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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
A)
5000 km
B)
4000 km
C)
3000 km
D)
2000 km

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 5000 km

Note : Agni-V (lit: "Fire") is an Indian nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation. The missile is believed to have a range of around 5,000 to 8,000 km. Indian officials have described it as an intercontinental missile. It is a three-stage, road-mobile and solid-fueled missile which is transported by a truck and launched via a canister. Its first flight was conducted in 2012.

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Published On : January 8, 2021
A)
TATA
B)
L & T
C)
BEML
D)
DRDO

Correct Answer : Option (D) - DRDO

Note : The DRDO has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation for implementation of Advanced Biodigester Mk-II Technology in Metro Rail Network.

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Published On : January 8, 2021
A)
DRDO
B)
ISRO
C)
CSIR
D)
BARC

Correct Answer : Option (C) - CSIR

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Scientists at the CSIR -National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL) recently developed a non-invasive ventilator named Swasthya Vayu.
The scientists have collaborated with the medical professionals from CSIR-IGIB, to develop the ventilator. It has been certified by the Health Ministry’s Expert Committee to be used for Covid-19 patients who require oxygen supplementation up to 35%.

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Published On : January 8, 2021
A)
L&T
B)
Tata Power
C)
Ashok Leyland
D)
Mahindra & Mahindra

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Tata Power

Note :

Tata Power has partnered with Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), to provide a finance scheme to the MSMEs in the rooftop solar segment.
Under the financing solution, MSMEs will be able to get financial aid without any collateral at an interest rate of less than 10 per cent. The loan will also be sanctioned and disbursed in a quick manner.

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Published On : January 8, 2021
A)
Air Purifiers
B)
Make Shift Hospitals
C)
Oxygen Generation Plants
D)
RO- Water Purifiers

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Oxygen Generation Plants

Note :

The Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM CARES) Fund Trust has allocated Rs 201.58 crore rupees for installation of 162 dedicated Medical Oxygen Generation Plants.
The Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) plants are to be procured by the Central Medical Supply Store, an autonomous body under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The PSA plants are source of medical-grade oxygen.

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Published On : January 8, 2021
A)
Madhya Pradesh
B)
Maharashtra
C)
Karnataka
D)
Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Madhya Pradesh

Note :

Madhya Pradesh has rolled out 'Launch Pad Scheme' to make the youth in the state self-reliant. The scheme has been rolled out by the state's Women and Child Development Department for the welfare of the youth. 
 
The Launch Pad Scheme is being rolled for young girls and boys coming out of child care institutions after completing 18 years of age. 
 
The scheme's key objective is to provide a platform to these youth, which will enable them to become self reliant by continuing their education and training.

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Published On : January 7, 2021