Current Affairs Quiz: February 7, 2020

Current Affairs 7 February 2020 Quiz

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  1. Which state government has started door-delivery of pension scheme’Intivadhakey Pension to the beneficiaries?
    A)Andhra Pradesh
    B)Karnataka
    C)Odisha
    D)Kerala
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Andhra Pradesh Government has started door-delivery of pension scheme’Intivadhakey Pension to the beneficiaries.This is the first of its kind in India.

  2. Recently SC directs States to notify setting up ‘Gram Nyayalayas’ within how many weeks?
    A)4
    B)2
    C)3
    D)5
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Supreme Court has directed the states, which are yet come out with notifications for establishing ‘Gram Nyayalayas’, to do so within four weeks, and asked the high courts to expedite the process of consultation with state governments on this issue.

  3. Which state tops the list affected by global medical data leak as per Greenbone Sustainable Resilience data?
    A)Odisha
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Telangana
    D)Kerala
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Medical details of over 120 million Indian patients have been leaked and made freely available on the Internet, according to a recent report published by Greenbone Sustainable Resilience, a German cybersecurity firm.

  4. which stat3 government launched the Janasevaka scheme in a few municipal corporation wards to ensure home delivery of various services?
    A)Kerala
    B)Telangana
    C)Assam
    D)Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Karnataka CM B S Yediyurappa launched the Janasevaka scheme in a few municipal corporation wards to ensure home delivery of various services like ration cards, senior citizen identity and health cards.

  5. Recently the government setting up a new major port at Vadhavan near Dahanu in which state?
    A)WestBengal
    B)Gujarat
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Kerala
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The government on Wednesday approved setting up a new major port at Vadhavan near Dahanu in Maharashtra at a cost of ₹65,544.54 crore.

  6. How many IITs to get the status of Institution of National Importance from the government?
    A)5
    B)3
    C)6
    D)8
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) Law (Amendment) Bill, 2020, is approved the cabinet chaired by Prime Minister. According to the official statement, the five IIITs declared as the ‘Institutes of National Importance’ with powers to award degrees will develop a strong research base in the country in the field of information technology by attracting more students.

  7. according to a report by WHO,India had how many new cancer cases in 2018?
    A)1.15 million
    B)1.20 million
    C)1.16 million
    D)1.35 million
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India had an estimated 1.16 million new cancer cases in 2018, according to a report by the World Health Organization (WHO), which said that one in 10 Indians will develop cancer during their lifetime and one in 15 will die of the disease.
  8. Which country discovers new natural ‘Jebel Ali gas field’?
    A)Russia
    B)China
    C)UAE
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The United Arab Emirates announced the discovery of a natural gas field containing 80 trillion standard cubic feet of gas between Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

  9. What is the rank of India in world’s most expensive country to live in as per CEOWORLD business magazine report?
    A)135
    B)115
    C)125
    D)130
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The CEOWORLD business magazine report says, Switzerland has been named the world’s most expensive country, with Norway second and Iceland third.

  10. RBI hikes Insurance cover on bank deposits to how much amount from ₹ 1 lakh?
    A)₹5 lakh
    B)₹10 lakh
    C)₹3 lakh
    D)₹2 lakh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Insurance cover on bank deposits has been increased to Rs 5 lakh from Rs 1 lakh effective announced by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

  11. According to National Payments Corporation of India.(NPCI) data, IMPS, UPI and the BHIM app are registering new records in the amount of cash transacted last month.UPI stands for which of the following?
    A)Unified Payment Interface
    B)Unique Pay Interface
    C)unique Payment Inclusive
    D)Unidentified Payment Interface
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    According to National Payments Corporation of India.(NPCI) data, IMPS, UPI and the BHIM app are registering new records in the amount of cash transacted last month. Barring UPI, the number of transactions on IMPS and BHIM platforms also registered all-time record in January.

  12. Which Company launched a comprehensive health insurance plan “Reliance Health Infinity”?
    A)Max Bupa Insurance
    B)Niacl
    C)IDBI Federal
    D)Reliance General Insurance
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Reliance General Insurance, a part of Reliance Capital, launched a comprehensive health insurance plan “Reliance Health Infinity”.

  13. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) decided to keep its short-term lending rate unchanged at how much percent in 6th bi monthly policy review?
    A)5.25%
    B)5.40%
    C)5.15%
    D)5.10%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) decided to keep its short-term lending rate unchanged at 5.15 per cent in the sixth bi-monthly policy review of current financial year 2019-20, the reverse repo rate stands unchanged at 4.9 per cent.

  14. World’s largest hub for collaborative robots opens in which country?
    A)India
    B)Hungary
    C)Russia
    D)Denmark
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Denmark’s Minister of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs, Simon Kollerup, unveiled the world’s largest hub for collaborative robots opens in Denmark. It will become the new home of Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) and Universal Robots (UR), the two flagships in the thriving Danish robotics industry.

  15. Which ministry implemented the ‘Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries’ (SFURTI) Scheme?
    A)Ministry of Finance
    B)Ministry of MSME
    C)Ministry of Corporate Affairs
    D)Ministry of HRD
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Ministry of MSME is implementing a ‘Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries’ (SFURTI) Scheme under which financial support is being provided for setting up of traditional industries clusters viz. Khadi, Coir & Village industries clusters.

  16. Who scripted a new National record of 188kg in clean and jerk on his way to take the gold medal in men’s 89kg in the National weightlifting championships at the Khudiram Anusilan Kendra?
    A)Karan Thapa
    B)Ram Karan Prajapati
    C)Rahul
    D)Sambo Lapung
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Services lifter Sambo Lapung scripted a new National record of 188kg in clean and jerk on his way to take the gold medal in men’s 89kg in the National weightlifting championships at the Khudiram Anusilan Kendra

  17. Recently D. Manjunath passed away.He was associated with which field?
    A)Politics
    B)Actor
    C)author
    D)Social Activist
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former Legislative Council Chairman D. Manjunath passed away. He was 92.

  18. Recently Speaker of which legislative assembly Pranab Kumar Gogoi passed away?
    A)Mizoram
    B)Assam
    C)Sikkim
    D)Meghalaya
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Former Speaker of Assam Legislative Assembly Pranab Kumar Gogoi passed away in Guwahati. He was 84.

  19. Who penned his Autobiography titled “Lord J: Lord of Anonymity”?
    A)Lord A
    B)Juan Oram
    C)Lord Jacob
    D)Lord J
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Pop singer Lord J penned his Autobiography titled “Lord J: Lord of Anonymity”. It was launched recently which about his initial days of understanding the value of music, lyrics, concepts of videography and making music videos, and it also speaks about hardships that he faced on the transition of global pop singer, from dream to achieve it.

  20. What is the theme of this year’s International Day of Zero Tolerance?
    A)One decade of accelerating actions
    B)Youth Active
    C)Unleashing Youth Power
    D)Challenge and Youth
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Every year, February 6th marks the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The day aims to promote the eradication of female genital mutilation.International Day of Zero Tolerance 2020 theme was ‘Unleashing Youth Power’

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of WHO?
    A)Paris
    B)NewYork
    C)Geneva
    D)Rome
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. What is the capital of Switzerland?
    A)Kiev
    B)Bern
    C)Amsterdam
    D)Paris
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. What is the capital of Denmark?
    A)Paris
    B)Amsterdam
    C)Copenhagen
    D)Budapest
    View Answer
    Option C

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