Current Affairs Quiz – 13 March 2019

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Current Affairs Quiz 13 March 2019

  1. The Erode Turmeric, that recently got the GI tag status, is a specialty of which state?
    A) Assam

    B) Tamil Nadu
    C) Kerala
    D) West Bengal
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The famous Erode Turmeric grown in the Erode district of Tamil Nadu has obtained the Geographical Indication (GI tag) from the Geographical Indication Registry on March 13, 2019. 
  2. How much amount has been granted by the Government of India to Nepal as post earthquake assistance?
    A) USD 200 million

    B) USD 100 million
    C) USD 250 million
    D) USD 150 million
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    India has extended a grant assistance of $ 250 million to Nepal for the reconstruction of infrastructures destroyed during April 2015 earthquake.
  3. Which among the following countries has announced to invest Rs 22 lakh in the Rabindra Bharti Museum in Kolkata?
    A) Sri Lanka

    B) Bangladesh
    C) China
    D) Japan
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The Government of Japan has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of India to invest Rs 22 lakh ($31,800) in the Rabindra Bharati Museum, Kolkata to further strengthen historical and cultural ties with India.
  4. SEBI has lifted the restriction on limit of investments by FPIs in corporate bonds of an entity. Earlier this limit was capped at __________ percent
    A) 20%

    B) 30%
    C) 10%
    D) 40%
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has lifted the restriction on FPI  which stated that no FPI shall have an exposure of more than 20% of its corporate bond portfolio to a single corporate.
  5. Name the first Bank in India to cross the market capitalisation of Rs 6 trillion?
    A) State Bank of India

    B) HDFC Bank
    C) ICICI Bank
    D) Punjab National Bank
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    Option B
    Explanation:
     HDFC Bank Ltd crossed the milestone of 6 trillion market capitalisation for the first time on March 13, 2019 and thus became the first Bank in India to cross the mark of 6 trillion market capitalisation. 
  6. Rakesh Makhija has been appointed as the non executive Chairman of which bank?
    A) Bank of Maharashtra

    B) Dena Bank
    C) Axis Bank
    D) HDFC Bank
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Rakesh Makhija has been appointed as the non-executive chairman of Axis Bank. He will replace Sanjiv Misra whose term ends on July 17, 2019.
  7. Upamanyu Dutta is associated with which sports event?
    A) Judo

    B) Swimming
    C) Fencing
    D) Sailing
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    Mumbai based Upamanyu Dutta won the bronze medal in the Asian Open Laser Sailing Championship 2019 in Laser Standard race for men held in Singapore. 
  8. The messaging app ‘Allo’ has been developed by _____________
    A) Microsoft

    B) Google
    C) Facebook
    D) Apple
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    Google has stopped all the services of its messaging app ‘Allo’ from March 12, 2019 and shut down the app. The “Allo” messaging app from Google could not achieve popularity like its other product and hence Google has stopped the operation of Allo. It was launched in 2016.
  9. Name the winner of the men’s single title at the All England Open Badminton Championships 2019?
    A) Kento Momota

    B) Viktor Axelsen
    C) Aaron Chia
    D) Mohammad Ahsan
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    Option A
  10. Name the Chairman and Managing Director of Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO) Ltd who has been granted an extension in tenure for a period of 6 months?
    A) M Nagaraj
    B) Rakesh Kumar Arora
    C) M Ravi Kanth
    D) Amrit Abhijat
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    M Ravi Kanth the Chairman and Managing Director of Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO) Ltd has been granted extension in tenure for the post of CMD of HUCDCO for a further period of 6 months.

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