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Current Affairs Quiz: 18 February 2017

Feb 18, 2017 13:00 IST

Current Affairs Quizzes of 18 February 2017 seek to help the aspirants of competitive exams in their preparation. These quizzes will help you in revising the day at an ease. Today’s updated quizzes cover the topics like first city on Mars, 2017 National Yash Chopra Memorial Award and India’s first sport theme literary festival ‘SporTale’ among others.

1.    Which nation plans to build the first city on Mars by 2117?

a)    India
b)    United States
c)    United Arab Emirates
d)    Russia

2.    Who is the author of the book titled ‘Hema Malini: Beyond the Dream Girl’?

a)    Ram Kamal Mukherjee
b)    Soumyadipta Banerjee
c)    Mark Bennigton
d)    None of the above

3.    Which of the following organisations was recently given the maximum ratings by the World Health Organisation for vaccine regulations?

a)    Pan American Health Organization
b)    National Institutes of Health
c)    Public Health Agency of Canada
d)    National Regulatory Authority of India

4.    Who of the following is chosen for the 2017 National Yash Chopra Memorial Award?

a)    Salman Khan
b)    Shahrukh Khan
c)    Amir Khan
d)    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

5.    Who inaugurated the two-day South Asian Speaker’s summit at Indore in Madhya Pradesh?

a)    Narendra Modi
b)    Smriti Irani
c)    Amit Shah
d)    Sumitra Mahajan

6.    Which of the following city will host India’s first sport theme literary festival ‘SporTale’?

a)    Pune
b)    New Delhi
c)    Bengaluru
d)    Jodhpur

7.    Which country recently rejected North Korean demand to hand over body of Kim Jong-Nam, the assassinated half-brother of North Korea's leader?

a)    Malaysia
b)    South Korea
c)    Japan
d)    United States of America

8.    What is India’s rank in the 2017 Economic Freedom Index (EFI)?

a)    120th
b)    98th
c)    99th
d)    143rd

9.    Which sub-division of Darjeeling recently became the 21st district of West Bengal?

a)    Mirik
b)    Kalimpong
c)    Terai
d)    Alipurduar

10.    India defeated which of the following countries in a qualifying match at Colombo’s Nondescripts Cricket Club ground to book their place for the ICC women's World Cup 2017?

a)    Bangladesh
b)    England
c)    Pakistan
d)    Sri Lanka

11.    The scientists attached to the Goa-based National Institute of Oceanography announced that India’s only active volcano erupted for about four hours in January 2017. What is the volcano called and where is it located?

a)    Deccan Traps in Maharashtra
b)    Narcondam in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands
c)    Barren Islands volcano in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands
d)    Barren Islands volcano in the Lakshwadeep

12.    Name the Indian singer who recently collaborated with singer Ricky Martin for a English-Hindi mix song titled "Vente Pa Ca"?

a)    Asha Bhosle
b)    Akasa Singh
c)    Sunidhi Chauhan
d)    Neeti Mohan

13.    Former RAW chief will join the National Security Council Secretariat as an Officer on Special Duty. Identify him.

a)    Anil Dhasmana
b)    R N Kao
c)    Rajinder Khanna
d)    None of the above

14.    Who won the third leg of the Hero Womens Professional Golf Tour at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club?

a)    Aditi Ashok
b)    Kishi Sinha
c)    Gauri Monga
d)    Gaurika Bishnoi

15.    Which country will be the guest country at Khajuraho Dance Festival 2017?

a)    Cambodia
b)    France
c)    Bangladesh
d)    Sri Lanka


1.    (c)
2.    (a)
3.    (d)
4.    (b)
5.    (d)
6.    (a)
7.    (a)
8.    (d)
9.    (b)
10.    (a)
11.    (c)
12.    (b)
13.    (c)
14.    (d)
15.    (c)

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