Top Current Affairs 19 February 2021 & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 19 February 2021 in English

 

  1. PM Modi has launched “Mahabahu-Brahmaputra” initiative and laid the foundation stone of the Dhubri Phulbari bridge via video conferencing. In context to the same tell us The Vembanad Rail Bridge is located in which state?

(A) Kerala

(B) Assam

(C) Telangana

(D) Karnataka

ANSWERS: – 1(A) 

 

  1. India will host a virtual health secretary-level meeting with other South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation countries in February. In the same reference tell us which of the following SAARC member has best HDI rank in the whole group?

(A) India

(B) Afghanistan

(C) Sri Lanka

(D) Pakistan

ANSWERS: -2(C)

 

  1. India has joined a two-day navy exercise of Iran and Russia dubbed as “Iran-Russia Maritime Security Belt 2021”. In context to the same tell us the military exercise “Samudra Shakti” conducted between which two countries?

(A) Indian & France

(B) Indian & Indonesia

(C) Indian & Japan

(D) Indian & Iran

ANSWERS: – 3(B) 

 

  1. India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar participated and addressed the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) in an open debate on “Implementation of Resolution 2532 (2020).” The UNSC was expanded only once by adding 4 non-permanent, in which year?

(A) 1963

(B) 1974

(C) 1961

(D) 1971

ANSWERS: – 4(A) 

 

  1. The International Solar Alliance- ISA has announced Dr. Ajay Mathur as its new Director-General. In context to the same tell us International Solar Alliance is a coalition of how many member countries?

(A) 62

(B) 73

(C) 74

(D) 79

ANSWERS: –  5(B) 

 

  1. The former Chief of European Central Bank Mario Draghi was formally sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Italy.

Consider the following statements regarding European Central Bank –

(1) European Central Bank was established by European Communities.

(2) It is the central bank for the euro and administers monetary policy in all over the world.
(3) It is located in Germany.

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. China’s space agency has released video footage two days after its Mars probe successfully entered the red planet’s orbit.

Consider the following statements regarding to the Space Rockets –

(I) When a rocket is in flight, four forces act on it: weight, thrust, lift and drag.

(II) Drag is the type of aerodynamic force that works against the upward movement of the rocket.

(III) In rocket science the thrust works towards the of weight.

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) 

 

  1. The Union Minister Nitin Gadkari launched the country’s first CNG tractor that will be able to save about Rs 1 lakh annually on fuel costs.

Consider the following statements regarding CNG –

(I) The primary component in CNG is methane.

(II) CNG has a much lesser calorific value when compared to LPG.

(III) CNG produces relatively lower quantities of greenhouse gases than LPG.

(A) Only (1) and (2)

(B) Only (2) and (3)

(C) Only (3) and (1)

(D) All are correct

ANSWERS: –  8(D)

 

  1. A study by the International Energy Agency’s Clean Coal Centre (IEACCC) has stated that coal burning is responsible for heavy air pollution in India.

Match the following pollutants with their Source –

(a) Oxides of Sulphur                         1- Coal

(b) Oxides of Nitrogen                       2- Biomass Burning

(c) Volatile Organic Compounds         3- Aerosol Sprays

(d) Vinyl Chloride                              4- Carburettors

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 Prime Minister has laid the foundation stone of a Maharaja Suheldev memorial and the development work of Chittaura lake in Uttar Pradesh’s Bahraich district.

Match the following lakes with their locations –

Lake                               City Name

(a) Macchial                   1- Mandi

(b) Wular                       2- Bandipora

(c) Loktak                      3- Moirang

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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