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Current Affairs Quiz March 2019 PDF Download

1.

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal announced a new railway zone for which of the following state?

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Answer : D

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2.

Who has become the first Indian cricketer to cross 8,000 runs in T20s?

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Answer : D

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3.

Who became the first woman to co-pilot the indigenously made combat fighter jet "Tejas" in the Aero India 2019?

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Answer : A

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4.

CZPDC Bhopal And WZPDC Indore Honoured With this award recently.

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Answer : D

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5.

Which country releases 12 bank notes to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi?

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Answer : A

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6.

Who become the first batsman to smash 500 or more sixes in international cricket?

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Answer : D

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7.

Who released a book titled, 'Mann Ki Baat- A Social Revolution on Radio' in New Delhi?

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Answer : B

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8.

Name the Indian Boxer who won a Gold Medal at Makran Cup in Boxing.

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Answer : B

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9.

Which Country will host the 2020 ICC Women's T20 World Cup?

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Answer : D

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10.

Name the Indian pilot who was captured by Pakistan Army, after Pulwama attack?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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11.

Indian shooter Apurvi Chandela bagged India's first gold medal by breaking the world record.She won the gold medal for __________.

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Answer : A

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12.

Where did the second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un happen?

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Answer : C

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13.

Which state launched the Rice Knowledge Bank webportal to magnify knowledge on rice production technologies and techniques?

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Answer : A

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14.

'Mainamati Maitree Exercise 2019' between BSF and BGB was held in __________.

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Answer : C

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15.

The cheif minister of this state launched a water conservation scheme 'Jal Amrutha'.

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Answer : C

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16.

Which state government launched the Mukhyamantri Parivar Samman Nidhi scheme for farmers?

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Answer : A

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17.

World Bank and the Government of India jointly funded a scheme to strengthen the unorganized food processing sector concentrated in rural areas. It was named as;

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Answer : D

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18.

DotBook: India's first Braille laptop created by the students from __________.

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Answer : D

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19.

Union Cabinet approved the establishment of a New Greenfield Airport at which of the following city?

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Answer : C

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20.

The Centre banned Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir under the Unlawful Activities (Preventions) Act, 1967 for the period of;

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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21.

Which scheme has been launched by Union HRD ministry to fund science projects?

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Answer : D

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22.

India's Bajrang Punia won a __________ medal in the 65kg freestyle final at the Dan Kolov-Nikola Petrov International wrestling tournament, Bulgaria.

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Answer : A

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23.

Who has been chosen for the 2019 Missile Systems Award?

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Answer : D

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24.

Who among the following was the first recipient of Bhagwan Mahavir Ahimsa Puraskar?

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Answer : B

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25.

Ayushman Bharat inked MoU with which of the following transport company, for providing free healthcare for drivers?

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Answer : A

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26.

'Sampriti-2019' is a joint military exercise between which of the following countries?

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Answer : A

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27.

The Government of India (GoI) has recently declared which of the following time periods as the Year of construction technology?

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Answer : B

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28.

Who has inaugurated 'Azaadi Ke Diwane' museum at Red Fort in New Delhi?

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Answer : A

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29.

Which state disaster management authority has been honoured with the coveted SKOCH award 2018?

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Answer : C

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30.

Who has been nominated as the head of Food and Agricultural Organisation?

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Answer : D

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31.

Which Sport will return in Asian Games 2022 edition in Hangzhou?

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Answer : B

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32.

Which city became world's most polluted city in 2018?

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Answer : C

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33.

Which company launches the scheme "SWAGAT" - the Automatic Fare Collection Gating System?

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Answer : A

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34.

Recently, Which country becomes the 124th member of the International Criminal Court?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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35.

When did Janaushadhi Diwas celebrated?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

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36.

Recently, the central government has announced a new coin with which of the denomination in 12-edged polygon shape?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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37.

This country tops in the list that offers world's cheapest mobile data packs

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Answer : D

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38.

Who has become the official partner of VIVO IPL 2019?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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39.

Which city has been adjudged cleanest city in Swachh Survekshan 2019?

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Answer : D

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40.

Who launched a new app 'Bolo' in India to help children in primary school learn to read in Hindi and English?

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Answer : B

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41.

Who has been appointed as the next ambassador of India to Saudi Arabia?

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Answer : B

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42.

Olympic Council of Asia decided to invite which of the following region to compete in 2022 Asian Games for the first time?

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Answer : C

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43.

The foundation stone for the 'National Institute of Mental Health Rehabilitation' (NIMHR) centre was laid in which of the following City?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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44.

Iniyan Panneerselvam becomes India's 61st chess Grandmaster. He belongs to the state of;

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

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45.

Recently, Arata Isozaki has been honoured with Pritzker Architecture Prize 2019. He belongs to which country?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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46.

Ajit Kumar Mohanty is appointed as the Director of which of the following organization?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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47.

The Union Cabinet has approved a proposal for setting up of a Centre for Disability Sports at which city?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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48.

"Al Nagah 2019" is the joint exercise between India and __________.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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49.

This country supported India's permanent seat in United Nations Security Council (UNSC).

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

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50.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, renamed Chennai Central Railway Station after which of the following leader?

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Answer : C

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51.

Which country announced a complete ban on import of solid plastic waste/scrap recently?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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52.

Name the Automatic Fare Collection Gating System launched by PM Modi while inaugurating Phase I of the Ahmedabad Metro train service?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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53.

Who has been appointed as the Chief Scientist of the World Health Organisation (WHO)?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

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54.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Institute of Archaeology in __________, Uttar Pradesh.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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55.

Manpreet Vohra was appointed as the next India's Ambassador to __________.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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56.

When was the National Immunisation Day observed?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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57.

Which country bags the 1st Prize at International 'Golden City Gate Tourism Awards 2019' in Berlin, recently?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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58.

Kane Tanaka was honored as the world's oldest living person by Guinness World Records. She belongs to the country of;

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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59.

The first domestic bank to link the interest rate it offers on savings account deposits to the Reserve Bank of India's repo rate.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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60.

As a part of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), Which state has distributed the Highest number of free LPG connection?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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61.

Researchers from which of the following institute developed an app to detect fake currency?

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Answer : C

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62.

Where did India's first LGBTQ Clinic and HIV treatment centre inaugurated?

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Answer : C

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63.

India observed Dandi March Day on which date?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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64.

The first International Beach Volleyball Tournament will be held in __________.

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Answer : B

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65.

Which bank launched 'YONO cash', cardless withdrawal of cash?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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66.

Which state has the maximum number of first-time voters in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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67.

Who was named as India's First Lokpal?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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68.

MITRA SHAKTI is a joint military exercise between India and which of the following country?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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69.

Which rail coach manufacturing unit of Indian Railways becomes world's largest rail coach manufacturer?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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70.

India Post has released a special stamp cover on which environmental initiative that is aimed to reduce shortage of water in Leh?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

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71.

Name the India's largest bank which has signed an MoU with the Bank of China to boost business opportunities.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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72.

When did the International Day of Forests celebrated?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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73.

This IPL team donates IPL opener proceeds to families of Pulwama attack.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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74.

India and Sri Lanka is to conduct joint military exercise named __________ from 26 March to 8 April at Sri Lanka.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

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75.

24th March 2019 is observed as World Tuberculosis (TB) Day. It's theme is;

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

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76.

On which date, Martyr's Day was observed?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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77.

Which city has signed to host T10 league, the shortest form of cricket for five years?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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78.

Who will lead the Indian athletics team in Asian Championships?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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79.

23rd March is observed as __________.

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Answer : C

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80.

The University of Washington and this company developed a storage device that can translate digital information into DNA.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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81.

Who is the author of the book "The Great Disappointment: How Narendra Modi Squandered A Unique Opportunity to Transform the Indian

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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82.

India's deepest shaft cave has discovered in which of the following states?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

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83.

Name the 1st cricketer who reach 5,000 runs in Indian Premier League.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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84.

Who has been conferred with the prestigious Global Teacher Prize for 2019?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

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85.

The 64th Filmfare Awards 2019 was held in __________.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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86.

The world's largest e-waste recycling plant has been opened in __________.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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87.

The researchers from which IIT institue developed AI based disease detector?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : A

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88.

Which of the following is India's second mission to moon?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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89.

When was International Day for Achievers (IDA) observed?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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90.

Who launched a Young Scientist Programme 'YUVIKA' for Schoolkids?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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91.

Tashigang become the highest polling station in the world. It belongs to which Indian state?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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92.

India becomes the 4th country to test Anti-satellite missile system named __________.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

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93.

What is the following is the first Indian Ship between India and Bangladesh?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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94.

Name the NRI scientist who has been conferred with the Pravasi Bhartiya Samman Award.

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : C

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95.

Virender Sehwag was appointed as the brand ambassador of which of the following?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : B

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96.

What is the interest rate of girl child savings scheme "Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana account"?

Answer/ Hint      

Answer : D

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