28 Mar

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SSC CHSL Exam was announced recently and with it has begun the most important phase of every candidate’s preparation. The exam is scheduled to start from the 1st of July. In this context, it becomes critical that one focuses on relevant Current Affairs bits so as to score well in the exam.

To ensure that your preparation is headed in the right direction, Vidya Guru keeps publishing periodic GK quizzes comprising expected MCQs. These quizzes are designed by the faculty who are well known in the student community for providing Top SSC Coaching in Delhi & National Capital Region.

Current GK March 2019 Quiz     

Question 1. PM Modi recently laid down the foundation stone of Khurja thermal power project which is located in

  1. Rajasthan
  2. Uttar Pradesh
  3. Madhya Pradesh
  4. Bihar

Answer: Uttar Pradesh

Question 2. Gram Samridhi Yojana is a scheme being funded by the Govt. of India and World Bank. The scheme is going to be launched by the

  1. Ministry of Rural Development
  2. Ministry of Tourism and Culture
  3. Ministry of Food Processing Industries
  4. Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

Answer: Ministry of Food Processing Industries

Question 3. Investment has been approved for Kiru Hydro Electric Project which is going to be come up in

  1. Jammu & Kashmir
  2. Himachal Pradesh
  3. Sikkim
  4. Arunachal Pradesh

Answer: Jammu & Kashmir

Question 4. Sampriti, the India Bangladesh joint military exercise, was conducted recently in

  1. Solan, Himachal Pradesh
  2. Tangail, Bangladesh
  3. Lansdowne, Uttarakhand
  4. Jaisalmaer, Rajasthan

Answer: Tangail, Bangladesh 

Question 5. SHREYAS (Scheme for Higher Education Youth in Apprenticeship and Skills) was launched recently by which of the following ministries?

  1. Ministry of Human Resource Development
  2. Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship
  3. Ministry of Labour& Employment
  4. All of the Above

Answer: All of the Above

Question 6. Which of the following cities was adjudged cleanest in the 2019 Swachh Survekshan?

  1. Pune, Maharashtra
  2. Indore, Madhya Pradesh
  3. Panaji, Goa
  4. Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Answer: Indore, Madhya Pradesh

Question 7. World Wildlife Day (WWD) is observed on 3rd March annually. What was the theme for WWD 2019?

  1. Wildlife: A Shared Resource for the Planet
  2. Call for the Wild
  3. Life Below Water: For People and Planet
  4. Preserving and Celebrating Wildlife

Answer: Life Below Water: For People and Planet

Question 8. Where was the 2019 SAFF Women’s Championship held?

  1. Bangladesh
  2. Afghanistan
  3. Bhutan
  4. Nepal

Answer: Nepal

Question 9. Who among the following was recently reappointed Chairman of ICC Cricket Committee?

  1. Dave Richardson
  2. Shashank Manohar
  3. Jagmohan Dalmiya
  4. Anil Kumble

Answer: Anil Kumble

Question 10. Mainamati Maitree Exercise was conducted recently between the border security forces of India and

  1. Mynamar
  2. Bangladesh
  3. Bhutan
  4. Nepal

Answer: Bangladesh

Question 11. Afghanistan has opened an export route to India through Chabahar port which is situated in

  1. Turkey
  2. Iraq
  3. Bangladesh
  4. Iran

Answer: Iran

Question 12. International Women’s Day (IWD) is observed on 8th March. What was the theme for IWD 2019?

  1. Excelling in different spheres of life
  2. Equality, respect and opportunities for women
  3. Think equal, build smart, innovate for change
  4. Skills, honor and empowerment for girls

Answer: Think equal, build smart, innovate for change

Question 13. As per Central Statistics Office (CSO), the GDP growth rate of the Indian economy in October-December 2018 quarter was

  1. 6.6%
  2. 6.8%
  3. 7%
  4. 7.2%

Answer: 6.6%

Question 14. One Nation, One Card (National Common Mobility Card) runs on which of the following cards?

  1. Visa
  2. American Express
  3. MasterCard
  4. Rupay

Answer: Rupay

Question 15. Which of the following zones was added recently in Indian Railways?

  1. South West Central Railway Zone
  2. North East Central Railway Zone
  3. Southern Coast Railway Zone
  4. Western Coast Railway Zone

Answer: Southern Coast Railway Zone  

Question 16. Pradhan Mantri JI-VAN scheme was approved recently for financial support of Integrated Bio-ethanol projects. JI-VAN stands for

  1. Jaiv Indhan–Vatavaran Anusar fasal awashesh Ni
  2. Jaiv Indhan–Vatavaran Anukool fasal awashesh Nivaran
  3. Jeevashm Indhan–Vatavaran Anukool fasal awashesh Nivaran
  4. Jeevan Indhan–Vatavaran Anusar fasal awashesh Nivaran

Answer: Jaiv Indhan–Vatavaran Anukool fasal awashesh Nivaran

Question 17. Which of the following teams did India defeat in the finals to win the SAFF Women’s Championship 2019?

  1. Maldives
  2. Bangladesh
  3. Nepal
  4. Bhutan

Answer: Nepal

Question 18. Which of the following is the correct pair of commodities that have recently received the GI (Geographical Indication) tag and the states associated with them?

  1. Marayoor Jaggery: Kerala
  2. Erode Turmeric: Tamil Nadu
  3. Sirsi Supari & Coorg Arabica Coffee: Karanataka
  4. All of these

Answer: All of these

Question 19. Pramod Sawant recently became the Chief Minister of

  1. Chhattisgarh
  2. Goa
  3. Maharashtra
  4. Odisha

Answer: Goa

Question 20. Where was Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Institute of Archaeology inaugurated recently?

  1. Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
  2. Ranchi, Jharkhand
  3. Greater Noida,Uttar Pradesh
  4. Patna, Bihar

Answer: Greater Noida,Uttar Pradesh

Question 21. Name the winner of Indian Super League Football 2019.

  1. Bengaluru FC
  2. FC Pune City
  3. Chennaiyin FC
  4. Delhi Dynamos FC

Answer: Bengaluru FC

Question 22. Who was recently appointed as India’s 1st Lokpal (Anti-corruption Ombudsman)?

  1. Nani Palkhivala
  2. Pinaki Chandra Ghose
  3. Fali Nariman
  4. Sanjiv Khanna

Answer: Pinaki Chandra Ghose

Question 23. Where was Africa India field training exercise (AFINDEX-19) conducted recently?

  1. Pune, Maharashtra
  2. Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
  3. Ajmer, Rajasthan
  4. Solan, Himachal Pradesh

Answer: Pune, Maharashtra

Question 24. World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD) is observed on 15th March annually. What was the theme for WCRD 2019?

  1. Consumer Comes First
  2. Being Fair to Consumers
  3. Building a Consumer-Centric Culture
  4. Trusted Smart Products

Answer: Trusted Smart Products

Question 25. The 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games were held in

  1. Los Angeles, United States of America
  2. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  3. Amsterdam, Netherlands
  4. Helsinki, Finland

Answer: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Question 26. Pinaka is a

  1. Rocket
  2. Tank
  3. Supersonic Cruise Missile
  4. Submarine

Answer: Rocket

Question 27. Which of the following liquidity management instruments was recently used for the 1st time by RBI?

  1. Open Market Operations
  2. Marginal Standing Facility
  3. Forex Swap
  4. Standing Deposit Facility

Answer: Forex Swap

Question 28. Where was the Indo-Russian joint venture for manufacturing Kalashnikov AK-203 rifles inaugurated recently?

  1. Pune, Maharashtra
  2. Amethi, Uttar Pradesh
  3. Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
  4. Bolangir, Odisha

Answer: Amethi,Uttar Pradesh

Question 29. World Water Day (WWD) is observed annually on 22nd March. What was the theme for WWD 2019?

  1. Averting a Crisis
  2. Recycle, Reduce and Reuse
  3. Conserving Water for Future Generations
  4. Leaving No One Behind

Answer: Leaving No One Behind

Question 30. Which of the following banks has not been declared a D-SIB (Domestic Systemically Important Bank) by RBI?

  1. ICICI
  2. HDFC
  3. SBI
  4. None of these

Answer: None of these

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