Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-35

Which of the following point is not true in context of Draft National Policy for Women that was unveiled for consultation by Union government?

(A) Replace National Policy for Empowerment of Women, 2011.
(B) Create ecosystems to encourage entrepreneurship amongst women.
(C) Create a society in which women attain their full potential.
(D) Guide government action on women’s issues over next 15-20 years.

Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal and New and enewable Energy announce which name for the LED based Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme (DELP)?

(A) Roshni
(B) Ujala
(C) Noor
(D) None of these

Which central Asian city hosted the 2016 Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Summit?

(A) Tashkent
(B) Astana
(C) Bishkeh
(D) Dushanke

Name the organisation whose fundamental principles of official statistics got the approval of Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 4, 2016

(A) World Health Organisation
(B) United Nations Organisation
(C) North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
(D) World Trade Organisation

In February, 2016 the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has entered into two bilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs) with which country?

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

Identify the department that released the provisional estimates of national GDP for 2015-16 on May 31, 2016

(A) Central Statistical Office
(B) Ministry of Finance
(C) Data Processing Division
(D) National Sample Survey Office

The RBL Bank (formerly Ratnakar Bank) became the first private sector bank in India to open dedicated branch for startups. The dedicated branch was inaugurated at which place?

(A) Koramangaia
(B) Bengaluru
(C) Both of these
(D) None of these

Which bank has launched e-Smart SME, a working capital loan that offers to sellers on e-commerce platforms?

(B) AXIS Bank

India successfully tested its first-ever indigenous space shuttle named as ……… was launched from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.


One of the defence wings of India conducted its biggest day & night war exercise ‘Iron Fist’ at the Pokharan Field Firing Ranges in Rajasthan in March, 2016 Which defence wing conducted that?

(A) Air Force
(B) Army
(C) Navy
(D) Paramilitary Force

A team of scientists from India and Sweden has discovered a new species of bird from North-East India and named it after the great Indian ornithologist Dr. Salim Ali. It is found at which place?

(A) Himalayan mountains
(B) Valleys
(C) River plains
(D) None of the above

Napoleon Singh has been promoted to the International Outdoor Umpire by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) recently after seeing his performance in which game?

(A) 12th South Asian Games
(B) Junior Women National Championship 2013
(C) 8th Junior Men Asia Cup
(D) None of the above

Who won the 2016 Apia International title in the women’s doubles category at Sydney?

(A) Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic
(B) Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis
(C) Gigi Fernandez and Natasha Zvereva
(D) None of the above

Who won the Man Booker International Prize 2016 for her novel The Vegetarian’?

(A) Han Kang
(B) Hilary Mantel
(C) Kiran Desai
(D) Marion James

Myanmar’s Parliament, the Hluttaw, has chosen whom as the country’s new President?

(A) Khin Aung Myint
(B) Henry Van Thio
(C) Htin Kyaw
(D) None of the above