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A)
Lake
B)
Volcano
C)
Crater
D)
Asteroid

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Volcano

Note :

Olympus Mons is the largest volcano in the solar system present in the planet of Mars. It is a large shield volcano, which is over two times the height of Mount Everest above sea level.
The UAE’s “Hope” Mars probe sent back its first image of Mars, after the spacecraft successfully entered the planet’s orbit. The probe recently captured the Olympus Mons volcano, taken from an altitude of 24,700 kilometres above the Martian surface.

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Published On : February 19, 2021
A)
Karnataka
B)
Kerala
C)
Tamil Nadu
D)
Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Kerala

Note :

Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated Bharat Petroleum’s Propylene Derivatives petrochemical complex at Kochi Refinery.
The Rs 6,000 crore worth Propylene Derivative Petrochemical Project (PDPP) will produce Acrylic Acid, Oxo-Alcohol and Acrylates, which are mainly imported in India. He also inaugurated the Ro-Ro vessels of Inland Waterways Authority in Kochi, Kerala

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Published On : February 19, 2021
A)
Mauritius
B)
Malaysia
C)
Canada
D)
Singapore

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Mauritius

Note : The Union Cabinet has approved the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement (CECPA) between India and Mauritius.

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Published On : February 19, 2021
A)
Ganeshi Lal
B)
Bhagat Singh Koshyari
C)
Tamilisai Soundararajan
D)
Biswabhusan Harichandan

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Tamilisai Soundararajan

Note : The Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan will discharge the duties of the Lieutenant-Governor of Puducherry in addition to her own duties.

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Published On : February 19, 2021
A)
Anil Soni
B)
Jane Ellison
C)
Soumya Swaminathan
D)
Preeti Sinha

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Preeti Sinha

Note : The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) has appointed Preeti Sinha as its Executive Secretary.

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Published On : February 19, 2021
A)
Uttar Pradesh
B)
Haryana
C)
Punjab
D)
Assam

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Uttar Pradesh

Note : The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has laid the foundation stone of Maharaja Suheldev Memorial and development work of Chittaura Lake at Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh.

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Published On : February 18, 2021
A)
Mali
B)
Kenya
C)
Ghana
D)
Canada

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Kenya

Note : The 29-year old Kenyan runner Beatrice Chepkoech has made the world record by completing the 5 km road race in 14 minutes 43 seconds.

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Published On : February 18, 2021
A)
Assam
B)
Bihar
C)
Mizoram
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Assam

Note : The Star sprinter Hima Das has been appointed as a Deputy Superintendent of Police by the Assam government.

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Published On : February 18, 2021
A)
Pixxel
B)
Skyroot Aerospace
C)
SpaceKidz India
D)
EARTH2ORBIT (E2O)

Correct Answer : Option (C) - SpaceKidz India

Note : The Chennai-based SpaceKidz India, has developed the nanosatellite called Satish Dhawan Satellite, or SD SAT scheduled to be launched by ISRO.

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Published On : February 18, 2021
A)
Here Technologies
B)
Propmodo
C)
Crunchbase
D)
MapmyIndia

Correct Answer : Option (D) - MapmyIndia

Note :

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and navigation technology solutions provider MapmyIndia have partnered to create a national level mapping portal.
Along with the state-of-the-art mapping portal, the partnership also seeks to provide geospatial services. MapmyIndia has rich expertise in digital maps and technologies while ISRO has the best satellite imagery data.

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Published On : February 18, 2021