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Que1. किस भारतीय-अमेरिकी को NASA का एक्टिंग चीफ ऑफ स्टाफ यानी कार्यकारी प्रमुख नियुक्त किया गया है?/ Which Indian-American has been appointed as the acting chief of staff of NASA?

भव्या लाल/Bhavya Lal 

Que2. विश्व वेटलैंड्स दिवस 2021 की थीम क्या है?/What is the theme of World Wetlands Day 2021?

Wetlands and Water

Q1.भारत का पहला आर्द्रभूमि संरक्षण एवं प्रबंधन केन्द्र किस राज्य में स्थापित किया गया है?

(a) हिमाचल प्रदेश

(b) केरल

(c) उत्तर प्रदेश

(d) तमिलनाडु

Q1. India’s first Centre for Wetland Conservation and Management has been set up in which state?

(a) Himachal Pradesh 

(b) Kerala

(c) Uttar Pradesh 

(d) Tamil Nadu

  • On the occasion of World Wetland Day, the Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Sh. Babul Supriyo has announced the establishment of India’s first Centre for Wetland Conservation and Management (CWCM)
  • The CWCM would be a part of the National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management (NCSCM), Chennai which is an institution under the Ministry of Forest and Climate Change (MoF&CC).
  • The year 2021 also commemorates the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands on 2 February 1971 in Ramsar, Iran, celebrated annually as World Wetlands Day. 
  • At present, India has 42 sites designated as wetlands of international importance under the Ramsar convention, covering a surface area of 1.08 million hectares.

Q2.विश्व कैंसर दिवस 2021 की थीम क्या है?

(a) I am and I will

(b) I can, We can

(c) We all can win

(d) Together we win

Q2. What is the theme of World Cancer Day 2021?

(a) I am and I will

(b) I can, We can

(c) We all can win

(d) Together we win 

  • World Cancer Day is an international day marked on February 4 to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. Theme - I am and I will. 
  • Union for International Cancer Control is a Non-Governmental Organization that was formed in 1933.
  •  The headquarters of the organization is located in Geneva, Switzerland.

Q3.किस राज्य सरकार ने हाल ही में ‘हर घर पानी, हर घर सफाई’ मिशन की शुरुआत की है?

(a) गुजरात

(b) हरियाणा

(c) पंजाब

(d) राजस्थान

Q3. Which state government has recently launched the ‘Har Ghar Pani, Har Ghar Safai’ mission virtually?

(a) Gujarat 

(b) Haryana

(c) Punjab

(d) Rajasthan 

  • The Chief Minister of Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh, has launched the ‘Har Ghar Pani, Har Ghar Safai’ mission virtually.
  • This mission is part of the government’s campaign to complete the goal of 100 percent potable piped water supply in all rural households by March 2022.
  • The scheme is being funded by the World Bank, Jal Jeewan MissionI, NABARD, and State Budget.

Q4.गुयेन फु ट्रोंग को किस देश के सत्तारूढ़ पार्टी के प्रमुख के रूप में फिर से चुना गया है?

(a) कंबोडिया

(b) थाईलैंड

(c) लाओस

(d) वियतनाम

Q4.Nguyen Phu Trong has been re-elected as the chief of the ruling party of which country?

(a) Cambodia

(b) Thailand

(c) Laos

(d) Vietnam 

  • Vietnam's ruling Communist Party has re-elected its 76-year-old chief Nguyen Phu Trong for a rare third five-year term.
  • He has been serving the post since 2011. 
  • Trong was granted an exemption to contest in the election, though he was above the age limit of 65. 
  • The General Secretary is the highest office within the Communist Party of Vietnam. 

Q5.किस शब्द को 2020 के लिए ऑक्सफोर्ड हिंदी शब्द के रूप में चुना गया है?

(a) आन्दोलन

(b) ‘आत्मनिर्भरता’

(c) प्रवासी

(d) प्रतिरक्षा

Q5. Which word has been chosen as the Oxford Hindi word of the year for 2020? 

(a) Aandolan 

(b) ‘Aatmanirbharta’

(c) Pravasi 

(d) Pratiraksha 

  • Oxford Languages has chosen ‘Aatmanirbharta’ or self-reliance as its Hindi word of the year for 2020.
  • The 2019 Oxford Hindi word of the year was “Samvidhaan” or Constitution.
  • In 2019 the Indian Constitution gained significance because of the Sabarimala issue, the abrogation of Article 370, and the Supreme Court’s judgment on the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute among some other events that brought attention to the Constitution and the values of “democracy, secularism, justice, liberty, equality, and fraternity”.

Q6.किस राज्य ने हाल ही में ‘Shivalik Arboretum’  वनस्पति उद्यान का उद्घाटन किया है?

(a) पंजाब

(b) हरियाणा

(c) हिमाचल प्रदेश

(d) उत्तराखंड 

Q6. Which state has recently inaugurated ‘Shivalik Arboretum’ a botanical garden devoted to trees?

(a) Punjab

(b) Haryana 

(c) Himachal Pradesh 

(d) Uttarakhand 

  • In Nainital, Uttarakhand, a first of its kind botanical garden named ‘Shivalik Arboretum’ has been inaugurated, for conserving over 210 species of trees found in the Shivalik range of Himalayas. (Arboretum -a botanical garden devoted to trees.)
  • Shivalik Arboretum aims to spread nature education among people.
  • The facility will showcase information like scientific information about particular species, cultural significance, medicinal use, country of origin, type of habitat in which it is found, and all possible uses including timber, dyes, or any other peculiar use.

REVISION: Which state’s Chief Minister has recently laid the foundation stone of  Sainya dham?Uttarakhand

Q7.प्रथम एशियाई ऑनलाइन शूटिंग चैम्पियनशिप में किस देश ने पदक तालिका में शीर्ष स्थान प्राप्त किया है?

(a) चीन

(b) कुवैत

(c) दक्षिण कोरिया

(d) भारत

Q7. Which country has topped the medals tally in the first Asian Online Shooting Championship?

(a) China

(b) Kuwait

(c) South Korea

(d) India 

  • India's 24-member shooting contingent topped the medals tally in the first Asian Online Shooting Championship.
  • The squad won four gold medals, besides two silver and five bronze medals, for a total of 11 podium finishes.

Gold

  • Saurabh Chaudhary – men’s 10m air pistol
  • Divyansh Singh Panwar- men’s 10m air rifle
  • Kynan Chenai – men’s trap
  • Rajeshwari Kumari – women’s trap

Q8.The Little Book of Encouragement नामक पुस्तक किसके उद्धरणों (quotes) का संग्रह है?

(a) पोप फ्रांसिस

(b) दलाई लामा

(c) गौतम बुद्ध

(d) महावीर

Q8. The book titled, The Little Book of Encouragement is the collection of whose quotes?

(a) Pope Francis

(b) Dalai Lama

(c) Gautama Buddha

(d) Mahavira

  • Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama shares quotes and words of wisdom to deal with the new realities of the panic-stricken world along with how to combat rising extremism, polarity and climate change besides his views on Tibet in his new book. 
  • The Little Book of Encouragement, which has 130 quotes, is edited by Renuka Singh and published by Penguin Random House.

Q9. एशिया के सबसे बड़े तीन दिवसीय मेगा  Aero Show का उद्घाटन किसने किया?

(a) नरेंद्र मोदी

(b) राजनाथ सिंह

(c) अमित शाह

(d) हरदीप सिंह पुरी

Q9. Who has inaugurated the three-days mega Asia’s biggest Aero Show?

(a) Narendra Modi 

(b) Rajnath Singh

(c) Amit Shah 

(d) Hardeep Singh Puri

  • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has inaugurated the three-days mega Aero India show i.e. taking place for the first time in a hybrid mode due to COVID Pandemic. 
  • The 13th edition of the Aero India show will see participants in both physical and virtual mode. Purely dedicated to showcasing India’s prowess in defense production, the event will showcase indigenous platforms in the defense sector
  • Over 200 MoUs will be signed between different procurement and manufacturing agencies. 
  •  This includes 73 LCA Tejas Mk-1A fighter aircraft and 10 LCA Tejas Mk-1 trainer aircraft at the cost of Rs 45,696 Crore along with the design and development of infrastructure sanctions worth Rs 1,202 crore.

Q10.हाल ही में किस देश ने पहला जैव ईंधन संचालित वाणिज्यिक रॉकेट, Stardust 1.0 लॉन्च किया है?

(a) रूस

(b) भारत

(c) अमेरिका

(d) चीन

Q10. Which country has recently launched the first biofuel-powered commercial rocket, Stardust 1.0?

(a) Russia

(b) India

(c) USA

(d) China 

  • Stardust 1.0 was launched from Loring Commerce Centre in Maine, US. About Stardust 1.0
  • It is a launch vehicle suited for student and budget payloads.
  • The rocket can carry a maximum payload mass of 8 kg 
  • The launch of Stardust 1.0 became the first commercial space launch in global history that was run by biofuel which is non-toxic for the environment as opposed to traditionally used rocket fuels.
  • These rockets will help to launch small satellites called CubeSats into space in a way that is relatively cheaper than using traditional rocket fuel and is less toxic for the environment. 
  • The rocket is manufactured by bluShift, an aerospace company based in Maine that is developing rockets that are powered by bio-derived fuels.

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