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MCQ-1

World Bank has signed an agreement to Support Nutrition-Supportive
Agriculture in Tribal-Dominated Areas of which state?
विश्व बैंक नेवकस राज्य के जनजातीय बहुल क्षेत्रोंमेंपरषण-सहायक कृ वष कर
समर्थन देनेकेवलए एक समझौतेपर हस्ताक्षर वकए हैं?
A. Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र
B. Jharkhand / झारखोंड
C. Chhattisgarh / छत्तीसगढ़
D. Madhya Pradesh /मध्य प्रदेश

World Bank has signed an agreement to Support Nutrition-Supportive Agriculture in TribalDominated Areas of Chhattisgarh.
The Government of India, jointly with the Government of Chhattisgarh has signed an agreement
worth USD 100 million with the World Bank for project CHIRAAG (Chhattisgarh Inclusive Rural
and Accelerated Agriculture Growth).
The Chhattisgarh Inclusive Rural and Accelerated Agriculture Growth (CHIRAAG) Project will be
implemented in the southern tribal-majority region of the state where a large population is
undernourished and poor. The project is expected to benefit over 1,80,000 households from
about 1000 villages in eight districts of Chhattisgarh.
The $100 million loan from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)
has a maturity of 17.5 years. The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development is an
international financial institution, established in 1944 and headquartered in Washington, D.C.,
United States, that is the lending arm of World Bank Group. The IBRD offers loans to middleincome developing countries

11th edition of ‘Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav’ was recently
inaugurated in which state?
‘राष्ट्र
ीय सोंस्कृ वत महरत्सि’ के 11िेंसोंस्करण का हाल ही मेंवकस राज्य में
उद् घाटन वकया गया है?
A. Rajasthan / राजस्र्ान
B. Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश
C. West Bengal / पविम बोंगाल
D. Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

11th edition of ‘Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav was recently inaugurated in West
Bengal.The Governor of West Bengal Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar inaugurated the 11th
Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav on 14th February, 2021 at Cooch Behar Palace at Cooch
Behar in West Bengal.
The eleventh edition of Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav is being held at Cooch Behar
(14th to 16th February, 2021), Darjeeling (22nd to 24th February, 2021) and
Murshidabad (27th to 28th February, 2021).
Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav, the flagship festival of this Ministry of Culture organized
since 2015 with the active participation of Seven Zonal Culture Centres has been
playing a pivotal role to take the vibrant culture of India out to the masses instead of
confining to auditoria and galleries. It has been instrumental in showcasing, folk and
tribal art, dance, music, cuisines & culture of one state in other states reinforcing the
cherished goal of “Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat” and at the same time providing an
effective platform to the artists and artisans to support their livelihood.
ADDITIONAL INFORMAITON

Recently who has been appointed as Chief Justice of Manipur
High Court?
हाल ही मेंमवणपुर उच्च न्यायालय के मुख्य न्यायाधीश के रूप मेंवकसेवनयुक्त
वकया गया है?
A. Justice PV Sanjay Kumar / जस्टिस पीिी सोंजय कु मार
B. justice S Muralidhar / जस्टिस एस मुरलीधर
C. Justice NV Ramana / जस्टिस एनिी रमण
D. Justice S Muralidhar/ जस्टिस एस मुरलीधर

Recently Justice PV Sanjay Kumar has been appointed as Chief Justice of Manipur
High Court
The Central Government has notified the appointment of Justice Puligoru Venkata
Sanjay Kumar, present Judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, as the Chief
Justice of the Manipur High Court.
The notification dated 12.02.2021 issued by the Ministry of Law and Justice
(Department of Justice), Government of India reads:
“In the exercise of the power conferred by clause (1) of Article 217 of the Constitution
of India, the President is pleased to appoint Shri Justice Puligoru Venkata Sanjay
Kumar, Judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, to be the Chief Justice of the
Manipur High Court with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office.“
Manipur is a state in north-eastern. Capital of Manipur is Imphal. Governor of
Manipur isNajma Heptulla and Chief Minister is N. Biren Singh.
ADDITIONAL INFORMAITON
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Recently Prime Minister handed over the indigenously developed Arjun
Main Battle Tank (MK-1A) to the Indian Army in which city?
हाल ही मेंप्रधानमोंत्ी नेस्वदेशी रूप सेविकवसत अजुथन मेन बैटल टैंक (MK-1A)
भारतीय सेना कर वकस शहर मेंसौोंपा है?
A. Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु
B. Kochi / करस्टच्च
C. Chennai / चेन्नई
D. Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

Recently Prime Minister handed over the indigenously developed Arjun Main Battle Tank
(MK-1A) to the Indian Army in Chennai
The army will get 118 units of the Main Battle Tank, indigenously designed, developed and
manufactured by Combat Vehicles Research and Development Establishment (CVRDE)
andDefence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) along with 15 academic
institutions, eight labs and several MSMEs.
The Arjun Main Battle Tank project was initiated by DRDO in 1972 with the Combat
Vehicles Research and Development Establishment (CVRDE) as its lead laboratory. Mass
production began in 1996 at the Indian Ordnance Factory’s production facility in Avadi,
Tamil Nadu.
The Indian Army received the first batch of 16 tanks in 2004. In 2009, the first Arjun
regiment of the Indian Army had 45 tanks. By 2011, over 100 tanks had been delivered. In
2010, the Indian army ordered another 124 Arjuns. The Ministry of Defence ordered
another 118 units of the Arjun Mk-1A.
The Mk-1A version has 14 major upgrades on the earlier version. However, the biggest
achievement with the latest version is 54.3 per cent indigenous content against the 41 per
cent in the earlier model.

Indian Government has decided to resettle all displaced Kashmiri
Pandits in the Kashmir Valley by which year?
भारत सरकार नेकश्मीर घाटी मेंसभी विस्र्ावपत कश्मीरी पोंवडतरोंकर वकस िषथ
तक बसानेका फै सला वकया है?
A. 2021
B. 2022
C. 2025
D. 2023

Indian Government has decided to resettle all displaced Kashmiri
Pandits in the Kashmir Valley by 2022.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said that the government
has decided to resettle all displaced Kashmiri Pandits in the valley by
2022 along with creating 25,000 jobs for the people there and train
connectivity to the region.
The Minister said that the government provides Rs 13,000 per month to
the families of 44,000 Kashmiri Pandits who have relief cards. “The
government also provides free ration and has plans to settle them back
in their houses in the Valley by 2022.”
The Home Minister was replying to the discussion on the Jammu and
Kashmir Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill of 2021 in the Lok Sabha.
ADDITIONAL INFORMAITON

Who is going to become the first state to present paperless budget?
पेपरलेस बजट पेश करनेिाला पहला राज्य कौन बननेजा रहा है?
A. Himachal Pradesh / वहमाचल प्रदेश
B. Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश
C. Arunachal Pradesh / अरुणाचल प्रदेश
D. Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

Uttar Pradesh is going to become the first state to present paperless budget
Recently Uttar Pradesh has decided to present paperless budget during upcoming
session of state legislature from 18th February.
In Uttar Pradesh, the government is all set for paperless proceedings of state
legislature and to present paperless budget during upcoming session of state
legislature from 18th of this month.
The legislature administration started three days training of members for paperless
proceedings of house and to provide technical knowledge of iPad. During the training,
the initial knowledge of the iPad is being given to all the members for paperless work.
AIR correspondent reports that Parliamentary Affairs Minister Suresh Khanna told
that the training program of all the members of the Legislature – Vidhan Sabha and
Vidhan Parishad for paperless conduct of Legislature proceedings and smooth
working on iPad has been started. Under the training program 6 training sessions of
three hours each will be carried out till Sunday.
ADDITIONAL INFORMAITON

Recently a Female Indian student has become President of the Students’
Union of Oxford University for the first time. Name the Student.
हाल ही मेंएक भारतीय मवहला छात्ा पहली बार ऑक्सफरडथविश्वविद्यालय के छात्
सोंघ की अध्यक्ष बनी है। छात्ा का नाम बताइए।
A. Roshni Sawant / ररशनी सािोंत
B. Rekha Sawant / रेखा सािोंत
C. Rashmi Sawant / रस्टश्म सािोंत
D. Riya Sawant / ररया सािोंत

Rashmi Sawant an Indian student has become President of the Students’ Union
of Oxford University for the first time recently.
Indian student Rashmi Sawant has been elected as the President of the
Students Union of Oxford University of America, one of the most prestigious
universities in the world.
Rashmi Sawant of Karnataka joined the University of Oxford seven months ago
after completing her mechanical engineering and at that time she had not
thought that she would contest the student union of this university and
thousands of students would vote for her.
Rashmi is currently pursuing an MSc in Energy Systems at Oxford University.
Rashmi encouraged the students’ interest during the election campaign and
did not get as many votes as the other three rivals.
ADDITIONAL INFORMAITON

Recently in which city PM dedicated Rs 6,000 crore Propylene Derivative
Petrochemical Project of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited to the nation?
हाल ही मेंवकस शहर के पीएम नेभारत पेटर रवलयम कॉरपररेशन वलवमटेड की 6,000 कररड़ रुपये
प्ररपलीन डेररिेवटि पेटर रके वमकल प्ररजेक्ट कर राष्ट्र
कर समवपथत वकया?
A. Kollam / करल्लम
B. Kochi / करस्टच्च
C. Kannur / कन्नूर
D. Kottayam / करट्टायम

Recently in Kochi city Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated Rs 6,000 crore
Propylene Derivative Petrochemical Project (PDPP) of Bharat Petroleum
Corporation Limited (BPCL) to the nation.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently during his brief visit to Kerala launched
five development projects in Kochi as part of the Aatmanirbhar Bharat campaign.
In Kochi, PM Modi dedicated Rs 6,000 crore Propylene Derivative Petrochemical
Project (PDPP) of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) to the nation.
The PM also inaugurated the Sagarika International Cruise Terminal and laid the
foundation stone for the reconstruction of South Coal Berth, in Cochin Port. He
also inaugurated the Marine Engineering Training Institute, the only maritime
training institute in India, functioning within a Shipyard having extended training
facilities for trainees on various vessels under construction or repair, at Kochi.

ADDITIONAL INFORMAITON

Who has become the first Indian to head Volvo Cars India in India?
भारत मेंिरल्वर कासथइोंवडया के पहलेभारतीय कौन बनेहैं?
A. Jyoti Khanna / ज्यरवत खन्ना
B. Rohit Dhawan / ररवहत धिन
C. Jyoti Malhotra / ज्यरवत मल्हरत्ा
D. Jyoti Bajaj / ज्यरवत बजाज

Jyoti Malhotra has become the first Indian to head Volvo Cars India in India.
Volvo Cars India on Saturday said it has appointed Jyoti Malhotra as Managing Director of the
company effective March 1.
The 49-year-old Malhotra will be the first Indian to head the company in India. He is currently
serving as the Director Sales and Marketing, the company said in a statement. He joined the
company in August 2016.
The Volvo Group shortened to AB Volvo, stylized as VOLVO is a Swedish multinational
manufacturing company headquartered in Gothenburg. Founded in 1927.
Automobile manufacturer Volvo Cars, also based in Gothenburg, was part of AB Volvo until
1999, when it was sold to the Ford Motor Company. Since 2010 it has been owned by the
Chinese multinational automotive company Geely Holding Group. Both AB Volvo and Volvo Cars
share the Volvo logo and cooperate in running the Volvo Museum in Sweden.
ADDITIONAL INFORMAITON

Minority Affairs Ministry is going to organise 26th Hunar Haat in
which place?
अल्पसोंख्यक मामलरोंका मोंत्ालय वकस स्र्ान पर 26िेंहुनर हाट का आयरजन
करनेजा रहा है?
A. Mumbai / मुोंबई
B. Hyderabad /हैदराबाद
C. Bhubaneshwar / भुिनेश्वर
D. New Delhi / नई वदल्ली

Minority Affairs Ministry is going to organise 26th Hunar Haat in New Delhi
Minority Affairs Ministry is organising 26th Hunar Haat of indigenous artisans and
craftsmen from across the country at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi from
Saturday. More than 600 artisans and craftsmen, including a large number of women
artisans, from more than 31 States and Union Territories will participate in the event.
The Hunar Haat will be organised with the theme of Vocal for Local from 20th
February to 1st March this year.
Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has said that the Hunar Haat is a
perfect platform to promote indigenous products of artisans and craftsmen from
across the country. He said, it has provided employment and employment
opportunities to more than five lakh artisans, craftsmen and artists yet.
Hunar Haat will also be available at virtual and online platform www.hunarhaat.org
and on GeM Portal where the people of the country and abroad can buy Hunar Haat
products digital and online also.
ADDITIONAL INFORMAITON

Answer of 14th Feb 2021 Question

The human eye forms the image of an object at its
(MP PSC 2017)
A)Cornea
B) Pupil
C) Iris
D) Retina

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(SSC CGL 2016)
A) Seven Monks
B) Alpha Centauri
C) Big Dipper
D) Small Bear

 

 

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