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Last One-year Topic-National Affairs, Current Affairs- 2020-21

National Affairs 

Last One year Current Affairs MCQs 

Q1.किस राज्य सरकार ने राज्य के 31 वें जिले के रूप में विजयनगर के निर्माण की स्वीकृति दी है?

(a) महाराष्ट्र

(b) कर्नाटक

(c) केरल

(d) तमिलनाडु

Q1. Which state government has given approval for the creation of Vijayanagara as the state's 31st district?

(a) Maharashtra 

(b) Karnataka

(c) Kerala 

(d) Tamil Nadu 

  • The Karnataka cabinet gave in-principle approval for the creation of Vijayanagara as the state's 31st district, carving it out from the mine-rich Ballari.
  • It was an aspiration to have a separate district that included the then capital of a Hindu empire (Vijayanagara empire) Hampi.

Q2.किस राज्य ने गायों के संरक्षण और संवर्धन के लिए एक 'गऊ कैबिनेट' (Cow Cabinet) की स्थापना की है?

(a) उत्तर प्रदेश

(b) हरियाणा

(c) बिहार

(d) मध्य प्रदेश

Q2.Which state has set up a ‘Gau Cabinet’ for the protection, conservation and promotion of cows in the state?

(a) Uttar Pradesh 

(b) Haryana

(c) Bihar 

(d) Madhya Pradesh

  • The Madhya Pradesh government, led by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, has decided to set up a ‘Gau Cabinet’ for the protection, conservation and promotion of cows in the state.
  • The Cabinet will comprise the departments of animal husbandry, forests, panchayat and rural development, revenue, home and farmers welfare.

Q3.भारत का पहला हिम तेंदुआ संरक्षण केंद्र किस राज्य में खोला जाएगा?

(a) हिमाचल प्रदेश

(b) उत्तराखंड

(c) सिक्किम

(d) अरुणाचल प्रदेश

Q3. India’s first Snow Leopard Conservation Centre will be opened in which state?

(a) Himachal Pradesh

(b) Uttarakhand 

(c)  Sikkim

(d) Arunachal Pradesh

  • India’s first Snow Leopard Conservation Centre will be opened in Uttarkashi forest division in Uttarakhand.
  • The conservation centre will be built by the Uttarakhand forest department along the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as part of its six-year long project, SECURE Himalayas. 
  • The project aims at securing livelihoods, conservation, sustainable use and restoration of high range Himalayan ecosystems.
  •  The project also looks into conversation of snow leopards and other endangered species and their habitats, found in the Himalayas. This project was started in 2017.

Q4.किस राज्य की विधानसभा ने सरना जनजातियों के लिए अलग कोड की मांग करते हुए एक प्रस्ताव पारित किया है?

(a) छत्तीसगढ़

(b) झारखंड

(c) असम

(d) अरुणाचल प्रदेश

Q4. Which state assembly has passed a resolution seeking a separate code for Sarna Tribes?

(a) Chhattisgarh 

(b) Jharkhand

(c) Assam 

(d) Arunachal Pradesh 

  • The Jharkhand assembly has unanimously passed a House resolution seeking a separate code for Adivasis and sent it to the Centre.
  • The resolution, which demanded provisions for a separate ‘Adivasi/Sarna religious code’ from the Centre, for inclusion in the census register, was tabled by chief minister Hemant Soren.

Q5.किस राज्य ने मछली पकड़ने वाले समुदाय की मदद के लिए परिव्रतनम नामक एक कार्यक्रम शुरू किया है?

(a) तमिलनाडु

(b) केरल

(c) आंध्र प्रदेश

(d) गोवा

Q5. Which state has started a programme called Parivarthanam to help the fishing community? 

(a) Tamil Nadu 

(b) Kerala

(c) Andhra Pradesh  

(d) Goa 

  • A pioneering eco-sustainable programme Parivarthanam, to help the fishing community was launched to improve the livelihood skills of youngsters along the coastline and also enable socio-economic uplift of the fishermen community.
  • Parivarthanam, which means change, will be spearheaded by Kerala State Coastal Area Development Corporation (KSCADC).

Q6. भारत का पहला सौर-आधारित एकीकृत बहु-ग्राम जल आपूर्ति परियोजना किस राज्य में शुरू किया गया है?

(a) असम

(b) मणिपुर

(c) अरुणाचल प्रदेश

(d) त्रिपुरा

Q6. India's first solar-based Integrated Multi-Village Water Supply Project has been launched in which state?

(a) Assam

(b) Manipur

(c) Arunachal Pradesh 

(d) Tripura 

  • Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has dedicated India's first solar-based Integrated Multi-Village Water Supply Project to the people of Arunachal Pradesh.
  • The solar-based lift water supply project for 39 villages in Lower Dibang Valley district in northeastern Arunachal Pradesh was commissioned at a cost of Rs 28.50 crore.

Q7.किस राज्य ने अपने हावेरी रेलवे स्टेशन का नाम बदलकर 'महादेवप्पा मेलारा रेलवे स्टेशन' रखा है?

(a) कर्नाटक

(b) ओडिशा

(c) आंध्र प्रदेश

(d) तमिलनाडु

Q7.Which state has renamed its Haveri Railway station as Mahadevappa Mailara Railway Station?

(a) Karnataka 

(b) Odisha 

(c) Andhra Pradesh 

(d) Tamil Nadu 

  • The Karnataka government has issued a notification, renaming Haveri Railway station as Mahadevappa Mailara Railway Station.
  •  It has been a long-standing demand of the public and representatives from Haveri District.
  • Mahadevappa Mailara was a freedom fighter from the district.
  • He accompanied Mahatma Gandhi on the Dandi March. 

Q8. श्री प्रहलाद सिंह पटेल ने PRASAD योजना के तहत किस राज्य में "पर्यटक सुविधा केंद्र" का उद्घाटन किया है?

(a) तेलंगाना 

(b) ओडिशा

(c) केरल

(d) कर्नाटक

Q8. Shri Prahlad Singh Patel has recently inaugurated the “Tourist Facilitation Centre” in which state under the PRASAD Scheme?

(a) Telangana 

(b) Odisha

(c) Kerala

(d) Karnataka

  • The Union Minister of State for Tourism and Culture Shri Prahlad Singh Patel inaugurated the “Tourist Facilitation Centre” at Guruvayur, Kerala.
  • The centre was constructed under the PRASAD Scheme of the Ministry of Tourism.
  •  The centre was constructed at a cost of Rs 11.57 crores. 
  • The ‘National Mission on Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual Heritage Augmentation Drive’ (PRASHAD) was launched by the Ministry of Tourism in the year 2014-15 with the objective of integrated development of identified pilgrimage and heritage destinations. 
  • The scheme aimed at infrastructure development such as entry points (Road, Rail and Water Transport), last mile connectivity, basic tourism facilities. 

Q9. केंद्रीय मंत्रिमंडल ने लुहरी हाइड्रो पावर प्रोजेक्ट को मंजूरी दे दी है। यह किस राज्य में स्थित है?

(a) हिमाचल प्रदेश 

(b) उत्तराखंड 

(c) मणिपुर

(d) असम 

Q9. The Union Cabinet has approved the Luhri Hydro Power Project. It is located in which state?

(a) Himachal Pradesh 

(b) Uttarakhand 

(c) Manipur

(d) Assam 

  • The Union Cabinet chaired by PM Modi approved the Rs 1810 crore investment proposal of 210 MW of Luhri Stage  I Hydro Power Project. 
  • The project will generate 758.2 million units of electricity annually.
  • The project will be implemented by Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (SJVNL) on the Build-Own-Operate-Maintain (BOOM) basis in next five years.
  • The project was located on river Satluj, which is situated in Shimla and Kullu districts of Himachal Pradesh and on completion it would generate 758.20 million units of electricity annually.

Q10.डाक विभाग के राज्य मंत्री संजय धोत्रे ने किस विभाग की स्वर्ण जयंती मनाने के लिए एक विशेष कवर जारी किया है?

(a) जैव प्रौद्योगिकी विभाग

(b) विज्ञान और प्रौद्योगिकी विभाग

(c) परमाणु ऊर्जा विभाग

(d) उद्योग और आंतरिक व्यापार को बढ़ावा देने के लिए विभाग

Q10. Minister of State for Posts Sanjay Dhotre has released a Special Cover for commemorating the Golden Jubilee of which department?

(a) Department of Biotechnology 

(b) Department of Science and Technology

(c) Department of Atomic Energy

(d) Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade

  • Science and Technology Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan and Minister of State for Posts Sanjay Dhotre have released the Special Covers of Department of Posts for commemorating the Golden Jubilee of Department of Science and Technology.
  • The Department of Science & Technology is celebrating its 50th anniversary from May 03, 2020 to May 03, 2021.
  • The Department has planned several events to commemorate the Golden Jubilee year.
  • DST was established in May 1971, with the objective of promoting new areas of Science & Technology and to function as a nodal department for organising, coordinating and promoting S&T activities in the country. 

Q11.किस राज्य के पुलिस स्टेशन को गुणवत्ता प्रबंधन प्रणाली के लिए ISO प्रमाणन प्रदान किया गया है?

(a) असम

(b) नागालैंड

(c) मणिपुर

(d) मिजोरम

Q11. Which state’s police station has been accorded with the ISO certification for quality management system?

(a) Assam

(b) Nagaland

(c) Manipur 

(d) Mizoram 

  • North Police Station (PS) Kohima has become the first police station and government office in the state to be accorded with ISO certification for quality management system.
  • The Police station is located in the heart of Kohima Town which was the first established police station under Naga Hills district by the British Regime in the year 1933.

Q12. भारतीय रेलवे ने महिलाओं की सुरक्षा के लिए कौन सी पहल शुरू की है?

(a) रक्षक

(b) मेरी सहेली

(c) नारी शक्ति

(d) महिला सुरक्षा

Q12. Which initiative has been recently launched by Indian Railways for security of women?

(a) Rakshak 

(b) Meri Saheli

(c) Nari Shakti 

(d) Mahila Suraksha  

  • Indian Railways has launched “Meri Saheli” initiative for focused action on security of women across all zones with an objective to provide safety and security to lady passengers travelling by trains for their entire journey from starting station to destination station.
  • An initiative of RPF, the Strategy of the entails interaction with lady passengers especially those travelling alone by a team of young lady RPF personnel at the originating station. 

Q13. किन दो शहरों को जोड़ने वाली जोजिला सुरंग के निर्माण के लिए नितिन गडकरी ने ब्लास्टिंग प्रक्रिया शुरू की गयी है?

(a) बिलासपुर और मनाली 

(b) श्रीनगर और लेह 

(c) मनाली और लेह 

(d) श्रीनगर और कारगिल

Q13. Nitin Gadkari started the blasting process for construction of the Zojila tunnel connecting which two cities?

(a) Bilaspur and Manali 

(b) Srinagar and Leh 

(c) Manali and Leh 

(d) Srinagar and Kargil

  • Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has launched the first blasting for construction related work at the Zojila tunnel that will provide all-year connectivity between Srinagar valley and Leh.
  • Blasting means blowing up or breaking apart something solid with explosives
  • The 14.15 Km long tunnel links Srinagar valley (Kashmir)and Leh (Ladakh plateau) through Drass and Kargil on NH-1.

Q14.किस देश को OECD के गुड लेबोरेटरी प्रैक्टिस (GLP) वर्किंग ग्रुप का-वाइस-चेयर ’नामित किया गया है?

(a) अर्जेंटीना

(b) भारत

(c) रूस

(d) ब्राजील

Q14. Which country has been designated the ‘Vice-Chair’ of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) Working Group of OECD? 

(a) Argentina 

(b) India

(c) Russia 

(d) Brazil 

  • India has been designated the ‘Vice-Chair’ of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) Working Group of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), recognising the contribution of the Indian GLP programme.
  • Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) is a quality system, which has been evolved by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to ensure that safety data generated on various chemicals like industrial chemicals, pharmaceuticals (Human and Veterinary), agrochemicals, cosmetic products, food/ feed additives, and medical devices, etc., can be relied upon by regulatory authorities.

Q15.भारत के पहले उन्नत विनिर्माण केंद्र की स्थापना के लिए किस राज्य ने विश्व आर्थिक मंच के साथ समझौता किया है?

(a) केरल

(b) ओडिशा

(c) महाराष्ट्र

(d) तमिलनाडु

Q15. Which state has tied-up with the World Economic Forum to set up India’s first advanced manufacturing hub?

(a) Kerala

(b) Odisha

(c) Maharashtra 

(d) Tamil Nadu 

  • Guidance, a nodal investment promotion and facilitation agency of the State of Tamil Nadu, has partnered with the World Economic Forum to establish India’s first advanced manufacturing hub (AMHUB) in the State.
  • This will help the State harness opportunities in the sectors of electronics, electric mobility, solar energy and textiles through collaboration with AMHUB.

Q16. उत्तर प्रदेश के किस रेलवे स्टेशन का नाम बदलकर सिद्धार्थनगर रेलवे स्टेशन रखा गया है?

(a) गाजियाबाद रेलवे स्टेशन

(b) नौगढ़ रेलवे स्टेशन

(c) अमरोहा रेलवे स्टेशन

(d) बस्ती रेलवे स्टेशन

Q16.  Which Railway Station in Uttar Pradesh has been renamed as Siddharthnagar Railway Station?

(a) Ghaziabad Railway Station

(b) Naugarh Railway Station

(c) Amroha Railway Station

(d) Basti Railway Station

  • Railway Minister Piyush Goyal through a video link inaugurated the renaming of Naugarh railway station to Siddharthnagar railway station situated at Siddharthnagar district in Uttar Pradesh.
  • Naugarh railway station was named Siddharthanagar in view of public aspirations due to the birth of Mahatma Buddha in Lumbini near Naugarh and being associated with his life events from this region,

Q17. भारत की पहली क्षेत्रीय रैपिड ट्रांजिट सिस्टम (RRTS) ट्रेन किन दो शहरों के बीच चलेगी?

(a) दिल्ली और मेरठ

(b) दिल्ली और सोनीपत

(c) लखनऊ और कानपुर

(d) दिल्ली और मथुरा

Q17. India’s first Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) train will run between which two cities?

(a) Delhi and Meerut

(b) Delhi and Sonipat 

(c) Luckow and Kanpur

(d) Delhi and Mathura 

  • The government has unveiled the first look of India’s first Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) train which can attain a top speed of 180 kilometres per hour and whose design is inspired by Delhi’s iconic Lotus Temple.
  • Once in operation, it will run on the Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut corridor and reduce travel time between the two cities to about an hour. 
  • The trains might also feature a business class.
  • The RRTS trains, with a stainless steel outer body, will be lightweight and fully air-conditioned.

Q18. 2 अक्टूबर 2020 को प्रधान मंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने किस विज्ञान शिखर सम्मेलन का उद्घाटन किया ?

(a) VIDHYA 

(b) VAIBHAV

(c) VISHVAS

(d) VIGYAAN

Q18. Which science summit was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 2 October 2020?

(a) VIDHYA 

(b) VAIBHAV

(c) VISHVAS

(d) VIGYAAN

  • Vaishwik Bharatiya Vaigyanik VAIBHAV-virtual Summit will be inaugurated by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on 2 October 2020 the birth anniversary of Gandhi ji. 
  • The virtual summit would be followed by a month long deliberation sessions virtually that will start from 3 October to 25 October 2020. 
  • It will be organized among the researchers through a webinar. The session would conclude on 2 November 2020.

Q19.ऐतिहासिक कोसी रेल मेगा ब्रिज का किस राज्य में उद्घाटन किया गया है?

(a) राजस्थान

(b) गुजरात

(c) बिहार

(d) उत्तर प्रदेश

Q19. The historic Kosi Rail Mega Bridge has been recently inaugurated in which state?

(a) Rajasthan 

(b) Gujarat 

(c) Bihar 

(d) Uttar Pradesh 

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the historic Kosi Rail Mega Bridge in Bihar through video conference 
  • Inaugurated recently in Bihar.
  • Sanctioned by the Centre during 2003-04.
  • Connects Nirmali and Saraigarh districts of Bihar.
  • Provides a shorter route to the Northeast.
  • The bridge is of strategic importance along the India-Nepal border.

Q20.केंद्रीय गृह मंत्रालय ने निम्नलिखित में से किस धार्मिक संस्था को विदेशी अंशदान विनियमन अधिनियम (FCRA) पंजीकरण की अनुमति दी है?

(a) वैष्णो देवी

(b) सोमनाथ मंदिर

(c) गोल्डन टेंपल

(d) काशी विश्वनाथ मंदिर

Q20. The Union Home Ministry has granted the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) registration to which of the following religious place?

(a) Vaishno Devi 

(b) Somnath Temple 

(c) Golden Temple

(d) Kashi Vishwanath Temple

  • The Union Home Ministry has granted the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) registration to Gurdwara Harmandir Sahib, or the Golden Temple, in Amritsar. 
  • It will now enable the Golden Temple to receive foreign donations. 
  • The foreign contribution can be used by the Sikh shrine for providing financial and medical assistance to the needy. 
  • It can also be used to organise langar which is a free community kitchen.

Q21.किस राज्य की सबुज साथी परियोजना ने "सूचना समाज पर विश्व शिखर सम्मेलन (WSIS) पुरस्कार 2020"  जीता है?

(a) बिहार

(b) राजस्थान

(c) गुजरात

(d) पश्चिम बंगाल

Q21. Which state’s Sabuj Sathi project has won the “World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Prize 2020”?

(a) Bihar

(b) Rajasthan

(c) Gujarat

(d) West Bengal 

  • After the Kanyashree scheme, another West Bengal government project has received a global prize.
  •  The World Summit on the Information Society has handed over the winner prize 2020 to the state government for the Sabuj Sathi project through a virtual ceremony.
  • Sabuj Sathi had contested with 800 projects from across the globe to become the “winner” under the e-government category.
  • The project is the brainchild of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. 

Q22. समुद्री क्षेत्र में विवादों को सुलझाने के लिए SAROD- पोर्ट्स को लॉन्च किया गया है। "SAROD" में A का क्या अर्थ है?

(a) Affordable

(b) Adaptability

(c) Ability

(d) Association

Q22. SAROD-Ports has been launched to sort out disputes in the Maritime Sector. What does A stand for in “SAROD”?

(a) Affordable

(b) Adaptability

(c) Ability

(d) Association

  • On September 10, 2020, the Union Minister of Shipping Manusukh Mandaviya launched a dispute redressal mechanism called SAROD Ports. SAROD is Society for Affordable Redressal of Disputes
  • SAROD Saroj Port was in place where the dispute between port and the concessionaire working with the port was arbitrated. However, decisions were not made in a timely manner and thereby affecting the ongoing projects. Thus, this is being replaced by SAROD ports.

Q23.किस राज्य के हुबली रेलवे स्टेशन का नाम बदलकर श्री सिद्धारुधा स्वामीजी के नाम पर रखा जायेगा ?

(a) केरल

(b) तमिलनाडु

(c) पश्चिम बंगाल

(d) कर्नाटक

Q23. Which state will rename the Hubballi railway station after Shree Siddharoodha Swamiji?

(a) Kerala

(b) Tamil Nadu

(c) West Bengal

(d) Karnataka

  • The Union government has approved renaming the Hubballi railway station after Shree Siddharoodha Swamiji.
  • Ministry of Home Affairs has signified approval/no objection for proposal forwarded by Government of Karnataka to the proposed change of name. Government of Karnataka shall formally issue Gazette for the same and with effect from then, name change will be done.

Q24.भारत में पहली  कैनबिस मेडिसिन परियोजना किस राज्य / केंद्र शासित प्रदेश में स्थापित की जाएगी?

(a) हिमाचल प्रदेश

(b) जम्मू और कश्मीर

(c) उत्तराखंड

(d) मणिपुर

Q24. The first-ever Cannabis Medicine project will be set up in which state/Union Territory?

(a) Himachal Pradesh 

(b) Jammu & Kashmir

(c) Uttarakhand

(d) Manipur 

  • The first-ever Cannabis Medicine project will be set up in Jammu and Kashmir in collaboration with Canada.
  • This will be the first foreign investment in the Union Territory.
  • The project will be set up at the Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine in Jammu and Kashmir.
  • Jammu and Kashmir will be the first in the country to develop medicines from the cannabis plant.

Q25.विरुधुनगर जिले को किस राज्य का पहला पूर्णतः डिजिटल अर्थव्यवस्था वाला जिला चुना गया है?

(a) तमिलनाडु

(b) केरल

(c) आंध्र प्रदेश

(d) बिहार

Q25. Virudhunagar district has been selected as the first Fully Digital Economy district of which state?

(a) Tamil Nadu

(b) Kerala

(c) Andhra Pradesh 

(d) Bihar 

  • Virudhunagar district of Tamil Nadu has been selected by the Central Government as the state's first Fully Digital Economy district.
  • which houses a large number of small and medium enterprises, especially in the fire crackers and allied sectors, 
  •  All industrial units and commercial establishments in the district are at present implementing various forms of cashless transactions. 

Q26. पहला अंतर्राष्ट्रीय महिला व्यापार केंद्र किस राज्य में स्थापित किया जाएगा?

(a) ओडिशा

(b) आंध्र प्रदेश

(c) केरल

(d) तेलंगाना

Q26. Which state will set up the first International Women Trade Centre?

(a) Odisha

(b) Andhra Pradesh 

(c) Kerala

(d) Telangana 

  • Kerala will set up its first International Women Trade Centre in terms of the United Nations Sustainable Development goals. 
  • This is first of its kind in India.
  • The Centre will accelerate women entrepreneurship.
  • It will provide a safe place away from home to start a business, expand and get their products marketed globally.
  • The Women Trade Centre will enable women entrepreneurs to participate in international trade, enhance competitiveness, and enjoy greater economic benefits.

Q27. भारत का सबसे लंबा रोपवे किस नदी पर जनता के लिए हाल ही में खोला गया है?

(a) सिंधु

(b) ब्रह्मपुत्र

(c) यमुना

(d) गंगा

Q27. India’s longest ropeway across which river has recently been opened for the public?

(a) Indus

(b) Brahmaputra

(c) Yamuna

(d) Ganga 

  • The State Minister of Assam will inaugurate India’s longest ropeway across river Brahmaputra.
  • The ropeway is to cut short the travel time by almost an hour. It is 2 km long and the distance is covered in 7 minutes. One-way ride is to cost Rs 60.
  • The ropeway has been built at a cost of Rs 56 crores. 
  • The construction was initiated in 2006 as a part of beautifying Brahmaputra. 
  • The ropeway journey is to provide a view of Neelachal hills (where Kamakhya temple is located).

Q28."श्रम ब्यूरो" के नए आधिकारिक लोगो में किस रंग का पहिया शामिल है?

(a) लाल

(b) हरा

(c) नीला

(d) सफेद

Q28. The new official Logo of “Labour Bureau” comprises which color wheel?

(a) Red 

(b) Green 

(c) Blue

(d) White 

  • Minister of State (I/C) for Labour and Employment, Santosh Gangwar has launched the official Logo of “Labour Bureau”. 
  • It displays the three goals that Labour Bureau aspires to achieve in producing quality data i.e. Accuracy, Validity and Reliability. 
  • It also indicates that the Labour Bureau is a data-based organization which deals in data pertaining to workers and work.
  • The logo of the Labour Bureau also comprises “Blue wheel”, a cog wheel that represents work. 

Q29.मेघालय के नए राज्यपाल कौन बने  है?

(a) आर एन रवि

(b) भगत सिंह कोश्यारी

(c) सत्य पाल मलिक

(d) रमेश बैस

Q29. Who has become the new governor of Meghalaya? 

(a) R N Ravi 

(b) Bhagat Singh Koshyari 

(c) Satya Pal Malik

(d) Ramesh Bais

  • President of India Ram Nath Kovind has appointed Satya Pal Malik as  the Governor of Meghalaya. 
  • Meanwhile, Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari was given the additional charge as Governor of Goa. 
  • Satya Pal Malik replaced Tathagata Roy who completed his 5 year term by serving as governor of Tripura for 3 years and remaining in Meghalaya.

Q30.उत्तर प्रदेश के किस रेलवे स्टेशन का नाम बदलकर 'बनारस' कर दिया गया है?

(a) व्यासनगर रेलवे स्टेशन

(b) पिंडरा रोड रेलवे स्टेशन

(c)  मंडुवाडीह रेलवे स्टेशन

(d) बाबतपुर रेलवे स्टेशन

Q30. Which Railway Station in Uttar Pradesh has been renamed as ‘Banaras’ ?  

(a) Vyasnagar railway station

(b) Pindra Road railway station

(c) Manduadih Railway Station

(d) Babatpur Railway Station

  • The Ministry of Home Affairs has approved the renaming of Manduadih Railway Station in Uttar Pradesh (UP) as ‘Banaras’.
  • In 2019, Former Union Minister Manoj  Sinha had written to UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath requesting the change in name of the Manduadih Railway Station. 
  • Manduadih is a place in Varanasi situated about four kilometres from Varanasi Cantonment Station. 

Q31.ग्वालियर चंबल एक्सप्रेस-वे का नाम बदलकर किस पूर्व प्रधानमंत्री के नाम पर रखा जाएगा?

(a) मनमोहन सिंह

(b) अटल बिहारी वाजपेयी

(c) इंदिरा गांधी

(d) राजीव गांधी

Q31. Gwalior Chambal Expressway will be renamed after which former Prime Minister?

(a) Manmohan Singh

(b) Atal Bihari Vajpayee

(c) Indira Gandhi 

(d) Rajiv Gandhi 

  • Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced that the Gwalior Chambal Expressway will be named as Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Chambal Progressway.
  • Chouhan also stated that a grand statue of Vajpayee will be set up in Bhopal.
  • The Gwalior Chambal Expressway is a 6 lane expressway connecting Madhya Pradesh with Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, through the ravines of Chambal region.

Q32. भारतीय रेलवे किस राज्य में दुनिया का सबसे लंबा घाट पुल का निर्माण कर रहा है?

(a) मिजोरम

(b) नागालैंड

(c) त्रिपुरा

(d) मणिपुर

Q32. Indian Railways is constructing the world’s tallest pier bridge in which state?

(a) Mizoram

(b) Nagaland

(c) Tripura

(d) Manipur 

  • Indian Railways is constructing the world’s tallest pier bridge in Manipur.
  • The bridge which is being constructed across river Ijai near Noney is an 
  • engineering marvel because the tallest pier height will be 141 meter.
  • It will surpass the existing record of 139 meter of Mala - Rijeka viaduct, Montenegro in Europe. 
  • The Manipur bridge is about 65 km west of Imphal. 
  • The total estimated cost of the bridge is 280 crore rupees, and it will be completed by March 2022.
  • The bridge is a part of Jiribam-Tupul-Imphal new BG line project. The total length of the bridge will be 703 meters.

Q33.74 वें स्वतंत्रता दिवस की पूर्व संध्या पर किस राज्य ने एक नए लोगो (प्रतीक चिह्न) का अनावरण किया है?

(a) छत्तीसगढ़

(b) झारखंड

(c) बिहार

(d) उत्तर प्रदेश

Q33. Which state unveiled a new State logo on the eve of 74th Independence Day?

(a) Chhattisgarh

(b) Jharkhand

(c) Bihar

(d) Uttar Pradesh 

  • The Hemant Soren government in Jharkhand unveiled the new State logo at Ranchi on the eve of 74th Independence Day.
  • The logo was launched in the presence of Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu, Chief Minister Mr. Soren, Speaker Rabindra Nath Mahto and Rajya Sabha member Sibu Soren
  • The new emblem has the Ashoka emblem enclosed within concentric circles, state tribal dance celebration motifs, the Palash flower also known as the flame of the forest and elephants. 

Q34.किस राज्य के हरमल मिर्च, मोइरा केले और खाजे को भौगोलिक संकेत (GI) टैग मिला है?

(a) केरल

(b) आंध्र प्रदेश

(c) कर्नाटक

(d) गोवा

Q34. Which state’s Harmal Chillies, Moira bananas & Khaje have got Geographical Indications(GI) tag ?

(a) Kerala

(b) Andhra Pradesh 

(c) Karnataka

(d) Goa

  • Goa’s Harmal Chillies, Moira bananas & Khaje have got Geographical Indications(GI) tag from the Geographical Indications Registry. 
  • Harmal Chillies are grown only in Harmal village and adjacent areas of Pernem taluka- specifically in the coastal village of Arambol.
  • Moira bananas are unique bananas grown in Moira village of Bardez taluka & Bicholim Taluka.
  • Khaje, the traditional state sweet is an integral part of the Hindu jatras and Catholic feasts held in the state.

Q35. किस राज्य के एक नए  स्टेडियम का नाम बदल कर दिवंगत महाराजा यादविंदर सिंह के नाम पर रखा जायेगा ?

(a) राजस्थान

(b) गुजरात

(c) पंजाब

(d) हरियाणा

Q35. Which state will rename a new stadium after the late Maharaja Yadavindra Singh?

(a) Rajasthan

(b) Gujarat

(c) Punjab

(d) Haryana 

  • Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) is set to name its new stadium in Mullanpur, New Chandigarh, Punjab after the late Maharaja Yadavindra Singh.
  • PCA President Rajinder Gupta proposed the idea to name the stadium and it had been approved.
  • Maharaja Yadavindra Singh played a test match for India against England in 1934.
  • Maharaja Yadavindra Singh was the father of Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh. He was the 9th and the last Maharaja of Patiala.

Q36.किस राज्य ने ग्राम रोजगार परिषदों में महिलाओं के लिए 50% आरक्षण को मंजूरी दी है?

(a) त्रिपुरा

(b) नागालैंड

(c) मणिपुर

(d) मेघालय

Q36. Which state has approved 50% reservation for women  in Village Employment Councils?

(a) Tripura 

(b) Nagaland

(c) Manipur

(d) Meghalaya

  • Conrad Kongkal Sangma, Chief Minister of Meghalaya informed the cabinet’s approval for the passage of the “Policy on Reservation of seats for Women in Village Employment Councils(VECs)”, the policy of reserving 50% seats for women in the village level community institutions.
  • This policy ensures the empowerment of women by establishing a forum for women to exercise their leadership and freedom.

Q37.पहली व्यापार माला एक्सप्रेस ट्रेन को दिल्ली से किस पूर्वोत्तर राज्य तक चलाया गया?

(a) मणिपुर

(b) असम

(c) नागालैंड

(d) त्रिपुरा

Q37. The first Vyapar Mala Express train has run from Delhi to which northeast state?

(a) Manipur

(b) Assam

(c) Nagaland

(d) Tripura 

  • The Northern Railway ran its first Vyapar Mala Express train from Kishanganj in Delhi bound for Jirania in Tripura.
  • It will help small traders to move their cargo in short time, cost effective, convenient and environment-friendly mode of transportation.
  • The train has 46 wagons and It is an express service where piece-meal stock will reach its destination in a shorter time.
  • The train departed at Kishanganj, Delhi to reach Jirania and It will cover 2673 Km from Punjab to Tripura.

Q38.किस राज्य के राज्यपाल ने तीन राजधानियों के संबंध में एक विधेयक को मंजूरी दी है?

(a) उत्तराखंड

(b) हिमाचल प्रदेश

(c) तमिलनाडु

(d) आंध्र प्रदेश

Q38. Which state’s governor has cleared the bill regarding three capitals?

(a) Uttarakhand

(b) Himachal Pradesh 

(c) Tamil Nadu 

(d) Andhra Pradesh 

  • The Governor of Andhra Pradesh; Biswa Bhusan Harichandan gave his assent to the Andhra Pradesh Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of All Regions and Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA) Repeal Bills – 2020.
  • The clearance of the decentralisation Bill facilitates the development of Amaravati, Kurnool and Visakhapatnam as the Legislative, Judicial and Executive Capitals respectively.

Q39.MSME क्षेत्र में विकास को बढ़ावा देने के लिए प्रधानमंत्री द्वारा कौन सा प्रौद्योगिकी मंच शुरू किया गया है?

(a) VICTOR 

(b) CHAMPIONS 

(c) WINNER

(d) PLAYER

Q39. Which technology platform has been launched by the Prime Minister for boosting growth in the MSME sector?

(a) VICTOR 

(b) CHAMPIONS

(c) WINNER

(d) PLAYER

  • PM has launched the technology platform CHAMPIONS (Creation and Harmonious Application of Modern Processes for Increasing the Output and National Strength) for boosting growth in the MSME sector. 
  • The portal is basically for making the smaller units big by solving their grievances, encouraging, supporting, helping and handholding.It is a real one-stop-shop solution of MSME Ministry.
  • This ICT based system is set up to help the MSMEs in present difficult situations and also to handhold them to become national and international champions.

Q40.किस मंत्रालय ने इंजीनियरिंग स्नातकों के लिए इंटर्नशिप प्रोग्राम "TULIP" लॉन्च किया है?

(a) नागरिक उड्डयन मंत्रालय

(b) जनजातीय मामलों का मंत्रालय

(c) स्वास्थ्य और परिवार कल्याण मंत्रालय

(d) आवास और शहरी मामलों के मंत्रालय

Q40. Which ministry has launched the Internship Programme “TULIP” for the engineering graduates?

(a) Ministry of Civil Aviation 

(b) Ministry of Tribal Affairs

(c) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

(d) Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

  • Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, the Union Minister of Human Resource Development (HRD) and Shri Hardeep S. Puri, (Minister of State (MoS) for Housing & Urban Affairs, have jointly launched The Urban Learning Internship Programme (TULIP)  for fresh engineering graduates, who will get an opportunity to work for 4,400 urban local bodies and 100 smart cities in the country.
  • It has been developed by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) .
  • This programme aims to provide internship opportunities to thousands of fresh graduates and engineers of the county under the ‘Smart City’ projects.
  • The online portal would provide a common platform to interested candidates.

Q41.केंद्र सरकार ने वंदे भारत मिशन के तहत लौटने वाले नागरिकों के कौशल मानचित्रण अभ्यास का संचालन करने के लिए कौन सी पहल शुरू की है?

(a) BHARAT 

(b) SWADES

(c) PRADESH

(d) PRAVASI 

Q41. Which initiative has been launched by the union government to conduct a skill mapping exercise of the returning citizens under the Vande Bharat Mission?

(a) BHARAT 

(b) SWADES

(c) PRADESH

(d) PRAVASI 

  • Union Government has launched a new initiative SWADES- Skilled Workers Arrival Database for Employment Support to conduct a skill mapping exercise of the returning citizens under the Vande Bharat Mission.
  • This is a joint initiative of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Civil Aviation Ministry and External Affairs Ministry.
  • SWADES aims to create a database of qualified citizens based on their skill sets and experience to tap into and fulfil demand of Indian and foreign companies.
  • The collected information will be shared with the companies for suitable placement opportunities in the country.
  • The returning citizens are required to fill up an online SWADES Skills Card.

Q42. किस संस्थान ने दिल्ली पुलिस के साथ "AYURAKSHA" कार्यक्रम आयोजित किया है?

(a) IIT मद्रास

(b) IIT दिल्ली

(c) AIIMS दिल्ली

(d) अखिल भारतीय आयुर्वेद संस्थान

Q42.Which Institute has organized “AYURAKSHA” Programme with Delhi Police for COVID-19?

(a) IIT Madras 

(b) IIT Delhi 

(c) AIIMS Delhi 

(d) All India Institute of Ayurveda

  • The All India Institute of Ayurveda organized AYURAKSHA Programme under the Ministry of AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy).
  • The programme aimed to maintain the health of front-line workers of COVID-19.
  •  It was a joint venture of AIIA and Delhi Police and was titled AYURAKSHA “Corona Se Jung-Delhi Police Ke Sang”.
  •  The main objective of the programme is to fight against simple and time tested Ayurveda immunity boosting measures.

Q43.किस पूर्वोत्तर राज्य को COVID-19 राहत कार्यक्रम में हाजोंग और चकमा समुदायों को शामिल करने का निर्देश दिया गया है?

(a) नागालैंड

(b) मणिपुर

(c) असम

(d) अरुणाचल प्रदेश

Q43. Which northeastern state has been directed to include Hajong and Chakma communities in the COVID-19 relief programme?

(a) Nagaland

(b) Manipur 

(c) Assam

(d) Arunachal Pradesh 

  • The Ministry of Development of the North Eastern Region directed Arunachal Pradesh Government to include Hajong and Chakma communities in the COVID-19 relief programme
  • The Chakma and Hajong communities, the migrants from the then East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) are still living in relief camps. They came to India in 1964.
  • There are more than 1 lakh Chakma and Hajong refugees in the country. Apart from these people, there are around 15,000 Chakmas and 2,000 Hajongs in the relief camp set up in Arunachal Pradesh. Even after 50 years, many continue to live here.

Q44.कोविद संकट के बीच हिंद महासागर राष्ट्रों की सहायता के लिए भारत द्वारा कौन सा मिशन शुरू किया गया है?

(a) मिशन वंदे भारत

(b) मिशन सेतु

(c) मिशन सागर

(d) मिशन सारथी

Q44. Which mission has been launched by India for assistance to Indian Ocean nations amid Covid crisis?

(a) Mission Vande Bharat 

(b) Mission Setu

(c) Mission Sagar

(d) Mission Saarthi 

  • The Government of India has launched “Mission Sagar”, an outreach programme amidst COVID-19 pandemic. 
  •  ‘Mission Sagar’ is inspired by Prime Minister’s vision of SAGAR - Security and Growth for All in the Region.
  • The mission aims at providing food items, Ayurvedic medicines related to COVID-19, HCQ tablets to Maldives, Madagascar, Seychelles and Comoros.
  • The Indian Naval Ship Kesari has been deployed under the mission. 
  • The operation is being conducted under close cooperation of the Ministry of Defence and Ministry of External Affairs. The mission has been deployed under close consonance with India's vision “SAGAR” in the Indian Ocean.

Q45. राजनाथ सिंह ने किस राज्य में कैलाश मानसरोवर के लिए एक महत्वपूर्ण सड़क का उद्घाटन किया है?

(a) उत्तराखंड

(b) हिमाचल प्रदेश

(c) सिक्किम

(d) अरुणाचल प्रदेश

Q45. Rajnath Singh has inaugurated a crucial road to Kailash Mansarovar in which state?

(a) Uttrakhand 

(b) Himachal Pradesh 

(c) Sikkim

(d) Arunachal Pradesh 

  • Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh has inaugurated 80km strategically crucial road link connecting Lipulekh pass (China Border) with Dharchula in Uttarakhand through video conferencing. 
  • He also flagged off a convoy of vehicles from Pithoragarh to Gunj (Both in Uttarakhand).
  • The Border Roads Organization (BRO) has constructed the road that originates from Ghatiabagarh and it ends at Lipulekh Pass which is a gateway to Kailash-Mansarovar.
  • It will help pilgr
  • ims visiting Kailash Mansarovar in Tibet as it is around 90 kms from the Lipulekh pass.

Q46.हाल ही में किस कश्मीरी उत्पाद को भौगोलिक संकेत (GI) टैग दिया गया है?

(a) अखरोट

(b) टेराकोटा

(c) केसर

(d) चाक-हाओ

Q46. Which Kashmir product has been given a geographical indication (GI) tag?

(a)  Walnut

(b) Terracotta

(c) Saffron 

(d) Chak-Hao

  • Kashmir saffron has been given a geographical indication tag, protecting the uniqueness of the farm produce. 
  • It is  a spice and health rejuvenator and the pride of Jammu and Kashmir,
  • The recognition was formally published in the latest GI Journal by the GI Registry.
  • The unique characteristics of Kashmir saffron are described as longer and thicker stigmas, natural deep-red colour of stigmas, high aroma, bitter flavour, chemical-free processing.
  • Kashmir saffron is cultivated and harvested in the Karewas (high lands) of Jammu and Kashmir by local farmers. 

Q47.किस राज्य के कोविलपट्टी कदलाई मितई को हाल ही में भौगोलिक संकेतक (GI) टैग मिला है?

(a) ओडिशा

(b) आंध्र प्रदेश

(c) केरल

(d) तमिलनाडु

Q47.Which state’s Kovilpatti kadalai mittai has been granted the Geographical Indication(GI) tag?

(a) Odisha

(b) Andhra Pradesh 

(c) Kerala

(d) Tamil Nadu 

  • Kovilpatti kadalai mittai(a peanut candy)has been granted the Geographical Indication(GI) tag.
  • The GI tag has been granted to the groundnut sweet by the Geographical Indications Registry recognising the uniqueness of the ingredients used for its manufacture procured from the geographical area of Kovilpatti. 
  • The ingredients include groundnuts grown in the native black soil of Kovilpatti, organic jaggery and water sourced from the Thamirabarani river.

Q48.हाल ही में किस राज्य के तेलिया रुमाल कपड़े को GI टैग दिया गया है?

(a) तमिलनाडु

(b) झारखंड

(c) तेलंगाना

(d) ओडिशा

Q48. Telia Rumal cloth of which state has been given a GI tag recently?

(a) Tamil Nadu 

(b) Jharkhand

(c) Telangana

(d) Odisha 

  • Telangana’s Telia Rumal cloth (an intricate handmade work with cotton loom) and Jharkhand’s Sohrai Khovar painting (a traditional and ritualistic mural art) were given the GI tag recently by Geographical Indications Registry.
  • Telia Rumal cloth is originated from Pochampalli town in Telangana, this Fabric for making oily handkerchiefs involves intricate handmade work with cotton looms that can only be made using the traditional process and not by any other mechanical means.

Q49.अर्जुन मुंडा ने "GOAL" (Going Online As Leaders) कार्यक्रम लॉन्च किया है| यह  जनजातीय मामलों के मंत्रालय और किस टेक कंपनी की संयुक्त पहल है?

(a) Google

(b) माइक्रोसॉफ्ट

(c) फेसबुक

(d) एडोब

Q49.  Arjun Munda has recently launched the “GOAL"(Going Online As Leaders) programme which is a joint initiative of the Ministry of Tribal affairs and which tech company?

(a) Google

(b) Microsoft

(c) Facebook

(d) Adobe 

  • Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda launched the “GOAL" - Going Online As Leaders - programme during a webinar in New Delhi on May 15, 2020.
  • GOAL (Going Online As Leaders), Joint initiative of Facebook India with Ministry of Tribal affairs
  • The programme is designed to provide mentorship to tribal youth through digital mode. 
  • The programme aims to act as a catalyst to explore hidden talents of the tribal youth, which will help in their personal development as well as contribute to all-round upliftment of their society.
  • 5,000 young tribal entrepreneurs, professionals, artisans and artists will be trained on digital skills under the digital entrepreneurship program.

Q50. डिजिटल/ऑनलाइन शिक्षा के मल्टीमोड एक्सेस के लिए किस कार्यक्रम की घोषणा की गई है?

(a) ई-विद्यालय कार्यक्रम

(b) पीएम eVidya कार्यक्रम

(c) पीएम ई-दीक्षा कार्यक्रम

(d) ई-शिक्षा कार्यक्रम

Q50.Which programmes have been announced for multimode access to digital/ online education under Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan?

(a) e-Vidyalaya Program 

(b) PM eVidya Program

(c) PM e-Diksha Program

(d) e-Shiksha Program

  • The finance minister has announced “PM eVidya Program” which would harness the available technology and launch multi-mode access to various courses by May 30.
  • Apart from the eVidya programme, she also announced that new DTH channels would be launched under the Swayam Prabha. 
  • ‘PM eVIDYA’ programme will consist of ‘Diksha’ involving e-content and QR coded energized textbooks for all grades and will be called as ‘one nation, one digital platform’.
  • Besides this, one earmarked TV channel per class from 1 to 12, also named as ‘one class, one channel’, will also be rolled out.

Q51.किस राज्य सरकार ने राज्य के युवाओं को उद्यमिता के लिए प्रोत्साहित करने के लिए " स्टार्टअप फंड ’शुरू किया है?

(a) हरियाणा

(b) हिमाचल प्रदेश

(c) झारखंड

(d) उत्तर प्रदेश

Q51. Which state government has launched the ‘Startup Fund’ to encourage the youth of the state for entrepreneurship?

(a) Haryana

(b) Himachal Pradesh

(c) Jharkhand

(d) Uttar Pradesh 

  • Uttar Pradesh government has launched the ‘Uttar Pradesh Startup Fund’ to encourage the youth of the state for entrepreneurship. 
  • Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath handed over the first installment of 15 crore rupees to Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) at a function in Lucknow.
  • He termed the MoU between the state government and SIDBI as

a step in this direction, which will further strengthen the possibilities of job creation in the state.

Q52.केंद्रीय कृषि मंत्रालय ने राष्ट्रीय कृषि बाजार में  किस नयी विशेषता को शामिल किया गया है?

(a) वेयरहाउस आधारित मॉड्यूल

(b) किसान उत्पादक संगठन आधारित मॉड्यूल

(c) ट्रैक करने योग्य परिवहन सुविधाएं

(d) ये सभी

Q52. Which of the following new features of the National Agriculture Market has been launched by the Union Ministry of Agriculture?

(a) Warehouse based modules

(b) Farmer Producer Organization based modules

(c) Trackable transport facilities

(d) All of these 

  • The Union Ministry of Agriculture launched new features of the National Agriculture Market. 
  • This aims to strengthen agricultural marketing of farmers.
  • The main objective of the features are to reduce the congestion at mandis that will help fight against COVID-19.
  • The Ministry has launched new software modules on the E-NAM platform. They include:
  • Warehouse based modules that will facilitate trade from warehouses itself. This helps to save expenses. The farmers can sell their produce anywhere across the nation. The prices will get stabilized maintaining supply and demand.
  • FPO (Farmer Producer Organization) based modules. These modules help the FPOs to trade their produce at their collection centres itself.
  • Trackable transport facilities for inter-state and inter-mandi trade.
  • According to the Agricultural Ministry, currently there are 585 mandis operating in 16 states have been integrated with the e-NAM portal. There are plans to expand e-NAM to add 415 more mandis to the platform.

Q53. पर्यटन मंत्रालय द्वारा किस वेबिनार श्रृंखला का शुभारंभ किया गया?

(a) डिजिटल देश दर्शन

(b) देखो अपना देश

(c) घुमो आपना देश

(d) डिजिटल यात्रा

Q53. Which webinar series has been launched by the ministry of tourism ?

(a) Digital Desh Darshan 

(b) Dekho Apna Desh 

(c) Ghumo Apna Desh 

(d) Digital Yatra 

  • The ministry of tourism has launched the Dekho Apna Desh webinar series.
  • The webinar series will provide information on the many destinations and the 'depth' and 'expanse' of the culture and heritage of India. 
  • The first webinar touched upon the history of Delhi and was titled " City of Cities- Delhi's Personal Diary'.
  • This webinar is an on-going feature and the ministry would work towards showcasing the diverse and remarkable history and culture of India. 

Q54.हाल ही में जारी  की गई अमूर्त सांस्कृतिक विरासत की राष्ट्रीय सूची में कितने आइटम सूचीबद्ध किए गए हैं?

(a) 106

(b) 100

(c) 105

(d) 96

Q54.  How many intangible items have been listed on the recently launched National List of Intangible Cultural Heritage?

(a) 106

(b) 100

(c) 105

(d) 96

  • Union Minister for Culture (I/C) Shri Prahlad Singh Patel launched the National List of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) of India in New Delhi.
  • A total of 106 intangible items are listed on India’s first draft of the country’s intangible cultural heritage of humanity. 
  • 13 of which have also been recognized by UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage.
  • This initiative is a part of the Vision 2024 of the Ministry of Culture.

Q55.किस राज्य की  मनबासा गुरुबारा, छाऊ और 'रावण छाया प्रथाओं को केंद्रीय संस्कृति मंत्रालय द्वारा अमूर्त सांस्कृतिक विरासत सूची में शामिल किया गया है?

(a) आंध्र प्रदेश

(b) ओडिशा

(c) कर्नाटक

(d) केरल

Q55. Manabasa Gurubara, Chhau and Ravana Chhaya practices from which state have been included in the Intangible Cultural Heritage list by the Union Ministry of Culture?

(a) Andhra Pradesh

(b) Odisha

(c) Karnataka

(d) Kerala

  • Manabasa Gurubara, Chhau and Ravanachhaya — the three popular cultural practices from Odisha have been included in the recently-published Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) list by the Union Ministry of Culture.
  • The list attempts to recognise the diversity of Indian culture embedded in its intangible heritage and aims to raise awareness about the various heritage elements from different states of India.
  • The Manabasa Gurubara ritual is performed in the honour of Goddess Laxmi in Odisha. Laxmipurana, written by 16th-century poet Balaram Das, is read on the occasion. 

Q56.केंद्रीय सामाजिक न्याय और अधिकारिता मंत्रालय ने निम्नलिखित में से किसके लिए "EKAM फेस्ट" का आयोजन किया है?

(a) आदिवासी छात्र

(b) महिलाएं

(c) दिव्यांगजन

(d) अनुसूचित जाति

Q56. Union Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment has organized “EKAM Fest" for which of the following?

(a) Tribal Students

(b) Women

(c) Divyangjan 

(d) Scheduled Caste 

  • Union Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment Thaawar chand Gehlot inaugurated the "Entrepreneurship, Knowledge, Awareness, Marketing (EKAM) Fest". 
  • The fest is being held from 28 February to 6 March in New Delhi. 
  • The exhibition-cum-Fair was organized by National Handicapped Finance Development Corporation (NHFDC) under the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment. 
  • EKAM Fest aims to promote entrepreneurship among the Divyangjan community and raise awareness about the potentialities of Persons with Disabilities (PwDs). 

Q57.केंद्र ने हाल ही में राष्ट्रीय चंबल अभयारण्य को पर्यावरण-संवेदनशील क्षेत्र घोषित किया है। यह कहाँ स्थित हैं?

(a) उत्तर प्रदेश

(b) बिहार

(c) झारखंड

(d) मध्य प्रदेश

Q57. Centre has recently declared the National Chambal Sanctuary as an eco-sensitive zone. Where is it situated?

(a) Uttar Pradesh 

(b) Bihar

(c) Jharkhand

(d) Madhya Pradesh 

  • Centre declares National Chambal Sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh as eco-sensitive zone (ESZ); known for Gangetic dolphins and gharial
  • The ministry has also directed the Madhya Pradesh government to prepare a Zonal Master Plan, which shall provide for conservation of existing water bodies, management of catchment areas, and such other aspects of the ecology and environment that need attention.
  • Spread over 435 square kilometres, the National Chambal Sanctuary lies across Sheopur, Morena and Bhind districts of Madhya Pradesh with a length of more than 400 kilometers.

Q58. किस रेलवे स्टेशन का नाम बदलकर "नाना शंकरशेठ" के नाम पर रखा जायेगा?

(a) पुणे रेलवे स्टेशन

(b) मुंबई सेंट्रल स्टेशन

(c) बोरीवली रेलवे स्टेशन

(d) बांद्रा रेलवे स्टेशन

Q58. Which railway station will be renamed after "Nana Shankarsheth” ?

(a) Pune Railway Station

(b) Mumbai Central Station

(c) Borivali Railway Station

(d) Bandra Railway Station

  • The Maharashtra cabinet has approved a proposal to rename Mumbai Central station in the city as "Nana Shankarsheth Mumbai Central Railway Station".
  • The proposal to rename the station would now be sent to the Railway Ministry. 
  • Jagannath "Nana" Shankarsheth (1803-1865) was a Maharashtrian philanthropist and educationist famous for his contribution to Mumbai's development.
  • He is also considered as the 'father of the Indian railways'. 

Q59.पहला क्षेत्रीय कार्यक्रम “दिव्य कला शक्ति" हाल ही में किस राज्य में आयोजित किया गया है?

(a) केरल

(b) बिहार

(c) उत्तराखंड

(d) तमिलनाडु

Q59. The first-ever regional event “Divya Kala Shakti” has been held recently in which state?

(a) Kerala

(b) Bihar

(c) Uttarakhand

(d) Tamil Nadu 

  • The first-ever regional event “Divya Kala Shakti: Witnessing the Abilities in Disabilities” is being organized in Chennai (Tamil Nadu) on 12th March 2020.
  • Divya Kala Shakti is a cultural event which provides a wider and unique platform to showcase the potential of Persons with Differently Abled in the field of performing art, music, dance, acrobatics etc.
  • The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment had organized the event at national level on 18th April and 23rd July 2019.

Q60.सिविल एविएशन, विंग्स इंडिया 2020 पर एशिया का सबसे बड़ा आयोजन हाल ही में किस शहर में आयोजित किया गया है?

(a) हैदराबाद

(b) बैंगलोर

(c) नई दिल्ली

(d) चेन्नई

Q60. Asia's largest event on Civil Aviation, Wings India 2020 has been recently held in which city?

(a) Hyderabad

(b) Bangalore 

(c) New Delhi 

(d) Chennai

  • Wings India 2020, the biennial civil aviation and aerospace event was launched at Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad.
  •  The event is being organised by Ministry of Civil Aviation along with Airports Authority of India and FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry). 
  • The theme of Wings India 2020 is  ‘Flying For All’

Q61.किस शहर के ऐतिहासिक सिटी चौक का नाम बदलकर 'भारत माता चौक' कर दिया गया है?

(a) कानपुर

(b) शिमला

(c) जम्मू

(d) कश्मीर

Q61. The historic City Chowk of which city has been renamed as ‘Bharat Mata Chowk’?

(a) Kanpur

(b) Shimla

(c) Jammu 

(d) Kashmir 

  • The historic City Chowk, which was a commercial center in Old Jammu, has been renamed as ‘Bharat Mata Chowk’.
  •  A resolution in this regard was passed by the General house of the BJP(Bharatiya Janata Party)-led Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC), after which it was done.
  • Along with this, the starting point of the circular road near Panjtirthi in the city has also been changed to ‘Atal Ji Chowk’ in the memory of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Q62.महाराष्ट्र सरकार ने किस हवाई अड्डे का नाम बदलकर छत्रपति संभाजी महाराज हवाई अड्डा कर दिया है?

(a) पुणे अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा

(b) अकोला एयरपोर्ट

(c) शिरडी अंतर्राष्ट्रीय 

(d) औरंगाबाद हवाई अड्डा

Q62. The Maharashtra Government has renamed which Airport as Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj Airport?

(a) Pune International Airport

(b) Akola Airport 

(c) Shirdi International Airport

(d) Aurangabad Airport

  • The Maharashtra Government has renamed Aurangabad Airport as Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj Airport.
  •  The decision was taken at a meeting of the state cabinet, chaired by Maharashtra Chief Minister (CM) Uddhav Bal Thackeray.
  • The name of the airport has been renamed in order to honour Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj, who was the son of Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.
  • The airport is situated in the Chikalthana area of Aurangabad & the Municipal Corporation of Aurangabad had passed a resolution to rename the airport.

Q63.केंद्रीय मंत्रिमंडल ने किस केंद्र शाषित प्रदेश में अनुसूचित जनजातियों को अधिभोग अधिकार प्रदान किए हैं?

(a) पुदुचेरी

(b) लक्षद्वीप

(c) जम्मू और कश्मीर

(d) लद्दाख

Q63. The Union Cabinet has provided the occupancy rights to Scheduled Tribes of which union territory?

(a) Puducherry

(b) Lakshadweep

(c) Jammu and Kashmir

(d) Ladakh

  • The Union Cabinet approved amendments to provide occupancy rights to Scheduled Tribes of Lakshadweep. 
  • The approval was provided to amend the Laccadive, Minicoy and Amindivi Islands Land Revenue and Tenancy Regulation, 1965.
  • The Scheduled Tribes on the island did not have occupancy rights so far.
  •  The Occupancy right is the right to occupy and use tribal areas.

Q64.“मिशन शक्ति” के नाम से स्वयं सहायता समूहों के लिए एक अलग विभाग बनाने वाला पहला राज्य कौन सा होगा?

(a) ओडिशा

(b) आंध्र प्रदेश

(c) केरल

(d) तमिलनाडु

Q64. Which will be the 1st state to own a separate department for Self Help Groups named as ”Mission Shakti” ?

(a) Odisha

(b) Andhra Pradesh

(c) Kerala

(d) Tamil Nadu 

  • Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced that Odisha is the 1st state to own a separate department for Self Help Groups named as ”Mission Shakti”.
  •  It is created for the development of women & is dedicated to all the women of Odisha.
  • Mission Shakti and Mamata Scheme combinedly benefits 70 lakh women.
  • 50% reservation in Panchayati Raj has created a new era for the socio-economic development of women.

Q65.सकल पर्यावरण उत्पाद (GEP )को मापने वाला भारत का पहला राज्य कौन सा होगा?

(a) हिमाचल प्रदेश

(b) उत्तराखंड

(c) असम

(d) पश्चिम बंगाल

Q65. Which will be the first state of India to measure Gross Environment Product?

(a) Himachal Pradesh 

(b) Uttarakhand

(c) Assam

(d) West Bengal 

  • Uttarakhand state is going to become the first state of the country to measure Gross Environment Product (GEP) for quantifying ecological growth measurement.  
  • A five-member committee in this regard has already been formed which is headed by the principal secretary of forests, Uttarakhand. 
  • Anil Prakash Joshi, a Padma awardee environmentalist, the man behind the concept has been advocating the implementation of the idea across the country especially in the Himalayas for years.
  • The demand caught pace after the 2013 tragedy of Uttarakhand which claimed thousands of lives.

Q66.किस मंत्रालय के कार्यालय में  कार्यान्वयन निगरानी सेल, "'संतुष्ट'  का गठन  किया गया है?

(a) वित्त मंत्रालय

(b) रक्षा मंत्रालय

(c) श्रम और रोजगार मंत्रालय

(d) गृह मंत्रालय

Q66. ‘Santusht’ - Implementation Monitoring Cell (IMC) has been constituted in the Office of which Ministry?

(a) Ministry of Finance

(b) Ministry of Defence

(c) Ministry of Labour and Employment

(d) Ministry of Home Affairs

  • ‘Santusht’ - Implementation Monitoring Cell (IMC) has been constituted in the Office of Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Labour and Employment in January 2020.
  •  The objective of ‘Santusht’ is to promote transparency, accountability, effective delivery of public services and implementation of policies, schemes of Ministry of Labour and Employment at grassroot level through constant monitoring.
  • This information was given by Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar Union Minister of State (I/C) for Labour and Employment.

Q67. GI (भौगोलिक संकेत) शिल्प और भारत की विरासत को बढ़ावा देने के लिए किस मंत्रालय ने "कला कुंभ" प्रदर्शनी आयोजित की है?

(a) कौशल विकास मंत्रालय

(b) वस्र मंत्रालय

(c) जनजातीय मामलों का मंत्रालय

(d) पर्यटन मंत्रालय

Q67. Which Ministry has organized “Kala Kumbh” exhibition to promote GI (Geographical Indication) crafts and heritage of India?

(a) Ministry of Skill Development

(b) Ministry of Textiles

(c) Ministry of Tribal Affairs

(d) Ministry of Tourism

  • The Ministry of Textiles organized “Kala Kumbh”. It is an exhibition to promote GI (Geographical Indication) crafts and heritage of India. These exhibitions are sponsored by the Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts.
  • The exhibition has been planned in several cities such as Bengaluru, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata. The exhibition is being held exclusively for GI tag handicrafts. The GI tag is used on handicrafts that correspond to specific geographical location. As of August 2019, around 178 handicrafts have been provided with GI tag all over India.

Q68.किस राज्य/केन्द्र शासित प्रदेश ने सार्वजनिक स्वास्थ्य इंजीनियरिंग और सिंचाई और बाढ़ नियंत्रण विभाग का नाम बदलकर 'जल शक्ति विभाग' कर दिया है?

(a) हिमाचल प्रदेश

(b) चंडीगढ़

(c) जम्मू और कश्मीर

(d) बिहार

Q68. Which state/UT has renamed Public Health Engineering and Irrigation and Flood Control Department as the ‘Jal Shakthi Department’?

(a) Himachal Pradesh

(b) Chandigarh

(c) Jammu and Kashmir 

(d) Bihar

  • The Jammu and Kashmir administration renamed Public Health Engineering and Irrigation and Flood Control Department (PHE & IFC) as the ‘Jal Shakthi Department’.
  • The Administrative Council meeting was met under the Chairmanship of Girish Chandra Murmu, Lieutenant Governor of J&K, sanctioned the implementation of the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) to achieve 100% coverage of piped water supply by December 2021.

Q69.राष्ट्रीय वित्तीय प्रबंधन संस्थान, फरीदाबाद का नाम किस पूर्व वित्त मंत्री के नाम पर रखा जाएगा?

(a) मनमोहन सिंह

(b) जसवंत सिंह

(c) प्रणब मुखर्जी

(d) अरुण जेटली

Q69. The National Institute of Financial Management, Faridabad will be renamed after which former finance minister? 

(a) Manmohan Singh

(b) Jaswant Singh

(c) Pranab Mukherjee

(d) Arun Jaitely

  • The Government of India has decided to rename National Institute of Financial Management (NIFM), Faridabad as Arun Jaitley National Institute of Financial Management (AJNIFM).
  • NIFM, Faridabad was set up in 1993 as a registered society under Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance, Government of India with the mandate to train officers of various Finance and Accounts Services recruited by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) 
  •  The Union Finance Minister is the President of the NIFM Society.

Q70.प्रवासी भारतीय केंद्र और विदेश सेवा संस्थान का नाम बदलकर किस महान नेता के नाम पर रखा गया है?

(a) शीला दीक्षित

(b) अरुण जेटली

(c) सुषमा स्वराज

(d) जॉर्ज फर्नांडीस

Q70. The Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra and the  Foreign Service Institute have been renamed after which great leader?

(a) Sheila Dixit

(b) Arun Jaitely

(c) Sushma Swaraj 

(d) George Fernandes

  • The Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra, a cultural centre reflecting India's connection with its diaspora, was renamed as Sushma Swaraj Bhavan in honour of the late external affairs minister known for her empathy in reaching out to distressed Indians globally.
  • The Foreign Service Institute, a renowned institution where diplomats are trained, has also been renamed the Sushma Swaraj Institute of Foreign Service.

Q71.केंद्र सरकार ने रक्षा अध्ययन और विश्लेषण संस्थान का नाम बदल कर किस  पूर्व रक्षा मंत्री के नाम पर रखा है?

(a) जॉर्ज फर्नांडीस

(b) पी वी नरसिम्हा राव

(c) मनोहर पर्रिकर

(d) अरुण जेटली

Q71. The central government has renamed the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses after which former defence minister?

(a) George Fernandes

(b) P. V. Narasimha Rao

(c) Manohar Parrikar

(d) Arun Jaitley

  • The central government has renamed Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), a government think tank, as Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses in order to "honour the commitment and legacy" of the late defence minister.
  • Parrikar was defence minister from November 9, 2014 to March 14, 2017, died on March 17 last year in Panaji at Goa due to pancreatic cancer.

Q72.उत्तर प्रदेश के किस रेलवे स्टेशन का नाम बदलकर प्रयागराज जंक्शन रखा गया है?

(a) कानपुर सेंट्रल

(b) इलाहाबाद जंक्शन

(c) झाँसी जंक्शन

(d) वाराणसी जंक्शन

Q72. Which Railway station in Uttar Pradesh has been renamed as Prayagraj Junction?

(a) Kanpur Central

(b) Allahabad Junction

(c) Jhansi Junction

(d) Varanasi Junction

  • Four Railway Stations in Uttar Pradesh’s Prayagraj will now sport new names, a move aimed at reviving the identity of the ancient city.
  • Allahabad Junction will now be Prayagraj Junction
  • Allahabad City will now be known as Prayagraj Rambag
  • Allahabad Chheoki has been changed to Prayagraj Chheoki
  • Prayag Ghat has been changed to Prayagraj Sangam.

Q73.दिल्ली सरकार ने किस चौक और फ्लाईओवर का नाम बदलकर शहीद कैप्टन विक्रम बतरा 

चौक कर दिया है?

(a) चांदनी चौक

(b) मुकरबा चौक

(c) आश्रम चौक

(d) हीरो होंडा चौक

Q73.The Delhi government has renamed the which Chowk and as Shaheed Captain Vikram Batra Chowk?

(a) Chandni Chowk 

(b) Mukarba Chowk

(c) Ashram Chowk 

(d) Hero Honda Chowk 

  • The Delhi government has renamed the Mukarba Chowk and flyover as Shaheed Captain Vikram Batra Chowk in honour to the martyr of the Kargil war.
  • It also renamed the Pragati Maidan Metro station to Supreme Court Metro station, and Badarpur Mehrauli Road to Sri Acharya Mahapragya Marg.
  • Mukarba Chowk and flyover was quite prominent and was used by over 35 per cent of the people entering the city.

Q74.रेल मंत्रालय ने रेलवे सुरक्षा बल का नाम बदलकर क्या कर दिया है?

(a) भारतीय रेलवे बल

(b) भारतीय रेलवे सुरक्षा बल सेवा

(c) भारतीय रेलवे सुरक्षा बल

(d) रेलवे सुरक्षा सेवा

Q74. The Ministry of Railways has renamed Railway Protection Force as ___________.

(a) Indian Railway Force 

(b) Indian Railway Protection Force Service

(c) Indian Railway Protection Force 

(d) Railway Protection Service

  • The Ministry of Railways accorded Organised Group 'A' status to Railway Protection Force and renamed it Indian Railway Protection Force Service.
  •  The Organised Group 'A' status to RPF decision arising from Hon'ble Court's orders.
  •  The RPF will be known as the Indian Railway Protection Force Service. The notice in this regard was issued by the Joint Director of Railway Board Amitabh Joshi on December 30.

Q75. किस भारतीय पोर्ट ट्रस्ट का नाम बदलकर डॉ श्यामा प्रसाद मुखर्जी पोर्ट कर दिया गया है?

(a) विशाखापत्तनम पोर्ट ट्रस्ट

(b) पारादीप पोर्ट ट्रस्ट

(c) मुंबई पोर्ट ट्रस्ट

(d) कोलकाता पोर्ट ट्रस्ट

Q75. Which Indian Port Trust has been renamed to Dr. Shyama Prasad Mookerjee Port?

(a) Visakhapatnam Port Trust 

(b) Paradip Port Trust 

(c) Mumbai Port Trust 

(d) Kolkata Port Trust 

  • Prime Minister Modi has dedicated a Commemorative Stamp to mark 150 years of Kolkata port trust to the nation.
  • He announced the renaming of the Kolkata Port Trust to Dr Shyama Prasad Mookerjee Port.
  • On the occasion of 150th years celebrations of the Kolkata Port Trust; Mr Modi launched several Port led development projects worth Rs 600 cr rupees to mark the day.