Current Affairs Interactive Quiz: 24 – 30 March

31 Questions | Total Attempts: 1452

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  • 1. 
    Which team won the team title in the inaugural Tata T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship at Buddh International Circuit (BIC) in Greater Noida?
    • A. 

      Castrol Vecton

    • B. 

      Technologies Motor Sports

    • C. 

      Dealer Daredevils

    • D. 

      Cummins

  • 2. 
    A country on 23 March 2014 shot down Syrian military jet on violation of its airspace. Name the country?
    • A. 

      US

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      Turkey

    • D. 

      China

  • 3. 
    Pranab Mukherjee, the President of India in the last week of March 2014 conferred Gallantry and Distinguished Service Awards. How many armed personnel have been awarded with Kriti Chakras?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Seven

    • D. 

      Ten

  • 4. 
    Name the winner of the inaugural Tata T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship at Buddh International Circuit (BIC) in Greater Noida 
    • A. 

      Dave Ball

    • B. 

      Paul McCumisky

    • C. 

      Stuart Oliver

    • D. 

      Graham Powell

  • 5. 
    Book entitled The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan, 2001-2014 has been written by
    • A. 

      Carlotta Gall

    • B. 

      Neville Maxwell

    • C. 

      Henderson Brooks

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Assam government’s plan to trim down the horns of rhino’s to save their life from the poachers, is based on which plan?
    • A. 

      IVR 2018

    • B. 

      Rhinos 2016

    • C. 

      IRV 2020

    • D. 

      Rhinos 2022

  • 7. 
    Govind Mishra has been selected for the Saraswati honour for the year 2013 for which book?
    • A. 

      Dhool Paudho Par

    • B. 

      Wo Apna Cehra

    • C. 

      The Writings on the Sand

    • D. 

      Lal Peeli Zameen

  • 8. 
    Saraswati Samman is an annual award and is given in recognition of outstanding prose or poetry literary works in Indian languages that are listed in Schedule VII of the constitution of India. The award is given by which institution?
    • A. 

      Sahitya Akademi

    • B. 

      National Integrity Cultural Academy

    • C. 

      Kalakshetra

    • D. 

      K. K. Birla Foundation

  • 9. 
    Govind Mishra is the second Hindi author to be selected for the Sarawati Award. Name the first person to be selected for the award and when?
    • A. 

      Harivansh Rai Bachchan in 1991

    • B. 

      Subhadra Kumari Chauhan in 1948

    • C. 

      Maithili Sharan Gupt in 1964

    • D. 

      Mahadevi Varma in 1987

  • 10. 
    Egyptian Court sentenced to death to how many supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi?
    • A. 

      469

    • B. 

      529

    • C. 

      912

    • D. 

      1243

  • 11. 
    Name the only Parsi Community cricketer of Pakistan who died on 24 March 2014 in Karachi?
    • A. 

      Freddie Mercury

    • B. 

      Diana Eduljee

    • C. 

      Farrokh Bulsara

    • D. 

      Rusi Dinshaw

  • 12. 
    Who was appointed as the new Revenue Secretary on 25 March 2014?
    • A. 

      Rajiv Takru

    • B. 

      Sumit Bose

    • C. 

      GS Sandhu

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Name the Indian film that was screened at seventh Asian film festival in March 2014?
    • A. 

      Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

    • B. 

      Gangs of Wasepur

    • C. 

      Madras Café

    • D. 

      Are we Being Human, Lakshmi

  • 14. 
    Indian Ordinance factory recently launched a light-weight revolver designed especially for women to defend themselves from assault. Name it?
    • A. 

      Nirbheek

    • B. 

      Nirbhaya

    • C. 

      Jessica

    • D. 

      Save the women

  • 15. 
    Which state was the first to make all election booths to display No Smoking Areas in the Lok Sabha 2014 elections?
    • A. 

      Assam

    • B. 

      Chandigarh

    • C. 

      Tamil Nadu

    • D. 

      Jammu and Kashmir

  • 16. 
    When was Earth Hour Observed in 2014?
    • A. 

      March 22

    • B. 

      April 1

    • C. 

      March 29

    • D. 

      March 31

  • 17. 
    Who won the Men’s single of Malaysia Grand Prix Gold 2014 held in Pasir Gudang on 30 March 2014?
    • A. 

      Sourabh Varma

    • B. 

      Simon Santoso

    • C. 

      Wang Xiaoli

    • D. 

      Mahesh Bupathi

  • 18. 
    Who has been appointed as the interim President of BCCI to look after the IPL-7 following a decision of the Supreme Court on 28 March 2014?
    • A. 

      Ravi Sastri

    • B. 

      Sunil Gavaskar

    • C. 

      Kapil Dev

    • D. 

      Sourav Ganguly

  • 19. 
    NCDEX launched the future contract in which Agricultural Product in the last week of March 2014?
    • A. 

      Rice

    • B. 

      Bajra

    • C. 

      Cotton

    • D. 

      Coffee

  • 20. 
    Recently, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy signed a MoU to channelise subsidy for solar energy usage with which Bank?
    • A. 

      ICCI Bank

    • B. 

      SBI

    • C. 

      HDFC

    • D. 

      National Housing Bank

  • 21. 
    Who received the Life-Time Achievement Award  of the National Photography Awards 2014?
    • A. 

      Alok Avinash

    • B. 

      Subhankar Banerjee

    • C. 

      Rajesh Bedi

    • D. 

      Altaf Qadri

  • 22. 
    Israeli Diplomats launched an open ended strike worldwide to mark the protest with the Israel Government. What was the issue?
    • A. 

      Over pay dispute

    • B. 

      Over disciplinary system

    • C. 

      Over immunity rights

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    An anti-dam march of 2400km was organised over the demand to cancel Myitsone dam. Where is  the dam located? 
    • A. 

      Tripura

    • B. 

      Myanmar

    • C. 

      Thailand

    • D. 

      China

  • 24. 
    Where Ebola Virus, which causes viral haemorrhagic fever, was detected in the last week of March 2014?
    • A. 

      Guinea

    • B. 

      Nigeria

    • C. 

      Ethiopia

    • D. 

      Kenya

  • 25. 
    Google signed a deal with which company to design, develop and distribute Google Glass?
    • A. 

      Luxottica

    • B. 

      Apple

    • C. 

      Trent

    • D. 

      Amazon

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