Current Affairs Quiz: February 15, 2019

Current Affairs 15 February 2019 Quiz

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  1. A Bilateral meeting between India and Germany 3rd Indo German Environment Forum held in which state/UT?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)New Delhi
    D)Odisha
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    A Bilateral meeting between India and Germany 3rd Indo German Environment Forum held in New Delhi. The outcomes of discussion made in Indo-German Working Group held in Delhi on 6th February 2019 taken up to higher alliance discussed in the forum.

  2. Union Minister of Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal commissioned Godavari Mega Aqua Food Park in which state?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Odisha
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Telangana
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Minister of Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal commissioned Godavari Mega Aqua Food Park in Tundurru Village in Bhimavaram Mandal, West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh through video conferencing.

  3. How much amount was allocated to the Credit Linked Capital Subsidy and Technology Up Gradation Scheme?
    A)Rs 2900 cr
    B)Rs 3000 cr
    C)Rs 2800 cr
    D)Rs 2500 cr
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the Credit Linked Capital Subsidy and Technology Up Gradation Scheme with a total outlay of 2900 crore rupees.

  4. Minister of State for AYUSH,Shripad Yesso Naik launched which portal for online licensing of Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and Homoeopathy drugs and related matters in New Delhi?
    A)e-AYUSH
    B)e-AUSHADHI
    C)e-SURAKSHA
    D)e-MEDICINE
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Minister of State for AYUSH,Shripad Yesso Naik launched the e-AUSHADHI portal, for online licensing of Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and Homoeopathy drugs and related matters in New Delhi.

  5. Which state announced a universal old age pension scheme – Mukhyamantri Vridhajan Pension Yojna?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Odisha
    C)Bihar
    D)Telangana
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Bihar Government has announced a universal old age pension scheme – Mukhyamantri Vridhajan Pension Yojna, MVPY for all people above 60 years of age.

  6. India’s first Centre for Textiles Trends Forecasting to be set up in which state/UT?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Delhi
    D)Odisha
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    In keeping with its status as a major textiles market as well as exporter, India will soon have its Centre for textiles Trends Forecasting to be set up in Delhi.
  7. The country formerly known as the Republic of Macedonia officially changed its name to which name?
    A)West Macedonia
    B)North Macedonia
    C)South Macedonia
    D)East Macedonia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The country formerly known as the Republic of Macedonia officially changed its name to the Republic of North Macedonia, on paper ending a decades-long dispute that should pave the way for NATO membership.

  8. The 38th “Cobra Gold exercise began in which country?
    A)USA
    B)Singapore
    C)India
    D)Thailand
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    One of the world’s largest and longest running international military exercise “Cobra Gold “ exercise began in Thailand.
  9. According to the International Labour Organization report,the Global unemployment levels fell to how much percent?
    A)4.5%
    B)5%
    C)3%
    D)5.5%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Global unemployment levels fell one percentile to a steady 5 percent in 2018,, the lowest figures since the economic crisis that wreaked havoc on labour markets,the International Labour Organization said in a report published recently.

  10. Who was appointed the new Election Commissioner?
    A)M Vajpayee
    B)OP Rawat
    C)Ajay Tyagi
    D)Sushil Chandra
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    CBDT Chairman Sushil Chandra was appointed the new Election Commissioner ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, making the poll panel a three-member entity again.

  11. Who has been awarded the EY Entrepreneur of the Year for 2018?
    A)Anurag Singh
    B)Nayan Shukla
    C)Kartik Sharma
    D)Siddhartha Lal
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Siddhartha Lal, managing director and chief executive officer, Eicher Motors, has been awarded the EY Entrepreneur of the Year for 2018.

  12. Who has been awarded “Oscat”by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals(PETA)?
    A)James Cameron
    B)Christopher Nolan
    C)Martin Scorsese
    D)Bradley Cooper
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bradley Cooper has been awarded “Oscat” by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals(PETA).

  13. Recently, Manfred Eigen passed away. He was related to which profession?
    A)Director
    B)Scientist
    C)Poet
    D)Actor
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    German Scientist Manfred Eigen, who jointly won the 1967 Nobel Prize for Chemistry, passed away aged 91

  14. Recently, Francis D’Souza passed away. He was related to which field?
    A)Writer
    B)Actor
    C)Director
    D)Politics
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former Deputy CM of Goa and BJP MLA Francis D’Souza passed away.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Germany?
    A)Euro
    B)Peso
    C)Riel
    D)Dollar
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the capital of Macedonia?
    A)Brussels
    B)Skopje
    C)Kiev
    D)Bishkek
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. What is the currency of Macedonia?
    A)Denar
    B)Rupee
    C)Krone
    D) Won
    View Answer
    Option A

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