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Current Affairs Quiz (15-Mar-2017)

Quiz (Mar-15-2017)

1. Name the person who was recently presented the 'campaigner of the year' award in the 11th version of the Asian Voice Political and Public Life Awards, instituted by Asian Voice newspaper?

a) Dharavi Sen
b) Gina Miller
c) David Miller
d) None of the above

A) a is the correct answer
B) c is the correct answer
C) b is the correct answer
D) d is correct answer


2. Name the eminent humorist and playwright of India who died recently?

a) Ketan Mehta
b) Sanjeev Mehta
c) Sunil Seth
d) Tarak Mehta

A) a is the correct answer
B) d is the correct answer
C) b is the correct answer
D) c is the correct answer


3. Name the Indian film which won the audience award at Glasgow Film Festival recently?

a) Rangoon
b) The Ghazi Attack
c) Lipstick Under My Burkha
d) Irada

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer


4. Name the salt which will be distributed in Uttar Pradesh to help end anaemia?

a) CSD
b) DFS
c) OSD
d) OPD

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) None of the above


5. Name the state which will receive the highest investment by World Bank in any Indian state in recent times?

a) Maharashtra
b) Karnataka
c) Kerala
d) Tamil Nadu

A) d is the correct answer
B) a is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) b is the correct answer


6. What is the percentage of world millionaires which are in India as per the recently released Knight Frank Global Wealth Report 2017?

a) 4%
b) 3%
c) 2%
d) 1%

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer


7. What is the new record set by a robot in solving the Rubik's cube with 21 moves which is a new Guinness World Record?

a) 0.320 seconds
b) 0.520 seconds
c) 0.637 seconds
d) 0.735 seconds

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer


8. What is the increase witnessed in institutional births in all Empowered Action Group (EAG) states according to the National Family Health Survey-4?

a) 45%
b) 40%
c) 35%
d) 30%

A) d is the correct answer
B) c is the correct answer
C) b is the correct answer
D) a is the correct answer


9. What is the duration of paid paternity leave, which will now be granted to women working in the organised sector?

a) 24 weeks
b) 25 weeks
c) 26 weeks
d) 27 weeks

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer


10. What is the number of countries from which the migrants entry will be banned in United States as per the new executive order signed by US President Donald Trump?

a) 6
b) 5
c) 4
d) 3

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer