JIGYASA: Daily Current Affairs Quiz of February 12, 2016

Daily Current Affairs Quiz

Dear Aspirants,

Here is the JIGYASA: Daily Current Affairs Quiz of February 12, 2016 for you!

  1. Who among the following has been appointed as the secretary of the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) on 11th February, 2016?
  • Ratan Watal
  • Subir Gokarn
  • Ramesh Abhishek
  • Arundhati Bhattacharya

Answer: 3

  1. JP Nadda, Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW), launched the National Framework for Malaria Elimination (NFME) in New Delhi in February, 2016, it outlines India’s strategy for elimination of the disease by…
  • 2020
  • 2030
  • 2040
  • 2050

Answer: 2

  1. Who among the following has been appointed as the Australia’s next High Commissioner to India in February, 2016?
  • Harman Sidhu
  • Harman Singh
  • Harinder Sidhu
  • Harinder Singh

Answer: 3

  1. Who among the following has no role to play in issues concerning the Anti-Defection Law as announced by the Supreme court on 11th February, 2016?
  • Speaker
  • Governor
  • Member of Parliament
  • Member of Legislative assembly

Answer: 2

  1. With which of the following states the Indian Railways has signed an MoU on 11th February, 2016 for development of railway infrastructure in the state in joint venture?
  • Kerala
  • Telangana
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Andhra Pradesh

Answer: 2

  1. Which of the following Nation/ Nations and NATO have signed an agreement to improve cooperation in cyberdefense in February, 2016?
  • UK
  • USA
  • BRICS countries
  • The European Union

Answer: 4

  1. Which of the following Indian software companies is buying a US based insurance technology platform called HealthPlan Services for $460 million (over Rs 3,000 crore)?
  • TCS
  • Wipro
  • Infosys
  • Cognizant


  1. The birth anniversary of which of the following religious leader is celebrated on 12th February, 2016?
  • Dayanand Saraswati
  • Swami Vivekananda
  • Rabindra Nath Tagore
  • Ram Krishna Param Hansha


  1. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, Amar Chitra Katha has launched its first romance title”A Kingdom For His Love,” the fiction co-authored by Vani Mahesh and Shinie Antony. The story is a retelling of a Sanskrit play….
  • ‘Agnimitram’
  • ‘Jodha Akbar’
  • ‘Swapnavasavadattam’*
  • ‘Abhigyan Sakuntalam’

Answer: 3

  1. Who among the following is the present Chief Justice of India (February, 2016)?
  • J. Kania
  • S. Thakur
  • V. Chandrachud
  • Rajendra Mal Lodha


Happy learning!