Current Affairs Quiz: February 14, 2020

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  1. Recently Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh arrived in New Delhi.He is the current vice president of which country?
    A)Vietnam
    B)Thailand
    C)China
    D)Afghanistan
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Vice President of Vietnam, Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh arrived in New Delhi on a three-day visit to India.

  2. The Seven Nation BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise – 2020 held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Bhubaneswar
    C)Kochi
    D)Chennai
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Odisha CM Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday inaugurated Seven Nation BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise – 2020, which will take place from February 11 to 13 in Odisha.

  3. Which Bank records highest growth in brand value among top global banksaccording to The Banker’s Top 500 Banking Brands 2020 report?
    A)SBI
    B)Federal Bank
    C)IndusInd Bank
    D)IDBI bank
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Induslnd Bank has topped the list of highest increase in brand value among global banks, according to The Banker’s Top 500 Banking Brands 2020 report.

  4. According to data by the Reserve Bank, India Inc’s foreign investment jumps by how much percent in January 2020?
    A)40%
    B)30%
    C)35%
    D)45%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    According to data by the Reserve Bank, Investments by Indian firms in foreign countries in January 2020 rose by nearly 40 per cent to USD 2.10 billion on a yearly basis.

  5. In which state, Salem Cricket Foundation (SCF) cricket ground was inaugurated?
    A)Odisha
    B)Karnataka
    C)TamilNadu
    D)Kerala
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami inaugurated the Salem Cricket Foundation (SCF) cricket ground in Valapadi, Salem. A whooping amount of 8 crore rupees was used for the construction of the cricket ground. The ground was built on behalf of Salem Cricket Foundation.

  6. FIFA has set how much amount of fund for salary protection of players up to year 2022?
    A)USD 16 m
    B)USD 15 m
    C)USD 18 m
    D)USD 14 m
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    FIFA and FIFPRO (World Players’ Union) will be launching a global fund for football players to provide financial support to players who have not been paid and have no chance of duly receiving the wages agreed with their clubs.

  7. which bank emerged as the winner in the ‘Most Customer-Centric Bank Using Technology’ categoryat the Banking Technology 2019 awards instituted by the Indian Banks’ Association.?
    A)Federal Bank
    B)IDBI Bank
    C)Indian Bank
    D)South Indian Bank
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    South Indian Bank has bagged two awards at the Banking Technology 2019 awards instituted by the Indian Banks’ Association. This event was held in Indian Bank Association’s 15th Annual Banking Technology Conference, Expo and Awards held in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

  8. Which Company has acquired Scape Technologies a London-based computer vision start-up working on location accuracy beyond the capabilities of GPS?
    A)Microsoft
    B)TCS
    C)Facebook
    D)Google
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Facebook has acquired Scape Technologies a London-based computer vision start-up working on location accuracy beyond the capabilities of GPS.

  9. Which Company has acquired majority stake in a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ford Motor Co?
    A)Microsoft
    B)TCS
    C)Mahindra and Mahindra
    D)Google
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Competition Commission has approved Mahindra & Mahindra’s acquisition of majority stake in a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ford Motor Co, which will create a joint venture in the country.

  10. Recently President Ram Nath Kovind presented ‘President’s Colour’ to which INS in Lonavala?
    A)Vikram
    B)Agni
    C)Shivaji
    D)Shivalik
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    President Ram Nath Kovind presented ‘President’s Colour’ to the INS Shivaji at a ceremony in Lonavala.

  11. The Largest air quality monitoring network of India to be installed in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Delhi
    C)Chennai
    D)Lucknow
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Mumbai to get India’s largest air quality monitoring network. The project is likely to be finished over the next five years.

  12. Which private firm has signed deals to build six foreign-owned satellites in India, a first by a private firm?
    A)Wipro
    B)Felic Technology
    C)Ananth Technology
    D)Mphasis
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Aerospace firm Ananth Technologies has signed deals to build six foreign-owned satellites in India, a first by a private firm as it taps the country’s low-cost base to make satellites for global customers.

  13. Recently Wendell Rodricks passed away.He is related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Sports
    C)Journalist
    D)Designer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Goa-based fashion designer and Padma Shri winner Wendell Rodricks, who had dressed stars like supermodel Mehr Jesia, Lisa Ray and Malaika Arora among others passed away at his Goa home. He was 59 years old.

  14. Recently Nandu R Kulkarni passes away.He is related to which field?
    A)Social Activist
    B)Actor
    C)Journalist
    D)Sports
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Veteran journalist Nandu R Kulkarni, the Bureau Chief of the Kolkata-based newspaper The Statesman passed away following a heart attack at a hospital. He was 69.

  15. Who is the author of book The Thin Mind Map Book?
    A)Rakesh Tiwari
    B)Girish Kushwaha
    C)Rajan Singh
    D)Dharmendra Rai
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Dharmendra Rai, a mind mapping & brain literacy pioneer just launched his book THE THIN MIND MAP BOOK.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Vietnam?
    A)Krone
    B)Euro
    C)dollar
    D)dong
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of IndusInd Bank?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option D

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