Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 19.02.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 19.02.2015

Prithvi-II missile: India has successfully test-fired nuclear weapons capable, surface-to-surface Prithvi-II missile from Chandipur in Balasore district, Odisha as part of a user trial by the army.It has a range of 250-350 km.

Vanaj 2015: The first National Tribal Festival Vanaj 2015 was held in New Delhi from 13 February to 18 February 2015. The festival was organized by the Union ministry of Tribal Affairs.

M.D. Sharma: Rajya Sabha MP from Uttarakhand, Manorama Dobriyal Sharma has died in Gurgoan due to multiple organ failure at the age of 60.   

Snapdeal.com: Online shopping portal Snapdeal.com has acquired premium and luxury fashion site Exclusively.com for an undisclosed amount.

K.C. Behera: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Vice-President Kalindi Charan Behera has died at Bhubaneswar due to brief illness at the age of 71.

Bihar: Bihar government has announced 35% reservation for women in non-gazette government jobs in group C and D grade. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 19.02.2015 

Question: The first National Tribal Festival Vanaj 2015 was held in ________?
A) Jaipur
B) New Delhi
C) Kolkata
D) Raipur
Answer & Explanation: The first National Tribal Festival Vanaj 2015 was held in New Delhi.

Question: Who was Manorama Dobriyal Sharma?
A) scientist
B) sports person
C) politician
D) economist
Answer & Explanation: Manorama Dobriyal Sharma was a politician.

Question: Which state government has announced 35% reservation for women in non-gazette government jobs in group C and D grade?
A) Gujarat
B) Madhya Pradesh
C) Bihar
D) West Bengal
Answer & Explanation: Bihar government has announced 35% reservation for women in non-gazette government jobs in group C and D grade.

Question: Prithvi-II missile is a ____?
A) surface-to-surface
B) air-to-surface
C) surface-to-air
D) air-to-air
Answer & Explanation: Prithvi-II missile is a surface-to-surface missile.

Question: Who was Kalindi Charan Behera?
A) economist
B) socialist
C) politician
D) scientist
Answer & Explanation: Kalindi Charan Behera was a politician.

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