Current Affairs Quiz: February 10, 2021

Current Affairs 10 February 2021 Quiz

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  1. Bansi Kaul who passed away was related to which of the following?
    A) Politics
    B) Singing
    C) Dancing
    D) Theatre
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Noted colourist and theatre director Bansi Kaul breathed his last at his residence in Delhi. He was 71.
  2. Union Ministers Narendra Singh Tomar, Dharmendra Pradhan along with others jointly launched unified web portal for monitoring progress of which activities?
    A) Gojardhan
    B) Gobardhan
    C) Govardhan
    D) Gosardhan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Animal Husbandry Minister Giriraj Singh, Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and Minister of State for Jal Shakti Rattan Lal Kataria jointly launched a unified web portal for monitoring the progress of GOBARDHAN activities across the nation.
    Gobardhan is an important component of Swachh Bharat Mission Phase-2 for organic solid waste management.
  3. Where was the 14th International Children’s Film Festival held?
    A) Beijing
    B) Colombo
    C) Dhaka
    D) Kathmandu
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The 14th International Children’s Film Festival of Bangladesh (ICFFB) concluded in Dhaka. Dutch Film Jackie and Oopjen was awarded the Best International Feature Film Award. The Best Director award went to Ani Oganesyan for his film Stork’s Nest from Armenia. A total of 12 awards were presented to the winners at the concluding ceremony.
  4. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala who has become the first African and first woman to lead the embattled World Trade Organization (WTO) belongs to which country?
    A) Nigeria
    B) Kenya
    C) South Africa
    D) Senegal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was poised to become the first African and first woman to lead the embattled World Trade Organization (WTO) after a South Korean rival withdrew and the United States reversed its previous opposition.
  5. Which organization has re-appointed Michael Bloomberg as its Special Envoy on Climate Ambition and Solutions?
    A) European Union
    B) International Monetary Fund
    C) North Atlantic Treaty Organization
    D) United Nations
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres re-appointed Michael Bloomberg as his Special Envoy on Climate Ambition and Solutions, in an effort to mobilize global action in the lead-up to a key climate conference in Scotland in November.
  6. Who has taken the charge as new Director General (Inspection & Safety) at Air Head Quarters?
    A) BG Pahwa
    B) NM Kumar
    C) GS Bedi
    D) BH Bahaduria
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Air Marshal GS Bedi Ati Vishisht Sewa Medal, Vayusena Medal, Vishisht Sewa Medal took over as Director General (Inspection & Safety) at Air Head Quarters.
  7. Which ministry launched ASEAN-INDIA Hackathon 2021?
    A) Ministry of External Affairs
    B) Home Ministry
    C) Ministry of Sciences
    D) Ministry of Education
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Union Education Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ has launched the ASEAN India Hackathon 2021. The ASEAN-INDIA Hackathon is an initiative by PM Modi and is launched by the Ministry of Education.
  8. The Centre has notified the ‘Start-up India Seed Fund Scheme (SISFS)’ with a corpus of how much amount to provide financial assistance to start-ups for proof of concept, prototype development, product trials, market entry and commercialization?
    A) Rs 945 cr
    B) Rs 991 cr
    C) Rs 986 cr
    D) Rs 923 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Centre has notified the ‘Start-up India Seed Fund Scheme (SISFS)’ with a corpus of ₹945 crore to provide financial assistance to start-ups for proof of concept, prototype development, product trials, market entry and commercialisation.
  9. In February 2021, which state government launched the Social Awareness and Action to Neutralise Pneumonia Successfully (‘SAANS’) campaign with the aim of reducing infant mortality due to pneumonia?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Odisha
    D) Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The health department in Madhya Pradesh has launched the Social Awareness and Action to Neutralise Pneumonia Successfully (‘SAANS’) campaign with the aim of reducing infant mortality due to pneumonia.
  10. Which state government approved the implementation of Chief Minister Water Conservation Programme, costing ₹1,340.75 crore?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Karnataka
    C) Goa
    D) Kerala
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Maharashtra Cabinet approved the implementation of Chief Minister Water Conservation Programme, costing ₹1,340.75 crore.
  11. Where is India is the first of its kind ‘PGI Amputee Clinic’ launched?
    A) Faridabad
    B) Delhi
    C) Chandigarh
    D) Rohtak
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, has launched ‘PGI Amputee Clinic’, the first in India.
  12. Which of the following organised KRITAGYA- a National level hackathon to promote innovation in agriculture and allied sectors in the country?
    A) National Centre for Integrated Pest Management
    B) Indian Council of Agricultural Research
    C) National Academy of Agricultural Sciences
    D) Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has started organising KRITAGYA- a National level hackathon to promote innovation in agriculture and allied sectors in the country.
  13. Which bank has announced to not allow its customers to withdraw money from non-EMV automated teller machines (ATMs) from 1 February 2021?
    A) Punjab National Bank
    B) Bank of Baroda
    C) ICICI bank
    D) Yes Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In an attempt to check frauds, the Punjab National Bank (PNB) has taken a giant step and won’t allow its customers to withdraw money from non-EMV automated teller machines (ATMs) from 1 February 2021.
  14. Where will the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, MSME wing of the Government of India will cooperate in setting up industries up to 20 crore rupees?
    A) Deogarh
    B) Ranchi
    C) Hazaribagh
    D) Dhanbad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    In Jharkhand, the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, MSME wing of the Government of India will cooperate in setting up industries up to 20 crore rupees in Dhanbad.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of World Trade Organization (WTO) situated?
    A) Washington DC, USA
    B) Paris, France
    C) Geneva, Switzerland
    D) Vienna, Austria
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) situated?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Noida
    C) Mumbai
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A

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