Current Affairs Quiz - February, 2024

1. What is Alpenglow, recently seen in the news?

[A] A new type of mountain
[B] A natural phenomenon involving the illumination of mountain slopes by the sun
[C] An environmental organization
[D] A rare flower discovered in mountain regions

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2. Bluetongue disease, recently seen in the news, is transmitted by which one of the following?

[A] Fungi
[B] Insects
[C] Contaminated water
[D] Plants

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3. In the interim budget 2024-25, which of the following crops are taken into consideration for ‘Atmanirbhar Oil Seeds Abhiyan’?

[A] Mustard, Groundnut, Sesame, Soybean & Sunflower
[B] Palm, Coconut, Canola & Castor
[C] Peanuts, cotton & flax
[D] Rapeseed & Palm

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4. What is the total estimated expenditure in the Budget for FY 2024-25?

[A] Rs 47.66 lakh crore
[B] Rs 33.56 lakh crore
[C] Rs 48.20 lakh crore
[D] Rs 45.15 lakh crore

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5. What is the primary objective of ‘GHAR Portal’, recently seen in the news?

[A] Monitor and track the restoration of historical monuments
[B] Digitally track and monitor the restoration and repatriation of children
[C] To offer healthcare services to children
[D] To provide real time updates about upcoming disasters

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6. Recently, who has taken charge as the Chief Hydrographer to the Government of India?

[A] Adhir Arora
[B] Karambir Singh
[C] Lochan Singh Pathania
[D] Sunil Lamba

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7. Who has been selected as torchbearer for the 2024 Paris Olympics?

[A] Saina Nehwal
[B] Neeraj Chopra
[C] Abhinav Bindra
[D] P V Sindhu

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8. What is ‘Trichoglossum’, recently mentioned in the news?

[A] Ancient irrigation system
[B] Anti ship missiles
[C] A genus of fungus
[D] Asteroid

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9. Which country became the first country in the European Union (EU) to issue digital Schengen visas?

[A] Finland
[B] Spain
[C] France
[D] Germany

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10. What is ‘Aldabra rail’, recently seen in the news?

[A] Flightless bird
[B] Spider
[C] Invasive plant
[D] Fish

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