Current Affairs MCQ 2019
Question 1. Duqm port was recently in news, where it is located? 1. Saudi Arabia 2. Oman 3. Iraq 4. Iran
The Port of Duqm is situated on the southeastern seaboard of Oman, overlooking the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean, It is strategically located, in close proximity to the Chabahar port in Irarn * In a strategic move to expand its footprint in the Indian Ocean region, India has secured access to the key Port of Duqm in Oman for military use and logistical support.
Question 2.when is National Science Day is celebrated? 1. February 28th 2. February 22nd 3. February 25th 4. February 20th
National Science Day is celebrated across India on February 28 to mark Dr. C.V. Raman's discovery of the scattering of light, also known as the "Raman effect" * In honour of this discovery and as a mark of tribute to the scientist, National Science Day was marked for the first time on February 28 1987 * The theme for National Science Day 2018 is "Science and Technology for a sustainable future.'"
Question 3. Exercise Paschim Leher is organized by 1. Indian Navy 2. Indian Coast Guards 3. Joint Exercise of Indian Navy and Sri lanka navy 4. Indian Army
The Western Naval Command of the Indiarn Navy concluded a large scale operational exercise in the Arabian Sea. * The three-week long exercise termed Exercise 'Paschim Leher' (XPL), tested the operational readiness of the Western Naval Command and the execution of it's operational plans
Question 4. who among the following won lifetime achievement award in UK? 1. Amitabh Bachhan 2. Shah Rukh khan 3. Shatrughan Sinha 4. Rishi Kapoor
Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha has been honoured with a lifetime achievement award for his contribution to the fields of arts and politics at a ceremony in the UK's Parliament complex. * The annual 'Political and Public Life Awards' presented by Britain's Asian Voice weekly newspaper, now in its 12th year, recognises individuals who have made a significant impact on public life or made a difference in their local communities
Question 5. India signed pact for Rooppur atomic plant with which of the following countries? 1. Russia and Bangladesh 2. U.S.A. and Bangladesh 3. Russia and Nepal 4. U.S.A. and Myanmar
India, Bangladesh and Russia signed an agreement to allow Indian firms in construction and installation works in the "non- critical" category for the Rooppur nuclear power plant project in northwest Bangladesh * The Rooppur project is the first initiative under an Indo-Russian deal to undertake atomic energy projects in third countries
Question 6. Kuthiyottam ritual is related to which of the following state? 1. Kerela 2. Andhra Pradesh 3. Tamil Nadu 4. Odisha
Question 7. Shakti Sthala was in news recently. What it is related to? 1. Hydro power plant 2. Nuclear power plant 3. Thermal power plant 4. Solar power plant
The Chilika lake in Odisha has emerged as the single largest habitat of Irrawaddy dolphins in the world with the spotting of 155 such animals * The use of zero nets for fishing has also been reduced significantly, but they still pose the maximum threats to the eco-system of the lake as they increase siltation.
Mumbai is set to be the newest member and the first Indian city on the World Cities Culture Forum (WCCF), a platform for cities to share their culture * The WCCF enables the policy makers of member cities to share research and intelligence, while exploring the vital role of culture in prosperity.
Question 10. on which day World Wildlife Day is celebrated? 1. January 15th 2. February 25th 3. March 3rd 4. April 14th
Every year March 3 is celebrated as World Wildlife Day to raise awareness about our planet's flora and fauna * The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) was finalised on March 3 and the day has been celebrated as World Wildlife Day since 2014 * This year the theme is "Big cats - predators under threat."
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