1. When will the Budget session of the Parliament begin?
a) January 27th
b) January 28th
c) January 29th
d) January 30th

Answer (c) January 29th
The Budget Session of the Parliament will begin on January 29, 2021. Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said that the first part of the session will conclude on February 15, comprising 12 sittings and the second part will begin on March 8 and conclude on April 8, 2021 and will comprise 21 sittings.

2. When will Parakram Diwas be observed in India?
a) January 21st
b) January 22nd
c) January 23rd
d) January 24th

Answer (c) January 23rd
The Indian government has decided to celebrate January 23rd as ‘Parakram Diwas’ every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and inspire the youth of the country with his spirit.

3. Whose 125th birth anniversary will be observed on January 23, 2021?
a) Lal Bahadur Shastri
b) Subhash Chandra Bose
c) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
d) Lala Lajpat Rai

Answer (b) Subhash Chandra Bose
January 23, 2021 marks the 125th Birth Anniversary year of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and the government of India has decided to celebrate the day in a befitting manner at the national and international level.

4. Team India created history on January 19, 2021 by defeating Australia in which among the following venues for the first time in 32 years?
a) Adelaide Oval
b) The MCG
d) The Gabba

Answer (d) The Gabba
Injury-hit Team India created history on January 19, 2021 by beating Australia by three wickets in the fourth and final Test at The Gabba and retaining the prestigious Border-Gavaskar trophy. India claimed the series 2-1. This was Australia’s first defeat in 32 years at their fortress, The Gabba.

5. The centre has asked the CEO of which messaging platform to withdraw proposed changes to the app’s privacy policy?
a) Hike
b) Google Duo
c) Telegram
d) WhatsApp

Answer (d) WhatsApp 
The Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has written to WhatsApp Global CEO Will Cathcart to withdraw the proposed changes to the WhatsApp Privacy Policy for Indian users.