Current Affairs Quiz: March 12, 2019

Current Affairs 12 March 2019 Quiz

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  1. Which country’s government announced a donation of some Rs 22 lakh to the Rabindra Bharati Museum in Kolkata?
    A)Japan
    B)Maldives
    C)China
    D)Russia
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Japanese Government announced a donation of some Rs 22 lakh to the Rabindra Bharati Museum in Kolkata in a bid to strengthen historical and cultural ties with India.

  2. Who has been appointed as chairperson of the panel of mediators regarding the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case?
    A)Ranjan Gogoi
    B)FMI Kalifulla
    C)KM Joseph
    D)Justice Kurian
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Supreme Court has referred the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case for mediation and has appointed former apex court judge Justice (retd) FMI Kalifulla as chairperson of the panel of mediators.

  3. According to a study by ASSOCHAM-PwC,India’s data consumption is expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate of about how much percent?
    A)77.5%
    B)70.2%
    C)81.2%
    D)72.6 %
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    india’s data consumption is expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate of about 72.6 percent to 10,96,58,793 million MB by 2022, according to a study.

  4. Kane Tanaka was honoured as the world’s oldest living person by Guinness World Records.She belongs from which country?
    A)Japan
    B)Russia
    C)England
    D)Canada
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    A 116 year old Japanese women has been honoured as the world’s oldest living person by Guinness World Records. The global authority on records officially recognised Kane Tanaka in a ceremony at the nursing home where she lives in Fukuoka, in southwest Japan. She was born in January 1903.

  5. Which bank recently started linking pricing of loans and savings deposits to RBI’s repo rate?
    A)BOB
    B)PNB
    C)IOB
    D)SBI
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    In a first-of-its kind move that will ensure faster monetary transmission, the nation’s largest lender SBI announced linking of it savings deposits rates and short term loans to the RBI’s repo rate.
  6. Who won gold at the 38th GeeBee Boxing Tournament in Helsinki,Finland?
    A)Anuj Negi
    B)Anshu Singh
    C)Kavinder Singh Bisht
    D)Shiva Thapa
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Kavinder Singh Bisht struck gold while Shiva Thapa and three others claimed silver medals to end a fine Indian campaign at the 38th GeeBee Boxing Tournament in Helsinki,Finland.

  7. Who was named as the new India head of Citi bank?
    A)Amitabh Chaudhary
    B)Ranjit Gill
    C)Ashu Khullar
    D)Prawat Singh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Citigroup has named Ashu Khullar as the new India head after its current chief executive officer Pramit Jhaveri steps down. Khullar is currently the head of capital markets origination for the Asia-pacific region. Having joined Citi in 1988, he has worked across both developed and emerging markets in Europe, Middle East Africa and India.

  8. Who was named as the new PM Of Palestine?
    A)Mohammed Shtayyeh
    B)Mahmoud Abbas
    C)Sultan Mohammed
    D)Mohammed Al Nahyan
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Mohammed Shtayyeh has been named as Palestinian PM by President of Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Palestine?
    A)Bishkek
    B)Ramallah
    C)Kiev
    D)Addis Ababa
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. Where is the HQ of CitiBank?
    A)Rome
    B)Paris
    C)New York
    D)London
    View Answer
    Option C

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

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