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Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 19 Mar 2016

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 19 Mar 2016
Daily Current Affairs Quiz 19th March 2016, Current affairs and GK questions on National and International are listed in the Quiz. Candidates those who are preparing for Government Jobs and IBPS/SBI/RRB exams and all other exams can use these questions.

1. The ninth 'World Sleep Day' was observed on Friday to celebrate healthy sleep and draw attention towards its related issues including medicine and social aspects. The slogan for this year is

[a] Good Sleep is a Reachable Dream
[b] Sleep well, live fully awake
[c] Sleep well, stay healthy
[d] Good sleep, Healthy again
[e] When sleep is sound, health and happiness abound


2. Who is going to inaugurate the new iconic building of the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court in Lucknow?

[a] H L Dattu
[b] T S Thakur
[c] P Sathasivam
[d] Pranab Mukheerjee
[e] None of the above


3. A small village in ________ becomes the first open defecation-free village in Srikakulam district.

[a] Uttar Pradesh
[b] Maharashtra
[c] Karnataka
[d] Andhra Pradesh
[e] Tamil Nadu


4. General Lori Robinson has been nominated to lead the _______ Northern Command.

[a] India
[b] US
[c] South Africa
[d] Malaysia
[e] Switzerland


5. Which country has started his own credit-rating agency–Analytical Credit Rating Agency, as it plans to replace S&P, Fitch Ratings and Moody's to measure credit quality of investments.

[a] Russia
[b] Pakistan
[c] India
[d] China
[e] Australia


6. In US, Defence Secretary who has nominated the first female in military history to lead a combatant command?

[a] Jimmy Carter
[b] Ash Carter
[c] Binny Carter
[d] John Carter
[e] Adom Jain


7. Gautam Sinha has been appointed as the new CEO of which company?

[a] Wipro
[b] Samsung
[c] Infosys
[d] Times Internet
[e] None of the above


8. Union Government cuts Public Provident Fund (PPF) rate from 8.7% to

[a] 8.3%
[b] 8.1%
[c] 8.5%
[d] 7.9%
[e] 7.8%


9. Which Indian Bank has become the first bank to commence the sale of Indian Gold Coin (IG[C] in the domestic market?

[a] Bank of Baroda
[b] Andhra Bank
[c] Vijaya Bank
[d] Indian Overseas Bank
[e] ICICI Bank


10. Skoch Lifetime Achievement Award conferred on

[a] Venkaiah Naidu
[b] Suresh Prabhu
[c] Ramvilas Paswan
[d] Kalraj Mishra
[e] None of the above


11. Which country leads Facebook’s Bug Bounty Program with the maximum number of contributing researchers and the maximum amount of bounties received?

[a] Brazil
[b] Indonesia
[c] USA
[d] Mexico
[e] India


12. A group of Scientists led by Matias Jones of the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile have discovered four enormous planets. Which is not included in the list?

[a] HIP8541b
[b] HIP74890b
[c] HIP84056b
[d] HIP95124b
[e] None of the above


13. Which country successfully chases highest World T20 against South Africa?

[a] Australia
[b] New Zealand
[c] England
[d] India
[e] None of the above


14. Wicket-keeper batsman Quinton de Kock scored South Africa’s fastest fifty in Twenty 20 internationals after reaching the milestone in 21 balls. With this, he equaled the record which was previously held solely by

[a] Virat Kohili
[b] David Warner
[c] Chirs Gayle
[d] AB de Villiers
[e] None of the above


15. Emmy Award winning actor Larry Drake passed away recently. He acted in the famous American drama show ________.

[a] Archer
[b] Back To You
[c] Breaking Point
[d] L.A. Law
[e] Laredo


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