Current Affairs Quiz: February 13, 2019

Current Affairs 13 February 2019 Quiz

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  1. Which city will host the Early Ed Asia 2019?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Jaipur
    C)Pune
    D)Ahmedabad
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Jaipur will host the Early Ed Asia 2019. This two day educational event, touted to be Asia’s largest conference on Early Childhood will be held at the pink’s city’s most revered heritage structure – The iconic City Palace. It is the first time that a conference of this magnitude is organised around early childhood education in India.

  2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the National Cancer Insititute in which state?
    A)West Bengal
    B)Maharshtra
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Haryana
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the National Cancer Insititute at Badhsa,Jhajjar,Haryana,from Kurushetra through video conferencing.

  3. India signed MoU with which country to combat marine pollution?
    A)SriLanka
    B)USA
    C)Russia
    D)Norway
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s Environment Ministry signed an agreement with the Norwegian Foreign Affairs Ministry for an initiative seeking to combat marine pollution.

  4. According to Government, The Reserve Bank’s restructuring package for small businesses announced last month will help recast how much of loans for 700,000 eligible MSME?
    A)Rs 1.5 trillion
    B)Rs 2 trillion
    C)Rs 1 trillion
    D)Rs 5 trillion
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank’s rstructuring package for small businesses announced last month will help recast Rs 1 trillion of loans for 700,000 eligible MSME.
  5. Which state cabinet has decided to rename the Dikkibandi stadium in Tura Town after former Lok Sabha Speaker Purno A Sangma?
    A)Mizoram
    B)Meghalaya
    C)Nagaland
    D)Assam
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Meghalaya Cabinet has decided to rename the Dikkibandi stadium in Tura Town after former Lok Sabha Speaker Purno A Sangma.
  6. Which country’s space agency recently lost touch with the first mini spacecraft “MarCO CubeSats”?
    A)Russia
    B)UK
    C)India
    D)USA
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    NASA has lost touch with the first mini spacecraft that ventured into deep space, according to the US space agency which said that it is unlikely the twin CubeSats will be heard from again.The MarCO CubeSats were launched last year to test if such low-cost technology can operate in deep space.

  7. The book “Undaunted:Saving the Idea of India” is based on which personality?
    A)Arun Jaitley
    B)Narendra Modi
    C)P Chidambaram
    D)Kamal Nath
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former finance minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram expressed disapproval of the Madhya Pradesh government’s decision to slap NSA for alleged cow slaughter, saying the party leadership has conveyed its reservations to the state leadership. Speaking at the launch of his book “Undaunted:Saving the Idea of India”.

  8. Which animal will be the mascot for the National Games 2022 to be held in Meghalaya?
    A)Great Indian Bustard
    B)Clouded Leopard
    C)Great Hornbill
    D)Indian Roller
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Meghalaya state animal Clouded leopard will be the mascot for the National Games 2022 coinciding with the 50th year of the creation of the state.

  9. Who won the Sofia Open Title?
    A)Scott Ryan
    B)Rafael Nadal
    C) Daniil Medvedev
    D) Marton Fucsovics
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Big-hitting Russian Daniil Medvedev brushed aside Hungary’s Marton Fucsovics to win the Sofia Open Title.

  10. Who became the the first female driver to win the MRF challenge title?
    A)Sarah Fisher
    B)Danica Patrick
    C)Ana Beatriz
    D)Jamie Chadwick
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Jamie Chadwick from England made history by becoming the first female driver to win the MRF challenge title after scoring a triple win in the final round in Chennai.

  11. Which country’s president has been elected chairman of the African Union at the continental body’s summit in Ethiopia?
    A)Macedonia
    B)Australia
    C)Ukraine
    D)Egypt
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi has been elected chairman of the African Union at the continental body’s summit in Ethiopia.

  12. Who received royal honour in UK for service to Hindu Community?
    A)Ajai Singh
    B)Kartik Nayan
    C)Aryan Singh
    D)Dhruv Patel
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Prince William,the Duke of Cambridge,has conferred the royal honour of OBE(Order of British Empire) on Indian- Origin Dhruv Patel for voluntary service to Britain’s Hindu community and social chesion.

  13. Recently,goalkeeper Gordon Banks passed away.He was the former player of which country?
    A)England
    B)Belgium
    C)Australia
    D)Brazil
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    England football great,goalkeeper Gordon Banks, whose safe pair of hands helped the Three Lions to their only World Cup final victory in 1966, has passed away at the age of 81

  14. What is the theme of this year’s “international day of Women and Girls in Science”?
    A)Transforming the World-Parity for All
    B)Gender Equality and Empowerment
    C)Parity in Science for Peace and Development
    D)Investment in Women and Girls in Science for Inclusive Green Growth
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution on 22nd December 2015 in its 70th session, to observe Feb 11 as the “international day of Women and Girls in Science”; to promote participation of women in fields related to science and technology. The theme is “Investment in Women and Girls in Science for Inclusive Green Growth”.

  15. When is World Sick day observed?
    A)11 Feb
    B)10 Feb
    C)9 Feb
    D)12 Feb
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The World Day of the Sick is a feast day of theRoman Catholic Church which was instituted on 13 May 1992 by Pope JohnPaul II.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Egypt?
    A)Pound
    B)Krone
    C)Won
    D)Euro
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of African Union?
    A)UAE
    B)Ethiopia
    C)Norway
    D)Afghanistan
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. What is the currency of Norway?
    A)Baht
    B)Ringgit
    C)Krone
    D)Won
    View Answer
    Option C

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