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Current Affairs Questions 24 And 25 March, 2019 | Daily GK Questions

1. World Tuberculosis Day observed on 24 March each year.What is the theme of World TB Day 2019?
A Fight with TB
B TB Free World
C Its time
D Treat all
2. Who has been appointed as chief of Naval Staff?
A Karambir Singh
B Raj Chauhan
C Sumil lamba
D Ranjan Sharma
3. Lasith Malinga will retire from international cricket after next year's T20 World Cup. Lasith Malinga Played Cricket for Which Country?
A Nepal
B South Africa
C Srilanka
D India
4.In which City NITI Aayog is organized a day-long FinTech Conclave ?
A Mumbai
B New Delhi
C Bangalore
D Chennai
5. The 64th Vimal Filmfare Awards 2019 kicked off at the Jio Garden in BKC, Mumbai. Who bag the award for best Actor?
A Ranbir Kapoor
B Ranveer Singh
C Salman Khan
D Aamir Khan
6. 'Every Vote Counts' was launched by former Vice President of India, Hamid Ansari in New Delhi.Who is the Author of the book?
A Navin Chawla
B Rajkumar Chauhan
C Sanjay Sharma
D Aditya Narayan
7. Who has appointed as MD and CEO of Tata Coffee ?
A Chacko Purackal
B Ajaypal Singh Banga
C Jamie Dimon
D Sunil bharti Mittal
8. Which Sports Person has named as sportsperson of the year by Telangana Sports Journalist Association?
A PV Sindhu
B Saina Nehwal
C Abhinav Bindra
D Virat kohli
9. World Meteorological Day observed on which Day/Date?
A 19 March
B 22 March
C 23 March
D 26 March
10. _________ PRISMA Earth Observation Satellite Successfully Launched On Arianespace Vega Rocket.
A Italy's
B India's
C USA's
D Nepal's
Answers With Explanation:-
Ans1(C) Its time
Each year, World Tuberculosis (TB) Day observed on March 24 to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of TB, and to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic.The theme of World TB Day 2019 - 'It's time' - puts the accent on the urgency to act on the commitments made by global leaders to scale up access to prevention and treatment,build accountability.
Ans2(A) Karambir Singh
The government appointed Vice Admiral Karambir Singh as the next Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS).Vice Admiral Singh will take over as the 24th Navy chief from incumbent CNS Admiral Sunil Lanba, who is set to retire on May 31 on completing three years in office.
Ans3(C) Srilanka
Sri Lankan limited overs captain Lasith Malinga will retire from international cricket after next year's T20 World Cup.Malinga made his ODI debut in 2004, in subsequent years becoming the first to take two World Cup hat-tricks and the first to take three ODI hat-tricks.
Ans4(B) New Delhi
Sri Lankan limited overs captain Lasith Malinga will retire from international cricket after next year's T20 World Cup.Malinga made his ODI debut in 2004, in subsequent years becoming the first to take two World Cup hat-tricks and the first to take three ODI hat-tricks.
Ans5(A) Ranbir Kapoor
Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt bagged the top honours at the 64th Filmfare Awards for their roles in 'Sanju' and 'Raazi', respectively, while Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer 'Andhadhun' won as many as five accolades.In the Critics Awards, Ranveer Singh ('Padmaavat') and Ayushmann Khurrana ('Andhadhun') were announced as the winners in the Best Actor (Male) category.
Ans6(A) Navin Chawla
Former Chief Election Commissioner of India Navin Chawla's book 'Every Vote Counts' was launched by former Vice President of India, Hamid Ansari in New Delhi.This book is about how the electoral machinery works in India.The book explains about India is on the cusp of change, and with its parliamentary elections coming up.
Ans7(A) Chacko Purackal
Tata Coffee announced the appointment of Chacko Purackal Thomas as the managing director and chief executive officer. He will replace Sanjiv Sarin, who retires on 31 March. He will assume the charge from April 1, 2019.
Ans8(B) Saina Nehwal
Telangana Sports Journalist Association (TSJA) named London Olympics Bronze medalist Saina Nehwal as sportsperson of the year, Pullella Gopichand as Coach of the Year and PV Sindhu as Outstanding Performer in women's section.
Ans9(C) 23 March
World Meteorological Day is celebrated every year on 23 March to commemorate the entry into force in 1950 of the convention that created the World Meteorological Organization. The day also highlights the contribution that National Meteorological and Hydrological Services make to the safety and well-being of society.
Ans10(A) Italy's
On its third launch of the year, Arianespace has successfully orbited the PRISMA Earth observation satellite on behalf of the ASI Italian space agency, within the scope of a contract with OHB Italia.
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