Current Affairs Quiz – 12 March 2019

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Current Affairs Quiz 12 March 2019

  1. According to the latest data of World Gold Council, the Gold Reserves held by the Reserve Bank of India as of January 2019 was _____________ tonnes
    A) 607 tonnes

    B) 765 tonnes
    C) 1040 tonnes
    D) 945 tonnes
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The World Gold Council Data for the month of January 2019 shows that the Reserve Bank of India stands at 11th position in terms of Gold Reserves with 607 tonnes of Gold. The US (8133.5 tonnes) is on top, followed by Germany on Second and IMF on third. 
  2. According to the 2018 SIPRI report, what is the rank of India in the world in terms of largest importer of arms?
    A) Fourth

    B) Third
    C) First
    D) Second
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India, which held the top position for over a decade, has now dropped to second spot in the list. The latest report titled ‘Trends in International Arms Transfers 2018’ assessed the countries between a five-year period (2014-2018) 
  3. The World Wide Web (www) has completed _______________ years of existence in the 2019
    A) 50

    B) 25
    C) 30
    D) 75
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    On March 12, 2019 the World Wide Web has completed its 30 years. It was developed by British physicist Tim Berners-Lee on March 12, 1989. 
  4. What was the profession of Vinod Kashyap who passed away recently?
    A) Sports Person

    B) Journalist
    C) Director
    D) Politician
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Vinod Kashyap, the veteran Hindi newsreader, who served All India Radio for about 30 years, passed away following a prolonged illness. She was 88. 
  5. Name the first ever Indian to be conferred the Honorary Doctorate by the UN founded University of Peace?
    A) Sushma Swaraj

    B) Ram Nath Kovind
    C) Narendra Modi
    D) M. Venkaiah Naidu
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has been conferred with the Honorary Doctorate by the University of Peace for his contribution “to the Rule of Law, democracy and sustainable development in India”. The University for Peace is an intergovernmental organization with university status, founded by United Nations General Assembly in 1980.
  6. The Enemy Property Act was enacted in which year?
    A) 1968

    B) 1972
    C) 1949
    D) 1954
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The Centre government has allowed the state governments to use the enemy properties for public use. For this, Centre has made the order called ‘Guidelines for the disposal of Enemy Property Order, 2018’, that will allow state government to use enemy property exclusively for public use.
  7. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has signed an agreement with which company to enhance its Swachh Bharat e-Learning Portal features?
    A) Amazon India

    B) Facebook India
    C) Microsoft India
    D) Paytm
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has partnered with Microsoft India to use the platform Project Sangam of Microsoft on its Swachh Bharat e-Learning Portal.
  8. The 34th edition of the International Food and Hospitality Fair “Aahar” has been organised in which city?
    A) Pune

    B) Gurugram
    C) Hyderabad
    D) New Delhi
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The 34th edition of Aahar, the International Food and Hospitality Fair was inaugurated in New Delhi on March 12 by Union Minister Suresh Prabhu. The five-day fair has been organised by India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) and will culminate on March 16, 2019. 
  9. Which country is the largest importer of arms in the world as per the latest report of SIPRI?
    A) India

    B) Saudi Arabia 
    C) UAE
    D) Egypt
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Saudi Arabia has become the largest importer of arms in the world, according to the report by premier Stockholm-based think tank, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
  10. The headquarter of the World Gold Council (WGC) is in which city?
    A) Paris

    B) New York
    C) London
    D) Dubai
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    London, UK 

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