Current Affairs Quiz, March 2014, (March 3 - March 9)

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  • 1. 
    Name the person who recently won the singles title of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship?
    • A. 

      Tomas Berdych

    • B. 

      Roger Federer

    • C. 

      Novak Djokovic

    • D. 

      Andy Murray

  • 2. 
    Who won the doubles title of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship?
    • A. 

      Rohan Bopanna and Aihsan ul Haq Qureshi

    • B. 

      Daniel Nestor and N. Zimonjic

    • C. 

      Bautista Agut and Istomin

    • D. 

      Tomasz Bednarek and Lukas Dlouhy

  • 3. 
    Union Cabinet on 2 March 2014 cleared the Ordinance for reservation for which community under the central list of OBC category in nine northern states?
    • A. 

      Jats

    • B. 

      Oraon

    • C. 

      Bheel

    • D. 

      Muslims

  • 4. 
    Mortal remains of about 282 Indian soldiers of 1857 mutiny were exhumed (dug out) on 2 March 2014 from the well at?
    • A. 

      Nankana Sahib in Faisalabad

    • B. 

      Ajnala in Amritsar

    • C. 

      Faridabad in Haryana

    • D. 

      Barrackpur in Uttar Pradesh

  • 5. 
    The 86th Annual Academy Oscar Awards 2014 was announced on 2 March 2014. Which film was awarded the best picture award?
    • A. 

      The Great Gatsby

    • B. 

      12 Years A Slave

    • C. 

      Dallas Buyers Club

    • D. 

      Gravity

  • 6. 
    Which country won the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2014 held in March 2014?  
    • A. 

      Pakistan

    • B. 

      India

    • C. 

      South Africa

    • D. 

      Australia

  • 7. 
    Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 3 March 2014 extended the date for exchange of the pre-2005 banknotes from 31 March 2014 to
    • A. 

      31 December 2014

    • B. 

      1 August 2014

    • C. 

      1 January 2015

    • D. 

      31 March 2015

  • 8. 
    Union Defence Ministry on 3 March 2014 ordered a CBI investigation into the purchase of jet fighter engines from a British firm. Name the firm?
    • A. 

      Lockheed Martin

    • B. 

      Direction des Constructions Navales (DCNS)

    • C. 

      Rolls-Royce

    • D. 

      ATA Defence

  • 9. 
    Recently Indian Navy successfully completed its one of the largest war drills spread over Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal region. Name the drill?
    • A. 

      Theatre Level Operational Readiness Exercise (TROPEX)

    • B. 

      Naval Interaction-2013

    • C. 

      INDRA-2014

    • D. 

      2014 KOMODO multilateral joint exercise

  • 10. 
    Forest Department and the International Fund for Animal Welfare-Wildlife Trust of India (IFAW-WTI) recently captured and relocated seventh of the stranded Gibbon families in Dello village to Mehao Wildlife Sanctuary. Name the species of these Gibbons
    • A. 

      Hoolock gibbon

    • B. 

      Plieated Gibbon

    • C. 

      Northern White Cheeked Gibbon

    • D. 

      Siamang Gibbon

  • 11. 
    The Union Health Ministry on 4 March 2014 issued new guidelines for treating rape victims and has asked all the hospitals to set up a designated room for forensic and medical examination of victims. These guidelines have been formulated on the recommendation of a committee chaired by
    • A. 

      Dr ME Khan

    • B. 

      Dr VM Katoch

    • C. 

      Indrajit Khandekar

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports on 3 March 2014 accorded a sports body with the status of a National Sports Federation (NSF) for governing the sport (both men and women) in India. Name the sports body?
    • A. 

      India Hockey

    • B. 

      Indian Federation of Hockey

    • C. 

      Indian Hockey Federation

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Name the person, who has been appointed as the Governor of Kerala
    • A. 

      Sheila Dikshit

    • B. 

      Arvind Kejriwal

    • C. 

      Ashok Gehlot

    • D. 

      Nikhil Kumar

  • 14. 
    Who won the International Women of Courage Award given by the US Secretary of State?
    • A. 

      Nirbhaya

    • B. 

      Laxmi

    • C. 

      Iris Yassmin

    • D. 

      Roshika Deo

  • 15. 
    Name the South African cricketer, who on 4 March 2014 announced his retirement from international cricket
    • A. 

      Hasim Amla

    • B. 

      Morne Morkel

    • C. 

      Jacques Kallis

    • D. 

      Graeme Smith

  • 16. 
    World Dentist Day is observed on?
    • A. 

      5 March

    • B. 

      6 March

    • C. 

      7 March

    • D. 

      8 March

  • 17. 
    European Union on 6 March 2014 froze the assets of Viktor Yanukovych, the ousted Ukrainian leader and other 17 former ministers, businessmen and security chiefs. This decision was taken by the leaders of European Union during an emergency meeting held in?
    • A. 

      Brussels

    • B. 

      Kiev

    • C. 

      London

    • D. 

      Paris

  • 18. 
    India, Sri Lanka and Maldives on 6 March 2014 held national security advisor-level meeting on maritime security cooperation in
    • A. 

      Colombo

    • B. 

      New Delhi

    • C. 

      Maldives

    • D. 

      Seychelles

  • 19. 
    Who won the best supporting actress award at the 86th Oscar Academy Awards held in Los Angeles?
    • A. 

      Cate Blanchett

    • B. 

      Spike Jonze

    • C. 

      Lupita Nyong'o

    • D. 

      Kirsten Stewart

  • 20. 
    Which Municipal Corporation of India launched a new health scheme called Stri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana for women on 6 March 2014?
    • A. 

      North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC)

    • B. 

      Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC)

    • C. 

      Brinhan Mumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)

    • D. 

      Kolkota Municipal Corporation (KMC)

  • 21. 
    According to the data released by RBI on 5 March 2014, Current Account Deficit (CAD) as a percentage of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) declined to its lowest in past eight years. The CAD as a percentage of GDP at present is at
    • A. 

      4.8

    • B. 

      0.9

    • C. 

      3.2

    • D. 

      1.4

  • 22. 
    The reason for the decline in Current Account Deficit (CAD) of India in the Third Quarter (October -December) of 2013-14 is/are I. Curbs on import in general II. Curbs on import of gold III. Increase in Exports IV. Depreciation of Rupee against Dollar Select the correct code
    • A. 

      I, II and III

    • B. 

      II, III and IV

    • C. 

      I, III and IV

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 23. 
    Which Indian Pharmaceutical company won the patent case against Israeli firm Teva on 3 March 2014 for launching the generic version of multiple sclerosis drug Copaxone in USA?
    • A. 

      Ranbaxy

    • B. 

      Cipla

    • C. 

      Natco

    • D. 

      Pfizer

  • 24. 
    Recently retired Supreme Court Judge K T Thomas and Senior Advocate Fali Nariman refused to be the part of Lokpal Committee Search panel appointed by the Lokpal Selection Committee headed by Prime Minister. In this context, who is/are not the part of Lokpal Selection Committee? I. Leader of the Opposition II. Retired Chief Justice of a High Court III. Rajya Sabha Speaker IV. Lok Sabha Speaker V. An eminent jurist appointed by the President Select the correct code
    • A. 

      I, II, III and IV

    • B. 

      I, II, IV and V

    • C. 

      I, IV and V

    • D. 

      I, III and IV

  • 25. 
    16th Asian Youth Weightlifting Championship was held in
    • A. 

      Seoul, South Korea

    • B. 

      Pune, India

    • C. 

      Singapore

    • D. 

      Bangsean, Thailand

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