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Current Affairs Quiz: February 21, 2019

1.      Which city was recently inaugurated by India's first Full Dome 3D Digital Theater? Answer: Calcutta Central Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma inaugurated the country's first Full Dome 3D Digital Theater in Science City, Kolkata, West Bengal. This new system is capable of screening High Resolution, Full Dome, Digital 2D / 3D Alteria Seam Technology. Science City is governed by the National Council of Science Museums under the Ministry of Central Culture.

2.      Which country recently launched the "Fateh" name submarine? Answer: Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has recently released state-of-the-art indigenously built submarine "Fateh". It is capable of submitting submarine cruise missiles. At present, mediators of stressful relationships with the US are seen as an important event.

Fateh submarine

  • This submarine was launched in southern port city barber Abbas. 
  • Fateh is a Persian language meaning "winner". It is Iran's first submarine in the semi-heavy range. 
  • This will reduce the difference between light class class and heavy K-class submarines. 
  • The load of these submarine is around 600 tonnes. It is equipped with torpedo, naval mine and cruise missile.
  • It has a surface-to-surface missile, which can destroy its target by a distance of up to 2000 kilometers. The US missile missiles in Israel and the region come under the radar of this missile.
  • The launch of this submarine is one of the most important events in military history of Iran.

3.  The famous climate scientist Wallace Smith Browker is related to which country? North America Recently, the famous climatologist Wallace Smith Brockker died at the age of 87 in New York City. Professor Broeker made the term "global warming" very popular. In 1975, he made accurate estimates of the level of carbon dioxide growing in the research paper. They were pioneers in radiocarbon and isotope dating He was the first scientist to identify "ocean conveyor belt". "The ocean conveyor belt is a global network of streams, it affects the year, temperature and air.

4.  What is the relationship of Operation Digital Board? Answer: digitization of education In order to promote digitization in classrooms, the Ministry of Human Resource Development has recently launched Operation Digital Board. It has been launched on the lines of Operation Blackboard launched in 1987, Operation Blackboard was launched to provide basic facilities in schools. Operation Digital Board will be implemented from this academic year, through this program, better digital education will be provided in schools. Under this program, digital boards will be set up in 7 lakh classrooms of 9th, 10th and 11th class and in 2 lakh classrooms of colleges and universities by 2022. This will improve the quality of education and new opportunities will be created in learning and teaching. This will also generate interest in the students in the study. Digital teaching material can revolutionize the country's education system.

5.      Latekar Namver Singh died recently, which language he belonged to?

North -Hindi

Fmous Hindi writer and critic Namwar Singh has passed away. He was 92 years old, he passed away at the Trauma Center of AIIMS. He was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award. He had a PhD from Banaras Hindu University.

Namwar Singh

Namver Singh was born on July 28, 1926 in Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. One was a famous writer, critic, linguist, educationist, and theorist. He obtained his PhD from Banaras Hindu University and also for some time teaching work there. Apart from this, he was a professor of Hindi literature in many other universities. He was also the first President of Bharatiya Bhasha Kendra at Jawahar Lal Nehru University. He is also the chairman of the selection board of the Jnanpith Award.

He was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1971. After this, he was awarded the Shalaka Award, Sahitya Bhushan Samman, Kuwempu National Award. Their major works are as follows: new paradigm of poetry, shadvaad, discovery of second tradition etc.

6.      Which player recently won the Qatar Open Tennis title 2019?

Answer: Alice Martens of Alice Martens

Belgium won the biggest title of his career. He defeated Roman Halep of Romania 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 in the Qatar Open final. It was played in Doha in the final match.

Alice Martens

  • Currently, their ranking in the world is 21st. They have so far won 5 single and 6 double WTA titles. In addition, they have won 24 ITF titles.
  • Qatar Open is the biggest title of his career.
  • In the final of the Qatar Open, he defeated the No. 3 ranked player Simona Halep in the world.

Qatar Open 2019

This is a Professional Tennis Open, played on its outdoor hard court. This is part of the ATP World Tour 250 series. It is organized every year at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex in Doha, Qatar. This competition is being organized since 1993. Men's singles category title in the 2019 edition of Spain's R. Boutista Agut defeated T. Berdych of Czechoslovakia to make his name.

7.      Who won the title of Sportsman of the Year in Laureus World Sports Honors?

Answer: Novak Djokovic

Recently Laureus Award winners were announced. Tennis player Novak Djokovic and Gymnast Simon Biles were given top prizes.

Complete list of winners

  • Novak Djokovic won the title of Sportsman of the Year.
  • American gymnast Simon Biles won the Sports Woman of the Year title.
  • Skier Lindsay Won was awarded the title of Spirit of Support.
  • Arsene Wenger, former coach of the Arsenal Football Club, was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award in the Premier League. Arsène Wenger remained coach of Arsenal for 22 years, his role in the club's elevation was of great importance.
  • Comeback of the Year award won by American golfer Tiger Woods.
  • Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka won the Breakthrough of the Year award. They last year The Open and this year's Australian Open wins.
  • Sportsperson of the Year with Disability, title won by Schier Henriereta Farkasova.
  • Chloe Kim (Snowboarding) won the Action Sportsperson of the Year title.
  • The team of the year won the title of the French national football team.
  • Laureus Sporting Moment of the Year titled Shia Boyau won
  • Exceptional Achievement Award titled Eliud Kipchoge (Athletics) won
  • Support for Good Award "Youth" (Jharkhand Women's Football Team) won.


8.      Which insurance company launched micro insurance plan called "Micro Savings"?

Answer: Life Insurance Corporation of India
The Life Insurance Corporation of India recently launched Micro Insurance Scheme "Micro Savings". It is a regular premium, non-linked, endowment micro insurance plan, which includes security and savings. For the first time micro insurance scheme has been launched for coverage up to Rs 2 lakh. Under the scheme, the financial assistance will be provided to the family if the policyholder dies. People of 18-55 age group can avail the benefits of this scheme, no medical examination is required for this.


9.      Who was given the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Seventh National Photography Award?

Answer: Ashok Dilwali

Recently, the Central State (Independent Charge), Information and Broadcasting Minister, Colonel Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore distributed 7th National Photography Awards. The seventh edition of the National Photography Award was organized at the National Media Center in New Delhi. The professional category theme was "Development in the Leadership of Women", while the Amte class category was "India's Fair and Celebration".

A total of 13 awards were presented in the list of winners . Lifetime Achievement Award for Rs. 3 lakhs While Rs 1 lakh for professional photographer of the year and Rs 75,000 for Ameer photographer of the year. 5 Special Mention Awards were given in the Professional and Amtecher category, they were provided 50,000 and 30,000 rupees. Following are the list of winners:

  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Ashok Dilwali
  • Professional Photographer of the Year: S. s. Shant Kumar
  • Amteer Photographer of the Year: Gurdeep Dhiman
  • Special Mention Award (Professional): Arun Sridhar, P.V. Sundarrao, Kailash Mittal, Mihir Singh and Ranita Roy.
  • Special Mention Award (Amachher): V. Ravi Kumar, S. Like Neelima, Manisha, Mahesh Balasaheb Lonkar, Avijit Dutta


National Photography Awards

National Photography Award is provided by the Photo Division of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, the first photo division was an independent unit, now it works under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. The National Photography Award aims to promote the technology and art of photography and to promote the professional and amateur photographers of the country.


10.  In which state will the 79th Indian History Congress be organized?

North-Madhya Pradesh

79th Indian History Congress will be held from February 26 in Barkatullah University in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. The first 79th Indian History Congress was to be organized in Pune, but due to financial problems this event could not be possible. For the second time in Madhya Pradesh, the Indian History Congress is being organized. Earlier in 2011, Indian History Congress was organized in Madhya Pradesh. In this Congress, 1000 representatives of history can take part.

Indian Science Congress

Indian History Congress was founded in 1935, it is the largest organization of Indian historians and academics, with more than 10,000 members. The purpose of Indian History Congress is to promote the scientific study of Indian history. Five annual sessions are organized in the Indian History Congress:

  • Ancient India
  • Medieval India
  • Modern India
  • History of other countries other than India
  • Archeology
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