Current Affairs – March, 2019

1) What is the theme of the 2019 National Science Day (NSD)?
[A] Science for the People and the People for Science [B] Science for Nation Building
[C] Science and Technology for a Sustainable Future [D] Science and Technology for Specially- Abled Persons

2) Which of the following cricketers has officially received the knighthood at Buckingham Palace? [A] Andrew Strauss [B] Alastair Cook [C] Kevin Pietersen [D] Andrew Flintoff

3) Chagos Islands, sometimes seen in news, is the bone of contention between which of the following countries?
[A] UK & Mauritius [B] United States & Indonesia
[C] Japan & China [D] South Korea & North Korea

4) Who has become the first Indian cricketer to cross 8,000 runs in T20s?
[A] Rohit Sharma [B] Virat Kohli [C] Suresh Raina [D] MS Dhoni

5) Which state government has launched ‘Banglar Shiksha’ portal to provide real-time data on schools? [A] West Bengal [B] Karnataka [C] Tripura [D] Nagaland

6) Southern Coast Railway (SCoR), which is in news recently, will be headquartered at which of the following cities?
[A] Hyderabad [B] Visakhapatnam [C] Amravati [D] Kochi

7) The Centre for Disability Sports will come up in which of the following cities?
[A] Bikaner [B] Dehradun [C] Pune [D] Gwalior

8) The Mainamati Maitree Exercise 2019 has recently conducted between India and which country?
[A] Myanmar [B] Bangladesh [C] Sri Lanka [D] China

9) Which Indian sprinter has won the 10 km race of Nepal’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Open Marathon and Run for Fun held in Kathmandu?
[A] Shashank Shekhar [B] Anand Shetty [C] Dharambir Singh [D] RD Murgan

10) Who has become the first-ever player to smash 500 sixes in international cricket?
[A] Virat Kohli [B] Jos Buttler [C] Chris Gayle [D] Eoin Morgan

11) Indo-Bangladesh joint military exercise ‘Sampriti-2019’ has started in which of the following locations?
[A] Tangail [B] Hooghly [C] Barguna [D] Sylhet

12) Which Indian wrestler has clinched gold in 65kg freestyle at the Dan Kolov-Nikol Petrov tournament in Bulgaria?
[A] Yogeshwar Dutt [B] Sandeep Tomar [C] Bajrang Punia

13) Who is the author of the book “Designing Destiny: The Heartfulness Way”?
[A] Kamlesh Patel [B] Bikram Choudhury [C] Rajashree Choudhury

14) Kalashnikov rifle, sometimes seen in news, is associated with which country?
[A] United States [B] Israel [C] France [D] Russia

15) Which Indian cricketer has been appointed as the new Chairman of the ICC Cricket Committee?
[A] Rahul Dravid [B] Anil Kumble [C] Saurav Ganguly [D] VVS Laxman

16) Which Indian organisation has launched a ‘Yuva Vigyani Karyakram’ for school children? [A] ISRO [B] CSIR [C] DRDO [D] BARC

17) Which of the following sports has been included in 2022 Asian Games?
[A] Cricket [B] Paragliding [C] Pencak Silat [D] Roller sports

18) What is the theme of the World Wildlife Day (WWD-2019)?
[A] Listen to the young voices [B] Life Below Water: For people and planet
C] Big cats: predators under threat [D] The future of wildlife is in our hands

19) Which state government has launched Notun Disha initiative to provide training to teachers? [A] Nagaland [B] Tripura [C] Arunachal Pradesh [D] Mizoram

20) Which city has been adjudged cleanest city in Swachh Survekshan 2019?
[A] Indore [B] Mysore [C] Raipur [D] Ahmedabad.

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