Weekly current affairs quiz 2019-General Knowledge
Weekly current affairs quiz 2019
Weekly Current affairs for students.
Q.1, what is the name of the new non-executive chairman of Karur Vysya Bank?
a) NS Srinath
c) P N Thambidurai
Answer (a) NS Srinath
Explanation:-Karur Vaishya Bank has nominated NS Srinath as a non-executive chairman for three years.
Q.2, how recently did Gopal Mukherjee discuss? Because they were chosen.
c) Special Expenditure Supervisor
Answer: (c) Special Expenditure Supervisor
Explanation:-The Hon’ble Election Commission of India appointed Gopal Mukherjee as special expenditure supervisor for upcoming Lok Sabha elections in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and appointed DD Goyal as Special Expenditure Supervisor of Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland.
Q.3, what is the national sport of the United States?
Answer: (d) Baseball
Explanation:-America’s national sport is baseball. Baseball is an American game played by a batsman and bowler. The first was played in England in 1846, but it was given to North America with some real change. In the late 19th century it became the United States National Games
US President-Donald Trump, Capital- Washington DC, and Currency-Dollar
Q.4, Which city will host the 2022 Commonwealth Games?
d) Any other
Answer: (c) Birmingham
Explanation:-2022 Commonwealth Games, which are officially known as the XXII Commonwealth Games and commonly known as Birmingham 2022, are an international multi-sport event for members of the Commonwealth, which is scheduled to be held in Birmingham, England. . Prime Minister-David Cameron, Capital-London, currency-pound sterling.
Q.5, which of the following countries becomes the fourth largest space power?
Answer: (c) India
Explanation:-India has registered its name in the form of ‘Space Power’. So far, 3 countries of the world, America, Russia, and China had this achievement. Now India is the fourth country, which has achieved this achievement today. Union Minister Smriti Irani said that the mission power is an example of the will of our scientists and the commitment of national security. “Congratulations to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, scientists and countrymen.”
Q.6, what is the launch of the new satellite called Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)?
Answer: (b) EMISAT
Explanation:-AMISAT is being launched for Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO).
According to the Indian Space Research Organization, Countdown began on the morning of April 1, 2019 at 6.27 pm on Sriharikota rocket port in Andhra Pradesh. Rocket with Amissat will take 28 third party satellites and also showcase new technology in its three separate cells. ISRO said that the rocket will first install 436 kg of amissat in a 749-kilometer room.
Q.7, According to the latest survey, which airport of India is the 12th busiest airport in the world?
a) Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi
b) Kempevoda International Airport, Bangalore
c) JD Nanda International Airport, Chennai
Answer: (a) Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi
Explanation:-Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport is the 16th busiest airport in the world. Last year Delhi Airport was at number 22. In the year 2017, 6.3 million people traveled from Delhi Airport. These figures have emerged in the annual report of Airport Council International. ACI studied at the world’s 1,200 airports and prepared the report. Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Airport was the busiest airport in the world.
Q.8, who has been awarded the Turing Award?
A) Joshua Benghio
B) Geoffrey Hinton
E) Yan Lacon
D) to the three
Answer: To the three)
Explanation:-The Turing Award, known as the “Nobel Prize for Computing”, has been given to the three researchers who laid the foundations of current boom in artificial intelligence. Yoshua Bengio, Jeffrey Hinton and Yan Lacon – sometimes called ‘Godfather of AI’ – were honored with a $ 1 million annual award on March 27, 2019 for their work developing a deep study of AI sub-region.
Q.9, Rajasthan foundation day is celebrated?
a) 30 January 1949
b) March 30, 1949
c) 30 March 1949
d) 30 March 1955
Answer: (b) 30 March 1949
Explanation:-Rajasthan Foundation Day is celebrated on March 30, 1949. In this celebration, the Rangoli competition was organized by BEd trainees at Mahatma Gandhi Teachers Training College on Saturday. Its main theme was the landmark. On the same day Jodhpur, Jaipur, Jaisalmer and Bikaner Riyatte merged with Rajasthan. Chief Minister- Ashok Gehlot, Governor- Kalyan Singh
Q.10, Goa Day is celebrated?
a) 30 January
b) March 3
c) April 30
d) 30 May
Ans: (d) May 30
Explanation:-On May 30, Goa celebrates its establishment day, as on this day, on 30th May, 1987, Goa got full state status. Even after 14 years of India’s independence, Goa was under the rule of Portuguese rule. Goa was liberated from the Portuguese on December 19, 1961. On December 19, Mukti Diwas is celebrated in Goa. Chief Minister- Pramod Sawant
Q.11, IIT Kharagpur, who selected for research in the field of 5-G and artificial intelligence?
A) Reliance Jiao
Answer: (b) Wipro
Explanation:-Wipro, the leading IT services company, said on Thursday that it has partnered with IIT Kharagpur to collaborate in the fields of industry-centric behavioral research in areas of 5G and artificial intelligence. Wipro said in a statement that whatever research results will result from this partnership, Wipro will use it to develop solutions for its customers. On the other hand, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur will benefit from the commercialization of shared research obtained from joint research and the industry expertise of Wipro. Both organizations will focus on the artificial intelligence research applied in areas such as healthcare, education and retail sector as well as climate change and cyber security. Apart from this, experts from Wipro and IIT-Kharagpur will be encouraged to share information through guest lectures, workshops and seminars on 5G and AI.
Q.12, Israeli territory Golan Heights signed between whom?
Answer: (a) America
Explanation:-US President Donald Trump on Monday signed a declaration related to recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the controversial Golan Heights. In 1967 Israel was stripped of this border area from Syria. With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House, Trump said, it took a lot of time to take this decision. The recognition of Israel’s control over this area of the US has been interrupted by international consensus on the issue for decades.
Q.13, which social network is currently banning white nationalism and hate content?
Answer: (B) Facebook
Explanation:-Social network giant Facebook has made a big announcement. Under this, now White Nationalism and Separatism will be banned from Facebook. This decision was taken by Facebook after Christchurch terror attack in New Zealand where a shooter had entered into the mosque and killed 50 people.
Facebook has said in a blog post: “The praise, support and representation of white nationalism and separatism from the Facebook and Instagram are being banned under the new policy and it will be implemented from next week.” Facebook has said that it is clear that such concepts are fully linked with organized hat groups and there is no place for them in our service.
Q.14, who was appointed the first Lokpal of the country?
a) Arvindo Ghosh
b) Pinaki Chandra Ghosh
c) Dilip Kumar Jain
Answer: (b) Pinaki Chandra Ghosh
Explanation:-Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghosh made the country’s first Lokpal on March 19. Justice PC Ghosh’s full name is Pinaki Chandra Ghosh. He retired from the Supreme Court in May 2017. Earlier he had been the Chief Justice of Kolkata and the Andhra Pradesh High Court. After retiring from the Supreme Court, he is a member of the Human Rights Commission since June 2017. Explain that Justice PC Ghosh had convicted Shashikala and others in the case of corruption.
Q.15, Where was the Sports Literature Festival held?
Answer: (b) Chandigarh
Explain:-On March 30, two-day sports literature festival Play Writing 2019 was organized, with the aim of motivating young generation towards sports.
Q.16, who is ellected the Naval chief ?
A) Vipin Rawat
B) Karamveer Singh
F) Guddu Singh Dhanua
Answer: b) Karamveer Singh
Q.17, who was honored with the honor of the Pravasi Bharatiya Indian?
a) Manohar Joshi
b) Dr. Rajendra Joshi
c) Vipin Pal Singh
Ans: (b) Dr. Rajendra Joshi
Explanation:-Swiss-based NRI scientist Dr. Rajendra Joshi has been honored with the Overseas Indian Award by President of India, Ram Nath Kovind. Indian ambassador to Switzerland, Sibi George, honored Dr. Joshi with a Presidential Award signed at his residence in Switzerland.
Q.18, where was the beginning of the Anajori initiative recently?
c) Himachal Pradesh
Ans: (b) Assam
Explanation:-Chief Election Officer of Assam, Mukesh Sahu, started the Anajori Initiative in Guwahati. The initiative of this initiative, launched in collaboration with the Department of Social Welfare, is to facilitate the voting of Divya voters so that no person should be left away from voting.
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