Current Affairs Quiz: February 3, 2019

Current Affairs 3 February 2019 Quiz

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  1. The government has constituted a committee under the CEA to explore prepaid payments by state electricity distribution companies to power plants.What is “A” in CEA?
    A)Authentication
    B)Authority
    C)Adverse
    D)Addicted
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The government has constituted a committee under the Central Electricity Authority(CEA) to explore prepaid payments by state electricity distribution companies to power plants. It was recommended by panel of PK Sinha.

  2. How much hike was made by the government for the sports budget for the financial year 2019-20?
    A)Rs 190.20 cr
    B)Rs 195.80 cr
    C)Rs 200.10 cr
    D)Rs 214.20 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The government hiked the sports budget by Rs 214.20 crore for the financial year 2019-20, which also includes an increase of Rs 55 crore in funds for the Sports Authority of India.

  3. Which has been been named the “highest ranked” Indian tank in the “2018 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report”?
    A)United Service Institution
    B)Observer Research Foundation
    C)Institute of Economic Growth
    D)Lawyers Collective
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Observer Research Foundation(ORF) has been named the “highest ranked” Indian tank in the “2018 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report”.
  4. State-owned NBCC said it will construct an ayurveda and naturopathy hospital in which state?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Goa
    C)Telangana
    D)Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    State-owned NBCC said it will construct an ayurveda and naturopathy hospital in Goa at a cost of Rs 267.81 crore. A memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of AYUSH has been signed in this regard.

  5. The Kala Ghoda Art Festival began in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Pune
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Kala Ghoda Art Festival began at the iconic Kala Ghoda Precinct in South Mumbai.
  6. Recently,the government revised the economic growth rate to how much percent for 2017-18 from the 6.7 percent estimated earlier?
    A)7.0%
    B)7.5%
    C)7.2%
    D)7.1%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The government revised the economic growth rate upwards to 7.2 percent for 2017-18 from the 6.7 percent estimated earlier

  7. Which country won their first ever Asian Cup Title?
    A)Japan
    B)India
    C)Qatar
    D)Indonesia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Qatar won its first major soccer title by beating four-time champion Japan 3-1 in the Asian Cup Final, completing an improbable run to glory for the Gulf nation as it prepares to host the 2022 World Cup.

  8. Which player has rocketed to the No 1 spot in the latest ODI women’s batters rankings?
    A)Smriti Mandhana
    B)Mithali raj
    C)Jhulan Goswami
    D)Harmanpreet Kaur
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    After stunning performances in the first two ODIs against New Zealand, India’s opening batswoman Smriti Mandhana has rocketed to the No 1 spot in the latest ODI women’s batters rankings,the ICC announced recently.

  9. Recently,Greg Chappell announced his retirement.He was the former player of which country?
    A)England
    B)Australia
    C)South Africa
    D)Zimbabwe
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Greg Chappell, who is considered one of Australia’s most influential voices in the field of cricket, is set to exit the stage as the selector and national talent manager following the end of the Ashes later this year.

  10. Which INS won the Kochi Area Boat Pulling Regatta 2019?
    A)INS Shardha
    B)INS Sujata
    C)INS Virat
    D)INS Dronacharya
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The 2019 edition of Kochi Area Boat Pulling Regatta, which is one of the most prestigious and traditional naval sporting activities conducted in Indian Navy,was held in Kochi.

  11. Who became the first Indian to earn Australian Ladies PGA card?
    A)Diksha Dagar
    B)Ankita Tiwana
    C)Vani Kapoor
    D)Aditi Ashok
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Vani Kapoor became the first Indian to earn a card for the Australian Ladies PGA Tour after coming through its first-ever Qualifying Tournament at the Ballarat Golf Club in Australia.

  12. Who was appointed as new director of CBI?
    A)Alok Verma
    B)M Nageswara rao
    C)Rishi Kumar Shukla
    D)Ajai Singh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Senior IPS officer Rishi Kumar Shukla was appointed as CBI Director, just four days after he was shifted from the post of Madhya Pradesh DGP by the Kamal Nath government to the Madhya Pradesh Police Housing Corporation.

  13. Recently,which former Planning Commission member and ex director of IIMC passed away?
    A)Aruna Asaf
    B)Mrinal Chatterjee
    C)VK Malhotra
    D)Hiten Bhaya
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former Planning Commission member and ex director of IIMC Hiten Bhaya passed away at his residence in south Delhi’s Vasant Kunj. She was 98.

  14. What is the theme of this year’s World Wetlands day ?
    A)Wetlands for Disaster Risk reduction
    B)Wetlands for a Sustainable Future
    C) Wetlands and Climate Change
    D)Wetlands for Agriculture
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on 2nd February.The theme of this year’s is “Wetlands and Climate Change”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Central bureau of Investigation?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the currency of Qatar?
    A)Riel
    B)Riyal
    C)Dollar
    D)Peso
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of Central Statistics Office?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C

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