Friday, March 27, 2015

February 2015 Current Affairs PDF: Last Week

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1) Chris Gayle on 24 February 2015 became the first person to make double century in any Cricket World Cup. He achieved this record against which country? - Zimbabwe

2) Who was sworn in as the 12th Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir on 1 March 2015? - Mufti Mohammed Sayeed

3) AB de Villiers on 26 February 2015 hit the fastest-ever 150 runs in one-day internationals (ODIs) against which country? - West Indies

4) National Science Day was observed in India on 28 February 2015. The theme for the National Science Day 2015 was? - Science for Nation Building

5) Dr Rajendra Kumar Pachauri on 24 February 2015 stepped down as Chairperson of? - Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

6) Who was on 23 February 2015 unanimously elected as the Speaker of the Delhi Legislative Assembly? - Ram Niwas Goel

7) Who was sworn in as the 34th Chief Minister of Bihar on 22 February 2015? - Nitish Kumar

8) Which team on 23 February 2015 crowned champions of Hero Hockey India League 2015 (HHIL) by defeating Jaypee Punjab Warriors? - Ranchi Rays

9) Name the former Chief Justice of Odisha High Court who was sworn in as a judge of the Supreme Court on 27 February 2015? - Justice Amitava Roy

10) Name the Eighth India-Nepal Battalion level Combined Military Training which commenced on 23 February 2015 at Integrated Army Training Centre, Saljhandi, Nepal? - Surya Kiran-VIII

11) Former India captain Anil Kumble and which Australian legend were on 22 February 2015 inducted into the International Cricket Council Hall of Fame at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia? - Betty Wilson

12) Name the former New Zealand cricket captain who was on 28 February 2015 inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame? - Martin David Crowe

13) Researchers from which country on 26 February 2015 unveiled the world's first 3D-printed jet engine? – Australia

14) Name the former Deputy Prime Minister of Russia and present leading Russian opposition politician who was shot dead on 27 February 2015? -Boris Nemtsov

15) 3rd Tortoise Festival was organised at Hajong Lake in Dima Hasao district of which state on 21 February 2015? – Assam
16) Name the former acting Chief Justice of Supreme Court of Pakistan died on 23 February 2015 in Karachi, Pakistan? - Rana Bhagwandas
Note: Bhagwandas was the first Hindu and second non-Muslim to head the Supreme Court of Pakistan. First non-Muslim Chief Justice was Alvin Robert Cornelius (a Christian).

17) Union Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers on 25 February 2015 declared the year 2015 as? - Year of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients

18) Indian Army and which bank on 23 February 2015 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the Defence Salary Package? - State Bank of India (SBI)

19) Forbes on 26 February 2015 released Asia’s 50 Power Businesswomen 2015 list. The list features six Indian women CEO and Managing Director (MD). Name theme? -
1) Arundhati Bhattacharya, CMD, State Bank of India
2) Chanda Kochchar, CEO, ICICI Bank,
3) Akhila Srinivasan, MD/Non-Executive Director, Shriram Life Insurance/Shriram Capital
4) Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Founder, Chairman and MD, Biocon
5) Shikha Sharma, CEO and MD, Axis Bank
6) Usha Sangwan, MD, Life Insurance Corp. of India

20) Which player on 22 February 2015 won the Indian Open title at the Delhi Golf Club? - Anirban Lahiri

21) Which words were added to Oxford dictionary on 27 February 2015? -Ride-share and unboxing

22) Indian-origin lawyer Kannan Ramesh was on 27 February 2015 appointed as Judicial Commissioner to Supreme Court bench of which country with effect from 22 May 2015? – Singapore

23) Which state government on 24 February 2015 launched a mobile application mLiquorSaleCheck for the benefit of the customers and to put a cap on sale of illicit liquor? – Delhi

24) Who was on 23 February 2015 appointed as the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Japanese automaker Honda Motor Co. Limited? - Takahiro Hachigo

25) International Rare Disease Day 2015 was observed on? - 28 February 2015

26) Who was on 27 February 2015 appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director (MD) of Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)? - Kshatrapati Shivaji

27) Who won the Delhi Open Tennis title on 22 February 2015? - Somdev Devvarman

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