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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 21 March 2019

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1 Which Country ranked happiest Country in the world for the second year in succession?
A Australia
B Israel
C Finland
D China

Answer: Option [C]
Finland has been ranked as the happiest country in the world 2019 for the second year in succession. The report was released by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network for the United Nations on March 20.
2 Ramen Roy Chowdhury passed away in March 2019. He was a renowned ________.
A Politican
B Actor
C Author
D Musician

Answer: Option [B]
Bengali actor Ramen Roy Chowdhury, who had acted in memorable films such as 'Sobuj Dwiper Raja' and 'Banchharamer Bagan', passed away on 19 March 2019.
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3 Bengali actor Ramen Roy Chowdhury, who had acted in memorable films such as 'Sobuj Dwiper Raja' and 'Banchharamer Bagan', passed away on 19 March 2019.
A Jump
B Philo
C Stadia
D Hulu

Answer: Option [C]
Google unveiled its on-demand video-game streaming service Stadia, built for Chrome, Android and TVs, at the 2019 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, California.
4 Where is the 33rd edition of the India-Indonesia Coordinated Patrol (IND-INDO CORPAT) being held?
A Hyderabad
B Chennai
C Port Blair
D Mumbai

Answer: Option [C]
The 33rd edition of the India-Indonesia Coordinated Patrol (IND-INDO CORPAT) is being held from 19 March- 4 April 2019 in Port Blair. The ship and aircraft from both the countries would undertake patrolling on the respective sides of 236 nautical miles long International Maritime Boundary line. The 33rd IND-INDO CORPAT is coinciding with 70 years of India-Indonesia diplomatic ties.
5 India secured ________ place on the UN World Happiness Report 2019.
A 140
B 145
C 150
D 160

Answer: Option [A]
India secured 140th place, seven spots down from last year, on UN World Happiness Report- 2019.
6 Chief Minister of ________, Pramod Sawant, will face a floor test in the Assembly in March.
A Gujarat
B Tamil Nadu
C Goa
D Delhi

Answer: Option [C]
Newly-appointed Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant will face a floor test in the Assembly on 20th March 2019. Governor Mridula Sinha has convened a special session of the Assembly for the government to prove its strength. A floor test is primarily taken to know whether the executive enjoys the confidence of the legislature.
7 What was the capital of Kazakhstan, which is now renamed as 'Nursultan', in honour of former President Nursultan Nazarbayev?
A Astana
B Addis Ababa
C Tallinn
D Tashkent

Answer: Option [A]
Kazakhstan's Parliament has voted to rename the country's capital Astana as 'Nursultan', in honour of former President Nursultan Nazarbayev.
8 Which of the following launched smart garbage bins?
A BHEL
B SAIL
C CIL
D TATA

Answer: Option [B]
Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) has launched smart garbage bins made of stainless steel which integrates technology for smart waste management.
9 Which of the following has become the largest rail coach maker in the world in March 2019?
A Chittaranjan Locomotive Works, Asansol
B Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala
C Integral Coach Factory Chennai
D Modern Coach Factory, Raebareli

Answer: Option [C]
Integral Coach Factory (ICF) Chennai has overtaken China's largest coach manufacturing unit to become the largest rail coach maker in the world. From April 2018 to February 2019, ICF manufactured 2,919 coaches, while the biggest Chinese firm produces around 2,600 coaches/year. ICF registered 40% increase as compared to the production in the first 11 months of the previous financial year.
10 When is the World Sparrow Day celebrated?
A 18 March
B 19 March
C 20 March
D 21 March

Answer: Option [C]
The World Sparrow Day celebrated is celebrated on 20th March every year.
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