Current Affairs Quiz: March 13, 2019

Current Affairs 13 March 2019 Quiz

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  1. The 34th edition of Aahar-the International Food and Hospitality Fair began in which city/UT?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Chandigarh
    C)Lucknow
    D)Bhopal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The 34th edition of Aahar-the International Food and Hospitality Fair commenced in NewDelhi.
  2. The exercise “Al Nagah III” is between India and which other country?
    A)Saudi Arabia
    B)Oman
    C)Afghanistan
    D)Maldives
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Exercise Al Nagah III , third in the series of bilateral joint exercise between India and Oman began in Jabel Al Akhdar Mountains in Oman.The exercise will see both the armies exchanging expertise and experience in tactics, weapon handling and firing, with an aim to enhance interoperability in counterterrorist operations in semi urban mountainous terrain.

  3. The indigenously developed Pinaka guided rocket system was successfully test fired in which state by DRDO?
    A)Punjab
    B)Gujarat
    C)Rajasthan
    D)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The indigenously developed Pinaka guided rocket system was successfully test fired at Pokharan desert in Rajasthan, in a boost to artillery capability of the Army. The weapon system is equipped with state-of-the-art guidance kit comprising of an advanced navigation and control system.

  4. Who was honored by “Barbie” in celebration of their 60th anniversary and was presented a doll modeled after her?
    A)Dipa Karmakar
    B)Saina Nehwal
    C)Sania Mirza
    D)Babita Phogat
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Gymnast Dipa Karmakar,was honored by “Barbie” in celebration of their 60th anniversary and was presented a doll modelled after her.

  5. Which agriculture produce got in the latest entrant in the list of agricultural produce with a GI(Geographical tag)?
    A)Joha Rice
    B)Arecanut
    C)Moirang
    D)Chandeli
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Arecanut(also known as supari or betel nut) is the latest entrant in the list of agricultural produce with a GI(Geographical tag).
  6. According to Stockhalm International Peace Research Institute(SIPRI),which country replaced india to become the largest importer of arms in the world?
    A)Russia
    B)Saudi Arabia
    C)Afghanistan
    D)South Korea
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Saudi Arabia has now become the largest importer of arms in the world,,having pushed India to the second spot,according to the Stockhalm International Peace Research Institute(SIPRI).
  7. Recently,what is the position of RBI in holding of the gold worldwide?
    A)5th
    B)6th
    C)10th
    D)8th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    RBI, which added 6.5 tonnes of gold to its reserves in January, taking its total holding forming part of its foreign exchange reserves to 607 tonne,, is set to become the 10th largest holder of the metal worldwide, displacing the Netherlands.

  8. Which IPL franchise sign a deal with Book MyShow for the upcoming season of the league?
    A)Delhi Daredevils
    B)Kolkata Knight Riders
    C)Chennai Super Kings
    D)Rajasthan Royals
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals announced a deal with Book MyShow for the upcoming season of the league.

  9. Who sworn-in as the first chairman of the newly-constituted Lokayukta in Mizoram?
    A)Lingappa Swamy
    B)C Lalsawta
    C)Jagdish Mukhi
    D)Ganeshi Lal
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Retired IAS officer C Lalsawta was sworn-in as the first chairman of the newly-constituted Lokayukta in Mizoram. He was sworn-in at the Raj Bhawan in Aizawl.

  10. Recently, newsreader Vinod Kashyap passed away.He was the newsreader of which language?
    A)Telugu
    B)Hindi
    C)English
    D)Marathi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Veteran Hindi Newsreader Vinod Kashyap has passed away following a prolonged illness.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Indian Trade Promotion Organisation?
    A)Pune
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. What is the currency of Oman?
    A)Euro
    B)Rial
    C)Riyal
    D)Dinar
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. What is the capital of Oman?
    A)Bishkek
    B)Addis Ababa
    C)Muscat
    D)Kiev
    View Answer
    Option C

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