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Current Affairs March 2014

Question 1
He was the former Union Home Secretary who recently resigned from the post of Chairman of Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX-SX). Name the person a) Thomas Mathew b) K Subramanyam c) G K Pillai d) Jignesh Shah      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 2
When is World Water Day Celebrated annually?      
A
22 March
B
5 March
C
13 March
D
20 March
Question 3
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
Question 4
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
Question 5
Indian-American scientist Anil Jain on 6 March 2014 developed the first 3D model of a human fingerprint called      
A
FingerWeb
B
Phantom
C
JainFinger
D
Image
Question 6
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
Question 7
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
Question 8
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
Question 9
Which country has planned to lease Himalayas to private companies to boost tourism? a) India b) Nepal c) Bhutan d) China      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 10
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)      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 11
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
Question 12
India Aviation 2014 was held in a) Bangalore b) Hyderabad c) Pune d) New Delhi      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 13
Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) recently announced to provide Universal Account Number to PF account holders from         
A
1 September 2016
B
1 October 2014
C
1 March 2015
D
1 March 2015
Question 14
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
Question 15
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      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 16
7th Asian Air Gun Championship was held in March 2014 in a) Pune b) Kuwait c) Seoul d) Tokyo      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 17
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
Question 18
Indian Journalists’ Association (IJA) in London was set up in?      
A
May 1947
B
August 1947
C
January 1950
D
September 2000
Question 19
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
Question 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
Question 21
Name the virus detected by Cert-In recently which affects the Android based smart phones?         
A
Tendroid
B
Dendroid
C
Anderoid
D
TrueVirus
Question 22
SEBI announced to release FATCA compliance norms in the fiscal year 2014-15. FATCA stands for?      
A
Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act
B
Foreign Act of Tax Compliance account
C
Foreign Asset Tax Compliance Act
D
None of these
Question 23
World Sparrow Day is celebrated annually?      
A
13 March
B
20 March
C
5 March
D
20 April
Question 24
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
Question 25
Sheila Dikshit has been appointed as a governor of a state. Name the state? a)    Tamil Nadu b)    Andhra Pradesh c)    Kerala d)    Pondicherry      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 26
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
Question 27
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
Question 28
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      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 29
Egyptian Court sentenced to death to how many supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi?      
A
469
B
529
C
912
D
1243
Question 30
Santosh Trophy 2014 of football was won by? a) Manipur b) Mizoram c) Railways d) West Bengal      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 31
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      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 32
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      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 33
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
Question 34
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
Question 35
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
Question 36
Who has topped the 28th Annual World Billionaires list of Forbes released on 3 March 2014?      
A
Bill Gates
B
Carlos Slim Helu
C
Amanico Ortega
D
Larry Ellison
Question 37
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
Question 38
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
Question 39
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      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 40
Google signed a deal with which company to design, develop and distribute Google Glass?      
A
Luxottica
B
Apple
C
Trent
D
Amazon
Question 41
World Dentist Day is observed on?        
A
5 March
B
6 March
C
7 March
D
8 March
Question 42
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
Question 43
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
Question 44
SEBI on 19 March 2014 inaugurated its local office at?      
A
Pune
B
Shimla
C
Ranchi
D
Bhopal
Question 45
Which private airline of India signed a deal with Boeing worth 4.4 billion dollars to buy 42 Next Generation 737 MAX8 aircraft by 2018? a) IndiGo b) Kingfisher Airlines c) Spice Jet d) Go Airways      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 46
Which company announced on 12 March 2014 to provide pollution compensation for its worker in China? a) Samsung b) Apple c) Panasonic d) Toyota      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 47
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 Murrayv
Question 48
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
Question 49
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
Question 50
Which State won the men's title at the recently concluded 64th National Basketball Championship?      
A
Punjab
B
Tamil Nadu
C
Karnataka
D
Rajasthan
Question 51
Who is the brand Ambassador of Earth Hour 2014?      
A
Aamir khan
B
Hrithik Roshan
C
Arjun Kapoor
D
Sonam Kapoor
Question 52
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
Question 53
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
Question 54
Recently where was the Universal Mobile Device Charger Law introduced to make use of common charger?      
A
Asia
B
Europe
C
Australia
D
USA
Question 55
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      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 56
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      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 57
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
Question 58
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recently extended the timeline for full implementation of Basel III norms by      
A
2015
B
2017
C
2019
D
2020
Question 59
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
Question 60
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
Question 61
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
Question 62
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
Question 63
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      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 64
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
Question 65
India at Risk is a book written by      
A
Yashwant Sinha
B
Brahma Chellaney
C
Jaswant Singh
D
Y V Reddy
Question 66
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
Question 67
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
Question 68
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
Question 69
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
Question 70
NCDEX launched the future contract in which Agricultural Product in the last week of March 2014?      
A
Rice
B
Bajra
C
Cotton
D
Coffee
Question 71
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
Question 72
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
Question 73
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
Question 74
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
Question 75
Which prestigious institute of India on 13 March 2014 has developed first ever cloud based open-source Web-GIS tool to estimate the rooftop solar power potential for Indian cities? a) Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur b) The Energy and Resource Institute (TERI) c) Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore d) National Institute of Technology, Jaipur      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 76
Which country won the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2014 held in March 2014?        
A
Pakistan
B
India
C
South Africa
D
Australia
Question 77
Which of the following is the World largest TV unveiled recently?        
A
Big Hoss
B
Big Boss
C
Boeing767
D
Speed way
Question 78
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      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 79
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
Question 80
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
Question 81
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
Question 82
1st Asian Grand Prix Archery Championships was held in? a)    Bangkok b)    China c)    Brazil d)    France      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 83
The second update of the Annual Health Survey was released on 6 March 2014. In this context, consider the following statement. I. The Annual Health Survey was conducted in all the 284 districts in eight Empowered Action Group (EAG) States. II. EAG States includes Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Rajasthan. III. Crude Birth Rate (CBR) in urban areas districts is generally higher than that in rural areas. IV. Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) is minimum at 19 in Rudraprayag in Uttarkhand while in Shrawasti in Uttar Pradesh it was maximum at 103. Select the correct code      
A
I, II and IV
B
II, III and IV
C
I, III and IV
D
All of the above
Question 84
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      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 85
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
Question 86
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      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 87
Who has been appointed as the first Secretary General of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) on 4 March 2014?      
A
Sumith Nakandala
B
Kamlesh Singh
C
Fuwad Thowfeek
D
Surendra Pandey
Question 88
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      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 89
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
Question 90
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      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 91
Which cricketer has been voted as the Cricketer of the Generation on 14 March 2014 by a 50-member jury of ESPNcricinfo? a) Virender Sehwag b) Ricky Ponting c) Brian Lara d) Sachin Tendulkar      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 92
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
Question 93
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
Question 94
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
Question 95
In which country Smog insurance was introduced to tackle air pollution?      
A
USA
B
China
C
India
D
Brazil
Question 96
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
Question 97
16th Asian Youth Weightlifting Championship was held in      
A
Seoul, South Korea
B
Pune, India
C
Singapore
D
Bangsean, Thailand
Question 98
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      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 99
World Kidney Day was observed on a) 14 March b) 13 March c) 16 March d) 11 March      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 100
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)
Question 101
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
Question 102
Name the declaration under which Russia was suspended from Group of 8 countries (G-8) over its annexation of Crimea peninsula      
A
The Hague declaration
B
G-8 declaration
C
Declaration of suspension
D
None
Question 103
Who won the men's singles title of BNP Paribas Tennis Open on 16 March 2014? a) Rafael Nadal b) Novak Djokovic c) Roger Federer d) Andy Murray      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 104
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
Question 105
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
Question 106
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      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 107
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      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 108
When was Earth Hour Observed in 2014?      
A
March 22
B
April 1
C
March 29
D
March 31
Question 109
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      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 110
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      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 111
Name the person, who has been appointed as the Governor of Kerala      
A
Sheila Dikshit
B
Arvind Kejriwal
C
Ashok Gehlot
D
Nikhil Kumar
Question 112
Which State won the women's title at the recently concluded 64th National Basketball Championship?      
A
Uttarakhand
B
Punjab
C
Jharkhand
D
Chhattisgarh
Question 113
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
Question 114
The strategic India-US Energy Dialogue was held from 5 - 11 March 2014 in a) Washington b) New York c) New Delhi d) Mumbai      
A
Option 1
B
Option 2
C
Option 3
D
Option 4
Question 115
Who is the Author of the Book the Sahara Testaments?      
A
Tade Ipadeola
B
Abdul Kalam
C
Rebecca Hunt
D
Victoria Grossack
Question 116
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
Question 117
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
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