Weekly Current Affairs Quiz – 22 to 28 February 2021

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz

Test your current affairs knowledge with this current affairs quiz. General awareness is an important topic in competitive exams, this quiz will help you get better.

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Current Affairs Quiz Questions

Question 1: Kala Namak rice or Buddha Rice, is linked with which states in Indian?

Question 2: The joint military exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas’ is conducted between India and which country?

Question 3: Which state in India assembly played the National Anthem after approx. 60 years?

Question 4: Which country has decided to register Himalayan pink salt as Geographical Indications (GI)?

Question 5: Which country has reported the first case of bird flu strain H5N8 being transmitted to human beings worldwide?

Question 6: ‘QUAD’ is a group of which four countries?

Question 7: Name the country that has created a new National Ministry for Extra-terrestrial Space Affairs?

Question 8: The women of which Arabian country can now join the Armed Forces?

Current Affairs Quiz Answers

Answer 1: Buddha rice is linked to Uttar Pradesh. The state had a plan to start exporting 20 tonnes of famous Kala Namak rice of Siddharthnagar  to Singapore soon.

Answer 2: The joint military exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas’ is between India and the US which this year held in Rajasthan. This is an ongoing exercise since 2014.

Answer 3: Nagaland attained statehood almost after 60 years and the national anthem was played inside its assembly for the first time in February.

Answer 4: Pakistan has decided to register Himalayan pink salt as Geographical Indications (GI) in order to prevent its unauthorized use by other countries. 

Answer 5: Russia reported the world’s first case of bird flu strain H5N8 that is being transmitted to human beings.

Answer 6: Quad is a group of four countries India, Japan, United States and Australia. In the year 2017, the Quad association was revived to tackle China’s aggression and enhance the strength of Indo-Pacific regions.

Answer 7: Nicaragua has created a new National Ministry for Extraterrestrial Space Affairs. The agency was approved by 76 legislators in the country’s congress, dominated by Country President Daniel Ortegas Sandinista Party.

Answer 8: Saudi Ministry of Defence recently made an announcement allowing women of the kingdom to join military and armed forces. Women of the country can now join Royal Saudi Air Defence, Saudi Arabian Army, Royal Saudi Navy, Armed Forces Medical Services and
Royal Saudi Strategic Missile Force, as reported by Gulf News.

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