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Current Affairs is a crucial section from the perspective of preparation for almost all Competitive Exams. It is essential to keep replenishing your knowledge bank to crack questions from this section. However, addition of only the relevant information will better your chances of selection. Clarity regarding the relevance of information is an area of concern for most students.

Being the Center for Best SSC CGL Coaching in Delhi & NCR, Vidya Guru helps students sift important information from the unimportant one. We do so by publishing General Awareness updates comprising expected exam questions. The latest such update is given below in the form of a 30-question Quiz based on significant events that took place recently.

Current GK February 2020 Quiz

Question 1. Who has been selected as the New Chief Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) by the PM-led panel?
a. Vivek Pradhan
b. Nittoor Srinivasa Rau
c. Sanjay Kothari
d. K. Santhanam

Answer: Sanjay Kothari

Question 2. Under the ‘Khelo India’ initiative, the 2020 National Winter Games are to be organized in
a. Yumthang, Sikkim
b. Gulmarg, Jammu & Kashmir
c. Kufri, Himachal Pradesh
d. Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh

Answer: Gulmarg, Jammu & Kashmir

Question 3. Which of the following is incorrect regarding the 2020 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup?
a. Winner: Bangladesh
b. Host Nation: South Africa
c. Man of the Tournament: Yashasvi Jaiswal
d. None of these

Answer: None of these

Question 4. Which team has won the 2020 Premier Badminton League?
a. Hyderabad Hunters
b. Awadhe Warriors
c. Mumbai Rockets
d. Bengaluru Raptors

Answer: Bengaluru Raptors

Question 5. Which of the following players has become the 1st Indian ever to win a Laureus World Sports Award (Oscars of Sports)?
a. Sachin Tendulkar
b. Rohit Sharma
c. MS Dhoni
d. PV Sindhu

Answer: Sachin Tendulkar

Question 6. International Mother Language Day (IMLD) is observed annually on 21st February. The theme for IMLD 2020 was
a. Towards a sustainable future through multilingual learning
b. Languages without borders
c. Indigenous languages matter for peacebuilding and development
d. Local languages paving way for a global citizenship

Answer: Languages without borders

Question 7. Who has been selected as the New Chief Information Commissioner of India?
a. Rajiv Mathur
b. Badri Narain Sharma
c. Arvind Kumar
d. Bimal Julka

Answer: Bimal Julka

Question 8. Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat Campaign was organized between 10th and 28th February by the
a. Ministry of Communications
b. Ministry of AYUSH
c. Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
d. Ministry of Human Resource Development

Answer: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

Question 9. Which of the following is correct with respect to the new Rs. 1 note printed by the Ministry of Finance?
a. Color: Pink Green
b. Surrounding Design: Sagar Samrat
c. Signature: Atanu Chakraborty (Secretary, Ministry of Finance)
d. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

Question 10. Dang Thai Ngoc Thinh, who was on India visit recently, is the Vice President of
a. Vietnam
b. Singapore
c. Cambodia
d. South Korea

Answer: Vietnam

Question 11. INS Kavaratti is a/an:
a. Ballistic missile submarine (SSBN)
b. Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvette
c. Deep-submergence rescue vehicle
d. Nuclear powered submarine

Answer: Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvette

Question 12. The 2020 UN Climate Change Conference, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 26), will be held in
a. Durban, South Africa
b. Berlin, Germany
c. Katowice, Poland
d. Glasgow, Scotland

Answer: Glasgow, Scotland

Question 13. Which of the following is correct regarding the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games?
a. Motto: United by Emotion
b. Mascot: Miraitowa
c. Colour of the Mascot: Indigo Blue
d. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

Question 14. Name the PM of Sri Lanka who was on India visit recently.
a. Chandrika Kumaratunga
b. Sajith Premadasa
c. Mahinda Rajapaksa
d. Ratnasiri Wickremanayake

Answer: Mahinda Rajapaksa

Question 15. What is the minimum paid up capital for a New Umbrella Entity (NUE) proposed by RBI for retail payment systems?
a. Rs. 450 crores
b. Rs. 600 crores
c. Rs. 500 crores
d. Rs. 550 crores

Answer: Rs. 500 crores

Question 16. Competition Commission of India has approved the Joint Venture between Mahindra & Mahindra and
a. Ford Motors
b. Hyundai Motor Group
c. General Motors
d. Toyota

Answer: Ford Motors

Question 17. Who recently became the 1st Indian to be conferred with the title of ‘Player of the Year’ by FIH (International Hockey Federation)?
a. Gagan Ajit Singh
b. Harmanpreet Singh
c. Manpreet Singh
d. Sunil Sowmarpet Vitalacharya

Answer: Manpreet Singh

Question 18. Which of the following isn’t true regarding the 2020 Paralympic Games?
a. Venue: Tokyo
b. Mascot: Someity
c. Colour of the Mascot: Cherry Blossom
d. None of the above

Answer: None of the above

Question 19. India’s 1st Inter-City Electric Bus service has been started in
a. Tamil Nadu
b. Gujarat
c. Maharashtra
d. Karnataka

Answer: Maharashtra

Question 20. Which of the following is true regarding the current status of the Indian economy?
a. Size of the economy: $2.94 Trillion
b. Global rank of the economy: 5th
c. GDP per capita: $2,170
d. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

Question 21. International Hockey Federation (FIH) Junior Women’s World Cup 2021 will be held in
a. England
b. Spain
c. South Africa
d. Chile

Answer: South Africa

Question 22. Which of the following is true with respect to the winners of the 2020 Filmfare awards?
a. Best Film: Gully Boy
b. Best Director: Zoya Akhtar for Gully Boy
c. Lifetime Achievement Award: Ramesh Sippy
d. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

Question 23. Which of the following is not true with respect to the winners of the 2020 Filmfare awards?
a. Best Actor (Male): Ranveer Singh for Gully Boy
b. Best Actor (Female): Alia Bhatt for Gully Boy
c. Sponsor: Amazon
d. None of the above

Answer: None of the above

Question 24. Which of the following pairs of India’s defence equipment is correctly matched?
a. Amogha-3: Anti-tank Guided Missile
b. Sharang: Artillery Gun
c. Pranash: Surface-to-Surface Ballistic Missile
d. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

Question 25. Name the country’s newly established Space PSU (ISRO’s commercial arm).
a. Antrix Corporation Limited
b. Space Applications Centre
c. ISRO Propulsion Complex
d. New Space India Ltd.

Answer: New Space India Ltd.

Question 26. Rishi Sunak, a person of Indian origin, has become the Finance Minister of
a. United Kingdom
b. Australia
c. Canada
d. Ireland

Answer: United Kingdom

Question 27. RBI’s current accounting year (July-June) will be aligned with Government’s financial year (April-March) from
a. 2020-21
b. 2021-22
c. 2022-23
d. 2023-24

Answer: 2020-21

Question 28. Which of the following emission norms will come into effect in the country from 1st April, 2020?
a. Bharat Stage–IV (BS-4)
b. Bharat Stage–V (BS-5)
c. Bharat Stage–VI (BS-6)
d. Bharat Stage–VII (BS-7)

Answer: Bharat Stage–VI (BS-6)

Question 29. The 2020 United Nations Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species (COP-13) was held in
a. Gandhinagar, Gujarat
b. Vienna, Austria
c. Palermo, Italy
d. New York City, USA

Answer: Gandhinagar, Gujarat

Question 30. Name the leader who was declared winner of the presidential elections in Afghanistan.
a. Abdullah Abdullah
b. Rahmatullah Nabil
c. Faramarz Tamanna
d. Ashraf Ghani

Answer: Ashraf Ghani

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