Reading daily news is a very important part of the aspirants who are preparing for the Government exam. Because now all the government-based competitive exams have a section on current affairs. Current Affairs means recent, daily life, day-to-day events, which are important nationally or internationally. Reading daily current affairs will help you in gaining more knowledge and you can know the news happening around you. Many candidates will not realize the importance of current affairs while preparing for all competitive exams.
The TIER I SSC CGL General Awareness comprises 50 questions for 50 marks covering the general awareness topic which include some static questions and current affairs questions. This section helps you score more marks and can increase your overall score. If you want to get a government job that has huge respect and a huge pay scale, then you have to read current affairs on daily basis and clear the competitive exams to get a job.
It’s time to pull up your socks and burn the midnight oil by practicing the SSC Current Affairs quiz daily.
Q1. The Pilot Pey Jal Survekshan has been launched by the Government under the Jal Jeevan Mission- Urban, JJM-U, in how many cities?
Q2. Name the government instant messaging systems (GIMS) platform launched by the Centre on the lines of Whatsapp.
Q3. Kiran Bedi has been removed as the Lieutenant-Governor of Puducherry. Who has been given the additional charge of the post?
(a) Biswabhusan Harichandan
(b) Ganeshi Lal
(c) Tamilisai Soundararajan
(d) Bhagat Singh Koshyari
(e) Baby Rani Maurya
Q4. Flipkart has partnered with which insurance company to offer ‘Group SafeGuard’ insurance policy to its customers?
(a) Bajaj Allianz
(b) ICICI Lombard
(c) Edelweiss Tokio Life
(d) Bharti AXA
Q5. The sustainable electric two-wheeler,named ‘PiMo’ has been developed by which institution?
(a) IIT Madras
(b) IIT Delhi
(c) IIT Kanpur
(d) IIT Kharagpur
(e) IIT Bombay
Q6. Indian Sign Language (ISL) Dictionary 2021 is which edition of the dictionary released by the government?
Q7. Dharmendra Pradhan represented India at the 11th IEA-IEF-OPEC Symposium on Energy Outlooks, held virtually. The symposium was held under the patronage of which country?
(c) United Kingdom
(d) Saudi Arabia
Q8. The Indian navy has joined the “Iran-Russia Maritime Security Belt 2021”. The exercise has been organised in which region?
(a) Arctic Ocean
(b) Pacific Ocean
(c) South China Sea
(d) Indian Ocean
(e) Atlantic Ocean
Q9. How much amount has been allocated to the Jal Jeevan Mission- Urban (JJM-U)in 2021-22?
(a) Rs 2.30 lakh crore
(b) Rs 1.19 lakh crore
(c) Rs 2.87 lakh crore
(d) Rs 1.75 lakh crore
(e) Rs 2.00 lakh crore
Q10. The Indian Sign Language (ISL) Dictionary released on 17 February 2021 contains how many terms in total?
Q11. The West Bengal government launched the “Maa” scheme recently to provide meals at low cost to people. Under this scheme, what is the subsidy provided by the government?
(a) Rs 25
(b) Rs 20
(c) Rs 15
(d) Rs 10
(e) Rs 5
Q12. Indian multinational technology company HCL TEchnology partnered with which of the following institution to strengthen capabilities in cybersecurity?
(a) Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata
(b) Indian Institute of Science
(c) Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, Bengaluru
(d) Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
(e) Thapar University
Q13. Pilot Pey Jal Survekshan is associated with which of the following ministries?
(a) Ministry of Finance
(b) Ministry of Civil Aviation
(c) Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
(d) Ministry of Panchayati Raj
(e) Ministry of Jal Shakti
Q14. ‘ASOCA’ is a book written by who among the following?
(a) Jhumpa Lahiri
(b) Irwin Allan Sealy
(c) Anita Desai
(d) Ramila Thapar
(e) Shoji Shiba
Q15. Justice (Retd.) M. Rama Jois, who has passed away recently has also served as the Governor of which state?
(a) Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh
(b) Bihar and Jharkhand
(c) Uttar Pradesh and Bihar
(d) Haryana and Punjab
(e) Haryana and Bihar
Sol. The Pilot Pey Jal Survekshan has been launched in 10 cities, which are Agra, Badlapur, Bhubaneswar, Churu, Kochi, Madurai, Patiala, Rohtak, Surat and Tumkur.
Sol. The National Informatics Centre (NIC),under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, has launched an instant messaging platform called “Sandes”.
Sol. Tamilisai Soundararajan, the Governor of Telangana, has been given additional charge as the Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry till a permanent replacement will be announced.
Sol. The e-commerce company Flipkart has partnered with ICICI Lombard to offer its customers the ‘Group SafeGuard’ insurance, a group health insurance policy.
Sol. An IIT Madras-Incubated start-up Pi Beam Electric has recently launched a sustainable electric two-wheeler, dubbed as PiMo. The utility e-bike has been developed for personal and commercial use. It does not require a licence or registration.
Sol. The Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot released the “third edition of the Indian Sign Language (ISL) Dictionary, in a virtual event
Sol. The 11th IEA-IEF-OPEC Symposium on Energy Outlooks was held virtually on February 17, 2021 under the patronage of the Minister of Energy of Saudi Arabia HRH Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al Saud.
Sol. India joined Iran and Russia in the naval exercise dubbed as “Iran-Russia Maritime Security Belt 2021”, which kicked-off in the northern part of the Indian Ocean on February 16, 2021.The Chinese navy will also join the exercise.
Sol. The Government has proposed a total outlay of Rs 2.87 lakh crore for JJM (U) in the fiscal 2021-22, which includes Rs. 10,000 crore for continuing financial support to AMRUT Mission.
Sol. ISL dictionary contains total 10,000 terms. These includes the 6000 terms of the first and second edition of the dictionary.
Sol. West Bengal government launched “Maa” canteens for providing subsidised cooked meals for the poor and the destitute at a nominal cost of ?5.
Sol. HCL Technologies inked an agreement with the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK) to collaborate in the area of cybersecurity.
Sol. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has launched a Pilot Pey Jal Survekshan under Jal Jeevan Mission- Urban, JJM-U. Secretary Housing and Urban Affairs Durga Shanker Mishra informed that it will be conducted in cities to ascertain the equitable distribution of water, reuse of wastewater and mapping of water bodies with respect to quantity and quality of water through a challenging process.
Sol. Prizewinning writer Irwin Allan Sealy’s new novel ‘ASOCA: A Sutra’, an imagined memoir of Ashoka The Great, the emperor who ruled Indian sub-continent and played a pivotal role in spreading Buddhism from India to other parts of Asia in the 3rd century BC.
Sol. Noted jurist and a former Governor of Bihar and Jharkhand, Justice (Retd.) M. Rama Jois has passed away, suffering from age-related ailments.
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