Daily Current Affairs 2nd March 2021 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 2nd March 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state’s CM has launched the ”Gharoki Pechan, Chelik Naam” (daughter’s name is a home’s identity) scheme?

किस राज्य के मुख्यमंत्री ने घरोकी पहचान, चेलिक नाम‘ (बेटी का नाम घर की पहचान है) योजना शुरू की है?

(a) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

(b) Sikkim / सिक्किम

(c) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(d) Bihar / बिहार

(e) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(a)

Exp. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Saturday launched “Gharoki Paachan, Chelik Naam” (daughter”s name is a home”s identity) programme and development schemes worth Rs 42 crore in Nainital.

Government is working towards women empowerment and 32,000 women groups of the state are being linked with self-employment to make them self-reliant.

Q.2. In which city, International Yoga festival has been organized?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय योग महोत्सव किस शहर में आयोजित किया गया है?

(a) Bhopal / भोपाल

(b) Madurai / मदुरै

(c) Coimbatore / कोयम्बटूर

(d) Rishikesh / ऋषिकेश

(e) Gorakhpur / गोरखपुर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d)

Exp. The International Yoga Festival was inaugurated by the Agriculture Minister of Uttarakhand Subodh Uniyal, head of Akhil Bharatiya Akhada Parishad (ABAP) Narendra Giri and Patanjali Yogpeeth chairman Acharya Balakrishna in Rishikesh.

The festival is being jointly organised by Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board (UTDB) and Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam (GMVN).

Q.3. Which edition of Jan aushadhi Diwas celebrations is being held from March 1 to 7, 2021?

1 से 7 मार्च, 2021 तक जन औषधि दिवस समारोह का कौन सा संस्करण आयोजित किया जा रहा है?

(a) 1st / पहला

(b) 2nd / दूसरा

(c) 3rd / तीसरा

(d) 4th / चौथा

(e) 5th / पांचवां

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. The 3rd Janaushadhi Diwas 2021 celebrations commenced on March 1, 2021. It will be a week-long celebration starting from March 1 to 7. As part of the celebrations, Jan Aushadhi kendras conducted more than 1000 Health Check-up Camps across the country on March 1.

Bureau of Pharma PSUs of India (BPPI), the implementing agency of Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) is celebrating 3rd Janaushadhi Diwas on 7th March, 2021 with the theme of “Seva bhi – Rozgar bhi”.

Q.4. Which country has launched the first Arctic-monitoring Satellite ‘Arktika-M’?

किस देश ने पहला आर्कटिकनिगरानी उपग्रह अर्कटिकाएमलॉन्च किया है?

(a) Russia / रूस

(b) Japan / जापान

(c) China / चीन

(d) USA / यू.एस.ए.

(e) Germany / जर्मनी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. The Russian space corporation Roscosmos successfully launched its first satellite to monitor the Arctic’s climate and environment. The satellite called “Arktika-M”, was launched on February 28, 2021, onboard Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket, from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

This satellite will help to collect information to solve operational meteorology and hydrology problems, and monitoring the climate and environment in the Arctic region.

Q.5. Which movie has won the “Best Motion Picture – Drama” award at the 78th Golden Globe Awards 2021?

78वें गोल्डन ग्लोब अवार्ड्स 2021 में किस फिल्म ने सर्वश्रेष्ठ मोशन पिक्चरड्रामापुरस्कार जीता है?

(a) Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom / मा राईनी ब्लैक बॉटम

(b) Nomadland / नोमैडलैंड

(c) The United States vs. Billie Holiday / द यूनाइटेड स्टेट्स वर्सस बिली हॉलिडे

(d) Borat Subsequent Moviefilm / बोराट सब्सिक्वेंट मूवीफिल्म

(e) Soul / सोल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. Best Motion Picture — Drama: Nomadland

Winners of the 78th Golden Globe Awards for performance in films and television in US in 2020 were announced on February 28, 2021. Winners were selected by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Best Motion Picture-Drama award was won by ‘Nomadland’ while the Best Motion Picture-Musical or Comedy award went to ‘Borat Subsequent Moviefilm’.

Best Performance in a Motion Picture (Drama): Actor: Chadwick Boseman in ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ — Best Performance in a Motion Picture (Drama): Actress: Andra Day in ‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday’ — Best Performance in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy): Actor: Sacha Baron Cohen in ‘Borat Subsequent Moviefilm’ — Best Performance in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy): Rosamund Pike in ‘I Care a Lot’

Q.6. Which actor has won the “Best Performance by an Actor (Male) in a Motion Picture – Drama” award at the 78th Golden Globe Awards 2021?

78वें गोल्डन ग्लोब पुरस्कार 2021 में किस अभिनेता ने मोशन पिक्चर ड्रामा में एक अभिनेता (पुरुष) द्वारा सर्वश्रेष्ठ प्रदर्शनपुरस्कार जीता है?

(a) Chadwick Boseman / चैडविक बोसमैन

(b) Chloé Zhao / क्लो झाओ

(c) Sacha Baron Cohen / साशा बैरन कोहेन

(d) Daniel Kaluuya / डैनियल कालूया

(e) Mark Ruffalo / मार्क रफलो

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture — Drama: Chadwick Boseman for “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”

Q.7. Which TV Series has won the “Best Television Series – Drama” award at the 78th Golden Globe Awards 2021?

78वें गोल्डन ग्लोब अवार्ड्स 2021 में किस टीवी सीरीज़ ने सर्वश्रेष्ठ टेलीविज़न सीरीज़ ड्रामापुरस्कार जीता है?

(a) The Queen’s Gambit / द क्वीन्स गैम्बिट

(b) I Know This Much is True / आई नो दिस मच इज ट्रू

(c) The Crown / द क्राउन

(d) Schitt’s Creek / शिट क्रीक

(e) Ted Lasso / टेड लासो

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(c)

Exp. Best Television Series — Drama: The Crown

Q.8. Which Airport has emerged as the Best Airport in Annual Airports Council International (ACI) ASQ Awards 2020?

वार्षिक एयरपोर्ट काउंसिल इंटरनेशनल (ACI) ASQ अवार्ड्स 2020 में कौन सा हवाई अड्डा सर्वश्रेष्ठ हवाई अड्डे के रूप में उभरा है?

(a) Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi / इंदिरा गांधी अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, नई दिल्ली

(b) Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai / छत्रपति शिवाजी अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, मुंबई

(c) Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad / राजीव गांधी अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, हैदराबाद

(d) Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru / केम्पेगौड़ा अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, बेंगलुरु

(e) Chennai International Airport, Chennai / चेन्नई अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, चेन्नई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(a)

Exp. Annual ASQ Awards 2020 recognises Delhi Airport in over 40 MPPA category in the Asia-Pacific region.

Delhi Airport retains the best airport position under the highest category for three consecutive years- 2018, 2019 and 2020 in Asia-Pacific region. Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL), a GMR led consortium,announced that Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) has once again emerged as the ‘Best Airport by Size and Region’ in Asia-Pacific for 2020. The airport’s efforts have been recognised by Airports Council International (ACI) for Airport Service Quality (ASQ) awards in the category of over 40 Million Passengers Per Annum (MPPA).

Q.9. 45th Civil Accounts Day celebrated on ___________________.

45 वां सिविल लेखा दिवस ___________________ पर मनाया गया।

(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.9.(a)

Exp. The 45th Civil Accounts Day was celebrated in New Delhi on March 1, 2021 in presence of Chief Guest and Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman; G.C. Murmu, Comptroller & Auditor General of India and Soma Roy Burman, Controller General of Accounts, amongst others.

This annual event was celebrated for the first time by virtual mode.

Q.10. Who among the following has won the men’s singles titles at the 2021 Uganda International Badminton tournament in Kampala?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने कंपाला में 2021 युगांडा अंतर्राष्ट्रीय बैडमिंटन टूर्नामेंट में पुरुष एकल खिताब जीता है?

(a) B. Sai Praneeth / बी साई प्रणीत

(b) Sandeep Gupta / संदीप गुप्ता

(c) Varun Kapur / वरुण कपूर

(d) Srikanth Kidambi / श्रीकांत किदांबी

(e) Pullela Gopichand / पुलेला गोपीचंद

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. India’s Varun Kapur and Malvika Bansod clinched the men’s and women’s singles titles respectively at the 2021 Uganda International Badminton tournament in Kampala. Varun beat compatriot Sankar Muthusamy 21-18, 16-21, 21-17 in the men’s singles final.

Malvika beat compatriot Anupama Upadhyaya in the women singles summit clash 17-21, 25-23, 21-10.

Q.11. Which football team has won the ISL League Football Winners Shield?

किस फुटबॉल टीम ने आईएसएल लीग फुटबॉल विजेता शील्ड जीता है?

(a) FC Goa / एफ.सी. गोवा

(b) Kerala Blasters FC / केरल ब्लास्टर्स एफ.सी.

(c) Bengaluru FC / बेंगलुरु एफ.सी.

(d) Mumbai City FC / मुंबई सिटी एफ.सी.

(e) Mohun Bagan A.C. / मोहन बागान ए.सी.

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(d)

Exp. Mumbai City FC scripted a 2-0 triumph over ATK Mohun Bagan (ATKMB) at the GMC Stadium in Bambolim on February 28, 2021 to bag the ISL League Winners Shield and the coveted AFC Champions League spot that comes with it.

Mumbai and ATKMB finished level on 40 points, but the former claimed first place with a better head-to-head record.

Q.12. Which of the following Wildlife Sanctuary is in the Uttarakhand state?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा वन्यजीव अभयारण्य उत्तराखंड राज्य में है?

(a) Nandhaur Wildlife Sanctuary / नंधौर वन्यजीव अभयारण्य

(b) Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary / कतर्नियाघाट वन्यजीव अभयारण्य

(c) Cauvery North Wildlife Sanctuary / कावेरी उत्तर वन्यजीव अभयारण्य

(d) Ballabhpur Wildlife Sanctuary / बल्लभपुर वन्यजीव अभयारण्य

(e) Bori Wildlife Sanctuary / बोरी वन्यजीव अभयारण्य

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. Nandhaur Wildlife Sanctuary – Uttarakhand

Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary – Uttar Pradesh

Cauvery North Wildlife Sanctuary – Tamil Nadu

Bori Wildlife Sanctuary – Madhya Pradesh

Ballabhpur Wildlife Sanctuary – West Bengal.

Q.13. What is the currency of Russia?

रूस की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Złoty / ज़्लॉटी

(b) Toman / टोमन

(c) Ruble / रूबल

(d) New shekel / नई शेकेल

(e) Krone / क्रोन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(c)

Exp. Currency: Russian ruble (₽) (RUB)

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