Current Affairs Quiz: March 19, 2019

Current Affairs 19 March 2019 Quiz

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  1. In a bid to curb fake news during the general elections, NASSCOM Foundation came together to impart digital literacy training in partnership with which company?
    A)Facebook
    B)WhatsApp
    C)Hike
    D)WeChat
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    In a bid to curb fake news during the general elections, Whatsapp and NASSCOM Foundation came together to impart digital literacy training.
  2. Which Indian Coast Guard Ship became the first ever Coast guard ship to visit Sabang,Indonesia?
    A)Vijit
    B)Samarth
    C)Sankalp
    D)Vishwast
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Highlighting the close maritime proximity between India and Indonesia,Indian Coast Guard Ship “Vijit” became the first ever Coast guard ship to visit Sabang,Indonesia.
  3. With which company,ICICI Lombard announced a strategic partnership to provide cyber insurance cover?
    A)Freecharge
    B)PhonePe
    C)Paytm
    D)Mobikwik
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    ICICI Lombard and MObikwik announced a strategic partnership to provide cyber insurance cover. The relationship aims to provide protection against unauthorised and fraudulent transactions online, across bank accounts, debit & credit cards and mobile wallets.

  4. Who became the youngest Indian women to win on the Ladies European Tour in Cape Town, South Africa?
    A)Diksha
    B)Kavya
    C)Akansha
    D)Deepika
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Diksha wrote her own piece of history by becoming the youngest Indian women to win on the Ladies European Tour in Cape Town, South Africa.
  5. The Asian Race Walking Championships 2019 held in which country?
    A)Bangladesh
    B)Japan
    C)China
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    National record holder KT IRfan became the first Indian from athletics to qualify for the next year’s Olympics, while finishing fourth in the 20 km event of the Asian Race Walking Championships in Nomi, Japan.

  6. Who won Indian Wells Master title?
    A)Serena Williams
    B)Angelique Kerber
    C)Simona Haleps
    D)Bianca Andreescu
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Young Canadian Bianca Andreescu was proclaimed champion at the Indian Wells Master, after she overcame the German Angelique Kerber. It is the first time ever that a player who received a wildcard entry to the tournament leaves with the title.

  7. Who won Australian Grand Prix?
    A)Max Verstappen
    B)Sebastian Vettel
    C)Lewis Hamilton
    D)Valtteri Bottas
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Mercedes team F1 driver Valtteri Bottas won his first champion in the Australian Grand Prix held in Melbourne. It was the fourth time in as many years that Hamilton has taken pole position in Australia only to finish second.

  8. Who topped Forbes “The World’s Richest Sports Team Owners 2019” list?
    A)Mukesh Ambani
    B)Shahrukh Khan
    C)Salman Khan
    D)Anil Ambani
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Reliance Industries chairman and Asia’s richest man Mukesh Ambani recently topped Forbes “The World’s Richest Sports Team Owners 2019 list.
  9. Who will be sworn as new CM of Goa?
    A)Jyoti Raj Scindia
    B)Kamal Nath
    C)Pramod Pandurang Sawant
    D)Mridula Sinha
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Goa assembly Speaker Pramod Pandurang Sawant will be sworn in as the new Chief Minister of a BJP-led coalition government by Governor Mridula Sinha.

  10. Who is all set to become the first Lokpal of India?
    A)Anant Ram Hegde
    B)Ram Naik
    C)Mridula Sinha
    D)Pinaki Chandra Ghose
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former Supreme Court judge, Pianki Chandra Ghose,is all set to become the first Lokpal of India.

  11. Recently,Ritu Beri has been appointed as the Cultural and Tourism Ambassador of which country in India?
    A)Bhutan
    B)Uzbekistan
    C)Afghanistan
    D)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian fashion designer Ritu Beri has been appointed as the Cultural and Tourism Ambassador of Uzbekistan in India by the Ministry of Tourism of Uzbekistan.

  12. Recently,Daryl D’Monte passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Poet
    C)Politics
    D)Sports
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Senior journalist and environmental activist Darryl D’Monte who worked with leading English dailies, passed away at a hospital in Mumbai after a brief illness

  13. Recently,Chinmoy Roy passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Sports
    B)Journalist
    C)Writer
    D)Actor
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Veteran Bengali actor Chinmoy Roy has passed away. He was 79.

  14. What is the theme of this year’s Global Recycling Day 2019?
    A)Recycle and reuse
    B)Recycling around the world
    C)Recycling into the Future
    D)Planet comes First
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Global Recycling Foundation has announced the second annual Global recycling Day will feature a “recycling into the Future” theme.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of NASSCOM?
    A)Noida
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Mobikwik?
    A)Pune
    B)Noida
    C)Delhi
    D)Gurugram
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. What is the capital of Uzbekistan?
    A)Astana
    B)Bishkek
    C)Tashkent
    D)Kiev
    View Answer
    Option C

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