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MCQ-1
Home Minister released a book titled ‘Rashtra Pratham – 82 Varshon ki Swarnim
Gatha’. This book is related to which force?
ଗୃହମନ୍ତ୍ରୀ ‘Rashtra Pratham – 82 Varshon ki Swarnim
Gatha’ ନାମକ ଏକ ପୁସ୍ତକ ପ୍ରକାଶ କରିଛନ୍ତି

ଗାଥା ’| ଏହି ପୁସ୍ତକ କେଉଁ ଶକ୍ତି ସହିତ ଜଡିତ?
A. Border Security Force
B. Indo-Tibetan Border Police
C. Sashastra Seema Bal
D. Central Reserve Police Force 

Home Minister released a book titled ‘Rashtra Pratham – 82 Varshon ki
Swarnim Gatha’. This book is related to Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) .
‘Rashtra Pratham – 82 Varshon ki Swarnim Gatha’ is a book narrating the
history of CRPF since its raising in 1939.
The book – ‘Rashtra Pratham – 82 Varshon Ki Swarnim Gatha’ (Nation First –
The Golden Story of 82 Years) is compiled by Delhi University historian Dr
Bhuwan Kumar Jha — was described by CRPF as a symbolic tribute to the force
veterans on the first-ever CRPF Veterans Day, which, starting this year, shall be
celebrated on the third Friday of February each year.
The book – ‘Rashtra Pratham – 82 Varshon Ki Swarnim Gatha’ (Nation First –
The Golden Story of 82 Years) will become a source of inspiration for many
years for new personnel joining CRPF.

ADDITIONAL INFORMAITON

MCQ-2
Recently which has country became the first in Asia to appoint a
Minister for Loneliness?
ସମ୍ପ୍ରତି କେଉଁ ଦେଶ ଏସିଆରେ ପ୍ରଥମ ହୋଇପାରିଛି
ଏକାକୀ ମନ୍ତ୍ରୀ?
A. Singapore
B. China
C. Malaysia
D. Japan 

Recently Japan become the first in Asia to appoint a Minister for Loneliness
Japan has appointed its first Minister for Loneliness this month after the country’s
suicide rate increased for the first time in 11 years during the Covid-19 pandemic.
According to The Japan Times, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga added a minister of
loneliness to his Cabinet earlier this month, following the example of the UK,
which in 2018 became the first country to create a similar role.
Japanese government also created an “isolation/loneliness countermeasures
office” within the cabinet on February 19 for issues such as suicide and child
poverty — which have risen during the pandemic. The country has recorded more
than 426,000 Covid-19 cases and 7,577 deaths according to souces.
Suicide is considered a major social issue in Japan. In the year 2017, the country
had witnessed seventh highest suicide rate in the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
ADDITIONAL INFORMAITON
MCQ-3
Recently which bank has launched ‘Namma Chennai Smart Card’?
ସମ୍ପ୍ରତି କେଉଁ ବ୍ୟାଙ୍କ ‘ନାମମା ଚେନ୍ନାଇ ସ୍ମାର୍ଟ କାର୍ଡ’ ଲଞ୍ଚ କରିଛି?
A. HDFC Bank
B. ICICI Bank 
C. Axis Bank
D. IndusInd Bank

Recently ICICI Bank has launched ‘Namma Chennai Smart Card’?
ICICI Bank has launched this card partnered with Greater Chennai
Corporation(GCC) and Chennai Smart City Limited (CSCL) .
‘Namma Chennai Smart Card’ has been launched to provide citizens
with a one-stop solution for making various kind of payments.
‘Namma Chennai Smart Card’, the Rupay powered co-branded,
contactless prepaid card, will facilitate various digital payments like
tax and utility bill payments at the Greater Chennai Corporation(GCC)
centres. Additionally, the prepaid card facilitates retail payments
within Chennai as well as in retail stores and e-commerce websites
across the country.Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami
unveiled the ‘Namma Chennai Smart Card’.
ADDITIONAL INFORMAITON
MCQ-4
Recently India and World Bank have signed $68 mn project for
improving education in which state?

A. Meghalaya / मेघालय
B. Jharkhand / झारखंर्
C. Nagaland / नागालैंर्
D. West Bengal / पर्िम बंगाल

India and World Bank have signed $68 mn project for improving education in Nagaland.
Indian government, Government of Nagaland and the World Bank recently signed a $68 million
project to enhance the governance of schools across Nagaland as well as to improve teaching
practices and learning environments in select schools.
The “Nagaland: Enhancing Classroom Teaching and Resources Project” will improve classroom
instruction, create opportunities for the professional development of teachers and build
technology systems to provide students and teachers. About 150,000 students and 20,000
teachers in the government education system in Nagaland will benefit from the state-wide
reforms in schools.
Nagaland currently faces challenges of weak school infrastructure, lack of opportunities for the
professional development of teachers and limited capacity on the part of communities to
partner effectively with the school system. Such an integrated approach will complement
conventional delivery models and help ease the challenges posed by Covid-19.
Capital of Nagaland is Kohima, Governor is RN Ravi & Chief minister is Neiphiu Rio

ADDITIONAL INFORMAITON
MCQ-4
Which among the following has recently published its Draft National
Policy On Migrant Labours?
ନିମ୍ନଲିଖିତ ମଧ୍ୟରୁ ଯାହା ନିକଟରେ ଏହାର ଡ୍ରାଫ୍ଟ ନ୍ୟାସନାଲ୍ ପ୍ରକାଶ କରିଛି |
ପ୍ରବାସୀ ଶ୍ରମିକଙ୍କ ଉପରେ ନୀତି?
A. Ministry of Home Affairs
B. NITI Aayog 
C. International Labour Organization
D. Ministry of Labour and Employment

NITI Aayog has recently published its Draft National Policy On Migrant Labours.
In December 2020 the Indian government decided to create a database of migrant workers,
including workers in the informal sector. If this draft got finalized/approved it will be
Implemented by Ministry of Labour and Employment.
*Specific Recommendations*
The draft asks the M/of Panchayati Raj, Rural Development, and Housing and Urban Affairs to
use Tribal Affairs migration data to help create migration resource centres in high migration
zones. It asks the M/of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship to focus on skill-building.
The M/o Education should take measures under the Right to Education Act to mainstream
migrant children’s education, to map migrant children, and to provide local-language teachers
in migrant destinations.
The M/o Housing and Urban Affairs should address issues of night shelters, short-stay homes,
and seasonal accommodation for migrants in cities.
The National Legal Services authority (NALSA) and M/o Labour should set up grievance handling
cells and fast track legal responses for trafficking, minimum wage violations, and workplace
abuses and accidents for migrant workers.
ADDITIONAL INFORMAITON

MCQ-5
Which Airport of Uttar Pradesh has become its 3rd Airport to
operate international flights?
ଉତ୍ତରପ୍ରଦେଶର କେଉଁ ବିମାନବନ୍ଦର ଏହାର ତୃତୀୟ ବିମାନବନ୍ଦର ହୋଇଛି |
ଆନ୍ତର୍ଜାତୀୟ ବିମାନ ଚଳାଚଳ କରିବେ କି?
A. Allahabad Airport
B. Kushinagar Airport 
C. Hindon Airport
D. Gorakhpur Airport

Kushinagar Airport of Uttar Pradesh has become its 3rd Airport to operate
international flights.
Minister of State for Civil Aviation Hardeep Singh Puri recently informed that the
Kushinagar Airport in Uttar Pradesh has got the necessary clearances from aviation
regulator DGCA to operate international flights from the facility. International flights
from Kushinagar airport in Uttar Pradesh will start soon & it has become 3rd licensed
international airport of UP
The Union Cabinet had in June last year approved the Kushinagar airport’s status as an
international facility, stating it will offer improved connectivity to the important
Buddhist pilgrimage site. Once this airport begins operating international flights, it will
become third functional international facility in the state.
At present two international airports — Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport
at Lucknow and Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport at Varanasi — are
operational in the state while another one is coming up at Jewar in Gautambudh
Nagar.
ADDITIONAL INFORMAITON
MCQ-6
Centre has signed an agreement with Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank for
borrowing $304 million to improve power transmission network in which state?
ଏସିଆନ୍ ଭିତ୍ତିଭୂମି ବିନିଯୋଗ ବ୍ୟାଙ୍କ ସହିତ କେନ୍ଦ୍ର ଏକ ଚୁକ୍ତିନାମା ସ୍ୱାକ୍ଷର କରିଛି |
କେଉଁ ରାଜ୍ୟରେ ପାୱାର ଟ୍ରାନ୍ସମିସନ ନେଟୱାର୍କର ଉନ୍ନତି ପାଇଁ 304 ନିୟୁତ ଡଲାର 
A. Kerala
B. Odisha
C. Assam 
D. Tripura

Centre has signed an agreement with Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is a
multilateral development bank (AIIB) for borrowing $304 million to improve
power transmission network in Assam.
The fund will be utilised for the ”Assam Intra-State Transmission System
Enhancement Project”, aiming to improve reliability, capacity and security of the
power transmission network in the state. The total estimated cost of the project is
$365 million, of which $304 million will be financed by the AIIB and rest by Assam.
Assam is currently witnessing energy deficit, specially in peak hours & it is main
reasons for this is congestion of electricity distribution and transmission networks.
The Assam Electricity Grid Corporation Ltd (AEGCL) is responsible for operation,
maintenance and development of the transmission system in Assam.
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is headquartered in Beijing, China
ADDITIONAL INFORMAITON
MCQ-7
Central Excise Day is celebrated in India every year on which day?
ପ୍ରତିବର୍ଷ ଭାରତରେ କେନ୍ଦ୍ରୀୟ ଏକ୍ସାଇଜ୍ ଡେ ପାଳନ କରାଯାଏ କେଉଁ ଦିନ?
A. 22 February
B. 23 February
C. 24 February 
D. 25 February

Central Excise Day is celebrated in India every year on 24 February.
Central Excise Day is observed on 24th February every year to commemorate the Central
Excise and Salt Act which was enacted on 24th February 1944.
Central Excise Day honours the contribution of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and
Customs (CBIC) to the nation.
The other purpose of celebrating the Central Excise Day is also to inform the people of the
country about the importance of the Central Board of Excise and Customs.
Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) is a part of the Department of Revenue
under the Ministry of Finance. Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) levy and
collects Customs duties, Central Excise duties, Central Goods & Services Tax and IGST,
Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) is also responsible for prevention of
smuggling and administration of matters relating to Customs, Central Excise, Central Goods
& Services Tax, IGST.
Narcotics to the extent comes under the purview of Central Board of Indirect Taxes and
Customs (CBIC)
ADDITIONAL INFORMAITON
MCQ-8
Recently which two Union Ministers have launched
‘National Urban Digital Mission’?
ନିକଟରେ କେଉଁ ଦୁଇଜଣ କେନ୍ଦ୍ର ମନ୍ତ୍ରୀ ଲଞ୍ଚ କରିଛନ୍ତି
‘ଜାତୀୟ ସହରୀ ଡିଜିଟାଲ୍ ମିଶନ୍’?
A. Nitin Gadkari & Ravi Shankar Prasad/र्नर्तन गर्करी और रर्वशंकर प्रसाद
B. Hardeep Singh Puri & Nitin Gadkari/हरदीप र्संह पुरी और र्नर्तन गर्करी
C. Smriti Irani & Ravi Shankar Prasad/स्मृर्त ईरानी और रर्वशंकर प्रसाद
D. Hardeep Singh Puri & Ravi Shankar Prasad/हरदीप र्संह पुरी और रर्वशंकर प्रसाद

Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and Minister of Electronics and IT
Ravi Shankar Prasad launched the National Urban Digital Mission’ (NUDM) at a virtual event.
National Urban Digital Mission (NUDM) is launched to create a digital infrastructure for cities in
the country. This will institutionalise a citizen-centric and ecosystem-driven approach to urban
governance and service delivery in cities by 2022, and across all cities and towns by 2024.
Other initiatives were also launched at the event like India Urban Data Exchange (IUDX),
SmartCode, Smart Cities 2.0 website, and Geospatial Management Information System (GMIS)
‘India Urban Data Exchange (IUDX)’ has been developed in partnership between the Smart Cities
Mission and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru. IUDX serves as a seamless interface
for data providers and data users, including ULBs, to share, request, and access datasets related
to cities, urban governance, and urban service delivery,
The NUDM will create a shared digital infrastructure that can consolidate and cross-leverage the
various digital initiatives of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, enabling cities and towns
across India to benefit from holistic and diverse forms of support, in keeping with their needs
and local challenges,
ADDITIONAL INFORMAITON

MCQ-10
Recently who has inaugurated World’s largest Cricket Stadium at Motera?

A. Shri Narendra Modi / श्री नरेंद्र मोदी
B. Shri Ram Nath Kovind / श्री रामनाथ कोर्वंद
C. Shri Amit Shah / श्री अर्मत शाह
D. Shri Rajnath Singh / श्री राजनाथ र्संह

Shri Ram Nath Kovind has inaugurated World’s largest Cricket Stadium at Motera.
The world’s largest cricket stadium at Motera in Ahmedabad was renamed the
Narendra Modi Stadium and inaugurated recently by the President of India Ram Nath
Kovind in the presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah; his son Jay Shah, who is
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary.
The rebuilt stadium is a part of the proposed, sprawling Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
Sports Enclave, which includes the world’s largest cricket stadium, a natatorium
(indoor swimming pool), facilities for athletics and track and field sports, a football
stadium, a field hockey and tennis stadium, indoor sports halls and arenas,
velodrome/ skating area, and outdoor fields. The enclave is spread in over 220 acres
on the Sabarmati river bank in the north east area of Ahmedabad.
The President laid the foundation stone for the sports enclave along with the
inauguration of the rebuilt cricket stadium.
ADDITIONAL INFORMAITON
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Answer of 24th Feb 2021 Question

The first BRICS Summit, after the inclusion of South
Africa, was held at
(CDS 2018)
(A) Brasilia, Brazil
(B) Sanya, China
(C) Yekaterinburg, Russia
(D) Durban, South Africa

MCQ for you all to answer

Which one of the following issues the ‘Global
Economic Prospects’ report periodically?
(UPSC Prelims 2015)
(a) The Asian Development Bank
(b) The European Bank for Reconstruction and
Development
(c) The US Federal Reserve Bank
(d) The World Bank

 

 

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