Current Affairs Interactive Quiz: 2 February – 8 February 2015

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  • 1. 
    Which country on 30 January 2015 announced an anti-terror law criminalising public terror threats?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Denmark

    • C. 

      Canada

    • D. 

      Spain

  • 2. 
    Name the indigenously developed canister-based inter-continental surface-to-surface nuclear capable ballistic missile that was test-fired by India on 31 January 2015 from Wheeler's Island off Odisha coast.
    • A. 

      Agni-6

    • B. 

      Agni-5

    • C. 

      Agni-4

    • D. 

      Agni-3

  • 3. 
    Name the MIG series fighter jet of Indian Air Force that crashed on 31 January 2015 at Rasoolnagar area in Bed village of Jamnagar district of Gujarat.
    • A. 

      MiG 6

    • B. 

      MiG 21

    • C. 

      MiG 27

    • D. 

      MiG-29

  • 4. 
    Who won the women’s singles title of Australian Open on 31 January 2015?
    • A. 

      Maria Sharapova

    • B. 

      Helen Wills Moody

    • C. 

      Serena Williams

    • D. 

      Martina Navratilova

  • 5. 
    Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on 31 January 2015 inaugurated Wi-Fi facility at which railway station?
    • A. 

      Ahmedabad

    • B. 

      Bangalore

    • C. 

      New Delhi

    • D. 

      CST-Mumbai

  • 6. 
    Who won the men’s single title of Australia Open on 1 February 2015?
    • A. 

      Novak Djokovic

    • B. 

      Andy Murray

    • C. 

      Leander Paes

    • D. 

      Rafael Nadal

  • 7. 
    Australian Open 2015 ended on 1 February 2015. In this context, match the given tennis players with their countries of origin: Player Name                                                      CountryA. Novak Djokovic                                              1. The US       B. Andy Murray                                                   2. SerbiaC. Maria Sharapova                                             3. BritainD. Serena Williams                                              4. Russia A    B   C   D
    • A. 

      4 3 2 1

    • B. 

      4 3 1 2

    • C. 

      2 3 4 1

    • D. 

      2 1 4 3

  • 8. 
    Australia won the tri-nation One-Day International (ODI) Series at Perth, Australia on 1 February 2015. Name the cricketer who was adjudged the Man of the Series.
    • A. 

      Mitchell Starc

    • B. 

      Glenn Maxwell

    • C. 

      Mitchell Johnson

    • D. 

      Steven Smith

  • 9. 
    Name the person who on 3 February 2015 was sworn-in as the 12th President of Italy.
    • A. 

      Giorgio Napolitano

    • B. 

      Sergio Mattarella

    • C. 

      Carlo Azeglio Ciampi

    • D. 

      Oscar Luigi Scalfaro

  • 10. 
    Name the World Squash women champion who on 1 February 2015 set a new record for topping the world rankings continuously for 106 months.
    • A. 

      Susan Devoy

    • B. 

      Dipika Pallikal

    • C. 

      Nicol David

    • D. 

      Laura Massaro

  • 11. 
    13th meet of the Foreign Ministers of India, Russia, and China was held on 2 February 2015 in:
    • A. 

      Moscow, Russia

    • B. 

      Beijing, China

    • C. 

      New Delhi, India

    • D. 

      Shanghai, China

  • 12. 
    Name the Mumbai-based drug major that on 2 February 2015 received final approval from USFDA to market its vancomycin hydrochloride capsules used for treating diarrhoea.
    • A. 

      Lupin

    • B. 

      Ranbaxy

    • C. 

      Raptokos

    • D. 

      Zydus Cadila

  • 13. 
    Name the state government that on 2 February 2015 decided to issue Aadhaar-linked e-ration cards to ensure that only genuine beneficiaries get subsidised food grains.
    • A. 

      Haryana

    • B. 

      Telangana

    • C. 

      Punjab

    • D. 

      Bihar

  • 14. 
    Telangana government on 2 February 2015 decided to organize a festival of worshipping rivers on the lines of Kumbh Mela. Name the festival?
    • A. 

      Godavari Pushkaralu.

    • B. 

      Sindhu Darshan Festival.

    • C. 

      Pushkaram

    • D. 

      Both (a) and (c)

  • 15. 
    Name the school girl from Karnataka who on 3 February 2015 became the youngest individual medal winner in the 35th National Games in Kerala.
    • A. 

      Saloni Dalal

    • B. 

      Anisha Gaonkar

    • C. 

      Malika A Honagekar

    • D. 

      Yaiphabi Thoudam

  • 16. 
    Which state on 3 February 2015 decided to provide free education to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), and girl students till Post Graduation level?
    • A. 

      Assam

    • B. 

      Bihar

    • C. 

      Gujarat

    • D. 

      Telangana

  • 17. 
    Name the netball player of Maharashtra who died on 2 February 2015 few hours after a match against Chandigarh during the 35th National Games in Kerala.
    • A. 

      Peter Gomes

    • B. 

      Peter Biaksangzuala

    • C. 

      Mayuresh Pawar

    • D. 

      Krishanu Dey

  • 18. 
    The lower house of which country’s Parliament on 3 February 2015 voted in favour of the Bill to amend the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act (HFEA), 1990 to allow creation of babies with DNA from three people?
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      Britain

    • C. 

      The US

    • D. 

      China

  • 19. 
    Which country on 2 February 2015 approved draft of National Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Policy, 2015 to establish transparent and accountable government?
    • A. 

      Pakistan

    • B. 

      Nigeria

    • C. 

      Iraq

    • D. 

      Bangladesh

  • 20. 
    Union Government on 4 February 2015 approved a development package and adhoc support of 850 crore rupees for which state?
    • A. 

      Bihar

    • B. 

      Telangana

    • C. 

      Andhra Pradesh

    • D. 

      Jammu & Kashmir

  • 21. 
    Name the two species of algae that were discovered off India’s west coast in February 2015. 
    • A. 

      Ulva paschima Bast and Cladophora goensis Bast

    • B. 

      Chrsophyta and Cladophora goensis Bast

    • C. 

      Cryptophyta and Ulva paschima Bast

    • D. 

      Glaucophyta and Cladophora goensis Bast

  • 22. 
    Who was appointed as the Union Home Secretary on 4 February 2015? 
    • A. 

      Madhusudhan Prasad

    • B. 

      Nandita Chatterjee

    • C. 

      LC Goyal

    • D. 

      Anil Goswami

  • 23. 
    Which company on 5 February 2015 bagged a defence contract of supplying 14 Do-228 aircrafts to Indian Air Force (IAF)?
    • A. 

      Lockheed Martin Corporation

    • B. 

      Northrop Grumman Corporation

    • C. 

      Hindustan Aeronautics Limited

    • D. 

      The Boeing Company

  • 24. 
    Visitor’s Awards for Central Universities in different categories were presented on 4 February 2015. Name the University that won the award in Best University category.
    • A. 

      Banaras Hindu University

    • B. 

      University of Hyderabad

    • C. 

      University of Delhi

    • D. 

      Jamia Millia Islamia

  • 25. 
    Which film director won the Best Director award at 60th Filmfare Awards that were announced on 31 January 2015?
    • A. 

      Vishal Bhardwaj

    • B. 

      Rajkumar Hirani

    • C. 

      Abhishek Varman

    • D. 

      Vikas Bahl

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