Daily Current Affairs 8th Feb 2021 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 8th Feb 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state has introduced a 16-Digit Unicode to identify Landholdings?

किस राज्य ने लैंडहोल्डिंग की पहचान करने के लिए 16-अंकीय यूनिकोड शुरू किया है?

(a) Gujarat / गुजरात

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Bihar / बिहार

(d) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(e) Punjab / पंजाब

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Uttar Pradesh government has introduced a system of issuing a unique 16-digit Unicode on February 7, 2020. This Unicode will be used to mark all kinds of landholdings in the state.

The Unicode numbers for the land would comprise of the16 digits. The first six digits is based on the population of the land. Next 4 digits in the line would determine the unique identity of the land. Digits from 11 to 14 would be the number of divisions of the land. Lastly, 2 digits would contain the details regarding the category. With the help of the last 2 digits, the category of the land viz. residential, agricultural and commercial land can be identified.

Q.2. In which state/UT, India’s first Geothermal Power Project has been established?

किस राज्य / केंद्र शासित प्रदेश में भारत का पहला भूतापीय विद्युत परियोजना स्थापित किया गया है?

(a) Chandigarh / चंडीगढ़

(b) Ladakh / लद्दाख

(c) Jammu and Kashmir / जम्मू और कश्मीर

(d) Puducherry / पुदुचेरी

(e) Delhi / दिल्ली

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The first geothermal power project of India will be established at Puga village of eastern Ladakh. This decision was taken because, Puga village was identified as the hotspot of geothermal energy by the scientists. The project will be completed in four phases.

A tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish and implement the first phase was signed on 6th February, 2021 between ONGC Energy; LAHDC, Leh and the Power Department of UT Ladakh.

Q.3. How much amount has been allocated for the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) for the upcoming fiscal year 2021-22 by the Central government?

केंद्र सरकार द्वारा आगामी वित्तीय वर्ष 2021-22 के लिए प्रधानमंत्री फसल बीमा योजना (PMFBY) के लिए कितनी राशि आवंटित की गई है?

(a) Rs. 6,000 crores / 6,000 करोड़ रु

(b) Rs. 16,000 crores / 16,000 करोड़ रु

(c) Rs. 26,000 crores / 26,000 करोड़ रु

(d) Rs. 36,000 crores / 36,000 करोड़ रु

(e) Rs. 46,000 crores / 46,000 करोड़ रु

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Central government has allocated Rupees 16,000 crores for the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) for the upcoming fiscal year 2021-22.

This allocation was done in order to boost the safety of farmers’ crops. The amount will also ensure that maximum benefit of crop insurance reaches to the farmers.

The budgetary amount has increased this year by around ₹305 crore as compared to the fiscal year 2020-21.

Q.4. The Ministry of Education has decided that the Schools and hostels under the Samagra Shiksha scheme will now be renamed after _________________________.

शिक्षा मंत्रालय ने निर्णय लिया है कि समग्र शिक्षा योजना के तहत स्कूलों और छात्रावासों का नाम बदलकर अब __________________________ होगा।

(a) Subhas Chandra Bose / सुभास चंद्र बोस

(b) Mahatma Gandhi / महात्मा गांधी

(c) Swami Vivekananda / स्वामी विवेकानंद

(d) Babasaheb Ambedkar / बाबासाहेब अम्बेडकर

(e) Vallabhbhai Patel / वल्लभभाई पटेल

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Samagra Shiksha funded school to be renamed after Netaji.

The Ministry of Education has decided that the Schools and hostels under the Samagra Shiksha scheme will now be renamed after Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.

The renaming of the scheme will help to create awareness regarding the facility of these residential schools and hostels in difficult areas. It will also inspire these schools to achieve the high standards of quality education.

Q.5. With which institute, DRDO has signed an MoU for Joint Advanced Technology Program–Center of Excellence (JATP – CoE)?

किस संस्थान के साथ, DRDO ने संयुक्त उन्नत प्रौद्योगिकी कार्यक्रमउत्कृष्टता केंद्र (JATP – CoE) के लिए एक समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) IIFT-New Delhi / IIFT-नई दिल्ली

(b) IIT-Madras / IIT- मद्रास

(c) IISc -Bangalore / IISc -बैंगलोर

(d) IIM-Ahmedabad / IIM-अहमदाबाद

(e) IIT-Bombay / IIT-बॉम्बे

Answer & Explanation

Exp. DRDO today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bengaluru for creation of JATP–Center of Excellence (JATP – CoE) in the premises of IISc to expand the scope and objective of existing Joint Advanced Technology Program.

The focused research efforts at the centre will lead to realization of indigenous technologies in the critical areas to develop state of art technologies. DRDO will support JATP in equipping it with advanced and unique research facilities that will enable the faculty and scholars to conduct advanced research.

Q.6. Name the first contingent of 34 CRPF women personnel who were inducted into the specialized jungle warfare commando force.

उन 34 सीआरपीएफ महिला कर्मियों की पहली टुकड़ी का नाम बताइए जिन्हें विशेष जंगल युद्ध कमांडो बल में शामिल किया गया।

(a) Lakshmi / लक्ष्मी

(b) Cobra / कोबरा

(c) Ghatak / घातक

(d) Force one / फोर्स वन

(e) Garud / गरुड़

Answer & Explanation

Exp. A maiden contingent of 34 CRPF women personnel were inducted into the specialized jungle warfare commando force called CoBRA. The contingent would now be deployed in the anti-naxal operations grid of India.

The commandos of the CoBRA are required to be mentally and physically tough. They are mostly deployed in the Maoist violence-affected states of the country. They are also deployed for the insurgency operations.

Q.7. Kala Ghoda Festival is being celebrated on 6 February to 14 February at _________________.

काला घोड़ा महोत्सव 6 फरवरी से 14 फरवरी को _______________ में मनाया जा रहा है।

(a) Mumbai / मुंबई

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(c) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(d) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(e) Pune / पुणे

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Kala Ghoda Arts Festival will be held online this year. The festival will start online on February 6, 2021.  The festival presents plenty of events that reflect the rich history of art in Mumbai.

The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival is one of the most awaited festivals each year for art form lovers. Kala Ghoda is an annual exhibition that celebrates theatre, music, films, comedy, world and modern art. The art festival is held every year in Mumbai attracts an enormous number of people from the city and beyond.

Q.8. Nigeria’s Okonjo-Iweala has been chosen to become the first female Chief of which organization?

नाइजीरिया की ओकोन्जोइवेला को किस संगठन की पहली महिला प्रमुख चुना गया है?

(a) World Bank / विश्व बैंक

(b) World Trade Organization / विश्व व्यापार संगठन

(c) United Nations / संयुक्त राष्ट्र

(d) World Health Organization / विश्व स्वास्थ्य संगठन

(e) Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development / आर्थिक सहयोग तथा विकास संगठन

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Nigerian economist Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been chosen as the next Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO).

She would be the first woman as well as the first African nation to lead the organization. Okonjo-Iweala, the former finance minister of Nigeria, will succeed Roberto Azevedo, who stepped down in August 2020.

Q.9. In which of the following state, Narora Nuclear Energy Plant is situated?

नरौरा परमाणु ऊर्जा संयंत्र निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य में स्थित है?

(a) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

(b) Sikkim / सिक्किम

(c) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(d) Jharkhand / झारखण्ड

(e) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Narora Atomic Power Station (NAPS) is a nuclear power plant located in Narora, Bulandshahar District in Uttar Pradesh, India.

Q.10. In which state/UT, Karakoram Wildlife Sanctuary is located?

काराकोरम वन्यजीव अभयारण्य किस राज्य / केंद्रशासित प्रदेश में स्थित है?

(a) Ladakh / लदाख

(b) Manipur / मणिपुर

(c) Daman & Diu / दमन और दीव

(d) Jammu & Kashmir / जम्मू और कश्मीर

(e) Arunachal Pradesh / अरुणाचल प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Karakoram Wildlife Sanctuary, also known as the Karakoram (Nubra Shyok) Wildlife Sanctuary or the Karakoram (Saichen Shyok) Wildlife Sanctuary is a high altitude wildlife sanctuary located in the easternmost reaches of the Karakoram range in Leh district, in the Indian union territory of Ladakh.

Q.11. In which year, Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) was launched?

प्रधानमंत्री फसल बीमा योजना (PMFBY) किस वर्ष में शुरू की गई थी?

(a) 2014

(b) 2016

(c) 2017

(d) 2018

(e) 2019

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) launched on 18 February 2016 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is an insurance service for farmers for their yields.

Q.12. In India, Inflation is measured on the basis of which index?

भारत में मुद्रास्फीति को किस सूचकांक के आधार पर मापा जाता है?

(a) Consumer price index / उपभोक्ता मूल्य सूचकांक

(b) Wholesale price index / थोक मूल्य सूचकांक

(c) Retail price index / खुदरा मूल्य सूचकांक

(d) Common price index / सामान्य मूल्य सूचकांक

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation

Exp. In India, inflation is measured by Consumer Price Index (CPI) and Wholesale Price Index (WPI).

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