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Current Affairs Quiz for 9th March 2017   (Q.1) In March 2017, PM Narendra Modi inaugurated India’s Longest Cable Bridge in Bharuch District of... Current Affairs Quiz for 9th March 2017 – Rapid Fire

Current Affairs Quiz for 9th March 2017

 

(Q.1) In March 2017, PM Narendra Modi inaugurated India’s Longest Cable Bridge in Bharuch District of Gujarat. This cable bridge is 1.4 km long and is built on River:

  1. River Sabarmati
  2. River Narmada
  3. River Tapi
  4. River Vishwamitri

 

(Q.2) In March 2017, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation had organized a national conference on Jal Kranti Abhiyan in:

  1. New Delhi
  2. Mumbai
  3. Chennai
  4. Bengaluru

 

(Q.3) Kalika Prasad Bhattacharya, who passed away in March 2017, was a popular:

  1. Bengali Actor
  2. Bengali Journalist
  3. Bengali Folk Singer
  4. Bengali Novel Writer

 

 

(Q.4) Which country hosted the first ever Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Leaders’ Summit in March 2017?

  1. Malaysia
  2. Thailand
  3. Yemen
  4. Indonesia

 

(Q.5) Which State Govt. has announced ‘Tirtha Darshan Scheme’, under which senior citizens above 60 years of age in the state will be able to go on a pilgrimage within the country at government expense?

  1. Haryana
  2. Punjab
  3. Uttar Pradesh
  4. Madhya Pradesh

 

(Q.6) Which Indian institute has been ranked eighth in the Times Higher Education list of ‘Best Small Universities in the World 2017’ (less than 5000 students) and has thus become the first Indian institute to feature in this Top 10 list?

  1. IIM (Indian Institute of Management), Ahmedabad
  2. IISc (Indian Institute of Science), Bangalore
  3. IIT (Indian Institute of Technology), Kharagpur
  4. IIM (Indian Institute of Management), Bangalore

 

(Q.7) According to the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) 2017, ____% of India’s bird species are found in Himachal Pradesh

  1. 25%
  2. 35%
  3. 45%
  4. 55%

 

 

(Q.8) Name the female playback singer who has set a new world record by playing the maximum number of songs in the shortest time on a single string musical instrument?

  1. Meenakshi Reddy
  2. Dhanalaxmi Pandit
  3. Mridula Iyer
  4. Vaikom Vijayalakshmi

 

(Q.9) Rabi Ray, who passed away in March 2017, was a former:

  1. Lok Sabha Speaker
  2. Chief Justice of India
  3. Chief Election Commissioner
  4. Governor of RBI

 

(Q.10) ‘Al-Nagah-II’ was a joint exercise held in Himachal Pradesh in March 2017 between armies of India and:

  1. Bangladesh
  2. Oman
  3. UAE
  4. Saudi Arabia

 

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