Current Affairs Quiz March 2014 (Feb 24 To Mar 2)

32 Questions | Total Attempts: 1085

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  • 1. 
    Name the batsman of Indian cricket team who was appointed as the brand ambassador of the Gujarat State Election Commission recently?
    • A. 

      Virat Kohli

    • B. 

      MS Dhoni

    • C. 

      Shikhar Dhawan

    • D. 

      Cheteshwar Pujara

  • 2. 
    Who has been named as the interim President of Ukraine after the impeachment of President Viktor Yanukovych 
    • A. 

      Volodymyr Vynnychenko

    • B. 

      Oleksandr Turchynov

    • C. 

      Symon Petliura

    • D. 

      Mykhailo Hrushevskyi

  • 3. 
    Name the team which emerged as the champions of the Hero Hockey India League 2014 after defeating Jaypee Punjab Warriors at Astroturf Hockey Stadium in Ranchi?
    • A. 

      Delhi Waveriders

    • B. 

      Ranchi Rhinos

    • C. 

      Mumbai Magicians

    • D. 

      Kalinga Lancers

  • 4. 
    NTPC recently signed an MoU with BSPGCL and LBCPL to develop a 1320 MW (2 X 660 MW) Thermal Power Project. The projects will be developed in?
    • A. 

      Ghorunda in Patna district

    • B. 

      Mahammadpur in Muzaffarpur district

    • C. 

      Kajra in Lakhisarai district

    • D. 

      Gaya city

  • 5. 
    India on 24 February 2014 signed three MoUs for cooperation in health sector, audio-visual co-production and skill development with a country. Name the country?
    • A. 

      Britain

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      US

    • D. 

      Japan

  • 6. 
    Who won the ATP Challenge Tennis title of the  100000 dollars ONGC-GAIL Open in RK Khanna Tennis stadium, New Delhi? 
    • A. 

      Somdev Devvarman

    • B. 

      Aleksandr Nedovyesov

    • C. 

      Simone Bolelli

    • D. 

      Saketh Myneni

  • 7. 
    Raman Singh, the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh on 25 February 2014 announced to constitute a commission in the state to suggest changes in laws as per the geographical and social requirements of the state. Name the commission announced by him to be constituted?
    • A. 

      Inter-State Boundary Commission

    • B. 

      Law Commission

    • C. 

      Geological Commission

    • D. 

      Committee on Mines

  • 8. 
    Name the car that engineers of US firm Hennessey have developed as the world’s fastest car with a top speed of 435 kilometers per hour?
    • A. 

      Bugatti Veyron Super Sport

    • B. 

      Benz Velo

    • C. 

      Venom GT

    • D. 

      Jaguar XJ220

  • 9. 
    Name the environmentalist and social activist who was selected for the Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2013?
    • A. 

      Vaclav Havel

    • B. 

      Chandi Prasad Bhatt

    • C. 

      John Hume

    • D. 

      Coretta Scott King

  • 10. 
    Union Home Ministry on 27 February 2014 constituted one-man expert committee to study and examine the demand of a separate Bodoland state, which will be carved out from Assam. Name the person who will chair the committee?
    • A. 

      GK Pillai

    • B. 

      KT Thomas

    • C. 

      VS Sampath

    • D. 

      Vijay Dev

  • 11. 
    National Science Day is observed on?
    • A. 

      26 February

    • B. 

      27 February

    • C. 

      28 February

    • D. 

      1 March

  • 12. 
    Name the music album based on the songs written by Kapil Sibal and composed by AR Rahman?
    • A. 

      Raunaq

    • B. 

      Pukaar

    • C. 

      Kampan

    • D. 

      Rasta

  • 13. 
    Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd on 27 February 2014 launched an electric car e2o in a country. Name the country?
    • A. 

      Nepal

    • B. 

      Bhutan

    • C. 

      Bangladesh

    • D. 

      Sri Lanka

  • 14. 
    Legislative Assembly of a state on 25 February 2014 passed the Water Management and Regulatory Commission Bill 2014 by Voice Vote. Name the state?
    • A. 

      Goa

    • B. 

      Bihar

    • C. 

      Uttar Pradesh

    • D. 

      Maharashtra

  • 15. 
    Who received the Israel’s highest civilian honour, the Israeli Presidential Medal of Distinction on 25 February 2014 in Jerusalem?
    • A. 

      Elizabeth Cady Stanton

    • B. 

      Angela Merkel

    • C. 

      Eva Peron

    • D. 

      Malala Yousafzai

  • 16. 
    Arrange the following countries in terms of their standing at Sochi Winter Olympics 2014. I. USA               II. Russia III. Canada IV. Norway
    • A. 

      II - I - III - IV

    • B. 

      II - IV - III - I

    • C. 

      IV - II - I - III

    • D. 

      I - II - IV - III

  • 17. 
    Consider the following statements about Sochi Winter Olympics 2014. I. It is the first Olympics in Russia since the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991. II. A total of 98 events in 15 winter sport disciplines were held during the Games. III. A total of 12 new competitions were introduced during the Games. IV. Official Slogan: Hot. Cool. Yours. was unveiled on 25 September 2012. Which is/are correct?
    • A. 

      I, II & III

    • B. 

      II, III & IV

    • C. 

      I, III & IV

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    On 26 February 2014, the largest 130-MW Solar Power Plant of India was launched in 
    • A. 

      Madhya Pradesh

    • B. 

      Jharkhand

    • C. 

      Gujarat

    • D. 

      Maharashtra

  • 19. 
    Who became  the first Defence forces Chief to resign since independence on 26 February 2014?
    • A. 

      Admiral Arun Prakash

    • B. 

      Admiral Devendra K Joshi

    • C. 

      Admiral R K Dhowan

    • D. 

      Admiral N K Brownie

  • 20. 
    The mishap on which Indian Navy submarine on 26 February 2014 led to the resignation of Indian Naval Chief
    • A. 

      INS Sindhuratna

    • B. 

      INS Mysore

    • C. 

      INS Sindhurakshak

    • D. 

      INS Sangram

  • 21. 
    Which Indian-born scientist, won the Protein Science Young Investigator Award for 2014 at Cambridge, UK?
    • A. 

      Madan Babu

    • B. 

      Dharmendra Singh

    • C. 

      V K Krishnamoorthy

    • D. 

      Shubama Banerjee

  • 22. 
    Who was sworn-in as the President of Egypt on 25 February?
    • A. 

      Hosni Mubarak

    • B. 

      Mohamed ElBaradei

    • C. 

      Ibrahim Mehlab

    • D. 

      Omar Suleiman

  • 23. 
     Sri Lanka on 25  February 2014 rejected the call by United Nation's Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for an international inquiry into post-war situation in Sri Lanka. The head of the UNHRC is
    • A. 

      Alex Van Meeuwen (Belgium)

    • B. 

      Sihasak Phuangketkeow (Thailand)

    • C. 

      Remigiusz Henczel (Poland)

    • D. 

      Navi Pillay (South Africa)

  • 24. 
    Airport Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA) recently abolished User Development Fee at which airport?
    • A. 

      Hyderabad Airport

    • B. 

      New Delhi Airport

    • C. 

      Mumbai Airport

    • D. 

      Bangalore Airport

  • 25. 
    The Committee on new bank licenses which submitted its report to RBI on 25 February 2014 was headed by
    • A. 

      Nachiket Mor

    • B. 

      Bimal Jalan

    • C. 

      Rakesh Mohan

    • D. 

      Subir Gokaran

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