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Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-26

Which of the following State recently launched Ujala scheme in one of its city to distribute LED bulbs to the people?

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

The convention on ‘Women Legislators : Building Resurgent India’ held recently, was attended by whom?

(A) Women MPs
(B) Women State legislators
(C) Women Legislative Council Members
(D) All of the above

The Supreme Court stayed the Centre’s decision permitting bull-fighting, or Jallikattu, that animal rights activists term as inhuman and cruel? It is a traditional sport of which State?

(A) Tamil Nadu
(B) Andhra Pradesh
(C) Telangana
(D) Kerala

The Union Defence Minister visited which country at the Invitation of Defence Affairs Minster to attend the reception at Sultan Qaboos Port?

(A) Iran
(B) Iraq
(C) Israel
(D) Oman

Which country will set-up an international maritime judicial centre in its latest bid to protect national sovereignty and maritime rights?

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

A United Nations World Economic Situation and Prospects 2016 report said that which country will be the fastest growing big economy in the world in 2016?

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

The government of India allows ……… FDI in Asset Reconstruction Companies (ARCs) through the automatic route.

(A) 49%
(B) 80%
(C) 51%
(D) 100%

Which software exporter has acquired Florida-based Health Plan Services that run by private equity firm Water Street Healthcare Partners, for $ 460 million?

(A) IBM
(B) Infosys
(C) Wipro
(D) Google

Which country was not recognised by World Health Organisation for eliminating mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis?

(A) Thailand
(B) Myanmar
(C) India
(D) Ghana

Recently, a burrowing snake of the Melanophidium genus and belongs to the Uropeltidae family of snakes have been discovered in the Western Ghats in which districts of Maharashtra?

(A) Kolhapur
(B) Sindhudurg
(C) Both of these
(D) None of these

NASA’s revamped planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft has discovered more than how many confirmed planets orbiting other stars?

(A) 10
(B) 100
(C) 1000
(D) 10000

The Union government has merged Rajiv Gandhi Khel Abhiyan (RGKA) with the Khelo India Programme for development of sports. The RGKA was a centrally sponsored scheme launched by the Congress-led UFA government. When it was launched?

(A) 2014
(B) 2012
(C) 2010
(D) 2008

Who has won the 2016 Dubai ATP Tennis title in the men’s singles category?

(A) Stan Wawrinka
(B) Marcos Baghdatis
(C) Sirnone Bolelli
(D) Andreas. Seppi

AVS Ramesh Chandra appointed as the next Ambassador of India to which country?

(A) Armenia
(B) Rome
(C) Arabia
(D) Romania

Which veteran film actor and director chosen for the 47th Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2015?

(A) DevAnand
(B) Shah rukh Khan
(C) Manoj Kumar
(D) None of the above