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February 2017 Top 50 Questions Answers.

Top 50 Current Affairs February 2017 Important Question Answer

Question (1) The film won 5 awards including the Best Film award at 70th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)?
Answer:- ‘La La Land’ and this Film award held on 12 February 2017.
Question (2) ISRO on 15 February 2017 successfully launched 104 satellites in a single mission was done through?
Answer:- PSLV-C37.
Question (3) On 22 February 2017 the first-ever Strategic Dialogue between Indian and China was held in where?
Answer:- Beijing.
Question (4) The foundation stone for the first-ever training centre dedicated for para athletes in which city?
Answer:- By Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel At ‘Gandhinagar (Gujarat)’ on 5 February 2017.
Question (5) What is the Trappist-1 ?
Answer:- A dwarf star around which these 7 planets have been found till Feb-2017.
Question (6) On 26 February 2017 the best Picture award won by which film?
Answer:- Moonlight’ at the 89th Academy Awards function.
Question (7) How many railway stations have been covered under the first phase of World’s largest Station Redevelopment Programme (SRP)?
Answer:- 23.
Question (8) Recently which airline became the 12th and the newest domestic airline in the country?
Answer:- ‘Zoom Air’.
Question (9) Antyodaya Express (announced by the Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu) is an ambitious train project catering to which passenger segment?Answer:- For Unreserved passengers.
Question (10) Telenor (a Norway’s telecom company) announced to sell completly its business in India to whom?
Answer:- Bharti Airtel.
Question (11) Who took over as the new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on 16 February 2017?
Answer:- Edappadi K. Palaniswami.
Question (12) Apple Inc. will establish its new iPhone assembly unit in which state of India?
Answer:- Karnataka.
Question (13) Who was elected as the new Chief Minister of Nagaland?
Answer:- ‘Shurhozelie Liezietsu’ On 20 February 2017.
Question (14) What is the prime objective of the mission ‘Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan’ (PMGDISHA)?
Answer:- To make 6 crore rural households digitally literate by March 2019.
Question (15) Name of India’s advanced interceptor missile that was successfully test fired on 11 February 2017?
Answer:- ‘Ashwin’.
Question (16) From which date SBI’s will merger with 5 of its associate banks?
Answer:- From 1 April 2017 (announced by the Union Government on 23 February 2017).
Question (17) Which district of Gujarat became top potato producing district in India?
Answer:- Banaskantha.
Question (18) Which new sub-brand was launched by Tata Motors on 2 February 2017?
Answer:- ‘TAMO’
Question (19) National Capital Region Transport Corporation on 2 February 2017 got a new logo and tagline. What is this tagline?
Answer:- ‘Gati Se Pragati’ (Progress with Speed).
Question (20) What is the name of the new botnet cleaning and malware analysis center inaugurated by Union IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on 22 February 2017 ?
Answer:- ‘Cyber Swachhta Kendra’.
Question (21) On 20 February 2017 who was nominated as the new National Security Adviser of the US by President Donald Trump ?
Answer:- Lt Gen H.R. McMaster.
Question (22) Which state witnessed violence during Jan-Feb 2017 due to local protests against the proposed civic bodies’ elections?
Answer:- Nagaland.
Question (23) 8th edition of Asian Winter Games on 19 February 2017 was inaugurated at where?
Answer:- ‘Sapporo’ a Japanese city.
Question (24) Income Tax Department launched the massive operation to unearth unaccounted money. What is the name of this operation?
Answer:- ‘Operation Clean Money’ (‘Swachh Dhan Abhiyan’).
Question (25) To raise about Rs. 6,700 crore, Union Government sold a 2% stake in which private entity?
Answer:- ITC.
Question (26) Which tool recommended as an alternative to the various subsidy focused social welfare schemes?
Answer:- Universal Basic Income (UBI).
Question (27) In the Economic Survey 2016-17 what is the projected Real GDP growth in 2017-18 ?
Answer:- 6.75 – 7.5%
Question (28) Recently in which two cities India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) kicked off its operations by rolling out pilot services?
Answer:- Raipur and Ranchi.
Question (29) Name of the state became the first state in the northeast to implement e-Cabinet solution for the state cabinet members on 7 February 2017?
Answer:- Arunachal Pradesh.
Question (30) World’s longest scheduled commercial airline flight that covers a distance of 14,535 kilometers in around 17 hours. What is that airways name?
Answer:- ‘Qatar Airways’ and this flight connects Doha and Auckland.
Question (31) Best Actor and Best Actress Award won by whom at the 89th Academy Awards.
Answer:- Casey Affleck (Best Actor) and Emma Stone (Best Actress).
Question (32) Hockey India League title for 2017 won by which team?
Answer:- Kalinga Lancers.
Question (33) Name of the bollywood personalty who was conferred with the fourth edition of Yash Chopra Memorial Award?
Answer:- Shahrukh Khan on 25 February 2017.
Question (34) On 6 February 2017 Which small banking entity became the newest entrant in India’s banking sector?
Answer:- Ujjivan Small Finance Bank, by soft launching with five branches in Bengaluru as a pilot project.
Question (35) ‘Saathiya’ app is part of which program, launched by union governement in Feb-2017 ?
Answer:- Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK) program.
Question (36) Recently which entity has developed AWACS (Airborne Early Warning and Control System) in association with the DRDO?
Answer:- Center of Airborne Systems (Bengaluru).
Question (37) Name of the Indian Navy’s survey vessel became India’s first-ever green naval vessel?
Answer:- INS Sarvekshak.
Question (38) Who was appointed as India’s High Commissioner to Canada on 16 February 2017?
Answer:- Vikas Swarup.
Question (39) The ‘Barren Island Volcano’ was recently in news due to started spewing smoke and lava. This Volcano belong to which country?
Answer:- India.
Question (40) Which contract made between Nova Integrated Systems Ltd and Indian Navy on 17 February 2017?
Answer:- Procurement of Surface Surveillance Radars (SSR).
Question (41) When Ved Prakash Sharma (associated with field of Hindi novels), passed away?
Answer:- 17 February 2017 in Meerut.
Question (42) When new quick response code based payment solution ‘BharatQR code’ was launched?
Answer:- 20 February 2017 by the Union Government.
Question (43) Who became the first Indian sports personality to strike an over Rs. 100-crore endorsement deal with ‘Puma’?
Answer:- Virat Kohli.
Question (44) Who emerged as the costliest player of IPL auctions of 2017?
Answer:- English all-rounder Ben Stokes. Bought by ‘Rising Pune Supergiants’ for Rs. 14.5 crore.
Question (45) Who was appointed as the 9th chairman of capital market regulator SEBI on 10 February 2017?
Answer:- ‘Ajay Tyagi’ by the Union Government.
Question (46) Recently Indian Railways entered into an agreement with which entity?
Answer:- WIth the FS Italiane Group for improving the safety standards.
Question (47) Name of the U.S. Federal Judge who temporarily blocked President Donald Trump’s controversial immigration order?
Answer:- Judge James Robart on 3 February 2017.
Question (48) As biggest in Indian corporate history which corporate entity announced a historic Rs. 16,000 crore share buyback plan on 20 February 2017?
Answer:- TCS (Tata Consultancy Services).
Question (49) Which country in the world overtook Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest crude oil producer in December 2016?
Answer:- Russia (according to the latest production data released during in Feb-2017).
Question (50) Namr of the railway zone scored the highest points among all 16 railway zones in the performance rating?
Answer:- South Eastern Railway (SER). Announced by Ministry of Railways, on 21 February 2017.

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