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A)
Anil Kapoor
B)
Amitabh Bachchan
C)
Naseeruddin Shah
D)
Shah Rukh Khan

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Shah Rukh Khan

Note :

The 26th edition of the Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) was inaugurated in the state of West Bengal, by the state Chief Minister.
The inaugural ceremony was also virtually attended by Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan, who is also the brand ambassador of West Bengal. The festival will showcase 81 full-length feature films from 45 countries, 51 short films and documentaries.

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Published On : January 12, 2021
A)
FAO
B)
WTO
C)
IMF
D)
World Bank

Correct Answer : Option (B) - WTO

Note :

Trade Policy Review (TPR) is a mechanism under the World Trade Organisation (WTO), in which trade and related policies of members are examined, to improve compliance to its rules.
Recently, India’s seventh Trade Policy Review (TPR) at the WTO concluded in Geneva. India’s previous TPR was conducted in the year 2015. India backed a set of measures to increase manufacturing capacity and timely availability of new diagnostics and vaccines for Covid-19.

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Published On : January 12, 2021
A)
Rajasthan
B)
Haryana
C)
Gujarat
D)
Uttrakhand

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Gujarat

Note : The Veteran Congress leader Madhavsinh Solanki has passed away. He had been the Chief Minister of Gujarat for three times between. He was the longest serving chief minister of the state before Narendra Modi.

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Published On : January 12, 2021
A)
Prakash Javadekar
B)
Narendra Modi
C)
Rajnath Singh
D)
Ramesh Pokhriyal

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Prakash Javadekar

Note : The Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar has launched a mobile application for the Digital Calendar and Diary of Government of India for 2021.

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Published On : January 12, 2021
A)
G Kishan Reddy
B)
G Satish Reddy
C)
Deepak Kumar
D)
Ajay Gupta

Correct Answer : Option (A) - G Kishan Reddy

Note : The Committee will be headed by the Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy and will include elected representatives from Ladakh, Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, central government, and the Ladakh administration.

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Published On : January 12, 2021
A)
Ashish Pethe
B)
J. Venkatramu
C)
R Giridharan
D)
Chandra Shekhar

Correct Answer : Option (B) - J. Venkatramu

Note : J. Venkatramu has taken up charge as the new managing director and chief executive officer of the India Post Payments Bank (IPPB).

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Published On : January 12, 2021
A)
GAIL
B)
BHEL
C)
NTPC
D)
NHPC

Correct Answer : Option (D) - NHPC

Note : The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd has signed a MoU with NHPC Ltd. for providing technical expertise in developing renewable energy projects.

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Published On : January 12, 2021
A)
Bill Gates
B)
Jeff Bezos
C)
Elon Musk
D)
Zhong Shanshan

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Elon Musk

Note : The Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk has overtook the Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to become the richest person in the world.

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Published On : January 11, 2021
A)
Dr. Vivek Murthy
B)
Vanita Gupta
C)
Mala Adiga
D)
Dr. Raj lyer

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Dr. Raj lyer

Note : The Indian - American Dr Raj lyer has been appointed as the first Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the US Army.

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Published On : January 11, 2021
A)
Ladakh
B)
Puducherry
C)
Daman and Diu
D)
Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Ladakh

Note : The government has cleared eight hydropower projects of 144 MW on the Indus River and its tributaries in Ladakh.

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Published On : January 11, 2021