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

    Correct Answer
    A. 1) Jalandhar
    Explanation
    Jalandhar is hosting the five-day Indo-Pak International Trade Expo, IPEX-13, starting on March 7.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    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

    Correct Answer
    A. 1) Pandit Ravi Shankar
    Explanation
    Pandit Ravi Shankar has been conferred with the first-ever Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony - 2012.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. 4) Myanmar
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Myanmar. The question states that the political party "National League for Democracy" is holding its first-ever party conference in Myanmar on March 8. This indicates that the party belongs to Myanmar.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. 1) Delhi
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1) Delhi. The explanation for this answer is that India's first all-women post office, which is completely operated by women employees, opened on March 7 in Delhi.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. 1) Deborah
    Explanation
    Deborah is the correct answer because she is the Tsunami survivor who won a bronze medal at the Hero Asian Cycling Championship in New Delhi.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. 3) Justice Mukul Mudgal
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 3) Justice Mukul Mudgal. This answer is based on the information provided in the question, which states that a committee has been constituted by the center to examine the legal position and look at the entire process of film clearances. The question asks for the leader of this committee, and the correct answer is Justice Mukul Mudgal.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. 1) Thrissur, Kerala
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1) Thrissur, Kerala. The explanation is that the workshop on nano-structured electronic materials, "Challenges and Relevance to Electronics and Energy", took place in Thrissur, Kerala on 8th March.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. 2) Yuvraj Singh
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 2) Yuvraj Singh. The memoir, "The Test of My Life", is based on the life of Yuvraj Singh.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. 2) Uttarakhand
    Explanation
    Uttarakhand state government has decided to increase the minimum wages for laborers in the state by nearly 22 percent. This means that workers in Uttarakhand will receive higher wages for their work, which can help improve their standard of living and provide them with better financial stability. This decision by the state government demonstrates their commitment to supporting the welfare of laborers and ensuring fair compensation for their work.

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