Current Affairs March 2018 Quiz - 61 to 120

61British genome Pioneer sir ______________ has passed away at the age of 75.
 A) John Sulston
 B) John Perry Barlow
 C) Oliver Wright
 D) Xi Jinping
  
62____________ has been named as the next head of Press Information Bureau.
 A) Amarandra Singh
 B) Hardayal Prasad
 C) M. Parimal Devi
 D) Sitanshu Kar
  
63__________________, Chief Minister of Nagaland has won the vote to prove majority on the floor of the House.
 A) Neiphiu Rio
 B) Vineet Chowdhary
 C) Arun Sen
 D) Suresh Prabhu
  
64Actor ________________ is set to get a wax statue in Madame Tussauds Museum.
 A) Rajesh
 B) Rishi
 C) Shammi
 D) Satyaraj
  
65_________________has won the gold medal in the 10m air pistol event.
 A) Lalit Varma
 B) Rajendra Kumar Tiwari
 C) Shambhu Nath Shukla
 D) Shahzar Rizvi
  
66Former Rajya Sabha member_________________ has passed away at the age of 101.
 A) Lalit Varma
 B) Rajendra Kumar Tiwari
 C) Begum Hamida
 D) Shahzar Rizvi
  
67Punjab Chief Minister __________________has been elected as the President of Pakistan's ruling PML-N.
 A) Shahbaz Sharif
 B) Rajendra Kumar Tiwari
 C) Begum Hamida
 D) Shahzar Rizvi
  
68___________________ has passed away at the age of 90.
 A) Christian Blue
 B) Vin Diesel
 C) Antony Dominic
 D) Ken Dodd
  
69_______________ has been honoured with the 27th G D Birla Award for Scientific Research.
 A) Dr. Rajan Shankaranarayanan
 B) Ravi Menon
 C) Mahesh Kumar Gupta
 D) Hemant Rao
  
70The______________Council of Medical Research has been awarded with Kochon Prize 2017 for excellence in Tuberculosis research and developments.
 A) Australian
 B) Indian
 C) American
 D) Chinese
  
71_________________ B has won the Deodhar Trophy 2018.
 A) Germany
 B) Argentina
 C) India
 D) Australia
  
72Hindi film actor _____________ has passed away at the age of 55.
 A) Debanand
 B) Rajesh Khanna
 C) Shammi Kapoor
 D) Narendra Jha
  
73Pi day is observed on _____________________.
 A)18th March.
 B)15th March.
 C)14th March.
 D)10th March.
  
74_______________ has been appointed as Australia's new high-performance Cricket coach.
 A) Roger Federer
 B) Andy Murray
 C) Sekhar Dhawan
 D) Chris Rogers
  
75_________________ has been nominated as the first-ever female director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
 A) Gina Haspel
 B) Steffi Graf
 C) Maria Sharapova
 D) Yuzuru Hanyu
  
76_________________ first woman President Bidya Devi Bhandari has been re-elected for a second term in office with an overwhelming majority.
 A) Nepal
 B) India
 C) Bangladesh
 D) China
  
77The eminent scientist ___________________ has passed away at the age of 76.
 A) Carl Sagan
 B) Neil deGrasse Tyson
 C) Tim Berners-Lee
 D) Stephen Hawking
  
78The World Bank has projected India's GDP growth at ___________________ for the next financial year.
 A) 7.9%
 B) 7.0%
 C) 7.3%
 D) 7.5%
  
79________________ has come on top in the fifth edition of the Annual Survey of India-s City-Systems (ASICS).
 A) Mumbai
 B) Bangalore
 C) Pune
 D) Kolkata
  
80____________ has entered the quarter-final of the Yonex All England Open 2018 in Birmingham.
 A) Saina Nehwal
 B) PV Sindhu
 C) Andy Murray
 D) Mithali Raj
  
81World Consumers Rights Day is observed on_________________.
 A) 10th March
 B) 9th March
 C) 15th March
 D) 16th March
  
82______________ has been elected for her fourth term as chancellor of Germany.
 A) Yuki Bhambri
 B) Shane Warne
 C) Mark Talor
 D) Angela Merkel
  
83_________________ has been named as the happiest country in the world.
 A) Iceland
 B) Finland
 C) Ireland
 D) Scotland
  
84__________________ has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Belarus.
 A) Sangeeta Bahadur
 B) Vivek Lall
 C) Arun Sen
 D) Rajendra Trivedi
  
85Actor__________________ short film 'Shunyata' has won an award at Best of India Short Film Festival in Los Angeles, US.
 A) Rajesh Khanna's
 B) Rishi Kapoor's
 C) Tiger Shroff's
 D) Jackie Shroff's
  
86Indian filmmaker Nila Madhab Panda's "Halkaa" has bagged the Grand Prix de Montreal at the __________________Festival International du Film Pour Enfants de Montreal Film (FIFEM).
 A) 20th
 B) 31st
 C) 21st
 D) 22nd
  
87India-s exports has grown by ___________________in February-2018 to 25.8 billion dollars.
 A) 4.9%
 B) 5.5%
 C) 4.5%
 D) 4.0%
  
88The ____________________ Indian Science Congress has been inaugurated in Imphal, Manipur.
 A) 107th
 B) 105th
 C) 104th
 D) 101st
  
89Indian para-athlete _________________ has won a gold medal in the F-53/54 category javelin event at the World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai.
 A) Dipa Das
 B) Sakshi Malik
 C) Deepa Malik
 D) PV Sindhu
  
90________________ has been named as the next head of the White House National Economic Council.
 A) Larry Kudlow
 B) Angelique Kerber
 C) Elina Svitolina
 D) Martina Hingis
  
91Ordnance Factory Day is observed on ____________.
 A) 10th March
 B) 9th March
 C) 18th March
 D) 16th March
  
92________________, Tata Sons Chairman has been elected as the President of the court of the Indian Institute of Science for three years.
 A) Amit Shah
 B) Sam Adams
 C) N Chandrasekharan
 D) Gaganjeet Bhullar
  
93_______________ has been conferred with the prestigious India-s Most Admired Brand 2017-18 Award.
 A) ARTH Ayurveda
 B) Patanjali
 C) Lever Ayush
 D) VLCC
  
94_________________ has been ranked at 78th among 114 countries on the World Economic Forum-s (WEF) energy transition index.
 A) Nepal
 B) India
 C) Bangladesh
 D) China
  
95Indian Para Athlete _______________ has won gold medal in the F-53/54 category javelin event at the World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai.
 A) Dipa Das
 B) Sakshi Malik
 C) Deepa Malik
 D) PV Sindhu
  
96India's _______________ has won the Women-s Singles (Under-19) title at the Israel Junior 2018 held in Rishon LeZion, Israel.
 A) Mithali Raj
 B) Purva Barve
 C) Harmanpreet Kaur
 D) Deepa Malik
  
97Saint Patrick-s Day is celebrated on _______________.
 A) 10th March
 B) 17th March
 C) 18th March
 D) 16th March
  
98Air Marshal _______________ has taken over charge as the new Chief of Air Staff of the Pakistan Air Force.
 A) Arvind P. Jamkhedkar
 B) Ravi Menon
 C) Mahesh Kumar Gupta
 D) Mujahid Anwar Khan
  
99______________has been appointed as the Chinese Premier for the second term.
 A) Brad Hogg
 B) Shane Warne
 C) Li Keqiang
 D) Christian Coleman
  
100_______________ has been reelected as the President of Russia for the 4th term.
 A) Basar Al Asad
 B) Barak Obama
 C) Donald Trump
 D) Vladimir Putin
 
101Kevin Pietersen has officially announced his retirement from the International _____________.
 A) cricket
 B) football
 C) golf
 D) hockey
  
102_______________ Cricket (SLC) has paid tribute to former BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya with a book titled, 'A Tribute to Jagu'.
 A) Austrelia
 B) Germany
 C) India
 D) Sri Lanka
  
103______________ Cricket team has got the International status.
 A) Nepal
 B) India
 C) Bangladesh
 D) China
  
104Unseeded _________________ became the first Japanese player to win the Indian Wells final.
 A) Barnaby Joyce
 B) Stan Wawrinka
 C) Naomi Osaka
 D) Gilles Simon
  
105________________ has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Democratic People-s Republic of Korea.
 A) Atul M. Gotsurve
 B) Amarandra Nath
 C) Palash Varma
 D) Parupalli Kashyap
  
106_________________ has been appointed as the governor of Odisha along with Bihar.
 A) T.S.R. Subramanian
 B) Vinod Rai
 C) VN Kaul
 D) Satya Pal Malik
  
107The______________ pavilion has been adjudged as the Best Design Pavilion at 105th Indian Science Congress.
 A) INHAI
 B) Expressway Authority
 C) NHAI (National Highways Authority of India)
 D) PWD
  
108_____________ has been declared as the official fruit of Kerala.
 A) Coconut
 B) Jackfruit
 C) Mango
 D) Lichi
  
109India-s ___________ has won the Women-s Singles (Under-19) title at the Israel Junior 2018 Badminton tournament.
 A) Mithali Raj
 B) Purva Barve
 C) Harmanpreet Kaur
 D) Deepa Malik
  
110Indian shooter __________________ has shattered the qualification world record in 10-meter women's air rifle event of the season's first junior ISSF World Cup in Sydney.
 A) Prakash Nanjappa
 B) Souren Choudhury
 C) Kynan Chenai
 D) Elavenil Valarivan
  
111Renowned Hindi poet and critic ___________________ has passed away at the age of 83.
 A) Kedarnath Singh
 B) Vinod Rai
 C) VN Kaul
 D) Satya Pal Malik
  
112International Day of Happiness is celebrated on ______________.
 A) 28th March
 B) 20th March
 C) 25th March
 D) 26th March
  
113World Sparrow Day is observed on ________________.
 A) 28th March
 B) 20th March
 C) 25th March
 D) 26th March
  
114The World Water Day is observed on _____________.
 A) 28th March
 B) 22nd March
 C) 25th March
 D) 26th March
  
115________________ has been named as the next governor of China's central bank, the People's Bank of China (PBOC).
 A) Barnaby Joyce
 B) Stan Wawrinka
 C) Yi Gang
 D) Gilles Simon
  
116___________________has been re-elected as the Vice-President of Nepal.
 A) Manahar Raina
 B) Satish Shivalingam
 C) Prarthana Thombare
 D) Nanda Bahadur Pun
  
117The Singapore____________Airport has been named the world's best airport for the sixth consecutive year by consultancy firm Skytrax.
 A) Washington
 B) Changi
 C) Netaji Subash Chandra Bose
 D) Dubai
  
118Canadian mathematician ___________________ has won the prestigious Abel Prize for developing a programme connecting representation theory to number theory.
 A) Robert Langlands
 B) Adrien Pouliot
 C) Adam Logan
 D) André Joyal
  
119___________________, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist has passed away at the age of 76.
 A) Gunda Hanumantha
 B) Sam Adams
 C) Les Payne
 D) Aruna Budda Reddy
  
120____________________ veteran Balesh Sharma has been appointed as the new chief executive for the combined venture.
 A) Jio
 B) Idea
 C) Airtel
 D) Vodafone

 
Answers:
61Ans) John Sulston
62Ans) Sitanshu Kar
63Ans) Neiphiu Rio
64Ans) Satyaraj
65Ans) Shahzar Rizvi
66Ans) Shahzar Rizvi
67Ans) Shahbaz Sharif
68Ans) Ken Dodd
69Ans) Dr. Rajan Shankaranarayanan
70Ans) Indian
71Ans) India
72Ans) Narendra Jha
73Ans) 14th March.
74Ans) Chris Rogers
75Ans) Gina Haspel
76Ans) Nepal-s
77Ans) Stephen Hawking
78Ans) 7.3%
79Ans) Pune
80Ans) PV Sindhu
81Ans) 15th March
82Ans) Angela Merkel
83Ans) Finland
84Ans) Sangeeta Bahadur
85Ans) Jackie Shroff's
86Ans) 21st
87Ans) 4.5%
88Ans) 105th
89Ans) Deepa Malik
90Ans) Larry Kudlow
91Ans) 18th March
92Ans) N Chandrasekharan
93Ans) ARTH Ayurveda
94Ans) India
95Ans) Deepa Malik
96Ans) Purva Barve
97Ans) 17th March
98Ans) Mujahid Anwar Khan
99Ans) Li Keqiang
100Ans) Vladimir Putin
101Ans) cricket
102Ans) Sri Lanka
103Ans) Nepal
104Ans) Naomi Osaka
105Ans) Atul M. Gotsurve
106Ans) Satya Pal Malik
107Ans) NHAI (National Highways Authority of India)
108Ans) Jackfruit
109Ans) Purva Barve
110Ans) Elavenil Valarivan
111Ans) Kedarnath Singh
112Ans) 20th March
113Ans) 20 March
114Ans) 22 March
115Ans) Yi Gang
116Ans) Nanda Bahadur Pun
117Ans) Changi
118Ans) Robert Langlands
119Ans) Les Payne
120Ans) Vodafone

 
 
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