Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-3

Which of the following States launched the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana?

(A) Odisha
(B) Uttar Pradesh
(C) West Bengal
(D) Andhra Pradesh

Recently, the Supreme Court has approved holding a single common entrance test for admission to MBBS and BDS courses for the academic year 2016-17 . What is that?


On the basis of recommendation of the Tax Administration Reform Commission on taxation reform, two committees namely Tax Policy Research Unit (TPRU) and Tax Policy Council (TPC) have been constituted. Under whom these committees will function?

(A) Finance Minister
(B) Revenue Secretary
(C) Both (a) and (b)
(D) Neither (a) nor (b)

Which multinational agency/agencies released the World Investment Report 2016?

(C) UN

The Union Cabinet has given its approval to Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) between India and Papua New Guinea on cooperation in the field of which area?

(A) Healthcare science
(B) Medical science
(C) Both of the above
(D) None of the above

The NATO along with whom have signed a technical agreement to improve cooperation in cyber defense at NATO headquarters in February, 2016 ?

(A) Russia
(B) European Union
(C) India
(D) Japan

Name the organisation that in its April, 2016 Regional Economic Outlook for Asia and the Pacific forest retained India’s growth rate at 7 .5% for 2016

(A) World Bank
(B) Moody’s Analytics
(D) United Nations

As per recent report of World Bank, which country remained the world’s largest remittance recipient in 2015?

(A) India
(B) The UK
(C) The USA
(D) Australia

The Union government has reduced export tax levied on iron ore pellets to zero from how many percent?

(A) 2%
(B) 3%
(C) 4%
(D) 5%

Which State government launched artificial propagation programme of mahseer fish for conservation and rehabilitation?

(A) Arunachal Pradesh
(B) Andhra Pradesh
(C) Madhya Pradesh
(D) Himachal Pradesh

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has notified recently that which animal is considered as vermin for a year in Uttarakhand?

(A) Wild goat
(B) Wild pig
(C) Wild sheep
(D) Wild dog

Name the former Indian football team coach, who will be honoured with the Mohan Bagan Ratna.

(A) Syed Nayeemuddin
(B) Sanjoy Sen
(C) CK Vineeth
(D) Rahul Apia

Who earned his sixth All England badminton title in men’s singles category?

(A) Lin Dan
(B) Tian Houwei
(C) Vladimir Ivanov
(D) Ivan Sozonov

Who won the 2016 Australian Open title of tennis in the women’s singles category?

(A) Angelique Kerber
(B) Serena Williams
(C) Sania Mirza
(D) Martina Hingis

Name the State/Union Territory that in May, 2016 accorded minority status on Jain community by issuing a government Resolution (GR) to this effect.

(A) Delhi
(B) Gujarat
(C) Rajasthan
(D) Haryana

President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 5th edition of the India Aviation 2016 at which place?

(A) Pune
(B) Hyderabad
(C) Bengaluru
(D) New Delhi