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17, 18 February 2017 Current Affairs MCQs

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Current Affairs Questions on 17, 18 February 2017 :
Oroville Dam makes headlines in February 2016. It is situated in which country?
A. China
B. India
C. USA
D. Japan
Answer: C
Explanation: After heavy rains in February 2017, the main spillway was damaged and an anticipated failure of the auxiliary spillway resulted in the mass evacuation of people living or working in the river basin. Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

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15, 16 February 2017 Current Affairs MCQs

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Current Affairs Questions on 15, 16 February 2017 :
Who was sworn in as new CM of Tamilnadu?
A. M.K. Stalin
B. Edapaddi Palaniswami
C. O. Panneerselvam
D. Sasikala Natarajan
Answer: B
Explanation: Edapaddi Palaniswami took the oath of office and secrecy at the Raj Bhavan administered by Governor C Vidyasagar Rao on 16th February 2017.  Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Who won the Laureus World Sports Award 2017?
A. Usain Bolt
B. Simona Biles
C. Both a and b
D. Neither of the above
Answer: C
Explanation: Usain Bolt and Simone Biles, the 2016 Rio Olympic champions won top awards of ‘Sportsman of the Year’ and ‘Sportswoman of the Year’ at the Laureus World Sports Awards 2017, held in Monaco.  Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Who has become the first and only Indian to win Grand Prix motorsport?
A. Jehan Daruvala
B. Trehan Daruvala
C. Vehan Daruvala
D. narain karthikeyan
Answer: A
Explanation: Jehan Daruvala from India has won the 2017 New Zealand Grand Prix at the Chris Amon Circuit in Manfeild, New Zealand. With this, Daruvala has become the only Indian racer to register a win at a Grand Prix Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Union Cabinet recently approved the merger of ---- Banks in SBI?
A. 4
B. 5
C. 6
D. 7
Answer: C
Explanation: Union Cabinet on 15th Feb 2017 approved the merger of five of State Bank of India subsidiaries - State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur, State Bank of Hyderabad, State Bank of Mysore, State Bank of Patiala, and State Bank of Travancore - with the SBI.  Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

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ISRO's PSLV-C37 successfully launches 104 satellites in a single flight

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has scripted history today, 15th February 2016 as ISRO  launched a record 104 satellites in one go on board a single rocket PSLV from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. 101 satellites were from international clients. Of these- 96 belong to USA, 5 from International customers of ISRO - Israel, Kazakhstan, Netherlands, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, respectively.  Two other Indian nano satellites INS-1A and INS-1B were also placed in orbit. India now surpasses the record of Russian Space Agency which had earlier launched 37 satellites in one go.
President Pranab Mukerjee has tweeted his congratulations on the great feat by the ISRO. In a tweet the President said "This day shall go down as a landmark in the history of our space programme. Nation is proud of this achievement, which has demonstrated, yet again, India's increasing space capabilities " He also urged ISRO to continue to strive for the progress of our space capabilities. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also congratulated the ISRO scientists.

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13, 14 February 2017 Current Affairs MCQs

13, 14 February 2017 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for February 2017Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 13, 14 February 2017 :
Which Indian origin actor won the BAFTA for best actor in supporting role?
A. Priyanka Chopra
B. Frieda Pinto
C. Dev Patel
D. Irfan Khan
Answer: C
Explanation: Indian-origin British actor Dev Patel on Sunday took home a BAFTA Award for the Best Supporting Actor for his performance in 'Lion' a film about an Indian boy which also got the Best Adapted Screenplay honour.  Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

In which state India’s first-ever floating elementary school has started?
A. Goa
B. Manipur
C. Assam
D. West Bengal
Answer: B
Explanation: India’s first-ever floating elementary school “Loktak Elementary Floating School” has started at Langolsabi Leikai of Champu Khangpok floating village on Loktak Lake in Manipur.  Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Which Indian tabla player(s) have won the Grammy in 2017?
A. Sandeep Das
B. Abhiman Kaushal
C. Dev Patel
D. Both A and B
Answer: D
Explanation: Indian tabla player Sandeep Das is a part of Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble ‘Sing Me Home’ that has won the Grammy in ‘World Music’ category.  Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Supreme Court on 14th February disqualifies Sasikala from contesting elections. She belongs to which indian state?
A. Kerala
B. Tamil Nadu
C. Maharashtra
D. Karnataka
Answer: B
Explanation: Supreme Court on 14th February upheld the decision of the trial court to convict Sasikala in disproportionate assets case, there were celebrations at the residence of caretaker chief minister O Panneerselvam. In his first statement after the verdict, Panneerselvam thanked the people for their support and urged AIADMK MLAs to sink differences, and work together to keep the party united and continue 'Amma's rule'. AIADMK announced that the party has elected Edapadi K.Palanisamy as the leader of the legislature party while O Panneerselvam has been removed from primary membership of the party.  Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

11th Edition Aero India 2017 started in which city on 14th February?
A. Delhi
B. Goa
C. Bengaluru
D. Chennai
Answer: C
Explanation: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on 14th February inaugurated the 11th biennial edition of International Aerospace and Defence Exhibition and declared the Aero India 2017 at Air Force Station, Yelahanka in Bengaluru. Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

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India wins T20 Blind World Cup 2017

India beat Pakistan by nine wickets, winning the T20 Blind World Cup 2017 title on 12th February, Sunday for the second consecutive time at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru. With this win, India have retained their title, which they had won back in 2012, incidentally in Bengaluru. 
Pakistan had set India a target of 198 runs in the final match of the T20 Blind World Cup held in Bangalore today. Pakistan Captain Muhammad Jamil had won the toss and decided to bat first, with the team managing to score 197 runs at a loss of eight wickets in 20 overs. For India, the first wicket partnership was worth 112 in 10.2 overs. Reddy was run out for 43 off 31. However, No. 3 batsman Ketan Patel and Prakasha ensured that India eventually got over the line.  In the inaugural edition of the T20 championship, which was held in the same city in 2011, India beat Pakistan by 29 runs.

11, 12 February 2017 Current Affairs MCQs

11, 12 February 2017 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for February 2017Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 11, 12 February 2017 :
Who has been appointed new chief of SEBI?
A. Ranjit Sinha
B. DR Mehta
C. TR Subhramanyam
D. Ajay Tyagi
Answer: D
Explanation: Ajay Tyagi, a 1984 batch IAS officer of the Himachal Pradesh cadre, has been appointed the new chief of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Which bank recently opened 3 employee-less completely automated branches?
A. Citi Bank
B. SBI
C. Bank of America
D. HDFC Bank
Answer: C
Explanation: Bank of America Corp has opened three completely automated branches over the past month (January-February 2017). Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Which city host International Conference on India Pharma & India Medical Device-2017?
A. Delhi
B. Bengaluru,
C. Mumbai
D. Shimla
Answer: B
Explanation: The 2nd edition of International Conference on India Pharma & India Medical Device-2017 has been inaugurated by Ananth kumar, the Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs, in Bengaluru, Karnataka on February 11, 2017. Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

India successfully test-fires interceptor missile on 11th February from which place?
A. Odisha
B. Rajasthan
C. Andhra Pradesh
D. Karnataka
Answer: A
Explanation: India has successfully test-fired an interceptor missile off the Odisha coast on 11th February 2017. Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Who wins T20 Blind World Cup 2017 on 12th February?
A. Pakistan
B. England
C. India
D. West Indies
Answer: C
Explanation: India beat Pakistan by nine wickets, winning the T20 Blind World Cup 2017 title on 12th February, Sunday for the second consecutive time at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru. Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

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9, 10 February 2017 Current Affairs MCQs

9, 10 February 2017 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for February 2017Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 9, 10 February 2017 :
Which space agency recently plans rover on lunar surface?
A. ISRO
B. ESA
C. CNSA
D. RFSA
Answer: A
Explanation: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to deploy a rover on the lunar surface in the Chandrayaan-2 mission.   Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Which committee will be constituted by RBI on cyber security?
A. Arvind Pangaria Committee
B. RP Singh Committee
C. Meena Hemachandra committee
D. Arun Sinha committee
Answer: C
Explanation: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will constitute an inter-disciplinary committee on cyber security to examine various threats and suggest measures to deal with it.  Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Who becomes first Test batsman to register double centuries in four successive series?
A. Virendra Sehwag
B. Murli Vijay
C. Virat Kohli
D. Joe Root
Answer: C
Explanation: Virat Kohli became the first Test batsman to register double centuries in four successive series as India dominated Bangladesh in Hyderabad on 10th February 2017.  Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK


Who is Mascot for FIFA Under 17 World Cup India 2017 ?
A. BHEEMA
B. KHELEO
C. GOWALI
D. RANGEELO
Answer: B
Explanation: Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Vijay Goel with President of AIFF Shri Praful Patel on 10th February 2017 unveiled the mascot KHELEO for FIFA under 17 World Cup India 2017. Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

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Aadhaar mandatory for availing subsidised foodgrains from PDS

Government has made Aadhaar card mandatory for receiving subsidised foodgrains from all PDS shops. Department of food and public distribution has issued a notification this regard which requires individual beneficiaries having rashan cards to furnishing Aadhaar number or under go Aadhaar authentication to receive subsidies under national food security Act.  This condition will also applicable for all new beneficiaries. Those who do not have Aadhaar number or not enrolled for Aadhaar can make application Aadhaar enrollment by 30th of June this year. 
Till the Aadhaar is assigned to the beneficiaries of subsidies under NFSA, the entitlements will be given on production of Ration Card and either Aadhaar Enrollment ID slip or copy of his/her request made to State Govt for Aadhaar Enrollment along with any of the 8 documents including Voter ID Card, PAN, Passport, Driving License.