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Current Affairs Quiz: February 24, 2024

  1. Where did Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveil a colossal 125-foot statue of Bir Lachit Borphukan?
    A) Puri
    B) Indore
    C) Jorhat
    D) Kanpur
    E) None of the above
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to unveil a colossal 125-foot statue of Bir Lachit Borphukan in Lahdoigarh, Holongapar, Jorhat.
  2. Greek Prime Minister pay a two-day state visit to India with an aim to further deepen the strategic partnership between the two countries. Who is the Prime Minister of Greece?
    A) Katrín Jakobsdóttir
    B) Kyriakos Mitsotakis
    C) Abiy Ahmed
    D) Nikol Pashinyan
    E) None of the above
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis pay a two-day state visit to India with an aim to further deepen the strategic partnership between the two countries. Mitsotakis is accompanied by senior officials and a high-powered business delegation
  3. The much-anticipated INDUS-X Summit held in New Delhi, marking a significant milestone in the collaborative efforts between India and which country in defence innovation?
    A) United States
    B) Russia
    C) France
    D) China
    E) None of the above
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The much-anticipated INDUS-X Summit held in New Delhi, marking a significant milestone in the collaborative efforts between India and the United States in defence innovation
  4. The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports revealed the logo for the upcoming 7th North East Youth Festival 2024. In which city is it scheduled to be happened?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Tripura
    C) Kanpur
    D) Chandigarh
    E) None of the above
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports revealed the logo for the upcoming 7th North East Youth Festival 2024, symbolizing the essence of the eight northeastern states. Further, Phayre’s leaf monkey, was declared the mascot for the festival. Scheduled to occur in Tripura from February 26 to 29, the four-day extravaganza will showcase a diverse array of cultural events
  5. Where did Union Minister of Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan, inaugurated the Rashtriya Udyamita Vikas Pariyojana?
    A) Odisha
    B) Kanpur
    C) Chandigrah
    D) Lucknow
    E) None of the above
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Union Minister of Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan, inaugurated the Rashtriya Udyamita Vikas Pariyojana, in Sambalpur, Odisha
  6. The Chief Justice of India inaugurated ‘Ayush Holistic Wellness Centre’ in the premises of Supreme Court of India in the august presence of Companion Judges of the Supreme Court of India. What is the name of chief justice of India?
    A) R. M. Lodha
    B) H.L. Dattu
    C) DY Chandrachud
    D) T.S. Thakur
    E) None of the above
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Chief Justice of India Justice DY Chandrachud inaugurated ‘Ayush Holistic Wellness Centre’ in the premises of Supreme Court of India in the august presence of Companion Judges of the Supreme Court of India.
  7. Cabinet Committee on Security approved how much amount for mega Navy deal for BrahMos missiles?
    A) Rs 19000 crore
    B) Rs 15000 crore
    C) Rs 12000 crore
    D) Rs 16000 crore
    E) Rs 13000 crore
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) has given its nod for acquisition of over 200 BrahMos Extended Range (ER) supersonic cruise missiles for deployment on Indian Navy warships. The deal worth ₹19,000 crore was cleared by CCS in its meeting held recently
  8. Govt decided to continue women safety scheme till which year?
    A) 2030
    B) 2028
    C) 2026
    D) 2029
    E) None of the above
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Centre has decided to continue its flagship scheme for women safety with an approval of Rs 1,179.72 crore till 2025-26
  9. Ministries of Tribal Affairs and AYUSH jointly launched a National level Project for Screening and Health Management of tribal students through Ayurvedic Interventions. What does ‘H’ stands for in Ayush?
    A) Habit
    B) Handle
    C) Homeopathy
    D) Harness
    E) None of the above
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Ministry of Tribal Affairs and the Ayush Ministry signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) paving the way for their collaboration on a nationwide health screening and management programme for about 20,000 tribal students enrolled in 55 Eklavya Model Residential Schools across the country.
  10. The six-day long Divya Kala Mela at the Children’s Park concluded with the distribution of prizes to Divyangjan . Where did the Mela took place?
    A) Chandigarh
    B) Tripura
    C) Jaipur
    D) Almora
    E) None of the above
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The six-day long Divya Kala Mela at the Children’s Park at Agartala in Tripura concluded with the distribution of prizes to Divyangjan by the Governor of Tripura, Indrasen Reddy Nallu and Minister of State, GOI Pratima Bhoumik.
  11. Who represented India at the G20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro?
    A) Shri Kiren Rijiju
    B) V Muraleedharan
    C) Raj Kumar Singh
    D) Pralhad Joshi
    E) None of the above
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan represented India at the G20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro.
  12. Where did the World Social Forum (WSF) 2024 concluded?
    A) Nepal
    B) China
    C) Russia
    D) India
    E) None of the above
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The World Social Forum (WSF) 2024 concluded in Kathmandu with a solidarity march involving diverse participants in Kathmandu. The theme for this edition of WSF 2024 was ‘Another World is Possible’
  13. India made record appearance at Gulfood 2024. Where is the festival being celebrated?
    A) UAE
    B) USA
    C) China
    D) Russia
    E) None of the above
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    India is making a remarkable presence at Gulfood 2024 in Dubai, UAE, as over 350 Indian companies gathered to showcase their diverse array of products.This unprecedented turnout underscores India’s burgeoning role as a global leader in the food supply industry
  14. The team of how many personnel of Indian Air Force’s (IAF) Sarang Helicopter Display Team landed at the Paya Lebar Air Base of Singapore to participate in the Singapore Air Show 2024?
    A) 71
    B) 85
    C) 64
    D) 83
    E) None of the above
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    A team of 71 personnel of Indian Air Force’s (IAF) Sarang Helicopter Display Team landed at the Paya Lebar Air Base of Singapore to participate in the Singapore Air Show 2024.
  15. Amid security concerns, trilateral exercise ‘Dosti-16’ kicked off. Where is the exercise going to be held?
    A) Srilanka
    B) Maldives
    C) Russia
    D) China
    E) None of the above
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    Option
    Explanation:
  16. Which bank has emerged as the most profitable company in the first nine months of the current fiscal year, with a net profit of Rs 44,300 crore?
    A) Punjab National bank
    B) State Bank of India
    C) HDFC
    D) Bank of Baroda
    E) None of the above
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    HDFC Bank emerges as the most profitable company in the first nine months of the current fiscal year, with a net profit of Rs 44,300 crore. State Bank of India (SBI) and Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) follow closely, reporting profits of Rs 40,378 crore and Rs 34,781 crore, respectively.
  17. Two persons , Bhagwan Singh and Mahesh Khurana have entered the select group of athletes after completing the Pangong Frozen Lake Marathon 2024? From where do the athletes belong?
    A) Indore
    B) Bhopal
    C) Chandigarh
    D) Kanpur
    E) None of the above
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Two persons from Bhopal, Bhagwan Singh and Mahesh Khurana have entered the select group of athletes after completing the Pangong Frozen Lake Marathon 2024 organized in Leh-Ladakh
  18. Who among the following is all set to return as the Prime Minister of Pakistan?
    A) Asif Ali Zardari
    B) Sarfraz Bugti
    C) Jalil Abbas
    D) Ahsan Iqbal Chaudhary
    E) None of the above
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Shehbaz Sharif is all set to return as the Prime Minister and Asif Ali Zardari as the President of Pakistan after the two old-guard parties, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), reached a power-sharing agreement
  19. US aerospace major Boeing announced the appointment of whom as managing director of Boeing Defence India (BDI)?
    A) Sanjiv Kapoor
    B) Nikhil Joshi
    C) Arvind Krishna
    D) Sanjay Mehrotra
    E) None of the above
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    Option B
    Explanation:
  20. CEO and managing director at Infosys has joined the US-India Strategic and Partnership Forum as a member of its board of director. Who is the CEO of Infosys?
    A) Rajeev Suri
    B) Nikesh Arora
    C) Salil Parekh
    D) Leena Nair
    E) None of the above
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Salil Parekh, CEO and managing director at Infosys, has joined the US-India Strategic and Partnership Forum as a member of its board of directors.
  21. Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2024 were announced recently. Which film got best film award?
    A) Animal
    B) 12th fail
    C) Jawan
    D) Gas Light
    E) None of the above
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Jawan got the best film award
  22. Germany’s World Cup winner Andreas Brehme passed away recently. He was associated with which game?
    A) Hockey
    B) Cricket
    C) Football
    D) Ice Hockey
    E) None of the above
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  23. Bangladesh observed the historic Language Day named ‘Amar Ekushey’ on which date?
    A) 1st February
    B) 21st February
    C) 12th February
    D) 15th February
    E) None of the above
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Bangladesh is observing the historic Language Day named ‘Amar Ekushey’ on February 21st, paying tribute to the martyrs who laid their lives during the language movement in 1952 demanding Bangla as the official language for then East Pakistan
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