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A)
Kerala
B)
Gujarat
C)
Maharashtra
D)
Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Andhra Pradesh

Note : The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has released the LASI wave-1 report 2020. The Andhra Pradesh has topped the measured prevalence of low vision.

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Published On : January 9, 2021
A)
India
B)
China
C)
Brazil
D)
South Africa

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Brazil

Note :

The Ministry of Economy of Brazil has announced that it had defaulted on its capital instalment to the New Development Bank (NDB).
When the bloc was started by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa in 2015, Brazil agreed to contribute in capitalising the bank in 7 instalments. Now, the country has defaulted two outstanding instalments totalling USD 350 million.

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Published On : January 9, 2021
A)
Telangana
B)
Kerala
C)
Tamil Nadu
D)
Karnataka

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Kerala

Note :

The Union Cabinet approved to use funds from the Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB), for the Angamaly-Azhutha Sabari rail project.
The Railways will undertake the construction and maintenance of the project, while development of station will be through public-private partnership and a special purpose vehicle. The income will be shared between the State Government of Kerala and the Railways after deducting the expenses.

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Published On : January 9, 2021
A)
22
B)
27
C)
35
D)
39

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 22

Note :

The Standing Committee of National Board of Wildlife (SC-NBWL) has recently approved the advisory for management of Human-Wildlife Conflict (HWC) in the country.
The Committee also approved the inclusion of Caracal, a wild cat found in some parts of Rajasthan and Gujarat, in the list of critically endangered species. At present, there are 22 wildlife species under recovery programme for critically endangered species.

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Published On : January 9, 2021
A)
Philip Barton
B)
Alexander Ellis
C)
Kim Adhanom
D)
Borris Johnson

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Alexander Ellis

Note : Alexander Ellis has been appointed as the new British High Commissioner to India. He will succeed Sir Philip Barton.

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Published On : January 9, 2021
A)
PRAAPTI
B)
Bhu-Naksha
C)
Udyam Sakhi Portal
D)
Freight Business Development Portal

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Freight Business Development Portal

Note : The Indian Railways has launched a freight business development portal to fulfill the needs of freight customers and strengthen the ease of doing business.

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Published On : January 8, 2021
A)
Manoj Yadav
B)
Vishal Gupta
C)
Abhishek Yadav
D)
Deepak Kumar

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Abhishek Yadav

Note : The All India Football Federation (AIFF) is set to appoint former India international Abhishek Yadav as its Deputy General Secretary.

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Published On : January 8, 2021
A)
Bholu
B)
Zoozoo
C)
Toycoo
D)
Maharajah Air India

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Toycoo

Note : Ramesh Pokhariyal, Smriti Irani launch 'Toycathon 2021' to promote manufacturing of indigenous toys. Toycoo is the mascot of Toycathon 2021.

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Published On : January 8, 2021
A)
Tapti
B)
Gomti
C)
Godavari
D)
Narmada

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Narmada

Note : World's largest floating solar energy project in India is going to be constructed on Omkareshwar Dam on Narmada river.

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Published On : January 8, 2021
A)
IMF
B)
World Bank
C)
ADB
D)
DBS Bank

Correct Answer : Option (B) - World Bank

Note : World Bank signs 105 million dollars project to improve waterways in West Bengal New Delhi, Jan 6 (KNN) The Government of India, the Government of West Bengal and the World Bank has signed a 105 million dollars project to improve the inland water transport infrastructure in Kolkata, West Bengal.

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Published On : January 8, 2021