Current Affairs Quiz for 12th February 2017
(Q.1) Every year ________ is celebrated as ‘Darwin Day’ to highlight Charles Darwin’s contribution to science
- 11th February
- 12th February
- 13th February
- 14th February
(Q.2) In February 2017, three-day National Women’s Parliament, with the theme of ‘Empowering Women — Strengthening Democracy’ was organised by Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly in:
(Q.3) Which Union Ministry has launched pilot Revenue Insurance Scheme for Plantation Crops (RISPC) for protecting the growers from the risks such as pest attacks, yield loss and income decline caused by fall in prices?
- Union Ministry of Finance
- Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
- Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry
- Union Ministry of Rural Development
(Q.4) The Union HRD Ministry has constituted a sub-committee of Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) to look into issues of girls’ education. Who will be the chairperson of this committee?
- Amit Shah
- Vijay Rupani
- Anandiben Patel
- Kadiyam Srihari
(Q.5) The official mascot of FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017(to be hosted by India), has been unveiled. Its name is:
(Q.6) Who among the following has been appointed as Director of Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Sirmaur in Himachal Pradesh, and will thus be the first woman Director of any IIMs?
- Mala Singh
- Neelu Rohmetra
- Sandhya Warrior
- Srinidhi Reddy
(Q.7) Which among the following has become the first state in India to establish cashless system in distribution of food grain?
(Q.8) Nobel Prize-winning physicist Sir Peter Mansfield, the inventor of __________, passed away in February 2017
- Electron Microscope
- LASIK Eye Surgery
- Implantable Pacemaker
- MRI scanners
(Q.9) National Productivity Council, an autonomous body under Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion celebrates ‘National Productivity Week’ every year from:
- 9th – 15th February
- 12th – 18th February
- 15th – 21st February
- 18th – 24th February
(Q.10) What was the theme of ‘National Productivity Week’ 2017?
- “From Waste to Profits-through Reduce, Recycle and Reuse”
- “Increasing Productivity through Efficient Time Management”
- “Bringing Productivity through Employee Motivation”
- “Using Productivity as a tool for Surviving Competition”