Current Affairs Quiz for 9 March 2016

1. Which tennis player failed a dope test at the Australian Open ?
    (a) Padma Sachdev
    (b) Ray Tomlinson
    (c) Maria Sharapova
    (d) Roman Polański   
           


2. _____________ has topped the list of 21 states with most investment potential.
    (a) Tamil Nadu
    (b) Mumbai
    (c)  New Delhi
    (d) Gujarat
    (e) None of these
           

3. India will induct its first batch of female fighter pilots in _____________.
    (a) 6 April
    (b) 18 June
    (c) 1 March
    (d) 25 August
    (e) None of these
        

 4. International women’s day is celebrated every year on __________.
    (a) 8th March
    (b) 12th July
    (c) 5th May
    (d) 10th November
    (e) None of these
        

5. Yes Bank launched an all-women operated bank branch in ___________.
    (a)  Myanmar
    (b) Punjab
    (c) Mumbai
    (d) Bengaluru
    (e) None of these
         

 6. Who has been conferred with Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur by the French authorities ?
    (a) Antonio Guterres
    (b) Bhagwati Lal Vyas
    (c) Anand Mahindra 
    (d) Martin Crowe 
    (e) None of these
          

7. Who announced the withdrawal of Budget proposal on Employee Provident Fund (EPF) tax ?
     (a) Rajnath Singh
     (b) Arun Jaitley
     (c) Manohar Parrikar
     (d) Inderjit Singh Rao
     (e) None of these
            

8. Fitch rating agency has maintained India's growth forecast at ____________.
    (a) 12.8 %
    (b) 4.9 %
    (c) 7.5 %
    (d) 9.9 %
    (e) None of these
          

9. Telangana, Maharashtra has signed a historic pact for construction of barrages on ____________.
    (a) Chambal
    (b) Godavari
    (c) Krishna
    (d) Narmada
    (e) None of these
          

10. Syndicate Bank scam amounting to Rs. ___________ using fake cheques, letter of credits and LIC policies.
      (a) 1,000 crore
      (b) 500 crore
      (c) 10 Lakh
      (d) 1,500 crore  
      (e) None of these
          

Answers 

1. Maria Sharapova
2. Gujarat
3. 18 June
4. 8th March
5. Bengaluru
6. Anand Mahindra
7. Arun Jaitley
8. 7.5 %
9. Godavari
10. 1,000 crore 

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