Current Affairs Quiz: March 13 2019

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  1. Name the article under which,Union Cabinet has approved “General Election to the Lok Sabha 2019.
    1) Government Of India Act,1833
    2) Protection of Civil Rights Act,1955
    3) Representative of the people Act, 1951
    4) All India Services Act, 1951
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 3) Representative of the people Act, 1951
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet has approved “General Election to the Lok Sabha 2019 – statutory notifications under the sub-section (2) of section 14 of the Representative of the people Act, 1951”, which would begin the election process for the 17th House of the People.
  2. State Governments got approval from Central government to use the properties of the people who left India for Pakistan and __________ after 1965 and 1971 wars?
    1) Srilanka
    2) China
    3) Bangladesh
    4) Nepal
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 2) China
    Explanation:
    Central Government allowed State Governments to put to public use some enemy properties that were left behind by people who left India for Pakistan and China after 1965 and 1971 wars.The estimated value of all enemy properties is approximately one lakh crore rupees.There are over nine thousand such properties left behind by Pakistani nationals and over one hundred by Chinese nationals.
  3. Which of the following promulgation under the Article 240 of the constitution is approved in order to bring uniformity in the judicial services?
    i. Daman & Diu Civil Courts (Amendment) Regulation, 2019
    ii. Dadra and Nagar Haveli (Civil courts and Miscellaneous Provisions) Amendment Regulation, 2019
    iii. Lakshadweep (Civil courts and Judicial courts) Amendment Regulation, 2019
    1)Option i is approved
    2) Option ii is approved
    3) Option ii and iii are approved
    4) Option iii is approved
    5) Option i and ii are approved
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 5) Option i and ii are approved
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet under the chairmanship of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has approved the following promulgation under the Article 240 of the constitution in order to bring uniformity in the judicial services.The Daman & Diu Civil Courts (Amendment) Regulation, 2019.The Dadra and Nagar Haveli (Civil courts and Miscellaneous Provisions) Amendment Regulation, 2019.
  4. Where did centre of excellence for training differently-abled persons (PwDs) is to be launch by NASSCOM in partnership with Hinduja Global Solutions (HGS)?
    1) NewDelhi
    2) Mumbai
    3) Bengaluru
    4) Guwahati
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 3) Bengaluru
    Explanation:
    Hinduja Global Solutions (HGS) partnered with NASSCOM Foundation, to launch a centre of excellence in Bengaluru for training differently-abled persons (PwDs) which will train a minimum of 100 PwDs making them industry-ready over the next 12 months with a goal to place at least 50% of them in companies already sensitised for hiring them. The trainees will be skilled in a variety of job roles suitable for hospitality, IT or BPM and retail industries and will also be trained on soft skills, interview skills, communication skills, and English language.This is third such centre set up under the partnership, after Noida and Delhi.
  5. Name the agreement approved by cabinet for setting up an International classification of the figurative elements of the marks.
    1) Vienna Agreement
    2) Nice Agreement
    3) Locarno Agreement
    4) Siteki Agreement
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 1) Vienna Agreement
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet on the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the accession of India to following agreements: The Nice Agreement on the International classification of goods and services for the purposes of registration of marks.The Vienna Agreement for setting up an International classification of the figurative elements of the marks.The Locarno Agreement for establishing an International classification for industrial designs.
  6. Which State/UT hosted the 34th edition of Aahar – the International Food and Hospitality Fair organized by India Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO)?
    1) Maharashtra
    2) New Delhi
    3) West Bengal
    4) Tamil Nadu
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 2) New Delhi
    Explanation:
    The Five day long, 34th edition of Aahar- the International Food and Hospitality Fair which is organized by India Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO) begins in New Delhi on 12th March 2019. Participants from China, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Indonesia, Japan, Russia, Spain, USA and UK are participating in the event.Food fair features Food Products, Hospitality and decor solutions, confectionery items, Food beverages equipment and machinery from more than 560 National and International Participants.
  7. What is the name of the exercise between India and Oman that held in Jabel Al Akhdar Mountains ,Oman?
    1) Exercise Sarvada Vijay
    2) Exercise Ajeya Warrior IV
    3) Exercise Shoor Veer
    4) Exercise Al Nagah III
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 4) Exercise Al Nagah III
    Explanation:
    The 3rd edition of the series of bilateral joint exercise between the armies of India and Oman, called Exercise Al Nagah III, commenced on 12th March 2019 and will continue till 25th March 2019 at Jabel Al Akhdar Mountains in Oman where both the armies will be exchanging expertise in tactics, weapon handling and firing, in order to enhance inter operability in counter-terrorist operations in semi urban mountainous terrain.The Indian Army contingent will be represented by 4 Officers, 9 Junior Commissioned Officers and 47 other ranks of 10th Battalion of the Garhwal Rifles and a similar strength will be showcased by Jabel Regiment of Royal Army of Oman (RAO).The first two joint exercises were held in Oman in January 2015 and India in March 2017 respectively.
  8. Which plane was banned by India after the Ethiopian Airlines crash?
    1) Boeing 777 Max 200
    2) Boeing 747 Max 400
    3) Boeing 737 Max 8
    4) Boeing 742 Max 100
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 3) Boeing 737 Max 8
    Explanation:
    The entry or transit of Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft has been banned by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) in the Indian airspace from 1600 hrs IST or 1030 UTC 13th March 2019 following the Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people. The airlines affected by this are SpiceJet which has 13 jets of the model 8 variant and Jet Airways which has 5 jets of this variant.All the top 10 countries in the air passenger travel category, except the United States and Japan have banned flights of the Boeing 737 MAX 8.
  9. Indian Pavilion in London Book Fair was focused on the life of which Indian leader?
    1) Atal Bihari Vajpayee
    2) Mahatma Gandhi
    3) Jawaharlal Nehru
    4) Indira Gandhi
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 2) Mahatma Gandhi
    Explanation:
    On 12th March 2019, India Pavilion was inaugurated by Vikram Sahay, Joint Secretary in Ministry of Information & Broadcasting and Sadhana Rout, Director General in the Publications Division in the London Book Fair. London Book Fair is being organized from 12th March to 14th March 2019.The Indian Pavilion is focused on 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and it displays the digital version of Life and times of Mahatma Gandhi.The Statue of Unity and other major achievements of India is also presented in the Indian Pavilion.
  10. Which bank celebrated its 114th Foundation Day on12th March?
    1) Corporation Bank
    2) Bank of India
    3) Indian Bank
    4) Canara Bank
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 1) Corporation Bank
    Explanation:
    On 12th March 2019, Corporation Bank celebrated its 114th Foundation Day at various centres of the bank across the nation and undertook 114 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities to mark the day.CEO and MD for the bank P.V Bharathi, Executive Directors Gopal Murli Bhagat and Birupaksha Mishra and other senior officials were present at the occasion.
  11. Name the mobile banking app launched by Corporation Bank in 10 regional languages on its 114th Foundation Day?
    1) Corp Mob
    2) Corp Bank
    3) Corp Ease
    4) Corp Online
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 3) Corp Ease
    Explanation:
    Corp Ease– which is a mobile banking app in 10regional languages, was launched by P.V Bharathi. Under its CSR scheme, the bank declared that it would provide funds to the Shivamogga Institute of Medical Sciences for buying three haemodialysis machines.A Walkathon from the bank’s Centenary Library to the head office was organised for the bank employees, articulating the bank’s motto, “Prosperity for all”.
  12. Which bank became the third Indian company to achieve a market value of more than Rs.6 trillion?
    1) State Bank of India
    2) HDFC Bank
    3) ICICI Bank
    4) Axis Bank
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 2) HDFC Bank
    Explanation:
    On 13th March, HDFC Bank became the third Indian company after Reliance Industries (Rs. 8.52 trillion) and TCS (Rs. 7.49 trillion) to achieve a market value of Rs. 6 trillion, owing to a sudden upsurge in its share prices. The shares of the bank have risen in each of the last five trading sessions, capping a 6% jump to a record high of Rs. 2,227.40.The bank witnessed a 20% growth in profits and a bad loan ratio of less than 1.5%.
  13. What is the rank of India in holding gold as per latest report by the World Gold Council (WGC)?
    1) 1
    2) 4
    3) 9
    4) 11
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 4) 11
    Explanation:
    According to the latest report by the World Gold Council (WGC), India, the world’s largest consumer of gold, has the 11th largest gold reserve, with the current holding secured at 607 tonnes.The number one slot is occupied by the U.S., which has gold reserves of 8,133.5 tonnes, followed by Germany with 3,369.7 tonnes.International Monetary Fund (IMF) is positioned at third rank on the list with total gold reserves of 2,814 tonnes followed by Italy and France with reserves of 2,451 tonnes and 2,436 tonnes respectively.Among Asian countries, China (1,864.3 tonnes) and Japan (765.2 tonnes) have more gold reserves as compared to India.The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), which added 6.5 tonnes of gold to its reserves in January 2019, taking its total holding forming part of its foreign exchange reserves to 607 tonnes, is set to become the 10th largest holder of gold worldwide, displacing the Netherlands.
  14. Who was conferred with the Social Enterprise Network (SEN) sustainability award for helping youth to develop skills?
    1) Skill India
    2) Daksha
    3) Sona Yukti
    4) Smart
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 3) Sona Yukti
    Explanation:
    Sona Yukti, a skill development institute, was honoured with the Social Enterprise Network (SEN) sustainability award for education by Young Presidents Organisation at its annual event held in Cape Town, South Africa.It is the only Indian organisation to be selected as part of the SEN awards for 2018.The award was given to Sona Yukti for helping over 55,000 economically disadvantaged individuals, mostly women, by training them to achieve highly skilled jobs in marginalised communities.The organisation focuses on providing opportunity for the disadvantaged, in partnership with the government of India, and follows standards set up by the National Skills Development Corporation.It runs 50 vocational schools in rural India providing a skilled workforce for companies and opportunities for those workers to lift themselves from poverty.It is present in rural areas of Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh.
  15. Who has been chosen for Kusumagraj Rashtriya Sahitya Puruskar?
    1) Anita Desai
    2) Ved Rahi
    3) Vikram Seth
    4) Kiran Desai
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 2) Ved Rahi
    Explanation:
    Famous Novelist and Film Director, Ved Rahi will be awarded with prestigious Kusumagraj Rashtriya Sahitya Puruskar which carries a cash prize of Rs. 1 Lakh, A memento and a citation.Ved Rahi was born in Jammu in 1933 and he had written seven novels in Dogri Language. He also wrote in Hindi and Urdu.He was given Sahity Akademi Award in 1983 for his Novel “Aale” which was written in Dogri Language.Kusumagraj award is named after Marathi Poet and playwright, late V V Shirwadkar who was popularly known as Kusumagraj.
  16. Name the campaign under which Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar set Guinness World Record for donating more than 3 Lakh clothing items?
    1) Vastradan
    2) BeAllHeart
    3) BHTribe
    4) Vasthram
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 1) Vastradan
    Explanation:
    On 10th March 2019, An Official of Guinness Book of World Records, UK presented a certificate to Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar for the largest collection of clothes for donation after he donated more than 3 lakh clothing items in Udaipur. Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar who is a descendant of Rajpur ruler Maharana Pratap started the ‘Vastradan’ campaign under which 329250 cloths from around 76000 donors were collected and distributed among the needy people.
  17. Who was appointed as Non-executive Chairman of Axis Bank for 3 years?
    1) Rakesh Sharma
    2) Pallav Mohapatra
    3) Rakesh Makhija
    4) Karnam Sekar
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 3) Rakesh Makhija
    Explanation:
    On 12th March 2019, Rakesh Makhija was appointed as the non-executive chairman of Axis Bank. He would start serving on this post from 18th July 2019 and will do so for a period of 3 years.He succeeds Sanjiv Misra.He has been appointed on the basis of recommendations from Nomination and Remuneration Committee of Directors and the board of directors of the bank.His appointment is subject to the approval of the Reserve Bank of India and the bank’s shareholders.
  18. Name the first Thari Hindu woman elected to the Senate of Pakistan?
    1) Krishna Kumari Kohli
    2) Ayesha Rajab Ali
    3) Shahnaz Saleem Malik
    4) Musarat Rafique Mahesar
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 1) Krishna Kumari Kohli
    Explanation:
    Krishna Kumari Kohli has been appointed as the first female senator of Pakistan from the Hindu Dalit community. She is also the first Thari Hindu woman to be elected to the Pakistan senate. On 8th March 2019, which was celebrated as the International Women’s Day, she chaired the session of the Upper House of Parliament.She has earlier worked as a crusader for the rights of bonded labourers in Pakistan. She’s natively from the village-Dhana Gam in Nagarparkar area of Sindh.
  19. Name the multi-wavelength space observatory,used by astronomers to discover new population of ultra violet stars in the Globular Cluster NGC 2808?
    1) EXOSAT
    2) AstroSat
    3) ROSAT
    4) Granat
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 2) AstroSat
    Explanation:
    A new population of ultraviolet stars has been discovered in the Globular Cluster NGC 2808 by Indian astronomers from Thiruvananthapuram and Mumbai, using the Indian multi-wavelength space observatory AstroSat.AstroSat is India’s multi-wavelength space observatory which allows to observe the universe in the optical, ultraviolet, low and high energy X-ray regions of the electromagnetic spectrum. It was launched in September 2015. NGC 2808 is a very huge globular cluster and is located 47,000 light years away from the Earth.Globular cluster is a collection of millions of stars which move as a single unit.
  20. Which of the following laboratory of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) developed a range of “Combat Casualty Drug” to reduce soldier’s casualties?
    1) Defence Institute of Psychological Research (DIPR)
    2) Institute of Technology Management (ITM)
    3) Institute for Systems Studies & Analyses (ISSA)
    4) Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS)
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 4) Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS)
    Explanation:
    With 90% of gravely wounded security personnel succumbing to injuries within a few hours, Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS), a laboratory of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), has come up with a range of cost effective ‘combat casualty drugs‘ that can extend the time till the soldier is shifted to a hospital.The spectrum includes bleeding wound sealants, super absorptive dressings and glycerated salines, all of which can save lives in the event of warfare in jungle and high altitude areas as well as in terror attacks.Scientists at INMAS, entrusted with research and development in a number of areas concerning the defence sector, said the main battlefield emergencies are excess bleeding, sepsis, shock, hypovolemia (decreased blood volume) and pain.
  21. According to the Global Chemicals Outlook (GCO II) report,by which year the chemical production across the world will be doubled?
    1) 2020
    2) 2030
    3) 2025
    4) 2035
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 2) 2030
    Explanation:
    The United Nations’ Environment Assembly, held in Nairobi, Kenya, on 11th March 2019, gave a wakeup call that the world will miss the globally agreed target of minimising adverse impacts of chemicals and waste by 2020.As per the second Global Chemicals Outlook (GCO II) report, chemical production across the world will double by 2030. Chemical industry is the world’s second largest manufacturing sector and currently, the world has the capacity to produce 2.3 billion tonne chemicals.According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 1.6 million lives were lost in 2016 due to diseases related to chemicals.The first Global Chemicals Outlook report (GCO-I) was released in 2013. Since then, instead of reducing the use of chemicals to meet the agreed target, its use has gone up. Projected growth will be highest in Asia, with China estimated to account for almost 50 per cent of global sales by 2030.
  22. Name the new collider to be built near the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) along the Swiss-French border for understanding of matter and the universe, according to recent report by European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN).
    1) Sudbury Neutrino Observatory
    2) Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso (LNGS)
    3) Large Hadron Collider
    4) Future Circular Collider
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 4)Future Circular Collider
    Explanation:
    Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the world’s largest machine and it will examine the universe’s tiniest particles.LHC is part of a project helmed by the European Organization for Nuclear Research, also known as CERN. The LHC will cause the beams to collide with each other, and then record the resulting events caused by the collision.According to CERN, The new collider,named Future Circular Collider (FCC) to be built near the LHC along the Swiss-French border, would significantly expand scientists’ understanding of matter and the universe.The Future Circular Collider (FCC) would be four times bigger and up to 10 times more powerful than the LHC, the European Organization for Nuclear Research.
  23. Where did a new species of frog known as ‘Starry Dwarf Frog” also named as “Astrobatrachus kurichiyana” found?
    1) Kottathara,Kerala
    2) Kurichiyarmala, Kerala
    3) Nadavayal,Kerala
    4) Kallody,Kerala
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 2) Kurichiyarmala, Kerala
    Explanation:
    A new species of frog known as ‘Starry Dwarf Frog’ has been discovered in Western Ghats mountain range.The features of the frog are: Orange-bellied Brown back covered with tiny spots which make it look like a starry sky Camouflages well in wet leaf litter.It has been named ‘Astrobatrachus kurichiyana’ and is found in Kurichiyarmala, Kerala.
  24. Who was reappointed as the coach for Spanish football club Real Madrid till 2022?
    1) Vance Joseph
    2) Steve Wilks
    3) Zinedine Zidane
    4) John Fassel
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 3) Zinedine Zidane
    Explanation:
    Spanish football club Real Madrid has re-appointed Zinedine Zidane as its coach till 30th June 2022. He had earlier led the team to victory in three consecutive Champions League titles. He succeeds Santiago Solari from France, who was removed from the post less than five months in charge. Zinedine Zidane had earlier won 9 trophies at Madrid. iii.The team was eliminated from the Champions League by Ajax Amsterdam.The team Real Madrid won the UEFA Champions League title for three successive seasons in 2015–16, 2016–17 and 2017–18 but the team has been eliminated in the current season of 2018–19 after defeated by FC Ajax Amsterdam.
  25. Five time champion, Kurt Angle announced retirement recently.He belongs to which sport?
    1) Savate
    2) Judo
    3) Boxing
    4) Wrestling
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 4) Wrestling
    Explanation:
    WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) Hall of Famer, Kurt Angle(49) announced his retirement after the match at WretleMania 35 in April 2019.Kurt Angle has been wrestling since the age of 7 and he had won Gold Medal at the 1995 Olympics.
  26. What is the name of the Biopic in Mother Teresa,which is to be released on 2020?
    1) Journey of Mother Teresa
    2) Mother Teresa and her Charity
    3) Mother Teresa and her Simplicity
    4) Mother Teresa: The Saint
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 4) Mother Teresa: The Saint
    Explanation:
    A biopic on Mother Teresa, Founder of Missionaries of Charity, was announced.The film, titled ‘Mother Teresa: The Saint’ will be written and directed by Seema Upadhyay and will be released in 2020. The cast will consist of both Bollywood and Hollywood actors. Mother Teresa was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979.
  27. Who translated the Sirsho Bandopadhyay’s first bengali novel ‘Shardulsundori’ in English as ‘Tiger Women’?
    1) Jeet Thayil
    2) Amitav Ghosh
    3) Arunava Sinha
    4) Amit Chaudhuri
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 3)Arunava Sinha
    Explanation:
    “Tiger Woman” authored by Sirsho Bandopadhyay and translated by Arunava Sinha from the Bengali version “Shardulsundori” is set in the Calcutta of the 1880s. This novel talks about a tragic love triangle in an era of patriotism.Important characters are Sushila , a trapeze artist and an ardent patriot Priyanath Bose.
  28. John Richardson, the art historian who write four-volume biography of Pablo Picasso died in Manhattan, New York.What is the name of the biography of Pablo Picasso?
    1) A Life of Picasso: The Prodigy 1881-1906
    2) Picasso and his personal life 1881-1906
    3) Untold Story of Picasso 1881-1906
    4) Picasso’s Early life and his Achievement 1881-1906
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 1) A Life of Picasso: The Prodigy 1881-1906
    Explanation:
    95 years old John Richardson, the art historian who devoted more than a quarter century in writing four-volume biography of Pablo Picasso died in Manhattan, New York while working on the final installment of the biography.The name of the biography of Pablo Picasso is “A Life of Picasso: The Prodigy 1881-1906”, which was followed by editions covering 1907-1916 and 1917-1932. He was born on 6th February 1924 in London, England and moved to New York in 1960.
  29. Name the veteran Hindi Newsreader,who passed away at the age of 88 recently?
    1) Ramu Damodaran
    2) Salma Sultan
    3) Vinod Kashyap
    4) Githanjali Iyer
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 3) Vinod Kashyap
    Explanation:
    Veteran Hindi Newsreader Vinod Kashyap passed away at the age of 88, owing to prolonged illness. She worked at the All India Radio for around 30 years, starting her career in Radio as a drama artist. A prayer meeting to offer condolences will be held in New Delhi.
  30. India Smart Utility Week 2019 observed between which of the following dates?
    1) 12th to 16th March
    2) 13th to 17th March
    3) 14th to 18th March
    4) 15th to 19th March
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 1) 12th to 16th March
    Explanation:
    Shri AK Bhalla, Secretary Ministry of Power inaugurated the India Smart Utility Week (ISUW) 2019 which is being held in Manekshaw Center,New Delhi from 12th March to 16th March 2019. ISUW 2019 is organized by India Smart Grid Forum (ISGF) as an International Conference and Exhibition on Smart Energy, Gas and Water for Smarter Cities. Experts and think-tanks from more than 55 countries and over 300 utility officials will discuss on the latest developments, trends and technologies.The event is organized with an aim to project India as the top Investment destination for Smart Energy and Smart City.Key topics to be discussed in the event are Digitization and Digital customer, energy storage technologies and energy storage roadmap for India, energy and mobility transition, resiliency & future readiness and Electric vehicle roll out challenges in India.ISGF is also conducting a roundtable of Women for the first time, in partnership with C3E initiative of the IEA (International Energy Agency) to discuss the challenges faced by women and actions required to achieve gender equality in energy sector.Some parallel workshop were also conducted on a variety of topics including “Blockchain for Utilities” and “Future Skills 2030”.
  31. When was 89th anniversary of the Dandi Satyagraha or Salt Satyagraha observed?
    1) 10th March
    2) 11th March
    3) 12th March
    4) 13th March
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer – 3) 12th March
    Explanation:
    12th March 2019 marks the 89th anniversary of the Dandi Satyagraha or Salt Satyagraha, an act of nonviolent civil disobedience in colonial India led by Mahatma Gandhi.Mahatma Gandhi had undertaken a 26-day march from March 12, 1930 to April 6, 1930 as a direct action campaign of tax resistance and nonviolent protest against the British salt monopoly.The 400 km Dandi March started from Sabarmati Ashram.

Static GK Quiz based on Current Affairs:

  1. What is the Capital and Currency of Oman?
    Answer & Explanation
    Capital – Muscat and Currency – Rial
  2. Who is the Chief Election Commissioner of India?
    Answer & Explanation
    Sunil Arora
  3. Who is the MD and CEO of Corporation Bank?
    Answer & Explanation
    P.V Bharathi
  4. When was National Voter Day is celebrated?
    Answer & Explanation
    25th January
  5. Who is the Chief Minister of Meghalaya?
    Answer & Explanation
    Conrad K Sangma
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