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Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-36

The world’s largest single rooftop solar power plant has been opened in which State of India?

(A) Punjab
(B) Rajasthan
(C) Gujarat
(D) Odisha

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion has approved the proposal of the Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (Kinfra) to set up India’s first Defense Industrial Park at which place?

(A) Thiruvananthapuram
(B) Ottappalam
(C) Kozhikode
(D) None of the above

Which country’s parliament unanimously passed the RTI bill with amendment on June 25, 2016?

(A) India
(B) Sri Lanka
(C) Britain
(D) West Indies

Name the cosmetic company that was ordered to pay $ 55 million by the US jury, to a woman who claimed that company’s talcum powder caused her ovarian cancer on May, 2016

(A) Avon
(B) Loreal
(C) Henkel
(D) Johnson & Johnson

Industry of which country has offered to set-up a plant for US-2 amphibious aircraft at New Delhi as per the ‘Make in India’ initiative to cater to international demands?

(A) Israel
(B) Russia
(C) Japan
(D) North Korea

Identify the first ever national plan that was released in India to make it disaster resilient on June 1,2016

(A) Five Years Plan
(B) National Disaster Management Plan
(C) Action Plan
(D) National Disaster Plan

The federal grand jury in the US State of Wisconsin has slapped $ 940 million fine against companies of India. Who are they?

(A) Tata Consultancy Services
(B) Tata America International Corp.
(C) Both of the above
(D) None of the above

In order to enhance economic cooperation and strengthen financial stability, RBI said in a notification that it has decided to extend the currency swap arrangement to SAARC nations till mid-November, 2017 . How worth that arrangement?

(A) $ 1 billion
(B) $ 2 billion
(C) $ 3 billion
(D) $ 4 billion

With which country did China signed an agreement to build its first nuclear reactor?

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

In an effort to curb excessive plastic wastes and ensure proper management of the same, the Union government has notified the Plastic Waste Management Rules 2016 As per the new rule the production of non-recyclable, multi- layered plastic will be phased out in what time?

(A) One year
(B) Two years
(C) Three years
(D) Five years

Who said every year at least 8 million tonnes of plastics leak into the ocean and Oceans will have more plastics than fish by 2050 if the ongoing practice of dumping plastics continues?

(A) MoEF
(B) UN
(D) None of these

India won in the final of the Asia Cup at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on March 6, 2016 by defeating which team?

(A) Myanmar
(B) Bangladesh
(C) Sri Lanka
(D) Pakistan

Who won the 2016 Apia International men’s singles title in the final match played at Sydney?

(A) Grigor Dimitrov
(B) Viktor Troicki
(C) Mikhail Kukushkin
(D) Lleyton Hewitt

Which Indian personality will be honoured with the 2016 International Astronautical Federation (IAF) Hall of Fame Award?

(A) K. Radhakrishnan
(B) G. Madhavan Nair
(C) AS Kiran Kumar
(D) Prof. Udupi Ramachandra Rao

Pope Francis announced that who will be made a saint on September 4,2016, 19 years after her death?

(A) Sister Prema
(B) Archbishop D Souza
(C) Mother Teresa
(D) None of the above