Current Affairs Quiz: February 19, 2020

Current Affairs 19 February 2020 Quiz

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  1. which state celebrated seed sowing festival ‘Lui-Ngai-Ni’?
    A)Nagaland
    B)Sikkim
    C)Manipur
    D)Assam
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Naga tribes of Manipur celebrated it’s seed sowing festival ‘Lui-Ngai-Ni’, under the theme “Oneness through Culture”, with much fanfare at Tangkhul Naga Long (TNL) ground in Ukhrul.

  2. Which state launched ”Yodhavu” mobile app to combat drug menace?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Odisha
    C)Kerala
    D)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Yodhavu’ (Warrior), a mobile app through which public can inform police about drug abuse and its distribution, was launched by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan as part of efforts to curb the growing menace in the State.

  3. Which state government renamed Ambala City bus stand after after late external affairs minister and BJP veteran Sushma Swaraj?
    A)Assam
    B)Bihar
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Ambala city bus stand was renamed after late external affairs minister and BJP veteran Sushma Swaraj .Rs 18 crore had been spent on the construction of the bus stand where all basic facilities would be provided to passengers.

  4. India to have 1st “Integrated Tri-services Command” by which year?
    A)2020
    B)20212
    C)2022
    D)2023
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Chief of the Defence staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat has announced the plan of establishing the first Integrated Tri-Services Command. The command is expected to be established by June 2020.

  5. Which state government becomes first state to enforce Performance Regulation Act for power department?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Madhya Pradesh
    C)Telangana
    D)Bihar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government enforced the Performance Regulation Act 2019 for the power department , with an aim to provide timely and convenient service to the consumers.With this UP becomes first state to enforce this act.

  6. The 26th edition of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP26, will be held in which city?
    A)Paris
    B)Glasgow
    C)Geneva
    D)Rome
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The 26th edition of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP26, will be held in Glasgow, Scotland in November 2020 under the presidency of the UK government. The pre-COP will take place in Milan, Italy.

  7. Which country hosted 13th Asian Business & Social Investor Forum 2020 & 4th Asia’s Greatest Brands & Leaders 2020?
    A)USA
    B)Netherlands
    C)Thailand
    D)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    13th Edition of Asian Business & Social Investor Forum 2019-20 & 4th Edition – Asia’s Greatest Brands & Leaders 2019-20 held at The Marriott Marquis Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.

  8. How much amount of loan was signed by India with World bank to improve groundwater management?
    A)USD450 million
    B)USD500 million
    C)USD650 million
    D)USD800 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The India government and the World Bank signed a USD 450 million loan agreement to support the national programme to arrest the country’s depleting groundwater levels and strengthen groundwater institutions.

  9. recently Credai launched which application to connect homebuyers with developers?
    A)Niwas
    B)Nirvik
    C)Awaas
    D)Arth
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Realtors” apex body Credai launched an app ”Credai Awaas” was launched in Raipur by Mohammad Akbar, Minister of Transport, Housing and Enviroment, Forest and Law, Chattisgarh government.

  10. Which Company to wind down free public WiFi service at rail stations?
    A)Amazon
    B)Microsoft
    C)TCS
    D)Google
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Five years after it started the ‘Station’ programme to bring free public Wi-Fi to 400 busiest railway stations in India, Google has decided to gradually wind down the service globally as it believes that better data plans and improving mobile connectivity have made it “simpler and cheaper” for users to get online.

  11. Who has soared to another pole vault world record as he easily cleared 6.18m at the World Athletics Glasgow Indoor Grand Prix?
    A)Swede Armand Mondo Duplantis
    B)Thomas Bach
    C)Sebastian Coe
    D)Arnold Sues Bach
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    American-born Swede Armand “Mondo” Duplantis has soared to another pole vault world record as he easily cleared 6.18m at the World Athletics Glasgow Indoor Grand Prix.

  12. Recently Amit Dahiya was banned by Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel of the NADA.He belongs from which state?
    A)Punjab
    B)Nagaland
    C)Haryana
    D)Bihar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In a “landmark” decision by the Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel of the NADA, Haryana’s Amit Dahiya has been banned for four years for evading dope sample collection by sending a proxy during the National Javelin Throw Open Championships last year.

  13. Which country will host the men’s edition of the junior hockey World Cup 2021?
    A)South Africa
    B)India
    C)Netherlands
    D)Japan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India will host the men’s edition of the junior hockey World Cup 2021 while the women’s event will be held in Potchefstroom in South Africa, International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced

  14. Recently which company acquired Bhushan Power and Steel for ₹19700 crore?
    A)SAIL
    B)Essar
    C)JSW Steel
    D)Accreol Mittal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has allowed JSW Steel to acquire Bhushan Power and Steel for Rs 19,700 crore under the insolvency law, providing immunity to the new owners from ongoing criminal proceedings against the erstwhile promoters of the company.

  15. The 2020 Laureus World Sports Awards were held in which city?
    A)Paris
    B)NewYork
    C)Berlin
    D)Amsterdam
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The 2020 Laureus World Sports Awards were held in Berlin where Sachin Tendulkar, Lionel Messi, Lewis Hamilton, Simone Biles were among the winners across various categories.

  16. The 65th Amazon Filmfare Awards 2020 held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Pune
    C)Guwahati
    D)Gangtok
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The 65th Amazon Filmfare Awards 2020. The grandest stage was hosted by Awesome Assam in the beautiful city of Guwahati for the first time.

  17. Recently Tapas Pal passed away.He was a former Trinamool Congress MP and related to which profession?
    A)Philosopher
    B)Social Activist
    C)Journalist
    D)Actor
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bengali actor and former Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal passed away following a cardiac arrest. He was 61.

  18. Recently Nikita Pearl Waligwa passes away.She was related to which field?
    A)Actress
    B)Journalist
    C)Author
    D)Sports
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Nikita Pearl Waligwa, a Ugandan child actress who starred in a Disney movie onthe extraordinary life of a local chess prodigy, has died of brain tumour. She was 15.

  19. Recently Lynn Cohen died in New York.She was associated with which profession?
    A)Author
    B)Journalist
    C)Actress
    D)Sports
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Sex and the City’ actress Lynn Cohen died in New York. She was 86.

  20. Who translated the book Chanakya Niti: Verses on Life and Living” from Sanskrit?
    A)Ramesh Singh
    B)Ahmed Baksh
    C)Mohammed Yunus
    D)AND Haksar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    A new book takes a look at the Chanakya Niti corpus as a whole through some of well-known aphorisms attributed to the ancient master of statecraft Kautilya.“Chanakya Niti: Verses on Life and Living” is translated from the original Sanskrit by long-time career diplomat A N D Haksar and published by Penguin Random House India.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. where is the HQ of National Company Law Tribunal?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. What is the currency of South Africa?
    A)Dollar
    B)Won
    C)Krone
    D)Rand
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. Where is the HQ of National Anti Doping Agency?
    A)Colombo
    B)Montreal
    C)Brussels
    D)Paris
    View Answer
    Option B

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