Current Affairs Quiz: 5 February 2021

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as real GDP growth, policy repo rate, single-shot COVID-19 vaccine and Indian Institute of Skills among others. 

Created On: Feb 5, 2021 17:35 ISTModified On: Feb 5, 2021 16:48 IST
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5 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 real GDP growth, policy repo rate, single-shot COVID-19 vaccine and Indian Institute of Skills among others. 

1. RBI has projected real GDP growth to be how much in FY 2021-22?
a) 10.5 percent
b) 9.7 percent
c) 11.0 percent
d) 12.7 percent

2. What the current policy repo rate?
a) 4 percent
b) 3.5 percent
c) 4.5 percent
d) 3 percent

3. Which state government has announced a farm loan waiver worth Rs 12,110 crore?
a) Karnataka
b) Tamil Nadu
c) Madhya Pradesh
d) Rajasthan

4. Which company applied for emergency use approval of its single-shot COVID-19 vaccine in the United States on February 4?
a) Sanofi
b) Novavax
c) Merck & Co
d) Johnson & Johnson

5. Which country has donated high-end medical supplies and equipment to a Delhi Hospital to strengthen the bond with India?
a) Israel
b) Australia
c) Malaysia
d) Japan

6. Which nation has agreed to forge deeper engagement with India in the field of renewable energy?
a) UAE
b) Brazil
c) South Africa
d) Bahrain

7. Which state government will be setting up an Indian Institute of Skills?
a) Madhya Pradesh
b) Maharashtra
c) Gujarat
d) Odisha

8. When is the International Day for Human Fraternity observed?
a) February 3rd
b) February 4th
c) February 5th
d) February 6th 

Answers

1. (a) 10.5 percent
The Reserve Bank of India has projected the real GDP growth to be at 10.5 percent in 2021-22 – in the range of 26.2 to 8.3 percent in H1 and 6.0 percent in Q3.

2. (a) 4 percent
The Reserve Bank of India's Monetary Policy Committee voted unanimously to keep the policy repo rate unchanged at 4 percent. The marginal standing facility rate and the bank rate also remain unchanged at 4.25 percent, the reverse repo rate remains unchanged at 3.35 percent.

3. (b) Tamil Nadu
The Tamil Nadu state government on February 5, 2021 announced a loan waiver of Rs 12,110 crore for the farmers in the state. The amount covers farm loans availed by 16.43 lakh farmers from cooperative banks.

4. (d) Johnson & Johnson
Johnson & Johnson on February 4, 2021 applied for emergency approval of its single-shot coronavirus vaccine in the United States. Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine is the first of its kind to reach the final stage and it could prove to be a potential game-changer in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic.

5. (a) Israel
Israel donated high-end medical equipment to a Delhi-based hospital -Primus Super Speciality Hospital on February 5, 2021, just a week after a blast took place outside the Israel Embassy in Delhi, in an attempt to strengthen its friendship with India.

6. (d) Bahrain
India and Bahrain have agreed to forge deeper engagement in the field of renewable energy. This was decided during the 1st India-Bahrain Joint Working Group meeting in the field of Renewable Energy, which was held virtually on February 4, 2021.

7. (c) Gujarat
The Gujarat state government announced on February 4, 2021, that it will be setting up an Indian Institute of Skills at Nasmed Village Gandhinagar district.

8. (b) February 4th
The International Day for Human Fraternity is observed on February 4th every year. The day aims to raise awareness about different cultures, religions and beliefs and promotes tolerance and societal acceptance of religious and cultural diversity. The 2021 theme of the day is ' A Pathway to the Future'.

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