Current Affairs Quiz: February 7, 2019

Current Affairs 7 February 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently,which India’s communication satellite was successfully launched from the Spaceport in French Guiana?
    A)GSAT 30
    B)GSAT 31
    C)GSAT 20
    D)GSAT 41
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India’s latest communication satellite GSAT 31 was successfully launched from the Spaceport in French Guiana.

  2. A World Heritage Centre housing “spiritual camps” of 45 countries would be set up in which state?
    A)Assam
    B)Sikkim
    C)Odisha
    D)West Bengal
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    A World Heritage Centre housing “spiritual camps” of 45 countries would be set up at Mayapur, the global headquarters of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness,in Nadia district.

  3. As on January 28, 2019, how many connection have been released under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana?
    A)6.32 cr
    B)6.25 cr
    C)6.15 cr
    D)6.23 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Oil Marketing Companies(OMCs) have released more than 6.23 crore LPG connections under the Scheme across the country as on January 28.
  4. Recently, which application of the government has been launched on Google Play Store?
    A)PMUY App
    B)PMJAY App
    C)PFBY App
    D)MUDRA App
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana(PM-JAY) App has been launched on Google Play Store.
  5. With which Bank, NTPC has signed an agreement for a Rs 2500 crore loan to part finance capital expenditure?
    A)PNB
    B)SBI
    C)ICICI Bank
    D)HDFC Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    State-run power giant NTPC said it has signed an agreement with HDFC Bank for a Rs 2500 crore loan to part finance capital expenditure.

  6. Which company launched a digital skilling and mentorship initiative “GOAL” across 5 states in India?
    A)Microsoft
    B)Google
    C)Facebook
    D)Wipro
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Focussing on its mission to empower women, social networking giant Facebook launched a digital skilling and mentorship initiative “GOAL”across 5 states in india that would encourage tribal girls to become village-level digital young leaders for their communities.

  7. Which state announced setting up a high powered committee to boost dairy sector?
    A)Punjab
    B)Odisha
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh announced setting up a high powered committee to boost dairy sector for supplementing farmers’ income in a result-oriented manner.

  8. Which state government set up a committee to review various schemes being implemented for the welfare of tribals in the state?
    A)Telangana
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Maharashtra government has set up a committee to review various schemes being implemented for the welfare of tribals in the state.It will be headed by Vivek Pandit.
  9. In order to meet additional expenses,how much additional amount has government decided to raise through dated securities?
    A)Rs 15000 cr
    B)Rs 25000 cr
    C)Rs 30000 cr
    D)Rs 36000 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    In order to meet additional expenses, the government has decided to raise additional Rs 36000 cr through dated securities taking the total borrowing through the instrument to Rs 96000 crore in the remaining period of the current fiscal.

  10. Recently,RBI has imposed separate monetary penalties on lenders UCO Bank,Axis Bank and which other bank over deficiencies in complying with different regulatory norms.?
    A)PNB
    B)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    C)HDFC Bank
    D)Syndicate Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    RBI has imposed separate monetary penalties on lenders UCO Bank, Axis Bank and Syndicate Bank over deficiencies in complying with different regulatory norms.

  11. According to Finance Ministry,how much growth is expected in 2019-20?
    A)7.8%
    B)7.2%
    C)7.1%
    D)7.5%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The finance ministry expects economic growth to accelerate to 7.5 percent in 2019-20 from 7.2 per cent projected for the current fiscal.

  12. Who won Seattle Open,a PSA challenger squash Tour Event?
    A)James Willstrop
    B)Nicol david
    C)Ramit Tandon
    D)Mohd Shorbhaghy
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian Squash player Ramit Tandon defeated Egyptian Mohamed El Sherbini in the finals to win the Seattle Open,a PSA challenger squash Tour Event.

  13. Who was appointed as Nepal’s envoy to India?
    A)Bidya Devi Bhandari
    B) Deep Kumar Upadhyay
    C) Nilambar Acharya
    D)Vikas Chaturvedi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Nilambar Acharya, Nepal’s former law minister, has been appointed as the country’s ambassador to India.

  14. Who was appointed as Civil Aviation Secretary?
    A)Rashmi Singh Chaturvedi
    B)Pranab Singh
    C)Kartikeya Sen
    D) Pradeep Singh Kharola
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Chief Managing Director (CMD) of Air India Pradeep Singh Kharola has been appointed the Civil Aviation Secretary.
  15. Who will be conferred with K,Veeramani Award for Social Justice 2018?
    A)RK Chaturvedi
    B)PS Krishnan
    C)Veramani Singh
    D)TS Vijayan Shukla
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    K,Veeramani Award for Social Justice 2018 will be conferred on PS Krishnan, former Secretary, Government of India.

  16. Which company has been selected as winner under the Miniratna Category by Ministry of MSME for promotion of SC/ST entrepreneurs?
    A)IFFCO
    B)TCS
    C)National Fertilizers Limited
    D) National Film Development Corporation
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    National Film Development Corporation of India has been selected as winner under the Miniratna Category by Ministry of MSME.

  17. Recently,noted freedom fighter and MLA Priyanath Dey passed away.He was the former MLA of which state?
    A)Odisha
    B)Andhra Pradesh
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Noted Freedom fighter and former Odisha MLA Priyanath Dey passed away in Bhubaneswar.

  18. Recently, Harihar Karan passed away.He was related to which profession?
    A)Writer
    B)Singer
    C)Actor
    D)Politics
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Senior Congress leader and former minister Harihar Karan passed away at the age of 72

  19. Recently, Ladu Kishore Swain passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Politics
    C)Poet
    D)Journalism
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    BJD MP from Aska Lok Sabha constituency in Odisha,Ladu Kishore Swain passed away at the age of 71

  20. Recently,Ramesh Bhatkar passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Sports
    B)Singer
    C)Actor
    D)Politics
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Noted actor Ramesh Bhatkar passed away after battling cancer. The Marathi film and TV actor aged 70, was suffering from cancer for quite a long time. He was diagnosed with lung cancer and was undergoing treatment at Pune and Mumbai.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Ministry of Health and Family welfare?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D

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

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

  4. Where is the HQ of UCO Bank?
    A)Bangalore
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option D

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