Current Affairs March 2016 Quiz - 25

241Who topped the list of the world-s 50 greatest leaders 2016 published by Fortune magazine in Mar 2016?
 A) Aung San Suu Kyi
 B) Angela Merkel
 C) Pope Francis
 D) Jeff Bezos
  
242Indian origin law professor _________ has been appointed as an adviser on human rights and multinationals and businesses by the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Mar 2016.
 A) Anirvan Ghosh
 B) Narayan Hosmane
 C) Surya Deva
 D) Rakesh Jain

243An Indian American ___________ has been appointed as the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bank of the West which is a unit of French bank BNP Paribas in Mar 2016.
 A) Shantanu Narayen
 B) Indra Nooyi
 C) Nandita Bakshi
 D) Arati Prabhakar
  
244Who has been awarded with the Dhruv Batra Player of the Year Award in Women category at the Hockey India (HI) Annual Awards held in Mar 2016?
 A) Ritu Rani
 B) Deepika
 C) Renuka Yadav
 D) Rajani Etimarpu
  
245India-s forex reserves increased by USD 2.5 billion to reach a record high of ________ for the week that ended on 18th March, as per weekly data published by the Reserve Bank of India in Mar 2016.
 A) USD 315.8 billion
 B) USD 355.9 billion
 C) USD 330.8 billion
 D) USD 321.3 billion
  
246Who has been awarded with the Dhruv Batra Player of the Year Award in Men category at the Hockey India (HI) Annual Awards held in Mar 2016?
 A) Sardara Singh
 B) V.R.Ragunath
 C) PR Sreejesh
 D) Birendra Lakra
  
247Famous American __________ Jim Harrison passed away at his home in Patagonia, Arizona. He was 78.
 A) Singer
 B) Director
 C) Actor
 D) Fiction Writer
  
248The Central Government has approved foreign domestic investments (FDI) of _________ in the marketplace-based model of the e-commerce sector in its latest notification published in Mar 2016.
 A) 26%
 B) 49%
 C) 74%
 D) 100%
  
249The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India's recommendation to make ________ the national emergency number for all emergency services including police, ambulances, and fire brigade was accepted by the Telecom Commission in Mar 2016.
 A) 111
 B) 112
 C) 911
 D) 100
  
250Legendary playback singer of South Indian languages, __________ has entered the Guinness World Records in Mar 2016 for recording highest number of songs in several languages in a career spanning over half a century.
 A) Vani Jairam
 B) S. Janaki
 C) P Susheela
 D) L. R. Eswari

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
241Ans) Jeff Bezos
242Ans) Surya Deva
243Ans) Nandita Bakshi
244Ans) Deepika
245Ans) USD 355.9 billion
246Ans) PR Sreejesh
247Ans) Fiction Writer
248Ans) 100%
249Ans) 112
250Ans) P Susheela

 
 
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