Current Affairs Quiz: February 2, 2020

Current Affairs 2 February 2020 Quiz

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  1. Which became the first country to digitise entire Haj process?
    A)Pakistan
    B)India
    C)china
    D)Nepal
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    President Ram Nath Kovind said that a record 2 lakh Indian Muslims performed Hajj this time and India is the first country in the world where the entire process of Hajj was done digitally and online

  2. Which( state tops in best performing state in sustainable growths per UNDP India report?
    A)WestBengal
    B)Odisha
    C)Telangana
    D)Bihar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Telangana has emerged as the best performing state in promoting inclusive and sustainable economic growth and decent work for all on Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) India Index 2019, according to United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) India.

  3. Under PMAY-G, centre is aiming to achieve objective of housing for all by which year?
    A)2023
    B)2024
    C)2022
    D)2025
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Government aims to achieve objective of Housing for All by 2022 under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Grameen. A total of over one crore 50 lakh rural houses have been completed in the last five years. Government has set a target of 60 lakh houses for the current financial year.

  4. The Nagoba Jatara festivital is being celebrated in which state?
    A)Bihar
    B)Telangana
    C)Odisha
    D)Sikkim
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Nagoba Jatara is a tribal festival held in Keslapur village, Inderavelly Mandal Adilabad district, Telangana, India. It is the second biggest tribal carnival and celebrated by Mesaram clan of Gond tribes for 10 days. Tribal people from Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Madhya Pradesh belonging to the Mesram clan offer prayers at the festival.
  5. Indian Railways has decided to offer content on demand service by which year?
    A)2025
    B)2024
    C)2023
    D)2022
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Content on Demand (CoD) will available in all Premium/Express/Mail trains and Suburban trains of Indian Railways by 2022.

  6. Which city emerged as the worst traffic congested city globally in the TomTom Traffic Index of 2019?
    A)Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Bengaluru
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Bengaluru emerged as the worst traffic congested city globally in the TomTom Traffic Index of 2019. Along with it, three other Indian cities have made it to the top 10 list of the Dutch real-time traffic information and services company.

  7. The 12th edition of the annual South Asia Conference was held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The 12th edition of the annual South Asia Conference was held in New Delhi.The theme of the South Asia Conference 2020 was India’s “Neighbourhood First” Policy: Regional Perceptions.

  8. Which Bank has launched first-of-its-kind 24×7 self-service delivery facility , ‘iBox’?
    A)Allahabad Bank
    B)HDFC Bank
    C)IDBI bank
    D)ICICI Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Private sector lender ICICI Bank Ltd has launched ‘iBox’, a 24×7 self-service delivery facility that allows its customers to collect their deliverables such as debit card, credit card, cheque book and returned-cheques, from a branch close to their home or office.

  9. Which Bank announced the launch of two tailor-made credit products Corporate Loan and Ind Surya Shakthi?
    A)Bank of India
    B)Canara Bank
    C)Indian Bank
    D)Syndicate Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Public sector Indian Bank on Thursday announced the launch of two tailor-made credit products Corporate Loan and Ind Surya Shakthi/ Indian Bank Solar for the benefit of the textile sector.

  10. Which Insurance Company has tied up with Drone Federation of India (DFI) for drone insurance?
    A)Max Bupa
    B)IDBI federal
    C)Tata AIG General Insurance
    D)New India Assurance
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Private sector general insurer Tata AIG General Insurance Company has tied up with Drone Federation of India (DFI) for drone insurance. DFI is a not-for-profit industry-led body that strives to build a safe and scalable unmanned aviation industry in India.

  11. Who has become the first player to record 500 wins in the history of Spanish football?
    A)Lionel Messi
    B)Alvara Morato
    C)Marco Islo
    D)Gerard Moreno
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Barcelona’s striker Lionel Messi has become the first player to record 500 wins in the history of Spanish football.He achieved the feat against Leganes in the ongoing Copa del Rey tournament as Barcelona defeated the visitors 5-0.

  12. Who became the first Indian woman to sign up for a Rangers FC foreign football club?
    A)Arya Kaur
    B)Bala Devi
    C)Bhumi Chawla
    D)Mithali Raman
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Renowned Scottish club Rangers FC announced the signing of women’s national team forward Bala Devi, a first in Indian football.

  13. Recently Managing Director Abidali Z Neemuchwala decided to step down from his post.He was the former MD of which company?
    A)IBM
    B)HCL
    C)TCS
    D)Wipro
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Tech giant Wipro Limited announced that its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director Abidali Z Neemuchwala has decided to step down due to family commitments.

  14. Who has been selected for the 2019-2020 PEN Gauri Lankesh Award for Democratic Idealism?
    A)Yusuf Jameel
    B)Mohammed Yunus
    C)Devashish Chaturvedi
    D)Ravish Kumar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Senior journalist from Jammu and Kashmir Yusuf Jameel has been selected for the 2019-2020 PEN Gauri Lankesh Award for Democratic Idealism. “His work in journalism shows an exemplary commitment to professional integrity and the ideals of democracy,” reads the citation of the award

  15. Which Company won the 2020 BIG Innovation Award?
    A)TCS
    B)Syntel
    C)CSS Corp
    D)Mphasis
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    CSS Corp, a new-age IT services and technology company, announced it has been named a winner in the 2020 BIG Innovation Awards presented by the Business Intelligence Group.

  16. Recently Ajmal Sultanpuri passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Poet
    C)Sports
    D)Journalist
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Noted Urdu poet Ajmal Sultanpuri died here after protracted illness.He was 97.

  17. Recently P Mathew Satya Babu passed away.He was related to which sports?
    A)Basketball
    B)Cricket
    C)Football
    D)Hockey
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Veteran basketball player P Mathew Satya Babu died in Chennai on Thursday after a brief illness. He was 79.

  18. Recently noted Assamese litterateur, thinker and educationist passed away.Name him/her?
    A)Sonal Jain
    B)Rupali Mahak
    C)Divya Sharma
    D)Sashi Sharma
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Noted Assamese litterateur, thinker and educationist Sashi Sharma passed away at his residence in Nalbari. He was 89

  19. Who is the author of book “Calcutta Nights”?
    A)Jagannath Prabhakar
    B)Rajat Chowdhury
    C)Hemendra Kumar Roy
    D)Rajesh Sinha
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    A classic by famous Bengali author Hemendra Kumar Roy has been translated into English almost a century after it was published in 1923 and reveals to the contemporary readers the darkest secrets of the erstwhile Calcutta.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where isthe HQ of United Nation Development Programme?
    A)Geneva
    B)Rome
    C)NewYork
    D)Paris
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is th3 HQ of Indian Bank?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Kolkata
    C)Chennai
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of TATA AIG General Insurance?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Pune
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A

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