Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-9

Which country’s expertise in urban planning will be utilised in the Urban Management Programme that was launched by NITI Aayog in April, 2016 to build the capacities of State government and urban local bodies?

(A) Germany
(B) Italy
(C) Malaysia
(D) Singapore

Every year April 24 is being observed as National Panchayati Raj (PR) Diwas across India. It marks the passing of the Constitution Amendment Act, 1992 that came into force with effect from April 24, 1993 It related to which amendment?

(A) 73 rd
(B) 74th
(C) 75th
(D) 76th

Gujarat government has planned to set-up the country’s first-ever aviation park at which place?

(A) Ahmedabad
(B) Vadodara
(C) Gandhinagar
(D) Surat

Name the second European country that ratified the Paris Agreement, a deal on curbing global warming reached in 2015 by 195 countries.

(A) Germany
(B) Britain
(C) France
(D) United Kingdom

China alongwith which country have signed an agreement for the launch of a special satellite to monitor the development of the multi-billion dollars China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects?

(A) India
(B) Afghanistan
(C) Pakistan
(D) All of these

The Union Cabinet approved the provision and operationalisation of a $ 150 million EXIM Bank credit line for developing which port that India intends to use as a transhipment point for expanding maritime commerce in the region?

(A) Iran’s Chabahar Port
(B) Iraq’s Chabahar Port
(C) Pakistan’s Chabahar Port
(D) Afghanistan’s Chabahar Port

Which institute notified guidelines for 100% FDI in business to business e-commerce?

(A) Ministry of Finance
(B) NITI Aayog
(C) Reserve Bank of India
(D) Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion

The Reserve Bank of India signed a Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) on ‘Supervisory Cooperation and Exchange of Supervisory Information’ with which Bank?

(A) Bank of Israel
(B) Bank of America
(C) Bank of Sri Lanka
(D) Bank of India

Which institution has won the National Award on e-Governance 2015-16 for launching the Universal Account Number (UAN) that enable workers to transfer their PF deposits while switching jobs anywhere in India easily?

(A) RBI
(B) SBI
(C) EPFO
(D) DoPT

Indian Naval Ships (INS) Veer and Nipat were decommissioned at the Naval Dockyard in April, 2016 at which place?

(A) Mumbai
(B) Vizag
(C) Paradip
(D) Egmore

A 14-day India-Nepal combined military exercise held at Pithoragarh in February, 2016 What was its name?

(A) Surya Kiran IX
(B) Surya Kiran X
(C) Surya Kiran XI
(D) Surya Kiran XII

Which team won the Uber Cup badminton tournament 2016 against the South Korea?

(A) India
(B) Malaysia
(C) China
(D) Singapore

Who announced his retirement from international cricket on March 24, 2016 at the end of the ongoing World T20?

(A) Shane Watson
(B) Michael Clarke
(C) Steve Smith
(D) David Warner

International Olympic Day 2016 was celebrated on

(A) June 25
(B) June 23
(C) 20-Jun
(D) June 22

A women’s rights activist from Swat valley Tabassum Adnan has won prestigious 2016 Nelson Mandela Graga Machel Innovation Award. She belongs to which country?

(A) Bangladesh
(B) Pakistan
(C) Afghanistan
(D) Iran

Who have been appointed as Director Generals of BSF?

(A) K. Durga Prasad
(B) KK Sharma
(C) Amitav Verma
(D) None of the above