Daily Current Affairs Quiz 16 February 2024

Daily Current Affairs Quiz: important questions of 16 February 2024

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 16 February 2024 : Important questions related to current affairs and their answers made available by this article for the students preparing for competitive exams. Through these questions, candidates can prepare well for the competitive exam and make it easier to get a government job.

Daily Current Affairs Quiz of 16 February 2024

Question 1. Which department has recently launched the ‘Sangam: Digital Twin’ initiative?

Answer – Department of Telecommunications (DoT)

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has launched an initiative called ‘Sangam: Digital Twin’ to plan for transformational infrastructure. This initiative facilitates virtual replication of physical assets for real-time monitoring and analysis. The flagship enterprise of DoT invites Expression of Interest (EoI) from various stakeholders.

Question 2. India’s first helicopter emergency medical service will be launched in which state?

Answer – Uttarakhand

India’s first Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) will be launched from Uttarakhand. Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia confirmed this through social media platform ‘X’. The Civil Aviation Minister said that under this service, one helicopter will be deployed at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Rishikesh. This helicopter will help in providing medical facilities within a radius of 150 kilometers. HEMS will be operated under Project ‘Sanjeevani’.

Question 3. Which country recently became the third largest economy?

Answer – Japan

Germany has overtaken Japan as the world’s third largest economy. Germany has now become the country with the third largest economy due to the significant depreciation of the yen compared to the stability of the euro, according to official data. Despite growing 1.9% last year, Japan’s economy shrank in the fourth quarter, dropping it to fourth place.

Question 4. What has been the new name of ‘Indira Gandhi Award’ in the National Film Awards?

Answer – Best Debut Film of Director

The 70th iteration of the National Film Awards, one of India’s most prestigious film award ceremonies, will see 2 significant changes. In this, the names of Indira Gandhi and Nargis Dutt have been removed from the categories of awards. The award for Best Debut Film, earlier known as ‘Indira Gandhi Award’, will now be known as “Best Debut Film of a Director”.

Question 5. When was World Anthropology Day 2024 celebrated?

Answer – 15 February

World Anthropology Day is celebrated on the third Thursday of February. This day was celebrated on 15 February this year. It is an important occasion dedicated to the field of anthropology, which highlights the comprehensive study of human behaviour, biology and complex dynamics of human society. The day was established by the American Anthropological Association (AAA) in 2015.

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