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Current Affairs is the area that presents a candidate with the greatest opportunity for scoring marks in a competitive examination. As a thumb rule, Questions asked in the exam relate to events of the previous six months. Going through the important news events of these months is by and large the syllabus of the Current GK section.

To cover this syllabus, you must be able to decide what’s and what’s not important from the exam perspective. Being the Centre for Best SSC CGL Online Coaching Classes in Complete English and Bilingual medium, we offer quality learning material to all Govt. Job aspirants through our blog updates. The latest update covers expected Current Affairs Questions from the month of February.

February 2021 Current GK Quiz

Question 1. Hoshangabad, a city in Madhya Pradesh, has been renamed as
a. Dashrath Pur
b. Narmadapuram
c. Durgapuram
d. Vindhyanagar

Answer: Narmadapuram

Question 2. Which of the following is RBI’s expert committee constituted on Primary UCBs (Urban Cooperative Banks)?
a. N. S. Vishwanathan Committee
b. B. P. Kanungo Committee
c. Usha Thorat Committee
d. Shyamala Gopinath Committee

Answer: N. S. Vishwanathan Committee

Question 3. A new Science City is going to be set up in
a. Vadodara, Gujarat
b. Raipur, Chhattisgarh
c. Dehradun, Uttarakhand
d. Kochi, Kerala

Answer: Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Question 4. The World’s Largest Zoo is going to be built by Reliance in
a. Nashik (Maharashtra)
b. Rajkot (Gujarat)
c. Lonavla (Maharashtra)
d. Jamnagar (Gujarat)

Answer: Jamnagar (Gujarat)

Question 5. Who was the winner of the ICC Men’s Player of the month for January 2021 (the inaugural ICC Men’s player of the month award)?
a. Ajinkya Rahane
b. Rishabh Pant
c. Prithvi Shaw
d. Jasprit Bumrah

Answer: Rishabh Pant

Question 6. Name the cricketer who recently became the 2nd highest wicket-taker in test matches played in India.
a. Ishant Sharma
b. Umesh Yadav
c. R Ashwin
d. Jasprit Bumrah

Answer: R Ashwin

Question 7. Prime Minister has recently laid the foundation stone of Maharaja Suheldev Memorial in
a. Prayag Raj (Uttar Pradesh)
b. Shivpuri (Madhya Pradesh)
c. Vidisha (Madhya Pradesh)
d. Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh)

Answer: Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh)

Question 8. PM recently laid the foundation of Cauvery Basin Refinery at
a. Nagapattinam (Tamil Nadu)
b. Kodagu (Karnataka)
c. Erode (Tamil Nadu)
d. Chamarajanagar (Karnataka)

Answer: Nagapattinam (Tamil Nadu)

Question 9. Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan, who was recently given additional charge as the Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry, is the Governor
a. Karnataka
b. Telangana
c. Andhra Pradesh
d. Tamil Nadu

Answer: Telangana

Question 10. Name the indigenous Tank that was handed over recently to the Indian Army.
a. Ajeya MK2
b. T-90 Bhishma
c. Arjun MK-1A
d. Vijayanta

Answer: Arjun MK-1A

Question 11. L&T (Larsen & Toubro) has delivered the 100th K9 Vajra to the Indian Army. K9 Vajra is a/an
a. Main Battle Tank
b. Multi-Barrel Rocket Launch (MBRL) System
c. Howitzer
d. Anti Tank Missile

Answer: Howitzer

Question 12. Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav was observed from 14th to 28th February 2021. It was inaugurated in
a. Kutch, Gujarat
b. Cooch Behar, West Bengal
c. Bhilwara, Rajasthan
d. Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh

Answer: Cooch Behar (West Bengal)

Question 13. Name the firm that has commissioned ‘Dobhi-Durgapur’ Natural Gas Pipeline in West Bengal.
c. Essar
d. Reliance Petroleum

Answer: GAIL

Question 14. World Radio Day (WRD) is observed annually on 13th February. What was the theme of WRD 2021?
a. Radio: Helping the fight against COVID
b. Radio Connects the World
c. Radio Brings our World Closer
d. New World, New Radio

Answer: New World, New Radio

Question 15. Name the 3rd indigenous Scorpene class submarine that was inducted recently in the Indian Navy.
a. INS Kalvari
b. INS Karanj
c. INS Vagir
d. INS Khanderi

Answer: INS Karanj

Question 16. 20th February is observed annually as the World Day of Social Justice (WDSJ). The theme of WDSJ 2021 was
a. Social Justice in a COVID-torn World
b. A Call for Social Justice in the Digital Economy
c. Strengthening the Voice of the Marginalized
d. Safeguarding Child Rights in a Digital World

Answer: A Call for Social Justice in the Digital Economy

Question 17. On 20th February, a ‘Mushaira’ was organized on the theme ‘Ek Bharat, Shrestha Bharat’ by the
a. Ministry of Culture
b. Ministry of Home Affairs
c. Ministry of Minority Affairs
d. Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

Answer: Ministry of Minority Affairs

Question 18. BPCL’s Rs. 6000 Cr. Petrochemical Complex is going to come up in
a. Mysuru (Karnataka)
b. Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh)
c. Kochi (Kerala)
d. Haldia (West Bengal)

Answer: Kochi (Kerala)

Question 19. Name the Indian Navy’s largest War Game Combat Exercise conducted in the Indian Ocean Region.
a. TROPEX 21 (Theatre Level Operational Readiness Exercise)
b. WAGE (War Assessment Games Exercise)
c. FORCE 21 (Full Operational Readiness Combat Exercise)
d. NOW Ready (Naval Operational War Ready)

Answer: TROPEX 21 (Theatre Level Operational Readiness Exercise)

Question 20. A Passage Exercise (PASSEX) was recently conducted between the Navies of India & Indonesia in the
a. Arabian Sea
b. Bay of Bengal
c. Java Sea
d. Indian Ocean

Answer: Arabian Sea

Question 21. Name the 1st African nation to sign a Comprehensive Economic Cooperation & Partnership Agreement (CECPA) with India.
a. Nigeria
b. Mauritius
c. Ethiopia
d. South Africa

Answer: Mauritius

Question 22. Which is the only Indian city to be recognized as a 2020 Tree City of the World?
a. Guwahati
b. Hyderabad
c. Mysuru
d. Thiruvananthapuram

Answer: Hyderabad

Question 23. Which of the following statements is incorrect about the 2020 Corruption Perception Index (CPI)?
a. New Zealand and Denmark stood 1st on CPI 2020.
b. India’s Rank on CPI 2020 was 86th.
c. CPI is published annually by the Transparency International.
d. None of the above

Answer: None of the above

Question 24. An MOU on Space Cooperation has been signed between ISRO and the Space Agency of
a. Norway
b. Australia
c. New Zealand
d. Germany

Answer: Australia

Question 25. Go Electric, a campaign to boost electric mobility (electric vehicles) and electrical cooking has been launched by the
a. Ministry of Science and Technology
b. Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
c. Ministry of Power
d. Ministry of Commerce and Industry

Answer: Ministry of Power

Question 26. Vijayanagara has become a new District (31st District) of which of the following states?
a. Karnataka
b. Telangana
c. Andhra Pradesh
d. Tamil Nadu

Answer: Karnataka

Question 27. Which of the following is correct?
a. 2nd February is observed annually as the World Wetlands Day.
b. Safer Internet Day 2021 was observed on 9th February because it is observed annually on the 2nd day of the 2nd week of February.
c. 12th February is observed annually as the National Productivity day.
d. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

Question 28. Indian Navy participated in NAVDEX 21 (Naval Defence Exhibition) & IDEX 21 (International Defence Exhibition) in
a. Sydeney, Australia
b. Tokyo, Japan
c. Paris, France
d. Abu Dhabi, UAE

Answer: Abu Dhabi, UAE

Question 29. Demeke Mekonnen Hassen, who was on India visit recently, is the Deputy PM & Foreign Minister of
a. Jordan
b. Ethiopia
c. Egypt
d. Qatar

Answer: Ethiopia

Question 30. Mandagadde Rama Jois, who passed away recently, was the former Governor of
a. Karnataka
b. Andhra Pradesh
c. Kerala
d. Bihar & Jharkhand

Answer: Bihar & Jharkhand

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