Current Affairs Quiz: 25 February 2021

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as Swachh Tourist Destinations, BRICS  Chairmanship 2021 and first undersea tunnel of India among others. 

Created On: Feb 25, 2021 20:53 ISTModified On: Feb 25, 2021 20:54 IST
Current Affairs Quiz

25 February 2021: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as Swachh Tourist Destinations, BRICS  Chairmanship 2021 and first undersea tunnel of India among others. 

1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of various developmental initiatives in which state/ UT on February 25, 2021?
a) West Bengal
b) Odisha
c) Puducherry
d) Andhra Pradesh

2. Jal Shakti Ministry has selected how many iconic sites for transforming them into Swachh Tourist Destinations under Phase IV of the SIP initiative?
a) 12
b) 11
c) 10
d) 8

3. Which country has assumed the Chairmanship of BRICS for 2021?
a) Brazil
b) Russia
c) India
d) China

4. Which film won 'Best Film' at the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2021?
a) Chhapaak
b) Laxmii
c) Dil Bechara
d) Tanhaji

5. The first undersea tunnel of India will be built in which city?
a) Bengaluru
b) Mumbai
c) Kochi
d) Hyderabad

6. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar held talks with which nation's Foreign Minister on February 25, 2021?
a) Uzbekistan
b) Afghanistan
c) France
d) Germany

7. Which country has passed a law asking Facebook and Google to pay for the news content shared on their platforms?
a) New Zealand
b) Australia
c) Canada
d) UK

Answers

1. (c) Puducherry
PM Modi visited Puducherry and Tamil Nadu on February 25, 2021, and inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of various developmental initiatives in Puducherry. He also laid the foundation stone of different infrastructure projects worth over Rs. 1,2400 crores in Coimbatore

2. (a) 12
The Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation (DDWS) under the Jal Shakti Ministry has announced the selection of 12 iconic sites that will be transformed into ‘Swachh Tourist Destinations’ under Phase IV of Swachh Iconic Places (SIP) initiative of Swachh Bharat Mission Grameen (SBM-G).

3. (c) India
India has assumed the Chairmanship of BRICS for 2021 and will be hosting this year's summit. The BRICS grouping comprises Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

4. (d) Tanhaji
Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior won the 'Best Film' Award at the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2021. The Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2021 were announced on February 20, 2021, for honouring the best in television, film, and music.

5. (b) Mumbai
Mumbai will have the first undersea tunnel of India by the year 2023 which will part of the Coastal Road Project of the city. The undersea tunnels will be built as a part of the Mumbai Coastal Road Project which comprises the land-filled roads on the areas that are reclaimed from the sea, tunnels, bridges.

6. (a) Uzbekistan
The Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on February 25, 2021, met his counterpart from Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov, and discussed various regional, bilateral, and global issues.

7. (b) Australia
Australia’s parliament passed landmark legislation on February 25, 2021 requiring global technology giants to pay for the news content shared on their platforms, in a move that is being closely watched around the world.

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