Daily Current Affairs 1st March 2021 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 1st March 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which airport has got DGCA clearance and became the third international airport in Uttar Pradesh?

किस हवाई अड्डे को DGCA मंजूरी मिली है और उत्तर प्रदेश में तीसरा अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा बन गया है?

(a) Lucknow Airport / लखनऊ एयरपोर्ट

(b) Varanasi Airport / वाराणसी एयरपोर्ट

(c) Kushinagar Airport / कुशीनगर एयरपोर्ट

(d) Gorakhpur Airport / गोरखपुर एयरपोर्ट

(e) Agra Airport / आगरा एयरपोर्ट

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Tuesday announced that Uttar Pradesh got its third international airport in the form of Kushinagar.

Kushinagar Airport gets necessary clearances from DGCA to become 3rd licensed international airport of UP. Will boost tourism in the region & facilitate travel on Buddhist circuit by providing direct aviation connectivity to the city where Lord Buddha attained Mahaparinirvana.

Q.2. Which country has been described as a “Priority One” partner in the defence sphere by India?

किस देश को भारत द्वारा रक्षा क्षेत्र में प्रायोरिटी वनभागीदार के रूप में वर्णित किया गया है?

(a) Myanmar / म्यांमार

(b) Nepal / नेपाल

(c) Afghanistan / अफगानिस्तान

(d) Bangladesh / बांग्लादेश

(e) Sri Lanka / श्री लंका

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. India on February 28, 2021 described Sri Lanka as “Priority One” partner in the defence sphere and said the participation of its military aircraft in the 70th anniversary celebration of the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) is indicative of the growing cooperation, camaraderie and friendship between the two militaries.

The SLAF is celebrating its 70th Anniversary on March 2.

Q.3. What was the Revenue collected from Goods and Services Tax (GST) in February 2021?

फरवरी 2021 में गुड्स एंड सर्विसेज टैक्स (GST) से क्या राजस्व एकत्र किया गया था?

(a) Rs 1,05,491 crore / 1,05,491 करोड़ रु

(b) Rs 1,13,143 crore / 1,13,143 करोड़ रु

(c) Rs 1,23,247 crore / 1,23,247 करोड़ रु

(d) Rs 1,32,149 crore / 1,32,149 करोड़ रु

(e) Rs 1,43,140 crore / 1,43,140 करोड़ रु

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. The gross GST revenue collected in the month of February 2021 is ₹ 1,13,143 crore of which CGST is ₹ 21,092 crore, SGST is ₹ 27,273 crore, IGST is ₹ 55,253 crore (including ₹ 24,382 crore collected on import of goods) and Cess is ₹ 9,525 crore (including ₹ 660 crore collected on import of goods).

Q.4. Which Payments Bank has been upgraded to scheduled commercial bank status under the Second Schedule of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934?

भारतीय रिज़र्व बैंक अधिनियम, 1934 की दूसरी अनुसूची के तहत कौन से पेमेंट्स बैंक को अनुसूचित वाणिज्यिक बैंक का दर्जा दिया गया है?

(a) Paytm Payments Bank / पेटीएम पेमेंट्स बैंक

(b) Airtel Payments Bank / एयरटेल पेमेंट्स बैंक

(c) Aditya Birla Idea Payments Bank / आदित्य बिरला आइडिया पेमेंट्स बैंक

(d) Fino Payments Bank / फिनो पेमेंट्स बैंक

(e) Jio Payments Bank / जिओ पेमेंट्स बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(d)

Exp. Reserve Bank of India has notified that it has included Fino Payments Bank in the Second Schedule of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934.

All banks which are included in the Second Schedule to the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 are Scheduled Banks. These banks comprise Scheduled Commercial Banks and Scheduled Co-operative Banks.

Q.5. Who has been re-appointed as the Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)?

केंद्रीय प्रत्यक्ष कर बोर्ड (CBDT) के अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे पुन: नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Ajit Kumar / अजीत कुमार

(b) Pramod Chandra Mody / प्रमोद चंद्र मोदी

(c) John Joseph / जॉन जोसेफ

(d) Patanjali Jha / पतंजलि झा

(e) Rajiv Gauba / राजीव गौबा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. The re-appointment of Pramod Chandra Mody as Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has been extended for a further period of three months with effect from March 1, 2021, to May 31, 2021.

Mody is a 1982-batch Indian Revenue Service officer, was appointed as the CBDT chief in February 2019.

Q.6. Zero Discrimination Day is observed on ____________ every year, all over the world.

दुनिया भर में हर साल ____________ पर शून्य भेदभाव दिवस मनाया जाता है।

(a) 1 March / 1 मार्च

(b) 2 March / 2 मार्च

(c) 3 March / 3 मार्च

(d) 4 March / 4 मार्च

(e) 5 March / 5 मार्च

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. On Zero Discrimination Day this year celebrated on 1st March 2021, UNAIDS is challenging the discrimination faced by women and girls in all their diversity and raising awareness and mobilizing action to promote equality and empowerment for women and girls.

Q.7. What was the theme for Zero Discrimination Day 2021?

शून्य भेदभाव दिवस 2021 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Act to change laws that Discriminate

(b) Stand our for

(c) Open Up, Reach Out

(d) Zero Discrimination against Women and Girls

(e) Make some noise to challenge discrimination

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. On Zero Discrimination Day this year celebrated on 1st March 2021, UNAIDS is challenging the discrimination faced by women and girls in all their diversity and raising awareness and mobilizing action to promote equality and empowerment for women and girls.

Theme 2021: “Zero Discrimination against Women and Girls.”

Q.8. World Civil Defence Day is observed every year on _______________.

विश्व नागरिक रक्षा दिवस हर साल _______________ पर मनाया जाता है।

(a) 1 March / 1 मार्च

(b) 2 March / 2 मार्च

(c) 3 March / 3 मार्च

(d) 4 March / 4 मार्च

(e) 5 March / 5 मार्च

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(a)

Exp. World Civil Defence Day is observed on 1st March every year, all over the world. The theme of World Civil Defence Day 2021, is “Civil Defence and a first aider in every home.” celebrated on 1st March 2021. This day was incorporated in 1990 by the International Civil Defence Organisation (ICDO).

Q.9. On which date, National Protein Day is celebrated every year?

किस वर्ष राष्ट्रीय प्रोटीन दिवस मनाया जाता है?

(a) 24 February / 24 फरवरी

(b) 25 February / 25 फरवरी

(c) 26 February / 26 फरवरी

(d) 27 February / 27 फरवरी

(e) 28 February / 28 फरवरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(d)

Exp. In India, February 27th is celebrated as the National Protein Day, to create awareness about protein deficiency and encourage people to include this macronutrient in their diet.

The day was launched by the ‘Right to Protein’, a national-level public health initiative on February 27, 2020.The second year for this nutritional awareness milestone in India by ‘Right to Protein’.

Q.10. What was the theme for National Protein Day 2021?

राष्ट्रीय प्रोटीन दिवस 2021 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Right To Protein

(b) #ProteinMeinKyaHai

(c) Life cycle approach for better Nutrition

(d) Feeding the world

(e) Powering with Plant Protein

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. In India, February 27th is celebrated as the National Protein Day, to create awareness about protein deficiency and encourage people to include this macronutrient in their diet.

The day was launched by the ‘Right to Protein’, a national-level public health initiative on February 27, 2020.The second year for this nutritional awareness milestone in India by ‘Right to Protein’.

Theme 2021: “Powering with Plant Protein”.

Q.11. Who is the author of the book titled “Advantage India: The Story of Indian Tennis”?

एडवांटेज इंडिया: द स्टोरी ऑफ इंडियन टेनिसनामक पुस्तक के लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) Anindya Dutta / अनिंद्य दत्ता

(b) Nidhi Vadhera / निधि वढेरा

(c) Prem Prakash / प्रेम प्रकाश

(d) Pawan C Lall / पवन सी लल्ल

(e) Jairam Ramesh / जयराम रमेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(a)

Exp. Anindya Dutta, a banker turned author, penned a new book titled “Advantage India: The Story of Indian Tennis”, a chronicle of Indian Tennis.

Advantage India is a well-researched account of the journey of Indian tennis, with a special section on the Doubles game and on women’s tennis in India. The book is published by Westland publications.

Q.12. Who among the following has won gold in 53 kg freestyle at the Outstanding Ukrainian Wrestlers and Coaches Memorial tournament at Kiev, Ukraine?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने कीव, यूक्रेन में उत्कृष्ट यूक्रेनी पहलवानों और कोच मेमोरियल टूर्नामेंट में 53 किग्रा फ्रीस्टाइल में स्वर्ण पदक जीता है?

(a) Deepak Punia / दीपक पुनिया

(b) Bajrang Punia / बजरंग पुनिया

(c) Vinesh Phogat / विनेश फोगट

(d) Ravi Kumar Dahiya / रवि कुमार दहिया

(e) Pooja Gehlot / पूजा गहलोत

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(c)

Exp. India’s Vinesh Phogat on February 28, 2021 defeated V. Kaladzinskay of Belarus in the final to win gold in women’s 53 kg freestyle at the Outstanding Ukrainian Wrestlers and Coaches Memorial tournament at Kiev, Ukraine.

Since the coronavirus halted all competitions last year, it was the first competition for Vinesh, who is the only Indian woman wrestler to have qualified for the Tokyo Games.

Q.13. Who has won a silver medal at the 72nd Strandja Memorial boxing tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria?

सोफिया, बुल्गारिया में 72 वें स्ट्रैंड्जा मेमोरियल मुक्केबाजी टूर्नामेंट में किसने रजत पदक जीता है?

(a) Manish Kaushik / मनीष कौशिक

(b) Amit Panghal / अमित पंघाल

(c) Shiva Thapa / शिवा थापा

(d) Vijender Singh / विजेंदर सिंह

(e) Deepak Kumar / दीपक कुमार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(e)

Exp. Deepak Kumar’s fantastic run at the 72nd Strandja Memorial boxing tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria ended with a silver medal, after he lost the flyweight (52kg) final on a split verdict to Bulgaria’s Daniel Asenov, on February 27, 2021.

Deepak, an Asian silver-winner, was up against Bulgaria’s Daniel Asenov, a two-time European championships gold-medallist.

Q.14. Who is the current Prime Minister of Sri Lanka?

श्रीलंका के वर्तमान प्रधान मंत्री कौन हैं?

(a) Gotabaya Rajapaksa / गोतबाया राजपक्षे

(b) Namal Rajapaksa / नमल राजपक्षे

(c) Shiranthi Rajapaksa / शिरानथी राजपक्षे

(d) Mahinda Rajapaksa / महिंदा राजपक्षे

(e) Basil Rajapaksa / बेसिल राजपक्षे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(d)

Exp. Prime minister of Sri Lanka: Shri Mahinda Rajapaksa

President: Gotabaya Rajapaksa

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