Top Current Affairs 20 February 2021 & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 20 February 2021 in English

 

  1. U.S. Secretary of State has announced that the U.S would pay the World Health Organization (WHO) $200 million. Where is the headquarters of WHO Country Office (WCO) in India?

(A) New Delhi

(B) Mumbai

(C) Bangalore

(D) Kolkata

ANSWERS: – 1(A) 

 

  1. The Union Cabinet approved the production-linked incentive scheme for the telecom sector with an outlay of 12,195 crores over five years. In context to telecom sector what does “EDGE” stands for?

(A) Enhanced Data Rates for Global Evolution

(B) Enhanced Data Rates for GSM Evolution

(C) Enhanced Demodulated Rates for Global Evolution

(D) Enhanced Demodulates Rates for GSM Evolution

ANSWERS: – 2(B)

 

  1. The FATF’s Plenary and Working Group meeting is scheduled to be held in Paris to decide Pakistan’s grey list status. The current President of the FATF is Dr Marcus Pleyer is from which country?

(A) Poland

(B) America

(C) Germany

(D) Russia

ANSWERS: – 3(C) 

 

  1. A comparison of chemical and climate weathering of sedimentary rock in Mars’ Gale Crater indicates the region’s mean temperature billions of years ago was akin to current conditions on Iceland. In context to the same tell us how much energy is required to melt 1 gram of ice at 0°C?

(A) 334 Joule

(B) 289 Joule

(C) 451 Joule

(D) 410 Joule

ANSWERS: – 4(A) 

 

  1. Ravens, crows, magpies and their relatives are known for their exceptional intelligence, which allows them to solve complex. In context to the same tell us what is the scientific name of carrion crow?

(A) Corvus monedula

(B) Corvus frugilegus

(C) Corvus corax

(D) Corvus corone

ANSWERS: –  5(D) 

 

  1. The Congress has written to Lok Sabha Speaker, urging Rajya Sabha to declare seven key Bills, including one on the privatisation of two public sector banks, as money Bills.

Consider the following statements regardign Money Bill –

(1) Money Bill is defined in Article 112A of the Indian Constitution.

(2) Money bills are concerned with financial matters like taxation, public expenditure, etc.

(3) The Rajya Sabha has limited powers to legislate on a money bill.

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(C) 

 

  1. Researchers optimize a novel process for the efficient conversion of carbon emissions into useful chemicals like acetate using microbes.

Consider the following statements regarding Organic compounds –

(I) Alkanes are the first class of simple hydrocarbons and contain only carbon-carbon single bonds.

(II) The chemical formula for any alkene is given by the expression CnH2n+2.

(III) The alkenes, consists of molecules that contain at least one double-bonded carbon pair.

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(A) 

 

  1. A public interest petition have been filed by Hyderabad Heritage Trust that expressed concern over the current dilapidated state of the palatial building despite it being notified as a protected monument by the state.

Consider the following statements regarding Rajasthan –

(I) It is India’s second largest state by area after Uttar Pradesh.

(II) The Marathas penetrated Rajasthan upon the decline of the Mughal Empire and they occupied Ajmer in 1755.

(III) In 1707, Churaman built the fort of thoon and established his kingdom.

(A) Only (1) and (2)

(B) Only (2) and (3)

(C) Only (3) and (1)

(D) All are correct

ANSWERS: –  8(B) 

 

  1. The government denied any link between the Char Dham road-widening project in Uttarakhand and the recent flash floods in the Rishiganga valley.

Match the following valleys with their related states –

(a) Chamba Valley       1- Himachal Pradesh

(b) Imphal Valley        2- Nagaland

(c) Jai Valley                   3- Jammu and Kashmir

(d) Dzüko Valley          4- Manipur

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(A) 

 

  1. The human rights situation in Sri Lanka has worsened since Gotabaya Rajapaksa became President in 2019.

Match the following –

Country                            President

(a) Lebanon                    1- Edgar Lungu

(b) Venezuela                2- Michel Aoun

(c) Zambia                      3- Nicolas Maduro

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(B)

 

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