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Top 10 Current Affairs Questions with Answers of 09th January 2021

 

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Top 10 Current Affairs Questions with Answers: 09th January 2021

 

👉 (1) Avian influenza or bird flu is a highly contagious viral disease caused by ………… virus?

 

Answer - Influenza Type A Virus ✔️

 

Important Point -

 

·       Avian influenza or bird flu is a highly contagious viral disease caused by the influenza type A virus that usually affects poultry birds such as chickens and turkeys.

·       There are many strains of the virus — some of them mild and can only cause egg production or other mild symptoms among chickens, while others are severe and fatal.

 

Why in the news?

 

·       Bird geese have been reported among wild geese in Himachal Pradesh, crows in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh and ducks in Kerala.

·       In Haryana, about one lakh poultry birds have mysteriously died in the last few days.

 

 

👉 (2) ………… .. India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding relating to participation in respect of specified skilled workers with the country?

 

Answer: Japan ✔️

 

Important Point -

 

·       The Union Cabinet recently approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of India and the Government of Japan regarding participation of specified skilled workers.

·       key features:

 

·       India will send skilled laborers to Japan.

 

·       The only condition is that workers must qualify in the required skills test and the Japanese language test.

·       Qualified Indian workers can work in fourteen designated areas in Japan.

 

·       Indian workers are to be accorded a new status of residence of "designated skilled laborers" as per the agreement.

 

 

👉 (3) Chattargala tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir state of Kathua and ……………. Will add the district?

 

Answer: Doda ✔️

 

Important Point -

 

·       The proposed Chattaragala tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir will connect Kathua district to Doda district via a new highway passing through Basohli-Bani via Chattargala touching Bhadarwah and Doda.

 

·       It is going to be a historic project, which will provide an all-weather alternative road connectivity between two remote areas and reduce the time taken from Doda to Lakhanpur on the Punjab border to just four hours.

 

·       It will be a 6.8 km long tunnel. This tunnel will take about 4 years to complete after the work starts.

 

 

👉 (4) To act as a small finance bank ……………. Shivalik Mercantile Co-operative Bank has become UCB to get license from bank?

 

Answer: Indian Reserve Bank ✔️

 

Important Point -

 

·       Uttar Pradesh-based Shivalik Mercantile Co-operative Bank (SMCB) has become the first Urban Co-operative Bank (UCB) of India

 

·       Which has received a license from the Reserve Bank of India to operate as a small finance bank (SFB).

·       SMCB obtained a commercial banking license from the banking regulator Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 06 January 2021 for operation in SFB under the voluntary transition scheme.

 

·       Shivalik Small Finance Bank (SSFB) will start its banking operations from April 2021.

 

·       Shivalik Mercantile Co-operative Bank (SMCB) is headquartered in Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

 

 

👉 (5) The country's first double-stacked 1.5 km long container train from Atteli (Haryana) to ………… started?

 

Answer: Kishangarh (Rajasthan) ✔️

 

Important Point -

 

·       The country's first double-stack 1.5 km long container train from Atteli (Haryana) to Kishangarh (Rajasthan) started.

 

·       Prime Minister Modi flagged it off on 7 January 2021.

 

·       The double stack long hall container train operations will be an increased axle load of 25 tonnes.

 

·       It is designed for DFCCIL by the Wagon Department of RDSO. Trial runs of the BLCS-A and BLCS-B wagon prototypes have been completed.

 

·       On a long haul double-stack container train on the WDFC, this wagon will be able to carry up to four times in terms of container units compared to the current traffic of the Indian Railways.

 

 

👉 (6) …………… .. University will develop new technique of surveying African elephants using Artificial Intelligence?

 

Answer: Oxford University ✔️

 

Important Point -

 

·       An international team of researchers led by the University of Oxford has developed a new technique for surveying African elephants using satellite imagery and artificial intelligence.

 

New Technology:

 

·       This technology uses satellites in space that are capable of capturing more than five thousand square kilometers of images.

 

·       Captured images are processed through intensive learning models that will detect elephants and this method eliminates the risk of double counting.

 

·       The international team used a customized dataset to cover more than a thousand elephants in South Africa.

 

 

👉 (7) India and …………… successfully test-fired a medium-range surface-to-air missile (MRSAM) defense system?

 

Answer: Israel ✔️

 

Explanation –

 

·       India and Israel successfully tested a medium-range surface-to-air missile (MRSAM) defense system.

 

·       The MRSAM missile defense system has been jointly developed by DRDO and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) to combat air strikes by enemy countries.

 

·       MRSAM is an air and missile defense system that can shoot down enemy aircraft from 50 to 70 km. It provides ultimate protection against various types of air attacks.

 

 

👉 (8) Which of the following ………… has the Global Economic Prospects Report released?

 

Answer: World Bank ✔️

 

Important Point -

 

·       The World Bank has released a Global Economic Prospect Report.

·       Highlights of the report:

 

·       According to the report, the Indian economy has to contract by 9.6% in 2020-21.

 

·       The Indian economy will recover 5.4 percent in 2021-22.

 

·       The contraction in the Indian economy will be mainly due to a sharp decline in domestic spending and private investment.

 

·       The informal sector has been badly affected for four fifths of employment in the country.

 

·       The global economy will expand 4% in 2021.

 

 

👉 (9) 'Kisan Kalyan Mission Scheme' ………… .. launched by the state government?

 

Answer: Uttar Pradesh ✔️

 

Important Point -

 

·       Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has launched 'Kisan Kalyan Mission' as part of the campaign to double the income of farmers by developing agriculture and agro-based activities in the state of Uttar Pradesh.

 

 

👉 (10) According to the recent New Delhi school bag policy, the weight of school bags of class 1 and class 10 students should not exceed …………% of their body weight?

 

Answer - 10% ✔️

 

Important Point -

 

·       The Delhi government recently issued guidelines to reduce the weight of school bags of students in the National Capital Region under its Delhi School Bag Policy.

 

·       As per the New Delhi School Bag Policy, the weight of school bags of class 1 and class 10 students should not exceed 10% of their body weight.

 

Other information:

 

·       Only one notebook should be taken by the students of class 1 and class 2. For students in other classes, a notebook should be set per subject.

 

·       No homework should be issued for the students of class 1 and class two.

 

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