Current Affairs Quiz: February 10, 2019

Current Affairs 10 February 2019 Quiz

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  1. India inked MoU with which country for training 1800 civil servants?
    A)SriLanka
    B)Bangladesh
    C)Nepal
    D)Iran
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India and Bangladesh inked 4 MoUs and agreements as new Bangla Foreign Minister A K Abdul Momen met his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj on his maiden trip abroad a little over a month after the re-election of Hasina Government.

  2. Which among the following monuments were in the top revenue-generating monuments during 2015-18?
    A)Imambara
    B)Golden Temple
    C)Agra Fort
    D)Shirdi Temple
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The top revenue-generating monuments during 2015-18 include Taj Mahal,Afra Fort ,Qutub Minar , Red Fort and Humayun’s Tomb,Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma informed Parliament.

  3. 13th Conference of Parties of the UN Convention on the Conservation of migratory species(CMS) will be held in which state?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Haryana
    C)West Bengal
    D)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The centre announced that the Great IndianBustard(GIB) will be its mascot for the 13th Conference of Parties of the UN Convention on the Conservation of migratory species(CMS) to be held in Gujarat next year.

  4. Recently,a Himalayan Cloud Observatory has been set up in which state?
    A)Himachal Pradesh
    B)Uttrakhand
    C)J&K
    D)Punjab
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    A Himalayan Cloud Observatory has been set up in Tehri district in Uttrakhand to receive forecast and monitor cloud burst incidents in the Himalayan region and help minimise the damage.

  5. Centre allocated how much amount for Asiatic Lion Conservation in Gujarat?
    A)Rs 45 cr
    B)Rs 50 cr
    C)Rs 55 cr
    D)Rs 59 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    With the aim to protect and conserve the worlds last ranging free population of Asiatic Lions,the Ministry of Environment launched a three-year Asiatic Lion Condervation Project in collaboration with the state of Gujarat.

  6. Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a statue of ruler Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya in which state?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Assam
    C)Tripura
    D)Mizoram
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a statue of Tripura’s last ruler,Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya (reigned 1923-47), at the airport which was renamed after him in July last year.

  7. Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the Sela Tunnel Project in which state?
    A)Arunachal Pradesh
    B)Sikkim
    C)Mizoram
    D)Nagaland
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the Sela Tunnel Project in Arunachal Pradesh.

  8. Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared 100 percent electrification of all households in which state?
    A)Manipur
    B)Mizoram
    C)Sikkim
    D)Arunachal Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared 100 percent electrification of all households in Arunachal Pradesh, asserting that New India will grow with full potential only when East India and the North East grow rapidly.

  9. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the DD Arun Prabha Channel in which city?
    A)Kohima
    B)Dispur
    C)Itanagar
    D)Peiling
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the DD Arun Prabha Channel in Itanagar. It will be a 24×7 satellite television channel and is Doordarshan’s second channel for the north-eastern region, after DD North East.

  10. Which state tribal people celebrated Boori Boot Yollo Festival?
    A)Manipur
    B)Meghalaya
    C)Sikkim
    D)Arunachal Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Nyishi tribe of Arunachal Pradesh is celebrating its fortnight-long Boori Boot Yollo Festival..

  11. Recently,Jammu and Kashmir granted divisional status to which region?
    A)Anantnag
    B)Ladakh
    C)Kupwara
    D)Doda
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Jammu and Kashmir administration under Governor Satya Pal Malik approved creration of a separate division of Ladakh,comprising Kargil an Leh districts, by carving it out of Kashmir division. The state thus far had two divisions- Kashmir and Jammu, Ladakh being part of the former.

  12. The Election Commission of India has launched which programme ) for verifications of voters’ names, new registrations, changes or corrections in the Voter ID Cards for the upcoming General Elections?
    A)Voter Paper and Registration Programme
    B)Voter Verification and Information Programme
    C)Voter Verifiable Programme
    D)Voter Regstration Programme
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Election Commission of India has launched a Voter Verification and Information Programme(VVIP) for verifications of voters’ names, new registrations, changes or corrections in the Voter ID Cards for the upcoming General Elections.

  13. The 3 day Krishi Kumbh began in which state?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Mizoram
    C)Haryana
    D)Bihar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    In Bihar,Governor Lalji Tandon and Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh jointly inaugurated the three –day Krishi Kumbh in Motihari.

  14. The RBI recently increased the limit on collateral free agriculture loans to how much from Rs 1 lakh?
    A)Rs 2.5 lakh
    B)Rs 1.5 lakh
    C)Rs 2.0 lakh
    D)Rs 1.6 lakh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    To boost liquidity in the farming sector, particularly among small and marginal farmers,the RBI announced increasing the limit on collateral free agriculture loans to Rs 1.6 lakh from rs 1 lakh.
  15. Which company has acquired based virtual search start up ,GrokStyle?
    A)Google
    B)Microsoft
    C)Facebook
    D)Amazon
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In an attempt to enable users shop better using AI capabilities, Facebook has acquire US based virtual search start up ,GrokStyle, at an undisclosed amount.

  16. Who won gold medal in the EGAT Cup in Thailand?
    A)Miyake Hiromi
    B)Saikhom Mirabai Chanu
    C)Dika Toua
    D)Doblen Mary
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Saikhom Mirabai Chanu,Indian Weightlifter wins gold medal in the EGAT Cup in Thailand, her first event after recovering from a lower back injury that kept her away from taking part in major events in 2018

  17. What was India’s rank according to latest FIFA rankings?
    A)94
    B)100
    C)103
    D)105
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    the Indian football team slipped out of the top 100 in the latest FIFA rankings following their back to back group league defeats during the AFC Asian Cup in the UAE

  18. What was India’s rank in the latest ICC One Day International Rankings?
    A)4th
    B)1st
    C)3rd
    D)2nd
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s stellar run in Australia and New Zealand is now reaping dividends. The Indian cricket team has now grabbed the 2nd spot in the latest ICC One Day International Rankings.
  19. Who took charge as the Secretary,Ministry of Minority Affairs?
    A)Mukesh Kumar Jain
    B)Shri SP Srivastava
    C)Shri Sailesh
    D)Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Shri Sailesh took charge as the Secretary,Ministry of Minority Affairs. He will also hold the post of Secretary, Department of Official Language as an additional charge. Sailesh is an IAS Officer of Assam-Meghalaya Cadre of 1985 batch.

  20. When is international Day of zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation observed?
    A)Feb 8
    B)Feb 7
    C)Feb 6
    D)Feb 9
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    international Day of zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation is a United Nations-sponsored annual awareness day that takes place on Feb 6 as part of the UN’s efforts to eradicate female genital mutilation.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Bangladesh?
    A)Dinar
    B)Euro
    C)Taka
    D)Rupee
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of Archaeological Survey Of India?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of RBI?
    A)Ahmedabad
    B)Pune
    C)Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option D

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