12th March, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 12th March, 2019

Read the following statements carefully:

1.Francesco Molinari of France topped an international leaderboard at Bay Hill.

2.He won the Arnold Palmer Invitational in fine style, with three Englishmen, a Spaniard, a Northern Irishman and two South Koreans all within the top-10.

3.He is 36-year-old and world number 10

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 2
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
2. Liquor firm United Breweries Ltd said the Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT) in Bengaluru has transferred ________ percent stake held by Vijay Mallya-linked United Breweries (Holdings) in the company.
[A] 2.60
[B] 2.80
[C] 3.00
[D] 3.20
[E] 3.40
3. Who has become the first snooker player to make 1,000 competitive centuries?
[A] Ding Junhui
[B] Mark Selby
[C] Ronnie O’Sullivan
[D] Judd Trump
[E] Mark Williams
4. For the first time in the arecanut sector, ‘Sirsi Supari’ grown in ________ has received the Geographic Indication (GI) tag.
[A] Kodagu
[B] Uttara Kannada
[C] Hassan
[D] Bagalkot
[E] Mandya
5. A species of wood snake that wasn’t seen for 140 years has resurfaced in a survey conducted by scientists in the ________ Wildlife Sanctuary.
[A] Coringa
[B] Eaglenest
[C] Meghamalai
[D] Gautam Budha
[E] Achanakmar
6. As per the data released by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute on 11 March 2019, which country has become the largest arms importer?
[A] India
[B] Saudi Arabia
[C] Pakistan
[D] Iran
[E] Iraq
7. Where have the archaeologists stumbled upon a massive burial site dating back to the Harappan civilization with more than 250 graves in March 2019?
[A] Gujarat
[B] Haryana
[C] Punjab
[D] Jammu and Kashmir
[E] Rajasthan
8. The RBI is set to become the tenth largest holder of the gold worldwide, displacing the ________.
[A] Sweden
[B] Netherlands
[C] Denmark
[D] Germany
[E] France
9. Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM AVSM ADC Chairman COSC and Chief of the Naval Staff is on an official tour to ________ from 12-15 March 2019.
[A] UK
[C] Brazil
[D] Argentina
[E] Chile
10. Retired IAS officer C Lalsawta became the first Lokayukta of which state?
[A] Sikkim
[B] Tripura
[C] Meghalaya
[D] Mizoram
[E] Manipur