Daily Current Affairs 22nd Feb 2021 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 22nd Feb Feb 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. In which state, the 47th Khajuraho Dance Festival has recently been organized?

हाल ही में 47 वें खजुराहो नृत्य महोत्सव का आयोजन किस राज्य में किया गया है?

(a) Bihar / बिहार

(b) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(c) Odisha / ओडिशा

(d) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

(e) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Khajuraho Temples come alive with splendor, beams, and the hustle-bustle of art lovers at the Khajuraho Dance Festival. The event is organized by the Department of Culture and assisted by Madhya Pradesh Tourism.

Hosted each year at the magnificent city of Khajuraho located in the district of Chhatarpur, the artists perform in the backdrop of historical monuments.

Q.2. Which state’s CM has recently laid a foundation of Eastern India’s first skill university?

किस राज्य के सीएम ने हाल ही में पूर्वी भारत के पहले कौशल विश्वविद्यालय की नींव रखी है?

(a) Arunachal Pradesh / अरुणाचल प्रदेश

(b) Nagaland / नागालैंड

(c) Manipur / मणिपुर

(d) Assam / असम

(e) Sikkim / सिक्किम

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on 17th Feb laid the foundation of the first skill university of eastern India in Darrang district, aimed at imparting training to over 10,000 students in 12 disciplines.

The varsity would be built with a financial outlay of Rs 1,000 crore. It is expected to be completed by 2026, and will have understandings with countries like Germany, Taiwan, South Korea, Israel, Japan, England.

Q.3. Hoshangabad City will be renamed as Narmadapuram. Hoshangabad City is in which state?

होशंगाबाद शहर का नाम बदलकर नर्मदापुरम रखा जाएगा। होशंगाबाद शहर किस राज्य में है?

(a) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(d) Punjab / पंजाब

(e) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, has announced to rename the Hoshangabad city of MP as Narmadapuram.

This announcement was made by him while he was addressing the Narmada Jayanti programme that was held in Hoshangabad. He stated that, the proposal to change the name will be sent to the centre. The decision was taken after asking the gathering on the banks of Narmada.

Q.4. With which state government, IKEA has signed an MoU to invest Rs 5,500 crore?

किस राज्य सरकार के साथ IKEA ने 5,500 करोड़ रुपये के निवेश के लिए एक समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Gujarat / गुजरात

(d) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(e) Punjab / पंजाब

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Swedish furniture giant Ikea is all set to increase its presence in India. Uttar Pradesh government on 20th Feb signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with IKEA, sealing an investment deal of Rs 5,500 crore in the coming seven years to generate employment for thousands of people in the state. The company will be developing shopping mall, hotel, offices and retail areas in 5 lakh sq ft. The MoU was signed virtually at the CM’s residence in Lucknow in the presence of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

Q.5. The national anthem has been played in the Nagaland assembly for the first time in almost 6 decades recently. Nagaland Statehood Day is observed every year on _________________.

हाल ही में लगभग 6 दशकों में पहली बार नागालैंड विधानसभा में राष्ट्रगान बजाया गया है। नागालैंड राज्य दिवस प्रति वर्ष _________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 29 November / 29 नवम्बर

(b) 1 December / 1 दिसम्बर

(c) 2 January / 2 जनवरी

(d) 3 February / 3 फरवरी

(e) 21 February / 21 फरवरी

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Almost 60 years after Nagaland attained statehood, the national anthem was played inside its assembly for the first time this February. The move is historic for a state that has been ravaged by decades of secessionist violence and protracted peace talks that still hang fire.

Nagaland attained statehood on December 1, 1963, and was the 16th state of the Union.

Q.6. Who among the following has released a book “Rashtra Pratham – 82 varshon ki Swarnim Gatha”?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने राष्ट्र प्रथम – 82 वरशों की स्वर्णिम गाथानामक पुस्तक जारी की है?

(a) Rajnath Singh / राजनाथ सिंह

(b) Amit Shah / अमित शाह

(c) Ram Nath Kovind / राम नाथ कोविंद

(d) Narendra Modi / नरेंद्र मोदी

(e) M Venkaiah Naidu / एम वेंकैया नायडू

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Home Minister released a book ‘Rashtra Pratham – 82 varshon ki Swarnim Gatha’. The book chronicles the glorious history of CRPF since its raising in 1939 and it has detailed and thoroughly researched accounts of CRPF’s journey, challenges, successes, and sacrifices and said it will become a source of inspiration for personnel joining the force.

Mr Shah said, CRPF jawans have always remained at the forefront be it in Left Wing Extremism affected areas, borders or providing security ring to Indian Parliament.

Q.7. ICGS C-453 Interceptor boat has been recently commissioned into services in Chennai. Which company has built the ICGS C-453?

ICGS C-453 इंटरसेप्टर नाव को हाल ही में चेन्नई में सेवाओं में कमीशन किया गया है। किस कंपनी ने ICGS C-453 बनाया है?

(a) Defence Research and Development Laboratory / रक्षा अनुसंधान और विकास प्रयोगशाला

(b) Ashok Leyland / अशोक लेलैंड

(c) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) / हिंदुस्तान एयरोनॉटिक्स लिमिटेड

(d) Larsen & Toubro / लार्सन एंड टुब्रो

(e) Defence Research and Development Organisation / रक्षा अनुसंधान और विकास संगठन

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICG) named as C-453 was commissioned into services in Chennai on February 19, 2021. This was the 17th interceptor boats out of the 18 which are being indigenously built by Larsen & Toubro Ltd.

It is a 27.80-m-long interceptor boat. The boat has a displacement of 105 tonnes. It can attain a maximum speed of 45 knots (85 kmph). It is capable to undertake the multifarious tasks such as surveillance, close-coast patrol, interdiction, and search & rescue. It will also provide assistance to the boats and craft in case of distress at sea.

Q.8. World Thinking Day is celebrated annually on _______________.

विश्व चिंतन दिवस प्रतिवर्ष _______________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 21 February / 21 फरवरी

(b) 22 February / 22 फरवरी

(c) 23 February / 23 फरवरी

(d) 24 February / 24 फरवरी

(e) 25 February / 25 फरवरी

Answer & Explanation

Exp. World Thinking Day, originally known as Thinking Day, is celebrated annually on 22 February by all Girl Scouts, Girl Guides and other girl groups worldwide. The day is observed to think about fellow brothers and sisters around the world, address their concerns and understand the true meaning of guiding.

Q.9. What was the theme for World Thinking Day 2021?

विश्व चिंतन दिवस 2021 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

(b) Leadership!

(c) Peacebuilding

(d) Connect

(e) Grow

Answer & Explanation

Exp. World Thinking Day, originally known as Thinking Day, is celebrated annually on 22 February by all Girl Scouts, Girl Guides and other girl groups worldwide. The day is observed to think about fellow brothers and sisters around the world, address their concerns and understand the true meaning of guiding.

Theme 2021: Peacebuilding

Q.10. In which of the following state Pench Tiger Reserve is situated?

पेंच टाइगर रिजर्व निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य में स्थित है?

(a) Bihar / बिहार

(b) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(c) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(d) Odisha / ओडिशा

(e) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Pench Tiger Reserve is a tiger reserve located in Madhya Pradesh.

Q.11. The Hornbill festival is celebrated in which of the following state?

हॉर्नबिल त्योहार निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य में मनाया जाता है?

(a) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

(b) Sikkim / सिक्किम

(c) Nagaland / नागालैंड

(d) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

(e) Manipur / मणिपुर

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Hornbill Festival is a celebration held every year from 1 to 10 December, in Nagaland, Northeast India. It is also called the ‘Festival of Festivals’.

Q.12. Who is the current Director General of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)?

केंद्रीय रिजर्व पुलिस बल (CRPF) के वर्तमान महानिदेशक कौन हैं?

(a) Arvind Ranjan / अरविंद रंजन

(b) MA Ganapathy / एम ए गणपति

(c) P S Ranipse / पी एस रानीपसे

(d) Rajesh Ranjan / राजेश रंजन

(e) Anand Prakash Maheshwari / आनंद प्रकाश माहेश्वरी

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Senior IPS officer AP Maheshwari is the Director General of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).

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