JAN 30th TO FEB 2nd CURRENT AFFAIRS
(Q.1) Which date is observed as ‘Martyrs’ Day’ in
India every year?
(Q.2) Name the IPS officer who has become
first civil servant to scale Mount Vinson Massif, the highest peak in
(Q.3) Who among the following has been awarded with Param Vishisht Seva Medal (PVSM) for his distinguished services to Indian Navy?
A.Vice Admiral Vikram Subhedar
B.Vice Admiral Daljeet Subhedar
C.Vice Admiral Ashok Subhedar
D.Vice Admiral Ranjit Subhedar
(Q.4) Justice Sanjay Mishra has been appointed as Lokayukta of which state?
(Q.5) Ranbir Chopra, who passed away in January 2016, was associated with which game?
(Q.6) Who is the author of the book, titled ‘The Turbulent Years: 1980-1996’?
A.Vice President Hamid Ansari
B.Prime Minister Narendra Modi
C.President Pranab Mukherjee
D.Home Minister Rajnath Singh
(Q.7) The headquarters of the International Solar Alliance will come up on a 5-acre plot onthe National Institute of Solar Energy campus in _________
(Q.8) Shivnarine Chanderpaul, who has announced his retirement from international cricket, plays cricket from which country?
(Q.9) Name the Indian lawyer and human rights defender, who will be awarded the 8th Human Rights Award by Amnesty International
(Q.10) MITRA mobile application to ensure safety and security of women has been launched in which
? Union Territory
A.Andaman and Nicobar
(Q.11) Colby Award is associated with which field?
C.Fiction or Non Fiction Books
(Q.12) ‘Midnight’s Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India’s Partition’ has won prestigious William E. Colby Award for 2016. Who is the author of this book?
Sudan’s President ordered the opening of his
country’s border with South Sudan for the
first time since the south’s secession in
2011, paving the way for better economic links between the two nations. Who is
the President of Sudan?
C.Omar Hassan al-Bashir
(Q.14) Name the veteran wildlife film maker who has been honored with the V Shantaram Life Time Achievement Award
(Q.15) Which country has unveiled its first homemade stealth plane X-2, expected to make its maiden test flight in February 2016?
(Q.16) Government has decided to nominate which city for the UNESCO world heritagecity tag this year?
(Q.17) Who has been Appointed as Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities?
A.Kamlesh Kumar Pandey
C.Kamlesh Kumar Tiwari
D.Vibhuti Kumar Pandey
(Q.18) Who among the following has won Australian Open 2016, Women’s Singles Title?
(Q.19) Which state hosted a three-day ‘Nypunyam International Skill Summit and Skill Fiesta 2016’ in February 2016?
(Q.20) Which Chief Minister will be conferred with Veermani Award for Social Justice?
A.Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje
B.Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
C.Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel
D.Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan
(Q.21) ‘World Leprosy Day’ is internationally observed on which date?
C.30th January or its nearest Sunday
D.31st January or its nearest Saturday
(Q.22) What was the theme of 2016 ‘World Leprosy Day’?
A.‘To live is to help to live’
B.‘To live and let live’
(Q.23) Prince Mahidol Award is associated with which field?
C.Medicine and Public Health
(Q.24) Which state will celebrate 14th February as State Tourism Day?
(Q.25) Who is the author of the book (to be released) ‘Nathuram Godse – The Story of an Assassin’?
A.Anup Ashok Sardesai
B.Rajeev Sharad Joshi
C.Rajeev Ashok Sardesai
D.Anup Ashok Joshi
Q.26) T N Gopakumar, who passed away in January 2016, was a senior:
(Q.27) Name the eminent pharmacist who has bagged the prestigious Indian Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists and Technologists (IAPST) Pharmaceutical Professional of the Year Award for 2015
B.K Nagaraja Prabhu
C.K Purushotham Rao
D.L Vijayaraja Rupam
(Q.28) Ayonika Paul is
to have qualified for Rio Olympics
(Q.29) Which nation has appointed Hamilton Masakadza as captain of its cricket team for all three formats?
(Q.30) Name the Kolkata girl, who has been featured in Forbes top 30 most powerful young change agents of the world for creating an underwater drone that can map ocean floors and explore the deep sea, where even GPS doesn’t work
Q.31) Who among the following has been awarded the Diploma of Honour and President’s Button by the International Shooting Sport Federation?
(Q.32) Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold is associated with which sport?
(Q.33) Which Indian Badminton Player (Men), has won Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold Title in January 2016?
(Q.34) Sir Terry Wogan who passed away in January 2016, was a veteran:
C.British Novel Writer
(Q.35) Government of which country has introduced a bill to change the lyrics of its National Anthem to acknowledge the role of women in nation building?
(Q.36) On which date is ‘World Wetlands Day’ celebrated every year?
(Q.37) ‘World Wetlands Day’ is celebrated on 2nd February every year. What is the 2016 theme for this day?
A.Wetlands for our future: Sustainable Livelihoods
B.Wetlands and Agriculture
C.Wetlands and Water Management
D.Wetlands and Forests
(Q.38) Which state Govt. has issued notification setting Rs. 5642 per months as minimum wage for domestic helps in the state?
underwater restaurant, named ‘Real Poseidon’ has opened in which city?
B.Indore, Madhya Pradesh
(Q.39) Name the senior IPS officer who has been appointed as Director General of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), the first woman to head a paramilitary force
(Q.40) Name the noted Telugu litterateur, who passed away in February 2016
(Q.41) Kollam G K Pillai who passed away in February 2016, was a noted:
(Q.42) As announced by International Swimming Federation (FINA), which city will host World Acquatics Championship in 2021?
(Q.43) As announced by International Swimming Federation (FINA), which city will host World Acquatics Championship in 2023?
(Q.44) ‘Indian Coast Guard Day’ is celebrated on which date every year?