Current Affairs Quiz: March 31, 2019

Current Affairs 31 March 2019 Quiz

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  1. Which country has been designated as guest of honour at the Paris Book fair in 2020?
    A)Indonesia
    B)India
    C)China
    D)Maldives
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    In a bid to strengthen Indo-French ties, India has been designated as the guest of honour at the Paris Book Fair in 2020, while France will be the guest country at the New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF) in 2022. The announcement was made by the nodal agency – National Book Trust (NBT).

  2. How much interest to be carried out on Kisan Vikas patra in the April-June quarter?
    A)8.0%
    B)6.6%
    C)7.2%
    D)7.7%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The government has kept the interest rates on small savings schemes, including NSC and PPF, unchanged for the April-June quarter. Public Provident Fund (PPF) and National Savings Certificate (NSC) will continue to carry an annual interest rate of 8 per cent, while Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) will give a yield of 7.7 per cent and mature in 112 months.

  3. GAIL India have signed an MoU with which organisation for cooperation in the development of solar power projects ?
    A)SAIL
    B)BHEL
    C)BEL
    D)TCS
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Maharatna public sector units GAIL India Ltd and Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) have inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for cooperation in the development of solar power projects.

  4. Recently, how many varieties of Indian coffee have been awarded GI tag that will enhance its visibility globally ?
    A)5
    B)6
    C)7
    D)8
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    5 varieties of Indian coffee have been awarded Geographical Indication (GI), a move that will enhance their visibility globally and allow growers to get the right value.

  5. The 12th Asian Airgun Championships held in which city?
    A)Beijing
    B)Tokyo
    C)Taipei
    D)Mumbai
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Young pistol shooters Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary picked up their second gold medals each as India continued their domination at the 12th Asian Airgun Championships in Taoyuan, Taipei.

  6. Which country will host 2019 ASEAN school games?
    A)China
    B)india
    C)Nepal
    D)Indonesia
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Students from Southeast Asian countries and regions will compete at the 2019 Asean School Games in July in Indonesia’s Semarang city. Students will take part in athletics, badminton, basketball, swimming, lawn tennis, table tennis, volleyball, sepak takraw and Indonesia’s traditional martial art of Pencak Silat.

  7. Who was appointed as All India Congress Committee election observer for Maharashtra?
    A)VK Sen
    B)KK Sharma
    C)R Raghav
    D)M Mistry
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Senior Congress leader Madhusudan Mistry was appointed as All India Congress Committee (AICC)’s election observer for Maharashtra for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The Congress had also appointed Mistry as the head of party’s screening committee for the Karnataka Assembly elections last year.

  8. Recently, Prafulla Rajguru passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Sports
    B)Poet
    C)Actor
    D)Journalist
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Veteran journalist and academician Prafulla Rajguru passed away at a hospital in Jorhat (Assam). He was 82. Rajguru had retired as the head of the department of English from DCB Girls College in Jorhat in 1997.

  9. When is World Piano day observed?
    A)31 march
    B)29 march
    C)30 march
    D)26 march
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    travelling piano placed in a transparent cargo van, voyaged through New York City, making stops at various locations, and inviting people to play it as a special way to mark the annual World Piano Day on 30 March.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Indonesia ?
    A)Tokyo
    B)Jakarta
    C)Kiev
    D)Amsterdam
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. What is the currency of Indonesia?
    A)Rupiah
    B)Rufiyaa
    C)Yen
    D)Rupee
    View Answer
    Option A

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