Current Affairs Quiz: March 17, 2019

Current Affairs 17 March 2019 Quiz

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  1. The two day national convention of war Decorated India began at which city/UT?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Chandigarh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The two day national convention of war Decorated India began at the Manekshaw Auditorium in Chandimandir, the HQ of the Western Command in Chandigarh.
  2. The Festival of Innovation and Entrepreneurship held in which city/UT?
    A)Bhopal
    B)Indore
    C)Gandhinagar
    D)Ahmedabad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the Festival of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and also presented the 10th Biennial National Grassroots Innovation Awards in Gnadhinagar.

  3. The Election Commission launched which application that will help poll observers to submit reports timely?
    A)Timely App
    B)Monitoring App
    C)Observers App
    D)Close App
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Election Commission launched a mobile application that will help poll observers to submit reports timely. Over 1800 IAS, IPS and IRS officials, officials of Central services will be deployed as observers in the upcoming Lok Sabha election 2019 and State Assembly elections.

  4. Recently,Coorg Arabica Coffee was given GI tag.It is grown in which state?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Mizoram
    C)Kerala
    D)Assam
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Geographical Indication(GI) tags have been granted to Coorg Arabica Coffee,Wayaanad Robusta Coffee,Chikmagalur Arabica Coffee,Araku Valley Arabica Coffee and Bababudangiris Arabica Coffee,by GI Registry.
  5. The 4th session of the UN Environment Assembly took place in which country?
    A)South Africa
    B)Australia
    C)Kenya
    D)Zimababwe
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The 4th session of the UN Environment Assembly took place in Nairobi,Kenya, as agreed during UNEA-3 in December 2017.

  6. Which bank launched “YONO Cash” for cardless withdrawal of cash?
    A)IDBI
    B)Canara
    C)BOB
    D)SBI
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    SBI launched “YONO Cash” for cardless withdrawal of cash at over 16,500 SBI ATMs across the country.

  7. Which bank got approval to acquire Gruh Finance?
    A)ICICI Bank
    B)Federal Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)Bandhan Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bandhan bank said it has received no objection from the RBI for the proposed acquisition of Gruh Finance.

  8. Which insurance company announced the launch of “Wings”, a specially designed mentorship program to empower the female workforce?
    A)Aviva Life Insurance ,
    B)National Insurance Company Limited
    C)IDBI Federal Life Insurance
    D)HDFC Ergo Insurance Company
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Aviva Life Insurance has announced the launch of “Wings”, a specially designed mentorship program to empower the female workforce.

  9. Which country will host the U-17 Women’s World Cup(Football) in 2020?
    A)India
    B)Australia
    C)Brazil
    D)England
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    india will host the U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2020, International Football Federation President Gianni Infantino said.
  10. Who topped the ESPN World Fame 100 list 2019?
    A)Virat Kohli
    B)Christiano Ronaldo
    C)Lionel Messi
    D)MS Dhoni
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    This year’s ESPN World Fame 100 list an annual list of the most famous athletes on the planet, placed the Portuguese footballer Christiano Ronaldo at the top spot followed by basketball player LeBron James and FC Barcelona captain Lionel Messi.

  11. Who won the gold medal in the women’s discus throw event at the Federation Cup in Patiala?
    A)Navjeet Dhillon
    B)Ekta Bhyan
    C)Seema Antil
    D)Kamalpreet Kaur
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    In Athletics, Kamalpreet kaur grabbed the spotlight by winning a gold medal in he women’s discus throw event.

  12. Which state won Syed Mustaq Ali Trophy at the Holkar Stadium in Indore?
    A)Maharshtra
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Karnataka
    D)Mizoram
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Karnataka defeated Maharashtra to win their maiden Syed Mustaq Ali Trophy at the Holkar Stadium in Indore.
  13. What is the theme of this year’s World Sleep Day?
    A) Healthy Sleep,Healthy Ageing
    B)Sleep Soundly,Nurture lIfe
    C)When sleep is sound,healthiness abound
    D)Good Sleep is a Reachable Dream
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Sleep Day is observed on March 15.The theme is “Healthy Sleep,Healthy Ageing”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of FIFA?
    A)New York
    B)Paris
    C)London
    D)Zurich
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of Gruh Finance?
    A)Chennai
    B)Ahmedabad
    C)Mumbai
    D)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of Election Commission of India?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Nashik
    View Answer
    Option A

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