Weekly Current Affairs Quiz – 18 to 24 January 2021

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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz

Test your general knowledge with this short weekly current affairs quiz. As general knowledge is an important part of all competitive exams you need to stay updated on national and international current affairs.

Give this GK quiz a try, let’s get started…

Current Affairs Quiz Questions

Question 1: BSE Sensex crossed __________ for the first time.

Question 2: What is ShramShakti launched by Union Minister of Tribal Affairs Arjun Munda?

Question 3: Which treaty US President Joe Biden has proposed to extend?

Question 4: Which operation has been launched recently by the Border Security Force in the western border of Rajasthan?

Question 5: What is LongOps Project?

Question 6: The Supreme Court has recently upheld the validity of which Section of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code?

Question 7: What is SAAW, which is recently test-fired by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited ?

Question 8: Howrah -Kalka Mail has been rechristened as ?

Current Affairs Quiz Answers

Answer 1: On 21st January 2021, the BSE Sensex crossed 50,000 for the first time.

Answer 2: National Migration Support Portal “ShramShakti” has been launched by the Union Minister of Tribal Affairs Arjun Munda.

Answer 3: The US President Joe Biden has proposed extending New START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) Treaty by 5 years. This proposal has also been welcomed by Russia.

Answer 4: The Border Security Force recently launched the Operation Sard Hawa in the western border of Rajasthan. The operation aims to check the instances of infiltration in the region due to dense fog.

Answer 5: The LongOps Project is a collaboration between Japan and UK, under which the scientists from both the countries collaboratively will develop new and safe technologies for dismantling old nuclear facilities like the Fukushima, which were severely damaged by earthquakes and tsunamis.

Answer 6: The Supreme Court has recently upheld the validity of Section 32 A of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code. It ruled that the successful bidders for a corporate debtor will remain immune from any investigations conducted by an investigating agency under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code.

Answer 7: The SAAW (Smart Anti Airfield Weapon) from Hawk aircraft
was test-fired by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, which is the first smart weapon test fired from an Indian Hawk. It was developed by Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO).

Answer 8: The Howrah-Kalka Mail has been rechristened as “Netaji Express”by the Ministry of Railways.

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