Current Affairs Quiz: February 20, 2019

Current Affairs 20 February 2019 Quiz

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  1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the world’s first Diesel to Electric Converted Locomotive at Diesel Locomotive Works campus in which city?
    A)Varanasi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Lucknow
    D)Kanpur
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the world’s first Diesel to Electric Converted Locomotive at Diesel Locomotive Works campus in Varanasi.
  2. Asia’s biggest defence exhibition show “Aero India 2019” will be held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Bengaluru
    C)Pune
    D)Nashik
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India is hosting the 12th edition of “Aero India 2019”Asia’s biggest defence exhibition show at Air Force Station,Yelahanka,Bengaluru. from 20 to 24 February, 2019.

  3. Recently, the BJP joined hands with which party in TamilNadu for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections?
    A)JDU
    B)TMC
    C)AAP
    D)AIADMK
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The BJP announced that it is joining hands with the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(AIADMK) in TamilNadu for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

  4. Which state got two new districts Narayanpet and Mulugu recently?
    A)Kerala
    B)Odisha
    C)Karnataka
    D)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Two new districts ,Narayanpet and Mulugu were created in Telangana taking the total number of districts in the state to 33.

  5. 4th Agri Leadership Summit 2019 held in which state/UT?
    A)West Bengal
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare, Radha Mohan Singh inaugurated the 4th Agri Leadership Summit 2019 at the India Interntional Horticulture Market(IIHM) in Ganaur,Sonipat district,Haryana.
  6. Which state’s government inaugurated its first high performance centre recently realizing its dream of becoming a global sports destination?
    A)Haryana
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Odisha
    D)Kerala
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Odisha government inaugurated its first high performance centre in the state for realizing its dream of becoming a global sports destination.

  7. In the latest ICC Test Rankings(Batsman),which player topped the list?
    A)Pat Cummins
    B)C Pujara
    C)Virat Kohli
    D)Kane Williamson
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India captain Virat Kohli remained on top while teammate Cheteshwar Pujara managed to hold on to his 3rd position in the latest ICC Test Team rankings.

  8. Which West Indies cricketer have recently announced his retirement from One Day internationals after the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019?
    A)Chris Gayle
    B)Darren Sammy
    C)Shivnarayan Chandrapaul
    D)Dwayne Bravo
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle will retire from One Day internationals after the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019,to be held in England and Wales.
  9. Who won the 4th Laureus World Sportsman of the year award 2019?
    A)Leander Paes
    B)Rafael Nadal
    C)Roger Federer
    D)Novak Djokovic
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Tennis World no 1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia won his 4th Laureus World Sportsman of the year and American record-holding gymnast Simone Biles bagged the World Sportswomen of the year award.
  10. Which state government has bestowed the “Shiv Chhatrapati Lifetime Achievement Award” on Mallakhamb coach Uday Deshpande for 2017-18?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Kerala
    D)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Maharashtra government has bestowed the “Shiv Chhatrapati Lifetime Achievement Award” on Mallakhamb coach Uday Deshpande for 2017-18

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of International Cricket Council?
    A)Rome
    B)Geneva
    C)Paris
    D)Dubai
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. What is the currency of England?
    A)Peso
    B)Dollar
    C)Pound Sterling
    D)Euro
    View Answer
    Option C

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