Current Affairs-2016 MCQ-11

Which of the following is not the part of One Rank One Pension (DROP) that received approval of the Union Cabinet for its implementation?

(A) The Pension will be allotted from Augusts, 2016
(B) The pension will be refixed after 10 years,
(C) The pension benefit will be extended to family.
(D) Arrears will be paid in four-six yearly installments.

President Pranab Mukherjee has nominated of six eminent members to Rajya Sabha as per the provisions of Article-80 of the Constitution. Who are they?

(A) Mary Kom
(B) Swapan Dasgupta
(C) Navjot Singh Sidhu
(D) All of the above

Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu launched IT enabled projects recently. What are they?

(A) IT-enabled handheld terminals
(C) Both (a) and (b)
(D) None of the above

Identify the mammal that was recently declared extinct primarily due to human-induced climate change.

(A) Rattus norvegicus
(B) Kangaroo rodents
(C) Flying bird
(D) Bramble cay melomys

According to FDI Intelligence Report which country has replaced China as the top Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) destination by attracting $ 63 billion worth FDI projects in 2015?

(A) The USA
(B) The UK
(C) India d
(D) None of these

Dispute Settlement Panel of which Organisation said that India government’s power purchase agreements with solar firms were ‘inconsistent’ with international norms; a matter in which the USA had filed a complaint before the global trade body alleging discrimination against American firms?

(C) EU
(D) None of these

The Islamic Development Bank (IDE) opened its first branch in which city of India?

(A) Lucknow
(B) Ahmadabad
(C) Ajmer
(D) Raipur

Which bank has announced the ‘iWork@home’ initiative on the eve of International Women’s Day, where women employees will now be allowed to work from home for a year, which can be extended?

(A) HDFC Bank
(B) Axis Bank
(C) ICICI Bank
(D) None of these

Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare JP Nadda launched four mobile health (mHealth) services.What are those?

(A) Kilkari
(B) Mobile Academy
(C) M-Cessation
(D) All of the above

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched India’s 7th navigation satellite IRNSS-1G of the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) recently. IRNSS system is similar to other satellite navigation systems. What are that?

(A) US’s GPS
(B) Russia’s Glonass
(C) Japan’s Quasi Zenith
(D) All of the above

NASA’s car-sized rover Curiosity, which has been exploring the parts of the red planet Mars since 2012, has sent some pictures of the surface of MaRs Which are among them?

(A) Angkor Wat Temple
(B) Downwind face of the Namib Dune
(C) Both (a) and (b)
(D) None of the above

Which team won Federation Cup football tournament 2016?

(A) Mohun Began
(B) Bengaluru FC
(C) East Bengal
(D) Aizawl FC

Who won 2016 Australian Open men’s singles title of tennis?

(A) Andy Murray
(B) Novak Djokovic
(C) Roy Emerson
(D) None of the above

Who recently bagged the prestigious GD Birla award for scientific research for 2015?

(A) Ram Narain Agarwal
(B) Satya Atluri
(C) Sanjay Mittal
(D) Kailash Satyarthi

Indian academician Radha Kumar was appointed as United Nation’s University Council along with other 11 people by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. They will serve for how many times?

(A) Three years
(B) Six years
(C) Both of these
(D) None of these

Who was appointed as the Head of Mission and Force Commander of the UNDOF by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon?

(A) Jai Shanker Menon
(B) Purna Chandra Thapa
(C) Jai Shanker Thapa
(D) Purna Chandra Menon