18th February, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 18th February, 2019
1. PM Narendra Modi inaugurated Lower Panazara medium Project under PMKSY, which will irrigate about 7585 hectares area of ________ villages of Dhule, Maharashtra.
[A] 11
[B] 17
[C] 21
[D] 24
[E] 31
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2. PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the Phulpur to ________ stretch of the Jagdishpur-Varanasi Natural Gas pipeline on 17 February 2019.
[A] Kanpur
[B] Varanasi
[C] Patna
[D] Ranchi
[E] Guwahati
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3. Who was presented the Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony for the year 2016 on 18 Feb 2019 at Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra, New Delhi?
[A] Shri Rajkumar Singhajit Singh
[B] Shri Ram Sutar Vanji
[C] Chhayanaut
[D] Chandra Kumar Agarwala
[E] Ambikagiri Raichoudhury
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4. In which state PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the Medical Colleges on 17 February 2019?
[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Jharkhand
[C] Madhya Pradesh
[D] Punjab
[E] Assam
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5. With which country has the Andhra Pradesh government entered into a 30-year concession to build India's first district cooling system in Amaravati?
[A] UAE
[B] Qatar
[C] Saudi Arabia
[D] Iran
[E] Israel
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6. Which bank became the first US bank to offer its own cryptocurrency?
[A] JPMorgan Chase
[B] Bank of America
[C] Citigroup
[D] Goldman Sachs
[E] HSBC Bank USA
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7. The Reserve Bank of India withdrew the ________% limit on investments by FPIs in corporate bonds of an entity.
[A] 15
[B] 20
[C] 25
[D] 30
[E] 45
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8.

Read the following statements carefully:



1. A poem on the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, 'Khooni Vaisakhi', by Punjabi writer Nanak Singh has now been translated into Hindi.



2. It was banned by the British in 1920.



3. It will be published by Harper Collins India in March to mark the centenary of the Jallianwala Bagh



Which of the above statements is/are true?


[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All of the above
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9. Who was conferred the first ever Football Ratna honour by Football Delhi?
[A] Baichung Bhutia
[B] Subrata Pal
[C] Sunil Chhetri
[D] Gurpreet Singh Sandhu
[E] Jeje Lalpekhlua
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10.

Read the following statements carefully:



1. Abdul Aziz Muhamat, a Sudanese refugee won the prestigious Martin Ennals human rights prize.



2. He has been held in Australia’s notorious offshore Manus Island processing centre for over 5 years.



3. Muhamat, from the Zaghawa ethnic group of Darfur, in north-western Sudan, was granted refugee status in early 2015.



Which of the above statements is/are true?


[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All of the above
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