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CURRENT AFFAIRS Quiz MARCH-APRIL

CURRENT AFFAIRS Quiz MARCH-APRIL

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CURRENTAFFAIRSQuizMARCH-APRIL20101.FormerTestcaptainandfastbowlerwhoisappointedasthenewcoachofPakistanCricketteam?WaqarYounis.HehasbeengivenacontractuntilDecember2011andformerTestbatsmanEjazAhmedwillassistYounisasfieldingandbattingcoach.2.Manofthematchwinnersofthetwo20-20cricketseriesbetweenAustraliaandNewZealandheldinNewZealand.First20-20cricketPlayedatWestpacStadium,Wellingtonon26February2010:Manofthematch:MitchelJohnson(Australia)(Hetook3wickets)Result:Australiawonthematchby6wickets.Second20-20cricketPlayedatChristchurchon28February2010:Manofthematch:BrendonMcCullum(NewZealand)Hescored116runsfrom87balls).Heisthesecondplayertohitacenturyinthehistoryof20-20cricket.FirstcenturybelongstoChrisGayleofWestIndies.Result:NewZealandwonthematchinthesuperover.Seriesresults:2-matchseriesdrawn1-13.WhowasappointedtoheadIran'smostprominentrebelSunnimovement,Jundullah,followingcaptureofitsformerleaderAbdolmalekRigibysecurityforces?MuhammadDhahirBaluch4.OneofthetopleadersoftheBasqueseparatistgroupEtawhohasbeenarrestedinnorth-westernFrance?IbonGogeascoechea.AmilitantgroupfightingforanindependentBasquehomeland,Etahasbeenblamedformorethan820deathsduringits41-yearcampaigninSpain.www.TheOnlineGK.wordpress.comFreeGKAlertsSMS-JOINOnlineGKto98708070705.WhoisappointedasthenewsocialsecretaryofU.S.President?JuliannaSmoot6.WhowontheBarclaysDubaiTennisChampionshipsbeatingMikhailYouzhny(7-5,5-7,6-3)inthefinal?NovakDjokovic7.ListoftheAwardeesforStreeShaktiPuraskar2008and2009.STREESHAKTIPURASHKAR2008RaniLakshmiBaiAwardDr.SunitaDevi,HaryanaKannagiAwardSmt.MahaJabeen,AndhraPradeshRaniGaidinliuZeliangAwardSmt.JhingubaiShrawanBolake,MaharashtraDeviAhilyaBaiHolkarAwardSmt.HinaA.Shah,GujaratSTREESHAKTIPURASHKAR2009RaniLakshmiBaiAwardwww.TheOnlineGK.wordpress.comDr.M.Vijaya,KarnatakaKannagiAwardSmt.PhoolbasanBaiYadav,ChhattisgarhRaniGaidinliuZeliangAwardDr.VedKumariGhai,J&KDeviAhilyaBaiHolkarAwardSmt.RashmiSingh,Delhi
 
RaniRudrammaDeviSmt.SugathaKumari,KeralaOntheoccasionofInternationalWomen
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Dayon8thofMarch,theGovernmentofIndiapresentsnationalawardscalledthe“StreeShaktiPuraskars”asameasureofrecognitionofachievementsofindividualwomeninthefieldofsocialdevelopment.TheawardeeshavebeennominatedbystategovernmentsandselectedbyanationallevelScreeningCommittee.TherearesixawardsinstitutedinthenameofeminentwomenpersonalitiesofIndianhistorylikeDeviAhilyaBaiHolkar,Kannagi,MataJijabai,RaniGaidenlouZeliang,RaniLaxmibaiandRaniRudrammaDevi.EachawardcarriesacashprizeofRs.3lakh.8.England-IndiaWomenODIcricketseriesheldinIndiawonby?India.Indiawonthe5-matchseries3-2.9.Whowonthemanofthematchawardintheonly20-20cricketmatchbetweenWestIndiesandZimbabweon28February2010PlayedatQueen'sParkOval,PortofSpain,WestIndies?AlexanderGraemeCremer(Zimbabwe).Hetook3wicketsfor11runs.Zimbabwewonthematchby26runs.10.ManofthematchwinnersoftheODICricketseriesbetweenBangladeshandEnglandheldinBangladesh.1stODIPlayedatShereBanglaNationalStadium,Mirpuron28February2010:Manofthematch:TamimIqbal(Bangladesh).Hescored125runsResult:Englandwonthematchby6wickets2ndODIPlayedatShereBanglaNationalStadium,Mirpuron2March2010:Manofthematch:EoinMorgan(England).Hescored110runs.Result:Englandwonthematchby2wickets.3rdODIPlayedatZohurAhmedChowdhuryStadium,Chittagongon5March2010:Manofthematch:CraigKieswetter(England).Hescored107runs.Englandwonthematchby45runs.Englandwonthe3-matchseries3-011.WhowontheManoftheseriesawardinthe3matchODIcricketseriesbetweenEnglandandBangladeshheldinBangladesh?EoinMorgan(England).www.TheOnlineGK.wordpress.com12.WhichClubretainedtheLeagueCupwitha2-1victoryoverAstonVillaatWembleyStadiuminLondon?ManchesterUnited.13.44thInternationalTourismBourseheldin?Berlin.ITB,oneoftheworld'slargesttraveltradeshows,isheldannuallyinBerlin,Germany.14.AsurveyinacountryindicatesthattheInternetpassedtobecomeSecond-MostPopularSourceofNews(AfterTV).Whichisthatcountry?UnitedStatesofAmerica.InternetoutranksprintnewspapersandradioinpopularityasasourceofnewsinUSA.Sixty-onepercentofAmericanssaidtheyreadnewsonline,while54percentsaidtheylistentonewsontheradio,50percentreadalocalnewspaperandjust17percentreadanationalnewspaper.15.NameoftheLamawhoisselectedbyChinaasamemberoftheNationalCommitteeof
 
theChinesePeople'sPoliticalConsultativeConference(CPPCC),thecountry'stopadvisorybody?PanchenLama16.NameofthethreejudgeswhohasbeennominatedbyITLOS(InternationalTribunalfortheLawoftheSea)tothearbitrationtribunalontheBangladesh–Indiamaritimeboundarydispute.RudigerWolfrumofGermany,TullioTrevesofItalyandIvanAnthonyShearerofAustralia.Wolfrumwillpresideoverthetribunal.TheInternationalTribunalfortheLawoftheSea(ITLOS)isanindependentjudicialbodysetupbytheUnitedNationsConventionontheLawoftheSea(UNCLOS)toadjudicatedisputesarisingoutoftheinterpretationandapplicationoftheconvention.17.NameoftheUniversityinSaudiArabiawhichconferredanhonorarydoctorateonPrimeMinisterManmohanSingh,whodescribeditasanexceptionalhonourbestowedonhimbyoneofthepremiercentresoflearningintheArabworld?KingSaudUniversity.18.NameofthewinterstormthatbadlyruinedthewesterncoastofEuropeon28thFebruary,2010,batteringFranceandfourothercountriesandkillingmorethan50people?XynthiaEarlierthestorm,XynthiahadbadlyruinFrancein1999,when90peopledied.19.CoachofIvoryCoastwhowassackedfromhisjobfollowingtheirpoorshowingatthisyear'sAfricanNationsCup?VahidHalilhodzic20.NameofthemediatycoonofIndianoriginwhowasshotdeadbyunidentifiedgunmeninNepal
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restivesouthernplainsadjoiningtheborderwithIndiaonMarch1,2010?www.TheOnlineGK.wordpress.comArunSinghania.HeisthepublisheroftheNepalidailyJanakpurToday,publishedfromsouthernNepal.21.WhichcompanywontheEnvironmentProtectionAwardinstitutedbytheTamilNadu&KeralaMinesSafetyAssociation?KeralaMineralsandMetals(KMML),Chavara(Kerala).22.WhoiselectedasPresidentoftheIndianAssociationofCardiovascularThoracicSurgeons(ASCTS)attheirannualconferenceinDelhi?Dr.JamesThomas.HeistheViceChancellorofPadamshreeD.Y.PatilUniversity,NaviMumbaiandProfessorofCardiacSurgeryatD.Y.PatilMedicalCollege.23.IndianAmericanwhoisappointedbyObamaAdministrationtoserveontheUSPresident
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AdvisoryCommitteeontheArtsfortheprestigiousJohnF.KennedyCentreforPerformingArts?AmyK.Singh24.WhoissettobecomepresidentoftheInternationalCricketCouncilin2012?JohnHoward.FormerPrimeMinisterofAustralia.DavidMorgan,whoiscurrentlyinthechair,isduetohandovertoIndia'sSharadPawarfora

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