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 Q .
What is the name of the online event launched by Agriculture Ministry, to promote innovation in agriculture?
A)
Agri India Hackathon
B)
Atmanirbhar Agri
C)
Krishi Sammelan
D)
Kisan Mela

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Agri India Hackathon

Note :

Union Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar inaugurated the Virtual Agri India hackathon 2020 in New Delhi.
It is the largest virtual gathering to organise dialogues and promote innovations in agriculture. This year, the event organized by Pusa Krishi, ICAR – IARI, ICAR & Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers’ Welfare. 24 best innovations will be awarded 1 lakh cash award and incubation support.

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Published On : January 5, 2021
 Q .
Who has become India's 67th chess grandmaster?
A)
Harikrishna
B)
Surya Shekhar
C)
Santosh Gujrathi
D)
Leon Mendonca

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Leon Mendonca

Note : Leon Mendonca picked up three norms in the last three months to become India's 67th Grandmaster and only the second from Goa.

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Published On : January 5, 2021
 Q .
Who has signed MOU with DAY-NRLM to boost livelihoods of SHG Women and Tribal population?
A)
MAC
B)
TKAC
C)
TRIFED
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (C) - TRIFED

Note : TRIFED has signed MoU with Day-NRLM Ministry of Rural Development to Foster Tribal Livelihood Development Through Synergies.

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Published On : January 5, 2021
 Q .
Savitribai Phule Jayanti is celebrated on which date?
A)
1st January
B)
2nd January
C)
3rd January
D)
4th January

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 3rd January

Note : January 3 is the birth anniversary of Savitribai Phule. A 19th-century social reformer often considered the first female school teacher in India.

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Published On : January 5, 2021
 Q .
JS Banerjee has been appointed as the Chief Justice of which High Court?
A)
Patna High Court
B)
Madras High Court
C)
Bombay High Court
D)
Allahabad High Court

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Madras High Court

Note : Justice Sanjib Banerjee a judge of the Calcutta High Court has been appointed as the new chief justice of the Madras High Court.

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Published On : January 5, 2021
 Q .
Every year the World Braille Day is observed on which date?
A)
4th January
B)
5th January
C)
6th January
D)
7th January

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 4th January

Note : World Braille Day is observed on January 4 every year celebrate the birth anniversary of Louis Braille.

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Published On : January 5, 2021
 Q .
Who is the author of the book titled 'Vahana Masterclass'?
A)
Vikram Seth
B)
Alfredo Covelli
C)
Salman Rushdie
D)
Khushwant Singh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Alfredo Covelli

Note : Alfredo Covelli, an Italy based author has launched his new book Vahana Masterclass for children and Young Audience.

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Published On : January 4, 2021
 Q .
Government has extended the tenure of K Sivan as the Chairman of which organization for a period of one year up to January 2022?
A)
RAW
B)
TERI
C)
ISRO
D)
DRDO

Correct Answer : Option (C) - ISRO

Note : Sivan is also the Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The Cabinet has approved the extension of tenure of Sivan for a period of one year beyond January 14, 2021.

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Published On : January 4, 2021
 Q .
Which committee has recommended the National Common Mobility Card?
A)
Urjit Patel
B)
Sandeep Patra
C)
Raghuram Rajan
D)
Nandan Nilekani

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Nandan Nilekani

Note : The High-level Committee on Deepening of Digital Payments (CDDP) under the chairmanship of Shri Nandan Nilekani recommended the use of NCMC at all transit locations.

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Published On : January 4, 2021
 Q .
Which application has been launched by the External Affairs Ministry to connect with Indian diaspora?
A)
Bharat Connect
B)
Hindustan Hamara
C)
Bharat Communicate
D)
Global Pravasi Rishta

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Global Pravasi Rishta

Note :

The External Affairs Ministry has recently launched the Global Pravasi Rishta portal and application to connect with the Indian diaspora across the world.
The application and portal aim to create a three-way communication between the External Affairs Ministry, Indian missions and the diaspora, who are around 3.12-crore. While the app will be used by the diaspora, the portal will be used by the missions.

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Published On : January 4, 2021