Correct Answer : Option (C) :   French Guiana

Explanation : India's latest communication satellite GSAT-31 was successfully launched by European launch services provider- Arianespace's rocket from Kourou Launch Base in French Guiana on February 6, 2019. The Ariane-5 vehicle (Flight VA247) also carried Saudi Geostationary Satellite 1/Hellas Sat 4 along with GSAT-31.

Correct Answer : Option (A) :   Sanjiv Ranjan

Explanation : Ministry of External Affairs appointed Sanjiv Ranjan as the Ambassador of India to the Republic of Colombia.

Correct Answer : Option (C) :   Animal

Explanation : Dakshayani, an 88-year-old captive she-elephant in Kerala, has died at a care centre at nearby Pappanamcode in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala on 5th February 2019. She was the oldest captive elephant in Asia and Guinness record holder. She was also called the 'Gaja Muthassi' (grandmother of elephants).

Correct Answer : Option (B) :   Article 356

Explanation : President's rule is the suspension of state government and imposition of direct Central Government rule in a state. It is Under Article 356 of the Constitution of India.

Correct Answer : Option (D) :   Ramit Tandon

Explanation : Indian squash player Ramit Tandon has won the 2019 Seattle Open title by defeating Mohamed El Sherbini of Egypt in the final in USA.

Correct Answer : Option (D) :   Saradha chit fund scam

Explanation : The Scam that took place in West Bengal is the Saradha chit fund scam.

Correct Answer : Option (A) :   Kerala

Explanation : Kerala has become the first State to set up a Price Monitoring and Research Unit (PMRU) to track violation of prices of essential drugs and medical devices under the Drugs Price Control Order (DPCO). The move comes more than 5 years after the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) proposed such a system for the States and the Union Territories.

Correct Answer : Option (C) :   Odisha

Explanation : In Keonjhar district, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has launched the new 'KALIA Chhatravritti Yojana' to facilitate the children of the farmers, who are the beneficiaries of the Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme. Under this scholarship scheme, the beneficiaries will be provided scholarships for pursuing higher education in professional courses free of cost. Children of farmers who have taken admission at Government Professional colleges on merit basis will be eligible for the scholarship scheme.

Correct Answer : Option (B) :   Nilambar Acharya

Explanation : Nilambar Acharya, Nepal's former law minister, has been appointed as the country's ambassador to India. The position of the Nepalese ambassador to India was vacant for more than a year after Deep Kumar Upadhyay resigned to join politics in October 2017.

Correct Answer : Option (A) :   Andhra Pradesh

Explanation : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu launched the 2nd phase of Pasupu-Kumkuma (Turmeric-Kumkum) scheme and welfare pensions. Under the scheme, women who are a part of Development of Women and Children in Rural Areas (DWCRA) will be given Rs 10,000 in three instalments.