Current Affairs Quiz: February 24, 2021

Current Affairs 24 February 2021 Quiz

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  1. What is the theme of World Day of Social Justice 2021?
    A) Workers on the move: the quest for social justice
    B) If You Want Peace & Development, Work for Social Justice
    C) A Call for Social Justice in the Digital Economy
    D) Closing the Inequalities Gap to Achieve Social Justice
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The United Nations’ (UN) World Day of Social Justice is annually observed on February 20 to encourage people to look at how social justice affects poverty eradication. This year, the theme for World Day Of Social Justice is “A Call for Social Justice in the Digital Economy”.
  2. What is the theme of World Thinking Day 2021?
    A) Connect and Grow
    B) Leadership
    C) Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
    D) Stand together for Peace
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    World Thinking Day is celebrated each year by the Girl Guides and Girl Scouts across the world on the 22nd February. This year’s Thinking Day theme was “Stand together for Peace”.
  3. Who released the book ‘Rashtra Pratham – 82 varshon ki Swarnim Gatha’ which chronicles the glorious history of CRPF since its raising in 1939?
    A) Rajnath Singh
    B) Amit Shah
    C) Smriti Irani
    D) Nitin Gadkari
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Home Minister Amit Shah released a book ‘Rashtra Pratham – 82 varshon ki Swarnim Gatha‘ in New Delhi.
  4. Who is the author of the book titled ‘Leadership Lessons from 22 Yards’?
    A) Suraj Bhanu
    B) Vikas Tripathi
    C) Srikanth Ram
    D) Rajan Shukla
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The book titled ‘Leadership Lessons from 22 Yards’ by Srikanth Ram has been released recently.
  5. Who has written the book titled “Agriculture Acts 2020”?
    A) A.K. Rajan
    B) T.S. Sarthi
    C) Umesh Rai
    D) Vipin Awasthi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Dravidar Kazhagam president K. Veeramani released a book, Agriculture Acts 2020, written by Justice A.K. Rajan, former judge of the Madras High Court.
  6. With which country has Israel began developing a long-range ballistic missile interceptor, named Arrow-4?
    A) USA
    B) UK
    C) UAE
    D) India
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Israel has begun developing a long-range ballistic missile interceptor, named Arrow-4, together with the US.
  7. Which of the following is the BRICS 2021 website unveiled by External Affairs Minister of India S. Jaishankar?
    A) www.brics2021.org
    B) www.brics2021.com
    C) www.brics2021.in
    D) www.brics2021.gov.in
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The External Affairs Minister of India S. Jaishankar unveiled India’s BRICS 2021 website www.brics2021.gov.in in New Delhi.
  8. Where was the new interceptor boat ICGS C-453 commissioned?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Pune
    C) Chennai
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Indian Coast Guard has got a new interceptor boat ICGS C-453. It was commissioned in Chennai.
  9. V Narayanasamy resigned as the chief minister of which state/UT?
    A) Telangana
    B) Puducherry
    C) Lakshadweep
    D) Kerala
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Puducherry chief minister V Narayanasamy resigned ahead of a floor test to prove his majority weeks before assembly elections are due in the Union Territory.
  10. Who won the women’s singles of Australian Open?
    A) Ashleigh Barty
    B) Alison Riske
    C) Jennifer Brady
    D) Naomi Osaka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Naomi Osaka won her fourth Grand Slam title by pulling away to beat Jennifer Brady 6-4, 6-3 in the Australian Open final.
  11. International furniture and home goods store IKEA has signed an MoU with which Indian state o set up its first store in the state and the largest in the country?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Haryana
    C) Assam
    D) West Bengal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Paving way for international furniture and home goods store IKEA to set up its first store in the state, and the largest in the country, UP Government signed an MoU with the company for a Rs 5,500 crore investment.
  12. As per HSBC, what is the development forecasts for India for 2021-22 (FY22)?
    A) 9.8%
    B) 11.2%
    C) 10.5%
    D) 11.9%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    HSBC has raised their development forecasts from 9 per cent to 11.2 per cent for the approaching fiscal 12 months 2021-22 (FY22) for India.
  13. Which of the following has signed a Statement of Intent with Greenstat Hydrogen India Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary of Greenstat Norway, to set up a Centre of Excellence on Hydrogen?
    A) Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
    B) Bharat Petroleum
    C) Indian Oil Corporation Limited
    D) Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has signed a Statement of Intent with Greenstat Hydrogen India Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary of Greenstat Norway, to set up a Centre of Excellence on Hydrogen.
  14. In February 2021, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has brought which bank under its regulatory purview?
    A) Central Bank of India
    B) IDBI Bank
    C) State Bank of Hyderabad
    D) State Bank of Sikkim
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has brought State Bank of Sikkim under its regulatory purview.
  15. Which insurance company launched savings plan called Bima Jyoti?
    A) Life Insurance Corporation of India
    B) United India Insurance
    C) New India Assurance
    D) Max Life Insurance
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Amid the fall in interest rates offered by banks, the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has launched a non-linked, non-participating, individual savings plan called Bima Jyoti.
    The plan offers guaranteed addition at the rate of Rs 50 per 1,000 basic sum assured (or 5 per cent) at the end of each policy year. The minimum sum assured is Rs 1 lakh, with no upper limit.
  16. In which state has the India’s first Digital University set up?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Uttarakhand
    C) Kerala
    D) Telangana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Kerala took a major step forward in its progress towards a knowledge society with the inauguration of the country’s first Digital University, based in Technocity at Mangalapuram near.
  17. Where did Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurate Skill Development Centre (SDC) for Fire Safety Training at Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Odisha
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated Skill Development Centre (SDC) for Fire Safety Training at Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) at Pilkhuwa in Uttar Pradesh through virtual mode.
  18. In which of the districts of Assam, is the foundation of the first skill university of eastern India laid?
    A) Darrang
    B) Nalbari
    C) Dhubri
    D) Charaideo
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal laid the foundation of the first skill university of eastern India in Darrang district, aimed at imparting training to over 10,000 students in 12 disciplines.
  19. The Centre has reconstituted the governing council of the NITI Aayog with whom as its chairperson?
    A) Amit Shah
    B) Narendra Modi
    C) Rajiv Kumar
    D) Amitabh Kant
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Centre has reconstituted the governing council of the NITI Aayog with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as its chairperson.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of IKEA situated?
    A) Bulgaria
    B) Cameroon
    C) Netherlands
    D) Sweden
    View Answer
    Option C

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