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Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-33

Ex-Finance Secretary Ratan P. Watal has been appointed as Principal Adviser of which Commission by the Department of Personnel and Training?

(A) Finance Commission
(B) NITI Aayog ,
(C) Law Commission
(D) Pay Commission

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana in March, 2016 which is a Scheme for Providing Free LPG connections to whom?

(A) All women
(B) Women from BPL households
(C) Women from tribal communities
(D) All of the above

As per Global Fraud Report 2015-16, which nation is the third highest in terms of fraud among all countries and regions surveyed across six continents?

(A) India
(B) Pakistan
(C) Afghanistan
(D) China

Name the first Muslim Mayor of London who assumed the office on May 9, 2016

(A) Sajid Khan
(B) Aman Ali
(C) Amzad Ali
(D) Sadiq Khan

Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj formally unveiled the BRICS Logo for the duration of India’s BRICS Chairmanship and also launched website and reported that the 8th BRICS Summit would be organised in which place of India?

(A) New Delhi
(B) Goa
(C) Jaipur
(D) Gurgaon

With the sovereign wealth fund of which country, the National Infrastructure Investment Fund signed a MoU to attract investment into India?

(A) United States
(B) Germany
(C) China
(D) Qatar

Which Indian automobile giant has become the first Indian company to sign up for ‘EP100’, a global energy productivity campaign?

(A) Mahindra & Mahindra Limited
(B) Tata Motors Private Limited
(C) Ashok Leyland
(D) Bajaj

West Bengal government is planning to get Geographical Identification (GI) tag for traditional sweetmet delicacies. What are they?

(A) Sarpuria
(B) Sitabhog
(C) Both (a) and (b)
(D) None of the above

Indian Air Force Successfully test-fired the Brahmos Land attack supersonic cruise missile in which launching station?

(A) Western Sector (Rajasthan)
(B) Shriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)
(C) Trivandrum (Kerala)
(D) Chandipur (Odisha)

Which instrument indigenously developed by the surface instruments division of India Meteorology Department Pune, that has enabled in transferring the crucial visibility updates to the pilots, who can now use this real time information that will be updated every minute?

(A) Drishti
(B) Vision
(C) Drishya
(D) Sight

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has successfully launched the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying Jason-3 Ocean-monitoring satellite on January 17, 2016 from which place?

(A) California
(B) Vandenberg Air Force Base
(C) North-West of Los Angeles
(D) All of the above

Which Iconic Indian woman boxer has been named as the International Boxing Association (AIBA) ambassador for Women’s ‘ World Championship?

(A) Mary Kom
(B) Chhotu Loura
(C) Aruna Mishra
(D) Usha Nagisetty

Who reclaimed the FIFA Ballon d’Or award for the world player of the year?

(A) Luis Enrique
(B) Carli Lloyd
(C) Lionel Messi
(D) None of the above

World Biodiversity Day is being celebrated on which day to emphasise people’s livelihoods and sustainable development in across the domain of activity?

(A) May 22
(B) May 23
(C) May 21
(D) May 24

Who has been appointed Deputy Chief of the Indian Army?

(A) Lt. Gen. NPS Hira
(B) Major Hirachand Lalwani
(C) General Harshdeep Singh
(D) None of the above