Current Affairs Quiz – 11 March 2019

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Current Affairs Quiz 11 March 2019

  1. The PINAKA Guided rocket system has been developed by____________
    A) Bharat Electronics Limited

    B) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
    C) Ordnance Factory Board
    D) Defence Research and Defence Organisation
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The Defence Research and Defence Organisation (DRDO) on March 11, 2019, successfully test fired the indigenously developed Guided PINAKA from Pokhran ranges in Rajasthan, which is located near the Pakistan border. Two rockets fired from a Pinaka multi barrel rocket launcher (PINAKA MBLR) hit their targets successfully.
  2. The 4th CII-EXIM Bank Conclave on India-Africa Project Partnerships will be held in which city in 2019?
    A) Hyderabad

    B) Mumbai
    C) New Delhi
    D) Pune
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The 14th edition of the CII-EXIM Bank Conclave on India-Africa Project Partnerships will be organised in New Delhi from March 17-19, 2019. The 2019 Conclave is being organised by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry in association with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and EXIM Bank of India. 
  3. Kelly Catlin who recently passed away the age of 23 was an Olympic athlete in which sports event?
    A) Tennis

    B) Cycling
    C) Swimming
    D) Archery
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    Kelly Catlin, a cyclist from the US passed away at the age of 23 years. She had won a silver medal at the Cycling event at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
  4. Which Indian institution has decided to develop a low cost device NERO to generate potable water from air?
    A) IIT Madras

    B) IIT Kanpur
    C) IIT Delhi
    D) IIT Ahmedabad
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M) will develop a device called ‘NERO’ to generate potable water from atmospheric air. For this project, IIT Madras has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Teerthaa, a private sustainable technology company. 
  5. Who has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of Palestine?
    A) Abdullah II

    B) Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar
    C) Mohammed Shtayyeh
    D) Nabih Berri
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Economist Mohammed Shtayyeh has been named as the Prime Minister of Palestine. The appointment was announced by President Mahmoud Abbas six weeks after the earlier Prime Minister Rami al-Hamdallah resigned from his post.
  6. Indian Champion Kavinder Singh Bisht is associated with which sports?
    A) Shooting

    B) Kabaddi
    C) Hockey
    D) Boxing
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    Kavinder Singh Bisht was the loan Indian boxer to win Gold Medal at the 38th GeeBee Boxing Tournament in Helsinki, Finland. The Uttarakhand based boxer won the medal in 56 kg category.
  7. The Lok Sabha 2019 elections has approx how many eligible voter?
    A) 900

    B) 1000
    C) 800
    D) 950
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The Lok Sabha 2019 election will be held in 7 phases. It will start on 11 April 2019 and will end on 19 May 2019. The counting of Vote (Result Day) for Lok Sabha election 2019 will be done on 23 May 2019. There are around 900 million eligible voters for this years election. Around 1.5 crore voters are in the age group of 18-19 years. Number of polling booths – 10,35,932 across 4.36 lakh locations in India. 
  8. Indian boxer Shiva Thapa hails from which state?
    A) Manipur

    B) Assam
    C) Meghalaya
    D) Tripura
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Guwahati
  9. The Export–Import Bank of India was established in which year?
    A) 1992

    B) 1988
    C) 1999
    D) 1982
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    1 January 1982
  10. Who is the incumbent Election Commissioner of India?
    A) Sunil Arora

    B) Ashok Lavasa
    C) Sushil Chandra
    D) Om Prakash Rawat
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Sunil Arora and Ashok Lavasa are the Chief Election Commissioner of India

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