Current Affairs March 2016 Quiz - 26

251Indian Pharma Company ___________ has acquired 14 established prescription brands from Novartis AG and Novartis Pharma AG in Japan, for USD 293 million in Mar 2016.
 A) Aurovindo Pharma
 B) Dr Reddy's
 C) Sun Pharmaceutical
 D) Lupin
252Indian Biker ____________, became the first solo woman to ride across the Mana Pass in Uttarakhand which helped her to make a Limca book record in Mar 2016. She rode to an altitude of 5,638 m (18,497 ft) above sea level, on the border between India and Ti
 A) Veenu Paliwal
 B) Roshni Sharma
 C) Pallavi Fauzdar
 D) None of These

253Indian batsman ________ secured No 1 rank in the ICC T20 batsmen rankings published in Mar 2016 after his match winning performance against Pakistan and Australia recently.
 A) Rohit Sharma
 B) Yuvraj Singh
 C) Virat Kohli
 D) Shikhar Dhawan
254Who was sworn in as Myanmar-s new president after more than five decades of military rule in the country, scripting a new history in Mar 2016?
 A) Htin Kyaw
 B) Aung San Suu Kyi
 C) Thein Sein
 D) Henry Van Thio
255UNICEF has launched a series of animated films named as ________ to help frame positive perceptions towards the tens of millions of children and young people on the move globally in Mar 2016.
 A) "Untold Tales"
 B) "Fairy Tales"
 C) -Unfairy Tales-
 D) None of These
256The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has announced its plan to create history by launching a record number of _________ satellites in a single mission in May this year
 A) 15
 B) 18
 C) 22
 D) 25
257India-s first indigenous composites sonar dome, a ship-s underwater eyes and ears, was flagged off by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in ______ in Mar 2016.
 A) Bangalore
 B) Kochin
 C) Pune
 D) Chennai
258GVK Power and Infrastructure Ltd announced to sell its 33% stake in _______ International Airport Ltd to Fairfax India Holdings Corp owned by India-born Canadian billionaire Prem Watsa for around Rs 2100 crore in Mar 2016.
 A) Hyderabad
 B) Mumbai
 C) Bangalore
 D) None of These
259The 4th Nuclear Security Summit held in _________ in Mar 2016 in which leaders of about 50 countries and representatives of five international organisations participated to discuss a gamut of issues pertaining to nuclear security.
 A) Geneva
 B) Washington
 C) Brussels
 D) Paris
260Global Credit rating agency Standard and Poor-s (S&P) has maintained which BRICS Nations' sovereign credit rating at AA- but cut its outlook to negative from stable in Mar2016?
 A) Brazil
 B) India
 C) China
 D) Russia

251Ans) Sun Pharmaceutical
252Ans) Pallavi Fauzdar
253Ans) Virat Kohli
254Ans) Htin Kyaw
255Ans) -Unfairy Tales-
256Ans) 22
257Ans) Pune
258Ans) Bangalore
259Ans) Washington
260Ans) China

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