Current Affairs Quiz: February 26, 2019

Current Affairs 26 February 2019 Quiz

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  1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the National War Memorial in which city/UT?
    A)Mumbai
    B)New Delhi
    C)Chennai
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the National War Memorial and slammed the previous governments for delaying the project to honour India’s bravehearts. PM Modi paid his tribute to the brave soldiers, who lost their lives in Pulwama terror attack and all those bravehearts who have sacrificed their lives for protecting India.

  2. The Rising India Summit 2019 will be held in which city/UT?
    A)Mumbai
    B)New Delhi
    C)Chennai
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    With the theme “Beyond Politics:Defining National Priorities”,News18, India’s largest news network, is coming up with the second edition of its marquee thought Rising India Summit -leadership initiative-News18 Rising India Summit 2019.The event will be held in New Delhi

  3. 14th Agricultural Science Congress held in which city/UT?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)New Delhi
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    14th Agricultural Science Congress organized by the National Academy of Agricultural Science(NAAS) in association with the Indian Agricultural Research Institute and ICAR held in New Delhi on the theme “Innovations for Agricultural Transformation”.

  4. Which state CM launched a helpline”1905” for quick redressal of public complaints?
    A)Uttrakhand
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Odisha
    D)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat launched a helpline at the IT Park in Dehradun for quick redressal of public complaints

  5. How much initial corpus has been set up by World bank,UN Women and SIDBI for the Women’s Livelihood Bonds(WLBs)?
    A)Rs 100 cr
    B)Rs 300 cr
    C)Rs 200 cr
    D)Rs 250 cr
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    World bank,UN Women and SIDBI have joined hands to launch a new social impact bonds exclusively for women, called Women’s Livelihood Bonds(WLBs), with an initial corpus of Rs 300 crore.

  6. Which state launched the 100 day urban job guarantee scheme?
    A)Rajasthan
    B)Chhattisgarh
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    the 100 day urban job guarantee scheme a first in the country and the brainchild of Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath is offering over 40 jobs, covering a broad spectrum from cattle grazer to accountant and photographer, as the government aims to cover as many beneficiaries as possible, regardless of their educational qualification. There is no minimum educational criteria and even the uneducated people can find work..

  7. Which state has become the first state in the country to have raise a special dog squad to detect liquor consignment.?
    A)Haryana
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Bihar
    D)Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Bihar has become the first state in the country to have raise a special dog squad to detect liquor consignment.. As many as 20 liquor-tracker dogs which were imparted training for nine months in Hyderabad have been deployed in nine police ranges in the state.

  8. The 44th International Advertising Association(IAA) Summit held in which city/UT?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Kochi
    C)Pune
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    International Advertising Association(IAA), the integrated association of advertising agencies and the media, will organise the 44th edition of its global summit at Kochi. The three-day summit will see the participation of dignitaries from various fields and industries all over the world.

  9. Ashraf Ghani flagged off the Afghan Cargo from western Nimroz province that will be exported to India through Chabahar Port.Where is Chabahar Port located?
    A)Afghanistan
    B)India
    C)Iran
    D)Pakistan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani flagged off the Afghan Cargo from western Nimroz province that will be exported to India through Chabahar Port in Iran which was inaugurated in 2017. Addressing the event, Ghani said that the opening of Chabahar route will increase Afghanistan’s export from US $1 billion to US $2 billion in the next year.

  10. Recently,which country has declared a national state of emergency, dismissed the federal government and sacked all state governors?
    A)Ethiopia
    B)Sudan
    C)Zimbabwe
    D)Venezuela
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir has declared a national state of emergency, dismissed the federal government and sacked all state governors. In the address, Mr Bashir asked parliament to postpone constitutional amendments that would allow him to run for another term.

  11. Which bank has tied up with germany’s KfW Development Bank for funding of USD 113 million to refinance solar projects?
    A)Bank of Baroda
    B)SBI
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)Canara Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    State-run Bank of Baroda has tied up with germany’s KfW Development Bank for funding of USD 113 million to refinance solar projects.
  12. In which state, Oil Marketing Companies will engage more than 10,000 rural women as “Ujjwala Didis” ?
    A)Odisha
    B)Sikkim
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In Odisha, Oil Marketing Companies will engage more than 10,000 rural women as “Ujjwala Didis” to act as grassroots energy ambassadors across the state to ensure sustainability of LPG use. Ujjwala Didis will act as a bridge between existing and prospective LPG consumers and the distributors in the state.

  13. The GST Council lowered the tax on under construction residential properties to how much percent?
    A)12%
    B)22%
    C)5%
    D)28%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The GST Council lowered the tax on under construction residential properties to 5 percent from 12 per cent to boost the realty sector.

  14. Who were crowned as the winners of the inaugural Pro Volleyball League ?
    A)Kochi Blue Spikers
    B)Black Hawks
    C)Calicut Heroes
    D)Chennai Spartans
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Chennai Spartans were crowned as the winners of the inaugural Pro Volleyball League as they beat Calicut Heroes in straight sets 3-0 in the final in Chennai. As a result of winning the first edition of the league, Chennai Spartans also qualify for the FIVB Asian Men’s Club Volleyball Championship.
  15. Who was sworn as PM of Sudan?
    A)Mohamed Imran Khan
    B)Arif Alvi
    C)Mohamed Tahir Ayala
    D)Omar Al Bashir
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Mohamed Tahir Ayala, governor of Gezira state, was appointed Sudan’s PM. Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir said in November 2017 that he would support Ayala in the 2020 presidential election if he decided to run.

  16. Who was conferred with Lifetime Achievement Award at the Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards this year?
    A)Mahesh Elkunchwar
    B)Mukesh Ranjan
    C)Vihan Tyali
    D)Vikas Chaturvedi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    One of India’s most progressive playwrights,Mahesh Elkunchwar will be conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards this year.
  17. Recently,noted writer Ko Channabasaappa passed away.He was the writer of which language?
    A)Odia
    B)Hindi
    C)Kannada
    D)Marathi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Veteran freedom fighter and noted Kannada writer Ko Channabasaappa passed away in M S Ramaiah hospital in Bengaluru. He was 96. He was former Judge and had written more than 80 books. He was winner of Nadoja and Kannada Rajyotsava Awards.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

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

  2. What is the capital of Sudan?
    A)Baghdad
    B)Bishkek
    C)Addis Ababa
    D)Khartoum
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. Where is the HQ of SIDBI?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option A

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