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Thursday, February 25, 2021

DAILY GK QUIZ: 24, 25 FEB 2021

 DAILY GK QUIZ: 24, 25 FEB 2021

[Q] Which of the following is the benchmark interest rate that is used by global banks to lend to one another?

(a) Sterling Overnight Index Average (SONIA)

(b) London Interbank Mean Rate (LIMEAN)

(c) Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR)

(d) Euro Interbank Offer Rate (EURIBOR)

(e) London Inter Bank Offered Rate (LIBOR)

[ANS] e

[Q] Who was appointed as the Managing Director General of Asian Development Bank (ADB) in February 2021?

(a) Masatsugu Asakawa

(b) Rajesh Khullar

(c) Takeo Konishi

(d) Marcos Prado Troyjo

(e) Woochong Um

[ANS] e

[Q] Who received the Best Woman Boxer of the Tournament Award at the 30th Youth International Boxing Tournament ‘Adriatic Pearl’?

(a) Vinka

(b) Alfiya Pathan

(c) Gitika

(d) Lucky Rana

(e) Thokchom Sanamacha Chanu

[ANS] a

[Q] The picture book ‘The Lost Soul’ was authored by ____________.

(a) Margaret Atwood

(b) Anna Burns

(c) Louise Glück

(d) Olga Tokarczuk

(e) Peter Handke

[ANS] d

[Q] Central Excise Day is observed every year in India on which day?

(a) 22 February

(b) 24 February

(c) 23 February

(d) 21 February

(e) 20 February

[ANS] b

[Q] The Khelo India University Games (KIUG) 2021 will be hosted by which state?

(a) Ladakh

(b) Karnataka

(c) Gujarat

(d) Odisha

(e) Maharashtra

[ANS] b

[Q] With which African nation has India signed its first Free Trade Agreement (FTA) as well as offered USD 100 million line of credit for defence assets procurement?

(a) Ethiopia

(b) Seychelles

(c) Kenya

(d) Mauritius

(e) Nigeria

[ANS] d

[Q] Who among the following has become the youngest woman to row solo across an Ocean recently?

(a) Jasmine Harrison

(b) Katie Spot

(c) Lukas Haitzmann

(d) Imani Williams

(e) Roz Savage

[ANS] a

[Q] Which film has won the Best International Feature Film award at the 2021 Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival awards?

(a) Roma

(b) The Outpost

(c) Parasite

(d) Cold War

(e) Chhapaak

[ANS] c

[Q] What amount of loan agreement has been sanctioned by the World Bank for “Nagaland: Enhancing Classroom Teaching and Resources Project”, to enhance the governance of schools across Nagaland?

(a) USD 211 million

(b) USD 85 million

(c) USD 100 million

(d) USD 50 million

(e) USD 68 million

[ANS] e

[Q] Name the actor, who wins the Critic’s Best Actor award at the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival 2021.

(a) Irrfan Khan

(b) Sushant Singh Rajput

(c) Om Puri

(d) Rishi Kapoor

(e) Shashi Kapoor

[ANS] b

[Q] Name the actress, who wins the Best Actor (Female) award at the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival 2021.

(a) Kangana Ranaut

(b) Shraddha Kapoor

(c) Deepika Padukone

(d) Anushka Sharma

(e) Katrina Kaif

[ANS] c

[Q] Which of the following film has won the Best Film award at the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival 2021?

(a) Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl

(b) Dil Bechara

(c) Chhapaak

(d) Panga

(e) Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior

[ANS] e

[Q] Which of the following Web Series has won the Best Web Series award at the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival 2021?

(a) The Family Man

(b) Asur: Welcome to Your Dark Side

(c) Mirzapur-2

(d) Scam (1992)

(e) Delhi Crime

[ANS] d

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DAILY GK QUIZ:22,23 FEB 2021

 DAILY GK QUIZ:22,23 FEB 2021

[Q] Indian Govt. has approved for the creation of 8 toy manufacturing clusters at a cost of Rs 2,300 crore. Which organisation(s) will be developing the toy clusters?

(a) Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

(b) Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade

(c) Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth

(d) Only a & b

(e) All a, b & c

[ANS] d

[Q] Where is India’s 1st Digital University located?

(a) Kerala

(b) Uttar Pradesh

(c) Maharashtra

(d) Gujarat

(e) New Delhi

[ANS] a

[Q] Which Bank was recently bought under RBI’s regulatory purview, making the bank comply with Banking Regulation Act 1949 and the Companies Act?

(a) Bharatiya Mahila Bank

(b) Jammu and Kashmir Bank

(c) State Bank of Sikkim

(d) China Merchants Bank

(e) DBS Bank

[ANS] c

[Q] Where is the 2nd Edition of Khelo India University Games (KIUG) – 2021 planned to be conducted?

(a) Bangalore, Karnataka

(b) Dispur, Assam

(c) Leh, Ladakh

(d) Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

(e) Bhubaneswar, Odisha

[ANS] a

[Q] When is the UN’s International Mother Language Day observed annually?

(a) 18th February

(b) 15th February

(c) 21st February

(d) 24th February

(e) 25th February

[ANS] c

[Q] Who won the 2021’s Australian Open Men’s Singles Trophy?

(a) Daniil Medvedev

(b) Novak Djokovic

(c) Rafael Nadal

(d) Dominic Thiem

(e) Stefanos Tsitsipas

[ANS] b

[Q] The Government of India has inked a pact with which country to set up a Centre of Excellence on Hydrogen?

(a) Maldives

(b) United States

(c) Australia

(d) Norway

(e) Sweden

[ANS] d

[Q] Which player has bagged the women’s single title of the Australian Open 2021?

(a) Karolína Muchová

(b) Jennifer Brady

(c) Naomi Osaka

(d) Ashleigh Barty

(e) Serena Williams

[ANS] c

[Q] The foundation stone of the first ever ‘Skill University of Eastern India’ has been laid in which state?

(a) West Bengal

(b) Assam

(c) Jharkhand

(d) Sikkim

(e) Nagaland

[ANS] b

[Q] The Atal Paryavaran Bhavan has recently been inaugurated in which place by Union Minister Prakash Javadekar?

(a) Jammu & Kashmir

(b) Assam

(c) Lakshadweep

(d) Bihar

(e) Ladakh

[ANS] c

[Q] The India and Indonesia navies recently held their Passage Exercise (PASSEX) in which region?

(a) Arctic Ocean

(b) South China Sea

(c) Indian Ocean

(d) Arabian Sea

(e) Pacific Ocean

[ANS] d

[Q] When is the World Thinking Day observed?

(a) 21 February

(b) 20 February

(c) 22 February

(d) 19 February

(e) 23 February

[ANS] c

[Q] India has recently signed agreements related to visa facilitation and leather technology with which country?

(a) Ethiopia

(b) Maldives

(c) Sri Lanka

(d) Mauritius

(e) Bangladesh

[ANS] a

[Q] The US has officially rejoined the Paris Climate Agreement in February 2021. The landmark deal was signed in which year?

(a) 2013

(b) 2015

(c) 2017

(d) 2012

(e) 2010

[ANS] b

[Q] What is the theme of International Mother Language Day 2021?

(a) Languages without borders

(b) Fostering multilingualism for inclusion in education and society

(c) Indigenous languages matter for development, peace building and reconciliation

(d) Linguistic diversity and multilingualism count for sustainable development

(e) Mother tongues and books – including digital books and textbooks

[ANS] b

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

DAILY GK QUIZ: 20, 21 FEB 2021

 DAILY GK QUIZ: 20, 21 FEB 2021

[Q] Name the campaign that was launched by Union Minister Nitin Jairam Gadkari  to promote the use of Electric Vehicles in India?

(a) Electric India

(b) EVergreen Bharat

(c) Atmanirbhar Bharat EV

(d) EV Champion

(e) Go Electric

[ANS] e

[Q] When is the UN’s World Day of Social Justice observed annually?

(a) 19th February

(b) 15th February

(c) 21st February

(d) 17th February

(e) 20th February

[ANS] e

[Q] The World Day of Social Justice is observed every year on which day?

(a) 17 February

(b) 19 February

(c) 18 February

(d) 20 February

(e) 21 February

[ANS] d

[Q] Name the Indian city which has received the recognition of the 2020 Tree City of World.

(a) Hyderabad

(b) Kochi

(c) Chennai

(d) Bengaluru

(e) Kolkata

[ANS] a

[Q] DRDO recently tested the indigenously developed Helina and Dhruvastra missile system. The two missiles are which type of missile?

(a) Anti-submarine Missile

(b) Anti-tank guided Missile

(c) Surface-to-surface Missile

(d) Anti-ballistic Missile

(e) Air-to-Air Missile

[ANS] b

[Q] When is Soil Health Card Day observed in India?

(a) 17 February

(b) 18 February

(c) 19 February

(d) 20 February

(e) 21 February

[ANS] c

[Q] The I-ACE was a Circular Economy Hackathon, which was recently held by the Government of India with which country?

(a) Japan

(b) Germany

(c) France

(d) Sri Lanka

(e) Australia

[ANS] e

[Q] Which Indian ship is participating in the Naval Defence Exhibition (NAVDEX 21) and International Defence Exhibition (IDEX 21) in Abu Dhabi?

(a) INS Vibhuti

(b) INS Veer

(c) INS Nirghat

(d) INS Pralaya

(e) INS Nirbhaya

[ANS] d

 [Q] Name the player who has clinched women’s single title at the 82nd Senior National Table Tennis Championship.

(a) Ankita Das

(b) Neha Aggarwal

(c) Manika Batra

(d) Meena Parande

(e) Rashmi Desai

[ANS] c

[Q] What is the theme of World Day of Social Justice 2021?

(a) Workers on the Move: the Quest for Social Justice

(b) Closing the Inequalities Gap to Achieve Social Justice

(c) If You Want Peace & Development, Work for Social Justice

(d) The gap between the poorest and wealthiest around the world is wide and growing

(e) A Call for Social Justice in the Digital Economy

[ANS] e

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Monday, February 22, 2021

DAILY GK QUIZ: 19 FEB 2021

 DAILY GK QUIZ: 19 FEB 2021

[Q] Which state is the top destination for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) from United Kingdom, as per Grant Thornton Bharat’s Britain Meets India report?

(a) Karnataka

(b) Delhi

(c) Tamil Nadu

(d) Maharashtra

(e) Haryana

[ANS] a

[Q] Who  got appointed as the Under-Secretary-General and Associate Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)?

(a) Usha Rao-Monari

(b) Gita Sabharwal

(c) Soumya Swaminathan

(d) Anita Bhatia

(e) Preeti Sinha

[ANS] a

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Friday, February 19, 2021

DAILY GK QUIZ: 17, 18 FEB 2021

 DAILY GK QUIZ: 17, 18 FEB 2021

[Q] Who headed the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) formulated 8-member Expert Committee (EC) on Urban Cooperative Banks (UCBs) on the lines of the “Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies”?

(a) N. S. Vishwanathan

(b) Shri B.P. Kanungo

(c) Dr. M. D. Patra

(d) Dr. Urjit R. Patel

(e) S. S. Mundra

[ANS] a

[Q] Name the financial body which signed Rs 100 crore(USD 1(c) 7 million) debt financing agreement with Medanta, multi-specialty medical institute to provide essential health care services and medical equipment to India.

(a) International Monetary Fund

(b) New Development Bank

(c) World Bank

(d) Asian Development Bank

(e) Internation

[ANS] d

[Q] Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala ,who was appointed as the 7th Director General of the World Trade Organisation(WTO) is from which country?

(a) Africa

(b) Jamaica

(c) Nigeria

(d) West Indies

(e) Sudan

[ANS] c

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Thursday, February 18, 2021

DAILY GK QUIZ: 16 FEB 2021

 DAILY GK QUIZ: 16 FEB 2021

[Q] Connecting which cities, the India’s 1st and Asia’s largest Wildlife corridor is being build:

(a) Delhi–Amritsar–Katra Expressway

(b) Lucknow–Kanpur Expressway

(c) Delhi-Dehradun Expressway

(d) Ahmedabad–Vadodara Expressway

(e) Delhi–Meerut Expressway

[ANS] c

[Q] What is the aim of Vigyan Jyoti programme:

(a) Provide High Quality e-learning Material

(b) Conduct National Achievement Survey (NAS)

(c) Promote Equity in Education to Disadvantaged & Weaker Section

(d) Encourage Girls to pursue a Career in Science

(e) In-Service Training for Teachers

[ANS] d

[Q] Where is India’s 1st full-fledged International Cruise Terminal ‘Sagarika’ located:

(a) Willingdon Island, Kerala

(b) Mangalore, Karnataka

(c) Paradeep, Odisha

(d) Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu

(e) Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

[ANS] a

[Q] Who is the 1st recipient of the ICC Men’s Player of the Month award:

(a) Ajinkya Rahane

(b) Steve Smith

(c) Rishabh Pant

(d) Pat Cummins

(e) Ben Stokes

[ANS] c

[Q] What is the theme of 2021’s Safer Internet Day:

(a) Play your part for a better internet

(b) Together for a better internet

(c) Be the change: Unite for a better internet

(d) Online rights and responsibilities

(e) Create, Connect and Share Respect: A better internet starts with you

[ANS] b

[Q] Name the online portal launched by the Government to provide online civic services to residents of 62 Cantonment Boards:

(a) e-Basti

(b) e-Chhawani

(c) e-Samuh

(d) e-Padaav

[ANS] b

[Q] Who has been appointed as the new Executive Secretary of the ‘United Nations Capital Development Fund’?

(a) Preeti Sinha

(b) Natasha Sahgal

(c) Shrabani Deodhar

(d) Vandana Gupte

[ANS] a

[Q] Name the newly elected Director General of the International Solar Alliance (ISA):

(a) R K Pachauri

(b) Darbari S Seth

(c) Upendra Tripathy

(d) Ajay Mathur

[ANS] d

 

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