Current Affairs Quiz: February 13, 2021

Current Affairs 13 February 2021 Quiz

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  1. When is International Epilepsy Day 2021 observed?
    A) February 7
    B) February 5
    C) February 8
    D) February 3
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    International Epilepsy Day, celebrated each year on the 2nd Monday of February, is an opportunity to raise awareness of epilepsy, what it is, how it can be treated, and what is needed to bring treatment to all people who need it. World Epilepsy Day 2021 is fall on February 8.
  2. Which country made history as its first-ever interplanetary Hope Probe mission successfully entered orbit around Mars?
    A) United Arab Emirates
    B) Russia
    C) England
    D) Indonesia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) made history as its first-ever interplanetary Hope Probe mission successfully entered orbit around Mars. The Emirates Mars Mission, known as the Hope Probe, sent back a signal confirming it’s in orbit.
    When the spacecraft arrived, the Hope Probe marked the UAE as only the fifth country in history to reach the red planet and the Arab nation’s first interplanetary mission.
  3. Which airport bagged ‘Voice of the Customer’ global recognition from the Airports Council International World?
    A) Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport
    B) Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
    C) Bangalore International Airport Limited
    D) Chennai International Airport
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) has secured global recognition from the Airports Council International World’s ‘Voice of the Customer’ award.
  4. Which team won the 13th CEC Cup Ice Hockey Championship?
    A) Shakar Chiktan
    B) Wakha Mulbekh
    C) Drass Red
    D) Club Chiktan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In Kargil Ladakh, Drass Red has won the 13th CEC Cup Ice Hockey Championship beating Hockey Club Chiktan team in the Final match.
  5. What is the theme of World Sustainable Development Summit 2021?
    A) Redefining our common future: Safe and secure environment for all
    B) Towards 2030 Goals: Making the Decade Count
    C) Attaining the 2030 Agenda: Delivering on our Promise
    D) Partnerships for a Resilient Planet
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is inaugurated the World Sustainable Development Summit 2021 via video conferencing. The theme of the Summit is ‘Redefining our common future: Safe and secure environment for all’.
  6. Which of the following organized Indian Army National Seminar-cum-Webinar, named as Divya-Drishti 202?
    A) National Institute of Agricultural Economics and Policy Research
    B) Centre for Social and Economic Progress
    C) Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses
    D) Centre for Land Warfare Studies
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Indian Army National Seminar-cum-Webinar, named as Divya-Drishti 202 on Multi-Domain Operations: Future of Conflicts was organised by Centre for Land Warfare Studies, CLAWS.
  7. Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh virtually inaugurated more than 57,000 water structures constructed in which state/UT under ‘Jalabhishekam’ campaign?
    A) Jharkhand
    B) Punjab
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh virtually inaugurated more than 57,000 water structures constructed in Madhya Pradesh under ‘Jalabhishekam’ campaign from New Delhi.
  8. The government launched a new Central Sector Scheme titled ‘Formation and Promotion of 10,000 Farmer Produce Organizations (FPOs)’ with a budgetary provision of how much amount?
    A) Rs 6,092 crore
    B) Rs 6,865 crore
    C) Rs 6,286 crore
    D) Rs 6,340 crore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Ministry of Agriculture has said that the government has launched a new Central Sector Scheme titled ‘Formation and Promotion of 10,000 Farmer Produce Organizations (FPOs)’ and it has committed resources in this regard with a budgetary provision of Rs 6,865 crore.
  9. Goa has become the which state in the country to successfully undertake Urban Local Bodies reforms stipulated by the Department of Expenditure?
    A) Odisha
    B) Tamil Nadu
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Goa
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Goa has become the 6th State in the country to successfully undertake Urban Local Bodies reforms stipulated by the Department of Expenditure. Goa has joined five other states – Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur, Rajasthan and Telangana, who have completed Urban Local Bodies reforms.
  10. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, CCEA gave its nod to a proposal of the Department of Fertilizers for Grant-in-aid of how much amount to Brahmaputra Valley Fertilizers Corporation Limited (BVFCL), Namrup in Assam?
    A) Rs 100 crore
    B) Rs 400 crore
    C) Rs 300 crore
    D) Rs 200 crore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, CCEA has given its nod to a proposal of the Department of Fertilizers for Grant-in-aid of Rs 100 crore to Brahmaputra Valley Fertilizers Corporation Limited (BVFCL), Namrup in Assam to sustain operations of it’s urea manufacturing units.
  11. In February 2021, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari launched India’s first-ever which of the following?
    A) CNG Tractor
    B) Driverless Train
    C) Helicopter summit
    D) Biojet fuel bus
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India’s first-ever diesel tractor converted to CNG formally launched by the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari.
  12. On 10th February 2021, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) purchased government securities worth how much amount through open market operations (OMOs)?
    A) Rs 15,000 crore
    B) Rs 25,000 crore
    C) Rs 10,000 crore
    D) Rs 20,000 crore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced that it purchased government securities worth ₹20,000 crore through open market operations (OMOs) on 10 February 2021in a bid to cap yields of treasury bonds and support an expanded government borrowing programme.
  13. New Development Bank (NDB) committed how much amount into the NIIF Fund of Funds (FoF)?
    A) $150 million
    B) $100 million
    C) $50 million
    D) $80 million
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    New Development Bank (NDB), the multilateral development bank established by the BRICS states, has announced a commitment of $100 million into the NIIF Fund of Funds (FoF).
  14. According to India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) estimates, India’s gross domestic product (GDP) will bounce back to what per cent growth in FY22?
    A) 11.8%
    B) 9.1%
    C) 10.4%
    D) 8.6%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) estimates India’s gross domestic product (GDP) to bounce back to 10.4 per cent growth in FY22 driven by base effect, signalling that a meaningful recovery will not happen before FY23.
  15. Which state government in February 2021 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Flipkart to promote wooden toys, local artifacts and handicrafts?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Tamil Nadu
    C) Himachal Pradesh
    D) Odisha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In order to promote wooden toys, local artifacts, handicrafts Maharashtra Small Industries Development Corporation and Maharashtra State Khadi & Village Industries Board have signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) with Flipkart.
  16. The country’s foreign exchange reserves rose by 4.85 billion US Dollars to touch a record high of hoe much amount in the week ended January 29?
    A) $527.19 billion
    B) $488.34 billion
    C) $437.29 billion
    D) $590.18 billion
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The country’s foreign exchange reserves rose by 4.85 billion US Dollars to touch a record high of 590.18 billion dollars in the week ended January 29.
  17. Which company tied up with Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and Central Manufacturing Technology Institute (CMTI) establish first-of-its-kind digital transformation lab?
    A) General Electric
    B) Siemens
    C) Philips
    D) Daimler AG
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Siemens said it has signed pacts with Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and Central Manufacturing Technology Institute (CMTI) establish first-of-its-kind digital transformation lab.
  18. Indian pharma market is expected to hit how much by 2030 as said by Chemical and Fertiliser Minister D V Sadananda Gowda at the 6th edition of ‘Indian Pharma & India Medical Device’ 2021?
    A) $130 billion
    B) $150 billion
    C) $110 billion
    D) $120 billion
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Indian pharmaceutical industry has proved to be a dependable supplier of quality drugs in a time of global need on account of the COVID-19 pandemic, and is expected to reach a size of $130 billion by 2030, Chemical and Fertiliser Minister D V Sadananda Gowda said at the 6th edition of ‘Indian Pharma & India Medical Device 2021.
  19. Wipro 3D has tied up with which of the following to manufacture metal 3D printed aircraft engine component?
    A) BEML Limited
    B) Bharat Dynamics
    C) Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd
    D) Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Wipro 3D and Engine Division of Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) have collaborated for the development, manufacturing and air worthiness certification of a critical aero-engine component operating in the hot zone, using metal 3D printing.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Siemens located?
    A) Canberra, Australia
    B) Munich, Germany
    C) Bern, Switzerland
    D) Vienna, Austria
    View Answer
    Option B
  2. Where is Central Manufacturing Technology Institute located?
    A) Bengaluru
    B) Mumbai
    C) Kolkata
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A

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