Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- March 1st Week 2016

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- March 1st Week 2016
Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- March 1st Week 2016:                                     
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1). ______has become the first state in the country to launch the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine as a public health programme for school children.
a)  Gujarat
b)  Maharashtra
c)  Himachal Pradesh
d)  Delhi
e)  Andhra Pradesh

2). The Seventh Lamitye Military Exercise 2016 which was concluded, is a joint Military exercise between which countries?
a)  India and Bangladesh
b)  India and Sri Lanka
c)  India and Seychelles
d)  India and Mauritius
e)  None of the above

3). Who is appointed as the new Chairperson of National Human Rights Commission?
a)  LalithaKumaramangalam
b)  Dr RameshwarOraon
c)  K Balakrishanan
d)  H L Dattu
e)  None of the above

4). Who has been took charge as Delhi Police Commissioner?
a)  MahendraNathTiwari
b)  Jagadish Bhatia
c)  Manish Tripati
d)  Alok Kumar Verma
e)  AbhinavSrivastava

5). Who was awarded as the Motorsports Man-of-the-Year Trophy in an award ceremony organised by the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI)?
a)  Zyan Khan
b)  ArmaanEbrahim
c)  BI Chandhok
d)  Imran Khan
e)  R. Bharath Raj

6). India has signed a deal worth of $3.1 Billion for Apache and Chinook Helicopters with which of the following countries?
a)  Russia
b)  US
c)  UK
d)  Germany
e)  Australia

7). Name the noted Science Journalist, who has been conferred with the National Award for the outstanding efforts in the Field of Science and Technology Communication on Electronic Medium?
a)  Manish Arora
b)  Gurmeet Sapal
c)  Pallava Bagla
d)  Arati Prabhakar
e)  K R Sridhar

8). Name the South African bowler who has been recently suspended for illegal bowling action?
a)  Dale Steyn
b)  Makhaya Ntini
c)  Allan Donald
d)  Aaron Phangiso
e)  None of these

9). Which state government has renamed the Mustafabad village as Saraswati Nagar?
a)  Uttar Pradesh
b)  Haryana
c)  Punjab
d)  Andhra Pradesh
e)  Madhya Pradesh

10). World Wildlife Day was observed on 3 March 2016 across the world with theme
a)  The future of wildlife is in our hands
b)  Wildlife Crime is serious; let’s get serious about wildlife crime
c)  Wildlife a Boon to Humanity
d)  Protect Wildlife before it is lost
e)  None of these

11). Who was appointed as Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd (MCX)?
a)  Parveen Kumar Singhal
b)  Mrugank Paranjape
c)  L K Singhal
d)  Satyananda Mishra
e)  None of these

12). The Telangana Government reached an understanding on constructing five dams on Godavari, Penganga and Pranahita rivers for irrigation purposes with which state?
a)  Andhra Pradesh
b)  Madhya Pradesh
c)  Chhattisgarh
d)  Maharashtra
e)  Uttar Pradesh

13). Name the cryptography pioneers who were honoured with the Association for Computing Machinery’s 2015 A.M. Turing Award.
a)  Whitfield Diffie and Marty Hellman
b)  Leslie G. Valiant and Charles P. Thacker
c)  Whitfield Diffie and Martin Hellman
d)  Silvio Micali and Shafi Goldwasser
e)  None of these

14).National Safety Day was observed across India to commemorate establishment of the National Safety Council (NSC) on?
a)  March 3
b)  March 2
c)  March 1
d)  March 4
e)  March 7

15).Name the Honduran environmentalist leader and winner of the 2015 Goldman Environmental Prize who was shot dead at her home in the town of La Esperanza ?
a)  Michael Werikhe
b)  Yoichi Kuroda
c)  Berta Caceres
d)  Rizwana Hasan
e)  None of these

16).Name the programme that was launched by UNHCR, UNICEF Twenty as support hubs for children and families along the most frequently used migration routes in Europe.
a)  Red Dots
b)  Brown Dots
c)  Blue Dots
d)  Green Dots
e)  Gray Dots

17).Which Bank will raise 1,000 crore for refinancing needs?
a)  HDFC
b)  ICICI
c)  Axis
d)  Yes bank
e)  IDBI

18). Name the State that decided to Set up ‘Gita Gyan Sansthanam’.?
a)  Haryana
b)  Punjab
c)  Gujarat
d)  Madhya Pradesh
e)  Andhra Pradesh

19). A two-day National Conference of Women Legislators with theme Women Legislators-Building Resurgent India was held in which city of India.?
a)  Hyderabad
b)  New Delhi
c)  Chennai
d)  Bengaluru
e)  Bhopal

20). Which of the following countries has topped the list compiled by the World Economic Forum (WEF) based on energy security and access across the world?
a)  Denmark
b)  France
c)  Switzerland
d)  Norway
e)  None of these

21). The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) revised norms on capital recognition recently, making available an additional __________ to Indian banks.
a)  Rs 10,000 crore
b)  Rs 20,000 crore
c)  Rs 40,000 crore
d)  Rs 60,000 crore
e)  Rs. 50,000 crore

22). Which High Court has made it clear that the national anthem should be sung in all private schools?
a)  Delhi High Court
b)  Kerala High Court
c)  Patna High Court
d)  Madras High Court
e)  Bombay High Court

23). President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the national conference on Women Legislation at
a)  RashtrapatiBhavan, Delhi
b)  Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal
c)  VigyanBhavan, New Delhi
d)  Parliament House, New Delhi
e)  None of the above

24). Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) CEO and managing director NatarajanChandrasekaran appointed to the board of
a)  Reserve Bank of India
b)  State Bank of India
c)  Life Insurance Corporation of India
d)  Intelligence Bureau
e)  None of the above

25). Myanmar has granted operating licenses to four Asian banks, bringing to 13 the number of foreign banks allowed. Which among the following banks were not included in the list?
a)  Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam
b)  State Bank of India
c)  Taiwans Sun Commercial Bank
d)  South Koreas Shinhan Bank 
e)  None of the above

26). Name the village that was selected for adoption by Prime Minister Narendra Modi of Varanasi Constituency of U.P. his for development under the Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) recently.
a)  Naipur Kala
b)  Nagaipur
c)  Nakain
d)  Nagepur
e)  Naktuwa

27). Which Fertilisers company will raise Rs. 1,057 crore loan from SBI and Axis Bank to establish new urea unit at its existing plant in Kota, Rajasthan?
a)  Bhramautra Valley Fertilizer Corporation Limited
b)  Coromandel International Ltd. 
c)  The Fertiliser Association of India 
d)  Chambal Fertilisers and Chemicals Ltd
e)  None of the above

28). Who has been awarded Krutitava Smagra Samman for 2015 by the Kolkatas Bharatiya Bhasha Parishad?
a)  Masud Ahmed
b)  Padma Sachdev
c)  Bishnu Dey
d)  Srijato
e)  Bikash Sarkar

29). The worlds first biological supercomputer which is energy efficient and it hardly heats up at all was created by ___________ countries Scientists.
a)  Mexico
b)  Brazil
c)  China
d)  Canada
e)  None of the above

30). Who is the most influential first lady in U.S. history during her Republican husbands presidency from 1981 to 1989 passed away recently?
a)  Anne Bradstreet
b)  Mary Bliss Parsons
c)  Margaret Brent
d)  Patricia Ryan Nixon
e)  Nancy Reagan

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