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Current Affairs Quiz: February 7, 2024

  1. India’s Largest ‘Bapu Tower’ dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi stands as a testament to the enduring legacy and ideals of Mahatma Gandhi. Where is it situated?
    A) Delhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Patna
    D) Lucknow
    E) Indore
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    In the heart of Patna, Bihar, a new landmark has emerged as a monumental tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, fondly known as the Father of the Nation. The Bapu Tower, located in Gardanibagh, stands as a testament to the enduring legacy and ideals of Mahatma Gandhi.
  2. India announced how much amount in the interim Budget for fiscal 2024-25 for the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir?
    A) $15 billion
    B) $14 billion
    C) $5 billion
    D) $12 billion
    E) None of the above
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    Option B
    Explanation:
  3. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami launched the “Dhami against drugs campaign,” a crucial step toward the state government’s goal of eradicating drug usage and creating a healthier, drug-free society by which year?
    A) 2025
    B) 2026
    C) 2030
    D) 2027
    E) None of the above
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    This program, which runs from February 5 to February 10, is a crucial step toward the state government’s goal of eradicating drug usage and creating a healthier, drug-free society by 2025
  4. Which state recently announced free bus travel for transgender community?
    A) Delhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Karnataka
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    E) Maharashtra
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced a significant government initiative declaring free bus travel for the transgender community within the national capita
  5. In February 2024, which State Cabinet has approved the creation of two more districts in the state?
    A) Arunachal Pradesh
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Delhi
    E) None of the above
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Arunachal Pradesh State Cabinet has approved the creation of two more districts in the state. The two districts are ‘Keyi Panyor’ and ‘Bichom’. With this, the state will now have 27 districts
  6. Near which airport the Isha Foundation’s 242-foot Adi Shiva statue has got approved by the Civil Aviation Ministry?
    A) Indira Gandhi International Airport
    B) Mumbai International Airport
    C) Jewar Airport
    D) Kempegowda International Airport
    E) None of the above
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Civil Aviation Ministry has granted in-principle approval for the installation of a towering 242 feet high statue of Adiyogi Shiva near the upcoming Noida International Airport in Jewar, western Uttar Pradesh.
  7. At which place Haryana government approved the construction of 800MW Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram Thermal Power Plant?
    A) Rohtak
    B) Yamuna Nagar
    C) Hisar
    D) Jind
    E) Panipat
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal Khattar while chairing the meeting of High Powered Works Purchase Committee (HPWPC) held, gave the approval for allocating the tender for the construction of the new 800-megawatt capacity Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram Thermal Power Plant in Yamunanagar to Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) at a cost of Rs 6,900 crore.
  8. The 25th edition of the India’s largest theatre festival ‘Bharat Rang Mahotsav’ was launched in Mumbai in February 2024. Where did it commence?
    A) Nagpur
    B) Jaipur
    C) Surat
    D) Kachchh
    E) Varanasi
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    After a successful launch in Mumbai, India’s largest theatre festival, Bharat Rang Mahotsav commenced in the Kachchh district of Gujarat. The 25th year of this festival holds special significance as it brings together diverse theatrical voices in a celebration of the magic of theatre.
  9. The Centre has decided to construct a fence along the entire Indo-Myanmar border. How long will the fence be?
    A) 1643 km
    B) 1500 km
    C) 1800 km
    D) 1345 km
    E) None
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Centre has decided to construct a fence along the entire 1,643-kilometer-long Indo-Myanmar border, said Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
  10. Which country has planned to establish a free trade agreement with India by the end of 2024 as said by its foreign minister?
    A) Malaysia
    B) Sri Lanka
    C) Indonesia
    D) United Arab Emirates
    E) Japan
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Sri Lanka said it has plans to establish a free trade agreement with India by the end of 2024, Foreign Minister Ali Sabry said here as the cash-strapped island nation tries to spur economic growth.
  11. Which country has recently abolished visa requirement for Indian citizens from Feb 4, 2024?
    A) Iran
    B) Iraq
    C) Dubai
    D) France
    E) None of the above
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in New Delhi announced that Indian citizens no longer have to get visas to travel to Iran. Travellers holding Indian passports can enter Iran without a visa every six months for a period of 15 days which is non extendable.
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    Option
    Explanation:
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    Option
    Explanation:
  14. The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), in its latest interim economic outlook released, raised India’s growth outlook for 2024-25 (FY25) by how much percent?
    A) 6.2%
    B) 5.8%
    C) 6%
    D) 7%
    E) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), in its latest interim economic outlook released, raised India’s growth outlook for 2024-25 (FY25) to 6.2 per cent from the 6.1 per cent estimated earlier in its November outlook
  15. ONGC has signed a Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) to focus on offshore wind with which company?
    A) Bhartiya Rail Bijlee Company Ltd.
    B) NTPC Green Energy Limited
    C) NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Ltd.
    D) Kanti Bijlee Utpadan Nigam Ltd
    E) None of the above
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    ONGC and NTPC Green Energy Limited (NGEL) have signed a Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) to focus on offshore wind energy projects.
  16. Haryana govt has signed an MoU with which company to establish Country’s largest Heli-Hub in Gurugram?
    A) Pawan Hans Limited
    B) Global Vectra
    C) Turbo Megha Airways Private ltd.
    D) Aambey valley Airport project ltd.
    E) None of the above
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    Option A
  17. The first part of the Khelo India Winter Games, 2024 is being played at which place?
    A) Leh
    B) Gulmarg
    C) Mumbai
    D) Dhana
    E) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The first part of the Khelo India Winter Games, 2024, which is being played at Leh in Ladakh concluded with thrilling sporting events in Ice Speed Skating and Ice Hockey and mesmerizing cultural programs.
  18. Who is to take over as Army vice chief?
    A) Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi
    B) Lt Gen MV Suchindra Kumar
    C) LT. gen Raj Shukla
    D) Lt. genPushpendra Singh
    E) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi has been appointed as the new vice chief of Army staff. He will assume charge on 15 February from Lt Gen MV Suchindra Kumar, who will take over as the Northern Army commander
  19. Former CJI Justice UU Lalit joined as eminent Jurist & Distinguished Professor of which university?
    A) KR Mangalam University
    B) Delhi University
    C) Tirthankara Mahavir University
    D) IMS Unison university
    E) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option A
  20. Yemen appointed its foreign minister as new prime minister. What is the name of the Prime Minister?
    A) Ahmed Awad Bin Mubarak
    B) Rashad al-Alimi
    C) Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi
    D) Maeen Abdulmalik Saeed
    E) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Yemen’s Presidential Leadership Council appointed its foreign minister Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak as the country’s new prime minister. Outgoing PM Maeen Abdulmalik Saeed will take on the role of an advisor to the Chairman of the Presidential Leadership Council
  21. Who was ranked first in Brand Guardianship Index 2024 among Indians and second globally?
    A) Huateng Ma
    B) Ratan Tata
    C) Mukesh Ambani
    D) Satya Nadella
    E) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) chairman and managing director Mukesh Ambani has been ranked first among all the Indians and second globally in the Brand Guardianship Index 2024 compiled by Brand Finance.
  22. Who recently got honoured with ‘Lifetime Achievement’ award by SJFI and DSJA?
    A) PT usha
    B) Mary Kom
    C) Dingko Singh
    D) Neerj Chopra
    E) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option A
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    Option
    Explanation:
  24. CDS General Anil Chauhan made a significant announcement at the Defence Literature Festival, “Kalam and Kavach,” in Pune.What does C stands for in “CDS”?
    A) combined
    B) chief
    C) common
    D) chairman
    E) None of the above
    View Answer
    Option B

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