Current Affairs Quiz, March 14, (March17-23)

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  • 1. 
    Which country is the second largest importer of the arm in the world according to new data released by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) on 17 March 2014?
    • A. 

      Sweden

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Pakistan

    • D. 

      India

  • 2. 
    Name the Indian film that on 18 March 2014 won the audience choice award in North Carolina film festival?
    • A. 

      Ekhon Nedekha Nadir Xipaare

    • B. 

      Gangs of Wassepur

    • C. 

      Free Lunch

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Name the research report published by anti-poverty charity Oxfam that in its analysis has said that the divide between the rich and poor in the United Kingdom has widened?
    • A. 

      A Tale of Two Britains

    • B. 

      Britain of Rich and Poor

    • C. 

      Tale of Rich and Poor in Britain

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Vladimir Putin, the President of Russia on 17 March 2014 signed a decree that recognise a state as a sovereign state. Name the state for which the decree was signed?
    • A. 

      Keiv

    • B. 

      Crimea

    • C. 

      Sevastopol

    • D. 

      Moldova

  • 5. 
    SEBI on 19 March 2014 inaugurated its local office at?
    • A. 

      Pune

    • B. 

      Shimla

    • C. 

      Ranchi

    • D. 

      Bhopal

  • 6. 
    Name the person, who on 20 March 2014 was unanimously elected as the first women President of Indian Journalists’ Association (IJA) in London.
    • A. 

      Tarapada Basu

    • B. 

      Sundar Kabaddi

    • C. 

      Rupanjana Dutta

    • D. 

      Aditi Khanna

  • 7. 
    Indian Journalists’ Association (IJA) in London was set up in?
    • A. 

      May 1947

    • B. 

      August 1947

    • C. 

      January 1950

    • D. 

      September 2000

  • 8. 
    International Hockey Federation (FIH) on 20 March 2014 introduced a new format of 60-minute game in Hockey, comprising of four 15-minute quarters each. Name the president of FIH?
    • A. 

      Maximilian Muller

    • B. 

      Leandro Negre

    • C. 

      Richard Pound

    • D. 

      Alyson Annan

  • 9. 
    Name the Deputy Governor of RBI, who resigned from the post on 20 March 2014?
    • A. 

      Anand Sinha

    • B. 

      Rajiv Takru

    • C. 

      KC Chakrabarty

    • D. 

      S. L. N. Simha

  • 10. 
    Wipro Limited and an Indian company on 20 March 2014 emerged as the only Indian entities in the 2014 list of World's Most Ethical Companies. Name the second company?
    • A. 

      Adani power

    • B. 

      Reliance

    • C. 

      TVS

    • D. 

      Tata Power

  • 11. 
    World Sparrow Day is celebrated annually?
    • A. 

      13 March

    • B. 

      20 March

    • C. 

      5 March

    • D. 

      20 April

  • 12. 
    When is World Water Day Celebrated annually?
    • A. 

      22 March

    • B. 

      5 March

    • C. 

      13 March

    • D. 

      20 March

  • 13. 
    Who got the G D Birla award for the year 2013?
    • A. 

      Nagendra Kumar Singh, agricultural scientist

    • B. 

      Rajesh Gopakumar, Physicist

    • C. 

      Shivram Baburao Bhoje, nuclear scientist

    • D. 

      Thanu theoretical physicist and Cosmologist

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is the World largest TV unveiled recently?
    • A. 

      Big Hoss

    • B. 

      Big Boss

    • C. 

      Boeing767

    • D. 

      Speed way

  • 15. 
    Who is the Author of the Book the Sahara Testaments?
    • A. 

      Tade Ipadeola

    • B. 

      Abdul Kalam

    • C. 

      Rebecca Hunt

    • D. 

      Victoria Grossack

  • 16. 
    Which Maharatna PSU announced to build 30000 crore rupees refinery at Mundra in Gujarat?
    • A. 

      Indian Oil Corporation

    • B. 

      ONGC

    • C. 

      Coal India Limited

    • D. 

      GAIL

  • 17. 
    Recently where was the Universal Mobile Device Charger Law introduced to make use of common charger?
    • A. 

      Asia

    • B. 

      Europe

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      USA

  • 18. 
    Which Maharatna PSU introduced Voluntary retirement Scheme for female Workers?
    • A. 

      Coal India Limited

    • B. 

      NTPC

    • C. 

      Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited

    • D. 

      Steel Authority of India

  • 19. 
    Recently, Union Health Ministry revoked a ban on Painkiller after the recommendation of Drugs Technical Advisory Board. What is the name of the painkiller?
    • A. 

      Analgin

    • B. 

      Atropine

    • C. 

      Strychnine

    • D. 

      Yohimbine

  • 20. 
    In which country Smog insurance was introduced to tackle air pollution?
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      Brazil

  • 21. 
    Who won the Pritzker Architecture Prize 2014?
    • A. 

      Indian architect Eugene Pandala

    • B. 

      Japanese architect Shigeru Ban

    • C. 

      Philippines architect Albert Zambrano

    • D. 

      US architect Michael Middleton Dwyer

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