15th February, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 15th February, 2019
1. Which state has set up two committees of experts and educationists to review the syllabus of school textbooks from class 1 to 8 and from class 9 to 12?
[A] Punjab
[B] Haryana
[C] Rajasthan
[D] Kerala
[E] Odisha
2. Who has become the first woman flight engineer?
[A] Punita Arora
[B] Hina Jaiswa
[C] Padmavathy Bandopadhyay
[D] Divya Ajith Kumar
[E] Gunjan Saxena

Read the following statements carefully:

1.NASA will launch a new space telescope in 2023 that could provide a glimpse of the first moments in the history of the universe.

2.'The Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Reionization and Ices Explorer (SPHEREx)' mission is a planned two-year mission.

3. Astronomers will use the mission to gather data on more than 300 million galaxies.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 2
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
4. Inflation based on wholesale prices fell to a 10-month low of ________ percent in January 2019.
[A] 2.52
[B] 2.76
[C] 2.81
[D] 2.95
[E] 3.01
5. India has withdrawn the Most Favoured Nation status that it had granted to Pakistan following the attack in Jammu & Kashmir’s Pulwama. India had granted the status to Pakistan in ________.
[A] 1951
[B] 1958
[C] 1962
[D] 1996
[E] 1971
6. The Chief Minister of which state has announced a Universal Old Age Pension scheme, named Mukhya Mantri Vriddha Pension Yojana?
[A] Punjab
[B] Bihar
[C] Haryana
[D] Odisha
[E] Gujarat
7. In which district were at least 37 CRPF personnel martyred on 14 February 2019, when a convoy in which they were traveling was attacked by a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) suicide bomber?
[A] Shopian
[B] Kupwara
[C] Kulgam
[D] Pulwama
[E] Kargil
8. PM Narendra Modi will pay a 2-day visit to which country from 21 February 2019?
[A] Iran
[B] Germany
[C] South Korea
[D] Finland
[E] Russia
9. Recently, Manfred Eigen passed away. He received Nobel Prize in the field of ________ in 1967.
[A] Physics
[B] Chemistry
[C] Peace
[D] Physiology or Medicine
[E] Literature
10. The last session of ________th Lok Sabha concluded on 14 Feb 2019.
[A] 13
[B] 14
[C] 15
[D] 16
[E] 17