Current Affairs Questions & Answers: March 2, 2017

1. Internationally acclaimed author Neil Gaiman has been appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador. He hails from which country?
[A] England
[B] Russia
[C] France
[D] United States

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2. The 2017 International Yoga festival has started in which state?
[A] Madhya Pradesh
[B] Uttarakhand
[C] Jharkhand
[D] Bihar

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3. Who has become new Secretary-General of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)?
[A] Ahmed Saleem
[B] Abul Ahsan
[C] Amjad Hussain B Sial
[D] Arjun Bahadur Thapa

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4. Who has become the new chairman of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)?
[A] V K Jairath Magya
[B] Atulesh Jindal
[C] Gurumoorthy Mahalingam
[D] Ajay Tyagi

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5. Who has been appointed as India’s permanent representative to World Trade Organization (WTO)?
[A] J S Deepak
[B] G Latha Krishna Rao
[C] N K Sinha
[D] Pramila Lalan

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6. Who is the newly appointed Prime Minister of Republic of the Sudan?
[A] Hassan al-Bashir
[B] Hassabu Mohamed Rahman
[C] Bakri Hassan Saleh
[D] Muhammad Ahmad

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7. What is the theme of 2017 Zero Discrimination Day (ZDD)?
[A] Think & Act on Unity
[B] Stand Out
[C] Open Up, Reach Out
[D] Make Some Noise for Zero Discrimination

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8. The Civil Accounts Day (CAD) is observed on which date in India?
[A] March 5
[B] March 2
[C] March 3
[D] March 1

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9. Who has been conferred with the 2017 Harvard Humanitarian of the Year award?
[A] Aung San Suu Kyi
[B] Robyn Rihanna Fenty
[C] Thorbjorn Jagland
[D] Bishop Desmond Tutu

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10. Avani Lekhara is associated with which sports?
[A] Chess
[B] Boxing
[C] Shooting
[D] Cricket

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