Current Affairs Feb 2015 Quiz - 18

 
171Gulfood 2015, world's largest food event was held in __________ in Feb 2015.
A) New Delhi
B) Nepal
C) Dubai
D) Bangkok
172Famous Indian __________ Mrinalini Mukherjee passed away at the age of 65 years in Feb 2015.
A) Author
B) Artist
C) Historian
D) Singer

 
173National Deworming Day was observed on _________ in twelve states of India. It is an initiative to reduce  the threat of parasitic worm infections, a widespread health issue affecting over 24 crore children in India alone.
A) 21-Feb
B) 15-Feb
C) 10-Feb
D) 6-Feb
174Former Indian cricket captain ____________ had been awarded with the Honorary Life Membership of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) in Feb 2015.
A) Rahul Dravid
B) Saurav Ganguly
C) Anil Kumble
D) Sachin Tendulkar
175Indian-American _________ was appointed as Executive Director for Regions and Centre Operations at Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in Feb 2015.
A) Dalip Singh Saund
B) Raj Goyle
C) Ravi Chaudhary
D) Satveer Chaudhary
176Film Dhanak directed by __________ won two awards at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival held in Feb 2015.
A) Nagesh Kukunoor
B) Ritesh Batra
C) Geetu Mohandas
D) None of These
177Who has been given additional charge as Managing Director and CEO of PSU bank Punjab National Bank with immediate effect in Feb 2015?
A) K R Kamath
B) S.S. Mundra
C) Gauri Shankar
D) Rakesh Sethi
178Who won the Best Actress in the Supporting role award at the 87th Academy Awards (Oscars 2015) held in Feb 2015?
A) Amy Adams
B) Jennifer Aniston
C) Reese Witherspoon
D) Patricia Arquette
179Who has been appointed as the new Home Secretary in Feb 2015?
A) Anil Goswami
B) Rajiv Mehrishi
C) Arvind Mayaram
D) L C Goyal
180Which Indian has been awarded the inaugural Charleston-EFG John Maynard Keynes Prize in recognition of his contribution to society, as per the announcement made in Feb 2015?
A) Jagdish Bhagwati
B) Amartya Sen
C) Arvind Panagariya
D) T. N. Srinivasan

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
171Ans) Dubai
172Ans) Artist
173Ans) 10-Feb
174Ans) Saurav Ganguly
175Ans) Ravi Chaudhary
176Ans) Nagesh Kukunoor
177Ans) Gauri Shankar
178Ans) Patricia Arquette
179Ans) L C Goyal
180Ans) Amartya Sen

 
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