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Exercise :: Places - Latest Current Affairs

  • Places - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

Where was the Indian Coast Guard Vessel ICGS C-441 commissioned?

A. Mumbai, Maharashtra
B. Vizhinjam, Thiruvananthapuram
C. Paradip, Odisha
D. Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The newly built Coast Guard Vessel ICGS C-441 was commissioned into the service by Tom Jose, Chief Secretary of Kerala at Vizhinjam Harbour, Thiruvananthapuram. It is the seventh Interceptor vessel amongst the series which is built by M/s. L&T Ltd (Larsen & Toubro Limited), Surat. Inspector General Vijay D Chafekar, PTM, TM, Commander coast guard Region (West) Mumbai have attended the commissioning ceremony.It is 27.4 metres long and has106 tonnes displacement capacity and can achieve a maximum speed of 45 knots(83 km/hr).The vessel is powered by twin diesel engines and twin water-jet propulsion systems and has an endurance of 500 NM at 25 knots of speed.

2. 

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced to name this region after Donald Trump.

A. Kursi Beach
B. Mount Bnei Rasan
C. Jan Dhan Accoun
D. Golan Heights

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced that he would name a new community in the Golan Heights after US President Donald Trump, who officially recognised the disputed area as Israeli territory. Israel has also stated that in appreciation of the U.S. president, it intends to name a proposed train station near Jerusalem's Western Wall after him.

3. 

The first edition of Naval Commanders' Conference of 2019 will be started in which city?

A. Kolkata
B. Mumbai
C. New Delhi
D. Chennai

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The first edition of Naval Commanders' Conference of 2019 is scheduled at New Delhi from 23 to 25 April 2019. The Chief of the Naval Staff will review major activities undertaken during the previous 6 months. The themes of 'Functional Reorganisation of Indian Navy towards improving Operational Efficiency' and 'Optimal Manning' will form the core of discussions.

4. 

UAE laid the foundation stone of the first Hindu temple in __________.

A. Fujairah
B. Dubai
C. Abu Dhabi
D. Masdar City

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The foundation stone of the first Hindu temple in UAE's capital Abu Dhabi was laid recently. Mahant Swami Maharaj, spiritual head of the Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar-Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) presided over the four-hour ceremony. The temple embodies the timeless Vedic values of Vasudev Kutumbakam.

5. 

Which among the following iconic structures almost burned down recently after a devastating blaze?

A. Acropolis of Athens
B. Notre-Dame Cathedral
C. Westminster Abbey
D. The Colosseum

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris, France almost burned down in a devastating fire that began on April 15, 2019. The fire completely destroyed the spire of the iconic structure and two-thirds of its largely medieval roof. UNESCO experts have agreed to help in rebuilding the structure.