Current Affairs Quiz: February 25, 2017

The Current Affairs Quiz for 25 February 2017 has been framed from various Newspapers of the same day. Check if you have read the Newspaper properly today by answering the questions of our Current Affairs Quiz. It will help you to prepare for various upcoming competitive examinations.

 

  1. India and ADB have signed USD _____ pact for loans and grants to develop 800 km Visakhapatnam-Chennai Industrial Corridor.
    A) 500 million
    B) 225 million
    C) 375 million
    D) 120 million
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    Option C
    Explanation: India and ADB have signed USD 375 million pact for loans and grants to develop 800—km Visakhapatnam—Chennai Industrial Corridor, which is the first phase of a planned 2,500-km East Coast Economic Corridor. ADB had last September approved USD 631 million in loans and grants for the industrial corridor.
  2. How much capital will government infuse in IBDI Bank to help it maintain a healthy capital-adequacy ratio and pursue credit growth?
    A) Rs. 5,000-crore
    B) Rs. 1,000-crore
    C) Rs. 4,000-crore
    D) Rs. 3,000-crore
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    Option D
    Explanation: The government is all set to bail out IDBI BankBSE 0.00 % with a Rs. 3,000-crore capital infusion to help it maintain a healthy capital-adequacy ratio and pursue credit growth. The government has already said it is still open to bring down its stake in the bank to below 50 per cent.
  3. Dena bank has recently introduced RFID enabled banking cards. What does F stands for in RFID?
    A) Funds
    B) Fare
    C) Frequency
    D) Finance
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    Option C
    Explanation: Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
  4. Government has cleared the development of a medium-range surface-to-air missile (MR-SAM) for the army jointly with Israel. What is the outlay of this deal?
    A) Rs 15,625 crore
    B) Rs 10,000 crore
    C) Rs 17,000 crore
    D) Rs 20,000 crore
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    Option C
    Explanation: A Rs. 17,000 crore deal has been cleared by the government for jointly developing with Israel a medium-range surface-to-air missile (MR-SAM) for the army. The project will be implemented by the DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organisation)and and Israeli Aircraft Industry (IAI).
  5. Which actress has been appointed as the Swachh Bharat brand ambassador?
    A)Deepika Padukone
    B) Shilpa Shetty
    C) Priyanka Chopra
    D) Aishwarya Rai
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    Option B
    Explanation: Shetty is the latest entrant in the list of the mission’s ambassadors like Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Shankar Mahadevan and Sachin Tendulkar.
  6. What amount has the Ministry of Urban Development approved for the development of 6 km long Bet Dwarka Darshan Circuit in Gujarat?
    A) Rs.15.03 crore
    B) Rs.19.35 crore
    C) Rs.18.96 crore
    D) Rs.16.27 crore
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    Option D
    Explanation: Ministry of Urban Development has approved development of 6 km long Bet Dwarka Darshan Circuit in Gujarat at a cost of Rs.16.27 cr under the Central Scheme ‘Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY)’.
  7. Which of the following is the second largest crude oil producer in country?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Odisha
    D) None of these
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    Option B
    Explanation: Rajasthan has become the second largest crude oil producer in the country after the offshore field Bombay High.
  8. National Folk Festival (NFFK-2017) has been inaugurated in which place?
    A) Kerala
    B) Tamil Nadu
    C) Andhra Pardesh
    D) Odisha
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    Option A
    Explanation: Kerala. The first such festival of its kind to be held in the state, the NFFK 2017 is organised by the state Youth Welfare Board, in association with Bharat Bhavan and the Vyloppilli Samskrithi Bhavan, the state-run cultural centres.
  9. Who has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of Somalia?
    A) Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed
    B) Hassan Ali Khaire
    C) Mohamed Sheikh Abdullah
    D) Sheikh bin Naser Abul Thani
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    Option B
    Explanation: Somalia’s new President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has chosen political newcomer Hassan Ali Khaire, a former oil company executive, as the country’s prime minister.
  10. Which country has launched ” Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad ” to fight against terrorism?
    A) Bangladesh
    B) Afghanistan
    C) Pakistan
    D) Israel
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    Option C
    Explanation: In its continuing fight against terrorism, the Pakistan Army on Wednesday launched “Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad” — which roughly translates to “operation to eliminate discord” — across the country.

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