Current Affairs Quiz-feb 2014(10th-16th Feb)

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  • 1. 
    Domestic content requirement of India's solar mission on 10 February 2014 was challenged by which country by alleging it as discriminatory and against international norms including the laws of WTO?
    • A. 

      United States

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Britain

    • D. 

      Japan

  • 2. 
    Foundation named YouWeCan joined its hand with an NGO Navbharat Sewa Samiti on 10 February 2014 to roll out a campaign named Cancer Mukt Purvi Dilli. Name the founder of the foundation YouWeCan?
    • A. 

      Manisha Koirala

    • B. 

      Yuvraj Singh

    • C. 

      Lisa Ray

    • D. 

      Anurag Basu

  • 3. 
    Name the country that on 13 February 2014 legalised death to terminally ill children of any age?
    • A. 

      Belgium

    • B. 

      Netherlands

    • C. 

      Luxembourg

    • D. 

      Switzerland

  • 4. 
    Name the country that became the first country to ligalise death to terminally ill children?
    • A. 

      Belgium

    • B. 

      Netherlands

    • C. 

      Luxembourg

    • D. 

      Switzerland

  • 5. 
    Volcanic eruption took place in Indonesia on 13 February 2014 after rumbling for several weeks. The eruption took place on which mountain?
    • A. 

      Mount Sinabung

    • B. 

      Mount Kelup

    • C. 

      Puncak Jaya

    • D. 

      Mount Bromo

  • 6. 
    Arvind Kejriwal, the Chief Minister of Delhi resigned on 14 February 2014 as his government failed to introduce
    • A. 

      Swaraj Bill

    • B. 

      Jan Lokpal Bill

    • C. 

      Lokpal and Lokayukta Bill

    • D. 

      Swaraj Jan Bill

  • 7. 
    G-4 Directors General for UN Affairs met on 11 February 2014 at which place?
    • A. 

      Tokyo

    • B. 

      Berlin

    • C. 

      New Delhi

    • D. 

      New York

  • 8. 
    Name the State that on 14 February 2014 passed the Lokayukta Bill 2014
    • A. 

      Delhi

    • B. 

      Uttrakhand

    • C. 

      Odisha

    • D. 

      West Bengal

  • 9. 
    Name the person who on 15 February 2014 tendered his resignation from the post of Director-General of Cricket to the Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
    • A. 

      Mushtaq Ahmed

    • B. 

      Nadeem Ghauri

    • C. 

      Rameez Raja

    • D. 

      Javed Miandad

  • 10. 
    Name the country that has agreed to develop biggest cargo airport in Afghanistan on Herat airport that is located in Western part of the country.
    • A. 

      United States

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      Russia

  • 11. 
    National Women's Day of India was observed on
    • A. 

      8 March

    • B. 

      13 February

    • C. 

      12 February

    • D. 

      5 March

  • 12. 
    To promote clean and green living, a green foundation named Green Circle – RWITC Foundation was launched in Mumbai on 14 February 2014. The foundation has been set up by two institutions of which the one is Royal Western India Turf Club (RWITC). What is the name of the second institution/ministry?
    • A. 

      Union Ministry of Environment & Forests

    • B. 

      The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)

    • C. 

      Indian Institute of Forest Management

    • D. 

      Govind Ballabh Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment & Development

  • 13. 
    National Women’s Day of India is celebrated in the memory of which personality?
    • A. 

      Mahadevi Verma

    • B. 

      Anne Besant

    • C. 

      Jhansi Laxmi Bai

    • D. 

      Sarojini Naidu

  • 14. 
    The Supreme Court of India on 14 February 2014 issued a notice to the centre and all states to frame guidelines against racial discrimination to protect the people of which part/state of the country who face discrimination in various parts of the country.
    • A. 

      People from north eastern states

    • B. 

      People from eastern states

    • C. 

      People from Southern states

    • D. 

      People of Mizoram only

  • 15. 
    Indian Navy on 13 February 2014 kicked off its largest exercise with both the western and eastern fleets in _______ for intensive combat maneuvers.
    • A. 

      Bay of Bengal

    • B. 

      Arabian Ocean

    • C. 

      Indian Ocean

    • D. 

      South China Sea

  • 16. 
    Huge snow storm that blanketed the densely North-East of United States in third week of February 2014 after wreaking havoc with ice in South has been termed as?
    • A. 

      Snowmaggedon

    • B. 

      Snowmag

    • C. 

      Snow-flood

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    World Press Freedom Index (WFPI) released on 11 February 2014 has ranked which country at the last position?
    • A. 

      Turkmenistan

    • B. 

      Somalia

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      Eritrea

  • 18. 
    Penguin India, the publisher of book The Hindus: An Alternative History on 11 February 2014 agreed to withdraw the book from the Indian market. This book is written by?
    • A. 

      Wendy Doniger

    • B. 

      Paulo Coelho

    • C. 

      Seamus Heaney

    • D. 

      Gabriel García Márquez

  • 19. 
    International Olympic Committee (IOC) on 10 February 2014 revoked the ban imposed on Indian Olympic Association (IOA). Which of the following statements mentioned below is false?   I. IOC suspended India in December 2012 for electing tainted men as secretary general and President and failed to comply with the Olympic charter and for allegations of corruption. II. In Olympic history, this is the first time, when the suspension of an NOC has been lifted during an Olympic Games and the decision will have an immediate impact. III. Indian athletes entered the Sochi Winter Olympic Games under the Olympic flag and have competed as Independent Olympic participants. IV. IOC delegation that observed the elections was headed by N Ramachandran
    • A. 

      Statements I and IV are false

    • B. 

      Only Statement II is false

    • C. 

      Only statement IV is false

    • D. 

      All the four given statements are false

  • 20. 
    World Press Freedom Index (WFPI) released on 11 February 2014 has ranked which country at the first place?
    • A. 

      Finland

    • B. 

      Luxembourg

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      Netherlands

  • 21. 
    Name the Prime Minister of Italy who resigned on 14 February 2014.
    • A. 

      Enrico Letta

    • B. 

      Giorgio Napolitano

    • C. 

      Matteo Renzi

    • D. 

      Silvio Berlusconi

  • 22. 
    International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank group ordered a probe into the accusation of human rights abuse against an Indian company's plant in Assam on 14 February 2014. Name the company.
    • A. 

      Tata Global Beverages Ltd

    • B. 

      Assam Tea

    • C. 

      Himalayan leaf Private Ltd

    • D. 

      Chennai Exporters

  • 23. 
    Which country announced to build the longest underwater tunnel of the world?
    • A. 

      Switzerland

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      Turkey

  • 24. 
    The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) selected two companies to help destroy the remaining chemical weapons of Syria so as to meet the deadline by June 2014. The companies selected belong to which countries?
    • A. 

      Switzerland and France

    • B. 

      Germany and US

    • C. 

      Finland and US

    • D. 

      Germany and Finland

  • 25. 
    The fire-resistant paper was recently developed by the researchers of which famous Institute of the world?
    • A. 

      Stanford University

    • B. 

      National Institute of Technology, Bhubaneshwar

    • C. 

      Chinese Academy of Sciences

    • D. 

      Singapore National University

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