24th March, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 24th March, 2019
1. Which of the following G7 countries became the first to sign a “non-binding” protocol with China to take part in Beijing’s new “Silk Road”?
[A] France
[B] Italy
[C] Germany
[E] Canada
2. Who received The Hindu Inspiration Achievement Award 2019?
[A] Chanda Kochhar
[B] Preethi Srinivasan
[C] Sunita Menon
[D] Indra Nooyi
[E] Vinita Bali
3. Who will be appointed as the next Chief of Naval Staff, after Admiral Sunil Lanba retires in May 2019?
[A] Vice Admiral Karambir Singh
[B] Vice Admiral Gurtej Singh Pabby
[C] Vice Admiral Anil Kumar Chawla
[D] Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar
[E] Vice Admiral Anirudh Joshi
4. When is the World Tuberculosis Day observed every year?
[A] March 24
[B] March 25
[C] March 26
[D] March 27
[E] March 28
5. What is the name of the bracelet that has been developed to give out alerts whenever a condition called hypothermia is seen in newborns?
[A] Bempu
[B] Dempu
[C] Nempu
[D] Tempu
[E] Kempu
6. Who was named in the Standing Committee of the Olympic Council of Asia at its 38th General Assembly held in Bangkok?
[A] Balbir Singh
[B] Sardar Singh
[C] Udham Singh
[D] Ajit Pal Singh
[E] Sartaj Singh
7. Where was the maiden High-Level Dialogue on Indo-Pacific Cooperation held in March 2019?
[A] India
[B] Australia
[C] Japan
[D] Indonesia
[E] Malaysia
8. Which of the following has launched smart garbage bins in India in March 2019?
[A] Enviro Analysts & Engineers Pvt Ltd
[B] Swelect Energy Systems Ltd
[C] Steel Authority of India Ltd
[D] Doshion Ltd
[E] Gujarat Environment Protection & Infrastructure Ltd
9. On 20 March 2019, which bank said that it will raise up to ₹250 crore by issuing Basel III-compliant bonds bearing face value of ₹1 lakh each?
[A] Andhra Bank
[B] South Indian Bank
[C] Karnataka Bank
[D] Bank of India
[E] Dena Bank

Read the following statements carefully:

1. Metropolitan Clearing Corporation of India Ltd (MCCIL), an arm of Metropolitan Stock Exchange of India, received recognition as a Third-Country Central Counterparty (TC-CCP) by Bank of England.

2. It will enable MCCIL to offer clearing services to UK-based entities.

3. There are currently nine clearinghouses recognized by SEBI including BSE's Indian Clearing Corporation Ltd and NSE Clearing Ltd.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All of the above