Current Affairs Quiz – World/Sports – February, 2015 – Set 2

1. Which IPL franchise bought Yuvraj Singh for `16

(a) Royal Challengers Bangalore
(b) Delhi Daredevils
(c)  Mumbai Indians
(d) Kings XI Punjab
(e) Kolkata Knight Riders
2. Recently, with which country India signed agreements on
Civil Nuclear Cooperation & Cultural Cooperation?
(a) Australia
(b) USA
(c)  China
(d) Bangladesh
(e) Sri Lanka
3. Which Indian Cricketer was recently awarded Honorary Life
Membership of Marylebone Cricket Club?
(a) Anil Kumble
(b) Rahul Dravid
(c)  Mahendra Singh Dhoni
(d) Sunil Gavaskar
(e) Sourav Ganguly

4. Which English cricket ground is owned by the famous
Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC)?
(a) The Oval
(b) Trent Bridge
(c)  Old Trafford
(d) Lord’s
(e) Headingly
5. India recently, with which country held first-ever bilateral
dialogue on United Nations?
(a) USA
(b) Russia
(c)  China
(d) Bangladesh
(e) Pakistan
6. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic has sworn in as the first female
president of Croatia. What is the capital of Croatia?
(a) Osijek
(b) Rijeka
(c)  Zagreb
(d) Split
(e) Dubrovnik
7. Which international company recently acquired LoopPay?
(a) Apple Inc.
(b) Xiaomi
(c)  Samsung
(d) Micromax
(e) Lenovo
8. Which Indian Company tied-up with UNICEF to provide education
to African Countries?
(a) Aditya Birla Group
(b) Tata Sons
(c)  Infosys
(d) Reliance Industries
(e) None of the above
9. Alberto Contador is related to which sport?
(a) Sprints
(b) Cycling
(c)  Swimming
(d) Tennis
(e) Chess
10. Who is the newly appointed head of US Pentagon?
(a) Ashton Carter
(b) Robert O. Work
(c)  Rashad Hussain
(d) Joe Biden
(e) None of them
11. Who is the newly appointed U.S. Special Envoy to the
Organisation of Islamic Cooperation?
(a) Rashad Hussain
(b) Kumar Barve
(c)  Saqib Ali
(d) Faz Husain
(e) Rashad Haughton
12. Which country recently passed a law to ban commercial
surrogacy for foreigners?
(a) Japan
(b) China
(c)  South Korea
(d) Malaysia
(e) None of them
13. What was the Slogan of International Mother Language Day
(a) Inclusion in and through education: Language counts
(b) Languages and Cyberspace
(c)  Mother tongue instruction and inclusive education
(d) In the galaxy of languages, every word is a star
(e) None of the above
14. World Wildlife Day is celebrated on _______.
(a) 6th March
(b) 3rd March
(c)  11th March
(d) 10th March
(e) 12th March
15. 2015-2024 has been announced by UN as the Decade of
(a) Saving the children
(b) Women Empowerment
(c)  People of Various Tribes across the world
(d) Sustainable Energy for All
(e) People of African Descent
16. Purnendu Dasgupta won a prestigious J. Calvin Giddings
Award for Excellence in which field?
(a) Physics
(b) Chemistry
(c)  Medicine
(d) Economics
(e) Bio-technology
17. Who won the Faculty Early Career Development Award?
(a) Arun M Kumar
(b) Dalip Singh Saund
(c)  Srikanth Jagabathula
(d) Shrikant Jichkar
(e) E. Premkumar Reddy
18. With the century Virat Kohli became the highest scoring
Indian against Pakistan in the World Cups. Who held the previous highest score
(a) Sourav Ganguly
(b) Rahul Dravid
(c)  Sachin Tendulkar
(d) Kapil Dev
(e) None of them

19. First day of March is celebrated as _______.
(a) International Women’s Day
(b) International Day of Wildlife
(c)  World Diabetes Day
(d) Zero Tolerance Day
(e) None of the above
20. Usain Bolt annouced to retire after 2017 World
Championships. The 2017 World Championship will be held in?
(a) London
(b) Sydney
(c)  Beijing
(d) Seoul
(e) New York

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  • This Quiz contains International and Sports Current Affaris From Feb 14 to Feb 21, 2015. You can view the set one from here

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