Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 22 Mar 2016

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 22 Mar 2016
Daily Current Affairs Quiz 22nd 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. World Water Day, an annual event which focuses attention on the importance of water, is observed on March 22. The theme for the year 2016 is

[a] Better water, better jobs
[b] Better water, better life
[c] Water the elixir of life
[d] Water makes lives
[e] Water gives better living

2. India will host the eighth annual BRICS (Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Afric[a] Summit from October 15-16 in

[a] Delhi
[b] Mumbai
[c] Vadodara
[d] Chennai
[e] Goa

3. Information &Broadcasting Minister ArunJaitley gives away 5th National Photography Awards. The Life Time Achievement award was presented to

[a] Raghu Rai
[b] Bhawan Singh
[c] TarunKhiwal
[d] BomanIrani
[e] GirishMistry

4. Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh launched a new mobile app ________ for farmers in order to take the technology to farm fields on 22nd March 2016 at ‘KrishiUnnatiMela’

[a] PasuKrishi
[b] Pasu Jankaree
[c] Pusa Krishi
[d] Pusa Karma
[e] None of the above

5. “Navroz” the beginning of the New Year of which calendar is being celebrated on March 21st?

[a] Japanese calendar
[b] Chinese calendar
[c] Egyptian calendar
[d] Persian calendar
[e] Korean calendar

6. NTPC Ltd said that it has commissioned Unit I of 250 MW capacity of the Nabinagar Thermal Power Station in

[a] Jharkhand
[b] Bihar
[c] Chhattisgarh
[d] Uttar Pradesh
[e] West Bengal

7. Which state government’s financial statement suggested that the total capital expenditure on agriculture and allied activities will fall by 10.7% to ₹4645.59 crore in 2016-17?

[a] Karnataka
[b] Maharashtra
[c] Andhra Pradesh
[d] Telangana
[e] Kerala

8. One of the largest unions representing Tata Steel workers in the _________ has appealed to Tata Steel ahead of its board meeting next week.

[a] USA
[b] Egypt
[c] UK
[d] Palestine
[e] Sudan

9. Carbon emissions highest in ________ million years.

[a] 65
[b] 64
[c] 72
[d] 66
[e] None of the above

10. Nearly 1.8 billion people will face water scarcity by ________.

[a] 2020
[b] 2025
[c] 2030
[d] 2035
[e] 2040

11. Ali Mohamed Shein is a new President of

[a] Dares Salaam
[b] Rwanda
[c] Burundi
[d] Tanzania
[e] Zanzibar

12. Which Company unveils smaller iPhone SE, starting at $399?

[a] Samsung
[b] Lenovo
[c] Micromax
[d] Apple
[e] None of the above

13. Which e-commerce company moves to online movie ticketing segment, ties-up with PVR?

[a] Flipkart
[b] Snapdeal
[c] Paytm
[d] Amazon
[e] Quikr

14. Who has been chosen for the CV Kunhiraman Literary Prize?

[a] M Sukumaran
[b] V Rajakiran
[c] M M Kiravani
[d] Illaya Raja
[e] None of the above

15. Badminton Association of India has announced a cash award of ________ lakhs to H S Prannoy for clinching the men's singles title at the Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold tournament.

[a] 3 lakhs
[b] 3.5 lakhs
[c] 4 lakhs
[d] 8 lakhs
[e] 5 lakhs

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