Current Affairs Quiz: February 19, 2019

Current Affairs 19 February 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently, Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Slaman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud visited India. He is the crown price of which country?
    A)UK
    B)UAE
    C)Saudi Arabia
    D)Afghanistan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed Bin Slaman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud arrives in New Delhi on a two-day visit.

  2. In which state, a 110 feet National flag was hoisted as a tribute to 40 soldiers martyred in last week’s terror attack at Pulwama in J&K?
    A)Haryana
    B)Chhattisgarh
    C)Punjab
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    A 110 feet National flag was hoisted at Raipur railway station in Chhattisgarh as a tribute to 40 soldiers martyred in last week’s terror attack at Pulwama In J&K.
  3. In how many states and UT’s, Rajnath Singh will launch Emergency Response Support System(ERSS) for women safety?
    A)14
    B)12
    C)16
    D)18
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Home Minister Rajnath Singh will launch Emergency Response Support System(ERSS) in 16 states and UT’s for women safety from New Delhi.
  4. Which company launched “InfyTQ”, a digital platform to offer learning and engagement experiences to engineering students in the country?
    A)HCL
    B)TCS
    C)Wipro
    D)Infosys
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The country’s second-largest IT services firm Infosys announced the launch of “InfyTQ”, a digital platform to offer learning and engagement experiences to engineering students in the country. With InfyTQ, students will benefit from the always-on, anytime, anywhere learning, catered through a continuous transfer of digital skills and expertise from the Infosys innovation ecosystem.

  5. A poem on the Jallianwala Bagh massacre which was banned by the British after its publication in 1920,has now been translated into English.Who was the author of this poem?
    A)Vinayak
    B)Guru Nanak
    C)Gurudev Singh
    D)Nanak Singh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    A poem on the Jallianwala Bagh massacre by acclaimed Punjabi writer Nanak Singh,which was banned by the British after its publication in 1920,has now been translated into English. Singh was present at Jallianwala Bagh on April 13, 1919. He was 22 years old at the time.

  6. Which country became the the 72nd country to sign the Framework Agreement of the International Solar Alliance(ISA)?
    A)Saudi Arabia
    B)Argentina
    C)Uganda
    D)Australia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Argentina became the 72nd country to sign the Framework Agreement of the International Solar Alliance(ISA).
  7. Recently, RBI withdrew how much percent limit on investments by FPIs, in corporate bonds of an entity with a view to encourage more foreign investments?
    A)10%
    B)20%
    C)30%
    D)40%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    RBI withdrew the 20% limit on investments by FPIs, in corporate bonds of an entity with a view to encourage more foreign investments.

  8. According to the government,how much worth of loans of PSBs have turned bad under Pradhan Mantri Mura Yojana at end of March 2018?
    A)Rs 7500.21 cr
    B)Rs 7277.31 cr
    C)Rs 7577.25 cr
    D)Rs 7851.23 cr
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The government informed Parliament that loans worth Rs 7277.31 crore of PSBs under Pradhan Mantri Mura Yojana have turned bad at the end of March 2018.
  9. Which bank has created a cryptocurrency to help settle payments between clients in its wholesale payments business?
    A)DBS Bank
    B)United Overseas Bank
    C)JP Morgan
    D)HDFC Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    US investment bank JP morgan has created a cryptocurrency to help settle payments between clients in its wholesale payments business. JPM Coin is the first digital currency to be backed by a major US bank.

  10. Which social media platform announced an investment of over $100 million to expand its business in India in the next three years?
    A)Facebook
    B)BIGO
    C)WeChat
    D)Line
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Singapore based social media platform BIGO Technology announced an investment of over $100 million to expand its business in India in the next three years, creating nearly 1,000 jobs.

  11. How much dividend will be paid by RBI to the government this year?
    A)Rs 28000 cr
    B)Rs 25000 cr
    C)Rs 27000 cr
    D)Rs 31000 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    RBI will pay an interim dividend of Rs 28000 cr to the government, a move that will help the Centre keep fiscal deficit in check.

  12. IT Car and Wipro Chairman Azim Premji unveiled the new plant of Wipro-Kawasaki joint venture in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)Bengaluru
    D)Nashik
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    IT Car and Wipro Chairman Azim Premji unveiled the new plant of Wipro-Kawasaki joint venture to manufacture hydraulic pumps and motors for the construction machinery at Bidadi, about 40 km from Bengaluru.

  13. Who was honored with first ever Football Ratna Honour by Football Delhi?
    A)Sunil Chhetri
    B)Gurpreet Singh
    C)Udanta Singh
    D)Subrata Pal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Sunil Chhetri the all-time leading scorer for India in international football, says he is always there to help develop the sport in the national capital, where he was brought up. The 34-year-old Padma Shri conferred the first ever Football Ratna Honour by Football Delhi, the association governing the sport in the city.

  14. Recently,Andrea Levy passed away.She was related to which field?
    A)Poet
    B)Actress
    C)Author
    D)Director
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Author of books like “Small Island” and “The Long Island” and “The long Song”, Andrea Levy passed away from cancer at the age of 62.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Saudi Arabia?
    A)Krone
    B)Won
    C)Riel
    D)Riyal
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. What is the currency of Argentina?
    A)Riyal
    B)Dollar
    C)Peso
    D)Euro
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of JP Morgan?
    A)Washington DC
    B)London
    C)New York
    D)Paris
    View Answer
    Option C

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