Current Affairs Mar 2015 Quiz - 5

41Which country has been ranked at the No 1 position among 16 Asia Pacific countries in terms of the socio-economic standing of women, as per Mastercard-s latest Index of Women-s Advancement publsihed in Mar 2015.
 A) Australia
 B) Philippines
 C) Singapore
 D) New Zealand
42"World TB Day" is observed on ____________.
 A) 22-Mar
 B) 23-Mar
 C) 24-Mar
 D) 25-Mar

43Walmart India has appointed _________ as the new Chief Financial Officer in Mar 2015.
 A) Jill Anderson
 B) Ashwin Mittal
 C) Javier Rojo
 D) None of These
44Indian badminton player __________ reached the final of the prestigious All England Badminton Championship after defeating Sun Yu of China by 21-13, 21-13 in the semifinal match in Mar 2015. With this, she scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman to achieve the feat.
 A) P. V. Sindhu
 B) Jwala Gutta
 C) Saina Nehwal
 D) Sania Mirza
45Sri Lankan cricketer ________ has announced his retirement from Test cricket in Mar 2015.
 A) Kumar Sangakara
 B) Tillakaratne Dilshan
 C) Angelo Mathews
 D) Sanath Jayasuriya
46Which state government has launched a new scheme for girl child named as "Aapki Beti Humari Beti" with the key aim to combat the problem of declining child sex ratio in the state in Mar 2015?
 A) Himachal Pradesh
 B) Haryana
 C) Uttar Pradesh
 D) Punjab
47Who won the "Best Actor" award at the 62nd National Film Awards announced in Mar 2015?
 A) Bobby Simha
 B) Sudesh Adhana
 C) Musthafa
 D) Sanchari Vijay
48Famous Vinod Mehta passed away after prolonged illness in Delhi in Mar 2015.
 A) Historian
 B) Artist
 C) Journalist
 D) None of These
49Who won the women's singles title at the prestigious All England badminton championships in Birmingham in Mar 2015?
 A) Saina Nehwal
 B) Li Xuerui
 C) Carolina Marin
 D) P. V. Sindhu
50Which former union minister was awarded with the prestigious Saraswati Samman 2014 for his Kannada poem Ramayana Mahanveshanam in Mar 2015?
 A) Jayanthi Natarajan
 B) Veerappa Moily
 C) Mallikarjun Kharge
 D) H. D. Deve Gowda

41Ans) New Zealand
42Ans) 24-Mar
43Ans) Ashwin Mittal
44Ans) Saina Nehwal
45Ans) Kumar Sangakara
46Ans) Haryana
47Ans) Sanchari Vijay
48Ans) Journalist
49Ans) Carolina Marin
50Ans) Veerappa Moily

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