Current Affairs Quiz for NIACL AO Mains |23rd February 2019

Current Affairs Quiz for NIACL AO Mains

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Q1. Who has won the Men’s Goalkeeper of the Year Award by the International Hockey Federation’s recently?

(a) Maddie Hinch

(b) Alyson Annan

(c) Shane McLeod

(d) Vincent Vanasch

(e) Arthur de Sloover

Q2. Who has became the First Indian Woman Flight Engineer of the Indian Air Force(IAF)?

(a) Hina Jaiswal

(b) Surekha Yadav

(c) Preethi Alandur

(d) Sarla Thakral

(e) Akriti Thakkar

Q3. Who has been appointed as Controller, Assistant Secretary-General for Programme Planning, Budget and Finance in the management strategy, policy and compliance department in UN?

(a) PV Bharathi

(b) Pradeep Singh Kharola

(c) Ruchira Kamboj

(d) PC Mody

(e) Chandramouli Ramanathan

Q4. The government appointed Air India chief managing director and Chairperson ________________ the secretary of the Ministry of Civil Aviation.

(a) Sushil Chandra

(b) Chandramouli Ramanathan

(c) Pradeep Singh Kharola

(d) C Ramanathan

(e) Dilip Sadarangani

Q5. A book ‘Simplicity & Wisdom’ written by _________________ was launched at Parmarth Ashram in Kumbh Mela.

(a) AR Rahman

(b) Dinesh Shahra

(c) Keshari Nath Tripathi

(d) Swami Chidanand Saraswati

(e) MK Rao

Q16. Which company has launched a next-generation digital platform ‘InfyTQ’ to facilitate engineering students with best learning experiences by imparting technical and professional skills?

(a) Infosys

(b) Wipro

(c) TCS

(d) HCL

(e) RIL

Q7. India with immediate effect has boosted the Customs Duty on all the goods imported from Pakistan to ______________ followed by the day after India repealed Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status from Pakistan.

(a) 150%

(b) 200%

(c) 50%

(d) 100%

(e) 300%

Q8. A book ‘Simplicity & Wisdom’ written by Dinesh Shahra was launched at Parmarth Ashram in Kumbh Mela. This Book launched by-

(a) Ram Nath Kovind

(b) Narendra Modi

(c) Keshari Nath Tripathi

(d) Manmohan Singh

(e) Yogi Adityanath

Q9. Bruno Ganz who is famous for his role of German dictator, Adolf Hitler in the Oscar-nominated film Downfall has passed away recently. He was from-

(a) Australia

(b) Switzerland

(c) USA

(d) Germany

(e) France

Q10. Which team has won the Irani cup titles at Jamtha Stadium in Nagpur by defeating rest of India?

(a) Vidarbha

(b) Bombay

(c) Karnataka

(d) Delhi

(e) Punjab

Solution

Ans.1.(d)

Exp.  Eva de Goede from Netherlands and Arthur van Doren of Belgium were titled the International Hockey Federation’s Players of the Year for 2018. Eva de Goede, 29, was named the Female Player of the Year and Arthur van Doren, 24, won the Male Player of the Year award for the second year in a row.

Other awards given were:

Men’s Goalkeeper of the Year: Vincent Vanasch.

Male Rising Star of the Year: Arthur de Sloover.

Male Coach of the Year: Shane McLeod.

Female Coach of the Year: Alyson Annan.

Female Goalkeeper of the Year: Maddie Hinch.

Ans.2.(a)

Exp.  Flight Lieutenant Hina Jaiswal from Chandigarh, became the First Indian Woman Flight Engineer of the Indian Air Force(IAF). She was commissioned in the IAF’s engineering branch in 2015 and completed the 6-month Flight Engineer course from the 112 Helicopter Unit attached to the Air Force Station in Yelahanka, Bengaluru. The Flight Engineer branch was opened to women officers in 2018.

Ans.3.(e)

Exp.  Chandramouli Ramanathan has been appointed as Controller, Assistant Secretary-General for Programme Planning, Budget and Finance in the management strategy, policy and compliance department. He succeeds Bettina Tucci Bartsiotas of Uruguay.

Ans.4.(c)

Exp.  The government appointed Air India chief managing director and Chairperson Pradeep Singh Kharola the secretary of the Ministry of Civil Aviation. Kharola will take over from Rajiv Nayan Choubey.

Ans.5.(b)

Exp.  A book ‘Simplicity & Wisdom’ written by Dinesh Shahra was launched at Parmarth Ashram in Kumbh Mela. Launched by the Governor of West Bengal– Keshari Nath Tripathi and Swami Chidanand Saraswati, Head of Parmarth Ashram, this book is dedicated to Late Vedanti Swami Pragananandji. The book aims at guiding towards saintly wisdom and leading a content and happy life.

Ans.6.(a)

Sol. Infosys, the country’s 2nd largest IT firm has launched a next-generation digital platform ‘InfyTQ’ to facilitate engineering students with best learning experiences by imparting technical and professional skills.

Ans.7.(b)

Exp.  India with immediate effect has boosted the Customs Duty on all the goods imported from Pakistan to 200% followed by the day after India repealed Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status from Pakistan. This punitory move followed by the Pulwana Terrorist attack that led to the death of 42 CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force).

Ans.8.(c)

Exp. A book ‘Simplicity & Wisdom’ written by Dinesh Shahra was launched at Parmarth Ashram in Kumbh Mela. Launched by the Governor of West Bengal– Keshari Nath Tripathi and Swami Chidanand Saraswati, Head of Parmarth Ashram, this book is dedicated to Late Vedanti Swami Pragananandji. The book aims at guiding towards saintly wisdom and leading a content and happy life.

Ans.9.(b)

Exp. 77 years old Swiss actor, Bruno Ganz who is famous for his role of German dictator, Adolf Hitler in the Oscar-nominated film Downfall, passed away in Zurich, Switzerland due to Colon Cancer.

Ans.10.(a)

Exp.  Vidarbha became the only 3rd team in Indian Domestic Cricket history after Bombay and Karnataka to defend their Irani cup titles at Jamtha Stadium in Nagpur by defeating rest of India. Vidarbha chased a target of 280 runs on the day and young Karnewar was the Player of the match.

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