February MCQ Part 1

by Mr. DJ

February MCQ Part 1


  1. ‘SAMPRITI’ is a joint military training exercise between India and which country?

[A] Japan

[B] Sri Lanka

[C] China

[D] Bangladesh

Answer: Bangladesh

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  1. India recently observed ‘Martyrs’ Day’ on 30th January, to pay homage to which Indian leader?

[A] Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

[B] Netaji Subash Chandra Bose

[C] Mahatma Gandhi

[D] B.R. Ambedkar

Answer: Mahatma Gandhi



  1. Which Indian journalist has been chosen as the recipient of 2019-20 PEN Gauri Lankesh Award?

[A] Ravish Kumar

[B] Yusuf Jameel

[C] N Ram

[D] Prannoy Roy

Answer: Yusuf Jameel



  1. As per the recent Economic Outlook Survey released by FICCI, what is the estimated median GDP growth forecast for 2019-20?

[A] 5.0%

[B] 5.1%

[C] 5.2%

[D] 5.3%

Answer: 5.0%



  1. Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs, recently?

[A] Pranab Kumar Das

[B] Ajay Bhushan Pandey

[C] M. Ajit Kumar

[D] Atanu Chakraborty

Answer: M. Ajit Kumar



  1. Ajmal Sultanpuri, who passed away recently, was a renowned poet in which language?

[A] Hindi

[B] Urdu

[C] Marathi

[D] Gujarati

Answer: Urdu



  1. The Department of Telecom, India has recently taken over process to issue and manage the allocation of IMEI. What does IMEI stand for?

[A] Indian Mobile Equipment Identity

[B] International Mobile Equipment Identity

[C] Indian Multimedia Equipment Identifier

[D] International Multimedia Equipment Identifier

Answer: International Mobile Equipment Identity



  1. Khadi wrist watches have been recently launched by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission, in association with which company?

[A] Fossil

[B] Titan

[C] Timex

[D] Casio

Answer: Titan



  1. Who has been appointed as the next ambassador of India to Nepal?

[A] Taranjit Singh Sandhu

[B] Vijay Gokhale

[C] Vinay Mohan Kwatra

[D] Ajit Kumar

Answer: Vinay Mohan Kwatra



  1. Which Indian think tank has been ranked among the top 30 think tanks globally, as per a recent report?

[A] Observer Research Foundation (ORF)

[B] NITI Aayog

[C] Centre for Civil Society (CCS)

[D] The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)

Answer: Observer Research Foundation (ORF)



  1. What is the GDP growth rate of India, in 2018-19, as per the recent statement from the National Statistical Office (NSO), on January 31,2020?

[A] 6.8%

[B] 6.4%

[C] 6.2%

[D] 6.1%

Answer: 6.1%



  1. Which global tech firm has launched a short-video making application called ‘Tangi’, which focusses on creativity?

[A] Microsoft

[B] Facebook

[C] Google

[D] Adobe

Answer: Google



  1. According to the recent Economic Survey 2019-20, which state has the cheapest Vegetarian Thali (food plate)?

[A] Kerala

[B] Jharkhand

[C] Bihar

[D] Tripura

Answer: Jharkhand



  1. As per the recent Economic Survey 2019-20, what is the rank of India globally in number of new firms created?

[A] 3

[B] 4

[C] 5

[D] 6

Answer: 3



  1. Which Indian-American has been appointed as the new Chairman of the tech company- International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)?

[A] Arvind Krishna

[B] Abidali Neemuchwala

[C] Sundar Pichai

[D] Shantanu Narayen

Answer: Arvind Krishna



  1. When is the Anti-leprosy day for the year 2020, observed across the world?

[A] January 26

[B] January 27

[C] January 28

[D] January 29

Answer: January 26



  1. The European Union has how many countries in its bloc, after the exit of the United Kingdom?

[A] 26

[B] 27

[C] 28

[D] 29

Answer: 27



  1. The India International Leather Fair (IILF), 2020 is being held in which city?

[A] Bhopal

[B] Cuttack

[C] Chennai

[D] Kochi

Answer: Chennai



  1. Abidali Neemuchwala, who resigned recently, was the Chief Executive Officer of which popular Indian IT firm?

[A] Infosys

[B] Tata Consultancy Services

[C] Wipro


Answer: Wipro



  1. The 250th flight operation under the RCS – UDAN scheme was recently commenced between Bhubaneswar and which Indian city?

[A] Lucknow

[B] Varanasi

[C] Patna

[D] Prayagraj

Answer: Varanasi

February MCQ Part 1


  1. According to the recent Union Budget 2020-21, what is the disinvestment target of the Indian Government

for 2020-21?

[A] ₹ 1.0 Lakh Crores

[B] ₹ 1.1 Lakh Crores

[C] ₹ 1.2 Lakh Crores

[D] ₹ 1.3 Lakh Crores

Answer: ₹ 1.2 Lakh Crores



  1. As per the recent Union budget, what is the estimated fiscal deficit target for 2020-21, expressed in per cent of GDP?

[A] 3.3%

[B] 3.4%

[C] 3.5%

[D] 3.6%

Answer: 3.5%



  1. What is the maximum insurance provided for bank deposits, as per the latest Union budget 20-21?

[A] ₹ 1 Lakh

[B] ₹ 2 Lakh

[C] ₹ 2.5 Lakh

[D] ₹ 5 Lakh

Answer: ₹ 5 Lakh



  1. What is the name of the new scheme proposed in the budget, which is to be implemented by the Aviation Ministry, for transporting agricultural products?

[A] Udan 5.0 scheme

[B] Kisan Udan Scheme

[C] Krishi Udan Scheme

[D] PM Kisan Udan Scheme

Answer: Krishi Udan Scheme



  1. Who clinched the men’s singles title in the recently held Australian Open tournament, 2020?

[A] Roger Federer

[B] Rafael Nadal

[C] Novak Djokovic

[D] Dominic Thiem

Answer: Novak Djokovic



  1. Pramod Agrawal was recently appointed as the new Chairman and Managing Director of which Public Sector Enterprise?

[A] Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)

[B] Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)

[C] Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL)

[D] Coal India Limited (CIL)

Answer: Coal India Limited (CIL)



  1. The third private train of the IRCTC is set to run between Varanasi and which Indian city?

[A] Indore

[B] Bhopal

[C] Nagpur

[D] Jaipur

Answer: Indore



  1. Which Indian diplomat was recently appointed as India’s High Commissioner to Sri Lanka?

[A] Ajay Bisaria

[B] Gopal Baglay

[C] Vinay Mohan Kwatra

[D] Taranjit Singh Sandhu

Answer: Gopal Baglay



  1. Which country has national emergency to tackle the attack of locust swarms?

[A] India

[B] Pakistan

[C] Iran

[D] Afghanistan

Answer: Pakistan



  1. In which Indian city, the Indian navy conducted its coastal security exercise, ‘Matla Abhiyaan’?

[A] Cochin

[B] Kolkata

[C] Mumbai

[D] Vishakhapatnam

Answer: Kolkata



  1. “Sophisticated Analytical & Technical Help Institutes (SATHI)” is an initiative of which Ministry?

[A] Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

[B] Ministry of Science and Technology

[C] Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

[D] Ministry of Human Resource Development

Answer: Ministry of Science and Technology



  1. Which state bagged the award for ‘Best performance in Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana’, recently presented by the Union Minister of Women & Child Development?

[A] Madhya Pradesh

[B] Andhra Pradesh

[C] Karnataka

[D] Gujarat

Answer: Madhya Pradesh



  1. Which Indian state has recently declared the disease caused by the novel coronavirus as a “state calamity”?

[A] Tamil Nadu

[B] Kerala

[C] Karnataka

[D] Telangana

Answer: Kerala



  1. The Hubbali to Dharwad Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) project was recently inaugurated in which state?

[A] Karnataka

[B] Maharashtra

[C] Madhya Pradesh

[D] Telangana

Answer: Karnataka



  1. Which banker of India has been named as the Central Banker of the Year (Asia-Pacific 2020), by the Banker magazine?

[A] Raghuram Rajan

[B] Shaktikanta Das

[C] Urjit Patel

[D] Viral Acharya

Answer: Shaktikanta Das



  1. The famous arts festival called ‘Kala Ghoda Arts Festival’ is celebrated annually in which Indian city?

[A] New Delhi

[B] Mumbai

[C] Kolkata

[D] Bengaluru

Answer: Mumbai



  1. The third Defence Attaches conference, 2020 was recently held in which city?

[A] Ahmedabad

[B] New Delhi

[C] Kanpur

[D] Lucknow

Answer: New Delhi



  1. The Scientists at Indian Veterinary Research Institute have recently developed a low-cost vaccine for which disease?

[A] Bird Flu

[B] Swine Fever

[C] Foot and Mouth Disease

[D] Monkey pox

Answer: Swine Fever



  1. “Babenco: Tell Me When I Die”, which won the ‘Golden Conch Award for Best Documentary Film’ at the Mumbai International Film Festival 2020, is a film of which country?

[A] Canada

[B] Brazil

[C] France

[D] South Korea

Answer: Brazil



  1. L&T MBDA Missile Systems (LTMMSL) has recently set up a missile integration facility at which state?

[A] Maharashtra

[B] Karnataka

[C] Tamil Nadu

[D] Kerala

Answer: Tamil Nadu



  1. Which state government recently launched a scheme called ‘Janasevaka’ to home-deliver various government services to citizens?

[A] Telangana

[B] Karnataka

[C] Madhya Pradesh

[D] Gujarat

Answer: Karnataka



  1. The Union Cabinet of India recently approved amendments to bring which category of banks under the regulation of Reserve Bank of India?

[A] Multi-state cooperative banks

[B] Land Development Banks

[C] Primary agricultural societies

[D] Nidhi companies

Answer: Multi-state cooperative banks



  1. Which country’s delegation of educational institutions recently visited India and signed agreements in the fields of higher education and research?

[A] Canada

[B] Norway

[C] Germany

[D] Japan

Answer: Norway



  1. Which Indian actor was recently presented with the ‘Kishore Kumar Samman’ Award for 2018, by the Madhya Pradesh government?

[A] Waheeda Rehman

[B] Asha Parekh

[C] Vyjayanthimala

[D] Hema Malini

Answer: Waheeda Rehman



  1. Pranab Kumar Gogoi, who recently passed away, was a famous personality in which field?

[A] Sports

[B] Literature

[C] Arts

[D] Politics

Answer: Politics



  1. Which Indian city is set to play host to the 15th East Asia Summit conference, 2020?

[A] New Delhi

[B] Hyderabad

[C] Chennai

[D] Ahmedabad

Answer: Chennai



  1. The flagship biennial Defence exhibition of India ‘DefExpo’ is organised in which Indian city?

[A] New Delhi

[B] Lucknow

[C] Bengaluru

[D] Hyderabad

Answer: Lucknow



  1. Which Asian country recently introduced a “sustainable development fee” for regional tourists including Indian visitors?

[A] Thailand

[B] Bhutan

[C] Cambodia

[D] Sri Lanka

Answer: Bhutan



  1. What is the GDP growth rate of India in the 2020-21 fiscal, as estimated by the Moody’s Investors Service?

[A] 6.5%

[B] 6.0%

[C] 5.5%

[D] 5.0%

Answer: 5.5%



  1. Former world champion Mirabai Chanu, who recently set a new national record in the National Weightlifting Championships, belongs to which state?

[A] Haryana

[B] Uttar Pradesh

[C] Manipur

[D] Rajasthan

Answer: Manipur



  1. What is the rank of India in the recently released International intellectual property index 2020?

[A] 36

[B] 40

[C] 42

[D] 44

Answer: 40



  1. Union Cabinet of India approved Alliance Air to start flight operations between India and which country, by waiving 20-aircraft rule?

[A] Sri Lanka

[B] Mauritius

[C] Thailand

[D] Singapore

Answer: Sri Lanka



  1. Britain’s Prince Charles has launched a new Children’s protection fund for which Asian country?

[A] Sri Lanka

[B] India

[C] Bangladesh

[D] Nepal

Answer: India



  1. Which country recently launched the ‘International Religious Freedom Alliance’ for protecting religious freedom across the world?

[A] Russia

[B] United States

[C] Japan

[D] India

Answer: United States



  1. Which social-media platform recently announced that it will label the fake news and remove harmful data shared on its platform?

[A] Whatsapp

[B] Twitter

[C] Instagram

[D] Youtube

Answer: Twitter



  1. India’s 13th major port is set to be established in which state, as per the recent Cabinet approval?

[A] Gujarat

[B] Kerala

[C] Maharashtra

[D] Tamil Nadu

Answer: Maharashtra



  1. Which Indian city was recently certified formally as a World Heritage site by UNESCO?

[A] Varanasi

[B] Ahmedabad

[C] Jaipur

[D] Nagpur

Answer: Jaipur



  1. The Union Cabinet recently approved to confer the status of Institution of National Importance (INI) to how many Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs)?

[A] 2

[B] 3

[C] 4

[D] 5

Answer: 5



  1. Israel’s Elbit Systems recently signed an MoU with which Indian company for developing an unmanned aerial vehicle?

[A] Hindustan Aeronautics Limited

[B] Defence Research and Development Organisation

[C] Bharat Electronics Limited

[D] Indian Space Research Organisation

Answer: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited



  1. Which Indian celebrity is at the top spot in the latest brand valuation study by Duff & Phelps?

[A] Akshay Kumar

[B] Virat Kohli

[C] P V Sindhu

[D] Deepika Padukone

Answer: Virat Kohli



  1. The first India-Africa Defence Ministers’ Conclave was recently held in which city?

[A] New Delhi

[B] Lucknow

[C] Cape town

[D] Nairobi

Answer: Lucknow



  1. Which famous writer was recently selected for the Mystic Kalinga Literary Award (Indian and Global Languages)?

[A] Manoj Das

[B] Pratibha Ray

[C] Surendra Mohanty

[D] Ramakanta Rath

Answer: Manoj Das



  1. What is the projected growth rate of India, during the next financial year 2020-21, as per the recent Monetary policy of RBI?

[A] 5%

[B] 5.5%

[C] 6%

[D] 6.5%

Answer: 6%



  1. The fifth India-Russia Military Industrial Conference was recently organised in which city?

[A] Moscow

[B] New Delhi

[C] Lucknow

[D] St. Petersburg

Answer: Lucknow



  1. Which organisation is set to release Digital Payments Index (DPI), which will assess the digitalisation of payments in the country?

[A] NITI Aayog

[B] National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)

[C] Reserve Bank of India (RBI)

[D] National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM)

Answer: Reserve Bank of India (RBI)



  1. Which city plays host to the 22nd India International Seafood Show, after a gap of 12 years?

[A] Vishakhapatnam

[B] Goa

[C] Kochi

[D] Chennai

Answer: Kochi



  1. Which state/UT has recently renamed its Public Health Engineering, Irrigation and Flood Control Department as the ‘Jal Shakti Department’?

[A] New Delhi

[B] Puducherry

[C] Jammu and Kashmir

[D] Chandigarh

Answer: Jammu and Kashmir



  1. The indigenous air to ground missile ‘Khagantak’, which was unveiled during the ongoing DefExpo 2020, is built by which firm/organisation?

[A] Defence Research and Development Organisation

[B] Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd

[C] JSR Dynamics

[D] Bharat Electronics Limited

Answer: JSR Dynamics



  1. What is the theme for this year’s International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, observed on February 6?

[A] End Female Genital Mutilation

[B] Unleashing Youth Power

[C] A Piece of Me

[D] Intensify global efforts

Answer: Unleashing Youth Power



  1. Who has been named as the head of the trust for construction of the Ram Temple, which was recently constituted by the Centre?

[A] K. K. Venugopal

[B] K Parasaran

[C] G E Vahanvati

[D] Maninder Acharya

Answer: K Parasaran



  1. The cybersecurity project codenamed Dejfa, that was recently making news, belongs to which country?

[A] Pakistan

[B] Iran

[C] Malaysia

[D] China

Answer: Iran



  1. How many major ports of India are named after individuals?

[A] Two

[B] Three

[C] Four

[D] Five

Answer: Four



  1. The term “SPICe”, sometimes seen in news, is related to which of the following fields?

[A] Science & Technology

[B] Environment Protection

[C] Business & Economy

[D] Defence and Arms Production

Answer: Business & Economy



  1. The term “Batterygate”, recently in news, is related to which of the following tech giants?

[A] Google

[B] Samsung

[C] Apple

[D] Microsoft

Answer: Apple



  1. Recently, Esperanza Base on the Antarctic Peninsula reached a temperature of 18.3 °C , thus becoming the hottest on record for continental Antarctica. Esperanza Base is a research station of which country on


[A] France

[B] Portugal

[C] Argentina

[D] England

Answer: Argentina



  1. Seer Goverdhanpur in Uttar Pradesh is the birth place of which Bhakti saint?

[A] Kabir

[B] Dadu

[C] Ravidas

[D] Ramanand

Answer: Ravidas



  1. In the wake of the coronavirus fears, recently the Baltic Dry Index sank to all time low plunging into negative territory. What is tracked by Baltic Dry Index?

[A] Crude Oil Prices

[B] Freight Rates

[C] Tourist Arrivals

[D] International Flights

Answer: Freight Rates



  1. On February 8, 2020, Thaipoosam festival was celebrated by the Tamil community around the world. This festival marks birth day of which deity?

[A] Thirumal

[B] Murugan

[C] Nataraja

[D] Pavadairayan

Answer: Murugan



  1. Which Indian crop faces danger due to a fungus called Alternaria brassicae as per recent news?

[A] Rice

[B] Wheat

[C] Mustard

[D] Sugarcane

Answer: Mustard



  1. Which Hollywood actor is playing Dr. Kalam in his upcoming biopic?

[A] Nuveen Andrews

[B] Michael C. Hall

[C] Muhammad Ali

[D] Terry O’Quinn

Answer: Muhammad Ali



  1. Which state has recently launched an initiative to establish hotels to provide meals at subsidised price called ‘Kudumbashree’ hotels?

[A] Andhra Pradesh

[B] Telangana

[C] Kerala

[D] Tamil Nadu

Answer: Kerala




  1. Which Metro rail service in India has become the second largest operational metro rail network in the country?

[A] Delhi Metro

[B] Kochi Metro

[C] Hyderabad Metro

[D] Chennai Metro

Answer: Hyderabad Metro



  1. What is the profession of Anoop Mishra, who has been in news recently?

[A] Politician

[B] Army Major

[C] Sportsperson

[D] Musician

Answer: Army Major



  1. Which state recently launched “Mukhyamantri Parivar Samridhi Yojana”, which provides an annual assistance of Rs 6000 to the needy families?

[A] Odisha

[B] Haryana

[C] Madhya Pradesh

[D] Punjab

Answer: Haryana



  1. Arun-III, is the hydropower project of which country, to be built with assistance from India?

[A] Sri Lanka

[B] Bangladesh

[C] Nepal

[D] Bhutan

Answer: Nepal



  1. The Pollution Control Board of which state recently received the national award for e-Governance 2019-20?

[A] Odisha

[B] Kerala

[C] Telangana

[D] Andhra Pradesh

Answer: Andhra Pradesh




  1. Which country has reportedly auctioned licenses to hunt elephants, to tackle human-animal conflict?

[A] Zimbabwe

[B] Namibia

[C] Botswana

[D] Mozambique

Answer: Botswana



  1. The book- ‘A Child of Destiny’, which was recently released by the Indian Vice President, is an autobiography of which Indian educationist?

[A] K. Ramakrishna Rao

[B] Girishwar Misra

[C] Amit Abraham

[D] Devendra Singh

Answer: K. Ramakrishna Rao



  1. Which city’s police recently launched an initiative called ‘Operation Nakai’ to verify the identity of autodrivers?

[A] Mumbai

[B] Ghaziabad

[C] Hyderabad

[D] Lucknow

Answer: Ghaziabad



  1. Municipal Performance Index (MPI), is an index recently launched by which organisation/ Ministry?

[A] NITI Aayog

[B] Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs

[C] Ministry of Home Affairs

[D] National Development Council

Answer: Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs



  1. Which city is host to the 13th UN Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species (CMS) (COP 13), 2020?

[A] Mumbai

[B] Madrid

[C] Gandhinagar

[D] Tokyo

Answer: Gandhinagar



  1. Recently, the Supreme Court of India upheld the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act. When was the original act of 1989 amended?

[A] 2016

[B] 2017

[C] 2018

[D] 2019

Answer: 2018



  1. American Factory, which won the Oscar for the best feature-length documentary, was produced by which famous American personality?

[A] Donald Trump

[B] Barrack Obama

[C] Hillary Clinton

[D] Tiger Woods

Answer: Barrack Obama




  1. Which bird is named the mascot of UN Convention of Conservation of Migratory Species (CMS) (COP 13)?

[A] Great Indian Bustard

[B] White-bellied heron

[C] Forest owlet

[D] Lesser Florican

Answer: Great Indian Bustard



  1. Ajeya Warrior‘ is the joint military exercise conducted between India and which country?

[A] Japan

[B] United Kingdom

[C] Israel

[D] France

Answer: United Kingdom



  1. Which Union Ministry releases the Public Enterprises Survey, on the performances of Central Public Sector Enterprises?

[A] Ministry of Finance

[B] Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

[C] Ministry of Corporate Affairs

[D] Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises

Answer: Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises



  1. Which state government recently launched the ‘Reading Mission’ initiative for students?

[A] Odisha

[B] Kerala

[C] Haryana

[D] West Bengal

Answer: Haryana



  1. When is the World Pulses Day observed, across the world?

[A] February 8

[B] February 9

[C] February 10

[D] February 11

Answer: February 10



  1. Which Union Ministry has recently launched the web portal for ‘Star rating of Coal mines’?

[A] Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

[B] Ministry of Coal

[C] Ministry of Mines

[D] Ministry of Earth Sciences

Answer: Ministry of Coal



  1. The storm ‘Ciara’ recently hit several countries of which continent?

[A] Asia

[B] Europe

[C] Australia

[D] North America

Answer: Europe



  1. The 2nd BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise, 2020 has been conducted in which city?

[A] Thimphu

[B] Bhubaneswar

[C] Colombo

[D] Kathmandu

Answer: Bhubaneswar



  1. Hakim Ajmal Khan, was an eminent physician in which field of Medicine?

[A] Homoeopathy

[B] Sowa Rigpa

[C] Ayurveda

[D] Unani

Answer: Unani



  1. As per the notification of the Ministry of health and family welfare, which component will be treated as ‘drugs’ from April 1, 2020?

[A] Medical devices

[B] AYUSH drugs

[C] Alcohol

[D] Raw materials for drugs

Answer: Medical devices



  1. What is the official name of the virus outbreak from China, as per the World Health Organisation?

[A] COVID-19

[B] CORO-19

[C] n-COR -19

[D] NOVEL-19

Answer: COVID-19



  1. What does ‘GSP’ stand for, in the context of India- US trade?

[A] Globalised System of Preferences

[B] Generalized System of Preferences

[C] Globalised System of Partners

[D] Generalized System of Partners

Answer: Generalized System of Preferences



  1. Who has been appointed as the chairman of the newly formed space PSU, New Space India Ltd (NSIL)?

[A] Satheesh Reddy

[B] K Sivan

[C] G Narayanan

[D] Kasturi Rangan

Answer: G Narayanan



  1. ‘PehleSafety’ is an Internet safety campaign of which major technological company?

[A] Facebook

[B] Microsoft

[C] Google

[D] Apple

Answer: Google



  1. Gulmarg, where the National winter games event is set to be held, is located in which state/UT?

[A] Uttarakhand

[B] Arunachal Pradesh

[C] Sikkim

[D] Jammu & Kashmir

Answer: Jammu & Kashmir



  1. Which state government recently launched toll-free helpline numbers for students to resolve their queries by experts?

[A] Odisha

[B] Uttar Pradesh

[C] West Bengal

[D] Haryana

Answer: Uttar Pradesh



  1. ‘We Think Digital’ is a digital literacy program of which global technological company?

[A] Google

[B] Facebook

[C] Apple

[D] Amazon

Answer: Facebook



  1. Where is the Headquarters of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) located?

[A] New York

[B] Geneva

[C] Rome

[D] Nairobi

Answer: Rome



  1. The School Health and Wellness Ambassador initiative has been launched under which scheme?

[A] Swachh Bharat Mission

[B] Ayushman Bharat

[C] Poshan Abhiyaan

[D] Fit India Movement

Answer: Ayushman Bharat



  1. What is the theme of the ‘World Radio Day, 2020’, observed on February 13?

[A] Radio and Diversity

[B] Radio across World

[C] Radio and Multilingualism

[D] Connecting through Air

Answer: Radio and Diversity



  1. Pradhan Mantri Van Dhan Yojana is the flagship scheme of which Union Ministry?

[A] Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

[B] Ministry of Tribal Affairs

[C] Ministry of Earth Sciences

[D] Ministry of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries

Answer: Ministry of Tribal Affairs



  1. What is the capital package recently approved for infusion in three state-owned general insurance companies?

[A] Rs. 1000 Cr

[B] Rs. 2500 Cr

[C] Rs. 3000 Cr

[D] Rs. 5000 Cr

Answer: Rs. 2500 Cr



  1. The Direct Tax ‘Vivad Se Vishwas’ scheme is to cover pending litigation of which tribunal, as per the recent approval by the Union Cabinet?

[A] Debt Recovery Tribunal

[B] National Company Law Tribunal

[C] Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal

[D] Armed Forces Tribunal

Answer: Debt Recovery Tribunal



  1. Which product is recently banned in all airports and aircrafts, by the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS)?

[A] Alcohol

[B] e-Cigarettes

[C] Drugs

[D] Face masks

Answer: e-Cigarettes



  1. Who was recently appointed as the new President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAI)?

[A] Atul Kumar Gupta

[B] Nihar Niranjan Jambusaria

[C] Prafulla Chhajed

[D] N D Gupta

Answer: Atul Kumar Gupta



  1. Wendell Rodricks, who passed away recently, was associated with which field?

[A] Cinema

[B] Fashion Designing

[C] Politics

[D] Business

Answer: Fashion Designing



  1. Amit Panghal, who was seen in news recently, is a famous personality associated with which sports?

[A] Archery

[B] Boxing

[C] Wrestling

[D] Tennis

Answer: Boxing



  1. ‘Apiary on Wheels’ is an initiative of which statutory body of India?

[A] National Commission for Women

[B] National Commission for Minorities

[C] National Green Tribunal

[D] Khadi and Village Industries Commission

Answer: Khadi and Village Industries Commission



  1. ‘Pyaar ka Paudha’ (a plant of love), is a campaign of which state, for promoting planting of trees?

[A] Madhya Pradesh

[B] Arunachal Pradesh

[C] Sikkim

[D] Bihar

Answer: Bihar



  1. Rajiv Bansal has been appointed as chairman and managing director of which Indian airline?

[A] IndiGo

[B] Air India

[C] Spice Jet

[D] Vistara

Answer: Air India




  1. INS Jamuna of Indian Navy is set to conduct hydrographic surveys in which neighbouring country of India?

[A] Sri Lanka

[B] Bangladesh

[C] Myanmar

[D] Nepal

Answer: Sri Lanka



  1. Who was recently appointed as the new Finance Secretary of India?

[A] Rajiv Kumar

[B] Ajay Narayan Jha

[C] Debasish Panda

[D] Krishnamurthy Subramaniam

Answer: Debasish Panda



  1. Which Indian player was recently named ‘Player of the Year for 2019’, by the International Hockey Federation (FIH)?

[A] Manpreet Singh

[B] Mandeep Singh

[C] Sreejesh

[D] Harmanpreet Singh

Answer: Manpreet Singh



  1. Rishi Sunak recently became the first Indian-origin Finance Minister of which country?

[A] United States

[B] United Kingdom

[C] New Zealand

[D] Japan

Answer: United Kingdom



  1. Rajinder K Pachauri, who recently passed away, was the founder of which Indian research institute?

[A] The Energy Resources Institute (TERI)

[B] Centre for Science and Environment

[C] Agharkar Research Institute

[D] National Institute of Plant Genome Research

Answer: The Energy Resources Institute (TERI)



  1. As of 2020, which Indian Telecom operator is the second most valuable mobile operator in Asia?

[A] Jio

[B] Bharti Airtel

[C] Vodafone Idea


Answer: Bharti Airtel



  1. Lethpora, where a memorial to the CRPF personnel killed in Pulwama attack was inaugurated, is situated

in which state/UT?

[A] New Delhi

[B] Jammu & Kashmir

[C] Punjab

[D] Uttarakhand

Answer: Jammu & Kashmir

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