Current Affairs Quiz: February 17, 2019

Current Affairs 17 February 2019 Quiz

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  1. World Sustainable Development Summit 2019 was held in which state/UT?
    A)Haryana
    B)New Delhi
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    World Sustainable Development Summit 2019,the flagship event of “The Energy and Resource Institute(TERI)”, was inaugurated by Vice President Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu at New Delhi.The theme was “Attaining the 2030 Agenda:delivering on our promise”.
  2. The 5th India-Bangladesh Joint Consultative Committee Meeting was held in which city/UT?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Dhaka
    C)Mumbai
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The 5th India-Bangladesh Joint Consultive Committee Meeting , co-chaired by External Affairs Minister Sushma swaraj and Foreign Affairs Minister of Bangladesh Dr.Abdul Momen was held in NewDelhi.

  3. The Indian Air Force(IAF) demonstrated its full spectrum combat and fire capabilities during “Exercise Vayu Shakti-2019”in which state/UT?
    A)Jammu and Kashmir
    B)Gujarat
    C)Punjab
    D)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Indian Air Force(IAF) demonstrated its full spectrum combat and fire capabilities during “Exercise Vayu Shakti-2019” in Pokaran firing range close to Indo-Pak border in rajasthan
  4. Recently, Inland Waterways Authority of India launched which portal for real time information?
    A)WOMEN
    B)LADIS
    C)INDIA LADIS
    D)DIGI COP
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Moving a step ahead towards ensuring optimum use of National Waterways, the Inland Waterways Authority of India launched a new portal LADIS-Least Available Depth Information System in New Delhi.
  5. Which state announced announced Rs 9000 each to the farmers with less than 5 acres land under Annadata Sukhibhava Scheme 2019?
    A)Telangana
    B)Andhra Pradesh
    C)Odisha
    D)Bihar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu announced Rs 9000 each to the farmers with less than 5 acres land under Annadata Sukhibhava Scheme 2019. Farmers having land more than 5 acres,will be given Rs 10000.
  6. With which bank collaboration,Amazon launched “Amazon Pay UPI” for Android users?
    A)SBI
    B)Axis Bank
    C)ICICI Bank
    D)HDFC Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    To facilitate secure payments and financial transactions on its platform, Amazon launched “Amazon Pay UPI” for Android users in partnership with Axis Bank to issue UPI IDs to its customers in India.

  7. NASA launched which telescope that would begin a two-year mission in 2023 to look for life’s ingredients and probe how the universe evolved?
    A)HOLEx
    B)HUBBLE x
    C)SPHEREx
    D)TOINEx
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    US Space Agency NASA has unveiled a new space telescope,SPHEREx, that would begin a two-year mission in 2023 to look for life’s ingredients and probe how the universe evolved.

  8. According to a government-appointed expert committee, they have proposed doubling the national level minimum wage for a worker in the country to how much amount?
    A)Rs 9850
    B)Rs 9450
    C)Rs 9250
    D)Rs 9750
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    A government-appointed expert committee has proposed doubling the national level minimum wage for a worker in the country to Rs 9750 a month, up from a floor of Rs 4,576 at present.

  9. Who won the senior national title in women’s singles in Guwahati?
    A)PVV Lakshmi
    B)Sikki Reddy
    C)Saina Nehwal
    D)PV Sindhu
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In a battle between the Indian shuttle queens, Saina Nehwal toppled top seed PV Sindhu for the 2nd year as she claimed the senior national title in women’s singles finals with a 21-18, 21-15 victory in Guwahati.

  10. Which country clinched the Hero Gold Cup crown 2019?
    A)Nepal
    B)Bhutan
    C)India
    D)Myanmar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Myanmar clinched the Hero Gold Cup crown in style, edging Nepal 3-1 in the final at the kalinga stadium in Bhubaneshwar.

  11. Who won Irani Cup Title 2019?
    A)Rest of India
    B)Vidarbha
    C)Saurashtra
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Riding their first innings lead, Ranji Champions Vidarbha clinched the Irani Cup defeating Rest of India in Nagpur..

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of The Energy and Resources Institute?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. What is the currency of Bangladesh?
    A)Euro
    B)Rupee
    C)Taka
    D)Baht
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of Inland Waterways Authority of India?
    A)Pune
    B)Lucknow
    C)Gurugram
    D)Noida
    View Answer
    Option D

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