Current Affairs Quiz: February 6, 2017

The Current Affairs Quiz has been framed from various Newspapers of the same day. The quiz will give you a fair idea of how much you keep updated yourself about the latest happenings of the World. Check if you have read the Newspaper properly today by answering the questions of our Current Affairs Quiz.

  1. ISRO is set to send ___ satellites into orbit on its PSLV-C37 rocket on February 15, 2017.
    A) 88
    B) 104
    C) 107
    D) 102
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    Option B
    Explanation: ISRO will send 104 satellites into orbit on its PSLV-C37 rocket on February 15. Only 3 of them are Indian satellite. 88 are from the US.
  2. From April 1, 2017 cash transaction above Rs 3 lakh will attract a penalty of ____ .
    A) 50%
    B) 45%
    C) 100%
    D) 150%
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    Option C
    Explanation: In a bid to check generation of black money, a steep penalty awaits those accepting cash in excess of Rs. 3 lakh, beginning April 1, to settle any transaction.
  3. Which country won the 18th Asian Junior Squash championship(Boys) held at Hong Kong, China?
    A) Malaysia
    B) India
    C) China
    D) Pakistan
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    Option B
    Explanation: India defeated Malaysia in Boys category.
  4. Who has been elected as the Vice-President of Asian Squash Federation (ASF)?
    A) N. Ramachandran
    B) David Mui
    C) Debendranath Sarangi
    D) Chris Simpson
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    Option C
    Explanation: Debendranath Sarangi has been elected as the vice president of ASF while David Mui has been re-elected as the President of ASF.
  5. Suranjit Sengupta who passed away recently was a famous politician of which country?
    A) Indian
    B) Bangladesh
    C) Nepal
    D) Bhutan
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    Option B
    Explanation: Suranjit Sengupta played a significant role in framing the post-independent Bangladesh’s first Constitution in 1972.
  6. Who has been appointed as the Chairman and CEO of KPMG India?
    A) Vineet Joshi
    B) Alok Kumar
    C) Richard Rekhy
    D) Arun M Kumar
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    Option D
  7. Sports Minister Vijay Goel laid the foundation stone of India’s first para athlete training centre at which place?
    A) Bengaluru
    B) Gandhinagar
    C) New Delhi
    D) Hyderabad
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    Option B
    Explanation: Sports Minister Vijay Goel laid the foundation stone of the Center of Excellence for Para Sports in Gandhinagar, which will be the first-ever training facility in the country dedicated to para athletes. The Center of Excellence is being set up at an estimated budget of over Rs 50 crores.
  8. Which England cricketer has been awarded with Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE)?
    A) Jos Buttler
    B) Stuart Broad
    C) Joe Root
    D) Alastair Cook
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    Option D
  9. Achanta Sharath Kamal is related to which sports?
    A) Lawn Tennis
    B) Table Tennis
    C) Squash
    D) Golf
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    Option B
    Explanation: Achanta Sharath Kamal bagged his seventh national crown in men’s single at the 11Even Sports Senior Table Tennis Nationals.
  10. Which Indian city will host the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup basketball tournament in July 2017?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Bengaluru
    C) Mumbai
    D) Chennai
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    Option B
    Explanation: FIBA Women’s Asia Cup basketball tournament- Bengaluru
    FIBA U-16 Women’s Asian Championship – Hyderabad.

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