Current Affairs Quiz for 21st February 2017
(Q.1) ‘International Mother Language Day’ is observed on which date every year?
- 20th February
- 21st February
- 22nd February
- 23rd February
(Q.2) What was the theme of ‘International Mother Language Day’ 2017?
- Towards Sustainable Futures through Multilingual Education
- Braille and sign languages
- Books for mother tongue education
- Languages and cyberspace
(Q.3) Researchers have discovered new species of bird Rufous-tailed Rock Thrush (Monticola saxitilis) in which Asian country?
- Sri Lanka
(Q.4) In February 2017, Second edition of the ‘Gateway of India Geoeconomic Dialogue’ supported by India’s Ministry of External Affairs, was held in:
- New Delhi
(Q.5) Tehmina Janjua has been appointed as first woman foreign secretary of:
(Q.6) Altamas Kabir, who passed away in February 2017, was former:
- Solicitor General of India
- Comptroller and Auditor General of India
- Chief Justice of India
- Speaker of Lok Sabha
(Q.7) Who among the following has been conferred with the ‘Legendary Award’ 2017 by ‘The Brand Laureate’?
- A R Rahman
- Lata Mangeshkar
- Amitabh Bachchan
- Shah Rukh Khan
(Q.8) Name the second grade student from Mumbai who has been awarded the title of Candidate Master (CM) by World Chess Federation body, FIDE?
- Mithil Dixit
- Sharad Kesarkar
- Farhan Dastoor
- Kush Bhagat
(Q.9) Who among the following smashed his own national record en route to winning the gold medal in the gruelling men’s 50km event of the National Race Walking Championship?
- Sandeep Kumar
- Rakesh Pawar
- Manoj Ahuja
- Vishesh Bhatia
(Q.10) Name Indian Navy’s second sailboat, which has been recently inducted into service and will be India Navy’s first all-woman global circumnavigation effort
- ‘INS Shalini’
- ‘INS Tarini’
- ‘INS Shilpi’
- ‘INS Nisha’