Q&A : 31 January current affairs English 2024

Today we will know the current affair of 31st January, which questions will be asked in the competition from 31th January, you will know all these questions in this article, if you are preparing for any exam like – Up Police, Upsc, MPPSC, UPSC MP Police, UPSI Bank Railway etc. then this current affair will be useful for you.

Which day is celebrated on 31 January?

International Zebra Day is celebrated on 31 January and the purpose of celebrating it is to raise awareness about zebras and garner support for their conservation. 31 January is ‘Betrayal Day’ across the country.
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31 January 2024 current affairs Q&A

1.Which state of India has recently launched ‘Road Safety Force’?
(a) Haryana
(b) Delhi
(c) Madhya Pradesh

Answer (d)Punjab

Explain – Recently, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann launched the country’s first ‘Road Safety Force’.

Also, the objective of starting it is to reduce road accidents and deaths due to road accidents in Punjab. Earlier, Punjab state had become the first state to implement Right to Walk.


2. Simran, a student of Shrimad Dayanand Kanya Gurukul Mahavidyalaya, has set a world record in Yogasana. This is related to which state of the country?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Jharkhand
(c) Madhya Pradesh

Answer -(a) Uttar Pradesh

Explain – This record of hers was included in the Book of World Records. Simran has made the record by doing Nidrasana continuously for 28 minutes.

3.Chairman of Chandigarh University named __________ Rajya Sabha member by President Draupadi Murmu?
(a)Satnam Sandhu
(b) Sartaj Sand
(c) Mukul Chandra Narwade
(d) none of these

Answer (a)Satnam Sandhu

Explain – President Draupadi Murmu nominated Satnam Sandhu to Rajya Sabha, Rajya Sabha members are nominated under Article 80 of the Constitution.


4. ________ of Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi was celebrated on 30 January?
(a)96th death anniversary
(b)66th death anniversary
(c)76th death anniversary
(d)86th death anniversary

Answer -(c)76th death anniversary

Explain – Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated by Nathuram Godse during a function in New Delhi on 30 January 1948.
Martyrs’ Day on 30 January, also known as Sarvodaya Diwas,

5. Indian _________ Mandeep Jangra won the title of USA Intercontinental Championships organized by ‘National Boxing Association (NBA)’ of USA.?
(b) wrestling
(c) cricketer
(d) badminton

Answer -(a)Boxer

Mandeep Jangra, who comes from Haryana state of India, defeated Gerardo Esquivel of America in the title match. She won silver medals at the 2013 Asian Amateur Boxing Championships and 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

6. The Government of India has appointed Anil Kumar Lahoti as the new Chairman of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) in place of ___________?
(a)P.D. vaghela
(b)P. G Goyal
(c)Dr. Nidhi
(d) Dr. Ashutosh

Answer -(a)P.D. vaghela

Explain – P.d. After the end of Vaghela’s tenure, Meenakshi Gupta was made the interim chairman of TRAI. Anil Kumar Lahoti’s tenure as TRAI chairman will last for three years or till the age of 65 years.

The current TRAI chairman is Anil Kumar Lahoti.

The Act is designed to regulate telecommunication services, decide disputes, dispose of appeals and protect the interests of service providers and consumers of the telecom sector.

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India was established on 28 March 1997

7. Which state government has launched the ‘Laghu Baan Jaati Dravya Kray’ (LABHA) scheme?
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Odisha
(d) Jharkhand

Answer (c) Odisha

Odisha state government has announced LABHA scheme for the development of tribals of the state. The full name of LABHA scheme is ‘Laghu Baan Jaati Dravya Kray’ Scheme.
Under the scheme, minor forest produce collected by tribals can be sold at the minimum support price fixed by the government.


8. Azali Assoumani has been appointed as the President of which country?
(b) Kenya
(c) Peru
(d) None of these

Answer (a)Comoros

Explain – Recently Azali Assoumani has been appointed the President of the African country Comoros.
Azali Assoumani was elected President of Comoros in 2002, 2016, 2019 and 2024. Azali Assoumani is currently the Chairman of the African Union.

9. Which Indian player won the Australian Open Deaf Championship title?

(a) Prithvi Shekhar
(b) Pratap Singh
(c) Mohan Dixit
(d) none of these

Answer -(a)Prithvi Shekhar

Explain – Prithvi Shekhar defeated Gabor Mathé of Hungary in the final match. Apart from this, Prithvi Shekhar along with his partner Flindell became the runner-up in the men’s doubles event of the Australian Open Deaf Championship.


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