Current Affairs Quiz: February 4, 2021

Current Affairs 4 February 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which state government has launched 2 schemes called Pragyan Bharati and Bhasha Gourab to provide monetary assistance to college students and literary bodies of the state?
    A) Tripura
    B) Bihar
    C) Assam
    D) West Bengal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal launched two schemes to provide monetary assistance to college students and literary bodies of the state.
    Under Pragyan Bharati scheme, 3,26,046 college students were given Rs 1,500 each for purchasing textbooks.
    The second scheme is Bhasha Gourab
  2. Which company joined hands with Google to offer cloud-based data services to develop new consumer services and modernize internal operations?
    A) Ford Motor
    B) Peugeot
    C) Groupe Renault
    D) Toyota
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Ford Motor Co will tap into software, artificial intelligence and cloud computing offered by Alphabet Inc’s Google to develop new consumer services and modernize internal operations.
  3. Which country’s military seized power in a bloodless coup detaining democratically elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi and imposing a one-year state of emergency?
    A) Indonesia
    B) Mali
    C) Myanmar
    D) South Korea
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Myanmar’s military seized power in a bloodless coup detaining democratically elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi and imposing a one-year state of emergency.
  4. Who has been appointed as the new chairman of Mahindra and Mahindra Financial Services?
    A) Sumit Nagpal
    B) Dhananjay Mungale
    C) Anish Shah
    D) Bhanu Mishra
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Mahindra and Mahindra Financial Services announced the appointment of Anish Shah as the chairman of the board, effective April 2, 2021. Shah has taken over from Dhananjay Mungale.
  5. Ajay Singh has been re-elected as President of which sports body?
    A) Boxing Federation of India
    B) Wrestling Federation of India
    C) All India Tennis Association
    D) Badminton Association of India
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Ajay Singh has been re-elected as President of the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) after defeating former Maharashtra sports minister Ashish Shelar in the polls.
  6. Who among the following has been presented with the ‘ALERT Being ICON’ award at the Alert Being Awards 2020 by the NGO ALERT?
    A) Shankar Mahadevan
    B) Pritam Chakraborty
    C) A R Rahman
    D) Amit Trivedi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Music composer A R Rahman was presented with ‘ALERT Being ICON’ award.
    Music composer AR Rahman and social activist from Saidapet Hari Krishnan were among the 14 people who were presented the fourth edition of the Alert Being Awards 2020 by the NGO ALERT on Friday, for their Good Samaritan work.
  7. Who has been inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame in February 2021?
    A) Terry Alderman
    B) Merv Hughes
    C) David Boon
    D) Geoff Marsh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Former pacer Merv Hughes has been inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame, the country’s board (CA).
  8. Students from which state’s university have developed a humanoid robot named ‘Maya’, specifically aimed at extending a helping hand to banking customers?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Odisha
    C) Goa
    D) Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In a first-of-its-kind, students of KLE Technological University (KLETU) have developed a humanoid robot, specifically aimed at extending a helping hand to banking customers.
    Named Maya, the humanoid robot has been developed by students of Automation and Robotics of KLETU Prithiv Deshpande and Alwin M.
  9. Where is India’s first specialised institution – Centre for Wetland Conservation and Management (CWCM) set up?
    A) Pune
    B) Kolkata
    C) Chennai
    D) Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Coinciding with the World Wetland Day, India on February 2, got its first specialised institution – Centre for Wetland Conservation and Management (CWCM) – in Chennai which will work as a knowledge hub for various stakeholders for conserving wetlands that occupy 4.6% of the country’s total land area.
  10. Where was first of its kind arboretum conserving over 210 species of trees found in the Shivalik range of Himalayas inaugurated?
    A) Raipur
    B) Nainital
    C) Kedarnath
    D) Mussoorie
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    A first of its kind arboretum conserving over 210 species of trees found in the Shivalik range of Himalayas was inaugurated in Uttarakhand’s Nainital district.
  11. Actress Cicely Tyson who passed away hailed from which country?
    A) UK
    B) Brazil
    C) Canada
    D) USA
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Pioneering US actress Cicely Tyson has passed away. He was 96.
  12. Who is the author of the book titled “The Little Book of Encouragement”?
    A) Dalai Lama
    B) Ashwin Sanghi
    C) Devdutt Pattanaik
    D) Matthieu Ricard
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama shared quotes and words of wisdom to deal with the new realities of the panic-stricken world along with how to combat rising extremism, polarity and climate change besides his views on Tibet in his new book “The Little Book of Encouragement”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Boxing Federation of India situated?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Chennai
    D) Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Ford Motor Company situated?
    A) UK
    B) USA
    C) Germany
    D) Switzerland
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Limited situated?
    A) Chennai
    B) Bengaluru
    C) Pune
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option D

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