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. Which state has recently announced a package of Rs 200-crore for the 2021-22 fiscal for the development of Maa Samaleswari Shrine?
(c) Andhra Pradesh
(e) Madhya Pradesh
Q2. As per Oxford Economics, what is the projected GDP of India for the Calendar year 2021?
(a) 10.2 percent
(b) 8.8 percent
(c) 11 percent
(d) 9.5 percent
(e) 7.2 percent
Q3. The name of the IPL team ‘Kings XI Punjab’ has been rebranded. What is the new name of the team?
(a) Punjab Champions
(b) Punjab Knights
(c) Punjab Warrior
(d) Punjab Lion
(e) Punjab Kings
Q4. Captain Satish Sharma passed away recently. He was a __________.
Q5. The robocar named TIGER X-1, is an Ultimate Mobility Vehicle launched by which company?
(a) Ford Motor
(d) Hyundai Motor
Q6. The mobile app “Snakepedia” has been launched by which state?
(b) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Tamil Nadu
Q7. Faf du Plessis has announced his retirment from Test career. He used to represent which country in the long format?
(b) New Zealand
(c) West Indies
(e) South Africa
Q8. Giorgi Gakharia has recently resigned as the Prime Minister of which country?
Q9. How much amount of the PLI Scheme has been approved by the Government for telecom equipment and networking product manufacturing recently?
(a) Rs 12,000 crore
(b) Rs 12,195 crore
(c) Rs 12,250 crore
(d) Rs 12,325 crore
(e) Rs 12,500 crore
Q10. The ‘Mahabahu-Brahmaputra’ initiative is a Ro-Pax service which aims to improve connectivity. It was launched by the Prime Minister in which of the following states?
Q11. The apex bank of India recently permitted residents to make remittances to IFSCs under LRS. What does ‘R’ in LRS short for?
Q12. Name the first Indian to be elected as the Chairperson of the United Nations Advisory Committee of the Human Rights Council.
(a) Preeti Sinha
(b) Nazhat Shameem
(c) Mallikarjun Kharge
(d) Roshan Singh Kalra
(e) Ajai Malhotra
Q13. Who among the following cricket player shattered all records at the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 auction?
(a) Kyle Jamieson
(b) Glenn Maxwell
(c) Chris Morris
(d) Jhye Richardson
(e) Steve Smith
Q14. Who is the President of the Geneva-based United Nations Human Rights Council?
(a) Baudelaire Ndong Ella
(b) Joachim Rücker
(c) Choi Kyong-lim
(d) Remigiusz Henczel
(e) Nazhat Shameem
Q15. What is the capital of Georgia?
Sol. Odisha Government has announced a package of Rs 200-crore for 2021-22 fiscal for the implementation of the project.
Sol. The global forecasting firm Oxford Economics has revised India’s economic growth projection for the Calendar year 2021 to 10.2 percent, compared to previous estimate of 8.8 percent.
Sol. The IPL Franchise, Kings XI Punjab has formally been renamed as Punjab Kings.
Sol. Veteran Congress leader and former Union Minister Captain Satish Sharma passed away. He served as the Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas from 1993 to 1996 in the Narasimha Rao government.
Sol. Hyundai Motor Company has launched a Transformer-like robocar dubbed as TIGER X-1, that can travel over the most challenging terrains on the Earth as well as on other planets.
Sol. A team of scientists, doctors and photographers in Kerala have launched a mobile application named “Snakepedia”, that will present all relevant information on snakes, to help the public as well as doctors in treating snake bites.
Sol. Former captain of the South Africa, Faf du Plessis has announced his retirement from Test cricket.
Sol. Prime Minister of Georgia, Giorgi Gakharia has announced his resignation on February 18, 2021. The 45-year-old Gakharia served as the Prime Minister from 8 September 2019 to 18 February 2021.
Sol. The Union Cabinet has approved a production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme worth Rs 12,195 crore for telecom equipment and networking product manufacturing.
Sol. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has virtually launched ‘Mahabahu-Brahmaputra’ initiative in Assam.
Sol. The Reserve Bank of India has permitted resident individuals to make remittances under the Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS) to International Financial Services Centres (IFSCs) in the country.
Sol. Ajai Malhotra became the 1st Indian to be elected as the Chairperson of the Advisory Committee of Human Rights Council.
Sol. Former Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) superstar and South African all-rounder Chris Morris shattered all records at the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 auction in Chennai.
Sol. Nazhat Shameem Khan has served as the Permanent Representative of Fiji to the United Nations Office at Geneva since 2014.
Sol. The capital and largest city of Georgia is Tbilisi.
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