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ONLINE CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ - FEBRUARY 2015


1) First-ever World Ocean Science Congress was held at?
A) Kochi
B) Chennai
C) Bengaluru
D) Kozhikode

2) The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare launched the first 'National Deworming Day' -a massive school-based deworming effort in 12 states on?
A) 10th February
B) 15th February
C) 20th February
D) 25th February

3) International Mother Language Day was observed across the world on?
A) 5th February
B) 12th February
C) 21st February
D) 25th February

4) Which party secured absolute majority in the assembly election held in Delhi by winning 67 seats out of 70 seats?
A) Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP)
B) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
C) Indian National Congress (INC)
D) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)

5) Government of which state has decided to provide 35% reservation for women in Non-Gazetted jobs?
A) Bihar
B) West Bengal
C) Uttar Pradesh
D) Rajasthan

6) Who became the first Indian cricketer to score century against Pakistan in World Cup?
A) Suresh Raina
B) Rohit Sharma
C) Virat Kohli
D) M S Dhoni

7) Who won the Best Actor award (female) for his role in film Queen in the 60th Filmfare award?
A) Deepika Padukone
B) Kangana Ranaut
C) Rani Mukherjee
D) Vidya Balan

8) National Science Day was observed across India on?
A) 8th February
B) 18th February
C) 24th February
D) 28th February

9) Which South African cricketer hit the fastest 150 runs (in 66 balls) in ODI?
A) Hashim Amla
B) A B de Villiers
C) J P Duminy
D) Quinton de Kock

10) Who was awarded 2014 All India Football Federation (AIFF) Player of the Year award?
A) Subrata Pal
B) Arnab Mondal
C) Robin Singh
D) Sunil Chettri

11) Who is the chairman of 14th Finance Commission whose recommendations was accepted by the Union Government recently?
A) Dr Y V Reddy
B) Dr. Vijay L Kelkar
C) C Rangarajan
D) A M Khusro

12) Which Indian State won the 10th National Award for excellence in Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005 (MGNREGA)?
A) Madhya Pradesh
B) Uttar Pradesh
C) Chattisgarh
D) Bihar

13) Which West Indian cricketer became first to score Double Century in a Cricket World Cup?
A) Dwayne Bravo
B) Kieron Pollard
C) Darren Bravo
D) Chris Gayle

14) Who was appointed as the Director General of Council of Scientific & Industrial Research?
A) Dr Rajesh S Gokhale
B) Dr T Ramasami
C) Samir K. Brahmachari
D) M O Garg

15) World Cancer Day 2015 was observed across the world on?
A) 4th February
B) 7th February
C) 10th February
D) 14th February

16) What is the name of the application (also termed as India's first digital bank) recently launched by the ICICI Bank?
A) PAYTM
B) MOBIKWIK
C) POCKETS
D) E-WALLET

17) Who won the Champions of Hero Hockey India League 2015?
A) Dabang Mumbai
B) Delhi Waveriders
C) Punjab Warriors
D) Ranchi Rays

18) Who won the women's single title of Australian Open 2015 by defeating Maria Sharapova 6-3, 7-6 in the final?
A) Serena Williams
B) Ana Ivanovic
C) Caroline Wozniacki
D) Venus Williams

19) Who sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir?
A) Omar Abdullah
B) Mufti Mohammed Sayeed
C) Ghulam Nabi Azad
D) Farooq Abdullah

20) Saloni Dalal became the youngest medal winner in National Games 2015 by winning bronze medal at the age of 12. In which game she participated?
A) 100 meter breast stroke swimming
B) 200 meter breast stroke swimming
C) 100 meter back stroke swimming
D) 200 meter butterfly stroke swimming

21) Who won the Best Actor award (male) for his role in film Haider in the 60th Filmfare award?
A) Ranbir Kapoor
B) Ifran Khan
C) Shahid Kapoor
D) Shahrukh Khan

22) Name the mascot of 35th National Games which recently entered in Limca Book of Records for its play "Kalikkunna Kuttikalkkayi Bharatham Kathirikkunnu (India Awaits Children Who Play)"?
A) Ammu
B) Chhaua
C) Rangmon
D) Ongole Bull

23) 3rd Tortoise Festival was organised at Hajong Lake in?
A) Shillong
B) Tripura
C) Assam
D) Arunachal Pradesh

24) Who was awarded Jnanpith Award 2014, the highest literary honour in India, by the Jnanpith Selection Board?
A) Bhalchandra Nemade
B) Kedarnath Singh
C) Ravuri Bharadhwaja
D) Pratibha Ray

25) Who won the men's single title of Australian Open 2015 by defeating Andy Murray 7-6, 6-7, 6-3, 6-0 in the final?
A) Roger Federer
B) Rafael Nadal
C) Stan Wawrinka
D) Novak Djokovic