Current Affairs Quiz: February 7, 2021

Current Affairs 7 February 2020 Quiz

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  1. When is International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation observed each year?
    A) February 4
    B) February 3
    C) February 1
    D) February 6
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation is observed every year on 6 February in order to spread awareness and put in more efforts to eradicate Female Genital Mutilation. Theme: No Time for Global Inaction, Unite, Fund, and Act to End Female Genital Mutilation
  2. Book titled “Beautiful Things” is the memoir of whom?
    A) Tucker Carlson
    B) Hunter Biden
    C) Howard Krein
    D) Rudy Giuliani
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Hunter Biden, son of President Joe Biden and an ongoing target for conservatives, has a memoir coming out April 6 titled “Beautiful Things”.
  3. Which of the following company is going to develop high-altitude satellite that can fly unmanned for 3 months?
    A) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
    B) National Aerospace Laboratories
    C) Defence Research and Development Organisation
    D) Bharat Dynamics
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) unveiled a leap in technology of teaming up unmanned aircraft and vehicles with manned jets similar to the US project of skyborg. It will enhance Indian military strike capabilities. The technology named Combined Air Teaming System (CATS) will have a mother ship, operating from faraway.
  4. Who is appointed as the chairman of the National Safety Council by the Ministry of labour and employment?
    A) SP Kathuria
    B) Vivek Balakrishnan
    C) SN Subrahmanyan
    D) Siddharth Saini
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Ministry of labour and employment has appointed Larsen & Toubro’s Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director SN Subrahmanyan as the chairman of the National Safety Council for a period of three years.
  5. Paras Aerospace of India has signed an MoU with SpearUAV based where to unveil Ninox 40 system in India?
    A) Russia
    B) Poland
    C) Turkey
    D) Israel
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    SpearUAV, Israel-based developers and suppliers of unique Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) solutions — signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Paras Aerospace, to introduce the unique encapsulated Ninox 40 system to the Indian market for use by military forces, paramilitary, internal security, and law enforcement agencies.
  6. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has signed an agreement with which of the following to onboard 300 food street vendors on its platform?
    A) Uber Eats
    B) Zomato
    C) Swiggy
    D) Food Panda
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Zomato said it has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) to onboard 300 food street vendors on its platform.
  7. To deliver a fast patrol vessel (FPV) to which country has the defence PSU Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE) signed a contract?
    A) Egypt
    B) Iran
    C) Seychelles
    D) Albania
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Defence PSU Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE) has signed a contract to deliver a fast patrol vessel (FPV) to Seychelles.
  8. Which US based company has announced to stop offering domestic payment services within India from 1 April?
    A) Paypal
    B) American Express
    C) Stripe
    D) BitPay
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Paypal said it will stop offering domestic payment services within India from 1 April.
  9. Which country is going to build what is claimed to be the ‘world’s first’ energy island in the North Sea?
    A) Switzerland
    B) Ireland
    C) Norway
    D) Denmark
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Denmark has reached a landmark agreement to build what is claimed to be the ‘world’s first’ energy island in the North Sea.
  10. Ropeways and alternate mobility solutions have been assigned to which of the following ministries?
    A) Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
    B) Ministry of Power
    C) Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
    D) Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) will, from now on, also look after the development of ropeways and alternate mobility solutions.
  11. Which institute has inked an MoU with the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) to develop a framework for universal city planning inclusive for all sections of the society?
    A) IIT Ropar
    B) IIT Kharagpur
    C) IIT Delhi
    D) IIT Chennai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    IIT Kharagpur has inked an MoU with the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) to develop a framework for universal city planning inclusive for all sections of the society.
  12. Which state government has inaugurated its first human milk bank called ‘Nectar of Life’?
    A) West Bengal
    B) Telangana
    C) Kerala
    D) Goa
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The State’s first human milk bank was inaugurated at the Ernakulam General Hospital by Health Minister K.K. Shylaja. The milk bank, called ‘Nectar of Life’ and worth ₹35 lakh, was set up by the Rotary Club of Cochin Global in collaboration with the State Health Department.
  13. To mark the beginning of centenary celebrations of the Chauri Chaura incident in which state, did PM Modi release a postage stamp?
    A) Bihar
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Jharkhand
    D) Punjab
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi released a postage stamp dedicated to mark the beginning of centenary celebrations of the Chauri Chaura incident in Uttar Pradesh, via video conferencing.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE) located?
    A) Kolkata
    B) Pune
    C) Mumbai
    D) Panaji
    View Answer
    Option A

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