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February 2015:


National Science Day was observed across India on? 28th February
Who was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir? Mufti Mohammed Sayeed
Justice Amitava Roy sworn in as the Supreme Court judge recently taking the total number of judges to 29. What is the total sanctioned strength of SC Judges? 31
Recommendations of the 14th Finance Commission was accepted by the Union Government recently. Who is the chairman of 14th Finance Commission? Dr Y V Reddy
Who resigned as the Chairperson of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently? Rajendra K Pachauri
3rd Tortoise Festival was organised at Hajong Lake in? Assam
Who won the Champions of Hero Hockey India League 2015? Ranchi Rays
Which authority banned the plying of Vintage cars on Delhi roads recently? National Green Tribunal
10th Aero India show was held at? Bengaluru
Who was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Bihar? Nitish Kumar
Who was appointed as Chief of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) succeeding A S Kiran Kumar? Tapan Misra
Name the Chief Minister of Bihar who resigned recently? Jitan Ram Manjhi
Name the scheme launched by PM Narendra Modi which will provide 14 crore Soil Health Cards to farm owners across the country in the next three years? Soil Health Card Scheme
Which Project has been approved by Union Government worth 8 billion US dollar for building stealth frigates ? Project-17A
What is the acronym of SAFAR-Air, a mobile application launched recently for checking air quality? System of Air Quality Weather Forecasting and Research
Government of which state has decided to provide 35% reservation for women in Non-Gazetted jobs? Bihar
What is the name of National Tribal Festival recently held in Delhi and organised by Ministry of Tribal Affairs? Vanaj 2015
Who became the first Indian cricketer to score century against Pakistan in World Cup? Virat Kohli
After how many years Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will bring Rupee 1 into circulation again? 20 years
BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was successfully test fired from? INS Kolkata
Who was sworn-in as Chief Minister of Delhi? Arvind Kejriwal
Who was awarded 2014 AIFF Player of the Year award? Sunil Chettri
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 started at? Australia and New Zealand
Who was appointed as the Director General of ITBP (Indo Tibetan Border Police)? Krishna Chaudhary
Name the mascot of 35th National Games which recently entered in Limca Book of Records for its play "Kalikkunna Kuttikalkkayi Bharatham Kathirikkunnu (India Awaits Children Who Play)"? Ammu
Name the private telecom operator which recently tied up with Facebook to provide free internet access to people? Reliance Communications Limited
What is the name of the application recently launched by the ICICI Bank? (It is also termed as India's first digital bank). POCKETS
Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare Jagat Prakash Nadda has declared 10 February as the? National Deworming Day
Which party secured absolute majority in the assembly election held in Delhi by winning 67 seats out of 70 seats? Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Name India's largest private sector bank which launched first digital Bank in the country, 'Pockets', on a mobile phone? ICICI Bank
Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare Jagat Prakash Nadda has declared 10 February as? National Deworming Day
First-ever World Ocean Science Congress was held in? Kochi
Who was awarded Jnanpith Award 2014, the highest literary honour in India, by the Jnanpith Selection Board? Marathi Writer Bhalchandra Nemade
How much capital Government will infuse in nine public sector banks including SBI, Bank of Baroda (BoB), Punjab National Bank (PNB) for enhancing their capital and meeting global risk norms. Rs 6,990 crore
Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the NITI Aayog would constitute sub groups of Chief Ministers. How many sub groups will be there in the NITI Aayog? Three
Who was appointed as the Director General of Council of Scientific & Industrial Research? M O Garg
Who won the Best Actor award (female) for his role in film Queen in the 60th Filmfare award? Kangana Ranaut
Who won the Best Actor award (male) for his role in film Haider in the 60th Filmfare award? Shahid Kapoor
Who took charges as Union Home Secretary succeeding Anil Goswami? L C Goyal
Government of which state has decided to provide free education to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST) and girl students till Post Graduation? Bihar
Who became the youngest medal winner in National Games 2015 by winning bronze medal at the age of 12 in 200 meter breast stroke swimming event? Saloni Dalal
Which Indian State won the 10th National Award for excellence in Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005 (MGNREGA)? Madhya Pradesh
Who was appointed as the women's hockey team coach of India? Anthony Thornton
Who was appointed as the men's hockey team coach of India? Paul van Ass


Name the South African cricketer who hit the fastest 150 runs (in 66 balls) in ODI? AB de Villiers
Name the first Hindu Chief Justice of Pakistan who died recently? Rana Bhagwandas
Name the West Indian cricketer who scored the first Double Century in a Cricket World Cup? Chris Gayle
International Mother Language Day was observed on? 21st February
Who was sworn-in as the first female President of Croatia? Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic
What is the name of 6 times Olympic Gold medallist who will retire after 2017 World Championships in London? Usain Bolt
World Cancer Day 2015 was observed across the world on? 4th February
Who sworn-in as the President of Italy? Sergio Mattarella
Who won the men's single title of Australian Open 2015 by defeating Andy Murray 7-6, 6-7, 6-3, 6-0 in the final? Novak Djokovic
Who won the women's single title of Australian Open 2015 by defeating Maria Sharapova 6-3, 7-6 in the final? Serena Williams