March 16, 2014 GK Questions

Test and build your general knowledge on current affairs questions with answers based on March 16, 2014 major events.

  1. Which among the following country voted a UN Security Council resolution drafted by the US declaring the referendum in Crimea invalid?
    • Nigeria
    • Russia
    • Iraq
    • Ukraine
  2. Answer

    Russia: Russia on Saturday voted a UN Security Council resolution drafted by the US declaring the referendum in Crimea invalid, even as close ally China abstained, isolating Moscow further on the Ukraine crisis.

  3. Name the chief medical officer of Aligarh Muslim University who shot himself on Friday?
    • Imran Khan
    • Faisel Iqbal
    • Shoiab Mirza
    • Mohammad Arshad
  4. Answer

    Mohammad Arshad: Mohammad Arshad, chief medical officer of Aligarh Muslim University, shot himself on Friday. He wrote in his suicide note that he was suffering form depression.

  5. Which car company agreed to seek approval from minority shareholders on its investment plan in Gujarat to outsource production?
    • Tata Motors
    • Honda Motors
    • Maruti Suzuki
    • Mahindra & Mahindra Limited
  6. Answer

    Maruti Suzuki : Maruti Suzuki on Saturday agreed to seek approval from minority shareholders on its investment plan in Gujarat to outsource production at a new factory to its parent Suzuki After investor ire and possible legal and regulatory challenges threatened to scuttle the project.

  7. Which Indian state launched 1800 110 132 helpline to register complaints against illegal movement of cash in city ahead the Lok Sabha polls?
    • Delhi
    • Gujarat
    • Maharashtra
    • Assam
  8. Answer

    Delhi: A helpline number 1800 110 132 was launched on Saturday in Delhi to register complaints against illegal movement of cash in city ahead the Lok Sabha polls.

  9. Which among the following Union Minister admitted to south Delhi hospital on Saturday for treatment of a heart ailment?
    • Kapil Sibal
    • Mapanna Mallikarjun Kharge
    • Veerappa Moily
    • Manish Tewari
  10. Answer

    Manish Tewari: Union Minister Manish Tewari was admitted to a south Delhi hospital on Saturday for treatment of a heart ailment.
  11. Which Indian badminton player enter the semifinals of Indian Wells open 2014?
    • Saina Nehwal
    • PV Sindhu
    • Ashwini Ponnappa
    • Jwala Gutta
  12. Answer

    PV Sindhu: Indian shuttler PV Sindhu tamed World No.2 Shixian Wang in straight games to enter the women’s singles semifinals at the $125,000 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold at St. Jakobshalle in Basel in Switzerland.

  13. At least 212 people lost their lives in a gunfight between rebels and military personnel in-
    • Pakistan
    • Germany
    • Poland
    • Nigeria
  14. Answer

    Nigeria: At least 212 people lost their lives in a gunfight between rebels and military personnel in Nigeria on Friday, the media reported.

  15. Name the former Indian cricket captain who finished third at the annual All-India Senior’s Golf Championship?
    • Kapil Dev
    • Saurav Gangualy
    • Anil Kumble
    • Rahul Dravid
  16. Answer

    Kapil Dev: Former Indian cricket captain Kapil Dev finished third at the annual All-India Senior’s Golf Championship played at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club. Kapil turned in a total score of 235 over 54 holes.

  17. Which university scientists develop robotic fish that can swim like real fish?
    • California Institute of Technology
    • University of Delhi
    • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • University of Maryland
  18. Answer

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Scientists of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have succeeded in developing a robotic fish that can swim completely like a real fish. The researchers have designed the robot on the basis of a new generation of machines called soft robots.

  19. Which Indian-American nominated as Assistant Secretary, Department of Commerce, US by president Barack Obama?
    • Sidharth Malhotra
    • Arun M. Kumar
    • Rishi Dhawan
    • Mukul Pradhan
  20. Answer

    Arun M. Kumar: Indian-American Arun M. Kumar has been nominated by President Barack Obama to a key administration post, giving him charge of international trade at a critical juncture when the U.S. is looking to increase its export.

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