Current Affairs March 2016 Quiz - 22

211Which Indian state won the Krishi Karman Award for 2014-15 for witnessing a rise in food production in Mar 2016? Total food grain production had increased to 16.73 lakh tonnes in 2014-15 from 15.41 lakh tonnes in 2011-12.
 A) West Bengal
 B) Himachal Pradesh
 C) Haryana
 D) Punjab
212 Cinema exhibition chain _________ and mobile payments and commerce platform Paytm have announced a strategic relationship in Mar 2016 to sell movie tickets to Paytm-s e-commerce platform as a part of its nationwide foray in the online movie ticket segment.
 A) Inox
 B) Big cinemas
 C) PVR cinemas
 D) None of These

213Taxi-aggregator Company ___________ acquired Chennai-based startupQarth, which runs mobile payments app X-Pay, to strengthen its mobile wallet business in Mar 2016.
 A) TaxiforSure
 B) Ola
 C) Uber
 D) None of These
214The committee on taxation to examine the business models for e-commerce, headed by ___________, submiited its report recommending several measures in Mar 2016. The committee proposed an Equalization Levy of 6-8% on e-commerce transactions above Rs.1 lakh in order to bring the e-commerce sector under the tax net.
 A) Akhilesh Ranjan
 B) Ashok Lahiri
 C) A P Shah
 D) Ashok Misra
215India and ________ have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for construction of six nuclear reactors at Jaitapur in Maharashtra in Mar 2016.
 A) Germany
 B) Japan
 C) France
 D) UK
216Which Indian FMCG company acquired Technico Agri Sciences Ltd (TASL) in Mar 2016?
 A) Hindusthan Unilever
 B) Marico
 C) ITC Ltd
 D) Parle
217Paytm, India-s mobile payment and commerce platform has appointed _______ as the company-s new President in Mar 2016.
 A) Malini Parthasarathy
 B) Mukund Padmanabhan
 C) Bhushan Patil
 D) None of These
218Who has been appointed as new editor of The Hindu, one of the largest English dailies in the country, in Mar 2016?
 A) Malini Parthasarathy
 B) Mukund Padmanabhan
 C) Bhushan Patil
 D) None of These
219Which transport service provider _________ has closed the acquisition of taxi aggregator Bookmycab for an undisclosed amount in Mar 2016?
 A) Ola
 C) Wings Travels
 D) Uber
220Which chat company acquired instant comic maker Bitstrips for USD 100 million cash and stock deal in Mar 2016?
 A) Viber
 B) WeChat
 C) Snapchat
 D) WhatsApp

211Ans) Himachal Pradesh
212Ans) PVR cinemas
213Ans) Ola
214Ans) Akhilesh Ranjan
215Ans) France
216Ans) ITC Ltd
217Ans) Bhushan Patil
218Ans) Mukund Padmanabhan
219Ans) Wings Travels
220Ans) Snapchat

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