Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 28th February 2018
Q1.When is National Science Day celebrated in India?
National Science Day is celebrated in India on 28 February each year to mark the discovery of the Raman effect by Indian physicist Sir Chandrashekhara Venkata Raman on 28 February 1928.
Q2. Which country will be the world’s biggest oil producer by 2019 ?
According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), the United States will overtake Russia as the world’s biggest oil producer by 2019 at the latest..
Q3. What is India's rank in inclusive Internet and connectivity ?
India is ranked 47th out of 86 countries when it comes to inclusive Internet and connectivity for all, a Facebook report .
Q4. Women in which country can enlist in army for the first time?
Women in Saudi Arabia are now permitted to enlist in the army as the kingdom continues to enact reforms granting females more access to a wide range of previously forbidden careers.
Q5. Name the King of Jordan
King of Jordan Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein arrives in India for a three-day visit starting today
Q6. Name the new feature rolled out by Google India in collaboration with Apollo hospital.
Google India rolled out its feature called “Symptom Search” in India in collaboration with a team of doctors from Apollo Hospitals that lets users find quality health information on their smartphones.
Q7. Where is the government setting up a National Technology Centre for Ports, Waterways and Coasts?
The government is setting up a National Technology Centre for Ports, Waterways and Coasts (NTCPWC) at IIT Chennai to give technological support to ports and maritime.
Q8. India and Nepal would hold ______ edition of the joint military exercise in Pithoragarh
India and Nepal would hold 13th edition of the joint military exercise in Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand that will include training on jungle warfare, anti-terrorism combat as well as disaster response activities
Q9. Name the book launched by Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani.
Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani released 'India 2018', an annual government publication on its policies and development programmes, in print and online versions, and voiced hope that it will be brought out in all Indian languages from the next year to benefit the public at large..
Q10. Name the Mobile App launched by EPFO.
Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has introduced UAN-Aadhaar linking facility for the convenience of members using EPFO Link in UMANG Mobile App.
Q11. How much has the government sanctioned under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) ?
The government has sanctioned Rs. 700 crore for 43 roads and 15 bridges under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) for Arunachal Pradesh.
Q12. Whi has been adjudged as the best boxer of the Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament event in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia ?
Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament: Gold medallist Vikas Krishan became first Indian to be adjudged best boxer of event in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia
Q13. Rashid Khan is the Captain of which cricket team?
Afghanistan's leg-spinner Rashid Khan becomes the youngest captain in international cricket history.
Q14. Who is the most decorated winner in the history of Laureus World Sports Awards ?
Tennis legend Roger Federer became the most decorated winner in the history of Laureus World Sports Awards after he won twin honours, his sixth, which includes the Sportsman and Comeback titles at the 18th edition of the prestigious awards ceremony.