Current Affairs Quiz for NIACL AO Mains |18th February 2019

Current Affairs Quiz for NIACL AO Mains

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Q1. Union Environment Minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, announced the ________ as the mascot for the 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the UN Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species (CMS) to be held in 2020.

(a) Sarus Crane

(b) Parrot

(c) Hornbill

(d) Great Indian Bustard

(e) Greater Flamingo

Q2. The Ministry of Environment launched a three-year Asiatic Lion Conservation Project in collaboration with the state of Gujarat. What amount the ministry has allocated for the project?

(a) Rs 79 crores

(b) Rs 59 crores

(c) Rs 90 crores

(d) Rs 110 crores

(e) Rs 45 crores

Q3. Who among the following has clinched the Chennai Open ATP Challenger tournament title after beating Andrew Harris of Australia in the singles final in Tennis?

(a) Corentin Moutet

(b) Richard Gasquet

(c) Dusan Lajovic

(d) Alexander Zverev

(e) Marin Cilic

Q4. Who among the following will be awarded with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television?

(a) Vinod Khosla

(b) Pan Nalin

(c) S. Chandrasekhar

(d) Amartya Sen

(e) Deepa Mehta

Q5. Which of the following country signed an MoU with Engineers India Limited (EIL) for Project Management Consultancy for oil refinery?

(a) Nepal

(b) China

(c) Mongolia

(d) Iran

(e) Qatar

Q6. Who among the following won BAFTA awards 2019 under Best Actor category?

(a) Rami Malek

(b) Alfonso Cuaron

(c) Mahershala Ali

(d) Michael Pearce

(e) Charlie Wachtel

Q7. Which among the following film won BAFTA awards 2019 under Best Film category?

(a) Roughhouse

(b) Bohemian Rhapsody

(c) The Favourite

(d) Black Panther

(e) Roma

Q8. Which among the following album won Grammy Awards 2019 under Album Of The Year category?

(a) Golden Hour

(b) This is America

(c) Invasion Of Privacy

(d) From The Fires

(e) God’s Plan

Q9. Which among the following music video won Grammy Awards 2019 under Best Music Video category?

(a) Space Cowboy

(b) This is America

(c) Woman Worldwide

(d) All Ashore

(e) God’s Plan

Q10. Which among the following film won BAFTA awards 2019 under Outstanding British Film category?

(a) The Favourite

(b) Golden Hour

(c) Bohemian Rhapsody

(d) Roughhouse

(e) Roma

Solution

Ans.1.(d)

Exp. Union Environment Minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, announced the Great Indian Bustard (GIB) as the mascot for the 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the UN Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species (CMS) to be held in Gujarat in 2020. He also revealed that the  bird has been fondly named by the ministry as ‘Gibi‘.

Ans.2.(b)

Exp. The Ministry of Environment launched a three-year Asiatic Lion Conservation Project in collaboration with the state of Gujarat. The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) allocated Rs 59 crores, Gujarat government also implemented Rs 80 crore for the project.

Ans.3.(a)

Exp. In Tennis, France’s Corentin Moutet has clinched the Chennai Open ATP Challenger tournament title after beating Andrew Harris of Australia in the singles final. It was the second Challenger title for Moutet.

Ans.4.(e)

Exp. Acclaimed Indo-Canadian filmmaker Deepa Mehta will be given the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. Mehta is best known for her Elements Trilogy – ‘Fire’, ‘Earth’ and ‘Water’.

 

Ans.5.(c)

Exp. An MoU was signed between Engineers India Limited (EIL) and Mongolia for Project Management Consultancy for oil refinery. EIL is a PSU under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.

Ans.6.(a)

Exp. Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody) won BAFTA awards under Best Actor category.

Ans.7.(e)

Exp. Roma won BAFTA awards 2019 under Best Film category.

Ans.8.(a)

Exp.Golden Hour album won Grammy Awards 2019 under Album Of The Year category.

Ans.9.(b)

Exp. ‘This is America’ music video won Grammy Awards 2019 under Best Music Video category.

Ans.10.(a)

Exp. The Favourite film won BAFTA awards 2019 under Outstanding British Film category.

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