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Sunday, March 15, 2015

Current Affairs Questions PDF: February 2015 (Third Week)

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1) Who was on 20 February 2015 appointed as the Chief of ISRO’s Space Applications Centre (SAC) at Ahmedabad, Gujarat? - Tapan Misra

2) US Senate on 12 February 2015 appointed whom as the new Defense Secretary? - Ashton B Carter

3) 35th National Games concluded in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala on 14 February 2015. Which team topped the medals tally with 91 Gold? – Services

4) Name the President of Singapore who was on a State visit of India between 8 and 11 February 2015? - Dr. Tony Tan Keng Yam

5) Name the Kerala-based business group which tied-up with World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature-India for its Friends for Life project? - Muthoot Group

6) Who was on 13 February 2015 appointed as Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) Limited? - Balasubramaniam Venkataramani

7) Which former Indian cricketer was awarded Honorary Life Membership of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) in February 2015? - Saurav Ganguly

8) Who was sworn-in as President of Croatia on 15 February 2015? - Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic
Note: She is Croatia’s first female President and overall fourth President since Croatia gained independence from Yugoslavia in 1991.

9) Which E-commerce company recently acquired luxury fashion portal Exclusively.com? – Snapdeal

10) International Mother Language Day 2015 was celebrated across the world on 21 February 2015 with the theme? - Inclusive Education through and with Language - Language Matters.

11) Name the first National Tribal Festival which took place at Indira Gandhi National Center for Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi in February 2015? - Vanaj 2015
12) Who was on 16 February 2015 appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited's Global Operations with effect from 1 June 2015? - Punit Renjen
Note: Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited is US based accounting giant

13) Who was sworn-in as Chief Information Commissioner of Uttar Pradesh on 17 February 2015? - Jawed Usmani

14) Which Indian telecom company on 18 February 2015 tied-up with United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to provide health, education and youth-focused content to its customers in 17 African countries? - Bharti Airtel

15) Which player on 15 February 2015 became the first Indian cricketer to score a century against Pakistan in the ICC World Cup? - Virat Kohli

16) Name the Film directed by Nagesh Kukunoor which won two awards at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival recently? – Dhanak

17) Rajinder Puri who passed away on 15 February 2015 was a? - Veteran cartoonist, columnist and political activist

18) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 19 February 2015 launched the nationwide Soil Health Card Scheme in Suratgarh town of Sriganganagar district of which state? – Rajasthan

19) Who were jointly named for Dr. Y Nayudamma Memorial Award 2014 on 15 February 2015? - Women scientists Dr. Tessy Thomas and Geeta Varadan

20) Jitan Ram Manjhi on 20 February 2015 resigned as the Chief Minister of? – Bihar

21) Which state government recently decided to grant 35% reservation for women in Non-Gazetted jobs? – Bihar

22) Election Commission (EC) on 14 February 2015 announced to launch Electoral Roll Authentication Mission (ERAM) and Purification Drive. Name the Chief Election Commissioner? - H S Brahma

23) Name the Indian-origin scientist Professor who on 11 February 2015 received Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) given by the National Science Foundation (NSF) of the United States (US)? - Srikanth Jagabathula
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