Current Affairs Quiz: February 22, 2019

Current Affairs 22 February 2019 Quiz

Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper Quiz daily to excel in General Awareness section of upcoming Competitive Exams.

Quiz from Current Affairs 21 February 2019 of A2Z – Click Here to Read Current Affairs of February 21, 2019

  1. The 4th India ASEAN Expo and Summit will be held in which state/UT?
    A)Odisha
    B)Gujarat
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The 4th India ASEAN Expo and Summit will bring Indian and ASEAN businesses together to work jointly towards integrating them into regional value chains, thereby promoting mutual trade and investment.

  2. 4th International Conference on Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Sector will be held in which city/UT?
    A)Chennai
    B)Bengaluru
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Department of Pharmaceuticals,Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers along with FICCI,is organizing the 4th International Conference on Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Sector on 18th-19th Feb,2019 in Bengaluru.

  3. International Vision Zero Conference held in which city/UT?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Pune
    D)New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Shri Hiralal Samariya, Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Employment inaugurated the three days Conference on the VISION ZERO and its relevance to Occupational Safety and Health in Mumbai.

  4. Recently, the central government infused how much amount into 12 Public Sector Banks?
    A)Rs 47521 cr
    B)Rs 48239 cr
    C)Rs 45125 cr
    D)Rs 51254 cr
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Central Government approved recapitalisation of 12 public sector banks with an infusion of Rs 48,239 crore.
  5. Recently,government has launched which operation to provide better digital education in schools?
    A)Digital India
    B)Shiksha
    C)Blackboard
    D)Digital Board
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Government has launched Operation Digital board on the lines of Operation Blackboard to provide better digital education in schools.

  6. Recently,Department of Justice launched which application to ensure empowerment to the common man through technology for access to justice?
    A)Niksha
    B)Bharat ka Nyaya
    C)Nyay Palika
    D)Nyaya Bandhu.
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Keeping in line with the government’s initiative to ensure empowerment to the common man through technology for access to justice, the law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad launched a tele law mobile application that is integrated with a dashboard and an application called Nyaya Bandhu.

  7. The Ordnance Factory Board has received a bulk production clearance from the Indian Army and Defence Ministry for production of which artillery guns?
    A)Mauser
    B)Assault
    C)Dragunov
    D)Dhanush
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Ordnance Factory Board has received a bulk production clearance from the Indian Army and Defence Ministry for production of 114 “Dhanush” artillery guns.
  8. Recently, Suresh Prabhu launched which initiative to promote Start-ups, Women and Youth Advantage Through eTransactions on Government e-Marketplace (GeM)?
    A)TUSHARR
    B)MUDRA
    C)VIVEK
    D)SWAYATT
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu launched SWAYATT on Government e-Marketplace and reiterated the need to support and strengthen such initiatives and enterprises which constitute the backbone of the Indian economy.

  9. 79th Indian History Congress to be held in which city?
    A)Indore
    B)Raipur
    C)Bhopal
    D)Vadodara
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    After Pune University allegedly backed out, the Congress government in MP has decided to host the 79th Indian History Congress in Bhopal beginning February 26.

  10. Which city will house India’s first hi-tech forensic lab?
    A)Nashik
    B)Vadodara
    C)Mumbai
    D)Dwarka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Boosting the country’s efforts in tackling cybercrime, Union home minister Rajnath Singh and LG Anil Baijal inaugurated the state-of-the-art National Cyber Forensic Lab and Delhi Police’s cybercrime unit “CyPAD” at Dwarka Sector 16.

  11. Which state will collaborate with World Bank and the Korean Green Growth Trust Fund for developing agro climatic zone-based municipal solid waste management strategies?
    A)Chhattisgarh
    B)Rajasthan
    C)Himachal Pradesh
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Himachal Pradesh will collaborate with the World Bank and the Korean Green Growth Trust Fund for developing agro climatic zone-based municipal solid waste management strategies.

  12. Which state has introduced Bandicoot,a drainage cleaning robot?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Tami lNadu
    C)Kerala
    D)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Bandicoot,a drainage cleaning robot has been introduced for the first time in India at the Kumbakonam city corporation as part of efforts to rid of manual scavenging at the cost of Rs 18 lakh in Chennai,Tamil Nadu.

  13. Which state has unveiled “KALIA” scheme?
    A)Telangana
    B)Odisha
    C)Maharashtra
    D) Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik unveiled a scholarship programme for the children of the beneficiaries of the Kalia Scheme.

  14. What is the name of the first walking robot that navigates without GPS?
    A)Kitt
    B)Gerty
    C)AntBot
    D)Tachikoma
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Scientists claim to have developed the first walking robot that can explore its environment and find its way home without GPS or mapping, opening new avenues for the navigation of autonomous vehicles. Researchers from the French National Center for Scientific Research(CNRS) took inspiration from desert ants, which are extraordinary solitary navigators, to design the AntBot.

  15. Which company has been recognised as a global top employer for the 4th consecutive year by the Top Employers Institute?
    A)Wipro
    B)TCS
    C)Capgemini
    D)Syntel
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    TCS has been recognised as a global top employer for the 4th consecutive year by the Top Employers Institute, and is the only company among the top 10 IT services brands to receive the certification.

  16. Which veteran coach was recently banned from all forms of cricket for 10 years after ICC Anti-Corruption Code?
    A)Irfan Ansari
    B)Bal Gopal Maharjan
    C)Mickey Arthur
    D)Ujjwal Manandhar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Veteran coach Irfan Ansari has been banned from all forms of cricket for 10 years after ICC Anti-Corruption Tribunal found him guilty of breaching three counts of the ICC Anti Corruption Code.

  17. Who was appointed as new Chief executive of PayU?
    A)Vijay Shekhar Patel
    B)Sangram Singh
    C)Renu Satti
    D)Anirban Mukherjee
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Naspers Owned PayU, a leading online payments service provider, has a new Chief executive for its Indian Operations in Anirban Mukherjee.
  18. Who was conferred with “CEO of the Year” award at the 8th World CSR Congress held in Mumbai?
    A)Dr Subroto Banerjee
    B)Dr Sushmita Sen
    C)Dr Soumitro Chakraborty
    D)Dr Kartikeya Nayan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Dr Soumitro Chakraborty, Chief Executive Officer of Innovative Financial Advisors Pvt Ltd was conferred with “CEO of the Year” award at the 8th World CSR Congress held in Mumbai.
  19. Recently, EPFO increased the interest rate for 2018-19 to how much percent?
    A)8.00%
    B)8.50%
    C)8.25%
    D)8.65%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    EPFO recommended increasing interest rate for 2018-19 to 8.65 percent as compared to 8.55 per cent in the previous year.

  20. Who was appointed as the first ombudsman of the BCCI?
    A)RM Lodha
    B)CK Manohar
    C)DK Jain
    D)AK Jain
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Supreme Court appointed its former judge, Justice DK Jain as the first ombudsman of the BCCI.
  21. Recently, Raj Kumar Barjatya passed away.He was related to which profession?
    A)Actor
    B)Singer
    C)Poet
    D)Film Producer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Veteran film producer Raj Kumar Barjatya passed away.

  22. What is the theme of this year’s World Day of Social Justice?
    A)A Just Transition environmentally sustainable economies and societies
    B)Workers on the Move:The quest for Social Justice
    C)Social Justice and Labour Migration
    D)If You want Peace and Development,Work For Social Justice
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Since 2009, every 20 February has been the UN observance known as “World Day of Social Justice”.The theme is “If You want Peace and Development,Work For Social Justice”.

  23. What is the theme of this year’s International Mother Language Day?
    A)Cultural diversity and Multilingualism
    B)Indigenous language as a factor in development,peace and reconciliation
    C)Linguistic diversity and multilingualism count for sustainable development
    D)Towards Sustainable futures through Multilingual education
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    International Mother Language Day is observed on Feb 21 around the world.The theme is “Indigenous language as a factor in development,peace and reconciliation”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the HQ of Ordnance Factory Board?
    A)Pune
    B)Lucknow
    C)Mumbai
    D)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of World Bank?
    A)London
    B)Paris
    C)Washington DC
    D)New York
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of EPFO?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option A

Related posts

16 Thoughts to “Current Affairs Quiz: February 22, 2019”

  1. отель лидия феодосия официальный сайт санатории лечение жкт
    четыре апельсина еловое санатории на валдае мир путевок
    гостиницы санкт петербурга с бассейном и завтраком отели в городе сочи пятигорск санаторий родник

  2. отель дипломат нижний новгород официальный сайт гостиница в лыткарино на сутки
    отдых в береговое крым москва взлетная гагры пансионаты и санатории
    гостевые дома в зеленоградске гостиница жар мытищи гостиница уют химки

  3. лянтор гостиница отель ривьера казань официальный
    русь санаторий анапа официальный сайт санаторий горького официальный сайт солдайя гранд отель
    санаторий в подмосковье для пенсионеров гостиница интер сухум отзывы отель плаза железноводск официальный сайт

  4. союз парк отель пансионат застава анапа
    санаторий приморье евпатория санатории с детьми от 1 года четыре сезона адлер
    гостиница уютная ноябрьск ооо санаторий гостиница с аквапарком

  5. отель марриотт цены отдохнуть в казани
    отель в дмитрове на сутки купить путевки в абхазию спа лазурный алушта
    1001 ночь отель 3 дачи алушта официальный сайт цены прага хостел

  6. забронировать номер в отеле сочи гостиница ока в нижнем новгороде адрес
    чайка интурист ялта самшитовая роща абхазия санаторий лечение лечение синдрома шегрена
    гостиницы в судаке крым отели липецка на карте каспийск гостиницы

  7. поповка отдых сочи отель богатырь цены
    пятигорск горячий ключ аннигора алушта официальный сайт аква вита небуг официальный сайт
    арагон отель крым санаторий алушта пансионат кубань

  8. гостиницы звенигорода московской области вилла мишель гурзуф крым официальный сайт
    родина санаторий сочи официальный сайт санаторий тараскуль тюмень цены на 2021 год соколова пустынь пансионат
    бассейн лазаревское санаторий танжер саки пансионат аквамарин сочи официальный сайт

  9. лада гостиница оренбург хостелы в твери
    калининград санаторий forrestmix луговая ул 10 поселок репино отель аристократ кострома
    карелия кивач анна и король гостиница ртищево санаторий часть 5

  10. отель в богучаре летний отдых с детьми
    ribera resort spa 4 евпатория сочи зимой отель прованс витязево официальный сайт
    фальке отель светлогорск four seasons hotels логопедический санаторий

  11. метрополь гранд отель геленджик гостиница эпос осташков
    санаторий ржд кисловодск таруса welna eco spa resort дом отдыха солнечный абхазия багрипш
    атлант 3 адлер джинал санаторий кисловодск официальный сайт отель вертебра кисловодск

  12. кисловодск кинотеатр союз расписание санаторий ржд геленджик
    туры в абхазию в декабре 2021 московье санаторий эллада в анапе
    отель в крыму маджестик пионерский проспект 103 анапа дизайн отель ставрополь

  13. гостевой дом сальвадор геленджик лазаревское пансионат
    канск гостиница отель анапа все включено с детьми санаторий сибирь тюмень вакансии
    санаторий фея 2 анапа официальный сайт семейный отдых в москве с детьми пансионат мюссера абхазия фото

  14. дом отдыха сергиев посад орел очарованный странник
    марфинский военный санаторий алуштинский санаторий отзывы спа в карелии с бассейном все включено
    санаторий недорогой путевка в профилакторий алушта голден

  15. купить путевку в гагры санаторий крым алушта официальный сайт
    хвойные ванны в санатории отель тихое озеро ростов на дону отдых в крыму семидворье
    санаторий нарат г теберда пансионат массандра крым официальный сайт отдых тверская область

Leave a Comment