Current Affairs Quiz: February 28, 2019

Current Affairs 28 February 2019 Quiz

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  1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Khelo India Mobile App in which city/UT?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Ahmedabad
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Khelo India Mobile App at the Youth Parliament Festival in New Delhi.Developed by the Sports Authority of India, the App helps create awareness about sports and fitness, especially among youngsters.

  2. Which country’s based company will globally release 12 bank notes of zero value, the first ever limited edition commemorative series to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi?
    A)Iran
    B)Sudan
    C)Australia
    D)UAE
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    To mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi,a UAE Based company will globally release 12 bank notes of zero value, the first ever limited edition commemorative series. The first two notes of the 12-part series, with just 5,000 pieces to be printed in each design, will go on sale at select outlets globally and online platforms while the remaining will be released in phases till October 2.

  3. Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani inaugurated the “Titanwala Museum”in which state/UT?
    A)Rajasthan
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)New Delhi
    D)Chhattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani inaugurated the “Titanwala Museum” in Bagru that showcases the Chippa community’s hand-block printing. The Union minister was accompanied by Jaipur MP Ramcharan Bohra who requested for setting up of a sewage treatment plant in Bagru.

  4. Which city will host first ever Federation International DE Volleyball(FIVB), a Beach Volleyball World Tour?
    A)Chennai
    B)Visakhapatnam
    C)Kochi
    D)Gangtok
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Visakhapatnam will soon be playing host to the first ever Federation International DE Volleyball(FIVB), a Beach Volleyball World Tour that will be held at RK Beach from February 28 to March 3

  5. Which state CM launched PRANAM Commission to protect parents of government employees?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Madhya Pradesh
    C)Sikkim
    D)Assam
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal launched PRANAM Commission, a panel set up to look after the issues concerning a Bill brought in for protection of parents of state government employees. The Parents Responsibility and Norms for Accountability and Monitoring (PRANAM) Bill, stated to be the first-of its-kind Bill in the country, is an effort to protect elderly parents of government employees in their times of need.

  6. Who is the author of “Quality, Accreditation and Ranking-A Silent Revolution in the Offing in Indian Higher Education”?
    A)Dr Prannoy Kumar
    B)Dr H Chaturvedi
    C)Dr Santosh Jain
    D)Dr Subhash Garg Singh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu launched the book titled “Quality, Accreditation and Ranking-A Silent Revolution in the Offing in Indian Higher Education” edited by Education Promotion Society for India(EPSI) Alternate President Dr H Chaturvedi in New delhi.
  7. Recently,RBI removed Allahabad bank,Corporation Bank and which other private bank from PCA framework?
    A)Federal Bank
    B)ICICI Bank
    C)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    D)Dhanlaxmi Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    RBI said that Allahabad bank,Corporation Bank and Dhanlaxmi bank have taken out of the PCA framework.

  8. Which company acquired 51% stake in Digiphoto Entertainment Imaging(DEI)?
    A)Google India
    B)Microsoft
    C)Thomas Cook India Group
    D)Apple
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Thomas Cook India Group announced its acquisition of a 51% stake in Digiphoto Entertainment Imaging(DEI) at an enterprise value of $40.6 million (Rs 289 crore). Established in 2004, Digiphoto Entertainment Imaging has offices in Singapore, Dubai, Mumbai, Orlando, Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur.

  9. According to Hurun Research,who has became the first Indian to enter the global top 10 richest billionaire list?
    A)Dilip Shanghvi
    B)Mukesh Ambani
    C)Shiv Nadar
    D)Uday Kotak
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Reliance Industries Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani has became the first Indian to enter the global top 10 richest billionaire list compiled by Hurun Research. According to the Hurun Global Rich List 2019 released recently, Ambani broke into the top 10 in the world for the first time after a $9 billion or 20 per cent surge in his wealth to $54 billion.

  10. Who has became the first Indian batsman to cross 8000 runs in T20 cricket?
    A)Virat Kohli
    B)KL Rahul
    C)Suresh Raina
    D)Dinesh Karthik
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Suresh Raina has became the first Indian batsman to cross 8000 runs in T20 cricket.

  11. Who won gold medal in the 10 m air pistol mixed team event at the ISSF World Cup in New Delhi.
    A)Manu Bhaker and Daehun Park
    B)Ranxin Jiang and Bowen Zhang
    C)Minjung Kim and Daehun Park
    D)Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary cinched the gold medal in the 10 m air pistol mixed team event at the ISSF World Cup in New Delhi. Ranxin Jiang and Bowen Zhang of China won silver while the Republic of Korea pair Minjung Kim and Daehun Park got the bronze.

  12. Who won the silver medal at the National Equestrian Championship?
    A)Randeep Hooda
    B)Nawazuddin Siddiqui
    C)Irfan Khan
    D)Boman Irani
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Actor Randeep Hooda won the silver medal at the National Equestrian Championship.On the work front, the “Sarbjit” actor was last seen on screen in “Baaghi 2”. He will next be seen in “Dhaka”.

  13. Recently, Mehtab Hossain announced his retirement from sports.He was related to which sports?
    A)Cricket
    B)Tennis
    C)Football
    D)Volleybal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Not winning the I-League and playing insufficient matches for India are the two regrets veteran midfielder Mehtab Hossain has as he announced that he will retire from club football after this season.

  14. Who has been sworn as Nigeria President?
    A)Mohammed Bin Salman
    B)Mohammed Al Nayan
    C)Muhammadu Buhari
    D)Atiku Abubakar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has been re-elected for a second four-year term. The 76-year-old defeated his main rival, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, with a margin of nearly four million votes.

  15. IRCTC application and which state’s government “Khanij Online” won National e-governance awards?
    A)MP
    B)Rajasthan
    C)UP
    D)Chhattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Railway’s IRCTC application and the Chhattisgarh’s government’s “Khanij Online” are among 14 such IT projects that have been chosen for this year’s National e-governance awards.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Nigeria?
    A)Addis Ababa
    B)Kiev
    C)Kampala
    D)Abuja
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. What is the currency of Nigeria?
    A)Krone
    B)Naira
    C)Won
    D)Euro
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of Thomas Cook India?
    A)Pune
    B)Chennai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option D

  4. Where is the HQ of Dhanlaxmi Bank?
    A)Kochi
    B)Thrissur
    C)Bangalore
    D)Mangalore
    View Answer
    Option B

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