Current Affairs Quiz: March 7, 2019

Current Affairs 7 March 2019 Quiz

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  1. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the BOLD-QIT (Border Electronically Dominated QRT Interception Technique) under Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS) in which state?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Assam
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the BOLD-QIT(Border Electronically Dominated QRT Interception Technique) under Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS) on Indo-Bangladesh Border in Dhubri district of Assam.
  2. The “Azaadi Ke Diwane” museum was inaugurated in which city/UT?
    A)Nashik
    B)New Delhi
    C)Lucknow
    D)Chandigarh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The “Azaadi Ke Diwane” museum dedicated to the unsung heroes of the country’s freedom struggle was inaugurated at the Red Fort premises.

  3. The World Bank and Government of India has signed how much loan agreement to support Chhattisgarh Public Financial Management and the Accountability Program?
    A)USD 25.2 Million
    B)USD 25.5 million
    C)USD 30.5 million
    D)USD 31.5 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The World Bank and the Government of India has signed a USD 25.2 million loan agreement to support Chhattisgarh Public Financial Management and the Accountability Program.
  4. The World Bank will provide how much loan agreement Andhra pradesh for a project aimed at strengthening the state’s overall healthcare systems?
    A)Rs 2200 cr
    B)Rs 2000 cr
    C)Rs 2500 cr
    D)Rs 3000 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The World Bank will provide Rs 2200 crore loan to Andhra pradesh for a project aimed at strengthening the state’s overall healthcare systems.

  5. According to Greenpeace and AirVisual report,which is the world’s most polluted city?
    A)Faridabad
    B)Gurugram
    C)New Delhi
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    A new study now finds that India accounts for seven of the world’s 10 cities with the worst air pollution. On the other hand, Chinese cities have seen a marked improvement. According to the study, Gurugram is the world’s most polluted city. The study was conducted by Greenpeace and AirVisual.
  6. An ultra-modern and high-tech gems and jewellery park will be developed at a cost of Rs 14,467 crore in which city/UT?
    A)Navi Mumbai
    B)New Delhi
    C)Pune
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    An ultra-modern and high-tech gems and jewellery park will be developed at a cost of Rs 14,467 crore on a 21-acre complex in Navi Mumbai.

  7. An aircraft spares production hub was recently opened in which state?
    A)Kerala
    B)Odisha
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu announced that an aircraft components manufacturing hub would be set up in Maharashtra’s coastal Konkan region and would boost employment opportunities for the local youth.

  8. Which PSU company presented SWAGAT – the Automatic Fare Collection Gating System?
    A)ISRO
    B)BEL
    C)DRDO
    D)BHEL
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Bharat Electronics Limited(BEL), a defence public sector undertaking, presented SWAGAT– the Automatic Fare Collection Gating System.
  9. Who was named the youngest self made billionaire of all time by Forbes Magazine?
    A)Kylie Jenner
    B)Emma Watson
    C)Guy Ryder
    D)Kate William
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Kylie Jenner was named the youngest self made billionaire of all time by Forbes Magazine.
  10. Hitachi Payments Services Pvt Ltd rolled out digital payments platform in collaboration with which bank?
    A)HDFC
    B)IDBI
    C)SBI
    D)PNB
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    SBI and Hitachi Payment Services Pvt Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd., launched their merchant acquiring joint ventures-SBI Payment Services Pvt Ltd in Mumbai for establishing a digital payments platform for india.
  11. Recently,RBI decided to inject durable liquidity worth how much amount?
    A)Rs 14000 cr
    B)Rs 12000 cr
    C)Rs 13500 cr
    D)Rs 12500 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Based on an assessment of prevailing liquidity conditions and also of the durable liquidity needs going forward, RBI has decided to conduct purchase of Government securities under Open Market Operations for an aggregate amount of Rs 125 billion through multi-security auction using the multiple price method.

  12. The World Bank signed how much amount of loan agreement with India for the National Rural Economic Transformation Project focused on promoting “women-owned and women-led” farm and non-farm enterprises?
    A)$400 million
    B)$200 million
    C)$250 million
    D)$ 350 million
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    the World Bank and the Government of India signed a $250 million agreement for the National Rural Economic Transformation Project focused on promoting “women-owned and women-led” farm and non-farm enterprises.

  13. According to a report by Knight Frank,which city is the 16th most expensive prime residential market in the world?
    A)Delhi
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Bangalore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Mumbai, the financial capital of the country, is the 16th most expensive prime residential market in the world ,a Knight Frank Report said.
  14. What was the rank secured by India’s Kidambi Srikanth in the men’s singles list in the latest BWF world ranking release recently?
    A)4th
    B)8th
    C)6th
    D)5th
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    india’s Kidambi Srikanth has been placed at the 8th spot in the men’s singles list in the latest BWF world ranking release recently.
  15. Who was appointed as Director General of the National Archives of India?
    A)Laxmichand Rameshwar
    B)VR Dayal Sharma
    C)Venkat Mani Rao
    D)P Venkata Ramesh Babu
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Central Government has appointed IAS officer P Venkata Ramesh Babu as the Director General of the National Archives of India. Ramesh Babu, Chairman and Managing Director of Rural Electrification Corporation Limited, is a 1985 batch IAS officer.

  16. The 49th Foundation Day of Sulabh International held in which city/UT?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Chennai
    C)Lucknow
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Nonagenarian artist Phani Bhushan Biswas was awarded the Rs 10 lakh “Sulabh Sculpture Award” on the 49th Foundation Day of Sulabh International in New Delhi.
  17. Who has received this year’s Pritzker Prize 2019?
    A)Tanaka Ito
    B)Arata Isozaki
    C)Yamamoto Saki
    D)Saito Kobayashi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Japanese architect Arata Isozaki has received this year’s Pritzker Prize, widely considered to be the profession’s highest honour.

  18. Which city topped Swachh Survekshan Award 2019 fro being the cleanest city?
    A)Indore
    B)Mumbai
    C)Bhopal
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    indore in MP bagged the title of India’s cleanest city in the central government’s cleanliness survey for the 3rd consecutive year.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of World Bank?
    A)Washington DC
    B)New York
    C)Paris
    D)Rome
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Bharat Electronics Limited?
    A)Chennai
    B)Bengaluru
    C)Mumbai
    D)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of Hitachi?
    A)Beijing
    B)Rome
    C)New York
    D)Tokyo
    View Answer
    Option D

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