Current Affairs March 2014 Quiz 12

111Which Global Tech company acquired virtual reality gaming startup Oculus VR Inc for USD 2 billion in March 2014?
 A) Yahoo
 B) Google
 C) Facebook
 D) Microsoft
112Vinita Bali has stepped down as the managing director of Which FMCG company in March 2014  after nine years at the helm? Varun Berry, current chief operating officer will succeed her. A company statement said Bali, 58, will retire at the end of this fiscal year to pursue a variety of roles in the corporate and development sectors. She will continue to serve on the boards of the other
 A) Parle
 B) Marico
 C) Britannia
113Which Bollywood Actor Amitabh Bachchan was awarded with the India's Global Icon of the Year award at the NRI of the Year awards in Mumbai in March 2014?
 A) Amitabh Bachchan
 B) Amir Khan
 C) Rishi Kapoor
 D) Anupam Kher
114Shigeru Ban won the Pritzker Architecture Prize, world's most prestigious architecture award, for the year 2014 (announced in March 2014. He won the award for his creative and inexpensive designs for disaster relief shelters. He belongs to which country?
 A) China
 B) Japan
 C) Thailand
 D) Malaysia
115_______ countries, including India, was certified polio-free by an independent commission of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in March 2014 with no case of the disease being reported in the country for three years.
 A) Ten
 B) Eleven
 C) Twelve
 D) Nine
116Which team won the Deodhar Trophy in cricket for the year 2013-14 (held in March 2014)?
 A) South Zone
 B) East Zone
 C) North Zone
 D) West Zone
117Which former India captain and Olympian has been appointed as coach of the senior men's national hockey team in March 2014 and he will work under Chief Coach Terry Walsh?
 A) Jude Felix
 B) Ric Charleswort
 C) Vasudevan Baskaran
 D) None of These
118The Supreme Court has appointed Which former Indian player as the interim President of BCCI in March 2014 till the probe related to IPL spot fixing of last year is completed. The Court also directed that the senior most Vice-President of the Board, Shivlal Yadav, will be looking after the affairs of BCCI.
 A) Mahindar Amarnath
 B) Sunil Gavaskar
 C) Sandip Patil
 D) Kapil Dev
119Who has been appointed as the Financial Services Secretary in March 2014?
 A) Saurabh Chandra
 B) Vivek Rae
 C) G S Sandhu
 D) Amitabh Kant
120The Reserve Bank eased stand-alone primary dealers' exposure ceiling to a qualified central counter party by keeping the limit outside the existing ________ of net-owned funds in March 2014 in order to promote centralized clearing of OTC derivative products. The new norms would be effective from 1st April 2014.
 A) 30%
 B) 20%
 C) 25%
 D) 35%

Check below for Answers:
111Ans) Facebook
112Ans) Britannia
113Ans) Amitabh Bachchan
114Ans) Japan
115Ans) Eleven
116Ans) West Zone
117Ans) Jude Felix
118Ans) Sunil Gavaskar
119Ans) G S Sandhu
120Ans) 25%