17th March 2017 Current Affairs Quiz

17th March 2017 Current Affairs Quiz

1. Which parliamentary committee has suggested merger of state-run telecom firms BSNL and MTNL for their long-term survival?

2. Which bank has recently signed MoU with CREDAI to work towards providing housing for all?

3. Which state is hosting the three-day international Buddhist conference?

4. Which bank has launched an instant digital Loan Against Securities (LAS) facility?

5. Name the Indian badminton player who was recently included as a member of the governing body of the Sports Authority of India.

6. The Union Commerce and Industry Ministry introduced the Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI) Bill, 2017 in the Lok Sabha. Who is the Union Commerce and
Industry Minister?

7. Which US state's federal judge has issued a nationwide order banning President Donald Trump's latest executive order on immigration ban from six Muslim-majority nations?

8. The 2017 G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting has started in which country?

9. The International Buddhist conference on "Buddhism in 2lst Century" has started in which state?

10. Which Indian personality has become the Vice-President (VP) of the Local Organising Committee (LoC) of the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017?

11. Name the state for which the Union Cabinet in recent past approved a special financial assistance by special dispensation in funding of Externally Aided Projects (EAPs).

12. India has signed a social security agreement with which country?

13. The 2017 Agriculture Science Fair (ASF) was held in which city?

14. Name the cricketer who was appointed as the Ambassador of Women's Cricket World Cup 2017 by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on the occasion of International
Women's Day.

15. Name the incumbent Chief Minister of Manipur who resigned from the post?

16. Scientists recently discovered a pair of 1.6 billion-year-old fossils that appear to contain red algae. Where were these fossils discovered?

17. Which Indian Badminton player has been appointed a new member of the governing body of Sports Authority of India (SAI)?

18. Which state government officially launched women safety application Ammavin Aran?

19. What is the India's rank in the world for the number of MPs in Parliament, as per latest UN report "Women in Politics 2017 Map"?

20. Name the Private-sector bank who recently signed a pact with Avenues India to enhance customer support.

21. Who is the author of the book "The Sleepwalker's Dream: A Novel"?

22. Identify the Indian-American teen who recently won the 2017 Regeneron Science Talent Search bagging the top award of USD 250000.



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