16th March, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers - Page 2

(Showing: 11 - 20 out of 20 MCQs) Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 16th March, 2019
11. The union health ministry has called for ________ electronic cigarettes to be blocked from entering the country in March 2019.
[A] Bull Smoke's
[B] Durasmoke's
[C] Juul Labs Inc's
[D] Fumare's
[E] Kwit Stick's
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12. The Principal Bench of NGT has suspended the expansion plan of the thermal plant of Udupi Power Corporation Ltd. at Yellur in March 2019. The thermal power plant got the Environmental Clearance in ________.
[A] 2014
[B] 2015
[C] 2016
[D] 2017
[E] 2018
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13. Where was the 4th United Nations Environment Assembly held in March 2019?
[A] Copenhagen
[B] Nairobi
[C] Paris
[D] New Delhi
[E] Beijing
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14. As per the 'Affordable Housing: The Blue-Eyed Boy of Indian Real Estate' report, released in March 2019, affordable housing units cost between ________.
[A] ₹5 lakh - ₹15 lakh
[B] ₹10 lakh - ₹20 lakh
[C] ₹20 lakh - ₹30 lakh
[D] ₹25 lakh - ₹35 lakh
[E] ₹40 lakh - ₹50 lakh
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15. Which of the following will adopt Amazon Web Services Educate programme in 2019?
[A] IIT Kharagpur
[B] IIM Ahmedabad
[C] Manipal University
[D] IIT Kanpur
[E] FMS Delhi
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16. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will visit the Maldives on a two-day visit beginning on 17 March 2019. The capital of Maldives is ________.
[A] Jakarta
[B] Male
[C] Tirana
[D] Baku
[E] Tarawa
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17. Who was presented with the 'BusinessLine Changemaker Of The Year' award in March 2019?
[A] Narendra Modi
[B] Piyush Goyal
[C] Arun Jaitley
[D] Rajnath Singh
[E] Suresh Prabhu
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18. Where was the 3rd edition of Namaste Thailand festival inaugurated in March 2019?
[A] Pune
[B] Mumbai
[C] New Delhi
[D] Hyderabad
[E] Patna
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19.

Read the following statements carefully:



1. Scientists have developed a novel solar-powered harvesting system that absorbs moisture from the air and converts it into clean, usable water.



2. It relies on hydrogels, gel-polymer hybrid materials designed to be 'super sponges' that can retain large amounts of water.



3. The technology could be used in disaster situations, water crises or poverty-stricken areas and developing countries.



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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20. What is the name of the cyclone that made the landfall at the port city of Biera in Mozambique in March 2019?
[A] Hellen
[B] Idai
[C] Jokwe
[D] Funso
[E] Dineo
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