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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 28 March 2019

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1 Which airport crowned the World's best aviation hub for the seventh time in a row?
A South Korea’s Incheon International Airport
B Singapore's Changi Airport
C New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport
D Japan’s Tokyo International Airport

Answer: Option [B]
According to the Skytrax World Airport Awards, Singapore's Changi Airport has been crowned the world's best aviation hub for the seventh time in a row, while New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport featured at number 59.
2 Who will captain an 18-strong Indian women's hockey team for the five-match series against Malaysia starting in April 2019?
A Sunita Lakra
B Nikki Pradhan
C Savita
D Mahima Choudhary

Answer: Option [C]
Goalkeeper Savita will captain an 18-strong Indian women's hockey team for the fivematch series against Malaysia starting from 4 April 2019. She will stand in for regular skipper Rani Rampal, who is nursing an injury. The 8-day tour to Kuala Lumpur will have defender Deep Grace Ekka as Savita's deputy. Rajani Etimarpu has joined the squad as the second goalkeeper
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3 Which High Court barred the mentioning of caste in the FIRs in March 2019?
A Punjab and Haryana High Court
B Telangana High Court
C Patna High Court
D Delhi High Court

Answer: Option [A]
Punjab and Haryana High Court barred the mentioning of caste in the FIRs. The court directed its judicial officers and the governments of Punjab, Haryana and the Union Territory of Chandigarh, to not mention the caste of the accused, victims or witnesses in any of the proceedings before it.
4 Who was honoured with Martha Farrell Award 2019 ?
A Vidya Narayanan
B Nitish Sharma
C Aarti sharma
D Manu Gulati

Answer: Option [D]
Manu Gulati was honoured with Martha Farrell Award 2019.
5 To which country is the Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale on a two-day, beginning from 28 March 2019?
A Bangladesh
B Sri Lanka
C Myanmar
D Nepal

Answer: Option [D]
Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale is on a two-day visit to Nepal, beginning from 28 March 2019. He will have a bilateral meeting with his Nepalese counterpart Shankar Das Bairagi. They are expected to asses progress of various projects including Motihari-Amlekhgunj oil pipeline, Railways, and Arun III Hydropower Project.
6 Which Country recently discovered the world’s longest salt cave?
A Palestine
B Israel
C Saudi Arabia
D Iran

Answer: Option [B]
Israeli cave explorers discovered, Malham, the world’s longest salt cave with striking stalactites near the Dead Sea. Previously, Iran's N3 cave held the record.
7 Who assumed charge as Director General Naval Operations in March 2019?
A Anil Kumar Saxena
B R. Hari Kumar
C MA Hampiholi
D G. Ashok Kumar

Answer: Option [C]
Vice Admiral MA Hampiholi, AVSM NM assumed charge as Director General Naval Operations on 27 March 2019. He is a graduate of the National Defence Academy and was commissioned in the Executive Branch of the Indian Navy on 01 July 1985. He is a recipient of the Nao Sena Medal in 2011 and the Athi Vishist Seva Medal in 2019.
8 Which sport event recently got approval for inclusion in the Paris 2024 Olympic Games?
A Chess
B Artistic
C Breakdancing
D Squash

Answer: Option [D]
Breakdancing was among four sports given a provisional green light for inclusion in the Paris 2024 Games by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
9 The US circulated a draft resolution to UN Security Council to blacklist ________ in March 2019.
A Masood Azhar
B Azam Tariq
C Afzal Guru
D Mushtaq Ahmed Zargar

Answer: Option [A]
The US circulated a draft resolution to UN Security Council to blacklist Masood Azhar, Chief of Pakistan-based terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammad. The draft resolution condemns the Pulwama attack and says that Azhar will be added to the UN Al-Qaeda and Islamic State sanctions blacklist. The resolution is backed by France and Britain which joined the US in pushing for sanctions against Azhar.
10 Who was appointed as Goa's new Deputy Chief Minister?
A Manohar Ajgaonkar
B Deepak Prabhu Pauskar
C Sudin Dhavalikar
D Varsha Naik

Answer: Option [A]
Goa’s Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar has been appointed as the Deputy Chief Minister of Goa.
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