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Current Affairs Quiz: February 26, 2024

  1. Where did Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman released three souvenir coins, including the one based on the theme of Ram Lalla and Ram Janmabhoomi Temple, Ayodhya?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Bihar
    D) Telagana
    E) None of the above
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman released three souvenir coins, including the one based on the theme of Ram Lalla and Ram Janmabhoomi Temple, Ayodhya in Andhra Pradesh.
  2. Kerala Minister for Industries, Law, unveiled the logo and web portal of the Kerala Brand as part of the ambitious project to tap into the increasing domestic and global demand for a wide range of high-quality products made in Kerala. Who is the Chief Minister of Kerala?
    A) Pema Khandu
    B) Himanta Biswa Sarma
    C) Nitish Kumar
    D) Pinarayi Vijayan
    E) None of the above
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Kerala Minister for Industries, Law, and Coir P Rajeeve unveiled the logo and web portal of the Kerala Brand as part of the ambitious project to tap into the increasing domestic and global demand for a wide range of high-quality products made in Kerala.CM of kerala is Pinarayi Vijayan
  3. Tripura chief minister along with his cabinet colleagues and additional CEO of National Health Authority Dr Basant Garg launched CM Jan Arogya Yojana (CMJAY). Who is the chief Minister of Tripura?
    A) Pema Khandu
    B) Manik Saha
    C) Nitish Kumar
    D) Bhupesh Baghel
    E) None of the above
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Tripura chief minister Manik Saha along with his cabinet colleagues and additional CEO of National Health Authority Dr Basant Garg launched CM Jan Arogya Yojana (CMJAY) at a mega event here aiming to provide free healthcare services to indoor patients up to primary health centre level and empanelled private hospitals of the state and outside.
  4. Union Minister for Railways, Communications, Electronics & Information Technology visited the Bullet train construction sites at Vikhroli and Bandra Kurla Complex in Mumbai and took a review of the ongoing work. Who is Union Minister for Railways, Communications, Electronics & Information Technology?
    A) Ashwini Vaishnaw
    B) Pralhad Joshi
    C) Virendra Kumar
    D) Giriraj Singh
    E) None of the above
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Union Minister for Railways, Communications, Electronics & Information Technology, Ashwini Vaishnaw, visited the Bullet train construction sites at Vikhroli and Bandra Kurla Complex in Mumbai and took a review of the ongoing work.
  5. How many more Amrit Bharat Trains have been approved by the Government for launch?
    A) 50
    B) 45
    C) 20
    D) 55
    E) None of the above
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    Option A
    Explanation:

  6. As farmers protest on Delhi borders, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved ₹340/quintal as the FRP of sugarcane. What does ‘F’ stands for in ‘FRP’?
    A) Field
    B) Fair
    C) Fabric
    D) Fund
    E) Farmer
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    As farmers protest on Delhi borders, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved ₹340/quintal as the Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) of sugarcane for sugar season 2024-25 at 10.25% sugar recovery rate.
  7. Govt hiked death compensation of fishermen to what amount?
    A) Rs 5 lakh
    B) Rs 2 lakh
    D) Rs 3 lakh
    E) Rs 6 lakh
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Union Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying minister Parshottam Rupala said that union government has increased the compensation of fishermen in the event of death in mishap from one lakh rupees to five lakh rupees. He was speaking at the inaugural program of 13th Indian Fisheries & Aquaculture Forum at Biswa Bangla Convention Centre at New Town Kolkata.
  8. Who launched World Health Organization’s Global Initiative on Digital Health (GIDH)?
    A) Sarbananda Sonowal
    B) Mansukh Mandaviya
    C) Virendra Kumar
    D) Ashwini Vaishnaw
    E) None of the above
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Dr Mansukh Mandaviya virtually addressed the public launch event of the World Health Organization’s Global Initiative on Digital Health (GIDH)
  9. Cabinet approved Flood Management and Border Areas Programme (FMBAP) for the period 2021-26 worth what amount?
    A) Rs 4100 crore
    B) Rs 5500 crore
    C) Rs 2500 crore
    D) Rs 5800 crore
    E) Rs 6200 crore
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi approved the proposal of Department of Water Resources, RD & GR for continuation of centrally sponsored Scheme, viz., “Flood Management and Border Areas Programme (FMBAP)” with total outlay of Rs. 4,100 crore for a period of 5 years from 2021-22 to 2025-26 (15th Finance Commission period)
  10. The number of passengers having installed the Digi Yatra application on their mobile phones has increased to what number as on 1st January, 2024?
    A) 55.55 lakhs
    B) 49.54 Lakhs
    C) 45.8 Lakhs
    D) 44.56 lakhs
    E) None of the above
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The number of passengers having installed the Digi Yatra application on their mobile phones has increased to 45.8 Lakhs as on February 10, 2024. It’s an increase of 20.5 per cent from 38 lakhs as on 1st January, 2024.
  11. Armed Forces Medical Services and which IIT have joined hands to foster research in improving combat medical support & patient care of serving personnel?
    A) IIT Roorkee
    B) IIT Kharagpur
    C) IIT Gandhinagar
    D) IIT Hyderabad
    E) None of the above
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    In another milestone towards research in Armed Forces Medical Services, a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) was signed between Armed Forces Medical Services and Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee.
  12. India contributed how much Amount to Poverty and Hunger Alleviation Fund established by India, Brazil, and South Africa, IBSA?
    A) $ 1 million
    B) $ 1.5 million
    C) $ 4 million
    D) $ 5 million
    E) $ 3.5 million
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    India has contributed 1 million US Dollars to the Poverty and Hunger Alleviation Fund established by India, Brazil, and South Africa, IBSA. The fund is aimed at alleviating poverty and hunger
  13. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Telecommunication Engineering Centre (TEC), technical arm of Department of Telecommunications (DOT), Ministry of Communications and which UNIVERSITY to drive innovation in the realm of Trustworthy and Responsible Artificial Intelligence Systems?
    A) Banaras Hindu University
    B) AMITY university
    C) AMRITA University
    D) Delhi University
    E) None of the above
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Telecommunication Engineering Centre (TEC), technical arm of Department of Telecommunications (DOT), Ministry of Communications and AMRITA UNIVERSITY, to drive innovation in the realm of Trustworthy and Responsible Artificial Intelligence Systems
  14. India’s Industrial Production Grew to what percent in December 2023?
    A) 5.8 %
    B) 3.8%
    C) 4.4%
    D) 5.6%
    E) None of the above
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    Option
    Explanation:

    India’s industrial production grew 3.8 percent in December 2023 as against 2.4 percent in November 2023. Factory output measured in terms of the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) had witnessed a growth of 5.1 percent in December 2022.
  15. Which team dominated 8th National SnowShoe Championships securing a total of 18 Medals?
    A) Ladakh
    B) Punjab
    C) Haryana
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    E) None of the above
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    In a spectacular display of talent and resilience, Team Ladakh emerged victorious in the 8th National SnowShoe Championships held at Sonamarg, Kashmir, clinching an impressive total of 18 medals
  16. India concluded Asian Indoor Athletics Championships with how many golds?
    A) 5
    B) 1
    C) 2
    D) 3
    E) None of the above
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    India has concluded the Asian Indoor Athletics Championships in Tehran with three gold, one silver and two national records
  17. In the Asian Track Cycling Championship, India created history by clinching Gold in the Junior Women’s Team Sprint. Where did the championship took place?
    A) Eden Gardens
    B) Arun Jaitley Stadium
    C) Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in Delhi.
    D) Kalinga Stadium
    E) None of the above
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    In the Asian Track Cycling Championship, India created history by clinching Gold in the Junior Women’s Team Sprint Event at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in Delhi
  18. In Boxing, Amit Panghal and Sachin Siwach bagged Gold medals at the 75th Strandja Memorial tournament in Bulgaria. Where was the match held?
    A) Nepal
    B) Bulgaria
    C) India
    D) Sri lanka
    E) None of the above
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    In Boxing, World Championship medallist Amit Panghal and Sachin Siwach won a gold each, while Nikhat Zareen and three other Indians signed off with silver medals at the 75th Strandja Memorial tournament in Bulgaria.
  19. Which leader became the most popular global leader in the world, according to a recent survey by a US-based agency Morning Consult?
    A) Narendra Modi
    B) Rishi Sunak
    C) Joe Biden
    D) Justin Trudeau
    E) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi emerged as the most popular leader in the world after defeating global leaders like US President Joe Biden, UK PM Rishi Sunak and Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, according to a recent survey by a US-based agency Morning Consult.
  20. The book “The Man Who Made History” depicts the life of which athlete?
    A) Dhyan Chand
    B) P.V. Sindhu
    C) Neeraj Chopra
    D) Milkha Singh
    E) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The book “Neeraj Chopra: The Man Who Made History” written by Norris Pritam has been released recently

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