Current Affairs Quiz: March 26, 2019

Current Affairs 26 March 2019 Quiz

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  1. What is the rank of India on a global energy transition index compiled by World Economics forum (WEF)?
    A)76th
    B)78th
    C)77th
    D)75th
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India has moved up two places to rank 76th on a global energy transition index. This annual list, compiled by Geneva based World Economics forum(WEF). The report, released by the WEF, said India is amongst the countries with high pollution levels and has a relatively high CO2 intensity in its energy system.

  2. According to the Airports Council International(ACI),which airport is the world’s 12th busiest airport?
    A)Kempegowda International Airport
    B)Indira Gandhi International Airport
    C)Sardar Vallabhbhai International Airport
    D)Jolly Grant Airport
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The nation capital’s Indira Gandhi International Airport has now become the world’s 12th busiest airport moving up four places from the 16th spot in 2017. According to the preliminary world airport traffic rankings for 2018 released by the Airports Council International(ACI), it over took mega-hubs like Frankfurt, Dallas Forth Worth, Guangzhou and Istanbul Ataturk airports.

  3. In which city/UT,NITI Aayog organized a day-long FinTech Conclave?
    A)Pune
    B)Bengaluru
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    NITI Aayog has organized a day-long FinTech Conclave at Dr Ambedkar International Center in New Delhi.
  4. Recently,a yarn bank has been set up in which city to benefit the state’s weavers?
    A)Nashik
    B)Nagpur
    C)Pune
    D)Mysore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    A yarn bank has been set up at the Mysore Powerloom Silk Manufacturers Cooperative Society on Avenue Road to benefit the state’s weavers.

  5. Recently, Naresh Goyal stepped away from his post.He was the former chairman of which company?
    A)Jet Airways
    B)AirIndia
    C)Indigo
    D)Vistara
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Jet airways chairman Naresh Goyal stepped down, paving way for lenders to bail out the financially troubled airline he set up 25 years ago. The airline has over one billion dollars in debt and has to repay money to banks, lessors of planes and suppliers besides clearing pending salaries to its pilots.

  6. According to ICRA,Housing Finance Companies are expected to show credit growth at how much percent in FY 19?
    A)11-13%
    B)13-15%
    C)15-17%
    D)12-14%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The liquidity crisis has crimped credit growth for housing finance companies and is unlikely to improve much in FY20, even as the weak external environment will put a pressure on asset quality, warns a report.

  7. The world’s largest e-waste recycling facility has opened up in which city?
    A)Vienna
    B)London
    C)Dubai
    D)Abu Dhabi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The world’s largest e-waste recycling facility has opened up in Dubai.
  8. Who won the Sportsperson of the year award at the Telangana Sports Journalist Association awards held at the The Park?
    A)Sania Mirza
    B)Virat Kohli
    C)KL Rahul
    D)Saina Nehwal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Badminton ace Saina Nehwal walked away with the Sportsperson of the year award at the Telangana Sports Journalist Association awards held at the The Park.
  9. Who was unanimously re-elected as president of the Basketball Federation of India?
    A)K Govindaraj
    B)Vithal Koteswara Rao
    C)Swami Venkatesh
    D)Chander Mukhi Sharma
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    K Govindaraj was unanimously re-elected as president of the Basketball Federation of india at its annual general-body meeting in Bengaluru. Chander Mukhi Sharma was re-elected secretary-general.

  10. Who won the 2019 Global Teacher Prize?
    A)Peter Tabichi
    B)Andria Zafeirakou
    C)Maggie MacDonnell
    D)Sunny Varkey
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    A science teacher from rural Kenya, who gives away most of his salary to support poorer pupils, has won a $1m prize (£760,000) for the world’s best teacher.Peter Tabichi,, a member of the Franciscan religious order, won the 2019 Global Teacher Prize.

  11. Recently,Vinjamuri Anasuya Devi passed away.She was related to which field?
    A)Writer
    B)Actor
    C)Journalist
    D)Teacher
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Noted folk artist,music director and writer Vinjamuri Anasuya Devi passed away at Houston in the U.S. at the age of 99. A recipient of Kala Prapoorna award, she got her first gramophone record at the age of 8 years.

  12. Recently,Ghulam Nabi Rathar passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Politics
    B)Social Activist
    C)Poet
    D)Actor
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Ghulam Nabi Rathar, 62, of Manigam Kangan, a social activist, passed away after brief illness. Rather, a retired horticultural officer, was ex-chairman of Shaheen Public High School Manigam and owner of Alamdar Public school Wussan Kangan.

  13. Recently,Shahnaz Rahmatullah passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Poet
    C)Actor
    D)Singer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Shahnaz Rahmatullah,a renowned South Asian Singer , passed away in Bangladesh after suffering a heart attack. The 67-year-old singer’s career spanned five decades and encompassed a number of genres, particularly national songs.

  14. Recently,which one of the last disciples of Acharya Ramchandrasurishwarji passed away?
    A)Guru Amar Das
    B)Hargobind Singh
    C)Muni Har Rai
    D)Muni Hitruchivijay
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Muni Hitruchivijay ji,one of the last disciples of Acharya Ramchandrasurishwarji, was known to have taken diksha at Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad. The monk passed away after a short ailment in Ahmedabad. His body was kept at Dasha Porvad Jain Sangh in Paldi for the last darshan.

  15. What is the theme of this year’s World Meteorological day?
    A)Weather ready,Climate Smart
    B)Hotter,drier weather
    C)The Sun,the earth and the Weather
    D)Understanding Clouds
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    World Meteorological day is observed on 23 March.The theme is “The Sun,the earth and the Weather”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Basketball Federation of India?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Pune
    C)Nashik
    D)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Investment Information and Credit Rating Agency of India Limited(ICRA)?
    A)Chennai
    B)Mumbai
    C)Delhi
    D)Gurugram
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. Where is the HQ of World economic Forum?
    A)USA
    B)Switzerland
    C)Denmark
    D)France
    View Answer
    Option B

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