Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 26th February 2018
Q1.Name the fifth payment bank to start operations
Aditya Birla Idea Payments Bank Ltd (ABIPBL) started operations making it the fifth payments bank to roll out operations after the central bank gave its in-principle approval to 11 applicants
Q2. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has directed banks to link the SWIFT to ________?
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has directed banks to link the SWIFT (Society for World Interbank Financial Telecommunication System platform) — a global financial messaging service which was used by jeweller Nirav Modi at Punjab National bank — with the core banking solutions (CBS) of banks by April 30, 2018.
Q3. Which Bank is going to restructure its business in UK?
State Bank of India (SBI) is set for a major restructuring of its business in the UK from April and SBI's UK operations will transform into a subsidiary named State Bank of India UK Limited from April 1.
Q4. Telecom Major Bharti Airtel has successfully conducted India's first-ever 5G trial with Chinese telecom equipment manufacturer ___________ .
Telecom Major Bharti Airtel and Chinese telecom equipment manufacturer Huawei announced they have successfully conducted India's first-ever 5G trial. The trial was conducted at Airtel’s Network Experience Centre in Manesar, Haryana,. The set-up included a 5G radio access network operating on 3.5 GHz band, 5G core a
Q5. India has imposed anti-dumping duty on import of ceramic tableware and kitchenware from ______
India has imposed anti-dumping duty on import of ceramic tableware and kitchenware from China in a bid to protect domestic producers.
Q6. What is India's rank as per World bank’s Doing Business ranking?
As per the latest World bank’s Doing Business ranking, India’s position improved by 30 places to 100th. The government wants India to figure within top 50 in the coming years.
Q7. Children of which age are supposed to get blue Baal Aadhaar Card?
Children aged less than 5 years to get blue Baal Aadhaar Card. While the Baal Aadhaar will not carry biometric details of the child, it will be updated with the information after the child crosses the age of five.
Q8. Name the eighth joint military exercise between Indian Army and Seychelles People’s Defence Forces
The eighth joint military exercise "Lamitye" between the Indian Army and Seychelles People’s Defence Forces will continue till March 4 at Mahe Island, Seychelles.
Q9. The Indian Navy will host the multi-national _________ series of exercises at Port Blair in Andaman and Nicobar islands
The Indian Navy will host the multi-national MILAN series of exercises at Port Blair in Andaman and Nicobar islands from March 6 to March 13, 2018. Theme: 'Friendship Across the Seas'.
Q10. Which Indian athlete is to be banned by the National Anti-Doping Agency for possession of a prohibited substance.
Athlete Jithin Paul became the first Indian athlete to be banned by the National Anti-Doping Agency for possession of a prohibited substance.
Q11. Who entered the 69th Strandja Memorial Boxing tournament
The seasoned duo of MC Mary Kom (48 kg) and L Sarita Devi (60 kg) entered the semi-finals, along with two male boxers, in the 69th Strandja Memorial Boxing tournament
Q12. Who won wins Austrian Open
Parupalli Kashyap wins Austrian Open by overcoming Malaysia's June Wei Cheam in straight games in the men's singles final
Q13. Which country won the gold medal of Women’s Ice Hockey at 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
The US won the gold medal of Women’s Ice Hockey at 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics
Q14. What is the Theme on 21st National Conference on e-Governance
The two-day 21st National Conference on e-Governance began at HICC. Theme: ‘Technology for accelerating Development’
Q15. Name the tribal festival organized by Assam at Gandhi Mandir Indoor stadium field .
Assam has organised a tribal festival called ‘Aadi Mahotsava’ at Gandhi Mandir Indoor stadium field here to celebrate the ethnic tribal culture of the country.
Q16. Which Govt and Microsoft tied up to improve the integration of technology in teaching and learning in the state?.
Tamil Nadu Govt and Microsoft tie-up to improve the integration of technology in teaching and learning in the state..