Daily Current Affairs 3rd Feb 2021 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 3rd Feb 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state has launched two schemes to provide monetary assistance to college students and literary bodies of the state?

किस राज्य ने कॉलेज के छात्रों और राज्य के साहित्यिक निकायों को मौद्रिक सहायता प्रदान करने के लिए दो योजनाएं शुरू की हैं?

(a) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(b) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(c) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(d) Assam / असम

(e) Odisha / ओडिशा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on 1st Feb launched two schemes to provide monetary assistance to college students and literary bodies of the state.

Under Pragyan Bharati scheme, 3,26,046 college students were given Rs 1,500 each for purchasing text books, while a total of Rs 161 crore was reimbursed for free admission of 4 lakh eligible students.

The second scheme is Bhasha Gourab, under which the state government provided 21 Sahitya Sabhas (literary bodies) with a total of Rs 43 crore as contribution towards their corpus funds.

Q.2. Which state’s CM has launched ‘Har Ghar Pani, Har Ghar Safai’ mission?

किस राज्य के मुख्यमंत्री ने हर घर पानी, हर घर सफाईमिशन शुरू किया है?

(a) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(b) Punjab / पंजाब

(c) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(d) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(e) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on 1st Feb virtually launched the ‘Har Ghar Pani, Har Ghar Safai’ mission as part of the government’s campaign to accomplish the goal of 100 per cent potable piped water supply in all rural households by March next year. The Chief Minister also inaugurated one Mega Surface Water Supply Scheme covering 85 villages in the Moga district, 144 new water supply schemes for 172 villages, 121 Arsenic, and Iron removal plants.

Q.3. In which city India’s first Centre for Wetland Conservation and Management has been established?

किस शहर में भारत का पहला वेटलैंड संरक्षण और प्रबंधन केंद्रस्थापित किया गया है?

(a) Alappuzha / अलापुझा

(b) Kevadia / केवडिया

(c) Chennai / चेन्नई

(d) Bangalore / बैंगलोर

(e) Lucknow / लखनऊ

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. A dedicated Centre for Wetland Conservation and Management (CWCM) has been established at the National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management (NCSCM), Chennai, an institution under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.

The dedicated CWCM Centre would address specific research needs and knowledge gaps,  give a fillip to capacity development and cutting-edge research on wetlands of India, as well as aid in the application of integrated approaches for conservation, management and wise use of the wetlands.

Q.4. Which word has been named Oxford Hindi word of 2020?

किस शब्द को 2020 के ऑक्सफोर्ड हिंदी शब्द का नाम दिया गया है?

(a) Mahamari / महामारी

(b) Covid-19 / कोविद -19

(c) Samvidhaan / संविधान

(d) Aadhaar / आधार

(e) Aatmanirbharta / आत्मनिर्भरता

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(e)

Exp. ‘Aatmanirbharta’ implying self-reliance has been named by Oxford Languages as its Hindi word of the year 2020 as it “validated the day-to-day achievements of the countless Indians who dealt with and survived the perils of a pandemic”.

The Oxford Hindi word of the year is a word or expression that is chosen to reflect the ethos, mood, or preoccupations of the passing year, and have lasting potential as a term of cultural significance.

Q.5. With which of the following company, Ford joined hands to offer cloud-based data services, software, artificial intelligence?

निम्नलिखित में से किस कंपनी के साथ, फोर्ड ने क्लाउडआधारित डेटा सेवाओं, सॉफ्टवेयर, कृत्रिम बुद्धिमत्ता की पेशकश के लिए हाथ मिलाया?

(a) IBM / आईबीएम

(b) Microsoft / माइक्रोसॉफ्ट

(c) Google / गूगल

(d) Amazon / अमेज़न

(e) Infosys / इन्फोसिस

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. Ford Motor Co has joined hands with Alphabet Inc’s Google to cooperate in software, artificial intelligence and cloud computing, to develop new consumer services and modernize internal operations.

The automaker will deploy Google artificial intelligence technology to improve the efficiency of vehicle development, supply chain and manufacturing operations.

Q.6. What is the rank of India in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index 2020?

इकोनॉमिस्ट इंटेलिजेंस यूनिट के डेमोक्रेसी इंडेक्स 2020 में भारत का रैंक क्या है?

(a) 9

(b) 27

(c) 53

(d) 78

(e) 96

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. India slipped two places to 53rd position in the 2020 Democracy Index’s global ranking, according to The Economist Intelligence Unit, which said the “democratic backsliding” by authorities and “crackdowns” on civil liberties has led to a further decline in the country’s ranking.

However, India is ranked higher than most of its neighbouring countries.

Q.7. Which country has topped in Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index 2020?

इकोनॉमिस्ट इंटेलिजेंस यूनिट के डेमोक्रेसी इंडेक्स 2020 में किस देश ने टॉप किया है?

(a) Sweden / स्वीडन

(b) Finland / फ़िनलैंड

(c) Switzerland / स्विट्ज़रलैंड

(d) Norway / नॉर्वे

(e) Denmark / डेनमार्क

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. India falls to 53rd position in EIU’s Democracy Index, Norway topped. India slipped two places to 53rd position in the 2020 Democracy Index’s global ranking, according to The Economist Intelligence Unit, which said the “democratic backsliding” by authorities and “crackdowns” on civil liberties has led to a further decline in the country’s ranking.

However, India is ranked higher than most of its neighbouring countries.

Q.8. Padma Shree Dr Anshu Jamsenpa holds the record to be the fastest woman to do a double summit of Mt Everest in _________________.

पद्मश्री डॉ अंशु जामसेनपा ने _________________ में माउंट एवरेस्ट का दोहरा शिखर प्रदर्शन करने वाली सबसे तेज महिला होने का रिकॉर्ड बनाया।

(a) 108 hours and 10 minutes / 108 घंटे और 10 मिनट

(b) 112 hours and 12 minutes / 112 घंटे और 12 मिनट

(c) 118 hours and 15 minutes / 118 घंटे और 15 मिनट

(d) 121 hours and 17 minutes / 121 घंटे और 17 मिनट

(e) 127 hours and 31 minutes / 127 घंटे और 31 मिनट

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. Earlier last week, when Dr Anshu Jamsenpa’s name was announced in the list of Padma awards, the 41-year-old mountaineer from Arunachal Pradesh had just returned from a motivational session for young climbers at Bomdila.

As she became the fastest woman to do a double summit of Mt Everest in 118 hours and 15 minutes in 2017, while also holding the record for most summits to the tallest peak by an Indian woman – 5, she joined the illustrious list of woman mountaineers like Bachendri Pal, Santosh Yadav, Premlata Aggarwal and Arunima Sinha to have been conferred the Padma awards.

Q.9. Who is the writer of the book “The Little Book of Encouragement”?

द लिटिल बुक ऑफ़ इनकरेजमेंटपुस्तक के लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) Sampooran Singh Kalra / संपूरन सिंह कालरा

(b) Howard Cutler / हॉवर्ड कटलर

(c) Tenzin Geyche Tethong / तेनजिन गीशे टेथॉन्ग

(d) Desmond Tutu / डेसमंड टूटू

(e) Dalai Lama / दलाई लामा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. The Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama have recently launched his new book “The Little Book of Encouragement”. The book comprises of 130 quotes. The book has been edited by Renuka Singh while published by Penguin Random House.

The Dalai Lama while launching the book highlighted that, he is one among more than seven billion human beings who are alive today amid the COVID-19 pandemic. So, he has committed to promote the human happiness.

Q.10. Name the former pacer who has been recently inducted into Australian Cricket Hall of Fame.

उस पूर्व तेज गेंदबाज का नाम बताइए जिसे हाल ही में ऑस्ट्रेलियाई क्रिकेट हॉल ऑफ फेम में शामिल किया गया है।

(a) Merv Hughes / मर्व ह्यूजेस

(b) Brett Lee / ब्रेट ली

(c) Jason Gillespie / जेसन गिलेस्पी

(d) Mitchell Johnson / मिशेल जॉनसन

(e) Glenn McGrath / ग्लेन मैकग्राथ

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(a)

Exp. Former pacer Merv Hughes has been inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame, the country’s board (CA) said on 2nd Feb, describing him as a “larrikin who demolished batting line-ups all over the world”.

The 59-year-old played 53 Tests and 33 ODIs for Australia in a career spanning from 1985 to 1994, during which he captured 212 Test wickets and 38 ODI wickets.

Q.11. In which state/UT, Dibru-Saikhowa National Park is situated?

किस राज्य / केन्द्र शासित प्रदेश में डिब्रूसैखोवा राष्ट्रीय उद्यान स्थित है?

(a) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(b) Assam / असम

(c) Jammu & Kashmir / जम्मू & कश्मीर

(d) Himachal Pradesh / हिमाचल प्रदेश

(e) Odisha / ओडिशा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. Dibru-Saikhowa National Park is a national park in Assam, India.

Q.12. What is the capital of Norway?

नॉर्वे की राजधानी क्या है?

(a) Stockholm / स्टॉकहोम

(b) Male / माले

(c) Thimphu / थिम्पू

(d) Oslo / ओस्लो

(e) Helsinki / हेलसिंकी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(d)

Exp. About Norway

Capital: Oslo

Currency: Norwegian krone

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