- Question 1: ___ is hosting the 91st Oscars ceremony?
Explanation: The 91st Academy Awards or Oscars ceremony begins in Los Angeles, California. Alfonso Cuaron's 'Roma' creates history by becoming first Mexican movie to win Foreign Language Film Oscar.
Cuaron also created history by becoming the first person to win a Cinematography Oscar for "Roma" film that he also directed.
- Question 2: Abhijeet Gupta is related with..?
Explanation: Indian Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta today lifted the Cannes International Open trophy. He took an easy draw with Pier Luigi Basso of Italy in the ninth and final round.
- Question 3: Makran Cup Boxing Tournament 2019 held...?
Explanation:Three more Indians have assured themselves of medals at the Makran Cup underway at Chabahar in Iran. The number of Indians in medals round now stands at eight.
- Question 4: The Best Movie award Oscar at the 91st Academy Awards won by...?
Explanation: Biographical drama "Green Book" has bagged the Best Picture Oscar at the 91st Academy Awards in Los Angeles. The movie is about the story of an unlikely friendship across racial divides.
The India connect came with "Period. End of Sentence", set in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Hapur district. It walked away with Oscar in the Documentary Short Subject category.
The film depicts how rural women learned to produce low-cost sanitary pads. It is produced by Guneet Monga.
- Question 5: Rising India Summit 2019 held in...?
Explanation: The Prime Minister has delivered the keynote address at the Rising India Summit 2019 in New Delhi today. The theme for the two-day event is - Beyond Politics: Defining National Priorities.
- Question 6: ___ is the WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Hepatitis in South-East Asia Region?
Explanation: Amitabh Bachchan, the World Health Organization's Goodwill Ambassador for Hepatitis in South-East Asia Region, has said he will fight for the cause as long as he lives.
- Question 7: PM KISAN scheme has officially been launched from ....?
Explanation: On 25th February, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has officially launched PM-KISAN (Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana) scheme from Gorakhpur in UP.
- Question 8: ___ has launched the boat ambulance service for remote areas?
Explanation: The service includes six boat ambulances and 60 jetties with a walkway. The operational cost of the ambulances is estimated to be around Rs 90 lakh per year.