27 Feb

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For a student preparing to take a competitive exam, the Current Affairs section must be on top of the priority list. Questions from this section are, without doubt, great opportunities for scoring some important marks. Methodical approach and understanding of the exam pattern are the key essentials to crack these questions.

Being the Institute for Best Bank PO Coaching in Delhi / NCR, Vidya Guru provides top-quality learning material for Exam Preparation. The Current Affairs videos and blog updates published by the Institute go a long way in supporting students in their objective of cracking Competitive Exams. The latest General Awareness Quiz covering expected exam questions from February 2020 has been given below.

Current GK: February Quiz

Question 1. Ajeya Warrior’, the joint military exercise between India and United Kingdom, was held recently in
a. Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh
b. Salisbury Plains, United Kingdom
c. Chaubatia, Uttarakhand
d. Birmingham, United Kingdom

Answer: Salisbury Plains, United Kingdom

Question 2. Which film was conferred the award for the best picture at Oscars 2020?
a. Parasite
b. Bombshell
c. Little Women
d. Pain and Glory

Answer: Parasite

Question 3. Who was adjudged Best Actress at the 2020 Academy awards?
a. Charlize Theron for ‘Bombshell’
b. Scarlett Johansson for ‘Marriage Story’
c. Cynthia Erivo for ‘Harriet’
d. Renee Zellweger for ‘Judy’

Answer: Renee Zellweger for ‘Judy’

Question 4. Which of the following actors has won the award for Best Actor at the 2020 Academy awards?
a. Joaquin Phoenix for ‘Joker’
b. Jonathan Pryce for ‘The Two Popes’
c. Antonio Banderas for ‘Pain and Glory’
d. Leonardo DiCaprio for ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’

Answer: Joaquin Phoenix for ‘Joker’

Question 5. Which of the following pairs is correct with respect to Oscar awards 2020?
a. Best Supporting Actress: Laura Dern for ‘Marriage Story’
b. Best Supporting Actor: Brad Pitt for ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’
c. Best International Feature Film: ‘Parasite’ (from South Korea)
d. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

Question 6. Who has won the award for ‘Best Director’ at Oscars 2020?
a. Todd Phillips for ‘Joker’
b. Quentin Tarantino for ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’
c. Bong Joon-ho for ‘Parasite’
d. Sam Mendes for ‘1917’

Answer: Bong Joon-ho for ‘Parasite’

Question 7. Novak Djokovic, the winner of men’s singles title at the 2020 Australian Open, belongs to which country?
a. Serbia
b. South Korea
c. France
d. United States

Answer: Serbia

Question 8. Sofia Kenin, the winner of women’s singles title at the 2020 Australian Open, belongs to which country
a. USA
b. Germany
c. Belgium
d. Czech Republic

Answer: USA

Question 9. Which of the following players have won the men’s doubles title at the Australian Open 2020?
a. Matteo Berrettini & Rajeev Ram
b. Matteo Berrettini & Novak Djokovic
c. Rajeev Ram & Joe Salisbury
d. Joe Salisbury & Daniil Medvedev

Answer: Rajeev Ram & Joe Salisbury

Question 10. Women’s doubles title at the 2020 Australian Open has been won by
a. Simona Halep & Ashleigh Barty
b. Elina Svitolina & Karolina Pliskova
c. Tímea Babos & Kristina Mladenovic
d. Petra Kvitova & Timea Babos

Answer: Tímea Babos & Kristina Mladenovic

Question 11. Which of the following pairs has won the mixed doubles title at Australian Open 2020?
a. Aryna Sabalenka & Rafael Nadal
b. Barbora Strycova & Matteo Berrettini
c. Daniil Medvedev & Petra Kvitova
d. Barbora Krejcikova & Nikola Mektic

Answer: Barbora Krejcikova & Nikola Mektic

Question 12. Which of the following pairs is incorrect regarding RBI’s February 2020 monetary policy review?
a. Repo rate: 5.15%
b. Reverse Repo rate: 4.9%
c. MSF rate & Bank rate: 5.4%
d. None of these

Answer: None of these

Question 13. Which of the following is true with respect to RBI’s February 2020 monetary policy review?
a. Monetary policy stance (outlook): Accommodative
b. GDP Growth rate estimate (FY 19-20): 5%
c. GDP Growth rate projection (FY 20-21): 6%
d. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

Question 14. Which state was ranked 1 on performance in Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana?
a. Madhya Pradesh
b. Himachal Pradesh
c. Sikkim
d. Meghalaya

Answer: Madhya Pradesh

Question 15. The official name given by WHO to the deadly corona virus is
a. COVID-09
b. COVED-19
c. COVED-91
d. COVID-19

Answer: COVID-19

Question 16. The 2020 East Asia Summit Conference was held in
a. Thimphu, Bhutan
b. Hyderabad, Telangana
c. Naypyitaw, Myanmar
d. Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Answer: Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Question 17. Arun-III, a hydropower project built with assistance from India, has come up in
a. Bhutan
b. Nepal
c. Sri Lanka
d. Bangladesh

Answer: Nepal

Question 18. Every year, the World Pulses Day is observed on
a. 9th February
b. 11th February
c. 12th February
d. 10th February

Answer: 10th February

Question 19. The 2020 DefExpo was held in
a. Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
b. Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
c. Bengaluru, Karnataka
d. Jaipur, Rajasthan

Answer: Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Question 20. With the recent amendments in Banking Regulation Act, which category of Banks has come under greater regulatory supervision by RBI?
a. Urban Cooperative Banks
b. Credit Union Banks
c. Regional Rural Banks
d. Multi-state Cooperative Banks

Answer: Multi-state Cooperative Banks

Question 21. Which of the following Indian cities was formally certified as a World Heritage site by UNESCO?
a. Kolkata, West Bengal
b. Chennai, Tamil Nadu
c. Jaipur, Rajasthan
d. Cuttack, Odisha

Answer: Jaipur, Rajasthan

Question 22. Sophisticated Analytical & Technical Help Institutes (SATHI) initiative has been launched by
a. Department of Science & Technology
b. Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
c. Ministry of Communications and Information Technology
d. Ministry of Textiles

Answer: Department of Science & Technology

Question 23. The 2020 Financial Literacy Week (FLW) was held from 10th to 14th February. What was the theme for FLW 2020?
a. Customer Protection
b. Farmers
c. Small and Medium Merchandisers
d. Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

Answer: Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

Question 24. Which of the following banks have been allowed to act as merchant acquiring banks using Aadhaar Pay – BHIM app & POS terminals?
a. Urban Cooperative Banks
b. Regional Rural Banks
c. Multi-state Cooperative Banks
d. Local Area Banks

Answer: Regional Rural Banks

Question 25. RBI has directed that loan rates to medium enterprises will be linked to an external benchmark from
a. April 1, 2020
b. April 30, 2020
c. March 31, 2020
d. July 1, 2020

Answer: April 1, 2020

Question 26. Name the index to be launched by RBI for Assessing Digitalization of Payments.
a. Online Payments Index
b. Digital Payments Index
c. Direct Payments Index
d. Mobile Payments Index

Answer: Digital Payments Index

Question 27. RBI has provided a special lending window to banks for Incremental Auto, Residential Housing & MSME loans. Under this window banks have been given CRR exemption for
a. 1.5 Years
b. 3 Years
c. 4 Years
d. 5 Years

Answer: 5 Years

Question 28. Name the storm that hit many nations of Europe recently.
a. Bawbag
b. Ciara
c. Abigail
d. Imogen

Answer: Ciara

Question 29. When is the World Radio Day observed annually?
a. 11th February
b. 9th February
c. 13th February
d. 10th February

Answer: 13th February

Question 30. Where was the 2020 BIMSTEC disaster management exercise conducted?
a. Bhubaneswar, Odisha
b. Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
c. Kochi, Kerala
d. Almora, Uttarakhand

Answer: Bhubaneswar, Odisha

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