07th March, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 07th March, 2019
1. With which country has ISRO signed an agreement to set up a joint maritime surveillance system in India on 6 March 2019?
[A] France
[B] USA
[C] Japan
[D] Australia
[E] South Korea
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2. The government doubled the income tax exemption limit for gratuity to Rs ________ lakh on 6 March 2019.
[A] 15
[B] 20
[C] 25
[D] 30
[E] 35
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3. The government announced new Rs 20 coin on 7 March 2019 which will be shaped like a ________.
[A] Hexagon
[B] Octagon
[C] Decagon
[D] Dodecagon
[E] Circle
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4.

Read the following statements carefully:



1.A wetland habitat, near Vishakhapatnam that drew a variety of birds, has been completely flattened with dirt and debris.



2.Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) was accused of carrying out illegal reclamation at the Dastan Phata wetland.



3.A huge biodiversity area has been lost in 6 months and action against JNPT officials will be taken.



Which of the above statements is/are true?


[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All of the above
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5.

Read the following statements carefully:



1.The Centre amended the Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016.



2.This was done to include a prohibition on the import of solid plastic waste even in special economic zones (SEZ) and by export-oriented units (EOU).



3.The amendment has been done keeping into consideration the 'Ease of Doing Business' and boosting 'Make in India' initiative.



Which of the above statements is/are true?


[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3 
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All of the above
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6. Where will the ISRO experts receive training for the 'Gaganyaan' project from March 2019?
[A] USA
[B] Japan
[C] England
[D] France
[E] Russia
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7. _________ signed an agreement to acquire 100% equity shareholding of Soktas India Pvt Ltd (SIPL) for ₹165 crore on 6 March 2019.
[A] Tata
[B] Reliance
[C] Bajaj
[D] Grasim Industries Ltd
[E] None of the above
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8. Which of the following along with the SBI has launched their merchant-acquiring joint venture, SBI Payment Services Pvt Ltd in Mumbai?
[A] Hitachi Payment Services Pvt. Ltd.
[B] Fino PayTech Ltd.
[C] Vodafone M-Pesa Ltd.
[D] Airtel Payments Bank
[E] Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd.
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9. The center is all set to launch a national portal ________ of publicly-funded research facilities and equipment in 2019.
[A] A-STEM
[B] E-STEM
[C] I-STEM
[D] T-STEM
[E] V-STEM
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10. Who was moved from the position of Deputy Director-General of World Health Organization on 7 March 2019?
[A] Margaret Chan
[B] Gro Harlem Brundtland
[C] Robert Mugabe
[D] Soumya Swaminathan
[E] Anders Nordström
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