Current Affairs Quiz: March 20, 2019

Current Affairs 20 March 2019 Quiz

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  1. The inaugural Africa India Field Training Exercise 2019 for India and African nations called AFINDEX-19 started in which city/UT?
    A)Pune
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Surat
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The inaugural Africa India Field Training Exercise 2019 for India and African nations called AFINDEX-19 started with a grand opening ceremony at Pune.

  2. The 3rd Indo Japan Workshop on Disaster Risk Reduction was held in which city/UT?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Chennai
    C)Lucknow
    D)Mumbai
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The 3rd Indo Japan Workshop on Disaster Risk Reduction was held in NewDelhi.
  3. Which country’s finance ministry has signed an agreement with India’s EXIM Bank for line of credit (LOC) of 800 million US dollars to finance the new government’s infrastructure projects?
    A)Myanmar
    B)Maldives
    C)Indonesia
    D)China
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Maldives finance ministry has signed an agreement with India’s EXIM Bank for line of credit (LOC) of 800 million US dollars to finance the new government’s infrastructure projects

  4. How much amount was constituted for inter ministerial panel for monitoring, sanctioning and implementation of projects under FAME II programme?
    A)Rs 9000 cr
    B)Rs 5500 cr
    C)Rs 10000 cr
    D)Rs 20000 cr
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The government has constituted an inter ministerial panel for monitoring, sanctioning and implementation of projects under the Rs 10000 crore FAME II programme , aimed at incentivising clean mobility.

  5. The Ministry of HRD signed a memorandum of understanding with which country to work on Digital education Initiatives?
    A)Indonesia
    B)Afghanistan
    C)Myanmar
    D)Maldives
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of HRD signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of Higher Education,Afghanistan to work on Digital education Initiatives that will include many programs developed by Indian Institutes of Technology.

  6. Ola has signed an MoU with which state government to support their efforts towards strengthening the traffic infrastructure?
    A)Telangana
    B)Andhra Pradesh
    C)Odisha
    D)Uttar Pradesh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ola, one of the world’s largest ride-hailing platforms, signed a MoU with the government of Telangana, to support their efforts towards strengthening the traffic infrastructure in Hyderabad city.

  7. The TROPEX 19 exercise held in which city?
    A)Vadodara
    B)Mumbai
    C)Kochi
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lamba will preside over the debrief of the recently-commenced annual Theatre Level Readiness and Operational Exercise at Kochi, besides holding deliberations on the road map for future operations.

  8. According to 2019 WorldWide Cost of Living Survey,which city is rated as the cheapest city in the world?
    A)Kiev
    B)Paris
    C)Damascus
    D)Caracas
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Paris,Singapore and Hong Kong are the world’s most expensive cities, a new survey has found. Caracas, the capital of crisis-hit Venezuela, is rated as the cheapest city in the world , with prices only slightly higher in the Syrian city of Damascus.

  9. Recently,the net direct tax collection figure has crossed how much amount helped by the fourth and final installment of tax payment?
    A)Rs 40 lakh crore
    B)Rs 30 lakh crore
    C)Rs 10 lakh crore
    D)Rs 20 lakh crore
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The net direct tax collection figure has crossed the Rs 10 lakh crore mark helped by the fourth and final installment of tax payment. The net direct tax collection during April-January of this fiscal stood at Rs 7.89 lakh crore as against Rs 12 lakh crore targeted for the entire fiscal of 2018-19.

  10. The Asian World Wrestling Championships 2019 will be held in which country?
    A)Maldives
    B)Indonesia
    C)India
    D)Thailand
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The United World Wrestling has takeaway the hosting rights from India for the Junior Asian Championships.. It is the first sporting event to be taken away from India after the denial of visas to Pakistan’s shooters last month for the ISSF World Cup prompted the International Olympic Committee to censure the Indian Olympic Association.

  11. Which IPL franchise launched its first cricket academy in the UK?
    A)Mumbai Indians
    B)Delhi Daredevils
    C)Chennai Super Kings
    D)Rajasthan Royals
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Rajasthan Royals launched its first cricket academy in the UK.

  12. Which team won their first Indian Super League Title?
    A)Chennai FC
    B)FC Mumbai
    C)Bengaluru FC
    D)FC Goa
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Bengaluru FC scored in the 27th minute of extra time to beat FC Goa in the final of the Indian Super League to secure their maiden ISL title.

  13. The YONEX Open 2019 held in which country?
    A)Australia
    B)India
    C)UK
    D)Switzerland
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian Shuttler Sai Praneeth won the silver medal at the Swiss Open after losing the men’s singles final to world number two and top-seeded Chinese shuttler Shi Yuqi in Basel, Switzerland.

  14. Which country topped the medal tally at Asian Youth Championships 2019?
    A)Japan
    B)Indonesia
    C)India
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian youth team finish 2nd in the overall medals tally with a total of 26 medals including 8 gold, nine silver and nine bronze medals. China topped the overall medals tally with 31 medals that included 12 gold, 11 silver and eight bronze medals.

  15. Who was appointed as new CM of Goa?
    A)Ram Naik
    B)Sudin Dhavalikar
    C)Vijai Sardesai
    D)Pramod Sawant
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former Speaker of Goa legislative assembly and BJP MLA Pramod Sawant was sworn as the 11th CM of Goa. Vijai Sardesai from the Goa Forward Party and Sudin Dhavalikar from Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party, both alliance partners, have been inducted as Deputy Chief Ministers.

  16. Who was appointed as chairman of Automotive Tyre Manufacturers Association(ATMA)?
    A)Anurag Kishore Pandey
    B)Ashutosh Garg
    C)Anshuman Singhania
    D)KM Mammen
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    KM Mammen , CMD, MRF and Anshuman Singhania, whole-time director of JK Tyre and Industries, have been unanimously elected as chairman and vice-chairman, respectively, of Automotive Tyre Manufacturers Association(ATMA).
  17. Who was awarded with the Gollapudi Srinivas Award?
    A)D Rajan Kumar
    B)Shonali Bose
    C)C Prem Kumar
    D)Durjoy Dutta
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    C Prem Kumar, 96, with Vijay Sethupathi and Trisha, has clinched this year’s Gollapudi Srinivas Award. The prize money of Rs 1.5 lakhs will be handed over to the first-time director on August 12. The award, which was first announced in 1997, went to Leslie Carvalho’s debut work.

  18. Who was awarded with the Vyas Samman 2018?
    A)Shakti Den
    B)Leeladhar Jagudi
    C)Mahesh Jain
    D)Mohan Bhagwat
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Noted Hindi writer Leelaadhar Jagudi will be conferred with the Vyas Samman 2018 for his collection of poems “Jitne Log Utne Prem”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Maldives?
    A)Yen
    B)Euro
    C)Rupee
    D)Rufiyaa
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. What is the capital of Afghanistan?
    A)Baghdad
    B)Astana
    C)Kabul
    D)Bishkek
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. What is the currency of Thailand?
    A)Baht
    B)Euro
    C)Rupee
    D)Franc
    View Answer
    Option A

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