Current Affairs & QUIZ, February 2019

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20 February 2019 current Affairs

Today Current Affairs : 20th February 2019

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#1 Current Affairs

Vessels based (four) under deep  sea fishing projects are flagged off by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Palaniswami.  This project was initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The aim of this project is to protect the fishermen from the ‘troubled waters’ of Palk Bay and also prevent their arrest by the navy of Sri Lanka on charges of trespass, from Chennai through video conferencing. The cost of this each  vessel is 81.5 lakh rupees.

#2 Current Affairs

First private lunar mission of Israeli set to be launched. This will be launched by an Israeli Private Company, SpaceIL. This will be the first private spcaecraft to land on the moon in the February 4th week.

#3 Current Affairs

In Bhopal, the 79th IHC (Indian History Congress) to be held from 26th January.  This was supposed to be held in Pune but was cancelled citing financial constraints to host the congress. This is for the second time IHC will be held at Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. In the year 2011 this was held in Madhya Pradesh for the first time.

IHC was established in the year 1935. The aim of IHC is to promote and encourage the scientific study of Indian history.

#4 Current Affairs

Pan-India Number 112 for women safety is launched by Rajnath Singh. This is Emergency Response Support System. This is launched in Mumbai and other 16 states. The aim is to help those people in distress ,especially women.

#5 Current Affairs

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Mary Kom designated as women’s training Ambassador of PUMA for two years. This deal is signed by M.C. Mary Kom with PUMA to be the ambassodor for women’s training in India.

#6 Current Affairs


Email fraud protection has launched by Symantec company. This is the Global cybersecurity company. This will help to block fraudulent emails from reaching enterprises. This aims to decrease the workload of the IT departments.

20th February 2019- Current Affairs Quiz – MCQs

Question 1.
……….is the chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes ?
A) Poonam Kishore Saxena
B) Pramod Chandra Mody
C) Pritam Jain
D) None of the above

Question 2.
The movie………won the best film award at 72nd Bafta Film Awards 2019?
A) A star is born
B) Roma
C) The favourite
D) None of the above

Question 3.
Who flagged the “Vande Bharat Express”?
A) Nitin Gadkari
B) Narendra Modi
C) Suresh Prabhu
D) Sushma Swaraj

Question 4.
With which Nordic country, India has signed a security protection agreement ?
A) Sweden
B) Norway
C) Iceland
D) None of the above

Question 5.
In which city did the 3rd Indo-German Environment Forum was held?
A) Pune
B) Kolkata
C) Bengaluru
D) New Delhi

Question 6.
Universal old age pension scheme- Mukhyamantri Vridhajan Pension Yojana is announced in……?
A) Kerala
B) West Bengal
C) Bihar
D) Gujarat

Question 7.
The official mascot for 39th National Games 2022 will be……?
A) Ox
B) Gayal
C) Sumatran serow
D) Clouded Leopard

Question 8.
The 40th International Annual Desert festival 2019 has started in the city…….?
A) Jaipur
B) Jodhpur
C) Udaipur
D) Jaisalmer

Question 9.
…… team won the 2019 Irani Cup?
A) Rest of India
B) Karnataka
C) Mumbai
D) Vidarbha

Question 10.
…… the first woman to become the IAF’s the first woman flight engineer.
A) Hina Jaiswal
B) Reeta K
C) Pratibha Kumari
D) None of the above

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