Here is the Current affairs quiz January 20th 2021 for RBI/NABARD/SEBI in the quiz series. This quiz series is also useful for IBPS/SBI PO, Railway recruitment, LIC AAO and clerical exams. The questions covers current affairs, static financial knowledge and other important topics which can be asked in competitive exams. Answers are given at the end of the quiz.
Q1. Name the zoo that has been renamed as Balasaheb Thackeray Zoological Park?
- Gorewada International Zoo
- Peshwe Park
- Siddharth Garden
- Maharaja Bagh Zoo
The Maharashtra government has renamed Gorewada International Zoo in Nagpur as ‘Balasaheb Thackeray Gorewada International Zoological Park’ The zoological park will come up on nearly 2,000 hectares forest land.
Q2. Name the country whose Prime Minister and his entire cabinet has resigned recently over the childcare subsidies scandal?
Netherland Prime Minister Mark Rutte and his entire Cabinet resigned to take political responsibility for a scandal involving investigations into child welfare payments that wrongly labeled thousands of parents as fraudsters.
Q3. Who has been appointed as the new chairman of the Somnath Temple Trust?
- Amit Shah
- Narendra Modi
- Nirmala Sitharaman
- Rajnath Singh
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has unanimously been chosen as the new chairman of the trust which manages the world famous Somnath Temple at Prabhas Patan town in Gujarat’s Gir-Somnath district, becoming the second PM to hold the post.
Q4. Who has organised the 15th India Digital Summit 2021?
- NITI Aayog
- Ministry if IT
- Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI)
The India Digital Summit, the flagship event of the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), is one of the largest conferences for the digital industry.This year’s summit will be virtual with the ‘Make for the World’ initiative of the Government of India, with the theme ‘Self-reliant India – beginning of new decade’.
Q5. Name the country from which India will procure 21 MiG-29 and 12 Sukhoi-30MKI fighter aircraft?
The government is set to procure 21 MiG-29 and 12 Sukhoi-30MKI fighter aircraft from Russia, days after the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) approved the purchase of 83 Light Combat Aircraft Tejas from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL).
Q6. Name the state that celebrated first state bird festival ‘Kalrav’?
- West Bengal
Chief minister Nitish Kumar inaugurated Bihar‘s first state bird festival ‘Kalrav’ by lighting the traditional lamp at Nagi bird sanctuary in Jamui district, about 200 km south-east from the state capital
Q7. Name the state where country’s first Labour Movement Museum to be launched?
- Andhra Pradesh
The country’s first Labour Movement Museum, showcasing the history of world labour movement, would be launched in Kerala’s houseboat tourism hub, Alappuzha
Q8. Name the author of book titled ‘Manohar Parrikar- Off the Record’?
- Ravish Kumar
- Prannoy Roy
- Neha Dixit
- Waman Subha Prabhu
Goa Chief Minister, Pramod Sawant has released a book ‘Manohar Parrikar- Off the Record’ at a function organized at Institute Menezes Braganza hall in the city. The book has been written by senior journalist Waman Subha Prabhu.
Q9. Name the company that has been accredited with the Google Cloud Partner Specialisation in the data and analytics space?
Infosys had been accredited with the Google Cloud Partner Specialisation in the data and analytics space. It is among the top global system integrators to be accredited with this specialisation, claimed the company. Infosys has achieved this recognition by successfully demonstrating end-to-end capabilities on Google Cloud including data ingestion and warehousing on the cloud, as per the firm
Q10. Who has become the first woman fighter pilot to take part in the Republic Day parade?
- Mohana Singh
- Bhawana Kanth
- Avani Chaturvedi
- Neha Singh
Flight lieutenant Bhawana Kanth is set to become the first woman fighter pilot to take part in the Republic Day parade. She will be a part of the Indian Air Force’s (IAF’s) tableau that will showcase mock-ups of the light combat aircraft, light combat helicopter and the Sukhoi-30 fighter plane. She is currently posted at an airbase in Rajasthan where she flies the MiG-21 Bison fighter plane.
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- Former Union minister and noted industrialist Kamal Morarka has passed away
- Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has been temporarily assigned the charge of the Ministry of AYUSH. He will hold fort till Shripad Yesso Naik recovers from accident.
- Dr V Shanta, India’s medical pioneer who revolutionised cancer care passes away at 93