26 Feb

General Knowledge Quizzes are the best learning resources for those who want to keep themselves abreast of Current Affairs. An MCQ Quiz helps candidates orient their preparation in the right direction. It ensures what they are learning is concise and exam relevant. Further, it also assesses one’s level of learning at a given point of time.

As a premier Institute for Online IBPS Coaching Classes, Vidya Guru keeps publishing latest Current Affairs updates that benefit almost all Competitive Exam aspirants. The questions given below will test your awareness of important events that have taken place in the last few days.

Current GK February 2018 Quiz

Question 1. Sauli Niinisto has been re-elected President of which of the following nations?
a. Iceland
b. Netherlands
c. Finland
d. Norway

Answer: Finland

Question 2. Whom did Roger Federer beat in the finals to win the 2018 Australian Open Men’s singles championship?
a. Rafael Nadal
b. Marin Cilic
c. Stan Wawrinka
d. Alexander Zverev

Answer: Marin Cilic

Question 3. As per the Economic Survey of India, the GDP growth rate of the country in 2018-19 is going to be around
a. 6 to 6.5%
b. 6.5 to 7%
c. 7 to 7.5%
d. 7.3 to 7.8%

Answer: 7 to 7.5%

Question 4. Name the state that won the award for the best tableau at the 2018 Republic day parade.
a. Maharashtra
b. Goa
c. Rajasthan
d. Himachal Pradesh

Answer: Maharashtra

Question 5. Caroline Wozniacki, who defeated Simona Halep to win the Australian Open Women’s singles 2018 title, belongs to which of the following countries?
a. Czech Republic
b. France
c. Romania
d. Denmark

Answer: Denmark

Question 6. VINBAX 2018, the first bilateral army exercise between India and Vietnam, was held in
a. Meghalaya
b. Rajasthan
c. Madhya Pradesh
d. Odisha

Answer: Madhya Pradesh

Question 7. Who among the following was recently appointed Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of the USA?
a. Christine Lagarde
b. Ben Bernanke
c. Paul Romer
d. Jerome H Powell

Answer: Jerome H Powell

Question 8. Name the pair that recently won the Australian Open 2018 Men’s doubles championship.
a. Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic
b. Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo
c. Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah
d. Ryan Harrison and Michael Venus

Answer: Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic

Question 9. Where has India’s 1st ‘Khadi Haat’ been launched recently?
a. New Delhi
b. Jaipur
c. Bhopal
d. Shimla

Answer: New Delhi

Question 10. Sandeep Lamichhane, who recently became the first cricketer from Nepal to get an IPL contract, will play for which of the following teams?
a. Rajasthan Royals
b. Delhi Daredevils
c. Royal Challengers Bangalore
d. Mumbai Indians

Answer: Delhi Daredevils

Question 11. Which of the following pairs recently won the Australian Open 2018 Women’s doubles title?
a. Kristina Mladenovic and Timea Babos
b. Elena Vesnina and Ekaterina Makarova
c. Lucie Safarova and Bethanie Mattek-Sands
d. Martina Hingis and Chan Yung-jan

Answer: Kristina Mladenovic and Timea Babos

Question 12. Juan Orlando Hernandez was sworn again recently as the President of
a. Argentina
b. Spain
c. Honduras
d. Mexico

Answer: Honduras

Question 13. Name the union ministry that recently launched the “Stree Swabhiman” initiative.
a. Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
b. Ministry of Women & Child Development
c. Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology
d. Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment

Answer: Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology

Question 14. Who among the following has authored the book “Dilli meri Dilli: Before and After 1998”?
a. Virat Kohli
b. Priyanka Chopra
c. Maneka Gandhi
d. Sheila Dikshit

Answer: Sheila Dikshit

Question 15. When is the World Day of Social Justice observed annually?
a. 19th February
b. 20th February
c. 22nd February
d. 23rd February

Answer: 20th February

Question 16. Which of the following recently won the 2018 Australian Open Mixed doubles championship?
a. Mate Pavić and Gabriela Dabrowski
b. Jamie Murray and Martina Hingis
c. Henri Kontinen and Heather Watson
d. Rohan Bopanna and Tímea Babos

Answer: Mate Pavić and Gabriela Dabrowski

Question 17. Who among the following was recently appointed as the first woman Chairperson of IBA (Indian Banks’ Association)?
a. Shikha Sharma
b. Naina Lal Kidwai
c. Usha Ananthasubramanian
d. Chanda Kochhar

Answer: Usha Ananthasubramanian

Question 18. Cyril Ramaphosa has been sworn in as the President of
a. Zimbabwe
b. Kenya
c. Nigeria
d. South Africa

Answer: South Africa

Question 19. Who among the following has been recently appointed Prime Minister of Nepal?
a. Bidhya Devi Bhandari
b. Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli
c. Baburam Bhattarai
d. Pushpa Kamal Dahal

Answer: Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli

Question 20. What is the name of the political party launched recently by Mr. Kamal Haasan?
a. Kongunadu Makkal Katchi
b. Pattali Makkal Katchi
c. Makkal Needhi Maiam
d. Tamil Maanila Congress

Answer: Makkal Needhi Maiam

Question 21. Which of the following is going to be the new base year for calculation of GDP and IIP (Index of Industrial Production)?
a. 2014-15
b. 2015-16
c. 2016-17
d. 2017-18

Answer: 2017-18

Question 22. Mr. Hassan Rouhani, who visited India recently, is the President of
a. Qatar
b. Iran
c. Oman
d. Afghanistan

Answer: Iran

Question 23. Name the 1st Indian bowler to take a 5-wicket haul in all 3 forms of Cricket: Test Cricket, ODI and T20.
a. Umesh Yadav
b. Mohammed Shami
c. Hardik Pandya
d. Bhuvaneshwar Kumar

Answer: Bhuvaneshwar Kumar

Question 24. Name the state that stood first in the recently concluded Khelo India School Games 2018.
a. Kerala
b. Rajasthan
c. Haryana
d. Delhi

Answer: Haryana

Question 25. What is going to be the new base year for CPI (Consumer Price Index) data calculation?
a. 2012
b. 2014
c. 2016
d. 2018

Answer: 2018

Question 26. Where is the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit 2018 going to be held?
a. Qingdao, China
b. Astana, Kazakhstan
c. Tashkent, Uzbekistan
d. Saint Petersburg, Russia

Answer: Qingdao, China

Question 27. Name the city that recently hosted the World Congress on Information Technology 2018.
a. Hyderabad
b. Bengaluru
c. Mumbai
d. Pune

Answer: Hyderabad

Question 28. Where was the World Sustainable Development Summit 2018 held recently?
a. Ahmedabad
b. Jaipur
c. Nagpur
d. New Delhi

Correct Answer: New Delhi

Question 29. Who was recently appointed Brand Ambassador of T20 Mumbai League?
a. Sanjay Manjrekar
b. Dilip Vengsarkar
c. Sachin Tendulkar
d. Sunil Gavaskar

Answer: Sachin Tendulkar

Question 30. India’s rank on the recently published Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2018 is
a. 72nd
b. 81st
c. 84th
d. 91st

Answer: 81st

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