Current Affairs Quiz: February 14, 2019

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  1. The International Conference on Unani Medicine was held in which State/Union Territory?
    A)Odisha
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Haryana
    D)New Delhi
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The International Conference on Unani Medicine was held in New Delhi.It was inaugurated by Minister of State (IC) for Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, MoS PMO, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Dr. Jitendra Singh.

  2. The first LAWASIA Human Rights Conference was held in which state/UT?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Karnataka
    C)New Delhi
    D)West Bengal
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    LAWASIA,in association with the Bar Council of India hosted its first LAWASIA Human Rights Conference in New Delhi with a motive to explore a broad range of human rights issues of relevance in the Asia Pacific region.

  3. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the CREDAI YouthCon-19 in which state/UT?
    A)Telangana
    B)New Delhi
    C)Maharashtra
    D)West Bengal
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the CREDAI YouthCon-19 in New Delhi Talkatora Stadium.

  4. By which date, The Telecom Regulatory Authority o0f India(TRAI) extended the deadline for selection of TV channels by both cable and DTH subscribers?
    A)Feb 28
    B)March 31
    C)March 30
    D)April 1
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Telecom Regulatory Authority o0f India(TRAI) extended the deadline for selection of TV channels by both cable and DTH subscribers till March 31. The decision comes after the regulator held a meeting with DTH operators and multi-system operators (MSO).

  5. The 5th International Dam safety Conference 2019 will be held in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Bhubaneshwar
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The 5th International Dam safety Conference 2019 will be held in Bhubaneshwar.
  6. Recently, The Centre has decided to set up a national law university in which state?
    A)Haryana
    B)Karnataka
    C)Punjab
    D)Uttrakhand
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Centre has decided to set up a national law university in Uttrakhand.

  7. A Modern Animal Husbandry Park will be set up in which state/UT?
    A)Haryana
    B)Karnataka
    C)New Delhi
    D)Tamil Nadu
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami said a multi disciplinary animal husbandry park will be set up in Salem District.
  8. The UNICEF in which state has joined hands with Goa women and Child Development(WCD) to focus on and support in the area of child protection in the State?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Haryana
    C)Maharashtra
    D)West Bengal
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The UNICEF in Maharashtra has joined hands with Goa women and Child Development(WCD) to focus on and support in the area of child protection in the State

  9. Which state has topped in the State Investment Potential Index 2018 conducted by National Council of Applied Economic Research?
    A)Telangana
    B)Karnataka
    C)Odisha
    D)Kerala
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Kerala has emerged an achiever in the State Investment Potential Index 2018, based on the six pillars of land, labour, infrastructure, economic climate, political stability and governance and business perception.

  10. The Indian Government has proposed the construction of Lower Arun Hydropower Project in which country?
    A)Nepal
    B)Sri Lanka
    C)Maldives
    D)China
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian Government has proposed the construction of Lower Arun Hydropower Project in Nepal with a capacity of 400MW.
  11. Who is the author of “Let Talk on Air:Conversations with Radio Presenters”?
    A)Arvind Subramanian
    B)Ameren Shayani
    C)Rakesh Anand
    D)Ramesh Jha
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The book titled “Let Talk on Air:Conversations with Radio Presenters” has been authored by rakesh Anand was launched on World Radio Day on Feb 13 in Mumbai. This book is depicted as the comprehensive guide on radio-presenting in India.

  12. Which state announced reward of Rs 1 crore for sportsmen participating in international competitions?
    A)Chhattisgarh
    B)Rajasthan
    C)Madhya Pradesh
    D)West Bengal
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Madhya Pradesh Sports and Youth Welfare Minister Jitu Patwari has announced a reward of Rs 1 crore for sportsmen participating in international competitions.
  13. Who has been appointed the Chairman and MD of National carrier Air India in New Delhi?
    A)Ajay Tyagi
    B)Kartikeya Sen
    C)Ashwini Lohani
    D)Subhash Chandra
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Ashwini Lohani, a retired bureaucrat, has been appointed the Chairman and MD of National carrier Air India in New Delhi.

  14. Who won Israel’s prestigious Dan David Prize?
    A)Bhupen Hazarika
    B)Sonam Wangchuk
    C)Bharat Vatwani
    D)Sanjay Subrahmanyam
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian Historian Sanjay Subrahmanyam won Israel’s prestigious Dan David Prize in the category “Past Time Dimensions”for his work in macro-history.

  15. Recently, Vijaya Bapineedu passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Sports
    B)Singer
    C)Film Director
    D)Politics
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prominent Telugu film director Vijaya Bapineedu, who gave several hits to mega star Chiranjeevi, passed away in Hyderabad. He was 83. Bapineedu hails from West Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh. He made films with Chiranjeevi, Sobhan Babu, Krishna and other leading heroes of yesteryear.

  16. What is the theme of this year’s World Radio Day 2019?
    A)Securing freedom with Radio
    B)Dialogue,Tolerance and Peace
    C)Radio and Sports
    D)Radio is You
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    World Radio Day is celebrated on Feb 13 every year.The theme is “Dialogue,Tolerance and Peace”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Air India?
    A)Chennai
    B)Pune
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of UNICEF?
    A)Rome
    B)London
    C)Paris
    D)New York
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. Where is the HQ of Telecom Regulatory Authority of india?
    A)Chennai
    B)Kolkata
    C)Mumbai
    D)New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D

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