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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 16 February 2021

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 16 February 2021: Based on the Current Affairs and Important News of 16 February 2021 we have framed important current affairs questions for banking and competitive exams. These current affairs quiz questions will be helpful for upcoming competitive exams. Give our online current affairs test every day to be prepared for all Current Affairs Quiz 16 February 2021. 

  1. Who has been appointed as the head of the committee formed by RBI to suggest steps for strengthening and consolidating Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks (UCBs)?
    A) Hasmukh Adhia
    B) Harsh Kumar Bhanwala
    C) Karnam Sekar
    D) N. S. Vishwanathan

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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has constituted an expert committee on Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks (UCBs) to examine issues and suggest a road map for strengthening the sector.Chairperson: The committee will be chaired by the former RBI  Deputy Governor N. S. Vishwanathan.

     

  2. The ‘Traffic Crash Injuries and Disabilities: The Burden on Indian Society’ report states that India accounts for 11 percent of the global death due to road accidents. the report has been developed by which organisation?
    A) World Bank
    B) Economist Intelligence Unit
    C) Reserve Bank of India
    D) International Monetary Fund

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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The World Bank has released a comprehensive report  titled ‘Traffic Crash Injuries and Disabilities: The Burden on Indian Society’  in association with the SaveLife Foundation. The report states that India has only 1 percent of the world’s total vehicles. However, the country accounts for 11 percent of the global death due to road accidents. This is the highest death rate in the world because of road accident.

     

  3. As per Nomura, the GDP of India in FY22 is projected at to be__________ percent
    A) 12.5%
    B) 10.5%
    C) 11.5%
    D) 13.5%

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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Japanese brokerage Nomura has projected the GDP of India to grow at 13.5 percent in FY22 (2021-22).

     

  4. Who is the author of the novel ‘The Terrible, Horrible, Very Bad Good News’?
    A) Nikita Singh
    B) Samhita Arni
    C) Meghna Pant 
    D) Anita Desai

     

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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The award-winning writer, journalist and speaker Meghna Pant has come up with her new novel titled ‘The Terrible, Horrible, Very Bad Good News’.

     

  5. The 11th Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav has been organised in which state by the Government of India?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) West Bengal
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Gujarat

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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Governor of West Bengal, Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar inaugurated the 11th Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav  at Cooch Behar Palace at Cooch Behar on February 14, 2021,  in the presence of Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Culture and Tourism, Prahlad Singh Patel.

     

  6. Name the Indian digital map developing body, that has collaborated with ISRO to develop in-house ‘mapping and location tracking’ app ‘Bhuvan’, similar to Google Maps.
    A) DigiMapIndia
    B) NavigatingIndia
    C) MapmyIndia
    D) LocateIndia

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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has entered into an agreement with ‘MapmyIndia’ to offer an indigenous satellite-based mapping service to the country, as well as give an alternative to widely-used Google maps and similar products.The new indigeniously-developed alternative app will be known as ‘Bhuvan’, to provide mapping and other location-based services in India.

     

  7. The Government of Maharashtra has partnered with which digital platform to promote wooden toys, local artifacts, handicrafts?
    A) Flipkart
    B) Paytm
    C) Amazon
    D) IndiaMART

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    Option A

    Explanation:

    The Maharashtra Small Industries Development Corporation and Maharashtra State Khadi & Village Industries Board have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with e-commerce marketplace Flipkart, to promote wooden toys, local artifacts, handicrafts at state-level.

 

  • What is the projected GDP of India in Fy21, as per the Japanese brokerage Nomura?
    A) -8.7 percent
    B) -6.7 percent
    C) -7.7 percent
    D) -9.7 percent

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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The brokerage expects the real GDP of India to contract by 6.7 percent in FY21 (2020-21)

     

  • The International Cruise Terminal “Sagarika” is first full-fledged international cruise terminal in India. It has been inaugurated at which place?
    A) Paradip Port Trust
    B) Chennai Port Trust
    C) Visakhapatnam Port Trust
    D) Cochin Port Trust

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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The International Cruise Terminal “Sagarika” at Cochin Port Trust, constructed at a cost of Rs.25.72 crore. It is the first full-fledged international cruise terminal in India.

     

  • How many members are there in the expert panel formed by RBI to suggest steps for strengthening and consolidating Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks (UCBs)?
    A) 10
    B) 7
    C) 8
    D) 9

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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has constituted an eight-member expert committee on Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks (UCBs) to examine issues and suggest a road map for strengthening the sector.

 

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