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Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-30

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has banned light and heavy diesel vehicles, which are passed more than 10 years ol in 6 major cities in which State?

(A) Maharashtra
(B) Goa
(C) Tamil Nadu
(D) Kerala

Minister of Home Affairs, Rajnath Singh introduced the Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Bill 2016 in Lok Sabha recently. The Bill seeks to amend which act?

(A) Enemy Property Act 1968
(B) Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Act 1971
(C) Both of these
(D) None of the above

Smriti Zubin Irani inaugurated the permanent campus (Phase I) of Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (USER) at Vithura near Thiruvananthapuram to give more opportunities to whom?

(A) Women
(B) Dalits
(C) Economically backward sections
(D) All of the above

The US House of Representatives approved a legislation to upgrade defence ties with this country on par with its NATO allies

(A) Israel
(B) Pakistan
(C) China
(D) India

Who has been named among Time magazine’s 30 Most Influential People on the Internet for the second year in a row and had now been labelled as the ‘Internet Start’ by the TIME magazine?

(A) Arvind Kejariwal
(B) Barack Obama
(C) Narendra Modi
(D) Kofi Annan

Which organisation released the India Development Update 2016, financing double digit growth?

(A) World Bank
(B) United Nations
(C) International Monetary Fund
(D) Asian Development Bank

The Union Cabinet has given its ex-post facto approval for the Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) between which Indian company and the Insurance Authority of United Arab Emirates?

(A) LIC
(B) IRDAI
(C) SBI General Insurance
(D) Max New York Life Insurance

Which non-government organisation, has signed an MoU with Dubai Exports, which works with other Dubai government departments to simplify the export process, in February, 2016?

(A) Confederation of Indian Industry
(B) Business-friendly International
(C) Third Sector Organisation
(D) Market Advocacy Organisation

Name India’s seventh navigation satellite of the Indian Regional Navigation satellite system that was launched by ISRO on April 28, 2016

(A) IRNSS-ID
(B) IRNSS-IB
(C) IRNSS-IG
(D) IRNSS-IE

A bacterium species capable of breaking down plastic i.e., poly (ethylene terephthalate), or PET. The bacterium uses two enzymes in sequence to break down the highly biodegradable-resistant polymer PET. It has been identified by a team of researchers of which country?

(A) Chineese
(B) Japanese
(C) Korean
(D) Malayasian

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has sucessfully test fired the indigenously-built third generation, fire-and-forget anti-tank missile, Nag (Hindi for cobra), at which place?

(A) Mahajan Field Firing Range (Rajasthan)
(B) Bikaner (Rajasthan)
(C) Udaipur (Rajasthan)
(D) None of the above

Who has won the 25th edition of Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament 2016 for record ninth time?

(A) Australia
(B) India
(C) New Zealand
(D) Malaysia

Who won in the men’s singles category at the Brisbane International tennis tournament 2016?

(A) Roger Federer
(B) Milos Raonic
(C) Henri Kontinen
(D) John Peers

Who among the following is the author of the book ‘The Bones of Grace’?

(A) Selina Hossain
(B) Tahmima Anam’
(C) Monica Ali
(D) Taslima Nasrin

Acclaimed Brazilian percussionist and the eight-time Grammy Award-winner Nana Vasconcelos has died recently. He was a master of which instrument?

(A) Santoor
(B) Violin
(C) Piano
(D) Berimbao