Advertisement

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 15 March 2019

Advertisement

Our Daily Current Affairs covers latest quizzes and national/ international news, events etc. These latest and best quizzes on different fields like business, political, economy, culture, sports, entertainment, society etc. are very important for preparation of IAS, UPSC, Banking, IBPS, Railways and other exams.

1 When is World Consumer Rights Day celebrated every year?
A 14 March
B 15 March
C 16 March
D 17 March

Answer: Option [B]
World Consumer Rights Day is celebrated every year on 15 March as part of an initiative by Consumer International. It was inspired by President John F Kennedy, who was the first leader in the world to address the issue of consumer rights in a special message sent to the US Congress on 15 March 1962. The theme for World Consumers day 2019 is 'Trusted Smart Products'.
2 Which of the following public sector bank has been categorised as a private sector bank by RBI?
A Dena Bank
B Vijaya Bank
C Punjab National Bank
D IDBI Bank

Answer: Option [D]
IDBI Bank has been categorised as a private sector bank for regulatory purposes with effect from January 21, 2019. This follows Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) acquiring 51 per cent of the total paid-up equity share capital of the bank.
Advertisement
3 Where did President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurate the Festival of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in March 2019?
A Uttar Pradesh
B Delhi
C Maharashtra
D Gujarat

Answer: Option [D]
President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the Festival of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (FINE) in Gandhinagar in Gujarat on 15 March 2019. FINE is an initiative to recognise, respect, showcase, reward innovations and foster supportive ecosystem for innovators. It is aimed at providing a platform for innovators for building linkages with potential stakeholders.
4 Who bagged the Commonwealth Youth Award for the Asian region?
A Vikram Kumar
B Naresh Karthick
C Suresh Rajan
D Padmanaban Gopalan

Answer: Option [D]
Padmanaban Gopalan bagged the Commonwealth Youth Award for the Asian region.
5 Which country alongwith Argentina will co-host the 2020 Copa America?
A Chile
B Brazil
C Colombia
D Paraguay

Answer: Option [C]
Argentina and Colombia are poised to co-host the 2020 Copa America after South America's ruling body CONMEBOL once again ruled out a US proposal to host the tournament. The decision marks the first time in the modern Copa America era that the tournament will be split between two countries.
6 Election Commission of India is to launch an App called .........to help the poll observers during the Lok Sabha election 2019.
A eVIGIL
B cObserver App
C Observer App
D cVIGIL

Answer: Option [C]
The Election Commission of India (ECI) is to launch the Observer App, a mobile application, that will help poll observers to submit reports.
7 Greta Thunberg, a Swedish schoolgirl, has been nominated to receive Nobel ________ Prize 2019.
A Literature
B Physics
C Chemistry
D Peace

Answer: Option [D]
Greta Thunberg, the Swedish schoolgirl who has inspired an international movement to fight climate change, has been nominated to receive Nobel Peace Prize 2019. If she wins, she would be the youngest recipient since Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai, who was 17 when she received the prize. She was nominated by three Norwegian MPs.
8 --- Gets Its First GI Tag For Sirsi Supari.
A Orange
B Coconut
C Apple
D Arecanut

Answer: Option [D]
Arecanut Gets Its First GI Tag For Sirsi Supari.
9 Who was named the winner of the Commonwealth Youth Award for the Asian region in London in March 2019?
A Farrhad Acidwalla
B Padmanaban Gopalan
C Shravan Kumaran
D Ritesh Agarwal

Answer: Option [B]
Padmanaban Gopalan, the founder of No Food Waste, was named the winner of the Commonwealth Youth Award for the Asian region in London. His initiative runs a geo-mapping platform, which allows users to drop food at located 'hunger spots'. It has so far recovered over 650,000 meals across 14 cities and the platform has been used by over 12,000 volunteers.
10 Which of the following defeated Maharashtra by 8 wickets in the finals of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2019?
A Karnataka
B Kerala
C Tamil Nadu
D Delhi

Answer: Option [C]
Karnataka defeated Maharashtra by 8 wickets in the finals of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. It was played at Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore. Mayank Agarwal scored an unbeaten 85 off 57 balls to help Karnataka win their first ever Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy
Advertisement

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 31st March 2019

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 29th March 2019

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 28th March 2019

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 27th March 2019

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 26th March 2019

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 25th March 2019

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 24th March 2019

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 23rd March 2019

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 22nd March 2019

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 21st March 2019

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 20th March 2019

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 19th March 2019

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 18th March 2019

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 17th March 2019

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 16th March 2019

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 15th March 2019

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 14th March 2019

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 13th March 2019

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 12th March 2019

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 11th March 2019

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 10th March 2019

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 9th March 2019

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 8th March 2019

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 7th March 2019

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 6th March 2019

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 4th March 2019

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 3rd March 2019

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 2nd March 2019

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 1st March 2019

Your Valuable Comments Please...

Advertisement
Subscribe to Gkseries
Work with Gkseries
Gkseries ebooks

Please Join Our Discussion Group