Current Affairs Quiz: 14 January 2021

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana, Startup India International Summit and US President impeachment among others.

Created On: Jan 14, 2021 21:06 ISTModified On: Jan 14, 2021 21:07 IST
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14 January 2021: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana, Startup India International Summit and US President impeachment among others.

1. Who is the only US President to be impeached twice?
a) Bill Clinton
b) Richard Nixon
c) Andrew Johnson
d) Donald Trump

2. When will the third phase of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana be launched?
a) January 15th
b) January 16th
c) January 17th
d) January 18th

3. India held a security dialogue with which nation on January 12th?
a) Singapore
b) Indonesia
c) Malaysia
d) Vietnam

4. Which country has banned the entry of cotton, tomato products from China's Xinjiang region?
a) US
b) UK
c) France
d) Canada

5. Which neighbouring nation's Foreign Minister will be visiting India from January 14-16, 2021?
a) Bangladesh
b) Nepal
c) Myanmar
d) Bhutan

6. When will Startup India International Summit be held?
a) January 15-16th
b) January 17-18th
c) January 21-22nd
d) January 28-29th

7. How many times has India invited a foreign military contingent to take part in its Republic Day Parade?
a) Four
b) Five
c) Six
d) Three

8. Who will be the Chief Guest at India's Republic Day Parade 2021?
a) Sheikh Hasina
b) Chandrikapersad Santokhi
c) Boris Johnson
d) None of the Above

Answers

1. (d) Donald Trump
US President Donald Trump on January 13, 2021 became the first US President to be impeached twice by the House of Representatives. The House voted to charge him for inciting the mob violence at the US Capitol building on January 6.

2. (a) January 15th
The third phase of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana will be launched on January 15, 2021 in 600 districts across all states of India.

3. (d) Vietnam
The Defence Secretary of India, Ajay Kumar, and Deputy Defence Minister of Vietnam, Nguyen Chi Vinh on January 12, 2021, held a security dialogue where they committed to promote armed forces engagement between the two nations under the framework of ‘comprehensive strategic partnership’.

4. (a) US
The United States on January 13, 2021 banned the entry of cotton and tomato products from China's Xinjiang region amid allegations of forced labour. There have been allegations that detainee or prison labour from Uyghurs went into making cotton and tomato products in the region.

5. (b) Nepal
Nepal's Foreign Affairs Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali is scheduled to visit India from January 14-16, 2021. He will be participating in the sixth India-Nepal Joint Commission Meeting during the visit.

6. (a) January 15-16th
The Startup India International Summit ' Prarambh' will be held on January 15-16, 2021. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with startups and address the summit through video conferencing on January 16, 2021. The summit marks the fifth anniversary of the Startup India initiative, which was launched by the Prime Minister on January 16, 2016.

7. (d) Three
The Bangladesh Armed Forces contingent will be participating in India's Republic Day Parade 2021. This is only the third time in India’s history that any foreign military contingent has been invited to participate in the National Parade at Rajpath.

8. (d) None of the Above
The Ministry of External Affairs announced on January 13, 2021 that there will be no foreign leader as the chief guest at this year's Republic Day celebrations due to COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier there were reports that Suriname's Indian-Origin President Chandrikapersad Santokhi will be the Chief Guest, after UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson cancelled his India visit due to the worsening Covid-19 situation in the United Kingdom.

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