Current Affairs Quiz: February 15, 2020

Current Affairs 15 February 2020 Quiz

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  1. A one-day National Workshop on Disaster Risk Financing, Insurance and Risk Transfer is being held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Lucknow
    D)NewDelhi
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    A one-day National Workshop on Disaster Risk Financing, Insurance and Risk Transfer is being held in Mumbai .

  2. Which state Launched ‘Anganphou Hunba’ (Early Paddy Crop) programme?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Assam
    C)Manipur
    D)Meghalaya
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh Launched ‘Anganphou Hunba’ (Early Paddy Crop) programme at Arapti Mayai Leikai in Imphal East.

  3. Which city hosted “Conference on Combating Drug Trafficking”?
    A)Lucknow
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Chennai
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Union Minister for Home Affairs, Shri Amit Shah inaugurated the two-day BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) ‘Conference on Combating Drug Trafficking’, in New Delhi.

  4. Recently how many prominent institutes named after Sushma Swaraj by GoVernment?
    A)3
    B)5
    C)7
    D)2
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra, a cultural centre reflecting India’s connect with its diaspora, was on Thursday renamed Sushma Swaraj Bhavan in honour of the late External Affairs Minister known for her empathy in reaching out to distressed Indians globally.

  5. Which city police launched ‘Operation Nakail’ to allot unique number that will be painted on auto-rickshaws?
    A)Ghaziabad
    B)Delhi
    C)Noida
    D)Chennai
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Ghaziabad police launched police launched ‘Operation Nakail’ to allot unique number that will be painted on auto-rickshaws plying in the district to ensure that the drivers or miscreants posing as passengers do not get away after crime.

  6. The 43rd session of the annual Governing Council meeting of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) 2020 held in which city?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Geneva
    C)Paris
    D)Rome
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The 43rd session of the annual Governing Council meeting of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) 2020 was held at FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) headquarters in Rome, Italy.

  7. As per FM Nirmala Sitharaman, PSBs recovered how much bad loans in last one-and-half years?
    A)₹3.06 lakh cr
    B)₹2.05 lakh cr
    C)₹1.55 lakh cr
    D)₹2.03 lakh cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said public sector banks’ (PSBs) bad loans came down to ₹7.27 lakh crore at the end of September 2019, on a host of measures taken by the government to improve the financial health of the banks in the country.

  8. What should be the minimum net worth of proposed ‘new umbrella entities’ (NUE)for digital payment?
    A)₹100 cr
    B)₹200 cr
    C)₹300 cr
    D)₹500 cr
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India has taken yet another step towards opening the mandate of issuing and operating of new retail payment channels to private sector players.

  9. What will be the size of one rupee currency note which will be published by government of India?
    A)8.6*4.5 cms
    B)9.5*6.5 cms
    C)9.3*3.6 cms
    D)9.7*6.3 cms
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Government of India will soon release a new one rupee currency note. The Ministry of Finance will print the new one rupee notes, unlike the other denomination notes as they are printed by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

  10. The Economist Intelligence Unit has revised its global growth forecast for 2020 to how much percent?
    A)2.2%
    B)2.3%
    C)2.4%
    D)2.5%
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Economist Intelligence Unit has revised downwards its global growth forecast for 2020 to 2.2 per cent, from 2.3 per cent previously, citing new risks that have emerged following the novel coronavirus outbreak in China.

  11. Which Company launched its ‘We Think Digital’ programmeto train 1 lakh women’s in India?
    A)Facebook
    B)Google
    C)tcs
    D)Microsoft
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Facebook launched its ‘We Think Digital’ programme, under which the social media giant will provide digital literacy training to 1 lakh women across seven states in India.

  12. Who won the 54th All India Bombay Gold Cup Hockey Tournament?
    A)India Blue
    B)India Red
    C)Indian Navy
    D)Indian Army
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Indian Navy team defeat South Central Railway (SCR), Secunderabad in the final of the 54th All India Bombay Gold Cup Hockey Tournament at the MHAL – Mahindra Stadium, Churchgate.

  13. Who was appointed as the UK’s new finance minister?
    A)Rishi Sunak
    B)Mahendra Singh
    C)Sundar Pichai
    D)Neelesh Shah
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian-origin politician Rishi Sunak was appointed as the UK’s new finance minister by Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a Cabinet reshuffle.

  14. Who will be the new President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAI)for the year 2020-21?
    A)Vikas Chaturvedi
    B)Shailendra Singh
    C)Atul Kumar Gupta
    D)Rishi Rana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Atul Kumar Gupta will be the new President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAI)for the year 2020-21.

  15. Who was appointed as the new president of the All India Chess Federation (AICF)?
    A)Ranjit Singh
    B)Atul Swaney
    C)PR Venkatraman Raju
    D)Ajay Patel
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Ajay Patel will succeed P R Venketrama Raja as the new president of the All India Chess Federation (AICF) after being elected unopposed along with incumbent secretary Bharat Singh Chauhan.

  16. The scientist from which institute discovered the nearest-known ‘baby giant planet’ called 2MASS 1155-7919 b?
    A)Oxford University
    B)IIT Bombay
    C)IISc Bengaluru
    D)Rochester Institute of Technology
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Scientists from Rochester Institute of Technology recently discovered the nearest-known ‘baby giant planet’ called 2MASS 1155-7919 b.

  17. Who is the author of book “Messages from Messengers”?
    A)Samir Singh
    B)Ajay Joel
    C)Viren Singh
    D)Priti K Shroff
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    book titled “Messages from Messengers” which is authored by Priti K Shroff launched. The book is about the connection with one’s inner-self and consciousness.

  18. Who is the author of book A Commentary and Digest on The Air, Act 1981”?
    A)KK Khandelwal
    B)Mahesh Sharma
    C)Preeti Joshi
    D)MR Chaturvedi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Haryana CM, Manohar Lal Khattar, released a book titled “A Commentary & Digest on The Air, Act 1981” at Chandigarh, Haryana.The book was written by Dr K K Khandelwal. The book focuses on ways of preventing and controlling air pollution.

  19. What is theme of this year World Radio Day?
    A)Radio in times of emergency
    B)Radio and Sports
    C)Dialogue Tolerance peace
    D)Radio and Diversity
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The World Radio Day(WRD) is celebrated every year on 13th February to celebrate radioas the medium for entertainment, information and the mode of communication.The theme of this year’s World Radio Day is ‘Radio and Diversity’

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Italy?
    A)Krone
    B)Dollar
    C)Euro
    D)Rupee
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of a Food and Agriculture Organisation?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Paris
    C)Rome
    D)Geneva
    View Answer
    Option C

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