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Current Affairs of 2nd Week March 2019 16 March 2019

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Pinaka Guided Weapon rocket system is developed by which of the following organizations?

ISRO

DRDO

BARC

NASA

 

China for the Fourth time on March 13, 2019, put a technical hold on the proposal to declare Masood Azhar as a ‘Global Terrorist”. The proposed was moved in?

ASEAN

G20

SAARC

United Nation Security Council

 

Which country is organizing the 34th edition of AAHAR-2019 – the International Food and Hospitality Fair?

Nepal

Japan

India

South Korea

 

Which city is hosting the Special Olympics World Games 2019?

Abu Dhabi

Oslo

Tokyo

Japan

 

The president of India awarded how many Shaurya chakras to the Armed Personnel on 14 March 2019?

18

15

17

25

3 Kirti chakras
15 Shauraya Chakras
 

Recently, Erode Turmeric ( Chinna Nadan’) Gets GI tag in which Indian state?

Tamil Nadu

Kerala

Maharashtra

Bihar

Odisha

 

Which company became the official sponsor of ICC World cup 2019 on March 12, 2019?

GoDaddy

Fly Emirates

MRF Tyres

Puma

 

Which bank has launched Doorstep Banking service for senior citizens over 70?

Punjab National Bank

State Bank of India

Bank of India

HDFC Bank

 

Al Nagah –III Exercise started between India and which country?

Oman ( Nizwa)

Maldives

Iran

China

 

Which state has given the GI tag to ‘Sirsi Supari’?

Bihar

Kerala

Karnataka

Maharashtra

 

Recently, in the 9TH Round of India-US Strategic security dialogue, it was decided the US will set up ______ Nuclear power plants in India?

05

06

07

08


Which bank recently becomes the 3rd Indian Firm to Cross Rs 6 Trillion Market cap?

HDFC bank

TCS

Reliance Industries

ICICI Bank

 

According to the Data from Union Health Ministry, which state has reported 4551 swine flu cases and around 162 deaths, the highest in the country?

Bihar

Rajasthan

Odisha

Jharkhand

Swine flu is caused by the Influenza virus

 

Which company will collaborate with the central and State Govt’s to upskill around 1 Million females students over a period of 3 Years?

Google

IBM

Microsoft

Tata Consultancy services

 

Who was Sworn in as Mizoram ‘Lokayukta chairman’ recently?

C Lalsawta

Zoramthanga

Jagdish Mukhi

Kummanam Rajasekharan

 

Who among the following has been appointed as PM of Palestine?

Rami al- Hamdallah

Mohammed Shtayeh

Mohammed Karim

None of these

Capital: Ramallah currency: Israeli new shekel, Egyptian pound, Jordanian dinar

 

Which of the following new feature will be included for the first time in EVM’s for Lok Sabha Polls 2019?

Party Symbol

Candidate Birthplace

Picture of the Candidate

Candidate signature

 

Kiru Hydroelectric power project which was approved by cabinet for Jammu and Kashmir will be built under which river?

Chenab

Ravi

Tawi

Jhelum

 

Which State has increased its reservation quota of OBCs to 27 % from 14%?

Gujarat

Rajasthan

Uttar Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh

 

Who was named for the Chameli Devi Jain award for an outstanding Women Journalist for the year 2018?

Nidhi Razdan

Priyanka Dubey

Barkha Dutt

Shaili Chopra

 

Election commission of India on 11 March 2019 formed a three-member committee to assess the situation on the ground of which state?

Gujarat

J&K

Assam

Odisha

 

The researcher from which institute has developed an app to detect fake currency notes?

IIT Kharagpur

IIT Delhi

IIT Ropar

IIT Madras

 

Who has been appointed as the new chairman of Agriculture scientific recruitment board ( ASRB)?

Rajiv Bansal

Anup Kumar Dubey

E. sreedharan

Aditya Kumar Mishra

 

Which country has signed an agreement with India to liberalize the visa policy by which businessmen and Tourists can stay in India for 90 days without Visa?

Maldives

Russia

Malta

Japan

 

Which space agency’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has observed water molecules moving around the dayside of Moon?

NASA

ISRO

CNSA

JAXA

 

Which Indian is selected as Barbie Role Model by Barbie on the occasion of its 60TH Anniversary?

Dipa Karmakar

Manu Bhakar

Hima Das

Marry Kom

 

Which of the following was awarded the coveted Golden peacock innovative product Award – 2019?

Policy Bazaar

ICCI Lombard

ACKO General Insurance

LIC

 

Who was honoured as the World’s Oldest Living Person by Guinness World Records recently?

Kane Tanaka

Chiyo Miyako

Jeanne Calment

Masazo Nonaka

 

The union cabinet has approved an MOU between India and which country on Cancer Research Initiative?

USA

U.K

Russia

Germany

 

Who is the head of the Joint Working Group (JWG) Which is formed by IRDAI AND NHA to deal with fraud in Ayushman Bharat Scheme?

Amitabh kant

Dinesh Arora

Rajiv Kumar

Ramesh Chand

 

Which state has launched ‘Atal Aahar Yogna’ for construction workers in the state on 07 March 2019?

Kerala

Maharashtra

West Bengal

Odisha

 

Dr Zheros Alferov, who passed away recently, was the physicist and Noble Prize Winner of which country?

Japan

China

Russia

India

 

How many stages will be made in Lok Sabha elections?

04

05

06

07

 

Who has been appointed as the new Finance Secretary of Finance Ministry?

Sanjeev Ranjan

Sumit Mahajan

Subash Chandra Garg

Saumya Swaminathan

 

Madhya Pradesh Govt. has decided to include which ancient tribal language to be taught in Primary schools?

Santhali

Mithali

Gondi

Peru

 

Recently, union cabinet has approved ‘Kiru Hydroelectric power project for which state?

Himachal Pradesh

Jammu & Kashmir

Uttarakhand

Gujarat

 

When is the National Immunization day Observed?

08 March

03 March

07 March

10 March

 

The Delhi Government recently Launched which ____mobile app, which will provide real-time location of bus stops and buses?

Move Delhi

‘One Delhi’

Live Bus

Red Bus

 

What is the title of the compilation of Selected speeches of PM Modi which was released by Arun Jaitley on 08 March?

Maan ki baat

Sabka Sath Sabka Vikas

Namo

Modi ki Vani

 

The union cabinet has approved FMBAP’ for Flood management works in the Entire Country. What does ‘A’ stand for in FMBAP’?

Action

Across

Areas

Assimilate

Flood management and Border Areas Programme


With which country, India has signed the US $ 3 Billion deal for the leasing of a submarine Nuclear Powered attack submarine for the Indian Navy for a period of 10 years?

Russia

France

Japan

China

Under this Act, Russia has to deliver Akula Class Submarine, to be known as Chakra –III to the Indian navy by 2025

 

How many women’s were presented the Nari Shakti Puraskar 2018’ in New Delhi on International Women’s day on 08 March 2019?

22

44

66

88
 

Where will Be ISRO experts receive training for the ‘Gaganyaan’ project from March 2019?

USA

France

England

England


On which day, International Women’s Day is observed?

01 March

03 March

05 March

08 March

 

Marayoor Jaggery, a World famous delicacy, got a Geographical indication ( GI tag) recently. It belongs to which state?

Kerala

Odisha

Bihar

Maharashtra

 

Who was moved from the position of Deputy Director-General of WHO on 07 March 2019?

Saumya Swaminathan

Ramesh Chand

Marget chan

Zsuzsanna Jakab

Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom

 

The advanced braking system has been made mandatory for vehicles having nine or more than nine seats from which of the following year?

2019

2020

2021

2022

Launched by Harshdeep Singh Puri

 

E- Dharti App has been launched by which ministry recently?

Ministry of women and child development

Ministry of housing and urban affairs

Ministry of Science and technology

Ministry of finance

Objective: Three modules Conversion, Substitution and mutation related to Properties have been mode online

 

The Geological Survey of India (GSI) has launched how many GPS stations across the country?

24

23

22

19

 

Which state’s Governor resign from his position?

Mizoram

Assam

Jammu and Kashmir

Jharkhand

Kummanam Rajesekharan

 

When was ‘Jan aushadhi Diwas’ celebrated across the country?

07 March

06 March

05 March

04 March

 

Who was appointed as the chairman of ICC’s Cricket Committee on 02 March 2019?

Anil Kumble

Rahul Dravid

VVS Laxman

Ravi Shastri


Where did Pm Modi launch ‘One Nation One Card’ on 4 March 2019?

Ahmedabad

Lucknow

Pune

Nagpur


Noble prize in which field is to be awarded twice this year?

Chemistry

Physics

Literature

Economics

 

Who was Sworn in as Mizoram ‘Lokayukta chairman’ recently?

C Lalsawta

Zoramthanga

Jagdish Mukhi

Kummanam Rajasekharan


Who led the development of the World Wide Web (WWW) which recently completed its 30 years?

Tim Berners- Lee

Larry Page

Jeff Bajoz

Bill Gates

 

On which day World kidney day is Observed?

08 March

03 March

01 March

14 March

Theme: "Kidney Health For Everyone Everywhere"

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