Current Affairs Quiz for 18 February 2016

current affairs quiz
1. West Bengal government has launched ______________ Scheme for school-dropouts.
     (a) Gramin Bhandaran Yojna
     (b) National Food Security Mission
     (c) Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana
     (d) Utkarsh Bangla
     (e) None of these

2. __________ won as 36th National Chess team Championship.
    (a) Indian Airlines
    (b) Indian Railways
    (c) Indian Ambassadors
    (d) Indian army
    (e) None of these

3. Which state won the 36th National Chess team Championship.
    (a) Assam
    (b) Chandigarh
    (c) Odisha
    (d) Goa
    (e) None of these

4. World’s cheapest smartphone is ________________.
    (a) Freedom251
    (b) Lava P7
    (c) Samsung Z3
    (d) HTC One X9
    (e) None of these

5. What is the name of Malayalam novelist and short story writer who passed away recently ?
    (a) Ganesh Gogoi
    (b) Nilmani Phookan
    (c) Amulya Barua
    (d) Akbar Kakkattil
    (e) None of these

6. Government has cuts interest rate on short-term post office schemes by ____________.
    (a) 0.25 per cent
    (b) 5.67 per cent
    (c) 0.98 per cent
    (d) 4.23 per cent
    (e) None of these

 7. Who is the Commissioner of Delhi Police ?
    (a) B S Bassi
    (b) Alok Kumar Verma
    (c) Satyapal Singh
    (d) Sanjeev Dayal
    (e) None of these

8. ____________ awarded as Fashion designer of the Legion of Honour, France’s highest honour.
    (a) Manish Arora
    (b) Anand Kabra
    (c) Payal Jain
    (d) Ritu Beri
    (e) None of these

9. What is the name of Former United Nations (UN) Secretary-General who passed away recently ? 
    (a) Gladwyn Jebb
    (b) U Thant
    (c) Ban Ki-moon
    (d) Boutros Ghali
    (e) None of these

10. India Crowned Overall Champions of South Asian Games of ___________.
      (a) 2000
      (b) 1985
      (c) 2016
      (d) 2012
      (e) None of these


1. Utkarsh Bangla
2. Indian Railways
3. Odisha
4. Freedom251
5. Akbar Kakkattil
6. 0.25 per cent
7. Alok Kumar Verma
8. Manish Arora
9. Boutros Ghali
10. 2016

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