Current Affairs Quiz – 16 March 2019

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Current Affairs Quiz 16 March 2019

  1. Who has been appointed as the head of the Steering Committee for National Mission on Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage?
    A) Amitabh Kant

    B) Rajiv Kumar
    C) Narendra Modi
    D) V. K. Saraswat 
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant will head the Inter-Ministerial Steering Committee of National Mission on Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage. Setting up of the inter-disciplinary National Mission on Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage was approved by the Union Cabinet on March 7 to promote clean and sustainable mobility initiatives in the country.
  2. What is the maximum limit of withdrawal allowed per transaction under the new facility enabled by SBI to withdraw money from ATM without using a debit card?
    A) Rs 5,000

    B) Rs 20,000
    C) Rs 10,000
    D) Rs 15,000
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The State Bank of India has launched a facility using which its customer can withdraw money from ATM without using a debit card. They can make such transactions using YONO app of SBI. Maximum Limit of Withdrawal: Maximum transaction of Rs. 10,000 each. And maximum 2 such transactions in a day. The customer can avail of this service only on one device. 
  3. Bababudangiri Arabica Coffee which has received the GI tag recently belongs to which state?
    A) Andhra Pradesh

    B) Karnataka
    C) Kerala
    D) Odisha
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Chikmagalur district, Karnataka (also known as birthplace of coffee in India)
  4. Name the insurance company which has launched a women empowerment programme named WINGS?
    A) Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance

    B) DHFL Pramerica Life Insurance
    C) Aditya Birla Sun Life Insurance
    D) Aviva Life Insurance
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The Aviva Life Insurance has launched a specially designed mentorship program named ‘WINGS’ to empower the female workforce. Under the new initiative a female mentor will help to empower the women in Aviva to fulfil their professional and personal goals. 
  5. Which country is the host nation for the BRICS Summit 2019?
    A) India

    B) China
    C) Brazil
    D) South Africa
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The first BRICS Sherpa meeting for the year 2019 was held between 14-15 March 2019 in Curitiba, Brazil. The Indian delegation was led by Shri T S Tirumurti, Secretary(ER) in the Ministry of External Affairs. 
  6. The Special Olympics World Games 2019 has been organised in which country?
    A) United Arab Emirates

    B) Qatar
    C) Singapore
    D) France
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The Special Olympics World Games 2019 is being held in Abu Dhabi, UAE and was inaugurated on March 14, 2019 by Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed at the Zayed Sports City Stadium. 
  7. When was the 2019 World Sleep Day observed?
    A) March 13

    B) March 15
    C) March 16
    D) March 14
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    15 March 2019: World Sleep Day (observed on the Friday before the northern hemisphere vernal equinox) Theme for 2019: Healthy Sleep, Healthy Aging 
  8. Which country will host the 2020 FIFA Under-17 Women’s Football World Cup?
    A) Argentina

    B) Brazil
    C) Spain
    D) India
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The 2020 FIFA Under-17 Women’s Football World Cup will be held in India. It will be the 7th edition of the championship since its inception in 2008. 
  9. Professional cricketer JP Duminy plays for which country?
    A) New Zealand
    B) Australia
    C) South Africa
    D) England
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    JP Duminy, the South Africa all-rounder, has announced his intention to retire from one-day international cricket after the conclusion of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019.
  10. Who is the President of Football governing body FIFA?
    A) Gianni Infantino

    B) Karl-Erik Nilsson
    C) Salman Bin Ibrahim Al-Khalifa
    D) Horacio Muratore
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    Option A

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