Current Affairs Quiz, March 14, (March 10-16)

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Jagranjosh brings you the current affairs quiz of the week 10 March 2014 - 16 March 2014.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Santosh Trophy 2014 of football was won by? a) Manipur b) Mizoram c) Railways d) West Bengal
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  • 2. 
    Name the 13-year old Indian-American student who won the National Spelling Bee Competition of the US held at Kansas City Public Library, Missouri? a)    Sophia Hoffman b)    Kush Sharma c)    Arvind Mahankali d)    Ila Sinha
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  • 3. 
    Malaysian Airlines flight that vanished from the radar screens over the South China Sea was coded as? a)    MH 777-200ER b)    MH370 c)    MA377 d)    MA370
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  • 4. 
    Sheila Dikshit has been appointed as a governor of a state. Name the state? a)    Tamil Nadu b)    Andhra Pradesh c)    Kerala d)    Pondicherry
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  • 5. 
    Name the person who died recently was famous for writing a book on US President Richard Nixon titled Selling of the President 1968 a)    Amartya Sen b)    Stephens King c)    James Joyce d)    Joe McGinniss
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    1st Asian Grand Prix Archery Championships was held in? a)    Bangkok b)    China c)    Brazil d)    France
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    Name the country that recently approved a new election law allowing multiple candidates to run for the post of President? a)    Ukraine b)    Syria c)    Germany d)    Brazil
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  • 8. 
    Young Global Leaders list 2014 was recently released on 11 March 2014. This list was released by which organisation? a) World Economic Forum b) World Bank c) Oxfam International d) Forbes
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    Which among the following Indians were not listed in the Young Global Leaders list 2014 released on 11 March 2014? a) Nandini Piramal b) Farhan Akhtar c) Sachin Bansal d) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
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    Which country on 11 March 2014 announced to hold a refrendum on changing the National Flag? a) Australia b) New Zealand c) Syria d) Switzerland
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  • 11. 
    She is the first Woman Director of National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO). Name the woman a) Soma Mondal b) Sabyasachi Bhatacharjee c) Swati Agarwal d) Chanda Kochhar
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  • 12. 
    Which two States of India on 12 March 2014 became the first States to be issued with Plastic Photo Identity Card for elections in India? a) Haryana & Punjab b) Bihar & Jharkhand c) Tamil Nadu & Kerala d) Assam & Nagaland
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  • 13. 
    Name the Insurance company which was in news due to registration of preliminary investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) against the company for alleged fraud into four government schemes? a) Star Health Insurance b) ICICI Lombard c) Bajaj Allainz d) PNB Metlife
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  • 14. 
    7th Asian Air Gun Championship was held in March 2014 in a) Pune b) Kuwait c) Seoul d) Tokyo
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    Who won the Gold medal in the Men's rifle event of the 7th Asian Air Gun Championship held on 10 March 2014? a) Chain Singh b) Quin Cong c) Liu Zhinguo d) Gagan Narang
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    Which city of Haryana has the maximum number of first time voters who will voting in the Lok Sabha Elections 2014? a) Faridabad b) Gurgaon c) Jind d) Hissar
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  • 17. 
    Union Finance Ministry and Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on 11 March 2014 jointly finalized the norms of investment for setting up Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSE) - Exchange Traded Fund (ETF). In this context which is/are not one of the features of CPSE-ETF? a) Individual investors can invest for CPSE-ETF in between 5 thousand rupees to 10 lakh rupees. b) CPSE- ETF is an open-ended fund and the units would have a face value of Rs.10 per unit. c) Goldman Sachs is acting as the asset management company for the ETF. d) None of the above
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    Which one of the following Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) is not included in the CPSE - Exchange Traded Fund (ETF)? a) Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) b) Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) c) Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) d) Container Corporation of India Ltd (CCIL)
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    To which country India has pledged to provide an assistance of 4500 crore rupees to implement its 11th Five Year Plan? a) Nepal b) Bhutan c) Afghanistan d) Sri Lanka
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    Name the World Longest aircraft which was unveiled at Cardington in Bedfordshire, Britain recently? a) HAV304 b) Airbus A380 c) Antonov An-225 d) Boeing 747-8
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  • 21. 
    Which country's Supreme Court has sacked its Chief Election Commissioner Fuwad Thowfeek for contempt of court? a) Mauritius b) Iran c) Maldives d) Pakistan
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  • 22. 
    A national campaign on dengue was launched on 11 March 2014. What is the name of the campaign? a) Prevent Dengue b) Read, Practice, and Prevent Dengue c) U & Me Against Dengue d) Dengue Awareness
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  • 23. 
    Which country has planned to lease Himalayas to private companies to boost tourism? a) India b) Nepal c) Bhutan d) China
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  • 24. 
    The strategic India-US Energy Dialogue was held from 5 - 11 March 2014 in a) Washington b) New York c) New Delhi d) Mumbai
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  • 25. 
    Which pharmaceutical company joined the list of other Indian pharmaceutical companies against whom import alert has been issued by the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) for non-compliance of good manufacturing practice? a) Wockhardt b) Sun Pharmaceuticals c) Ranbaxy d) Cipla
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