Current Affairs Quiz Feb 2019


1. Which Kisan yojana was launched recently by the Union Government in the presentation of Budget 2019?


2. Who was conferred with the 2019 Bharat Ratna award, country’s highest civilian honour?


3. Who among the following has been selected for Padam Shri 2019?


4. Which word was declared as the ‘Hindi Word of the Year 2018’ by the Oxford Dictionary?


5. Which train was recently named as the ‘Vande Bharat Express’ by the Railways Ministry?


6. India ranked at which position on the Corruption Perceptions Index 2018?


7. Which country has signed an agreement with OECD for participation in PISA 2021?


8. As per the revised GST norms, the GST on Haj has been reduced from 18 per cent to how much?


9. Which country recently declared sugarcane juice as ‘national drink’?


10. Suman Kumari recently became the first Hindu woman to be appointed as a civil judge of which neighbouring country?


11. The ICC has suspended which Indian bowler from bowling in International Cricket?


12. Uttar Pradesh Cabinet on January 29, 2019 approved the construction of a four-lane Ganga Expressway connecting which city to Western Utter Pradesh?


13. When the World Cancer Day is celebrated every year?


14. A new High Court for Andhra Pradesh will be built in which of the following state’s city?


15. Germany, France and the United Kingdom have officially set up a payment channel called INSTEX with which country?


16. The National Human Rights Commission has issued notice to which state’s government over death of labourers?


17. The United Nations Security Council has adopted a resolution to extend sanctions against which nation?


18. The United States has pulled of Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty with which nation?


19. How many youth participated in the special workshop organised by the National Foundation for Communal Harmony for past victims of communal violence?


20. Who has been appointed as the new CBI director on February 2?


21. How many awardees have been selected for the Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards for the year 2017 by the Council of the Sangeet Natak Akademi?


22. How much rent will now be exempted from the TDS as per the Interim Budget 2019?


23. Which country celebrated its 71st Independence Day on February 4, 2019?


24. 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?


25. Nayib Bukele has claimed victory in the presidential election of which nation?


26. Which nation has pardoned around 50,000 convicts on its 40th revolution anniversary?


27. ISRO has set up the Human Space Flight Centre for Gaganyaan mission in which city?


28. What is the name of the payment channel that has been set up by the EU nations to continue trade with Iran?


29. The National Board of Wildlife recently accorded wildlife clearance for which train project in India?


30. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will hold the second summit in which country?


31. The ‘Church of Saint Francis’ and the ‘Mosque of Grand Imam Ahmad Al Tayeb’ will be contructed in which country?


32. Which among the following is India’s 40th communication satellite that was launched on February 5 from French Guiana?


33. Who among the following leaders has proposed a new missile treaty with potential to include India?


34. Asia’s oldest captive elephant and Guinness record holder passed away on February 5, 2019. How old was she?


35. Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari laid the foundation stone for three highway projects in which state on February 6, 2019?


36. Textile Minister Smriti Irani has launched India Size project in which city?


37. The Union Cabinet on February 6, 2019 approved MoU between India and which nation in the field of Biotechnology?


38. Which city hosted the 2nd National Conference of Micro Missions of National Police Mission?


39. Donald Trump has nominated US treasury diplomat David Malpass to head which international body?


40. Which nation signed an accord to become the 30th member of the US-led NATO on February 6, 2019?


41. Which state has declared forcing women to undergo virginity test as a punishable offence?


42. The Union Cabinet has approved how much higher power allocation to the state of Telangana?


43. According to NASA and NOAA, which year has been recorded as the fourth warmest on record?


44. Which project was launched to help India arrive at a standard Indian Size for the ready-to-wear clothing industry?


45. The government has decided to set up Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog for the welfare of which animal?


46. Which state launched the Zero Fatality Corridor (ZFC) recently?


47. As per Sixth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2018-19, RBI fixed the policy Repo Rate at what percent?


48. What was India’s rank in the 2019 International Intellectual Property (IP) Index?


49. Which country tops the 2019 International Intellectual Property (IP) Index?


50. Which city hosted the 5th India-Bangladesh Joint Consultative Committee Meeting?


51. Which region of Jammu & Kashmir got connected to the National Grid on February 3, 2019?


52. Which state is going to get a new Railway zone?


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