Weekly Current Affairs Quiz – 28 December 2020 to 3 January 2021

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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz

General knowledge is an important part of competitive exams, you need to stayed updated on current affairs, both at national and international level to score well in this section. Also general knowledge is asked in many job interviews and at school and graduation levels.

You must know what is happening around you, across national and worldwide. To help you do that we have compiled a short quiz on current affairs.

Give it a try and see how good your general knowledge is?

Current Affairs Quiz Questions

Question 1: Foreign Exchange Reserves of India has declined by ______ million USD.

Question 2: Who has taken over as new chairperson of SAIL?

Question 3: The government of which country has changed a word in its national anthem in order to honor the indigenous population of the nation?

Question 4: Who has inaugurated the Virtual agri-Hackathon, 2020?

Question 5: Who is appointed as new Railway Board Chairman and CEO?

Question 6: The former ______ player Michael Kondo died recently.

Question 7: Which state in India has recently reported Avian flu?

Question 8: Which mode can be used by subscribers to exit from National Pension System?

Question 9: Nagaland is declared as which area for the next six months by the Ministry of Home Affairs under the under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 ?

Question 10: What is the name of India’s first indigenous air droppable container which was tested successfully by the Defence Ministry ?

Current Affairs Quiz Answers

Answer 1: In the week ended 25th December 2020, the Foreign Exchange Reserves of India declined by 290 million USD to 580.841 million USD. 

Answer 2: Soma Mondal has become the new chairperson of Steel Authority of India Limited, SAIL, starting 1st January 2021.

Answer 3: The government of Australia has changed a word in its national anthem to honor the indigenous population of the nation. Now “for We Are Young and free” in national anthem has been changed to “for We Are One And free”.

Answer 4: On 31st December 2020, the Virtual Agri-Hackathon, 2020 was inaugurated by agriculture and farmers welfare minister Narendra Singh Tomar in New Delhi. The hackathon will focus on farm mechanization, precision agriculture, supply chain, food technology, waste to wealth and green energy.

Answer 5: The former Eastern Railway General Manager Suneet Sharma appointed as the new Railway Board Chairman and CEO.

Answer 6: On 31st December 2020, former hockey player Michael Kondo died. Kondo was also a member of the Indian Hockey team that won gold in 1975 World Cup.

Answer 7: The Jhalawar town of Rajasthan has recently imposed a curfew in 01 km radius after it confirmed the death of fifty crows due to Avian flu.

Answer 8: The Pension Fund Regulator has made an announcement that the subscribers can now make use of online mode for exiting from the National Pension System.

Answer 9: The Ministry of Home Affairs has declared Nagaland as “Disturbed Area” for the next 6 months under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958.

Answer 10: The SAHAYAK-NG, India’s first Indigenous air droppable container, was tested successfully by the Defence Ministry.

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