Current Affairs March 2018 Quiz - 121 to 166

121Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO) has received the -Most Informative Pavilion- Award.
 A)
 B)
 C)
 D)
  
122Indian shooter ______________ has claimed the gold medal in 10-meter women-s air rifle event of the season-s first junior ISSF World Cup in Sydney, Australia.
 A) Prakash Nanjappa
 B) Souren Choudhury
 C) Kynan Chenai
 D) Elavenil Valarivan
  
123________________ has qualified for the knockout stage at the Assian Billiards Championship in Myanmar.
 A) Geet Sethi
 B) Michael Ferreira
 C) Pankaj Advani
 D) Subhash Agarwal
  
124World Meteorological Day is observed on _________________.
 A) 28th March
 B) 22nd March
 C) 23rd March
 D) 26th March
  
125________________, the former U.N. Ambassador has been appointed as the New US National Security Adviser.
 A) Gunda Hanumantha
 B) Sam Adams
 C) Les Payne
 D) John Bolton
  
126______________________ has been appointed as the CEO of Elan Group.
 A) Raj Kumar Singhal
 B) Vasant Dabkhare
 C) Ranjan Sukla
 D) Billy Graham,
  
127_______________ has been elected as the Speaker of Tripura Assembly.
 A) Rohan Bopanna
 B) Somdev Devvarman
 C) Dilip Asbe
 D) Rebati Mohan Das
  
128___________________ has been elected to the Rajya Sabha for the fourth consecutive times.
 A) Arun Jaitley
 B) Amit Shah
 C) Mukul Ray
 D) Narendra Modi
  
129India's pistol sensation _________________ has claimed the individual Gold as well as team gold medal in women's 10 metre Air Pistol event at the ISSF Junior World Cup in Sydney.
 A) Archana Nigam
 B) Vinod Rai
 C) VN Kaul
 D) Manu Bhaker
  
130World Tuberculosis Day is observed on __________________.
 A) 28th March
 B) 22nd March
 C) 24th March
 D) 26th March
  
131Mercedes driver _____________ has set a blistering time in his final lap of qualifying to take pole position at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix for a record seventh time.
 A) Asif Iqbal
 B) Imtiaz Ahmed
 C) Asif Masood
 D) Lewis Hamilton
  
132______________, former Director of NCERT has been named as India-s representative to the Executive Board (EXB) of UNESCO.
 A) Prakash Nanjappa
 B) Prof. J S Rajput
 C) Kynan Chenai
 D) Elavenil Valarivan
  
133_____________________, senior journalist and television presenter has been awarded with the G.K. Reddy Memorial National Award for journalism.
 A) Indu Malhotra
 B) Karan Thapar
 B) S. Padmanabhan
 C) Ramalinga Reddy
  
134________________has bagged the National Water Digest Award.
 A) Bihar
 B) Chhattisgarh
 C) Odisa
 D) Jharkhand
  
135____________ has overtaken Germany to become the fourth largest automobile market in the world.
 A) Nepal
 B) India
 C) Bangladesh
 D) China
  
136______________ has become the 3rd largest electricity producer in the world.
 A) Nepal
 B) India
 C) Bangladesh
 D) China
  
137The________________U-16 team has won the Jockey Cup International Youth Invitational Football Tournament in Hong Kong.
 A) Nepal
 B) India
 C) Bangladesh
 D) China
  
138______________ has won the Asian Billiards Championships title in Yangon, Myanmar.
 A) Geet Sethi
 B) Michael Ferreira
 C) Pankaj Advani
 D) Subhash Agarwal
  
13915-year-old shooter has won a gold_____________________ medal at the ISSF Junior World Cup in the 25 meter rapid fire pistol event in Sydney, Australia.
 A) Prakash Nanjappa
 B) Anish Bhanwala
 C) Kynan Chenai
 D) Elavenil Valarivan
  
140________________ has been choosen as the flag-bearer of the Indian contingent for the opening ceremony of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
 A) PV Sindhu
 B) Saina Nehwal
 C) Sakshi Malik
 D) Andy Murray
  
141___________________ has sworn in as the new president of Peru.
 A) Martin Vizcarra
 B) John Perry Barlow
 C) Oliver Wright
 D) Robin Renwick
  
142South Asian Cinema Foundation (SACF), a _______________ based organisation has received the Frederick Pincott Award for 2017.
 A) America
 B) London
 C) Germany
 D) India
  
143_______________(Ferrari) has won a dramatic Australian Grand Prix.
 A) Martin Vizcarra
 B) John Perry Barlow
 C) Oliver Wright
 D) Sebastian Vettel
  
144_________________ and Yogesh Kumar have been shortlisted for commonwealth Youth Award.
 A) Saina nehwal
 B) Roger Federer
 C) PV Sindhu
 D) Mrinalini dayal
  
145Bollywood actress-producer _________________ and Badminton Ace P V Sindhu have been featured in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2018 list.
 A) Bipasa Basu
 B) Anushka Sharma
 C) Priyanka Chopra
 D) Kareena Kapoor
  
146Gujarat's _______________ district has become the first district in the country to have 100 percent solar powered Primary Health Centers (PHC).
 A) Kheda
 B) Surat
 C) Panchmahal
 D) Dang
  
147The duo of ________________ and Anmol have secured India's seventh gold medal in the ISSF Junior World Cup in Sydney.
 A) Archana Nigam
 B) Vinod Rai
 C) VN Kaul
 D) Manu Bhaker
  
148The World Theatre Day is observed on __________________.
 A) 27th March
 B) 22nd March
 C) 23rd March
 D) 26th March
  
149Symphony of the Seas, the world-s biggest cruise-liner has left the shipyard of Saint-Nazaire in France.
 A)
 B)
 C)
 D)
  
150Krishnaswamy __________________ has been appointed as the principal of scientific adviser to the government of India.
 A) Binyanand Jha
 B) Pankaj Jain
 C) M. Akhaya
 D) Vijay Raghavan
  
151_________________ has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Union Government-s ambitious Ayushman Bharat National Health Protection Mission (ABNHPM).
 A) Archana Nigam
 B) Vinod Rai
 C) VN Kaul
 D) Indu Bhushan
  
152The duo of _________________ and Anmol secured India-s seventh gold medal in the ISSF Junior World Cup in Sydney, Australia.
 A) Archana Nigam
 B) Vinod Rai
 C) VN Kaul
 D) Manu Bhaker
  
153___________________ has been elected as the new President of Myanmar's Parliament.
 A) Geet Sethi
 B) Michael Ferreira
 C) Win Myint
 D) Subhash Agarwal
  
154Justice____________________, a former judge of the Karnataka High Court has been appointed as acting chairman of the National Green Tribunal (NGT).
 A) Jawad Rahim
 B) T S Tirumurti
 C) Arvind Kumar
 D) M K Singh
  
155__________________ an alumni of National Defence Academy Khadakwasla has been appointed as Director General Border Roads (DGBR).
 A) Abhilasha Kumari
 B) T S Tirumurti
 C) Arvind Kumar
 D) Lt Gen Harpal Singh
  
156____________________has been appointed as the Deputy collector of Andhra Pradesh.
 A) Kidambi Srikanth
 B) Aandy Murray
 C) Pankaj Advani
 D) Abhinava Brinda
  
157Senior beauraucrat ____________ has been appointed as Deputy Election Commissioner.
 A) Chandra Bhushan Kumar
 B) Rajendra Kumar Tiwari
 C) Shambhu Nath Shukla
 D) Venkatesh Prasad
  
158Indian all-rounder______________ has been appointed as the coach-cum mentor of Jammu and Kashmir senior state side for the 2018-19 domestic season.
 A) Irfan Pathan
 B) Yusuf Pathan
 C) Gautam Gambhir
 D) Monoj Tiwari
  
159__________________ has been named to head the jury for 65th National Film Awards.
 A) Savitribai Phule
 B) Bhagwati Charan Verma
 C) Aanchal Thakur
 D) Sekhar Kapur
  
160_____________ has been named for J.C Daniel Award.
 A) Sreekumaran Thampi
 B) Raghvendra Singh
 C) Mukul Asthana
 D) Gopal Krishna
  
161_________________has successfully launched the GSLV-F08 carrying the GSAT6A communication satellite from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.
 A) NASA
 B) ISRO
 C) GSI
 D) NAATMO
  
162Former Manipur Chief Minister ______________ has passed away at the age of 83.
 A) R K Dorendra Singh
 B) S. Ranganathan
 C) Idris Latif
 C) Fali Homi Major
  
163__________ has become the new PM of Ethiopia.
 A) Amarandra Singh
 B) Hardayal Prasad
 C) M. Parimal Devi
 D) Abiy Ahmed
  
164___________________ has been re-elected as the President of Egypt.
 A) Christian Blue
 B) Vin Diesel
 C) Antony Dominic
 D) Abdel Fattah al-sis
  
165_______________ is all set to send the first-ever mission dedicated to exploring the deep interior of Mars.
 A) NASA
 B) ISRO
 C) GSI
 D) NAATMO
  
166___________has lifted the T20 women tri-series.
 A) Nepal
 B) India
 C) Austrelia
 D) China

 
Answers:
121Ans)
122Ans) Elavenil Valarivan
123Ans) Pankaj Advani
124Ans) 23rd March
125Ans) John Bolton
126Ans) Raj Kumar Singhal
127Ans) Rebati Mohan Das
128Ans) Arun Jaitley
129Ans) Manu Bhaker
130Ans) 24th March.
131Ans) Lewis Hamilton
132Ans) Prof. J S Rajput
133Ans) Karan Thapar
134Ans) Chhattisgarh
135Ans) India
136Ans) India
137Ans) India
138Ans) Pankaj Advani
139Ans) Anish Bhanwala
140Ans) PV Sindhu
141Ans) Martin Vizcarra
142Ans) London
143Ans) Sebastian Vettel
144Ans) Mrinalini dayal
145Ans) Anushka Sharma
146Ans) Surat
147Ans) Manu Bhaker
148Ans) 27th March
149Ans)
150Ans) Vijay Raghavan
151Ans) Indu Bhushan
152Ans) Manu Bhaker
153Ans) Win Myint
154Ans) Jawad Rahim
155Ans) Lt Gen Harpal Singh
156Ans) Vijay Raghavan
157Ans) Chandra Bhushan Kumar
158Ans) Irfan Pathan
159Ans) Sekhar Kapur
160Ans) Sreekumaran Thampi
161Ans) ISRO
162Ans) R K Dorendra Singh
163Ans) Abiy Ahmed
164Ans) Abdel Fattah al-sisi
165Ans) NASA
166Ans) Austrelia

 
 
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