Important Weekly Current Affairs Quiz from 8-15 February, 2021

1) Who signed an MoU to empower Jawan with IIM Lucknow?

Ans:- The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)

2) The Nobel laureate Paul J. Crutzen has passed away. He has received the award in which field?

Ans:- Chemistry

3) Which state has ranked last in the India Justice Report 2020?

Ans:- Uttar Pradesh

4) What state government has transferred Rs 400 cr to the 20 lakh farmers' account?

Ans:- Madhya Pradesh

5) The first Dog Park of North India is set to be built in which city?

Ans:- Chandigarh

6) Who introduced the 2021 Pulse Polio Programme?

Ans:- Ram Nath Kovind

7) What metro has become the first metro to sanitise train coaches by using UV rays?

Ans:- Lucknow Metro

8) What Indian monument was lit up to observe the Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Day on January 30th?

Ans:- Qutub Minar

9) Who has been sworn in as the Asian Cricket Council's new president?

Ans:- Jay Shah

10) What bank has agreed to limit the withdrawal of money from non-EMV automated teller machines by its customers?

Ans:- Punjab National Bank

11) Who has been named to chair the Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Board of Directors?

Ans:- Anish Shah

12) Who has been appointed as the Acting Chief of Staff of the US Space Agency by NASA?

Ans:- Bhavya Lal

13) What team went on to win the 2020-21 Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy?

Ans:- Tamil Nadu

14) What state has set up the 'Shivalik Arboretum' botanical garden?

Ans:- Uttarakhand

15) What was India's GDP growth rate for 2019-2020, as per the NSO's revised estimates published recently?

Ans:- 4%

16) Chauri Chaura is a city where the Indian state/UT is located?

Ans:- Uttar Pradesh

17) Who won the gold medal in the first ever Asian Championship of Online Shooting?

Ans:- Saurabh Chaudhary

18) Which country will emerge as the second most resilient economy in 2021, according to the IER ranking?

Ans:- India

19) What Indian city will host its first international test match on February 5th in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic?

Ans:- Chennai

20) The 'Har Ghar Pani-Har Ghar Safai' mission was initiated by which state government?

Ans:- Punjab

21) What Indian medical institute opened India's first clinic for amputees?

Ans:- The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER).

22) Who is the newly elected Boxing Federation of India (BFI) President?

Ans:- Ajay Singh

23) At which venue was the Chiefs of Air Staff (CAS) Conclave organised?

Ans:- Bengaluru

24) What company has got the world's first U.S. 'carbon-neutral crude' consignment?

Ans:- Reliance

25) What state has signed an Eklavya Model Residential Schools MoU for better management?

Ans:- Kerala

26) In which city did India set up its first wetland conservation centre?

Ans:- Chennai

27) Who has become NASA's new acting chief?

Ans:- Bhavya Lal

28) Which state announced to open its first human milk bank?

Ans:- Kerala

29) What term was named by the Oxford Languages as the Hindi word of the year 2020?

Ans:- Aatmanirbharta

30) On which date is the International Day of Human Fraternity observed?

Ans:- February 4

31) In which city will India's First Amputee Clinic be launched?

Ans:- Chandigarh

32) Who has been named as Tamil Nadu's chief secretary?

Ans:- Rajeev Ranjan

33) What state government declared a waiver for a farm loan worth Rs 12,110 crore?

Ans:- Tamil Nadu

34) What nation has agreed to forge a deeper clean energy engagement with India?

Ans:- Bahrain

35) What state government is going to set up an Indian Skills Institute?

Ans:- Gujarat

36) Who has been the youngest female Pilot in India?

Ans:- Ayesha Aziz

37) Which organisation has entered into an agreement with MIDHANI to produce composite raw materials and manufacture them?

Ans:- HAL (Hindustan Aeronautics Limited)

38) Who was named as the CBI's interim director?

Ans:- Praveen Sinha

39) Narendra Modi, Prime Minister, inaugurated the centennial celebrations of which incident?

Ans:- Chauri Chaura

40) In how many hours has the NHAI set a world record for laying 2580 m of concrete pavement quality road?

Ans:- 24 hours

41) What Territory of the Union has been the first corona-free UT?

Ans:- Andaman and Nicobar Islands

42) Which company has applied in the United States for emergency use approval of its single-shot COVID-19 vaccine?

Ans:- Johnson & Johnson

43) On which date is the International Day for Human Fraternity celebrated?

Ans:- February 4

44) For the first time, which state forest department conducted a census of water birds?

Ans:- West Bengal

45) What company obtained the world's first carbon-neutral oil consignment from Oxy Low Carbon Ventures?

Ans:- Reliance

46) Who was named President of the National Safety Council?

Ans:- S.N. Subrahmanyan

47) What general insurance company launched the cancer survivors' campaign 'Salute to Caregivers Ek Naya Nazariya'?

Ans:- Bharti AXA

48) What states did CM inaugurate the first state heliport in Majuli?

Ans:- Assam

49) What state cabinet has approved the Water Conservation Program for Chief Ministers?

Ans:- Maharashtra

50) Who is the author of Whereabouts, a novel?

Ans:- Jhumpa Lahiri

51) Who has concluded an offset deal with JSC Rosoboronexport?

Ans:- Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL)

52) What ministry has launched the 'PMSVANidhi se Samriddhi' mobile application?

Ans:- MoHUA

53) Which institute has signed an MoU with NIUA to create healthy and inclusive Indian cities that are accessible?

Ans:- IIT Kharagpur

54) As the MD of which company was Bikram Singh Bedi appointed?

Ans:- Google Cloud

55) What state has the Lakhwar Electricity Project approved by the Environment Ministry?

Ans:- Uttarakhand

56) Who signed the MoU with CSIR-NAL for Aircraft Two-Seater Trainer Development?

Ans:- BEML (Bharat Earth Movers Limited)

57) Who is the author of the '1857 The Sword of Mastaan' novel?

Ans:- Vineet Bajpai

58) Who has signed a contract to send a fast patrol vessel to the Seychelles?

Ans:- Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE)

59) What state government has declared no road tax, no electric vehicle registration fees?

Ans:- Telangana

60) At which air force station did Defense Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurate Aero India?

Ans:- Yelahanka

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