Daily Current Affairs for SSC and Bank | Free PDF – 12th January ‘2021

Q1) Home Minister Amit Shah has launched the ‘Single Window Clearance System’ for which of the following industry?

  1. Coal
  2. Steel
  3. Gold
  4.  Crude oil

Q2) Which is the focus country of the 51st International Film Festival of India (IFFI)?

  1. France
  2. Japan
  3. Bangladesh
  4. Sri Lanka

Q3) Which among the following organization has asked government to ban WhatsApp, Facebook over new privacy policy?

  1. FICCI
  2. NITI Aayog
  3. Intelligence Bureau
  4. CAIT

Q4) In order to expand its air cargo operations and delivery network, which e-commerce company has purchased 11 used Boeing 767-300 jets?

  1. Flipkart
  2. Alibaba
  3. Amazon
  4. eBay

Q5) Which country has committed ₹2,113 crore support to India for its efforts to mitigate socio-economic impacts of COVID-19 in the country?

  1. France
  2. Japan
  3. Russia
  4. South Korea

Q6) The oldest surviving Olympic champion, Ágnes Keleti, turned 100 on January 9, 2021. She is associated with which sports?

  1. Gymnastics
  2. Wusu
  3. Badminton
  4. Archery

Q7) Who has been named as the White House Deputy Press Secretary in the upcoming Joe Biden administration?

  1. Swati Dandekar
  2. Vin Gopal
  3. Sabrina Singh
  4. Raj Peter

Q8) Reliance Infra has sold its entire 74% stake in PKTCL to IndiGrid for how much amount?

  1. Rs 500 Cr
  2. Rs 1090 Cr
  3. Rs 1500 Cr
  4. Rs 900 cr

Q9) Which state has launched a Bhraman Sarathi scheme to provide free bus service to women and senior citizens?

  1. Nagaland
  2. Assam
  3. Himachal Pradesh
  4. Uttar Pradesh

Q10) The Embassy of Israel in India has appointed whom as Honorary Consul in the North East region?

  1. Joyshree Das Verma
  2. Anuradha Singh
  3. Tina Saxena
  4. Shailini Vilay

Q11) Which state has recently launched a portal called e-Daakhil?

  1. Haryana
  2. Goa
  3. Punjab
  4. Bihar

Q12) Which state government has decided to provide khadi shirts, and shawls and stoles made of ‘Eri silk’ to grade IV employees of the state?

  1. Sikkim
  2. Arunachal Pradesh
  3. West Bengal
  4. Assam

Q13) The government has cleared how many hydropower projects of 144 MW on the Indus river and its tributaries in Ladakh?

  1. Eight
  2. Five
  3. Six
  4. Three

Q14) Who is the author of the book ‘Making of a General A Himalayan Echo’?

  1. Lt Gen Raj Shukla
  2. Lt Gen Alok Kler
  3. Lt Gen Iqroop Singh
  4. Lt Gen Konsam Himalay Singh

Q15) The Health and Family Welfare Ministry has set up a technical expert under whose chairmanship to examine the adverse findings of NFHS-5?

  1. Preeti Pant 
  2. Suman Sharma
  3. Akansha Misha
  4. Nidhi Saxena

Q16) Which state has announced to launch India’s first Solar Electric RORO service?

  1. Karnataka
  2. Kerala
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. Tamil Nadu

Q17) RBI has constituted an advisory council under whose chairmanship to manage Payments Infrastructure Development Fund (PIDF) scheme?

  1. N. S. Vishwanathan
  2. M. Rajeshwar Rao
  3. B.P. Kanungo
  4. Usha Thorat

Q18) Which Municipal Corporation of India has launched a “Period Room” initiative to  promote menstrual hygiene in women?

  1. Vishakhapatnam
  2. Thane
  3. Hyderabad
  4. Bhopal

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