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Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-34

Who has sworn-in as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister on the row of continuous second time by claiming 134 seats in 232 seats?

(A) Dr. MGR
(B) 0. Pannerselvam
(C) J. Jayalalitha
(D) Karunanidhi

South Asia Regional Training and Technical Assistance Center (SARTTAC) will establish at which place of India?

(A) Gurgaon
(B) Greater Noida
(C) Delhi
(D) Haryana

Which one of the following countries remained neutral during the voting on India’s membership to 48-nation Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG)?

(A) China
(B) Turkey
(C) Brazil
(D) The USA

Alberta, a place where state of emergency was declared due to massive wildfire on May, 2016, is a part of which country?

(A) Bermuda
(B) Brazil
(C) Mexico
(D) Canada

A Congressional resolution aiming to bring which country on a par with America’s North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) allies in terms of trade and technology transfer, besides elevating its status in export of defence articles from the USA, has been introduced in March, 2016?

(A) Sri Lanka
(B) India
(C) China
(D) Pakistan

What percent government equity will be available in India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) that will be set-up under the Department of Posts?

(A) 100%
(B) 50%
(C) 75%
(D) 60%

The Union government has renamed Department of Investment as Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM). It will work under which Ministry?

(A) Ministry of Finance
(B) Ministry of Commerce
(C) NITI Aayog
(D) Ministry of Industry

President of Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) and BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur, announced ‘Swachh Himachal—Padhai bhi, Safai bhi’ campaign at which place?

(A) Kangra
(B) Dharmashala
(C) Manali
(D) None of the above

Food Safety Standards Authority of India banned which cancer causing chemical compound was added in bread?

(A) Potassium bromated
(B) Sulphate bromated
(C) Potassium glucomate
(D) Potassium sulphate

The astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have identified nine monster stars as R136 in the star cluster located about 170000 light years away. What is the masses of those stars?

(A) 10 times of our Sun
(B) 50 times of our Sun
(C) 100 times of our Sun
(D) 200 times of our Sun

PSLV-C31 successfully put into orbit IRNSS-1E after its successful launch from which place?

(A) Balasore
(B) Sriharikota
(C) Pokhran
(D) None of the above

James Taylor has announced his retirement from all forms of International cricket at the age of 26 due to ill health. He has been diagnosed with Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy (ARVC) which needs an operation to his heart. He belongs to which country?

(A) England
(B) Australia
(C) Pakistan
(D) Bangladesh

Former world no.l tennis player Marat Safin has joined the International Tennis Hall of Fame in January, 2016 He belongs to which country?

(A) The UK
(B) France
(C) Russia
(D) China

Sahitya Akademi Award winning author has released two new books both themed on nature ‘My Favourite Nature Stories’ and The World Outside My Window’. Who is he?

(A) Madhavan
(B) Arundhathi Roy
(C) Chetan Bhagat
(D) Ruskin Bond

Kerala Tourism’s new campaign on responsible tourism has bagged the prestigious ‘Golden City Gate Award’ at the world’s leading travel trade show ITB in which country?

(A) Berlin
(B) England
(C) Germany
(D) France