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Current Affairs Quiz (14-Feb-2017)

Quiz (Feb-14-2017)

1. Name the state whose assembly recently passed a bill to facilitate the conduct of "Kambala", a traditional annual buffalo race in marshy fields, held in the coastal districts of the state?

a) Tamil Nadu
b) Kerala
c) Karnataka
d) Andhra Pradesh

A) a is the correct answer
B) c is the correct answer
C) b is the correct answer
D) d is correct answer


2. Who recently became the quickest bowler to claim 250 wickets in Test cricket?

a) Peter Siddle
b) Steven Finn
c) Umesh Yadav
d) Ravichandran Ashwin

A) a is the correct answer
B) d is the correct answer
C) b is the correct answer
D) c is the correct answer


3. Name the pair who won badminton men's doubles title at the 26th Iran Fajr Badminton Tournament, in Tehran, recently?

a) Kenas Adi Haryanto and Muhammad Reza Pahlevi Isfahani
b) Chai Biao and Hong Wei
c) Arjun Madathil Ramachandran and Ramchandran Shlok
d) None of the above

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer


4. Name the country which has proposed to use small drones coated with horsehair and sticky gel to help pollinate crops to help offset the costly loss of bee population worldwide?

a) Japan
b) Singapore
c) China
d) France

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) None of the above


5. Who became the first Indian male cricketer to feature in an overseas T20 league?

a) Yusuf Pathan
b) Irfan Pathan
c) Ravindra Jadeja
d) R.P Singh

A) d is the correct answer
B) a is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) b is the correct answer


6. Name the cricketer who recently entered into a grand club of 50 international centuries?

a) J.Root
b) D. Warner
c) Hashim Amla
d) Virat Kohli

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer


7. Which team successfully defend its Twenty20 World Cup title for Blinds ?

a) Pakistan
b) Australia
c) India
d) West Indies

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer


8. Name the athlete whose silver medal of the 800m at the 2012 London Olympics would now be upgraded to gold medal?

a) Mariya Savinova-Farnosova
b) Caster Semenya
c) Lolo Jones
d) None of the above

A) d is the correct answer
B) c is the correct answer
C) b is the correct answer
D) a is the correct answer


9. What is the name of the India's newest airline?

a) Doon Air
b) Air Root
c) Zoom Air
d) None of the above

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer


10. Who was recently elected as the new President of Germany?

a) Frank-Walter Steinmeier
b) Joachim Gauck
c) Christian Wulff
d) None of the above

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer