CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ


Important Weekly Current Affairs Quiz from 1-7 February 2020

1) Indian Railways is to run 100 percent on electricity by which year?

Ans:- 2024

2) Who won the first prize among the marching contingents of the paramilitary forces at the Republic Day parade?

Ans:- CISF

3) Which Indian celebrity is to feature in 'Man vs Wild' with Bear Grylls?

Ans:- Rajinikanth

4) Who won the national award instituted by Kerala Media Academy?

Ans:- N. Ram

5) Which became the 4th state to pass resolution against Citizenship Amendment Act?

Ans:- West Bengal

6) Who took charge as IBA Chief Executive?

Ans:- Sunil Mehta

7) Who won the Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Prize for designing the cover of "Tiffin: Authentic Recipes Celebrating India's Regional Cuisine"?

Ans:- Sneha Pamneja

8) Who is to get 'Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters' from French government?

Ans:- Sanjna Kapoor

9) Sunita Chandra, who recently died at 76 belonged to which sport?

Ans:- Hockey

10) India celebrated its ________ Republic Day on 26th January 2020?

Ans:- 71st

15) How many awards did Billie Eilish won at the 2020 Grammy Awards?

Ans:- 5

11) Who has been nominated the Life President of Asian Tennis Federation?

Ans:- Anil Khanna

12) Birth Anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai is celebrated on which date?

Ans:- 28th January

13) India's first underwater metro project is to start soon in which city?

Ans:- Kolkata

14) Which state's assembly recently passed resolution to abolish the state Legislative Council?

Ans:- Andhra Pradesh

15) The 3rd Global Potato Conclave-2020 will be inaugurated at which city?

Ans:- Gandhinagar

16) APGCL is to set up a waste-to-energy plant in which state?

Ans:- Assam

17) Which country offered to be a mediator between India and Pakistan to resolve the issues?

Ans:- Nepal

18) Tech Mahindra has set up Google Cloud Centre of Excellence in which city?

Ans:- Hyderabad

19) The 22nd meeting of Central Zonal Council is being held in which state?

Ans:- Chhattisgarh

20) Ganga Yatra under NamamiGange mission recently began from which city?

Ans:- Bijnor

21) Who won the Padma Shri in Agriculture field?

Ans:- Chinthala Venkat Reddy

22) Who has been appointed as India's Ambassador to USA?

Ans:- Taranjit Singh Sandhu

23) Who won Senior National Billiards Championship?

Ans:- Pankaj Advani

24) Who has been appointed as MD and CEO of Canara Bank?

Ans:- L V Prabhakar

25) Who has been appointed as the Non-Executive Chairman of Vakrangee Limited?

Ans:- Ramesh Joshi

26) Who has been appointed as new general manager of Western Railway?

Ans:- Alok Kansal

27) Central Railway's first AC suburban train is to be flagged off from which city?

Ans:- Mumbai

28) Who has recently been appointed as a member of the Monetary Policy Committee by RBI?

Ans:- M D Patra

29) Assam Rifles builds war memorial in __________ for 357 martyrs?

Ans:- Nagaland

30) Indian Railways commissioned the country's first governmental waste to energy plant at which city?

Ans:- Bhubaneswar

31) DRDO has set up a center for advanced defence technology at which university?

Ans:- Gujarat University

32) Who recently launched Bhuvan Panchayat V3 web Portal?

Ans:- Jitendra Singh

33) Which state has recently launched Virtual Police Station?

Ans:- Odisha

34) India recently added _______ more wetlands to sites protected by the Ramsar Convention?

Ans:- 10

35) Who has been appointed as new Foreign Secretary?

Ans:- Harsh Vardhan Shringla

36) Who recently launched Operation Vanilla?

Ans:- Indian Navy

37) NASA has chosen_________ to build first habitable commercial module for ISS?

Ans:- Axiom Space

38) According to a report by TomTom, which is the world's most traffic-congested city?

Ans:- Bengaluru

39) Who is the Indian Javelin thrower who recently qualified for Tokyo Olympics?

Ans:- Neeraj Chopra

40) Who has been conferred the honorary Doctor of Letters Award by Calcutta University?

Ans:- Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee

41 According toTransparency International, whichis the top state in terms of best practices followed in budget formulation?

Ans:- Assam

42) Tushar Kanjilal, who recently died at 85 was a famous person of which profession?

Ans:- Social Worker

43) Abdul Gafoor, who recently died at 60 was a former minister from which state?

Ans:- Bihar

44) Which Indian badminton ace has recently joined BJP?

Ans:- Saina Nehwal

45) Who launched DoPT's online certificate course on relevance of Gandhi in the contemporary world?

Ans:- Jitendra Singh

46) Indian Coast Guard has recently commissioned a high-speed interceptor boat in which city?

Ans:- Mangalore

47) Who launched special edition of khadi watcheson the 72nd death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi?

Ans:- Nitin Gadkari

48) Which is to be the theme state at the 34thSurajkund International Crafts Mela?

Ans:- Himachal Pradesh

49) Umroi, a counter terror exercise is to be held between India and which country?

Ans:- Bangladesh

50) Who became the first ever hockey player to win World Games Athlete of the Year award?

Ans:- Rani Rampal

51) Which state has recentlydeclared n-coronavirus as a state disaster?

Ans:- Kerala

52) Which state got the first prize in the category of best performance since inception of thePMMVY scheme?

Ans:- Madhya Pradesh

53) Who has taken over as the CEO of HAL'sBangalore Complex?

Ans:- Amitabh Bhatt

54) Which scheme has recently been launched by government to boost creation of science & technology infrastructure in India?

Ans:- SATHI

55) 81st National Table Tennis Championships was organized in which city?

Ans:- Hyderabad

56) Who is the new CEO of Wework?

Ans:- Sandeep Mathrani

57) Who won the men's doubles title at the Australian Open?

Ans:- Rajeev Ram & Joe Salisbury

58) Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) awards were presented by which minister?

Ans:-Smriti Irani

59)  3rd Defence Attaches Conference was organized in which place?

Ans:- New Delhi

60) Who is to become the Goodwill Ambassador of the Indian contingent at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics?

Ans:- Sourav Ganguly

61) The Supreme Court of India directed the states to establish "Gram Nyayalayas" within four weeks' time span. In which year the Gram Nyayalayas act was passed?

Ans:-2008 

 



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