Current Affairs March 2016 Quiz - 1

1The central government has set up a committee headed by __________ in Mar 2016 to recommend Scheduled Tribe status to six communities in Assam.
 A) K V Chowdary
 B) Devender Kumar Sikri
 C) Amitabh Kant
 D) Mahesh Kumar Singla
  
2Which Film won the 63rd National Award in the the 'Best Film' category as announced by the Central Government in Mar 2016?
 A) Baahubali
 B) Tanu weds Manu returns
 C) Bajirao Mastani
 D) Talvar

3Who was elected as president of Kosovo by the Members of Parliament in Mar 2016?
 A) Ramush Haradinaj
 B) Atifete Jahjaga
 C) Hashim Thaci
 D) Fatmir Limaj
  
4"International Women's Day" is observed on ____________.
 A) 19-Mar
 B) 18-Mar
 C) 8-Mar
 D) 22-Mar
  
5Oscar-winning Hollywood ___________ George Kennedy has passed away in Mar 2016. He was 91.
 A) actor
 B) musician
 C) director
 D) None of These
  
6President Pranab Mukherjee has announced which Indian state as the first digital state of India in Mar 2016?
 A) Karnataka
 B) Kerala
 C) Haryana
 D) Maharashtra
  
7Which media company acquired of 80% stake in India Today group-s loss-making e-commerce and TV shopping entities; Today Merchandise and Today Retail Network Pvt Ltd for Rs 166 in Mar 2016?
 A) Aaj Tak
 B) Zee Media
 C) Viacom
 D) NDTV
  
8Who won the 63rd National Award in the 'Best Playback Singer - Female' category as announced by the Central Government in Mar 2016?
 A) Alka Yagnik
 B) Priya Saraiya
 C) Monali Thakur
 D) Shreya Ghoshal
  
9Car racer __________ was awarded the Motorsports Man-of-the-Year Trophy at a ceremony organized by the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) in Mar 2016.
 A) Narain Karthikeyan
 B) Gaurav Gill
 C) Armaan Ebrahim
 D) Arjun Maini
  
10NASA astronaut and Expedition 46 Commander Scott Kelly and his Russian counterpart Mikhail Kornienko returned on Earth after spending _______-day at the International Space Station in Mar 2016.
 A) 250
 B) 340
 C) 180
 D) 390

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
1Ans) Mahesh Kumar Singla
2Ans) Baahubali
3Ans) Hashim Thaci
4Ans) 8-Mar
5Ans) actor
6Ans) Kerala
7Ans) Zee Media
8Ans) Monali Thakur
9Ans) Armaan Ebrahim
10Ans) 340

 
 
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