Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-7

Name the Union/State that on May 7, 2016 accorded Minority status on Jain Community by issuing a Government Resolution (GR) to this effect

(A) Delhi
(B) Goa
(C) Gujarat
(D) Chandigarh

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has launched an innovative mobile application with comprehensive details about the forthcoming 2016 Assembly polls in Kerala. What is its name?

(A) e-voter
(B) i-voter
(C) a-voter
(D) None of these

Union Tourism Ministry launched the tourism helpline number in how many languages?

(A) 8
(B) 10
(C) 12
(D) 14

With which of the following India has collaborated in implementing ‘Water-4 Crops’ project?

(A) European Union
(B) Japan
(C) Israel
(D) The USA

India along with which country have launched a programme with $ 1 trillion Potential Solar Programme under the International Solar Alliance (ISA)?

(A) Germany
(B) Spain
(C) France
(D) England

A South Korean State Chungcheongbuk is looking to have a close relationship with which Indian state in the field of technology?

(A) Punjab
(B) Gujarat
(C) Haryana
(D) Maharashtra

Which private bank launched an Aadhaar-based ATM usage facility, wherein a customer can transact using his biometric details instead of the PIN?

(A) HDFC Bank
(B) ICICI Bank
(C) DCB Bank
(D) PNB Bank

Indian railways have formed a new Special Purpose Vehicle (SPY) to implement the Mumbai-Ahmadabad High Speed Bullet Train project in the name of National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited. What will be the distance the bullet train will cover?

(A) 508 km
(B) 350 km
(C) 700 km
(D) 805 km

Which Bank will partner FIND PayTech to foray into the payments bank space?

(A) ABN Amro Bank
(B) American Express Bank
(C) Axis Bank
(D) ICICI Bank

Adriverless ………rocket launched from Florida to put a communications satellite into orbit, then made a swift return landing on an ocean platform.

(A) GSAT-15
(B) Mane 5 VA-227
(D) SpaceX Falcon 9

The border troops of India and China held their first one day joint tactical exercise in the Chushul-Moldo area along the Northern border. What is the name of the exercise?

(A) China-India Cooperation 2016
(B) Sino-lndia Cooperation 2016
(C) India-China Cooperation 2016
(D) India-Sino Cooperation 2016

Name the person who won the world’s highest marathon on Mount Everest.

(A) Robert Celinski
(B) Angtharkay
(C) Pasang Dawa Lama
(D) Bed Bahadur Sunuwar

Who secured an Olympic quota place for India with a gold-medal finish in the men’s 65 kg freestyle category?

(A) Yogeshwar Dutt
(B) Katai Yeerlanbieke
(C) Narsingh Yadav
(D) None of these

Who was awarded with Golden Ball Award at the 2016 Copa America football tournament?

(A) Danial Messi
(B) Alexis Sanchez
(C) Adward Pelle
(D) Maunco Isla

Former bureaucrat and parliamentarian Nand Kishore Singh has been selected for prestigious ‘Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver’. This highest civilian award belongs to which country?

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

Who has been appointed to a key position in the World Bank that assigned him a role to provide strategic leadership to address the challenge of fragility, conflict and violence?

(A) Saroj Kumar Jha
(B) K. Durga Prasad
(C) KK Sharma
(D) None of the above