Current Affairs Quiz - January, 2021

41. Col Quazi Sajjad Ali Zahir, who was conferred the Padma Shri award, belongs to which country?

[A] India
[B] Pakistan
[C] Sri Lanka
[D] Bangladesh

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42. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa has been re-elected as the President of which nation?

[A] Portugal
[B] Italy
[C] Germany
[D] France

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43. What is the name of the Tax to be imposed in India on pollution causing vehicles?

[A] Green Tax
[B] Pollution Tax
[C] Fuel Tax
[D] Environment Tax

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44. As per the International Monetary Fund, which is the only key country that would record a double-digit growth in FY22?

[A] China
[B] India
[C] United States
[D] Germany

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45. The space agency of which country has recently released the images of the “The Lost Galaxy” of the Virgo Cluster?

[A] India
[B] U.S.
[C] Japan
[D] China

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46. Janet Yellen has been appointed as the first woman Treasury secretary of which country?

[A] New Zealand
[B] Australia
[C] United States
[D] United Kingdom

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47. Which Indian city recently unveiled a first-of-its kind Young Readers’ Boat Library?

[A] Mumbai
[B] Kolkata
[C] Ahmedabad
[D] Cochin

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48. What is the name of India’s initiative to deliver Covid-19 vaccines to friendly countries?

[A] Covid Maitri
[B] Vaccine Maitri
[C] Helping Hands
[D] Friends in Need

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49. What is Melatonin?

[A] Covid-19 drug candidate
[B] Plant based chemical
[C] Hormone secreted in humans
[D] By-product of fractional distillation

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50. Which country has launched “New Variant Assessment Platform”?

[A] USA
[B] UK
[C] China
[D] Brazil

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