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Current Affairs Quiz: February 6, 2024

  1. Who inaugurated National Institute of Technology (NIT) Goa Campus?
    A) Narendra Modi
    B) Rajnath Singh
    C) Pramod Sawant
    D) Amit Shah
    E) None of the above

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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate the permanent campus of the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Goa. The event, expected to be conducted virtually, will be attended by key dignitaries including Sreedharan Pillai, Governor of Goa, Dr. Pramod Sawant, Chief Minister of Goa, Union Minister of Education Dharmendra Pradhan and others.
  2. Who launched a web portal of CMPFO namely C- CARES developed and designed by the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), an R&D organization under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology?
    A) Pramod Sawant
    B) Sreedharan Pillai
    C) Amit Shah
    D) Pralhad Joshi
    E) None of the above

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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Union Minister of Coal, Mines and Parliamentary Affairs Shri Pralhad Joshi launched a web portal of CMPFO namely C- CARES developed and designed by the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), an R&D organization under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
  3. With which country did the Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, give its approval for signing and ratification of Bilateral Investment Treaty in February 2024?
    A) United States
    B) United Arab Emirates
    C) Nepal
    D) Pakistan
    E) None of the above

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    Option B
    Explanation:

  4. The Ellora – Ajanta International Festival, concluded marking the end of a three-day musical extravaganza that delighted audiences with a rich cultural treat. Where did it take place?
    A) Delhi
    B) Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar
    C) Mumbai
    D) Agra
    E) None of the above

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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Ellora – Ajanta International Festival, held in Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar concluded marking the end of a three-day musical extravaganza that delighted audiences with a rich cultural treat.
  5. GHAR Portal for Restoration and Repatriation of Child launched by NCPCR. What does G in GHAR stand for?
    A) GO
    B) Ghar
    C) Griha
    D) Gun
    E) None of the above

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    Option A
    Explanation:

    A portal namely GHAR – GO Home and Re-Unite (Portal for Restoration and Repatriation of Child) has been developed and launched by NCPCR. The GHAR portal has been developed to digitally monitor and track the restoration and repatriation of children as per the protocols under the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 and Rules thereof
  6. Up to when did the cabinet approved continuation of Scheme for Rebate of State and Central Taxes and Levies for export of Apparel/Garments?
    A) 31st December 2025
    B) 31st December 2026
    C) 31st March 2026
    D) 31st June 2026
    E) 31st March 2025

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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi approved the continuation of Scheme for Rebate of State and Central Taxes and Levies (RoSCTL) for export of Apparel/Garments and Made ups upto 31st March 2026.
  7. Uttar Pradesh Government has decided to equip which city of the state with ‘State of the Art Centralized GIS Data Centre’ to restore its historical grandeur?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Noida
    C) Ayodhya
    D) Varanasi
    E) Jhansi
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    This initiative aligns with the Chief Minister’s vision to enhance the city’s infrastructure and efficiently manage the ongoing 141 projects worth Rs 30,977 crore, aimed at restoring Ayodhya’s historical grandeur.
  8. The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the continuation of Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund (AHIDF) to be implemented under Infrastructure Development Fund (IDF) with an outlay of Rs.29,610.25 crore to be distributed till which year?
    A) 2026
    B) 2025
    C) 2030
    D) 2028
    E) None of the above

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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi approved the continuation of Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund (AHIDF) to be implemented under Infrastructure Development Fund (IDF) with an outlay of Rs.29,610.25 crore for another three years up to 2025-26.
  9. Two groundbreaking endeavors: the establishment of the Human DNA Bank and the imminent completion of the Wildlife DNA Bank were installed by which university?
    A) Delhi University
    B) BHU
    C) Aligarh Muslim University
    D) Banaras Hindu University
    E) None of the above

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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Banaras Hindu University (BHU) has initiated two groundbreaking endeavors: the establishment of the Human DNA Bank and the imminent completion of the Wildlife DNA Bank.
  10. Prime Minister Narender Modi approved extension of scheme of sugar subsidy for Antyodya Anna Yojna (AAY) families distributed through Public Distribution Scheme. Till when the extension had been passed?
    A) 2027
    B) 2024
    C) 2030
    D) 2026

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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narender Modi approved extension of scheme of sugar subsidy for Antyodya Anna Yojna (AAY) families distributed through Public Distribution Scheme (PDS) for two more years i.e. 31 March 2026.
  11. The government launched ‘Bharat rice’ at how much subsidised price ?
    A) Rs 29 per kilogram
    B) Rs 5 per kilogram
    C) Rs 20 per kilogram
    D) Rs 15 per kilogram
    E) None of the above

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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The government launched ‘Bharat rice’ at a subsidised rate of Rs 29 per kilogram to provide relief to consumers amid a 15 per cent rise in retail prices of the grain in the last one year. In each kg of ‘Bharat rice’
  12. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) imposed a monetary fine of what amount on the state-owned Power Finance Corporation for contravening Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR) norms by including ineligible high-quality liquid assets?
    A) Rs 8.80 lakh
    B) Rs 5 lakh
    C) Rs 10 lakh
    D) 5.5 lakh
    E) None of the above

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    Option A

  13. HDFC Bank Group got RBI nod to acquire up to 9.5% stakes in Yes Bank, IndusInd & 4 others. Which of the following bank is not included in above 6 banks?
    A) Ujjivan Small finance bank
    B) Axis Bank,
    C) Bandhan Bank
    D) ICICI Bank
    E) Suryoday Small Finance Bank
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    A
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) approved HDFC Bank Group’s proposal to acquire “aggregate holding” of up to 9.50 percent in six banks including Axis Bank, Bandhan Bank, ICICI Bank, IndusInd Bank, Suryoday Small Finance Bank, and Yes Bank
  14. Ericsson has recently partnered with which IIT for joint research in AI and Edge Computing?
    A) IIT Delhi
    B) IIT Kharagpur
    C) IIT Kanpur
    D) IIT Bombay
    E) None of the above
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Ericsson and IIT Kharagpur have announced a long-term partnership for joint research in the area of artificial intelligence, compute and radio. In the two agreements inked under the collaboration, researchers from both sides will work with each other to develop new AI and distributed compute technology towards 6G research.
  15. The Gautam Adani-led Adani Group is constructing the world’s largest single-location copper manufacturing plant in which part of India?
    A) Kanpur
    B) Mundra
    C) Delhi
    D) Lucknow
    E) None of the above

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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Gautam Adani-led Adani Group is constructing the world’s largest single-location copper manufacturing plant in Mundra, Gujarat. This $1.2 billion facility, set to commence its first phase operations by March-end, aims to reach a full-scale production capacity of 1 million tonnes by 2029.
  16. The historic and grand 10th International IIHM Young Chef Olympiad drew to a close at a glamorous Closing Ceremony organised in Kolkata. Which country stood third?
    A) Nepal
    B) India
    C) Italy
    D) France
    E) None of the above

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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The historic and grand 10th International IIHM Young Chef Olympiad drew to a close at a glamorous Closing Ceremony organised in Kolkata. Azerbaijan’s Leyla Valiyeva won the coveted gold trophy. The silver was shared between Philippines’ Clifford Jeff Cadunggo Unabia and Kamal Thapa of Nepal. Italy’s Francesco Orsi lifted the bronze trophy
  17. Which state won Nagesh Trophy marking a significant milestone in the Men’s National T20 Cricket Tournament for the Blind 2023-24?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Karnataka
    C) Mumbai
    D) Andhra Pradesh
    E) Sikkim

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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Karnataka clinched the Nagesh Trophy, marking a significant milestone in the Men’s National T20 Cricket Tournament for the Blind 2023-24. The thrilling final, held in Nagpur, saw Karnataka defeating Andhra Pradesh by nine wickets.
  18. Tata AIA Life appointed Venkatachalam H as its MD and CEO. Whom did he take over?
    A) Naveen Tahilyani,
    B) Siddhartha Mohanty
    C) Prashant Tripathy
    D) Ms. Vibha Padalkar
    E) Mahesh Balasubramanian
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Venkatachalam will take over from the incumbent, Naveen Tahilyani, who will be moving to another role in the Tata Group and has been elevated as a Non-Executive Director of Tata AIA Life Insurance Company. Naveen Tahilyani has been serving as MD & CEO of the life insurance company since 2020.
  19. Who has been selected as torchbearer for the 2024 Paris Olympic?
    A) Abhinav Bindra
    B) KD Singh Baba
    C) Kishan Lal
    D) Balbir Singh Sr
    E) None of the above

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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Abhinav Bindra, India’s first individual gold medallist at the Olympic Games, has been selected as a torchbearer for the upcoming 2024 Paris Olympic Games. He will be part of the Olympic torch relay to be held from April 16 to July 26.
  20. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has announced the appointment of whom as its new Country Director for India?
    A) Mio Oka
    B) Maithili Thakur
    C) Ajay Kumar Srivastava
    D) Kamala Harris
    E) None of the above

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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has announced the appointment of Mio Oka as its new Country Director for India.
  21. Who had been presented the “Maha Gaurav Award” 2024?
    A) Karpoori Thakur
    B) Chaudhary Charan Singh
    C) Nikhil Mukund Wagh
    D) Pamulaparthi Venkata
    E) None of the above

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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Nikhil Mukund Wagh, who works as a Public Relations Officer at Goa Shipyard Limited, was recently given the “Maha Gaurav Award”
  22. Who is ISRO chief?
    A) Shailesh Nayak
    B) S. Somnath
    C) Amit Shah
    D) Dr. K. Sivan
    E) None of the above

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    Option B
    Explanation:

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