17th February, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 17th February, 2019
1. Clouded Leopard is the state animal of which state?
[A] Manipur
[B] Meghalaya
[C] Nagaland
[D] Odisha
[E] Sikkim
2. Where was the 9th Senior National Men's Hockey Championship 2019 held?
[A] Gwalior
[B] Patna
[C] Bhopal
[D] Lucknow
[E] Ranchi
3. A new species of ‘crying’ snake named ________ was discovered in Arunachal Pradesh.
[A] Tetrapodophis amplectus
[B] Titanoboa cerrejonensis
[C] Proteles cristata
[D] Hebius lacrima
[E] Loxodonta africana
4. The Union Cabinet approved the MoU between India and Morocco for setting up of a Joint Working Group (JWG) on ________.
[A] Education
[B] Counter-Terrorism
[C] Health
[D] Nuclear Energy
[E] Transport and Connectivity
5. A Himalayan Cloud Observatory was set up in Tehri district of Uttarakhand on 8th Feb 2019. This is the ________ observatory in the country to monitor cloud activities.
[A] 1st
[B] 2nd
[C] 3rd
[D] 4th
[E] 5th
6. According to the MoU signed between Mongolia and Engineers India Ltd., a ________ MMTPA greenfield crude oil refinery will be set up in the Sainshand.
[A] 1
[B] 1.5
[C] 2
[D] 2.5
[E] 3
7. Inflation based on wholesale prices fell to a 10-month low of 2.76 percent in January 2019. The WPI-based inflation stood at ________ percent in December 2018.
[A] 2.9
[B] 3.2
[C] 3.4
[D] 3.8
[E] 4.0
8. Ruchira Kamboj was appointed as the Indian envoy to which country on 11 February 2019?
[A] Bangladesh
[B] Bhutan
[C] Nepal
[D] Afghanistan
[E] Malaysia
9. Which of the following exercises was conducted by the Indian Army near Nashik on 12th February 2019?
[A] Exercise Topchi
[B] Exercise Maitree
[C] Exercise Cobra
[D] Exercise Varun
[E] Exercise Agni
10. Where was the two-day ‘EarlyEd Asia 2019’ conference held on 12 February 2019?
[A] China
[B] India
[C] Bangladesh
[D] Bhutan
[E] Singapore