Current Affairs March 2016 Quiz - 15

141Famous Malayalam author and short story writer ___________ has been selected for the annual CV Kunhuraman Sahithya Puraskaram by the CV Kunhuraman Foundation in Mar 2016.
 A) C. V. Balakrishnan
 B) M Sukumaran
 C) Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri
 D) N. S. Madhavan
  
142The "World Wildlife Day" was observed on ______ across the world.
 A) 1-Mar
 B) 3-Mar
 C) 5-Mar
 D) 8-Mar

143____________ Asset Management acquired JP Morgan-s mutual fund business in India, which has assets worth over Rs. 7,000 crore, in Mar 2016.
 A) UTI
 B) Reliance
 C) Edelweiss
 D) SBI
  
144Indian badminton player _____________ won the men's singles title in the 2016 Swiss Open after defeating German Marc Zwiebler by 21-18 21-15 in the final match held in Mar 2016.
 A) Srikanth Kidambi
 B) Ajay Jayaram
 C) HS Prannoy
 D) Parupalli Kashyap
  
145President of Nigeria _____________ has been re-elected for a second term by a landslide victory in the poll conducted in Mar 2016.
 A) Hama Amadou
 B) Mahamadou Issoufou
 C)
 D)
  
146The World Meteorological Day (WMD) 2016 was observed on __________ across the world. The theme for the year 2016 was -Hotter, Drier, Wetter. Face the Future-.
 A) 21-Mar
 B) 23-Mar
 C) 25-Mar
 D) 28-Mar
  
147Which former Chief Justice of India has been appointed as a member of the International Coordinating Committee of NHRIs (ICC) Bureau in Geneva in Mar 2016?
 A) Justice Altamas Kabir
 B) Justice R M Lodha
 C) Justice H L Dattu
 D) Justice P Sathasivam
  
148The International Day to raise awareness about the dangers of racism and prejudice in the current world was observed on _________ across the world. The theme for 2016 was," Remember Slavery: Celebrating the Heritage and Culture of the African Diaspora and its Roots."
 A) 21-Mar
 B) 23-Mar
 C) 25-Mar
 D) 28-Mar
  
149Which two countries have became a dialogue partner of the Beijing-based regional security grouping, Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in Mar 2016?
 A) Mongolia and Azerbaijan
 B) Nepal and Mongolia
 C) Nepal and Azerbaijan
 D) Nepal and Taiwan
  
150Australian cricketer _____________ has announced his retirement from International Cricket after completing ongoing ICC World Twenty20 cup in Mar 2016.
 A) David Warner
 B) Mitchell Johnson
 C) Shane Watson
 D) Michael Clarke

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
141Ans) M Sukumaran
142Ans) 3-Mar
143Ans) Edelweiss
144Ans) HS Prannoy
145Ans) Mahamadou Issoufou
146Ans) 23-Mar
147Ans) HL Dattu
148Ans) 25-Mar
149Ans) Nepal and Azerbaijan
150Ans) Shane Watson

 
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