Current Affairs Questions 18 January 2021

Current Affairs Questions – 18 January 2021 provided to you by MockBank have all the relevant questions for the Current Awareness or General Knowledge section of IBPS Bank PO, IBPS Clerical, IAS, UPSC, CDS, Railways, NDA, State PCS, MBA, CLAT, and all other similar competitive examinations.

Daily Current Affairs Questions 18 January 2021

Q.1. The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has launched a month-long mass awareness campaign titled ‘SAKSHAM’ to spread awareness about green and clean energy. Who is our Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas?
Ans. Dharmendra Pradhan

Q.2. Which country has recently designated the Kingdom of Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as the “major strategic partners” of the country?
Ans. United States

Q.3. Pakistan has issued special permission to Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum (crown prince of Dubai) and 5 members of the royal family for hunting which bird during the 2020-21 hunting season?
Ans. Houbara bustard

Q.4. Governor of which state has inaugurated the ‘OneSchool One IAS’ scheme which has been rolled out under the Vedhik Erudite Foundations Scholarship Programme?
Ans. Kerala (Governor-Arif Mohammad Khan)

Q.5. Which Company has won the ICSI National Award for Excellence in Corporate Governance?
Ans. ITC

Q.6. The NASSCOM has partnered with which state’s AI mission to launch an Innovation Factory?
Ans. Telangana

Q.7. Who has been conferred the ‘Indian Personality of the Year’ award at the 2020 International Film Festival of India?
Ans. Biswajit Chatterjee

Q.8. Who became the first person to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in India after PM Modi flagged off the nationwide vaccination drive on 16 January 2021?
Ans. Manish Kumar

Q.9. Who is the author of a book titled ‘The commonwealth of cricket: The most subtle and sophisticated game known to mankind’?
Ans. Ramchandra Guha

Q.10. 16th Raising day of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) celebrated on which day every year?
Ans. 18th January

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