Current Affairs Quiz: February 6, 2021

Current Affairs 6 February 2020 Quiz

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  1. In February 2021, Indian joined hands with which county to forge deeper engagement in the field of renewable energy?
    A) Saudi Arabia
    B) UAE
    C) Oman
    D) Bahrain
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India and Bahrain have agreed to forge deeper engagement in the field of renewable energy.
  2. Where in Gujarat with the help of Tata Group, Indian Institute of Skills- IIS be set up?
    A) Gandhinagar
    B) Vadodara
    C) Rajkot
    D) Surat
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    In Gujarat, the State Government has asked the Tata group to start the work on setting up Indian Institute of Skills- IIS.
  3. As per Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM), the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) gave in-principle approval for how much percent divestment of Centre’s stake in Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL)?
    A) 95
    B) 80
    C) 100
    D) 90
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) gave in-principle approval for 100 percent divestment of Centre’s stake in Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL), the Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) said.
  4. To promote the use of electric vehicles in the Capital, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched which campaign?
    A) Power Delhi
    B) Switch Delhi
    C) Go Delhi
    D) Come Delhi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    To promote the use of electric vehicles in the Capital, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched a ‘Switch Delhi’ campaign.
  5. An announced by Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, the government will provide how much additional income to farmers that will be generated by converting waste into energy?
    A) Rs 1 lakh
    B) Rs 2 lakh
    C) Rs 3 lakh
    D) Rs 4 lakh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The government will provide ₹ 1 lakh crore additional income to farmers that will be generated by converting waste into energy, Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan told Rajya Sabha.
  6. What is the current repo rate?
    A) 4.00%
    B) 3.35%
    C) 3.50%
    D) 4.15%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) decided to keep key lending rates unchanged for fourth time in a row, in its February policy review meeting.
    Repo Rate: 4%. Reverse Repo rate: 3.35%The MPC has been mandated by the government to maintain retail inflation at 4 per cent with a margin of 2 per cent on either side.
  7. RBI projected gross domestic product (GDP) to grow at a rate of what per cent for the financial year 2021-22?
    A) 12.5%
    B) 11.5%
    C) 9.5%
    D) 10.5%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    RBI projected gross domestic product (GDP) to grow at a rate of 10.5 per cent for the financial year 2021-22, on the back of recovery in economic activities.
  8. Worth how much transactions were recorded through Unified Payment Interface in the month of January 2021?
    A) Rs 2.3 trillion
    B) Rs 1.1 trillion
    C) Rs 3.6 trillion
    D) Rs 4.2 trillion
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    As many as 2.3 billion transactions worth Rs 4.2 trillion were recorded through Unified Payment Interface in the month of January this year, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said.
  9. Which company has sourced the world’s first consignment of ‘carbon-neutral oil’ from the US?
    A) Tata
    B) ITC Ltd
    C) Reliance
    D) Adani Group
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries Ltd has sourced the world’s first consignment of ‘carbon-neutral oil’ from the US as it looks to become a net zero-carbon company by 2035.
  10. Which organization has entered into a long-term supply agreement for the AstraZeneca/Oxford and the Novavax vaccines with Serum Institute of India (SII)?
    A) UNESCO
    B) WHO
    C) UNICEF
    D) FAO
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Serum Institute of India (SII) and UNICEF have entered into a long-term supply agreement for the AstraZeneca/Oxford and the Novavax vaccines, with the UN children’s agency saying it will have access to up to 1.1 billion doses of vaccines for around 100 countries.
  11. Who has been appointed as the interim chief of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)?
    A) RK Shukla
    B) Praveen Sinha
    C) Naveen Birla
    D) MN Bagaria
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Gujarat cadre IPS officer Praveen Sinha, currently Additional Director of the CBI, was appointed as its interim chief as current chief R.K Shukla’s two-year tenure ended.
  12. Ayesha Aziz, the 25 -year-old from which state/UT has become the youngest female pilot?
    A) Jammu and Kashmir
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Kerala
    D) Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Ayesha Aziz, the 25 -year-old from Kashmir who is the youngest female pilot in the country acts is a source of inspiration and a beacon of empowerment for numerous Kashmiri women.
  13. Which state’s election commissioner launched ‘e-Watch’, a mobile application and a call centre to help curb malpractices during the gram panchayat elections?
    A) Assam
    B) West Bengal
    C) Bihar
    D) Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Andhra State Election Commissioner N. Ramesh Kumar launched ‘e-Watch’, a mobile application and a call centre to help curb malpractices during the gram panchayat elections.
  14. Which country test-fired a nuclear-capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile named Ghaznavi which can strike targets up to 290 kilometres?
    A) Saudi Arabia
    B) Pakistan
    C) Oman
    D) Iran
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Pakistan successfully test-fired a nuclear-capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile named Ghaznavi which can strike targets up to 290 kilometres.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is Serum Institute of India situated?
    A) Pune
    B) Chennai
    C) Mumbai
    D) Delhi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    CEO: Adar Poonawalla
    Founder: Cyrus S. Poonawalla
  2. Where is the HQ of Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL) situated?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Jharkhand
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

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