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Current Affairs Quiz 14th February 2018

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Current Affairs Quiz  14th February 2018

Q1. Bajaj Allianz General Insurance has entered into a partnership with ______ to increase the insurance outreach and offer people with adequate financial protection.
1. Paytm
2. Olx
3. Flipkart
4. SSS
5. Quikr

Q2. Who is appointed as the Head of TV News in DD News?
1. Abhijit Majumder
2. Krishna Swami
3. Siddharth Zarabi
4. Chandrasen Mukheerji
5. None of the above

Q3. Who has been appointed as India’s new Ambassador to Brazil?
1. Rajiv Mehra
2. Ashok Das
3. Sumit Gupta
4. Saurabh Mehta
5. None of the above

Q4. Which of the following banks has banned the use of its credit and debit cards towards purchase or trading of cryptocurrencies?
1. ICICI
2. Citibank
3. SBI
4. YES Bank
5. PNB

Q5. Where was India-Russia Agriculture Business Summit 2018 held?
1. New Delhi
2. Kolkata
3. Jaipur
4. Mumbai
5. Chennai

Q6. What is the name of India's recently launched 1st Online Radio Station?
1. Radio Jeevan
2. Radio Yuva
3. Radio Umang
4. Radio Kishore
5. Radio Pari

Q7. Which state government will purchase sanitary napkins from SHGs for distribution among schoolgirls?
1. Bihar
2. Uttar Pradesh
3. Jharkhand
4. Rajasthan
5. Madhya Pradesh

Q8. Mukesh Ambani-led RIL has plans to manufacture 10 million mobile phones per annum in ________.
1. Andhra Pradesh
2. Arunachal Pradesh
3. Madhya Pradesh
4. Gujarat
5. Maharashtra

Q9. When is World Radio Day observed each year?
1. 10th February
2. 11th February
3. 12th February
4. 13th February
5. 14th February

Q10. Union Minister of State (IC) for Power and New and Renewable Energy, Shri R.K. Singh inaugurated the ‘Indian Power Stations 2018’ in ________.
1. Mumbai
2. New Delhi
3. Chennai
4. Bangalore
5. Ahmedabad

Answers:

Answer1: 5. Quikr
Bajaj Allianz General Insurance has entered into a partnership with Quikr to increase the insurance outreach and offer people with adequate financial protection. With 30 million monthly Unique Visitors, Quikr will be a new age distribution channel for Bajaj Allianz's products. Under this key agreement, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance will offer personal lines of insurance products.

Answer2: 3. Siddharth Zarabi
A high-level committee has identified Siddharth Zarabi for Head of TV News in DD News and Abhijit Majumder for the position of Chief Editor, Prasar Bharati News Service (PBNS). Zarabi with 20 years of work experience is currently Executive Editor of Business TV India while Majumder is Managing Editor of Mail Today newspaper. The Prasar Bharati board is slated to meet February 15.

Answer3: 2. Ashok Das
Ashok Das, a 1987 batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer, was named India’s new Ambassador to Brazil. Das, presently additional secretary in the external affairs ministry, is expected to take up his assignment shortly, according to a ministry statement. Both India and Brazil are members of the BRICS economic grouping that also includes China, Russia and South Africa.

Answer4: 2. Citibank
Citibank India has banned the use of its credit and debit cards towards purchase or trading of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin.It said the decision came following concerns expressed by the RBI regarding potential risks associated with cryptocurrencies.The govt had said it will take all measures to eliminate use of cryptocurrencies in illegitimate activities but did not declare them illegal.

Answer5: 1. New Delhi
India-Russia Agriculture Business Summit 2018 was held in New Delhi. The two countries discussed trade relations in the agricultural sector. The summit was organized by the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare. Gajender Singh Shekhawat, Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Sergey Beletskiy, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Agriculture, Russia addressed the Summit.

Answer6: 3. Radio Umang
India's 1st Online Radio Station 'Radio Umang' was launched recently in India.Listeners can tune in to this online radio station through web streaming or download the app.With 24 hours programming, it has found listeners in Hindi speaking regions of India and in over 60 countries worldwide.

Answer7: 3. Jharkhand
The Jharkhand government will purchase sanitary napkins from SHGs for distribution among schoolgirls, Chief Minister Raghubar Das has said. Government had during the recent budget session taken this decision to empower women working in SHGs. The state government’s move comes at a time when people have been actively participating in actor Akshay Kumar’s ‘Pad Man Challenge’ on social media.

Answer8: 1. Andhra Pradesh
Mukesh Ambani-led RIL has plans to manufacture 10 million mobile phones per annum in Andhra Pradesh. The RIL is looking for 150 acres of land to start a cellphone manufacturing unit near Tirupati in Chittoor district. The government is planning to offer it at Tirupati where already an electronic manufacturing park exists.

Answer9: 4. 13th February
World Radio Day is observed annually on 13 February. The theme for WRD 2018 is "Radio and Sports". The Day is organised globally by the UNESCO. The objectives of the Day is mainly to raise greater awareness among the public and the media of the importance of radio and to encourage decision makers to establish and provide access to information through radio.

Answer10: 2. New Delhi
Union Minister of State (IC) for Power and New and Renewable Energy, Shri R.K. Singh inaugurated the ‘Indian Power Stations 2018’ in New Delhi. It is the three-day International Conference on Operations and Maintenance. The Minister exhorted the NTPC to become India’s power sector multinational by setting up power plants in other Nations and become world’s largest power producer.