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 Q .
‘National Safety Council’ was set up by which Union Ministry?
A)
Ministry of Labour
B)
Ministry of Heavy Industries
C)
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
D)
Ministry of Health and Family welfare

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Ministry of Labour

Note :

National Safety Council (NSC) was set up by the Ministry of Labour in 1966 as a not-for-profit body on Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) at the national level.
As per a press statement by the Ministry of Labour and Employment, S.N. Subrahmanyan, CEO and Managing Director of L&T Ltd, has been recently appointed as Chairman of the National Safety Council, for a period of three years.

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Published On : February 9, 2021
 Q .
Dominic Ongwen, who was convicted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for war crimes, is from which country?
A)
Iraq
B)
Uganda
C)
Sudan
D)
Nigeria

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Uganda

Note :

The Netherlands-based International Criminal Court (ICC) convicted former Ugandan warlord Dominic Ongwen of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
Dominic Ongwen led a brigade of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) from 2002 to 2004. He was accused of 70 counts of crimes and was found guilty of 61 of them. LRA is a rebel group operating in Uganda for more than 20 years.

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Published On : February 9, 2021
 Q .
India recently participated in the first meeting of Joint Working Group in the field of Renewable Energy, with which country?
A)
Bahrain
B)
France
C)
Japan
D)
Saudi Arabia

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Bahrain

Note :

The first meeting of the Joint Working Group in the field of Renewable Energy between India and the Kingdom of Bahrain was held recently in virtual format
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between India and Bahrain in July 2018, for promoting bilateral cooperation in the field of Renewable Energy. The meeting focussed on enhanced cooperation in the field of solar, wind and clean hydrogen.

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Published On : February 9, 2021
 Q .
Which country has joined hands with India in the field of Renewable Energy?
A)
USA
B)
Nepal
C)
Japan
D)
Bahrain

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Bahrain

Note : India and Bahrain has Joined hand in the field of Renewable Energy.

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Published On : February 8, 2021
 Q .
Delhi Chief Minister has launched which campaign to promote electric vehicles?
A)
Electric Delhi
B)
Vidyut Delhi
C)
Switch Delhi
D)
Power-on Delhi

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Switch Delhi

Note : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has launched the 'Switch Delhi' campaign to promote electric vehicles and appealed to people to buy such vehicles to combat pollution in the city.

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Published On : February 8, 2021
 Q .
Which Ministry of the Indian government is organizing the event 'Udyog Manthan'?
A)
Ministry of Finance
B)
Ministry of Agriculture
C)
Commerce Ministry
D)
All of the above

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Commerce Ministry

Note : The commerce ministry is organizing the Udyog Manthan under which a series of webinars are being conducted on about 45 sectors including pharma and electronics.

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Published On : February 8, 2021
 Q .
Which country hosted the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) Defence Ministers’ Conclave in February 2021?
A)
Maldives
B)
India
C)
Sri Lanka
D)
Bangladesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - India

Note :

India hosted the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) Defence Ministers’ Conclave on February 4, 2021 on the side-lines of Aero India 2021 event.
The broad theme of the conclave is ‘Enhanced Peace, Security and Cooperation in the Indian Ocean’. During the conclave, India announced that it is ready to supply missile systems, LCA and other weapons systems to the countries in Indian Ocean Region.

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Published On : February 8, 2021
 Q .
Praveen Sinha has been appointed as the Acting Chief of which Indian organisation?
A)
Intelligence Bureau
B)
Election Commission of India
C)
Central Vigilance Commission
D)
Central Bureau of Investigation

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Central Bureau of Investigation

Note :

The Additional Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Praveen Sinha has been appointed as the acting chief of CBI.
He is a 1988-batch Gujarat cadre IPS officer. After Rishi Kumar Shukla who retired recently, the acting Chief has been appointed till a decision on a New Director is taken. This is the third time in last five years that an interim chief will head CBI.

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Published On : February 8, 2021
 Q .
Which company has tied up with the Russian aircraft corporation MiG to provide post-warranty support to the Indian Navy jets?
A)
Crown group
B)
Garuda
C)
Pushpak
D)
Adani Defence

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Crown group

Note :

Aviatech Enterprises, one of the companies of the Delhi-based Crown group, working in the field of defence aerospace maintenance, has tied up with the Russian aircraft corporation MiG.
This partnership has been made to provide post-warranty support to the Indian Navy’s MiG-29K and MiG-29KUB fighter jets.

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Published On : February 8, 2021
 Q .
Which technology entrepreneur has been appointed to the National Security Advisory Board (NSAB)?
A)
Sridhar Vembu
B)
Rajni Bector
C)
Rattan Lal
D)
Ali Manikfan

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Sridhar Vembu

Note :

The founder of the Indian multinational Software company Zoho, Sridhar Vembu has been appointed to the National Security Advisory Board (NSAB). Padma Shri
The board is led by National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval. Other new members are former ISRO Chairman K Radhakrishnan, academic member Anshuman Tripathy and former ambassador Arun K Singh.

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Published On : February 8, 2021