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MCQ-1

Recently which among the following has launched Corporate India
Risk Index?

ସମ୍ପ୍ରତି ଯାହା ନିମ୍ନଲିଖିତ ମଧ୍ୟରୁ କର୍ପୋରେଟ୍ ଇଣ୍ଡିଆ ଆରମ୍ଭ କରିଛି |
ବିପଦ ସୂଚକାଙ୍କ?

 

A. SBI General Insurance / एसबीआई जिरल इंश्योरेंस
B. ICICI Lombard / आईसीआईसीआई लोम्बािड
C. New India Assurance / न्यूइंनिया एश्योरेंस
D. Digit Insurance / निनजट इंश्योरेंस

Recently ICICI Lombard among the following has launched Corporate India Risk Index. Private general insurer ICICI Lombard has launched the ‘Corporate India Risk Index’. This is intended to be a unified, standardized corporate risk index that spans industries and companies.

A total of 15 sectors including IT/ITeS, BFSI, automotive and ancillary, pharma and biotech, ecommerce, manufacturing, realty, FMCG/retail among others are part of this index.

The framework measures risk across four parameters– awareness, probability, criticality and
preparedness; bifurcated into risk exposure and risk management. Through individual scores, a
firm will be featured on a spectrum spanning from being ineffective to over-prepared.

MCQ-2

A report titled “Traffic Crash Injuries and Disabilities: The Burden on
Indian Society” has been published recently by whom?

“ଟ୍ରାଫିକ୍ କ୍ରାସ୍ ଆଘାତ ଏବଂ ଅକ୍ଷମତା: ଦି ଭାର” ଶୀର୍ଷକ ଏକ ରିପୋର୍ଟ |
ଇଣ୍ଡିଆନ୍ ସୋସାଇଟି ”ନିକଟରେ କାହା ଦ୍ୱାରା ପ୍ରକାଶିତ ହୋଇଛି?

 

A. International Disability Alliance/ अंतराडष्ट्रीय नििलांगता एलायंस
B. The World Bank /निश्व बैंि
C. International Labour Organization //अंतराडष्ट्र
ीय श्रम संगठि

D. World Health Organization /निश्व स्वास्थ्यसंगठि

A report titled “Traffic Crash Injuries and Disabilities: The Burden on Indian Society” has been
published recently by The World Bank.

Road crashes endanger the lives and livelihoods of millions of road users globally and in India.
Owing to the epidemic of road crashes, in 2010, the United Nations General Assembly
proclaimed 2011 – 2020 as the “Decade of Action for Road Safety” and the Sustainable
Development Goals (SDGs) included two important targets on road safety.

The World Bank is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and President
is David Malpass.

world bank
world bank

MCQ-3

Parag Honour list for 2021 is in news these days. It is related to which of
the following?

2021 ପାଇଁ ପାରାଗ ସମ୍ମାନ ତାଲିକା ଆଜିକାଲି ସମ୍ବାଦରେ ଅଛି | କେଉଁଟି ସହିତ ଏହା ଜଡିତ |
ନିମ୍ନଲିଖିତ?

A. Military Service / सैन्य सेिा
B. Books / र्पुस्तिें
C. Beekeeping / मिुमक्खी र्पालि
D. Medicine / नचनित्सा

Parag Honour list for 2021 is in news these days. It is related to Books.

Thirty-five books for children and young adults across fiction, non-fiction and poetry genres by
authors like Vinod Kumar Shukl, Jerry Pinto, Nandini Nayar and Nandita Da Cunha in English and
Hindi feature in the Parag Honour List 2021.

The list was launched Saturday by actor Soha Ali Khan, who said such curated reading lists can
support educators, librarians and parents to know about the best Indian children’s books being
published each year.

The Parag Honour list (PHL) jury members were Arundhati Deosthale, Gurbachan Singh and
Suneeta Mishra (Hindi) and Arvind Gupta, Prachi Kalra and Samina Mishra (English).

MCQ-4

Which among the following has rolled out the Mahatma Gandhi National
Fellowship programme nationwide?

ଯାହା ନିମ୍ନଲିଖିତ ମଧ୍ୟରୁ ମହାତ୍ମା ଗାନ୍ଧୀ ଜାତୀୟତାକୁ ଗଡ଼ାଇ ଦେଇଛି |
ଦେଶବ୍ୟାପୀ ଫେଲୋସିପ୍ କାର୍ଯ୍ୟକ୍ରମ?

A. M/of Housing and Urban Affairs
B. M/of Commerce and Industry
C. M/o Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare
D. M/o Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

M/o Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has rolled out the Mahatma Gandhi National
Fellowship programme nationwide.

Ministers responsible

 M/of Housing and Urban Affairs-Hardeep Singh Puri (Union Minister), Narendra Singh Tomar (Union Minister)

 M/of Commerce and Industry- C.R.Chaudhary (Minister of State), Piyush Goyal (Minister), Hardeep Singh Puri (MOS independent charge)

M/o Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare-Radha Mohan Singh

M/o Skill Development and Entrepreneurship-  Mahendra Nath Pandey (Minister)

 

In a bid to strengthen skills training at district level, the skills development ministry on Saturday
launched the Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship (MGNF) programme nationwide in
partnership with nine Indian Institutes of Management across India. The programme has been
launched under the World Bank loan assisted programme SANKALP (Skills Acquisition and
Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion)

It is pertinent to note that the Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship has already been piloted
on a small scale in a total of 69 districts of the country by imparting training to 69 fellows. The
government has now decided to expand the scheme to all the districts of the country.

Selected fellows will be given a stipend of about Rs 50,000 per month during the first year and
Rs 60,000 per month during the second year of the fellowship programme. The government has
invited applications from the interested candidates and the registrations will remain open
between February 15 and March 27.

MCQ-5

A mobile application ‘Snakepedia’ has been launched in which state?

କେଉଁ ରାଜ୍ୟରେ ଏକ ମୋବାଇଲ୍ ଆପ୍ଲିକେସନ୍ ‘Snakepedia’ ଲଞ୍ଚ କରାଯାଇଛି?

A. Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश
B. Odisha / ओनिशा
C. Kerala / िे रल
D. Rajasthan / राजस्थाि

A mobile application ‘Snakepedia’ has been launched in Kerala.

A team of scientists, nature lovers and doctors have come up with a
mobile application ‘Snakepedia’ on snakes in Kerala to help the public as
well as doctors to treat snake bites.
Snakepedia is a comprehensive android mobile application that
documents information on snakes with the help of pictures,
infographics and podcasts and analyses its first aid, treatment, myths
and superstitions.
Kerala is home to over 100 species of snakes that belong to 12 families.
Of these, the most common venomous ones are known as the big four:
spectacled cobra, Indian krait, Russell’s viper and saw-scaled viper.

madhya pradesh
madhya pradesh
odisha
odisha
karnataka
kerala
rajastan
rajastan

MCQ-6

India’s first dolphin research centre will come up in which city?

ଭାରତର ପ୍ରଥମ ଡଲଫିନ୍ ଗବେଷଣା କେନ୍ଦ୍ର କେଉଁ ସହରରେ ଆସିବ?

A. Surat / सूरत
B. Indore / इंदौर
C. Patna / र्पटिा
D. Pune / र्पुण

India’s first dolphin research centre will come up in Patna.

The dolphin is a highly endangered species under Schedule I of the Wildlife Protection
Act, 1972 and was declared the National Aquatic Animal in 2009. “The society will be
formed within a month. The construction of the building in Patna University will also
get underway soon. Fund has already been sanctioned,”.
India’s and Asia’s first National Dolphin Research Centre (NDRC) will come up on the
bank of the Ganges in the premises of Patna University.
As Bihar accounts for 50% of the world’s river dolphin population, a highly endangered
species under Schedule I of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 and declared the
National Aquatic Animal in 2009, Sinha said the NDRC would be a big step forward for
the conservation of the mammal.

MCQ-7

Recently which among the following has launched a campaign to
become Covid-free by February 28?

ସମ୍ପ୍ରତି ଯାହା ନିମ୍ନଲିଖିତ ମଧ୍ୟରୁ ଏକ ଅଭିଯାନ ଆରମ୍ଭ କରିଛି |
ଫେବୃଆରୀ 28 ସୁଦ୍ଧା କୋଭିଡ୍ ମୁକ୍ତ ହେବ?

A. Lakshadweep / लक्षद्वीर्प
B. Puducherry /र्पुिुचेरी
C. Goa / गोिा
D. Ladakh / लद्दाि

Recently Puducherry has launched a campaign to become Covid-free by February 28

A campaign has been launched to ensure there were no COVID-19 cases by this month end in
the union territory, where the daily count has fallen to single digits, a Health department official
said on Sunday. Under the “Zero Covid by Feb28” campaign, all those who had come into
contact with people infected with coronavirus would be identified and provided treatment, so
that the further spread of the pathogen could be prevented. Kiran Bedi is the Lieutenant
Governor of Puducherry.
Puducherry is a Union Territory of India, which implies that governance and administration fall
directly under federal authority. The major languages spoken in the areas are Tamil, Malayalam,
and Telugu. Tamil is predominant in the southern settlements of Puducherry and Karaikal;
Malayalam is predominant in Mahe; and Telugu is spoken mainly in Yanam.
Puducherry comprises the former French establishment Puducherry, Karaikal, Mahe and Yanam,
which lie scattered in South India. Puducherry, the capital of the territory was once the original
headquarters of the French in India. It was under the French rule for 138 years and merged with
the Indian Union on 1st November 1954.

Goa
Goa

MCQ-8

Didir Doot and Modipara apps are in news these days. These
apps are primarily related to which state?
ଆଜିକାଲି ଦିଦିର ଡଟ୍ ଏବଂ ମୋଡିପାରା ଆପ୍ ସମ୍ବାଦରେ ଅଛି | ଏଗୁଡ଼ିକ |
ଆପ୍ ମୁଖ୍ୟତ which କେଉଁ ରାଜ୍ୟ ସହିତ ଜଡିତ?

 

A. Odisha / ओनिशा
B. Gujarat / गुजरात
C. West Bengal / र्पनिम बंगाल
D. Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

Didir Doot and Modipara apps are in news these days. These apps are primarily
related to West Bengal.
An app battle is ongoing in West Bengal because the BJP and the Trinamool
Congress have taken their election marketing campaign to the digital house,
and it’s fought between Modipara (Modi’s neighbourhood) and Didir Doot
(Didi’s messenger).
As West Bengal heads to Assembly polls, the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC)
and the emerging Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are fighting the state elections
with more than just speeches and roadshows.
A competition is ensuing between apps floated by the two parties. The
Modipara was launched by Union Minister Amit Shah in his recent three-day
visit to West Bengal, while the TMC rolled out Didir Doot on February 4

Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh
Gujarat
Gujarat
Goa
Goa
rajastan
rajastan

MCQ-9

Recently Eighth National Open Race-Walking Championships
held in which city?
ସମ୍ପ୍ରତି ଅଷ୍ଟମ ଜାତୀୟ ଓପନ୍ ରେସ୍-ଚାଲିବା ଚାମ୍ପିଅନସିପ୍ |
କେଉଁ ସହରରେ ଅନୁଷ୍ଠିତ?

 

A. Raipur / रायर्पुर
B. Ranchi / रांची
C. Patna / र्पटिा
D. Bhopal / भोर्पाल

Recently Eighth National Open Race-Walking Championships held in Ranchi.
Three Indian race walkers qualified for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics during
the National Open Race Walking Championships on Saturday, with Sandeep
Kumar and Priyanka Goswami shattering national records in the men’s and
women’s 20km events respectively.
The National Open Race Walking Championships are the first major athletics
event after the end of a COVID-19 lockdown, which had caused the entire
domestic calendar to be wiped out last season.
The event was organised by The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) is the apex
body in Athletics in India and is responsible for conducting Competitions in the
country. It was earlier called as Amateur Athletic Federation of India (AAFI). It
is associated with both Asian Athletics Association (AAA) and World Athletics.

MCQ-10

Titagarh Wagons has signed a contract with which branch of the Indian
armed forces recently?

ଭାରତୀୟ କେଉଁ ଶାଖା ସହିତ ଟିଟାଗର ୱାଗନ୍ସ ଏକ ଚୁକ୍ତିନାମା କରିଛନ୍ତି
ନିକଟରେ ସଶସ୍ତ୍ର ବାହିନୀ?

A. Indian Army/भारतीय सेिा
B. Indian Navy/भारतीय िौसेिा
C. Indian Air force/भारतीय िायु
D. None of the above/उर्परोक्त मेंसेिोई िही

Indian Navy on Friday signed a contract for the construction of five Diving Support
Crafts (DSCs) with Titagarh Wagons Limited, Kolkata.

Titagarh Wagons has been awarded a contract for construction and supply of five
Diving Support Craft (‘DSC’) from the Indian Navy. The value of order is about Rs.
174.76 crore. As per the contract, the DSC has to be supplied within 30 months.
“The contract envisages the construction of five DSCs. Once commissioned, the DSC
will meet the mission needs of Command Clearance Diving Teams (CCDTs) which are
involved in providing diving assistance to all ships inside and close to the harbour for
underwater repair, maintenance, and salvage,” said an official statement.
The statement added, “Fitted with state of the art diving equipment and tools for
performing diving operations, Diving Support Craft will be a game-changer in
conducting diving operations and will serve as an ideal platform for conducting
training of the Indian Navy’s diving cadre.”

indian army
indian army
Indian Navy
Indian Navy
Indian Air Force
Indian Air Force

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Answer of 15th Feb 2021 Question

The  constellation Sapta Rishi is known to Westerners as the ……..  (SSC CGL 2016) 

A) Seven Monks 

B) Alpha Centauri

C) Big Dipper

D) Small Bear

MCQ for you all to answer

Which Indian state is the largest in terms of the total area
covered ? (SSC CGL 2017)

A) Maharashtra
B) Madhya Pradesh
C) Rajasthan
D) Tamil Nadu

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  1. Ans-: Rajasthan
    The largest state in terms of area is Rajasthan (342,239km sq) followed by Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.Uttar Pradesh is most populus state in India followed by Maharashtra and Bihar.
    Area-342,239 km square
    Establishment-Nov 1,1956
    Population-6.89 crores (2012)
    Literacy-66.11%
    District-33
    Capital-Jaipur
    Lok Sabha seats-25
    Governor-Kalraj Mishra
    Chief minister-Ashok Gehlot

  2. Pragnya Dash

    Quotes of the Day..
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  3. Pragnya Dash

    India is the seventh largest county in the world as per area. India is politically divided into 29 states and 7 union territories. RAJASTHAN is the largest state in India. The area occupied by Rajasthan in our country is 342,239km2. Rajastan is a beautiful state with numerous cultural and normal ehtics.
    Capital-Jaipur
    Population-68,548,437
    Literacy of district-33
    Lok Sabha seat-25
    Major crops grown- barley, mustard,coriandar,Fenugreek,and guar.

  4. Rajasthan is tha largest state in India

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