09th March, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 09th March, 2019
1. Where has India launched its third IT corridor in China in March 2019?
[A] Dalian
[B] Guiyang
[C] Jiangsu
[D] Shandong
[E] Yunnan

Read the following statements carefully:

1. The government of India approved a strategy for creating an additional carbon sink of 2.5 to 3 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent through forest and tree cover by 2025.

2. The strategy will help in fighting against climate change.

3. Carbon sinks are natural or artificial reservoirs that absorb and store the atmosphere’s carbon dioxide through physical and biological mechanisms.

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
3. Where was the inaugural India-Japan Space Dialogue held on 8 March 2019?
[A] Tokyo
[B] Bengaluru
[C] New Delhi
[D] Kyoto
[E] Yokohama
4. Who was appointed as the Officer on Special Duty of South Coast Railway on 8 March 2019?
[A] Ashish Reddy
[B] S.S. Srinivas
[C] V. Krishnamoorthy
[D] N.S. Vishwanathan
[E] M. Ramakrishnayya
5. How many public, private and foreign banks were imposed penalties worth Rs. 71 crore by the RBI on 9 March 2019?
[A] 12
[B] 24
[C] 36
[D] 48
[E] 60
6. As per the government report, the total liabilities of the government increased to ₹________ lakh crore at the end of the December 2018 quarter.
[A] 53.40
[B] 63.40
[C] 73.40
[D] 83.40
[E] 9
7. Which state announced that the 'Srimanata Sankardeva Award 2017' will be conferred on Satriya exponent Basistha Dev Sarma of Barpeta Satra?
[A] Assam
[B] West Bengal
[C] Meghalaya
[D] Arunachal Pradesh
[E] Odisha
8. Who was named the 'Politician of the Year 2019', at the Annual Political and Public Life Awards presented by Britain's 'Asian Voice' weekly newspaper?
[A] Priti Patel
[B] Gavin Williamson
[C] Sadiq Khan
[D] John Hume
[E] Gordon Brown
9. What is the name of the digital currency which will be launched by the Marshall Islands in 2019?
10. On the occasion of International Women's Day, ________ successful mothers were awarded the 'Ratnagarbha' award in 2019.
[A] 10
[B] 12
[C] 15
[D] 18
[E] 20