16th March, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 16th March, 2019
1. The Board of Control for Cricket in India announced ________, Indias biggest sports game, as the official partner for the Indian Premier League (IPL) in March 2019.
[A] bet365
[B] Dream11
[C] Big Bash League
[D] William Hill
[E] Play12
2. Who was appointed as the Ambassador of India to the Republic of Uzbekistan in March 2019?
[A] ​Santosh Jha
[B] Subimal Dutt
[C] Vikas Swarup
[D] Syed Akbaruddin
[E] Shashank
3. Who will step down as the Chairman and Non-Executive Director of Bajaj Finserv in May 2019?
[A] Rajiv Bajaj
[B] Sanjiv Bajaj
[C] ​Rahul Bajaj
[D] Kamalnayan Bajaj
[E] Sunil Bajaj
4. Who has been appointed as the advisor for the upcoming edition of Indian Premier League by Delhi Capitals in March 2019?
[A] Rahul Dravid
[B] Sachin Tendulkar
[C] Sourav Ganguly
[D] Virender Sehwag
[E] Yuvraj Singh
5. Which state has appointed a transgender, Sanjana Singh, as the personal secretary of the director of social justice and disabled persons welfare in March 2019?
[A] Madhya Pradesh
[B] Bihar
[C] Odisha
[D] Uttar Pradesh
[E] Punjab
6. As per the latest report by the World Gold Council (WGC), India has the ________th largest gold reserve, with the current holding pegged at 607 tonnes.
[A] 8
[B] 9
[C] 10
[D] 11
[E] 12
7. The Dialogue and Development Commission (DDC) has set-up a 17-member high-level committee on reforming higher education in Delhi. It will be chaired by ________.
[A] Meira Kumar
[B] Triloki Nath Kaul
[C] Jasmine Shah
[D] Kanwal Sibal
[E] Shivshankar Menon

Read the following statements carefully:

1. To ensure faster implementation of electronic toll collection, Indian Highways Management Company Ltd (IHMCL) has inked a pact with CSC e-Governance Services for the issuance of FASTags through common service centers.

2. IHMCL is promoted by the National Highways Authority of India.

3. It has been mandated to implement the National Electronic Toll Collection programme under the brand name FASTag.

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
9. The first shipment under the United Nations TIR convention arrived in India from Afghanistan through Iran’s Chabahar Port in March 2019. What does 'T' stand for in TIR?
[A] Talent
[B] Transports
[C] Total
[D] Team
[E] Target
10. The Geographical Indications Registry has granted the Geographical Indication tag to Coorg Arabica Coffee in March 2019. It is grown specifically in ________.
[A] Maharashtra
[B] Telangana
[C] Karnataka
[D] Tamil Nadu
[E] Odisha