Current Affairs Mar 2015 Quiz - 2

11FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry) has appointed famous economist __________ as the new Economic mentor for Ficci-s public policy and economic work in Mar 2015.
 A) Arvind Virmani
 B) Ila Patnaik
 C) Ajit Ranade
 D) Alwyn Didar Singh
  
12"World Forestry Day" is observed on ____________.
 A) 19-Mar
 B) 18-Mar
 C) 21-Mar
 D) 22-Mar

13Which movie won the "Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment" award at the 62nd National Film Awards announced in Mar 2015?
 A) The Lunchbox
 B) Court
 C) The Good Road
 D) Mary Kom
  
14The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has given Executive Director of Bank of Baroda ___________ additional charge of the Managing Director & CEO of Bank of Baroda for a period of three months in Mar 2015.
 A) Gauri Shankar
 B) Kshatrapati Shivaji
 C) Ranjan Dhawan
 D) Prakash Bakshi
  
15Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) limit in the insurance sector has been increased to __________ in Mar 2015.
 A) 74%
 B) 49%
 C) 66%
 D) 51%
  
16India-s core sector growth, consisting of eight core sectors, coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertiliser, steel, cement and electricity, grew by __________ in January (announced in Mar 2015).
 A) -1.1%
 B) 0.5%
 C) 1.8%
 D) 2.1%
  
17Online cab booking company ________ has acquired its competitor TaxiForSure for USD 200 million in a cash and equity deal in Mar 2015.
 A) Ola
 B) Uber
 C) Merucab
 D) None of These
  
18"World Consumer Rights Day" is observed on ____________.
 A) 19-Mar
 B) 18-Mar
 C) 21-Mar
 D) 15-Mar
  
19Which state government has banned the beef in the state in Mar 2015?
 A) Bihar
 B) Goa
 C) Maharashtra
 D) Haryana
  
20The Central government and the Reserve Bank of India have signed an agreement on Monetary Policy Framework in Mar 2015 in which the government has set a target for RBI to bring down inflation below _______ level by January 2016.
 A) 6.5%
 B) 5.5%
 C) 6%
 D) 7%

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
11Ans) Arvind Virmani
12Ans) 21-Mar
13Ans) Mary Kom
14Ans) Ranjan Dhawan
15Ans) 49%
16Ans) 1.8%
17Ans) Ola
18Ans) 15-Mar
19Ans) Maharashtra
20Ans) 6%

 
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