Current Affairs Quiz: February 26, 2020

Current Affairs 26 February 2020 Quiz

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  1. Recently President Donald Trump of which country visited India?
    A)Russia
    B)France
    C)Germany
    D)USA
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The 45th President of the United States Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump, daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner arrived at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad for a two-day visit to India. This is Donald Trump’s first state visit to India.PM Modi, President Trump, First Lady Melania visited Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad.

  2. Which state launched ‘Jagananna Vasthi Deevena’ scheme?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Andhra Pradesh
    C)Telangana
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy launched yet another scheme named after him ‘Jagananna Vasthi Deevena’ in Vizianagaram district in north coastal Andhra.Under the ‘Jagananna Vasthi Deevena’ scheme

  3. Which country will be hosting the 2020 G20 Leaders’ Summit?
    A)France
    B)USA
    C)Saudi Arabia
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Saudi Arabia will be hosting the 2020 G20 Leaders’ Summit scheduled for 21-22 November. Saudi Finance Minister Mohammed Al-Jadaan announced that during a news conference at the end of the meetings of Finance ministers and central bank governors of the G20, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

  4. How much amount was sanctioned by NABARD to boost infrastructure in J&K?
    A)₹467.87 cr
    B)₹345.98 cr
    C)₹415.87 cr
    D)₹400.64 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned an amount of 400.64 crore rupees to UT of J&K during the current financial year for giving boost to the infrastructure in the rural areas. The funding is a part of the NABARD’s ‘Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) – Trench XXV’ which aims at augmenting rural infrastructure.

  5. Which airport became home to the world’s largest airport-based temperature-controlled facility-the Export Cold Zone?
    A)Delhi
    B)Lucknow
    C)Indore
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Mumbai airport became home to the world’s largest airport-based temperature-controlled facility-the Export Cold Zone.

  6. According to the data of the commerce ministry, in 2018-19,which country became India’s top trading partner?
    A)USA
    B)China
    C)Russia
    D)France
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    According to the data of the commerce ministry, in 2018-19, the bilateral trade between the US and India stood at USD 87.95 billion. With this, the US has surpassed China to become India’s top trading partner, showing greater economic ties between the two countries.During the period, India’s two-way commerce with China aggregated at USD 87.07 billion.

  7. Recently who created a world record by becoming the fastest special girl to swim 14 Km in open water?
    A)Sneha Ranade
    B)Akanksha Joshi
    C)Jiya Rai
    D)Nita Singh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Ms Jiya Rai, an eleven year old daughter of Madan Rai, Master Chief at Arms II, posted in INS Shikra, created a world record by becoming the fastest special girl to swim 14 Km in open water.

  8. recently ICC banned Yousuf Al Balushi from all cricket.He belongs to which country?
    A)Pakistan
    B)Nepal
    C)Oman
    D)Afghanistan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The ICC has banned Oman player Yousuf Al Balushi from all cricket for seven years after he accepted four charges of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code.

  9. Recently Riek Machar was sworn as Vice President of which nation?
    A)Thailand
    B)south Sudan
    C)Bhutan
    D)NepAl
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar was sworn in as first vice president, formally rejoining the government in the latest bid to bring peace to a nation ravaged by six years of war.

  10. Who won the best actor award at the 10th Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival in New Delhi?
    A)Hrithik Roshan
    B)Varun Dhawan
    C)Ayushmaan Khurrana
    D)Vicky Kaushal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Hrithik Roshan won the Best Actor award for his performance in the film Super 30, which also won the Best Film at the 10th Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival in New Delhi.

  11. who has been crowned as the winner of LIVA Miss Diva Universe 2020 competition?
    A)Sneha Vinayak
    B)Priyal Pokhriyal
    C)Vartika Singh
    D)Adline Castelino
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Adline Castelino has been crowned as the winner of LIVA Miss Diva Universe 2020 competition.

  12. Recently Krishna Bose passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)author
    B)journalist
    C)Politics
    D)Actor
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Krishna Bose, former Lok Sabha MP and wife of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s nephew Sisir Kumar Bose, passed away in Kolkata, West Bengal. She was 89.

  13. Who released the book ‘Who is Bharat Mata’ by Prof Purushottam Agrawal and its Kannada translation ‘Yaaru Bharat Maate?’ by Prof K E Radhakrishna?
    A)Venkaiah Naidu
    B)Ram Nath kovind
    C)Narendra Modi
    D)Manmohan Singh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former Prime Minister of India Dr Manmohan Singh released the book ‘Who is Bharat Mata’ by Prof Purushottam Agrawal and its Kannada translation ‘Yaaru Bharat Maate?’ by Prof K E Radhakrishna.

  14. who released the book titled ‘Death – An Inside Story’ authored by Sadhguru, Founder, Isha Foundation?
    A)Venkaiah Naidu
    B)Anurag thakur
    C)Ram Nath Kovind
    D)Narendra Modi
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu released the book titled ‘Death – An Inside Story’ authored by Sadhguru, Founder, Isha Foundation.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of SouthSudan?
    A)peso
    B)euro
    C)pounds
    D)Dollar
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the hq of NABARD?
    A)Pune
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option C

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