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Top Current Affairs Quiz: 25 February 2019

25 February 2019: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like PM-KISAN Yojana, Oscars 2019 and National War Memorial among others.

Feb 25, 2019 17:18 IST
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25 February 2019: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like PM-KISAN Yojana, Oscars 2019 and National War Memorial among others.

1. The 12th biennial edition of International Aerospace and Defence Exhibition ‘Aero India 2019’ culminated recently. The show was held at which station of India Air Force?
a) Air Force Station Yelahanka
b) Air Force Station Palam
c) Air Force Station Hindon
d) Air Force Station Lucknow

2. PM Modi launched the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) Yojana for the farmers’ welfare recently. How much income support will be provided in a year to farmers under the scheme?
a) Rs 9000
b) Rs 6000
c) Rs 4000
d) Rs 2000

3. Which movie won the Oscars 2019 in Best Documentary – Short Subject category?
a) Bao
b) Skin
c) Period. End Of Sentence
d) Free Solo

4. Which movie won the ‘Best Picture’ award at the 91st Academy Awards (Oscars)?
a) Bohemian Rhapsody
b) The Favourite
c) Roma
d) Green Book

5. Which song won the Oscars 2019 in the Best Original Song category?
a) Shallow
b) All The Stars
c) I'll Fight
d) The Place Where Lost Things Go

6. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 25, 2019 dedicated the National War Memorial to the nation. The Memorial is located in which city?
a) Mumbai
b) New Delhi
c) Amritsar
d) Srinagar

7. Which actress recently was named as the brand ambassador of the Swasth Immunised India campaign?
a) Deepika Padukone
b) Alia Bhatt
c) Kareena Kapoor Khan
d) Sonam Kapoor

8. Which city hosted the Future of Indian Banking Conference?
a) Pune
b) Mumbai
c) Bengaluru
d) New Delhi

ANSWERS

1. (a) Air Force Station Yelahanka
The Aero India 2019 culminated on February 24, 2019 at Air Force Station Yelahanka in Bengaluru. More than 600 Indian Companies and 200 Foreign Companies participated and witnessed the largest Air show of Asia. The total area of the show grew from 27,678 sq m to 28,398 sq m this year.

2. (b) Rs 6000
The Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 24, 2019 launched the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana (PM-KISAN) from Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. Under the Scheme, all Small and Marginal Farmers (SMF) with combined land holding or ownership of up to 2 hectares of cultivable land will be provided with income support of Rs 6000 per year.

3. (c) Period. End Of Sentence
The ‘Period. End Of Sentence’, a film on menstruation set in rural India, won the Oscar in the Documentary - Short Subject category at the 91st Academy Awards. The film has been directed by Rayka Zehtabchi and produced by Indian producer Guneet Monga’s Sikhya Entertainment.

4. (d) Green Book
The 91st Academy Awards, popularly known as Oscar Awards, were conferred on February 24, 2019 (February 25 as per Indian time). The ‘Green Book’ won in the Best Picture category; while 'Bohemian Rhapsody', nominated for five Oscars, won the most Oscars at the award show.

5. (a) Shallow
The song "Shallow" from "A Star Is Born" won the Oscars 2019 in the Best Original Song category. The music and lyrics of the song were given by Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt.

6. (b) New Delhi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 25, 2019 dedicated the National War Memorial to the nation in a solemn ceremonial function in New Delhi. The National War Memorial complex includes a central obelisk (pillar), an eternal flame, and six bronze murals depicting famous battles fought by Indian Army, Air Force and Navy.

7. (c) Kareena Kapoor
Acclaimed actress Kareena Kapoor Khan became the brand ambassador of the Swasth Immunised India campaign to spread awareness among parents about child vaccination to help prevent the future generation from life-threatening diseases. The campaign has been launched by Serum Institute of India (SII) in association with Network18.

8. (d) New Delhi
NITI Aayog co-hosted a conference on “The Future of Indian Banking” on February 22, 2019 in New Delhi with the Foundation for Economic Growth and Welfare (EGROW Foundation).  The conference aimed to increase and elevate the discourse on the banking sector in India, and help develop insights to inform the continued evolution of the Indian banking sector.

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