Daily Current Affairs Questions: 29 February 2024

Current Affairs 29 February 2024

Here is the current affair of 29 February which is useful for students preparing for competitive exams like UPSC IAS and all competitive exams. It is useful for major and minor exams.

1. Who was recently appointed as the second Lokpal of India?
(a)Ajay Manikrao Khanvilkar
(b)mukesh shah
(c) Dhananjay Yashwant
(d)none of these

Answer :(a)Ajay Manikrao Khanvilkar

Explain – After the oath, Justice Ajay Manikrao Khanwilkar has become the 21st Chief Justice of the state. Justice Ajay Manikrao Khanwilkar was born on July 30, 1957 in Pune.

Khanvilkar will be the second Lokpal in India, replacing Pinaki Chandra Ghosh who is retiring after a two-year term.
Retired in May 2022. Presently, the acting Chairman and Judicial Member of the Lokpal is Justice Pradeep Kumar Mohanty, former Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court.

2. Who will become the first Indian to be awarded a knighthood recently?
(a)Bharti Mittal
(b) Anil Kapoor
(c)Pavan Mittal
(d)none of these

Answer :(a)Bharti Mittal

Recently, Bharti Mittal will become the first Indian to be awarded an honorary ‘Knighthood’ by the King of UK.

Sunil Bharti Mittal has been awarded the Honorary Knighthood Award by the British Monarchy. With this, 66-year-old Mittal has become the first Indian citizen to receive the ‘Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE)’ honour.

3. Which state government recently decided to close the ‘Pharma City Project
(a) Telangana
(c)Uttar Pradesh

Answer :a) Telangana

– Foundation stone of Komuraveli Railway Station has been laid in Telangana.

-Telangana to set up AI hub to make internet a basic right

Telangana Chief Minister has launched a help desk for students abroad.

4. What is India’s ranking in the Global Intellectual Property Index 2024?

Answer :(a)42

The US Chamber of Commerce recently unveiled the 12th edition of its International Intellectual Property (IP) Index

The first three countries top the list
1) United States of America
2) United Kingdom
3) frass

5. When is National Science Day celebrated?
(a) 28 February
(b)27 February
(c)29 February
(d)None of these

Answer :(a) 28th February

Every year 28 February is celebrated as National Science Day (NSD) in India. This day is celebrated to commemorate the discovery of ‘Raman Effect’ by Sir Chandrashekhar Venkata Raman.

This year the theme of National Science Day on 28 February was – ‘Indigenous Technology for Developed India’

6. Where did PM Narendra Modi launch the country’s first hydrogen fuel ferry recently?
(a)In Kochi, Kerala
(b) Bhopal of MP
(c)Mumbai in Maharashtra
(d)none of these

Answer :(a)In Kochi, Kerala

Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually launched India’s first indigenously developed and manufactured hydrogen fuel cell (NS:SAIL) ferry in Kochi, Kerala on 28 February 2024.

7. Who was recently appointed CEO for India in the World Gold Council?
(a)Sachin Jain
(b) Mohan Jain
(c) Dr. Mohan Yadav
(d)none of these

Answer :(a)Sachin Jain

8. Which country will recently repeal the anti-tobacco law
(a) India
(b) USA
(c) New Zealand
(d)none of these

Answer :(c)New Zealand

9. Which person, known as Bhishma Pita, has passed away recently?
(a)Fali S Nariman
(b)Koyaliya rou
(c)Lionel Messi
(d)none of these

Answer :(a)Fali S Nariman

Legal expert and veteran advocate Fali S Nariman passed away on Wednesday at the age of 95.

Fali S Nariman, a pioneer of the Indian judiciary who was part of several landmark legal proceedings that helped shape modern India, including the Kesavananda Bharati case, in which the Supreme Court laid down the basic structure doctrine

10.Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the world’s largest cooperative grain storage scheme?
(a)In 12 states
(b) In 11 states
(c) In 10 states
(d) in 28 states

Answer :(b)In 11 states

Scheme worth over Rs 1.25 lakh crore Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 24 February 2024 inaugurated 11 warehouses for storing grains in primary agricultural credit societies in 11 states. These warehouses are part of the government’s world’s largest grain storage scheme in the cooperative sector.

11. Have you started ‘Mera Pehla Vote Desh Ke Naam’ campaign?
(a) By the Ministry of Education
(b) By the Ministry of Finance
(c)Ministry of Panchayati Raj
(d)none of these

Answer:a) By the Ministry of Education

12. SWAYAM Plus platform launched?
(a) Dharmendra Pradhan
(b) Narendra Modi
(c)Mahesh Goyal
(d)none of these

Answer :(a) Dharmendra Pradhan


13. How many total medals were won by India in the Asian Track Cycling Championships 2024 to be held from 21 to 26 February?
(a)19 medals
(b)34 medals
(c)18 medals
(d)8 medals

Answer :(c)18 medals

43rd edition Asian Track Cycling Championships 2024 at Indira Gandhi Sports Complex, New Delhi from 21 to 26 February
India’s 20-member junior and para teams won 18 medals, including nine gold, six silver and three bronze.

14. Which country recently recorded the world’s lowest fertility rate?
(a) India
(b) South Korea
(c)Uttar Pradesh

Answer :(b)South Korea

15. Which country has recently declared a health emergency due to the increasing outbreak of dengue?
(a) Peru
(d)none of these

Answer :(a)Peru

16. Who has recently won the Romain Rolland Book Award 2024?
(a)Pankaj Rao
(b)Pankaj Kumar Chatterjee
(d)none of these

Answer :(b)Pankaj Kumar Chatterjee


Read… 28 February Current affairs 2024 



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