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Current Affairs Questions on 9, 10 March 2016:
Whose 500th anniversary for a visit to Vrindavan has been commemorated with support from Ministry of Culture?
A. Sri Sri Ravishankar
B. Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu
C. Swami Vivekanand
D. None of the above
Answer: B
Explanation: To commemorate the “500th Anniversary of Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu’s coming to Vrindavan”, Vrindavan Research Institute, Vrindavan has come up with a number of programmes with the financial support of Ministry of Culture. The celebration was marked on 25 November, 2015 on the day of Kartik Purnima, the day of Mahaprabhu’s coming to Vrindavan. Shri N.K. Sinha, Secretary, Ministry of Culture will receive ‘Shri Chaitanya Prem Rath’ amidst chanting of Hare Krishna by a group of devotees followed by Nritya Natika.

Which team wins Pro Kabaddi League 2016 ?
A. U Mumba
B. Patna Pirates
C. Bengal Warriors
D. Telugu Titans
Answer: B
Patna Pirates lifted their maiden Pro Kabaddi League title 2016 as they once again stamped their authority in the tournament with a 31-28 victory over U Mumba in the final in New Delhi on Sunday. The match ended in favour of Patna Pirates after a thrilling 40-minute play. Rohit Kumar of Patna Pirates was awarded Best Raider and Mohit Chillar of U Mumba the Best Defender of the Match.

A new species of burrowing snake, named Melanophidium Khairei, was discovered in which region of Indian peninsula?
A. Western Ghats
B. Eastern Ghats
C. Malabar Coast
D. Deccan Plateau
Answer: A
Explanation: Researchers have discovered new species of burrowing snake named Melanophidium khairei or Khaire’s Black Shieldtail in Northwestern Ghats. This new snake species was correctly identified after a gap of 144 years as it was earlier wrongly identified as identified as Melanophidium Punctatum or Pied-bellied Shieldtail. The new snake species has been named as ‘Melanophidium Khairei’ or ‘Khaire's Black Shieldtail’ after Neelimkumar Khaire, the legendary founder of Katraj Snake Park and Indian Herpetological Society, Pune.

Maharashtra and Telangana sign historic pacts on water sharing in March 2016 on which Rivers?
A. Penganga and Godavari
A. Kaveri and Godavari
A. Indrawati and Kaveri
A. Krishna and Kaveri
Answer: A
Explanation: Maharashtra and Telangana sign historic pacts on water sharing . Both states agree to construct five barrages to share water for irrigation. Telangana and Maharashtra government's have signed an MoU for the construction of five barrages on Penganga and Godavari rivers.  Out of these, three barrages will be constructed by the Telangana State and two barrages by Maharashtra government.

Bureau of Indian Standards Bill, 2015 which was passed by Rajya Sabha on 8 March 2016 seeks to replace the Bureau of Indian Standards Act of
A. 1986
B. 1989
C. 1956
D. 2003
Answer: A
Explanation: Lok Sabha has passed The Bureau of Indian Standards Bill, 2015 by a voice vote to establish Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). The Bill replaces the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 1986 and establishes BIS as a national standard body for development of standardization and assessment and quality assurance of goods, articles, services, processes and systems. The Bill seeks to broaden ambit of BIS and empower Union Government to make it mandatory to carry the standard mark for certain notified goods, articles, processes, etc.

Housing dot com founder ---- has resigned from the company on March 10th 2016
A. Rahul Yadav
B. Advitiya Sharma
C. Ashok Sharma
D. None of the above
Answer: B
Explanation: Housing dot com co founder Advitya Sharma has resigned from the company he started with IIT batchmates including ousted CEO Rahul Yadav. Mumbai based real estate portal is one of the hottest tech startups in India.

Which Telcom Operator has partnered with TATA Sky to provide VoD services to broadband users?
A. Airtel
B. Vodafone
C. BSNL
D. Reliance Jio
Answer: C
Explanation: State owned telecom operator BSNL has partnered with DTH major TATA Sky to offer video on demand services to broadband users. BSNL will waive off broadband rental for the first month while Tata Sky will offer its VoD service free for the first month to download content worth up to INR 500. BSNL has launched free Wi Fi hotspots in Chennai.

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