Important Weekly Current Affairs Quiz from 23-28 February, 2021

1)The foundation stone of the Grand Anicut Canal System was laid by PM Modi in which state?

Ans:- Tamil Nadu

2) In which state will the Maharaja Suheldev Memorial be established?

Ans:- Uttar Pradesh

3) In which state has the Snakepedia mobile application been launched?

Ans:- Kerala

4) Major General (retired) Basant Kumar Mahapatra, a war veteran, has passed away. which state was he from?

Ans:- Odisha

5) ISRO is expected to launch a small experimental SD SAT communication satellite. Which firm has built the nano-satellite?

Ans:- SpaceKidz India

6) Who was sent as the head of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Security to the Senate by the US?

Ans:- Rohit Chopra

7) Which government in the state has named Hima Das as DSP?

Ans:- Assam

8) Who has been named as the UN Capital Development Fund's Executive Secretary?

Ans:- Preeti Sinha

9) Who wrote the book 'Starstruck: Confessions of a TV Executive' about his experiences in India's satellite TV industry?

Ans:- Peter Mukerjea

10) Which state has introduced the Maa Ki Rasoi programme to supply the poor with food?

Ans:- West Bengal

11) Who is the author of the book titled "Mapping Love"?

Ans:- Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari

12) In which state/UT has the age-old Kanchoth festival been celebrated?

Ans:- Jammu and Kashmir

13) Which country hosted the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation's (SAARC) virtual health secretary-level meeting?

Ans:- India

14) The "Iran-Russia Maritime Security Belt 2021" has been joined by the Indian navy. In which area has the exercise been organised?

Ans:- Indian Ocean

15) Who has been appointed as the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)?

Ans:- Preeti Sinha

16) Indian Sign Language (ISL) Dictionary 2021 is which edition of the dictionary released by the government?

Ans:- 3rd

17) Who has been named as Puducherry's Lieutenant-Governor?

Ans:- Tamilisai Soundararajan

18) The foundation stone of the Cauvery Basin Refinery was recently laid by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in which state?

Ans:- Tamil Nadu

19) PM Narendra Modi launched the initiative 'Mahabahu-Brahmaputra' in which state?

Ans:- Assam

20) Which City Police are given the Best Contingent Marching Trophy-2021?

Ans:- Delhi

21) What is the new name of the Kings XI Punjab IPL team?

Ans:- Punjab Kings

22) The Former Union Minister Captain Satish Sharma has passed away. He was a veteran leader of which political party?

Ans:- Congress

23) The mobile app "Snakepedia" has been launched by which state?

Ans:- Kerala

24) Who is the author of the 'ASOCA' book?

Ans:- Irwin Allan Sealy

25) Which state has announced a 2021-22 fiscal package of Rs 200-crore for the construction of the Maa Samaleswari Shrine?

Ans:- Odisha

26) Which company introduced the robocar called TIGER X-1 as an Ultimate Mobility Vehicle?

Ans:- Hyundai Motor

27) which organization has HCL Technology partnered with to improve its cybersecurity capabilities?

Ans:- Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

28) Which state recently announced a Rs 200-crore package for the 2021-22 tax for the Maa Samaleswari Shrine development?

Ans:- Odisha

29) Who is the first Indian to be chosen as the Chair of the Human Rights Council's Advisory Committee of the United Nations?

Ans:- Ajai Malhotra

30) Which freedom fighter will be named after India's biggest hockey stadium?

Ans:- Birsa Munda

31) On which date is the World Pangolin Day observed globally?

Ans:- Third Saturday of February

32) Who is the first Indian to be chosen as the Chair of the Human Rights Council's Advisory Committee of the United Nations?

Ans:- Ajai Malhotra

33) Who will be the next Indian ambassador to Syria?

Ans:- Mahendra Singh

34) The initiative 'Mahabahu-Brahmaputra' is a Ro-Pax service initiated by the Prime Minister in which of the following states?

Ans:- Assam

35) Which nation is hosting the conclave of COVID-19 Management Experience, Good Practice, and Way Forward?

Ans:- India

36) Which state has declared the Girl Students' Free Gift Milk initiative?

Ans:- Sikkim

37) Which agency has CSIR partnered with to support health research in India?

Ans:- Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

38) Who testfired the Helina & Dhruvastra missile system that was developed indigenously?

Ans:- DRDO

39) Who was appointed to the post of UNDP Under-Secretary-General and Associate Administrator?

Ans:- Usha Rao Monari

40) When is the International Day of the Mother Language (IMLD) celebrated?

Ans:- 21 February

41) The 11th Macroeconomic Dialogue practically took place between the European Union and which country?

Ans:- India

42) Which state government has begun a project using state-of-the-art boats to link the islands around the city?

Ans:- Kerala

43) Who had the book 'Rashtra Pratham-82 varshon ki swarinm gatha' published?

Ans:- Amit Shah

44) The foundation stone of the Dhubri Phulbari Bridge was recently laid by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in which state?

Ans:- Assam

45) The book Maverick Messiha is a biography of the former chief minister of which state?

Ans:- Andhra Pradesh

46) Which state government inaugurated the LGBI Airport Perishable Cargo Center?

Ans:- Assam

47) At which stage was the Common Science & Technology Development Center inaugurated?


48)  In which location was the Atal Paryavaran Bhavan inaugurated by Union Minister Prakash Javadekar?

Ans:- Lakshadweep

49) The 50 MW Kasaragod Solar Power Project was inaugurated by PM Modi in which state?

Ans:- Kerala

50) Which state approved Rs. 9 crore to create 'intelligent anganwadis' by transforming the traditional anganwadis into 'intelligent' structures with better amenities?

Ans:- Kerala

51) Who is the initiator of the Accelerated Mission? Dhanush 3.0 Indra?

Ans:- Harsh Vardhan

52) In which state did the first ever 'Skill University of Eastern India' lay its foundation stone?

Ans:- Assam

53) Which organisation has won the 2020 Environmental Enforcement Award for Asia?

Ans:- WCCB

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