Current Affairs Interactive Quiz: 9 February – 15 February 2015

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  • 1. 
    What is the name of the party of the Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott that saw a confidence vote on spilling the top leadership on 9 February 2015?
    • A. 

      Liberal Party

    • B. 

      Australian Greens

    • C. 

      Labour Party

    • D. 

      Palmer United Party

  • 2. 
    Union Government on 7 February 2015 decided to infuse 6990 crore rupees in nine public banks to enhance their capital and meet global risk norms. Name the bank that received the least capital infusion from the government.
    • A. 

      State Bank of India

    • B. 

      Punjab National Bank

    • C. 

      Andhra Bank

    • D. 

      Dena Bank

  • 3. 
    Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan's name was included in LIMCA book of records in the first week of February 2015 for representing the same Lok Sabha constituency for eight times. Name the constituency that she represents.
    • A. 

      Indore

    • B. 

      Bhopal

    • C. 

      Bhind

    • D. 

      Sagar

  • 4. 
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 8 February 2015 announced constitution of three sub-groups of Chief Ministers within NITI Aayog. Which of the following statements in regard to the sub-groups works is/are true?I. It will study the 66 centrally-sponsored schemes and recommend which schemes should continue, which should be transferred to states, and which to discontinue.II. It will focus on skill development and creation of skilled manpower within states.III. It will decide on the institutional mechanisms to be evolved for Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan, so that cleanliness becomes a part of life in perpetuity.
    • A. 

      I and II

    • B. 

      I and III

    • C. 

      II and III

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Which hotel in Japan in the first week of February 2015 announced its plan to open the first robot-staffed hotel of the world?
    • A. 

      Resort Inn Daiju

    • B. 

      Hotel Sunshine Kinugawa

    • C. 

      Lodge Suginohara

    • D. 

      Henn-na Hotel

  • 6. 
    Name the district of Rajasthan where Chambal Fertilisers and Chemicals Limited shut down one of its urea units on 8 February 2015.
    • A. 

      Kota

    • B. 

      Bharatpur

    • C. 

      Jaipur

    • D. 

      Jaisalmer

  • 7. 
    Which engineering firm on 9 February 2015 bagged orders worth 450 crore rupees from Varanasi-based Diesel Locomotive Works of Indian Railways?
    • A. 

      Siemens

    • B. 

      ElectroSteel

    • C. 

      Hinduja

    • D. 

      Punj Lloyd

  • 8. 
    Which company on 9 February 2015 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Rajasthan government to jointly set up India’s largest solar park with capacity of 10000 MW?
    • A. 

      Adani Enterprises Ltd

    • B. 

      Reliance Power

    • C. 

      Larsen & Toubro

    • D. 

      Solar Energy Corporation of India

  • 9. 
    Name the authors of the comic book Kiran Bedi — Kaise Bani Top Cop which was released on 9 February 2015.
    • A. 

      Reeta Peshawaria Menon and Virender Mehra

    • B. 

      Reeta Peshawaria Menon and Anu Peshawaria

    • C. 

      Virender Mehra and Anu Peshawaria

    • D. 

      Reeta Peshawaria Menon and Arunima Sinha

  • 10. 
    Who was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Vodafone India on 9 February 2015?
    • A. 

      Madhusudhan Prasad

    • B. 

      Ajaypal Singh Banga

    • C. 

      Sunil Sood

    • D. 

      Naveen Chopra

  • 11. 
    Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare Jagat Prakash Nadda on 10 February 2015 declared the National Deworming Day. As part of this, which tablet will be given to children under the age group of 1 to 19 years in twelve states? 
    • A. 

      Albendazole tablets

    • B. 

      Mebendazole tablets

    • C. 

      Antihelmintics tablets

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Name the camera of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope that on 24 January 2015 captured the rare occurrence of three of Jupiter's largest moons racing across the banded face of the gas-giant planet?
    • A. 

      Wide Field Camera 3

    • B. 

      Photometric optical Camera

    • C. 

      Optical Camera

    • D. 

      Infrared Camera

  • 13. 
    Union Government on 10 February 2015 approved a proposal to increase the authorised Share Capital of the National Minorities Development and Finance Corporation (NMDFC) from 1500 crore rupees to:
    • A. 

      2000 crore rupees

    • B. 

      2500 crore rupees

    • C. 

      3000 crore rupees

    • D. 

      4000 crore rupees

  • 14. 
    The Union Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports on 11 February 2015 revised the Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar Scheme and now the puruskar will be given in four categories. Which of the four is not a part of the revised scheme?I. Identification and nurturing of budding/young talentII. Encouragement of sports through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)III. Employment of sportspersons and sports welfare measuresIV. Financial support for sports excellence
    • A. 

      Only I

    • B. 

      Only IV

    • C. 

      Only II and IV

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    Name the bank that on 10 February 2015 launched India’s first digital bank on a mobile phone, Pockets?
    • A. 

      ICICI

    • B. 

      SBI

    • C. 

      HDFC

    • D. 

      AXIS

  • 16. 
    Indian Navy on 9 February 2015 conducted a large scale Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) exercise in the Lakshadweep Islands. The exercise was not conducted at which of the following places of the islands?
    • A. 

      Karavati

    • B. 

      Aggatti

    • C. 

      Amini

    • D. 

      Androth

  • 17. 
    A unique web-based tool, named Atrocity Tracking and Monitoring (ATM) System was launched in the second week of February 2015 by:
    • A. 

      Ministry of Tribal Affairs

    • B. 

      National Dalit Movement for Justice

    • C. 

      All India Backward and Minority Communities Employees Federation

    • D. 

      All India Confederation of SC/ST Organizations

  • 18. 
    Name the mascot of India’s 35th National Games that concluded on 14 February 2015?
    • A. 

      Aflac Duck

    • B. 

      Mayhem

    • C. 

      Ammu

    • D. 

      Fido Dido

  • 19. 
    The Board of Directors of Grasim Industries Limited on 11 February 2015 approved the proposed merger of a company with Grasim. Name the company with which Grasim will be merged.
    • A. 

      Aditya Birla Chemicals (India)

    • B. 

      Fortis Healthcare

    • C. 

      Columbian Chemicals

    • D. 

      Hancock Coal

  • 20. 
    Name the person who will head the three-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) that was constituted on 12 February 2015 to re-investigate the 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases.
    • A. 

      G.P. Mathur

    • B. 

      Rakesh Kapoor

    • C. 

      Kumar Gyanesh

    • D. 

      Pramod Asthana

  • 21. 
    Name the author of the book Editor Unplugged: Media, Magnates, Netas and Me: Vinod Mehta which was released in December 2014 but was in news in February 2015.
    • A. 

      Arunima Sinha

    • B. 

      Kapil Isapuri

    • C. 

      Vinod Mehta

    • D. 

      Saroj Kumar Rath

  • 22. 
    World Radio Day 2015 was observed on 13 February 2015 with the theme:
    • A. 

      Innovation in Radio and Youth

    • B. 

      Youth and Radio

    • C. 

      Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in Radio

    • D. 

      Radio and Youth

  • 23. 
    Which of the following footballers won the AIFF 2014 Player of the Year trophy in men’s category on 13 February 2015?
    • A. 

      Sunil Chhetri

    • B. 

      Sandesh Jhingan

    • C. 

      Pratik Shinde

    • D. 

      Sanjoy Sen

  • 24. 
    Which of the following footballers won the AIFF 2014 Player of the Year trophy in women’s category on 13 February 2015?
    • A. 

      Oinam Bembem Devi

    • B. 

      Dangmei Grace

    • C. 

      Bala Devi

    • D. 

      Supriya Routray

  • 25. 
    The Supreme Court of India on 13 February 2015 directed the CBI to probe the role of two institutions in the multi-crore chit-fund scam. Name the institutions.
    • A. 

      RBI and SEBI

    • B. 

      NABARD and SEBI

    • C. 

      RBI and NABARD

    • D. 

      SBI and SEBI

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