Current Affairs Quiz: January 25, 2021

Current Affairs 25 January 2021 Quiz

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  1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi released financial assistance of Rs 2,691 crore to 6.1 lakh beneficiaries in which state under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana?
    A) Kerala
    B) West Bengal
    C) Rajasthan
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi released financial assistance of Rs 2,691 crore to 6.1 lakh beneficiaries in Uttar Pradesh under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana via video conference.
  2. Delhi secured the highest National Achievement Survey (NAS) score in the NITI Aayog’s India Innovation Index 2020. What is the score it obtained?
    A) 44.73
    B) 43.98
    C) 42.34
    D) 45.62
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Central government think tank NITI Aayog has appreciated the “landmark transformation” of the government schools as they have secured the top score in the think tank’s India Innovation Index 2020.
    The index said that given the high income levels of Delhi and the transformation of the government schools system, Delhi has reported the highest National Achievement Survey (NAS) score of 44.73.
  3. In which state/UT, is a road soon going to be named after the late actor Sushant Singh Rajput?
    A) Delhi
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Puducherry
    D) Bihar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    A stretch of road in Andrews Ganj in south Delhi will soon be named after the late actor Sushant Singh Rajput as the area’s civic body has cleared a proposal for it.
  4. Where was the 15th edition of Toshali National Crafts Mela inaugurated?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Bhopal
    C) Bhubaneswar
    D) Panaji
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the 15th edition of Toshali National Crafts Mela in Bhubaneswar.
  5. According to a report by Crisil, the combined fiscal deficit of the states will hit a peak of how much percent of their GDP this fiscal on the back of steep fall in tax collections?
    A) 5.2%
    B) 4.7%
    C) 6.9%
    D) 7.1%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The combined fiscal deficit of the states will hit a peak of Rs 8.7 lakh crore or 4.7 per cent of their GDP this fiscal on the back of steep fall in tax collections due to disruptions inflicted by the pandemic, according to a Crisil report.
  6. Which team won the Ice Hockey Association of India (IHAI)’s 10th National Ice Hockey Championship trophy held at Gulmarg?
    A) Indo-Tibetan Border Police
    B) Indian Army
    C) Rimo Club Leh
    D) Ladakh Scouts Regiment
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) won the Ice Hockey Association of India (IHAI)’s 10th National Ice Hockey Championship trophy after a superb win over Ladakh UT team in the finals at Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir.
  7. Jayant N Khobragade has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to which organization?
    A) Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
    B) Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
    C) Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries
    D) Association of Southeast Asian Nations
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Jayant N Khobragade has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Secretariat in Jakarta, according to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).
  8. Nikhil Srivastava from India has been named winner of the prestigious 2021 Michael and Sheila Held Prize along with two others. The prize was given to him in which field?
    A) Chemistry
    B) Economics
    C) Mathematics
    D) Physics
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Indian mathematician Nikhil Srivastava, has been named winner of the prestigious 2021 Michael and Sheila Held Prize along with two others for solving long-standing questions on the Kadison–Singer problem and on Ramanujan graphs.
  9. Who has been selected for the Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar for excellent work in Disaster Management?
    A) Keerat Kumar Sharma
    B) Rajendra Kumar Bhandari
    C) Ravi Nanda
    D) Vikram Gaba
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Sustainable Environment and Ecological Development Society and. Rajendra Kumar Bhandari have been selected for the Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar for their excellent work in Disaster Management.
  10. Actor Rabi Mishra who passed away was actor in which movies?
    A) Odia
    B) Hindi
    C) Malayalam
    D) Assamese
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Veteran Odia actor Rabi Mishra passed away at a private hospital in the Capital City following a cardiac arrest. He was 64.
  11. Gajendra Singh Shaktawat who passed away was related to which profession?
    A) Actor
    B) Politician
    C) Filmmaker
    D) Choreographer
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Congress legislator from Udaipur’s Vallabhnagar constituency Gajendra Singh Shaktawat, died of prolonged illness.He was 48.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) situated?
    A) Manila, Philippines
    B) Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    C) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    D) Jakarta, Indonesia
    View Answer
    Option D

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