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Current Affairs Questions 23 March, 2019 | Daily GK Questions

1. Fifa slapped a lifetime ban on the disgraced former head of Ecuador's football federation, Luis Chiriboga, after finding him guilty of taking bribes. In which Country FIFA 2022 Scheduled to take place?
A United States
B South Korea
C Japan
D Qatar
2.Who is appointed as the brand ambassador of India's fastest growing payments platform PhonePe?
A Kareena Kappor
B Deepika Padukone
C Aamir khan
D Salman khan
3.Which airline become the first Indian low-cost carrier to get the membership of International Air Transport Association?
A IndiGo
B GoAir
C Jet Airways
D Spicejet
4.Which App has been launched By CBSE to upload podcast on Class 10, 12 exam evaluation process?
A Shiksha Vani
B Sarav Shiksha
C Exam Warrior
D None of these
5. India Beat Which Country to Win 5th Successive SAFF Women's Championship?
A Srilanka
B Pakistan
C Nepal
D Uzbekistan
6. Fitch Ratings cut India's economic growth forecast for the next financial year starting April 1, to ______ per cent from its previous estimate of 7 per cent.
A 6.8
B 7.2
C 6.5
D 8.3
7. After the appointment of Goa's new CM Pramod Sawant Who is appointed as Goa's Deputy Chief minister?
A Sudin Dhavalikar
B Ranjan Sharma
C Haku Shah
D Amitabh Kant
8.107th Bihar Diwas is Observed on which Day/Date?
A 24 March
B 25 March
C 22 March
D 27 March
9. Which Country donates $69 million to the United Nations World Food Programme?
A Japan
C China
D India
10. Which is the Currency of Nepal?
A Nepalese Paso
B Nepalese Rupee
C Nepalese Dinar
D Nepalese Taka
Answers with Explanation:-
Ans1(D) Qatar
The 2022 FIFA World Cup is scheduled to be the 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international men's football championship contested by the national teams of the member associations of FIFA. It is scheduled to take place in Qatar in 2022. This will be the first World Cup ever to be held in the Arab world and the first in a Muslim-majority country.
Ans2(C) Aamir khan
PhonePe, India's fastest growing payments platform announced appointed of Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan as its brand Ambassador. PhonePe is also an official co-presenting sponsor for the television broadcast of VIVO IPL 2019, and will be launching a series of new TV ads featuring Aamir Khan during this season.
Ans3(D) Spicejet
SpiceJet has joined global airlines' grouping IATA as a member, becoming the first Indian low-cost carrier to get the membership. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) represents more than 290 airlines, including Air India, Jet Airways and Vistara.
Ans4(A) Shiksha Vani
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) launched a new podcast app 'Shiksha Vani' This app will disseminate crucial information to students and parents in a timely manner.The CBSE board also mentioned that its first episode, on the evaluation process of Class 10 and 12 board examinations, has
been released on the platform.
Ans5(C) Nepal
India continued their dominance at the SAFF Women's Championship with the team lifting their fifth straight title with a 3-1 win over Nepal in the final.Indian Midfielder Indumathi Kathiresan and Nepali forward player Sabitra Bhandari became the top scorers in the match with four goals each.
Ans6(A) 6.8
Fitch Ratings cut India's economic growth forecast for the next financial year starting April 1, to 6.8 per cent from its previous estimate of 7 per cent, on weaker than expected momentum in the economy.The rating agency has also cut growth forecasts for FY20 and FY21 to 7 per cent from 7.3 per cent and 7.1 per cent from 7.3 per cent, respectively.
Ans7(A) Sudin Dhavalikar
Sudin Dhavalikar and Vijai Sardesai appointed deputy chief ministers in the BJP-led government in Goa.A notification issued by Varsha Naik, Under Secretary in the General Administration department.
Ans8(C) 22 March
Bihar Diwas was celebrated on March 22nd across the state to commemorate the day when Bihar was carved out of the Bengal Presidency in the year 1912. March 22nd 2019 was the 107th foundation day of the state.
Ans9(A) Japan
Japan has donated 69 million dollars to the United Nations World Food Programme to provide vital aid to 28 countries in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, with the biggest shares of the money earmarked for Yemen and Iraq.
Ans10(B) Nepalese Rupee
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