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Daily Current Affairs 2021: 10th February 2021 Hindi and English

Daily Current Affairs 10th Feb 2021 for HCS, RAS, UPPCS, and other state services.

10th February 2021 in Hindi and English. Here we provide 10th February 2021 current affairs in Hind and English for upcoming exams like HCS, RAS, UPPCS, and other state services.

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Que1.मांडू उत्सव किस राज्य में मनाया जाता है?/Mandu festival is celebrated in which state?

मध्य प्रदेश/Madhya Pradesh

Que2. शिक्षा मंत्रालय ने समग्र शिक्षा योजना के तहत वित्तपोषित आवासीय विद्यालयों का नाम किस नेता के नाम पर रखने का निर्णय लिया है?/ The Education Ministry has decided to name the residential schools funded under the Samagra Shiksha Scheme after which leader?

नेताजी सुभाष चंद्र बोस/Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

Today's Quiz

Q1.विश्व व्यापार संगठन (WTO) के महानिदेशक बनने वाली पहली महिला और पहली अफ्रीकी नागरिक कौन होंगी?

(a) अमीना मोहम्मद

(b) नोज़ी ओकोन्जो-इवेला

(c) डोरा अकुंइली

(d) केमी एडीसून

Q1. Who would be the first female and first African nation to become the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO)?

(a) Amina Mohamed

(b) Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

(c) Dora Akunyili

(d) Kemi Adeosun

  • Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of Nigeria is set to become the next Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
  • She would be the first female leader and the first African nation to become Director-General of WTO.
  • In October 2020, Dr. Okonjo-Iweala had the largest support. However, US President Trump did not support Dr. Okonjo-Iweala.
  • On 5 February 2021, the US administration under Biden announced support for Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
  • Final selection of Director General of WTO requires consensus from all its members (164). The post of Director General of WTO is currently vacant.
  • Roberto Azevedo of Brazil served as Director General of WTO from 2013 to 2020. 

REVISION: WTO HQs- Geneva, Switzerland

Q2.जलवायु महत्वाकांक्षा और समाधान पर संयुक्त राष्ट्र के विशेष दूत के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) माइकल ब्लूमबर्ग

(b) गाय राइडर

(c) अब्देल फत्तह अल-सिसी

(d) जेन्स स्टोलटेनबर्ग

Q2. Who has been re-appointed as the UN’s Special Envoy on Climate Ambition and Solutions?

(a) Michael Bloomberg

(b) Guy Ryder

(c) Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

(d) Jens Stoltenberg

  • The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres re-appointed Michael Bloomberg as his Special Envoy on Climate Ambition and Solutions.
  • Bloomberg is the founder and owner of Bloomberg LP, the parent company of Bloomberg News. He was previously appointed as the U.N. special envoy for climate action between March 2018 and November 2019.

Q3.DRDO ने हाल ही में किस संस्था के साथ मौजूदा संयुक्त उन्नत प्रौद्योगिकी कार्यक्रम के दायरे और उद्देश्य का विस्तार करने के लिए एक समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) IIT दिल्ली

(b) IIT कानपुर

(c) IISc बेंगलुरु

(d) IIT बॉम्बे

Q3.DRDO has recently signed an MoU with which institution to expand the scope and objective of existing Joint Advanced Technology Program?

(a) IIT Delhi 

(b) IIT Kanpur

(c) IISc Bengaluru

(d) IIT Bombay 

  • DRDO has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bengaluru for the creation of JATP–Center of Excellence (JATP – CoE) in the premises of IISc to expand the scope and objective of existing Joint Advanced Technology Program. 
  • Dr. G Satheesh Reddy, Secretary DDR&D & Chairman DRDO, and Prof Govindan Rangarajan, Director IISc signed the MoU at a virtual event held in DRDO Bhawan, New Delhi. 
  • The JATP-CoE located in the campus of IISc, Bengaluru will enable Directed Basic & Applied Research and engage with premier research institutes through multi-disciplinary & multi-institutional collaboration.
  • The focused research efforts at the center will lead to realization of indigenous technologies in the critical areas to develop state of art technologies. 

Q4.विश्व सतत विकास शिखर सम्मेलन 2021 की थीम क्या है?

(a) Partnerships for a Resilient Planet

(b) Redefining our common future: Safe and secure environment for all

(c) Towards 2030 Goals: Making the Decade Count

(d) Beyond 2015: People, Planet and Progress

Q4. What is the theme of the World Sustainable Development Summit 2021?

(a) Partnerships for a Resilient Planet

(b) Redefining our common future: Safe and secure environment for all

(c) Towards 2030 Goals: Making the Decade Count

(d) Beyond 2015: People, Planet and Progress

  • Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will inaugurate the World Sustainable Development Summit 2021 on 10th February. 
  • The theme of the Summit is ‘Redefining our common future: Safe and secure environment for all’. 
  • The 20th edition of The Energy and Resources Institute’s (TERI) flagship event, the World Sustainable Development Summit, will be held online from 10th-12th February 2021.
  • The Summit will bring together a wide number of governments, business leaders, academicians, climate scientists, youth, and the civil society in the fight against climate change.
  • जलवायु वैज्ञानिक, युवा और नागरिक समाज एक साथ आएंगे।

Q5. रॉटरडैम फिल्म फेस्टिवल 2021 में किस भारतीय फिल्म ने प्रतिष्ठित टाइगर पुरस्कार जीता है?

(a) Drishyam

(b) Koozhangal (Pebbles)

(c) Hellaro

(d) Village Rockstar 

Q5. Which Indian movie has won the prestigious Tiger Award at Rotterdam Film Festival 2021?

(a) Drishyam 

(b) Koozhangal (Pebbles)

(c) Hellaro

(d) Village Rockstar 

  • Koozhangal (Pebbles) became the first Tamil film to win the coveted Tiger Award at the 50th Rotterdam Film Festival 2021. 
  • The film has been directed by debutant director Vinothraj PS.
  • Koozhangal was produced by Nayanthara and Vignesh Shivan under their banner Rowdy Pictures. 

Q6.ICC  के पहले Player of the Month award से किसे नवाजा गया है?

(a) पॉल स्टर्लिंग

(b) जो रूट

(c) ऋषभ पंत

(d) विराट कोहली

Q6. Who has won the ICC's inaugural Player of the Month award?

(a)  Paul Stirling

(b)  Joe Root 

(c) Rishabh Pant 

(d) Virat Kohli

  • India's flamboyant wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant won the ICC's inaugural Player of the Month award, ahead of England's Joe Root and Ireland's Paul Stirling, for his superlative performances in two Tests against Australia in January 2021.
  • The three nominees were shortlisted based on their on-field performances and overall achievements during the period of that month (the first to the last day of each calendar month). 
  • The shortlist was then voted on by the independent ICC Voting Academy* and fans around the world. 

Additional Information: Ishant Sharma became the third Indian pacer to take 300 wickets in the longest format of the game.

Q7. 2030 तक दुनिया का सबसे बड़ा पवन ऊर्जा संयंत्र (Offshore Wind Farm) किस देश में स्थापित किया जायेगा? 

(a) जापान

(b) चीन

(c) भारत

(d) दक्षिण कोरिया

Q7. Which country will build World’s largest wind power plant by 2030?

(a) Japan

(b) China

(c) India 

(d) South Korea 

  • South Korea has approved a plan to build World’s largest wind power plant by 2030
  • It will help to foster an environmentally friendly recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and fasten the step to achieve the target of becoming carbon neutral by 2050.
  • The estimated cost of the project: 48.5 trillion won ($43.2 billion)
  • It will be located in the southwestern coastal town of Sinan
  • It will have a maximum capacity of 8.2 gigawatts.

Q8.Platform Scale: for a post-pandemic World पुस्तक किसने लिखी है?

(a) एस वाई कुरैशी

(b) संगीता पॉल चौधरी

(c) आर गिरिधरन

(d) रोमिला थापर

Q8. Who wrote the book, titled  Platform Scale: for a post-pandemic World?

(a) S Y Quraishi

(b) Sangeeta Paul Chaudhry

(c) R Giridharan

(d) Romila Thapar 

  • A book titled, Platform Scale: for a post-pandemic World has been authored by Sangeeta Paul Chaudhry. The book has been published by Penguin Random House India. 
  • The first edition of “platform Scale’ was published in 2015. 
  • It describes how the decade that led to the COVID-19 pandemic witnessed the rise of platform business models. 

Q9.अंतर्राष्ट्रीय क्रिकेट परिषद (ICC) ने 2021 से 2023 तक किस कंपनी को अपना वैश्विक भागीदार घोषित किया है?

(a) Byjus

(b) Unacademy

(c) वेदांतु

(d) खान अकादमी

Q9. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced which company as their global partner from 2021 to 2023?

(a) Byjus

(b) Unacademy

(c) Vedantu

(d) Khan Academy 

  • The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced BYJU'S, India's largest EdTech company as their global partner from 2021 to 2023.
  • The three-year agreement will see BYJU'S partner all ICC events over the period, including the forthcoming ICC Men's T20 World Cup in India, and the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup in New Zealand. As a global partner, BYJU'S will have extensive in-venue, broadcast, and digital rights across all ICC events.

Q10.किसानों की मदद के लिए किस राज्य ने LoumiConnect ऐप लॉन्च किया है?

(a) मणिपुर

(b) असम

(c) नागालैंड

(d) मिजोरम

Q10. Which state has launched the LoumiConnect App to help farmers?

(a) Manipur

(b) Assam

(c) Nagaland

(d) Mizoram 

  • Chief Minister N. Biren Singh launched a new range of packaged organic products and LoumiConnect App.
  • He distributed Camper vehicles and nurseries to seven Farmers Producer Companies in a function organized jointly by the Directorate of Horticulture and Soil Conservation and Eastern Border Areas Development Authority at Chief Minister’s Secretariat.
  • The app would enable connect farmers with Horticulture and Agriculture experts. 

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