Current Affairs Quiz: 22 January 2021

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as avian influenza, Khelo India Zanskar Winter Sports Festival  and massive galaxy cluster among others. 

Created On: Jan 22, 2021 20:07 ISTModified On: Jan 22, 2021 20:10 IST
Current Affairs Quiz

22 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 avian influenza, Khelo India Zanskar Winter Sports Festival  and massive galaxy cluster among others. 

1. The government has confirmed avian influenza in how many states?
a) Six
b) Seven
c) Five
d) Three

2. Which state has drafted a plan for Konark temple's beautification work?
a) Madhya Pradesh
b) Odisha
c) Karnataka
d) Andhra Pradesh

3. The first-ever Khelo India Zanskar Winter Sports Festival was inaugurated in which state/ Union Territory?
a) Jammu and Kashmir
b) Ladakh
c) Sikkim
d) Arunachal Pradesh

4. NASA recently released an image of which galaxy cluster?
a) Abell 370
b) Abacus
c) Neilson
d) Sirius

5. DRDO successfully conducted the trial of which weapon on January 22, 2021?
a) Arya
b) SAAW
c) Warsaw
d) Shakti

6. Union Transport Ministry has signed an agreement with which among the following institutes for the continuation of Ministry of Road Transport and Highways Professorial Chair focusing on research and development?
a) IIT Madras
b) IIT Bombay
c) IIT Delhi
d) IIT Roorkee

7. WIPRO group is set to act as a knowledge partner of which state government?
a) Maharashtra
b) Karnataka
c) Madhya Pradesh
d) Andhra Pradesh

Answers

1. (a) Six
The central government on January 21, 2021 confirmed avian influenza or bird flu in six states for poultry birds and in 10 states for the crow, migratory and wild birds till January 21.

2. (b) Odisha
The Odisha government on January 21, 2021 announced that it will undertake a heritage project for the beautification of the famous Konark Sun Temple and the development of its periphery.

3. (b) Ladakh
Union Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Kiren Rijiju inaugurated the first-ever Khelo India Zanskar Winter Sports Festival on January 21, 2021 at Padum in Zanskar of Kargil district.

4. (a) Abell 370
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration shared a stunning picture of the massive galaxy cluster- Abell 370 on its social media account on January 19, 2021. The picture is a first-of-its-kind, as it shows a huge cluster of galaxies.

5. (b) SAAW
DRDO has successfully conducted a captive and release trial of indigenously developed Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon (SAAW) from Hawk-I of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) off the Odisha coast.

6. (d) IIT Roorkee
Union Transport Ministry signed an MoU with IIT Roorkee on January 22, 2021 for the continuation of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways Professorial Chair focusing on research and development, teaching and training in the area of Development of Highway Infrastructure.

7. (c) Madhya Pradesh
WIPRO group is all set to act as a knowledge partner of the Madhya Pradesh state government. Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan informed that the company has taken initiative for the establishment of a university in the State and for the same, the state will extend all possible support to the Foundation.

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