Weekly Current Affairs Quiz – 11 to 17 January 2021

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz

Give the much needed boost to your general knowledge by trying this current affairs quiz. General knowledge is an important section of competitive exams and you must need to stay updated on current affairs to score well in this section.

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Current Affairs Quiz Questions

Question 1: Who has become the first president of the US to be impeached twice ?

Question 2: Which four international health and humanitarian organizations recently established the Global Ebola Vaccine stockpile?

Question 3: Which country has been named by US as the state sponsor of terrorism?

Question 4: Which national day is observed on January 12?

Question 5: What is Pope’s Amendment of Church Law?

Question 6: Introduction of Legal Entity Identifier System is recently announced by which bank?

Question 7: What is the new WHO map of India?

Question 8: World Hindi Day is observed on?

Current Affairs Quiz Answers

Answer 1: The US President Donald Trump is the first president of the US to be impeached twice. The House of Representatives of the United States has voted to charge Trump with inciting mob attack on the US Congress. 

Answer 2: World Health Organization (WHO), International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) , Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) and UNICEF have recently established the Global Ebola Vaccine stockpile.

Answer 3: US has recently designated Cuba as the state sponsor of terrorism. The United States lists the nations that repeatedly provide support for acts of international terrorism under the State Sponsors of Terrorism. The list was first released in the year 1979 including Syria, Iraq, Libya and South Yemen as the state sponsor of terrorism.

Answer 4: National Youth Day is celebrated every year on January 12. The day is also celebrated under the name “Yuva Diwas”. The day is observed to create awareness about people’s right in India.

Question 5: Pope Francis has made changes to the Church laws to allow women perform more things during Mass. The law which defines proceedings during Mass and in Altar is known as the Code of Canon Law.
The amendment in the law allows women to serve in Altar.

Answer 6: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has introduced the Legal Entity Identifier system payment transactions of 50 crores and above through
RTGS (Real Time Gross Settlement) and NEFT (National Electronic Funds Transfer).

Answer 7: The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a new map that differentiated Ladakh and Jammu & Kashmir from the rest of Indian mainland with a different color.

Answer 8: The World Hindi Day is observed every year on 10th January 2021. The day is observed to promote the use of Hindi language abroad.

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