Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-100

Jason McCracken will take over as Chief Executive Officer of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) in February 2017. He belongs to?

(A) USA
(B) South Africa
(C) Germany
(D) Spain
(E) New Zealand

Who won the 2016 Man Booker Prize? (It was announced on October 25, 2016)

(A) Deborah Levy (UK)
(B) Paul Beatty (USA)
(C) Madeleine Thien (Canada)
(D) Ottessa Moshfegh (USA)
(E) Graeme Macrae Burnet (UK)

What is India’s rank for 2017 on the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index? (It was released on October 25, 2016)

(A) 128
(B) 132
(C) 130
(D) 134 5
(E) 129

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) is headquartered in?

(A) London, UK
(B) Lyon, France
(C) Frankfurt, Germany
(D) Lausanne, Switzerland
(E) Melbourne, Australia

The 67th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) was held in September 2016 in Guadalajara city in?

(A) Chile
(B) Canada
(C) Colombia
(D) Cuba
(E) Mexico

Who is the present Prime Minister of the Tibetan Government in exile?

(A) Tenzin Gyatso
(B) Sonam Topgyal
(C) Gelek Jamyang
(D) Lobsang Tenzin
(E) Lobsang Sangay

Charlemagne Prize is awarded for contributions to European unity. Who won this prize for 2016?

(A) Angela Merkel
(B) Donald Tusk
(C) Herman Van Rompuy
(D) Christian Noyer
(E) Pope Francis

Which former Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) was inducted into the prestigious “The 2016 IAF Hall of Fame” by the International Astronautical Federation in September 2016?

(A) K. Kasturirangan
(B) G. Madhavan Nair
(C) K. Radhakrishnan
(D) U.R. Rao
(E) None of these

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee recently had a meeting with Peter O’ Neill, the Prime Minister of?

(A) Fiji
(B) Papua New Guinea
(C) Nauru
(D) Philippines
(E) None of these

Former cricketer Deepak Shodhan passed away recently. He was the first Indian?

(A) Test captain
(B) Captain to win a Test match
(C) To make a Test century in his debut innings
(D) To score 5,000 Test runs
(E) To score a double century in Test matches

Which is the first public sector bank to open an international banking unit (IBU) at the International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) in Gandhinagar?

(A) Bank of Baroda
(B) IDBI Bank
(C) State Bank of India
(D) Union Bank of India
(E) Dena Bank

Which is the first financial institution in India to tie up with the New Development Bank (NDB) for a partnership in bond issuances, co financing, treasury management and human resources?

(A) Axis Bank
(B) ICICI Bank
(C) State Bank of India
(D) Punjab National Bank
(E) HDFC Bank

The Indian Navy decommissioned the iconic Sea Harriers in May 2016. Which country produced these fighter planes?

(A) France
(B) Argentina
(C) UK
(D) Japan
(E) USA