Current Affairs Quiz: February 12, 2020

Current Affairs 12 February 2020 Quiz

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  1. The fourth East Asia Summit(EAS) Conference on Maritime Security Cooperation held in which city?
    A)Chennai
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The fourth East Asia Summit(EAS) Conference on Maritime Security Cooperation held in Chennai,Tamil Nadu.

  2. Recently BBIN nations signed MoU for implementation of the motor vehicle agreement.Name the countries which are member of BBIN?
    A)Nepal
    B)Bhutan
    C)Bangladesh
    D)All of the above
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    A meeting of the BBIN nations — Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal held to deliberate on a proposed MoU for implementation of the motor vehicle agreement for regulation of passenger, personal and cargo vehicular traffic among the countries.

  3. In which state,Hornbill festival was celebrated?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Mizoram
    C)Assam
    D)Nagaland
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Taking a cue from Nagaland’s world famous annual Hornbill Festival, Tripura government for the first time to hold two-day Hornbill Festival with twin goal – conservation of the striking forest bird “Hornbill” and to boost the livelihood of the people through tourism.

  4. 23rd National conference on e-Governance 2020 held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Pune
    C)Lucknow
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The 23rd National Conference on e-Governance, a platform for policy makers, practitioners, industry, academia for actionable strategy in public service delivery, held at NSCI Dome, Mumbai.

  5. Who announced lifelong monthly pension for athletes under the ‘Pension to Meritorious Sportspersons’ scheme?
    A)Venkaiah Naidu
    B)Ram Vilas Paswan
    C)Narendra Modi
    D)Kiran Rijiju
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju announced lifelong monthly pension for athletes under the ‘Pension to Meritorious Sportspersons’ scheme.

  6. The Government of India (GoI) has decided to rename the National Institute of Financial Management (NIFM), Faridabad after which personality?
    A)Jayalalitha
    B)Arun Jaitley
    C)Atal Bihari Vajpayee
    D)APJ Abdul Kalam
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Government of India (GoI) has decided to rename the National Institute of Financial Management (NIFM), Faridabad as Arun Jaitley National Institute of Financial Management (AJNIFM).

  7. Who becomes youngest girl to climb Mt Aconcagua?
    A)Kavya Tomar
    B)Ramya Sen
    C)Akanksha Joshi
    D)Kaamya Karthikeyan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    A 12 year old, Mumbai girl Kaamya Karthikeyan is the youngest in the world to climb South America’s highest peak. She becomes the youngest girl to summit 6,962 metres tall Mt Aconcagua, the highest peak outside Asia.

  8. The ITF women’s tennis event 2020 held in which country?
    A)India
    B)Netherlands
    C)Thailand
    D)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India’s best woman singles player Ankita Raina won her first ITF singles title of the season and 10th of her career when she beat Chloe Paquet in the summit clash of the $25000 event in Nonthaburi, Thailand

  9. Who broke a six-year-old record in the pole vault at an indoor meet in Torun, Poland?
    A)Lee Weing Chong
    B)Atlanta Kim
    C)Micheal Kramer
    D)Armand Mondo Duplantis
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Armand “Mondo” Duplantis, a 20-year-old Swede raised in Louisiana, broke a six-year-old record in the pole vault at an indoor meet in Torun, Poland.

  10. Who was named as FIH’s Men Rising Stars of the Year?
    A)Vivek Sagar
    B)Prahlad Joshi
    C)Maico Cosella
    D)Fredrique Malta
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s Vivek Sagar and Lalremsiami in Switzerland were named as the FIH’s men’s and women’s Rising Stars of the Year respectively.

  11. Recently A Surya Prakash retired from his position.He was the former chairman of which company?
    A)Prasar Bharti
    B)Air India
    C)IDBI
    D)LIC
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s public service broadcaster Prasar Bharati chairman A Surya Prakash retired from his position, ending his two-term long journey that started in 2014.

  12. Who has received an honourable mention in the male category of the prestigious 2019 International Olympic Committee’s Coaches Lifetime Achievement Award?
    A)Pullela Gopichand
    B)Abhinav Bindra
    C)Mohammed Kunhi
    D)Virendra Punia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand has received an honourable mention in the male category of the prestigious 2019 International Olympic Committee’s Coaches Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of role he played in the development of the game in the country.

  13. Which Company to acquire Simplus, one of the fastest growing Salesforce platinum partners in the United States and Australia?
    A)HCL
    B)Wipro
    C)TCS
    D)Infosys
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Digital services and consulting leader Infosys has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Simplus, one of the fastest growing Salesforce platinum partners in the United States and Australia.

  14. Name the World’s Cheapest Gun Shot Locator that has been developed by Indian Army and private firms?
    A)Suraksha
    B)Parth
    C)Agni
    D)Vayu
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Parth” gun shot locator device developed by the Army’s College of Military Engineering jointly with a private firm costs much cheaper than the imported ones.

  15. Which country unveiled a new tactical ballistic missile designated the Raad-500 (“Thunder”)?
    A)Pakistan
    B)Israel
    C)Iraq
    D)Iran
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Iran unveiled a new tactical ballistic missile designated the Raad-500 (“Thunder”). Iranian state media claims the missile is constructed with lightweight composite materials, weighing half of the preceding Fateh-110 system.

  16. Recently Giriraj Kishore passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Journalist
    C)Novelist
    D)Sports
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    PicsWell-known Hindi novelist and Padma Shri awardee Giriraj Kishore passed away in Kanpur, following a cardiac arrest at his residence. He was 83 years.

  17. Who is the author of book titled “A Child of Destiny: An Autobiography”?
    A)Ramakrishna Rao
    B)DK Singh
    C)Krishna Pal Singh
    D)Ram Prasad Khare
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu releasing the book titled “A Child of Destiny: An Autobiography” written by Prof. Ramakrishna Rao, in Vishakhapatnam.

  18. Recently Dharmendra Rai, Mind Map & Brain Literacy Pioneer launched which book to make anyone an expert in mind mapping?
    A)The thin mind map
    B)The common mind
    C)The mind
    D)The restless mind
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Dharmendra Rai, Mind Map & Brain Literacy Pioneer just launched his book “The Thin Mind Map Book”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Iran?
    A)Dollar
    B)Yuan
    C)Rial
    D)Dinar
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of Infosys?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)Bengaluru
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

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