Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 08 Mar 2016

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 08 Mar 2016
Daily Current Affairs Quiz 08th March 2016, Current affairs and GK questions on National and International are listed in the Quiz. Candidates those who are preparing for Government Jobs and IBPS/SBI/RRB exams and all other exams can use these questions.

1. International Women's Day was observed across the world on 8 March 2016. This year's theme for the Day is

[a] Equality for women is progress for all
[b] A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women
[c] Equal access to education, training and science and technology: Pathway to decent work for women
[d] Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality
[e] None of the above

2. For the Women and Child Development Maneka Sanjay Gandhi launched ______ portal in New Delhi.

[a] Mahila e-Haat
[b] Mahila e-dosth
[c] Mahila e-sath
[d] Mahila e-govern
[e] Mahila e-kai

3. Solar Energy Policy, 2016 would be launched which aims at installing 4,000 Mega Watt capacity in five years is announced by which state recently?

[a] Bihar
[b] Maharashtra
[c] Haryana
[d] Kerala
[e] Telangana

4. Which Union minister laid the foundation stone of country’s first-of-its-kind Octomax unit at the Mathura refinery?

[a] Ashok GajapathiRajuPusapati
[b] DharmendraPradhan
[c] Radha Mohan Singh
[d] Thaawar Chand Gehlot
[e] Rajiv Pratap Rudy

5. The Sex ratio has come down in ________ placing it at 22nd rank in the Nation.

[a] Andhra Pradesh
[b] Gujarat
[c] Delhi
[d] Punjab
[e] Sikkim

6. Which city to host BRICS Friendship Cities Conclave in April?

[a] New Delhi
[b] Bengaluru
[c] Gujarat
[d] Mumbai
[e] Ahmadabad

7. South Korea and ________ troops began their largest ever military exercises in a test of their defences against North Korea.

[a] USA
[b] United Kingdom
[c] Russia
[d] Malaysia
[e] France

8. Which Bank announced the launch of a work-from-home programme to prevent women employees from dropping out of its workforce?

[a] Yes Bank
[b] Axis Bank
[c] ICICI Bank
[d] State Bank of India
[e] Punjab National Bank

9. Global rating agency Fitch has maintained its growth forecast for India at ____ this fiscal.

[a] 7.5 per cent
[b] 7.3 per cent
[c] 7.2 per cent
[d] 7.8 per cent
[e] 7.0 per cent

10. Who has awarded the Legion d’Honneur, France’s highest honour?

[a] Malcolm Turnbull
[b] Justin Trudeau
[c] Xi Jinping
[d] Li Keqiang
[e] Francois Hollande

11. Thousands of dead fish have washed up on the banks of a polluted lake Ulsoor Lake. The lake is in which city?

[a] Hyderabad
[b] New Delhi
[c] Bengaluru
[d] Gangtok
[e] Aizawl

12. Who among the following was conferred with the prestigious Mahindra Samriddhi Krishi Shiromani Samman (Lifetime Achievement Award in Delhi?

[a] Sadhu Ram Bansal
[b] ArunKaul
[c] Ashwini Kumar
[d] Amrita Patel
[e] Jatindraver Singh

13. Foreign Direct inflows into the services sector surged by _____ per-cent.

[a] 80
[b] 85.5
[c] 72
[d] 83
[e] 69

14. Which Golf player won the 2016 WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral, Florida, U.S?

[a] Bubba Watson
[b] Jimmy Walker
[c] Kevin Johnson
[d] Adam Scott
[e] None of the above

15. Jindal Panther defeated ______ to lift the Amity Polo Cup trophy.

[a] Sona Polo
[b] PrateeshAggarwal
[c] Samir Suhag
[d] Maj Vishal Chauhan
[e] None of the above

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