Current Affairs Quiz: February 25, 2021

Current Affairs 25 February 2021 Quiz

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  1. Rahul Khullar who passed away was the former chairman of which organization?
    A) Telecom Regulatory Authority of India
    B) Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority
    C) Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority
    D) Securities and Exchange Board of India
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Former chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Rahul Khullar passed away in New Delhi owing to a prolonged illness.
  2. Who is the author of the book titled ‘Runway to Skilled India’?
    A) Mukesh Kumar
    B) Rakesh Biyani
    C) Darlie O Koshy
    D) Rakesh Biyani
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Noted educationist and leader of skilling India Dr Darlie O Koshy’s new book titled ‘Runway to Skilled India’ was unveiled at the India Craft Week being held at Bikaner House, New Delhi.
  3. When is Central Excise Day observed in India?
    A) February 20
    B) February 21
    C) February 23
    D) February 24
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Central Excise Day is celebrated every year on February 24 across the whole India to encourage the employees of excise department to carry out the central excise duty all over India in better way
  4. ITC Grand Chola Hotel situated where was awarded the ‘Swachh Hotel’ award as part of Swachh Survekshan 2021?
    A) Tiruvallur
    B) Guindy
    C) Velachery
    D) Porur
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The ITC Grand Chola Hotel, Guindy was awarded the ‘Swachh Hotel’ award as part of Swachh Survekshan 2021 by the Greater Chennai Corporation, for its sustained initiatives in solid waste management.
  5. Who own the Critic’s Best Actress award at the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2021?
    A) Kiara Advani
    B) Deepika Padukone
    C) Kareena Kapoor
    D) Sara Ali Khan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2021 were announced, to honour the best in Indian cinema, television, music, and OTT.
    List of 2021 awards:
    Best Actor (Female) – Deepika Padukone, Chhapaak
    Best Actor (Male) – Akshay Kumar, Laxmii.
    Critic’s Best Actress – Kiara Advani, Guilty
    Critic’s Best Actor – Sushant Singh Rajput, Dil Bechara
    Best Film – Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior
  6. Which has been awarded “Best Service Provider” in Human Resources and also the best institution for “Excellence in Learning & Development” at the 29th Global HRD Congress awards function?
    A) Indian Bank
    B) Dena Bank
    C) Union Bank of India
    D) Bank of India
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Union Bank of India was awarded “Best Service Provider” in Human Resources and also the best institution for “Excellence in Learning & Development” at the 29th Global HRD Congress awards function held at Mumbai.
    Kalyan Kumar, Chief General Manager, HR was named as “Chief Human Resources Officer of the Year”.
  7. Irakli Garibashvili has been elected as the prime minister of which country?
    A) Romania
    B) Georgia
    C) Kazakhstan
    D) Belarus
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Parliament of Georgia confirmed Irakli Garibashvili as Prime Minister along with a vote of confidence in the cabinet Garibashvili put forward.
  8. Who has been elected as President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) for 2021-22?
    A) Subhash Chandra Saraf
    B) Sumit Binani
    C) Debashis Mitra
    D) Nihar N Jambusaria
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Nihar N Jambusaria has been elected as President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) for 2021-22. Meanwhile, Debashis Mitra has been elected as Vice President of CA Institute with effect from February 12.
  9. Which country’s women’s contingent finished at top in 30th Adriatic Pearl tournament held in Budva, Montenegro?
    A) India
    B) Morocco
    C) Greece
    D) Russia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In Boxing, Arundhati Choudhary in 69 kilogram category and Naorem Babyrojisana Chanu 51 kilogram category won gold medals as India’s women contingent ended the 30th Adriatic Pearl tournament in Budva, Montenegro, with five gold, three silver and two bronze medals in addition to three male boxers winning bronze.
    India’s women’s contingent thus finished top of the podium at the tournament and took home the trophy.
  10. In which state is the global IT leader TCS will invest an estimated ₹̥1,200-₹1,500 crore to expand its operations?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Kerala
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Telangana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Global IT leader TCS will invest an estimated ₹̥1,200-₹1,500 crore to expand operations in Kerala and has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Technopark for leasing 97 acres of land at its Technocity campus to set up a digital hub for engineering, product development .
  11. Which bank has signed a $304 million loan agreement to improve reliability, capacity and security of the power transmission network in the State of Assam?
    A) Asian Development Bank
    B) International Monetary Fund
    C) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
    D) World Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Union Government and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) signed a loan agreement for a 304 million dollar Assam Intra-State Transmission System Enhancement Project to improve reliability, capacity and security of the power transmission network in the State of Assam.
  12. Which state/UT in February 2021 rolled out e-Kuber payments system of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for the purpose of government payments?
    A) Delhi
    B) Himachal Pradesh
    C) Jammu and Kashmir
    D) Punjab
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Jammu and Kashmir formally rolled out e-Kuber payments system of Reserve Bank of India (RBI). The new payments system of RBI would replace the existing system for the purpose of government payments.
  13. Which country has launched a coronavirus “green pass” system, which allows people who have been vaccinated to access public facilities that would otherwise be off limits?
    A) Israel
    B) Iran
    C) Seychelles
    D) Turkey
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Israel has launched a coronavirus “green pass” system, which allows people who have been vaccinated to access public facilities that would otherwise be off limits.
  14. With which of the following did India signed a 68 million dollar project in order to Improve the Quality of Education in Nagaland?
    A) Asian Development Bank
    B) International Monetary Fund
    C) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
    D) World Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Centre along with the Nagaland State government has signed a 68 million dollar project with the World Bank in order to Improve the Quality of Education in Nagaland.
    The project named “Nagaland: Enhancing Classroom Teaching and Resources” will improve classroom instruction; create opportunities for the professional development of teachers
  15. With which country did India signed a Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement (CECPA)?
    A) Indonesia
    B) Australia
    C) Mauritius
    D) Switzerland
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India and Mauritius have signed Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement (CECPA). This is the first trade Agreement signed by India with a country in Africa.
  16. Which country has become the first country in the world to identify the need for action for Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease?
    A) India
    B) Germany
    C) Canada
    D) Netherlands
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said that India has become the first country in the world to identify the need for action for Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease.
  17. In February 2021, Government sanctioned over how many more houses under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban)?
    A) 34,000
    B) 43,000
    C) 65,000
    D) 56,000
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Government has sanctioned over 56 thousand more houses under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban).
  18. Which state/UT government has planned to develop airport in the state as Asia’s biggest airport with six runways?
    A) Delhi
    B) Nagaland
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government plans to develop Jewar Airport as Asia’s biggest airport with six runways. The state government has to set aside 2,000 crore for Jewar Airport in its budget for 2021-22 presenting in the Assembly.
  19. Which state government approved implementation of mission ‘Lal Lakir’ aimed at facilitating villagers to monetise property rights in all villages across the state?
    A) Punjab
    B) Haryana
    C) Bihar
    D) Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Punjab Cabinet approved implementation of mission ‘Lal Lakir’ aimed at facilitating villagers to monetise property rights and availing benefits provided by government departments, institutions and banks in all villages across the state.
  20. Where did President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurate the newly constructed world’s largest Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium?
    A) Noida
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Ahmedabad
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the newly constructed world’s largest Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium at Motera in Ahmedabad. President Kovind has also laid the foundation stone of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports Enclave at newly-built Cricket Stadium.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India situated?
    A) Chennai
    B) Mumbai
    C) New Delhi
    D) Noida
    View Answer
    Option C
  2. Where is the HQ of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India situated?
    A) Chennai
    B) Kolkata
    C) Nashik
    D) New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D

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