Current Affairs March 2016 Quiz - 23

221Indian Cricketer S Sreesanth's name has been announced to fight Kerala Assembly elections in Mar 2016 for which party?
 A) INC
 B) CPI(M)
 C) BJP
 D) None of These
  
222The European Central Bank (ECB) has cut the interest rate to ____ in Mar 2016 to boost liquidity and growth in the entire region and announced more stimulus measures.
 A) 0.025%
 B) 0%
 C) 0.05%
 D) (-) 0.05%

223The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case against several senior executives of which PSU bank and some business persons for their alleged involvement in a scam of Rs 1,000 crore?
 A) Central Bank of India
 B) Bank of Baroda
 C) Syndicate Bank
 D) Union Bank of India
  
224Global credit rating agency Fitch has maintained India-s GDP growth forecast at ________ for the current financial year 2015-16 (announced in Mar 2016).
 A) 8%
 B) 7.2%
 C) 7.5%
 D) 7.8%
  
225Which team won the 3rd edition of Pro kabaddi title after winning the final match held at the Indira Gandhi indoor Stadium in Mar 2016?
 A) Puneri Paltan
 B) U Mumba
 C) Patna Pirates
 D) Bengal Warriors
  
226Who has been awarded with the Mahindra Samriddi India Agri Lifetime Achievement Aear-Krishi Shiromani Samman in New Delhi in Mar 2016?
 A) Robin Chaurasiya
 B) Subhashini Vasanth
 C) Amrita Patel
 D) Ashok Subhedar
  
227The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has promoted Hockey India national-level umpire ____________ as the International Outdoor Umpire after his great performance in the recently-concluded 12th South Asian Games 2016.
 A) Deepak Joshi
 B) Nepoleon Singh
 C) Raghu Prasad RV
 D) None of These
  
228Which country is the home of highest number of billionaires as per Forbes list of 2016 published in Mar 2016?
 A) Japan
 B) Germany
 C) China
 D) USA
  
229National Safety Day was observed on __________ across the country in order to raise awareness and enhance the safety among people.
 A) 2-Mar
 B) 4-Mar
 C) 12-Mar
 D) 20-Mar
  
230US unemployment rate stood at __________ in the Feb 2016 (announced in Mar 2016).
 A) 4.9%
 B) 5%
 C) 5.2%
 D) 5.5%

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
221Ans) BJP
222Ans) 0%
223Ans) Syndicate Bank
224Ans) 7.5%
225Ans) Patna Pirates
226Ans) Amrita Patel
227Ans) Nepoleon Singh
228Ans) USA
229Ans) 4-Mar
230Ans) 4.9%

 
 
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