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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz: 5 March 2014

1. Sheila Dikshit, the former chief minister of Delhi on 4 March 2014 was appointed as the 22nd Governor of which state?
[Category: Indian GK Current Affairs]
[A] Kerala
[B] Karnataka
[C] Rajasthan
[D] Himachal Pradesh

2. Laxmi, a 16 year-old Indian girl and survivor of an acid attack that left her face permanently scarred, was awarded the US Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage award in a ceremony at the US Department of State. Who has given her this award?
[Category: Awards and Honours Current Affairs]
[A] Barack Obama
[B] Hillary Clinton
[C] Nancy Powell
[D] Michelle Obama

3. Since March 1, 2014 administration of oral polio vaccine (OPV) six weeks before departure has become mandatory for all India-bound travellers from seven countries where polio cases are still being reported. Indians headed for these countries will also be administered the vaccine. These countries are Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Syria, Kenya, Somalia, Nigeria and ___________.
[Category: Recent GK Current Affairs]
[A] Myanmar
[B] Bhutan
[C] Bangladesh
[D] Pakistan

4. Who is the World’s top richest Billionaire with worth of 76 billion dollars according to Forbes magazine’s 28th Annual World billionaires list released on 3 March 2014?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] Carlos Slim Helu
[B] Bill Gates
[C] Warren Buffet
[D] Amanico Ortega

5. Union Ministry of Minority Affairs launched which new initiative for the welfare of minorities on 4 March 2014?
[Category: Political Current Affairs]
[A] Rajeev Swasthaya Yozna
[B] Indira Swasthaya Yozna
[C] Maulana Azad Sehat Scheme
[D] Nehru Swasthaya Yozna