Current Affairs March 2014 Quiz 9

81The founder and Chairman of India-s leading pen manufacturers __________, DK Jain, passed away in March 2014.
 A) Flair
 B) Luxor Group
 C) Camlin
 D) Chelpark
82The government has launched an exchange-traded fund of central public sector enterprises in order to raise Rs 3,000 crore for its disinvestment plan. This is an open ended scheme, comprising of shares of hoa many central PSEs including ONGC, GAIL India and COAL India?
 A) Seven
 B) Eight
 C) Ten
 D) Twelve
83The Federal Reserve has announced in Mar 2014 that it has cut back its stimulus program by another _________ despite the recent US economic slowdown. The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) reduced stimulus spending to USD 55 billion a month as US economic recovery gained strength and unemployment rate dropped to 6.6% level.
 A) USD 15 billion
 B) USD 20 billion
 C) USD 10 billion
 D) USD 5 billion
84The Indian Journalists' Association (IJA) in London has elected whom as its first women President and general secretary for the first time in its 67-year history in March 2014?
 A) Aruna Bahuguna
 B) Rupanjana Dutt
 C) Soma Mondal
 D) Aditi Khanna
85"World Water Day " is observed on ____________.
 A) 21-Mar
 B) 25-Mar
 C) 28-Mar
 D) 22-Mar
86UTI Mutual Fund has appointed whom as Group President and Head- HR of UTI Asset Management Company Ltd in March 2014?
 A) Priya Ranjan
 B) Rakesh Sethi
 C) Uday Sareen
 D) None of These
87Online travel company Ibibo Group, that owns portals such as, and Travelboutique has acquired 51% stake in online bus tracking and analytics platform ___________ in March 2014.
 D) None of These
88Famous Indian author and journalist Khushwant Singh passed away in Mar 2014. The Indian government awarded which top most award to him in 2007?
 A) Padma Vibhushan
 B) Padma Sri
 C) Padma Bhushan
 D) None of These
89The seventh edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will start on April 16 and ___________ will host the first leg of IPL 2014, while the playoffs and the final-leg will be played in India (announced in Mar 2014).
 A) South Africa
 B) United Arab Emirates (UAE)
 C) Sri Lanka
 D) Bangladesh
90Reserve Bank of India Deputy Governor _________ has resigned three months ahead of completion of his term in March 2014.
 A) KC Chakrabarty
 B) H R Khan
 C) Urjit R. Patel
 D) Anand Sinha

Check below for Answers:
81Ans) Luxor Group
82Ans) Ten
83Ans) USD 10 billion
84Ans) Aditi Khanna
85Ans) 22-Mar
86Ans) Priya Ranjan
88Ans) Padma Vibhushan
89Ans) United Arab Emirates (UAE)
90Ans) KC Chakrabarty