Current Affairs Quiz – 8 February 2019

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Current Affairs Quiz 8 February 2019

  1. PM Modi has inaugurated the new Circuit Bench of Calcutta High Court in which city of West Bengal?
    A) Cooch Behar

    B) Jalpaiguri 
    C) Kalimpong
    D) Darjeeling
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for the four laning of the Falakata – Salsalabari section of NH -31 D in the Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal. He also inaugurated Circuit Bench of Calcutta High Court at Jalpaiguri.
  2. The International Labour Organization (ILO) is observing its ___________ foundation celebrations in the year 2019.
    A) 200th

    B) 50th
    C) 150th
    D) 100th
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The International Labour Organization (ILO) centenary celebrations in India was organised at V.V. Giri National Labour Institute, Noida on February 8, 2019. The organisation was formed on 29 October 1919. India is one of the founding member of the organisation. In 2019, the International Labour Organization celebrates its 100th anniversary. 
  3. Which country has recently signed an accord with NATO member states to join the military alliance as 30th member?
    A) Cyprus

    B) Serbia
    C) Macedonia
    D) Belarus
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The 29 member NATO states have signed an agreement with Macedonia, allowing the Balkan nation to become the military alliance’s 30th member.
  4. The Arundhati Gold Scheme has been announced by which state?
    A) Assam

    B) Tamil Nadu
    C) Odisha
    D) West Bengal
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Assam has announced the ‘Arundhati’ scheme to give one ‘tola’ (10 grams) of gold to brides from communities where it is customary to provide gold at the time of the wedding. The cost of the above mentioned gold is around Rs 38,000 (as on date). The state has earmarked Rs 300 crore for the scheme and it will be limited to economically weaker sections, whose annual income is below Rs 5 lakh.
  5. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari laid foundation stone of 5 National Highway projects in Ayodhya on February 8. What is the total cost of the project?
    A) Rs 5195 crore

    B) Rs 8195 crore
    C) Rs 6195 crore
    D) Rs 7195 crore
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari laid the foundation for Rs 7195 crore five National Highways projects in Ayodhya. The total length of the project is 632 km.
  6. Which state has launched the Yuva Swabhiman Yojana to provide hundred days’ employment to unemployed urban youths?
    A) Uttar Pradesh

    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Rajasthan
    D) Gujarat
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Madhya Pradesh Government has announced two schemes:  ‘Indira Grah Jyoti Yojana’ and ‘Yuva Swabhiman Yojana
  7. The ‘Parmanu Tech 2019’ conference was held in which city?
    A) Hyderabad

    B) Mumbai
    C) New Delhi
    D) Pune
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The ‘Parmanu Tech 2019’ conference organised by the Ministry of External Affairs and Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) was held in New Delhi on February 06, 2019.
  8. Which country will host the 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the Convention on the conservation of migratory species of wild animals (CMS)?
    A) United States

    B) Brazil
    C) New Zealand
    D) India
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the Convention on the conservation of migratory species of wild animals (CMS) will be hosted by India from 15 to 22 February, 2020 at Gandhinagar in Gujarat.
  9. Which team has won the Ranji Trophy 2018-19?
    A) Vidharbha

    B) Chhattisgarh
    C) Saurashtra
    D) Punjab
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    Vidharbha lifted the Ranji Trophy for the second time in a row, defeating Saurashtra by 78 runs in the finals at Nagpur on February 7, 2019. 
  10. The mobile App ‘DigiCop’ has been launched by which city police department?
    A) Panaji

    B) Chennai
    C) Pune
    D) Bhubaneswar
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    Actor Vijay Sethupathi launched the mobile App ‘DigiCop’ of Chennai Police. The app will enable the user to track the status of stolen two-wheelers and cell phones.

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