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Current Affairs Quiz (20-february-2018)

Quiz (20-february-2018)


1.Name the global technology giant which recently announced the launch of a $500 million programme for India that delivers access to technology, go-to-market and community benefits to help start-ups grow their customer and revenue base?

a) Microsoft
b) AT & T
c) Infosys
d) Google

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


2.What is the name of the programme which aims to give exposure to the youth and children of Jammu and Kashmir about the cultural and socio-economic development taking place in other parts of the country?

a) Vande Matram
b) Know your Nation
c) Desh ko Jano
d) Watan ko Jano

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.What is the name of venture fund rolled out by government for promoting setting up start-ups in the north east?

a) India Fund for North east
b) Backward Region Venture Fund
c) Northeast Venture Fund
d) Hill Region Venture Fund

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.What is the name of the dam which is being built by Myanmar on the Twigem river flowing into Myanmar from Manipur?

a) Tuidimjang
b) Zaungtu
c) Dapien
d) Kunhing

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


5.Name the country with which India recently signed a significant pact which gives New Delhi operational control of a part of the strategically located Chabahar port on the Gulf of Oman for 18 months?

a) Iran
b) Iraq
c) Afghanistan
d) Myanmar


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 company which has signed an 'intent agreement' with Maharashtra to build a hyperloop transportation system between Mumbai and Pune?

a) The Atlantic Group
b) The Virgin Group
c) The Atlantis Group
d) The Boeing Group

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.What is the amount of fund which will be available to the states to expand India's forest cover after the government notified the draft Compensatory Afforestation Fund (CAF) Rules, 2018?

a) Rs30, 000 crore
b) Rs40, 000 crore
c) Rs50, 000 crore
d) Rs60, 000 crore


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 place in Kerala where the National Banana Festival (NBF) 2018 was organised recently?

a) Adekala
b) Kalliyoor
c) Adiyur
d) Azhikode

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.Which country is hosting the 8th Edition of Theatre Olympics ‘The Biggest Theatre Celebration of the World' from 17th February-8th April 2018?

a) Germany
b) Italy
c) Greece
d) India

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.Name the person who has been honoured with the Scientific and Engineering Academy Award at the recently held Oscars Scientific and Technical Awards 2018?

a) Vikas Sathaye
b) Sanjay Seth
c) Vikas Krishnan
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