Current Affairs 3 January 2021

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi rated the most popular leader in the world.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been rated as the most popular head of state by an American research firm.
  • The survey was conducted by an American firm in 13 countries including the US, Japan, and Brazil.
  • According to the research firm, over 75 percent of people approved Mr. Modi, while 20 percent disapproved, putting his net approval rating at 55 percent. This is higher than any other world leader.

DCGI approved two Covid19 vaccines- Astra Zeneca’s Covishield and Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin.

  • DCGI (Drugs Controller General of India), has given approval for restricted use in an emergency situation of two Covid19 vaccines- Serum Institute of India’s Covishield and Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin.
  • Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) gave its approval followed by the recommendation of the Subject Expert Committee (SEC) that recommended both vaccines for emergency use.
  • Drug Controller General of India: VG Somani.

Sports News

Pakistan Cricket Board announced annual awards 2020.

  • Pakistan captain Babar Azam was named the Most Valuable Cricketer of the Year in the PCB awards.
  • The 26-year-old was also adjudged the White-ball Cricketer of the Year after averaging 110.5 and 55.2 in the ODIs and T20Is respectively.
  • In the four Tests played during the year, Babar scored 338 runs at an average of 67.6.

List of all winners:

  • Most Valuable Cricketer of the Year – Babar Azam
  • Test Cricketer of the Year – Mohammad Rizwan
  • White-ball Cricketer of the Year – Babar Azam
  • Individual Performance of the Year – Fawad Alam (102 v New Zealand, 1st Test)
  • Women’s Cricketer of the Year – Aliya Riaz
  • Domestic Cricketer of the Year – Kamran Ghulam
  • Corporate Achievement of the Year – First-ever HBL PSL 2020 in Pakistan
  • Men’s Emerging International Cricketer of the Year – Naseem Shah
  • Men’s Emerging Cricketer of the Year – Rohail Nazir
  • Women’s Emerging Cricketer of the Year – Fatima Sana
  • Umpire of the Year – Asif Yaqoob

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Current Affairs 3 January 2021 Quiz and Answers

1. Who is the current Drug Controller of India?
a) VG Somani
b) Fatima Sana
c) Soma Mondal
d) Paramjit Singh

Correct Answer: A (VG Somani)

Explanation: VG Somani is the Drug Controller of India.

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2. Which are the two vaccines approved by DCGI?
a) Adenovirus, Cholera
b) Covaxin, Covishield
c) Haemophilus, DTap
d) DTap, Anthrax

Correct Answer: B (Covaxin, Covishield)

Explanation: DCGI (Drugs Controller General of India) has given approval for restricted use in an emergency situation of two Covid19 vaccines- Serum Institute of India’s Covishield and Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin.

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3. Name the Pakistan cricketer who has been awarded as the ‘Most Valuable Cricketer’ in the PCB awards?
a) Mohammad Azam
b) Fawad Alam
c) Babar Azam
d) Aliya Riaz

Correct Answer: C (Babar Azam)

Explanation: Pakistan captain Babar Azam was named the Most Valuable Cricketer of the Year in the PCB awards. The 26-year-old was also declared as the White-ball Cricketer of the Year after averaging 110.5 and 55.2 in the ODIs and T20Is respectively. In the four Tests played during the year, Babar scored 338 runs at an average of 67.6.

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4. Name the Bharat Biotech’s vaccine, received approval by DCGI?
a) DTap
b) Covishield
c) Anthrax
d) Covaxin

Correct Answer: D (Covaxin)

Explanation: DCGI (Drugs Controller General of India) has given approval for restricted use in an emergency situation of Covid19 Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin.

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5.Who has been awarded as the ‘Umpire of the Year’ by the Pakistan Cricket Board?
a) Rohail Nazir
b) Asif Yaqoob
c) Kamran Ghulam
d) Naseem Shah

Correct Answer: B (Asif Yaqoob)

Explanation: Asif Yaqoob has been awarded as the ‘Umpire of the Year’ by the Pakistan Cricket Board.

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