Weekly Current Affairs Quiz – 4 to 10 January 2021

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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz


Do you keep up with current affairs and brush up your general knowledge? Here is a small current affairs quiz to help you test your GK skills. Give a try to this current affairs GK quiz and see your progress.

Award one mark for every correct answer and share your score with us in the comments section. Let’s get started…

Current Affairs Quiz Questions

Question 1: Who has taken charge of new Director General of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) ?

Question 2: What is the name of 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind recently jailed?

Question 3: When is Pravasi Bharatiya Divas celebrated and what is the theme of this year?

Question 4: Who has become the first female Chief Justice of Telangana High Court?

Question 5: Which 5 states in India effected by bird flu have been confirmed by the Minister of State for animal husbandry Sanjeev Baliyan?

Question 6: The cost of Sabarimala rail project is to be shared between Centre and which state?

Question 7: Which online exam is announced by Rashtriya Kamadhenu Aayog ?

Question 8: Who has been appointed by British government as the new high commissioner to India?

Question 9: Who has been appointed as the head of the international jury of International Film Festival of India?

Question 10: When is World Braille day celebrated?

Current Affairs Quiz Answers

Answer 1: Subodh Kumar Jaiswal has taken over charge as the new Director General of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on January 8, 2021. Prior to this, he was serving as the Director General of Police of Maharashtra.

Answer 2: Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, Mumbai attack (26 November 2008) mastermind and Lashkar-e-Taiba operations commander, was sentenced to 15 years of imprisonment by a anti-terrorism court in Pakistan, Lahore in a terror financing case on January 8, 2021.

Answer 3: Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is celebrated every year on January 9. This year the day was celebrated under the theme “Contributing to Atma Nirbhar Bharat.”

Answer 4: On 7th January 2021, Justice Hima Kohli sworn in as Telangana High Court’s Chief Justice.

Answer 5: On 6th January 2021, the Minister of State for animal husbandry Sanjeev Baliyan recently confirmed that 5 states in India have been affected by bird flu, which include Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana and Kerala.

Answer 6: The Kerala government has decided to bear 50% of the cost of the Sabarimala rail project with other 50% to be bear by centre.

Answer 7: The Rashtriya Kamadhenu Aayog has announced to conduct a National-level online exam “Gau-Vigyan” (Cow Science). The exam is to be held on 25th February 2021. All students of primary, secondary and college level can participate in te exam without any fee.

Answer 8: The British government has appointed Alexander Ellis as the new high commissioner to India. He is succeeding Sir Philip Barton.

Answer 9: Pablo Caesar of Argentina has been announced as the head of the international jury of International Film Festival of India. 

Answer 10: World Braille Day is celebrated every year on January 4, 2021.

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