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A)
Ram Sewak Sharma
B)
A K Sikri
C)
Nandan Nilekani
D)
Kris Gopalakrishnan

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Ram Sewak Sharma

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Ram Sewak Sharma, the first Director-General of the Unique Identification Development Authority of India (UIDAI), has authored a book titled “The Making of Aadhaar: World’s Largest Identity Platform”.
The book comprises of technical details regarding the legal, governance and social aspects of the Aadhar system. He also explains his experience during various bureaucratic positions and interactions with the team of Aadhar.

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Published On : January 20, 2021
A)
Paris
B)
Bogota
C)
Moscow
D)
Mumbai

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Moscow

Note : The TomTom Traffic index has ranked Moscow, Russia as the congested city (54%) followed by Mumbai, India (53%).

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Published On : January 20, 2021
A)
Goa
B)
Bihar
C)
Maharashtra
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Maharashtra

Note : Farmers in Maharashtra benefiting from 'Rin Samadhan Yojna' State Bank of India has provided a major relief to farmers under its loan settlement schemes.

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Published On : January 20, 2021
A)
Deepak Mishra
B)
Jayant Kumar Dash
C)
Manoranjan Mishra
D)
Ajay Kumar Choudhary

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Jayant Kumar Dash

Note : Jayant Kumar Dash has been named the Chairman of the working group formulated by RBI for studying digital lending activities.

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Published On : January 20, 2021
A)
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
B)
Ministry of Home Affairs
C)
Ministry of Law
D)
Ministry of Panchayati Raj

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ministry of Panchayati Raj

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Union Ministry of Panchayati Raj won the SKOCH Challenger Award under “Transparency in Governance” category.
Transformational initiatives of the Ministry include the launch of SVAMITVA (Survey of Villages and Mapping with Improvised Technology in Village Areas) Scheme, e-GramSwaraj, mActionSoft, AuditOnline and ServicePlus.

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Published On : January 20, 2021
A)
Kerala
B)
Tamil Nadu
C)
West Bengal
D)
Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Kerala

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India’s first Labour Movement Museum is to be launched in the Houseboat tourism hub, Alappuzha in the state of Kerala.
The Museum aims to showcase the history of world labour movement, by showcasing the important documents of the World Labour movement and the exhibits of Kerala’s labour movement. Conservation architect Dr Benny Kuriakose is leading the project of outlay Rs 9.95 Crore.

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Published On : January 20, 2021
A)
Deepak Punia
B)
Avinash Bhosale
C)
Deepak Kumar
D)
Manish Kumar

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Manish Kumar

Note : Manish Kumar a sanitation worker in Delhi has became the first person to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in India.

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Published On : January 20, 2021
A)
Jaipur
B)
Kolkata
C)
Hyderabad
D)
Bangalore

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Hyderabad

Note : The Wipro Limited has been chosen as a strategic technology services partner by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to establish its first Global Digital Hub in Hyderabad.

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Published On : January 20, 2021
A)
Arif Alvi
B)
Arif Mohammad Khan
C)
Pinarayi Vijayan
D)
Uddhav Thackeray

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Arif Mohammad Khan

Note : Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan has inaugurated the 'One School One IAS' scheme which has been rolled out under the Vedhik Erudite Foundations Scholarship Programme.

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Published On : January 20, 2021
A)
Japan
B)
Russia
C)
Nepal
D)
Bangladesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Japan

Note : India and Japan has signed a pact to enhance cooperation in the field of information and communications technology (ICT) with focus on aspects like 5G telecom security and submarine optical fiber cable.

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Published On : January 19, 2021