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 Q .
Microsoft has opened its new IDC facility in which city?
A)
Noida
B)
Surat
C)
Mumbai
D)
Faridabad

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Noida

Note : The newest Microsoft India Development Centre is now open in Noida, a satellite town around New Delhi.

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Published On : February 2, 2021
 Q .
‘Amrut Mahotsav’, which was seen in the news recently, is the celebration of which event?
A)
50th year of Kargil War
B)
50th year of 1971 War
C)
75th year of India’s Independence
D)
125th birth anniversary of Netaji

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 75th year of India’s Independence

Note :

The Budget Session of Parliament recently began with the address of President Ram Nath Kovind to the joint sitting of both Houses of Parliament.
During the address, the President mentioned that the ‘Amrut Mahotsav’ will be observed in the country from this year, to mark commencement of the celebrations towards the 75th year of India’s Independence.

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Published On : February 2, 2021
 Q .
K Sivan is likely to inaugurate the 'SriShakthiSat' ground station at Sri Shakthi Institute of Engineering and Technology in which city?
A)
Chennai
B)
Bengaluru
C)
Sriharikota
D)
Coimbatore

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Coimbatore

Note : The ISRO chairman K Sivan is likely to inaugurate the 'SriShakthiSat' ground station at Sri Shakthi Institute of Engineering and Technology in Coimbatore.

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Published On : February 1, 2021
 Q .
What is the joint initiative has launched by the India and France to boost ties in sustainable development, environment protection called?
A)
Indo-French Year of the Energy Efficiency
B)
Indo-French Year of the Environment
C)
Indo-French Year of the Renewable Energies
D)
Indo-French Year of the Sustainable Development

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Indo-French Year of the Environment

Note : The Union Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change Prakash Javadekar has launched the Indo-French Year of the Environment.

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Published On : February 1, 2021
 Q .
Which state has become the 5th state to complete Urban Local Bodies reforms?
A)
Kerala
B)
Gujarat
C)
Rajasthan
D)
Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Rajasthan

Note : Rajasthan has become the fifth state to complete the Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) reforms stipulated by the Department of Expenditure.

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Published On : February 1, 2021
 Q .
India's first Igloo Cafe has been Built in which state/UT?
A)
Jammu & Kashmir
B)
Rajasthan
C)
Uttarakhand
D)
Himachal Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Jammu & Kashmir

Note : The India's first igloo cafe is now open. The cafe is located in Gulmarg, Kashmir and is part of the Kolahoi Green Group of Hotels and Resorts.

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Published On : February 1, 2021
 Q .
Upendra Prasad Singh has been appointed as the secretary of which ministry?
A)
Ministry of Health
B)
Ministry of Jalshakti
C)
Ministry of Textiles
D)
Ministry of Education

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Ministry of Textiles

Note : Odisha-Cadre IAS Officer Upendra Prasad Singh has been appointed as the Secretary of the Ministry of Textiles.

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Published On : February 1, 2021
 Q .
The Environment Ministry recently released a National action plan for conservation of which species?
A)
Black Buck
B)
Great Indian Bustard
C)
Marine Turtle
D)
Brahmaputra Dolphin

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Marine Turtle

Note :

The Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has recently released ‘Marine Mega Fauna Stranding Guidelines’ and ‘National Marine Turtle Action Plan’.
The documents contain framework for handling stranded animals on shore, entangled animals in the sea or boat, management actions for reducing threats to marine species and their habitats, rehabilitation of degraded habitats, among others.

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Published On : February 1, 2021
 Q .
Tech major Microsoft has launched its new India Development Center (IDC) facility in which state?
A)
Kerala
B)
Gujarat
C)
Karnataka
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Uttar Pradesh

Note : Tech major Microsoft has launched its new India Development Center (IDC) facility in Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

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Published On : February 1, 2021
 Q .
Which Indian public sector bank has raised Rs 1,000 crore by issuing Basel III-compliant bonds?
A)
Punjab National Bank
B)
State Bank of India
C)
HDFC Bank
D)
Union Bank of India

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Union Bank of India

Note :

Union Bank of India announced that it has raised Rs 1,000 crore by issuing Basel III-compliant bonds on a private placement basis.
The bank issued perpetual bonds in the nature of debentures, which qualify as the Additional Tier 1 Capital of the bank. The public sector bank also announced that it will raise Rs 205 crore by issuing Basel III compliant bonds later this week.

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Published On : January 31, 2021