Current Affairs Quiz: February 25, 2019

Current Affairs 25 February 2019 Quiz

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  1. Global Business Summit 2019 held in which city/UT?
    A)Mumbai
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Pune
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Global Business Summit can be the Davos of the East,said Vineet Jain, Managing Director of the Times group in the welcome address for the Economic Times Global Business Summit 2019 in NewDelhi.

  2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme in which city/UT?
    A)Pune
    B)Gorakhpur
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme in Gorakhpur.
  3. The GST on affordable housing properties without input tax credit(ITC) has been reduced to how much percent?
    A)2%
    B)3%
    C)1%
    D)4%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The GST on affordable housing properties without input tax credit(ITC) has been reduced to 1 percent, while effective GST of 5 per cent shall be applicable without ITC on residential properties outside affordable segment, as was decided by the GST Council at its 33rd meeting.

  4. Which state government launched the boat ambulance service to help patients reach hospitals in remote areas cut off by rivers?
    A)Odisha
    B)Gujarat
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Odisha government launched the boat ambulance service to help patients reach hospitals in remote areas cut off by rivers, at a cost of Rs 5.40 crore.

  5. Which became the first state in the country to get a second Coast Guard district HQ-Thoothukudi?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Kerala
    C)TamilNadu
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Necessitated by frequent issues pertaining to fishermen, TamilNadu became the first state in the country to get a second Coast Guard district HQ-Thoothukudi.
  6. The fourth edition of “Science at the Sabha” organized by The Institute of Mathematical Science will be held in which city/UT?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Chennai
    C)Nashik
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The fourth edition of “Science at the Sabha” organized by The Institute of Mathematical Science will be held in Chennai.
  7. Which country’s central bank launched new currency RTGS Dollar?
    A)Austria
    B)Venezuela
    C)Zimbabwe
    D)Australia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Zimbabwe’s central bank began trading a sharply discounted replacement currency, attempting to ease a cash crunch that has hobbled the economy and plunged millions deep into poverty. Zimbabwe adopted the dollar in 2009 but, as a chronic hard currency shortage worsened, introduced a parallel system of bond notes that it pegged at 1:1 to the U.S. currency.

  8. Who won gold in the men’s 10 metre air pistol category at the ISSF World Cup in NewDelhi?
    A)Gagan Narang
    B)Chandro Aka
    C)Saurabh Chaudhary
    D)Vijay Kumar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian shooter Saurabh Chaudhary won gold in the men’s 10 metre air pistol category at the ISSF World Cup in NewDelhi.

  9. Who has been elected third time unopposed as the President of Wrestling Federation of India/
    A)Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh
    B)VN Prasood
    C)ID Nanavati
    D)Satyapal singh Deshwal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Member of Parliament Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh has been elected third time unopposed as the President of Wrestling Federation of India.

  10. Who was honoured with the 2018 Player of the Year Award by Asian Hockey Federation?
    A)Satbir Singh
    B)Harijit Singh
    C)Manpreet Singh
    D)Simranjeet Singh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Asian Hockey Federation has honoured Indian Skipper Manpreet Singh with the 2018 Player of the Year Award.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Which is the capital of Zimbabwe?
    A)Addis Ababa
    B)Harare
    C)Vienna
    D)Amsterdam
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. Where is the HQ of Wrestling Federation of India?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. Where is the HQ of Asian Hockey Federation?
    A)Beijing
    B)New Delhi
    C)Kuala Lumpur
    D)Jakarta
    View Answer
    Option C

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