Current Affairs March 2014 Quiz 1

1Who won the Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2013 (announced in March 2014)?
 A) Baba Amte
 B) Sunderlal Bahuguna
 C) Chandi Prasad Bhatt
 D) Anupam Mishra
2Which movie won the maximum number of awards in the 86 Annual Academy Award (Oscar) 2014 Awards presented in March 2014?
 A) 12 Years a slave
 B) American Hustle
 C) The Wolf of Wall Street
 D) Gravity
3Who took charge as Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas in March 2014?
 A) Saurabh Chandra
 B) Vivek Rae
 C) Amitabh Kant
 D) KS Popli
4Which country won the ICC U-19 World Cup completed in March 2014?
 A) Pakistan
 B) South Africa
 C) India
 D) Australia
5Bangaru Laxman passed away at a hospital in Hyderabad in March 2014. He was President of which Indian Political Party?
 A) Indian National Congress
 B) Bharatiya Janata Party
 C) Samajwadi Party
 D) Janata Dal
6According to China-based research firm Hurun-s 2014 global rich list published in March 2014, Who was ranked as the richest person in the world?
 A) Amancio Ortega
 B) Warren Buffett
 C) Bill Gates
 D) Carlos Slim Helu
7"International Women's Day" is observed on ____________.
 A) 19-Mar
 B) 18-Mar
 C) 8-Mar
 D) 22-Mar
8Third BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) Summit was held from 1st March to 4th March 2014 in which country?
 A) Bhutan
 B) Sri Lanka
 C) Thailand
 D) Myanmar
9Global aviation giant Airbus has opened an Indian subsidiary and restructured India operations in order to consolidate strengths and capture the growing market in March 2014. Who is the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the new entity?
 A) Srinivasan Dwarakanath
 B) Sam Isaac
 C) R.Neelakantan
 D) Mahendra Singh Mehta
10Union Government raised the number of workdays under MNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005) from existing 100 days to ______in March 2014 which will be effective from April 2014.
 A) 160 days
 B) 120 days
 C) 150 days
 D) 140 days

Check below for Answers
1Ans) Chandi Prasad Bhatt
2Ans) Gravity (7)
3Ans) Saurabh Chandra
4Ans) South Africa
5Ans) Bharatiya Janata Party
6Ans) Bill Gates
7Ans) 8-Mar
8Ans) Myanmar
9Ans) Srinivasan Dwarakanath
10Ans) 150 days