Top Current Affairs 16 February 2021 & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 16 February 2021 in English

 

  1. The state of Madhya Pradesh has launched a Police Museum at the police headquarters in Bhind, Madhya Pradesh. In context to the same tell us what is the scientific name of the state animal of Madhya Pradesh?

(A) Cervus eldi eldi

(B) Antilope Cervicapra

(C) Porphyrocoma

(D) Rucervus Duvaucelii

ANSWERS: – 1(D) 

 

  1. The Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Kiren Rijiju recently launched the Assam Rifles Public School as a Khelo India Sports School. In context to the same tell us the DRS system is related to which sport?

(A) Hockey

(B) Football

(C) Cricket

(D) Tennis

ANSWERS: – 2(C) 

 

  1. The SERB Women Excellence Award was announced on the occasion of International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2021. In context to the same tell us B. C. Roy award is related to which field?

(A) Music

(B) Journalism

(C) Medicine

(D) Environment

ANSWERS: – 3(C)

 

  1. An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 hit Tajikistan, the tremors were felt in some states of North India. In context to the same, tell us, the earthquake, which occurs in underground mines due to pressure generated within the rocks is known as-

(A) Tectonic earthquakes

(B) Collapse earthquake

(C) Volcanic earthquake

(D) Explosion earthquakes

ANSWERS: – 4(B) 

 

  1. The second phase of Vigyan Jyoti programme has started recently on the occasion of International Day of Women and Girls in Science. In context to the same tell us Anti-Child labour day is celebrated on which on which date?

(A) 02 October

(B) 12 June

(C) 14 April

(D) 15 November

ANSWERS: – 5(B) 

 

  1. The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) recently issued orders to make FASTag compulsory at all toll plazas across India.

Consider the following statements regarding Digital India –

(1) The motto of Digital India is “Power to Empower”.

(2) “E-Education Campaigns” is one of the important initiatives of Digital India.
(3) It was launched in December 2014 by Union Government.

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(B)

 

  1. Researchers at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia have discovered a factor that triggers muscle stem cells to proliferate and heal.

Consider the following statements regarding stem cells –

(I) Totipotent Stem cells can give rise to only a few distinct types of cells.

(II) Pluripotent Stem Cells can transform themselves into any type of cell in the human body except those kinds that are

required to support and develop a fetus in the womb.

(III) Multipotent Stem cells can transform into all kinds of cells in the human body.

Which of the above is/are correct?

(A) Only (3)

(B) Only (2)

(C) Only (3) and (1)

(D) All are correct

ANSWERS: –  7(B) 

 

  1. Fast and energy-efficient future data processing technologies are on the horizon, after an international team of scientists successfully manipulated magnets at the atomic level.

Consider the following statements regarding to the ways of demagnetize the permanent magnets: –  

(I) Exposing magnets to extreme temperatures can demagnetize the permanent magnets.

(II) The magnetic attraction between the magnet’s atoms gets loosen when they are hammered.

(III) Stroking one magnet with the other in an inappropriate manner can reduce the magnetic strength.

(A) Only (1) and (2)

(B) Only (2) and (3)

(C) Only (3) and (1)

(D) All are correct

ANSWERS: -8(D)

 

  1. Scientists introduce a new catalyst to reduce oxygen to widely used hydrogen peroxide.

In context to the same match the following carbonic compounds with their uses –

(a) Formament             1- In making medicine of throats in making chewing tablets.

(b) Ethyl bromine        2- It is for making local anaesthesia.

(c) Acetyl chloride       3- In making medicines, artificial perfumes etc.

(d) Ethyl acetate          4- In making acetamide, acetic anhydride etc.

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. The Central Water Commission (CWC) is conducting simulation studies on the artificial lake formed in the upper stretches of the Rishiganga river after the catastrophic Uttarakhand flood.

Match the following rivers with their tributaries –

(a) Krishna      1- Tungabhadra

(b) Cauvery     2- Bhavni

(c) Mahanadi  3- Seonath

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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