Current Affairs Questions 29 March, 2019 | Daily GK Questions
1.Who has won the 2018 Turing Award, which is also known as the “Nobel Prize of computing?
A Yoshua Bengio
B Geoffrey Hinton
C Yann LeCun
D All of the Above
2. Which Country’s Airport has been crowned the world's best aviation hub for the seventh time in a row?
3. Which Sector was Strengthen by agreement signed between India and the African Union?
4.Who has been appointed as the Deputy Chief Minister of Goa ?
A Manohar Ajgaonkar
B Shyam Sunder
C Ramesh Kumar
D Ranjan Sharma
5. The Reserve Bank of India will now issue the guidelines just within the coming two months for the fintech companies to test their new products. Who is the Governor of RBI?
A Shaktikant Das
B Ranjan Gagoi
C Arvind Subramaniam
D Rajiv Mehrishi
6. _________ has recorded cargo movement of more than 200 million metric tonnes (MMT) at nine ports along the east and west coasts, becoming the first Indian port operator to achieve the milestone.
A Bajaj Auto
B Adani Ports
D None of these
7. Who is appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Benin?
A Abhay thakur
B Anita Nayar
C Prabhat Kumar
D Pradip Kumar Yadav
8. Who is the author of the book 'Every Vote Counts- The Story of India's Elections ?
A Suresh Prabhu
B Anand Kumar
C Navin Chawla
D Sunil Sharma
9.Who won Life Time Achievement Award in the 64th Film Fare Awards 2019?
A Amitabh Bachchan
B Hima Malini
D None of these
10.Sundarban National Park is Situated in which State?
B West Bengal
D Andhra Pradesh
Answers With Explanation:-
Ans1(D) All of the Above
The 2018 Turing Award, known as the “Nobel Prize of computing,” has been given to a trio of researchers who laid the foundations for the current boom in artificial intelligence.Yoshua Bengio, Geoffrey Hinton, and Yann LeCun — sometimes called the ‘godfathers of AI’ — have been recognized with the $1 million annual prize for their work developing the AI subfield of deep learning.
Singapore's Changi Airport has been crowned the world's best aviation hub for the seventh time in a row, while New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport featured at number 59, according to the Skytrax World Airport Awards. The list has been compiled by the UK-based Skytrax, a consultancy firm which runs an airline and airport review and ranking site, featuring 100 airports.
An agreement has been signed between India and the African Union to initiate and strengthen the cooperation in health sector in a structured and organised manner by establishing an India-Africa health sciences collaborative platform.The MoU will pave the way for the cooperation in the areas of research and development, capacity building, health services, pharmaceutical trade and manufacturing capabilities for drugs and diagnostics.
Ans4(A) Manohar Ajgonkar
Goa Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar, who switched to the Bharatiya Janata Party from Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) was appointed as the state's new Deputy Chief Minister.Ajgaonkar has become the second deputy chief minister after Vijai Sardesai is in the Pramod Sawant government in Goa.
Ans5(A) Shaktikant Das
The Reserve Bank of India will now issue the guidelines just within the coming two months for the fintech companies to test their new products and services on the small group of people before expanding and scaling it.The companies will now be able to test the viability of the product without any expensive methods.
Ans6(B) Adani Ports
Adani becomes first Indian port operator to record 200 MMT cargo movement.Adani Ports embarked its journey in 2001 and has become one of the largest port operators in the world. It took 12 years to reach the 50 MMT mark followed by another three years to cross the 100 MMT mark in 2013-14, and then just five years to exceed the 200 MMT mark.
Ans7(A) Abhay thakur
Shri Abhay Thakur High Commissioner of India to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, has been concurrently accredited as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Benin, with residence in Abuja. He is expected to take up the assignment shortly.
Ans8(C) Navin Chawla
Former Chief Election Commissioner, Shri Navin Chawla released his book ‘Every Vote Counts: The Story of India’s Elections’ in the city.Launched ahead of the General Elections 2019, Shri Navin Chawla has had a ringside view of Indian elections: as Chief Election Commissioner, he supervised the landmark 2009 general election, and several key state elections as well.
Ans10(B) West Bengal