Current Affairs Quiz: March 24, 2019

Current Affairs 24 March 2019 Quiz

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  1. How much amount will be invested by Asian Development Bank in in solar energy project developer Avaada Energy Pvt lTd to help the company scale up rapidly?
    A)USD 50 million
    B)USD 40 million
    C)USD 45 million
    D)USD 60 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Asian Development Bank said it has inked an agreement to invest USD 50 million in solar energy project developer Avaada Energy Pvt lTd to help the company scale up rapidly.

  2. Which company recently launched its UPI application Mi Pay?
    A)Honor
    B)Xiaomi
    C)Samsung
    D)Oppo
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Xiaomi launched Mi Pay,its very own UPI, based payments service in India. The app is already available in China and was first introduced in India last December in beta mode.

  3. In which country,the campus building for Siddheshwar Education Public Campus was constructed?
    A)Bhutan
    B)China
    C)Nepal
    D)Maldives
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The campus building for Siddheshwar Education Public Campus in Bamti Bhamdar of Ramechhap district was inaugurated in a public function organised jointly by the District Coordination Committee and Campus Management Committee.
  4. Who is the author of “The Great Disappointement:How Narendra Modi Squandered a Unique Opportunity to transform the Indian Economy”?
    A)Ahzez Khan
    B)Arvind Subramaniyam
    C)Salman Rushdie
    D)Salman Aneez Soz
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    “The Great Disappointement:How Narendra Modi Squandered a Unique Opportunity to transform the Indian Economy”attempts to answer the overarching question of whether or not the Modi government transformed India’s economy and what the next government’s agenda should look like.

  5. Recently,which airline has joined global airlines grouping IATA as a member, becoming the first Indian low cost carrier to get the membership?
    A)SpiceJet
    B)Indigo
    C)Air india
    D)Jet Airways
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Spice Jet has joined global airlines grouping IATA as a member,becoming the first Indian low cost carrier to get the membership.

  6. Which bollywood actor was announced as brand ambassador of PhonePe?
    A)Vicky Kaushal
    B)Ayushman Khurrana
    C)Salman Khan
    D)Aamir Khan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    PhonePe, India’s fastest growing payments platform announced appointed of Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan as its brand ambassador.

  7. Who was appointed as next chief of Naval Staff?
    A)Sunil Lamba
    B)Ravneet Singh Gill
    C)Karanbir Singh
    D)Madan Singh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Vice Admiral Karambir Singh will be next chief of Naval Staff. He will be appointed after Admiral Sunil Lamba, who retires in May this year, vacates office. He is serving as the Flag Officer Commanding in Chief of the Eastern Naval Command in Visakhapatnam.

  8. Recently,CS Shivalli passed away.He was the former minister for municipal administration of which state?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Odisha
    D)Kerala
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Karnataka Minister for Municipal Administation CS Shivalli suffered a massive heart attack and passed away in Hubballi. He was 58. Channabasappa Satyappa Shivalli was a three-time MLA from Kundagol constituency in Dharwad district. He won his first election as an independent candidate in 1999.

  9. When is Martyrs Day observed?
    A)20 March
    B)23 March
    C)22 March
    D)25 March
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Martyrs day in India is celebrated to pay homage to the victims who fought for the freedom, welfare and progress of the India and sacrificed their lives

  10. What is the theme of this year’s World TB Day?
    A)It’s Time
    B)Unite to End TB
    C)Leaders for a TB Free World
    D)End TB
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    World TB Day, which is observed on 24 March every year, is designed to raise public awareness regarding the epidemic of TB (tuberculosis) and efforts of eliminating the disease.The theme is “It’s Time’.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Asian Development Bank?
    A)Myanmar
    B)Indonesia
    C)Maldives
    D)Philippines
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of International Air Transport Association?
    A)Paris
    B)New York
    C)Montreal
    D)London
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of PhonePe?
    A)Chennai
    B)Noida
    C)Gurugram
    D)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option D

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