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 Q .
Which Indian origin person has been appointed as the first CIO of the US Army?
A)
Dr. Vivek Murthy
B)
Vanita Gupta
C)
Mala Adiga
D)
Dr. Raj lyer

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Dr. Raj lyer

Note : The Indian - American Dr Raj lyer has been appointed as the first Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the US Army.

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Published On : January 11, 2021
 Q .
The Central Government approved eight hydropower projects of 144 MW in which UT?
A)
Ladakh
B)
Puducherry
C)
Daman and Diu
D)
Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Ladakh

Note : The government has cleared eight hydropower projects of 144 MW on the Indus River and its tributaries in Ladakh.

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Published On : January 11, 2021
 Q .
Which state government announced a slew of welfare schemes, including free sanitary pads for girls?
A)
Goa
B)
Punjab
C)
Karnataka
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Punjab

Note : The Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh announced the slew of welfare schemes, including the free sanitary pads for girls studying in high school and colleges in the state.

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Published On : January 11, 2021
 Q .
Arup Kumar Goswami has recently sworn in as the Chief Justice of which High Court?
A)
Andhra Pradesh HC
B)
Karnataka HC
C)
Kerala HC
D)
Goa HC

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Andhra Pradesh HC

Note : The Governor Vishwabhushan Harichandan has administered the oath of office of the chief justice of the Andhra Pradesh high court to Arup Kumar Goswami in Vijayawada.

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Published On : January 11, 2021
 Q .
Indian-American Dr Raj Iyer, has been named the first Chief Information Officer of the Army of which country?
A)
UK
B)
USA
C)
Japan
D)
Singapore

Correct Answer : Option (B) - USA

Note :

Indian-American Dr Raj Iyer has been named as the first Chief Information Officer of the US Army. The position is equivalent in rank to a three-star General, and it was created in July 2020.
He will supervise an annual budget of USD 16 billion for the IT operations of the US Army. He will also direct the execution of policies and programmes to modernise the US Army. He serves as the principal advisor to the Secretary of the Army.

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Published On : January 11, 2021
 Q .
Which bank will establish the Fintech Innovation Center (FIC) at its campus with the help of IIT Kanpur?
A)
Axis Bank
B)
HDFC Bank
C)
PNB
D)
SBI

Correct Answer : Option (C) - PNB

Note : The Punjab National Bank has announced an alliance with the IIT Kanpur and the Foundation for Innovation and Research in Science and Technology for an innovation center at the institute's campus.

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Published On : January 10, 2021
 Q .
The advisory for which organisation has been issued in the country regarding the human wildlife conflict management?
A)
HWC
B)
WHO
C)
NBWL
D)
IUCN SSC Task Force

Correct Answer : Option (C) - NBWL

Note : The Standing Committee of National Board of Wildlife (SC-NBWL) in its 60th meeting has approved the advisory for management of Human-Wildlife Conflict (HWC) in the country.

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Published On : January 10, 2021
 Q .
The Oxford University has developed a new approach using the satellite imagery and artificial intelligence for surveying which animals?
A)
Sloths
B)
Pandas
C)
Mountain Gorillas
D)
African Elephants

Correct Answer : Option (D) - African Elephants

Note : A new approach for surveying the African elephants using satellite imagery and artificial intelligence (AI) could help in solving some of the present challenges in the conservation of the species.

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Published On : January 10, 2021
 Q .
‘Fatah-1’, which was successfully tested, is the indigenous Rocket system of which country?
A)
Pakistan
B)
Israel
C)
UAE
D)
Afghanistan

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Pakistan

Note :

Pakistan has successfully conducted the test-flight of an indigenously developed Guided Multi Launch Rocket System.
Named as ‘Fatah-1’, the system is capable of hitting targets up to a range of 140 km. The Guided Multi Launch Rocket System can deliver conventional warheads with utmost precision, as per the Army sources of the country.

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Published On : January 10, 2021
 Q .
Which state chief minister has launched the welfare schemes and dedicating the January to girl child?
A)
Assam
B)
Punjab
C)
Karnataka
D)
Maharashtra

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Punjab

Note : The Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh has launched a set of welfare projects, including free sanitary pads for high school and college girl students in the state.

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Published On : January 10, 2021