Current Affairs Quiz: February 13, 2020

Current Affairs 13 February 2020 Quiz

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  1. The Global meet on climate change, ocean health held in which city?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Chennai
    C)Kochi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Cusat School of Industrial Fisheries, in association with the department of fisheries, Kerala, will organise ClimFishCon 2020, a three-day international conference on the impact of climate change on ‘hydrological cycle, ecosystem, fisheries and food security’ held at the Le Meridian Convention Centrein Kochi, Kerala.

  2. the Cauvery delta region would be declared a Protected Special Agriculture Zone.It is situated in which state?
    A)TamilNadu
    B)Kerala
    C)Karnataka
    D)Maharashtra
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami announced that the Cauvery delta region would be declared a Protected Special Agriculture Zone as a step towards ensuring food security of the State.

  3. The National Water Conference held in which city?
    A)Kochi
    B)Chennai
    C)Bhopal
    D)Indore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Madhya Pradesh CM Chief Minister Kamal Nath, inaugurated National Water Conference in Madhya Pradesh capital Bhopal. Well-known water experts of the country have expressed concern over the growing water crisis.

  4. The 20th International Seminar on “Comprehends the Evolving Contours of Terrorism & IED Threat-Wayahead for the Security Community” held in which state?
    A)Haryana
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Assam
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri G. Kishan Reddy inaugurated the 20th International Seminar on “Comprehends the Evolving Contours of Terrorism & IED Threat-Wayahead for the Security Community”, organised by the NSG, at Manesar, Haryana.India has displayed the resolve and commitment to the policy of “ Zero tolerance towards Terrorism” and this assertive policy has indeed led to results with drop in left wing extremism and dismantling of several terror modules across the country.
  5. The annual meeting of the African Union (AU) leaders held in which city?
    A)Abu Dhabi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Kuwait City
    D)Dubai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The annual meeting of the African Union (AU) leaders held in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa.

  6. WHO officially names Coronavirus disease to which name?
    A)CVirus 19
    B)Covics 20
    C)Corona 19
    D)Covid 19
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The World Health Organization says the official name for the disease caused by the new coronavirus is Covid-19.

  7. Recently USA removed which country from its list of developing countries that are exempt from investigations into whether they harm American industry with unfairly subsidised exports?
    A)India
    B)Pakistan
    C)China
    D)Russia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ahead of President Donald Trump’s visit on February 24-25, the US removed India from its list of developing countries that are exempt from investigations into whether they harm American industry with unfairly subsidised exports.

  8. RBI grants how many year CRR relief to banks for lending to auto, housing, MSMEs?
    A)2
    B)3
    C)4
    D)5
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced several measures to boost loan growth to sectors like residential real estate, automobiles, and micro, medium and small enterprises (MSMEs).

  9. Which country overtook Russia to emerge as the top buyer of Indian tea last year?
    A)Japan
    B)Iran
    C)Israel
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Iran overtook Russia to emerge as the top buyer of Indian tea last year, after sanctions against the Islamic Republic halted imports other than specially negotiated deals.

  10. As per government notice, Medical devices to come under CDSCO’s purview from which day?
    A)Feb 29th
    B)March 1st
    C)April 1st
    D)April 30th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The government issued a final notification to consider all medical devices as drugs, bringing them under the purview of the drugs regulator and tightening regulations for them to improve safety and quality.

  11. Who becomes 1st cricketer to hit 5 successive 50-plus scores in T20 International?
    A)Sophie Devine
    B)Mithali Raj
    C)Virat Kohli
    D)Ellyse Perry
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Sophie Devine score of 105 against South Africa women in 4th T20I in Wellington during the 4th T20I, Sophie became the first cricketer (both in male and female category) to score 5 consecutive 50-plus scored in T20 international.

  12. Who wins wins men’s National Snooker Championship?
    A)Amit Singh
    B)Saurav Ghosh
    C)Aditya Mehta
    D)Pankaj Advani
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Ace cuiest Aditya Mehta defeated multiple-time world champion Pankaj Advani 6-2 to win the National Snooker Championship.

  13. Recently DRDO developedwhich new ballistic missile with striking range of 200km?
    A)Raksha
    B)Surya
    C)Pranash
    D)Agni
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Seeking to enhance the firepower of Army and Air Force, India has started developing a 200-km strike range tactical ballistic missile ‘Pranash’.

  14. The 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) will held in which city?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Gandhinagar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India will be moving to include the Asian Elephant and the Great Indian Bustard in the list of species that merit heightened conservation measures.

  15. The World Unani Day is observed on which day?
    A)February 16
    B)February 11
    C)February 12
    D)February 15
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    World Unani Day has observed every year on 11th February. This day is celebrated every year to mark the birth anniversary of great Unani scholar and social reformer Hakim Ajmal Khan.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of African Union?
    A)Dubai
    B)Paris
    C)Bangkok
    D)Addis Ababa
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of WHO?
    A)London
    B)Geneva
    C)Paris
    D)Rome
    View Answer
    Option B

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