Current Affairs Quiz: February 14, 2018

Current Affairs 14 February 2018 Quiz

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  1. Which country will host the 8th edition of Theatre Olympics?
    A) India
    B) United States
    C) Russia
    D) Japan
    View Answer
      Option A
    India will host the 8th edition of Theatre Olympics from 17th of this month for the first time. The event will continue till 8th of April. 51 day long nationwide theatre extravaganza will be held in 17 cities including Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Patna, Kolkata, Mumbai, Guwahati and Jammu. The theme of the festival is flag of friendship.
  2. The Central government has advanced the dead line of connecting all villages through a road network from the year 2022 to which year, as part of the ‘Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna’?
    A) 2021
    B) 2020
    C) 2019
    D) 2018
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      Option C
    The Centre is making efforts to connect all villages through a road network by next year as part of the ‘Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna’. Earlier, the target to compete these works was 2022 but it has been advanced to 2019. The Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) was launched by the Central government to provide connectivity to unconnected habitations as part of a poverty reduction strategy.
  3. When is the World Radio Day observed?
    A) February 11
    B) February 14
    C) February 12
    D) February 13
    View Answer
      Option D
    World Radio Day is an observance day held annually on 13 February. World Radio Day is about celebrating radio, why we love it and why we need it today more than ever. A day to remember the unique power of radio to touch lives and bring people together across every corner of the globe
  4. Which among the following state is soon to set up a Dada-Dadi Park in every city of the state?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Jharkhand
    C) Bihar
    D) Haryana
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      Option B
    Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das announced that a “Dada-Dadi Park” for senior citizens would be established in every city of the state soon. The parks in every city of the state will be set up to provide relief to people from hot summer.
  5. The World’s first Robot Ski Challenge was held in which country?
    A) South Korea
    B) Greece
    C) North Korea
    D) France
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      Option A
    World’s first robot ski competition was held in South Korea in which self-operational humanoid skiers with two legs participated wearing skis. The robots were reportedly equipped with sensors, batteries and deep learning algorithms that allowed them to move on their own.
  6. Name the India’s first online radio station launched recently?
    A) Radio Josh
    B) Radio Utsav
    C) Radio Umang
    D) Radio Anand
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      Option C
    Radio Umang, India’s first online radio station that allows the listener to just download and tune in, has been launched. Listeners can tune in to this online radio station through web streaming or download the app. With 24 hours programming, it has found listeners in Hindi speaking regions of India and in over 60 countries worldwide.
  7. What is the rank of India among the top ten countries of the world in terms of forest area, according to the report by Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)?
    A) 3
    B) 8
    C) 10
    D) 5
    View Answer
      Option B
    As per the latest Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) report, India is placed 8th in the list of Top Ten nations reporting the greatest annual net gain in forest area. India has shown an increasing trend in the forest and tree cover, in comparison to the global trend of decreasing forest cover during the last decade.
  8. What is the theme of the World Radio Day 2018?
    A) Radio and Gender Equality
    B) Radio and Youth
    C) Radio and Cleanliness
    D) Radio and Sports
    View Answer
      Option D
    The theme of World Radio Day 2018 is “Radio and Sports”.

Static GK Based on Current Affairs

  1. Moon Jae-in is the President of which country?
    A) Russia
    B) Japan
    C) South Korea
    D) North Korea
    View Answer
      Option C
    Capital: Seoul
    Currency: South Korean won
    Prime Minister: Lee Nak-yeon
  2. The headquarter of Food and Agriculture Organization is located in ______
    A) Washington DC, United States
    B) Geneva, Switzerland
    C) Paris, France
    D) Rome, Italy
    View Answer
      Option D
    Head: Jose Graziano da Silva 
  3. Who is the current governor of Jharkhand?
    A) Syed Sibtey Razi
    B) Draupadi Murmu
    C) Syed Ahmed
    D) Ved Marwah
    View Answer
      Option B

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