Current Affairs Quiz: March 4, 2018

Current Affairs 4 March 2018 Quiz

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  1. Who among the following has been conferred with the lifetime achievement award at the United Kingdom’s annual Political and Public Life Awards?
    A) Dilip Kumar
    B) Amitabh Bachchan
    C) Shatrughan Sinha
    D) Rajnikanth
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      Option C
    Explanation: 
    Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha has been honoured with a lifetime achievement award for his contribution to the fields of arts and politics at a ceremony in the UK’s Parliament complex. The annual ‘Political and Public Life Awards’ presented by Britain’s Asian Voice weekly newspaper, now in its 12th year, recognises individuals who have made a significant impact on public life or made a difference in their local communities.
  2. When is the World Wildlife Day observed?
    A) March 2
    B) March 1
    C) March 5
    D) March 3
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    On 20 December 2013, at its 68th session, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) decided to proclaim 3 March, the day of the adoption of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), as World Wildlife Day, which was proposed by Thailand, to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild fauna and flora.
  3. Which country has won the inaugural IBSF Snooker Team World Cup?
    A) Pakistan
    B) India
    C) China
    D) Malaysia
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    India defeated Pakistan in the inaugural IBSF Snooker Team World Cup in Doha. The Indian combine of Pankaj Advani and Manan Chandra came back from 0-2 down in the best-of-five final to clinch it with a margin of 3-2. The Indian team was awarded $15,000 (nearly ₹10 lakh) for winning the tournament.
  4. Veteran politician Khagendra Jamataia passed away recently. He served as the minister of which state?
    A) Tripura
    B) Meghalaya
    C) Nagaland
    D) Assam
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Khagendra Jamataia, Tripura Fisheries and Cooperation minister and a CPM contestant in the recent state assembly poll has passed away.
  5. Name the first Indian female wrestler to win gold medal at the Asian Wrestling Championships recently?
    A) Vinesh Phogat
    B) Babita Kumari
    C) Navjot Kaur
    D) Sakshi Malik
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Navjot Kaur produced a dominating performance in the final of the women’s 65 kg freestyle category to clinch the gold medal in what was a day to remember for Indian wrestling at the Asian Wrestling Championships in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
  6. What was the theme of the 2018 World Wild Life Day?
    A) Listen to the young voices
    B) The future of wildlife is in our hands
    C) It’s time to get serious about wildlife crime
    D) Big cats – predators under threat
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      Option D
    Explanation: 
    The World Wild Life Day 2018 theme is “Big cats – predators under threat”.

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  1. The inaugural IBSF Snooker Team World Cup 2018 was held in which country?
    A) Qatar
    B) India
    C) Thailand
    D) South Korea
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    India beat Pakistan in the summit clash of the IBSF World Cup Team Snooker event in Doha, Qatar.
  2. The Asian Wrestling Championships 2018 was held in which country?
    A) Doha, Qatar
    B) New Delhi, India
    C) Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
    D) Astana, Kazakhstan
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The 2018 Asian Wrestling Championships was held at the Kozhomkul Sports Palace, Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan. 
  3. Who is the President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)?
    A) Karel J.G. van Oosterom
    B) Miroslav Lajcak
    C) Marie Chatardova
    D) Antonio Guterres
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The United Nations General Assembly is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations, the only one in which all member nations have equal representation, and the main deliberative, policy-making and representative organ of the UN.
  4. Who is the Secretary General of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)?
    A) Arjun Bahadur Thapa
    B) Roberto Azevedo
    C) Jens Stoltenberg
    D) John E. Scanlon
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    As of 2015, Secretary-General of the CITES Secretariat is John E. Scanlon.

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