Current Affairs Quiz for NIACL AO Mains |9th February 2019

Current Affairs Quiz for NIACL AO Mains

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Q1. Name the longest-serving congressman in US history, who has passed away aged 92?

(a) James Smith

(b) John Dingell

(c) Maria Garcia

(d) Carl Hayden

(e) Ted Kennedy

Q2. GeM (national public procurement platform of Ministry of Commerce and Industries) and Competition Commission of India (CCI) entered into an MoU to enable a fair and competitive environment in the___________.

(a) Agri Marketplace

(b) Retail Market

(c) Wholesale Market

(d) e Marketplace

(e) None of these

Q3. The India Pavilion at the _______International Film Festival 2019 was inaugurated by Mr Matthijis Wouter Knol, Director European Film Market (EFM).

(a) Berlin

(b) Brussels

(c) Cannes

(d) Paris

(e) Venice

Q4.  Which of the following city hosted the ‘Parmanu Tech 2019’ conference to discuss the issues related to Nuclear Energy and Radiation Technologies?

(a) Kudankulam

(b) Tarapur

(c) Narora

(d) Kaiga

(e)  New Delhi

Q5. India ranks _______on the International Intellectual Property (IP) Index, 2019.

(a) 36th

(b) 42th

(c) 48th

(d) 54th

(e) 56th

Q6. Who among the following was conferred the Légion d’Honneur (Legion of Honour), the highest civilian award of France, in recognition of his work for specially-abled children?

(a) Rosa Parks

(b) Kailash Satyarthi

(c) Francois Laborde

(d) Claudette Colvin

(e) Sedick Isaacs

Q7. Name the app launched by Chennai police that can track the status of stolen two-wheelers and cell phones.

(a) CellCop

(b) Copwheel

(c) SuperCop

(d) FriendlyCop

(e) DigiCop

Q8. Who among the following notched up a gold (48kg category) medal at the EGAT Cup in Thailand?

(a) Mirabai Chanu

(b) Punam Yadav

(c) Santoshi Matsa

(d) Geeta Rani

(e) Kunjarani Devi

Q9. The 5th India-Bangladesh Joint Consultative Committee Meeting was held in_______.

(a) Chittagong

(b) Kolkata

(c) Dhaka

(d) Mumbai

(e)  New Delhi

Q10. The first meeting of the US-India CEO Forum will be held in _______on February 14.

(a) New York

(b) New Delhi

(c) Washington DC

(d) California

(e) Mumbai

Solution

Ans.1.(b)

Exp. John Dingell, the longest-serving congressman in US history, has passed away aged 92. He was first elected in 1955, serving in the House of Representatives for the next 59 years. He retired in 2015.

Ans.2.(d)

Exp. Government e Marketplace (GeM) and Competition Commission of India (CCI) entered into an MoU to enable a fair and competitive environment in the e-Marketplace.

Ans.3.(a)

Exp. The India Pavilion at the Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) 2019 was inaugurated by Mr Matthijis Wouter Knol, Director European Film Market (EFM). The poster of IFFI 2019 was also inaugurated by the dignitaries during the inaugural ceremony.

Ans.4.(e)

Exp. Ministry of External Affairs and Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) organized Parmanu Tech 2019 in New Delhi to discuss the issues related to Nuclear Energy and Radiation Technologies.

Ans.5.(a)

Exp. India has jumped eight places to 36th position on the International Intellectual Property (IP) Index, which analyses the IP climate in 50 global economies, this year. India’s eight-point jump in 2019 from 44th position in 2018 is the highest increase among 50 nations mapped by the index.

Ans.6.(c)

Exp. Father Francois Laborde, a 92-year-old priest, was conferred the Légion d’Honneur (Legion of Honour), the highest civilian award of France, in recognition of his work for specially-abled children.

Ans.7.(e)

Exp. Actor Vijay Sethupathi launched the mobile App ‘DigiCop’ of the Chennai police department at the Commissioner’s office. Using the App, people can track the status of stolen two-wheelers and cell phones.

Ans.8.(a)

Exp. World champion Indian weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu notched up a gold medal at the EGAT Cup in Thailand. Chanu won the 48kg category gold with an effort of 192 kg in the silver level Olympic qualifying event.

Ans.9.(e)

Exp. The 5th India-Bangladesh Joint Consultative Committee Meeting was held in New Delhi. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Foreign Affairs Minister of Bangladesh Dr. A. K. Abdul Momen co-chaired the meeting.

Ans.10.(b)

Exp. US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has announced the names of the American private sector members of the US-India CEO Forum among who are MasterCard CEO Ajay Banga and Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf. The first meeting of the forum will be held in New Delhi on February 14.

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