Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 18 to 24 March 2019

weekly current affairs quiz

To help the competitive exam aspirants we have designed this current affairs quiz section. Try to give the answers of below-asked questions. If in case you could not answer any one of them then you can look at the answer section of the quiz for a descriptive answer to the asked question.


Q.1   Who sworn-in as the 11th Chief Minister of Goa after the demise of former CM Manohar Pariker?

Q.2  Who received The Hindu Lifetime Achievement Award 2019 at The Hindu World of Women 2019 Awards?

Q.3   Who has been appointed as next chief of Naval Staff, after the retirement of Admiral Sunil Lanba?

Q.4   Who was appointed as India’s first Lokpal on March 2019?

Q.5   When was Global Recycling Day 2019 observed?

Q.6   When the World Tuberculosis Day is is observed every year?

Q.7   Which country will host the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2020?

Q.8   Which company has launched the smart garbage bins in India?

Q.9   Which bank has announced to raise up to Rs. 250 crore by issuing Basel – III complaint bonds? As per the bank, the value of each bond will be 1 Lakh.

Q.10  What is the name of that Sociologist and political Psychoanalyst, who received the Hans Kilian 2019 award?

Q.11   Cyclone IDAI has affected over 1.5 million people in which continents?

Q.12   Which regulatory body has instructed the Central Pollution Control Board to prepare noise pollution maps?


You can find answers to all the above asked questions here.

Ans.1     Pramod Sawant sworn-in as the 11th Chief Minister of Goa in a late-night ceremony, after the cremation of his predecessor, Manohar Parrikar.

Ans.2     Ms. Sharadha Menon, founder of Schizophrenia Research Foundation (SCARF), received The Hindu Lifetime Achievement Award at The Hindu World of Women 2019 Awards. This award recognizes women who have excelled in various fields.

Ans.3     Vice Admiral Karambir Singh will be the next chief of Naval Staff. At present vice admiral Karambir Singh as a flag officer commanding in chief of the Eastern Naval Command in Vishakhapatnam.

Ans.4     Pinaki Chandra Ghose, the former Supreme Court judge, is appointed as India’s first Lokpal on 19 March 2019.

Ans.5     On March 18, 2019, Global Recycling Day was observed across the world. This year the theme of  Global Recycling Day was ‘Recycle for future’.

Ans.6     24 March, every year is celebrated as the World Tuberculosis Day to spread awareness about this disease. For the year 2019 the theme was ‘it’s time’. 

Ans.7      India will host the U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2020. The name of India as a host of FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2020 was announced on 15 March 2019.

Ans.8     SAIL (Steel Authority of India Limited), an  Indian state-owned steel making company has launched the smart garbage bins made of SAIL Salem Stainless steel. These smart bins can send the signals to garbage collection vehicles once they will be filled.

Ans.9     South Indian Bank has made an announcement for raising up to 250 crores by issuing Basel – III complicated bonds.

Ans.10  Ashish Nandy, a sociologist and political psychoanalyst, was honored with the 2019 Hans Kilian award.

Ans.11  Africa: Cyclone IDAI affected Africa badly. Countries like Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi have been hit by this vicious cyclone. Approx 150 people died due to this cyclone and many are missing.

Ans.12  The National Green Tribunal headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel asked the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to prepare a noise pollution map and to work out on an action plan to reduce it.

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