17 February 2024 Daily Current Affairs MCQ

You will know the current affairs of February 17, 2024 and the question answers that will be generated from it in competitive exams. If you are preparing for any competitive exam, then the question answers that will be generated from current affairs are given below.
Also know which day is celebrated on 17th February?

What is the history of 17th February?
On this day, on 17 February 1670, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s army defeated the Mughals and hoisted its flag on the Sinhagad Fort.

17 February 2024 Daily Current Affairs MCQ

1. DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS Ministry has launched ‘________’ Portal
(d)none of these

Answer -(a)E-Jagriti

The Department of Consumer Affairs, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution has launched ‘e-Jagruti’ portal with the aim of reducing the pendency of cases in consumer courts. Consumer related matters are to be reduced through ‘e-Jagruti’ portal.

The ‘e-Jagruti’ portal integrates various consumer complaint platforms and provides features like case filing, online fee payment and AI-powered smart search.17 February 2024 Daily Current Affairs Questions

2. Recently, which country’s economy has reached fourth place in the world?
(a) America
(b) Germany
(d) India

Answer -(c)Japan

Japan’s GDP growth rate has been negative for the second consecutive quarter. In the last three months of 2023 it was minus 0.4%. Whereas in the previous quarter it was -3.3%. Due to this, it has fallen into recession and its economy has reached fourth place in the world. Now Germany is at third place with GDP of 4.55 trillion dollars. Japan’s GDP has fallen from 4.23 to 4.19 trillion dollars.

The country at number one economy is America and at number two is China, at third is Germany and at fourth is Japan and at number 5 is India.

3. World Government Summit 2024 is being organized in ________?
(b) india
(d) Japan

Answer -(a)Dubai

India has been given the Government Tech prize in the World Government 2024. The Government Tech prize is established by the government of the United Arab Emirates, and it is given every year. This award is given to governments, organizations and centers for new discoveries.

Saudi Arabia gives Government Tech Award in Artificial Intelligence category to India for using artificial intelligence in government services
IRASTE, an artificial intelligence based project of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways of India, was mentioned during the ceremony.

The IRASTE project works to spread an awareness about road safety and also aims to promote innovation in road safety engineering through artificial intelligence.

4. Recently the Supreme Court declared the Electoral Bond unconstitutional. When was it established?


5. How many agreements have been signed between UAE and India recently?


17 February 2024 Daily Current Affairs QuestionsDuring Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to UAE, 10 agreements were signed between the two countries in which agreements were signed on key sectors like energy, infrastructure, investment and management of treasury.

An agreement was also signed to link domestic debit/credit card RuPay (India) with Jaywan (UAE).

6. Minister Prabowo Subianto became the Rashtrapati of which country?
(a) Indonesia
(c)Sri Lanka

Answer -(a) Indonesia

Prabowo Subianto has become the President of Indonesia, replacing former President Joko Widodo.


7. Which award has Havildar Varinder Singh been honored with recently?
(a)Vishisht Seva Medal
(b) Padma Shri
(c) Bharat Ratna
(d) Padma Bhushan

Answer -(a)Vishisht Seva Medal

Recently Havildar Varinder Singh has received Vishisht Seva Medal for developing multi-purpose octocopter.

This award is an honor given by the Government of India to personnel of all ranks of the Armed Forces, “for exceptional service rendered on special orders”.

Havildar Varinder Singh has developed a drone, which will greatly benefit the Indian Army in combat operations and elsewhere. This drone has the ability to attack with precision, and is equipped with AK-47 and 4 Hand Grenade. Which is a big threat to the opponents


8._______ became the second bowler from India and 9th in the world to take 500 wickets?
(a)Virat Kholi
(b)R Ashwin
(d)none of these

Answer -(b)R Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin has completed 500 Test wickets in 184 innings of 98 Test matches.

The record of taking the fastest 500 wickets in Test cricket is in the name of Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan. Muttiah Muralitharan took 500 wickets in 87 test matches.

17 February 2024 Daily Current Affairs Questions

9. ISRO will launch meteorology satellite INSAT-3DS from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. What information will it provide?
(a) meteorological
(b) Ocean is a lake
(c) Tsunami related information
(d) Earthquake related

Answer -(a) Meteorological

On February 17, ISRO will launch meteorology satellite INSAT-3DS from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.
INSAT -3DS will be launched from the launching vehicle GSLV-F14. The purpose of INSAT -3DS satellite is to provide all the information related to the weather of India.

10. Where did Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently inaugurate projects worth more than Rs 17,000 crore?
(a) Gujarat
(b) Rajasthan

Answer -(b)Rajasthan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated and laid foundation stones of projects worth over Rs 17,000 crore during Rajasthan visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of Barsingsar Solar Power Plant in Barsingsar in Bikaner district.
Whose solar power plant capacity is 300 MW

The objective of this project is to supply affordable electricity to government institutions and achieve the Government of India’s goal of net zero by 2070.
This solar plant is being set up by Navratna company (CPSE) NLC India Limited (NLCIL).

11. Where will ‘INS Jatayu’ naval base be built to secure the maritime areas?
(a) Andaman Nicobar Islands
(b) Lakshadweep
(c) Myanmar
(d) Between India and Sri Lanka

Answer -(b)Lakshadweep

A naval base (INS Jatayu) is being built on Minicoy island of Lakshadweep. Apart from this, a naval base will also be built in Agati Island of Lakshadweep and an airbase in Kavaratti. The base will be used to operate fighter jets and heavy aircraft. This will also be done to protect our maritime areas.


12. _______ Southeast Asian Central Bank Governors Conference was held in Mumbai

Answer -(b)59th

The 59th Southeast Asian Central Bank Governors Conference was organized in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

13. ______ has been appointed Chairman and MD of IRCTC?
(a)Sanjay Kumar Jain
(d) Dr. Pagal

Answer -(a)Sanjay Kumar Jain

Sanjay Kumar Jain has been appointed to the post of Chairman and Managing Director of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) on February 14, 2024.

14. Recently changes were made in the National Film ____________ Awards?
(a)Awards Dadasaheb Phalke
(b) Vishwamitra Award
(c) Indira Gandhi Award
(d) none of these

Answer -(a)Awards Dadasaheb Phalke

Recently, changes were made in the National Film Awards Dadasaheb Phalke Award, the amount of Dadasaheb Phalke Award was increased from Rs 10 lakh to Rs 15 lakh.

‘Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration’ will be renamed as “Award for Best Feature Film Promoting National Social and Environmental Values”. In this, awards given for social issues and environmental protection were also included in this award category.

17 February 2024 Daily Current Affairs Questions


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