Current Affairs Questions 8 January 2021

Current Affairs Questions – 8 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 8 January 2021

Q.1. Central Government has decided to form a committee to protect the unique language, cultural identity, and land of Ladakh. This Committee will be headed by whom?
Ans. G Kishan Reddy (Minister of State for Home)

Q.2. Which Bank has partnered with IIT Kanpur and the Foundation for Innovation & Research in Science & Technology (FIRST) to set up a ‘Fintech Innovation Centre (FIC)’ at the institute’s campus?
Ans. Punjab National Bank

Q.3. Who has been appointed as 1st Woman Chief Justice of Telangana High Court?
Ans. Hima Kohli

Q.4. Claire Polosak is set to become the first female match official in a men’s
Test match. She is from which country?
Ans. Australia

Q.5. Who has become the Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court?
Ans. Arup Kumar Goswami

Q.6. Which company has partnered with SIDBI to provide a finance scheme to MSMEs in the rooftop solar segment?
Ans. Tata Power

Q.7. “SwasthVayu”, a Non-invasive Ventilator which was seen in the news recently, was developed by which organisation?
Ans. CSIR(Council of Scientific and Industrial Research)

Q.8. RBI has set up an academic advisory council called ‘College of Supervisors (CoS)’ to further strengthen supervision over regulated entities. The Cos will be headed by whom?
Ans. N S Viswanathan

Q.9. The GDP of India is expected to contract by _____ percent in the current fiscal year 2020-21, as per the first advanced estimates released by the National Statistical Office (NSO).
Ans. 7.7%

Q.10. Which Mutual Fund company has launched its latest pan-India investor awareness campaign titled #PaisonKoRokoMat to shift the conversation regarding wealth creation from the traditional to the contemporary?
Ans. IDFC Mutual Funds

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