Current Affairs Quiz for SBI/LIC AAO Mains 8th March 2019

Current Affairs Quiz for NIACL AO Mains

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Q1. Janaushadhi Diwas is being celebrated across the country on-

(a) 13th March

(b) 10th March

(c) 06th March

(d) 07th March

(e) 05th March

Q2. In which state, ancient tribal language Gondi will be taught at tribal districts?

(a) Uttar Pradesh

(b) Madhya Pradesh

(c) Himachal Pradesh

(d) Arunachal Pradesh

(e) Andhra Pradesh

Q3. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has laid the foundation stone for the Dehradun-Mussoorie ropeway project which is considered to be a tourist novelty. The __________________ ropeway project is expected to be completed in three years.

(a) Rs 2000-crore

(b) Rs 1000-crore

(c) Rs 1500-crore

(d) Rs 700-crore

(e) Rs 300-crore

Q4. Which country has announced to expel German ambassador Daniel Kriener from the country recently?

(a) Venezuela

(b) Israel

(c) Paraguay

(d) Spain

(e) North Korea

Q5. Just in time for International Women’s Day, __________________ announced that it will be conducting the first-ever, all-female spacewalk.

(a) SpaceX

(b) ISRO

(c) NASA

(d) JAXA

(e) European Space Agency

Q6. Which of the following country has become a member of the International Criminal Court recently?

(a) Singapore

(b) Malaysia

(c) Burundi

(d) Philippines

(e) Denmark

Q7. Which Bank has signed a bancassurance deal with private life insurer HDFC Life Insurance Company to take advantage of HDFC Life’s expertise in life insurance products, distribution and customer service recently?

(a) Bank of Baroda

(b) Punjab National Bank

(c) State Bank of India

(d) Indian Overseas Bank

(e) United Bank of India

Q8.  _________________ and the National Health Authority (NHA) have formed a working group on the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY).

(a) IRDAI

(b) NABARD

(c) SEBI

(d) TRAI

(e) RBI

Q9. Which of the following international organisation has cut forecasts again for the global economy in 2019 and 2020, following on from previous downgrades in November, as it warned that trade disputes and uncertainty over Brexit would hit world commerce and businesses recently?

(a) WTO

(b) IMF

(c) World Bank

(d) OECD

(e) ADB

Q10. Malaysia becomes the ____________________ member of the court since its establishment in 2002.

(a) 127th

(b) 123rd

(c) 124th

(d) 119th

(e) 122nd

Solutions

Ans.1.(d)

Exp. Janaushadhi Diwas is being celebrated across the country on 07th March. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address five thousand Janaushadhi stores across the country through video-conferencing on the occasion.

Ans.2.(b)

Exp. In Madhya Pradesh, ancient tribal language Gondi will be taught in tribal districts. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has decided to include Gondi in the primary education curriculum of the state’s tribal-dominated districts.

Ans.3.(e)

Exp. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has laid the foundation stone for the Dehradun-Mussoorie ropeway project which is considered to be a tourist novelty. The Rs 300-crore ropeway project is expected to be completed in three years.

Ans.4.(a)

Exp. The Venezuelan government has announced to expel German ambassador Daniel Kriener from the country. President Nicolas Maduro’s embattled government has declared the German ambassador persona non grata and ordered him to leave the country within 48 hours.

Ans.5.(c)

Exp. Just in time for International Women’s Day, NASA announced that it will be conducting the first-ever, all-female spacewalk. Astronauts Christina Koch and Anne McClain will exit the International Space Station on March 29, 35 years after the first woman performed a spacewalk. They’ll be guided from the ground by flight director Mary Lawrence, and flight controllers Jackie Kagey and Kristen Facciol.

Ans.6.(b)

Exp. Malaysia has become a member of the International Criminal Court. The ICC is the world’s only permanent war crimes court and aims to prosecute the worst abuses when national courts are unable or unwilling. Malaysia becomes the 124th member of the court since its establishment in 2002.

Ans.7.(e)

Exp. United Bank of India has signed a bancassurance deal with private life insurer HDFC Life Insurance Company. Through this partnership, United Bank’s customers will be able to take advantage of HDFC Life’s expertise in life insurance products, distribution and customer service.

Ans.8.(a)

Exp.The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) and the National Health Authority (NHA) have formed a working group on the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY). The joint working group, to be chaired by Dinesh Arora, Deputy CEO of NHA, will have 10 members from both the organisations.

Ans.9.(d)

Exp. The OECD cut forecasts again for the global economy in 2019 and 2020, following on from previous downgrades in November, as it warned that trade disputes and uncertainty over Brexit would hit world commerce and businesses. The Organisation for Economic Co-Operation & Development forecast in its interim outlook report that the world economy would grow 3.3 percent in 2019 and 3.4 percent in 2020. Those forecasts represented cuts of 0.2 percentage points for 2019 and 0.1 percentage points for 2020, compared to the OECD’s last set of forecasts in November.

Ans.10.(c)

Exp. Malaysia has become a member of the International Criminal Court. The ICC is the world’s only permanent war crimes court and aims to prosecute the worst abuses when national courts are unable or unwilling. Malaysia becomes the 124th member of the court since its establishment in 2002.

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