Daily Current Affairs 13th and 14th Feb 2021 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 13th and 14th Feb 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which organization has signed a $100 million agreement for CHIRAAG (Chhattisgarh Inclusive Rural and Accelerated Agriculture Growth) project with Chhattisgarh?

किस संगठन ने छत्तीसगढ़ के साथ CHIRAAG (छत्तीसगढ़ समावेशी ग्रामीण और त्वरित कृषि विकास) परियोजना के लिए $ 100 मिलियन का समझौता किया है?

(a) New Development Bank / न्यू डेवलपमेंट बैंक

(b) Asian Development Bank / एशियाई विकास बैंक

(c) European Central Bank / यूरोपीय सेंट्रल बैंक

(d) World bank / विश्व बैंक

(e) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank / एशियन इन्फ्रास्ट्रक्चर इन्वेस्टमेंट बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. Indian Govt and Chhattisgarh Govt has signed a $100 million for CHIRAAG (Chhattisgarh Inclusive Rural and Accelerated Agriculture Growth) project with the World bank.

Purpose: Develop sustainable production systems that allow tribal households in remote areas of Chhattisgarh to practice round-the-year production of diversified and nutritious food.

Q.2. Mario Draghi has sworn in as the new Prime Minister of which country?

मारियो दराघी ने किस देश के नए प्रधानमंत्री के रूप में शपथ ली है?

(a) France / फ्रांस

(b) Australia / ऑस्ट्रेलिया

(c) Italy / इटली

(d) Spain / स्पेन

(e) Brazil / ब्राज़ील

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. The former European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi (73) has been sworn in as Italy’s prime minister at the head of a unity government called on to confront the coronavirus crisis and economic slump.

Draghi, also former governor of the Bank of Italy, managed to convince almost all of the country’s main parties to support his government.

Q.3. Which country’s astronomers has detected huge optical flare in black hole ‘BL Lacertae’?

किस देश के खगोलविदों ने ब्लैक होल बीएल लैकर्टेमें विशाल ऑप्टिकल फ्लेयर का पता लगाया है?

(a) Russia / रूस

(b) Japan / जापान

(c) India / भारत

(d) UK / ब्रिटेन

(e) US / अमेरिका

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. Indian astronomers have reported one of the strongest flares from a feeding super massive black hole or blazar called BL Lacertae, analysis of which can help trace the mass of the black hole and the source of this emission, the Department of Science and Technology said on 13th Feb.

Blazars or feeding super massive black holes in the heart of distant galaxies receive a lot of attention from the astronomical community because of their complicated emission mechanism.

Q.4. Which of the following general insurance company has launched the ‘Corporate India Risk Index’?

निम्नलिखित में से किस सामान्य बीमा कंपनी ने कॉर्पोरेट इंडिया रिस्क इंडेक्सलॉन्च किया है?

(a) TATA AIG / टाटा एआईजी

(b) HDFC ERGO / एचडीएफसी एर्गो

(c) Bajaj Allianz / बजाज आलियांज

(d) ICICI Lombard / ICICI लोम्बार्ड

(e) IFFCO Tokio / इफको टोकियो

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(d)

Exp. Private general insurer ICICI Lombard has launched the ‘Corporate India Risk Index’. This is intended to be a unified, standardised corporate risk index that spans industries and companies.

This will help companies understand the level of risk that their business is facing and also assist in developing a successful risk aversion plan. It has worked with consulting firm Frost and Sullivan to develop the risk measurement tool.

Q.5. World Radio Day is observed every year on _________________.

विश्व रेडियो दिवस हर साल _________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 11 February / 11 फरवरी

(b) 12 February / 12 फरवरी

(c) 13 February / 13 फरवरी

(d) 14 February / 14 फरवरी

(e) 15 February / 15 फरवरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. World Radio Day is celebrated on 13 February to raise awareness about the importance of Radio. In several countries, it is the primary source for providing information.

The day was proclaimed by the member states of UNESCO in 2011 and subsequently adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 2021 as an International Day.

Q.6. What was the theme for World Radio Day 2021?

विश्व रेडियो दिवस 2021 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) New World, New Radio

(b) Radio and diversity

(c) Dialogue, Tolerance and Peace

(d) Radio and Sports

(e) Radio is You

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. World Radio Day is celebrated on 13 February to raise awareness about the importance of Radio. In several countries, it is the primary source for providing information.

The day was proclaimed by the member states of UNESCO in 2011 and subsequently adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 2021 as an International Day.

Theme 2021:”New World, New Radio”.

Q.7. In India, the National Women’s Day is observed every year on _________________.

भारत में, हर साल _________________ को राष्ट्रीय महिला दिवस मनाया जाता है।

(a) 13 February / 13 फरवरी

(b) 14 February / 14 फरवरी

(c) 15 February / 15 फरवरी

(d) 16 February / 16 फरवरी

(e) 17 February / 17 फरवरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. In India, the National Women’s Day is observed every year on 13 February to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sarojini Naidu. This year Nation celebrates its 142nd Birth Anniversary.

She was born on February 13, 1879. She was famous for her nickname ‘Nightingale of India’ or ‘Bharat Kokila’ because of her poems.

Q.8. On which date Birth Anniversary of Sarojini Naidu is celebrated in India?

भारत में सरोजिनी नायडू की जयंती किस तारीख को मनाई जाती है?

(a) 9 February / 9 फरवरी

(b) 10 February / 10 फरवरी

(c) 11 February / 11 फरवरी

(d) 12 February / 12 फरवरी

(e) 13 February / 13 फरवरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. 13th February is celebrated as the birth anniversary of the Nightingale of India i.e. Sarojini Naidu. She was born on 13 February 1879 in Hyderabad to scientist and philosopher Aghornath Chattopadhyaya and Barada Sundari Devi.

She was the first Indian woman President of the Indian National Congress and also the first woman governor of an Indian state that is Governor of United Province which is now known as Uttar Pradesh.

Q.9. Name the woman scientist who has won the SERB Women Excellence Award.

उस महिला वैज्ञानिक का नाम बताइए जिसने SERB महिला उत्कृष्टता पुरस्कार जीता है।

(a) Antara Banerjee / अंतरा बनर्जी

(b) Shobhna Kapoor / शोभना कपूर

(c) Sonu Gandhi / सोनू गांधी

(d) Ritu Gupta / रितु गुप्ता

(e) All of the above / उपरोक्त सभी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. Four young women fellows of National Science Academies have been awarded for excelling in science and engineering on the International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2021 celebrated on February 13. The SERB Women Excellence Award that has been conferred on them provides a grant of Rs. 15 lakhs for a period of three years to the awardees to pursue their research ideas.

The four women scientists selected for the awards are Dr. Shobhna Kapoor, Dr. Antara Banerjee, Dr. Sonu Gandhi and Dr. Ritu Gupta. Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) is a statutory body of the Department of Science and Technology (DST).

Q.10. Who among the following is the author of the book “Unfinished: A Memoir”?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन अनफिनीस्:  मेमॉयरपुस्तक का लेखक है?

(a) Sonu Sood / सोनू सूद

(b) Priyanka Chopra Jonas / प्रियंका चोपड़ा जोनस

(c) Rajkummar Rao / राजकुमार राव

(d) Chetan Anand / चेतन आनंद

(e) Sourav Ganguly / सौरव गांगुली

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. Actor-producer Priyanka Chopra Jonas officially turned author with the release of her first book, “Unfinished: A Memoir”, which she described as “honest, raw and vulnerable”.

The end result is a book, published by the Michael Joseph imprint, which covers her dual-continent 20-year-long career as an actor and producer and her work as a Unicef Goodwill Ambassador.

Q.11. Who is the author of the book “Kamala’s Way: An American Life”?

कमालास वे: एन अमेरिकन लाइफपुस्तक के लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) Roald Dahl / रोआल्ड डाल

(b) Carlos Bulosan / कार्लोस बुलोसन

(c) Carolyn Durand / कैरोलिन डूरंड

(d) Omid Scobie / ओमिड स्कॉबी

(e) Dan Morain / डैन मोरेन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(e)

Exp. Kamala’s Way: An American Life by Dan Morain. A revelatory biography of the first Black woman to stand for Vice President, charting how the daughter of two immigrants in segregated California became one of this country’s most effective power players.

There’s very little that’s conventional about Kamala Harris, and yet her personal story also represents the best of America.

Q.12. What is the currency of Italy?

इटली की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Złoty / ज़्लॉटी

(b) Euro / यूरो

(c) Ruble / रूबल

(d) New shekel / नई शेकेल

(e) Krone / क्रोन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(b)

Exp. President: Sergio Mattarella

Capital: Rome

Currency: Euro

Q.13. Where is the Headquarters of World Bank?

विश्व बैंक का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Montreal, Canada / मॉट्रियल, कनाडा

(b) Lausanne, Switzerland / लॉज़ेन, स्विट्जरलैंड

(c) Washington, D.C., United States / वाशिंगटन, डी.सी., यूनाइटेड स्टेट्स

(d) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / कुआलालंपुर, मलेशिया

(e) Munich, Germany / म्यूनिक, जर्मनी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(c)

Exp: Headquarters: Washington, D.C., United States

President: David Malpass

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