Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-23

Which committee has recently submitted its report on New Education Policy?

(A) TSR Subramanian Committee
(B) Ashok Dalwai Committee
(C) JS Rajput Committee
(D) Sudhir Mankad Committee

Uttar Pradesh Assembly passed a Bill replacing an ordinance that will allow Dalits to sell their land to non-Dalits in the State if they are left with less than how much acre of land?

(A) 2.5 acre
(B) 3.5 acre
(C) 4.5 acre
(D) 5.5 acre

Who has promulgated the Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Ordinance, 2016 as per provisions of Article-123 of Constitution of India to make amendments to the Enemy Property Act, 1968?

(A) Narendra Modi
(B) Meera Nair
(C) Pranab Mukherjee
(D) None of these

The First World Conference on Tourism for Development was held in

(A) Tokyo (Japan)
(B) Istanbul (Turkey)
(C) Beijing (China)
(D) Mumbai (India)

India has signed an agreement extending $ 2 billion in development financing to Bangladesh on March 9, 2016 in Dhaka. This credit line will be provided through which bank?


President Francois Hollande has declared what he called ‘a State of economic emergency in January, 2016He is the President of which country?

(A) Germany
(B) France
(C) Russia
(D) None of these

Which foreign bank will shut down its corporate, institutional and retail banking operations in India?

(A) Standard Chartered Bank
(B) National Australia Bank
(C) Royal Bank of Scotland
(D) HSBC Bank

Which company has overtaken Apple as the most valuable publicly traded company in the worl in February, 2016?

(A) Google
(B) Alphabet In
(C) Twitter
(D) Facebook

Identify the super computer that was declared as the fastest in the world by’ the TOP-500 list

(A) Tianne-2
(B) PARAM Yuva-ll
(C) Titan
(D) Sunway Taihulight

The Union Cabinet has given its formal approval for adopting the Statute of the South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network (SAWEN). By becoming member of SAWEN, India will strengthen its ties with the member countries for controlling the trans-boundary wildlife crimes through which method?

(A) Coordination
(B) Communication
(C) Collaboration
(D) All of the above

INS-Kadmatt, India’s second Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvette (ASWC) has commissioned at which place?

(A) Mumbai
(B) Gopalpur
(C) Paradwip
(D) Vishakhapatnam

Who has won the silver medal in the men’s skeet event at ISSF World Cup held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?

(A) Mairaj Ahmed Khan
(B) Marcus Svensson
(C) Marcus Ahmed Khan
(D) Mairaj Svensson

Which Pakistani umpire was banned for five years by the BCCI after its disciplinary committee found him guilty of corrupt practices and bringing the game into disrepute?

(A) Ahsan Raza
(B) Akram Raza
(C) Anis-ur-Rehman
(D) Asad Rauf

The President Pranab Mukherjee presented the Malti Devi Jnanpith Puraskar for the year 2016 The award is given on which of the following fields?

(A) Music
(B) Culture
(C) Education
(D) Art

The Union government has appointed whom as the new Chairperson of the National Monuments Authority (NMA)?

(A) Susmita Pande
(B) Himanshu Prabha Ray
(C) Himanshu Pande
(D) Susmita Ray