Current Affairs Quiz: February 22, 2020

Current Affairs 22 February 2020 Quiz

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  1. The Northeast Frontier Railway Construction Organisation has built India’s tallest railway pier bridge in which state?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Assam
    C)Manipur
    D)Mizoram
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Northeast Frontier Railway Construction Organisation has built India’s tallest railway pier bridge — 100 m tall equivalent to a 33-storey building, across river Makru in the Tamenglong district of Manipur.
  2. The Symposium on Emerging Opportunities for Indian Textiles and Crafts held in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Minister of Textiles and WCD, Smriti Zubin Irani has inaugurated a symposium on Emerging Opportunities for Indian Textiles and Crafts held in New Delhi.
  3. Recently Union Cabinet has approved the Phase- 2 of the Swachh Bharat Mission, Grameen till which year?
    A)2023-24
    B)2022-232
    C)2024-25
    D)2025-26
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Cabinet has approved the Phase- 2 of the Swachh Bharat Mission, Grameen till 2024-25, which will focus on Open Defecation Free Plus (ODF Plus).
  4. Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar released the Reference Annual, India 2020 and Bharat 2020 in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Mumbai
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar released the Reference Annual, India 2020 and Bharat 2020 in New Delhi. E-version of the year books were also released on this occasion.
  5. Recently which state city got new names for 4 railway stations?
    A)Jharkhand
    B)Assam
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Four Railway Stations in Uttar Pradesh’s Prayagraj will now sport new names, a move aimed at reviving the identity of the ancient city.
  6. Which state has decided to set up Atal Kisan Majdoor canteens?
    A)TamilNadu
    B)Sikkim
    C)Haryana
    D)Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Haryana Governor Satyadeo Narain Arya said that Atal Kisan -Majdoor canteens would be established in the ‘mandis’ and sugar mills of the state to provide affordable, cheap meals to farmers and labourers at concessional rate of Rs 10 per plate.
  7. the 1st Bharat-Bangla Paryatan Utsav begins in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Dispur
    C)Agartala
    D)Shillong
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb inaugurated the first-ever 2 days long Bharat-Bangla Paryatan Utsav at Agartala Ujjayanta Palace
  8. What is the rank of India on a sustainability index that takes into account per capita carbon emissions as per UN report?
    A)67th
    B)71st
    C)75th
    D)77th
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India ranked 77th on a sustainability index that takes into account per capita carbon emissions and the ability of children in a nation to live healthy lives and was placed 131st on a ranking that measures the best chance at survival and well-being for children, according to a UN-backed report.
  9. Which country will be the Guest of Honour at the International Tourism Fair of Madagascar?
    A)Bhutan
    B)Nepal
    C)China
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India will be the Guest of Honour at the International Tourism Fair of Madagascar, said Abhay Kumar, India’s Ambassador to Madagascar, in Antananarivo.
  10. Which bank has joined hands with Mastercard and SAP Concur for spending management services for the corporate sector?
    A)Federal Bank
    B)ICICI Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)HDFC Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    HDFC Bank, Mastercard and SAP Concur have joined hands for spending management services for the corporate sector.
  11. Which country will switch to the world’s cleanest petrol and diesel from April 1?
    A)USA
    B)Iran
    C)India
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India will switch to the world’s cleanest petrol and diesel from April 1 as it leapfrogs straight to Euro-VI emission compliant fuels from Euro-IV grades now – a feat achieved in just three years and not seen in any of the large economies around the globe.
  12. Recently veteran Pragyan Ojha announced his retirement from which sports?
    A)Baseball
    B)Hockey
    C)Cricket
    D)Football
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Veteran Indian left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha announced his retirement from international and first-class cricket with immediate effect.
  13. Who clinched gold medal in 59kg category women’s at Asian Wrestling Championships?
    A)Kavya Tomar
    B)Nirmala Devi
    C)Sarita Mor
    D)Pinki
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Sarita Mor and Pinki clinched a gold medal in their respective weight categories in the ongoing Asian Wrestling Championships.
  14. Name the deceased former FICCI president who passed away?
    A)Aditya Singh
    B)Karan Mehta
    C)Nurvan Shah
    D)VL Dutt
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Dr. VL Dutt, leading industrialist and executive chairman of KCP Ltd , the Chennai headquartered conglomerate with major interests in heavy engineering, cement , sugar and heavy machinery, passed away.
  15. recently Larry Tesler passes away.He was related to which field?
    A)Scientist
    B)Sports
    C)Author
    D)Journalist
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Larry Tesler, the Silicon Valley pioneer who created the now-ubiquitous computer concepts such as “cut,” “copy” and “paste,” has died. He was 74.
  16. Which day to be observed as the ‘State Girl Child Protection Day’?
    A)February 19
    B)February 25
    C)February 24
    D)February 23
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    TN Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami declaring that February 24, which marks the birth anniversary of former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, will be observed as the ‘State Girl Child Protection Day’.
  17. What is the theme of this year’s International Mother Language Day?
    A)Know your language
    B)Linguistic diversity and multilingualism
    C)Peace building and reconciliation
    D)Language without borders
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    International Mother Language Day is celebrated every year on 21st February.The main purpose of celebrating this day is to promote the awareness of language and cultural diversity all across the world. It was first announced by UNESCO on November 17, 1999.The theme for International Mother Language Day 2020 is ‘ Languages without borders’

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Norway?
    A)Oslo
    B)Sydney
    C)Copenhagen
    D)Paris
    View Answer
    Option A
  2. Where is the HQ of WHO?
    A)Paris
    B)NewYork
    C)Geneva
    D)Rome
    View Answer
    Option C
  3. What is the tagline of HDFC Bank?
    A)Hum hai na,Khayal Aapka
    B)We Understand your world
    C)Banking for All
    D)Aao Sochein Bada
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

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