Current Affairs Quiz: March 6, 2019

Current Affairs 6 March 2019 Quiz

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  1. PM Narendra Modi launched which programme to ensure seamless travel across the country?
    A)National Nation Card
    B)One Nation, One Card
    C)Bharat Card
    D)Common Mobility Card
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the “One Nation, One Card”programme to ensure seamless travel across the country. The card can be used for payments across different segments, including Metro, bus, suburban railways, toll, parking and retail purchases.

  2. Which city/UT has topped the list of most polluted cities according to study conducted by environment NGO Greenspace India?
    A)Kanpur
    B)Delhi
    C)Gurugram
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Delhi has topped the list of the most polluted cities in the world in a recent study conducted by environment NGO Greenspace India.

  3. Which bank acquired 9.9 percent stake in non-banking finance company Kisan Finance?
    A)ICICI Bank
    B)HDFC Bank
    C)Federal Bank
    D)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    ICICI Bank said it acquired 9.9 percent stake in non-banking finance company Kisan Finance for cash consideration of Rs 17.82 crore.

  4. Which country will collaborate with Bhutan,Nepal ,Indonesia and Malaysia to increase the population of three species of Asian rhinos?
    A)China
    B)India
    C)Australia
    D)Pakistan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    india will collaborate with Bhutan,Nepal ,Indonesia and Malaysia to increase the population of three species of Asian rhinos,including the Greater one-horned rhinoceros found in the Indian sub-continent.

  5. Recently,Geological Survey Of India launched how many permanent global positioning systems(GPS) stations across India?
    A)16
    B)21
    C)18
    D)22
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    the Geological Survey of India(GSI) launched 22 permanent global positioning systems(GPS) stations across India to identify seismically hazardous zones and encourage mapping activities.

  6. Which organization launched Young Scientist Programme to train class 9 students in space technology and its applications?
    A)DRDO
    B)HCL
    C)ISRO
    D)TCS
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    State-run ISRO announced the launch of its Young Scientist Programme to train class 9 students in space technology and its applications

  7. Which state government announced “Notun Disha” to assess academic level of school students?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Odisha
    C)Assam
    D)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    In a bid to improve the educational status of Tripura, the state government announced “Notun Disha” an initiative aimed at assessing the academic level of students between class 3-8.

  8. The historic Guinness World record in Yoga was made in which city?
    A)London
    B)Paris
    C)New Delhi
    D)Hong Kong
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Taking the Yoga Day initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the next level, the Overseas President of BJP for Hong Kong & China, Sohan Goenka conducted a Japan Auction House Guinness World Record in Yoga.
  9. Which company partnered with India Mortgage Guarantee Corporation to offer home buyers enhanced loan eligibility and easy loans?
    A)PNB Housing Finance Company Limited
    B)IDBI Home Finance Company
    C)LIC HFL
    D)ICICI Home Finance
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    LIC HFL partnered with India Mortgage Guarantee Corporation to offer home buyers enhanced loan eligibility and easy loans. This strategic tie-up will help the LICHFL accommodate more home loan borrowers and increase market penetration, besides combating NPAs .

  10. Recently,China lowered its economic growth for 2019 to how much percent?
    A)7.2-7.6%
    B)6.2-6.6%
    C)6-6.5%
    D)7.0-7.5%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    China lowered its economic growth target for this year to between 6 and 6.5 percent.

  11. Recently,Imran Tahir announced his retirement.He belongs to which sports?
    A)Football
    B)Cricket
    C)Tennis
    D)Table Tennis
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Veteran leg spinner Imran Tahir would retire from ODIs after the World Cup in England and Wales, which ends on July 14.

  12. Who stepped down from the post of India’s doubles badminton coach?
    A)Malaythong
    B)Elite Hay
    C)Coach Xiao
    D)Tan Kim Her
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Malaysia’s Tan Kim Her has stepped down from his post as India’s doubles badminton coach.
  13. Who has been appointed as the chairman of Coordination Committee of the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games?
    A)Randhir Singh
    B)Rick Butler
    C)Gurudev Chahal
    D)Sam Peters
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Veteran Indian sports administrator Randhir Singh has been appointed as the chairman of Coordination Committee of the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games by the Geberal Assembly of the Olympic Council of Asia.
  14. Who has been re-elected president of the Olympic Council of Asia?
    A)Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah
    B)Abd Ul- Azza
    C)Abdel Nour Sheih Al Dah
    D)Ab Del Fateh Nor
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah has been re-elected president of the Olympic Council of Asia for an eighth term despite being embroiled in a forgery case brought by Swiss investigators.

  15. Who has been re-appointed as the chairman of the ICC Cricket Committee?
    A)VVS Laxman
    B)Rahul Dravid
    C)Sourav Ganguly
    D)Anil Kumble
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Leg spin great Anil Kumble has been reappointed as the chairman of the ICC Cricket Committee for a final three year term. Kumble has been the chairman of the committee since 2012.

  16. Which bank won the best bank award from the Tamil Nadu government for meeting the needs of Women’s Self Help Groups?
    A)Indian Bank
    B)Indian Overseas Bank
    C)UCO Bank
    D)Vijaya Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Public sector Indian Bank has bagged the best bank award from the Tamil Nadu government for meeting the needs of Women’s Self Help Groups.
  17. Which company won the “Green era Award for Sustainability” at Lisbon in Portugal?
    A)Mahindra
    B)TVS Motor
    C)Maruti
    D)Hero
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    TVS Motor Company bagged the “Green era Award for Sustainability” at Lisbon in Portugal.
  18. Recently,Luke Perry passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Sports
    B)Poet
    C)Actor
    D)Director
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Iconic actor Luke Perry known for “Beverly Hills 90210” and “Riverdale”passed away after he suffered a major stroke. The actor was 52

  19. Recently,V Dhananjay Kumar passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Poet
    B)Actor
    C)Politics
    D)Director
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former Union Minister V Dhananjay Kumar passed away. He was 67.

  20. Recently,cricketer Bill Playle passed away.He played from which country?
    A)England
    B)Zimbabwe
    C)New Zealand
    D)Australia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former New Zealand player Bill Playle passed away in New South Wales, Australia at the age of 80.

  21. When is National Safety Day observed?
    A)March 3
    B)March 6
    C)March 4
    D)March 5
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    National Safety Day is a Day which is used to make every people get safe from many issues such as Financial Loss, Health problems and also any types of problems in the life of the citizens.

  22. When is World Day of Fight Against Sexual Exploitation observed?
    A)March 3
    B)March 4
    C)March 5
    D)March 6
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    March 4 is observed as World Day of Fight Against Sexual Exploitation every year since 2009, to create awareness against sexual exploitation, which overwhelmingly involves women and children.

  23. What is the theme of this year’s World Civil Defence Day?
    A)Together with Civil Defence Against Disasters
    B)Children’s Safety,Our Responsibility
    C)Civil Defence and National Institutions
    D)Responsibility against Institutions
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    World Civil Defence Day is celebrated every year on 1st March to bring attention of the world public about the importance of Civil protection and to pay tributes to the efforts, sacrifices and accomplishments of all the services responsible to fight against disasters.The theme is “Children’s safety ,Our responsibility”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Indian Bank?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. Where is the HQ of LIC HFL?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Odisha
    D)Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the HQ of ICICI Bank?
    A)Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option B

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