Current Affairs Quiz: January 10, 2021

Current Affairs 10 January 2020 Quiz

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  1. Punjab National Bank as collaborated with which institute for establishing an innovation centre at the institute’s campus?
    A) IIT Kanpur
    B) IIT Bombay
    C) IIT Ropar
    D) IIT Jammu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Punjab National Bank announced an alliance with IIT Kanpur and the Foundation for Innovation & Research in Science & Technology (FIRST) for establishing an innovation centre at the institute’s campus.
  2. Which of the following has launched its latest pan-India investor awareness campaign #PaisonKoRokoMat, nudging savers to become investors?
    A) Kotak Mahindra Mutual Fund
    B) IDFC Mutual Fund
    C) UTI Mutual Fund
    D) SBI Mutual Fund
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    IDFC Mutual Fund announced the launch of its latest pan-India investor awareness campaign #PaisonKoRokoMat, nudging savers to become investors.
  3. Chitra Ghosh who passed away recently was related to which profession?
    A) Actress
    B) Journalist
    C) Author
    D) Professor
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Chitra Ghosh, the youngest daughter of Sarat Chandra Bose and niece of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, passed away. She was 90. Ghosh was in the Education Service of the Government of West Bengal since the beginning of her teaching career.
  4. According to IHS Market, Indian economy is likely to rebound with what per cent growth in the fiscal year 2021-22?
    A) 5.6%
    B) 7.8%
    C) 6.7%
    D) 8.9%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Indian economy is likely to rebound with an 8.9 per cent growth in the fiscal year beginning April 2021 after economic activity showed significant improvement in the last quarter, IHS Markit said.
  5. Which e-commerce company has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Logistics Skill Sector Council (LSC) to build a skilled and trained workforce for the fast-growing e-commerce industry in India?
    A) Amazon
    B) Snapdeal
    C) Flipkart
    D) Shopclues
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Flipkart, e-commerce marketplace company, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Logistics Skill Sector Council (LSC), an organisation set up by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) through National Skill Development Corporation of India (NSDC) and Karnataka Skill Development Centre (KSDC).
  6. Which company in collaboration with Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) and Tata Trusts has developed a mobile application for the management of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) at the government primary health centres (PHCs) across the country?
    A) Dell
    B) IBM
    C) Microsoft
    D) Accenture
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Dell Technologies in collaboration with Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) and Tata Trusts announced they have developed a mobile application for the management of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) at the government primary health centres (PHCs) across the country.
  7. Which bank has signed an MoU with the NABFOUNDATION, a subsidiary of NABARD, for providing working capital finance to woman SHGs for making sanitary pads under the MY PAD MY RIGHT project?
    A) Indian Bank
    B) Central Bank of India
    C) Bank of Maharashtra
    D) Vijaya Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Central Bank of India and NABFOUNDATION a subsidiary of NABARD, have signed an MOU for providing working capital finance to woman SHGs for making sanitary pads under the MY PAD MY RIGHT project.
  8. Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) in association with which bank has launched a co-branded contactless RuPay debit card?
    A) Bank of Baroda
    B) ICICI Bank
    C) State Bank of India
    D) Axis Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    State Bank of India (SBI) and Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) launched a co-branded contactless RuPay debit card.
  9. India would chair three key UN sanctions committees. Which of the following is not among those?
    A) Taliban Sanctions Committee
    B) Counterterrorism Committee
    C) Libyan Sanctions Committee
    D) Afghani Sanctions Committee
    View Answer
    Option
    Explanation:

    India took a tacit swipe at Pakistan for backing cross-border terrorism as it announced it would be chairing three key UN sanctions committees, includes Taliban Sanctions Committee, Counterterrorism Committee and the Libyan Sanctions Committee during 2021-22.
  10. Writer A Madhavan who passed away due to age-related illness wrote in which language?
    A) Hindi
    B) Bengali
    C) Tamil
    D) Malayalam
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Tamil writer A Madhavan passed away due to age-related illness. He was 87.
  11. Which state government has signed an MoU with the University of Cambridge in order to improve English proficiency of teachers, students under the Municipal Department?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Tamil Nadu
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) West Bengal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the University of Cambridge and the Urban Development Department of Andhra Pradesh. As per the MoU, the University of Cambridge will provide training to teachers and students under the Municipal Department, in order to improve English language proficiency.
  12. Sagar Anveshika, a coastal research vessel was dedicated to nation at which port by the Union Minister for Ocean Technology Dr Harsh Vardhan?
    A) Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust
    B) Chennai Port Trust
    C) Kolkata Port Trust
    D) V. O. Chidambaranar Port Trust
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Union Minister for Ocean Technology Dr Harsh Vardhan dedicated Sagar Anveshika a coastal research vessel to the Nation at the Chennai Port Trust.
    SAGAR ANVESHIKA, a very complex platform which will enable scientists to conduct various oceanographic research missions aboard, will house state of the art laboratories equipped with modern scientific instruments.
  13. Former Union Minister Madhavsinh Solanki who passed away has also been the former chief minister of which state?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Odisha
    D) West Bengal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Former Chief Minister of Gujarat and former Union Minister Madhavsinh Solanki passed away in Gandhinagar. He was 94.
  14. Satya Paul who passed away was related to which profession?
    A) Businessman
    B) Choreographer
    C) Filmmaker
    D) Fashion Designer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Veteran fashion designer and the founder of the acclaimed Indian clothing brand, Satya Paul passed away at an age of 78 at the Isha Yoga Centre in Coimbatore.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of IHS Markit situated?
    A) London, UK
    B) Rome, Italy
    C) Paris, France
    D) New York, USA
    View Answer
    Option A

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