Current Affairs Quiz: February 12, 2019

Current Affairs 12 February 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently, DRDO successfully flight tested which indigenously missile based system in Odisha?
    A)SRMS
    B)ATMA
    C)ARM
    D)SFDR
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The 2nd indigenously developed “Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet(SFDR) propulsion-based missile system was successfully flight tested in Odisha by DRDO.

  2. 13th International Oil and Gas Conference –PETROTECH 2019 was held in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Greater Noida
    C)Mumbai
    D)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The 13th International Oil and Gas Conference –PETROTECH 2019 got underway in India Expo Mart,Greater Noida.

  3. Recently, Food Processing Minister Harsimrat kaur Badal inaugurated Cremica food Park in which state?
    A)Haryana
    B)Sikkim
    C)Himachal Pradesh
    D)Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Food Processing Minister Harsimrat kaur Badal inaugurated Cremica food Park,which is the first mega food park of Himachal Pradesh.
  4. based Sapta Shakti Command of Indian Army conducted “Exercise Rahat” in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Kota
    C)Mumbai
    D)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    In Rajasthan,Jaipur based Sapta Shakti Command of Indian Army is conducting a two- day Joint Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Exercise “Exercise Rahat”.The exercise began in Jaipur.
  5. Recently, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated the Institute of Advanced Virology(IAV) in which city?
    A)Kollam
    B)Kozhikode
    C)Thiruvananthapuram
    D)Thrissur
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated the Institute of Advanced Virology(IAV) in Thiruvananthapuram.
  6. Which state government announced a new scheme called “Arundhati”?
    A)Mizoram
    B)Sikkim
    C)Assam
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    the government of Assam has announced a new scheme called “Arundhati” to provide gold at free of cost to the brides.

  7. The annual multinational maritime exercise Cutlass Express was held in which country?
    A)Ukraine
    B)Uganda
    C)Djibouti
    D)Kenya
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The annual multinational maritime exercise Cutlass Express was held from 27 Jan to 06 Feb 19 in Djibouti.

  8. Former Union Minister and author Manish Tiwari launched which book at the India International Centre in New Delhi?
    A)What Marx Left Unsaid
    B)The Marxism Theory
    C)Lost In Space
    D)India 2020
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former Union Minister and author Manish Tiwari launched “What Marx Left Unsaid”authored by Malay Chaudhari, Arindham Chaudhari and Che Kabir Chaudhari at the India International Centre in New Delhi.
  9. Who topped the Hurun India Philanthropy List 2018?
    A)Raghuram Rajan
    B)Ajay Piramal
    C)Anil Ambani
    D)Mukesh Ambani
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani topped the Hurun India Philanthropy List 2018 with the highest contribution of Rs 437 crore between October 2017 and September 2018.

  10. Reliance Realty will develop Maharashtra’s first and largest smart fintech centre in which city?
    A)Nagpur
    B)Navi Mumbai
    C)Nashik
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Reliance Realty will develop Maharashtra’s first and largest smart fintech centre in Navi Mumbai.
  11. 9th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2019 held in which state?
    A)Odisha
    B)West Bengal
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Sports Authority of India(SAI) beat Chandigarh to win the 9th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2019 in Hisar, Haryana.
  12. 9th Senior National Men Hockey Championship 2019 held in which city?
    A)Gwalior
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Railways came up with a scintillating performance to dethrone defending champions Punjab 3-2 in the final of the 9th Senior National Men Hockey Championship 2019 in Gwalior.

  13. Who was named as the brand ambassador of Rajasthan Royals for the upcoming IPL?
    A)VVS Laxman
    B)Rahul Dravid
    C)Shane warne
    D)Ricky Ponting
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Australia spin legend Shane Warne was named as the brand ambassador of Rajasthan Royals for the upcoming IPL.
  14. Who won the Chennai Open ATP Challenger tennis tournament?
    A)Roger federer
    B)Andrew Harris
    C)Rafael Nadal
    D)Corentin Moutet
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    France’s Corentin Moutet, the second-seed, beat Andrew Harris of Australia 6-3, 6-3 in the singles final to win the title in Chennai Open ATP Challenger tennis tournament in Chennai. It was the second Challenger title for Moutet.

  15. The 2019 Grammy Awards were held in which city?
    A)London
    B)Paris
    C)Los Angeles
    D)New York
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Female artists and hip-hop stars won big at the 2019 Grammy awards.Kacey Musgraves, Childesh Gambino,Cardi B were some of the winners at this year’s award ceremony.

  16. Which film won the best film award at the British Academy of Film and television Arts Awards?
    A)The Lost Space
    B)The favorite
    C)Roma
    D)Free Solo
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    ”Roma” and “The Favorites” won big at the British Academy of Film and television Arts Awards.

  17. Recently, Mahesh Anand passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Poet
    B)Singer
    C)Politician
    D)Actor
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bollywood Actor Mahesh Anand,who was known for playing negative roles in the movies of 80s and 90s passed away. He was 57. He was last seen in Govinda’s 2019 release Rangeela Raja.

  18. Which day is celebrated as World Pulses Day?
    A)Feb 12
    B)Feb 7
    C)Feb 10
    D)Jan 30
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Feb 10,2019 was celebrated as the first World Pulses Day. The Year 2016 was celebrated as International Year of Pulses to highlight the contribution of Pulses to sustainable food production and towards food security and nutrition.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Food and Agriculture Organisation?
    A)Geneva
    B)Rome
    C)Paris
    D)New York
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. Where is the HQ of Sports Authority of India?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. What is the currency of Djibouti?
    A)Krone
    B)Euro
    C)Won
    D)Franc
    View Answer
    Option D

  4. Who is the present chairman of DRDO?
    A)Christopher S
    B)Parimal N Singh
    C)G Satheesh Reddy
    D)K Sivan
    View Answer
    Option C

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