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Current Affairs MCQs :20th January 2021
Q.1 Recently Mark Rutte has resigned he was Prime Minister of which country?
Q.2 Which Union Ministry won the SKOCH Challenger Award under “Transparency in Governance” category?
a) Ministry of Home Affairs
b) Ministry of Panchayati Raj
c) Ministry of Law
d) Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Q.3 An air exercise ‘X Desert Night – 21’ will be held between India and which country?
a) India Russia
b) India and America
c) India and Australia
d) India and France
Q.4 India’s first Labour movement museum has been established in which state?
c) Andhra Pradesh
Q.5 Recently Which country has pulled out from Open Skies Treaty?
Q.6 India will gift ‘Covishield’ vaccines to which of the following country?
c) Sri Lanka
Q.7 According to the International Migration 2021 report, which country has the highest number of migrants in the world?
Q.8 Which country has allowed the royal people of Dubai to hunt ‘Hubara Bustard‘?
Q.9 which zoo of Maharashtra has been recently renamed after Balasaheb Thackeray?
A) Siddharth Garden and Zoo
B) Veer Mata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan And Zoo
C) Gorewada International Zoo
D) Maharaj Bagh Zoo
Q.10 In which city Khelo India Zaskar Winter Sport and Youth Festival 2021 has been launched?
Q.1 b) The Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and his entire Cabinet has resigned recently over the childcare subsidies scandal, in which thousands of families were wrongly accused of child welfare fraud.
Q.2 b) Shri Sunil Kumar, Secretary, Ministry of Panchayati Raj received the SKOCH Challenger Award conferred to Ministry of Panchayati Raj (MoPR) under “Transparency in Governance” category for IT-led initiatives and transformational reforms leading to outcome-based performance improvement, better transparency and strengthening of the e-Governance in Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) across the country.
Q.4 a) India’s first Labour movement museum which showcases the history of world labour movement is set to be launched in Kerala’s houseboat tourism hub Alappuzha Kerala.
Q.5 b) Open Skies Treaty:-
First proposed in 1955 by former US President Dwight Eisenhower as a means to de escalate tensions during the Cold War, the landmark treaty was eventually signed in 1992 between NATO members and former Warsaw Pact countries following the demise of the Soviet Union. It went into effect in 2002 and currently has 35 signatories along with one non-ratifying member (Kyrgyzstan).The OST aims at building confidence among members through mutual openness, thus reducing the chances of accidental war. Under the treaty, a member state can “spy” on any part of the host nation, with the latter’s consent. A country can undertake aerial imaging over the host state after giving notice 72 hours before, and sharing its exact flight path 24 hours before.
Q.6 a) India will gift 2 million doses of the ‘Covishield’ vaccine of Serum Institute of India (SII) to Bangladesh.
Q.8 a) Pakistan recently issued special permits to Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum and five other members of their family to hunt Houbara Bustard during the 2020-21 hunting season.