Current Affairs Mar 2015 Quiz - 9

81India's overall inflation, measured by the Wholesale Price Index (WPI), stood at _______ in February 2015 (announced in Mar 2015).
 A) -2.06%
 B) -0.39%
 C) 0.85%
 D) 1.8%
  
82Israel-s Prime Minister __________ won closely-fought general election to be re-elected as the Prime Minister in Mar 2015.
 A) Mahmoud Abbas
 B) Ariel Sharon
 C) Benjamin Netanyahu
 D) None of These

 
83"World Sparrow Day" is observed on ____________.
 A) 19-Mar
 B) 20-Mar
 C) 28-Mar
 D) 22-Mar
  
84Which state government has launched First E-ration card service in India in Mar 2015?
 A) Delhi
 B) Haryana
 C) Punjab
 D) Himachal Pradesh
  
85The Supreme Court has set aside the notification issued by the erstwhile UPA government to include ________ in the Central list of Other Backward Classes (OBC) for according benefits of reservation to them in a ruling in Mar 2015.
 A) Badwa
 B) Gujjar
 C) Jats
 D) Darzi
  
86Union Minister _________ was named Young Global Leader from India by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Mar 2015.
 A) Sushma Swaraj
 B) Arun Jaitley
 C) Smriti Irani
 D) Manohar Parrikar
  
87Foreign direct investment(FDI) in India jumped more than 100% to __________ in January as per data published in Mar 2015.
 A) USD1.34 billion
 B) USD 2.85 billion
 C) USD 4.48 billion
 D) USD 11.07 billion
  
88Amongst the top 10 sectors, __________ received the maximum FDI of USD 2.83 billion in the April-Jan perod of financial year 2014-15.
 A) Services
 B) Telecom
 C) FMCG
 D) Pharma
  
89"International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery" was observed on __________ across the world. The theme for the year 2015 is Women and Slavery. The theme is a tribute to the many women who suffered and died during the slave trade.
 A) 21-Mar
 B) 22-Mar
 C) 25-Mar
 D) 28-Mar
  
90India-s indigenously developed Beyond Visual Range (BVR) air-to-air missile _________ was successfully tested from a Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft at the Integrated Test Range located at Chandipur in Odisha in Mar 2015.
 A) Pinaka
 B) Aakash
 C) Astra
 D) Brahmos

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
81Ans) -2.06%
82Ans) Benjamin Netanyahu
83Ans) 20-Mar
84Ans) Delhi
85Ans) Jats
86Ans) Smriti Irani
87Ans) USD 4.48 billion
88Ans) Telecom
89Ans) 25-Mar
90Ans) Astra

 
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