Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 25th to 31st March 2019

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In this current affairs quiz, we have compiled the one line questions based on the important news of week, March 25-31, 2019 that includes Shakti Mission and other national and international events.

Questions  

Q.1         What reputation India has achieved in the world after Mission Shakti?

Q.2         What are the name of countries that have achieved space power before India?

Q.3         Which airline has recently recognized itself as a defaulter of bank payments with a debt of over USD 1 billion?

Q.4         A Himachal Pradesh village at an altitude of 15,256 feet has now become the highest polling station in the world, what is its name?

Q.5         The main opposition party in India has recently announced to remove one of the Aayog established by the present government. What is the name of that Aayog?

Q.6         Who received the prestigious Global Teacher Prize for 2019?

Q.7         Which country has enforced the death penalty of gay sex considering it as an adultery punishment?

Q.8         The Reserve Bank of India has imposed a penalty worth Rs 2 crore on which bank and why?

Q.9         The Election Commission has appointed special expenditure observers for which six states in view of the forthcoming elections?

Q.10       How much annual income has been proposed for 20 percent of India’s poorest families, under the newly announced minimum income guarantee scheme by a leading opposition party?

Answers

Here are the answers to all the above-mentioned questions. This quiz is designed only for the revision purpose, if you don’t know the answer to any question then don’t feel disheartened and revise the important weekly news.  

Ans.1     After the success of Mission Shakti, India has become the 4th space superpower. Space superpower means now India can destroy the enemy county’s satellites in the space.

Ans.2     Before India, the U.S, Russia, and China have achieved success in their space missions.

Ans.3     Jet Airways has recognized itself as a defaulter of bank payment in January 2019. Recently its founder Naresh Goyal and his wife Anita have stepped down from their respective designation in Jet Airways.

Ans.4     Tashigang, a village in Himachal Pradesh at an altitude of 15,256 feet has now become the highest polling station in the world.

Ans.5     Indian National Congress has recently announced that it will end Niti Aayog if it will win the Lok Sabha Election 2019.

Ans.6     Peter Tabichi, a member of the Franciscan religious order has been conferred with the prestigious Global Teacher Prize for 2019 at a ceremony in Dubai hosted by Hollywood actor, Hugh Jackman.

Ans.7     Brunei, a small Southeast Asian nation has announced the enforcement of a strict Sharia law on gay sex, under which those found guilty of adultery or gay sex would be subjected to death by stoning.

Ans.8     The Reserve Bank of India has imposed a penalty worth Rs 2 crore on Punjab National Bank for non-compliance of regulatory directions with regard to SWIFT operations on March 26, 2019. SWIFT is a global messaging software, which is used for sharing information on inter-bank transactions by financial entities.

Ans.9     The Election Commission has appointed special expenditure observers for states to include Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Nagaland, and Telangana. 

Ans.10  Congress announce Nyaya Yojna in a press conference and according to this scheme, the Congress government will give maximum 72,000 per year to poor families.

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