Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-21

Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj inaugurated in how many languages versions of PMO India website?

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

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched ‘Setu Bharatam’ project recently that aims to make, which roads free from railway level crossing by 2019 to ensure road safety?

(A) All National Highways
(B) Rural Roads
(C) Inter-State Roads
(D) North-Eastern Roads

Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Minister inaugurated the River Information System (RIS) for 145 km stretch of National Waterways 1 i.e., phase 1-Haldia to Farakka on which river?

(A) Yamuna
(B) Ganga
(C) Gomati
(D) Varun

Indian Air Force went into a bilateral exercise Eagle-II with which country to take part in the air combat exercise under multiple simulated scenarios?

(B) Sri Lanka
(C) b, Japan
(D) Malaysia

On International Women’s Day, a new ILO report, Women at Work : Trends 2016, finds millions of women worldwide are not getting the same kind of quality, well-paying jobs as men. It is stagnant for how many years?

(A) 20 yr
(B) 10 yr
(C) 5 Yr
(D) 3 Yr

Dinesh Sharma, Additional Secretary of Ministry of Finance of India was elected to the 12-member board of which financial institution, in January, 2016?

(A) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
(B) International monetary fund
(C) World Bank
(D) Reserve Bank of India

Which company acquired and incorporated its agricultural equipment rental services as a wholly-owned subsidiary?

(A) Tata
(B) Satyam
(C) iGate Patni System
(D) Mahindra & Mahindra

What is the repo rate as per the recent bi-monthly monetary policy review of RBI?

(A) 6.75%
(B) 7.60%
(C) 7.40%
(D) 7.75%

Name the country whose satellite was not part of launch of 20 satellites in a single mission of ISRO ?

(A) The USA
(B) Germany
(C) Canada
(D) Myanmar

The search engine giant Google has extended free internet service through Wi-Fi to how many railway stations across the country to provide internet to over 1 .5 million people?

(A) Ten
(B) Twelve
(C) Thirteen
(D) Fourteen

Armament Research and Development Establishment (ARDE), Pune, a Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) laboratory has successfully completed the three-day-long User Assisted Trials of the much-awaited Pinaka II at which place?

(A) Chandipur
(B) Gopalpur
(C) Pokhran
(D) None of these

Indian rower Dattu Baban Bhokanal qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics scheduled to be held in August, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He qualified Rio Olympics after winning a silver medal in the men’s single sculls event at the FISA Asian and Oceania Olympic Qualification Regatta held in which country?

(A) South Korea
(B) North Korea
(C) Malaysia
(D) Indonesia

Who bagged a silver in long jump at the Asian Indoor Athletics Championships held at Doha?

(A) Om Prakash Singh
(B) Prem Kumar
(C) Prakash Karhana
(D) Om Singh

Name the Indian woman author, who won the scholastic Asian Book Award for 32000 word manuscript ‘Codex : The Lost Treasure of the Indus.

(A) Susma Murthy
(B) Aditi Krishnakumar
(C) Veena Singh
(D) Madhumita Gosh

Who has been appointed as Additional Director General (ADG) in the CRPF in April, 2016?

(A) Pankaj Kapoor
(B) Deepak Mishra
(C) Pankaj Veer
(D) Deepak Kapoor