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 Q .
The IFFI 2021 will celebrate the work of which legendary director?
A)
Yash Chopra
B)
Satyajit Ray
C)
Rakesh Roshan
D)
Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Satyajit Ray

Note : The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2021 will celebrate the work of the legendary director, Satyajit Ray.

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Published On : January 17, 2021
 Q .
Which state has signed an MoU with NECBDC for Bamboo Entrepreneurship & Infrastructure Development?
A)
Andhra Pradesh
B)
Jammu & Kashmir
C)
Arunachal Pradesh
D)
Himachal Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Jammu & Kashmir

Note : The Jammu & Kashmir has signed an MoU with North East Cane & Bamboo Development Council (NECBDC) for setting up 3 bamboo clusters in Jammu, katra & Samba Districts of Jammu & Kashmir.

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Published On : January 16, 2021
 Q .
Which state has waived off the examination fees for matriculation students?
A)
Andhra Pradesh
B)
Telangana
C)
Odisha
D)
Madhya Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Odisha

Note : The Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced that no fee will be charged from students appearing in the Matric examination of the ongoing academic session.

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Published On : January 16, 2021
 Q .
The New Foreign Trade Policy 2021-26 will come into effect from which date?
A)
February 1st
B)
March 1st
C)
March 31st
D)
April 1st

Correct Answer : Option (D) - April 1st

Note : The New Foreign Trade Policy 2021-26 will be brought into effect from April 1, 2021.

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Published On : January 16, 2021
 Q .
Which company has appointed Pradipt Kapoor as its Chief Information Officer?
A)
Bharti Airtel
B)
ICICI Bank
C)
Vodafone Idea
D)
State Bank of India

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Bharti Airtel

Note : Sunil Mittal led Bharti Airtel Ltd. has appointed Pradipt Kapoor as chief information officer (CIO).

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Published On : January 16, 2021
 Q .
How many Indian companies have been included in the Hurun Global 500 report?
A)
9
B)
11
C)
15
D)
18

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 11

Note : Total 11 private Indian firms have made it to the list of 500 most valuable companies across the world and the country is ranked 10th on the chart according to the report.

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Published On : January 16, 2021
 Q .
The Leader of which country has been given a title of “General secretary” of the ruling Workers’ Party?
A)
China
B)
Vietnam
C)
Thailand
D)
North Korea

Correct Answer : Option (D) - North Korea

Note :

North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un was recently given a new title, “General secretary” of the ruling Workers’ Party.
The new title, which was formerly held by his late father and grandfather, was announced by the ongoing Congress of the country. In 2016, he was named as the ‘Party Chairman’. The family’s bloodline named “Paektu”, empowers their direct family members to rule the country.

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Published On : January 16, 2021
 Q .
Ministry of Minority Affairs has decided to geo-tag all Waqf properties in which Indian state/UT?
A)
Goa
B)
Delhi
C)
Sikkim
D)
Puducherry

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Puducherry

Note :

The Union Ministry of Minority Affairs announced that it has decided to geo-tag all Waqf properties in the Union Territory of Puducherry.
This step follows many complaints being received on illegal occupation of the properties by local goons. The Ministry is also working to constitute a Waqf Board in the UT. Under Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karykram, the Cenre will also finance to construct socio-economic infrastructure.

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Published On : January 16, 2021
 Q .
Which arm of the Indian Army is to recruit women as Pilots for the first time from next year?
A)
Corps of Signals
B)
Army Aviation Corps
C)
Armoured Corps
D)
Corps of Engineers

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Army Aviation Corps

Note :

As per the recent announcement of the Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane, women will be inducted as Pilots in the Army Aviation Corps from next year.
Prior to this, women were being allotted only ground duties in the Army Aviation Corps. Women pilots would fly helicopters and be part of operations at the borders.

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Published On : January 16, 2021
 Q .
Where is the headquarters of the ‘National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO)’ located?
A)
Mumbai
B)
Kolkata
C)
Delhi
D)
Hyderabad

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Delhi

Note :

The National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) organised its first ever Red Ribbon club Quiz Competition.
NACO was established in 1992 as a division of Health Ministry. Headquartered in NeW Delhi, it is implementing the ‘Adolescence Education Programme’ in schools, in association with NCERT. It has also established 12,500 Red Ribbon Clubs (RRCs) to create awareness among the college youth.

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Published On : January 16, 2021