Current Affairs Quiz: January 11, 2021

Current Affairs 11 January 2020 Quiz

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  1. The National Internet Exchange of India, NIXI will offer a free Internationalized Domain Name, IDN in how many Indian language along with every IN domain booked by the registrant?
    A) 22
    B) 25
    C) 28
    D) 25
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The National Internet Exchange of India, NIXI has announced that it will offer a free Internationalized Domain Name, IDN in any of the preferred 22 official Indian language along with every IN domain booked by the registrant.
  2. In which state/UT is Cherry Blossom Mao Festival celebrated?
    A) Puducherry
    B) Manipur
    C) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
    D) Nagaland
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In Manipur, the Cherry Blossom Mao Festival was held at Senapati district marking the beginning of pink season in the district.
  3. Who has been appointed as the Director General in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)?
    A) Pritam Singh
    B) Vishnu Kumar Prasad
    C) Subodh Kumar Jaiswal
    D) Sukesh Khanna
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Maharashtra-cadre IPS officer Subodh Kumar Jaiswal assumed the charge of Director General, Central Industrial Security Force (CISF).
  4. What is the theme of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2020?
    A) Apna Bharat Apna Gaurav
    B) Engaging Diaspora: Connecting Across Generations
    C) Redefining engagement with the Indian diaspora
    D) Contributing to Aatmanirbhar Bharat
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) is observed on January 9th every year to mark the contribution of the Overseas Indian community in the development of India.
    This year, the theme of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is “Contributing to Aatmanirbhar Bharat”.
  5. According to Bloomberg News, who has become the world’s richest man with more than $188.5 billion net worth?
    A) Elon Musk
    B) Jeff Bezos
    C) Bill Gates
    D) Warren Buffett
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Tesla Inc chief and billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk surpassed Amazon.com Inc’s top boss Jeff Bezos to become the world’s richest man, Bloomberg News reported.Elon Musk had a net worth of more than $188.5 billion.
  6. K K Ramachandran who passed away was related to which profession?
    A) Author
    B) Filmmaker
    C) Politician
    D) Director
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Former Minister and veteran Congress leader K K Ramachandran died of a heart attack. He was 78.
  7. Bob Brett, a tennis coach who passed away hailed from which country?
    A) Argentina
    B) Australia
    C) Netherlands
    D) Poland
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Australian Bob Brett, a tennis coach whose players included Grand Slam champions Boris Becker, Goran Ivanisevic and Marin Cilic, has died at the age of 67.
  8. PK Purwar has been re-appointed as the Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of which of the following?
    A) BSNL
    B) Jio
    C) MTNL
    D) Tata Sky
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Board of Directors of state-run Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) has re-appointed PK Purwar as Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of the telecom PSU.
  9. Which of the following signed an MoU with Institute of Defence Studies and Research (IDSR) to enable its officers undertake Doctoral Research, Post-Graduate Programme and Post Graduate Diploma?
    A) Indian Coast Guard
    B) Indian Navy
    C) Indian Army
    D) Indian Air Force
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Indian Air Force and Institute of Defence Studies and Research – IDSR- an autonomous Institution of Gujarat University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU). This will enable the Officers of IAF to undertake Doctoral Research, Post-Graduate Programme and Post Graduate Diploma.
  10. The centre has merged Jammu and Kashmir’s cadre for all India Services with AGMUT also called the Union Territory cadre. What does M stand for in AGMUT?
    A) Manipur
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Mizoram
    D) Meghalaya
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, the Centre has merged J&K cadre for all India Services Viz; IAS, IPS and IFS officers with that of Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Mizoram and Union Territory (AGMUT), also called the Union Territory cadre, through an ordinance.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of National Internet Exchange of India situated?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Chennai
    D) Noida
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Central Industrial Security Force situated?
    A) Guwahati
    B) Mumbai
    C) Chennai
    D) New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D
  3. Where is Institute of Defence Studies and Research situated?
    A) Agra
    B) Jaipur
    C) Ahmedabad
    D) Noida
    View Answer
    Option C

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