16 February 2024 Daily Current Affairs | UPSC | SSC | Banking

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16 February 1944 Dadasaheb Phalke, the father of Hindi cinema, died on 16 February. Dadasaheb Phalke Award is given in his honour.

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 16 February 2024 

Kagji lemon was declared the state fruit of which state?
(c) Manipur

Answer -(a)Assam

The Assam government has declared ‘Kazi Nemu’, a special variety of lemon grown here, as the state fruit. This lemon is known for its unique aroma and antioxidant properties. Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that now this fruit is ready to shine on the world map, promoting self-reliance and production.

Recently the World Wrestling Federation has lifted the ban on __________ (WFI)?
(a) India Youth Games
(b) Indian Wrestling Association
(c) India Boxing Union
(d)none of these

Answer -(b) Indian Wrestling Association

United World Wrestling (UWW) has lifted the ban on Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) with conditions. In fact, the World Wrestling Association had canceled the membership of Indian wrestling on August 23 last year. The allegation was that the Indian Wrestling Association did not complete the election process within the stipulated time. However, after this, the wrestling association elections were held again in the presence of the representative of the World Wrestling Federation. In which Sanjay Singh was elected the head of the wrestling association.


India won ________ in the 10m Air Rifle Junior Mixed Team event at the Shooting World Cup held in Spain?
(a)Gold and Silver
(b) Silver & Bronze
(c) Gold
(d)none of these

Answer -(a)Gold and Silver

India won gold and silver in the 10 meter air rifle junior mixed team event at the Shooting World Cup held in Spain. The Indian pair of Isha Anil Taksale and Umamahesh Madineni defeated compatriots Anvi Rathod-Abhinav Shaw 16-8 in the final. Anvi- Abhinav had qualified for the finals with a combined score of 629.0, while the pair of Isha- Umamahesh stood second with a score of 627.4.

Who has recently become the oldest player to top the ICC ODI all-rounder rankings?
(a) Mohammad Nabi
(b)Shakib Al Hasan
(c)Aryana Sabalenka
(d)Gairvarya Katrina

Answer -(a) Mohammad Nabi

Afghanistan’s Mohd. Nabi on Wednesday became the oldest player to top the ICC ODI all-rounder rankings. At the age of 39 years and 1 month, Nabi pushed Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan to second place.

_________will be the captain of India in T-20 World Cup?
(a) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
(b) Rohit Sharma
(c)Virat Kohli
(d) none of these

Answer -(b) Rohit Sharma

Team India will be captained by Rohit Sharma in the T-20 World Cup 2024. BCCI Secretary Jai Shah gave this information on 14 February.

Who is the Chairman of Indian Council of Medical Research?
(a)Dr. Rajeev Behal
(b)Dr. Nidhi
(d)Dr. Parshuram

Answer -(a)Dr. Rajeev Behal

For the first time in the country, based on our changing eating habits, new methods and parameters for testing 11 diseases including BP, sugar and heart are being decided afresh. Delhi-based Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) will start research work in 23 national level medical institutions. About Rs 300 crore will be spent on this


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