Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-5

The Draft Model Rules 2016 released by Union government for effective implementation of Juvenile Justice Act 2015, will repeal the existing model rules of which year?

(A) 2010
(B) 2007
(C) 2001
(D) 2005

Union Tourism Ministry has launched National Monuments Authority Web Portal called NOC Online Application and Processing System (NOAPS). The web portal will provide single window clearance for applicants to get No-objection Certificates (NoC) within how many working days?

(A) Five
(B) Six
(C) Seven
(D) Ten

Textiles Committee, Union Ministry of Handlooms and Textiles, Mumbai, registered which saree under the India Handloom Brand?

(A) Chennai silk
(B) Sambalpuri saree
(C) Chettinad cotton saree
(D) Banarasi silk

Name the village of Nepal after whom a Martian crater was named by the International Astronomical Union.

(A) Paslang
(B) Langtang
(C) Thane
(D) Bhim Nagar

The Heart of Asia conference held at which place with the objective of bringing peace and stability to Afghanistan

(A) ? Kathmandu
(B) New Delhi
(C) Dhaka
(D) Rangoon

The government of India has sanctioned Rs,580 crore for the vital rail link Agartala (India)—Akhaura (Bangladesh) railway project. What is the distance of this track?

(A) 1450km
(B) 1550km
(C) 1650 km
(D) 1750 km

The Union Cabinet gave the approval to Exim Bank of India for expanding the framework agreement for increasing export with which country’s Central Bank?

(A) Germany
(B) Italy
(C) United Arab
(D) Iran

Capital Local Area Bank (CLAB) is the first among the 10 applicants to get final licence from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). It based at

(A) Chandigarh
(B) Jalandhar
(C) Ludhiana
(D) None of the above

Which Bank has launched Immediate Payment Service (IMPS) at all its branches in association with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)?

(A) Union Bank
(B) Andhra Bank
(C) Allahabad Bank

A team of scientists successfully tested hypersonic superjet technology HIFiRE in the world’s largest land-based testing range in Woomera. The test range is located in

(A) Australia
(B) Norway
(C) New Zealand
(D) Japan

The Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) cleared the decks for issuing the ‘Geographical Indication’ (GI) tag in February, 2016 for which Indian rice grown in certain States?

(A) Sarada
(B) Dalua
(C) Biali
(D) Basmati

Who of the following was adjudged as the Player of the Match in the final match of 2016 Indian Premier League?

(A) Ben Cutting
(B) Chris Gayle
(C) Virat Kohli
(D) Mark Selby

Who clinched his 2nd Grand Prix Gold badminton ^ tournament title in the men’s singles category in the the final of Swiss Open at Basel, Switzerland?

(A) Marc Zwiebler
(B) S. Prannoy
(C) Lee Sheng-mu
(D) Tsai Chia-hsin

Which pair won the Australian Open 2016 women’s doubles trophy?

(A) Andrea HIavackova and Lucie Hradecka
(B) Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis
(C) Andrea HIavackova and Martina Hingis
(D) Sania Mirza and Lucie Hradecka

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched solar-powered e-boats at the Assi Ghat in

(A) Shravashti
(B) Sultanpur
(C) Varanasi
(D) Shamli

Who took over charge as Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Southern Naval Command at Kochi?

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