Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-1

Name the State that approved Rs 525 crore for the State Annual Action Plan (SAAP) 2016-17 under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban transformation scheme.

(A) Haryana
(B) Maharashtra
(C) Bihar
(D) Uttar Pradesh

Identify the bill that was passed by Lok Sabha, to ensure time-bound settlement and create a unified database of serial defaulters,

(A) The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2016
(B) The Consumer Protection Bill,2015
(C) The Companies Protection Bill,2016
(D) The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2015

The Union Ministry of Health issued guidelines on February 2, 2016 about Zika virus. What are they?

(A) Not travel to affected countries
(B) Setting-up quarantine facilities at airports
(C) Constituting Rapid Response Teams
(D) All of the above

Name the country that on June 23, 2016 signed a ceasefire deal with rebels ending five decade conflict

(A) Colombia
(B) Syria
(C) Ukraine
(D) Egypt

India signed a Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) that will provide a Line of Credit of $ 100 million for specific projects in Transport and infrastructure sectoRs This MoU is signed with

(A) New Zealand
(B) Maldives
(C) Papua New Guinea
(D) Australia

The Trans-Pacific Partnership, one of the world’s biggest multinational trade deals, was signed by 12 member nations recently at which place?

(A) Auckland (New Zealand)
(B) Queenstown (New Zealand)
(C) Wellington (New Zealand)
(D) Christchurch (New Zealand)

The SEBI on May 12,2016 received Union Cabinet’s approval to sign MOU for mutual cooperation and technical assistance with

(A) Abu Dhabi
(B) Qatar
(C) Switzerland
(D) United Arab Emirates

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a National Agriculture Market portal to connect e-mandis in several States. What is its name?

(A) eNAM
(B) iNAM
(C) aNam
(D) None of these

Petronet LNG, India’s biggest gas importer, signed a revised contract with RasGas to import gas at a significantly lower price to reflect falling global prices. RasGas belongs to which country?

(A) Iraq
(B) Iran
(D) Qatar

The new indigenously produced Advanced Air Defence (AAD) interceptor missile named as ……… was tested in the Balashore district off the Odisha coast,

(A)        Akash
(B) Ashwin
(C) Ajay
(D) Agni

The Fast Patrol Vessel (FPV) of the Indian Coast Guard ICGS Arnvesh was commissioned at which place by Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Naval Command Vice-Admiral HCS Bisht?

(A) Egmore
(B) Paradwip
(C) Visakhapatnam
(D) Gopalpur

International Olympic Committee denied wild card entry to which boxer in Rio Olympics?

(A) George Foreman
(B) MC Mary Kom
(C) Adreen Bronen
(D) Danny Garcia

Which team have continued their dominance in the Irani Trophy and they won 2015-16 title?

(A) Karnataka
(B) Odisha
(C) Rest of India
(D) None of these

Who clinched the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold 2016 title?

(A) Kristy Gilmour
(B) PV Sindhu
(C) Kristy Sindhu
(D) PV Gilmour

What was the theme of the World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) that was observed on May 10, 2016?

(A) Energy – make it bird-friendly
(B) Destination Flyways : Migratory Birds and Tourism
(C) Protect us, instead of Killing : ” Migratory Birds of. Stop the Illegal Killing, Taking –
(D) and Trade of Migratory Birds

The Public Administration Ministry, government of Bangladesh has appointed whom as Governor of its Central Bank for four years?

(A) Fazle Kabir
(B) Atiur Rahman
(C) Fazle Rahman
(D) Atiur Kabir