Current Affairs Quiz: February 23, 2020

Current Affairs 23 February 2020 Quiz

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  1. which chatbot was launched by IRCTC to converse with customers in Hindi language?
    A)ASHA
    B)Vyomithra
    C)eBayu
    D)ASKDISHA
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    In order to resolve queries of railway passengers, the Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) has now powered voice-enabled ‘ASKDISHA’ to converse with customers in Hindi language.

  2. The three day festival, known as the Chitra Bharati Film Festival (CBFF) held in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Ahmedabad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The three day festival, known as the Chitra Bharati Film Festival (CBFF) held at Gujarat University in Ahmedabad. This will be the third edition of the festival- the first was held in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, in 2016, and the second at Delhi’s Siri Fort Auditorium in 2018.

  3. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the two day International Judicial Conference (IJC) in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the two day International Judicial Conference (IJC) at the Additional Building, Supreme Court Complex in New Delhi.

  4. Which Bank join hands with Landmark group to launch 3 new retail co-branded credit cards?
    A)IDBI
    B)SBI
    C)Canara Bank
    D)Allahabad Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    SBI Card has partnered with Landmark Group, one of the largest retail and hospitality conglomerates in India, to launch a unique set of retail co-branded credit cards.

  5. Recently which campaign was launched by National Payments Corporation of India to guide users towards the right usage of UPI?
    A)UPI Chalao
    B)UPI Badao
    C)UPI Chalega
    D)UPI Karo
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The “UPI Chalega” campaign was launched by the National Payments Corporation of India.

  6. Which ministry has launched a National Level Awareness Programme (NLAP) 2020?
    A)Ministry of Finance
    B)Ministry of MSME
    C)Ministry of Defence
    D)Ministry of HRD
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) has launched a National Level Awareness Programme (NLAP) 2020.

  7. Who became the first player in the world to play 100 matches in all three formats of cricket?
    A)Steve Smith
    B)Virat Kohli
    C)Ross Taylor
    D)Aaron Finch
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Veteran New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor became the first player in the world to play 100 matches in all three formats of cricket. The landmark achievement came as he took the field against India in the opening Test at Basin Reserve in Wellington.

  8. Who was appointed as new MD and CEO of Dhanlaxmi Bank?
    A)Sunil Gurbaxani
    B)Shyam Srinivasan
    C)Sarvesh Singh
    D)Rajesh Sharma
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    RBI has approved the appointment of Sunil Gurbaxani as Managing Director and CEO of the Dhanlaxmi Bank for a period of three years from the date of taking charge.

  9. Recently Leo Varadkar resigned from his post.He was the former PM of which country?
    A)Taiwan
    B)Brazil
    C)Iceland
    D)Ireland
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar resigned but stayed on as interim leader while the country’s three main parties battle out coalition talks after an inconclusive election.

  10. Recently Bhaskar Khulbe and which other person has been appointed as Advisors to Prime Minister Narendra Modi?
    A)Mohan Singh
    B)Nitesh Srivastava
    C)Shailesh Prajapathi
    D)Amarjeet Sinha
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Retired IAS officers Bhaskar Khulbe and Amarjeet Sinha have been appointed as Advisors to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  11. Who has been named the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2019 at the 21st edition of the awards?
    A)Shailesh Singh
    B)Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
    C)Adi Godrej
    D)Indra Nooyi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Biocon CMD Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw has been named the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2019 at the 21st edition of the awards.

  12. Who has bagged the male sportsperson of the year in the ESPN India Annual Multi-Sport? Awards
    A)Saurabh Chaudhary
    B)Virat Kohli
    C)Deepak Punia
    D)Balbir Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ace Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu and shooter Saurabh Chaudhary bagged the female and male sportsperson of the year in the ESPN India Annual Multi-Sport Awards announced.

  13. Who was named the winner of the 2019 Agence France-Presse Kate Webb Prize?
    A)Shahnaz Gill
    B)Ravish Kumar
    C)Ahmer Khan
    D)Rishi Shukla
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Ahmer Khan, the 27-year-old Indian freelance reporter, was named the winner of the 2019 Agence France-Presse Kate Webb Prize on Thursday for his coverage on the ground in Kashmir during the lockdown of the region.

  14. Which grievance redressal portal of Indian Railways, has been awarded Silver under Category II of National e-Governance Awards – “Excellence in providing Citizen-centric Delivery”?
    A)RailSuraksha
    B)RailSahayta
    C)RailYatri
    D)RailMadad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    RailMadad, the grievance redressal portal of Indian Railways, has been awarded Silver under Category II of National e-Governance Awards – “Excellence in providing Citizen-centric Delivery”.

  15. Recently Indian Railways launched which application for its employees?
    A)ACS
    B)HRD
    C)HRMS
    D)OCS
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In a bid to bring transparency in the administrative functioning of the Indian Railways, Railway Board Chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav launched the HRMS mobile app, in which the employees can see the data related to their service and communicate with the administration for any changes, if required.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Ireland?
    A)Rupee
    B)Euro
    C)Dollar
    D) Krone
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. Where is the HQ of a National Payments Corporation of India?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option C

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