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A)
International Press Day
B)
International Mother Language Day
C)
International Day of Literature
D)
International Languages Day

Correct Answer : Option (B) - International Mother Language Day


International Mother Language Day is celebrated every year on February 21. The theme for this year is “Fostering multilingualism for inclusion in education and society”.
In 1999, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) had declared 21st February as International Mother Language Day. It was on the same date, Bangladesh fought for their Bangla language, which transformed into a language-based national movement.

Published On : February 25, 2021
A)
Japan
B)
France
C)
United States
D)
Sri Lanka

Correct Answer : Option (C) - United States


‘Yudh Abhyas’ is a joint military exercise between the Naval forces of India and the United States. The 16th edition of the joint exercise began on February 8.
The closing ceremony of the ‘Exercise Yudh Abhyas-20′ was held at Mahajan Field Firing Range, Rajasthan. The aim of the exercise was to focus on counter terrorism operations under the mandate of the United Nations.

Published On : February 25, 2021
A)
HAL
B)
OFB
C)
L&T
D)
DRDO

Correct Answer : Option (C) - L&T


Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has built and delivered the 100th K9 Vajra tracked self-propelled howitzer. This is the last howitzer of the contract awarded in 2017.
This system has been built with technology transfer from South Korean defence major Hanwha Defense. The howitzer was flagged off at the Indian Army’s armoured system complex at Hazira in Gujarat.

Published On : February 24, 2021
A)
Brahmaputra
B)
Kopili
C)
Lohit
D)
Teesta

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Brahmaputra


Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently laid the foundation stone for Dhubri-Phulbari Bridge over Brahmaputra river.
It is a 19 km long 4-lane bridge to be laid from Dhubri in Assam to Phulbari in Meghalaya. The bridge will improve transport connectivity in the Barak valley. It also reduces the distance between the four North eastern states of Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram and Assam.

Published On : February 24, 2021
A)
Gujarat
B)
Rajasthan
C)
West Bengal
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Uttar Pradesh


The Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh has inaugurated Skill Development Centre for Fire Safety Training of Defence Research and Development Organization at Pilkhuwa in Uttar Pradesh.

Published On : February 24, 2021
A)
Australia
B)
Norway
C)
Maldives
D)
United States

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Norway


The IOCL has signed a Statement of Intent with Greenstat Hydrogen India Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary of Greenstat Norway to set up a Centre of Excellence on Hydrogen.

Published On : February 24, 2021
A)
Variant Land Sea Route Surface to Air Missile
B)
Very Limited Short Range Surface to Air Missile
C)
Volatile Large System Range Surface to Air Missile
D)
Vertical Launch Short Range Surface to Air Missile

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Vertical Launch Short Range Surface to Air Missile


The Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO) has conducted two successful launches of Vertical Launch Short Range Surface to Air Missile (VL-SRSAM).

Published On : February 24, 2021
A)
Mumbai
B)
Hyderabad
C)
Bangalore
D)
Visakhapatnam

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Bangalore


The India's first AC railway terminal in Bangalore, built at an anticipated cost of 314 crore is all set to be inaugurated.

Published On : February 24, 2021
A)
N T Rama Rao
B)
N. Chandrababu Naidu
C)
Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy
D)
Kotla Vijaya Bhaskara Reddy

Correct Answer : Option (A) - N T Rama Rao


The book Maverick Messiah is a political biography of 'N T Rama Rao', the former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh.

Published On : February 24, 2021
A)
Punjab
B)
Haryana
C)
Maharashtra
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Punjab


The Punjab Cabinet has approved the implementation of mission 'Lal Lakir' aimed at facilitating villagers to monetise property rights and availing benefits provided by government.

Published On : February 24, 2021