Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-6

Name the State, which launched the Smart Village Programme to improve public facilities in rural areas?

(A) Gujarat
(B) Bihar
(C) Odisha
(D) Punjab

The Parliament has passed the Industries (Development and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2015 . As per which Article of the Constitution of India it will go for Presidential assent?

(A) Article-110
(B) Article-111
(C) Article-112
(D) Article-113

The Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has decided to set-up the National Organic Farming Research Institute (NOFRI) at which place?

(A) Mizoram
(B) Manipur
(C) Sikkim
(D) Bhutan

Name the volcano in Iceland dubbed as the Gateway to Hell that may explode in near future according to experts.

(A) Hekla
(B) Katla
(C) Eldgja
(D) Hengil

President Denis Sassou Nguesso has appointed Mouamba Clement as the new Prime Minister of a central African country. Name the country

(A) Congo
(B) Chad
(C) Libya
(D) Egypt

Which assembly became the first provincial legislature in Pakistan to formalise the recognition of marriages of the Hindu, Sikh and Jain minorities?

(A) Baluchistan
(B) Sindh
(C) Kandhar
(D) None of these

The Reserve Bank of India in April, 2016 announced Repo Rate as

(A) 6.50%
(B) 6.80%
(C) 6.90%
(D) 7%

Foreign Bank Licensing Committee, Myanmar has granted operating licences to four Asian banks. Find out from the listed options?

(A) State Bank of India
(B) Taiwan’s Sun Commercial Bank
(C) South Korea’s Shinhan Bank
(D) All of the above

In its report Global Economic Prospects, the World Bank projected that Indian economy to grow at how many percent in 2016?

(A) 8.70%
(B) 7.80%
(C) 7.70%
(D) 8.80%

Which company announced the launch of its free high-speed public WiFi service at railway stations of Ujjain, Jaipur, Patna, Guwahati, and Allahabad on May 9, 2016?

(A) Infosys
(B) Tech Mahindra
(C) Yahoo
(D) Google

The high-performance India-made cryogenic engine meant for the hefty GSLV Mk-III rocket (LVM3) successfully underwent a 640 second firing in February, 2016 at the ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC) in which State?

(A) Andhra Pradseh
(B) Tamil Nadu
(C) Karnataka
(D) Rajasthan

AR Rahman has accepted Indian Olympic Association’s (IOA) invitation to become the country’s goodwill ambassador for the upcoming Rio Olympics. AR Rahman is the fourth goodwill ambassador roped in by IOA after

1 . SalmanKhan
2 . Abhinav Bindra
3 . Amitabh Bachchan
4 . Sachin Tendulkar

(A) 1, 2 and 4
(B) 2, 3 and 4
(C) 1, 3 and 4
(D) 1, 2 and 3

Who won the Grand Prix Gold Badminton tournament title in the women’s single category by defeating Wang Yihanin the the final of Swiss Open at Basel, Switzerland?

(A) He Bingjiao
(B) Wang Yihan
(C) Naoko Fukuman
(D) Kurumi Yonao

‘International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking’ was observed on June 26, 2016 with theme

(A) Listen first
(B) Drug-stop it
(C) Help drug abuse
(D) Stop drug abuse

Veer Yatra, the first of its kind military tourism initiative in India, has been launched in which city?

(A) Patna
(B) Mumbai
(C) Delhi
(D) Pune

Who assumed charge as head of the Western Naval Command headquartered at Mumbai?

(A) Sunil Lanba
(B) Girish Luthra
(C) SPS Cheema
(D) None of the above