Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-101

Nomadic Elephant – 2016 is a joint military exercise of India and?

(A) China
(B) Seychelles
(C) South Korea
(D) Mongolia
(E) Afghanistan

Nour El Sherbini is the youngest ever women’s squash world champion. She belongs to?

(A) Syria
(B) Iran
(C) Turkey
(D) Tunisia
(E) Egypt

The United Nations Secretary General has appointed Mary Robinson as his Special Envoy on El Nino and Climate. Mary Robinson was the President of which of the following countries?

(A) Ireland
(B) Iceland
(C) Finland
(D) Netherlands
(E) Denmark

Who has been appointed as Principal Adviser for Social Sector in NITI Aayog?

(A) Ashok Lavasa
(B) Ratan Watal
(C) Amitabh Kant
(D) Aravind Panagariya
(E) Sujatha Singh

Who was conferred the “Yug Kavi Siddhicharan” literary award by Nepal recently?

(A) Vasundhara Raje
(B) Manik Sarkar
(C) Pawan Chamling
(D) Mamata Banerjee
(E) Harish Rawat

India recently tested indigenously produced Advanced Air Defense (AAD) interceptor missile called?

(A) Dhruv
(B) Ashwin
(C) Tejas
(D) Prithvi
(E) Nag

Who is the head of the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) review committee?

(A) N.K. Singh
(B) Sumit Bose
(C) Urjit Patel
(D) Rathin Roy
(E) Arun Jaitley

The Air Forces of India and which of the following countries have conducted “Red Flag” aerial combat exercises at Alaska?

(A) USA
(B) Canada
(C) Germany
(D) UK
(E) Russia

Who was reappointed International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket Committee Chairman for a second term of three years in May 2016?

(A) Rahul Dravid
(B) Anil Kumble
(C) Kumar Sangakkara
(D) Mahela Jayawardene
(E) Andrew Strauss

For on tap licensing for universal banks in the private sector, the bank shall open what per cent of its branches in unbanked rural areas?

(A) 15%
(B) 20%
(C) 25%
(D) 30%
(E) 33%

Who is the author of the book “The Vegetarian”?

(A) Orhan Pamuk
(B) Yan Lianke
(C) Nicolas Henin
(D) Han Kang
(E) Dev Lahiri

Sarbananda Sonowal is the present Chief Minister of which of the following States?

(A) Arunachal Pradesh
(B) Tripura
(C) Meghalaya
(D) Sikkim
(E) Assam

Zabol, the most polluted city in the world, is located in?

(A) Yemen
(B) Iran
(C) Rwanda
(D) Syria
(E) Uganda