Current Affairs Quiz: February 9, 2020

Current Affairs 9 February 2020 Quiz

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  1. In which state, India’s first Glass floor bridge will be built?
    A)Rajasthan
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Uttarakhand
    D)Assam
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Uttarakhand Government has cleared the design of a glass floor suspension bridge, the first of its kind in the country, to be built across Ganga River in Rishikesh as an alternative to the iconic Lakshman Jhula which was closed last year

  2. A three-day India International Seafood Show (IISS) was held in which city?
    A)Surat
    B)Chennai
    C)Kochi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    A three-day India International Seafood Show (IISS), offering a sea of opportunities for exporters and importers of the countrys marine products held in Kochi, Kerala.

  3. According to the NCRB report,which state registers maximum number of missing women in 2018,?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)WestBengal
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    According to the NCRB report, the three States where the highest number of women went missing in the three years are Maharashtra, West Bengal and Madhya Pradesh. In 2016, as many as 28,316 women went missing in Maharashtra, followed by 29,279 in the year 2017, and 33,964 in 2018.

  4. Which state administration renamed PHE & IFC department as ‘Jal Shakti Dept’?
    A)Rajasthan
    B)Jammu and Kashmir
    C)Bihar
    D)Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Jammu and Kashmir administration on accorded sanction to renaming of the Public Health Engineering and Irrigation and Flood Control Department as the ‘Jal Shakti Department’.

  5. Which state government launched the first Disha Police station?
    A)Bihar
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    AP Chief Minister Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy launched the first Disha Police Station in the State in Rajamahendravaram.

  6. Which state government has decided to use drones for mapping villages?
    A)Madhya Pradesh
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Assam
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In Madhya Pradesh, the state government has decided to use drones for mapping villages. So far, land survey work is being done either manually or with the help of satellite images in Madhya Pradesh.

  7. How much amount has been pledged by India to built Arun-III hydropower project in Nepal?
    A)NPR 100 billion
    B)NPR 320 billion
    C)NPR 400 billion
    D)NPR 500 billion
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India and Nepal inked financial closure of Nepal’s largest hydropower project, the Arun-III being built with India’s assistance. India has pledged an investment of NPR 100 Billion for the 900 MW mega hydropower project being built in Nepal’s Sankhuwasabha District.

  8. The Railway Line between India and Bangladesh project to End by which year?
    A)2022
    B)2021
    C)2024
    D)2025
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The much-awaited railway line between Agartala to Akhaura in Bangladesh will be completed by September 2021 and the process for acquisition of land and handing it over to the executing agency in both the countries has been completed.

  9. As per government data,As per government data,how much amount has been received in remittances since 2018-19?
    A)$123.6 billion
    B)$100.6 billion
    C)$115.6 billion
    D)$118.3 billion
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    An estimated 13.62 million Indian nationals are staying abroad and $118.3 billion has been received as remittances since April 2018 up to September last year.

  10. The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA), the regulator of the National Pension System (NPS), has doubled the minimum net worth criterion for pension fund managers to how much amount?
    A)₹50 cr
    B)₹25 cr
    C)₹90 cr
    D)₹100 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA), the regulator of the National Pension System (NPS), has doubled the minimum net worth criterion for pension fund managers to ₹50 crore from the ₹25 crore stipulated earlier.

  11. Recently who resigned from the Credit Suisse as CEO?
    A)Tidjane Thiam
    B)Thomas Gottstein
    C)Rafael Novak
    D)Lee Wien
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Zurich-based bank, Credit Suisse said it’s Chief Executive Officer Tidjane Thiam’s resignwd from his post following a spying scandal.

  12. Who was appointed by Supreme Court to make inventory of ornaments at Sabarimala temple?
    A)Tamilsai Sundarajan
    B)Kalraj Mishra
    C)CNR Nair
    D)PK Ghosh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Supreme Court Friday appointed retired Kerala High Court judge C N Ramachandaran Nair to prepare an inventory and valuation report of ornaments of Lord Ayyappa of Sabarimala temple that are claimed by different sects of the Pandalam Royal family.

  13. Which personality to receive Mystic Kalinga Literary Award?
    A)Arun Kumar
    B)Dev Bhushan
    C)Manoj Das
    D)Pritam Kumar
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Manoj Das, who was recently bestowed with Padma Bhushan for his outstanding contribution to English and Odia literature received Mystic Kalinga Literary Awards-Indian and Global Languages.

  14. Who was presented the International Gandhi Awards for Leprosy?
    A)VK Sinha
    B)Ashok Singh Rupela
    C)NK Singh Bhanu
    D)NS Dharmashaktu
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, presented the International Gandhi Awards for Leprosy to Dr N.S. Dharmashaktu under the Indian nomination (individual) category and the Leprosy Mission Trust under the institutional category in New Delhi.

  15. Recently Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has approved the merger of which company consumer mobility business with Bharti Airtel?
    A)BSNL
    B)MTNL
    C)Uninor
    D)Tata Teleservices
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has approved the merger of Tata Teleservices’ consumer mobility business with Bharti Airtel, paving the way for the closure of the sector’s last major M&A deal more than two years after it was announced.

  16. Which Indian Institute finds molecule to cure rare ALS neurodegenerative disease?
    A)IISc Bengaluru
    B)IIT Bombay
    C)IIT Hyderabad
    D)IIT Madras
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Researchers of the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IIT-H) have found a molecule called “AIM4” that can help in the treatment of a rare and debilitating neurodegenerative disease called “Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis” (ALS) also known as “Lou Gehrig’s disease”.

  17. Which astronaut landed in Kazakhstan after a record stay on the International Space Station, ending a 328-day mission expected to yield new insights into deep-space travel?
    A)Valentina Tereshkova
    B)Buzz Aldrin
    C)Christina Koch
    D)Ravish Malohotra
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    American astronaut Christina Koch, who led the first all-female spacewalk in 2019, landed in Kazakhstan after a record stay on the International Space Station, ending a 328-day mission expected to yield new insights into deep-space travel.

  18. The Income Tax Department launched which application to compare due tax under new and old regime?
    A)e calculator
    B)e filling
    C)e compare
    D)e tax
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Income Tax Department launched an e-calculator for individuals to estimate and compare their tax liability under the new tax slabs as compared to the existing regime.

  19. Which country Army developed World’s first bulletproof helmet?
    A)India
    B)USA
    C)Russia
    D)Iran
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    An Indian Army has developed the world’s first bulletproof helmet which withstands even an AK-47 bullet round from a distance of 10 meters. Earlier, Maj orAnoop Mishra had developed a bulletproof jacket against sniper bullets.

  20. recently Raju Bharatan passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Politics
    B)Sports
    C)Journalist
    D)Actor
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Well known film historian and noted cricket journalist Raju Bharatan passed away following a prolonged illness. He was 86.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of National Crime Records Bureau?
    A)Pune
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority of India?
    A)Mumbai
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Chennai
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option B

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