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17701. Pakistan bowler equalled the record for the most dot balls in a Twenty20 international match during Pakistan’s nervy win over the United Arab Emirates?
Answer: Mohammed Amir.
17702. Former Indian Cricketer who has been roped in by Cricbuzz as its in-house expert analyst for the ICC World T20, which will kick off on March 8, 2016?
Answer: Virender Sehwag.
17703. Name the president of the students’ union, Jawaharlal Nehru University who was arrested on sedition charges, granted 6 months bail on March 2, 2016?
Answer: Kanhaiya Kumar.
17704. Mumbai-based writer who is among the nine recipients of the Yale University"s Windham-Campbell Prize 2016, awarded to English-language writers "for their literary achievements or their potential"?
Answer: Jerry Pinto.
17705. Name the two astronauts who landed in a desert in Kazakhstan on March 2, 2016 after living at the International Space Station (ISS) for 340 days?
Answer: Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko.
17706. The former New Zealand Cricket captain, writer, broadcaster and mentor, has died in Auckland on March 3, 2016?
Answer: Martin Crow.
17707. Indian film archivist, film scholar and the founder director of the National Film Archive of India (NFAI) in 1964, passed away on March 4, 2016?
17708. Indian politician who served as the Speaker of the Lok Sabha from 1996 to 1998, passed away on March 4, 2016?
17709. Veteran Bollywood star best known for his patriotic films Purab Aur Paschim, Upkar and Kranti, who was chosen for the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke award-2015?
Answer: Manoj Kumar.
17710. Which club set a Spanish record of 35 matches unbeaten in all competitions in La Liga as Lionel Messi scored his 35th hat-trick?
17711. Who has been appointed as the interim general secretary of UEFA on March 4, 2016?
Answer: Theodore Theodoridis.
17712. Which team won the 2016 Pro Kabaddi League season?
Answer: Patna Pirates.
17713. Popular Malayalam actor and folk singer who has starred in over 200 films, including Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu films, passed away on March 6, 2016?
Answer: Kalabhavan Mani.
17714. Former first lady who was known for her influence and devotion to President Ronald Reagan during his eight years in the White House and his decades outside it, passed away on March 6, 2016?
Answer: Nancy Reagan
17715. Which country won the 2016 Asia Cup T20 Cricket Title defeating Bangladesh in the final?
17716. American computer programmer who widely credited as the creator of email, passed away on March 5, 2016?
Answer: Raymond Tomlinson.
17717. Name the company in UK which has introduced a “period policy” in an effort to give women more flexibility and “create a happier and healthier working environment”?
17718. Russian professional tennis player who has been provisionally suspended from playing tennis by the International Tennis Federation after she had failed a drug test at the 2016 Australian Open?
Answer: Maria Sharapova.
17719. The English record producer who was referred to as the "Fifth Beatle", produced much of the Beatles" classic catalog, passed away on March 8, 2016?
Answer: George Martin.
17720. Which country has been plunged into darkness for just a few minutes in the second week of March 2016, as people prayed and cheered during a total solar eclipse?
17721. Name the sixth satellite in the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) which was successfully test fired on March 10, 2016 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota?
17722. Who won the Player of the Series award in the three T20 cricket matches played between South Africa and Australia held in South Africa in March 2016?
Answer: David Warner. (Australia).
17723. Former Supreme Court judge who has been appointed as the Chairman of the 21st Law Commission?
Answer: Balbir Singh Chauhan.
17724. Hackers managed to steal $80m (£56m) from a central bank of an Asian country because it skimped on network hardware and security software. Which is that country?
17725. Name the bill which aims to ensure targeted services to intended beneficiaries by assigning them unique identity numbers, passed by Lok Sabha on March 11, 2016?
Answer: Aadhaar Bill.
17726. Founder and keyboardist of the progressive-rock band Emerson, Lake and Palmer who passed away on March 10, 2016?
Answer: Keith Emerson.
17727. Name the indigenously built, nuclear-capable ballistic missile which is successfully test fried by India from a test range off Odisha’s coast as part of a user trial by the army?
17728. Noted Indian scholar and plant physiologist who has been appointed the next Vice Chancellor of the prestigious University of Canberra?
Answer: H. Deep Saini.
17729. Which team won the Irani cup-2015-2016 defeating Mumbai in the final?
Answer: Rest of India.
17730. Name the joint mission of European Space Agency (ESA) and Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) designed to understand if life ever existed on Mars?
Answer: ExoMars (Exobiology on Mars).
17731. The industrialist and the liquor baron who left India on March 2, 2016, i.e. the same day the banks, to which he owed over Rs. 9,000 crore, moved the Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT)?
Answer: Vijay Mallya.
17732. Which team won the Santosh Trophy 2016 defeating Maharashtra (1-2) in the final?
17733. Who has been elected as the first civilian President of Myanmar in more than 50 years?
Answer: Htin Kyaw.
17734. Who has been elected as the first female president of Taiwan?
Answer: Tsai Ing-wen.
17735. British novelist and art historian who was awarded the 1984 Man Booker Prize for her novel Hotel du Lac, passed away on March 10, 2016?
Answer: Anita Brookner.
17736. Who becomes the first player (male/female) to take 100 T20International Wickets?
Answer: Anisa Mohammed.
17737. Which country is the happiest place in the world, according to World Happiness Report 2016, prepared by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and the Earth Institute at Columbia University?
17738. The British mathematician who was awarded the Abel Prize-2016, the most prestigious among mathematician, for solving a problem that at one point was considered the world’s hardest?
Answer: Andrew Wiles.
17739. Name the former German intelligence employee who has been sentenced to eight years in jail for spying for the US and Russia?
Answer: Markus Reichel.
17740. Which country has banned smartphones in government buildings because confidential documents keep being leaked through WhatsApp?
17741. Bangladesh bowlers who have been suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect after an independent assessment found their bowling actions to be illegal?
Answer: Arafat Sunny and Taskin Ahmed.
17742. Who becomes the first woman to command a major U.S. combatant command?
Answer: Lori Robinson.
17743. Ace Indian shuttler who has won the prestigious 2016 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament in the men’s single category?
Answer: H.S. Prannoy.
17744. Who has won the prestigious 2016 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament in the women’s single category?
17745. Who has won the Indian Wells Men’s title-2016 defeating Milos Raonic (Canada) in the final?
Answer: Novak Djokovic.
17746. Barack Obama became the first US president in 88 years (March 20, 2016) to visit a country in North America. (March 20, 2016) Which is that country?
17747. Name the unique and highly divers ecosystem in the Western Ghats which has been recognised by the UNESCO as a World Biosphere Reserve.?
17748. A US navy tug missing since 1921 has been discovered sunk off San Francisco, solving a longstanding maritime mystery. What is the name of that tugboat?
Answer: USS Conestoga.
17749. Dutch professional football player who won the Ballon d"Or three times, (in 1971, 1973 and 1974) passed away on March 24, 2016?
Answer: Johan Cruyff.
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17750. Australian professional cricketer who has announced his retirement from International Cricket in March 2016?
Answer: Shane Watson.
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