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  1. 1. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 1 March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com/
  2. 2. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 2 Current Affairs Questions Sl No. Question 1 Who won the Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2013 (announced in March 2014)? A) Baba Amte B) Sunderlal Bahuguna C) Chandi Prasad Bhatt D) Anupam Mishra 2 Which movie won the maximum number of awards in the 86 Annual Academy Award (Oscar) 2014 Awards presented in March 2014? A) 12 Years a slave B) American Hustle C) The Wolf of Wall Street D) Gravity 3 Who took charge as Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas in March 2014? A) Saurabh Chandra B) Vivek Rae C) Amitabh Kant D) KS Popli 4 Which country won the ICC U-19 World Cup completed in March 2014? A) Pakistan B) South Africa C) India D) Australia 5 Bangaru Laxman passed away at a hospital in Hyderabad in March 2014. He was President of which Indian Political Party? A) Indian National Congress B) Bharatiya Janata Party C) Samajwadi Party D) Janata Dal 6 According to China-based research firm Hurun’s 2014 global rich list published in March 2014, Who was ranked as the richest person in the world? A) Amancio Ortega B) Warren Buffett C) Bill Gates D) Carlos Slim Helu 7 "International Women's Day" is observed on ____________. A) 19-Mar B) 18-Mar C) 8-Mar
  3. 3. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 3 D) 22-Mar 8 Third BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) Summit was held from 1st March to 4th March 2014 in which country? A) Bhutan B) Sri Lanka C) Thailand D) Myanmar 9 Global aviation giant Airbus has opened an Indian subsidiary and restructured India operations in order to consolidate strengths and capture the growing market in March 2014. Who is the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the new entity? A) Srinivasan Dwarakanath B) Sam Isaac C) R.Neelakantan D) Mahendra Singh Mehta 10 Union Government raised the number of workdays under MNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005) from existing 100 days to ______in March 2014 which will be effective from April 2014. A) 160 days B) 120 days C) 150 days D) 140 days 11 RBI has extended the date for exchanging pre-2005 banknotes to __________ compared to earlier timeline of 31st March 2014 (announced in March 2014). A) 1 January 2015 B) 1 July 2014 C) 1 April 2015 D) 1 October 2014 12 Which BJP Leader was appointed as national vice president of BJP in March 2014? A) Lal Krishna Advani B) Amit Shah C) Kalyan Singh D) Narendra Modi 13 Which movie won the "Best Film" award in the 86 Annual Academy Award (Oscar) 2014 Awards presented in March 2014? A) 12 Years a slave B) American Hustle C) The Wolf of Wall Street D) Dollas Buyers Club 14 Which Indian bank won the awards for lending to MSE (micro and small enterprises) and to micro enterprises from the Union Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) for 2012-13 (announced in March 2014)?
  4. 4. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 4 A) Bank of Baroda B) Central Bank of India C) Corporation Bank D) State Bank of India 15 "World Forestry Day" is observed on ____________. A) 19-Mar B) 18-Mar C) 21-Mar D) 22-Mar 16 Which Indian bank won the national award for excellence in lending to micro enterprises for 2012- 2013 (announced in March 2014)? A) Bank of Baroda B) Central Bank of India C) Indian Bank D) Bank of India 17 According to China-based research firm Hurun’s 2014 global rich list published in March 2014, Who was ranked as India’s richest person? A) Lakshmi Mittal B) Mukesh Ambani C) Dilip Sanghvi D) Azim Premji 18 Which Indian shuttler won the men's singles title of the German Open Grand Prix Gold held in March 2014? A) Ajay Jayaram B) Anup Sridhar C) Arvind Bhat D) Prannoy Kumar 19 Which city topped the list of the world’s most expensive cities to live in 2014 which includes total 131 cities globally, as per the report published by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) in March 2014? A) Zurich B) Paris C) Tokyo D) Singapore 20 Which company won the 2014 award for the ‘Best Use of CSR Practices’ in the banking and finance sector in the third edition of the Global CSR Excellence and Leadership Awards given by the World CSR Congress in March 2014? A) Bank of Baroda B) Citibank India C) UAE Exchange India D) National Stock Exchange
  5. 5. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 5 21 Who has taken over as the Chairman and Managing Director of Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) in March 2014? A) Saurabh Chandra B) Vivek Rae C) Amitabh Kant D) KS Popli 22 Who the BNP Paribas Open Womens' Final in Indian Wells ATP Tennis Masters held in California in March 2014? A) Agnieszka Radwanska B) Flavia Pennetta C) Serena Williams D) Victoria Azarenka 23 Who won the "Best Actor" award in the 86 Annual Academy Award (Oscar) 2014 Awards presented in March 2014? A) Mathew Mc Conaughey B) Alfonso Cuaron C) Leonardo DiCaprio D) Chiwetel Ejiofor 24 "World Consumer Rights Day" is observed on ____________. A) 19-Mar B) 18-Mar C) 21-Mar D) 15-Mar 25 Global tech giant Apple announced in March 2014 that its senior vice president and CFO, will retire at the end of September 2014 after serving since 1996. Name the person. A) Luca Maestri B) Peter Oppenheimer C) Tim Cook D) None of These 26 Which South African Cricket player has announced retirement in March 2014 after leading South Africa in more than 100 tests? A) Jacques Kallis B) Mark Boucher C) Graeme Smith D) Herschelle Gibbs 27 Who took over as new governor of Kerala in March 2014? A) Sheila Dikshit B) Nikhil Kumar C) Ashwani Kumar D) Nikhil Kumar
  6. 6. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 6 28 Which Indian state has become the first state in India to observe State Child Protection Day on 4th March 2014? A) Tripura B) Assam C) Meghalaya D) Nagaland 29 Indian Government has approved payment of _________ rate of interest on PF deposits in 2013-14 for over five crore subscribers of retirement fund body EPFO in March 2014. A) 8.25% B) 8.5% C) 8.75% D) 9% 30 US First Lady Michelle Obama presented the International Women of Courage Award to whom in March 2014 for successfully leading the campaign against acid attacks on women in India? A) Nirbhaya B) Laxmi C) Menaka Gandhi D) None of These 31 India’s Low-cost carrier SpiceJet has appointed whom as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in March 2014 in a management re-org? A) Srinivasan Dwarakanath B) Sam Isaac C) R.Neelakantan D) Mahendra Singh Mehta 32 Who secured No 1 rank in the list of the world's richest persons, as per the annual ranking of global billionaires published by the Forbes magazine in Mar 2014? A) Amancio Ortega B) Warren Buffett C) Bill Gates D) Carlos Slim Helu 33 "World Earth Day" is observed on ____________. A) 19-Mar B) 23-Mar C) 21-Mar D) 25-Mar 34 Which Global Tech/Internet Company acquired a startup company named “Vizify” that lets users create infographics and videos out of social data in March 2014? A) Yahoo B) Google C) Facebook D) Microsoft
  7. 7. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 7 35 Global mining giant Vedanta Resources has appointed whom as its new chief Executive Officer in March 2014? A) Anil Agarwal B) Mahendra Singh Mehta C) Tom Albanese D) None of These 36 Who won the "Best Actress" award in the 86 Annual Academy Award (Oscar) 2014 Awards presented in March 2014? A) Amy Adams B) Cate Blanchett C) Jennifer Lawrence D) None of These 37 The European Central Bank (ECB) has kept its benchmark interest rate at record low of ________ during its monetary policy review in May 2014. It has also increased growth projection of euro zone to 1.2% for 2014. A) 0.75% B) 0.5% C) 0.25% D) 1% 38 Kellogg's has roped in which famous bollywood actress for Special K campaign in Mar 2014? A) Deepika Padukone B) Priyanka Chopra C) Bipasa Basu D) Kareena Kapoor 39 USA unemployment rate stood at ______ in February (announced in Mar 2014). A) 6.7% B) 7.1% C) 6.6% D) 6.9% 40 The 2014 Winter Paralympics was held in which country in Mar 2014? A) China B) Russia C) Sweden D) Japan 41 Which country regained the Asia Cup trophy held in Bangladesh in Mar 2014? A) Pakistan B) India C) Sri Lanka D) Bangladesh 42 Unique Identification Authority of India Chairman Nandan Nilekani formally joined which political party in Bangalore in March 2014 to fight the upcoming Lok Sabha polls?
  8. 8. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 8 A) Indian National Congress B) Bharatiya Janata Party C) Samajwadi Party D) Janata Dal 43 "World Water Day" is observed on ____________. A) 22-Mar B) 23-Mar C) 21-Mar D) 25-Mar 44 Which team won the final match of the 68th National Football Championship to win the Santosh Trophy held in Mar 2014? A) Mizoram B) Railways C) ONGC D) Tripura 45 William Clay Ford Sr. passed away in March 2014. He was associated with which global automibile Company? A) General Motors B) Ford Motor C) Toyota D) Nissan 46 Former Infosys chief financial officer V Balakrishnan joined which political party to fight for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections (announced in March 2014)? A) Indian National Congress B) Bharatiya Janata Party C) Samajwadi Party D) Aam Aadmi Party 47 Who won the "Best Director" award in the 86 Annual Academy Award (Oscar) 2014 Awards presented in March 2014? A) Alexander Payne B) Alfonso Cuaron C) Guillermo del Toro D) Emmanuel Lubezki 48 Which country has emerged as the largest non-oil trading partner of Dubai (with USD 37 billion) for financial year 2013-14, as per the latest report by the Dubai Department of Economic Development in March 2014? A) Japan B) China C) India D) UK
  9. 9. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 9 49 Virat Kohli has reclaimed his highest ________ position in the latest ICC ODI rankings released in March 2014 after conclusion of the Asia Cup. A) Third B) Second C) First D) Fourth 50 Who has been elected as President of the Indian Meteorological Society for 2014-16 in March 2014? A) Akhilesh Gupta B) Shailesh Nayak C) Amitabh Kant D) KS Popli 51 Which Global aviation Company has opened an Indian subsidiary and restructured India operations in order to consolidate strengths and capture the growing market in March 2014? A) Boeing B) Lockheed Martin C) Airbus D) None of These 52 "World TB Day" is observed on ____________. A) 22-Mar B) 23-Mar C) 24-Mar D) 25-Mar 53 Which Indian Insurance company has tied up with Toyota Financial Services India Ltd in Mar 2014 to provide insurance cover to car loan customers. As per the agreement, It will issue a Group Credit Life Secure policy, where Toyota Financial Services India will be the master (group) policyholder. A) ICICI Prudential Life B) Max Life Insurance C) Bajaj Allianz Life D) Bharti AXA Life 54 India's Trade deficit stood at ________ in February 2013 (announced in Mar 2014). A) USD 12.5 billion B) USD 10.14 billion C) USD 8.1 billion D) USD 9.25 billion 55 Two Indian CEOs have been named among America’s most powerful CEOs under the age of 40, who head publicly-traded companies with highest market values, in the Forbes magazine list published in March? A) Hari K Ravichandran B) Ashish Pandey C) Indra Noyi D) Both A and B
  10. 10. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 10 56 Who was ranked at No 1 in the list of America’s most powerful CEOs under the age of 40, who head publicly-traded companies with highest market values, in the Forbes magazine list published in March 2014? A) Mark Zuckerberg B) Marissa Mayer C) Larry Page D) Eric Schmidt 57 Allahabad Bank has appointed whom as its new Chairman and Managing Director in March 2014? A) S.R. Bansal B) Rakesh Sethi C) Uday Sareen D) Jatinder Bir Singh 58 Who won the "Best Supporting Actor" award in the 86 Annual Academy Award (Oscar) 2014 Awards presented in March 2014? A) Mathew Mc Conaughey B) Alfonso Cuaron C) Barkhad Abdi D) Jared Leto 59 India’s Retail inflation, measured by Consumer Price Index, stood at ______ in February (announced in March 2014). A) 7.60% B) 8.90% C) 8.10% D) 9.45% 60 India’s Index of Industrial Production, the most important parameter to judge performance of industrial sector, growth stood at ________ in January (announced in march 2014). A) -0.3% B) 0.5% C) 0.1% D) 1.2% 61 Who has been appointed as the new Director (Commercial) of Navratna PSU National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) in March 2014? She is also the first woman employee of the company to be elevated to the post of Director. A) Aruna Bahuguna B) Rupanjana Dutt C) Soma Mondal D) Aditi Khanna 62 Who has been appointed as Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) in March 2014? A) KS Popli B) Saurabh Chandra
  11. 11. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 11 C) Amitabh Kant D) Vivek Rae 63 "World Forestry Day" is observed on ____________. A) 22-Mar B) 23-Mar C) 21-Mar D) 25-Mar 64 Which Cricketer was voted Cricketer of the Generation as the most outstanding cricketer between the years 1993 and 2013 which was announced by espncricinfo.com in Mar 2014? A) Shane Warne B) Sachin Tendulkar C) Jacques Kallis D) None of These 65 The US has lifted a ban on oil and gas giant _________ which was prevented from bidding for US government contracts in March 2014 after the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the worst in US history. A) Schlumberger B) Shell C) British Petroleum D) Wood Group Kenny 66 Which Indian PSU bank has launched a payment intermediary christened as ePay, which will facilitate e-commerce or m-commerce transactions among merchants, customers and various financial institutions in March 2014? A) Bank of Baroda B) Central Bank of India C) State Bank of India D) Bank of India 67 India’s overall inflation, measured by the Wholesale price index, stood at _______ in February 2014 (published in Mar 2014). A) 4.89% B) 4.68% C) 5.05% D) 5.23% 68 Who won the "Best Supporting Actress" award in the 86 Annual Academy Award (Oscar) 2014 Awards presented in March 2014? A) Amy Adams B) Cate Blanchett C) Jennifer Lawrence D) Lupita Nyong'o 69 Who won the Templeton Prize for 2014, was announced by the John Templeton Foundation on in March 2014? A) Tomas Halik
  12. 12. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 12 B) Francisco J. Ayala C) Desmond Tutu D) Charles Margrave Taylor 70 Which female tennis player topped the women’s tennis rankings as per the latest WTA ranking published in Mar 2014? A) Li Na B) Serena Williams C) Victoria Azarenka D) Agnieszka Radwanska 71 G8 leaders have suspended participation of which country in the iconic club of super power countries in March 2014 amid rising tensions over Ukraine? A) France B) UK C) Russia D) Japan 72 Who the BNP Paribas Open Men's Final in Indian Wells ATP Tennis Masters held in California in March 2014? A) Novak Djokovic B) Andy Murray C) Roger Federer D) Rafael Nadal 73 Which Indian dirctor has been selected for the Gollapudi Srinivas National Award 2013 (announced in Mar 2014)? The award has been instituted in memory of late Gollapudi Srinivasa, who died while directing his first film Prema Pustakam (Book of Love) in 1992. A) Mira Nair B) Ritesh Batra C) Gyan Correa D) Amit Kumar 74 "World Drama Day" is observed on ____________. A) 28-Mar B) 24-Mar C) 22-Mar D) 27-Mar 75 Which Bollywood star was presented with the prestigious IAA Olive Crown Awards, Asia's only green award for communication, organized by the Indian chapter of International Advertising Association (IAA) for creative excellence in communicating sustainability in Mumbai in Mar 2014? A) Amitabh Bachchan B) Amir Khan C) Shahrukh Khan D) Anupam Kher
  13. 13. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 13 76 Who was awarded "Green Crusader of the Year Award" for his/her contribution towards protection of animals, organized by the Indian chapter of International Advertising Association (IAA) for creative excellence in communicating sustainability in March 2014. A) Prasoon Joshi B) Maneka Gandhi C) Amitabh Bachchan D) None of These 77 Private sector lender ING Vysya Bank has appointed whom as Deputy CEO, Head of Wholesale Banking and Strategy in March 2014? A) S.R. Bansal B) Rakesh Sethi C) Uday Sareen D) Jatinder Bir Singh 78 Which movie won the "Best Foreign Language Film" at the 86 Annual Academy Award (Oscar)s award in the 86 Annual Academy Award (Oscar) 2014 Awards presented in March 2014? A) Omar (Palestine) B) The Great Beauty (Italy) C) The Broken Circle Breakdown (Belgium) D) The Hunt (Denmark) 79 Which indian state completed a historic hat trick at domestic level after winning the Vijay Hazare Trophy in March 2014 after winning Ranji and Irani trophy in the same year? A) Gujarat B) Maharashtra C) Karnataka D) West Bengal 80 Which Indian state has been ranked No 1 in terms of “economic freedom” in a list of India's 20 largest states, as per the 2013 'Economic Freedom of the States of India' report published in March 2014? A) Gujarat B) Maharashtra C) Karnataka D) Tamil Nadu 81 The founder and Chairman of India’s leading pen manufacturers __________, DK Jain, passed away in March 2014. A) Flair B) Luxor Group C) Camlin D) Chelpark 82 The government has launched an exchange-traded fund of central public sector enterprises in order to raise Rs 3,000 crore for its disinvestment plan. This is an open ended scheme, comprising of shares of hoa many central PSEs including ONGC, GAIL India and COAL India? A) Seven
  14. 14. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 14 B) Eight C) Ten D) Twelve 83 The Federal Reserve has announced in Mar 2014 that it has cut back its stimulus program by another _________ despite the recent US economic slowdown. The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) reduced stimulus spending to USD 55 billion a month as US economic recovery gained strength and unemployment rate dropped to 6.6% level. A) USD 15 billion B) USD 20 billion C) USD 10 billion D) USD 5 billion 84 The Indian Journalists' Association (IJA) in London has elected whom as its first women President and general secretary for the first time in its 67-year history in March 2014? A) Aruna Bahuguna B) Rupanjana Dutt C) Soma Mondal D) Aditi Khanna 85 "World Water Day " is observed on ____________. A) 21-Mar B) 25-Mar C) 28-Mar D) 22-Mar 86 UTI Mutual Fund has appointed whom as Group President and Head- HR of UTI Asset Management Company Ltd in March 2014? A) Priya Ranjan B) Rakesh Sethi C) Uday Sareen D) None of These 87 Online travel company Ibibo Group, that owns portals such as Goibibo.com, redBus.in and Travelboutique has acquired 51% stake in online bus tracking and analytics platform ___________ in March 2014. A) Easemytrip.com B) YourBus.com C) Busdetails.com D) None of These 88 Famous Indian author and journalist Khushwant Singh passed away in Mar 2014. The Indian government awarded which top most award to him in 2007? A) Padma Vibhushan B) Padma Sri C) Padma Bhushan D) None of These
  15. 15. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 15 89 The seventh edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will start on April 16 and ___________ will host the first leg of IPL 2014, while the playoffs and the final-leg will be played in India (announced in Mar 2014). A) South Africa B) United Arab Emirates (UAE) C) Sri Lanka D) Bangladesh 90 Reserve Bank of India Deputy Governor _________ has resigned three months ahead of completion of his term in March 2014. A) KC Chakrabarty B) H R Khan C) Urjit R. Patel D) Anand Sinha 91 British retail giant Tesco announced forming of an equal joint venture with which company to enter into Indian market in March 2014. A) Reliance Retail B) Trent Ltd C) Big Bazaar D) Bharti 92 The Indian Government sold 9% stake held through SUUTI in ________ through a block deal in March 2014 to raise around Rs 5,500 crore. A) HDFC Bank B) Axis Bank C) Kotak Mahindra Bank D) ICICI Bank 93 Who has been selected for the 23rd G D Birla award for scientific research for the year 2013 (announced in March 2014)? A) Nibir Manda B) Madhav Gadgil C) Rajesh Gopakumar D) Burra Gautham Sidharth 94 Who was awarded a prestigious award for digital activism at the Barbican in London in March 2014? A) Shubhranshu Choudhary B) Philip Abraham C) Amol Rajan D) Vir Sanghavi 95 Who won the Presidential election held to become President of Maldives in March 2014? A) Mohamed Nasheed B) Abdulla Yameen C) Mohammed Waheed Hassan D) Abdulla Shahid
  16. 16. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 16 96 The largest TV in the world built Big Hoss was unveiled for the first time at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, US in March 2014. It was built by _________. A) LG B) Sony C) Samsung D) Panasonic 97 President Pranab Mukherjee gave away gallantry awards to defence personnel for their distinguished services in March 2014. How many Kirti Chakra awards were given at the same ceremony? A) Three B) Four C) Two D) Five 98 "World Sparrow Day" is observed on ____________. A) 19-Mar B) 20-Mar C) 28-Mar D) 22-Mar 99 India received _________ of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Jan 2014 (announced in March 2014). A) USD 1.6 billion B) USD 2.18 billion C) USD 1.9 billion D) USD 2.3 billion 100 During the April-Jan of this financial year, the highest FDI in India came from which country? A) Singapore B) UK C) Mauritius D) Netherlands 101 Report of the ‘Committee, headed by ___________, recommends Data Format for Furnishing of Credit Information to Credit Information Companies (CICs), has been put up on RBI’s website for comments in March 2014. The report said that Customers should be given a free copy of their credit profile as it would help in promoting financial discipline among loan seekers. A) Deepak Parekh B) Aditya Puri C) Y V Reddy D) Deepak Sinha 102 Who has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of Britania Industries in March 2014 and will assume charge at the end of this fiscal year? A) Harsh Mariwala B) Saugata Gupta
  17. 17. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 17 C) Varun Berry D) R.Neelakantan 103 Which Indian author has been chosen for the Saraswati Samman for the year 2013 (announced in March 2014)? A) Govind Mishra B) Sugathakumari C) Balamani Amma D) Ayyappa Paniker 104 Which Indian Bank has bagged ‘Skoch achiever award for outstanding performance in SME enablement during 2014’ instituted by Skoch Consultancy Services Pvt Ltd (announced in March 2014)? A) Bank of Baroda B) Central Bank of India C) Corporation Bank D) State Bank of India 105 Which Indian PSU Bank launched Instant Money Transfer (IMT) scheme in Mumbai in March 2014? This scheme allows customers to withdraw cash without using either debt card or credit card at the bank’s ATMS which are enabled with IMT facility. A) Bank of Baroda B) Central Bank of India C) State Bank of India D) Bank of India 106 Who has been appointed as the new Revenue Secretary in March 2014? A) Saurabh Chandra B) Vivek Rae C) G S Sandhu D) Rajiv Takru 107 Who has been appointed as the Managing Director and CEO of Merico Ltd, a leading FMCG company in India in March 2014? A) Harsh Mariwala B) Saugata Gupta C) Varun Berry D) Mahendra Singh Mehta 108 Famous _______ Nanda passed away following in Mumbai in March 2014. A) Singer B) Author C) Actress D) Director 109 Which team won the 4th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship (Division A) in Bhopal in March 2014? A) Punjab
  18. 18. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 18 B) Haryana C) Jharkhand D) Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB) 110 "World Day of the Fight against Sexual Exploitation" is observed on ____________. A) 4-Mar B) 15-Mar C) 18-Mar D) 16-Mar 111 Which Global Tech company acquired virtual reality gaming startup Oculus VR Inc for USD 2 billion in March 2014? A) Yahoo B) Google C) Facebook D) Microsoft 112 Vinita Bali has stepped down as the managing director of Which FMCG company in March 2014 after nine years at the helm? Varun Berry, current chief operating officer will succeed her. A company statement said Bali, 58, will retire at the end of this fiscal year to pursue a variety of roles in the corporate and development sectors. She will continue to serve on the boards of the other A) Parle B) Marico C) Britannia D) ITC 113 Which Bollywood Actor Amitabh Bachchan was awarded with the India's Global Icon of the Year award at the NRI of the Year awards in Mumbai in March 2014? A) Amitabh Bachchan B) Amir Khan C) Rishi Kapoor D) Anupam Kher 114 Shigeru Ban won the Pritzker Architecture Prize, world's most prestigious architecture award, for the year 2014 (announced in March 2014. He won the award for his creative and inexpensive designs for disaster relief shelters. He belongs to which country? A) China B) Japan C) Thailand D) Malaysia 115 _______ countries, including India, was certified polio-free by an independent commission of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in March 2014 with no case of the disease being reported in the country for three years. A) Ten B) Eleven C) Twelve D) Nine
  19. 19. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 19 116 Which team won the Deodhar Trophy in cricket for the year 2013-14 (held in March 2014)? A) South Zone B) East Zone C) North Zone D) West Zone 117 Which former India captain and Olympian has been appointed as coach of the senior men's national hockey team in March 2014 and he will work under Chief Coach Terry Walsh? A) Jude Felix B) Ric Charleswort C) Vasudevan Baskaran D) None of These 118 The Supreme Court has appointed Which former Indian player as the interim President of BCCI in March 2014 till the probe related to IPL spot fixing of last year is completed. The Court also directed that the senior most Vice-President of the Board, Shivlal Yadav, will be looking after the affairs of BCCI. A) Mahindar Amarnath B) Sunil Gavaskar C) Sandip Patil D) Kapil Dev 119 Who has been appointed as the Financial Services Secretary in March 2014? A) Saurabh Chandra B) Vivek Rae C) G S Sandhu D) Amitabh Kant 120 The Reserve Bank eased stand-alone primary dealers' exposure ceiling to a qualified central counter party by keeping the limit outside the existing ________ of net-owned funds in March 2014 in order to promote centralized clearing of OTC derivative products. The new norms would be effective from 1st April 2014. A) 30% B) 20% C) 25% D) 35% 121 In a major relief to all the Indian banks, the Reserve Bank of India has extended the deadline for implementation of Basel III norms to ____________ (announced in March 2014). The norm requires all the banks to raise huge amount of capital in order to satisfy the capital requirements. A) March 2018 B) March 2019 C) January 2019 D) January 2018 122 Who has been elected as the President of CII for 2014-15 (announced in March 2014)? A) S Gopalakrishnan
  20. 20. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 20 B) Adi Godrej C) Azim Premji D) Ajay S. Shriram 123 Who was elected as the President-Designate of CII for 2014-15 (announced in March 2014)? A) Cyrus Mistry B) Anand Mahindra C) Sumit Mazumder D) None of These 124 Veteran _________ director P Ramdas passed away today due to age related illness in March 2014. A) Malayalam B) Tamil C) Kannada D) Telegu 125 "National Vaccination Day" is observed on ____________. A) 4-Mar B) 15-Mar C) 18-Mar D) 16-Mar 126 Who has been appointed as next secretary general of NATO, the 28-nation military alliance, (announced in March 2014) and he will take over in October 2014? A) Anders Fogh Rasmussen B) Anders Behring Breivik C) Jens Stoltenberg D) Jonas Gahr Støre 127 Abdullah, the king of Saudi Arabia has appointed his half-brother _________, as the next heir to the throne in March 2014. A) Fahd B) Moqren C) Salman D) Ahmed 128 The International Cricket Council (ICC) has congratulated Which Cricket Board for winning the prestigious Laureus Sports Award in March 2014. A) Kenya B) Netherlands C) Afghanistan D) Irelands 129 Inflation of 18-nation euro zone stood at ______ in March (announced in March 2014). A) 1.1% B) 1.3% C) 0.7% D) 0.5%
  21. 21. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 21 130 Who won the Malaysian Grand Prix held in Malaysia’s Sepang in March 2014? A) Nico Rosberg B) Lewis Hamilton C) Sebastian Vettel D) Fernando Alonso 131 Who won the Malaysia Grand Prix gold at the Pasir Gudang Municipal Stadium in Malaysia held in March 2014? A) Sony Dwi Kuncoro B) Sourabh Varma C) Simon Santoso D) Markis Kido 132 Which Indian air pistol shooter won a silver medal at the ISSF World Cup in Fort Benning, USA held in March 2014? A) Anjali Bhagwat B) Heena Sidhu C) Rahi Sarnobat D) Ronjan Sodhi 133 India’s core sector output, consisting of eight key sectors, growth stood at ______ in February (announced in March 2014). A) -1.1% B) 1.5% C) 2.1% D) 4.5% 134 Former Army Chief Gen V K Singh joined Which Political party in March 2014 to contest Lok Sabha Election? A) Indian National Congress B) Bharatiya Janata Party C) Samajwadi Party D) Janata Dal 135 Famous Indian author and journalist Khushwant Singh passed away in Mar 2014. He was born Khushwant Singh was born in ________________ province of Pakistan. A) Baluchisthan B) Sindh C) Punjab D) None of These 136 Who won singles title of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship held in March 2014? A) Novak Djokovic B) Andy Murray C) Roger Federer D) Rafael Nadal
  22. 22. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 22 137 Who released a book entitled India at Risk – Mistakes, Misconceptions and Misadventures of security policy in March 2014? In his book, he had discussed the issues, the conflicts and the consequences of the security related policy of India. A) Yashwant Sinha B) Sushma Swaraj C) Jaswant Singh D) None of These 138 Home Ministry has announced "Telangana Foundation Day" to be held on ___________ (announced in May 2014). A) 2-July B) 2-May C) 2-June D) 12-May 139 Which Indian state was ranked as the fastest growing State with its Gross State Domestic Product growing at 15.05% during 2012-13, as the latest data released by the Central Statistics Office in March 2014? A) Gujarat B) Bihar C) Madhya Prades D) Kerala 140 "Ordinance Factories Day (India)" is observed on ____________ in India. A) 4-Mar B) 15-Mar C) 18-Mar D) 16-Mar 141 Which Indian-American scientist developed the first 3D model of a human fingerprint called Phantom in March 2014? A) Avtar Saini B) Anil Jain C) Krishna Bharat D) Khem Shahani 142 Technology firm Avaya has appointed whom as Managing Director for its India and SAARC operations in March 2014? A) R.Neelakantan B) Priyadarshi Mohapatra C) Srinivasan Dwarakanath D) None of These 143 Which Indian writer won Windham Campbell Literature Prize 2014 in non-fiction category (announced in March 2014)? A) Jhumpa Lahiri B) Pankaj Mishra C) Arundhati Roy
  23. 23. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 23 D) Amit Chaudhuri 144 Famous Indian author and journalist Khushwant Singh passed away in Mar 2014.He had edited ___________, an Indian government journal. A) Jagaran B) Jamini C) Yojana D) Yamini 145 Canara Bank names Which Indian cricketer as its brand ambassador in March 2014? A) Shikhar Dhawan B) Rohit Sharma C) Virat Kohli D) Suresh Raina 146 RBI hiked trade related remittance from 2 to _______ rupees per transaction in March 2014? A) 6 lakh B) 4 lakh C) 5 lakh D) 3 lakh 147 India nominated Rani-ki-Vav and GHNP for UNESCO’s World Heritage Site Status in March 2014. The Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP) in loacted in which state of India? A) Haryana B) Himachal Pradesh C) Jammu & Kashmir D) Arunachal Pradesh 148 Which country has been ranked as the world’s largest arms importer as per the data published by the Swedish Think Tank, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) in March 2014? A) India B) Pakistan C) China D) Iran 149 Which Global bank acquires Societe Generale’s Asian private banking business for USD 220 million in March 2014? A) Citibank B) DBS Bank C) Bank of America D) Royal Bank of Scotland 150 Which Indian movie won audience choice award in North Carolina film festival held in March 2014? A) The Good Road B) Ekhon Nedekha Nadir Xipaare C) The Lunchbox D) Jatishwar
  24. 24. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 24 151 Flight MH370 disappeared in the South China Sea on 8 March 2014 which is still missing even after 1 month of search. It belonged to which Airlines? A) Malaysia Airlines B) Singapore Airlines C) British Airways D) Air Asia 152 Who has been appointed as Publisher of Penguin Random House India in March 2014 with overall responsibility for building the local publishing programme in both English and local languages? A) R.Neelakantan B) Chiki Sarkar C) Srinivasan Dwarakanath D) Tom Albanese 153 Which social networking site marked its eighth birthday in March 2014? A) LinkedIn B) Twitter C) Facebook D) None of These 154 Which country organized the Arab Summit 2014 for the first time in the country from March 25 to 26 2014? A) UAE B) Baharin C) Kuwait D) Oman 155 India and ________ won the 2014 edition of the UN-Water “Water for Life” Best Practices Award for their sustainable practices of water resources, announced in March 2014. A) Thailand B) Malaysia C) Singapore D) China 156 Who was awarded a prestigious award for digital activism at the Barbican in London in March 2014? A) Shubhranshu Choudhary B) Edward Snowden C) Vinod Mehta D) Kailash Budhwar 157 "World Poetry Day" is observed on ____________ in India. A) 21-Mar B) 25-Mar B) 25-Mar D) 16-Mar
  25. 25. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 25 158 Former international footballer Hilderaldo Luiz Bellini passed away in March 2014 after a heart attack. He was captain of which World Cup Winning Football team? A) Italy B) Brazil C) Argentina D) Uruguay 159 Famous Indian author and journalist Khushwant Singh passed away in Mar 2014. He returned which award in his protest against the use of Army forces into the Golden Temple in 1984? A) Padma Vibhushan B) Padma Sri C) Padma Bhushan D) None of These 160 The Election Commissionsigned up which film star as its national icon in March 2014 for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections? A) Shahrukh Khan B) Amitabh Bachchan C) Aamir Khan D) Salman Khan 161 Which Indian golfer was named as one of five golfers nominated for Asian Tour’s ‘Player of the Decade’ award in March 2014? A) Gaganjeet Bhullar B) Jeev Milkha Singh C) Shiv Kapur D) Jyoti Randhawa 162 Which Cricketer was voted Cricketer of the Generation as the most outstanding cricketer between the years 1993 and 2013 which was announced by espncricinfo.com in Mar 2014? A) Shane Warne B) Sachin Tendulkar C) Jacques Kallis D) None of These 163 A non-profit group Vandana Foundation launched AQUATM, a water vending machine in ________ in March 2014. A) Chennai B) New Delhi C) Mumbai D) Bangalore 164 Noted _____________ G.K. Chadha passed away in March 2014. A) Author B) Economist C) Social Activist D) Artist
  26. 26. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 26 165 Which bollywood actor was named as the National Ambassador for Earth Hour 2014 observed March 29 (announced in March 2014)? A) Ranveer Singh B) Arjun Kapoor C) Ranbir Singh D) Varun Dhawan 166 Which Indian state became the first state in the country to declare all election booths in the coming Lok Sabha polls as no smoking zones in March 2014? A) Haryana B) Himachal Pradesh C) Jammu & Kashmir D) Arunachal Pradesh 167 The 3rd Nuclear Security Summit 2014 was held in _________ from 24 to 25 March 2014. A) Netherlands B) Sweden C) Belgium D) Norway 168 "World Dentist Day" is observed on ____________ in India. A) 2-Mar B) 5-Mar C) 8-Mar D) 6-Mar 169 Union Ministry of Minority Affairs launched ___________ scheme for the welfare of minorities people in March 2014. A) Rajiv Gandhi Sehat Yojna B) Maulana Azad Sehat Yojna C) Indira Gandhi Sehat Yojna D) None of These 170 As per the latest report published by the RBI, India's Current Account Deficit declined to ______ of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 3rd quarter (Oct-Dec) of FY 2013-14? A) 0.9% B) 0.7% C) 1.3% D) 1.1% 171 Union Govt. cleared a proposal of the Election Commission (EC) to raise expenditure limits to _______ for elections in the country in March 2014. A) Rs 40 lakh B) Rs 50 lakh C) Rs 70 lakh D) Rs 60 lakh
  27. 27. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 27 172 Union Ministry of Home Affairs has set up the __________ Committee to suggest measures to ensure the protection of rights of North East people in Feb 2014. A) Mudgal B) Verma C) Bezbaruah D) Reddy 173 The Partnership to Advance Clean Energy (PACE) program was signed between India and ____ in March 2014 to increase collaboration on energy security and clean energy. A) Germany B) Japan C) USA D) France 174 The Indian Journalists' Association (IJA) in London has elected whom as its first women President and general secretary for the first time in its 67-year history in March 2014? A) Aruna Bahuguna B) Rupanjana Dutt C) Soma Mondal D) Aditi Khanna 175 Reserve Bank of India Deputy Governor _________ has resigned three months ahead of completion of his term in March 2014. A) KC Chakrabarty B) H R Khan C) Urjit R. Patel D) Anand Sinha 176 The Union govt. launched ‘Meghraj’ project in March 2014 which is related to ______________ A) Cloud computing B) Super Computer C) eGovernance D) None of These 177 World Longest aircraft Airlander was unveiled in Britain in March. It was manufactured by _________________. A) Airbus B) Hybrid Air Vehicles. C) Boeing D) Lockheed Martin 178 Which Indian state has become the first state in India to celebrate Child Protection Day on 4 March 2014? A) Tripura B) Assam C) Haryana D) Himachal Pradesh
  28. 28. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 28 179 Veteran __________ T. V. Venkitachalam passed away at the age of 85 in March 2014. A) Author B) Journalist C) Economist D) Artist 180 Which retired Supreme Court judge refused to head the Lokpal Committee Search panel on 3 March 2014? A) Dalveer Bhandari B) Swatanter Kumar C) K.T.Thomas D) G.S. Singhvi 181 Famous Amrican __________ Joe McGinniss passed away on 10th March 2014. A) Actor B) Scientist C) Novelist D) Economist 182 Financial Planning Standards Board India (FPSB) appointed whom as its Chairman in March 2014? A) Dhananjaya Y. Chandrachud B) Vinod Kumar Duggal C) BN Srikrishna D) A. R. Lakshmanan 183 Who was been sworn-in as the President of Chile after winning election in March 2014? A) Michelle Bachelet B) Evelyn Matthei C) Salvador Allende D) Sebastián Piñera 184 Which two Indian states became the first states to get Plastic Photo Identity Card for elections in India in March 2014? A) Meghalaya and Tripura B) Nagaland and Tripura C) Nagaland and Assam D) Arunachal Pradesh and Assam 185 Who has been selected for G D Birla Award 2013 (announced in March 2014)? A) Nibir Manda B) Madhav Gadgil C) Rajesh Gopakumar D) Burra Gautham Sidharth 186 The Supreme Court has appointed Which former Indian player as the interim President of BCCI in March 2014 till the probe related to IPL spot fixing of last year is completed. The Court also
  29. 29. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 29 directed that the senior most Vice-President of the Board, Shivlal Yadav, will be looking after the affairs of BCCI. A) Mahindar Amarnath B) Sunil Gavaskar C) Sandip Patil D) Kapil Dev 187 C-130 J Super Hercules aircraft of Indian Air Force crashed in Karoli district of Rajasthan killing five crew members including four officers in March. It was manufactured by? A) Airbus B) Hybrid Air Vehicles. C) Boeing D) Lockheed Martin 188 India was ranked at ________ in a Microsoft report in the list of the countries sending out spam e- mails published in March 2014. A) Second B) Third C) Fourth D) Fifth 189 Famous Indian author and journalist Khushwant Singh passed away in Mar 2014. His last book was ___________________________. A) The Sunset Club B) Agnostic Khushwant: There is no God C) The Good, the Bad and the Ridiculous D) The Illustrated History of the Sikhs 190 Mathematician Yakov Grigorevich Sinai, one of the most influential mathematicians of the 20th Century, has been chosen for the 2014 Abel Prize by the Norwegian Academy of Science Letters in March 2014. He belongs to which country? A) Romania B) Ukraine C) Russia D) Poland 191 Which country has emerged India’s biggest trading partner in the fiscal year 2013-14 (announced in March 2014)? A) Malaysia B) UAE C) China D) Thailand 192 Which movie won the maximum number of awards in the 86 Annual Academy Award (Oscar) 2014 Awards presented in March 2014? A) 12 Years a slave B) American Hustle C) The Wolf of Wall Street
  30. 30. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 30 D) Gravity 193 Famous Indian author and journalist Khushwant Singh passed away in Mar 2014.He had edited two major Indian newspapers, The National Herald and the ______________. A) Hindustan Times B) Times of India C) The Telegraph D) The Hindu 194 India has conducted the Ex-Surya Kiran Drills VI joint military exercise with which neighbour country in March 2014? A) Nepal B) Bangladesh C) Sri Lanka D) Afghanistan 195 Which Indian-American Doctor was chosen for Prestigious Simon Dack Award in March 2014? A) Atul Gawande B) Sanjay Gupta C) Sumit Chugh D) Amit Patel 196 Which country was ordered to halt its whaling programme by the International Court of Justice in March 2014? A) Japan B) South Korea C) Australia D) New Zealand 197 “Earth Hour” is organised by _____________________ every year. A) United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) B) UNDP C) UNESCO D) Worldwide Fund for Nature 198 Who won the Pritzker Architecture Prize, world's most prestigious architecture award, for the year 2014 (announced in March 2014). A) Toyo Ito B) Shigeru Ban C) Kengo Kuma D) Tadao Ando 199 Which country won the South Asian Handball Championship 2014 held in March 2014? A) Nepal B) Pakistan C) India D) Afghanistan
  31. 31. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 31 200 Which Indian private bank became the first private bank to start its operation in China in March 2014? A) ICIIC Bank B) Axis Bank C) HDFC Bank D) Kotak Mahindra Bank Answers Sl No. Question Answer 1 Who won the Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2013 (announced in March 2014)? Ans) Chandi Prasad Bhatt 2 Which movie won the maximum number of awards in the 86 Annual Academy Award (Oscar) 2014 Awards presented in March 2014? Ans) Gravity (7) 3 Who took charge as Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas in March 2014? Ans) Saurabh Chandra 4 Which country won the ICC U-19 World Cup completed in March 2014? Ans) South Africa 5 Bangaru Laxman passed away at a hospital in Hyderabad in March 2014. He was President of which Indian Political Party? Ans) Bharatiya Janata Party 6 According to China-based research firm Hurun’s 2014 global rich list published in March 2014, Who was ranked as the richest person in the world? Ans) Bill Gates 7 "International Women's Day" is observed on ____________. Ans) 8-Mar 8 Third BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) Summit was held from 1st March to 4th March 2014 in which country? Ans) Myanmar 9 Global aviation giant Airbus has opened an Indian subsidiary and restructured India operations in order to consolidate strengths and capture the growing market in March 2014. Who is the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the new entity? Ans) Srinivasan Dwarakanath 10 Union Government raised the number of workdays under MNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005) from existing 100 days to ______in March 2014 which will be effective from April 2014. Ans) 150 days 11 RBI has extended the date for exchanging pre-2005 banknotes to __________ compared to earlier timeline of 31st March 2014 (announced in March 2014). Ans) 1 January 2015 12 Which BJP Leader was appointed as national vice president of BJP in March 2014? Ans) Kalyan Singh 13 Which movie won the "Best Film" award in the 86 Annual Academy Award (Oscar) 2014 Awards presented in March 2014? Ans) 12 Years a slave 14 Which Indian bank won the awards for lending to MSE (micro and small enterprises) and to micro enterprises from the Union Ministry Ans) Corporation Bank
  32. 32. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 32 of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) for 2012-13 (announced in March 2014)? 15 "World Forestry Day" is observed on ____________. Ans) 21-Mar 16 Which Indian bank won the national award for excellence in lending to micro enterprises for 2012-2013 (announced in March 2014)? Ans) Indian Bank 17 According to China-based research firm Hurun’s 2014 global rich list published in March 2014, Who was ranked as India’s richest person? Ans) Mukesh Ambani 18 Which Indian shuttler won the men's singles title of the German Open Grand Prix Gold held in March 2014? Ans) Arvind Bhat 19 Which city topped the list of the world’s most expensive cities to live in 2014 which includes total 131 cities globally, as per the report published by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) in March 2014? Ans) Singapore 20 Which company won the 2014 award for the ‘Best Use of CSR Practices’ in the banking and finance sector in the third edition of the Global CSR Excellence and Leadership Awards given by the World CSR Congress in March 2014? Ans) UAE Exchange India 21 Who has taken over as the Chairman and Managing Director of Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) in March 2014? Ans) KS Popli 22 Who the BNP Paribas Open Womens' Final in Indian Wells ATP Tennis Masters held in California in March 2014? Ans) Flavia Pennetta 23 Who won the "Best Actor" award in the 86 Annual Academy Award (Oscar) 2014 Awards presented in March 2014? Ans) Mathew Mc Conaughey 24 "World Consumer Rights Day" is observed on ____________. Ans) 15-Mar 25 Global tech giant Apple announced in March 2014 that its senior vice president and CFO, will retire at the end of September 2014 after serving since 1996. Name the person. Ans) Peter Oppenheimer 26 Which South African Cricket player has announced retirement in March 2014 after leading South Africa in more than 100 tests? Ans) Graeme Smith 27 Who took over as new governor of Kerala in March 2014? Ans) Sheila Dikshit 28 Which Indian state has become the first state in India to observe State Child Protection Day on 4th March 2014? Ans) Assam 29 Indian Government has approved payment of _________ rate of interest on PF deposits in 2013-14 for over five crore subscribers of retirement fund body EPFO in March 2014. Ans) 8.75% 30 US First Lady Michelle Obama presented the International Women of Courage Award to whom in March 2014 for successfully leading the campaign against acid attacks on women in India? Ans) Laxmi (Acid attack victim) 31 India’s Low-cost carrier SpiceJet has appointed whom as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in March 2014 in a management re-org? Ans) R.Neelakantan 32 Who secured No 1 rank in the list of the world's richest persons, as per the annual ranking of global billionaires published by the Forbes magazine in Mar 2014? Ans) Bill Gates 33 "World Earth Day" is observed on ____________. Ans) 23-Mar 34 Which Global Tech/Internet Company acquired a startup company named “Vizify” that lets users create infographics and videos out of social data in March 2014? Ans) Yahoo
  33. 33. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 33 35 Global mining giant Vedanta Resources has appointed whom as its new chief Executive Officer in March 2014? Ans) Tom Albanese 36 Who won the "Best Actress" award in the 86 Annual Academy Award (Oscar) 2014 Awards presented in March 2014? Ans) Cate Blanchett 37 The European Central Bank (ECB) has kept its benchmark interest rate at record low of ________ during its monetary policy review in May 2014. It has also increased growth projection of euro zone to 1.2% for 2014. Ans) 0.25% 38 Kellogg's has roped in which famous bollywood actress for Special K campaign in Mar 2014? Ans) Deepika Padukone 39 USA unemployment rate stood at ______ in February (announced in Mar 2014). Ans) 6.7% 40 The 2014 Winter Paralympics was held in which country in Mar 2014? Ans) Russia 41 Which country regained the Asia Cup trophy held in Bangladesh in Mar 2014? Ans) Sri Lanka 42 Unique Identification Authority of India Chairman Nandan Nilekani formally joined which political party in Bangalore in March 2014 to fight the upcoming Lok Sabha polls? Ans) Indian National Congress 43 "World Water Day" is observed on ____________. Ans) 22-Mar 44 Which team won the final match of the 68th National Football Championship to win the Santosh Trophy held in Mar 2014? Ans) Mizoram 45 William Clay Ford Sr. passed away in March 2014. He was associated with which global automibile Company? Ans) Ford Motor 46 Former Infosys chief financial officer V Balakrishnan joined which political party to fight for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections (announced in March 2014)? Ans) Aam Aadmi Party 47 Who won the "Best Director" award in the 86 Annual Academy Award (Oscar) 2014 Awards presented in March 2014? Ans) Alfonso Cuaron 48 Which country has emerged as the largest non-oil trading partner of Dubai (with USD 37 billion) for financial year 2013-14, as per the latest report by the Dubai Department of Economic Development in March 2014? Ans) India 49 Virat Kohli has reclaimed his highest ________ position in the latest ICC ODI rankings released in March 2014 after conclusion of the Asia Cup. Ans) No.1 50 Who has been elected as President of the Indian Meteorological Society for 2014-16 in March 2014? Ans) Akhilesh Gupta 51 Which Global aviation Company has opened an Indian subsidiary and restructured India operations in order to consolidate strengths and capture the growing market in March 2014? Ans) Airbus 52 "World TB Day" is observed on ____________. Ans) 24-Mar 53 Which Indian Insurance company has tied up with Toyota Financial Services India Ltd in Mar 2014 to provide insurance cover to car loan customers. As per the agreement, It will issue a Group Credit Life Secure policy, where Toyota Financial Services India will be the master (group) policyholder. Ans) Max Life Insurance
  34. 34. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 34 54 India's Trade deficit stood at ________ in February 2013 (announced in Mar 2014). Ans) USD 8.1 billion 55 Two Indian CEOs have been named among America’s most powerful CEOs under the age of 40, who head publicly-traded companies with highest market values, in the Forbes magazine list published in March? Ans) Both A and B 56 Who was ranked at No 1 in the list of America’s most powerful CEOs under the age of 40, who head publicly-traded companies with highest market values, in the Forbes magazine list published in March 2014? Ans) Larry Page 57 Allahabad Bank has appointed whom as its new Chairman and Managing Director in March 2014? Ans) Rakesh Sethi 58 Who won the "Best Supporting Actor" award in the 86 Annual Academy Award (Oscar) 2014 Awards presented in March 2014? Ans) Jared Leto 59 India’s Retail inflation, measured by Consumer Price Index, stood at ______ in February (announced in March 2014). Ans) 8.10% 60 India’s Index of Industrial Production, the most important parameter to judge performance of industrial sector, growth stood at ________ in January (announced in march 2014). Ans) 0.1% 61 Who has been appointed as the new Director (Commercial) of Navratna PSU National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) in March 2014? She is also the first woman employee of the company to be elevated to the post of Director. Ans) Soma Mondal 62 Who has been appointed as Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) in March 2014? Ans) Amitabh Kant 63 "World Forestry Day" is observed on ____________. Ans) 21-Mar 64 Which Cricketer was voted Cricketer of the Generation as the most outstanding cricketer between the years 1993 and 2013 which was announced by espncricinfo.com in Mar 2014? Ans) Sachin Tendulkar 65 The US has lifted a ban on oil and gas giant _________ which was prevented from bidding for US government contracts in March 2014 after the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the worst in US history. Ans) British Petroleum 66 Which Indian PSU bank has launched a payment intermediary christened as ePay, which will facilitate e-commerce or m-commerce transactions among merchants, customers and various financial institutions in March 2014? Ans) State Bank of India 67 India’s overall inflation, measured by the Wholesale price index, stood at _______ in February 2014 (published in Mar 2014). Ans) 4.68% 68 Who won the "Best Supporting Actress" award in the 86 Annual Academy Award (Oscar) 2014 Awards presented in March 2014? Ans) Lupita Nyong'o 69 Who won the Templeton Prize for 2014, was announced by the John Templeton Foundation on in March 2014? Ans) Tomas Halik 70 Which female tennis player topped the women’s tennis rankings as per the latest WTA ranking published in Mar 2014? Ans) Serena Williams 71 G8 leaders have suspended participation of which country in the iconic club of super power countries in March 2014 amid rising tensions over Ukraine? Ans) Russia 72 Who the BNP Paribas Open Men's Final in Indian Wells ATP Tennis Masters held in California in March 2014? Ans) Novak Djokovic
  35. 35. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 35 73 Which Indian dirctor has been selected for the Gollapudi Srinivas National Award 2013 (announced in Mar 2014)? The award has been instituted in memory of late Gollapudi Srinivasa, who died while directing his first film Prema Pustakam (Book of Love) in 1992. Ans) Gyan Correa 74 "World Drama Day" is observed on ____________. Ans) 28-Mar 75 Which Bollywood star was presented with the prestigious IAA Olive Crown Awards, Asia's only green award for communication, organized by the Indian chapter of International Advertising Association (IAA) for creative excellence in communicating sustainability in Mumbai in Mar 2014? Ans) Amitabh Bachchan 76 Who was awarded "Green Crusader of the Year Award" for his/her contribution towards protection of animals, organized by the Indian chapter of International Advertising Association (IAA) for creative excellence in communicating sustainability in March 2014. Ans) Maneka Gandhi 77 Private sector lender ING Vysya Bank has appointed whom as Deputy CEO, Head of Wholesale Banking and Strategy in March 2014? Ans) Uday Sareen 78 Which movie won the "Best Foreign Language Film" at the 86 Annual Academy Award (Oscar)s award in the 86 Annual Academy Award (Oscar) 2014 Awards presented in March 2014? Ans) The Great Beauty (Italy) 79 Which indian state completed a historic hat trick at domestic level after winning the Vijay Hazare Trophy in March 2014 after winning Ranji and Irani trophy in the same year? Ans) Karnataka 80 Which Indian state has been ranked No 1 in terms of “economic freedom” in a list of India's 20 largest states, as per the 2013 'Economic Freedom of the States of India' report published in March 2014? Ans) Gujarat 81 The founder and Chairman of India’s leading pen manufacturers __________, DK Jain, passed away in March 2014. Ans) Luxor Group 82 The government has launched an exchange-traded fund of central public sector enterprises in order to raise Rs 3,000 crore for its disinvestment plan. This is an open ended scheme, comprising of shares of hoa many central PSEs including ONGC, GAIL India and COAL India? Ans) Ten 83 The Federal Reserve has announced in Mar 2014 that it has cut back its stimulus program by another _________ despite the recent US economic slowdown. The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) reduced stimulus spending to USD 55 billion a month as US economic recovery gained strength and unemployment rate dropped to 6.6% level. Ans) USD 10 billion 84 The Indian Journalists' Association (IJA) in London has elected whom as its first women President and general secretary for the first time in its 67-year history in March 2014? Ans) Aditi Khanna 85 "World Water Day " is observed on ____________. Ans) 22-Mar 86 UTI Mutual Fund has appointed whom as Group President and Head- HR of UTI Asset Management Company Ltd in March 2014? Ans) Priya Ranjan 87 Online travel company Ibibo Group, that owns portals such as Goibibo.com, redBus.in and Travelboutique has acquired 51% stake Ans) YourBus.com
  36. 36. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 36 in online bus tracking and analytics platform ___________ in March 2014. 88 Famous Indian author and journalist Khushwant Singh passed away in Mar 2014. The Indian government awarded which top most award to him in 2007? Ans) Padma Vibhushan 89 The seventh edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will start on April 16 and ___________ will host the first leg of IPL 2014, while the playoffs and the final-leg will be played in India (announced in Mar 2014). Ans) United Arab Emirates (UAE) 90 Reserve Bank of India Deputy Governor _________ has resigned three months ahead of completion of his term in March 2014. Ans) KC Chakrabarty 91 British retail giant Tesco announced forming of an equal joint venture with which company to enter into Indian market in March 2014. Ans) Trent Ltd 92 The Indian Government sold 9% stake held through SUUTI in ________ through a block deal in March 2014 to raise around Rs 5,500 crore. Ans) Axis Bank 93 Who has been selected for the 23rd G D Birla award for scientific research for the year 2013 (announced in March 2014)? Ans) Rajesh Gopakumar 94 Who was awarded a prestigious award for digital activism at the Barbican in London in March 2014? Ans) Shubhranshu Choudhary 95 Who won the Presidential election held to become President of Maldives in March 2014? Ans) Abdulla Yameen 96 The largest TV in the world built Big Hoss was unveiled for the first time at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, US in March 2014. It was built by _________. Ans) Panasonic 97 President Pranab Mukherjee gave away gallantry awards to defence personnel for their distinguished services in March 2014. How many Kirti Chakra awards were given at the same ceremony? Ans) Three 98 "World Sparrow Day" is observed on ____________. Ans) 20-Mar 99 India received _________ of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Jan 2014 (announced in March 2014). Ans) USD 2.18 billion 100 During the April-Jan of this financial year, the highest FDI in India came from which country? Ans) Mauritius 101 Report of the ‘Committee, headed by ___________, recommends Data Format for Furnishing of Credit Information to Credit Information Companies (CICs), has been put up on RBI’s website for comments in March 2014. The report said that Customers should be given a free copy of their credit profile as it would help in promoting financial discipline among loan seekers. Ans) Aditya Puri 102 Who has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of Britania Industries in March 2014 and will assume charge at the end of this fiscal year? Ans) Varun Berry 103 Which Indian author has been chosen for the Saraswati Samman for the year 2013 (announced in March 2014)? Ans) Govind Mishra 104 Which Indian Bank has bagged ‘Skoch achiever award for outstanding performance in SME enablement during 2014’ instituted by Skoch Consultancy Services Pvt Ltd (announced in March 2014)? Ans) Corporation Bank
  37. 37. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 37 105 Which Indian PSU Bank launched Instant Money Transfer (IMT) scheme in Mumbai in March 2014? This scheme allows customers to withdraw cash without using either debt card or credit card at the bank’s ATMS which are enabled with IMT facility. Ans) Bank of India 106 Who has been appointed as the new Revenue Secretary in March 2014? Ans) Rajiv Takru 107 Who has been appointed as the Managing Director and CEO of Merico Ltd, a leading FMCG company in India in March 2014? Ans) Saugata Gupta 108 Famous _______ Nanda passed away following in Mumbai in March 2014. Ans) Actress 109 Which team won the 4th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship (Division A) in Bhopal in March 2014? Ans) Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB) 110 "World Day of the Fight against Sexual Exploitation" is observed on ____________. Ans) 4-Mar 111 Which Global Tech company acquired virtual reality gaming startup Oculus VR Inc for USD 2 billion in March 2014? Ans) Facebook 112 Vinita Bali has stepped down as the managing director of Which FMCG company in March 2014 after nine years at the helm? Varun Berry, current chief operating officer will succeed her. A company statement said Bali, 58, will retire at the end of this fiscal year to pursue a variety of roles in the corporate and development sectors. She will continue to serve on the boards of the other Ans) Britannia 113 Which Bollywood Actor Amitabh Bachchan was awarded with the India's Global Icon of the Year award at the NRI of the Year awards in Mumbai in March 2014? Ans) Amitabh Bachchan 114 Shigeru Ban won the Pritzker Architecture Prize, world's most prestigious architecture award, for the year 2014 (announced in March 2014. He won the award for his creative and inexpensive designs for disaster relief shelters. He belongs to which country? Ans) Japan 115 _______ countries, including India, was certified polio-free by an independent commission of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in March 2014 with no case of the disease being reported in the country for three years. Ans) Eleven 116 Which team won the Deodhar Trophy in cricket for the year 2013-14 (held in March 2014)? Ans) West Zone 117 Which former India captain and Olympian has been appointed as coach of the senior men's national hockey team in March 2014 and he will work under Chief Coach Terry Walsh? Ans) Jude Felix 118 The Supreme Court has appointed Which former Indian player as the interim President of BCCI in March 2014 till the probe related to IPL spot fixing of last year is completed. The Court also directed that the senior most Vice-President of the Board, Shivlal Yadav, will be looking after the affairs of BCCI. Ans) Sunil Gavaskar 119 Who has been appointed as the Financial Services Secretary in March 2014? Ans) G S Sandhu 120 The Reserve Bank eased stand-alone primary dealers' exposure ceiling to a qualified central counter party by keeping the limit outside the existing ________ of net-owned funds in March 2014 in Ans) 25%
  38. 38. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 38 order to promote centralized clearing of OTC derivative products. The new norms would be effective from 1st April 2014. 121 In a major relief to all the Indian banks, the Reserve Bank of India has extended the deadline for implementation of Basel III norms to ____________ (announced in March 2014). The norm requires all the banks to raise huge amount of capital in order to satisfy the capital requirements. Ans) March 2019 122 Who has been elected as the President of CII for 2014-15 (announced in March 2014)? Ans) Ajay S. Shriram 123 Who was elected as the President-Designate of CII for 2014-15 (announced in March 2014)? Ans) Sumit Mazumder 124 Veteran _________ director P Ramdas passed away today due to age related illness in March 2014. Ans) Malayalam 125 "National Vaccination Day" is observed on ____________. Ans) 16-Mar 126 Who has been appointed as next secretary general of NATO, the 28- nation military alliance, (announced in March 2014) and he will take over in October 2014? Ans) Jens Stoltenberg 127 Abdullah, the king of Saudi Arabia has appointed his half-brother _________, as the next heir to the throne in March 2014. Ans) Moqren 128 The International Cricket Council (ICC) has congratulated Which Cricket Board for winning the prestigious Laureus Sports Award in March 2014. Ans) Afghanistan 129 Inflation of 18-nation euro zone stood at ______ in March (announced in March 2014). Ans) 0.5% 130 Who won the Malaysian Grand Prix held in Malaysia’s Sepang in March 2014? Ans) Lewis Hamilton 131 Who won the Malaysia Grand Prix gold at the Pasir Gudang Municipal Stadium in Malaysia held in March 2014? Ans) Simon Santoso 132 Which Indian air pistol shooter won a silver medal at the ISSF World Cup in Fort Benning, USA held in March 2014? Ans) Heena Sidhu 133 India’s core sector output, consisting of eight key sectors, growth stood at ______ in February (announced in March 2014). Ans) 4.5% 134 Former Army Chief Gen V K Singh joined Which Political party in March 2014 to contest Lok Sabha Election? Ans) Bharatiya Janata Party 135 Famous Indian author and journalist Khushwant Singh passed away in Mar 2014. He was born Khushwant Singh was born in ________________ province of Pakistan. Ans) Punjab 136 Who won singles title of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship held in March 2014? Ans) Roger Federer 137 Who released a book entitled India at Risk – Mistakes, Misconceptions and Misadventures of security policy in March 2014? In his book, he had discussed the issues, the conflicts and the consequences of the security related policy of India. Ans) Jaswant Singh 138 Home Ministry has announced "Telangana Foundation Day" to be held on ___________ (announced in May 2014). Ans) 2-June 139 Which Indian state was ranked as the fastest growing State with its Gross State Domestic Product growing at 15.05% during 2012-13, as Ans) Bihar
  39. 39. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 39 the latest data released by the Central Statistics Office in March 2014? 140 "Ordinance Factories Day (India)" is observed on ____________ in India. Ans) 18-Mar 141 Which Indian-American scientist developed the first 3D model of a human fingerprint called Phantom in March 2014? Ans) Anil Jain 142 Technology firm Avaya has appointed whom as Managing Director for its India and SAARC operations in March 2014? Ans) Priyadarshi Mohapatra 143 Which Indian writer won Windham Campbell Literature Prize 2014 in non-fiction category (announced in March 2014)? Ans) Pankaj Mishra 144 Famous Indian author and journalist Khushwant Singh passed away in Mar 2014.He had edited ___________, an Indian government journal. Ans) Yojana 145 Canara Bank names Which Indian cricketer as its brand ambassador in March 2014? Ans) Shikhar Dhawan 146 RBI hiked trade related remittance from 2 to _______ rupees per transaction in March 2014? Ans) 5 lakh 147 India nominated Rani-ki-Vav and GHNP for UNESCO’s World Heritage Site Status in March 2014. The Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP) in loacted in which state of India? Ans) Himachal Pradesh 148 Which country has been ranked as the world’s largest arms importer as per the data published by the Swedish Think Tank, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) in March 2014? Ans) India 149 Which Global bank acquires Societe Generale’s Asian private banking business for USD 220 million in March 2014? Ans) DBS Bank 150 Which Indian movie won audience choice award in North Carolina film festival held in March 2014? Ans) Ekhon Nedekha Nadir Xipaare 151 Flight MH370 disappeared in the South China Sea on 8 March 2014 which is still missing even after 1 month of search. It belonged to which Airlines? Ans) Malaysia Airlines 152 Who has been appointed as Publisher of Penguin Random House India in March 2014 with overall responsibility for building the local publishing programme in both English and local languages? Ans) Chiki Sarkar 153 Which social networking site marked its eighth birthday in March 2014? Ans) Twitter 154 Which country organized the Arab Summit 2014 for the first time in the country from March 25 to 26 2014? Ans) Kuwait 155 India and ________ won the 2014 edition of the UN-Water “Water for Life” Best Practices Award for their sustainable practices of water resources, announced in March 2014. Ans) Singapore 156 Who was awarded a prestigious award for digital activism at the Barbican in London in March 2014? Ans) Shubhranshu Choudhary 157 "World Poetry Day" is observed on ____________ in India. Ans) 21-Mar 158 Former international footballer Hilderaldo Luiz Bellini passed away in March 2014 after a heart attack. He was captain of which World Cup Winning Football team? Ans) Brazil
  40. 40. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 40 159 Famous Indian author and journalist Khushwant Singh passed away in Mar 2014. He returned which award in his protest against the use of Army forces into the Golden Temple in 1984? Ans) Padma Bhushan 160 The Election Commissionsigned up which film star as its national icon in March 2014 for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections? Ans) Aamir Khan 161 Which Indian golfer was named as one of five golfers nominated for Asian Tour’s ‘Player of the Decade’ award in March 2014? Ans) Jeev Milkha Singh 162 Which Cricketer was voted Cricketer of the Generation as the most outstanding cricketer between the years 1993 and 2013 which was announced by espncricinfo.com in Mar 2014? Ans) Sachin Tendulkar 163 A non-profit group Vandana Foundation launched AQUATM, a water vending machine in ________ in March 2014. Ans) Mumbai 164 Noted _____________ G.K. Chadha passed away in March 2014. Ans) Economist 165 Which bollywood actor was named as the National Ambassador for Earth Hour 2014 observed March 29 (announced in March 2014)? Ans) Arjun Kapoor 166 Which Indian state became the first state in the country to declare all election booths in the coming Lok Sabha polls as no smoking zones in March 2014? Ans) Jammu & Kashmir 167 The 3rd Nuclear Security Summit 2014 was held in _________ from 24 to 25 March 2014. Ans) Netherlands 168 "World Dentist Day" is observed on ____________ in India. Ans) 6-Mar 169 Union Ministry of Minority Affairs launched ___________ scheme for the welfare of minorities people in March 2014. Ans) Maulana Azad Sehat Yojna 170 As per the latest report published by the RBI, India's Current Account Deficit declined to ______ of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 3rd quarter (Oct-Dec) of FY 2013-14? Ans) 0.9% 171 Union Govt. cleared a proposal of the Election Commission (EC) to raise expenditure limits to _______ for elections in the country in March 2014. Ans) Rs 70 lakh 172 Union Ministry of Home Affairs has set up the __________ Committee to suggest measures to ensure the protection of rights of North East people in Feb 2014. Ans) Bezbaruah 173 The Partnership to Advance Clean Energy (PACE) program was signed between India and ____ in March 2014 to increase collaboration on energy security and clean energy. Ans) USA 174 The Indian Journalists' Association (IJA) in London has elected whom as its first women President and general secretary for the first time in its 67-year history in March 2014? Ans) Aditi Khanna 175 Reserve Bank of India Deputy Governor _________ has resigned three months ahead of completion of his term in March 2014. Ans) KC Chakrabarty 176 The Union govt. launched ‘Meghraj’ project in March 2014 which is related to ______________ Ans) Cloud computing 177 World Longest aircraft Airlander was unveiled in Britain in March. It was manufactured by _________________. Ans) Hybrid Air Vehicles 178 Which Indian state has become the first state in India to celebrate Child Protection Day on 4 March 2014? Ans) Assam 179 Veteran __________ T. V. Venkitachalam passed away at the age of 85 in March 2014. Ans) Journalist
  41. 41. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 41 180 Which retired Supreme Court judge refused to head the Lokpal Committee Search panel on 3 March 2014? Ans) K.T.Thomas 181 Famous Amrican __________ Joe McGinniss passed away on 10th March 2014. Ans) Novelist 182 Financial Planning Standards Board India (FPSB) appointed whom as its Chairman in March 2014? Ans) BN Srikrishna 183 Who was been sworn-in as the President of Chile after winning election in March 2014? Ans) Michelle Bachelet 184 Which two Indian states became the first states to get Plastic Photo Identity Card for elections in India in March 2014? Ans) Nagaland and Assam 185 Who has been selected for G D Birla Award 2013 (announced in March 2014)? Ans) Rajesh Gopakumar 186 The Supreme Court has appointed Which former Indian player as the interim President of BCCI in March 2014 till the probe related to IPL spot fixing of last year is completed. The Court also directed that the senior most Vice-President of the Board, Shivlal Yadav, will be looking after the affairs of BCCI. Ans) Sunil Gavaskar 187 C-130 J Super Hercules aircraft of Indian Air Force crashed in Karoli district of Rajasthan killing five crew members including four officers in March. It was manufactured by? Ans) Lockheed Martin 188 India was ranked at ________ in a Microsoft report in the list of the countries sending out spam e-mails published in March 2014. Ans) Fourth 189 Famous Indian author and journalist Khushwant Singh passed away in Mar 2014. His last book was ___________________________. Ans) The Good, The Bad and The Ridiculous 190 Mathematician Yakov Grigorevich Sinai, one of the most influential mathematicians of the 20th Century, has been chosen for the 2014 Abel Prize by the Norwegian Academy of Science Letters in March 2014. He belongs to which country? Ans) Russia 191 Which country has emerged India’s biggest trading partner in the fiscal year 2013-14 (announced in March 2014)? Ans) China 192 Which movie won the maximum number of awards in the 86 Annual Academy Award (Oscar) 2014 Awards presented in March 2014? Ans) Gravity (7) 193 Famous Indian author and journalist Khushwant Singh passed away in Mar 2014.He had edited two major Indian newspapers, The National Herald and the ______________. Ans) Hindustan Times 194 India has conducted the Ex-Surya Kiran Drills VI joint military exercise with which neighbour country in March 2014? Ans) Nepal 195 Which Indian-American Doctor was chosen for Prestigious Simon Dack Award in March 2014? Ans) Sumit Chugh 196 Which country was ordered to halt its whaling programme by the International Court of Justice in March 2014? Ans) Japan 197 “Earth Hour” is organised by _____________________ every year. Ans) Worldwide Fund for Nature 198 Who won the Pritzker Architecture Prize, world's most prestigious architecture award, for the year 2014 (announced in March 2014). Ans) Shigeru Ban 199 Which country won the South Asian Handball Championship 2014 held in March 2014? Ans) India
  42. 42. March 2014 Current Affairs Quiz Collection http://currentaffairs-businessnews.com Page 42 200 Which Indian private bank became the first private bank to start its operation in China in March 2014? Ans) Axis Bank
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