Current Affairs Quiz: February 21, 2021

Current Affairs 21 February 2021 Quiz

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  1. Recently India signed a MoU with which country for reconstruction of six secondary schools in Himalayan region?
    A) Nepal
    B) China
    C) Bhutan
    D) Myanmar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India and Nepal signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the reconstruction of six secondary schools in the Himalayan nation.
  2. Which country hosted a workshop on COVID-19 Management: Experience, Good Practices and Way Forward’?

    A) India
    B) SriLanka
    C) Nepal
    D) China

    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India hosted a Workshop on ‘COVID-19 Management: Experience, Good Practices and Way Forward’.
  3. How much amount of new central sector schemes for industrial development of Jammu and Kashmir has been announced?
    A) Rs 28400 cr
    B) Rs 30000 cr
    C) Rs 52500 cr
    D) Rs 35400 cr
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Government has announced a new Central Sector Scheme for Industrial Development of Jammu and Kashmir. The scheme is approved with a total outlay of 28 thousand 400 crore rupees.
  4. Which campaign was launched by central government to ensure energy security in the country?
    A) In Electric
    B) Save Energy
    C) Go Energy
    D) Go Electric
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Central Government launched the Go Electric campaign to boost the adoption of electric mobility vehicles and electric cooking appliances to ensure energy security in the country.
  5. Recently Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar inaugurated the Atal Paryavaran Bhavan in which state?
    A) Delhi
    B) Lakshadweep
    C) Gujarat
    D) Ladakh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar inaugurated the Atal Paryavaran Bhavan at Lakshadweep. He reached Kavaratti in Lakshadweep a four day official visit.
  6. Recently Sikkim CM launched “Free Gift Milk to girl students of Sikkim “ initiative.Who is the CM of Sikkim?
    A) N Biren Singh
    B) Tathagata Roy
    C) PS Tamang
    D) Sarbanda Sonowal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Sikkim Chief Minister P. S. Tamang launched the ‘Free Gift Milk to Girl Students of Sikkim’initiative at Gangtok last week.
  7. Which state to host annual cultural festival Utsavam 2021?
    A) Kerala
    B) Karnataka
    C) TamilNadu
    D) Assam
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Bringing alive Keralas rich and diverse folk and ritualistic art traditions in 30 venues across the state, the 7-day annual cultural festival ‘Utsavam 2021’ is to get off to a colourful start on February 20.
  8. Recently which country has officially rejoined the Paris Climate Agreement?
    A) UK
    B) USA
    C) India
    D) France
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The United States has officially rejoined the Paris Agreement informed by Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
  9. As per RBI data,India forex reserves were down by USd249 million to how much amount?
    A) USD 583.697 million
    B) USD 689.087 million
    C) USD 563.757 million
    D) USD 454.686 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The country’s foreign exchange reserves fell by USD 249 million to USD 583.697 billion in the week ended February 12, RBI data showed.
  10. As per S&P global ratings,which county will be the fastest growing emerging market economies with 10% growth in next fiscal?
    A) China
    B) India
    C) Bangladesh
    D) USA
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    S&P Global Ratings has said that India will be one of the fastest growing emerging marketeconomies with a 10 per cent growth in the next fiscal.
  11. Which team lifted the first Ice Hockey cup 2021 in Leh?
    A) ITBP
    B) Indian Oil
    C) ONGC
    D) Ladakh Scouts Regiment Centre
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Ladakh Scouts Regiment Centre (LSRC) Men’s and Kharu women have lifted the 1st Lieutenant Governor Ice Hockey Cup in their respective sections, in Leh.
  12. Who has won the Women’s doubles title of Australian open 2021?
    A) Sania Mirza and Serena Williams
    B) Aryna Sabalenka and Katerina Sabakiva
    C) Barbara Krejcikova and Elise Mertens
    D) Elise Mertens and Aryna Sabalenka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    In Tennis, the Belgian and Belarus pair of Elise Mertens and Aryna Sabalenka has won the WOMEN’S doubles final of the Australian Open 2021.
  13. Who won the singles title at 82nd Senior National Table Tennis Championships 2021?
    A) Manila Batra
    B) Reeth Rishya
    C) Ankita Das
    D) Manisha Agarwal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s top-ranked table tennis player Manika Batra beat Reeth Rishya, 4-2, in the women’s singles final, to win the 82nd Senior National Table Tennis Championship, at the Tau Devi Lal Sports Complex in Panchkula, Haryana.
  14. Who has become the first Indian to be elected as chairperson of the Advisroy Committee of the Human Rights Council?
    A) Bhanu Chawla
    B) Aveek Sarkar
    C) Ajay Malhotra
    D) Sameer NigAm
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Ajai Malhotra has become the first Indian to be elected as the Chairperson of the Advisory Committee of the Human Rights Council, said the Permanent Mission of India at United Nations.
  15. Which city has got recognition as 2020 Tree City of the World?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) NewDelhi
    C) Lucknow
    D) Kochi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization and the Arbor Day Foundation have recognized Hyderabad as a 2020 Tree City of World, for its commitment to growing and maintaining urban forests.
  16. Whoch country space agency successfully landed its 5th rover “Perseverance “ on Mars?
    A) USA
    B) India
    C) Japan
    D) China
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The American space agency NASA successfully landed its fifth rover ‘Perseverance’ on Marsin a deep crater near the planet’s equator called Jezero.
  17. Which country successfully test fired anti tank guided missile “Helena” and “Dhruvastra” recently?
    A) India
    B) Pakistan
    C) Nepal
    D) Japan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India successfully test fired indigenously-developed anti-tank guided missile systems ‘Helina’and ‘Dhruvastra’, paving their induction into the Army and the Indian Air Force respectively.
  18. Who released the book “Rashtra Pratham-82 Varsha ki swarnim Gathas”?
    A) Amit shah
    B) Narendra Modi
    C) Smriti Irani
    D) Rajnath Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Home Minister Amit Shah released a book ‘Rashtra Pratham – 82 varshon ki Swarnim Gatha(Nation First – The Golden Story of 82 Years)’ in New Delhi.
  19. When is Soil Health Card Day observed?
    A) February 20
    B) February 19
    C) February 18
    D) February 21
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Every year India observes the Soil Health Card Day on 19 February.
  20. What is the theme of World Day of Social Justice 2021?
    A) A call for Social Justice in the Digital Economy
    B) Closing the inequality gap to achieve social justice
    C) If you want peace and development,work for social justice
    D) Workers on move-Quest for social justice
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The World Day of Social Justice is observed every year on February 20.
  21. When is World Pangolin Day observed every year?
    A) 1st Saturday of February
    B) 3rd Saturday of February
    C) 2nd Sunday of February
    D) 1st Monday of February
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    World Pangolin Day is celebrated on the “Third Saturday of February” every year. In 2021, the annual World Pangolin Day is being celebrated on 20 February.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Standard and Poor Global Ratings?
    A) NewYork
    B) Rome
    C) London
    D) Washington DC
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of United Nation Human Rights Council?
    A) Vienna
    B) Geneva
    C) Rome
    D) Paris
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Which is the constituency of Home minister Amit Shah?
    A) Gandhinagar
    B) Morena
    C) Damoh
    D) Surat
    View Answer
    Option A

  4. Where is the HQ of NASA?
    A) London
    B) Rome
    C) Washington
    D) NewYork
    View Answer
    Option C

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