Current Affairs Quiz: February 1, 2021

Current Affairs 1 February 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which country’s prime minister Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh resigned following a protest over a hospital’s treatment in a coronavirus case?
    A) Cambodia
    B) Kyrgyzstan
    C) Philippines
    D) Mongolia
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Mongolia’s prime minister Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh has resigned following a protest over a hospital’s treatment of a new mother who tested positive for the coronavirus.
  2. Where is the scheme called ‘Ek Paudha Suposhit Beti Ke Naam’ launched to make people aware about importance of nourishment of pregnant women and children?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Jharkhand
    C) Rajasthan
    D) Uttar Pradesh
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    A new scheme has been initiated in Sirohi district, Rajasthan to make people aware about importance of nourishment of pregnant women and children. The scheme called Ek Paudha Suposhit Beti Ke Naam or A plant on the name of well nourished daughter’ has been started under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme of the union government.
  3. Who has been appointed as the Secretary, Ministry of Textiles, Government of India?
    A) Upendra Prasad Singh
    B) Pradip Kumar Tripathi
    C) AK Sharma
    D) Vinod Kumar Sahni
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Upendra Prasad Singh, a 1985 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Officer of Odisha Cadre has taken over as Secretary, Ministry of Textiles, Government of India.
  4. In which of its district will the Uttar Pradesh government set up India’s first leather park?
    A) Meerut
    B) Kanpur
    C) Lucknow
    D) Aligarh
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Uttar Pradesh government will establish the first leather park of the country in Kanpur district. The park will be established in 268 area of land in Ramaipur village of Kanpur district and is expected to attract an investment of more than 5850 crores.
  5. Which state government launched a first-of-its-kind initiative in the country to automatically select beneficiaries for old-age pensions that will be paid through the direct benefit transfer (DBT) mode?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Kerala
    C) Rajasthan
    D) Goa
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Karnataka govt launched a first-of-its-kind initiative in the country to automatically select beneficiaries for old-age pensions that will be paid through the direct benefit transfer (DBT) mode.
  6. Where did the technology giant Microsoft announce the launch of its new India Development Center (IDC) facility which is inspired by the Taj Mahal?
    A) Pune
    B) Kolkata
    C) Noida
    D) Bhopal
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Technology giant Microsoft announced the launch of its new India Development Center (IDC) facility in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, which will serve as a premier center of engineering and innovation. The workspace architecture of the centre is inspired by the Taj Mahal. The new IDC is Microsoft’s third development centre in India after Bengaluru and Hyderabad.
  7. Where did the Bharti Airtel announce its 5G ready network?
    A) Bengaluru
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Mumbai
    D) Kolkata
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Bharti Airtel said its network is now 5G ready and successfully demonstrating live 5G service over a commercial network in Hyderabad.
  8. What is the rank of Indian in ‘Asia-Pacific Personalised Health Index’ released by Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)?
    A) 11th
    B) 13th
    C) 8th
    D) 10th
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    India ranked 10th out of 11 Asia Pacific countries in a newly-launched health index to measure the progress towards personalised healthcare. Overall, Singapore has topped the index.
    The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) report ‘Asia-Pacific Personalised Health Index’ measures the readiness of 11 health systems across the region — Australia, China, Japan, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and New Zealand — in adopting personalised healthcare, enabling the right care to be tailored to the right person at the right time.
  9. Which virtual intelligence tool did IT and Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad launch along with ”Work from Anywhere” portal?
    A) Mikoyan
    B) Tejas
    C) Vitara
    D) SpeedX
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    Option
    Explanation:

    IT and Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad launched virtual intelligence tool Tejas and ”Work from Anywhere” portal at an event.
    The National Informatics Centre Services Inc (NICSI), a public sector enterprise under the National Informatics Centre (NIC), celebrated 25 years of its establishment at an event.

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