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Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-77

Which article of the Constitution of India was used to impose President Rule in Uttarakhand and placing the assembly under suspended animation recently?

(A) Article-168
(B) Article-358
(C) Article-108
(D) Article-356

Which State government has decided to make it mandatory to have a hologram on every alcohol bottle manufactured and sold in the State in order to check sale of spurious liquor?

(A) Maharashtra
(B) Gujarat
(C) Rajasthan
(D) Haryana

Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) campus to the nation. Where it is located?

(A) Jatni
(B) Cuttack
(C) Puri
(D) Jaipur

Paris Climate Agreement 2016 was signed by 175 countries at

(A) Geneva
(B) Kyoto
(C) New York
(D) Brasilia

The BRICS New Development Bank (NDB) has approved its first package of loans worth $ 811 million for four renewable energy projects in which countries?

(A) Brazil
(B) China
(C) South Africa
(D) All of these

Who has taken charge as the new UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), in January, 2016?

(A) Filippo Grand
(B) Antonio Guterres
(C) Filippo Guterres
(D) Antonio Grandi

Which is the first ever policy that is approved Prime Minister Narendra Modi in May, 2016?

(A) National Capital Goods Policy
(B) National Tourism Policy
(C) National Industrial Export Policy
(D) National Education Policy

Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh launched ‘Pusa Krishi ‘ at the valedictory session of the three-day ‘Krishi Unnati Mela’ for farmers in order to take the technology to farm fields. What is that?

(A) New mobile app
(B) Website
(C) Satellite
(D) None of the above

With Inclusion of India , the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) became a group of how many nations?

(A) 29
(B) 35
(C) 48
(D) 52

The scientists from Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have indigenously developed world’s lightest synthetic material called ‘silica aerogel’. It is otherwise called what?

(A) Red Air
(B) Green Air
(C) Blue Air
(D) None of these

Urban Development Minister announced top 10 cleanest cities in the country according to the Swachh Sarvekshan 2nd edition. Which city topped in that list?

(A) Mysuru
(B) Visakhapatnam
(C) Surat
(D) Rajkot

Who won World Snooker Championship 2016?

(A) Mark Selby
(B) Yeong-hun
(C) Neil Robertson
(D) Rickie Fowler

Who won gold in the women’s Wushu Taolu (Changquan) competition at the Rising Sun Sports Complex for the 12th South Asian Games (SAG)?

(A) Sapna Devi
(B) Susmita Tamang
(C) Nazia Parvaiz
(D) None of the above

Who was the first Indian women to be nominated for International Olympic Committee?

(A) Shiela Dixit
(B) NitaAmbani
(C) Anjum Chopra
(D) Anju Boby George

Every year World Book and Copyright Day is being observed on April 23 to promote reading, publishing and copyright. When was this day first observed?

(A) 1995
(B) 1997
(C) 2000
(D) 2002