Top Current Affairs 24 February 2021 & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 24 February 2021 in English

 

  1. Recently, Australia has reached out to India among several countries in a move to stitch a global coalition against tech giants Google and Facebook. In context to the same tell us which of the following imaginary line passes through the middle of the Australian continent?

(A) Tropic of Capricorn

(B) Tropic of Cancer

(C) Equator

(D) 0 Degree longitude

ANSWERS: – 1(A) 

 

  1. The Centre has warned many States who have not send in their feedback on a Model Bill that their agreement would be presumed. In context to the same which of the following subject comes under the Central Government?

(A) Banking

(B) Agriculture

(C) CID

(D) Public health

ANSWERS: – 2(A) 

 

  1. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has released the “Making Peace with Nature” report, ahead of the fifth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-5). Where is the headquarter of UNEP?

(A) Ghana

(B) Ethiopia

(C) Kenya

(D) Ukraine

ANSWERS: – 3(C) 

 

  1. A recent study that looked at the rainfall pattern in the past 119 years found a decreasing trend at Cherrapunji (Meghalaya) and nearby areas. In context to the same, which of the following crop requires most water?

(A) Peas

(B) Pepper

(C) Collards

(D) Kohlrabi

ANSWERS: – 4(B) 

 

  1. A recent research from Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy (CDDEP), has estimated the cost of ensuring WASH and taking related steps for infection prevention and control for one year in healthcare facilities across India. Where is the head office of CDDEP located?

(A) Melbourne

(B) Paris

(C) Victoria

(D) Washington

ANSWERS: -5(D) 

 

  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) It is an electronic toll collection system operated by the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) in India.

(2) This system uses the Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology to make the toll payments.
(3) It enables to cross the toll plazas without stopping for transactions.

Which of the above is/are correct?

(A) Only (1) and (3)

(B) Only (2) and (1)

(C) Only (3) and (2)

(D) All of the above

ANSWERS: – 6(D) 

 

  1. Experimental physicists have developed the smallest microchips ever – 100 times smaller than conventional microchips.

Consider the following statements regarding microchips –

(I) A microchip is a unit of packaged computer circuitry unit that is made up of silicon.

(II) Microchips can be used for program logic (logic or microprocessor chips) or computer memory (memory or RAM chips) both.

(III) It may be a small wafer of semiconductor material embedded with integrated circuitry.

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. According to the researchers, the physical origin of alcohol addiction has been located in a network of the human brain that regulates our response to danger.

Consider the following statements regarding alcohols –

(I) Alcohols may be considered as organic derivatives of water.

(II) Alcohol is a class of organic compounds characterized by one or more hydroxyl (―OH) groups.

(III) CH2CH3 is the formula of Methyl alcohol.

(A) Only (1) and (2)

(B) Only (2) and (3)

(C) Only (3) and (1)

(D) All are correct

ANSWERS: – 8(A) 

 

  1. Every year, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) celebrates 21st February as International Mother Language Day to promote mother tongue-based multilingual education.

Match the following languages with their related language family –

(a) Sindhi                        1- Indo-Aryan, Northwestern

(b) Manipuri                  2- Tibeto-Burman

(c) Kannada                   3- Indo-Aryan, Western

(d) Gujarati                    4- Dravidian

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 bill to replace an ordinance to merge the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) cadre of civil services officers with the Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Mizoram Union Territory (AGMUT) cadre was introduced in the Lok Sabha.

Match the following articles with their rules-

(a) Article 29                 1- Protection of interests of minorities

(b) Article 120              2- Language to be used in Parliament

(c) Article 350B            3- Special Officer for linguistic minorities

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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