Maharashtra Current Affairs 2019 Question Answers PDF (English):
Maharashtra Current Affairs 2019
Which state is the world’s second-most populous sub-national entity?
- Maharashtra is the nation’s third-largest state and it is also the world’s second-most populous sub-national entity.
Which state is the second most urbanized state in India?
- Maharashtra is the second most urbanized state in India.
What’s Bombay Presidency?
- The Bombay Presidency, also known as the Bombay Province and Bombay and Sind from 1843 to 1936, was an administrative subdivision (presidency) of British India.
What’s Taj Mahal of Mumbai?
- The Gateway of India is a monument built during the British Rule in Mumbai City of Maharashtra state. The Gateway has also been referred to as the Taj Mahal of Mumbai.
Why Gateway of India was built?
- The Gateway of India was built to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Mumbai.
When the gateway was opened?
- The foundations were completed in 1920, and construction was finished in 1924. The gateway was opened on 4 December 1924, by the viceroy, the Earl of Reading.
Which State is the largest proportion of taxpayers in India?
- Maharashtra has the largest proportion of taxpayers in India and its share markets transact almost 70 percent of the country’s stocks.
Quick Facts on Maharashtra
- The University of Mumbai is the largest university in the world in terms of the number of graduates and has 141 affiliated colleges.
- As of 2012 Maharashtra was the largest power generating state in India, with an installed electricity generation capacity of 26,838 MW.
- Mumbai is the largest center for film and television production
- The first passenger train in India ran from Mumbai to Thane on 16 April 1853.
- It is the first state in India to have nine women’s hospitals serving 1,365 beds
Maharashtra Current Affairs Question 2019
1. How many seats are in Maharashtra Legislative Assembly?
- Answer: 288
2. Who is the speaker of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly?
- Haribhau Bagade, BJP since 2014
3. Who is the leader of opposition in Maharashtra Legislative Assembly?
- Answer: Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil
4. Who is the present Chief Judge of Bombay High Court?
- Justice Pradeep Nandrajog
5. Who is the present Chairman of Maharashtra Legislative Council?
- Ramraje Naik Nimbalkar
6. Who is the present Director General of Police in Maharashtra?
- Subodh Kumar Jaiswal
7. Who is the present governor of Maharashtra?
- Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao
8. Who is the Chief Minister of Maharastra?
- Devendra Fadnavis (BJP)
9. Name of the Capitals of Maharastra?
10. How many districts are in Maharastra?