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February 3rd Week Current Affairs 2020 Quiz English

Current Affairs English -15 February to 21 February -2020

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Question 1
‘Apiary on Wheels’ is an initiative of which statutory body of India?
A
National Commission for Women
B
National Commission for Minorities
C
National Green Tribunal
D
Khadi and Village Industries Commission
Question 2
‘Pyaar ka Paudha’ (a plant of love), is a campaign of which state, for promoting planting of trees?
A
Madhya Pradesh
B
Arunachal Pradesh
C
Sikkim
D
Bihar
Question 3
Rajiv Bansal has been appointed as chairman and managing director of which Indian airline?
A
IndiGo
B
Air India
C
Spice Jet
D
Vistara
Question 4
INS Jamuna of Indian Navy is set to conduct hydrographic surveys in which neighbouring country of India?
A
Sri Lanka
B
Bangladesh
C
Myanmar
D
Nepal
Question 5
Which Indian player was recently named ‘Player of the Year for 2019’, by the International Hockey Federation (FIH)?
A
Manpreet Singh
B
Mandeep Singh
C
Sreejesh
D
Harmanpreet Singh
Question 6
Rishi Sunak recently became the first Indian–origin Finance Minister of which country?
A
United States
B
United Kingdom
C
New Zealand
D
Japan
Question 7
As of 2020, which Indian Telecom operator is the second most valuable mobile operator in Asia?
A
Jio
B
Bharti Airtel
C
Vodafone Idea
D
BSNL
Question 8
Lethpora, where a memorial to the CRPF personnel killed in Pulwama attack was inaugurated, is situated in which State / UT?
A
Delhi
B
Jammu & Kashmir
C
Punjab
D
Uttarakhand
Question 9
The National Maritime Heritage Complex (NMHC) is to be set up in which Indian state?
A
Madhya Pradesh
B
Arunachal Pradesh
C
Sikkim
D
Gujarat
Question 10
Which is the first and only private firm to build and deliver research ships in India?
A
Titagarh Wagons Ltd
B
Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers
C
Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited
D
Goa Shipyard
Question 11
What is the theme of the 56th Munich Security Conference (MSC) 2020?
A
Westlessness
B
SDG
C
We Can Work Together
D
Security for All
Question 12
What is the name of the 3rd corporate passenger train of India?
A
Tejas Express
B
Kashi Mahakal Express
C
Kashi Indore Express
D
Kashi Vishwanath Express
Question 13
‘Kambala’ is a traditional sport of which state?
A
Tamil Nadu
B
Andhra Pradesh
C
Kerala
D
Karnataka
Question 14
Yash Bharti Award is the highest award of which Indian State / UT?
A
Madhya Pradesh
B
Odisha
C
Uttar Pradesh
D
Punjab
Question 15
Which state commenced operations of India’s first Inter–City Electric Bus service?
A
Karnataka
B
Maharashtra
C
Odisha
D
Telangana
Question 16
Udyani Mane, who was in news recently, is an Indian player of which sports?
A
Tennis
B
Wrestling
C
Golf
D
Badminton
Question 17
Which country has recently developed a recovery – plasma to treat COVID–19 infected patients?
A
India
B
China
C
Thailand
D
Japan
Question 18
'Yodhavu' (Warrior), a mobile application for curbing drug menace, is an initiative of which state?
A
Karnataka
B
Kerala
C
Andhra Pradesh
D
Telangana
Question 19
The late External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was born in which city, where she was elected as MLA twice?
A
Ambala Cantt, Haryana
B
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
C
Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat
D
Ludhiana, Punjab
Question 20
What is the current accounting year of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?
A
April–March
B
July–June
C
January–December
D
May–April
Question 21
What is the objective of the ‘CREDAI Awaas’ mobile application, recently launched by CREDAI?
A
Redressal of Consumer Grievance
B
Ease of purchase of Residential properties
C
Geo–tagging of Residential properties
D
Approval for Residential properties
Question 22
Joshna Chinappa and Saurav Ghosal are associated with which sports?
A
Badminton
B
Squash
C
Tennis
D
Table Tennis
Question 23
Which city was host to the India–Bangladesh SAMPRITI–IX joint military exercise?
A
Umroi
B
Kolkata
C
Vishakhapatnam
D
Kochi
Question 24
What is the theme of Telangana’s biotechnology and life sciences forum ‘Bio Asia 2020’?
A
Life Science for All
B
Today for Tomorrow
C
Instrumental Life Sciences
D
Better Bio–tech
Question 25
‘Appreciate and Commend’ is a scheme of which state, which aims to honour outstanding Police officers?
A
Odisha
B
Rajasthan
C
Punjab
D
Andhra Pradesh
Question 26
Which city plays host to ‘GulFood 2020’, the world’s largest annual food and beverage trade exhibition?
A
Doha
B
Dubai
C
Abu Dhabi
D
Riyadh
Question 27
ERO–NET is a portal of which autonomous organisation of India?
A
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
B
Election Commission of India (ECI)
C
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
D
Airports Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA)
Question 28
Who was recently named as the nominee for the proposed Delimitation Commission for Jammu and Kashmir?
A
Sunil Arora
B
Sushil Chandra
C
Om Prakash Rawat
D
A K Jyoti
Question 29
The first Bird–ringing station of the country with support of a state government, is to be built in which State / UT?
A
Arunachal Pradesh
B
Bihar
C
Jharkhand
D
Odisha
Question 30
Which Taxi hailing startup recently integrated with the Himmat application of Delhi Police?
A
Ola
B
Uber
C
Didi
D
Lyft
Question 31
Which global financial institution is set to grant $450 million loan to India for Atal Bhujal Yojana (ABHY)?
A
ADB
B
World Bank
C
AIIB
D
New Development Bank
Question 32
Which organisation has recently initiated the process of capturing district–wise data on origin of export goods?
A
Export and Import Bank of India
B
Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs
C
NITI Aayog
D
Export Promotion Council
Question 33
As per the recent report of World Population Review, what is the rank of India in the ‘Largest Economy of the World’ list?
A
7th
B
6th
C
5th
D
4th
Question 34
Which city plays host to the ‘3rd Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety’?
A
Stockholm
B
Oslo
C
Helsinki
D
Warsaw
Question 35
What is the name of the storm which hit the United Kingdom in February 2020?
A
Habine
B
Dennis
C
Kyar
D
Ciara
Question 36
The ‘Task Force on Blue Economy for Sustainable Development’ is a collaboration between India and which country?
A
Switzerland
B
Norway
C
Sweden
D
France
Question 37
Which state government has recently launched a scheme named ‘Nadu–Nedu’, for modernising hospitals?
A
Tamil Nadu
B
Andhra Pradesh
C
Andhra Pradesh
D
Telangana
Question 38
What is the name of the exhibition, organised by the Ministry of Textiles, for promoting Geographical Indication (GI) crafts?
A
Shilp Mela
B
Kala Mela
C
Shilp Kumbh
D
Kala Kumbh
Question 39
Kishori Ballal, who recently passed away, was a veteran actor of which language?
A
Telugu
B
Kannada
C
Odia
D
Punjabi
Question 40
. ‘Berlinale’ is the 70th edition of which famous festival, which is set to be inaugurated in Germany?
A
Berlin Food Festival
B
Berlin Film Festival
C
Berlin Defence Show
D
Berlin Arts Fair
Question 41
What is the corpus of the dedicated fund raised from the fines charged from the defaulting pesticides companies and contributions from the Central and state governments under the Pesticides Management Bill, 2020?
A
Rs. 20,000 Crore
B
Rs. 40,000 Crore
C
Rs. 50,000 Crore
D
Rs. 100,000 Crore
Question 42
Which all three items are not under GST as of Feb 2020?
A
Fuel, Construction and Alcohol
B
Fuel, Movie Tickets and Alcohol
C
Fuel, Tobacco and Alcohol
D
Fuel, Dairy Products and Tobacco
Question 43
Under the GST regime, e–Way Bill is mandatory of the value of inter–state movement of goods is more than __?
A
Rs. 50,000
B
Rs. 100,000
C
Rs. 200,000
D
Rs. 250,000
Question 44
What is the highest income tax rate slab in India after Budget 2020–21?
A
25%
B
30%
C
35%
D
40%
Question 45
A paramilitary Sufi group called Ahlu Sunna Waljama, which is recently in news, is fighting with radical Islamist group in Civil War of which country?
A
Sudan
B
Somalia
C
Syria
D
South Sudan
Question 46
The term “Operation Car Wash” that was making news recently, is related to which country?
A
Argentina
B
Brazil
C
South Africa
D
Russia
Question 47
The term “Key Starting Material (KSM)”, recently in news, is related to which industry?
A
Textile Industry
B
Pharmaceutical Industry
C
Cement Industry
D
Paper Industry
Question 48
The Far East Development Fund, which recently submitted an expression of interest (EoI) for the beleaguered Jet Airways, is based in which country?
A
France
B
England
C
Russia
D
Germany
Question 49
Which Supranational union has recently proposed a “framework for trustworthy artificial intelligence”?
A
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
B
European Union
C
Arab League
D
Gulf Cooperation Council
Question 50
Recently, Ashraf Ghani was re–elected in the Afghanistan Presidential elections. What is the name of political party of Ashraf Ghani?
A
National Coalition of Afghanistan
B
National Congress Party of Afghanistan
C
Hezb–e Islami Gulbuddin
D
None of the above
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