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Current Affairs MCQs :22nd January 2021

Current Affairs MCQs :22nd January

Q.1 Power Grid corporation of India Ltd. has signed an agreement with which state to improve telecom connectivity in its remote areas?

  1. Himachal Pradesh
  2. Uttarakhand
  3. Assam
  4. Arunachal Pradesh

Q.2 Which state has topped the NITI Aayog’s 2nd edition of ‘Indian Innovation Index 2020’?

  1. Kerala
  2. Karnataka
  3. Tamil Nadu
  4. Hyderabad

Q.3 Mata Prasad passed away recently he was former governor of which state?

  1. Punjab
  2. Bihar
  3. Assam
  4. Arunachal Pradesh

Q.4 Name the software launched by Karnataka for transparent e-Governance?

  1. Avalokana software
  2. E-Governance software
  3. Aero India software
  4. None of the above

Q.5 ‘Radio Hills-Youngistan Ka Dil’ was recently launched by which state?

  1. Himachal Pradesh
  2. Delhi
  3. UP
  4. Bihar

Q.6 Which country has recently test-fired its Shaheen-3 missile successfully?

  1. India
  2. Pakistan
  3. Bangladesh
  4. Afghanistan

Q.7 ‘Ex-Desert Knight’ is an Air exercise of which two nations?

  1. Indo-France
  2. Indo-China
  3. Indo-Russia
  4. None of the above

Q.8 Who has written the book ‘Manohar Parrikar-off the Record’?

  1. Rajendra Kumar
  2. Waman Subha Prabhu
  3. Jitinder Singh
  4. Prahlad Singh

Q.9 Who has been confirmed with the‘Indian Personality of the year awards’ at IFFI?

  1. Biswajit Chatterjee
  2. Dharamraj Singh
  3. Hema Malini
  4. None of the above

Q.10 Which payment bank has recently launched ‘Safe Pay’ to protect customers from fraud?

  1. FPB
  2. Airtel Payment Bank
  3. PPB
  4. IPPB


Q.1 a) State-owned Power Grid Corporation has signed an agreement with Himachal Pradesh State Electricity Board Ltd. (HPSEB) in Shimla (H.P.) to improve telecom connectivity in hilly areas. The deal comprises the utilization of 500 Kms of OPGW Telecom network.

Q.2 b) Karnataka retained its leadership position in the major States category in the second edition of India Innovation Index released by NITI Aayog on Wednesday.It was followed by Maharashtra, which moved past Tamil Nadu to occupy the second place.

Q.3 d)

Q.4 a) Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa launched Avalokana software today that will enable the government to access data on sanctions and expenditures incurred by 39 departments on 1,800 programmes implemented by them.

Q.5 a)

Q.6 b)

Q.7 a) Indian Air Force (IAF) and French Air and Space Force will conduct a bilateral Air exercise, Ex Desert Knight-21 at Air Force Station Jodhpur from 20 to 24th Jan 2021.

Q.8 b)

Q.9 a) Inaugurating the 51st International Film Festival of India (IFFI)  Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Prakash Javadekar, announced a new ‘Indian Personality of the Year’ award, which he announced was being conferred upon veteran actor, director and singer Biswajit Chatterjee.

Q.10 b)

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