Current Affairs Quiz : March 19 2017

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  1. The first Made-in-India train named __________ was flagged off from the Dadar station to Borivali at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus on March 18, 2017.
    A.Medha
    B.Bharti
    C.Vani
    D.Mahasweta
    Answer & Explanation
  2. In which state was the three days International Buddhist Conference 2017 held?
    A.Madhya Pradesh
    B.Bihar
    C.Jharkhand
    D.Uttarakhand
    Answer & Explanation
  3. The Punjab Chief Minister has declared to provide a reservation of ______ percent to the women population of the state in the state government jobs.
    A.25 percent
    B.20 percent
    C.33 percent
    D.50 percent
    Answer & Explanation
  4. Dev Raj Sikka  who died on March 19, 2017 was a _____________
    A.Astrologer
    B.Author
    C.Journalist
    D.Meteorologist
    Answer & Explanation
  5. According to US based non-profit organization, As You Sow, an Indian-American CEO named ___________ has been ranked fourth among 25 overpaid CEOs of the country.
    A.Bharat Desai
    B.Sandeep Matharani
    C.Sundar Pichai
    D.Indra Nooy
    Answer & Explanation
  6. State owned PSU, NTPC commissioned the second unit of 660 MW of Mouda Super Thermal Power Station Stage-II on March 19, 2017. Mouda Super Thermal Power Station is located in which state?
    A.West Bengal
    B.Karnataka
    C.Maharashtra
    D.Tamil Nadu
    Answer & Explanation
  7. Name the Indian American, who has been awarded the 2017 CAREER Award by the National Science Foundation for his research on redesigning current machine-learning processes.
    A.Nitin Nohria
    B.Subra Suresh
    C.Rakesh Khurana
    D.Anshumali Shrivastava
    Answer & Explanation
  8. Who has been sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh on March 19, 2017?
    A.Yogi Adityanath
    B.Raj Nath Singh
    C.Amit Shah
    D.Keshav Prasad Maurya
    Answer & Explanation
  9. What was the theme of the 2017 International Buddhist Conference?
    A.Buddhism for Conflict Avoidance and Peace Building
    B.Connecting World with Buddhism
    C.Buddhism in the 21st Century
    D.Fountain of Buddhism and World Peace
    Answer & Explanation
  10. Who has been appointed as the brand ambassador for the fifth edition of the Blind Cricket World Cup?
    A.Younis Khan
    B.Shoaib Malik
    C.Abdul Razzaq
    D.Shahid Afridi
    Answer & Explanation
  11. Dilip Shanghvi who has been appointed by the government as a member on the western area local board of Reserve Bank of India on March 11, 2017, serves as the MD of which company?
    A.Sun Pharmaceuticals
    B.Ranbaxy
    C.Larson & Turbo
    D.Accenture
    Answer & Explanation
  12. ONGC has signed pact to buy Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation’s (GSPC) entire 80% stake in KG-basin natural gas block for $________ billion
    A.$ 2.0 billion
    B.$ 1.9 billion
    C.$ 1.2 billion
    D.$ 2.5 billion
    Answer & Explanation
  13. Amitabh Bachchan launched World’s first mobile app for spreading awareness about breast health on March 15, 2017. Name the App.
    A.All About Breast Care
    B.Breast Health App
    C.Breast Care
    D.ABC of Breast Health
    Answer & Explanation
  14. A four-member Committee of Administrators finalized and uploaded new constitution for the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on March 18, 2017. Who among the given is not a member of the committee?
    A.Anurag Thakur
    B.Vikram Limaye
    C.Ramchandra Guha
    D.Vinod Rai
    Answer & Explanation
  15. Chuck Berry who died on March 18, 2017 at the age of 90 was a pioneering _______
    A.Singer
    B.Actor
    C.Author
    D.Director
    Answer & Explanation
  16. Name the two Deputy Chief Ministers of Uttar Pradesh who took oath on March 19, 2017?
    A.Anupma Jaiswal & Dharam Singh
    B.Keshav Prasad Maurya & Dinesh Sharma
    C.Dinesh Sharma & Anil Rajbhar
    D.Keshav Prasad Maurya & Mahendra Singh
    Answer & Explanation
  17. Which state government has proposed to set up Namma Canteen to offer affordable food to poor?
    A.Telanagna
    B.Karnataka
    C.Kerala
    D.Andhra Pradesh
    Answer & Explanation
  18. The 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting will be held in which country?
    A.Malaysia
    B.United Kingdom
    C.Denmark
    D.France
    Answer & Explanation
  19. As per the new constitution, finalized by  Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) on March 18, 2017, which among the given bodies have lost their Full Membership in BCCI?
    A.Saurashtra Cricket Association
    B.Mumbai Cricket Association
    C.Cricket Club of India
    D.All the Above
    Answer & Explanation