19th February, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 19th February, 2018
1. Rajesh Kakkar has taken over the charge of Director (Offshore) of which Indian PSU?
[A] National Thermal Power Corporation
[B] Coal India 
[C] Bharat Petroleum Corporation 
[D] Bharat Heavy Electricals
[E] Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
2. Government has extended the waiver of inter-state power transmission charges & losses for solar & wind power projects commissioned till  ________.
[A] 31 March 2022
[B] 31 December 2020
[C] 1st January 2020
[D] 1st January 2022
[E] 1st July 2019
3. Which bank on February 19, 2018 announced the opening of off-shore banking unit at the International Financial Services Centre at Gujarat International Finance Tec-City?
[A] Punjab National Bank
[B] ICICI Bank
[C] State Bank of India
[D] Kotak Mahindra Bank 
[E] Axis Bank
4. Name the country that has been declared as the Global Host of World Environment Day, 2018?
[A] Finland
[B] India
[C] China
[D] Singapore
[E] Nepal
5. Pakistani Senate has approved a motion to declare which language as one of the official languages of Pakistan?
[A] Hindi
[B] Punjabi
[C] Mandarin
[D] Chinese
[E] Turkish

Consider the following statements:

(1) Agni-II was developed by Advanced Systems Laboratory along with other ISRO & integrated by Bharat Dynamics.

(2) It is a medium range nuclear capable missile.

(3) The 25-m-long Agni-II ballistic missile has a launch weight of 17 tonne & can carry a payload of 1,000 kg over a distance of 2,000 kms.

Which of the above statement/s is/are true regarding the Agni-II missile?

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

________ has won the audio-visual production rights for IPL, BCCI's domestic circuit for the 2018-19 season.

[A] Sony
[B] Ten Sports
[D] Star India
[E] Neo Sports
8. Debashish Mukherjee & Murali Ramaswam have been appointed as the executive directors of ________  and ________.
[A] Bank of Baroda and Syndicate Bank
[B] Canara Bank & Vijaya Bank
[C] Bank of Maharashtra and Punjab National Bank
[D] UCO Bank and Union Bank of India
[E] Dena Bank and Indian Overseas Bank
9. Who among the following has launched FutureSkills, a platform to reskill 2 million IT workers?
[A] Infosys
[B] Nasscom
[C] Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
NITI Aayog
[E] Google India
10. Which country according to the latest UNICEF report is the riskiest country to be born in?
[A] Afghanistan
[B] Syria
[C] Pakistan
[D] North Korea
[E] Myanmar