Current Affairs Quiz: 17 February 2020
The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise current affairs questions related to the important events of the day.
17 February 2020: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise current affairs questions related to the important events of the day. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as CREDAI's new app, Filmfare Awards 2020 and Bio Asia 2020 conference among others.
1. Which state government has recently announced to give Rs. 6 crore prize money to Olympics Gold Medal winners?
a. Madhya Pradesh
c. Uttar Pradesh
2. What is the name of a train connecting Varanasi to Ujjain inaugurated by PM Modi recently?
a. Kashi-Mahakal Express
b. Varanasi-Ujjain Express
c. Adhyatam Express
d. Kashi Vishvnath Express
3. What is the name of CREDAI's new app to help connect home buyers and developers?
a. CREDAI Makaan app
b. CREDAI Niwas app
c. CREDAI Awaas app
d. CREDAI Yojana app
4. Which film has recently won the best film award in Filmfare Awards 2020?
c. Student of the Year 2
d. Gully Boy
5. Which Indian state has recently started India’s first intercity electric bus service?
6. Which of the following countries will host the 13th COP (Conference of Parties) on conservation of migratory species of wildlife?
b. Sri Lanka
7. Which among the following athlete has recently set a new world record in a 5 km road race?
a. Joshua Cheptegei
b. Valencia Ibercaja
c. Jimmy Gressier
d. Marshal Rodrigo
8. Which state is hosting ‘Bio Asia 2020 Today Tomorrow’ conference?
c. Himachal Pradesh
1. (b) Haryana
The Chief Minister of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar, recently announced that the state government will give Rs. 6 crore to players those winning Gold Medal in Olympic Games.
2. (a) Kashi-Mahakal Express
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated projects worth Rs 1200 crore in Varanasi including Kashi-Mahakal Express that connects Varanasi to Ujjain.
3. (c ) CREDAI Awaas app
Confederation of Real Estate Developers Association of India (CREDAI) has recently launched a mobile application ‘CREDAI Awaas app’ to help buyers and developers in buying and purchasing properties.
4. (d) Gully Boy
Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt received the Filmfare Awards for Best Actor and Actress for the film 'Gully Boy'. Apart from that, Ayushmann Khurrana baggeds the Best Actor (Male) Critics Award for 'Article 15'.
5. (a) Maharashtra
The first intercity electric bus service between Mumbai and Pune was started on February 14, 2020. Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated this electric bus service. This electric bus has a seating capacity of 43 people.
6. (d) India
The conference will be held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat from February 17-22, 2020.The Asian elephant and the Great Indian Bustard will be included in the Global Conservation List at this conference.
7. (a) Joshua Cheptegei
Joshua Cheptegei of Uganda has made a new record by completing the five km road race in 12 minutes 51 seconds. He broke Kenya's Rhonex Kipruto (13.18 seconds) record by 27 seconds which he made in Valencia last month.
8. (d) Telangana
The Government of Telangana is organizing the Bio-Asia Summit 2020 in Hyderabad from 17-19 February 2020. The summit will focus on biology companies and their investment capabilities.