Current Affairs January 2020 Part – 13 For Railway, SSC, UPSC And Other Govt Exams

All about January 2020 Part – 13 Current Affairs !

1. Where has The Income Tax –IT Department launched a control room to monitor black money and illegal inducements ?

  1. Lucknow
  2. West Bengal
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. New Delhi

Correct Answer :- Option D

Explanation :-The Income Tax –IT Department has launched a control room to monitor black money and illegal inducements at New Delhi. The control room is been designed to monitor the black money and illegal inducements round the clock- that is 24×7, at New Delhi on 10th January 2020.The control room that is been launched at New Delhi will host a toll free number which is 1800117574 . People can thus inform the Income Tax department about any illegal activity such as illegal distribution of cash or  use of money power among other election related crimes.The control room at New Delhi has been established in the investigation wing of the Income Tax department.

2. Which state government is to set up a zoological garden which will be named after the socialist and freedom fighter Shaheed Ashfaqullah Khan ?

  1. Uttar Pradesh
  2. West Bengal
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. New Delhi

Correct Answer :- Option A

Explanation :-Uttar Pradesh state government is to set up a zoological garden which will be named after the socialist and freedom fighter Shaheed Ashfaqullah Khan. The zoological garden is going to be set up at Gorakhpur in the state of Uttar Pradesh.The zoological garden will be occupying around 121 acres at Gorakhpur .The Uttar Pradesh state government has set aside an amount of  Rs.234 cr. to set up the zoological garden named as Ashfaqulla Khan. Ashfaqulla Khan was born on 22nd  October 1900 in Shahjahanpur in the state of Uttar Pradesh.

3. Which state government is going to organize programs to promote Ek Bharat Shreshth Bharat campaign ?

  1. Uttar Pradesh
  2. West Bengal
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. New Delhi

Correct Answer :- Option A

Explanation :-The state government of Uttar Pradesh is going to organize programs to promote Ek Bharat Shreshth Bharat campaign. various programs are been organized in the state of Uttar Pradesh as a measure to promote Ek Bharat Shreshth Bharat. Many schools and colleges of the state Uttar Pradesh are organizing events for the same purpose.The state government of Uttar Pradesh has partnered with the state government of Arunachal Pradesh to promote the campaign. Many cultural exchanges took place between the two states of Uttar Pradesh and Arunachal Pradesh.Cultural troops of Arunachal Pradesh has performed in the district of Agra of the state Uttar Pradesh in the month of December 2019. Also as a part of cultural exchange, many artisans from Uttar Pradesh has went to Arunachal Pradesh and has tasted the authentic Food of Uttar Pradesh. This classic event was also promoted by the culture department of the state.

4. When does Sultan Qaboos of Oman passed away ?

  1. 12th January 2020
  2. 11th January 2020
  3. 10th January 2020
  4. 9th January 2020

Correct Answer :- Option C

Explanation :-Sultan Qaboos of Oman has passed away on 10th January 2020. Sultan Qaboos was the Arab world’s longest serving ruler .The cause of death of Sultan Qaboos has not been confirmed. However his age was about of 79 years. Sultan Qaboos cousin and former culture and heritage minister Haitham bin Tariq Al  have been sworn in as his successor.In Arab, the Sultan Qaboos was the paramount decision maker. He thus holds the positions of Minister of foreign affairs,Prime Minister, Minister of foreign affairs,Supreme Commander of the armed forces, Minister of financeand Minister of defence.

5. When does the Former parliamentarian Gopinath Gajapati Narayan Deo passed away ?

  1. 12th January 2020
  2. 11th January 2020
  3. 10th January 2020
  4. 9th January 2020

Correct Answer :- Option C

Explanation :-the Former parliamentarian Gopinath Gajapati Narayan Deo passed away on 10th January 2020. Gopinath Gajapati Narayan Deo died due to his prolonged illness. His age was around 76 years . In the year 2017, the Odisha state government has announced that it would bear all expenses that will be induced in the treatment of Gopinath Gajapati Narayan Deo. The Former parliamentarian Gopinath Gajapati Narayan Deo was born on 6thMarch 1943. He had joined Berhampur parliamentary constituency for 2 terms as a Congress member and later on in the year of 1998, he switched over to the Bharatiya Janata Party –BJP  and hence joined the ruling Biju Janata Dal -BJD in the year 2009.

6. Which state Legislative Assembly has adopted a new logo on 9th January 2020 ?

  1. Uttar Pradesh
  2. West Bengal
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. New Delhi

Correct Answer :- Option C

Explanation :-The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly – APLA has adopted a new logo on 9th January 2020. The new logo of Andhra Pradesh reflects the distinct identity and culture of the Andhra Pradesh state. The new logo of Andhra Pradesh state consists of the national emblem and the state flower foxtail orchid, Rhynchostylis Retusa. The flower foxtail orchid represents the state of Andhra Pradesh, its people and its culture .Also the national emblem in the logo signifies the federal system of the our Indian Constitution.

7. When is National Youth Day or Yuva Diwas  observed ?

  1. 12th January 2020
  2. 11th January 2020
  3. 10th January 2020
  4. 9th January 2020

Correct Answer :- Option A

Explanation :-The National Youth Day or Yuva Diwas is been observed on 12th January 2020 all over the country.The National Youth Day is celebrated every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda. The National Youth Day aims to provide knowledge about the rights in India and also to create awareness to the youth. The theme of the National Youth Day 2020 is “Channelizing Youth Power for Nation Building”The main aim of National Youth day celebration  is to inform the philosophy, ideals and the ideas of Swami Vivekananda for which he lived and worked. The National Youth day aims to inspire the youth generations and to educate them about the society.

8. Who has inaugurated the Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C) and National Cyber Crime Reporting Portal ?

  1. Ramnath Kovind
  2. Rajnath Singh
  3. Amit Shah
  4. Narendra Modi

Correct Answer :- Option C

Explanation :-Amit Shah has inaugurated the Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre -I4C and National Cyber Crime Reporting Portal. Amit Shah is our Union Minister. Through the National Cyber Crime Reporting portal, people can report cyber crimes online.Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre – I4C and theNational Cyber Crime Reporting Portal will let all cybercrime related complaints be accessed by law enforcement agencies in all states and union territories to take action as per the law.Till now, more than 700 police districts and more than 3,900 police stations have been connected to theNational Cyber Crime Reporting portal. The official National Cyber Crime Reporting  portal is “www.cybercrime.gov.in ” .The National Cyber Crime Reporting  portal  is a citizen centric initiative. The main aims of portal is to boost the capacity of the law enforcement agencies to investigate cases

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