Current Affairs March 2017 Quiz - 1

1Senior IAS officer ________________________ has been appointed as the Chief Secretary of Maharashtra.
 A)  Naini Jayaseelan
 B) Sumit Mallik
 C) M Sathiyavathy
 D) Kewal Kumar Sharma
  
2______________________, former Indian women-s cricket team captain has been honoured for the first time with lifetime achievement award for women by BCCI.
 A) Lalmalsawma
 B) Mithali Raj
 C) Sumit Mallik
 D) Harmanpreet Kaur
  
3____________________ has taken over the additional charge of the post of secretary of Ministry of Tourism.
 A)  Reena Ray
 B) N K Sinha
 C) Jalaj Shrivastava
 D) Sanjay Pratap Singh
  
49th International Yoga Festival has started at _____________________, Uttarakhand.
 A) Haridwar
 B) Rishikesh
 C) Kashi
 D) Kolkata
  
5________ has successfully test fired the indigenously developed Supersonic interceptor missile capable of destroying any incoming ballistic missile at low altitude.
 A) China
 B) India
 C) Pakistan
 D) Japan
  
6Top seeded Indian Shutler duo Tarun Kona and __________________ have won the Men-s Double little at the 2017 Uganda International Series.
 A) Ellyse Perry
 B) Alwin Francis
 C) Sarah Taylor
 D) Rene Farrell
  
7__________________, 15 year old Para Shooter of India has shot a junior world record score of 244.4 at the World Shooting Para Sport World Cup in Al Ain, UAE.
 A) Anjali Bhagwat
 B) Anisa Sayyed
 C) Anisa Sayyed
 D) Avani Lekhara
  
8Popular Gujarati writer ___________________ has passed away at the age of 87.
 A) R. K. Narayan
 B) Tarak Mehta
 C) Mulk Raj Anand
 D) Khushwant Singh
  
9Author____________________ has been appointed as a Global Goodwill Ambassador of the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR.
 A) Alex Blackwell
 B)  Neil Gaiman
 C) Erin Osborne
 D) Jodie Fields
  
10Singer ____________________ has been honoured with the 2017 Harvard Humanitarian of the year award.
 A) Adele
 B) Alka Yagnik
 C) Rihanna
 D) Atif Aslam

 
 
 
Answers:
1Ans) Sumit Mallik
2Ans) Sumit Mallik
3Ans) N K Sinha
4Ans) Rishikesh
5Ans) India
6Ans) Alwin Francis
7Ans) Avani Lekhara
8Ans) Tarak Mehta
9Ans)  Neil Gaiman
10Ans) Rihanna

 
 
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