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Latest Daily Current Affairs 2021: 12th February 2021

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Previous Quiz

Que1.हाल ही में किस राज्य ने Knowledge Mission शुरू किया है?/Which state has recently launched the Knowledge Mission?

केरल/Kerala

Que2. कौन सा देश मंगल पर पहुंचने वाला पहला अरब देश बन गया है? /Which country has become the first Arab country to reach Mars?

संयुक्त अरब अमीरात/United Arab Emirates

Q1.किस राज्य सरकार ने COVID-19 Warrior Memorial के निर्माण की घोषणा की है?

(a) पश्चिम बंगाल

(b) ओडिशा

(c) केरल

(d) आंध्र प्रदेश

Q1. Which state government has announced the construction of a COVID-19 Warrior Memorial?

(a) West Bengal

(b) Odisha

(c) Kerala

(d) Andhra Pradesh 

  • Odisha's Health and Family Welfare Department has announced the construction of a COVID-19 Warrior Memorial at the Biju Patnaik Park in Bhubaneswar to "recognize the sacrifice and service rendered by COVID-19 warriors"
  • The proposed Memorial will be inaugurated on Independence Day this year.

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

Q2.गोल्डन स्पैरो इंटरनेशनल फिल्म फेस्टिवल 2021 में किस फिल्म ने चार पुरस्कार जीते हैं?

(a) Jallikattu

(b) Pebbles

(c) Sijou

(d) Bittu

Q2. Which film has won four awards at the Golden Sparrow International Film Festival 2021?

(a) Jallikattu

(b) Pebbles

(c) Sijou

(d) Bittu

  • (Assam) Bodo film ‘Sijou’ has bagged four awards at the Golden Sparrow International Film Festival 2021.
  • The film has won “Best Director”, “Best Debut Filmmaker”, “Best Screenplay Writer”, and “Special jury award,” in the Indian feature film Category.
  • The film will be released by the end of 2021.
  • Golden Sparrow International Film Festival 2021 has been organized in Tamil Nadu.
  • This film is written and directed by Vishal P. Chaliha.

REVISION: पहला बोडोलैंड प्रादेशिक क्षेत्र समझौता दिवस किस राज्य में मनाया गया है? असम (24 Jan-27 Jan 2021) 

Q3.किस देश की नौसेना ने सबसे बड़ा युद्धखेल, थिएटर लेवल ऑपरेशनल रेडीनेस एक्सरसाइज आयोजित किया है?

(a) भारत

(b) अमेरिका

(c) चीन

(d) जापान

Q3. Which country’s navy has conducted the largest wargame,(TROPEX) Theatre Level Operational Readiness Exercise?

(a) India

(b) USA 

(c) China

(d) Japan 

  • Indian Navy's largest war game, the biennial TROPEX 21, which commenced in early January is currently underway with participation of all operational units of the Indian Navy including ships, submarines, aircraft as well as units of the Indian Army, Indian Air Force, and Coast Guard,
  • The biennial ''Theatre Level Operational Readiness Exercise (TROPEX)'' aims to validate the Navy's offensive as well as defence capabilities.
  • It promotes peace and stability in the Indian Ocean Region. 

Q4. विज्ञान में महिलाओं और लड़कियों का अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस कब मनाया जाता है?

(a) 10 फरवरी

(b) 12 फरवरी

(c) 11 फरवरी

(d) 13 फरवरी

Q4. When is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science observed?

(a) February 10

(b) February 12

(c) February 11

(d) February 13

  • On 11 February 2021, the 6th International Day of Women and Girls in Science Assembly was held at the United Nations Headquarters virtually. 
  • 2021 Theme: Women Scientists at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19.
  • The United Nations General Assembly in 2015 decided to establish the International Day of Women and Girls in Science to recognize the critical role played by girls and women in the field of science and technology, through passing a resolution.
  • The aim of this is to promote gender equality in the field of science and technology. 

Q5.The Terrible, Horrible, Very Bad Good News नामक पुस्तक किसने लिखी है?

(a) प्रीति शेनॉय

(b) झुम्पा लाहिड़ी

(c) मेघना पंत

(d) अवनी दोशी

Q5. Who wrote the book titled, The Terrible, Horrible, Very Bad Good News?

(a) Preeti Shenoy

(b) Jhumpa Lahiri 

(c) Meghna Pant

(d) Avni Doshi 

  • Penguin Random House India is proud to announce the acquisition of a new novel by award-winning writer, journalist, and speaker Meghna Pant.
  • Titled The Terrible, Horrible, Very Bad Good News, the book is about a small-town woman, Ladoo, who scandalizes her conservative family when she decides to use a sperm donor to have a baby while continuing to look for Mr. Right.
  • The book will be released in April 2021, and soon be seen as a major motion picture under the title Badnam Ladoo.

Q6.राष्ट्रीय चयन ट्रायल के पुरुषों की 10 मीटर एयर राइफल जीतने का विश्व रिकॉर्ड किसने बनाया है?

(a) एलावेनिल वलारिवन

(b) दिव्यांश सिंह पंवार

(c) सौरभ चौधरी

(d) अंजुम मौदगिल

Q6. Who has created the world record to win the men's 10m air rifle event of the National Selection Trials?

(a) Elavenil Valarivan

(b) Divyansh Singh Panwar

(c) Saurabh Chaudhary

(d) Anjum Moudgil

  • Tokyo Olympics quota holder Divyansh Singh Panwar smashed the world record with a score of 253.1 to win the men's 10m air rifle T4 event of the National Selection Trials.
  • Saurabh Chaudhary (men’s 10m Air Pistol), Chinky Yadav (women’s 25m Air Pistol), and Tejaswini Sawant claimed top spots in their respective events.
  • Divyansh won the final from yet another Tokyo quota holder Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar.

Q7.ऑस्कर के लिए लाइव एक्शन शॉर्ट फिल्म श्रेणी के तहत किस भारतीय फिल्म को नामांकित किया गया है?

(a) Jallikattu

(b) Pebbles

(c) Sijou

(d) Bittu

Q7. Which Indian film has been nominated under the Live Action Short Film category for Oscar?

(a) Jallikattu

(b) Pebbles

(c) Sijou

(d) Bittu

  • India is officially out of the race for the Best International Feature Film
  • Malayalam film Jallikattu, directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery, was India’s official entry for Oscars in this category
  • On the brighter side, Karishma Dev Dube’s directorial Bittu has made its way to the nominations under the Live Action Short Film category.
  • Bittu is directed by Karishma Dev Dube
  • The movie is based on a true story. It is based on a short story titled Maoist.

Q8. विश्व दलहन दिवस 2021 की थीम क्या है?

(a) Good Food, Good Life 

(b) Plant proteins for a sustainable future

(c) Love Pulses for a healthy diet and planet

(d) Sustainable food systems 

Q8. What is the theme of World Pulses Day 2021?

(a) Good Food, Good Life 

(b) Plant proteins for a sustainable future

(c) Love Pulses for a healthy diet and planet

(d) Sustainable food systems 

  • World Pulses Day is observed every year on 10 February to raise awareness about the nutritional values of Pulses.
  • This year’s theme is “LovePulses for a healthy diet and planet” 
  • The UN General assembly had adopted 10 February as World Pulses Day in 2019. 
  • UN General Assembly had announced 2016 as the International Year of Pulses.
  • World Pulses Day is part of the Sustainable Development Goal 2 “Zero Hunger.”

Q9. RBI के वित्तीय साक्षरता सप्ताह 2021 की थीम क्या है?

(a) Agricultural Economy 

(b) Consumer Protection

(c) Micro, small and medium enterprises

(d) Credit Discipline and Credit from Formal Institutions

Q9. What is the theme of the RBI’s Financial Literacy Week 2021?

(a) Agricultural Economy 

(b) Consumer Protection

(c) Micro, small and medium enterprises

(d) Credit Discipline and Credit from Formal Institutions

  • The Reserve Bank of India has launched the Financial Literacy Week on the theme of 'Credit Discipline and Credit from Formal Institutions'.
  • As a part of a nationwide campaign, the Reserve Bank of India is observing Financial Literacy Week from February 8-12, 2021, to propagate financial education.
  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has been conducting Financial Literacy Week every year since 2016 to propagate financial education messages on a particular theme across the country.

Q10.भारतीय नौसेना ने नौसेना इलेक्ट्रॉनिक सिस्टम के क्षेत्र में किस संस्थान के साथ एक समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) IIT कानपुर

(b) IIT दिल्ली

(c) IIT मद्रास

(d) IIsc बैंगलोर

Q10. Indian Navy has signed an MoU with which institute on research in the underwater domain of Naval Electronic Systems?

(a) IIT Kanpur

(b) IIT Delhi 

(c) IIT Madras

(d) IIsc Bangalore 

  • Indian Navy and IIT Delhi have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on research in the underwater domain of Naval Electronic Systems.
  • The technologies for the Navy in the field of underwater electronics have been developed by the Centre for Applied Research in Electronics (CARE) at IIT Delhi. 
  • The research carried out at IIT Delhi has played an important role in the technological advances made by the Indian Navy. 
  • In line with Prime Minister Modi’s vision of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’, the Indian Navy endeavors to develop major technology-driven projects through IIT Delhi.

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