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ONLINE CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ - MARCH 2015


1) Who was awarded Major Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award of Hockey India?
A) Mohammed Shahid
B) Dhanraj Pillay
C) Balbir Singh Senior
D) Ajit Pal Singh

2) Who won the 69th edition of Santosh Trophy of Football defeating Punjab 5-4?
A) Mizoram
B) Services
C) Kerala
D) West Bengal

3) Who won Gandhi Peace Prize 2014?
A) Desmond Tutu
B) Vaclav Havel
C) Chandi Prasad Bhatt
D) ISRO

4) High Court of which state became the first in India to launch commercial courts for speedy disposal of cases?
A) Delhi
B) Mumbai
C) Kolkata
D) Chennai

5) Who was selected for Saraswati Samman 2014 for his famous Kannada poem 'Ramayana Mahanveshanam'?
A) Veerappa Moily
B) Govind Mishra
C) Sugathakumari
D) A.A. Manavalan

6) Name the cricketer of New Zealand who scored highest-ever score of 237 runs (against West Indies) in the history of World Cup Cricket?
A) Daniel Vettori
B) Brendon McCullum
C) Ross Taylor
D) Martin Guptill

7) Who was appointed as the brand ambassador of North East region of India by the Union Ministry of DoNER?
A) Saurav Ganguly
B) Mary Kom
C) Saina Nehwal
D) Sania Mirza

8) Who won the Ranji title defeating Tamil Nadu by an innings and 217 runs?
A) Karnataka
B) Mumbai
C) Delhi
D) Rajasthan

9) Name the Sri Lankan Cricketer who created history by scoring four successive centuries in a Cricket World Cup?
A) Mahela Jayawardene
B) Kumar Sangakkara
C) Angelo Mathews
D) Tilakaratne Dilshan

10) Name the New Zealand cricketer who retired from all forms of International Cricket?
A) Daniel Vettori
B) Brendon McCullum
C) Ross Taylor
D) Martin Guptill

11) Name the section of Information Technology Act, 2000 which has been declared by the Supreme Court as unconstitutional?
A) Section 66A
B) Section 66B
C) Section 66C
D) Section 66D

12) Name the navigational satellite successfully launched by ISRO which will provide navigation, tracking and mapping services?
A) IRNSS 1-D
B) GSAT-6
C) GSAT-16
D) IRNSS-1B

13) World Tuberculosis Day 2015 was observed across the world on?
A) 4th March
B) 16th March
C) 24th March
D) 29th March

14) Government of which state launched India's first e-ration card service?
A) Delhi
B) Mumbai
C) Kolkata
D) Chennai

15) What is the name of pre-paid debit card which was recently launched by IRCTC in collaboration with the Union Bank of India?
A) ePay
B) POCKET
C) eWallet
D) RuPay

16) As per ruling of Supreme Court of India, Development Officers of which insurance company are not workmen under Industrial Disputes Act, 1947?
A) Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC)
B) General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC)
C) New India Assurance Co. Ltd
D) National Insurance Company Ltd

17) Insurance Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2015 was passed by the Lok Sabha recently. This bill hiked the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) cap in the insurance sector from 26 percent to?
A) 49%
B) 50%
C) 60%
D) 75%

18) What is the name of founding father and first Prime Minister of Singapore who died recently?
A) Lee Kuan Yew
B) Lee Hsien Loong
C) Goh Chok Tong
D) Teo Chee Hean

19) Who won the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 for the fifth time by defeating New Zealand in the final?
A) India
B) South Africa
C) Australia
D) England

20) What is the name of air-to-air missile which was successfully test fired from ITR Chandipur, Odisha?
A) Astra
B) Akash
C) Agni-V
D) Prithvi-II

21) Name the veteran Bollywood actor who was awarded the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2014?
A) Raj Kapoor
B) Shashi Kapoor
C) Dilip Kumar
D) Amitabh Bachchan

22) What percentage of reservation in police forces of all Union Territories had been approved by the Union Cabinet?
A) 15%
B) 33%
C) 50%
D) 60%

23) Assembly of which state passed the Gauvansh Sanrakshan and Gausamvardhan Bill, 2015 prohibiting slaughter of cows?
A) Punjab
B) Uttar Pradesh
C) Haryana
D) Bihar

24) Name the Indian female boxing star who has announced recently to retire from boxing after Rio Olympics in 2016?
A) Aruna Mishra
B) Kavita Goyat
C) Laishram Sarita Devi
D) Mary Kom

25) First Kisan Call Centre in North-East India was opened in?
A) Shillong
B) Guwahati
C) Agartala
D) Aizawl

26) Government of which state has decided to announce UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) like numbers for cows?
A) Punjab
B) Uttar Pradesh
C) Haryana
D) Madhya Pradesh

27) Who won the FBB Femina Miss India 2015 title?
A) Afreen Racheal Vaz
B) Aditi Arya
C) Vartika Singh
D) Koyal Rana

28) Who won the National Award for Best Actress for the hindi film Queen?
A) Deepika Padukone
B) Kangana Ranaut
C) Rani Mukherjee
D) Vidya Balan

29) World Wildlife Day was observed across the world on?
A) 4th March
B) 10th March
C) 15th March
D) 25th March

30) Who was awarded Bharat Ratna by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee?
A) Madan Mohan Malaviya (posthumously)
B) Atal Behari Vajpayee
C) Both (A) and (B)
D) Jyoti Basu

31) What is the name of platform launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for addressing grievances of people and also monitoring Union Government Programmes and Projects?
A) HRIDAY
B) AMRUT
C) PRAGATI
D) UDAAN