Current Affairs Questions & Answers: February 21, 2017

1. Which public sector bank has launched mobile wallet “Bataua” for digital payments?
[A] Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC)
[B] Punjab National Bank (PNB)
[C] Canara Bank
[D] Central Bank of India (CBI)

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2. What is the theme of United Nations’ (UN) World Day of Social Justice-2017?
[A] Promote global justice & poverty eradication
[B] Promote global justice & poverty eradication
[C] A Just Transition – environmentally sustainable economies and societies
[D] Preventing conflict and sustaining peace through decent work

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3. Benasree Sengupta, who passed away recently, was the noted singer from which state?
[A] Odisha
[B] Assam
[C] West Bengal
[D] Manipur

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4. Barren Island is located in which state / union territory?
[A] Gujarat
[B] Andaman and Nicobar Islands
[C] Lakshadweep
[D] Assam

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5. Which Indian movie has won the International Federation of Art Cinemas (CICAE) award at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival?
[A] Chatrak
[B] Jal
[C] Titli
[D] Newton

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6. Who is the author of the book “Every Time It Rains”?
[A] Vikram Seth
[B] Nikitha Singh
[C] Mahi Jadon
[D] Amitav Ghosh

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7. Who won the gold in the 50km event of the National Race Walking Championship-2017?
[A] KT Irfan
[B] Chandan Singh
[C] Sandeep Kumar
[D] Jitender Singh

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8. Which film has won the Golden Bear Award at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival-2017?
[A] Bright Nights
[B] The Other Side of Hope
[C] On Body and Soul
[D] Close Knit

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9. Which state to host National Biodiversity Congress (NBC) 2017?
[A] Tamil Nadu
[B] Kerala
[C] Maharashtra
[D] Karnataka

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10. Which union minister has launched the “Cyber Swachhta Kendra” for Botnet cleaning and Malware analysis?
[A] Jagat Prakash Nadda
[B] Ravi Shankar Prasad
[C] M Venkaiah Naidu
[D] Arun Jaitley

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