Current Affairs Mar 2015 Quiz - 13

121Senior Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer and famous novelist ___________, author of novel -Q&A- on which Slumdog Millionaire movie was made, has been appointed as new spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs.
 A) Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
 B) Syed Akbaruddin
 C) Vikas Swarup
 D) Sujata Mehta
  
122Who was sworn in as Chief Justice of Kerala High Court in Mar 2015? He was administered the oath of office by Kerala Governor P Sathasivam.
 A) Justice Dr. Manjula Chellur
 B) Justice N.P. Singh
 C) Justice S L Bhojegowda
 D) Justice Ashok Bhushan

 
123Indian American Author ________ has been presented with the Folio Prize 2015 for his novel -Family Life- by Jean-Marc Rathe of the Folio Society at the awards ceremony held in London in Mar 2015.
 A) Vikram Seth
 B) Jhumpa Lahiri
 C) Akhil Sharma
 D) Arundhati Roy
  
124"Ordinance Factories Day (India)" is observed on ____________ in India.
 A) 4-Mar
 B) 15-Mar
 C) 18-Mar
 D) 16-Mar
  
125Famous writer and columnist __________ has been selected for CV Kunhuraman Literary Prize 2015 in Mar 2015. The prize comprises a cash component of Rs 10,001 and a statuette designed by artist BD Dathan.
 A) G. V. Kakkanadan
 B) Zachariah
 C) Sara Joseph
 D) U. A. Khader
  
126Defending Champion India's World Cup dreams crashed as they were defeated by _________ by 95 runs in the semifinal match in Mar 2015.
 A) South Africa
 B) New Zealand
 C) Australia
 D) None of These
  
127Who has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of world-s largest search engine giant Google in Mar 2015?
 A) Ruth Porat
 B) Patrick Pichette
 C) Mary Meeker
 D) Safra A. Catz
  
128Nobel Laureate ___________ has been awarded with the Abel Prize 2015 for his work on partial differential equations in Mar 2015.
 A) Ron Howard
 B) Louis Nirenberg
 C) John F Nash Jr.
 D) Louis Nirenberg
  
129Brazil, the world's seventh largest economy, grew by _______ in the previous year 2014 (announced in Mar 2015).
 A) 0.4%
 B) 0.1%
 C) 0.8%
 D) 1.1%
  
130President Pranab Mukherjee has removed Mizoram Governor Aziz Qureshi from his post. Governor of West Bengal _________ has been given additional charge of Manipur until further appointment of a new Governor in Mar 2015.
 A) Kalyan Singh
 B) Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala
 C) C. Vidyasagar Rao
 D) Keshri Nath Tripathi

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
121Ans) Vikas Swarup
122Ans) Justice Ashok Bhushan
123Ans) Akhil Sharma
124Ans) 18-Mar
125Ans) Zachariah
126Ans) Australia
127Ans) Ruth Porat
128Ans) John F Nash Jr.
129Ans) 0.1%
130Ans) Keshri Nath Tripathi

 
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