Shine India Current Affairs Quiz 8th February 2018 - Indian Study Hub Current Affairs Quiz

  • 1. Which Airport Becomes World's Busiest Single-Runway?
A.) Kolkata
B.) Mumbai
C.) Hyderabad 
D.) Chennai

Answer: Option 'B'

Mumbai

  • 2. Which country will host the 16th International Energy Forum (IEF) 2018 Ministerial meeting?
A.) Dubai
B.) India
C.) Egypt
D.) China

Answer: Option 'B'

Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan has announced that 16th International Energy Forum (IEF) Ministerial meeting will be held in New Delhi from 10th – 12th April 2018. This event will be hosted by Government of India and co-hosted by the Government of China and South Korea. Representatives from 92 countries (including 72 member countries of IEF and 20 guest countries) will be participating in the meeting. Besides, representatives from international multilateral energy organisations, including the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and International Energy Agency (IEA) will also attend this meet. India had last hosted the IEF ministerial meet in year 1996.

  • 3. Which country Commits Record $370m Of Aid To UN World Food Programme?
A.) Sweden 
B.) USA
C.) Australia
D.) Russia

Answer: Option 'A'

​Sweden 

  • 4. Which Indian state hosted the International Dam Safety Conference 2018?
A.) Karnataka
B.) Uttar Pradesh
C.) Kerala
D.) Andhra Pradesh

Answer: Option 'C'

International Dam Safety Conference – 2018 begun at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala on 23rd January 2018. Dam safety conferences are organized every year under the Dam Safety Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP). This two-day conference was inaugurated by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan while Arjun Ram Meghwal, Union Minister of State for of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation presided over the inaugural function. International Dam Safety Conference – 2018 is being organised by Central Water Commission in association with Kerala Water Resources Department (KWRD), National Institute of Technology – Calicut, Kerala State Electricity Board and College of Engineering, Trivandrum. Nearly 550 delegates from over 20 countries including leading dam safety specialists and seismic experts are participating in this conference.

  • 5. Which country hosted the Syrian National Dialogue Congress 2018?
A.) South Africa
B.) Somalia
C.) Russia
D.) Egypt

Answer: Option 'C'

On 29th and 30th January 2018, the Syrian National Dialogue Congress was held in Sochi, Russia. The Syrian National Congress was organized by Russia, Iran and Turkey. Around 1,500 delegates participated in the congress. Representatives from various countries and international organizations also took part in the congress. Issues discussed were related to ending the seven-year civil war, necessary amendments to the constitution and post-war reconstruction. An important outcome of the congress is formation of a constitutional committee to promote a constitutional reform. The committee consists of Syrian government delegation and the opposition delegation