Current Affairs Quiz: February 24, 2020

Current Affairs 24 February 2020 Quiz

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  1. How much amount was released by Centre under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme?
    A)₹40575 cr
    B)₹50734 cr
    C)₹67977 cr
    D)₹50850 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Centre has released 50,850 crore rupees to farmers so far under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme.

  2. The 3rd Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety held in which city?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Rome
    C)Stockholm
    D)Brussels
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport & Highways represented India at the 3rd Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety in Stockholm (Sweden).

  3. The 9th Defence and Security Expert Working Group (EWG) meeting of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) was held in which city?
    A)Islamabad
    B)Baghdad
    C)Rome
    D)Bangkok
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The 9th Defence and Security Expert Working Group (EWG) meeting of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) was held in Islamabad, Pakistan.

  4. recently Geological Survey of India (GSI) has discovered gold deposits to the tune of around 3,000 tonnes in Sonabhadra district of which state?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Bihar
    C)Jharkhand
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Geological Survey of India (GSI) has discovered gold deposits to the tune of around 3,000 tonnes in Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh, almost five times India’s current reserve of the yellow metal.

  5. The think tank National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) pegged the economic growth of India for the current fiscal at how much percent?
    A)5.0%
    B)4.4%
    C)4.5%
    D)4.9%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Think tank National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) pegged the economic growth for the current fiscal at 4.9 per cent, a tad down from 5 per cent estimated by the National Statistical Office (NSO).

  6. recently Alex Danson-Bennett announced her retirement from which sports?
    A)Volleyball
    B)Basketball
    C)Hockey
    D)Cricket
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Great Britain women’s field hockey captain Alex Danson-Bennett announced her retirement from the sport.

  7. Which team lifted the National Ice Hockey Championship title?
    A)Army White
    B)Army Yellow
    C)Army Red
    D)Army Blue
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In a nail-biting encounter, Indian Army Red Ice hockey team, comprising of players from the Ladakh Scouts Regiment, won the 9th National Ice Hockey Championship beating the Indo Tibetan Border Police team(ITBP) team 6-5 in a close match.

  8. Which will be the first country to host the new format of AIBA Team World Cup in 2020?
    A)Russia
    B)India
    C)Pakistan
    D)France
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Russia will be the first country to host the new format of AIBA Team World Cup in 2020.The final is scheduled for October in the city of Nizhny Novgorod.

  9. Who was appointed as new chair of US-India Business Council?
    A)DC Banerjee
    B)Michael Patra
    C)Rakesh Sharma
    D)Vijay Advani
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The US-India Business Council said it has appointed Vijay Advani as new Chair of its Global Board of Directors.

  10. Recently Ashoke Chatterjee passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Politics
    B)Sports
    C)Journalist
    D)Author
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Former India footballer Ashoke Chatterjee passed away at a city hospital He was 78.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Sweden?
    A)dollar
    B)Peso
    C)Krona
    D)Rufiyaa
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of National Council of Applied Economic Research?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option D

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