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MCQ-1
Recently with which African Nation India has signed a Free
Trade Agreement?
ସମ୍ପ୍ରତି ଯାହା ସହିତ ଆଫ୍ରିକୀୟ ନେସନ ଇଣ୍ଡିଆ ଏକ ଫ୍ରି ସ୍ୱାକ୍ଷର କରିଛି |
ବାଣିଜ୍ୟ ଚୁକ୍ତି?
A. Ethiopia
B. Mauritius 
C. Nigeria
D. Morocco

Recently with Mauritius an African Nation India has singed the first of Its kind Free Trade Pact
India and Mauritius recently signed Free Trade Agreement along with five key pacts. This is the first
such agreement with an African country. The agreement was signed during the visit of External Affairs
Minister S Jaishankar to the island nation.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said India is privileged to have entered the Comprehensive
Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement (CECPA) with Mauritius. CECPA will provide
preferential access to Mauritius for the bulk of trade and also for many “aspirational items” in future
in the Indian market of over a billion people. These include frozen fish, speciality sugar, biscuits, fresh
fruits, juices, mineral water, soaps, bags, medical and surgical equipment, and apparel. Mauritius will
get preferential access for the export of 40,000 tonnes of sugar into India at an early time frame.
India- Mauritius inked another agreement according which India will provide a Dornier aircraft and
Advanced Light Helicopter ‘Dhruv’ on lease to Mauritius on a gratis basis for two years. An agreement
for a special US$ 100 million Defence Line of Credit has was also signed.
Mauritius, island country in the Indian Ocean, located off the eastern coast of Africa. Physiographical,
it is part of the Mascarene Islands. Capital and largest city of Mauritius is Port Louis. Currency used in
Mauritius is Mauritian rupee (MUR)
ADDITIONAL INFORMAITON
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MCQ-2
Recently which state government has brought an ordinance to give
co-ownership rights to women in their husband’s property?
ସମ୍ପ୍ରତି କେଉଁ ରାଜ୍ୟ ସରକାର ଏକ ଆଦେଶ ଦେଇଛନ୍ତି
ସ୍ୱାମୀଙ୍କ ସମ୍ପତ୍ତିରେ ମହିଳାମାନଙ୍କ ସହ-ମାଲିକାନା ଅଧିକାର?
A. Chhattisgarh
B. Karnataka
C. Uttarakhand 
D. Maharashtra

Recently Uttarakhand state government has brought an ordinance to give coownership rights to women in their husband’s property.
The Uttarakhand government has brought an ordinance giving co-ownership rights to
women in their husband”s ancestral property. The ordinance aims to provide
economic independence to women who are left behind and have to depend on
agriculture to sustain themselves.
The amendment made to the Uttarakhand Zamindari Abolition and Land Reforms Act
is likely to impact around 35 lakh women in the state. In the revenue records, the
name of the wife would be now mentioned as a co-owner.
Uttarakhand is located in the north-western part of the country. It is bordered to the
northwest by the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, to the northeast by the Tibet
autonomous Region of China, to the southeast by Nepal, and to the south and
southwest by the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Capitals of Uttarakhand are Gairsain
(summer) & Dehradun (winter). Governor of Uttarakhand is Baby Rani Maurya & Chief
Minister is Trivendra Singh Rawat
ADDITIONAL INFORMAITON
MCQ-3
For the first time in which state’s assembly National Anthem
played recently?

A. Mizoram / कमजोरम
B. Meghalaya / मेघालय
C. Assam / असम
D. Nagaland / नागालैंड

For the first time in Nagaland state’s assembly National Anthem played recently
Almost 60 years after Nagaland attained statehood, the national anthem was played inside its
assembly for the first time in February – 2021.
For the first time since Nagaland gained statehood in December 1963, Naga lawmakers in the
assembly became proud listeners of Rabindranath Tagore’s ‘Jana Gana Mana’ that was played in
the House before Governor R.N. Ravi’s inaugural address.
“There is nothing in the Constitution that makes playing of the national anthem compulsory.
The Fundamental Duties talk about respecting it,” said Subhash Kashyap, former secretary
general of the Lok Sabha and expert in Indian Constitution. “The anthem was first played on
January 24, 1950, when the Constitution was adopted and the Constituent Assembly was
adjourned sine die,” he added.
Nagaland is a mountainous state in northeast India, bordering Myanmar. Capital of Nagaland is
Kohima. Governor of Nagaland is RN Ravi and Chief minister is Neiphiu Rio
ADDITIONAL INFORMAITON
.
MCQ-4
With which country’s Navy recently The Indian Navy has
conducted the ‘Passage Exercise’ in the Arabian Sea?

A. Yemenis / येमेकनस
B. Indonesian / इंडोनेकशयाई
C. Sri Lankan / श्रीलंिाई
D. Omanis / ओमाकनस

With Indonesian Navy recently the Indian Navy has conducted the ‘Passage Exercise’ in the
Arabian Sea.
The Passage Exercise is aimed at enhancing interoperability, improving understanding and
imbibing best practices from each other. The exercise will also involve advanced surface and
anti-air exercises including weapon firings, seamanship exercises, naval manoeuvres and Cross
Deck Flying Operations. PASSEXs are regularly conducted by India with units of friendly foreign
navies, whilst visiting each other’s ports or during a rendezvous at sea.
A passing exercise is an exercise done between two navies to ensure that the navies are able to
communicate and cooperate in times of war or humanitarian relief.
While the official reason of a PASSEX is to practice cooperation, various unofficial reasons might
be to “show the flag” (show the power of a nation through a public display of naval power) or
other political or diplomatic reasons.
Indonesia is a country in Southeast Asia and Oceania, between the Indian and Pacific oceans. It
consists of more than seventeen thousand islands. Indonesia is the world’s largest island
country. Capital and largest city of Indonesia is Jakarta. Currency of Indonesia Indonesian rupiah
(Rp).
ADDITIONAL INFORMAITON
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MCQ-5
Name the Indian Player who recently won her maiden WTA
title in the Phillip Island Trophy?

A. Mahak Jain / महाि जैन
B. Riya Bhatia / ररया भाकटया
C. Prerna Bhambri / प्रेरणा भांबरी
D. Ankita Raina / अंकिता रैना

Ankita Raina who recently won her maiden WTA title in the Phillip Island Trophy.
India’s Ankita Raina on Friday won her maiden WTA title as she and her Russian partner
Kamilla Rakhimova clinched the doubles event in the Phillip Island Trophy here. The AnkitaKamilla pair beat Russia’s Anna Blinkova and Anastasia Potapova 2-6 6-4 10-7 in the final.
Ankita had won ITF doubles title and WTA 125k series title before recent win. Ankita will
compete in Adelaide International. Ankita will become only the second player to crack the
doubles top-100 since Sania Mirza, who is a six-time Grand Slam champion.
ADDITIONAL INFORMAITON
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MCQ-6
On 23rd February PM to Inaugurate “Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee
Institute of Medical Sciences and Research” at which IIT?

A. IIT Kharagpur / आईआईटी खडगपुर
B. IIT Roorkee / आईआईटी रुडिी
C. IIT Guwahati / आईआईटी गुिाहाटी
D. IIT Delhi / आईआईटी कदल्ली

On 23rd February PM to Inaugurate “Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee Institute of Medical
Sciences and Research” at IIT Kharagpur.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee Institute of
Medical Sciences and Research at IIT Kharagpur virtually on 23rd February. Prime Minister
Modi will also address the 66th convocation ceremony of IIT Kharagpur.
Governor of West Bengal Jagdeep Dhankar, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal
Nishank and Union Minister of State for Education Sanjay Dhotre will also be present
during the event.
Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee Institute of Medical Sciences and Research is a super speciality
hospital set up by the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur with support from the
Union Education Ministry.
Syama Prasad Mukherjee was an politician, barrister and academician, who served as the
Minister for Industry and Supply in Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru’s cabinet. After falling
out with Nehru, protesting against the Nehru-Liaquat Pact, Mukherjee resigned from
Nehru’s cabinet. With the help of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, he founded the
Bharatiya Jana Sangh, the predecessor to the Bharatiya Janata Party, in 1951.
ADDITIONAL INFORMAITON
MCQ-7
Which state will host Khelo India University Games 2021?

A. Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र
B. Telangana / तेलंगाना
C. Karnataka / िनााटि
D. Uttarakhand / उिराखंड

Karnataka will host Khelo India University Games 2021
Karnataka will host the second Khelo India University Games (KIUG) later this year, state chief
minister BS Yediyurappa and Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju announced recently.
The Games will be held in Bengaluru’s Jain University and other venues in the state, in
partnership with the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
Khelo India University Games (KIUG) is the largest University Games in the country and is aimed
at tapping sporting talent, who can represent India in international events.
The first edition of Khelo India University Games (KIUG) was held in Bhubaneswar in February
2020, and saw a total participation of 3182 athletes in the U-25 age group, across 158
universities and colleges from all states.
This year, Yogasana and Mallakhamb have been added to the roster, with an effort to preserve
and promote the century-old sporting disciplines of the country. With the inclusion of these
disciplines, the athlete participation figure is expected to cross 4000, this year.
ADDITIONAL INFORMAITON
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MCQ-8
Recently Khajuraho dance festival-2021 has begun on temple
premises after how many years?

A. 25
B. 37
C. 44
D. 50

Recently Khajuraho dance festival-2021 has begin on temple premises after 44 years,
The ASI gave the go-ahead to the state government to conduct the festival indoors following
Union culture and tourism minister Prahlad Singh Patel’s intervention.
The six-day Khajuraho Dance Festival -2021 began recently at the UNESCO World Heritage site
in Madhya Pradesh, known for its ancient Hindu and Jain temples. It is being held on the temple
premises after 44 years following the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) permission. The ASI
has also waived the fee for conducting the festival this year.
“The dance festival was introduced 46 years ago on the premises to promote heritage and
tourism. But ASI cancelled the permission after the reports of destruction of monuments and
defacement of idols. For the past 44 years, the state government has been organising the
festival in an open garden developed near Western Group of Temples.
Khajuraho has been added to the list of 19 iconic world tourism sites and they want to make the
festival more popular and attractive for national as well as international tourists. “Hence, the
ASI granted permission to the state government.” He said the state government will ensure the
safety and security of the monuments.
ADDITIONAL INFORMAITON
MCQ-9
National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) is in news
nowadays. In which year it was formed?

A. 1985
B. 1993
C. 1997
D. 2000

National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) is in news nowadays. In 1993 it was formed.
National Commission for Backward Classes is in favour of four sub-categories of Other Backward
Classes, in line with what the Justice G Rohini Commission is exploring, its Chairman Bhagwan Lal
Sahni informed recently.
The Justice Rohini Commission has been studying sub-categorisation of OBCs and is expected to
submit its report to the government in July.
Speaking to media National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) Shri Bhagwan Lal Sahn,
Chairman said “The Commission [for Backward Classes], in principle, is in favour of roughly four
categories of OBCs as being suggested by the Justice Rohini Commission. These sub-categories will
broadly be about OBC sections which have either benefited adequately or less benefited from
reservation. The other two categories are about least benefited and those who have not at all
benefited from the present reservation structure for OBCs.”
India’s National Commission for Backward Classes is a constitutional body under India’s Ministry of
Social Justice and Empowerment established on 14 August 1993. It was constituted pursuant to the
provisions of the National Commission for Backward Classes Act, 1993. It Headquartered in New
Delhi. At present Shri Bhagwan Lal Sahni is the Chairman of National Commission for Backward
Classes (NCBC)
ADDITIONAL INFORMAITON
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MCQ-10
Recently CM of which Union Territory tendered his resignation?

A. Lakshadweep / लक्षद्वीप
B. Jammu & Kashmir / जम्मू-िश्मीर
C. Ladakh / लद्दाख
D. Puducherry / पुडुर्ेरी

Recently CM of Puducherry Union Territory tendered his resignation
In a huge setback for the Congress party ahead of the polls in
Puducherry, the V Narayanasamy government lost its majority in the
Union Territory. After walking out of the Assembly, Narayanasamy
tendered his resignation to Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan.
It originated as a French trade centre in 1674, when it was purchased
from a local ruler. The colony of Pondicherry (now Puducherry union
territory) was the scene of frequent fighting between the French and
Dutch in the late 17th century, and it was occupied several times by
British troops. However, it remained a French colonial possession until it
was transferred to India in 1962.
ADDITIONAL INFORMAITON

Answer of 22nd Feb 2021 Question

Bishnoi movement was started against which of the
following?
(SSC CGL 2017)
A) Cutting of Trees
B) Inequality of Women
C) Killing of Animals
D) Increasing Pollution

MCQ for you all to answer
Kanha National park is famous for…?
(MPPSC 2018)
A. Lions
B. Elephants
C. Cows
D. Tigers

 

 

 

 

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