22nd February, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 22nd February, 2019
1. The Australian government officially listed the Bramble Cay melomys as extinct. It is a ________.
[A] Kangaroo
[B] Rhinoceros
[C] Rat
[D] Leopard
[E] Rabbit
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2. Which country unveiled the world's first female AI news anchor to read alongside its male AI news presenters on February 21, 2019?
[A] Japan
[B] South Korea
[C] China
[D] USA
[E] France
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3. The world’s largest bee, Flying Bulldog, was rediscovered in a remote part of ________ in its first sighting in nearly 40 years, on 21 February 2019.
[A] Thailand
[B] Indonesia
[C] Veitnam
[D] Singapore
[E] Malaysia
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4. Which country launched a 3-day annual navy drill, 'Velayat 97', on 22 Feb 2019?
[A] Iran
[B] Israel
[C] India
[D] France
[E] Sri Lanka
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5. Who received the prestigious Seoul Peace Prize for 2018 for his/her contribution to international cooperation and fostering global economic growth?
[A] Donald Trump
[B] Angela Merkel
[C] Kofi Annan
[D] Narendra Modi
[E] Moon Jae-in
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6. Who took oath as the First Lokayukta of Nagaland on February 22, 2019?
[A] Justice Uma Nath Singh
[B] Justice Amal Kumar Sarkar
[C] Justice Kailas Nath Wanchoo
[D] Justice Madhukar Hiralal Kania
[E] Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha
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7. Where did the 3-day medical trade show, Medical Fair India 2019, kickstart on 21 February 2019?
[A] New Delhi
[B] Mumbai
[C] Hyderabad
[D] Kolkata
[E] Chennai
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8.

Read the following statements carefully:



1. The Supreme Court appointed Lieutenant General Ravi Thodge as the 3rd member of the Committee of Administrators (CoA) for BCCI.



2. In 2017, the apex court had appointed a 4-member CoA, headed by former Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) Vinod Rai.



3. The other 3 members of the CoA were -- former Indian women cricket captain Diana Edulji, Ramachandra Guha and Vikram Limaye.



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. ________ and Meena Kumari Devi became the first Indian women boxers to win gold medals at the Strandja Memorial Tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria in February 2019.
[A] Laishram Sarita Devi
[B] Nikhat Zareen
[C] Pinki Jangra
[D] Sarjubala Devi
[E] Kavita Chahal
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10. Where has the ISSF (International Shooting Sports Federation) World Cup 2019 begun on 21 February 2019?
[A] Chennai
[B] Bengaluru
[C] Hyderabad
[D] New Delhi
[E] Mumbai
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