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 Q .
What is the theme of the 2021 National Science Day?
A)
Women in Science
B)
Future of STI: Impact on Education Skills and Work
C)
Science and Technology for a sustainable future
D)
Science for the People, and People for the Science

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Future of STI: Impact on Education Skills and Work

Note : The Theme for 2021 National Science Day is 'Future of STI: Impact on Education Skills and Work'.

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Published On : March 1, 2021
 Q .
Natalia Mikhailovna Vodianova who has been appointed as the U.N. Population Fund goodwill ambassador, is a supermodel from which country?
A)
UAE
B)
Russia
C)
Japan
D)
Singapore

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Russia

Note : Russian supermodel Natalia Mikhailovna Vodianova has been appointed as the U.N. Population Fund (UNFPA) goodwill ambassador, the reproductive and maternal health agency of UN.

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Published On : March 1, 2021
 Q .
India’s first undersea tunnel is being constructed in which city?
A)
Mumbai
B)
Cochin
C)
Kolkata
D)
Chennai

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Mumbai

Note :

India’s first undersea tunnel is being constructed in Mumbai, as a part of the Coastal Road project of the city. It is expected to be completed by the year 2023.
The twin tunnels have a length of 2.07 km of which around a kilometre will be under the Arabian Sea. The undersea tunnel will be 20 metres below the seabed.

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Published On : March 1, 2021
 Q .
What does ‘T’ stand for in the SFURTI scheme, which was making news recently?
A)
Tournament
B)
Transmission
C)
Traditional
D)
Transformation

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Traditional

Note :

Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries (SFURTI) was launched to organize traditional industries and artisans into clusters, which will make them competitive and increase their income.
Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Minister Nitin Gadkari has recently inaugurated 50 artisan-based SFURTI clusters across 18 States. The Union MSME Ministry has funded Rs 85 crore for development of these SFURTI clusters.

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Published On : March 1, 2021
 Q .
The Minister of Jal Shakti has selected how many sites under phase-4 of Swachh Iconic Places?
A)
9
B)
10
C)
11
D)
12

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 12

Note : The Ministry of Jal Shakti has selected 12 tourist places that will be transformed into 'Swachh Tourist Destinations.

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Published On : February 28, 2021
 Q .
The 'UTS ON MOBILE App' is owned by which entity?
A)
Indian Railways
B)
Indian Army
C)
India Post
D)
BSNL

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Indian Railways

Note : The Indian Railways has decided to reactivate the facility of 'UTS ON MOBILE App', which allows passengers to book unreserved train tickets through app.

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Published On : February 28, 2021
 Q .
Who is the Chairman of the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC)?
A)
A K Sikri
B)
G Rohini
C)
Banwari Lal Purohit
D)
Bhagwan Lal Sahni

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Bhagwan Lal Sahni

Note :

The Chairman of the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) is Bhagwan Lal Sahni. He was seen in the news as he said that the commission is in favour of roughly four categories of OBCs as being suggested by the Justice Rohini Commission.
The Justice Rohini Commission has been studying sub-categorisation of OBCs. The Committee is expected to submit its report to the Central Government in July, this year.

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Published On : February 28, 2021
 Q .
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has brought which bank covered under Article 371F, under its regulatory purview?
A)
State Bank of Assam
B)
State Bank of Manipur
C)
State Bank of Sikkim
D)
North East Small Finance Bank

Correct Answer : Option (C) - State Bank of Sikkim

Note :

State Bank of Sikkim was established in 1968, five years before Sikkim acceded to the Indian Union. The state-owned bank provides treasury operations for the state government of Sikkim.
Recently, the Reserve Bank of India has brought the State Bank of Sikkim under its regulatory purview. Though the bank will be regulated on par with other banks, the bank’s ownership structure will not change.

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Published On : February 28, 2021
 Q .
Who has been selected for the International Anti Corruption Champions Award?
A)
Kiran Bedi
B)
Anjali Bhardwaj
C)
Anna Hazare
D)
Medha Kumar

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Anjali Bhardwaj

Note : Anjali Bhardwaj has been selected for the International Anti Corruption Champions Award.

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Published On : February 28, 2021
 Q .
Who has inaugurated 50 artisan-based SFURTI clusters spread across 18 states?
A)
Smriti Irani
B)
Piyush Goyal
C)
Nitin Gadkari
D)
Pralhad Joshi

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Nitin Gadkari

Note : The Union Minister for MSME & Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari has inaugurated 50 artisan-based SFURTI clusters, spread over 18 states.

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Published On : February 28, 2021