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Current Affairs Quiz: February 11 & 12, 2024

  1. President Draupadi Murmu inaugurated the ‘Amrit Mahotsav of Diversity: A Cultural Odyssey’ at which place?.
    A) Red Fort
    B) Rashtrapati Bhawan
    C) Parliament
    D) Pragati Maidan
    E) All of the above
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    President Draupadi Murmu inaugurated the ‘Amrit Mahotsav of Diversity: A Cultural Odyssey’ at the Amrit Udyan of Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. This cultural festival aims to showcase the cultural heritage of Northeast India by showcasing its diversity and heritage The ‘Vividhata Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ is being organized at Rashtrapati Bhavan to celebrate and showcase the rich diversity of India. This Mahotsav has been structured in the seven distinct editions dedicated to – North-East, South, North, East, West, Central region and Union Territories.
  2. Which agency hosted Road To Paris 2024: Championing Clean Sports And Uniting For Anti-Doping’ Conference?
    A) NADA
    B) WADA
    C) Both A) And B)
    D) Fintor
    E) None of the above
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    Option A
    Explanation:
  3. Principal Scientific Advisor Prof. Ajay Kumar Sood launched ‘SWATI’ Portal in New Delhi? What does ‘S’ Stands for in ‘SWATI’ ?
    A) Science
    B) Savings
    C) Sum
    D) Surface
    E) None of the above
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India Prof Ajay Kumar Sood launched “Science for Women-A Technology & Innovation (SWATI)” Portal, aimed at creating a single online portal representing Indian Women and Girls in STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics & Medicine).
  4. Which state is looking to construct one million tonne per annum (mtpa) green hydrogen production capacity?
    A) Uttar pradesh
    B) Haryana
    C) Punjab
    D) Madhya Prasesh
    E) None of the above
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Uttar Pradesh is looking to construct one million tonne per annum (mtpa) green hydrogen production capacity. The project may create 120,000 jobs, according to state energy minister A K Sharma.
  5. Which is first state to restore old pension scheme for state government employees appointed on or after April 1, 2006?
    A) Sikkim
    B) Arunachal Pradesh
    C) Shillong
    D) Assam
    E) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang has announced the restoration of the Old Pension System (OPS) for state government employees appointed on or after April 1, 2006. This decision underscores the government’s commitment to the welfare of its workforce
  6. Telangana Govt will set up a dedicated AI city and introduce internet as basic right. Who is chief Minister of Telangana?
    A) Shri YS Jagan Mohan Reddy
    B) Shri Pema Khandu
    C) Shri A Revanth Reddy
    D) Dr. Manik Saha
    E) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Telangana Government will set up a dedicated AI city in 50 acres to 100 acres. The Government will position Hyderabad and Telangana as the AI capital of the country by inviting the top global and national technology companies to set up their AI Centres, said the State Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan in her traditional address to the joint sitting of the legislature
  7. In which neighboring country did the UPI payment services launch recently?
    A) Sri lanka
    B) Mauritius
    C) Mayanmar
    D) Bhutan
    E) Both A) and B)
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation:

    India has successfully introduced its Unified Payment Interface (UPI) services in Sri Lanka and Mauritius. Additionally, RuPay card services were launched in Mauritius as part of this initiative
  8. Government of India signed $200 Million Loan for Brahmaputra River Project with which organisation?
    A) Asian Development Bank
    B) World Bank
    C) IMF
    D) State Bank of India
    E) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $200 million loan to enhance flood and riverbank erosion risk management along the Brahmaputra River in Assam, India.
  9. Google rebranded Bard chatbot by what name?
    A) Gemini
    B) Chatgpt
    C) Bard
    D) Gamification chatbots
    E) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Google renamed its Bard chatbot after the new artificial intelligence that is powering it, called Gemini, and said consumers can pay for better reasoning capabilities as it vies with Microsoft to win subscriptions
  10. Embraer and which company announced collaboration on the C-390 Millennium Medium Transport Aircraft in India?
    A) Mahindra
    B) Tata
    C) Hundai
    D) Honda
    E) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Defense & Security and Mahindra announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the objective of jointly fulfilling the acquisition of the C-390 Millennium multi-mission aircraft by the Indian Air Force in its upcoming Medium Transport Aircraft (MTA) procurement project. The MoU was signed at the Embassy of Brazil in New Delh
  11. Which airways took flight as official sponsor of Chennai Super Kings?
    A) Indigo
    B) Spice Jet
    C) Emirates
    D) Etihad
    E) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, is delighted to announce its exciting new venture as the official sponsor for the Chennai Super Kings. The partnership was revealed during a special ceremony held in CSK’s home city of Chennai.
  12. India declared joint winners with which country team in the SAFF Women’s U-19 Championships ?
    A) Bangladesh
    B) Bhutan
    C) Myanmar
    D) Nepal
    E) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India was declared the winner of the SAFF U19 Women’s football final over Bangladesh with a coin toss after the game was tied 11-11 on penalties. The match officials later announced both sides as the joint winners of the tournament.
  13. Australia lifted Under-19 Men’s World Cup beating India. At which stadium tournament took place?
    A) Willowmoore Park
    B) Eden Gardens
    C) Melbourne Cricket Ground
    D) Adelaide Oval
    E) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India Under-19 captain Uday Saharan said they will keep learning and getting better following a heart-breaking loss against Australia in the final of the 2023 U19 World Cup at Willowmoore Park in Benoni, South Africa.
  14. Sumit Nagal lifted Chennai Open ATP Challenger trophy beating Luca Nardi of Italy in men’s singles final. With which game they are associated with?
    A) Tennis
    B) Hockey
    C) Cricket
    D) Chess
    E) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Sumit Nagal won his fifth ATP Challenger level title, outplaying Italy’s Luca Nardi in the final of the Chennai Open, an achievement which has propelled him into the top-100 of the ATP Rankings for the first time in his career.
  15. Elizabeth Vincent was adjudged 1st in sprint category in Tawangchu Tides Kayaking Champ-2024. She belongs to which state?
    A) Tripura
    B) Meghalaya
    C) Assam
    D) Telangana
    E) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The three-day Tawangchu Tides International Kayaking Championship-2024, a global water sport extravaganza, which had begun at Dongshengmang in Bongleng village near Indo-Bhutan border.
  16. NPCI appointed whom as non-executive chairman of board?
    A) Ajay Kumar Choudhary
    B) Ajit Kumar Saxena
    C) Bhajan Lal Sharma
    D) Rajiv Anand
    E) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) announced the appointment of Ajay Kumar Choudhary as non-executive chairman of the Board and independent director for a period of three years starting February 8, 2024.
  17. Who had been appointed as Brand Ambassador for Fit India Movement?
    A) Narendra Kumar Yadav
    B) Ranveer Singh
    C) Aman Gupta
    D) Sonu Sood
    E) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    IRS officer Narendra Kumar Yadav, Additional Director GST, has been appointed as the new brand ambassador of The Fit India movement, a flagship initiative by the Government of India.
  18. Which country honoured Neeraj Chopra with a plaque at Jungfrau’s Ice Palace?
    A) Switzerland
    B) America
    C) Nepal
    D) Bhutan
    E) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India’s Olympic and world champion javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has been honoured with a plaque at the famous Ice Palace at Jungfraujoch, known as the ‘Top of Euro/.,mn/;pe’, in Switzerland
  19. Which music composer announced as a recipient of the Padma Bhushan, India’s third highest civilian honour, on the eve of Republic Day?A) Pyarelal
    B) Laxmikant
    C) Salim Merchant
    D) Suleman
    E) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Recently, Pyarelal was announced as a recipient of the Padma Bhushan, India’s third highest civilian honour, on the eve of Republic Day.

  20. NASA launched Satellite to study Earth’s Ocean and Atmosphere. What is the name of satellite?
    A) PACE
    B) CloudSat
    C) Earth Observing-1
    D) TIMED
    E) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    NASA launches PACE Satellite to study Earth’s Ocean and Atmosphere

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