, head quarter- New Delhi, Chairman – G Satheesh Reddy, Motto :- “Strength’s Origin is in Knowledge”
Sr. scientist Hemant Kumar Pandey honoured with DRDO”s ”Scientist of the Year Award” for his contribution in developing several herbal medicines, the popular drug Lukoskin meant for treatment of leucoderma was on of his great achievements. You Can Also Read: TOP 25+ MOST Important Idioms And Phrases With PDF

Which Indian institute has developed th 1st indigenous ‘Ruthenium 106 Plaque’ type of eye cancer therapy to treat Ocular Tumours?
D. IIT Kharagpur
Ans : B
Important Notes:

BARC-Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) – Founded- 1954, Head Quarter- Mumbai, Director- Ajit Kr. Mohanty
BARC developed Eye Cancer therapy which is first indigenous Ruthenium 106 Plaque for treatment of Ocular Tumours.

Which state govt. has launched it’s ‘Solar Power Policy 2021’ with No capacity criteria on solar power?
A. Himachal Pradesh
B. Bihar
C. Gujarat
D. Jharkhand
Ans : C
Important Notes:

Gujarat’s Chief Minister Vijay Rupani announced new solar energy policy are valid for the following five years. The policy has multiple advantages to cut back the share of coal-based power and moving towards green energy.
Himachal Pradesh- CM- Jai Ram Thakur, Governor- Bandaru Dattatreya
Bihar- CM- Nitish Kumar, Governor- Phagu Chauhan
Gujarat- CM- Vijay Rupani, Governor- Acharya Dev Vrat
Jharkhand- CM- Hemant Soren, Governor- Draupadi Murmu


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