Current Affairs Quiz: March 5, 2018

Current Affairs 5 March 2018 Quiz

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  1. Ama Gaon, Ama Vikas programme on Panchayatiraj has been launched by which state?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Odisha
    C) Kerala
    D) Telangana
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The Odisha government has launched a programme Ama Gaon, Ama Vikas (Our Village, our development) to reach out to the people in rural areas and involve themselves in the developmental activities. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik flagged off mobile video vans for ‘Ama Gaon Ama Vikas’ programme that will move across the State to highlight various welfare schemes at villages in the state.
  2. Prafulla Das passed away recently. He was a renowned ________
    A) Actor
    B) Journalist
    C) Literateur
    D) Scientist
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Literateur Prafulla Das has passed away. Das was a bachelor and was suffering from old age related ailments. He was a recipient of the prestigious “Sarala Award” for his achievement in the literary field.
  3. Name the gold medal winner of the ISSF World Cup in the men’s 10 m air pistol event?
    A) Shahzar Rizvi
    B) Jitu Rai
    C) Abhinav Bindra
    D) Vijay Kumar
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian shooter Shahzar Rizvi created a new world record on his way to the gold medal in the men’s 10m air pistol event at the ISSF World Cup at Guadalajara in Mexico. The Indian beat reigning Olympic champion Christian Reitz of Germany, who had to settle for the silver.
  4. Mukul Sangma has recently resigned from the post of the Chief Minister of which state?
    A) Tripura
    B) Meghalaya
    C) Nagaland
    D) Mizoram
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Mukul Sangma submitted his resignation from the post of Meghalaya Chief Minister. Sangma submitted his resignation to Meghalaya Governor Ganga Prasad in Shillong following the assembly election results.
  5. Javed Abidi died of health issues. He was one of the first activists of  _______ movement in India
    A) Anti- Corruption
    B) Non- Violence
    C) Disability
    D) Chipko
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Disability rights activist Javed Abidi has passed away after succumbing to chest infection.
  6. Davide Astori who died recently was related with which sports?
    A) Formula Racing
    B) Golf
    C) Cricket
    D) Football
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Italy international footballer Davide Astori has been found dead in his hotel room. Astori, who was captain of Fiorentina, passed away in his sleep overnight.

Static GK Based on Current Affairs

  1. Who is the governor of Meghalaya?
    A) Jagdish Mukhi
    B) Tathagata Roy
    C) Padmanabha Acharya
    D) Ganga Prasad
    View Answer
      Option D

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