Current Affairs February 2018 Quiz - 61 to 120

61National Deworming Day is observed on ___________________.
 A) 8th February
 B) 9th February
 C) 10th February
 D) 11th February
  
62______________ has been appointed as non-executive chairman of National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI).
 A) Binyanand Jha
 B) Pankaj Jain
 C) M. Akhaya
 D) Biswamohan Mahapatra
  
63____________________, eight-year-old Indian origin school girl has entered UK-s Mathletics Hall of Fame.
 A) Sohini Roy Chaudhury
 B) Vineet Chowdhary
 C) Arun Sen
 D) Shivraj Singh
  
64The India contingent has won a silver medal and two bronze medals at the Asian Para-cycling Championships.
 A) Peru
 B) India
 C) Germany
 D) Pakistan
  
65Eminent litterateur ____________________ has passed away at the age of 89.
 A) Om Prakash Singh
 B) D.K. Manavalan
 C) Ajoy Sinha
 D) Chandrasekhar Rath
  
66________________ is considered as the world-s worst traffic congestion in the year 2017.
 A) Thailand
 B) Greenland
 C) Phinland
 D) Iceland
  
67Sweden's_____________ has claimed the first gold on the opening day of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
 A) Charlotte Kalla
 B) Salil Parekh
 C) Shambhu Nath Shukla
 D) Mukul Singhal
  
68National Productivity Day (NPD) is observed on _______________.
 A) 10 February.
 B) 131February.
 C) 12 February.
 D) 11 February.
  
69_________________ has been appointed as the Private Banking Head of HDFC Bank.
 A) Rakesh Singh
 B) P.S. Ingty
 C) C.S. Samal
 D) K. Jhala
  
70Veteran filmmaker _____________ has been named for Raj Kapoor Award.
 A) Rakesh Singh
 B) P.S. Ingty
 C) Rakesh Singh
 D) K. Jhala
  
71The Rajasthan Government has announced an ______________ award for Indian Pacer Kamlesh Nagarkoti.
 A)Rs.20 Lakh
 B)Rs.21 Lakh
 C)Rs.25 Lakh
 D)Rs.24 Lakh
  
72_______________ has bagged the -Scientific and Engireering- Award at the Oscars 2018 Scientific and Technical Awards.
 A) Rajiv Kumar
 B) Salil Parekh
 C) Alok Sinha
 D) Vikas Sathaye
  
73Renowned Hindi Writer_________________has been conferred upon the Jananpith Award.
 A) Krishna Sobdi
 B) P.S. Ingty
 C) C.S. Samal
 D) K. Jhala
  
74Defending champion Karnataka-s_____________ has won the 13th edition of the National -A- Chess Championship for the blind in Mumbai.
 A) Hemant Rao
 B) Kishan Gangolli
 C) Rajinder Khanna
 D) Manoj Kumar Singh
  
75Railway Sports Promotion Board has lifted the____________ senior National Women-s Hockey Championship title.
 A) 8th
 B) 5th
 C) 7th
 D) 3rd
  
76________________t has become the first Indian golfer to qualify for the China Ladies PGA Tour.
 A) Sharmila Nicolle
 B) Shiv Kapur
 C) Jitu Rai
 D) Saina Nehwal
  
77_______________, Pune-based swimmer has become the first Asian as well as the first Indian to swim across the Ocean Seven.
 A) Rohan More
 B) Salil Parekh
 C) Alok Sinha
 D) Vikas Sathaye
  
78Eminent Odia Author and Poet ____________ has passed away at the age of 89.
 A) Om Prakash Singh
 B) D.K. Manavalan
 C) Ajoy Sinha
 D) Chandrasekhar Rath
  
79Darwin Day is observed on ---__________________.
 A) 10 February.
 B) 131February.
 C) 12 February.
 D) 11 February.
  
80World Radio Day is observed on ________________.
 A) 10 February.
 B) 131February.
 C) 12 February.
 D) 11 February.
  
81________________ has been elected President of Bangladesh for second consecutive term.
 A) Gurbachan Singh
 B) Ramesh Prasad
 C) Abdul Hamid
 D) Santosh Kumar Upadhyay
  
82Indonesia-s Finance Minister _________________ has won the -Best Minister in the World- award at the World Government Summit in Dubai.
 A) Om Prakash Singh
 B) D.K. Manavalan
 C) Ajoy Sinha
 D) Sri Mulyani Indravati
  
83______________ has won second Allan Border medal.
 A) Steve Smith
 B) Patrick Chinamasa
 C) Herbert Murerwa
 D) Bernard Chidzero
  
84__________ is the 12th richest city in the world.
 A) Bengaluru
 B) Mumbai
 C) Delhi
 D) Kolkats
  
85___________________, Pakistan-s renowned human rights lawyer, social activist and an outspoken critic of the country-s powerful military establishment has passed away at the age of 66.
 A) Asma Jahangir
 B) Radha Vishwanathan
 C) Aruna Sairm
 D) Abhishek Raghuram
  
86Acclaimed Icelandic musician and Oscar-nominated composer __________________ has passed away at the age of 48.
 A) Nida Fazli
 B) Ali sardar Jafri
 C) Anwar Jalalpuri
 D) Johann Johannsson
  
87Kannada litterateur _________________ has been elected as president of the Sahitya Akademi.
 A) Chandrashekar Kambar
 B) Ali sardar Jafri
 C) Anwar Jalalpuri
 D) Sardar Anjum
  
88________________has been appointed as the mentor of Rajasthan Royals.
 A) G Sathiyan
 B) P.S. Ingty
 C) Shane Warne
 D) K. Jhala
  
89__________________has been recognized as the World-s Most Ethical Company for the year 2018.
 A) Tata cummins
 B) Tata steel
 C) Tata Motor
 D) Tata car
  
90India's 1st Online Radio Station 'Radio Umang' has been launched in_____________.
 A) Bangladesh
 B) India
 C) China
 D) Pakistan
  
91____________, first female filmmaker of Odisa has passed away at the age of 85.
 A) Sudha Raghunathan
 B) Radha Vishwanathan
 C) Aruna Sairm
 D) Parbati Ghose
  
92____________________ has won his third Olympic gold at the Pyeongchang Winter Games.
 A) Harry Kalaba
 B) Patrick Chinamasa
 C) Shaun White
 D) Bernard Chidzero
  
93______________________ has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Federative Republic of Brazil.
 A) Binyanand Jha
 B) Pankaj Jain
 C) M. Akhaya
 D) Ashok Das
  
94Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has bagged an order worth ______________crore from NTPC for setting up a system for emission control.
 A) Rs 960
 B) Rs 760
 C) Rs 560
 D) Rs 260
  
95India's first radio festival is being held in _______________.
 A) New Delhi
 B) Bangalore
 C) Chennai
 D) Kolkata
  
96______________ has won the Senior Women's National Football Championship for the first time.
 A) Andhra Pradesh
 B) Tamil Nadu
 C) Karnataka
 D) Madhya Pradesh
  
97Former Union minister______________ has passed away at the age of 92.
 A) Hemant Rao
 B) Bolla Bulliramaiah
 C) Rajinder Khanna
 D) Manoj Kumar Singh
  
98KP Sharma Oli has become new Prime Minister of ____________.
 A) Nepal
 B) India
 C) Bangladesh
 D) China
  
99_________________, President of South Africa has resigned.
 A) Jacob Zuma
 B) Patrick Chinamasa
 C) Herbert Murerwa
 D) Bernard Chidzero
  
100__________________, former Professor of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has been appointed as the new Vice Chancellor of the Tezpur University.
 A) Vinod Kumar Jain
 B) Shanti Prasad
 C) Vivek Lall
 D) Arun Sen
  
101__________________ has been appointed as the president of Daily Hunt, Bengaluru based news and local language content application.
 A) Sudha Raghunathan
 B) Umang Bedi
 C) Aruna Sairm
 D) Abhishek Raghuram
  
102________________ Umang App has been named winner of the Best M-Government Service Award in the Accessible Government category while Aadhar has won the best emerging technology award at the recently concluded World Government Summit 2018 in Dubai.
 A) China's
 B) India-s
 C) Nepal's
 D) Japan's
  
103Indian_______________have won 10 medals, including 5 gold, at the Asian Games Test event in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta.
 A) Cricketers
 B) Boxers
 C) Footballers
 D) Golfers
  
104___________________, eminent cartographer has passed away.
 A) Anish Chatterjee
 B) Ramakrishna Maity
 C) Himangshu Ranjan Betal
 D) R L Singh
  
105___________________ has been reappointed as the Governor of Bank of Japan.
 A) Haruhiko Kuroda
 B) Patrick Chinamasa
 C) Herbert Murerwa
 D) Bernard Chidzero
  
106Cyril Ramaphosa has sworn in as the president of South Africa.
 A) Cyril Ramaphosa
 B) Patrick Chinamasa
 C) Herbert Murerwa
 D) Bernard Chidzero
  
107World champions _____________ has remained the top of the FIFA rankings published in Lausanne, Switzerland.
 A) Germany
 B) Brazil
 C) Argentina
 D) India
  
108_________________, BJP MLA from Raopura constituency in Vadodara has been named as the Speaker of the 14th Legislative Assembly of Gujarat.
 A) Shanti Prasad
 B) Vivek Lall
 C) Arun Sen
 D) Rajendra Trivedi
  
109__________ Managing Director of Bajaj Finserv has been named as the Earnest Young-s Entrepreneur of the year 2017.
 A) Shanti Prasad
 B) Vivek Lall
 C) Sanjib Bajaj
 D) Madhu Kar
  
110India's _________________has finished as runner-up in the Men's Singles in the Chennai Open ATP Challenger Tennis Championships.
 A) Yuki Bhambri
 B) Shane Warne
 C) Mark Talor
 D) Ricky Ponting
  
111_____________ has become the fastest batsman to reach 17000 runs in international runs.
 A) Sekhar Dhawan
 B) Virat Koholi
 C) Gautam Gambhir
 D) Robin Uthhapa
  
112___________________space agency Roskosmos has successfully launched Progress MS-08, an unmanned cargo spacecraft for the International Space Station (ISS).
 A) Indian
 B) Brazilian
 C) Russian
 D) African
  
113______________will host 2018 Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit at Qingdao.
 A) India
 B) China
 C) Bangladesh
 D) Nepal
  
114Japanese ____________________has become the first figure skater in 66 years to win back-to-back Winter Olympic gold medals in the men's singles event winning Japan-s first gold medal at PyeongChang Games.
 A) Serena Williams
 B) Steffi Graf
 C) Maria Sharapova
 D) Yuzuru Hanyu
  
11520-time Grand Slam champion _________________ has become the oldest world number one in Tennis history.
 A) Rafael Nadal
 B) Andy Murray
 C) Maria Sharaprova
 D) Roger Federer
  
116Archaeologist and historian __________________ has been named as the next Chairman of the Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR).
 A) Arvind P. Jamkhedkar
 B) Ravi Menon
 C) Mahesh Kumar Gupta
 D) Hemant Rao
  
117Milkbasket, India's first and largest micro-delivery platform has been recognized as 'Startup of the Year' 2017 at the 7th Small Business Awards in New Delhi.
 A)
 B)
 C)
 D)
  
118__________________has become the first foreign e-commerce firm to start its own food retail venture in India.
 A) Flipkart
 B) Paytm Mall
 C) Amazon
 D) Ebay
  
119Indian fast bowler___________________has become the first Indian bowler to take a five wicket haul in all formats of international cricket.
 A) Yuki Brambhi
 B) Shaina Nehwal
 C) Rohan Bopanna
 D) Bhuvaneswar Kumar
  
120________________, former fast bowler of Pakistan has been appointed as the brand ambassador of Pakistan Cricket Board and advisor to the Chairman on cricket affairs.
 A) Rafael Nadal
 B) Andy Murray
 C) Maria Sharaprova
 D) Shoaib Aktar

 
 
Answers:
61Ans) 10th February
62Ans) Biswamohan Mahapatra
63Ans) Sohini Roy Chaudhury
64Ans) India
65Ans) Chandrasekhar Rath
66Ans) Thailand
67Ans) Charlotte Kalla
68Ans) 12 February.
69Ans) Rakesh Singh
70Ans) Ramesh Sippy
71Ans) Rs.25 Lakh
72Ans) Vikas Sathaye
73Ans) Krishna Sobdi
74Ans) Kishan Gangolli
75Ans) 8th
76Ans) Sharmila Nicolle
77Ans) Rohan More
78Ans) Chandra Sekhar Rath
79Ans) 12th February
80Ans) 13 February
81Ans) Abdul Hamid
82Ans) Sri Mulyani Indravati
83Ans) Steve Smith
84Ans) Mumbai
85Ans) Asma Jahangir
86Ans) Johann Johannsson
87Ans) Chandrashekar Kambar
88Ans) Shane Warne
89Ans) Tata steel
90Ans) India
91Ans) Parbati Ghose
92Ans) Shaun White
93Ans) Ashok Das
94Ans) Rs 560
95Ans) New Delhi
96Ans) Tamil Nadu
97Ans) Bolla Bulliramaiah
98Ans) Nepal
99Ans) Jacob Zuma
100Ans) Vinod Kumar Jain
101Ans) Umang Bedi
102Ans) India-s
103Ans) Boxers
104Ans) Himangshu Ranjan Betal
105Ans) Haruhiko Kuroda
106Ans) Cyril Ramaphosa
107Ans) Germany
108Ans) Rajendra Trivedi
109Ans) Sanjib Bajaj,
110Ans) Yuki Bhambri
111Ans) Virat Koholi
112Ans) Russian
113Ans) China
114Ans) Yuzuru Hanyu
115Ans) Roger Federer
116Ans) Arvind P. Jamkhedkar
117Ans)
118Ans) Amazon
119Ans) Bhuvaneswar Kumar
120Ans) Shoaib Aktar

 
 
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