Weekly Current Affairs Quiz 25 February to 3 March 2019

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weekly current affairs quiz

The current section is present is almost all the competitive exam. To help the competitive exam aspirants to ace in current affairs we bring this series of weekly current affairs’ quiz. In today’s current quiz section, we have compiled the incidents of the previous week in form of questions.  The below-asked questions are based on the incidents of 25 February to 3 March.

Read the below mentioned questions and try to answer them. If in case, you don’t know the answer to any questions then you can get it from the Answer section of the Current Affairs Quiz.

 Q.1   On 3rd March 2019, where did the PM Narendra Modi inaugurate the Kalashnikov rifles manufacturing facility?

Q.2   Which movie won the Oscars 2019 in the category of ‘Best Documentary- Short Subject’?

Q.3   Which movie won the ‘Best Picture’ award at the 91st Oscar Awards?

Q.4   Which country’s central bank launched new currency as RTGS Dollar?

Q.5   Which country recently has started to export goods from the Chabahar port on February 24, 2019?

Q.6   Who won the Dubai Tennis Open 2019 Men’s Single trophy?

Q.7   Which bank appointed LIC Chairman and MD Mr. Hemant Bhargava as its Non-Executive and Non-whole time chairman?

Q.8  Which day is observed as World Wildlife day every year?

Q.9  Which day is observed as National Science Day every Year?

Q.10  Which former cricketer has been imposed a ban from cricket for a period of two years?

Q.11  What is the name of Indian Air Force Wing Commander who arrived in India from Pakistan on 1 March 2019 under Geneva Convention?

Q.12  Which state has won the SKOCH Award 2018 for its achievement in the field of Disaster Management? 

Answers

Answers of all the questions are mentioned herein descriptive mode. You can cross check your answers to asked questions here.

Ans.1 PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the Kalashnikov rifles manufacturing facility at Amethi in Utter Pradesh on 3rd March 2019.

Ans.2 ‘Period. End Of Sentence’, won the Oscars 2019 in the category of ‘Best Documentary- Short Subject’. The movie based on a group of women in Hapur, India who are fighting against the deeply rooted stigma of menstruation. This movie was directed by an Iranian lady named Rayka Zehtabchi.

Ans.3 ‘Green Book’ won the ‘Best Picture’ award at the 91st Oscar Awards. This movie is directed by Peter Farrelly and its an American biographical comedy-drama film.

Ans.4 The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe created a new parallel currency called RTGS dollars.

Ans.5 Afghanistan began exports to India through Chabahar port on February 24, 2019.

Ans.6 Roger Federer beats Stefanos Tsitsipas to win Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.

Ans.7 IDBI Bank has appointed Hemant Bhargava as non-executive, non-whole time chairman. Mr. Bhargava is currently the Chairman (in-charge) and Managing Director of Life Insurance Corporation of India.

Ans.8 United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) proclaimed 3 March as World Wildlife day every year.

Ans.9 On 28 February Indian celebrates the National Science Day each year to mark the discovery of the Raman effect by Indian physicist Sir C. V. Raman on the same in 1928 (28 February 1928).

Ans.10  Former Sri Lanka opener Sanath Jayasuriya has been banned from all cricket-related activities by the ICC for two years after admitting of breaching two counts of ICC’s Anti-Corruption Code.     

Ans.11  Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman arrived in India from Pakistan on 1 March 2019 under Geneva Convention.

Ans.12   The Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA) has received the SKOCH award for its remarkable achievements in the field of disaster management.  

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