Current Affairs & QUIZ, February 2019

Bankers Daily Current Affairs Quiz

8th February current affairs and quiz

Bankers Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 8th February 2019

Here you will get daily Current Affairs and daily current affairs quiz. Useful for all competitive exams like UPSC, IBPS, SSC-CGL, SSC, SBI, RRB, LIC etc. This will boost your General Awareness and helps to score more in competitive exams 2019. (Bankers daily current affairs quiz)

#1 Current Affairs

PM JAY app has been launched. (PM JAY- Pradhana Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana). This has been launched on Google play store. This scheme is sponsored by central govt. The aim of this scheme is to make interventions in primary, secondary and tertiary care systems, covering promotive health and preventive health.

#2 Current Affairs

RBI imposed one crore rupees penalty on Syndicate Bank. This is because of non- compliance with the directions regarding frauds and risk management systems. On Axis Bank also RBI has imposed twenty lakh rupees fine. Syndicate Bank founded in the year 1925. Its headquarters  is in Udapi, Karnataka.  Mrityunjay Mahapatra is the current CEO and MD of Syndicate bank.

#3 Current Affairs

Pradeep Singh Khorala (Air India Chief)  becomes new Civil Aviation secretary. He will succeed Rajiv Nayan Choubey, he retired on 31st Jan 2019.

#4 Current Affairs

Sanjiv Ranjan has become the Ambassador of India to the Republic of Colombia. Currently he is the Ambassador of India to Argentina. Ranjan is a 1993 batch Indian Foreign Service officer Ministry of External Affairs.

#5 Current Affairs

Sanjiv Chadha honoured  with the “Freedom of the City of London”. Sanjiv Chadha is SBI’s UK Chief. He was nominated for the honour by Lord Mayor of London Sheriff Vincent and Peter  Estlin. Sanjiv Chadha will be succeeded by Sharad Chandak.

SBI’s  headquarters is at Mumbai. Current Chairman of SBI is Shri Rajnish Kumar.

#6 Current Affairs

darawaza band campaign 2

By Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin, Darwaza Band part 2 campaign is launched. This is supported by The World Bank. 3 films on this campaign were launched by Amitabh Bachchan. Until now around 50 crore plus people stopped defecating in the open after the launch of “Swachch Bharat Mission. And also 5.5 lakh villages are declared as ODF (Open Defecation Free). Swachch Bharat Mission was launched on 2nd Oct 2014.

8th February 2019- Current Affairs Quiz – MCQs

Question 1.
……….is the new Nepalese ambassador to India?
A) Arjun Karki
B) Shankar Prasad
C) Nilambar Acharya
D) None of the above.

Question 2.
Who has received the “K. Veeramani Award” for social justice?
A) Nitish Kumar
B) Veera Munusam
C) P.S. Krishnan
D) None of the above.

Question 3.
The 1st woman cricketer to play hundred T20Is is…….?
A) Harmanpreet Kaur
B) Sana Mir
C) Daendra Dottin
D) Bismah M.

Question 4.
…….won the 2019 EI Salvodor presidential election?
A) Hugo Martinez
B) Josue Alvarado
C) Carlos C
D) Nayib Bukele

Question 5.
India’s first Price Monitoring and Research Unit is to set up in…..?
A) Kerala
B) Karnataka
C) West Bengal
D) Telangana

Question 6.
The 2019 Seattle Open title is won by ……….., Indian squash player.
A) Ramit Tandon
B) Cyrus Poncha
C) Saurav Ghosal
D) None of the above

Question 7.
‘Kalia Students’ Scholarship Scheme” is launched in which state?
A) Gujarat
B) Odisha
C) Tamil Nadu
D) Assam

Question 8.
2019 Kalamaharshi Baburao Painter Award at the 2019 Kolhapur International Film Festival will be received by…….?
A) Govind Nihalani
B) Rohini Hattagadi
C) Gajendra A.
D) All the above.

Question 9.
Ramesh Bhatkar was associated with which of the following field?
A) Journalism
B) Film Industry
C) Politics
D) Sports

Question 10.
High court of ………has ruled against negative marking in competitive exams?
A) Delhi
B) Bombay
C) Kolkata
D) Madras

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