Weekly Current Affairs Quiz, 4 to 10 February 2019

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Current affairs is one of the most challenging topics for aspirants. To ace in this topic, you need to keep updating your knowledge. With the aim to make you proficient in current affairs and GK, we bring this current affairs quiz every week. Here in this weekly quiz, we have taken the questions from the events that occurred in the previous week.

So here is the quiz based on the events that took place in between 4 February 2019 to 10 February 2019. Read the below-asked questions carefully and try to answer them.

Q.1  In which country the US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will hold the second summit?

Q.2  When the International Cancer day is celebrated?

Q.3  Which Indian state sets up the Price Monitoring and Research Unit?

Q.4  When is International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation observed?

Q.5  In which city ISRO has set up the Human Space Flight Centre for Gaganyaan mission?

Q.6  Name the Indian weightlifter that notched up Gold at EGAT Cup in Thailand?

Q.7  How much repo rate has the RBI reduced in Feb 2019?

Q.8  The government has set up the Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog for the welfare of which animal?

Q.9  India inked MoU with which country for training 1800 civil servants?

Q.10 Prime Minister Narendra Modi, recently unveiled a statue of ruler Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya in which state?

Q.11  Which state tribal people celebrated Boori Boot Yollo Festival?

Q.12 Recently, Jammu and Kashmir granted divisional status to which region?

Q.13  Germany, France and the United Kingdom have officially set up a payment channel. What is its name?

Q.14  Which two companies together lost a market capitalisation of USD 50 billion on February 1, 2019, after the new FDI norms for the e-commerce sector came into effect in India?

Answers:

You must have read all the questions asked here and tried to answer them as well. Now, check your answers to find out if they are right or not. Here are the answers to all the asked questions.

Ans.1  President Donald Trump and North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un will hold the second summit in Vietnam on February 27-28, 2019 as part of his administration’s endeavours to denuclearise North Korea.

Ans.2   World Cancer Day is celebrated on February 4 to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment.

Ans.3  Kerala has become the first State to set up a price monitoring and research unit (PMRU) to track violation of prices of essential drugs.

Ans.4  6 February is considered as the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation 2019.

Ans. 5  The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has set up its Human Space Flight Centre (HSFC) in Bengaluru, Karnataka at ISRO Headquarter campus for its maiden manned space mission ‘Gaganyaan’.

Ans.6   Mirabai Chanu notched up gold at EGAT Cup in Thailand

Ans.7  RBI has reduced the Repo rate by 25 points in February 2019. This action of RBI will make the loan cheaper.

And.8   The Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog is established for the welfare for Cow.

Ans.9  India and Bangladesh signed a MoU for training 1,800 Bangladesh Civil Servants at the National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG), an institute under the over the next six years.

Ans.10  PM Narendra Modi unveiled a statue of Tripura’s last ruler, Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya (reigned 1923-47), at the airport which was renamed after him in July last year.

Ans.11  Arunachal’s Nyishi tribe celebrates the Boori Boot Yollo festival. The Nyishi tribe of Arunachal Pradesh is celebrating its fortnight-long Boori Boot Yollo festival. This festival is celebrated in the month of February every year to welcome spring and a successful harvest.

Ans.12  The administration of Jammu and Kashmir Governor Mailk Satya Pal granted Ladakh region a divisional status.

Ans.13  Germany, France and the UK have officially set up a payment channel with Iran and named it ‘INSTEX’. This payment channel is set up to help continue trade and avoid US sanctions.

Ans.14  The shares of Amazon and Walmart lost 5 per cent and 2 per cent, respectively after the introduction of the new Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) norms for the e-commerce sector came into effect.

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