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23, 24 February 2017 Current Affairs MCQs

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Current Affairs Questions on 23, 24 February 2017 :
IMF has pegged Indian GDP at which figure post demonetisation?
A. 6.2%
B. 6.6%
C. 5.7%
D. 6.8%
Answer: B
Explanation:  IMF says India's growth is projected to slow to 6.6 per cent in 2016-17 fiscal due to the strains that have emerged in the economy as a result of "temporary disruptions"  caused by demonetisation. In its annual report, however, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said demonetisation would have only short term impact on the economy and it would bounce back to its expected growth of more than eight per cent in the next few years.Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Which space agency recently discovers seven Earth-size planets?
A. ISRO
B. NASA
C. JAXA
D. CNSA
Answer: B
Explanation: Nasa announces discovery of 7 Earth-sized planets orbiting the same star 40 light-years away, according to a study published on 22nd February in the journal Nature. Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Gramin Khel Mahostav 2017 will be held from 25th to 31st March 2017 in which city?
A. Jaipur
B. Delhi
C. Sonipat
D. Amritsar
Answer: B
Explanation: Delhi Gramin Khel Mahotsav 2017 is being organized by the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports in association with Delhi Government from 25th to 31st March 2017, to invite the talent from rural areas of NCT of Delhi to come and participate in a multi-sport championship to promote the culture of sport in Delhi. Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Which state becomes 22nd State to join UDAY Scheme?
A. Sikkim
B. Tamilnadu
C. Rajasthan
D. Kerala
Answer: A
Explanation: Sikkim becomes 22nd State to join UDAY Schemen on 23rd February 2017. Government of India and Sikkim signed a MoU under the Scheme Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) on  23rd February, for operational improvement of the State’s Power Distribution Department. Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

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WHO congratulates India on successful assessment of NRAI

National Regulatory Authority of India (NRAI) has been given the maximum ratings by global health body World Health Organisation for vaccine regulations. WHO completed the assessment of the status of the Indian vaccine regulatory system against WHO NRA Global Benchmarking Tool (GBT) and measured the maturity of the system in India. "The assessment has been done in respect of 9 different functionalities and Indian NRA has been declared 'functional' with a maturity level of 4 which is the highest level as per currently evolved definitions in respect of 5 functions, and maturity level 3 in respect of 4 functions," an official statement said.
National Regulatory Authority of India (NRAI) comprising the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO), State Drug Regulatory Authorities, Pharmaco-vigilance Programme of India (PvPI) and Adverse Events Following Immunization (AEFI) structures at the Central and States levels. The nine functions included in the tool are National Regulatory System; Registration and Marketing Authorization; Vigilance; Laboratory Access and Testing; Regulatory Inspection; Clinical Trial Oversight; NRA Lot Release; Licensing Premises; and Market Surveillance and Control. The Global Benchmarking Tool (GBT) so developed has 63 indicators and 288 sub-indicators, out of which 150 are critical. Earlier in 2012, NRA was assessed against 7 functions and 181 indicators. 

Shurhozelie Liezitsu sworn in as the new Nagaland Chief Minister

Nagaland People’s Front (NPF) president Shurhozelie Liezitsu sworn in as the new Nagaland Chief Minister, on 22nd February 2017. Shurhozelie Liezeitsu was invited by Governor P B Acharya to form the next government after the ruling Democratic Alliance of Nagaland (DAN) unanimously elected him leader of its legislature party, earlier this week. 
T R Zeliang had stepped down as Chief Minister on 19th February in the wake of violent protests that broke out when his government wanted to hold municipal elections with 33 per cent reservation for women.

21, 22 February 2017 Current Affairs MCQs

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Current Affairs Questions on 21, 22 February 2017 :
Who take oath as Members, UPSC on 21st February 2017?
A. Ajit Shankarrao Bhonsle
B. Sujata Mehta take
C. Both A & B
D. None of above
Answer: C
Explanation: Air Marshal Ajit Shankarrao Bhonsle, AVSM, VSM took the oath of office and secrecy as Member, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on 21st February 2017. Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Which Indian vaccine regulatory body recently gets highest WHO ratings?
A. Medical Council of India
B. National Rural Health Mission
C. MNREGA
D. National Regulatory Authority of India
Answer: D
Explanation: National Regulatory Authority of India (NRAI) has been given the maximum ratings by global health body World Health Organisation for vaccine regulations. WHO completed the assessment of the status of the Indian vaccine regulatory system against WHO NRA Global Benchmarking Tool (GBT) and measured the maturity of the system in India. Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

South Asian Speakers Summit 2017 was held at which City?
A. Delhi
B. Indore
C. Udaipur
D. Mumbai
Answer: B
Explanation: The South Asian Speakers Summit 2017 concluded on 20 February 2017 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. The summit was organised for three days by the Parliament of India in association with the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU). Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

FIPB clears proposal to hike foreign holding to 74% in which Bank recently?
A. SBI
B. PNB
C. HDFC Bank
D. IDBI Bank
Answer: C
Explanation: Private sector lender  HDFC Bank has received the much-awaited Foreign Investment Promotion Board’s (FIPB) approval for its foreign direct investment proposal. Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

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19, 20 February 2017 Current Affairs MCQs

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Current Affairs Questions on 19, 20 February 2017 :
Altamas Kabir passed away on 19th Feb 2017. He was former .... ?
A. CAG
B. CJI
D. CMD, ONGC
D. Chairman, UPSC
Answer: B
Explanation: Former Chief Justice of India (CJI) Altamas Kabir passed away on 19th Februar 2017. He was 68. Suffering from kidney-related ailments, Justice Kabir was admitted to a private hospital in the city last week. Born on July 19, 1948 in Kolkata, Justice Kabir completed his LLB and MA from the University of Calcutta. He started his legal career in 1973 when he enrolled as an advocate. He was appointed the 39th Chief Justice of India on September 29, 2012. He retired on July 18, 2013 after a brief tenure of around nine months.

Birender Sangwan recently make headlines for his fight to cap price of ----- ?
A. Food Grains
B. TB Medicines
C. Coronary Stents
D. Service Tax
Answer: C
Explanation: Advocate Birender Sangwan filed a plea in the Delhi high court against Hospitals which lead to a Decrease in Heart Stent Price By 1000%. Now governement set a ceiling of a bare metal stent to Rs 7,260 and drug eluting stents and bioresorbable vascular scaffold/ biodegradable stents to Rs 29,600. This decision came after the Delhi High Court asked the government to take immediate steps responding to a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by Advocate Birendra Sangwan. The PIL was seeking price control of stents since many people can not afford what could probably be life-saving surgery due high prices of stents.

Which player gets highest bidding at IPL auction 2017?
A. Aniket Choudhary
B. Ben Stokes
C. Joe Root
D. Tymal Mills
Answer: B
Explanation: The England all-rounder Ben Stokes emerged the biggest purchase of the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction, as Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) forked out Rs 14.5 crore for his services. This price was 7 times more than his base price. The second highest earner was Stokes’ England team-mate Tymal Mills, who went to RCB for Rs. 12 crore in his first appearance in the auction. The 10th auction season of IPL started from 20 February 2017 in Bengaluru. Afghanistan Mohammad Nabi becomes the first Afghan player to be sold in an IPL auction. He has been bought by RCB for Rs. 30 lakh.


Maharashtra government has launched the cloud seeding programme over which district?
A. Solapur
B. Nagpur
C. Jalgaon
D. Nashik
Answer: A
Explanation: Maharashtra Government approves cloud seeding project for 2017 monsoon Maharashtra Government has approved INR. 250 crore Cloud Seeding Programme during 2017 monsoon season to produce sufficient rain. Under this programme, weather scientists using aircrafts will spray chemicals (silver iodide) over clouds hovering above Solapur district, a rain shadow region of Western Ghats in the state. Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

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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

Barren Island is located in which state / union territory?
A. Tamilnadu
B. Gujarat
C. Andaman and Nicobar Islands
D. Lakshadweep
Answer: C
Explanation: The Barren Island is located in the Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands and is the only confirmed active volcano in South Asia.  Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Who becomes first Indian sportsperson to sign a Rs 100-crore endorsement deal with a single brand?
A. MS Dhoni
B. Saina Nehwal
C. Sachin Tendulkar
D. Virat Kohli
Amswer: D
Explanation: Virat Kohli has become the first Indian sportsperson to sign a Rs 100-crore endorsement deal with a single brand. The Indian cricket captain has struck an eight-year deal with sports lifestyle brand Puma worth about Rs 110 crore.  Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

15, 16 February 2017 Current Affairs MCQs

15, 16 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 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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