Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-28

The President of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, has accepted the resignation of Sarbananda Sonowal, He was the Minister of

(A) State (Independent charge) of Ministry of Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy
(B) State (Independent charge) of Ministry of Commerce and Industry
(C) State (Independent charge) of Ministry of Corporate Affairs
(D) State (Independent Charge) of Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah launched Mukhyamantri Santwana Harish Yojana for the benefit of road accident victims in the State. This scheme has the facility of helpline numbeRs Waht are they?

(A) 108
(B) 104
(C) Both of these
(D) None of these

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for India becoming a member country of the International Energy Agency-Ocean Energy Systems (IEA-OES) by signing the Implementing Agreement (IA). Who is the nodal agency?

(A) Earth System Science Organisation
(B) National Institute of Ocean
(C) Technology Both (a) and (b)
(D) None of the above

‘Dadaab’ the world’s largest refugee camp is located in which country?

(A) Egypt
(B) Kenya
(C) Hungary
(D) Nigeria

According to the World Happiness Report 2016, published by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) what is the rank of India out of 156 countries in a global list of the happiest nations?

(A) 101
(B) 118
(C) 126
(D) 128

The first Ministerial Meeting of the Arab-India Cooperation Forum took place in Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. Which country participated in the First Ministerial Meeting of the Arab-India Cooperation Forum?

(A) Qatar
(B) UAE
(C) Iraq
(D) Iran

Reliance Infra-led Reliance Defence Limited has signed a strategic partnership agreement with 3 Ukrainian State firms to collaborate on a range of which products?

(A) Military
(B) Technological
(C) Electronics
(D) Electricals

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Make in India Week at which place?

(A) MMRDA Grounds
(B) NSCI, Worli
(C) Both (a) and (b)
(D) None of these

What was the nick name of the fighter aircraft Sea Harriers, which was decommissioned by Indian Navy on May 11, 2016?

(A) Neel Kiran
(B) White Tigers
(C) MIG-29
(D) Su 30 MKI

Who has become the 56th country to sign a pact on conservation of birds of prey in Africa and Eurasia?

(A)        India
(B) The UK
(C) Chad
(D) Libya

The scientists at Central Institute for Research on Buffaloes (CIRB), Hisar, Haryana claimed to have successfully produced a cloned buffalo offspring. What is it named?

(A) Cirb Gaurav
(B) Rosy
(C) Mona
(D) Gaurav Cirb

World No.l tennis player Novak Djokovic from Serbia has won the 2016 Laureus Sportsman of the Year Award. He has won it for second time. When he first won it?

(A) 2012
(B) 2013
(C) 2014
(D) 2015

Who has won in the final of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Suzuki Cup football tournament played at Thiruvanantapuram (Kerala) for record seventh time?

(A) Bangladesh
(B) Bhuta
(C) India
(D) Maldives

Who is the author of the book “Green Signals : Ecology, Growth and Democracy in India”?

(A) Jairam Ramesh
(B) Parimarjan Sethi
(C) AK Antony
(D) MS Swaminathan

Which Renowned Dogri poetess and writer has been awarded Krutitava Smagra Samman for 2015 by the Kolkata’s Bharatiya Bhasha Parishad?

(A) Padma Sachdev
(B) Keshari Nath Tripathi
(C) Padma Tripathy
(D) Keshari Sachdeva