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Daily Current Affairs: 11th February 2021 English & Hindi

In this article, Frontier IAS provides daily current affairs, the latest news, and GK updates in English and Hindi for all upcoming civil services exams. Current Affairs are the most important sections for all the students preparing for one or another government exams like HCS, or other State Services - UPPCS, RAS, MPPSC, and many more state services. These current affairs questions are very important for All govt. exams.

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Que1.2030 तक दुनिया का सबसे बड़ा पवन ऊर्जा संयंत्र (Offshore Wind Farm) किस देश में स्थापित किया जायेगा?Which country will build World’s largest wind power plant by 2030?

दक्षिण कोरिया/South Korea 

Que2.  रॉटरडैम फिल्म फेस्टिवल 2021 में किस भारतीय फिल्म ने प्रतिष्ठित टाइगर पुरस्कार जीता है?/Which Indian movie has won the prestigious Tiger Award at Rotterdam Film Festival 2021?

Koozhangal (Pebbles)

Today's Quiz

Q1.कौन सा देश मंगल पर पहुंचने वाला पहला अरब देश बन गया है?

(a) संयुक्त अरब अमीरात

(b) सऊदी अरब

(c) कतर

(d) कुवैत

Q1. Which country has become the first Arab country to reach Mars? 

(a) United Arab Emirates

(b) Saudi Arabia 

(c) Qatar 

(d) Kuwait 

  • The United Arab Emirates has made history as the first Arab country to reach Mars.
  • The Emirates Mars mission, named the Hope probe, reached the red planet  and sent its signal back to Earth 
  • It  has become the fifth  country to launch the spacecraft into the orbit of MARS after the United States, Soviet Union, Europe and India 
  • Emirates Mars Mission  is a UAE Space Agency space exploration mission to Mars. In the process UAE had launched the Hope orbiter 19 July 19, 2020. 
  • The orbiter reached Mars on February 9, 2021. It was launched from Japan. 

Q2.हाल ही में किस राज्य ने Knowledge Mission  शुरू किया है?

(a) आंध्र प्रदेश

(b) केरल

(c) तेलंगाना

(d) ओडिशा

Q2.Which state has recently launched the Knowledge Mission?

(a) Andhra Pradesh 

(b) Kerala 

(c) Telangana 

(d) Odisha 

  • Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has launched the Knowledge Mission which is expected to transform the state into a knowledge economy.
  • The first-of-its-kind massive digital platform is expected to create 20 lakh jobs in the next five years by connecting trained youth with the global job market and leading private sector enterprises.
  • The digital platform will provide timely and professional training in diverse and most demanding areas such as data analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, robotic process automation, full-stack development, cybersecurity, digital content creation, media, synthetic biology, genetic engineering, and agricultural consulting.

Q3.हाल ही में किस देश ने म्यांमार के साथ उच्च स्तरीय सैन्य और राजनीतिक संपर्कों को निलंबित करने की घोषणा की है?

(a) कनाडा

(b) भारत

(c) न्यूजीलैंड

(d) डेनमार्क

Q3. Which country has recently announced the suspension of high-level military and political contacts with Myanmar?

(a) Canada

(b) India

(c) New Zealand

(d) Denmark 

  • New Zealand announced the suspension of high-level military and political contacts with Myanmar.
  • It is the first major international move to isolate the country's ruling junta following a coup.
  • Myanmar’s military last week detained civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and dozens of other members of her National League for Democracy (NLD) party, ending a decade of civilian rule. 

Q4.किस देश ने हाल ही में हाइब्रिड पवन और सौर ऊर्जा परियोजनाओं के लिए चीनी फर्म को अनुबंधित किया हैं?

(a) भारत

(b) श्रीलंका

(c) थाईलैंड

(d) इंडोनेशिया

Q4. Which country has recently signed a Chinese firm for hybrid wind and solar energy projects?

(a) India 

(b) Sri Lanka

(c) Thailand

(d) Indonesia 

  • Sri Lanka has cleared a Chinese energy project in three islands off the Jaffna peninsula that are barely 50 km from the Tamil Nadu coast.
  • The US $12 million projects was awarded to Sinosar-Etechwin and will be implemented as a joint venture with the state-owned Ceylon Electricity Board as part of the Sri Lankan government’s Supporting Electricity Supply Reliability Improvement Project.
  • Asian Development Bank will fund the project, which will come up on Delft, Nainativu, and Analativu, three islands in the Palk Strait off the Jaffna peninsula. 
  • Delft, the largest of the three islands, is the closest to Rameswaram, which lies to the island’s southwest.

Q5.लद्दाख में पहला तिब्बती ग्राम कौन सा है, जिसे ग्लोबल हिमालयन एक्सपेडिशन द्वारा विद्युतीकृत किया गया है?

(a) डुंगती

(b) डेमचोक

(c) चारडिंग

(d) सुबनसिरी

Q5. Which is the first Tibetan Village, in Ladakh that has been electrified by the Global Himalayan Expedition?

(a) Dungti

(b) Demchok

(c) Charding

(d) Subansiri 

  • The Global Himalayan Expedition has electrified the first Tibetan Village, ‘Dungti’ near Line of Actual Control in Ladakh.
  • THE team of Engineers has electrified the 51 households of this village by providing Solar based DC electricity.
  • Some Tibetan families are settled in the Dungti village of Ladakh. The peoples of this village are dependent only on the income from selling Pashmina.
  • Global Himalayan Expedition is one of the world’s first organizations using tourism and technology to bring solar energy to remote communities. It is one of the winners of the UN Global Climate Action Award 2020.

Q6.ट्विटर की विकल्प मोबाइल ऐप "Koo" जो हाल ही में खबरों में थी; यह किस देश में विकसित की गयी है?

(a) जापान

(b) चीन

(c) भारत

(d) पाकिस्तान

Q6. Twitter's alternative mobile app "Koo" was recently in the news; In which country has it been developed?

(a) Japan

(b) China

(c) India 

(d) Pakistan 

  • Amid the ongoing tussle between the government and microblogging platform, Twitter over-blocking of content and accounts related to farmers’ protest, Union Ministers and government departments are also setting up accounts on Koo, a Made-in-India alternative to Twitter.
  • Koo is an app like Twitter which was launched 10 months ago. 
  • It had won the Atma Nirbhar App challenge.
  • The app is available in several languages, including Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, Bengali, Tamil, Malayalam, Gujarati, Marathi, Punjabi, Odiya, and Assamese.

Q7.सुरक्षित इंटरनेट दिवस 2021 कब मनाया गया?

(a) 7 फरवरी

(b) 9 फरवरी

(c) 6 फरवरी

(d) 8 फरवरी

Q7. The Safer Internet Day 2021 was observed on _____________.

(a) February 7

(b) February 9

(c) February 6

(d) February 8

  • Safer Internet Day was observed on February 9, 2021. 
  • The day is observed every year on the second day of the second week of February.
  • From cyberbullying to social networking to digital identity, each year Safer Internet Day aims to raise awareness of emerging online issues and current concerns.

Q8.भारत ने हाल ही में किस देश के साथ सुरक्षित पेयजल और कृषि के लिए शहतूत बांध बनाने के लिए एक समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) ईरान

(b) पाकिस्तान

(c) अफगानिस्तान

(d) बांग्लादेश 


Q8. India has recently signed an MoU to build the Shatoot dam for safe drinking and Agri water with which country?

(a) Iran 

(b) Pakistan

(c) Afghanistan 

(d) Bangladesh 

  • India and Afghanistan signed an MoU for the construction of the proposed Shatoot dam that India will build to provide safe drinking and irrigation water to Kabul residents. 
  • The MoU for Shatoot dam was signed by foreign minister S Jaishankar and his counterpart Hanif Atmar. 
  • The Lalandar (Shatoot) dam would meet the safe drinking water needs of Kabul city, provide irrigation water to nearby areas, rehabilitate the existing irrigation and drainage network, aid in flood protection and management efforts in the area, and also provide electricity to the region.

Additional Information: This is the second major dam being built by India in Afghanistan, after the India-Afghanistan Friendship Dam [Salma Dam], which was inaugurated by Modi and Ghani in June 2016.

Q9.दुनिया के सबसे छोटे वयस्क सरीसृप होने का दावा करने वाला गिरगिट किस द्वीप देश में खोजा गया है?

(a) सिंगापुर

(b) मेडागास्कर

(c) आयरलैंड

(d) न्यूजीलैंड

Q9. A chameleon that claimed to be the world’s smallest adult reptile has been discovered in which island country?

(a) Singapore

(b) Madagascar 

(c) Ireland

(d) New Zealand 

  • A chameleon discovered in the island country of Madagascar by scientists from Germany and Madagascar may be the world’s smallest adult reptile. The discovery has been reported in the journal Scientific Reports
  • Previously, the chameleon species Brookesia Micra was thought to be the smallest.
  • The average length of adults of this species is 16 mm (29 mm with tail)
  • While the male Brookesia nana, or nano-chameleon, has a body of just 13.5mm.Its length from top to tail is 22mm
  • This makes it the smallest of about 11,500 known species of reptiles

Q10.राजीव कपूर जिनका हाल ही में निधन हो गया था, वे एक प्रसिद्ध ___________ थे।

(a) पत्रकार

(b) लेखक

(c) संगीतकार

(d) अभिनेता

Q10. Rajiv Kapoor who passed away recently was a famous ___________.

(a) Journalist

(b) Author

(c) Musician 

(d) Actor 

  • Veteran Bollywood actor Rajiv Kapoor passed away. He was 58.
  • India’s official entry for Oscars in 1991 for the Best Film in a Foreign Language category, “Heena” was produced by Rajiv.

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