Current Affairs Quiz: March 25, 2019

Current Affairs 25 March 2019 Quiz

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  1. Which country became the first G7 nation to join China’s signature foreign policy Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)?
    A)Canada
    B)Italy
    C)Japan
    D)France
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Despite a warning by United States, Italy join China’s signature foreign policy Belt and Road Initiative(BRI),making it the first G7 country to officially do so. China and Italy also a Memorandum of Understanding in this regard. Already, China has signed BRI cooperation agreements with over 40 countries.

  2. Which company has announced its inaugural “AI for India Summit” focused on discussing inclusive growth and solutions to the most enduring social challenges?
    A)WhatsApp
    B)Google
    C)Facebook
    D)IBM
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    With a vision to leverage the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to deliver social good,Facebook has announced its inaugural “AI for India Summit” focused on discussing inclusive growth and solutions to the most enduring social challenges. The one-day summit will be held on 26 March in Bangalore.

  3. Who is the author of the book “Every Vote Counts”?
    A)Hasmukh Adhiya
    B)Animesh Jha
    C)Sudhir Mehta
    D)Navin Chawla
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former Chief Election Commissioner of India Navin Chawla’s latest book “Every Vote Counts”, was launched at New Delhi’s Taj Mahal Hotel on Man Singh Road. Navin Chawla’s book was launched by former Vice President of India, Hamid Ansari.

  4. Who became the first player in the IPL history to amass 5000 runs?
    A)Gautam Gambhir
    B)Suresh Raina
    C)MS Dhoni
    D)Virat Kohli
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Suresh Raina added another feather to his illustrious cap in Chennai as the Chennai Super Kings’ (CSK) batsman became the first in the IPL history to amass 5000 runs. The Uttar Pardesh cricketer also has 35 fifties in the league beside a century, averaging 34.27.

  5. Which country won the 2019 badminton Asia mixed team championships?
    A)China
    B)India
    C)Pakistan
    D)Indonesia
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    China won the 2019 badminton Asia mixed team championships by defeating Japan 3-2 in the final in Hong Kong. China took the lead 1-0 after He Jiting and Du Yue overcame Japanese pair Yuta Watanabe and Arisa Higashino in the mixed doubles.

  6. Recently, Joachim Persson has been banned for 18 months for offences linked to betting and match-fixing.He belongs to which country?
    A)Canada
    B)France
    C)Denmark
    D)China
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Denmark’s Joachim Persson has been banned for 18 months for offences linked to betting and match-fixing. The 36-year-old former world number six was found guilty of “four violations of the code of conduct in relation to betting, wagering and irregular match results”.

  7. Who has been appointed as the election ambassador of the Karnataka?
    A)Rajinder Singh
    B)Deepa Malik
    C)Varun Singh Bhati
    D)Girish N.Gowda
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The state Election Commission roped in Girish N.Gowda,paralympic high jumper as the election ambassador of the Karnataka.A decision in this regard was announced by the state election commissioner Sanjeev Kumar.

  8. Recently,Balwant Singh passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Professor
    B)Journalist
    C)Poet
    D)Actor
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former Rajpura MLA professor Balwant Singh passed away at a hospital in Chandigarh following prolonged illness. He was 82. Balwant, who hailed from Hashimpur village of Rajpura division in Patiala, joined politics after resigning from his government job as a school teacher in 1968.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Italy?
    A)Euro
    B)Dollar
    C)Peso
    D)Rufiyaa
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Badminton World Federation?
    A)Tokyo
    B)London
    C)Kuala Lumpur
    D)Beijing
    View Answer
    Option C

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