17th March, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 17th March, 2019
1. Who among the following was selected for prestigious 'Kusumagraj' national award for literature in March 2019?
[A] Ved Rahi
[B] Piyush Tiwari
[C] Ayush Rathi
[D] Rahul Chandra
[E] Abhinav Deshwal

According to the World Economic Forum, who among the following is/are in the list of Indians featuring in Young Global Leaders 2018-19?

1.Nara Lokesh

2.Poonam Mahajan

3.Manu Kumar Jain

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All of the above
3. RBI relaxed norms for imports of capital and non-capital goods by raising the trade credit limit to USD ________ million under the automatic route in March 2019.
[A] 100
[B] 125
[C] 150
[D] 175
[E] 200
4. 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
5. 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
6. 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

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
8. 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
9. 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
10. 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