Current Affairs Quiz – India – February, 2015 – Set 1

1. Which Indian state/union territory recently announced
to give free education to SC/ST/Girl Students
 till Post Graduation?
(a) Goa
(b) Mizoram
(c)  Haryana
(d) Jharkhand
(e) Bihar
2. Which Indian state launched Himalaya Darshan programme
to boost tourism?
(a) Uttarakhand
(b) Himachal Pradesh
(c)  Sikkim
(d) Arunachal Pradesh
(e) Both (a) and (b)
3. Ashok K Agarwal was recently appointed as –
(a) General Manager, Eastern Railways
(b) General Manager, Air India Limited
(c)  General Manager, ITDC
(d) General Manager, Southern Railways
(e) None of these
4. LC Goyal is the newly appointed Union Home Secretary.
Who was the previous Union Home
(a) Nandita Chatterjee
(b) Damyant Singh
(c)  Anil Goswami
(d) Ajaypal Singh
(e) Naveen Chopra
5. Mrinalini Mukherjee, who passed away recently, was a
well-known _________.
(a) Dancer
(b) Singer
(c)  Theatre Artist
(d) Sculptor
(e) Film Actress
6. Dr. Ambedkar National Merit Awards 2015 was conferred
by ________.
(a) Smriti Irani, Union HRD Minister
(b) Hamid Ansari, Vice President
(c)  Maneka Gandhi, Union Minister for Women &
Child Development
(d) Rajnath Singh, Union Home Minister
(e) TC Gehlot, Union Minister for Social Justice &
7. Krishna Chaudhary is the newly appointed Director
General (DG) of _________.
(a) National Security Guards
(b) Central Industrial Security Force
(c)  Indo-Tibetan Border Police
(d) Narcotics Control Bureau
(e) Railway Protection Force
8. Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan named in LIMCA Book
of Records for representing same party
 from same constituency for
eight years in Lok Sabha Elections. Which constituency did she represent?
(a) Gwalior Constituency
(b) Vidisha Constituency
(c)  Ujjain Constituency
(d) Indore Constituency
(e) Bhopal Constituency
 9. Who received Jnanpith Award 2014?
(a) Kedarnath Singh
(b) Laxman Joshi
(c)  Vijay Kuwalekar
(d) Bhalchandra Nemade
(e) Vinda Karandikar
10. Who won the innaguaral Charleston-EFG John Maynard
Keynes Prize 2015?
(a) Raghuram Rajan
(b) Amartya Sen
(c)  Kausik Basu
(d) Manmohan Singh
(e) Jagdish Bhagwati
11. National Deworming Day is celebrated on _____.
(a) 11th February
(b) 12th February
(c)  18th January
(d) 10th March
(e) None of these
12. What is the ranking of India in World Press Freedom
Index 2015?
(a) 186th
(b) 136th
(c)  163rd
(d) 126th
(e) 96th
13. As per Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)’s
report on Subscriber Base in 2014, which
 company has the largest
mobile customer base?
(a) Vodafone
(b) Airtel
(c)  Idea
(d) BSNL
(e) Reliance
14. In the 2015 Delhi Legislative Assembly Elections, who
was the chief minister candidate for Indian
 National Congress?
(a) Ajay Maken
(b) Rakhi Bidlan
(c)  Sheila Dixit
(d) Nupur Sharma
(e) None of them
15. Diptosh Majumdar, who passed away in the month of
February, 2015 was a veteran _______.
(a) Hockey Player
(b) Football Player
(c)  Journalist
(d) Theatre Artist
(e) Novelist

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  • This Quiz contains Obituaries, Political and Other Major Indian Current Affairs From Feb 1 to Feb 13, 2015