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Previous Quiz Questions

Que1.By Many a Happy Accident  पुस्तक किसने लिखी है?/ Who wrote the book titled, By Many a Happy Accident?

मोहम्मद हामिद अंसारी/Mohammad Hamid Ansari 

Que2. स्वास्थ्य और कल्याण क्षेत्र के लिए बजट परिव्यय कितने प्रतिशत से बढ़ाया गया है?/The Budget outlay for the health & well-being sector has been hiked by ___percent? 137%

Q1.किस भारतीय-अमेरिकी को NASA का एक्टिंग चीफ ऑफ स्टाफ यानी कार्यकारी प्रमुख नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) भव्या लाल

(b) राजा चारी

(c) प्रीतेश गांधी

(d) नीरा टंडन

Q1.Which Indian-American has been appointed as the acting chief of staff of NASA?

(a) Bhavya Lal 

(b) Raja Chari 

(c) Pritesh Gandhi

(d) Neera Tanden 

  • Indian-American Bhavya Lal has been appointed as the acting chief of staff of NASA.
  • Lal served as a member of the presidential transition agency review team for the agency and oversaw the agency's transition under the administration of President Joe Biden.
  • She served as a member of the research staff at the Institute for Defence Analyses Science and Technology Policy Institute (STPI) from 2005 to 2020.
  • There, she led analysis of space technology, strategy, and policy for the White House office of science and technology policy and national space council, as well as federal space-oriented organisations, including NASA, the department of defence, and the intelligence community.

REVISION: Which Indian-American astronaut has been selected as commander of SpaceX Crew-3 mission? Raja Chari

Q2.हाल ही में किस राज्य सरकार ने Mo Jungle और Know Your Forest Land मोबाइल ऐप लॉन्च किए हैं?

(a) आंध्र प्रदेश

(b) तेलंगाना

(c) ओडिशा

(d) केरल

Q2. Which state government has recently launched Mo Jungle and Know Your Forest Land mobile apps ?

(a) Andhra Pradesh

(b) Telangana

(c) Odisha 

(d) Kerala 

  • The Forest and Environment Department of the Odisha Government has launched two mobile applications; Mo Jungle and Know Your Forest Land. 
  • These two apps are a part of the 5T Initiative of the Odisha Government and aim at enhancing transparency in governance.
  • With the ‘Mo Jungle’ app, the department officials can keep a track of all afforestation programmes of the Government at their fingertips. 
  • These programmes can be monitored and executed at ease besides, the general public can also get information about all these projects.
  • Similarly, by using the ‘Know Your Forest Land’ app one can get all information about right utilisation and development of forest land in Odisha.
  • These two mobile apps have been developed with the technical collaboration of Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Odisha IT and GIS Cell, and Odisha Space Applications Centre (ORSAC). 
  • The apps are available on Google Playstore and Apple App Store.

REVISION: Which state’s Chief Minister has recently launched  ‘Pareshram’ Portal? Odisha (Labour Department) 

Q3.हाल ही में किस आसियान देश ने सैन्य तख्तापलट के बाद आपातकाल की स्थिति की घोषणा की है?

(a) थाईलैंड

(b) सिंगापुर

(c) कंबोडिया

(d) म्यांमार

Q3. Which ASEAN country has recently announced a state of emergency following a military coup?

(a) Thailand

(b) Singapore 

(c) Cambodia

(d) Myanmar 

  • Myanmar has announced a state of emergency following the military coup against the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi, who was detained along with other leaders of her party in early morning raids

Q4.विश्व वेटलैंड्स दिवस 2021 की थीम क्या है?

(a) Wetlands and Biodiversity

(b) Wetlands and Water

(c) Wetlands and Storms

(d) Wetlands and Air 

Q4. What is the theme of World Wetlands Day 2021?

(a) Wetlands and Biodiversity

(b) Wetlands and Water

(c) Wetlands and Storms

(d) Wetlands and Air 

  • World Wetlands Day is observed on 2nd February. 
  • It marks the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on February 2, 1971, in the Iranian city of Ramsar on the shores of the Caspian Sea. 
  • The theme of WWD 2021 is “Wetlands and Water”.
  • The day is important to create awareness about the importance of wetlands. The wetlands provide habitat to several species, acts as a buffer zone against flooding and storms.

REVISION: Latest Addition to the list of Ramsar sites in India: 

  1. Tso Kar Wetland Complex 
  2. Maharashtra – Lonar Lake
  3. Agra (Uttar Pradesh) – Sur Sarovar also called, Keetham Lake
  4. Uttarakhand – Asan Barrage
  5. Bihar – Kanwar Lake or Kabal Taal

Q5.भारत न्याय रिपोर्ट 2020 के अनुसार लोगों को न्याय दिलाने में कौन सा राज्य शीर्ष स्थान पर है?

(a) तेलंगाना

(b) महाराष्ट्र

(c) तमिलनाडु

(d) उत्तर प्रदेश

Q5.Which state is on the top position in delivering justice to people as per the  India Justice Report 2020?

(a) Telangana

(b) Maharashtra

(c) Tamil Nadu 

(d) Uttar Pradesh 

  • According to the second edition of the India Justice Report 2020, Maharashtra is on the top position in delivering justice to people.
  • Tamil Nadu and Telangana are on the second and third spots in the India Justice Report 2020.
  • In small states, Tripura is on the top position. Sikkim and Goa are in the 2nd and 3rd position respectively.
  • India Justice Report 2020 is prepared by Tata Trusts with the help of many other organizations.
  • The report is based on the statistics of four pillars of the Justice delivery system: Police, Judiciary, Prisons and Legal Aid.

Q6. 45वां भारतीय तटरक्षक(ICG) स्थापना दिवस 01 फरवरी 2021 को मनाया गया। ICG के वर्तमान महानिदेशक कौन हैं?

(a) सी पी मोहंती

(b) कृष्णस्वामी नटराजन

(c) राजेंद्र सिंह

(d) हरीश बिष्ट

Q6.45th Indian Coast Guard Raising Day was celebrated on 01 February 2021.Who is the current Director General of ICG?

(a) C P Mohanty

(b) Krishnaswamy Natarajan

(c) Rajendra Singh

(d) Harish Bisht

  • Indian Coast Guard Raising Day is on 01 February and 45th Indian Coast Guard Raising Day was celebrated on 01 February 2021.
  • Indian Coast Guard is the world’s fourth-largest Coast Guard. Its motto is Vayam Rakshamah (We Protect).
  • A committee under the chairmanship of KF Rustamji recommended establishing a Coast Guard type organization in its report of 1975. The committee was set up in 1974.
  • Fourth Prime Minister Morarji Desai formally inaugurated the Indian Coast Guard on 19 August 1978.
  • Its headquarters are in New Delhi. It has five regional headquarters at Mumbai, Chennai, Gandhi Nagar, Kolkata and Port Blair.
  • It functions under the Ministry of Defence. Krishnaswamy Natarajan is the current Director-General of the Indian Coast Guard.

REVISION:ICG Director-General  Krishnaswamy Natarajan became the first ICG officer to be honoured with Param Vishisht Seva Medal (PVSM), a prestigious presidential award. 

Q7.केंद्रीय बजट 2021 के अनुसार, उज्ज्वला योजना को और कितने अधिक लाभार्थियों के लिए बढ़ाया जाएगा?

(a) 3 करोड़ 

(b) 2 करोड़ 

(c) 1 करोड़ 

(d) 1.5 करोड़ 

Q7. As per the Union Budget 2021, the Ujjwala scheme will be extended to _______ more beneficiaries.

(a) 3 Crore

(b) 2 Crore

(c) 1 Crore

(d) 1.5 Crore 

  • Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has presented the first digital budget.
  • She announced that the government will expand the Ujjwala scheme for more people in the country.
  • The Ujjwala scheme which was launched by the NDA government in its first term at present caters to about 8 crore beneficiaries. 
  • The government will provide the benefits of Ujjwala scheme to an additional 1 crore beneficiaries.
  • The Ujjwala scheme provides the subsidised LPG gas connection and cylinder to people from the economically backward sections of the country. 
  • The scheme not only aims at ending the financial hardships of the beneficiaries of the scheme but also enhances the clean energy footprint in the country. 

Q8.Yes Man: The Untold Story of Rana Kapoor नामक पुस्तक किसने लिखी है?

(a) वरुण सूद

(b) पवन सी लाल

(c) सुदीप खन्ना

(d) संजना देसाई

Q8. Who wrote the book titled, Yes Man: The Untold Story of Rana Kapoor?

(a) Varun Sood

(b) Pavan C Lall

(c) Sundeep Khanna 

(d) Sanjana Desai 

  • The book titled, Yes Man: The Untold Story of Rana Kapoor is written by Pavan C Lall
  • The book sheds light on the journey of value creation and callous destruction by YES Bank’s promoter
  • The book is published by HarperCollins.

Q9.सरकार ने मेगा टेक्सटाइल पार्क (MITRA) स्थापित करने के लिए एक योजना प्रस्तावित की है। MITRA का full form क्या है?

(a) Mega Industry Textile Region and Apparel 

(b) Mega Integrated Textile Region and Apparel 

(c) Mega Industrial Textile Research and Analysis 

(d) Mega Integrated Textile Research and Approach 

Q9. The government has proposed a scheme for setting up mega textile parks (MITRA). What is the full form of MITRA?

(a) Mega Industry Textile Region and Apparel 

(b) Mega Integrated Textile Region and Apparel 

(c) Mega Industrial Textile Research and Analysis 

(d) Mega Integrated Textile Research and Approach 

  • The Government has proposed a scheme of Mega Integrated Textile Region and Apparel (MITRA) parks to enable the textile industry to become globally competitive, attract large investments, boost employment generation and exports.
  • Presenting the Union Budget 2021-22, Union Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman said that India will set up seven textile parks over three years 
  • This will create world class infrastructure with plug and play facilities to enable creation of global champions in exports.
  •  MITRA will be launched in addition to the Production Linked Incentive Scheme.
  • (MITRA) will be a game changer for the Indian Textiles Industry. 
  • MITRA will lead to increased investments and enhanced employment opportunities.

Additional Information: Nirmala Sitharaman has also announced that the government aims to spend ₹1.97 lakh crore on various Production Linked Incentive Scheme over the next 5 years, starting from this fiscal. 

Q10.केंद्र ने किस केंद्र शासित प्रदेश के लिए एक गैस पाइपलाइन परियोजना की घोषणा की है?

(a) लद्दाख

(b) जम्मू और कश्मीर

(c) पुदुचेरी

(d) लक्षद्वीप

Q10. The Centre has announced a maiden gas pipeline project for which Union Territory?

(a) Ladakh

(b) Jammu and Kashmir

(c) Puducherry

(d) Lakshadweep 

  • The Centre has announced a maiden gas pipeline project for the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
  • In the Budget speech, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also announced setting up of a central university in Leh district of Union Territory of Ladakh for accessible higher education.
  • The Centre has provisioned Rs 30,757 crore budget for the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, while Ladakh has been allocated Rs 5,958 crore in the Union Budget for 2021-22.

REVISION: Who has been sworn in as the new Chief Justice of the common court of the Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh? Justice Pankaj Mithal

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