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    January 2020 Current Affairs Pakistan and World

    December 29, 2020

    January 2020 Current Affairs Pakistan and World

    January 2020 Current Affairs Pakistan and World whole month with detail is as under:

    Q.1: When Iran’s most powerful military commander, Gen Qasem Soleimani, was killed by a US airstrike in Iraq?

    Short Detail:

    • Killed in US airstrike on 3rdJan, 2020.
    • Heading Iran’s QudusElite Force which was a unit of Iran’s Revolutionarily Guard.
    • Killed at Baghdad Airport along with Iraq’s Militia Commander Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandis.
    • After the death of QasimSulemani, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatullah Khamenei appointed Brigadier EsmailQaa’nias commander of QudusForce.
    • Funeral prayer offered on 6thJan,2020
    • 3 days of mourning was announced countrywide.

    Q:2. How many spots did Pakistan drop on the Global Corruption Perceptions Index 2019?

    • Transparency International on Thursday 23rdJan, 2020 released Global Corruption Perceptions Index 2019.
    • Dropped 3 spots in 2019
    • In 2018, it was on 117 while in 2019 it is on 120
    • Pakistan ranked 120 out of 180 countries
    • Score in 2019: 32
    • Score in 2018: 33

    Q. 3: When Services Chiefs’ Tenure Amendment Bill,2020 was passed by the National Assembly of Pakistan?

    • Bill passed in National Assembly: on 7th January,
    • Passed by the senate: 8th Jan.
    • Amendments were made in the Army Act 1952, Pakistan Air Force Act 1953, and Pak Navy Act 1961.
    • Now called: The Pakistan Army (Amendment ) Bill, 2020, The Air Force (Amendment) Bill 2020 and Pakistan Navy (amendment ) bill 2020.
    • Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjarni chaired the session.
    • Defense Minster Pervez Khattaktabled the bill
    • As per amendments, the hiring of services’ chiefs and CJCSC would be PM’s prerogative.
    • PM decision, the Age limit fixed 64 in the case of reappointment and extension otherwise the officer will retire at the age of 60 years. Appointment can not be challenged in any court.
    • Supreme Court on 28th November 2019 allowed the extension to General Bajwafor 6 months and asked Govtto to determine the tenure or law within the period.

    Q.4: When did the new CEC (Chief Election Commissioner) of Pakistan take oath along with 2 members?

    Ans: 27th Jan, 2020

    Short Details:

    • He was appointed on 24th Jan while he took oath on 27th Jan, 2020.
    • Chief Justice of Pak Gulzar Ahmed administered oath to new CEC Jalal Sikander Sultan.
    • CEC was dysfunctional after the retirement of former CEC on 5th Dec, 2019.
    • Appointed for 5 years.
    • 2 Members of Election Commission i.eNisarDuranifrom Sindh and Shah M. Jatoifrom Balochistanalso took oath from New CEC

    Q.5: Who is the current DG ISPR of Pakistan (Director General Inter-Services Public Relations?

    • On 17th January, Major General Babar Iftikhar appointed as new DG ISPR.
    • He replaced Major General Asif Ghafoorwho was appointed on 15th December 2016.
    • Major G Asif Ghafoor appointed GOC (General Officer Commanding) Okara Division.
    • And MajGeneral AzharWaqasappointed DG MI

    Q: 6. Who is the current Sultan of Oman after the death of Sultan Qaboos?

    • Haitham bin Tariq Al Saeed 65 years sworn as new Sultan of Oman on Jan 11th, 2020.
    • previously served as minister of Heritage and Culture.
    • Sultan Qaboos died at the age of 79 on 10th January 2020 due to prolong disease of colon cancer.

    Q. 7: When Ukraine passenger Plane crashed in Iran?

    • Ukraine passenger plane crashed on 8th Jan.
    • Killing all 176 on board.
    • Boeing 737 from Tehran to Kiev.
    • Iran called it human error.
    • US officials said 2 missiles were launched.
    • Carried 82 passengers from Iran, 63 from Canada, 11 from Ukraine, 10 from Sweden, 4 from Afghanistan, and others.

    Q: 8. When Pakistan Successfully conducted surface to surface training launch Missile Ghaznavi?

    • Pakistan on 23rd Jan.
    • It is capable of delivering war heads up to a range of 290 KM.
    • It is surface to surface ballistic missile (SSBM).

    Q:9. Which port was inaugurated by PM Imarn Khan in Khyber Pakhtun khwaon 10th January, 2020?

    • Azakhel Dry Port was inaugurated in District Nowshera.
    • Competed at a cost of 510 million.
    • Expected to boosttrade and economic activities in KP.

    Q: 10. How many Law makers were suspended from their memberships over Non-Decleration of assets by the Election Commission of Pakistan?

    • On 16th January, 2020 ECP suspended memberships of 318 lawmakers.
    • Senate: 12
    • National Assembly: 70
    • Punjab Assembly:115
    • Sindh Assembly: 40
    • KP Assembly: 60
    • Baluchistan Assembly: 21

    Q:12. Which Pakistani Scientist was conferred China’s highest Scientific Award on 11th January 2020?

    • Chinese President Xi, Jinping conferred the highest scientific award (China International Science and Technology Cooperation Award.) for the year 2020 conferred to famous Pakistan Scientist Professor Dr Atta ur-Rehman.
    • Award given in the field of chemistry.

    Q.13. Name the Prime Minister of Qatar who has recently been appointed?

          Ans: Sheikh Khalid Bin Khalifa Thani.

    Q.14. When did National Assembly pass ZainabAlert, Recovery and Response Bill 2020?

    • National Assembly on Zainab’s Death anniversary passed this bill.
    • 8th January, 2020.
    • Bill Introduces response and recovery mechanism for missing children.
    • Minimum punishment 10 and maximum 14 years and 1 million fine.
    • Bill presented by Human RightsMinister Dr. shireen Mazari.
    • According to the bill, Police have to proceed the case within 2 hours, otherwise action against the official.



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    Q1: Where is the headquarters of Amnesty international = London
    Q2: Where E U ‘ Headquarters are based= Brussels
    Q3= In which year UNO was established= 1945
    Q4: Pakistan and India Simla Agreement = July 1972
    Q5: When state of Israel was established= 14 May 1948
    Q6: Abyssinia is the old name= Ethiopia

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    Q7: The old name of Attock city is = Cambelpur
    Q8= What is the rael name of Confucius = Kong Qiu
    Q9: Who is the only person (male) who has won Nobel Prize twice = Dr.Linus Carl Pauling
    Q10: Which pass connects Peshawar with Chitral = Malakand pass
    Q11: How Manny languages and Dialects are spoken language= 6000
    Q12: IBRD is the other name of = World Bank
    Q13: Kyat is the currency of = Myammar

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    Q14= Genoa is port City in = Italy
    Q15= OIC Headquarters is in = Jeddah
    Q16:The republic is written by = Plato
    Q17: Which among the following counties is not a member of G7 = Spain
    Q:18 Capital of Taiwan is = Taipei

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    Q:19 1st Would Cup of Cricket was played in = 1975
    Q:20 Asghar Khan Become Air Marshal of Pakistan in = 1957
    Q:21 For how many days did the war of 1965 last = 17 days
    Q:22 Gerbil is a kind is = Rodent

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    Q:23 Financial year of Pakistan starts from = 1st July
    Q:24 Partition of Bengal was Annulled after = 6 Years
    Q:25 Which Among the Following is the oldest city of Pakistan = Multan
    Q:26 Ghulam Muhammad Barrage was Constructed on River = Indus
    Q:27 The Fastest hundred was by = Brendon McCullum

    Q:28 Siachen dispute started in = 1984
    Q:29 Quaid -e- Azam left Congress in = 1920
    Q:30 Badshahi Mosque is in Lahore built = 1673

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    Q:31 UNO came into being = 1945
    Q :32 Which of the following numbers is Divisible by 12 ? = 4404
    Q:33 What is the Capital of Canada = Ottawa
    Q :34 A good substitute of meat potatoes = Beans
    Q:35 When OIC was founded = 1969
    Q:36 Allama Muhammad Iqbal delivered Khutba Allahbbad = 30 Dec 1930
    Q37: Which PM of Pakistan had the shortest tenure = MUHAMMAD Ayub
    Q:38 Which gas we exhale = Carbon Dioxide
    Q:39 The headquarters of Asin Development bank is = Manila
    Q40: Who was the Prime Ministry of Bangladesh = Haseena Wajid
    Q:41 Gaza city is = Palestine

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    Q:42 Rio De Janeiro is one the capital cities = Brazil
    Q:43 Qantas Airline is the Airline of = Australia
    Q:44 The capital of New Zealand = Wellington
    Q:45 The World largest river is = Nile
    Q:46 Bengal was divided in 1905 during the time of = Lord Curzon
    Q:47: Brass is an alloy of copper and = Zine
    Q:48 The planet nearest the sun is= Merculy
    Q:49 Gun Powder is = Mixture

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    Q50: How many bones are there in a newly born infant = 300
    Q51: What is the length of badminton couty for single competition 14.63
    Q52: Province having Largest Coastline = Baluchistan
    Q53:The last king of Afghanistan was = MUHAMMAD Zahir shah


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    Q54: Current Secretary General of UN belongs to = Portugal
    Q55: Capital of Bosnia = Sarajevo
    Q56: PM of Malaysia = Mahati Muhammad
    Q57: President of Cuba = Miguel Diaz
    Q58: FiFA world cup 2022 will be played in = Qatar
    Q59:EIGE of EU relates to = Gender Equality
    Q60: Harriet Tubman Belong to = USA
    Q61: Kalma without dot = 1st

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    Q62: 30% of 100 is equal to 3% of which digit = 1000
    Q63: Which Of the following Ratios is the largest = 21:29
    Q64: Divide 30 to 1/2 and add 10 you will get = 70
    Q65: Australian called = Aussie
    Q66: 1st President of the United States of America = George Washington

    Q67: Which is the Deepest lake in the world = Baikal
    Q68: Gomal University is in = Dera Ismail Khan
    Q69: Pakistan Become member of (International Labour Organization) = 1947
    Q70:Who was Punjab 1st Inspector General Police = Khan Qurban Ali Khan
    Q71: In which year was West Pakistan established as One unit in Pakistan = 1955
    Q72:Who was the leader of ” Quit India Movement ” = Mahatma Gandhi
    Q73: Which country’s flag never files at Half – Mast = Saudi Arabia
    Q74: Britain has = Multi -Party System

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    Q75: Current President of Syria is = Bashar Al Assad
    Q76: Pakistan 2rd Construction was ” Promulgated in = 1962
    Q77: Pakistan 1st General Election were held in = 1970
    Q78: Dr.Allama Iqbal got his P.H degree from = Germany
    Q79: Quaid-e-Azam joined Muslim league in = 1913
    Q80: The founder of Mughal rule in India was = Babur
    Q81: According to Labor laws , no children under the age of ___ factories and mines = 14 Years
    Q82: Hassan Rouhan is the president of = Iran
    Q83: The karakoram Highway links Pakistan and China through = khunjerab pass
    Q84: Allepo is the coastal * city of ,* = Syria
    Q85: Chitral valley is in = KPK

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    Q86: The exim Bank is in = China
    Q87: The International Criminal Police Organization is known as = Interpol
    Q88: The picture at the back of 5000 note is of = Faisal Mosque
    Q89: NATO is a/an__ alliance = Military
    Q90:The Government of India Act was passed in = 1935
    Q91: Kashmir solidarity day = 5th February
    Q92: Margalla Hills ” are a part of which mountain range = Lesser Himalayan
    Q93: At which temperature does bacteria Die = 102 F

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    Q94: Indian Railways started operation = 40075km
    Q95: What is the title of Hazrat Ibrahim (A.S) = Khalil Ullah
    Q96: Pakistan population is what per cent of the world’s population = 2.7%
    Q97: The largest famine hit Eithuopia in = 1983

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    Q98: A normal CD – Room ususlly can store up to data = 680mb
    Q99: What is the percentage of water present in our brain = 73%
    Q100: What is the life span of red blood cells = 120days
    Q101: Paris climate Agreement was adopted in = 2015

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    Q102: How many countries are there in Asia = 48
    Q103: In which country does the Batura Glacier lie = Pakistan
    Q104: international Mother language is eclebrated on = 21 February
    Q105: The number of elements in power set { 1,2,3} is = 8
    Q106: SCO was established = 1996
    Q107: How many layers does Earth’s atmosphere have = 4
    Q108: Which Balochistan was given the status of Pakistan = 1970
    Q109:What is the colour of oxyhaemoglobin = Bright Red

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