Top Current Affairs 14 February 2021 & Daily GK Update in English
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Daily Current Affairs 14 February 2021 in English
- The Government of India is going to open a museum on Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose in Kolkata. In context to the same tell us who is known as the political guru of Subhash Chandra Bose?
(A) Gopal Krishna Gokhle
(B) Mahatma Gandhi
(C) Chittaranjan Das
ANSWERS: – 1(C)
- The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has selected Vishakhapatnam Municipal Corporation as the best performing civic body. In context to the same tell us the Gulf of Mannar is situated along the coasts of which state?
(A) Tamil Nadu
(B) Andhra Pradesh
ANSWERS: – 2(A)
- The Ministry of Defence recently signed an agreement with the Bharat Electronics Limited to supply ten LYNX U2 GFCS. What is LYNX U2 GFCS?
(A) Naval Gun Fire Control System
(B) Machine Gun Fire Control System
(C) Anti-Tank Gun Fire Control System
(D) None of these
ANSWERS: – 3(A)
- The American Digital payment solutions provider PayPal announced that it will stop offering the domestic payment services within India beginning from April 1, 2021. In context to the same which of the following is not true about National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) system?
(A) There is no limit on transaction through NEFT
(B) NEFT operates in hourly batches.
(C) NEFT is a payment system which facilitates one-to-one funds transfer.
(D) Only bank branches which are NEFT enabled, can be a part of the NEFT funds transfer network.
ANSWERS: – 4(B)
- According to the union ministry, the upper ceiling for family pension has been increased from Rs 45,000 to Rs 1,25,000 per month. In context to the same tell us the first pay commission was launched in which year?
ANSWERS: – 5(B)
- Orchha and Gwalior cities of Madhya Pradesh have been included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Cities. Which of the following statement is correct about the UNESCO heritage site Ajanta caves?
(A) Ajanta caves were excavated between the 2nd century and 6th century.
(B) They depict the story of Jainism
(C) Ajanta caves are excavated in an elephant shoe-shaped rock surface.
(D) The caves are made in 2 distinct periods: Gupta period and Vakataka, period.
ANSWERS: – 6(A)
- Indian Astronomers have detected one of the strongest optical flares in one of the oldest astronomical objects that is supermassive black hole or blazar called BL Lacertae.
Consider the following statements regarding Blazars –
(I) Blazars are the feeding supermassive black holes situated in the heart of distant galaxies.
(II) They emit jets of charged particles.
(III) It has an extremely luminous active galactic nucleus, in which a supermassive black hole exists.
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(B)
- A problem with recycling plastic is that it usually results in a lower-quality product.
Consider the following statements regarding plastics –
(I) Plastic was discovered by famous German chemist Christian Schonbein in 1846.
(II) Plastic was discovered by splitting a mixture of nitric acid and sulphuric acid.
(III) The word, plastic, was derived from the word “Plastikos” meaning “to mould” in Greek.
(A) Only (1) and (2)
(B) Only (2) and (3)
(C) Only (3) and (1)
(D) All are correct
ANSWERS: – 8(D)
- A new type of rocket thruster that could take humankind to Mars and beyond has been proposed by a physicist recently.
Match the following –
(a) Pascal’s Law 1- Hydraulic Jack
(b) Boyle’s Law 2- Magnetization
(c) Curie’s Law 3- Balloon
(d) Stefan-Boltzmann Law 4- Thermal Energy
(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(D)
- The drug is effective at treating pancreatic cancer, according to a new study.
Match the following diseases with their causing agents –
(a) Cancer 1- It is caused by uncontrolled growth and division of cells.
(b) Gout 2- It is associated with an inborn error of uric acid metabolism
(c) Haemophilia 3- It is also known as bleeder’s disease.
(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)