Current Affairs March 2017 [5]

[41] What is the theme of 2017 World Wildlife Day?

[A] “Listen to the young voices”.

[B] “The future of wildlife is in our hands”.

[C] “The future of elephants is in our hands”.

[D] “It’s time to get serious about wildlife crime”.



[42] Which bank has launched MoneyPlant RuPay International Platinum Debit Card?

[A] Bandhan Bank

[B] ICICI Bank

[D] Karnataka Bank

[D] Yes Bank



[43] In which state INS Rajali is locates?

[A] Kerala

[B] Tamil Nadu

[C] Andhra Pradesh

[D] Odisha



[44] Who is the winner of 2017 Abel Prize?

[A] Yves Meyer

[B] Andrew Wiles

[C] David J. Thouless

[D] Duncan Haldane



[45] Who is the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh?

[A] Keshav Prasad Maurya

[B] Yogi Adityanath

[C] Dinesh Sharma

[D] Ram Naik



[46] Which committee was constituted in order to strengthen border protection and address the issue of gaps and vulnerability in border fencing along Indo-Pakistan border?

[A] Madhukar Gupta Committee

[B] Ratan Watal Committee

[C] Amitabh Kant committee

[D] H Devaraj Committee



[47] Which university has developed country’s first genetically-modified (Bt) varieties of cotton?

[A] Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat

[B] Anand Agricultural University, Anand

[C] Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar

[D] Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana



[48] Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy (Janaagraha) released results of its Annual Survey of India’s City-Systems (ASICS) for 2016. Which city remained at the top of the survey?

[A] Mumbai

[B] Pune

[C] Thiruvananthapuram

[D] Kolkata



[49] Senior lawyer and jurist Tehmtan R. Andhyarujina passed away on March 28, 2017. Which of the following is not true about him?

[A] He was the Solicitor General of India from 1996 to 1998.

[B] He was the Advocate-General of Maharashtra from 1993 to 1995.

[C] He was the Acting Chief Justice of Jharkhand from 2003 to 2005.

[D] He has authored Judicial Activism and Constitutional Democracy in India.



[50] First time India has turned around from a net importer of electricity to Net Exporter of electricity during the current year 2016-17 (April to February 2017). Which of the following countries import electricity from India?

[A] Nepal, Bangladesh and Bhutan

[B] Bhutan, Bangladesh and Myanmar

[C] Nepal, Bhutan and Myanmar

[D] Nepal, Bangladesh and Myanmar