Current Affairs Quiz - January, 2021

11. As per the NSO’s first advanced estimates, what would be the GDP growth/contraction in India, in FY 2020-21?

[A] + 3.2%
[B] + 1.2%
[C] – 6.4%
[D] – 7.7%

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12. ‘Pioneers’ is a programme of which country’s space agency?

[A] India
[B] UK
[C] USA
[D] Germany

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13. Which state declared itself as a ‘controlled area’ amid the outbreak of the Avian Influenza?

[A] Punjab
[B] Sikkim
[C] Himachal Pradesh
[D] Uttar Pradesh

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14. What per cent of the total geographic area of India is occupied by the Protected Areas?

[A] 2.5%
[B] 5%
[C] 7.5%
[D] 10%

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15. Which country has recently hosted the “One Planet Summit”?

[A] India
[B] Japan
[C] France
[D] Russia

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16. The Financial Stability Report (FSR) is released by which organisation?

[A] World Bank
[B] IMF
[C] Reserve Bank of India
[D] Asian Development Bank

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17. The Cherry Blossom Mao Festival was organised in which state recently?

[A] Gujarat
[B] Manipur
[C] Nagaland
[D] Kerala

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18. The Leader of which country has been given a title of “General secretary” of the ruling Workers’ Party?

[A] China
[B] North Korea
[C] Thailand
[D] Vietnam

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19. Who was the Chairperson of a Committee set up by the Centre to review the guidelines on television rating agencies?

[A] Amitabh Kant
[B] Shashi S Vempati
[C] Prakash Javadekar
[D] Salim Varma

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20. With reference to STARStreak Air Defence system, India has recently teamed up with which country?

[A] Germany
[B] Israel
[C] Japan
[D] United Kingdom

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