Current Affairs February 2017 [1]

[1] The Reserve Bank has set up an interdisciplinary standing committee on cyber security to review the threats inherent in the existing and emerging technology.

Who is the head of the committee?

[A] Smt. Meena Hemchandra

[B] Prof. H. Krishnamurthy

[C] Dr. A.S. Ramasastri

[D] Shri. Nandkumar Sarvade


[2] Why ‘National Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Policy’ is formulated?

[A] to address the challenges of sanitation

[B] to address the challenges of urbanization

[C] to address the challenges of unemployment

[D] to address the challenges of privatization


[3] Where is ISRO’s Liquid Propulsion Complex?

[A] Maharashtra

[B] Karnataka

[C] Kerala

[D] Tamil Nadu


[4] How many satellites were launched by ISRO [Indian Space Research Organization] on February 15, 2017?

[A] 103 satellites

[B] 104 satellites

[C] 105 satellites

[D] 106 satellites


[5] Which country has launched world’s first Braille Atlas for visually impaired persons?

[A] India

[B] Japan

[C] The U.S.A

[D] Germany


[6] The World Cancer Day (WCD) is observed every year——————-.

[A] February 2

[B] February 4

[C] February 6

[D] February 8


[7] The National Science Day (NSD) i.e. Rashtriya Vigyan Diwas is celebrated every year on ————— in India.

[A] February 8

[B] February 16

[C] February 24

[D] February 28


[8] Which is the 22nd state to join UDAY scheme?

[A] Rajasthan

[B] Punjab

[C] Haryana

[D] Sikkim


[9] What is ICGS AYUSH?

[A] Spacecraft

[B] Coast Guard Ship

[C] Fighter Plane

[D] Ballistic Missile


[10] Where is South Asia Training and Technical Assistance Centre (SARTTAC)?

[A] India

[B] Bangladesh

[C] Bhutan

[D] Maldives


[11] Which scheme has been launched by the Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry for Plantation Crops for protecting the growers from the risks such as yield loss, pest attacks and income decline caused by fall in prices on February 8, 2017?

[A] Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana

[B] Comprehensive Crop Insurance Scheme

[C] National Agriculture Insurance Scheme

[D] Revenue Insurance Scheme