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Current Affairs Questions on 9, 10 February 2018:
Winter Olympics 2018 started with a grand opening ceremony on 9 February 2018 in which country?
A. USA
B. Ireland
C. South Korea
D. China
Answer: C
Explanation: The 2018 Winter Olympics (officially known as the XXIII Olympic Winter Games) were started from 9 February 2018 in South Korean city of PyeongChang. The Games were inaugurated with a grand opening ceremony held at the PyeongChang Olympic Stadium. The Games will conclude on 25 February 2018. ...........Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK


Who has been sworn-in as the new Chairman of the Federal Reserve?
A. Jerome H Powell
B. Janet Yellen
C. Ben Bernanke
D. Randal K. Quarles
Answer: A
Explanation: Jerome Hayden Powell has been sworn-in as the new Chairman of the Federal Reserve for a four-year term on February 5, 2018. The oath was administered by Vice Chairman Randal K. Quarles in the Board Room. He succeeded Janet Yellen, the first woman to lead the US central bank in its 100-year history. He was nominated to the position by President Donald Trump on November 2, 2017, and was later confirmed by the United States Senate. Prior to this appointment, Powell served as a member of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors ............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK


What is the current repo rate, according to 6th Bi-monthly Monetary policy statement for 2017-18?
A. 6.55%
B. 6.25%
C. 6.0%
D. 5.75%
Answer: C
Explanation: In the 6th Bi-monthly Monetary policy statement for 2017-18, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has kept the key interest rate “repo rate” unchanged at 6% and reverse repo at 5.75%. Also, the Marginal Standing Facility (MSF) rate and the Bank Rate kept at 6.25%. The decision of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) is consistent with the neutral stance of monetary policy in consonance with the objective of achieving the medium-term target for consumer price index (CPI) inflation of 4% within a band of +/- 2%, while supporting growth............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK


Madavoor Vasudevan Nair, the Kathakali maestro has passed away. He hailed from which state?
A. Gujarat
B. Karnataka
C. Kerala
D. Tamil Nadu
Answer: C
Explanation: Madavoor Vasudevan Nair (89), the Kathakali maestro, has passed away while performing at Agasthyacodu Mahadeva Temple in Anchal, Kerala on February 6, 2018. A recipient of several awards, including Padma Bhushan, he was the follower of the Kaplingattu School, the particular style of south Kerala. Madvoor had also worked as a faculty in the Thekkan Kalari (Southern school of Kathakali) of Kerala Kalamandalam and was the principal of Kalabharathi performing art institute............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK


Who has become the world’s first female cricketer to take 200 wickets in One-Day Internationals (ODI)?
A. Anjum Chopra
B. Jhulan Goswami
C. Veda Krishnamurthy
D. Smriti Mandhana
Answer: B
Explanation: Jhulan Goswami, India’s veteran pacer, has become the first female cricketer in the world to take 200 wickets in One-Day Internationals (ODI) cricket. She achieved the feat when she bagged the wicket of South Africa opener Laura Wolvaardt during the 2nd ODI of the 3-match series at the Diamond Oval in Kimberley............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK


Which state has topped the overall medal tally at the first-ever Khelo India School Games 2018?
A. Kerala
B. Tamil Nadu
C. Maharashtra
D. Haryana
Answer: D
Explanation: Haryana has topped the overall medal tally at the first-ever Khelo India School Games (KISG-2018) in New Delhi after winning the 102 medals which include 38 gold and 26 silver. Maharashtra has acquired the 2nd position with 111 medals while Delhi with 94 medals came third...........Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK