Current Affairs Quiz – January 01 & 02 2021

Current Affairs Quiz – January 01 & 02 2021

Current Affairs Quiz – January 01 & 02 2021. Read and Download daily, monthly Current Affairs Daily Digest 2021 for competitive exams like UPSC, SSC, IBPS, SBI etc,. Download month wise Current affairs 2020 PDF and Current affairs quiz PDF .

1. Who has been named as the deputy election commissioner in the Election Commission of India?
a) Umesh Sinha
b) Yadav Kumar
c) Ram Pandey
d) None of these

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Answer a) Umesh Sinha.

2. DRDO Celebrates _________Foundation Day on 1st January 2021.
a) 34th
b) 47th
c) 63rd
d) 71st

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Answer c) 63rd. The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) observed the 63rd Foundation Day of its establishment on January 01, 2021. DRDO was established in 1958 with just 10 laboratories to enhance the research work in the Defence sector.

3. Who has been appointed as new Chairman & CEO of Railway Board?
a) Mohan Chouhan
b) Suneet Sharma
c) Sanjay Ram
d) Pandit Lal

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Answer b) Suneet Sharma. The appointments committee of the Cabinet has approved Suneet Sharma appointment as Chairman & CEO of Railway Board, Ministry of Railways and ex-officio Principal Secretary to Government of India.

4. Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)?
a) Thiraviam AL
b) Sam Akhil
c) Mohal Guhan
d) Soma Mondal

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Answer d) Soma Mondal . She is the first-ever women-head of the body. She replaces Anil Kumar Chaudhary, who superannuated on 31 December 2020. She joined SAIL in 2017 as the director (commercial).

5. Which vaccine has become first coronavirus vaccine to be approved for emergency use in India?
a) Covishield
b) Covaxin
c) Covishin
d) Covi-Sac28

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Answer a) Covishield. The Oxford University-AstraZeneca vaccine ‘Covishield’, the first to be approved in India, is being manufactured by the Serum Institute of India (SII) in Pune. The Oxford University-AstraZeneca vaccine was approved for use in the UK on December 30.

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