Top Current Affairs 13 February 2021 & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 13 February 2021 in English

 

  1. The Union Budget 2021 has announced the privatization of two public sector banks and one general insurance company in the upcoming fiscal 2021-22. In context to the same tell us how many small finance banks are there in India?

(A) 10

(B) 12

(C) 14

(D) 13

ANSWERS: – 1(A) 

 

  1. According to data recently presented by the Ministry of Home Affairs in the Rajya Sabha, only 2.2% of cases registered under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 between the years 2016-2019 ended in convictions by court. The crime report in India is compiled by which government agency?

(A) Bureau of Police Research and Development

(B) Central Bureau of Investigation

(C) Ministry of Home Affairs

(D) National Crime Records Bureau

ANSWERS: – 2(D) 

 

  1. Recently, the Union Minister of Science and Technology informed that the human spaceflight module of Gaganyaan will be launched after the second unmanned mission planned in 2022-23. In context to the same tell us which was the first satellite launched by ISRO?

(A) Kalpana – 1

(B) Bhaskara

(C) Aryabhata

(D) INSAT – 1A

ANSWERS: – 3(A) 

 

  1. According to the recent news, Indian Navy’s largest biennial Theatre Level Operational Readiness Exercise (TROPEX 21) is currently underway. In context to the same tell us the Soviet aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov which imported by India, is now named as-

(A) INS Vikrant

(B) INS Vikramaditya

(C) INS Virat

(D) INS Vishaal

ANSWERS: – 4(B) 

 

  1. Researchers discovered, that a single gene alteration may help to explain cognitive differences between modern humans and our predecessor. In context to the same tell us the genotypic ratio of a monohybrid cross is –

(A) 9:3:3:1

(B) 1:2:1

(C) 3:1

(D) 2:1:1

ANSWERS: –  5(B) 

 

  1. Recently, the price of Brent crude crossed the USD 60 per barrel mark after over a year because of production cuts by oil-producing countries.

Consider the following statements regarding OPEC –

(1) Generally, the OPEC used to work as a cartel and fix prices in a favourable band.

(2) Currently, it has 17 members.
(3) It was created at the Baghdad Conference in September 1960.

Which of the above is/are correct?

(A) Only (1) and (3)

(B) Only (2) and (1)

(C) Only (3) and (2)

(D) None of the above

ANSWERS: –  6(A) 

 

  1. According to the “Assessment of Climate Change over the Indian Region” report, snowfall over the higher reaches of the Hindukush Himalayan mountain ranges has been increasing in recent decades.

Consider the following statements regarding HinduKush Himalayan (HKH) Region –

(I) It traverses about 5 million square kilometres and hosts a large and culturally diverse population.

(II) It is considered the Third Pole (after the North and South Poles), and has significant implications for climate.

(III) It contains vast cryospheric zones (frozen water parts) and is also the world’s largest store of snow and ice outside the polar region.

Which of the above is/are correct?

(A) Only (1) and (3)

(B) Only (1) and (2)

(C) Only (3) and (2)

(D) All are correct

ANSWERS: –  7(D) 

 

  1. Scientists were expecting to find an intermediate-mass black hole at the heart of the globular cluster NGC 6397.

Consider the following statements regarding Galaxies –

(I) Galaxies are large groups of clouds and dust held together by gravity.

(II) The Andromeda galaxy and the Large Magellanic Cloud are galaxies that can be seen with the naked eye on a clear

night.

(III) In our galaxy, the solar our system is huge at least 100 Astronomical Units in size (15 trillion km).

(A) Only (1) and (2)

(B) Only (2) and (3)

(C) Only (3) and (1)

(D) All are correct

ANSWERS: –  8(B) 

 

  1. Digital payments platform, PhonePe has announced that it has partnered with Axis Bank on a Unified Payments Interface (UPI) multi-bank model.

Match the following –

Bank Name                                    Established

(a) Allahabad Bank                   1- 24th April 1865

(b) Andhra Bank                         2- 20th November 1923

(c) Bank of Baroda                     3- 7th September 1906

(d) Bank of India                         4- 20th July 1908

Options-

(A) a-1, b-4, c-3, d-2

(B) a-2, b-3, c-1, d-4

(C) a-1, b-2, c-4, d-3

(D) a-1, b-3, c-2, d-4

ANSWERS: – 9(C) 

 

  1. International Day of Women and Girls in Science is observed globally on 11 February.

Match the following dates with their days –

(a) 21 February            1- International Mother Language Day

(b) 20 February            2- World Day of Social Justice

(c) 13 February            3- World Radio Day

Options

(A) a-1, b-2, c-3

(B) a-2, b-3, c-1

(C) a-3, b-2, c-1

(D) a-1, b-3, c-2

ANSWERS: –  10(A)

 

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