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  1. On the basis of which law, centre has banned Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF)?
    1) Indian Law Reports Act, 1875
    2) Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA), 1967
    3) Unlawful Association Prevention Act(UAPA), 1943
    4) Prevention of Unlawful Association Act(PUAA), 1974
    5) None of these
    Answer – 2) Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA), 1967
    Explanation:
    On 23rd March 2019, the Central Government banned Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) under the provisions of Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA), 1967 as an unlawful association.Yasin Malik lead JKLF is creating a separatist ideology in the Kashmir Valley. It has been doing its separatist activities and violence since 1988.In accordance with the policy of zero tolerance against terrorism the Centre decided to ban JKLF. It has been creating hatred against the government as well as the armed rebellion.UAPA aims to prevent unlawful activities association in India and to provide necessary powers to the investigating agencies to act against activities directed against the nation.

  2. Which country has became the first G7 country to join China’s ‘Belt and Road’ initiative?
    1) Italy
    2) Japan
    3) Canada
    4) France
    5) None of these
    Answer – 1) Italy
    Explanation:
    Italy and China want to revive the spirit of the ancient Silk Road by deepening their trade and investment ties. Italy has signed a non-binding protocol with China to take part in Beijing’s new Silk Road of transport and trade links stretching from Asia to Europe. Italy became the first G7 country to sign up for the project. Chinese President Xi Jinping and Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte both attended a ceremony in Rome yesterday for the signing of 29 Memoranda of Understanding, which Italian media said were worth 5.6 to 8 billion US Dollars.

  3. Reserve Bank of India postponed the implementation of the Ind AS by banks until further notice.What is the full form of Ind AS?
    1) Indian Administrative Standards
    2) Indian Account Standards
    3) Indian Administrative Service
    4) Indian Accounting Standards
    5) None of these
    Answer – 4) Indian Accounting Standards
    Explanation:
    On 22nd March 2019, Reserve Bank of India postponed the implementation of the Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS) by banks until further notice for the reason of requisite legislative amendments, which are still under consideration of the government. Earlier, Reserve Bank of India had postponed the implementation of the Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS) by the banks in April 2018 by one year.Legislative amendments are recommended by the Reserve Bank of India.From 1st April 2018, Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS) are the norms which are required to be implemented for Scheduled Commercial Banks (SCBs), excluding Regional Rural Banks (RRBs).According to Fitch Ratings’ local unit, if the rule had implemented India’s state-run lenders would have had to increase provisions by approx. 1.1 trillion rupees ($16 billion) in the fiscal first quarter (end in June).It would have an impact to the public sector lenders to boost “substantial” amounts of extra capital, beyond the estimated 1.9 trillion rupee infusion which was committed by the government for the two-year period to the end of March.

  4. Who won Life Time Achievement Award in the 64th Film Fare Awards 2019?
    1) Sridevi
    2) Amitabh Bachchan
    3) Aamir Khan
    4) Shah Rukh Khan
    5) None of these
    Answer – 1) Sridevi
    Explanation:
    On 23rd March 2019, The 64th Filmfare Awards 2019 was held at Jio Garden, BKC, Mumbai. The event was hosted by Bollywood’s leading Actors, Directors, Musicians and Singers. The winners of the 64th Filmfare Awards are as below:
    [table]

    Category Winner
    Life Time Achievement Award Sridevi
    Best Debut Female Sara Ali Khan (Kedar Nath)
    Best Debut Male Ishaan Khattar (Beyond the Clouds)
    50 Years of Outstanding Contribution to Cinema Hema Malini
    People’s Choice Award for Best Short Film Plus Minus
    Best Short Film in Fiction Rogan Josh
    Best Short Film in Non-Fiction The Soccer City
    Best Actor Female in Short Film Kirti Kulhari (Maya)

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  5. Which film won the 64th Film Fare Awards 2019 under the Best Film Category?
    1) Patmaavat
    2) Sanju
    3) Andhadhun
    4) Raazi
    5) None of these
    Answer – 4) Raazi
    Explanation:
    On 23rd March 2019, The 64th Filmfare Awards 2019 was held at Jio Garden, BKC, Mumbai. The event was hosted by Bollywood’s leading Actors, Directors, Musicians and Singers. The winners of the 64th Filmfare Awards are as below:
    [table]

    Category Winner
    Best Film Raazi
    Critics Best Film Andhadhun
    Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male) Ranbir Kapoor (Sanju)
    Critics Best Actor in Leading Role (Male) Ayushmann Khurrana (Andhadhun), Ranveer Singh (Padmaavat)
    Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female) Alia Bhatt (Raazi)
    Critics Best Actor in Leading Role (Female) Neena Gupta (Badhaai Ho)
    Best Director Meghna Gulzar (Raazi)
    Best Actor in Supporting Role (Male) Gajarj Rao (Badhaai Ho), Vicky Kaushal (Sanju)
    Best Actor in Supporting Role (Female) Surekha Sikhri (Badhaai Ho)

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  6. Name the Italy’s new Earth-observation satellite launched from the Guiana Space Centre by 98 foot (30 meters) tall Vega rocket.
    1) THEMIS
    2) Shinsei
    3) PRISMA (Precursore Iperspettrale della Missione Applicativa)
    4) Odin
    5) None of these
    Answer – 3) PRISMA (Precursore Iperspettrale della Missione Applicativa)
    Explanation:
    On 21st March 2019, Italy’s new Earth-observation satellite named PRISMA (Precursore Iperspettrale della Missione Applicativa) launched from the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana by 98 foot (30 meters) tall Vega rocket which was developed by the joint venture of Italian Space Agency OHB Italia SpA and the European Space Agency LEONARDO SpA. PRISMA is an electro-optical instrument, which is designed to take medium resolution photos to give information about environmental monitoring, natural resources, pollution and crop health.The PRISMA satellite will operate in a sun-synchronous orbit.

  7. Who won the Men’s Singles title in 2019 Lingshui China Masters?
    1) Yang Po-hsuan
    2) Weng Hongyang
    3) Liu Haichao
    4) Lee Jhe-huei
    5) None of these
    Answer – 2) Weng Hongyang
    Explanation:
    On 17th March 2019, the 2019 Lingshui Masters Badminton Tournament held in Agile Stadium in China. Weng Hongyang won the Men’s Singles title in tournament.This was the first Super 100 Tournament of the 2019 BWF World Tour.The tournament was organized by the Chinese Badminton Association and sanctionedby the Badminton World Federation (BWF).The Super 100 Tournament commenced on 12th March with a total prize money of USD 75000.
    [table]

    Category Winners Runner-up
    Men’s Singles Weng Hongyang (China) Liu Haichao (China)
    Women Singles Kim Ga-eun (South Korea) Zhang Yiman (China)
    Men’s Doubles Lee Jhe-huei and Yang Po-hsuan (Chinese Taipei) Ou Xuanyi and Ren Xiangyu (China)
    Women’s Doubles Baek Ha-na and Kim Hye-rin (South Korea) Liu Xuanxuan and Xiayuting (China)
    Mixed Doubles Tang Chun Man and Ng Tsz Yau (Hong Kong) Guo Xinwaa and Liu Xuanxuan (China)

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  8. Name the Indian batsman, who became the first person to surpass 5000 runs in Indian Premier League(IPL).
    1) Virat Kohli
    2) MS Dhoni
    3) Suresh Raina
    4) Umesh Yadav
    5) None of these
    Answer – 3) Suresh Raina
    Explanation:
    On 24th March 2019, Suresh Raina, a batsman of Chennai Super Kings became the first batsman to make a record by surpassing 5,000 runs in the Indian Premier League in Chennai. He scored 5000 runs from 177 matches at a strike-rate of 138.15 consisting 35 fifties and one hundred.He is also the only batsman to breach the 300-run mark in all 11 seasons.

  9. Danish Joachim Persson banned over match-fixing.He belongs to which sport?
    1) Football
    2) Tennis
    3) Cricket
    4) Badminton
    5) None of these
    Answer – 4) Badminton
    Explanation:
    On 21st March 2019, 35 years old Badminton player Joachim Persson of Denmark was banned for 18 months by the Badminton World Federation for violating four code of conduct related to betting and match-fixing. He was ordered to pay $4,500.

  10. Who is the author of the book ‘Every Vote Counts’, released by former Vice President of India, Hamid Ansari in New Delhi?
    1) Navin Chawla
    2) Arundhati Roy
    3) Vikram Seth
    4) Salman Rushdie
    5) None of these
    Answer – 1) Navin Chawla
    Explanation:
    On 23rd March 2019, former Chief Election Commissioner of India Navin Chawla’s book ‘Every Vote Counts’ was launched by former Vice President of India, Hamid Ansari in New Delhi. This book is about how the electoral machinery works in India.The book has been published by HarperCollins India.

  11. When was International Day for Achievers (IDA) observed?
    1) 22nd March
    2) 23rd March
    3) 24th March
    4) 21st March
    5) None of these
    Answer – 3) 24th March
    Explanation:
    International Day for Achievers (IDA) observed on 24th March every year to honor the achievers who have shown determination and confidence on their journey.In this regard, achievers from different fields are honored for motivating people to achieve their goals.

  12. What was the theme of the World Tuberculosis Day 2019?
    1) Theme – ‘Wanted: Leaders for a TB-free world’
    2) Theme – ‘Its time’
    3) Theme – ‘Unite to End TB’
    4) Theme – ‘World free from TB’
    5) None of these
    Answer – 2) Theme – ‘Its time’
    Explanation:
    On 24th March 2019, World Tuberculosis Day was observed to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of tuberculosis.World Health Organization (WHO) and the Global Fund and Stop TB launched a joint initiative ‘Find. Treat. All. #End TB’ on the World TB day. The theme for World Tuberculosis Day 2019 was ‘Its time’ which drew the attention of the global leaders towards the immediate need to end the global epidemic tuberculosis.India achieves 84% fall in TB deaths among HIV affected patients by 2017. The global efforts to combat TB was successful by saving around 54 million lives since 2000. It reduced the mortality rate by 42%.Centre and State Government working together to make India TB-free by 2025,which is a five year ahead of the global target.

  13. When was International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims observed?
    1) 22nd March
    2) 23rd March
    3) 21st March
    4) 24th March
    5) None of these
    Answer – 4) 24th March
    Explanation:
    International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims observed on 24th March every year to Honor the memory of victims of gross and systematic human rights violations and to promote the importance of justice.The day was recognized by United Nations General Assembly on 21 December 2010.

Static GK Quiz based on Current Affairs:

  1. Who is the Governor of Reserve Bank of India(RBI)?
    Shaktikanta Das.

  2. Where is the headquarter of World Health Organization(WHO) located?
    Geneva, Switzerland

  3. Who is the founder of Indian Premier League(IPL)?
    Lalit Modi

  4. Where is the headquarter of Badminton World Federation located?
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

  5. What is the Capital & Currency of Denmark?
    Capital:Copenhagen & Currency:Danish krone.