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A)
Ministry of Health
B)
Ministry of Jalshakti
C)
Ministry of Textiles
D)
Ministry of Education

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Ministry of Textiles

Note : Odisha-Cadre IAS Officer Upendra Prasad Singh has been appointed as the Secretary of the Ministry of Textiles.

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Published On : February 1, 2021
A)
Black Buck
B)
Great Indian Bustard
C)
Marine Turtle
D)
Brahmaputra Dolphin

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Marine Turtle

Note :

The Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has recently released ‘Marine Mega Fauna Stranding Guidelines’ and ‘National Marine Turtle Action Plan’.
The documents contain framework for handling stranded animals on shore, entangled animals in the sea or boat, management actions for reducing threats to marine species and their habitats, rehabilitation of degraded habitats, among others.

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Published On : February 1, 2021
A)
Kerala
B)
Gujarat
C)
Karnataka
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Uttar Pradesh

Note : Tech major Microsoft has launched its new India Development Center (IDC) facility in Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

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Published On : February 1, 2021
A)
Punjab National Bank
B)
State Bank of India
C)
HDFC Bank
D)
Union Bank of India

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Union Bank of India

Note :

Union Bank of India announced that it has raised Rs 1,000 crore by issuing Basel III-compliant bonds on a private placement basis.
The bank issued perpetual bonds in the nature of debentures, which qualify as the Additional Tier 1 Capital of the bank. The public sector bank also announced that it will raise Rs 205 crore by issuing Basel III compliant bonds later this week.

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Published On : January 31, 2021
A)
China-U.S.
B)
China-Russia
C)
Russia- U.S.
D)
Germany- Russia

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Russia- U.S.

Note :

START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) is a bilateral agreement signed in 2010 between the United States and Russia.
The treaty, which emphasised on the reduction and limitation of strategic nuclear arms by the two countries, is set to expire next week. Russia’s lower house of parliament approved the extension of the treaty.

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Published On : January 31, 2021
A)
Gujarat
B)
Maharashtra
C)
Uttar Pradesh
D)
Madhya Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Uttar Pradesh

Note :

Freedom fighter and late former Union home minister Govind Ballabh Pant’s statue was relocated from the Parliament complex, as the construction for the new building commenced.
The statue was later unveiled in New Delhi’s Pandit Pant Marg. He was also the first Chief Minister of the state of Uttar Pradesh, from 1950 to 1954. He was also awarded with the highest honour of India, the Bharat Ratna.

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Published On : January 31, 2021
A)
India
B)
USA
C)
Japan
D)
New Zealand

Correct Answer : Option (B) - USA

Note : The Build Back Better recovery plan is associated with the Head of the United State.

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Published On : January 31, 2021
A)
Chandi Prasad Mohanty
B)
Iqroop Singh Ghuman
C)
Ranjeet Singh Rana
D)
Anil Chauhan

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Chandi Prasad Mohanty

Note : The Lieutenant General Chandi Prasad Mohanty has been appointed as the new Vice-chief of Army staff.

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Published On : January 31, 2021
A)
Beat NTDs
B)
Good vs. evil
C)
Courage and perseverance
D)
Face NTDs: End the Neglect

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Face NTDs: End the Neglect

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Published On : January 31, 2021
A)
28 January
B)
29 January
C)
30 January
D)
31 January

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 30 January

Note : Every year, the Shaheed Diwas or the Martyrs' Day is observed on 30 January in India.

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Published On : January 31, 2021