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February 2018 Current Affairs presents you latest current affairs news of February 2020 related to politics, sports, culture, science, awards, person in news, etc. Monthly edition of our current affairs carries important news and events happening in India and around the world. These current affairs are important for competitive examinations such as SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC CPO, Banking, CDS, NDA, LIC, PSC, MAT, CAT, Railways, etc.

Latest current affairs for the month of February 2020 are given below. Hope you like it.


As per latest International Monetary Fund (IMF) report, India has been ranked at which position in the list of world’s largest economies overtaking France and the United Kingdom? Fifth
How many seats are going to polls in Rajya Sabha elections 2020 to be held on March 26, 2020? 55
On which day National Science Day is observed every year in India? 28th February
High Court of which State recently passed an order banning all kinds of protests and strikes within school and college campuses? Kerala
What is the name of Indian Coast Guard’s sixth offshore patrol vessel which was launched on February 27, 2020 to provide a boost to coastal security? VAJRA
Who has been appointed as India’s next ambassador to France? Jawed Ashraf
The Union Government will be organizing India’s maiden Artificial Intelligence summit- "RAISE 2020" from April 11-12, 2020. In which city it will be held? Delhi
The RAISE 2020 stands for? Responsible AI for Social Empowerment 2020
The shooting and archery events of the Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022 will be held in which Indian city? Chandigarh
Which nation participated in the 5th edition of Indra Dhanush Exercise 2020 along with India? United Kingdom
When did India observe the first anniversary of National War Memorial? 25th February
On which day Central Excise Day is observed in India? 24th February
Which Indian city hosted the International Judicial Conference recently? New Delhi
Who won Laureus World Sports Awards 2020 under Best Sporting Moment category? Sachin Tendulkar
On which day Soil Health Card Day is observed across India every year? 19th February
As per the State of India’s Birds 2020 Report, what is the status of House Sparrow in India? Stable
Pradhanmantri Fasal Beema Yojana national conference held in which Indian city? Udaipur
What is the name of former Bengali actor and TMC MP who died recently at the age of 61? Tapas Pal
Wrestlers of which country will not be able to participate in the Asian Wrestling Championship in India due to the outbreak of Novel Coronavirus in that country? China
Which Ministry recently announced to set up the Central Consumer Protection Authority? Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
Which international agency signed a loan agreement of USD 450 million with the Government of India to improve groundwater in the country? World Bank
Which Indian Union Territory will come under the jurisdiction of Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT)? Jammu and Kashmir
What is the name of a train connecting Varanasi to Ujjain which was inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi recently? Kashi-Mahakal Express
What is the name of app launched by Confederation of Real Estate Developers Association of India (CREDAI) to help connect home buyers and developers? CREDAI Awaas app
Which film has recently won the best film award in Filmfare Awards 2020? Gully Boy
Who won Best Actor in Leading Role award in Filmfare Awards 2020? Ranveer Singh
Who won Best Actor in Leading Role (female) award in Filmfare Awards 2020? Alia Bhatt
Who won Best Director award in Filmfare Awards 2020? Zoya Akhtar
Which State has recently started India’s first intercity electric bus service? Maharashtra
Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra has been renamed after which late Union Minister? Sushma Swaraj
Name the coach of Indian national badminton team who has been honoured with the IOC Coaches Lifetime Achievement Awards "honourable mention" for his excellent contribution in the field of coaching? Pullela Gopichand
Name the Indian Hockey Team captain who has become the first Indian to win FIH Men's Player of the Year 2019 award? Manpreet Singh
Name the Indian Hockey player who was recently selected as FIH Women’s Rising Star of the Year 2019? Lalremsiami
According to the RBI notification, who will sign the new one Rupee currency note? Finance Secretary
Who has been appointed as Air India’s new Chairman and Managing Director (CMD)? Rajiv Bansal
On which day National Women’s Day of India is celebrated on the occasion of Sarojini Naidu's birthday? 13th February
In which Indian State world’s biggest cricket stadium was inaugurated by the US President Donald Trump in February 2020? Gujarat (Motera)
Which company was named as the highest profitable PSU in Public Enterprises Survey 2018-19? ONGC
Which former Jharkhand Chief Minister announced to merge its Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Democratic) Party with BJP? Babulal Marandi
Which state has approved Ground Water Act-2020 to improve ground water levels? Uttar Pradesh
Which Indian hill station will host the National Winter Games from March 7, 2020? Gulmarg (Jammu and Kashmir)
Who won the International Gandhi Award for Leprosy (IGAL) in the individual category? Dr. N S Dharamshaktu
Which Indian city recently received UNESCO World Heritage City Certificate? Jaipur
India’s 13th major port would be constructed at which place in Maharashtra? Vadhavan
Who will head the recently constituted Ram Mandir Trust by the central government? K Parasaran
Who was recently awarded ‘Kishore Kumar Samman’ by Madhya Pradesh Government? Waheeda Rehman
The Union Government has set which year as the target for installing 100 GigaWatt solar power? December 2022
What is the new Income Tax Rate for those falling in the salary bracket of Rs 5-10 lakh? 10 percent
Name the railway station in West Bengal at which Indian Railways has launched its first restaurant on wheels for railway passengers? Asansol
India's first National Protein Day was observed on 27 February 2020. What was its theme? #ProteinMeinKyaHai
What was the theme of National Science Day observed on 28 February 2020? Women in Science
Name the station at which Indian Railways has launched first ever Fit India Squat machine which dispenses free platform tickets to those who perform 30 squats in 180 seconds? Anand Vihar
Name the former chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the Chairman and Director General of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) who passed away on 13 February 2020? RK Pachauri
Name the well-known fashion designer and a Padma Shri award recipient who passed away on 12 February 2020? Wendell Rodricks
At which place 63 feet tall statue of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay was unveiled and dedicated to the nation by the PM Narendra Modi? Varanasi
Name the 10 year-old Indian girl from Navy Children School, Mumbai who has become the youngest girl in the world to scale Mount Aconcagua, the highest mountain peak in South America? Kamya Karthikeyan
Name the noted Hindi poet and novelist who has been chosen for the first Mathrubhoomi Book of the Year Award 2020 for his work "Blue is Like Blue"? Vinod Kumar Shukla
Name the railway station in Andhra Pradesh from where India's first fruit-train was flagged off with locally grown bananas? Tadipatri


Name the five-time Grand Slam champion who recently announced her retirement from tennis at the age of 32? Maria Sharapova
Maria Sharapova played tennis for which country? Russia
Name the former President of Egypt who ruled Egypt for 30 years from October 1981 till February 2011? Hosni Mubarak
As per latest International Monetary Fund (IMF), which country has been ranked at the first position in the list of world’s largest economies followed by China and Japan? USA
Which country has reported 256 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, taking the total number of coronavirus cases in the nation to 2022, which is the highest outside China? South Korea
Who recently resigned as the Prime Minister of Malaysia? Mahathir Mohamad
Ashraf Ghani won a second term as the President of which country? Afghanistan
Which country will host the FIFA U-17 Women's Football World Cup 2020 from November 02, 2020? India
On which day World Day of Social Justice is observed across the world? 20th February
Which athlete from Uganda has made a new record by completing the five km road race in 12 minutes 51 seconds? Joshua Cheptegei
What is the new official name of coronavirus given by the World Health Organisation (WHO)? COVID-19
On which day World Radio Day is celebrated every year across the world? 13th February
Which international organisation recently launched the ‘Step with Refugee’ campaign? United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Which South Korean film created history by becaming the first non-English film to win the Oscar 2020 award for ‘Best Picture’? Parasite
Who won the Best Actor award in Oscars 2020 for the film 'Joker'? Joaquin Phoenix
Who won the Best Actress award in Oscars 2020 for the film 'Judy'? Renée Zellweger
Who won the Best Director award in Oscars 2020 for the film 'Parasite'? Bong Joon-ho
US astronaut Christina Koch returned to Earth on February 6 after the record space station mission. Koch spent how many days aboard the International Space Station? 328 days
On which day World Cancer Day is observed every year to create awareness about cancer? 4th February
Who won men’s singles title in Australian Open 2020? Novak Djokovic
Who won women’s singles title in Australian Open 2020? Sofia Kenin
What was the name of air-launched nuclear capable missile which was test-fired by Pakistan recently? Ra'ad-II
Name the American computer scientist and developer of copy and paste functionality who passed away on 16 February 2020? Larry Tesler
What is the motto of 2020 Olympic Games to be held in Tokyo from 24 July to 09 August 2020? United by Emotion
Name the island nation which has rejoined the Commonwealth of Nations on 01 Feb 2020 about 3 years after it quit in 2016? Maldives
Which country won the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup by defeating India in the final? Bangladesh
The ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup was held in which country? South Africa
Who was Player of the Series in the recently concluded ICC U-19 World Cup? Yashasvi Jaiswal (India)

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