Current Affairs Quiz for 22nd and 23rd February 2017
(Q.1) As per latest report of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), India accounted for _____ % of the total global arms import between 2012–16 which is highest among all the countries
(Q.2) In February 2017, India sanctioned a soft loan of 340 million for various infrastructure development programmes to which Asian country?
- Sri Lanka
(Q.3) Shurhozelie Liezietsu has been sworn in as new Chief Minister of which North-Eastern Indian state?
- Arunachal Pradesh
(Q.4) Name the cancer survivor who is on the verge of getting funds from mega film star Amitabh Bachchan and businessman Ratan Tata, to come out with a comic book, which would share inspirational stories of survivors, who triumphed over Cancer
- Sanjeev Mishra
- Mahesh Yadav
- Ravi Lenka
- Neelam Kumar
(Q.5) Ved Prakash Sharma, who passed away in February 2017, was a popular:
- Cricket Commentator
(Q.6) Chief Minister of which state declared 2017 as ‘Year of Apple’ in a major bid to promote the famed fruit in domestic and foreign markets?
- Himachal Pradesh
- Jammu & Kashmir
(Q.7) Union Health Ministry has launched the ___________ Resource Kit including ________ Mobile App for adolescents as part of the Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK) program
- TARUN Resource Kit including ‘Tarun Salah’ Mobile App
- SHISHU Resource Kit including ‘Shishu Salah’ Mobile App
- SAATHIYA Resource Kit including ‘Saathiya Salah’ Mobile App
- HUMSAFAR Resource Kit including ‘Humsafar Salah’ Mobile App
(Q.8) Who among the following became the most expensive foreign player in Indian Premier League (IPL) history when he was bagged by Rising Pune Supergiants for a whopping figure of Rs. 14.5 crore for the upcoming Vivo IPL 2017?
- Ben Stokes
- Tymal Mills
- Trent Boult
- Kagiso Rabada
(Q.9) North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is planning to build its anti-terrorism headquarters in ________ to monitor terrorist activities spreading across Europe
(Q.10) What is the title of authorised biography of Bollywood actress Hema Malini, which has been penned by senior journalist and author Ram Kamal Mukherjee and is set to release this year?
- ‘Hema Malini: The Awakening of Dream Girl’
- ‘Hema Malini: Beyond the Dream Girl’
- ‘Hema Malini: Journey of the Dream Girl’
- ‘Hema Malini: Untold Story of the Dream Girl’