Current Affairs Quiz: March 11, 2019

Current Affairs 11 March 2019 Quiz

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  1. Which state government launched “Atal Aahar Yojana”?
    A)Haryana
    B)Sikkim
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Maharashtra
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections,the Maharashtra government launched a special scheme for construction workers in the state. The scheme, “Atal Aahar Yojna” will provide good quality and hygienic food to construction workers at a highly subsidised rate.

  2. Who will be heading the committee on Comprehensive Insurance Scheme for Advocates?
    A)Alok Srivastava
    B)Danish Shah
    C)Ritesh Jain
    D)Vimlesh Tripathi
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The government set up a five member committee headed by Legal Affairs Secretary Alok Srivastava to examine issues related to framing of a structured scheme for providing insurance cover to advocates. The committee would also suggest modalities for the implementation of such a scheme and would submit its report within three months.

  3. As per UIDAI,business organizations using Aadhar services will now have to pay how much amount for each customer?
    A)Rs 15
    B)Rs 5
    C)Rs 20
    D)Rs 10
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Business organizations using Aadhar services will now have to pay Rs 20 for each customer and 50 paise for authentication of each transaction carried out by the entities, the UIDAI said.

  4. Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep S Puri launched India Urban Observatory in which city/UT?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Kolkata
    D)Chennai
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep S Puri in New Delhi, inaugurated state-of-the-art India Urban Observatory, which would plug into the myriad sources of data from cities, both real-time and archived.

  5. Which ministry has won the first prize in the category of TV Cinema Spot at the prestigious international Golden City gate Tourism Awards 2019?
    A)Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
    B)Ministry of Finance
    C)Ministry of Tourism
    D)Ministry of Defence
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Tourism has won the first prize in the category of TV Cinema Spot at the prestigious international Golden City gate Tourism Awards 2019. The awards were received by Tourism Secretary Yogendra Tripathi at Berlin.

  6. Who has been named for the Chameli Devi Jain Award for an Outstanding Women Journalist for the year 2018?
    A)Nidhi Razdan
    B)Barkha Dutt
    C)Priyanka Dubey
    D)Neha Dixit
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Priyanka Dubey, a bilingual correspondent with the BBC at its Delhi bureau, has been named for the Chameli Devi Jain Award for an Outstanding Women Journalist for the year 2018.. Dubey was chosen for her multi-faceted, investigative and interrogative reportage.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of BBC Broadcasting Company?
    A)London
    B)Paris
    C)New York
    D)Kiev
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of UIDAI?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

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