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Current Affairs Quiz: February 8, 2024

  1. Union Minister Reddy laid foundation for country’s first Museum of Epigraphy. Where is the Museum located?
    A) Delhi
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Mumbai
    D) Chandigarh
    E) None of the above
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Union Tourism and Culture Minister G Kishan Reddy laid the foundation for the country’s first National Museum of Epigraphy at the Salar Jung Museum in Hyderabad.
  2. Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved six projects of Ministry of Railways with a total estimated cost of what amount?
    A) Rs 12,343 crore
    B) Rs 15463 Crore
    C) Rs 14332 crore
    D) Rs 12343 crore
    E) None of the above
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved six projects of the Ministry of Railways with a total estimated cost of 12,343 crore rupees. The decision was taken at a meeting of the CCEA chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
  3. Prime Minister of Guyana arrived in New Delhi on a six-day visit to India. He met President Droupadi Murmu and Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar. Who is the current Prime Minister of Guyana?
    A) Mark Phillips
    B) Hassanal Bolkiah
    C) Ralph Gonsalves
    D) Roosevelt Skerrit
    E) None of the above
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister of Guyana, Mark Phillips arrived in New Delhi on a six-day visit to India. He will meet President Droupadi Murmu and Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar
  4. Centre scraps Free Movement Regime between India and which country to ensure internal security of country?
    A) Indonesia
    B) China
    C) Nepal
    D) Bhutan
    E) Myanmar
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    Option E
    Explanation:

    Home Minister Amit Shah announced that his Ministry has decided to scrap the Free Movement Regime, FMR between India and Myanmar to ensure the internal security of the country and to maintain the demographic structure of North Eastern states bordering Myanmar
  5. Which country’s Prime Minister became first foreign leader to visit Ram Temple in Ayodhya?
    A) Bhutan
    B) Fiji
    C) Denmark
    D) Nepal
    E) Pakistan
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Fiji’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Professor Biman Prasad has become the first foreign leader to visit the Ram Temple in Ayodhya.
  6. Social Justice & Empowerment Minister inaugurated forty-one addiction treatment facilities. Who is Social Justice & Empowerment Minister?
    A) Shri Narayan Tatu Rane
    B) Shri Sarbananda Sonowal
    C) Dr. Virendra Kumar
    D) Shri Dharmendra Pradhan
    E) None of the above
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Union minister of social justice and empowerment, Dr Virendra Kumar, is set to virtually inaugurate 41 addiction treatment facilities (ATFs). The event will also witness the presence of ministers of state for social justice and empowerment
  7. Where did PM Modi inaugurate Integrated Sea Survival Training Centre of ONGC Institute?
    A) Goa
    B) Mumbai
    C) Delhi
    D) Pune
    E) Dehradun
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the integrated Sea Survival Training Centre, ONGC Institute in Goa. Shri Modi also witnessed a briefing on underwater escape exercises and a demonstration of the training center
  8. Union Minister Arjun Munda launched LMS, Krishi Rakshak Portal & helpline, SARTHI initiative under PMFBY. What does “R” stands for in SARTHI?
    A) Region
    B) Rural
    C) Rights
    D) Revised
    E) None of the above
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The innovative SARTHI (Sandbox for Agricultural and Rural Security, Technology and Insurance) platform harnesses technology to provide a broad spectrum of insurance products, offering coverage for health, life, property, agriculture tools, motor assets and disaster risks.
  9. Which state government is set to equip ‘EV Upyog’ portal with multiple features?
    A) Arunachal Pradesh
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Karnataka
    E) None of the above
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    To promote the manufacture and use of electric vehicles (EVs) in Uttar Pradesh, the state government is enhancing its ‘EV Upyog’ portal. The government intended to engage a software development agency to get several attractive features added to the portal
  10. Which state government is all set to get its permanent campus for the National Institute of Technology (NIT) as PM Modi will soon inaugurate the new campus in the state?
    A) Goa
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Haryana
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    E) Maharashta
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Goa is all set to get its permanent campus for the National Institute of Technology (NIT) as PM Modi will soon inaugurate the new campus in the state.
    With a built-up area of 70,750 sqm, the campus has been constructed with a total cost of ₹ 390.83 crore. The building has been designed to accommodate 1,260 students.
  11. How many rural households are provided tap water connections under Jal Jeevan Mission?
    A) 9 crore
    B) 15 crore
    C) 10 crore
    D) 11 crore
    E) 12 crore
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    Option E
    Explanation:

    The Government has said that over eleven crore rural households have been provided with tap water connections under the Jal Jeevan Mission. Minister of State for Jal Shakti Rajeev Chandrasekhar said this in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha.
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  13. IRCTC initiated Ramayana Circuit Train to bolster tourism. For how many days this journey will continue?
    A) 13 days
    B) 21 days
    C) 19 days
    D) 15 days
    E) None of the above
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Following the inauguration of the Ram temple in Ayodhya, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has designed a comprehensive tour program ‘Ramayana Circuit Tourist Train’, promising a 19-day journey across sacred sites. With comprehensive packages and customizable tours, it aims to boost religious tourism
  14. RBI retained repo rate by how much percent for sixth consecutive time?
    A) 6.6%
    B) 6.5%
    C) 7%
    D) 4.5%
    E) None of the above
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    RBI retains repo rate at 6.5 percent for sixth consecutive time
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    Option
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  16. Fitch put India’s fiscal deficit at how much percent for FY25 ?
    A) 5.9%
    B) 6.5%
    C) 5.5%
    D) 4.8%
    E) 5.4%
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    Option E
    Explanation:

    Global ratings agency Fitch predicted, that the fiscal deficit will reach 5.4% of the GDP in FY25, more than the government’s target of 5.1% announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the interim budget.
  17. Quality Council of India and Open Network for Digital Commerce launched which Certification portal for MSMEs?
    A) DigiReady Certification
    B) E-Gazette
    C) MOSPI(SDGs, KPIs)
    D) Open Government Data
    E) None of the above
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    In a significant stride towards fostering digital inclusion in the Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector, the Quality Council of India (QCI) and Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) launched the DigiReady Certification (DRC) portal
  18. Which Indian state will host FIFA World Cup 2026 qualifiers between India and Kuwait on June 6?
    A) Mangalore
    B) Tamil Nadu
    C) Karnataka
    D) Hyderabad
    E) None of the above
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Telangana Football Association has successfully secured the approval to host the FIFA World Cup qualifiers round between India and Kuwait on June 6 this year in Hyderabad
  19. Centre awarded how much amount to athletes under Khelo India scholarship scheme in 2023-24?
    A) 28 crore
    B) 30 crore
    C) 25 crore
    D) 20 crore
    E) None of the above
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Centre has awarded over 30 crore rupees to athletes under the Khelo India scholarship scheme during the 2023-24 financial year.
    The Youth Affairs and Sports Ministry said in a release that the Sports Authority of India has granted a total annual scholarship of over six lakh 28 thousand rupees to almost three thousand athletes under the Khelo India scholarship scheme.
  20. The first BIMSTEC Aquatics Championships 2024 concluded with Team India taking the overall trophy with 360 points. Which country stood second?
    A) Nepal
    B) Malaysia
    C) Thailand
    D) Bangladesh
    E) None of the above
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The first BIMSTEC Aquatics Championships 2024 concluded with Team India taking the overall trophy with 360 points.
  21. Assam Chief Minister launched the Logo, Anthem, Mascot, Jersey, and Torch of Khelo India University Games – 2023, Ashtalakshmi in Guwahati. Who is the Chief Minister Assam?
    A) Nitish Kumar
    B) Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma
    C) Arvind Kejriwal
    D) Bhupendra Patel
    E) None of the above
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma launched the Logo, Anthem, Mascot, Jersey, and Torch of Khelo India University Games – 2023, Ashtalakshmi in Guwahati.
  22. Who got re-elected as president of El Salvador in landslide win?
    A) Nayib Bukele
    B) Alfredo Nobre da
    C) Mahathir Mohamad
    D) Seewoosagur Ramgoolam
    E) None of the above
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    Option A
    Explanation:
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