Current Affairs February 2018 Quiz - 121 to 170

121Australia's most-capped female player and Vice-captain Alex Blackwell has announced her retirement from international and state_________________.
 A) Football
 B) cricket
 C) Golf
 D) Tennis
 
122________________ has won the Rotterdam Open in the Netherlands.
 A) Rafael Nadal
 B) Andy Murray
 C) Maria Sharaprova
 D) Roger Federer
  
123__________________ has set up a world record in 60 metres race.
 A) Brad Hogg
 B) Shane Warne
 C) Mark Talor
 D) Christian Coleman
  
124Andhra Pradesh Statehood Day is observed on_______________.
 A) 28th January
 B) 20th January
 C) 27th January
 D) 24th January
  
125Mizoram Statehood Day is observed on ___________________.
 A) 28th January
 B) 20th January
 C) 27th January
 D) 24th January
  
126_____________________has been appointed as Speaker of Gujrat Assembly.
 A) Rajendra Trivedi
 B) Ravi Menon
 C) Mahesh Kumar Gupta
 D) Hemant Rao
  
127________________and Murali Ramaswami has been appointed as Executive Director of Canara Bank and Vijaya Bank.
 A) Tajan Sukla
 B) T S Tirumurti
 C) Arvind Kumar
 D) Debashish Mukherjee
  
128__________________ has won CCI all India Snooker Championship.
 A) Serena Williams
 B) Steffi Graf
 C) Maria Sharapova
 D) Brijesh Damani
  
129_______________ has passed away at the age of 72.
 A) John Young
 B) Dale Gardner
 C) Ronald Garan
 D) Nawab Fazal Jah Bahadur
  
130Telegu film comedian __________________ has passed away at the age of 61.
 A) Gunda Hanumantha
 B) Sam Adams
 C) Arjun Atwal
 D) Gaganjeet Bhullar
  
131World Day of Social Justice is observed on ________________.
 A) 28th January
 B) 20th January
 C) 27th January
 D) 24th January
  
132The UK-India joint research project on Water Quality Research and Energy Demand Reduction in Build Environment have been launched in _____________.
 A) Kolkata
 B) Chennai
 C) New Delhi
 D) Bangalore
  
133___________________, Indian Women T20 team captain has been offered post as DSP in Panjab Police.
 A) Harmanpreet Kaur
 B) Mithali Raj
 C) Jitu Rai
 D) P V Sindhu
  
134Flying officer______________has scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman to fly a fighter aircraft solo.
 A) Rohan Bopanna
 B) Somdev Devvarman
 C) Dilip Asbe
 D) Avani Chaturvedi
  
135________________has been ranked 81st in the global corruption perception index for 2017, released by Transparency International.
 A) Germany
 B) Argentina
 C) India
 D) Pakistan
  
136_____________has successfully conducted a night trial of its indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile.
 A) Germany
 B) Argentina
 C) India
 D) Pakistan
  
137The _______________ railway station in Jaipur, Rajasthan has become railway station to be fully-managed by women.
 A) Gandhi Nagar
 B) Durg
 C) Sultanpur
 D) Ahmed Nagar
  
138International Mother Language Day is observed on_________________.
 A) 28th January
 B) 21st January
 C) 27th January
 D) 24th January
  
139______________ and Android Pay, the two payment services of Google has combined into a new app called Google Pay.
 A) Paytm Wallet
 B) Google Wallet
 C) Amazon Pay
 D) Airtel Money
  
140______________of Norway has become the most successful athlete in winter Olympic.
 A) Micheal Hussey
 B) Adam Gilchrist
 C) Micheal Clarke
 D) Marit Bjoergen
  
141__________________ one of the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history has passed away at the age of 99.
 A) Alok Sinha
 B) Vasant Dabkhare
 C) Ranjan Sukla
 D) Billy Graham,
  
142Ace striker _______________ has been named as the captain of a 20-strong Indian women's hockey team.
 A) Yuki Brambhi
 B) Rani Rampal
 B) Shaina Nehwal
 D) P V Sindhu
  
143_______________has successfully test-fired the nuclear-capable surface-to-surface Dhanush ballistic missile with a strike range of 350 km from a naval ship off Odisha coast.
 A) Germany
 B) Argentina
 C) India
 D) Pakistan
  
144Noted violinist _____________, an exponent of Parur style of violin playing has passed away.
 A) M.S. Anantharaman
 B) T S Tirumurti
 C) Arvind Kumar
 D) M K Singh
  
145______________, Australian Deputy Prime Minister and National Party leader has resigned from his post.
 A) Barnaby Joyce
 B) Stan Wawrinka
 C) John McEnroe
 D) Gilles Simon
  
146Veteran footballer _________________ has resigned from the Trinamool Congress.
 A) Mukul Ray
 B) Tapan Singh
 C) N Srivastab
 D) Bhaichung Bhutia
  
147_____________________ has won an individual medal at the Gymnastics World Cup.
 A) Gunda Hanumantha
 B) Sam Adams
 C) Arjun Atwal
 D) Aruna Budda Reddy
  
148________________ has won Australian open.
 A) Baldev Raj
 B) Amarandra Nath
 C) Palash Varma
 D) Parupalli Kashyap
  
149_____________ have rounded off their engagements with their best ever performance at the 69th Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament in Bulgaria.
 A) Germany
 B) Argentina
 C) India
 D) Pakistan
  
150Veteran Bollywood actress and Padma Shri awardee ______________ has passed away at the age of 54.
 A) Madhuri
 B) Rekha
 C) Suchitra Sen
 D) Sridevi
  
151Former Cabinet Secretary___________________passed away at the age of 79.
 A) T.S.R. Subramanian
 B) Vinod Rai
 C) VN Kaul
 D) T. N. Chaturvedi
  
152Swach Bharat Abhiyan ambassador _________________ has passed away at the age of 106.
 A) Archana Nigam
 B) Vinod Rai
 C) VN Kaul
 D) Kunwar Bai
  
153__________________, tennis player has achieved his career-best ranking of 133rd position after jumping seven places.
 A) Ramkumar Ramanathan
 B) Dr. Rajiv Bindal
 C) Hrushikesh Moolgavkar
 D) K.M Singh
  
154_____________________has been elected as new Deputy Prime Minister of Australia.
 A) Michael McCormack
 B) Satish Shivalingam
 C) Prarthana Thombare
 D) Y V K Mohan
  
155______________ has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Plurinational State of Bolivia.
 A) Subbarayudu
 B) Rajib Prasad
 C) Yuki Bhambri
 D) Mahesh Bhupathi
  
156Global T20 Canada has announced in _______________.
 A) New Delhi
 B) Bangalore
 C) Pune
 D) Kolkata
  
157Television journalist________________ has been appointed as the editor-in-chief of the television channel Rajya Sabha TV.
 A) Manahar Raina
 B) Satish Shivalingam
 C) Prarthana Thombare
 D) Rahul Mahajan
  
158_________________ has been ranked 47th out of 86 countries on the Inclusive Internet Index by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), commissioned by Facebook.
 A) Germany
 B) Argentina
 C) India
 D) Pakistan
  
159Indian stars Seema Poonia and ___________________ have settled for Silver medals after losing in the final of 69th Strandja Memorial Boxing tournament at Sofia in Bulgaria.
 A) MC Mary Kom
 B) Shaina Nehwal
 C) Rohan Bopanna
 D) P V Sindhu
  
160Indian boxer_____________ has won a gold medal in Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament.
 A) Vikas Krishan
 B) Vasant Dabkhare
 C) Ranjan Sukla
 D) Arbind Kumar
  
161World NGO Day is observed on __________________.
 A) 26th February
 B) 29th February
 C) 27th February
 D) 25th February
  
162__________________has been elected as the new Deputy Prime Minister of Australia.
 A) Michael McCormack
 B) Satish Shivalingam
 C) Prarthana Thombare
 D) Y V K Mohan
  
163________________ has been elected as the Vice President of Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a global body mandated to combat terror financing and money laundering.
 A) China
 B) Argentina
 C) India
 D) Pakistan
  
164National Science Day (NSD) is celebrated on________________.
 A) 26th February
 B) 28th February
 C) 27th February
 D) 25th February
  
165Opener ________________has been named as the captain of 15-member Indian women's team in the three-match ODI series against Australia.
 A) Harmanpreet Kaur
 B) Mithali Raj
 C) P V Sindhu
 D) Sakshi Malik
  
166The Chilika lake in __________________ has emerged as the single largest habitat of Irrawaddy dolphins in the world.
 A) Bihar
 B) Odisha
 C) Jharkhand
 D) West Bengal
  
167_____________ has won the Vijay Hazare Trophy.
 A) Tamilnadu
 B) Kerala
 C) Karnataka
 D) Uttar Pradesh
  
168____________________, the senior seer of Kanchi Kamakoti Mutt situated in Tamil Nadu has passed away the age of 82.
 A) Baldev Raj
 B) Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Swamigal
 C) Palash Varma
 D) Surajit Dutt
  
169Eminent _______________writer Kanakalata Mohanty has passed away at the age of 82.
 A) Odia
 B) Bengali
 C) English
 D) Chinese
  
170_________________, Punjab Province Chief Minister has been elected as interim President of the PML-N.
 A) John Young
 B) Dale Gardner
 C) Ronald Garan
 D) Shahbaz Sharif
  
171Tennis legend________________ has become the most decorated winner in the history of Laureus World Sports Awards.
 A) Rafael Nadal
 B) Andy Murray
 C) Maria Sharaprova
 D) Roger Federer

 
Answers:
121Ans) cricket
122Ans) Roger Federer
123Ans) Christian Coleman
124Ans) 20th January
125Ans) 20th January
126Ans) Rajendra Trivedi
127Ans) Debashish Mukherjee
128Ans) Brijesh Damani
129Ans) Nawab Fazal Jah Bahadur
130Ans) Gunda Hanumantha
131Ans) 20th January
132Ans) New Delhi
133Ans) Harmanpreet Kaur
134Ans) Avani Chaturvedi
135Ans) India
136Ans) India
137Ans) Gandhi Nagar
138Ans) 21 February
139Ans) Google Wallet
140Ans) Marit Bjoergen
141Ans) Billy Graham,
142Ans) Rani Rampal
143Ans) India
144Ans) M.S. Anantharaman
145Ans) Barnaby Joyce
146Ans) Bhaichung Bhutia
147Ans) Aruna Budda Reddy
148Ans) Parupalli Kashyap
149Ans) India
150Ans) Sridevi
151Ans) T.S.R. Subramanian
152Ans) Kunwar Bai
153Ans) Ramkumar Ramanathan
154Ans) Michael McCormack
155Ans) Subbarayudu
156Ans) New Delhi
157Ans) Rahul Mahajan
158Ans) India
159Ans) MC Mary Kom
160Ans) Vikas Krishan
161Ans) 27th February
162Ans) Michael McCormack
163Ans) China
164Ans) 28 February
165Ans) Mithali Raj
166Ans) Odisha
167Ans) Karnataka
168Ans) Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Swamigal
169Ans) Odia
170Ans) Shahbaz Sharif
171Ans) Roger Federer

 
 
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