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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

17-18 March 2014 Current Affairs and GK Quiz

1. NTPC on 15 March 2014 approved an investment of 14366.58 crore rupees for its Karanpura thermal power project in which state?
[Category: Bank Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Jharkhand
[B] Odisha
[C] Bihar
[D] West Bengal

2. Who won the 2014 Templeton Prize, which was established in 1972 by the late Sir John Templeton and honours a living person for his exceptional contribution of affirming life’s spiritual dimension, whether through insight, discovery, or practical work?
[Category: Awards GK Current Affairs]
[A] Desmond Tutu
[B] Dalai Lama
[C] Malala Yusufzai
[D] Tomas Halik

3. On 16 March 2014, who won the BNP Paribas Open mens Final in Indian Wells ATP Tennis Masters in California?
[Category: Sports GK Current Affairs]
[A] Roger Federer
[B] Hsieh Su-Wei
[C] Novak Djokovic
[D] Cara Black

4. Vladimir Putin, the President of Russia on 17 March 2014 signed a decree that recognises which state as a sovereign state?
[Category: World Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Ukraine
[B] Crimea
[C] Slovakia
[D] Romania

5. Who has been selected for the 17th Gollapudi Srinivas National Award 2013 for his debut film as a director, The Good Road in Gujarati?
[Category: Films GK Current Affairs]
[A] Shaji N. Karun
[B] Gyan Correa
[C] Ramchandra PN
[D] Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan