Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-4

Name the Indus valley site, whose study helped researchers to conclude that Indus Valley Civilisation is 2500 years older than previously believed.

(A) Kalibangah (Rajasthan)
(B) Lothal (Gujarat)
(C) Bhirrana (Haryana)
(D) Mohanjodaro (Pakistan)

Parliament passed Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2016 to include certain communities in the list of Scheduled Castes (SC) from four States . What are the States?

(A) Chhattisgarh
(B) Haryana
(C) Kerala
(D) All of these

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Indian Oil Corp’s Rs34555 crore refinery in Paradip, located 140 km from Bhubaneswar. Which kind of oil it can process?

(A) High sulphur heavy crude oils
(B) Cheaper diesels
(C) Cheaper petrols
(D) Cheaper kerosenes

As per the World Investment Report 2016, this country received maximum FDIin2015?

(A) India
(B) The USA
(C) China
(D) Pakistan

The Tibetan government-in-exile has re-elected Lobsang Sangey as the Prime Minister. He is elected for which term?

(A) Second term
(B) Third term
(C) Fourth term
(D) Fifth term

What is the rank of India out of 38 countries for its intellectual property rights environment in the annual IP index released by the United States Chamber of Commerce (USCO?

(A) 35 th
(B) 36 th
(C) 37 th
(D) 38th

By what percentage Indian economy should grow, if it has to become $ 10 trillion economy and eliminate poverty by 2032?

(A) 10%
(B) 6%
(C) 8%
(D) 9%

Who has given its in-principle approval to Bharti Airtel’s payments bank venture, Airtel m-Commerce Services Limited (AMCS)?

(A) Reserve Bank of India
(B) Ministry of Finance
(C) Ministry of Commerce & Industry
(D) Kotak Mahindra Bank

Reliance Capital Asset Management, part of the Anil Ambani-led group has got the Competition Commission of India’s (CCI) nod for acquiring Goldman Sachs’s onshore business in which country like mutual funds and exchange-traded funds?

(A) China
(B) India
(C) Bangladesh
(D) None of these

The world’s first Scanning Helium Microscope (SHeM) has been built by which country?

(A) Australia
(B) Japan
(C) Russia
(D) China

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) launched country’s first anti-diabetic ayurvedic drug for type two Diabetes mellitus. What is the name of that drug?

(A) BGR-32
(B) BGR-34
(C) BGR-36
(D) BGR-38

Which country is hosted the month long UFFA Euro 2016 Football Championship?

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

Who won the All England badminton title in the women’s singles category?

(A) Wang Shixian
(B) Nozomi Okuhara
(C) Misaki Matsutomo
(D) Ayaka Takahashi

Which pair won the 2016 Australian Open in the men’s doubles category?

(A) Jamie Murray and Bruno ,Scares
(B) Daniel Nestor and Radek Stepanek
(C) Jamie Murray and Radek Stepanek
(D) Daniel Nestor and Bruno Soares

Maharashtra Day and Gujarat Day is observed on

(A) April 30
(B) May 1
(C) May 2
(D) May 3

Who was named as the new Police Commissioner of Mumbai, in February, 2016?

(A) Datta Padsalgika
(B) Ahmed Javed
(C) Rakesh Maria
(D) None of the above