Current Affairs Quiz: February 26, 2017

The Current Affairs Quiz for 26 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 exams.

  1. 112-foot tall statue of Lord Shiva has been unveiled at which place?
    A) Chennai
    B) Tiruchirappalli
    C) Coimbatore
    D) Vellore
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    Option C
    Explanation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the 112-foot tall statue dedicated to ‘Adiyogi’ (a form of Lord Shiva who according to the Hindu tradition is considered the first of yogis) in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
  2. India and Bangladesh have signed an MoU for the sustainable development of which city with financial aid from India?
    A) Dhaka
    B) Sylhet
    C) Rangpur
    D) Pabna
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    Option B
    Explanation: India and Bangladesh on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the sustainable development of Sylhet city with financial aid from India. Under the MoU, three projects — construction of a five-storeyed Kindergarten & High School Building, a six-storeyed Cleaner Colony Building and Development of Dhupa Dighipar area – will be implemented with Taka 24.28 crore.
  3. Government has increased the number of workdays under the Mahatma Gandhi Rural Employment Guarantee(MGNREGA) scheme in Tamil Nadu from 100 days to ___ days.
    A) 120 days
    B) 150 days
    C) 180 days
    D) 200 days
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    Option B
    Explanation: The Centre has accorded permission for increasing the number of workdays under the Mahatma Gandhi Rural Employment Guarantee scheme in Tamil Nadu from the existing 100 days to 150 days.
  4. The first-ever cashless cancer hospital has come up at which city in Assam?
    A) Silchar
    B) Jorhat
    C) Dispur
    D) Guwahati
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    Option D
    Explanation: Union health minister JP Nadda recently inaugurated the first-ever cashless cancer hospital at the Guwahati Medical College in the presence of Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sharma and chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal.
  5. India’s first mountain biking path has come up at which place?
    A) Gulmarg
    B) Shimla
    C) Darjeeling
    D) Dharamshala
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    Option C 
  6. 33rd Shapawng Yawng Manau Poi festival has started in which State?
    A) Kerala
    B) Tamil Nadu
    C) Arunachal Pradesh
    D) Odisha
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    Option C
    Explanation: The 33rd edition of Shapawng Yawng Manau Poi, an annual mega cultural festival of Singpho tribe started in Arunachal Pradesh.
  7. Who has been named as the EY Entrepreneur of the Year for 2016?
    A) Vivek Chaand Sehgal
    B) Kushal Pal Singh
    C) Anil Agarwal
    D) Deepak Parekh
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    Option A
    Explanation: Vivek Chaand Sehgal, Executive Chairman of the auto components manufacturer Samvardhana Motherson group has been named EY Entrepreneur of the Year for 2016.
  8. Pooja Ghatkar is related to which sports?
    A) Wrestling
    B) Boxing
    C) Shooting
    D) Tennis
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    Option C
    Explanation: Pooja Ghatkar clinched the women’s 10m air rifle bronze medal as India opened their account on a positive note in the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup going on in New Delhi.
  9. Which Indian bowler has become the highest test wicket taker in a single home season?
    A) Ravindra Jadeja
    B) Umesh Yadav
    C) Ravichandran Ashwin
    D) Ishant Sharma
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    Option C
    Explanation: R. Aswin has 67 wickets from 10 Tests – the most in a home season, surpassed legendary allrounder and former India captain Kapil Dev, who had 63 wickets from 13 matches in the 1979-80 season.
  10. Where was the sixth Asian Para-Road Cycling Championship held?
    A) India
    B) China
    C) Bahrain
    D) Malaysia
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    Option C
  11. Which country won all the three medals(Gold, Silver and Bronze) at the 6th Asian Para-Road Cycling Championship?
    A) India
    B) Bahrain
    C) China
    D) Malaysia
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    Option A
    Explanation: India
  12. Which country will host the 13th Economic Cooperation Organisation(ECO) Summit?
    A) Turkey
    B) Pakistan
    C) Iran
    D) Afghanistan
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    Option B
    Explanation: Islamabad, Pakistan . Theme : Connectivity for Regional Prosperity

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