Top Current Affairs 18 February 2021 & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 18 February 2021 in English

 

  1. Recently, the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways released the World Bank Report titled “Traffic Crash Injuries and Disabilities: The Burden on India Society”. In context to the same tell us, who of the following never appointed as the President of the World Bank Group?

(A) Paul Krugman

(B) Robert Zoellick

(C) George Woods

(D) Eugene Meyer

ANSWERS: – 1(A) 

 

  1. The Sensex has risen 11.36%, post Union Budget 2021-22 presentation, due to increased Foreign Portfolio Investments (FPIs). The term “Sensex” was given by whom?

(A) Deepak Mohoni

(B) Mahan Mj

(C) Jitendra Malik

(D) Rajeev Motwani

ANSWERS: –  2(A) 

 

  1. Recently, the Ministry of Communications has decided to set up a Digital Intelligence Unit (DIU) as a nodal agency to deal with complaints of unsolicited commercial communication (UCC). Who is the chairman of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India?

(A) Nitin Kumar Kohli

(B) Rajiv Sinha

(C) PD Vaghela

(D) Shailendra Kumar Mishra

ANSWERS: –  3(C) 

 

  1. Recently, the Prime Minister of India has handed over the indigenously developed Arjun Main Battle Tank (MBT) MK-1A to the Indian Army after that India has come under the league of 10 nations. Which of the following country is not included in this list?

(A) USA

(B) Germany

(C) UK

(D) Australia

ANSWERS: – 4(D) 

 

  1. Recently, six elephants died of Haemorrhagic Septicaemia (HS) in Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuary located in Odisha’s Kalahandi district. The Haemorrhagic Septicaemia is a –

(A) Bacterial Disease

(B) Viral Infection

(C) Germ

(D) Mycological Disease

ANSWERS: –  5(A)

 

  1. Conductive ink is a great tool for printing flexible electronic circuits on surfaces.

Consider the following statements regarding electric circuits –

(1) If the electric circuit would not be a closed loop, it will not work.

(2) In electricity, the term “load” can be termed as “resistance”.
(3) The start of the point from where the electrons start flowing is called the load.

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. A Southwest Research Institute scientist has updated Mars chronology models.

Consider the following statements regarding Mars –

(I) Phobos is one of the satellites of Mars.

(II) Polar Ice Caps on Mars were first observed by Italian astronomer Gian Domenico Cassini.

(III) The Martian year is of 687 days and Martian day is 24 h 37 m.

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. Former South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has announced his retirement from Test cricket.

Consider the following statements regarding sports –

(I) Arun Jaitley Stadium was formerly known as Feroz Shah Kotla ground.

(II) Santosh Trophy is related to cricket.

(III) Anjali Bhagwat is associated with Shooting.

(A) Only (1) and (2)

(B) Only (2) and (3)

(C) Only (3) and (1)

(D) All are correct

ANSWERS: –  8(C)

 

  1. Recently, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and MapmyIndia have partnered to come up with an indigenious geospatial portal known as “Bhuvan”.

In context to the same match the following Global Navigational Systems with their related countries –

(a) BeiDou/BDS            1- China

(b) Galileo                       2- Europe

(c) GLONASS                3- Japan

(d) Quasi-ZSS              4- Russia

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. A team of researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) used a quantum computer to successfully simulate an aspect of particle collisions.

Match the following in context to computer –

(a) The term computer worm was used by  1- John Brunner

(b) First calculating device                                  2- Abacus

(c) Father of artificial intelligence                   3- John McCarthy

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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