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Que1.लोकतंत्र सूचकांक 2020 में भारत का रैंक क्या है?/What is the rank of India in the 2020 Democracy Index? 53

Que2. CBI के कार्यवाहक प्रमुख के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?/Who has been appointed as the acting chief of CBI? प्रवीण सिन्हा/Praveen Sinha

Q1.राष्ट्रीय सुरक्षा परिषद का अध्यक्ष किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) प्रवीण सिन्हा

(b) एस.एन. सुब्रह्मण्यन

(c) बृजभूषण शरण सिंह

(d) अजय सिंह

Q1. Who has been appointed the Chairman of the National Safety Council?

(a) Praveen Sinha

(b) S.N. Subrahmanyan

(c) Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh

(d) Ajay Singh

  • The Ministry of Labour & Employment has appointed S.N. Subrahmanyan, CEO and Managing Director, L&T Ltd, as the Chairman of the National Safety Council for a period of three years.
  • Subrahmanyan will guide the National Safety Council which has a major role to play to ensure safety in workplaces under the new Occupational Safety, Health, and Working Conditions Code, 2020 
  • Subrahmanyan has spent close to 37 years with the $21 billion-conglomerate L&T, where he started as a project planning engineer. He was appointed as the company’s CEO in 2017.

REVISION: Which Indian-American has been appointed as the acting chief of staff of NASA? Bhavya Lal 

Q2.Whereabouts नामक पुस्तक किसने लिखी है?

(a) अमीश त्रिपाठी

(b) प्रीति शेनॉय

(c) झुम्पा लाहिड़ी

(d) चेतन भगत

Q2. Who wrote the book, titled Whereabouts?

(a) Amish Tripathi

(b) Preeti Shenoy

(c) Jhumpa Lahiri 

(d) Chetan Bhagat 

  • Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri is coming up with a new book, titled Whereabouts 
  • The book will be published under the Hamish Hamilton imprint of Penguin Random House.
  • This is the English translation of her first Italian novel and will come out in April 2021.
  • Much like her last novel The Lowland (2013), Whereabouts centers around a woman and her journey.

Q3.भारत की सबसे कम उम्र की महिला पायलट कौन बनी है?

(a) पायल छाबड़ा

(b) आयशा अजीज

(c) भावना कंठ

(d) शिवांगी सिंह

Q3. Who has become the youngest female pilot of India?

(a) Payal Chhabra

(b) Ayesha Aziz

(c) Bhawna Kanth

(d) Shivangi Singh 

  • Ayesha Aziz, the 25 -year-old from Kashmir is the youngest female pilot in the country.
  • In the year 2011, Aziz became the youngest student pilot to get a license at the age of 15 and underwent training to fly a MIG-29 jet at Russia's Sokol airbase the following year.
  • She later graduated in aviation from the Bombay Flying Club (BFC) and obtained a commercial license in 2017.

Q4.भारत का पहला  ‘एम्प्युटी क्लीनिक (amputee clinic) निम्नलिखित में से किस संस्थान में शुरू किया गया है?

(a) एम्स, जोधपुर

(b) एम्स, दिल्ली

(c) PGIMER, चंडीगढ़

(d) PGIMS, रोहतक

Q4. India’s first amputee clinic has been launched in which of the following Institutes?

(a) AIIMS, Jodhpur 

(b) AIIMS, Delhi 

(c) PGIMER, Chandigarh

(d) PGIMS, Rohtak

  • The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, has launched India’s first amputee clinic.
  • The clinic has been set up to improve amputation patient care by providing a collection of services under one roof and with significant coordination.
  • This is the first-of-its-kind clinic in the country and no such clinic exists elsewhere. Over the last few years.

Q5.हिंदुस्तान एयरोनॉटिक्स लिमिटेड (HAL) ने किस कंपनी के साथ मिश्रित कच्चे माल के विकास और उत्पादन के लिए एक समझौता ज्ञापन (MoU) पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) स्टील अथॉरिटी ऑफ इंडिया

(b) भारत हेवी इलेक्ट्रिकल्स लिमिटेड

(c) मिश्र धातु निगम लिमिटेड (MIDHANI)

(d) भारत डायनेमिक्स

Q5. Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the development and production of composite raw materials with which company?

(a) Steel Authority of India

(b) Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited

(c) Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited (MIDHANI)

(d) Bharat Dynamics

  • Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited (MIDHANI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the development and production of composite raw materials during the Aero India 2021 in Bengaluru.
  •  This is the first time that such an MoU has been signed for composite raw materials. 
  • The MoU was signed by Chairman and Managing Director, HAL Shri R Madhavan, and Chairman and Managing Director, MIDHANI Dr. S K Jha in the presence of other senior officials. 
  • MIDHANI is a specialized metal and metal alloys manufacturing facility in India, located in Hyderabad, Telangana.
  • Hindustan Aeronautics Limited is an Indian state-owned aerospace and defense company headquartered in Bangalore, Karnataka. 

Q6.दिल्ली सरकार ने  किसे बढ़ावा देने के लिए हाल ही में ’स्विच दिल्ली’ अभियान शुरू किया है?

(a) COVID वैक्सीन

(b) इलेक्ट्रिक वाहन

(c) बालिका शिक्षा

(d) डिजिटल बैंकिंग

Q6. The Delhi government has recently launched the ‘Switch Delhi’ campaign to promote ___________.

(a) COVID Vaccine

(b) Electric Vehicles

(c) Girl Education

(d) Digital Banking 

  • Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has launched the ‘Switch Delhi’ campaign to promote electric vehicles and appealed to people to buy such vehicles to combat pollution in the city.
  • The government will hire only electric vehicles for various purposes in the next six weeks.

Q7.यूनिसेफ ने COVID-19 वैक्सीन की दीर्घकालिक आपूर्ति के लिए भारत के किस संस्थान के साथ एक समझौते पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) भारत बायोटेक

(b) सीरम  इंस्टिट्यूट ऑफ़  इंडिया 

(c) जायडस कैडिला

(d) पैनेसिया बायोटेक

Q7. UNICEF has signed a pact with which Institute in India for long term supply of COVID-19 Vaccine?

(a) Bharat Biotech 

(b) Serum Institute of India 

(c) Zydus Cadila

(d) Panacea Biotec

  • The Serum Institute of India (SII) and UNICEF entered into an agreement for a long-term supply of Novavax and AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccines.
  • Oxford-AstraZeneca's vaccine Covishield is being manufactured by the SII and Novavax vaccine is being produced by US-based Novavax Inc. 
  • UNICEF will have access to about 1.1 billion vaccine doses for 100 countries.

Q8.हाल ही में किस राज्य ने पंचायत चुनावों के दौरान शिकायतों से निपटने में पारदर्शिता सुनिश्चित करने के लिए एक मोबाइल ऐप “eWatch ऐप” लॉन्च किया है?

(a) ओडिशा

(b) तेलंगाना

(c) केरल

(d) आंध्र प्रदेश

Q8. Which state has recently launched a mobile app  “eWatch App'' to ensure transparency in dealing with complaints during panchayat elections?

(a) Odisha

(b) Telangana

(c) Kerala

(d) Andhra Pradesh 

  • The State Election Commissioner of Andhra Pradesh has recently launched a mobile app  “eWatch App”.
  • It is developed by the SEC with its own resources to ensure more accountability and transparency in dealing with complaints during panchayat elections. 
  • He said that though the call center at the CEO office, where the complaints coming from people will be segregated as per gravity, will be manned by private staff, everything will be done under the direct supervision and control of the SEC.

Q9.RBI के अनुसार वित्त वर्ष 2021-22 में भारत की अनुमानित जीडीपी वृद्धि दर क्या होगी?

(a) 10%

(b) 9.5%

(c) 11.5%

(d) 10.5%

Q9. What will be India's GDP growth in the Financial Year 2021-22 as per the projection of RBI?

(a) 10%

(b) 9.5%

(c) 11.5%

(d) 10.5%

  • The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Reserve Bank of India on Friday decided to keep the repo rate unchanged at 4 percent and the reverse repo rate at 3.35 percent.
  • While announcing the policy review the RBI governor Shaktikant Das said that the GDP growth is projected at 10.5 percent in the Financial Year 2021-22.

Q10. रिलायंस इंडस्ट्रीज लिमिटेड ने हाल ही में किस देश से दुनिया का पहला 'कार्बन-न्यूट्रल ऑयल' मंगवाया है?

(a) ईरान

(b) UAE

(c) अमेरिका 

(d) सऊदी अरब

Q10. Reliance Industries Ltd has sourced the world's first consignment of 'carbon-neutral oil' from which country?

(a) Iran 

(b) UAE

(c) USA

(d) Saudi Arabia

  • Reliance Industries Ltd has sourced the world's first consignment of 'carbon-neutral oil' from the US as it looks to become a net zero-carbon company by 2035.
  • Reliance, which operates the world's largest single-location oil refining complex at Jamnagar in Gujarat with a capacity of 68.2 million tonnes a year, got 2 million barrels of consignment Permian basin
  • Oxy Low Carbon Ventures (OLCV), a division of US oil major Occidental, delivered carbon-neutral oil to Reliance.

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