Current Affairs Quiz -3

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Current Affairs Quiz -3


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  • 1. 
    1   Which of the following cities is hosting the five-day Indo-Pak International Trade Expo, IPEX-13, starting on March 7?      
    • A. 

      1) Jalandhar

    • B. 

      2) Lahore

    • C. 

      3) Patiala

    • D. 

      4) Karachi

    • E. 

      5) None of these

  • 2. 
    2   “The worst may be over for the Indian economy and it sees economic growth at around 7% from 2014 onwards in India” is a statement given by which of the following rating agencies?      
    • A. 

      1) S&P

    • B. 

      2) Fitch

    • C. 

      3) ONICRA

    • D. 

      4) CRISIL

    • E. 

      5) Moody’s

  • 3. 
    3   Who among the following has been conferred with the first-ever Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony - 2012 ?      
    • A. 

      1) Pandit Ravi Shankar

    • B. 

      2) Bhimsen Joshi

    • C. 

      3) Ustad Iliad Khan

    • D. 

      4) Mallikarjun Mansur

    • E. 

      5) Gangubai Hangal

  • 4. 
    4   The political party “National League for Democracy” (NLD) is holding its first-ever party conference on March 8, as it sets its sights on the challenges of power in the country. It belongs to      
    • A. 

      1) Bangladesh

    • B. 

      2) Nepal

    • C. 

      3) India

    • D. 

      4) Myanmar

    • E. 

      5) Pakistan

  • 5. 
    5   India’s first all-women post office, which will be completely operated by women employees, opened on March 7 at      
    • A. 

      1) Delhi

    • B. 

      2) Chandigarh

    • C. 

      3) Kochi

    • D. 

      4) Raipur

    • E. 

      5) Bangalore

  • 6. 
    6   Name the Tsunami survivor who bagged a bronze medal to mark an impressive beginning to India's campaign on the opening day of the Hero Asian Cycling Championship at the IG Velodrome in New Delhi on March 7.      
    • A. 

      1) Deborah

    • B. 

      2) Jashanjit Kaur

    • C. 

      3) Armin Arethna

    • D. 

      4) Minati Mahapatra

    • E. 

      5) None of these

  • 7. 
    7   A committee which has been constituted by the centre to examine the legal position and look at the entire process of film clearances, is led by      
    • A. 

      1) Justice KS Radhakrishnan

    • B. 

      2) Justice G S Singhvi

    • C. 

      3) Justice Mukul Mudgal

    • D. 

      4) Justice Madan B Lokur

    • E. 

      5) None of these

  • 8. 
    8   A four day Indo-US workshop on nano-structured electronic materials, “Challenges and Relevance to Electronics and Energy”, was held on 8th March at      
    • A. 

      1) Thrissur, Kerala

    • B. 

      2) Kochi, Kerala

    • C. 

      3) Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

    • D. 

      4) Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh

    • E. 

      5) None of these

  • 9. 
    9   The memoir, “The Test of My Life”, is based on the life of      
    • A. 

      1) Sachin Tendulkar

    • B. 

      2) Yuvraj Singh

    • C. 

      3) MS Dhoni

    • D. 

      4) Virat Kohli

    • E. 

      5) None of these

  • 10. 
    10   Which of the following state governments has decided to hike the minimum wages for labourers in the state by nearly 22 per cent?      
    • A. 

      1) UP

    • B. 

      2) Uttarakhand

    • C. 

      3) Bihar

    • D. 

      4) Jharkhand

    • E. 

      5) Chhattisgarh

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