Daily Current Affairs (07 – January – 2020)

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Daily Current Affairs For Competitive Exams (07 – January – 2020)

Welcome to the January 2020 Daily Current Affairs MCQ Question & Answers Section of PuzzlesHuB. Current Affairs Quiz will Boost Your GA Section.

Q.1 Which film won Best Film Award in Drama category in the Golden Globe 2020 Awards? 

Once Upon A Time in Hollywood 

Joker 

Chernobyl

1917

 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? 

Renee Zellweger  

Scarlett Johansson 

Charlize Theron

 Cynthia Erivo 

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 Crown 

Succession  

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? 

Tamil Nadu 

Maharashtra

 Karnataka  

Kerala 

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? 

Kolkata HC

 Delhi HC 

Madras HC 

Supreme Court

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? 

Leo Carter

  John Morrison

 Berry Headly 

Geoff Howarth

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? 

2nd January 

3rd January 

4th January 

 5th January

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? 

Ghana 

Indonesia 

Nigeria 

Guinea-Bissau 

 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?

 Iraq 

Iran  

Israel

 Syria 

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? 

Badminton 

Tennis 

Table Tennis 

 Squash 

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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