Daily Current Affairs Quiz 21 and 22 February 2021

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 21 and 22 February 2021: Based on the Current Affairs and Important News of 21 & 22 February 2021 we have framed important current affairs questions for banking and competitive exams. These current affairs quiz questions will be helpful for upcoming competitive exams. Give our online current affairs test every day to be prepared for all Current Affairs Quiz 21 & 22 February 2021. 

  1. Name the player who has lifted the Australian Open 2021 Tennis title
    A) Daniil Medvedev
    B) Novak Djokovic
    C) Aslan Karatsev
    D) Federico Gaio
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    Option B
    Explanation:In Men’s single final, Novak Djokovic claimed his ninth Australian Open crown and the 18th Major Grand Slam overall, as he defeated Daniil Medvedev.
  2. The Government of India has inked pact with which country to set up a Centre of Excellence on Hydrogen?
    A) Maldives
    B) United States
    C) Australia
    D) Norway
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    Option D
    Explanation:State-owned Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has signed a Statement of Intent with Greenstat Hydrogen India Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary of Greenstat Norway, to set up a Centre of Excellence on Hydrogen.
  3. What is the GDP growth projection of India in the fiscal 2021-22, as per S&P Global Ratings?
    A) 11%
    B) 12%
    C) 10%
    D) 9%
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    Option C
    Explanation:The S&P Global Ratings has projected that India will be one of the fastest growing emerging market economies in the fiscal year 2021-22, with GDP growth rate of 10 percent.
  4. External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, was on a two day visit to Maldives during which he handed over 1 lakh additional doses of COVID-19 vaccine and offered line of credit (LoC) to support the development of sports infrastructure. What amount of LoC has been offered by India for the same?
    A) $40-million
    B) $20-million
    C) $10-million
    D) $80-million
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    Option A
    Explanation: External Affairs Minister (EAM) S. Jaishankar was on two-day official visit to to the archipelago nation Maldives on February 20 and 21, 2021 to review bilateral ties and development cooperation. Jaishankar also offered a $40-million line of credit (LoC) to support the development of sports infrastructure in Maldives.
  5. Which state has recently sanctioned Rs. 9 crore to build ‘smart anganwadis’, by converting the conventional anganwadis into “smart” structures with better amenities?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Kerala
    C) Tamil nadu
    D) Karnataka
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    Option B
    Explanation: The state government of Kerala has sanctioned Rs. 9 crore to build ‘smart anganwadis’, by converting the conventional anganwadis into “smart” structures with better amenities.The state Department of Women and Child Development has given permission for 48 anganwadis in the state to construct new buildings under the Smart Anganwadi scheme.
  6. Which player has bagged the women’s single title of the Australian Open 2021?
    A) Karolína Muchová
    B) Jennifer Brady
    C) Naomi Osaka
    D) Ashleigh Barty
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    Option C
    Explanation:In tennis,Japan’s Naomi Osaka won her fourth Grand Slam title on February 20, 2021, after she beat American Jennifer Brady in the women’s singles game of Australian Open final 2021. The four Grand Slam title for Osaka comes two Australian Open title (2021 and 2019) and two US Open title (2018 and 2020).
  7. The foundation stone of the first ever ‘Skill University of the Eastern India’ has been laid in which state?
    A) Assam
    B) West Bengal
    C) Jharkhand
    D) Sikkim
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    Option A
    Explanation:The Chief Minister of Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal laid the foundation of the first skill university of eastern India in Darrang district in Assam.The state-of-the art skill university would be built with a financial outlay of Rs 1,000 crore.It will impart training to over 10,000 students in 12 disciplines.
  8. The pacer Dhammika Prasad, has announced his retirement from professional cricket. He represented which country in the international game?
    A) Pakistan
    B) India
    C) Bangladesh
    D) Sri Lanka
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    Option D
    Explanation:The Sri Lanka fast bowler Dhammika Prasad has announced his retirement from international cricket with immediate effect on February 18, 2021.
  9. The Atal Paryavaran Bhavan has recently been inaugurated in which place by Union Minister Prakash Javadekar?
    A) Jammu & Kashmir
    B) Assam
    C) Lakshadweep
    D) Bihar
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    Option C
    Explanation:The Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar, inaugurated the Atal Paryavaran Bhavan at Lakshadweep on February 19, 2021.
  10. When is the International Mother Language Day (IMLD) observed?
    A) 22 February
    B) 21 February
    C) 20 February
    D) 19 February
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    Option B
    Explanation:The International Mother Language Day (IMLD) is observed annually on 21 February to raise awareness regarding linguistic and cultural diversity and to promote multilingualism.
  11. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently laid the foundation stone of the Dhubri Phulbari Bridge in which state?
    A) Assam
    B) Tamil Nadu
    C) Nagaland
    D) Ladakh
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    Option A
    Explanation:PM launched the Mahabahu-Brahmaputra inland waterway project, laid the foundation stone of Dhubri Phulbari Bridge along with Bhumi Pujan for construction of Majuli Bridge, across the Brahmaputra. The Rs 3,200 crore Mahabahu-Brahmaputra initiative is aimed at improving road, waterways and digital connectivity in Assam.
  12. The India and Indonesia navies recently held their Passage Exercise (PASSEX) in which region?
    A) Arctic Ocean
    B) South China Sea
    C) Indian Ocean
    D) Arabian Sea
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    Option D
    Explanation:The Indian Navy and the Indonesian Navy conducted the Passage Exercise (PASSEX) on February 18, 2021 in the Arabian Sea.
  13. When is the World Thinking Day observed?
    A) 21 February
    B) 20 February
    C) 22 February
    D) 19 February
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    Option C
    Explanation:World Thinking Day, originally known as Thinking Day, is celebrated annually on 22 February by all Girl Scouts, Girl Guides and other girl groups worldwide.
  14. PM Modi has inaugurated the 50 MW Kasaragod Solar Power Project in which state?
    A) Kerala
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Odisha
    D) Jharkhand
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    Option A
    Explanation: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of key projects in the state of Kerala via video conference. 50 MW Kasaragod Solar Power Project, developed under the National Solar Energy Mission
  15. What is the theme of the International Mother Language Day (IMLD) 2021?
    A) Languages without borders
    B) Indigenous languages matter for development, peace building and reconciliation
    C) Linguistic diversity and multilingualism count for sustainable development
    D) Fostering multilingualism for inclusion in education and society
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    Option D
    Explanation:The 2021 theme is “Fostering multilingualism for inclusion in education and society”.
  16. India has recently signed agreements related to visa facilitation and leather technology with which country
    A) Sri Lanka
    B) Maldives
    C) Ethiopia
    D) Mauritius
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    Option C
    Explanation:On February 20, 2021, India and Ethiopia signed two agreements related to visa facilitation and leather technology.
  17. US has officially rejoined the Paris Climate Agreement in February 2021. The landmark deal was signed in which year?
    A) 2013
    B) 2015
    C) 2017
    D) 2012
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    Option B
    Explanation:The United States has officially rejoined the Paris Agreement on February 19, 2021, under the Presidency of US President Joe Biden, who was sworn-in on January 20, 2021. The landmark Paris climate agreement was signed in 2015, as per which countries are expected to enhance their commitments to curb greenhouse gas emissions every five years.
  18. What is the theme of the World Thinking Day 2021?
    A) Peacebuilding
    B) Leadership
    C) Cooperation
    D) Discipline
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    Option A
    Explanation:2021 Theme of World Thinking Day is: “Peacebuilding”


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