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Question 1: Who took as the new Chairman of Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) on 31 January 2015?
Answer 1: T. Suvarna Raju
Question 2: A government-appointed committee on anti-Sikh riots of 1984 recently submitted its report to Home Minister Rajnath Singh. What is the main recommendation of this committee, which was headed by former Supreme Court Judge Justice (retd.) G.P. Mathur?
Answer 2: Fresh probe into these riots through a Special Investigation Team (SIT)
Question 3: India’s first germplasm bank in the private sector started its operations from 1 February 2015. This bank capable of protecting the seeds up to 40 years has been set up at Medchal near Hyderabad. Which company has established this germplasm bank?
Answer 3: Gubba Group
Question 4: The Reserve Bank of India on 3 February 2015 constituted a committee to evaluate applications received for payments banks. Who is heading this committee
Answer4: Dr. Nachiket Mor (Director, Central Board, RBI)
Question 5: Which country became the world’s top FDI destination during 2014 and thus replaced the United States from top place as disclosed by a latest report by United Nations Conference of Trade and Development (UNCTAD)?
Answer 5: China
Question 6: The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on 3 February 2015 rejected the claims of genocide by Serbia and Croatia against each other during the Croatian war of secession from Yugoslavia. This genocide of 1991 was mainly associated with which Croatian town?
Answer 6: Vukovar
Question 7: The Tunisian parliament on 5 February 2015 approved a unity government in the country which will be led by the ruling Nidaa Tounes party and will include its Islamist rivals. What is the significance of this development?
Answer 7: Important Development in country’s transition to full democracy following a 2011 uprising
Question 8: Indian Railways concluded its first-ever bilateral power procurement agreement on 5 February 2015 under which it will be able to purchase power directly from supplier so as to reduce procurement costs. This agreement was signed between which two entities?
Answer 8: Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) and North Central Railway (NCR)
Question 9: Three Indian cities recently made into the 67 cities chosen worldwide for the 100 Resilient Cities project, run by the New York-based non-profit organisation Rockefeller Foundation. Which are these 3 cities?
Answer 9: Bengaluru, Chennai and Surat
Question 10: What are the names of the two Indians who won the prestigious Grammy Awards, the 57th edition of which was announced on 8 February 2015?
Answer 10: Neela Vasvani and Ricky Kej
Question 11: What was the total vote share of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in this historic and mammoth Assembly win?
Answer 11: 54.3%
Question 12: State Bank of India (SBI)’s net profit for the October to December quarter for 2014-15 stood at Rs. 2,910 crore as announced by the bank on 13 February 2015. Why These results were cheered by the stock and financial markets of the country?
Answer 12: SBI’s bad loans rose only slightly and its asset quality made an improvement
Question 13: AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal won from the New Delhi constituency with a margin of over 31 thousand votes in Delhi Assembly elections. However his main opponent Kiran Bedi of BJP and Congress’ stalwart Ajay Maken received shock defeats. Bedi and Maken lost from which seats respectively?
Answer 13: Krishna Nagar and Sadar Bazar
Question 14: Who was confirmed as the new US Defence Secretary by the US Senate on 12 February 2015?
Answer 14: Ashton Carter
Question 15: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal made what distinction as far as allocation of portfolios is concerned?
Answer 15: He did not took any ministerial portfolio in Delhi Cabinet
Question 16: India defeated Pakistan by 76 runs in its ICC World Cup 2015 opener at Adelaide on 15 February 2015 to record its sixth consecutive win over the arch-rivals in the history of cricket World Cup. Virat Kohli proved his batting credentials once again with a blistering knock of 107 runs. With this century Kohli made numerous records. What is the prominent among these?
Answer 16: He became the first Indian to score a century against Pakistan in a World Cup match
Question 17: India sealed a nuclear deal with Sri Lanka on 16 February 2015 under which India will help Sri Lanka build its nuclear energy infrastructure. What is the major significance of this nuclear deal?
Answer 17: With this deal India was able to push back a little the Chinese influence in Sri Lanka
Question 18: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the centrally sponsored nation-wide ‘Soil Health Card’ (SHC) scheme on 19 February 2015. The Soil Health Card under the scheme will carry crop-wise recommendations of nutrients\fertilizers required for farms of different soil types, will make it possible for farmers to improve productivity through judicious use of inputs. This scheme was launched at which place?
Answer 18: Suratgarh (Rajasthan)
Question 19: The “Halwa Ceremony”, which was held on 19 February 2015, is associated with which keenly awaited event of the Union Govt.?
Answer 19: “Union Budget”
Question 20: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 20 February 2015 flagged-off the first air-conditioned express train service between Delhi and Arunachal Pradesh. This train was flagged off from which station which is the only important station of Arunachal Pradesh?
Answer 20: Naharlagun
Question 21: The Supreme Court on 20 February 2015 ruled that national broadcaster Doordarshan (DD) can show Team India’s World Cup 2015 cricket matches free of cost. What was the main subject of conflict between Star Sports and Prasar Bharati in this case due to which Prasar Bharati took Star Sports to the Supreme Court?
Answer 21: Sharing of feed of matches by DD to cable operators
Question 22: Which film won the Best Picture award at the 87th Academy Awards ceremony held on 22 February 2015?
Answer 22: Birdman
Question 23: Who was elected as the Speaker of the Delhi Legislative Assembly on 23 February 2015?
Answer 23: Ram Niwas Goel
Question 24: Chris Gayle of West Indies made history on 24 February 2015 after he became the first-ever cricketer to score a double century in an ICC World Cup match. He achieved this feat by scoring 215 runs against Zimbabwe in a Pool B match played at Canberra. He broke whose record of highest individual score in World Cup
Answer 24: Gary Kirsten (South Africa)
Question 25: What important recommendation pertaining to domestic financial institutions (DFIs) was given by the 14th Finance Commission that was tabled in the Parliament on 24 February 2015?
Answer 25: A dedicated panel should be constituted for DFIs