21st February, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 21st February, 2019
1. Through the Phase-II of Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Programme, a cumulative capacity of _______ MW from Rooftop Solar (RTS) Projects will be achieved by the year 2022.
[A] 30,000
[B] 35,000
[C] 40,000
[D] 45,000
[E] 50,000

Read the following statements carefully:

1.Wallace Smith Broecker, a climate scientist who popularised the term 'global warming', passed away on 18 February 2019.

2.He was also first person to recognise what he called the Ocean Conveyor Belt, a global system of ocean currents circulating water and nutrients.

3.He was known in science circles as the 'Grandfather of Climate Science".

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct

Read the following statements carefully:

1.Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Virtual Experiential Museum (VEM) in Man Mahal in Varanasi on 19 February 2019.

2.VEM will show a glimpse of various cultural aspects of Varanasi.

3.VEM was established by the National Council of Science Museum (NCSM) working under the Ministry of Tourism.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 2
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
4. When is the International Mother Language Day observed every year?
[A] 19 February
[B] 20 February
[C] 21 February
[D] 22 February
[E] 23 February
5. The new National Electronics Policy 2019 aims to achieve a turnover of $________ billion for the electronics system design and manufacturing (ESDM) sector by 2025.
[A] 100
[B] 200
[C] 300
[D] 400
[E] 500
6. Who has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of PayU in February 2019?
[A] Rajnish Kumar
[B] A S Rajeev
[C] Anirban Mukherjee
[D] Rakesh Sharma
[E] Atul kumar Goel
7. In which country has a month-long 'Festival of India' begun on 19 February 2019?
[A] Bhutan
[B] Bangladesh
[C] Nepal
[D] Sri Lanka
[E] Myanmar
8. For many many PSBs has the Ministry of Finance announced the final recapitalisation tranche amount of Rs 48,239 crore on 20 February 2019?
[A] 10
[B] 11
[C] 12
[D] 13
[E] 14
9. According to Ministry of Commerce and Industry's data, Foreign Direct Investment into India contracted by _______% to US$ 33.49 billion during April-December in the current fiscal.
[A] 5
[B] 6
[C] 7
[D] 8
[E] 9
10. In which state have the scientists of the Zoological Survey of India found a rare frog (Megophrys pachyproctus) from the Tale Valley Wildlife Sanctuary?
[A] Arunachal Pradesh
[B] Mizoram
[C] Nagaland
[D] Manipur
[E] Tripura