Weekly Current Affairs Quiz – 17 to 23 February 2020

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Here we bring the current affairs quiz based on the recent incidents. As a competitive exam aspirant, you may get confused in the preparation of the current affairs part as there is no exact syllabus. Daily preparation by reading newspapers is the key to handling current affairs’ questions like a pro. Here also we have taken the items from the news that get a place in newspapers.

 If you read the daily newspaper to prepare for the competitive exam, then you can give the right answer to all the questions. If in case you don’t know the solution to any problem, then take help from the answer section. The Answer section has detailed answers to all the questions asked here. So, get ready to check your current affairs skills by attempting the questions asked here;

National Current Affairs  

Q.1 On the successful completion of one year of which scheme launched by the Central government, the PM Kisan Mobile App was launched by the Minister of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar?

Q.2 When the Government Of India celebrates the ‘Excise Day’?

Q.3 On which day in India Soil Earth Card day is celebrated?

Q.4 The Defence Minister Rajnath Singh laid the foundation stone of the new army headquarter. Where the new headquarter will be, what will be its name?

Q.5 What is the name of the chatbot that recently launched by the Indian Railways?

Q.6 According to a study conducted by the Indian Council of Medical Research, name the two cities which top the added fat consumption?

International Current Affairs

Q.7 When the U.S. to sign a peace deal with Taliban Forces to end war in Afghanistan?

Q.8 Name the country that was supporting Pakistan in FATF (Financial Attack Task Force) earlier but now has backed out?

Q.9 Wrestlers of which country will not be able to participate in the Asian Wrestling Championship?

Sports Affairs 

Q.10 Where the first ‘Khelo India University Games’ will be held?

Q.11 According to an official announcement by the Government of Haryana, how much amount it will give to the Olympic Games participants and winners?

Miscellaneous 

  Q.12 Where in India the world’s largest temperature controlled terminal is launched? 

Q.13 What is the main motive of the RBI’s National Strategy For Financial Inclusion (2019-24)?

Q.14 Name the three species that have been classified as ‘Endangered Migratory Species.’

Q.15 Which Indian Airport has become the first Single-use plastic-free airport in India?

Current affairs Quiz Answers 

Here you can check your reply or get the help if you are not sure about the solution to any question asked in the above section. For the motivation, you can give one mark for each right response to you. Try to score 70% or more marks in this current affairs quiz and share your score with us through the comment section given below;  

Ans.1 On the completion of one year of launching the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme, the Mobile App ‘PM Kisan’ was launched on 24th February. The main motive of this app is to help the Government of India to double up the earning of the farmer by 2022.

Ans.2 On 24th February, every ‘Excise Day’ is celebrated by the GOI. On the same day in 1944, the central excise and salt act was legalized.

Ans.3 National Soil Health Card Day is celebrated on February 19 every year in India. The first time it was marked by the PM Narendra Modi February 19, 2015. 

Ans.4 The Defence Minister Shri Tajnath Singh laid the foundation stone of ‘Thal Sena Bhawan’. It will be the army headquarter in Delhi. The headquarter will be designed as the rising sun. It will get completed in the next 3-4 years. 

Ans.5 Indian Railways recently launched a chatbot named ‘ASKDISHA.’ This chatbot is based on artificial intelligence, and it will give the information to the passengers of Indian Railways about Scheduled trains, delays in their arrival or departure, etc. 

Ans.6 According to a study by ICMR Delhi and Ahmadabad, both cities have the highest added fat consumption. 

Ans.7 U.S. to sign a peace deal with the Taliban to end the war in Afghanistan on 29 February 2020. The U.S. started this war after the 9/11 attacks, and the present President of the U.S. wants his soldiers to come back to the country now. 

Ans.8 China was supporting Pakistan in FATF and was against to put it in the blacklist, but now China, along with Saudi Arabia, has stopped supporting Pakistan in FATF. 

Ans.9 Due to the outbreak of Novel Coronavirus in China, the Chinese wrestlers, will not be able to participate in the Asian Wrestling Championships to be held in Delhi. 

Ans.10 The first Khelo Indian University Ganes will be held in Bhubaneshwar, Odisha. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the games through video conferencing.

Ans.11 The Government of Haryana will give Rs. 15 lakh to Olympic game participants and Rs. 6 crores to the Olympic game-winners. 

Ans.12 The Mumbai airport recently launched the world’s largest temperature controlled terminal to store the Pharma and agro products. The capacity of this terminal is more than 700 tonnes of cargo. 

Ans.13 Recently, the Reserved Bank Of India has launched its National Strategy For Financial Inclusion for the next five years. The main motive of this strategy is to provide access to financial services to all affordably. 

Ans.14 Asian Elephant, Great Indian Bustard, and Bengal Florican have been classified as ‘Endangered Migratory Species’ at CMS COP 13. 

Ans.15 Delhi Airport has become the first Single-use plastic-free airport in India. The plastic items are not allowed inside the Delhi airport, including the PET bottles. 

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