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Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-24

Which of the following student tracking system will be launched by Union HRD Ministry?

(A) Nirbhayta
(B) Netikta
(C) Ekbindu
(D) Asmita

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has adopted a village dominated by backward castes, in his Lok Sabha constituency of Varanasi under the second phase of Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana. What was that?

(A) Nagepur
(B) Jayapur
(C) Sevapuri
(D) None of the above

In January, 2016 which State came under Governor’s rule under Article-356 of the Constitution of India as process of new government formation following the death of its Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and since then there is a constitutional vacuum?

(A) Jharkhand
(B) Jammu-Kashmir
(C) Puducherry
(D) New Delhi

Who of the following was named as the Prime Minister of Guinea Bissau by President Jose Mario Vaz?

(A) Amilcar Cabral
(B) Baciro Dja
(C) Domingos Pereira
(D) Carlos Correia

Who declared Lebanon’s Shia movement Hezbollah as a ‘terrorist’ group?

(A) Arab League
(B) The UN
(C) The USA
(D) None of these

India stood at which rank in the Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) among the list of 109 countries for the year 2015-16?

(A) 89th
(B) 79th
(C) 69th
(D) 59th

India’s first contactless business credit card has been launched by which financial institution?

(A) State Bank of India
(B) NABARD
(C) ICICI Bank
(D) Exim Bank of India

Which pharmaceuticals company has filed for global patent of two vaccine candidates, a recombinant vaccine and an inactivated vaccine for Zika virus, in February, 2016?

(A) Panacea biotech
(B) Bharat Biotech
(C) Sun Pharma
(D) Raptacos & Breetco

Which hybrid research plane was unveiled by NASA in June, 2016?

(A) X-57
(B) U-58
(C) P-42
(D) B-80

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the third edition of Asia Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi to save wild tigeRs Who is the host country?

(A) India
(B) Japan
(C) Nepal
(D) Mangolia

To fight pollution, government will implement Bharat Standard (BS)-VI emission norms across the country directly from BS-IV norms by which time?

(A) 2020
(B) 2025
(C) 2030
(D) 2035

Ace tennis player Rafael Nadal from Spain has won the 2016 Barcelona Open title of Tennis. It was Nadal’s overall which number Barcelona Open title?

(A) Eighth
(B) Ninth
(C) Tenth
(D) Eleventh

Who struck gold and became third- time lucky as they clinched their Hockey India League (HIL) title in the fourth edition of the six-team tournament at the Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium at Ranchi?

(A) Jaypee Punjab Warriors
(B) Waveriders’ defender
(C) Kalinga Lancers
(D) None of the above

Who of the following was recommended by Hockey India for Arjuna award on May 11, 2016?

(A) Ritu Rani
(B) Punam Singh
(C) Anupami Sethi
(D) Babita Singh

Who is appointed as the new MD and CEO of MCX, the country’s largest commodity exchange?

(A) Mrugank Paranjape
(B) Parveen Kumar Singhal
(C) Manoj Vaish
(D) None of the above