24 February 2022 – Current Affairs in English

Gksection published here 24 February 2022 Current Affairs Quiz. These will be helpful for the upcoming SSC, Bank, Railway, Clerk, PO exams. These current affairs make daily analysis and related India, World, Technology, and all govt news.

24th February 2022 – Daily Current Affairs Questions and Answers in English

Which of the following eminent economist has recently been appointed as a full-time member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister?

  • Sanjit Mehta
  • Sanjeev Sanyal
  • Sanjay Katyal
  • Sumit Sindh
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    Answer: Sanjeev Sanyal - Renowned economist and historian Sanjeev Sanyal has recently been appointed as a full-time member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister by the chairman of the panel, Bibek Debroy. Sanjeev Sanyal is currently working as the Principal Economic Adviser to the Ministry of Finance. He had been working with the financial markets since the 1990s.

    Eminent Malayalam actress KPAC Lalitha has passed away recently at her residence in which state?

  • Kerala
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Karnataka
  • Gujarat
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    Answer: Kerala - Famous Malayalam actress KPAC Lalitha has recently passed away at the age of 74 at her residence in Thripunithura, Kerala. He was born on 25 February 1948 in Kayamkulam. Since childhood, her name was Maheshwari Amma. People knew her on the film screen as KPAC Lalita.

    Richa Ghosh has recently become the fastest Indian female player to score the fastest fifty in which cricket format?

  • Test
  • ODI
  • T20
  • T-10
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    Ans : ODI - Indian women's team wicket-keeper batsman Richa Ghosh recently became the fastest Indian woman player to score a half-century in 26 balls in ODIs. He broke the record of Veda Krishnamurthy, who had scored a fifty in 32 balls. Whereas before this the record of the fastest half-century from India was in the name of Rumeli Dhar.

    US space agency NASA has recently announced plans to officially shut down the International Space Station in which year?

  • 2025
  • 2027
  • 2029
  • 2031
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    Answer: 2031 - The US space agency NASA has recently announced plans to officially close the International Space Station in the year 2031. NASA plans to sink it at a location called "Point Nemo" in the middle of the Pacific Ocean for the process of dismantling. Known as "the graveyard of the spaceship".

    In which state the first “Biodiversity Park” has been established for its contribution in the conservation of Himalayan herbs?

  • Jammu and Kashmir
  • Uttarakhand
  • Arunachal Pradesh
  • Himachal Pradesh
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    Answer: Himachal Pradesh - The first "Biodiversity Park" has been established in Himachal Pradesh for its contribution in the conservation of Himalayan herbs. Which has been established under the National Mission for Himalayan Studies at a cost of Rs 1 crore. The purpose of this park is to explore the various medicinal herbs found in the Himalayas in depth.

    Which of the following Motor Company Limited has announced the appointment of Takuya Tsumura as its new President and CEO?

  • Hero Motor Company
  • Volks Wagen Motor Company
  • Honda Motor Company
  • Hyundai Motor Company
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    Answer: Honda Motor Company - Japanese auto major Honda Motor Company Limited has recently announced the appointment of Takuya Tsumura as its new President and CEO. He will take over from Tsumura Gaku Nakanishi, who will move from India to regional headquarters in the Asia and Oceania region. Tsumura Gaku Nakanishi was in charge of South Asian countries including India from 1997 to 2000.

    India’s teenage chess grandmaster, Rameshbabu Pragyanand has become the youngest player to defeat which chess champion in an online chess tournament?

  • Magnus Carlsen
  • Ian Napoleon
  • Gari Kasporwa
  • Alireza
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    Ans Magnus Carlsen - India's teenage chess grandmaster, Rameshbabu Pragyanand recently became the youngest player to defeat world number one Magnus Carlsen in an online chess tournament . He is also the third Indian Grandmaster apart from Viswanathan Anand and Pentala Harikrishna to win against Magnus Carlsen.

    India and which country have recently signed a roadmap for blue economy and ocean governance?

  • Australia
  • America
  • China
  • France
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    Answer: France - India and France have recently signed a roadmap to enhance their bilateral exchanges on blue economy and ocean governance. This partnership will help explore possibilities of collaboration in oceanographic research for a better understanding of the oceans.

    Which of the following country has recently launched its first hydrogen-powered train?

  • America
  • China
  • Japan
  • Russia
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    Answer: Japan - Japan has recently launched its first hydrogen-powered train. Which will be tested in March. The two-car train, named "Hybari", is expected to cost US$35 million, or more than 4 billion yen. The train has been developed by East Japan Railway in collaboration with Hitachi and Toyota Motor Corporation.

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