13 February 2021: Daily Current Affairs Quiz with Static GK

13 February 2021: Daily Current Affairs Quiz with Static GK

 

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13 February 2021: Daily Current Affairs Quiz with Static GK


Top 10 Current Affairs Quiz of 13 February 2021 with Static GK

 

Q 1. Sarojini Naidu’s birth anniversary is being celebrated on 13th February. In which year she was born?

 

A. 1869
B. 1879
C. 1889
D. 1899

 

The correct answer of the MCQ is Option – B

 

Important Points:

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ Known as one of the most prominent figures in India's struggle for freedom from British rule, Sarojini Naidu was a political activist and a poet. Her work as a poet earned the name of "Nightingale of India" or “Bharatiya Kokila”.

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ Born in a Bengali family in Hyderabad on February 13, 1879, Sarojini Naidu was drawn towards Indian National Congress' movement to liberate India from colonial rule. With this, she became a follower of Mahatma Gandhi and his ideas of swaraj. In 1917, she established the Women's Indian Association (WIA). In 1925, Sarojini Naidu was appointed as the President of the Indian National Congress. Sarojini Naidu became the first women governor of India and served as the governor of United Provinces of Agra and Awadh from 1947 to 1949.

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ Following India's independence from the British rule in 1947, Sarojini Naidu was appointed as the governor of the United Provinces, today known as Uttar Pradesh today, making her India's first woman governor.

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ Apart from her staunch political career, Sarojini Naidu is widely known for her poetry which included both children's poems and others written on more serious themes including patriotism, romance, and tragedy. The Golden Threshold (1905), The Bird of Time (1912), Mohammad Jinnah: An Ambassador of Unity (1916), The Broken Wing (1917), The Feather of the Dawn (1961), The Indian Fantasy, Ecstasy, The Queen’s Rival, The Royal Tombs of Golconda, The Snake Charmer etc. Death: 2 March 1949.

 

Q 2. Which states police recently signed an MoU with SBI for e-Challan?

 

A. Karnataka
B. Maharashtra
C. Telangana
D. Meghalaya

 

The correct answer of the MCQ is Option – D

 

Important Points:

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between the Meghalaya police and the State Bank of India recently for implementation of the e-Challan within the jurisdiction of the Shillong Traffic Police (STP).

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ Present on the occasion held at the police headquarters were officials from the police department and the SBI. The e-Challan system which will be launched in the days to come is a digital traffic enforcement solution whereby, imposing penalties on violators of traffic rules and generating challan will be done digitally.

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ The system has been integrated with VAHAN & SARATHI applications and this will enable the Traffic Officials to fetch the details of the traffic violator such as vehicle and driver’s details through these applications, thereby, reducing the time taken to issue challan. The payment for traffic violations can be transacted on the spot through cash payment or through instant card payments by swiping at Point of Sale (POS) machine. Meghalaya is a state in Northeast India.

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ Meghalaya was formed by carving out two districts from the state of Assam:- the United Khasi Hills and Jaintia Hills, and the Garo Hills on 21 January 1972. Capital of Meghalaya is Shillong. Governor of Meghalaya is Satya Pal Malik and Chief minister is Conrad Sangma

 

Q 3. Recently India’s first-ever CNG Tractor launched by which among the following?

 

A. Kiren Rijiju
B. Giriraj Singh
C. Nitin Gadkari
D. Jitendra Singh

 

The correct answer of the MCQ is Option – C.

 

Important Points:

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ India’s first-ever CNG Tractor launched by Nitin Gadkari recently.

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ The CNG tractor will help farmers to increase their income, by lowering costs and help to create job opportunities in rural India. The Conversion from diesel to CNG engine of the tractor was jointly done by Rawmatt Techno Solutions and Tomasetto Achille India. CNG is the future as 12 million vehicles are powered by natural gas throughout the world currently and more companies and municipalities are joining the CNG movement every day.

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ The most important benefit for the farmer will be to save more than 1 lakh rupees annually on fuel costs. The farmers can save up to 50 per cent on the fuel cost as the current Diesel prices are around 77 rupees per litre whereas CNG is only 42 rupees per kilogram.

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ The conversion from diesel to CNG will be beneficial as it is a clean fuel with the lowest carbon and pollutant content. It is also economical as it has zero lead and is non-corrosive, non-dilutive and non-contaminating which helps in increasing the life of the engine. India is committed to combating climate change at the highest level through its several programs and schemes. The stubble can be used as a raw material for producing bio-CNG which will help the farmers to earn money by selling it to the bio-CNG production units in their locality.

 

Q 4. The website for the First India Toy Fair 2021 was launched recently. India Toy Fair to be held online between_____ to _.

 

A. 26 February - 1 March
B. 27 February - 2 March
C. 28 February - 3 March
D. 28 February - 2 March

 

The correct answer of the MCQ is Option – B

 

Important Points:

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ The website for the First India Toy Fair 2021 was launched recently. India Toy Fair to be held online between 27 February _ to 2 March.

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ The Indian government will organize the first ‘India Toy Fair-2021’ in a virtual mode from February 27 to March 2, 2021, to boost the toy manufacturing industry in India and for improving its global market share in line with ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ and ‘Get Vocal for Local’ Campaigns.

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ The website for India Toy Fair – 2021 was jointly launched on Thursday by Union ministers Smriti Irani, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, and Piyush Goyal.

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ The toymakers, innovators and students can register to participate in the online event. Others can attend the virtual tours of the exhibition, craft exhibition, various toy-making skills by the participating innovators and take part in a series of online competitions and quizzes.

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ Play-based, discovery-based, and activity-based learning plays an integral role in bridging the gap between day-to-day studies and practical hands-on learning, which is also a prime focus of the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020. As part of the implementation plan of NEP 2020, toy-based pedagogy is being developed from pre-school to Grade 12 levels, which will be based on toy-making in class using low cost and no cost material.

 

Q 6. According to a recent report of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Ministry how many MSMEs have been registered in the country within the last five years?

 

A. More than 1 Crore
B. Less than 1 Crore
C. More than 2 Crore
D. More than 3 Crore

 

The correct answer of the MCQ is Option – A

 

Important Points:

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ According to a recent report of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Ministry more than one crore MSMEs have been registered in the country within the last five years.

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Ministry has informed that more than one crore two lakh MSMEs were registered in the country within five years.

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ In a written reply in the Lok Sabha, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Minister Nitin Gadkari said that as per Udyog Aadhaar Portal a total of one crore of two lakh 32 thousand 468 MSMEs were registered between 2015 to June 2020.

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ MSME Entrepreneurs can register online conveniently here using their Aadhaar number and name. Udyog Aadhaar is a twelve-digit Unique Identification Number provided by the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India for small and medium enterprises, beginning in 2015. It is also known as Aadhaar for Business.

 

The difference between Udyog aadhaar and Udyam registration:-

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ Udyog Aadhaar has required only the aadhaar card of the applicant and provides instant self-certification as per old MSME Definition but Udyam Registration is required the GST and Pan Card both for the applicant and Provide verified certification as per the new MSME Definition.

 

Q 7. DIVYA-DRISHTI 2021- INDIAN ARMY’S NATIONAL SEMINAR-CUMWEBINAR is in news these days. Who organised it?

 

A. Defence Laboratory
B. SSS Defence
C. Centre for Land Warfare Studies
D. Tata Group

 

The correct answer of the MCQ is Option – C

 

Important Points:

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ Indian Army National Seminar-cum-Webinar, named as “Divya-Drishti 2021” on Multi-Domain Operations: Future of Conflicts organised by the Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS), on 11 February 2021. “Divya-Drishti 2021”.

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ The webinar was attended virtually by Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General MM Naravane, Lt Gen CP Mohanty, Vice Chief of the Army Staff, Lt Gen Raj Shukla, GOC-in-C ATRAC along with other dignitaries. The inaugural address was delivered by the COAS in which he emphasised the threats and challenges to our national security in the future and the need to remain vigilant at all levels. The collusive threats along the borders coupled with state-sponsored terrorism reveal that the Indian Army needs to be prepared in multiple domains to tackle adversarial threats and to safeguard the territorial integrity of the country.

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ The Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS), New Delhi, India is an autonomous think tank on strategic studies and land warfare. The mandate of CLAWS covers national security issues, conventional military operations and sub-conventional warfare. CLAWS is registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 and is a membership-based organisation. CLAWS formed in 2004.

 

Q 8. Swami Dayanand Saraswati's birth anniversary was celebrated on 12th February. He was founder of __.

 

A. Brahmo Samaj
B. Arya Samaj
C. Deva Samaj
D. Prarthna Samaj

 

The correct answer of the MCQ is Option – B

 

Important Points:

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ Swami Dayanand Saraswati's birth anniversary was celebrated on 12th February. He was the founder of Arya Samaj. Dayanand Saraswati was born on 12th February 1824. Dayananda Saraswati was a philosopher, social leader and founder of the Arya Samaj, a reform movement of the Vedic dharma. He was the first to give the call for Swaraj as "India for Indians" in 1876, a call later taken up by Lokmanya Tilak.

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ Denouncing the idolatry and ritualistic worship, he worked towards reviving Vedic ideologies. Subsequently, the philosopher and President of India, S. Radhakrishnan called him one of the "makers of Modern India“. Dayananda Saraswati wrote more than 60 books. One of his major scholarly works is Satyarth Prakash, which means The Light of Truth.

 

Q 9. Which phase of Vigyan Jyoti programme commenced on the occasion of International Day of Women and Girls in Science on February 11, 2021?

 

A. Second Phase
B. Third Phase
C. Fourth Phase
D. Fifth Phase

 

The correct answer of the MCQ is Option – A

 

Important Points:

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ The second phase of Vigyan Jyoti programme commenced on the occasion of International Day of Women and Girls in Science on February 11, 2021, which will spread the programme for encouraging girls to take interest in science and build a career in STEM to 50 more districts adding to the existing 50 districts across the country.

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ The Vigyan Jyoti programme was launched by DST in 2019 to inspire girl students to pursue higher education and career in STEM fields.

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ Vigyan Jyoti programme is a new initiative to encourage girls to take interest in science and build career was launched by the DST to create a level-playing field for the meritorious girls to pursue STEM.

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ It is intended to create a level-playing field for the meritorious girls in high school to pursue Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) in higher education. It also offers exposure for girl students from the rural background to help to plan their journey from school to a job of their choice in the field of science.

 

Ministries: Department Of Science & Technology (DST), Govt Of India.

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ The Programme 'Vigyan Jyoti' Aims To Tap 100 Girl Students In 550 Districts From 2020-2025, The Students Will Be Chosen Based On Their Percentile.

 

Q 10. Association of Domestic Tour Operators of India’s 10th Annual Convention-cum-Exhibition has been started in which place?

 

A. Punjab
B. Gujarat
C. Odisha
D. Haryana

 

The correct answer of the MCQ is Option – B

 

Important Points:

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ Association of Domestic Tour Operators of India’s 10th Annual Convention-cum-Exhibition has been started in Gujarat.

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ The three-day ADTOI 10th Annual Convention-cum-Exhibition at the Statue of Unity (SOU), Tent City 2 in Kevadia, is based on the theme: ‘Domestic Tourism – Hope for the revival- Dekho Apna Desh’. The three-day convention has been jointly organized by the Ministry of Tourism and ADTOI with support from Gujarat Tourism.

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ Ministry of Tourism under its schemes of Swadesh Darshan and PRASHAD has sanctioned 132 projects for Rs. 7103.12 Crores at various tourism and pilgrimage destinations in the country with the objective of providing enhanced experiences. The Ministry is also developing 19 iconic destinations and will position these iconic destinations at par with the best in the world.

 

๐Ÿ‘‰ An ‘Ekta Marathon’ will be organized on the second day of the convention, apart from a Kevadia City-tour covering important places like Jungle Safari, Nutrition Park and the Statue of Unity. Presentations and sessions on domestic tourism Government various schemes to felicitate tour operators including MDA scheme will also be held in course of the three-day programme.

 

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