Current Affairs Quiz: March 27, 2019

Current Affairs 27 March 2019 Quiz

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  1. India started joint military exercise “MITRA SHAKTI” with which country?
    A)Nepal
    B)China
    C)Australia
    D)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    In a bid to further cement the relationship between armies of both the nations, a contingent of Indian Army left for Sri Lanka to participate in 6th edition of joint military exercise “Mitra Shakti” involving practicing tactical level operations in an international Counter Insurgency and Counter Terrorist environment under UN mandate.

  2. According to Joint United Nations Programme on the UNAIDS, India recorded how much percent reduction in TB deaths among people living with HIV by 2017?
    A)76%
    B)87%
    C)84%
    D)78%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India has achieved an 84 percent reduction in TB deaths among people living with HIV by 2017. According to the Joint United Nations Programme on the UNAIDS , it is the highest recorded decline among over 20 nations and it is also three years ahead of the 2020 deadline.

  3. Which Indian INS to participate in LIMA 19 in Malaysia?
    A)Tarini
    B)Makar
    C)Kadmatt
    D)Mhadei
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian Navy’s frontline anti submarine warfare(ASW) corvette INS Kadmatt reached at Langkawi in Malaysia , on a seven-day official visit, to participate in Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition.
  4. Which country become the first country in the world to install wireless charging systems for electric taxis?
    A)Norway
    B)Australia
    C)USA
    D)Canada
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Norway’s capital Oslo will become the first city in the world to install wireless charging systems for electric taxis , hoping to make recharging quick and efficient enough to speed the take up of non-polluting cabs.

  5. Recently,RBI slapped which bank with a penalty of Rs 2 crore for non-compliance of regulatory directions with regard to SWIFT operations?
    A)IOB
    B)PNB
    C)IDBI
    D)BOB
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The RBI has slapped a penalty of Rs 2 crore on PNB for non-compliance of regulatory directions with regard to SWIFT operations. SWIFT is a global messaging software used for transactions by financial entities.

  6. Who will head the committee that has been formed Nilekani to further deepen digital payments and enhance financial inclusion through Fintech?
    A)Nandan Nilekani
    B)Viral Acharya
    C)Pranav Sehgal
    D)Ravneet Singh Gill
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das has said that the central bank of the country has appointed 5-member committee under the chairmanship of Nandan Nilekani to further deepen digital payments and enhance financial inclusion through Fintech.

  7. Recently,Conor Mcgregor announced his retirement.He was related to which sports?
    A)MMA
    B)Cricket
    C)Basketball
    D)Tennis
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Conor Mcgregor, the Irish UFC Star,announced his retirement from MMA.McGregor, the former two-division UFC champion, last fought at UFC 229 in October, falling in a lightweight title fight to Khabib Nurmagomedov by fourth-round submission.

  8. Recently, Nikki Bella announced her retirement.She was related to which sports?
    A)Volleyball
    B)Wrestling
    C)Tennis
    D)Cricket
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Actress wrestler Nikki Bella has announced his retirement from the WWE. The 35-year-old now happily wants to put her WWE jersey away to focus on other things. Bella made her WWE debut back in 2007, her SmackDown debut with her twin sister, Brie Bella was in 2008, and has won the Divas Championship twice.

  9. Recently, Rafi Eitan passed away. He belongs to which profession?
    A)Tennis
    B)Spy
    C)Journalism
    D)Wrestling
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Rafi Eitan,the legendary Israeli Spy who led the operation to capture the architect of the Holocaust, Adolf Eichmann, has passed away aged 92. Eitan was among the founders of Israel’s revered intelligence agencies.

  10. When is the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the transatlantic slave trade is observed?
    A)March 25
    B)March 26
    C)March 27
    D)March 28
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Every year on March 25,the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the transatlantic slave trade is observed.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Sri Lanka?
    A)Rupee
    B)Rufiyaa
    C)Yen
    D)Peso
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the currency of Malaysia?
    A)Peso
    B)Ringgit
    C)Krone
    D)Won
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. What is the currency of Norway?
    A)Euro
    B)Dollar
    C)Krone
    D)Won
    View Answer
    Option C

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