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Que1.खेलो इंडिया विंटर गेम्स' का दूसरा संस्करण किस स्थान पर शुरू किया गया है?/The second edition of 'Khelo India Winter Games' has been started at which place?

गुलमर्ग/Gulmarg

Que2. पीएम-किसान योजना के तहत सबसे अधिक लाभार्थियों को प्रमाणित करने के लिए किस राज्य को सम्मानित किया गया है?/Which state has been awarded for the highest number of beneficiaries authenticated under the PM-Kisan scheme?

कर्नाटक/Karnataka

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Q1.अंतरराष्ट्रीय ओलंपिक समिति ने 2032 ओलंपिक खेलों की मेजबानी के लिए पसंदीदा शहर के रूप में किस शहर को चुना हैं?

(a) पेरिस (फ्रांस)

(b) लॉस एंजिल्स (यूएसए)

(c) नई दिल्ली (भारत)

(d) ब्रिस्बेन (ऑस्ट्रेलिया)

Q1. Which city has been chosen by the International Olympic Committee as the preferred location to host the 2032 Olympic Games?

(a) Paris (France)

(b) Los Angeles (USA)

(c) New Delhi (India)

(d) Brisbane (Australia)

  • The International Olympic Committee has announced that Brisbane, Australia is a preferred location for the 2032 Olympic Games.
  • The IOC future host commission has recommended talking with Brisbane bid organizers and the Australian Olympic Committee.
  • The Queensland state had hosted the Commonwealth Games in 2018. Australia had hosted the Olympics in 2000 in Sydney.
  • IOC Current President -Thomas Bach
  • Tokyo Olympics 2020 - 23 July to 8 August 2021
  • Olympics Games 2024 Paris (France)
  • Olympics Games 2028 Los Angeles (USA)

REVISION: 

Which country has changed one word in its national anthem to show the spirit of unity and to honor the indigenous people? Australia 

Q2.राष्ट्रीय विज्ञान दिवस 2021 की थीम क्या है?

(a) Women in Science

(b) Open science, leaving no one behind

(c) Future of STI: Impact on Education Skills and Work

(d) Science and Technology for a sustainable future

Q2. What is the theme of National Science Day 2021?

(a) Women in Science

(b) Open science, leaving no one behind

(c) Future of STI: Impact on Education Skills and Work

(d) Science and Technology for a sustainable future

  • National Science Day is celebrated across the country on February 28 each year, to commemorate the discovery of the great Indian physician C V Raman -the Raman’s effect. 
  • Raman had received the Nobel prize for the effect, which he discovered in 1928.
  • The theme for National Science Day 2021 is 'Future of STI: Impact on Education Skills and Work'. 

Q3.CERAWeek सम्मेलन -2021 में  वैश्विक ऊर्जा और पर्यावरण नेतृत्व पुरस्कार से किसे सम्मानित किया जायेगा?

(a) प्रकाश जावड़ेकर

(b) नरेंद्र मोदी

(c) आर के सिंह

(d) नितिन गडकरी

Q3. Who will receive the global energy and environment leadership award at the CERAWeek Conference-2021?

(a) Prakash Javadekar

(b) Narendra Modi 

(c) R K Singh 

(d) Nitin Gadkari 

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will receive the CERAWeek global energy and environment leadership award during an annual international energy conference.
  • It will be held virtually from March 1-5. 2021 marks the 39th edition of the conference and is the first time that it will be an all-virtual event.
  • The prime minister will also deliver the keynote address at the CERAWeek Conference-2021
  • Prominent speakers at the conference include US special presidential envoy for climate John Kerry, Co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and founder of Breakthrough Energy Bill Gates, and president and CEO, Saudi Aramco, Amin Nasser.

REVISION: The world's largest Cricket Stadium; Sardar Patel Cricket Stadium has been renamed after Narendra Modi

Q4.हाल ही में किस देश के पहले प्रधानमंत्री माइकल सोमारे का निधन हुआ?

(a) इंडोनेशिया

(b) फ़िजी

(c) आयरलैंड

(d) पापुआ न्यू गिनी

Q4.  Which country’s first Prime Minister, Michael Somare passed away recently?

(a) Indonesia 

(b) Fiji 

(c) Ireland

(d) Papua New Guinea

  • Papua New Guinea’s first Prime Minister, Michael Somare passed away at an age of 84.
  • Mr. Somare was Papua New Guinea’s longest-serving leader after it became independent of Australia in 1975. 
  • He was Prime Minister for 17 years during four separate periods.

Q5.जल शक्ति मंत्रालय ने स्वच्छ आइकॉनिक स्थल पहल के चौथे चरण के तहत स्वच्छ पर्यटक स्थलों” के विकास के लिए कितनी साइटों को चुना हैं?

(a) 10

(b) 7

(c) 12

(d) 15

Q5. The Ministry of Jal Shakti has announced _____ sites for transforming them into ‘Swachh Tourist Destinations’ under Phase-IV of Swachh Iconic Places initiative? 

(a) 10

(b) 7

(c) 12

(d) 15

  • Taking forward the vision of Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi for transforming iconic heritage, spiritual and cultural places in the country as ‘Swachh Tourist Destinations’ under Swachh Iconic Places (SIP) initiative of Swachh Bharat Mission Grameen (SBM-G), the Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation (DDWS), Ministry of Jal Shakti has announced the selection of the following Twelve (12) iconic sites under Phase IV of SIP.
  • Ajanta Caves, Maharashtra
  • Sanchi Stupa, Madhya Pradesh
  • Kumbhalgarh Fort, Rajasthan
  • Jaisalmer Fort, Rajasthan
  • Ramdevra, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
  • Golconda Fort, Hyderabad, Telangana
  • Sun Temple, Konark, Odisha
  • Rock Garden, Chandigarh
  • Dal Lake, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir
  • Banke Bihari Temple, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh
  • Agra Fort, Agra, Uttar Pradesh
  • Kalighat Temple, West Bengal
  • The initiative aims at enhancing the experience of both domestic and foreign visitors by improving the sanitation and cleanliness standards at and around the sites.

Q6.किस क्रिकेटर ने हाल ही में सभी प्रारूपों से अपनी सेवानिवृत्ति की घोषणा की है?

(a) प्रवीण तांबे

(b) यूसुफ पठान

(c) सुरेश रैना

(d) इरफान पठान

Q6. Which cricketer has recently announced his retirement from all formats?

(a) Praveen Tambe

(b) Yusuf Pathan

(c) Suresh Raina 

(d) Irfaan Pathan 

  • India's all-rounder Yusuf Pathan has announced his retirement from all formats of the game.
  • He played 57 ODIs and 22 T20Is for India between 2007 and 2012.
  • He was part of the 2007 T20 World Cup as well as the 2011 ODI World Cup, both of which were won by the Indian team.
  • He was also a part of the 2011 ODI World Cup-winning side.

Q7.ग्लोबल बायो-इंडिया के दूसरे संस्करण की थीम क्या है?

(a) Transforming lives

(b) AI and biotechnology

(c) Make in India 2.0

(d) Bioscience and Economy 

Q7. What is the theme of the 2nd edition of Global Bio-India?

(a) Transforming lives

(b) AI and biotechnology

(c) Make in India 2.0

(d) Bioscience and Economy 

  • To showcase the strength and opportunities of India’s biotechnology sector at national level and to the global community, the second edition of Global Bio-India will be organised from 1-3 March 2021 on digital platforms.
  • The theme for this year is “Transforming lives” and tag line “Biosciences to Bioeconomy”
  • Global Bio-India 2021 is expected to have representatives from 50+ countries with Switzerland being the partner country and Karnataka as its state partner.
  • Global Bio-India is being co-organised by the Department of Biotechnology along with its Public Sector Undertaking, Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) in partnership with Invest India
  • The first edition of Global Bio-India 2019 was organized at New Delhi.

Q8.भारतीय स्प्रिंटर हिमा दास को किस राज्य में DSP नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) हरियाणा

(b) असम

(c) ओडिशा

(d) मणिपुर

Q8. Indian sprinter Hima Das has been inducted as Deputy Superintendent of Police of which state?

(a) Haryana 

(b) Assam

(c) Odisha 

(d) Manipur 

  • Indian sprinter Hima Das has been inducted as Deputy Superintendent of Assam Police 
  • Hima became the world junior 400m champion in 2018
  • Hima Das won the women's 200m race while Odisha's Dutee Chand dominated 100m in the second leg of the Indian Grand Prix meet at Patiala's National Institute of Sports 
  • Hima's winning time of 23.31 seconds fell short of the Tokyo Olympic qualification time of 22.80 seconds.
  • None of the Indian athletes managed to make the Olympic cut.

Q9.निम्नलिखित में से किस हवाई अड्डे को DGCA ने उत्तर प्रदेश का तीसरा लाइसेंस प्राप्त अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा बनने की मंजूरी दी  है?

(a) आगरा एयरपोर्ट

(b) गोरखपुर एयरपोर्ट

(c) बरेली एयरपोर्ट

(d) कुशीनगर एयरपोर्ट

Q9. Which of the following airports has got clearances from DGCA to become the 3rd licensed international airport of Uttar Pradesh?

(a) Agra  Airport

(b) Gorakhpur Airport

(c) Bareilly Airport 

(d) Kushinagar Airport

  • Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri has announced that Uttar Pradesh got its third international airport in the form of Kushinagar.
  • This will help boost tourism in the region.
  • Kushinagar Airport got necessary clearances from DGCA to become 3rd licensed international airport of UP. 
  • Currently, there are two international airports; Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport at Lucknow and Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport at Varanasi( operational in the state).

REVISION: Which state government has decided to extend ‘Atal Bhujal Yojana' across the State? Uttar Pradesh 

Q10.विश्व NGO दिवस कब मनाया जाता है?

(a) 26 फरवरी

(b) 27 फरवरी

(c) 28 फरवरी

(d) 25 फरवरी

Q10.When is World NGO Day observed?

(a) February 26

(b) February 27

(c) February 28

(d) February 25

  • World NGO Day is celebrated every year on 27th February globally.
  • World NGO Day aims to inspire people to become more actively involved within NGOs and encourage a greater symbiosis between NGOs and both the public and private sector.

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