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A)
$10-million
B)
$20-million
C)
$40-million
D)
$60-million

Correct Answer : Option (C) - $40-million

Note : The External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar has offered a $40-million line of credit (LoC) to support the development of sports infrastructure in Maldives.

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Published On : February 23, 2021
A)
Kerala
B)
Karnataka
C)
Tamil nadu
D)
Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Kerala

Note : The state government of Kerala has sanctioned Rs. 9 crore to build 'smart anganwadis', by converting the conventional anganwadis into "smart" structures with better amenities.

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Published On : February 23, 2021
A)
Languages without borders
B)
Fostering multilingualism for inclusion in education and society
C)
Linguistic diversity and multilingualism count for sustainable development
D)
Indigenous languages matter for development, peace building and reconciliation

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Fostering multilingualism for inclusion in education and society

Note : The theme of the International Mother Language Day (IMLD) 2021 is "Fostering multilingualism for inclusion in education and society".

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Published On : February 23, 2021
A)
A K Antony
B)
Anand Sharma
C)
Jairam Ramesh
D)
Mallikarjun Kharge

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Mallikarjun Kharge

Note :

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu has granted recognition to Mallikarjun Kharge as the Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha.
The Indian National Congress Leader succeeds Ghulam Nabi Azad whose term has ended recently. Mallikarjun Kharge was a former Union minister and had been Congress leader in the Lok Sabha, earlier.

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Published On : February 23, 2021
A)
Egypt
B)
Mauritius
C)
Madagascar
D)
South Africa

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Mauritius

Note :

The Union Cabinet has approved signing of the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement (CECPA) between India and Mauritius.
This is the first trade Agreement to be signed by India with any country in Africa. The agreement aims to liberalise norms covering Rules of Origin, Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT), Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) measures, Dispute Settlement, Telecom, Financial services and Customs Procedures among others.

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Published On : February 23, 2021
A)
Ministry of Agriculture
B)
Ministry of Rural Development
C)
Ministry of Food Processing Industries
D)
Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Ministry of Food Processing Industries

Note :

Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana (PMKSY) is a flagship scheme being implemented by the Ministry of Food Processing Industries.
The Union Food Processing Industries Ministry cleared 20 projects worth Rs 363.4 crore for two schemes under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana (PMKSY). The government will provide a grant-in-aid of Rs 102.91 crore for these projects.

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Published On : February 23, 2021
A)
Megan Miranda
B)
Helen Phillips
C)
Mary Kubica
D)
Dan Morain

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Dan Morain

Note : Dan Morain has written the biography of Kamala Harris titled Kamala's way.

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Published On : February 22, 2021
A)
DRDO
B)
ISRO
C)
ASMI
D)
NASA

Correct Answer : Option (A) - DRDO

Note : The Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has successfully carried out joint user trials of indigenously developed Helina and Dhruvastra Anti-Tank Guided Missiles (ATGM).

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Published On : February 22, 2021
A)
Odisha
B)
Karnataka
C)
Andhra Pradesh
D)
Madhya Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Andhra Pradesh

Note : The Vice President Shri M Venkaiah Naidu has paid glowing tributes to former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, late Shri N T Rama Rao and said the actor-politician was a phenomenon, who strode the political stage like a colossus.

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Published On : February 22, 2021
A)
Gujarat
B)
Kerala
C)
Haryana
D)
Madhya Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Kerala

Note : The Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has inaugurated the first route and terminal buildings of Kochi Water Metro, a project to connect the islands around the city using state-of-the-art boats.

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Published On : February 22, 2021