20th February, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 20th February, 2019
1. In which state K.J. Alphons inaugurated the project ‘Development of Eco Circuit: Pathanamthitta – Gavi – Vagamon – Thekkady’?
[A] Karnataka
[B] Tamil Nadu
[C] Kerala
[D] Andhra Pradesh
[E] Telangana
2. Who among the following was presented with the Shiv Chhatrapati awards on 17 February 2019?
[A] Harmanpreet Kaur
[B] Jhulan Goswami
[C] Smriti Mandhana
[D] Mithali Raj
[E] Punam Raut
3. Where did the 40th International Annual Desert Festival kicked-off on 17 February 2019?
[A] Jodhpur
[B] Bikaner
[C] Jaipur
[D] Jaisalmer
[E] Ajmer
4. Which of the following NGOs won the Laureus Sport for Good award for the year 2019?
[A] Pratham
[B] Yuwa
[C] Goonj
[D] Nanhi Kali
[E] Sargam Sanstha
5. Where was India's first fulldome 3D Digital Theatre inaugurated on 18 Feb 2019?
[A] Kolkata
[B] Delhi
[C] Maharashtra
[D] Odisha
[E] Gujarat
6. Who became the first woman of the country to be elected President of the Astronomical Society of India?
[A] Dr. Kamala Sohonie
[B] Dr. G C Anupama
[C] Dr. Anandibai Joshee
[D] Dr. Rajeshwari Chatterjee
[E] Dr. Mangala Narlikar
7. Which of the following applications was launched by Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad that will enable the para legal volunteers (PLV)’s to perform on field pre-registration of cases?
[A] Ask a Lawyer
[B] Nyaya Madad
[C] NearLaw
[D] Nyaya Bandhu
[E] e-Court
8. The Union Cabinet approved the agreement between India and the OECD for participating in the Programme for International Students Assessment in ________.
[A] 2020
[B] 2021
[C] 2022
[D] 2023
[E] 2024
9. Which state unveiled a scholarship programme for the children of the beneficiaries of the Kalia scheme on 19 February 2019?
[A] Bihar
[B] Haryana
[C] Punjab
[D] Odisha
[E] Jharkhand
10. The Cabinet approved the launch of KUSUM scheme. The scheme would comprise of ________ components which when combined aims to add a solar capacity of 25,750 MW by 2022.
[A] 2
[B] 3
[C] 4
[D] 5
[E] 6