Daily Current Affairs : 21st February 2020 |Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs  21st February 2020

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Q.1.In which city “National Organic Food Festival” was inaugurated by Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Smriti Irani?

(a)New Delhi

(b)Bengaluru

(c)Kolkata

(d)Chennai

(e)Lucknow

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(a)

Exp. Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani jointly inaugurated three-day National Organic Food Festival in New Delhi on 21st February.

Q.2. What was the rank of India in sustainability index?

(a)76th

(b)77th

(c)131st

(d)84th

(e)80th

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp.India ranked 77th on a sustainability index that takes into account per capita carbon emissions and ability of children in a nation to live healthy lives.

Q.3. What was the rank of India in child flourishing index?

(a)76th

(b)77th

(c)131st

(d)84th

(e)80th

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3. (c)

Exp. India was placed 131st on a ranking that measures the best chance at survival and well-being for children, according to a UN-backed report.

Q.4.Which institute has been ranked first in the “Nature Ranking Index-2020”, a scientific research institutional ranking?

(a)All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)

(b)Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

(c)Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER)

(d)Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR)

(e)Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR)

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4. (b)

Exp. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) (New Delhi) has been ranked first in the Nature Ranking Index-2020. The rankings are based on total research output which the institutions have carried out from December 01, 2018 to 30th November, 2019. Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, has been ranked second. The third place in India is secured by Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR-Mumbai).

Q.5.Who has been appointed as Dhanlaxmi Bank MD and CEO by RBI?

(a)Sanjiv Chadha

(b)Atanu Kumar Das

(c)Pallav Mahapatra

(d)Sunil Gurbaxani

(e)Lingan Venkat Prabhakr

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 20th February approved appointment of Sunil Gurbaxani as managing director and CEO of Dhanlaxmi Bank. Gurbaxani is working with Axis Bank at present.

Q.6.Who has been named as chairman of Ram Janmabhoomi Teerath Kshetra Trust?

(a)Nripendra Misra

(b)Nritya Gopal Das

(c)Champat Rai

(d)K Parassran

(e)Ram Vilas Vedanti

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(b)

Exp. Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas chief Nritya Gopal Das has been named the chairman of the Sri Ram Janambhoomi Teerath Kshetra Trust.

Q.7.Who has been chosen as the chairman of the Ram Temple Complex Development Committee?

(a)Nripendra Misra

(b)Nritya Gopal Das

(c)Champat Rai

(d)K Parassran

(e)Ram Vilas Vedanti

Answer & Explanation
 Ans.7.(a)

Exp. Former principal secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi Nripendra Misra has been chosen as the chairman of the Ram Temple Complex Development Committee on 19th February.

Q.8.Who has been awarded “Sportsperson of the Year (Female)” award at ESPN Multi-Sport Annual Awards 2019?

(a)Manasi Joshi

(b)Koneru Humpy

(c)PV Sindhu

(d)Dutee Chand

(e)Manu Bhaker

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. Sportsperson of the Year (Female) : PV Sindhu     Badminton

Q.9. Who has been awarded “Sportsperson of the Year (Male)”award at ESPN Multi-Sport Annual Awards 2019?

(a)Balbir Singh Senior

(b)Saurabh Chaudhary

(c)Deepak Punia

(d)Pullela Gopichand

(e)Bajrang Punia

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9. (b)

Exp. Sportsperson of the Year(Male)    : Saurabh Chaudhary     Shooting

Q.10. Who has been awarded “Lifetime Achievement Award” at ESPN Multi-Sport Annual Awards 2019?

(a)Balbir Singh Senior

(b)Saurabh Chaudhary

(c)Deepak Punia

(d)Pullela Gopichand

(e)Bajrang Punia

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(a)

Exp. Lifetime Achievement Award    :   Balbir Singh Senior   Hockey

Q.11. International Mother Language Day is observed on______________.

(a)20th  February

(b)21st  February

(c)22nd  February

(d)23rd  February

(e)24th  February

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. International Mother Language Day 2020 is celebrated across the globe on February 21 to hail the linguistic diversity in the world.

Q.12.What was the theme for “International Mother Language Day”?

(a)Indigenous Languages

(b)Linguistic diversity

(c)Local Languages for Global Citizenship

(d)Languages without borders

(e)Books for mother tongue education

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(d)

Exp. Theme 2020: ‘Languages without borders’.

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