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#1 Current Affairs

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NASA is planning to send astronauts on moon in 2028. With unmanned demonstration missions in 2024 and 2026. Astronauts will make  their 1st trip to the lunar surface in the year 2028. NASA is planning to send four astronauts to spend as long as 7 days on the moon.

#2 Current Affairs

The custom duty of Pakistan goods hiked by India to 200 percent. After the Pulwama terror strike the Union Govt has hiked the basic customs duty on the goods. This Pulwama terror strike killed 40 CRPF personnel. The main 2 items imported from Pakistan are cement and fruits.

Current President of Pakistan is Arif Alvi. Current PM is Imran Khan. Islamabad is the capital of Pakistan.

#3 Current Affairs

In February, India has become the largest buyer of Venezuelan crude oil (jumped 66 percent  to 6,20,000 barrels a day). Since the US imposed sanctions against the country’s oil company, Venezuelan crude export have plunged.

#4 Current Affairs

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From Bharat-22 ERF Offering, Union Govt raised Rs. 10,000 crore. This issue was over subscribed ten times and received bids for 4,00,000 crore rupees till 7 pm. (The additional ‘on tap’ offering of Bharat-22 ETF was opened for a single day).

#5 Current Affairs

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Sunil Chhetri given 1st ever Football Ratna Award. Shubham Sarangi, Delhi Dynamos player was also honoured. Sunil Chhetri is popularly known as Captain Fantastic. He scored second highest number of goals in international football matches. Five times, in the year 2007, 2011,2013, 2014, and 2017 he has been named as All India Football Federation Player of the year.

#6 Current Affairs

Chandramouli Ramanathan has become the Controller and ASG. The  United Nations has appointed him as the Controller and ASG (Assistant Secretary General). He served as Chief of service, IT service Division, Deputy Controller, Director of Accounts Division

#7 Current Affairs

The govt of Telangana announced creation of two new districts. These two new districts are Narayanpet and Mulugu. These new districts have started functioning from February 17th 2019. Now there are 33 districts in Telangana including these two states.

#8 Current Affairs

The Swachchata Excellence awards 2019 is won by Raigarh Muncipal Corporation of Chhattisgarh. The Ministry of housing and Urban affairs gave these awards. This was organised from 1st to 15th Feb 2019, by  Ministry of housing and Urban Affairs.

19th February 2019- Current Affairs Quiz – MCQs

Question 1.
The 2nd ASEAN- Indian Youth Summit 2019 was held in…….?
A) Hyderabad
B) Guwahti
C) Pune
D) Mumbai

Question 2.
The limit for collateral free agriculture loans has raised by RBI from 1 lakh rupees to…….?
A) 1.6 lakh
B) 1.8 lakh
C) 2 lakh
D) 2.3 lakh

Question 3.
The Himalayan Cloud Observatory has been set up in ……..?
A) Pithoragarh
B) Rudraprayag
C) Tehri Garhwal
D) None of the above

Question 4.
……….is the first female driver,who won MRF Challenge title?
A) Ritu M
B) Harpreet Kaur
C) Jamie Chadwick
D) None of the above

Question 5.
World Government Summit 2019 was held in……?
A) London
B) Dubai
C) Paris
D) Hyderabad

Question 6.
“AMAN 19” was conducted in which of the following countries?
A) India
B) Pakistan
C) Bangladesh
D) Sri Lanka

Question 7.
“Exercise Topchi 2019” was conducted by ……?
A) Indian Army
B) Indian Air Force
C) Indian Coast Guard
D) Indian Navy

Question 8.
The first ever LAWSIA Human Rights Conference 2019 was held in……?
A) Pune
B) Bengaluru
C) Kolkata
D) New Delhi

Question 9.
……..has become the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2018?
A) Siddhartha Lal
B) Kishore Biyani
C) Karan Bhagat
D) None of the above

Question 10.
……..has become the new Election Commissioner of India?
A) Sushil Chandra
B) Alok Chaudhary
C) Snelesh Bhardwaj
D) None of the above

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