Current Affairs Quiz : February 19 2017 Question And Answers
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Current Affairs Quiz February 19 2017
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1. Who introduced middle Income group to provide legal services at affordable rate?
A. Supreme Court
B. High Court
C. Finance Minister
D. Prime Minister
Answer: A – Supreme Court – Explanation – The Supreme Court has introduced the Middle Income Group (MIG) Scheme for the middle income group people whose gross income is not exceeding Rs. 60,000 per month or Rs. 7.5 lakh per annum.
2. Recently HRD Minister mandates what to avail Scholarship benefits by university and college students?
A. Pan Card
B. Ration Card
C. Aadhaar Card
Answer: C – Aadhaar Card – Explanation – The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) has made it mandatory for the College and University students to have possession of Aadhaar Card issued by UIDAI to avail benefits under the Central Sector Scholarship Scheme.
3. Recently union cabinet approves which state’s bill to amend collection of statistic Act, 2008?
B. Jammu & Kashmir
Answer: B – Jammu & Kashmir – Explanation – The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved introduction of Bill in Parliament to extend the jurisdiction of the Collection of Statistics Act, 2008 to Jammu & Kashmir.
4. Recently in which city 2 day South Asian Speaker’s summit begins?
Answer: D – Indore – Explanation – The two-day South Asian Speakers’ Summit was inaugurated by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan in Indore, Madhya Pradesh on February 18, 2017.
5. Name the train flagged off to create climate change awareness in India?
A. Summer Express
B. Environment Express
C. Science Express
D. Climate Express
Answer: C – Science Express – Explanation – A ‘Science Express’ train named ‘Science Express Climate Action Special’ was flagged off from Safderjung Railway Station in New Delhi on February 17, 2017 on a seven-month Science Express’ Train Flagged off to Create Climate Change Awareness in India journey to spread awareness about climate change.
6. Which country won the Silver Medal at the Asian Women’s Rugby Sevens trophy?
Answer: A – India – Explanation – India won the silver medal at the Women’s Asian Rugby Sevens Trophy on February 18, 2017 held at Vientiane, Laos.
7. Mastercard is set to provide payments processing solution to which payment bank?
B. India Post
D. Vodafone Mpesa
Answer: A – Airtel – Explanation – Mastercard will provide payment processing solutions to Airtel Payments Bank. Both have also teamed up to launch an online debit card to enable Airtel Payments Bank customers make digital payments at over one lakh online merchant outlets.
8. Which of the following bank ties up with Green ply to offer financial services to its dealers?
A. Bank of India
B. State Bank of India
C. Union Bank of India
D. Bank of Baroda
Answer: B – State Bank of India – Explanation – Mumbai based State Bank of India(SBI) has signed Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) with India’s largest interior infrastructure company Greenply Industries to grow its channel financing business of Greenply Industries on electronic platformon February 18, 2017.
9. What per cent government has increased the Cash Credit limit for MSMEs?
A. 20 per cent
B. 30 per cent
C. 25 per cent
D. 35 per cent
Answer: B – 30 per cent – Explanation – The Union government has increased the Cash Credit (CC) limit for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to 30 percent of turnover from the existing 20 percent to encourage them to conduct businesses digitally.
10. Name the company who unveils communication radio for Indian Army.
A. Bharat Electronics Ltd
B. SFO Technologies Pvt Ltd
C. Centum Electronics Ltd
D. Elin Electronics Ltd
Answer: A – Bharat Electronics Ltd – Explanation – The Indian aerospace and defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has launched a new communication radio for the Indian Armed Forces, called STARS-V Mk III, at the Aero India 2017 show on February 16, 2017.
11. Recently in which city NALCO signs MoU with TERI for sustainable rehabilitation?
D. New Delhi
Answer: D – New Delhi – Explanation – Odisha based National Aluminium Company Limited(NALCO) has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in New Delhi on February 16, 2017.
12. Recently Air Asia signs MoU with which state government for two ways Direct Flights?
B. West Bengal
Answer: C – Odisha – Explanation – Malaysia-based low-cost airline AirAsia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Odisha government on February 17, 2017 to start two-way direct international flights from Bhubaneswar to Kuala Lumpur.
13. Recently which firm named to FORTUNE’s World’s most admired companies list of 2017?
Answer: B – JLL – Explanation – Leading professional services firm JLL has once again been named to FORTUNE magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies list of 2017 based on their reputation for innovation, top talent and global competitiveness.
14. Recently in which city Aero India 2017 concluded?
Answer: D – Bengaluru – Explanation – The 11th biennial edition of International Aerospace and Defence Exhibition – Aero India 2017 was held at the Air Force Station, Yelahanka in Bengaluru, Karnataka from February 14-18, 2017.
15. Name the melody queen who was honored with 2017 Legendary Award?
A. Lata Mangeskar
B. Asha Bhosle
C. Anuradha Paudwal
D. Alka Yagini
Answer: A – Lata Mangeshkar – Explanation – Melody Queen and Nightingale of India, b has been conferred with the 2017 Legendary Award by the Brand Laureate for giving a unlimited memorable hits and soulful melodies in Hindi film music.