Weekly Current Affairs Quiz from 10 to 16 February 2020

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Current affairs is an important part of competitive exams, it is usually considered as a section that can consumes less time and lets you score more.  Current affairs is something which requires daily practice, it involves no logic just the memory. The more you revise, the more you remember.  

To help you score good in your next competitive exam, here we have compiled questions based on current affairs for the week from 10 to 16 February 2020. If you are addicted to newspapers it will be easy for you to answer these questions. Give a try to this quiz and test your GK for competition. To know the correct answer, you can visit the answer section.

National Current Affairs

Q.1     Name the military unit that has won the President’s Colour Award this year?

Q.2     Which organizations will organize the National Food Festival?

Q.3     Where in India, BioAsia Summit 2020 will be held?

Q.4     In its annual report, ISRO has announced to launch how many satellites?

Q.5     Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra has been renamed after which late Union Minister?

Q.6     The Government Of India has approved how many AIIMS Institutes and Medical Colleges for Jammu & Kashmir?

International Affairs

Q.7     According to the Government Council of International Fund for Agriculture, how many people will be pushed to poverty by 2030?

Q.8      Which country has recently banned the Electronic-Cigarettes and all forms of Electronic Nicotine Delivery System (ENDS) in both domestic and international flights as well as at the airports?

Q.9     What is the name Indian player who has been awarded by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) with the “FIH Male Rising Star of the Year” award?

Q.10   What is the new official name of coronavirus?

Miscellaneous

Q.11   What is the name of the former Indian Cricket all-rounder who was recently appointed as director of cricket of the United Arab Emirates?

Q.12   Wo has been appointed as the Finance Minister of the United Kingdom?

Q.13   The UK-based OneWeb company has sent 34 satellites into orbit on a single Soyuz rocket. From where these satellites were sent into orbit?

Q.14   World Radio Day is observed in which date?

Q.15   What is the name of the tactical ballistic missile that will have a 200-km strike range whose development was recently started by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)?

Current Affairs Quiz Answers

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  Ans.1  President’s Color Award is the highest honor that is given to any military unit. INS Shivaji received the President’s Colour Award by President Ram Nath Kovind on February 13, 2020. INS Shivaji, Indian Naval station located in Lonavala, Maharashtra, received this award for its outstanding contribution to training modern-day Marine Engineers.   

Ans.2 The National Organic Food Festival will be jointly organized by the Ministry of Women and Child Development (MoWCD) and Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI).

Ans.3 BioAsia Summit 2020 will be held in Hyderabad, India. The theme of this BioAsia Summit 2020 will be “Today For Tomorrow”. 

Ans.4 In the annual report released by ISRO, it has planned to launch 18 communication satellites, 19 national earth observation satellites and eight navigation satellites. This year ISRO will also launch its first Geo Imaging Satellite, GISAT-1.

Ans.5 Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra has been renamed after Sushma Swaraj on February 13, 2020. From now onwards the Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra will be known as Sushma Swaraj Bhawan.

Ans.6   The Government Of India approved two AIIMS institutes and 9 Medical Colleges in Jammu And Kashmir since the abrogation of article 370.

Ans.7 According to the Government Council of International Fund for Agriculture by 2030 around 100 million people will be pushed to poverty due to climate change.

Ans.8   India has banned the Electronic-Cigarettes and all forms of Electronic Nicotine Delivery System (ENDS) in both domestic and international flights as well as at airports.

Ans.9   India’s midfielder Vivek Sagar Prasad has been awarded the FIH Male Rising Star of the Year” award by the International Hockey Federation (FIH).

Ans.10   ‘COVID-19’ is the new official name of coronavirus. The virus received this name for the World Health Organisation. The new name has been given to avoid the use of other names that may be inaccurate or stigmatizing. 

Ans.11   Former Indian Cricket all-rounder Robin Singh was appointed as director of cricket of the United Arab Emirates.

Ans.12  Rishi Sunak has been appointed as the Finance Minister of the United Kingdom. 

Ans.13  The UK-based OneWeb company has sent 34 satellites into orbit from Baikonur port, Kazakhstan.

Ans.14   The UN celebrates World Radio Day every year on 13 February.

Ans.15   Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has started developing a 200-km strike range tactical ballistic missile name as ‘Pranash’.

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