Weekly Current Affairs Quiz 18 February to 24 February 2019

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Here we come again with the quiz for this week. In this weekly quiz, we have asked the questions related to the events that occurred in between 18 to 24 February. For competitive exam aspirants and students, it is must to know about the current affairs.  In this segment of Opennaukri, the students and the government job aspirants can check their skills by answering the asked questions. You can also check the accuracy of your answers by matching them with the correct answers giving at the bottom of this quiz.

So here is the Weekly Current Affairs Quiz for 18 February to 24 February 2019.

Q.1  Which Indian-origin global negotiator has been appointed as the director of a renowned academic institution in South Africa?

Q.2  Which of the Indian municipal corporations has won the first prize at the Swachhata Excellence awards 2019?

Q.3  At which location the Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the 12th biennial edition of International Aerospace and Defence Exhibition ‘Aero India 2019’?

Q.4  Recently the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) raised the interest rate on Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF). What is the new rate of interest on EPFO?

Q.5  Which Indian personality has been honored with the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize recently?

Q.6  What is the name of that state government which has rolled out its flagship ‘Mukhyamantri Yuva Swabhiman Yojana in 2019?

Q.7  Which country recently announced a huge investment of USD 100 billion in India?

Q.8  Recently India has raised the customs duty to 200 percent on all goods imported from which nation?

Q.9   An international cricketer has recently announced his retirement from the international one day cricket. Do you know his name?

Q.10  Which north-eastern state of India has launched the Integrated Large Scale Eri Farming under NERTPS?

Answers:

You can get the correct answers to the asked question from here.

Ans.1  Professor Faizel Ismail has been appointed as the director of a renowned academic institution in South Africa.

Ans.2  The Raigarh Municipal Corporation of Chhattisgarh has won the “Swachhata Excellence awards 2019” whereas the municipal corporations of Ambikapur of Chhattisgarh and Kumbakonam of Tamil Nadu have bagged the second and third prizes respectively.

Ans.3  Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the 12th biennial edition of International Aerospace and Defence Exhibition ‘Aero India 2019’ at Air Force Station Yelahanka, Bengaluru.

Ans.4  The retirement fund body EPFO raised the interest rate on EPF to 8.65 percent.

Ans.5  Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been honored with the Seoul Peace Prize – 2018 for his contribution to fostering global economic growth. 

Ans.6  Madhya Pradesh has rolled out its flagship ‘Mukhyamantri Yuva Swabhiman Yojana’. In MP the Congress government has taken over from the BJP government.

Ans.7   Saudi Arabia finds India as a secure place to invest a huge amount of USD 100 billion.

Ans.8  India has raised the customs duty 200 percent on all the goods imported from Pakistan. After the Pulwama attack of CRPF bus, India took this step as an action against Pakistan.

Ans.9  On 18 February 2019, the West Indies player Chris Gayle announced that he would retire from ODIs after the 2019 Cricket World Cup.

Ans.10  Arunachal Pradesh has launched the Integrated Large Scale Eri Farming under NERTPS.

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