Today’s Current Affairs MCQs/ GK Quiz 27th January 2024

1. Who directed the Canadian documentary film “To Kill a Tiger,” nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the 2024 Academy Awards?

  1. Kartiki Gonsalves
  2. Shaunak Sen
  3. Nisha Pahuja
  4. SS Rajamouli

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Correct Answer: Nisha Pahuja

The Canadian documentary film “To Kill a Tiger,” nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the 2024 Academy Awards, was directed by Nisha Pahuja. The film follows the story of a man in Jharkhand, India, fighting for justice for his daughter who was sexually assaulted. Nisha Pahuja, born in Delhi and a Canadian citizen based in Toronto, previously received an Emmy nomination for her 2012 documentary “The World Before Her.” “To Kill a Tiger” premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival 2022 and won the Amplify Voices Award for Best Canadian Feature Film.

2. Where did the 14th All India Police Commando Competition commence?

  1. Bakloh
  2. Umroi
  3. Deolali
  4. Visakhapatnam

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Correct Answer: Visakhapatnam

All India Police Commando competition commenced at A.P. Police Greyhounds training facility in Visakhapatnam. It was the 14th edition of the All India Police Commando Competition. Commissioner of Police, Visakhapatnam, A. Ravi Shankar, inaugurated the event along with the presence of Additional Director General of Greyhounds, R K Meena. Elite commando forces from around 16 states, including units like the Special Operations Group (SOG), C-60, and CAPFs such as BSF, CRPF, Assam Rifles, ITBP, RPF, SSB, and CISF, among others, participated.

3. Which two individuals were honored with the Col CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award by BCCI?

  1. Ravi Shastri and Anand Shergil
  2. Ravi Shastri and Farokh Engineer
  3. Sunil Gavaskar and Anil Kumble
  4. Sunil Gavaskar and Farokh Engineer

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Correct Answer: Ravi Shastri and Farokh Engineer

Ravi Shastri and Farokh Engineer both have been honored with the prestigious Col CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award by the BCCI. The award ceremony, held in Hyderabad, recognized their remarkable contributions to Indian cricket. Ravi Shastri, a versatile figure, played a key role in India’s World Cup victories in 1983 and the World Series triumph in 1985. Farokh Engineer, a former India wicketkeeper, received the award in acknowledgment of his significant contributions to the sport.

4. Which player has won the ICC Men’s T20I Cricketer of the Year award?

  1. Suryakumar Yadav
  2. David Warner
  3. Shubhman Gill
  4. Glenn Maxwell

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Correct Answer: Shubhman Gill

BCCI Awards 2024 have been announced, this time this award function was organized in Hyderabad. The Pauly Umargar Award given for the best international cricketer (men) was won by Shubman Gill (2022-23), Jasprit Bumrah (2021-22), Ravichandran Ashwin (2020-21), Mohammed Shami (2019-20). Whereas Colonel C. Of. Naidu Lifetime Achievement Award was given to former cricketers Farokh Engineer and Ravi Shastri. This award show was organized after four years, the last time it was organized in the year 2019.

5. “National Girl Child Day” has been celebrated on which day of January across the country?

  1. 23 January
  2. 24 January
  3. 25 January
  4. 26 January

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Correct Answer: 24 January

Every year ‘National Girl Child Day’ is celebrated on 24 January across the country. Its objective is to spread awareness about the rights of the girl child and the issues faced by them. This day was started in the year 2008. Currently, many schemes are running in the country to support the rights of girls, in which schemes like ‘Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana’, CBSE Udaan Yojana, and ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ are prominent.

6. What is the name of the newly inaugurated building of Ministry of Skill Development?

  1. Nipun Bhavan
  2. Yukti Bhavan
  3. Kaushal Bhavan
  4. Kala Bhavan

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Correct Answer: Kaushal Bhavan

President Droupadi Murmu inaugurated Kaushal Bhawan, the new Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship building on Jan 24, 2024. She visited exhibition stalls of government initiatives like PMKVY, and SANKALP, and conversed with beneficiaries. Kaushal Bhawan, equipped with modern facilities, aims to bolster the Skill India Mission by providing an efficient work environment.

7. India will sent 40 kilo litres of Malathion to which country to repel locusts?

  1. Afghanistan
  2. Iran
  3. Kabul
  4. Iraq

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Correct Answer: Afghanistan

India has supplied 40,000 litres of the eco-friendly pesticide, Malathion, to Afghanistan to combat a locust outbreak. The shipment was transported through Iran’s Chabahar port, reflecting India’s ongoing support to the Afghan people. Afghanistan’s Ministry of Agriculture, under the Taliban, thanked India for aiding in crop protection and food security.

8. Which company has signed a MoU with Guwahati Municipal Corporation to convert municipal solid waste into compressed bio gas?

  1. Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
  2. Indian Oil Corporation
  3. GAIL India Ltd
  4. Oil India Ltd

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Correct Answer: Oil India Ltd

Oil India Limited (OIL) and Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) have signed an MoU to convert municipal solid waste into compressed bio gas. The agreement is a step towards environmental sustainability and cleaner energy solutions. The MoU was signed amid the presence of key figures from OIL and GMC at Numaligarh Refinery Limited’s Corporate Office in Guwahati.

9. ACME and IHI Forge have signed a pact for green ammonia supply from India to which country?

  1. Russia
  2. Japan
  3. Iran
  4. Syria

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Correct Answer: Japan

ACME and IHI Forge pact for green ammonia supply from India to Japan. India positioned to become a global leader in green hydrogen and ammonia production. ACME, Indian Renewable Energy company, partners with Japan’s IHI in one of the world’s largest agreements for green ammonia supply. The India-Japan Clean Energy Partnership, initiated by Prime Ministers Modi and Kishida, fuels collaborative efforts in meeting global demand for sustainable energy sources.

10. What is the theme of National Tourism Day 2024?

  1. Rural and Community-Centric Tourism
  2. Tourism for Inclusive Growth
  3. Tourism and Green Investments
  4. Sustainable Journeys, Timeless Memories

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Correct Answer: Sustainable Journeys, Timeless Memories

National Tourism Day 2024: 25th January National Tourism Day was first observed by the Indian government in 1948. The aim was to promote popular tourist locations nationwide and to preserve the country’s cultural legacy. National Tourism Day also attempts to draw the attention of tourists to help the country’s economy. Theme for 2024: “Sustainable Journeys, Timeless Memories”.

Daily Current Affairs – 26 & 27 January 2024 (Notes)

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