Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- March 1st week 2017

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz- March1st Week 2017:                                        

Dear Readers, Weekly Current affairs Quiz was given here for Upcoming SBI PO / NIACL Exam 2017 . Candidates those who are preparing for all competitive and banking exams can use these questions.

1). Name the singer who honoured with 2017 Harvard Humanitarian of the Year award by Harvard University ?
a)    Rihanna     
b)    Beyoncé     
c)    Selena Gomez     
d)    Katy Perry  
e)    Adele


2).Name the Indian shooter who won gold medal in the 50-metre air pistol event at the ISSF World Cup tournament ?
a)    Karam Lehal       
b)    Vikram Bhatnagar      
c)    Jitu Rai        
d)    Souren Choudhury      
e)    Ankur Mittal   


3).‘Taarak Mehta’ who recently passed away belongs to which field ?
a)    Artist    
b)    Politician   
c)    Director   
d)    Writer   
e)    Musician  


4).Who is been appointed in the post of Secretary at Ministry of Tourism as an additional charge ?
a)    NK Sinha     
b)    J Naresh Yadhav     
c)    R Manish Guptha    
d)    K kamlesh tiwari    
e)    G Soundhar Rao 


5).Indian junior Para shooter who won a silver medal at World Shooting Para Sport World Cup in Al Ain, UAE?
a)    Jitu Rai      
b)    Ankur Mittal    
c)    Rajeev Malik     
d)    Iliyas Vhora    
e)    Avani Lekhara


6).Who is the newly appointed coach of India’s Under-17 football team ?
a)    Pronay Halder     
b)    Stephen Constantine     
c)    Vinit Rai     
d)    Jia Xiuquan      
e)    Luis Norton de Matos


7).Name the Indian Chess player recently won bronze medal at the 2017 Women’s World Chess Championship in Tehran ?
a)    Mary Ann Gomes     
b)    Harika Dronavalli     
c)    Humpy Koneru     
d)    Eesha Karavade   
e)    Tania Sachdev


8).Name the ski player who set a world record for the fastest speed attained while skiing backward at the speed of 131.23 kmph ?
a)    Tommy Moe      
b)    Helmut Mayer      
c)    Jan Hudec      
d)    Elias Ambühl  
e)    Gustav Thöni


9).The day March 3rd is observed as  ?
a)    National Science Day      
b)    World Health Day    
c)    World Wildlife Day     
d)    World Blood Donor Day    
e)    World Heritage Day


10).What is the name of the app launched by government  to help women internet users threatened with physical violence or trolled on social media ?
a)    I am Poked     
b)    I am Trolled      
c)    Trolled. Help me     
d)    Troll Alert     
e)    Troll Not 


11).Which company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Telangana government aimed at supporting the digitisation efforts of the state ?
a)    TCS    
b)    Wipro    
c)    Reliance    
d)    Google India      
e)    IBM  


12). Which country recently test-fired a sophisticated Russian-made air defence system at Damvand  military exercise ?
a)    North Korea   
b)    Indonesia   
c)    Iraq     
d)    Japan    
e)    Iran


13).  Name the Indian Navy Ship which is of the world’s oldest aircraft carrier in active service that decommissioned on March 6th ?
a)    INS Mysore    
b)    INS Vikrant      
c)    INS Jalashwa      
d)    INS Ranvir     
e)    INS Viraat


14).  What is the name of the first bike taxi service to be launched in Noida ?
a)    M-Taxi     
b)    Baxi   
c)    Share-Bike    
d)    Bk-hire    
e)    OFF-Road- Taxi


15).  Who won recently held ATP Mexico Open men’s final ?
a)    Andy Roddick      
b)    Rafael Nadal     
c)    Pete Sampras      
d)    Novak Djokovic      
e)    Sam Querrey


16).Which Indian airport ranked first in the world in the highest passenger handling capacity category in the survey ?
a)    Veer Savarkar International Airport          
b)    Indira Gandhi International Airport       
c)    Biju Patnaik International Airport         
d)    Rajiv Gandhi International Airport         
e)    Coimbatore International Airport    


17).Name the countries involved in SURYA KIRAN-XI joint military exercise held at Pithoragarh area of Uttarakhand ?
a)    India-Sri Lanka    
b)    India – Russia     
c)    India – Nepal    
d)    India – Bangladesh   
e)    India – China 


18).Which Indian university recently ranked in top 10 of world top small universities ?
a)    Indian Institute of science, Bangalore     
b)    University of Kota     
c)    Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad      
d)    Shivaji University , Kolhapur     
e)    Nalanda University , Bihar


19).Where does international conference on e-governance `ICEGOV 2017′ held ?
a)    Pune      
b)    New Delhi     
c)    Lucknow        
d)    Ahmadabad      
e)    Bangalore    


20).The former Union Minister and former Speaker of Lok Sabha who recently passed away ?
a)    Vikram Jayanth   
b)    K Srinath     
c)    U K Sinha    
d)    Rabi Ray     
e)    Kalikaprasad Bhattacharjee


21).In which state the first smart tribal model village ‘Hubbi’ in Rajouri district been inaugurated ?
a)    Karnataka   
b)    Tripura      
c)    Rajasthan    
d)    Jammu and Kashmir      
e)    Punjab


22).In which city does national conference on Jal Kranti Abhiyan held ?
a)    Vishakhapatnam    
b)    Nagpur     
c)    Rajkot    
d)    New Delhi     
e)    Chennai  


23).  Which among the men’s doubles pair has secured runner-up in Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships tournament ?
a)    Rohan Bopanna and Marcin Matkowski            
b)    Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares       
c)    Leander Paes and  Radek Štěpánek          
d)    Martin Damm and Leander Paes        
e)    Henri Kontinen and John Peers


24).  Where does India’s largest tricolour on the tallest flag post commissioned ?
a)    Wagah Border      
b)    Attari Border   
c)    Ganda Singh Wala Border      
d)    Hussainiwala Border       
e)    Munabao Border  


25).  The event ‘Destination North East’ 2017 hosted in which city ?
a)    New Delhi   
b)    Patna   
c)    Jaipur     
d)    Chandigar    
e)    Shimla 


26).Which state government has planned to grant pension to widowers on the pattern of widows, from the next year ?
a)    Himachal Pradesh     
b)    Kerala      
c)    Haryana     
d)    Odisha      
e)    Nagaland


27). Syed Shahabuddin who recently passed away at age 82 related to which field ?
a)    Law and Justice     
b)    Musician      
c)    Politician     
d)    Footballer     
e)    Athlete  


28).What is the name of the service launched by Indian Railways to carry loaded trucks on wagons ?
a)    Truck-on Roll-off      
b)    Roll-on Roll-off       
c)    Truck -on-Rail     
d)    Off-Road On Track     
e)    Move-on Rail


29). Which city has been approved as the second capital of Himachal Pradesh ?
a)    Dharamshala       
b)    Simla   
c)    Nahan     
d)    Mandi     
e)    Pathankot


30).Which state government has recently decided to make Sanskrit compulsory up to Class 8 ?
a)    Uttar Pradesh       
b)    Assam     
c)    Nagaland     
d)    Karnataka     

e)    Maharashtra  



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