Current Affairs February 2018 Quiz - 1 to 60

1_____________________, senior-most Indian Information Service (IIS) officer has been appointed as the Director-General of Sports Authority of India (SAI).
 A) Neelam Kapur
 B) Laleeta Sharma
 C) Sweta Tiwari
 D) Manisha Rai
  
2Magahi writer ____________________ has been honoured with Sahitya Akademi Bhasha Samman award.
 A) Lalit Varma
 B) Rajendra Kumar Tiwari
 C) Shambhu Nath Shukla
 D) Shesh Anand Madhukar
  
3_________________has been awarded with V. Shantaram lifetime achievement Award.
 A) Shyam Benegal
 B) Karan Johar
 C) Faarah Khan
 D) Rituparna Ghosh
  
4The 32nd Surajkund International Crafts Mela has begun in _______________, Haryana.
 A) Hyderabad
 B) Faridabad
 C) Chandigarh
 D) Pune
  
5_________________has claimed the gold medal in the India Open International Boxing tournament at Thyagraj Indoor Stadium in New Delhi.
 A) Pinki Rani
 B) Nikhat Zareen
 C) Gita Phogat
 D) MC Mary Kom
  
6World Wetlands Day is observed on ________________.
 A) 3rd February
 B) 2nd February
 C) 4th February
 D) 5th February
  
7The_______________ has made a record by opening the world-s longest zip line.
 A) United Arab Emirates
 B) China
 C) United States
 D) United Kingdon
  
8A Bhutanese consulate office has opened in ________________.
 A) Manipur
 B) Shilong
 C) Guwahati
 D) Meghalaya
  
9______________ has successfully launched the first seismo-electromagnetic satellite to study seismic precursors.
 A) India
 B) Pakistan
 C) Bangaladesh
 D) China
  
10_________________ has become the first low-income country to provide universal eye care for its 12 million populations.
 A) Uganda
 B) Rwanda
 C) Kwait
 D) Malayasia
  
11___________________was awarded with the 'Times Power Women of the Year 2017'- Pune for Global PR.
 A) Farzana Begam
 B) Shabnam Asthana
 C) Suraiya Afrin
 D) Wahida Asthana
  
12Veteran film producer and director ____________________ has been awarded with Shantaram lifetime achievement Award.
 A) Shyam Benegal
 B) Karan Johar
 C) Faarah Khan
 D) Rituparna Ghosh
  
13_____________has defeated Australia to lift the Under 19 World cup for the fourth time.
 A) India
 B) Pakistan
 C) Bangaladesh
 D) Sri Lanka
  
14________________, India-s leading squash player has become the highest ranked India-s Squash player.
 A) Om Prakash
 B) Adarsha Singh
 C) Aditya Sharma
 D) Saurav Ghosal
  
15______________ has won 7 gold medals at India open International Boxing Tournament.
 A) India
 B) Pakistan
 C) Bangaladesh
 D) Sri Lanka
  
16__________________ has been appointed as the new board chairman of the company Alphabet.
 A) Maliek Derstine
 B) John L. Hennessy
 C) France Hassan El Belghitti
 D) Charles Okpoko
  
17Cyprus President ____________________ has won re-election for a second term.
 A) Maliek Derstine
 B) France Hassan El Belghitti
 C) Charles Okpoko
 D) Nicos Anastasiades
  
18___________________ has been appointed as the Financial Commissioner of Railway Board of India.
 A) Amal Bakshi
 B) Anil Shetty
 C) A K Prasad
 D) A K Sharma
  
19_________________has been appointed as the Assistant Chief of Naval Staff.
 A) Atul Anand
 B) Sam Adams
 C) Arjun Atwal
 D) Gaganjeet Bhullar
  
20The First ever International Kala Mela has been inaugurated in ________________.
 A) Kolkata
 B) New Delhi
 C) Hyderabad
 D) Pune
  
21_______________ has successfully test-fired the indigenously developed short-range nuclear capable Agni-I ballistic missile.
 A) India
 B) Pakistan
 C) Bangaladesh
 D) China
  
22Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International airport of Mumbai has set record with _______ flights in 24 hours or almost one flight every minute.
 A) 850
 B) 1080
 C) 980
 D) 654
  
23_____________________ has emerged as the best Indian golfer in the world, grabbing the 72nd position in the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR).
 A) Shubhankar Sharma
 B) Shiv Kapur
 C) Arjun Atwal
 D) Aditi Ashoke
  
24Olympic silver-medallist ___________________has won the Asia Badminton Team Championship in Alor Setar in Malaysia.
 A) Saina Nehwal
 B) Jwala Gutta
 C) P V Sindhu
 D) Rashid Khan
  
25_______________has lifted the ICC Under-19 World Cup for the record fourth time.
 A) Australia
 B) Pakistan
 C) Sri Lanka
 D) India
  
26Veteran Telugu actor ______________ has passed away at the age of 78.
 A) N T Rama Rao
 B) Srihari Ramanuj
 C) Lakshmi Devi
 D) Sharada Devi
  
27BJP MP _____________________has passed away at the age of 79.
 A) Hukum Singh
 B) Prem singh
 C) Jayalalita
 D) Sashikala
  
28World Cancer Day is observed on __________________.
 A) 4th February
 B) 5th February
 C) 6th February
 D) 7th February
  
29_________________ has sworn in as the 16th Chairman of the Federal Reserve for a four-year term.
 A) Maliek Derstine
 B) Jerome H Powell
 C) France Hassan El Belghitti
 D) Charles Okpoko
  
30__________________ has been appointed as the new Chief Justice of Bangladesh.
 A) Nasrul Hamid
 B) Ismat Ara Sadek
 C) Syed Mahmud Hossain
 D) Muhammad Abdul Mannan
  
31__________________, the Maldives president has declared a state of emergency in the country as heavily armed troops stormed the country-s top court.
 A) Mashiur Rahman
 B) Gowher Rizvi
 C) Tawfiq-e-Elahi
 D) Abdulla Yameen
  
32___________________ and the United Nations World Food Programme have signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement committing an unprecedented $370 million dollars to WFP over the next four years.
 A) Sweden
 B) Germany
 C) Itally
 D) Japan
  
33The _______________ Aerospace Exploration Agency has launched the world-s smallest rocket with the ability to put a tiny satellite into orbit.
 A) China
 B) Japan
 C) US
 D) Russia
  
34___________________ has won the India Open in the category of Men-s Single.
 A) Jet Li
 B) Shi Yuqi
 C) Donnie Yen
 D) Kris Wu
  
35Actor ______________________ has passed away at the age of 77.
 A) Tom Cruise
 B) John Mahoney
 C) Tom Hanks
 D) Will Smith
  
36_______________has got the approval of extension of the tenure till 30th June 2019.
 A) Mukesh Kumar
 B) Gaurav Sharma
 C) Himmat Rai
 D) Amitab Kant
  
37The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has been ranked the top environment policy think tanks in_________________.
 A) India
 B) Pakistan
 C) China
 D) Bangladesh
  
38Indian women's cricket team pacer ______________has become the first woman in the world to take 200 wickets in ODI cricket.
 A) Mithali raj
 B) Jhulan Goswami
 C) Harmanpreet Kaur
 D) Anjum Chopra
  
39Kathakali maestro Madavoor __________________ has passed away at the age of 89.
 A) Shiva Balaji
 B) Vasudevan Nair
 C) Ravi Teja
 D) A Nagarjuna
  
40Former minister and presently member of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council________ has passed away at the age of 70.
 A) Gali Mudhhukrishnama Naidu
 B) V Mohanlal
 C) Lakshmi Devi
 D) Sharada Devi
  
41______________________ has become the president of Cyprus.
 A) Andre Agassi
 B) Stan Wawrinka
 C) John McEnroe
 D) Nicos Anastasiades
  
42_________________ international airport has been named as the world-s busiest airport for international traffic.
 A) Dubai
 B) Kolkata
 C) Channai
 D) Soudi Arabia
  
43Rear Admiral______________, has been appointed as the Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Air) at New Delhi.
 A) Bhaskar Khulbe
 B) Raghvendra Singh
 C) Mukul Asthana
 D) Gopal Krishna
  
44___________________ has increased substantially its score in the latest international Intellectual Property (IP) index released by the US Chambers of commerce ranking 44th out of 50 countries.
 A) India
 B) China
 C) Japan
 D) Germany
  
45India wicket keeper and former captain ______________ has stummed 400 batsman in ODI Cricket.
 A) Rahul Dravid
 B) MS Dhoni
 C) Noyan Mongia
 D) Rohit Sharma
  
46_______________ has appointed as the bowling mentor of Mumbai Indians ahead of the 2018 season.
 A) Lasith Malinga
 B) Anil Kumble
 C) Harvajan Singh
 D) Sunil Narinn
  
47Opener ________________has slammed a 129-ball 135 against South Africa at Kimberley to become the first Indian women cricketer to smash ODI-s hundreds in three away countries.
 A) Mithali raj
 B) Smriti Mandhana
 C) Harmanpreet Kaur
 D) Anjum Chopra
  
48Actor ________________________has passed away at the age of 77.
 A) Tom Cruise
 B) John Mahoney
 C) Tom Hanks
 D) Will Smith
  
49________________ has become the first country to legalise and then repeal same-sex marriage.
 A) Bermuda
 B) Ghana
 C) Uganda
 D) Paragua
  
50Business magazine ___________________has released its first-ever Crypto Rich List comprising 20 wealthiest people in the cryptocurrency space.
 A) Vogue
 B) Time
 C) Forbes
 D) Stone
  
51__________________ has been appointed as new Managing Director (MD) & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SBI Card, the country's second-largest credit card issuer.
 A) Amarandra Singh
 B) Hardayal Prasad
 C) M. Parimal Devi
 D) Tuba Sehar
  
52Justice ___________________ has sworn in as new Chief Justice of the High Court of Manipur.
 A) Abhilasha Kumari
 B) T S Tirumurti
 C) Arvind Kumar
 D) M K Singh
  
53Justice___________________ has sworn in as the Chief Justice of Kerala.
 A) Christian Blue
 B) Vin Diesel
 C) Antony Dominic
 D) Hugh Jackman
  
54______________________ has topped the health Index report prepared by NITI Ayog.
 A) Kerala
 B) Karnataka
 C) Hyderabad
 D) Chennai
  
55The first Khelo India School Games has concluded in _________________ with sports powerhouse Haryana topped the overall medal tally.
 A) Chennai
 B) Pune
 C) New Delhi
 D) Kolkata
  
56Former minister _____________________ has passed away at the age of 73.
 A) R. Roshan Baig
 B) Karan Bajwa
 C) Vinay Kulkarni
 D) Anil Tribhovandas Patel
  
57_______________, PepsiCo Chairman and CEO has been appointed as the International Cricket Council's (ICC) first-ever independent female director.
 A) Indu Malhotra
 B) Indra Nooyi
 B) S. Padmanabhan
 C) Ramalinga Reddy
  
58________________and US based scientists have successfully developed human eggs outside the human body from their earliest stages to maturity where they could be fertilized.
 A) UK
 B) UAE
 C) France
 D) Germany
  
59The 23rd Olympic Winter Games has officially kicked off with a colourful ceremony at Pyeongchang in ___________________.
 A) South Korea
 B) North Korea
 C) Japan
 D) China
  
60A founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and a former lyricist for the Grateful Dead ___________________has passed away.
 A) Dan Gurney
 B) John Perry Barlow
 C) Oliver Wright
 D) Robin Renwick

 
 
 
 
Answers:
1Ans) Neelam Kapur
2Ans) Shesh Anand Madhukar
3Ans) Shyam Benegal
4Ans) Faridabad
5Ans) MC Mary Kom
6Ans) 2nd February
7Ans) United Arab Emirates
8Ans) Guwahati
9Ans) China
10Ans) Rwanda
11Ans) Shabnam Asthana
12Ans) Shyam Benegal
13Ans) India
14Ans) Saurav Ghosal
15Ans) India
16Ans) John L. Hennessy
17Ans) Nicos Anastasiades
18Ans) A K Prasad
19Ans) Atul Anand
20Ans) New Delhi
21Ans) India
22Ans) 980
23Ans) Shubhankar Sharma
24Ans) P V Sindhu
25Ans) India
26Ans) Lakshmi Devi
27Ans) Hukum Singh
28Ans) 4th February
29Ans) Jerome H Powell
30Ans) Syed Mahmud Hossain
31Ans) Abdulla Yameen
32Ans) Sweden
33Ans) Japan
34Ans) Shi Yuqi
35Ans) John Mahoney
36Ans) Amitab Kant
37Ans) India
38Ans) Jhulan Goswami
39Ans) Vasudevan Nair
40Ans) Gali Mudhhukrishnama Naidu
41Ans) Nicos Anastasiades
42Ans) Dubai
43Ans) Mukul Asthana
44Ans) India
45Ans) MS Dhoni
46Ans) Lasith Malinga
47Ans) Smriti Mandhana
48Ans) John Mahoney
49Ans) Bermuda
50Ans) Forbes
51Ans) Hardayal Prasad
52Ans) Abhilasha Kumari
53Ans) Antony Dominic
54Ans) Kerala
55Ans) New Delhi
56Ans) Anil Tribhovandas Patel
57Ans) Indra Nooyi
58Ans) UK
59Ans) South Korea
60Ans) John Perry Barlow

 
 
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