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A)
FMA SAIA 90
B)
CATS
C)
Project Mogul
D)
Project Blue Book

Correct Answer : Option (B) - CATS

Note : Being developed under the Combat Air Teaming System (CATS) project, the plan is to complete development process within four years and a system that will greatly reduce the vulnerability of pilots and fighter jets to ground based air defences. In Video: Army Day: India demonstrates combat swarm drone system

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Published On : January 18, 2021
A)
Mumbai Metropolitan
B)
Nagpur Metropolitan
C)
Assam Metropolitan
D)
Chennai Metropolitan

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Mumbai Metropolitan

Note : The Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has unveiled state-of-the-art 'Driverless Metro Car' for Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority.

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Published On : January 18, 2021
A)
Tiger Shroff
B)
Raghav Juyal
C)
Chitra Sundaram
D)
Shahid Kapoor

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Chitra Sundaram

Note : Chitra Sundaram was awarded the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire Award for her contribution to the success and development of South Asian Dance.

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Published On : January 18, 2021
A)
HSC
B)
CBSE
C)
National Informatics Centre
D)
Both B and C

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Both B and C

Note : The National Informatics Centre and Central Board of Secondary Education has launched the CollabCAD Software to provide a total engineering solution for students and Faculty of Engineering Graphics Curriculum.

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Published On : January 18, 2021
A)
Aero India
B)
Runway Mobility
C)
Billion Opportunities
D)
Runway to a Billion Opportunities

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Runway to a Billion Opportunities

Note : The theme of the Aero India-21 is "Runway to a Billion Opportunities", in keeping with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision for Atmanirbhar Bharat.

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Published On : January 18, 2021
A)
Ministry of Education
B)
Ministry of Tribal Affairs
C)
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
D)
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Ministry of Tribal Affairs

Note :

The Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA) has been conferred with the “SKOCH Challenger Award” for e-Governance.
The award has been provided for its IT-led initiatives including the digitalisation of Scholarship release process, Prayas-PMO Dashboard, Ice-Stupa initiative to solve water problem in Ladakh region and Swasthya portal for health and nutrition status of the tribal population.

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Published On : January 18, 2021
A)
USA
B)
UAE
C)
Israel
D)
China

Correct Answer : Option (A) - USA

Note :

The Mars Digger probe named the ‘Mole’ was deployed on the Mars by NASA’s InSight Lander. The probe has been recently declared dead by the Scientists, as it failed to burrow deep into the Mars.
The heat probe was developed and built by the German Aerospace Center (DLR). It has been trying since 2019, to dig deep and find the internal temperature of the Mars. The InSight lander will continue working till 2022.

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Published On : January 18, 2021
A)
ITC
B)
PFC
C)
NTPC
D)
ONGC

Correct Answer : Option (A) - ITC

Note :

ITC Limited has been named the ‘Best Governed Company’ at the 20th Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) National Awards for Excellence in Corporate Governance, in the ‘Listed Segment: Large Category’.
The award was announced by a jury chaired by Former Supreme Court Judge, Justice A K Sikri. ITC’s company secretary, Rajendra Kumar Singhi was also adjudged ‘Governance Professional of the Year’.

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Published On : January 17, 2021
A)
Kerala
B)
Telangana
C)
Karnataka
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Telangana

Note : In Telangana, people are celebrating Kanuma the festival of cattle on the third day of Sankranti festival.

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Published On : January 17, 2021
A)
Deepak Kumar
B)
Rahul Mishra
C)
Kapil Sharma
D)
Sandeep Aggarwal

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Sandeep Aggarwal

Note : The Telecom Equipment and Services Export Promotion Council (TEPC) has appointed Sandeep Aggarwal as the new Chairman.

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Published On : January 17, 2021