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An effective strategy for Current Affairs Preparation is essential for success in Banking, SSC, CDS and Competitive exams. You must have a clear idea about the pattern of Current GK questions that are asked in the examination. Without this understanding, you will be unable to sift the relevant information from the irrelevant one.

Such lack of understanding results in serious loss of time and effort. To ensure that it doesn’t happen to you, Vidya Guru, renowned for providing the Best Online Bank Coaching Classes and Pen Drive Courses, publishes Current Affairs quizzes from time to time. The latest quiz covering the February month has been given below for your perusal. Make sure you take it as a short test and assess your level of preparation. Apart from it, the facts and figures you come across here must be added to your study notes.

General Awareness February 2021 Quiz

Question 1. The armed forces of which country took part in India’s Republic day parade?
a. Nepal
b. Bhutan
c. Bangladesh
d. Sri Lanka

Answer: Bangladesh

Question 2. Military Exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas’ was conducted recently between the Armies of India and USA at
a. Bakloh, Himachal Pradesh
b. Vairengte, Mizoram
c. Chaubatia, Uttarakhand
d. Suratgarh, Rajasthan

Answer: Suratgarh, Rajasthan

Question 3. 2021 is being observed as the India-France Year of
a. Military Cooperation
b. Environment
c. Energy
d. Technology

Answer: Environment

Question 4. Which of the following is correct as per the data published by the NSO (National Statistical Office)?
a. GDP Growth Rate FY 2019-20 (Revised Estimate) = 4%
b. GDP Growth Rate FY 2018-19 (Revised Estimate) = 6.5%
c. Both A and B
d. None of the above

Answer: Both A and B

Question 5. ‘This Life at Play’ is the memoir of
a. Late Farooq Sheikh
b. Late Girish Karnad
c. Late Irrfan Khan
d. Naseeruddin Shah

Answer: Late Girish Karnad

Question 6. Which of the following has become the 1st state cabinet in India to go completely paperless by launching an E-Cabinet?
a. Karnataka
b. Andhra Pradesh
c. Himachal Pradesh
d. Kerala

Answer: Himachal Pradesh

Question 7. ONGC has set up India’s 1st Geothermal Energy Project (Geothermal Power Plant) in
a. Ladakh
b. Madhya Pradesh
c. Gujarat
d. Rajathan

Answer: Ladakh

Question 8. Lakhwar electricity project is going to come up on the Yamuna in
a. Dehradun, Uttarakhand
b. Paonta Sahib, Himachal Pradesh
c. Auraiya, Uttar Pradesh
d. Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh

Answer: Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Question 9. The Financial Literacy Week (FLW) was observed from 8th to 12th February. What was the theme of FLW 2021?
a. Payment Infrastructure for Digital Transactions
b. Last Mile Financial Inclusion
c. Credit Discipline and Credit from Formal Institutions
d. Consumer Protection against Online Frauds

Answer: Credit Discipline and Credit from Formal Institutions

Question 10. Which of the following statements is incorrect in the context of RBI’s proposed regulatory framework for NBFCs?
a. 4 Tier framework has been proposed comprising: (I) Base Layer (NBFC-BL) (II) Middle Layer (NBFC-ML) (III) Upper Layer (NBFC-UL) (IV) Possible Top Layer.
b. There will be a New Regulatory Superstructure for NBFC-UL.
c. NBFC NPA classification norm of 180 days is going to be harmonized to 90 Days.
d. None of the above

Answer: None of the above

Question 11. RBI’s E-Integrated Ombudsman (One Nation, One Ombudsman) scheme will bring together consumer grievance redressal under the 3 existing schemes: Banking Ombudsman Scheme, Ombudsman Scheme for NBFCs and Ombudsman Scheme for Digital Transactions. When is the official roll-out scheduled for the E-Integrated Ombudsman scheme?
a. August 2021
b. June 2021
c. January 2022
d. April 2022

Answer: June 2021

Question 12. Shahtoot (Lalander) Dam is going to be built by India in which of the following countries?
a. Pakistan
b. Bhutan
c. Afghanistan
d. Nepal

Answer: Afghanistan

Question 13. As per UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development), India received $57 Billion as FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) in 2020. The No. 1 recipient of FDI in 2020 was
a. USA
b. India
c. China
d. United Kingdom

Answer: China

Question 14. PM recently addressed the 125th anniversary celebrations of the monthly journal, Prabuddha Bharata. Prabuddha Bharata was started in 1896 by
a. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
b. Swami Vivekananda
c. Raja Ram Mohan Roy
d. Vinayak Damodar Savarkar

Answer: Swami Vivekananda

Question 15. The number of beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) crossed 1.75 crores recently. PMMVY is a scheme run by the
a. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
b. Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
c. Ministry of Women & Child Development
d. Ministry of Labour and Employment

Answer: Ministry of Women & Child Development

Question 16. Who among the following is the author of ‘The Little Book of Encouragement’?
a. Chetan Bhagat
b. Dalai Lama
c. Deepak Chopra
d. Shashi Tharoor

Answer: Dalai Lama

Question 17. Under which scheme has MoHUA (Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs) signed MOUs with Zomato and Swiggy?
a. PM SVANidhi Scheme
b. Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY)
c. PM Rojgar Protsahan Yojana (PMRPY)
d. Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan

Answer: PM SVANidhi Scheme

Question 18. World Cancer Day (WCD) is observed annually on 4th February. What was the theme of WCD 2021?
a. Providing Treatment and Support
b. Detection at Early Stage: Key to Survival
c. I Am and I Will: ‘Together, all our Actions Matter
d. Fight to Reduce Cancer Deaths

Answer: I Am and I Will: ‘Together, all our Actions Matter

Question 19. The 3rd phase of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) was launched by the
a. Ministry of Corporate Affairs
b. Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises
c. Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
d. Ministry of Commerce and Industry

Answer: Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

Question 20. The Residential Schools and Hostels under the Samagra Shiksha scheme of Ministry of Education are going to be renamed as
a. Atal Residential Schools & Hostels
b. Deen Dayal Upadhyay Residential Schools & Hostels
c. Pradhan Mantri Residential Schools & Hostels
d. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Residential Schools & Hostels

Answer: Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Residential Schools & Hostels

Question 21. India’s Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam is going to develop Lower Arun Hydro Electric Project in
a. Pakistan
b. Sri Lanka
c. Nepal
d. Bhutan

Answer: Nepal

Question 22. Who among the following has been appointed as President of Asian Cricket Council (ACC)?
a. Ehsan Mani
b. Jay Shah
c. N Srinivasan
d. Shashank Manohar

Answer: Jay Shah

Question 23. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa has been re-elected President of
a. Argentina
b. Spain
c. Portugal
d. Brazil

Answer: Portugal

Question 24. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who has become the 1st Woman Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), belongs to which of the following nations?
a. Nigeria
b. Kenya
c. South Africa
d. Ghana

Answer: Nigeria

Question 25. Novak Djokovic of Serbia won the 2021 Australian Open men’s singles final by defeating Daniil Medvedev of
a. Czech Republic
b. Russia
c. Croatia
d. Belarus

Answer: Russia

Question 26. The Australian Open women’s singles title 2021 was won by Naomi Osaka (Japan) by defeating which of the following players in the final?
a. Simona Halep (Romania)
b. Serena Williams (USA)
c. Jennifer Brady (USA)
d. Ashleigh Barty (Australia)

Answer: Jennifer Brady (USA)

Question 27. The winners of the 2021 Australian Open men’s doubles championship were
a. Joe Salisbury & Rajeev Ram
b. Robert Farah & Juan Sebastian
c. Bruno Soares & Jamie Murray
d. Filip Polasek & Ivan Dodig

Answer: Filip Polasek & Ivan Dodig

Question 28. Who were the winners of the Australian Open 2021 women’s doubles championship?
a. Aryna Sabalenka & Elise Mertens
b. Bethanie Mattek-Sands & Gabriela Dabrowski
c. Katerina Siniakova & Barbora Krejcikova
d. Zhang Shuai & Samantha Stosur

Answer: Aryna Sabalenka & Elise Mertens

Question 29. Who has written the book ‘By Many a Happy Accident’?
a. Shashi Tharoor
b. Hamid Ansari
c. Dr. Manmohan Singh
d. Chetan Bhagat

Answer: Hamid Ansari

Question 30. Which of the following players have won the mixed doubles title at the 2021 Australian Open?
a. Matthew Ebden & Samantha Stosur
b. Marc Polmans & Storm Sanders
c. Rajeev Ram & Barbora Krejcikova
d. Joe Salisbury & Desirae Krawczyk

Answer: Rajeev Ram & Barbora Krejcikova

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