16th March, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 16th March, 2019
1. Which of the following received the 'Best Domestic Water Purifier Award 2018-19' at the Water Digest Water Awards event held in March 2019?
[A] Blue Star Ltd.
[B] Kent RO Systems Pvt. Ltd.
[C] Livpure Pvt. Ltd.
[D] Hindustan Unilever Ltd.
[E] Havells Max Pvt. Ltd.
2. Who was appointed as the CEO of Sterlite Copper by Vedanta Ltd. in March 2019?
[A] Vivek Sisodhiya
[B] Varun Mehta
[C] Anup Rawat
[D] Pankaj Kumar
[E] Saurabh Sharma
3. In March 2019, IDBI Bank announced that ________ had ceased to be its Non-Executive Chairman as he no longer heads the parent company LIC.
[A] Hemant Bhargava
[B] Prakash Singh Raghuvanshi
[C] Nitin Paranjpe
[D] Pankaj Kumar
[E] Sahil Trivedi
4. Who was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of Unilever in March 2019?
[A] Pankaj Sharma
[B] Nitin Paranjpe
[C] Hemant Bhargava
[D] Alok Tyagi
[E] Ravikant Singh
5. Canadian investor Brookfield-led India Infrastructure Trust agreed to buy Mukesh Ambani's East-West gas pipeline. It originates from __________ and ends in Gujarat.
[A] Odisha
[B] West Bengal
[C] Andhra Pradesh
[D] Assam
[E] Arunachal Pradesh
6. Who booked a berth in the Asian Championships 2019 in Doha in men's javelin throw by crossing the qualifying standard set by Athletics Federation of India?
[A] ​Shivpal Singh
[B] Jinson Johnson
[C] Vikas Gowda
[D] Arokia Rajiv
[E] Ayyasamy Dharun
7. Who won a gold medal in the women's discus throw event at Federation Cup in Patiala in March 2019?
[A] Navjeet Kaur Dhillon
[B] Kamalpreet Kaur
[C] Krishna Poonia
[D] Harwant Kaur
[E] Anjali Bhagwat
8. Who has been awarded lifetime achievement award for his innovations at the National Grassroots Innovators 2019 at Grambharti in Gujarat?
[A] Ravindra Ranagnath Chavan
[B] Dipak Vitthalrao Shinde
[C] Prakash Singh Raghuvanshi
[D] K.V. Rakesh
[E] Ram Lal Chauhan
9. The government of India sent a special medical team to ________ from where a confirmed case of West Nile Virus (WNV) fever, a mosquito-borne disease was reported.
[A] Telangana
[B] Tamil Nadu
[C] Kerala
[D] Karnataka
[E] Maharashtra
10. Which bank received no objection from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for the proposed acquisition of Gruh Finance?
[A] Axis Bank
[B] Bandhan Bank
[C] IDBI Bank
[D] Bank of India
[E] Dhanlaxmi Bank