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Daily Current Affairs For Competitive Exams (07 – January – 2020)
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Q.1 Which film won Best Film Award in Drama category in the Golden Globe 2020 Awards?
Once Upon A Time in Hollywood
Explanation: The Best Feature Film award (Drama) was given to ‘1917’ while the Best Actor Award was given to Joaquin Phoenix for ‘Joker’. The first Golden Globe Award was given in 1944. This time 77th edition of this award was held.
Q.2 Who won the Best Actress in a Motion Picture-drama award in the Golden Globe 2020 Awards?
Explanation: The film 1917 won the ‘Best Picture-Drama’ award, Renee Zellweger won best actress for her role in ‘Judy’ and Joaquin Phoenix won the best actor at the 77th Golden Globe Awards. The Golden Globe Awards 2020 were conferred on January 5, 2020 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
Q.3 Which series won the Golden Globe in Best Television Series Drama category?
Big Little Lies
The Morning Show
Explanation: Succession, a British-American comedy-drama television series won the 2020 Golden Globe award in Best Television Series Drama category. The series is created by Jesse Armstrong.
Q.4 Padma Vibhushan awardee T N Chaturvedi passed away on January 5, 2020 at the age of 90 years. He had served as the Governor of which state?
Explanation: Former Karnataka Governor T N Chaturvedi passed away on January 6, 2020 at the age of 90 years. He had served as the Comptroller and Auditor General of India from 1984-1989. He was awarded the Padma Vibhushan in 1991.
Q.5 Which court upheld the West Bengal Madrasa Service Commission Act?
Explanation: The Supreme Court on January 6, 2020 upheld the West Bengal Madrasa Service Commission Act, 2008. This paves the way for appointment of teachers in the madrassas in the state.
Q.6 Who has become the seventh batsman in the world to hit 6 sixes in an over?
Explanation: New Zealand batsman Leo Carter recently hit 6 sixes in an over. He is the 7th player in the world to do so. Earlier, Gary Sobers, Ravi Shastri, Yuvraj Singh, Herschelle Gibbs, Ross Vitali and Hazratullah Zazai have made this record.
Q.7 When is International Braille Day observed?
Explanation: International Braille Day is observed on January 4 every year. This day is celebrated on the occasion of the birthday of Louis Braille. According to the United Nations, about 39 million people are blind in the world.
Q.8 Which country recently elected Umaro Cissoko as its new President?
Explanation: Former Prime Minister and Military General Umaro Cissoko has recently been elected as the President of Guinea-Bissau. He will replace Jose Mario Vaz. He won the presidential election with 53.55 percent of votes.
Q.9 Qassim Soleimani ,who was killed in the US air strike was the Military Commander of which country?
Explanation: The powerful Military Commander of Iran, General Qassim Soleimani was killed in the air strike conducted by the United States. The President of the US is said to have ordered a drone attack on the vehicles, in which the Iran military personnel were travelling near the Bhagdad Airport. Another commander and adviser to Soleimani, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis was also killed in the attack. Soleimani was the commander of the Quds Force of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).
Q.10 Manav Thakkar, who is in news recently, is a famous personality of which sports?
Explanation: The 19-year-old Table Tennis player of India, Manav Thakkar is in news as he reached the top position in the latest International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) rankings in Under-21 men’s single category. This coveted rank could be achieved after he won the Under-21 men’s singles title at the ITTF Challenge Plus North American Open last year. Manav is only the fourth Indian to become World No.1 in the ITTF rankings.Download Question and Explanation
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