22nd March 2017 Current Affairs Quiz

22nd March 2017 Current Affairs Quiz

1. The 2017 World Water Day (WWD) was observed on 22 March with theme
 
 
 
 

2. The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee on 20 March 2017 presented the Gallantry Awards and Distinguished Service Decorations at a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
The awards were conferred to personnel belonging to which service background?
 
 
 
 

3. The 2017 World Down Syndrome Day that was observed on 21 March focuses on
 
 
 
 

4. Who of the following was recently appointed as the new Member- Traction Railway Board?
 
 
 
 

5. Who has been appointed as the full time Interim Director General (IDG) of the International Solar Alliance (ISA)?
 
 
 
 

6. Which of the following districts will become India's first carbon neutral district?
 
 
 
 

7. Who has been appointed as the new Chief Justice of the Kerala High Court?
 
 
 
 

8. Who became the first woman belonging to private sector to be appointed as the Full-Time Member of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)?
 
 
 
 

9. Maggie MacDonnell has won the 2017 Global Teacher Prize. She hails from which country?
 
 
 
 

10. The supreme court of this country limited the President's power to temporarily fill vacant government posts while nominations are tied up in partisan political fights in March 2017
 
 
 
 

11. Which country is hosting the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games?
 
 
 
 

12. According to the Forbes World Billionaire Report 2017, who was ranked as the wealthiest Indian?
 
 
 
 

13. Which country hosted the 23rd Conference of Auditors General of Commonwealth Countries and British Overseas Territories?
 
 
 
 

14. The World Poetry Day (WPD) is held on which date?
 
 
 
 

15. Name the player who was recently ranked No. 1 in the ICC Test Bowling Rankings?
 
 
 
 

16. Which union ministry has organized the 5th Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav (RSM)-2017?
 
 
 
 

17. Who of the following was recently elected as the Speaker of Goa Assembly?
 
 
 
 

18. The upper house of Indian Parliament, Rajya Sabha recently passed which crucial bill?
 
 
 
 

19. Who has been appointed as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of International Cricket Council (ICC)?
 
 
 
 


 

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